21 Dec '14, 6am

Iraq's Shiite fighters desert over shortages - Military Times

Iraq's Shiite fighters desert over shortages - Military Times

Iraqi Shiite fighters make their way to the front line on Aug. 18, 2014, to fight militants from the extremist Islamic State group in Jurf al-Sakhar, 43 miles (70 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq. The Shiite fighters are credited for curbing the Sunni militants advance on Baghdad and the surrounding areas and for achieving significant progress on the ground, including breaking the extremists' siege on the northern Shiite-majority town of Amerli in August and later, in operations to liberate Jurf al-Sakher, a town south of Baghdad.

Full article: http://www.militarytimes.com/story/military/2014/12/20/ir...

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