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Iraq's Fallujah falls to Qaeda militants as 65 killed

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Iraq has lost Fallujah to Al-Qaeda-linked fighters, a senior security official said, putting militants back in control of the city in Anbar province where American forces repeatedly battled insurgents. 

Friends and relatives pray over the coffin of a man killed in fighing in the western Iraqi city of Fallujah, in Anbar province, on January 4, 2014

And fighting in Anbar killed 65 people -- eight soldiers, two government-allied tribesmen and 55 militants from the Al-Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), security officials said.

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