• 23:47
  • Tuesday ,19 May 2015
العربية

Islamic State advances east from Iraq’s Ramadi towards army base

By-thecairopost

Copts and Poliltical Islam

00:05

Tuesday ,19 May 2015

Islamic State advances east from Iraq’s Ramadi towards army base

Islamic State militants advanced east on Monday from the Iraqi city of Ramadi towards an army base where Shi’ite paramilitaries were massing for a counter-offensive, witnesses and a military officer said.Islamic State militants advanced east on Monday from the Iraqi city of Ramadi towards an army base where Shi’ite paramilitaries were massing for a counter-offensive, witnesses and a military officer said.

The Habbaniya base is located around 30 km (20 miles) east of Ramadi along the road to the Iraqi capital Baghdad.