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1500 ISIS prisoners freed from underground dungeon

In capturing city of Heet, security forces stumble on massive underground jail and free prisoners, most of them civilians.

Iraqi forces free 1,500 ISIS prisoners from underground dungeon

Iraqi forces in final push to retake key ISIS city

Anbar province capital Ramadi was captured by ISIS in May, but now Iraqi special forces are down to governmental compound gunfight showdown.

Iraqi forces in final push to retake key ISIS city

ISIS Jihadists Attack Iraqi Forces in Anbar

ISIS fighters attack Iraqi police and soldiers in an area considered a major staging ground for operations to reconquer Anbar.

ISIS Jihadists Attack Iraqi Forces in Anbar

Sunni Tribes in Iraq Swear Loyalty to ISIS

Influential tribal sheikhs announce allegiance to ISIS and express enmity to Shi'ite-run government, as sectarian tensions continue to boil.

Sunni Tribes in Iraq Swear Loyalty to ISIS

Criticism over 'Sectarian' Name of Anti-ISIS Op

Influential Shi'ite cleric says codename for operation against ISIS in Anbar could paint already-sectarian war...as a sectarian war.

Senior Shia Cleric Criticises Sectarian Name of Anti-ISIS Op.

Iraq Cuts Off ISIS Ahead of Offensive on Ramadi

Iraqi forces try to tighten noose on capital of largest province which fell to ISIS, full scale assault within days.

Iraq Cutting Off ISIS Ahead of Offensive to Retake Ramadi

Iraq Blocking Citizens Fleeing ISIS

Aid group says Iraq is forcing people from Anbar province, where Ramadi recently fell to ISIS, to return to the battle zones.

Iraq Blocking Citizens Fleeing ISIS

ISIS Seizes Iraqi City of Ramadi

ISIS fighters seize the government compound in the city of Ramadi, capital of Anbar province.

ISIS Seizes Iraqi City of Ramadi

Iraq is Losing the 'Psychological War' to ISIS

Iraqi government furious as rumors inflate ISIS achievements, and 110,000 people flee only dozens of terrorists in key province.

Iraq is Losing the 'Psychological War' to ISIS

UN: 114,000 Flee Iraq's Ramadi Area

War with ISIS escalates refugee problem, with 2.7 million people displaced from Iraq in 2014.

UN: 114,000 Flee Iraq's Ramadi Area Due to ISIS Advances

ISIS Takes Yet Another Key Iraqi City

ISIS on Monday achieved yet another major victory – taking over the beleaguered city of Heet, nearly completing its takeover of Anbar.

ISIS Takes Yet Another Key Iraqi City