Shiite pilgrims march to Karbala for the Arbaeen ritual in Baghdad. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
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Iraq's military command has told civilians in the ISIS-held Ramadi to leave the city, a sign that an operation may soon be underway to retake the provincial capital.It's unclear if the long-awaited operation to recapture Ramadi is imminent.Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Monday Iraq has sufficient forces to fight ISIS, after American senators called for more U.S. troops to be deployed to the country.Abadi's remarks came a day after American senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham advocated an increase in U.S. forces in Iraq to around 10,000 from the current cap of 3,550 .The presence of American soldiers in Iraq, where the U.S. fought a nearly nine-year war, remains a very sensitive issue, especially for politicians with close ties to Iran, who have a strong presence in parliament and the government.
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