Middle East

ISIS resists Iraqi army bid to retake Tikrit

Members of the Iraqi anti-terrorism forces wave the national flag in celebration after securing a checkpoint from Sunni militants in the village of Badriyah, 15 kms West of Mosul on August 19, 2014. AFP PHOTO/AHMAD AL-RUBAYE

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on August 20, 2014, on page 1.




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