Middle East

Iraq Hopes Tribes Will Oust Islamic Militantsi
X
February 01, 2014 2:26 AM
Violence continues to escalate in Iraq since al-Qaida-linked militants seized neighborhoods in the cities of Fallujah and Ramadi in Anbar province. As VOA correspondent Meredith Buel reports, top Iraqi officials are hoping the country’s military will not be forced to storm the city and risk large-scale civilian casualties.

Iraq Hopes Tribes Will Oust Islamic Militants

Published January 31, 2014

Violence continues to escalate in Iraq since al-Qaida-linked militants seized neighborhoods in the cities of Fallujah and Ramadi in Anbar province. As VOA correspondent Meredith Buel reports, top Iraqi officials are hoping the country’s military will not be forced to storm the city and risk large-scale civilian casualties.


You May Like

FIFA Indictments Put Gold Cup Tournament Under Cloud

Experts say US indictments could lead to charges of other world soccer officials, and lead to major shakeup in sport's governance More

Video Seoul Sponsors Korean Unification Fair

At a recent even in Seoul, border communities promoted benefits of increased cooperation and North Korean defectors shared stories of life since the war More

Video VOA EXCLUSIVE: Iraq President Vows to Fight IS 'Until They Are Killed or We Die'

In wide-ranging interview with VOA Persian service reporter, Fuad Masum describes conflict as new type of fight that will take time to win More