Middle East

Iraq claims gains against insurgents after Tikrit assault

Members of Kurdish security forces rest after clashes with militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), in the village of Basheer, south of the city of Kirkuk June 29, 2014. P REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on June 30, 2014, on page 1.




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