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Tribes to militants: Exit Fallujah

Iraqi premier also warns al-Qaida as food, water run short

Posted: January 9, 2014 at 5:24 a.m.

Sunnis who fled the Iraqi city of Fallujah warm up around a heater Wednesday in a school in Baghdad.

Tribal leaders in the city of Fallujah warned al-Qaida-linked fighters to leave to avoid a military showdown, echoing a call by Iraq’s prime minister Wednesday that they give up their fight as the government pushes to regain control of mainly Sunni areas west of Baghdad.

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Front Section, Pages 5 on 01/09/2014

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