Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi spoke with the BBC Monday. The beleaguered leader promised that Ramadi would be recaptured “within days.”
The Iraqi government has deployed Shia militias to the area to try to stop the IS advance. Prime Minister Abadi said he was confident that Ramadi could be recaptured.
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ISIS now controls 50% of Syria’s entire territory – as well as a third of Iraq.