Middle East

Iraq army says air raids needed in Tikrit battle

A boy returning home with his family waves a white flag as they wait for their vehicles to be inspected by Sunni fighters who have joined Shi'ite militia groups known collectively as Hashid Shaabi (Popular Mobilization), allied with Iraqi forces against the Islamic State, at a checkpoint in al-Alam Salahuddin province March 15, 2015. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on March 16, 2015, on page 1.

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