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August 19, 2014 4:20 PM

Iraqi drive on Tikrit falters amid fierce resistance from Islamic State

Iraqi forces pushed north Tuesday in an attempt to recapture the central Iraq town of Tikrit from the Islamic militants who have been occupying it since mid-June, only to see the assault stymied by snipers, roadside bombs and fierce resistance from the rebels.

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