disclosure comes as the Iraqi army and popular troops are
attempting to secure victory over the jihadist group
quoted Imam Khamenei Battalion Commander Haidar al-Hosseini al-Ardavi
as saying that "the delay in operations to liberate
the cities of Ramadi and Fallujah in Anbar province has
been the result of US interference."
security forces and allied Popular Mobilization Forces fire rockets
at Daesh positions at an oil field outside Beiji, some 250 kilometers
(155 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015
seems that the US intends to evacuate the ISIL terrorist group's
infamous ringleaders secretly (with helicopters)
from Ramadito unknown
places," he was quoted by FARS as saying.
remarks came amid efforts by Iraqi security forces
to continue gaining ground in Ramadi's central areas, where
hundreds of Daesh
trapped under siege.
Wednesday, it was reported that the Iraqi troops had managed to make
significant advances in Ramadi after they reached the
Tigris River and started entering the city center after crossing
the al-Khor Bridge.
another development, the army's special forces attacked Daesh
hideouts in the al-Zubat neighborhood of the city, and
started liberating government buildings in the al-Hoz district
this week, Iraqi Army Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Othman
al-Ghanimi said his troops needed only days to completely drive
Daesh out of Ramadi, which has been under Daesh control
since May 2015.