Iraqi police concede Fallujah is al-Qaida’s

Posted: January 5, 2014 at 4:24 a.m.

Mourners and Sunni gunmen in Fallujah chant slogans Saturday against Iraq’s Shiite-led government during the funeral of a man killed Friday in clashes between al-Qaida gunmen and Iraqi soldiers.

The city center of Iraq’s Fallujah has fallen completely into the hands of fighters from the al-Qaida-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, police said Saturday.


The mother (right) of a man killed in a bombing Thursday in southern Beirut attends his funeral procession Saturday. An al-Qa... (By: HUSSEIN MALLA) (Credit: AP)

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