VOA: Islamic State Raises Flag Over Ramadi

CAIRO - Islamic State militants took over the local government compound in the Iraqi city of Ramadi on Friday, raising their black flag in the Anbar province capital, after months of protracted conflict.

An Iraqi parliamentarian told VOA's Kurdish service the city is not in complete Islamic State control, however. Iraqi government forces continue to hold out in several other government buildings,while coalition aircraft bombed militant positions.


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