REPORTS FROM IRAQ: Islamic State is on the Defensive

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The Islamic State group (ISIS) is on its last breath in the city of Ramadi, where it is blowing up homes to punish young men who have fled and joined the Iraqi Army, an Iraqi officer and the government said.

“In retaliation for the (men) fleeing Ramadi and joining the Iraqi army, ISIS has turned to blow up civilian homes in the area of Albu Isa in eastern Ramadi,” Brig Gen. Ismail Mahlawi, commander of the Anbar operation command, said Wednesday.

They want to “avenge the advances of the Iraqi army through bombing civilian homes in Ramadi,” he said, adding he believes this is the beginning of the end for the Islamic State group in Iraq.

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