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Ramadi Holds the First Friday Prayer after Being Freed From ISIS - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive
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Iraqi Solidier peaking through a hole in a wall in Fallujah -Iraq- Reuters

Iraqi Solidier peaking through a hole in a wall in Fallujah -Iraq- Reuters

Anbar- For the first time since ISIS was driven out, the Central Iraqi City held its Friday prayers in “al-Ramadi al-Kabeer Mosque”) Great Mosque of Ramadi (. During the Friday prayers’ speech, Dr.Abdul Latif Hamim stressed on the importance of military forces returning to Anbar and defending it. He also made a point on how crucial it is for the political leaderships to continue freeing cities, restoring security and recovering the authoritative dominance in the governorate.

On the other hand, the Anbar Governorate council has announced the impending launch of a battle to free Fallujah from the fist of ISIS. Clan-supported revolution will play a major role in fighting terrorism in the city.

Council leader Sabah Karhoot told Asharq Al-Awsat that the battle on freeing Fallujah is very close, and a cleansing operation on ISIS will be instigated by a revolution, of whom its combatants are clan members backed by security forces.

Security forces are trying to find safe routes for the evacuation of the barricaded families before the launch of the operation on destroying ISIS centrals and cells in Fallujah, in a procedure executed with the help of intelligence data and preparatory international coalition airstrikes.

ISIS is using the families as a human shield during battles.