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ISIS blows up house of Iraqi ambassador to Bahrain in Anbar

Ahmed Nayef Abu Zeian is part of the Albu Aytha clan that is leading an armed alliance with Iraqi security forces in operations against ISIS

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The leader of Albu Aytha clan in Anbar province, Abdul Majid Nayef Abu Zeian, announced on Sunday that ISIS blew up his house along with the Iraqi Ambassador to Bahrain Ahmed Nayef Abu Zeian’s house east of Ramadi.

Abu Zeian said that “ISIS elements have blown up my house through the planting of a number of improvised explosive devices in Albu Aytha area east of the city of Ramadi.”

Abu Zeian added that “the elements of the organization also blew up the house of my brother, the Iraqi Ambassador to Bahrain, Ahmed Nayef Abu Zeian, located in the same area.”

The Albu Aytha clan has been leading an armed alliance with Iraqi security forces in operations against ISIS and has succeeded so far in repelling ISIS takeover of their territory to the east of Ramadi, the provincial capital.