Iraqi pro-government forces advance towards the city of Fallujah on May 23, 2016, as part of a major assault to retake the city from Islamic State (IS) group. (Photo by Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty)

Iraqi forces 'liberate' villages from ISIS

One day after launching an offensive to capture Fallujah from ISIS, Iraqi security forces had "liberated" 11 nearby villages and districts, a federal police commander told NBC News Monday.G. Ra'ed Shawkat added that ISIS fighters had been forced to retreat to the interior of the strategically important city, which is 41 miles west...