Iraq PM urges Falluja residents to expel militants

By Reuters | Mon, 6 Jan 2014 14:19 PM

By Ahmed Rasheed

BAGHDAD, Jan 6 (Reuters) - Iraq's prime minister urged people in the besieged city of Falluja on Monday to drive out al Qaeda-linked insurgents to pre-empt a military offensive that officials said could be launched within days.

In a statement on state television, Nuri al-Maliki, a Shi'ite Muslim whose government has little support in Sunni-...

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