In a new photo report purportedly released by the Islamic State, ISIS militants conduct an assault on the western Iraqi town of Ar-Rutbah, "Wilayat Anbar," Iraq to divert coalition resources away from Mosul. The photo report was released on November 1 on ISIS terrorist channels. An accompanying summary reads: "Aspect of the Assault Carried out by the Soldiers of the Khilafah on #Rutbah City." Viewer discretion is advised.
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