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April 1, 2015 5:20 PM

Iraqi forces claim last parcels of Tikrit from Islamic State

Iraqi security forces backed by sectarian militias took control of the last Islamic State strongholds in Tikrit on Wednesday, the first successful operation by the government in Baghdad to reclaim a major Sunni Muslim population center since the extremist group took control of most of central, western and northern Iraq last year.

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