Iraq seeks more coalition trainers for local police

Iraqi security forces fire at Islamic State group positions during clashes in Ramadi, 70 miles (115 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. The Islamic State group, which controls large parts of Syria and Iraq where it declared an Islamic caliphate in June 2014, suffered several defeats recently in both countries, including the loss of the Iraqi city of Ramadi and parts of northern and northeastern Syria over the past months. (AP Photo)ABOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT (AP) — Senior U.S. defense and military officials say that Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is asking the coalition for more police training, particularly for Sunnis who will have to secure Ramadi and other towns once Islamic State militants are ousted.

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