|World briefs: Jan. 7, 2014|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
Iraqi leader urges residents to oust
BAGHDAD — Iraq’s prime minister urged Fallujah residents on Monday to expel al-Qaida militants to avoid an all-out battle in the besieged city, a sign that the government could be paving the way for an imminent military push in an attempt to rout hard-line Sunni insurgents challenging its territorial control over the western approaches to Baghdad.
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