A Shiite fighter loyal to Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, holds a position as they back the Iraqi army in the fight against Islamic State militants after re-taking control of an area in the Jurf al-Sakher district about 65 kilometers south of Baghdad on August 18, 2014. Since last week, the United States has conducted strikes on IS positions. (AFP/Getty)
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