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dark skin nice above anbar province islamic state fighters locked in a fierce battle with iraqi forces in the eastern part of ramadi ntsa says it's now taken full control of the western iraqi city in a statement the group says it seems tanks and killed dozens of apostates its description for members of the iraqi security forces iraq's prime minister has authorized the deployment of shia paramilitaries to wrestled back control of the mainly sunni province as slaves ends of residents flee to the outskirts of the city , the biggest defeat for baghdad's government since last summer and the first iraqi city default i. s. this year , the u. s. section of state playing down the lost during a trip to south korea john kerry seeing ramadi is a target of opportunity , but he still confident the broader military campaign well work their communications have been reduced their funding and financial mechanisms have been reduced , uh and , there are movements by and large , uh ins those certainly where there are , uh , air patrols in other capacities , i'd have been reduced but that it's not everywhere , and so it is possible to have the kind of attack we've seen in ramadi on sunday iraq's defense minister met u. s. army general lloyd austin , khalid alibi depressing for an increase in u. s. airstrikes while they were talking the u. s. coalition carried out seven fresh attacks near ramadi yet the militants priest on driving security forces off i key military base , prime minister haider al abadi desperately calling for trips to stand their ground