Iraq's battle with al-Qaeda continues

Al Jazeera looks at the security situation in Iraq a year after US troops left the country.

    Iraq is being hit once again by a wave of attacks claimed by groups linked to al-Qaeda.

    The armed group was forced back after Sunni tribesman turned against them to fight alongside US forces.

    But many now many fear al-Qaeda is making a return.

    In an Al Jazeera special series, we take a look at Iraq one year after US troops left the country.

    Al Jazeera's Jane Arraf reports from Samara.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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