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Islamic State militants withdraw from gov't compound in Iraq's Ramadi: Mayor

Reuters , Saturday 16 May 2015
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Islamic State militants withdrew from the main government building in the Iraqi city of Ramadi on Saturday, the mayor and a tribal leader said, a day after the jihadist group raised its black flag over the building in the western provincial capital.

Air strikes by a U.S.-led coalition forced the militants to retreat, leaving the buildings booby trapped or on fire, the officials said. Their reports could not be confirmed independently. 

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