Sunni tribesmen trained to fight ISIL in Iraq

Government supplies tribesmen with more weapons and ammunition as some are also being trained by US.

    Sunni tribes in Iraq have been recruiting fighters to join the battle against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group.

    The government has started to supply the tribesmen with more weapons and ammunition.

    Some tribal fighters are being trained by the US with the aim to recapture territory from ISIL.

    Al Jazeera’s Jane Arraf reports from Baghdad.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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