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Iraq launches operation to retake Tikrit from Islamic State

!FILE - In this Sunday, April 13, 2003 file photo, a statue of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is seen as the streets are nearly deserted in central Tikrit, Iraq. Backed by allied Shiite and Sunni fighters, Iraqi security forces on Monday began a large-scale military operation to recapture Saddam Hussein’s hometown from the Islamic State extremist group, state TV said, a major step in a campaign to reclaim a large swath of territory in northern Iraq controlled by the militants. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer, File) -
  • updated Mar 2, 2015 at 12:11 PM

Iraq launches large-scale military operation to recapture Tikrit from Islamic State group

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  • updated Mar 2, 2015 at 12:04 PM

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