Iraqi security forces cross a bridge built by corps of engineers over the Euphrates in Ramadi, December 22, 2015. Picture taken December 22, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

The Iraqi Army and Hashd Al-‘Anbar are preparing for the largest offensive inside Iraq since the liberation of Al-Ramadi earlier this year.

This offensive will concentrate on the strategic desert-city of Fallujah, which has been a long-standing stronghold for the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS).

According to the Iraqi Army activist, Haidar Sumeri (@Iraqisecurity), the Fallujah offensive can begin as early as next week.

https://twitter.com/IraqiSecurity/status/722184320606187521

If the Iraqi Armed Forces can liberate Fallujah from the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham, they will be in position to attack the last terrorist stronghold near Baghdad: Al-Karma.

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