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With Iran's Help, Iraqi Force Pushes Toward ISIS-Held Tikrit

Iraqi forces reportedly capture villages, oil fields around IS...

The Iraqi Army, backed by Shiite, Sunni, and Iranian fighters, reportedly captured villages and oil fields east of the Islamic State-held city of Tikrit on Wednesday, cutting off a key supply route for the militants. A military source told the BBC ..., 1 hour ago

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Reuters UK

Battle for Tikrit

Reuters / Tuesday, March 03, 2015 Members of the Iraqi security forces and Shiite fighters celebrate after taking control of the town Hamrin from Islamist State militants, in Hamrin in Salahuddin province, March 3, 2015. REUTERS/Thaier ...
 Reuters UK2 hours ago Iraqi forces slowed by guerilla tactics  Radio Television Hong Kong23 hours ago
Kuwait Times

From the east, Iran-backed fighters advance on Tikrit Mixed militia and army force advances on Sunni city

UDHAIM DAM: Wearing military fatigues and a white turban, the Shiite cleric gave an eve-of-battle address to Iran-backed fighters preparing to attack Islamic State militants in Tikrit, praising them for defending their faith and urging them to fight ...
 Kuwait Times24 minutes ago Insight: From eastern flank, Iran-backed force advances on Tikrit  Libya Today4 hours ago Bombs blood and just another day Iranbacked force ready to take on IS militants in Tikrit  Hindustan Times2 hours ago REUTERS - INSIGHT-From eastern flank, Iran-backed force advances on Tikrit  Namibia Press Agency5 hours ago
Slate Magazine

Iran Is Beating America to the Punch in Iraq

Volunteer Shiite fighters fire a Howitzer artillery canon in the village of Awaynat near the city of Tikrit on February 28, 2015. Photo by AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/ For the past few days, Iraqi military forces and Shiite militias have been ...
 Slate Magazine48 minutes ago

Shiite militiamen open fire to disperse Yemen protest

Sanaa--Shiite Huthi militiamen fired warning shots Wednesday to disperse a demonstration in Sanaa as protesters voiced support for embattled Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, organisers said. Thousands of protesters marched in the centre of ...
 Qatar Peninsula3 hours ago Houthi militia disperse Sanaa protest with 'gunfire'  Middle East Eye1 hour ago Huthi Militiamen Open Fire to Disperse Yemen Protest  Naharnet2 hours ago Six hurt as Shiite militia fire on Yemen protesters  Economic Times2 weeks ago
ABC Radio Australia

Islamic State: Iraq Battle Against ISIS For Tikrit Led By Iran-Backed Shiite Militia Forces

After a months-long siege by the Islamic State group, Iraq is about to retake the Sunni city of Tikrit, thanks to an army largely made up Shiite militias backed by Iran. Tehran's influence in Iraq has been rapidly increasing through a widespread ...
 Austin American Statesman19 hours ago In Iraq there's a Shiite militia for everybody  Haaretz1 day ago Islamic State: Iraqi soldiers and Shiite militias begin surrounding IS fighters in Tikrit  ABC Radio Australia1 day ago Battle for Tikrit: To recapture Sunni city, Iraq sends mostly Shiite force  Christian Science Monitor2 days ago
Ya Libnan

CBS US News: This Morning from CBS News, March 4, 2015

Battle for Tikrit Iraqi troops, Shiite militias and Sunni tribes battled ISIS today for a third day on the outskirts of militant-held Tikrit, unable to advance farther on Saddam Hussein's hometown as roadside mines and suicide attacks slowed their ...
 CBS News6 hours ago Mines, bombs slow Iraqi advance on Islamic State-held Tikrit  Japan Today20 hours ago Mines, suicide bombs slow advance by Shiite militia , Iraqi army on Saddam Hussein's hometown  Ya Libnan22 hours ago Little progress in Iraqi's battle for Tikrit, hampered by car bombs, mines  Today Online1 day ago
Pakistan Observer

Iraqi forces sealing off IS around Tikrit

- Baghdad—Thousands of Iraqi soldiers and Shiite militiamen sought to seal off Islamic State fighters in Tikrit and nearby towns on Tuesday, the second day of Iraq's biggest offensive yet against a stronghold of the radical Sunni Islamist ...
 Pakistan Observer10 hours ago Troops try to seal off IS around Tikrit Iranian commander overseeing eastern flank  Kuwait Times1 day ago Army Try To Circle-Off ISIS hours ago Iraqi forces try to seal off Islamic State around Tikrit  Truth1 day ago
Radio Free Europe

Islamic State: In Iraqi battle for Tikrit, signs of Iran's expanding role (+video)

US officials worry that Iran's major role in the fight against IS in Iraq could fuel Shiite-Sunni tensions and drive more Sunni Arabs into the arms of the jihadis. In this image made from video, smoke rises from an explosion as Iraqi forces, Shiite ...
 Christian Science Monitor23 hours ago Iran maneuvering for greater influence in Iraq's fight against ISIS  FOXNews.com23 hours ago Explainer: Iran's Role In Iraq's Fight Against Islamic State  Radio Free Europe2 hours ago Opinion: Baghdad must stand united against the demon of IS  Deutsche Welle6 hours ago
Lebanon Daily Star

Reports: Afghan Shiite commander killed in Syrian battle

BEIRUT: Activists and Iranian media are reporting that the commander of a Shiite Afghan faction has been killed in a battle against Syrian rebels. The Iranian conservative news website,, says Ali Reza Tavasoli, who led the Fatimiyoun ...
 Lebanon Daily Star7 hours ago Afghan Shiite commander reportedly killed in Syrian battle  Stars and Stripes7 hours ago Iran Deploys Afghan Shiite Brigade to Spread Its Control in Southern Syria  JCPA.org7 hours ago
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