Brett McGurk, Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS, was in Hammam al-Alil on Monday for a meeting with military and civilian officials. It was there where he said that the fight against the Islamic State is proceeding well but also noted that Iraq needs more aid for the rebuilding process.
At least 201 were killed and one person was wounded in recent violence:
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