ISIS controlled all of Ramadi today after the last Iraqi security forces pulled out from a key military base on the west side of the city, the mayor and a high-ranking security official said.
The violence marks the latest in the struggle for Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province.
The city is just a few miles from an Iraqi army headquarters that ISIS blew up in March and 70 miles west of Baghdad. Ramadi is strategically located in the middle of Iraq’s Sunni Muslim heartland, which is largely controlled by ISIS.
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