Islamic State Forces 180,000 To Flee In Iraq

Ahmed Rasheed of Reuters reports, “Fighting in Iraq’s western Anbar province has forced up to 180,000 people to flee since the city of Hit fell to Islamic State earlier this month, the United Nations said on Monday.” ISIS has extended their advances in Iraq in recent weeks by overrunning a military base, expanding their control from Eastern Syria to Sunni parts of Iraq. As a result of multilateral aerial strikes led by the United States, as many as 30,000 families have fled the province.

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