Smoke rises after clashes at Qadisiyah neighborhood in Tikrit, 80 miles (130 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq, March 12, 2015.
Smoke rises after clashes at Qadisiyah neighborhood in Tikrit, 80 miles (130 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq, March 12, 2015. AP
Smoke rises after clashes at Qadisiyah neighborhood in Tikrit, 80 miles (130 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq, March 12, 2015. AP

Expected Shiite victory in Tikrit seen as cementing Iran’s influence in Iraq

March 12, 2015 04:48 PM

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