Middle East

Iraq forces mass to break ISIS siege of Amerli

In this photo provided by the office of Haider al-Abadi, Army Gen. Lloyd Austin, commander of the U.S. Central Command, left, meets with the Prime Minister-designate al-Abadi in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/office of Haider al-Abadi)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on August 28, 2014, on page 1.




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