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Anbar tribes form joint coalition against ISIS

Anbar tribes form joint coalition against ISIS

Anbar, Asharq Al-Awsat—Tribes in Iraq’s western-most province of Anbar have announced a new joint coalition to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the region. ISIS is in control of approximately 85 percent of Anbar, Iraq’s largest province, with...
Sunni Anbar tribes wary of cooperation with US

Sunni Anbar tribes wary of cooperation with US

Baghdad and Erbil, Asharq Al-Awsat—The heads of two prominent Sunni Anbar tribes expressed unease about the prospect of cooperating with the US against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) on Wednesday, and repeated calls for the Iraqi government to support them...