Militants Advance Toward Baghdad


Militants Advance Toward Baghdad
By Ali A. Nabhan in Baghdad and Matt Bradley in Cairo
The Wall Street Journal Europe
Jun 12 2014

Islamist militants seized the second Iraqi city in two days on Wednesday, rapidly expanding their territorial gains to within striking distance of the capital of Baghdad. The Sunni insurgents overran Tikrit, the birthplace of former dictator Saddam…read more…

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