Latest News Wires Iraqi forces, backed by US airstrikes, break two-month siege of Amerli

Iraqi security forces, backed by Shi'ite militias and US airstrikes, broke the two-month siege of Amerli by Islamic State militants and entered the northern town, officials said. 

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Iraqi security forces backed by Shi'ite militias on Sunday broke the two-month siege of Amerli by Islamic State militants and entered the northern town, officials said.