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An Internally displaced woman arrives to a camp outside Fallujah, Iraq. The U.N. estimates about 50,000 civilians are trapped inside the city and that 42,000 people have fled Fallujah since a military operation to retake the city began in late May
Iraqi pro-governement forces fire their weapons on a front line in the Albu Huwa area, south of Fallujah near the Euphrates river during an operation aimed at retaking areas from the Islamic State group
Iraqi pro-government forces advance towards the city of Fallujah, as part of a major assault to retake the city from Islamic State (IS) group. Iraqi forces, consisting of special forces, soldiers, police, militia forces and pro-government tribesmen, launched a major assault to retake Fallujah, the scene of deadly battles during the US occupation and one of the toughest targets yet in Baghdad’s war on the Islamic State group.
Iraqi Shia fighters from the Popular Mobilisation units supporting the Iraqi government forces fire towards Islamic State group positions during clashes on the northern outskirts of the city of Fallujah, west of the capital Baghdad.
Iraqi citizens are searched before casting their votes during the country’s provincial elections in Fallujah, Iraq, on Thursday. Iraqis in two Sunni-dominated provinces voted Thursday in provincial elections marked by tight security measures that left streets in former insurgent strongholds largely deserted