Tribal fighters secure ISIS prisons amid chaos in southern Iraq

Southern Iraqi tribal fighters are posted around a prison where ISIS detainees are being held, over fears that the chaos of mass rallies could be used to free the militants, clan elders say.


Tribal sheikh Natham Rumayad claimed unidentified “infiltrators” were entering the Nasiriyah area, which has been rocked by a crackdown on demonstrations in recent days.


Sheikh Rumayad said tribal militias set up checkpoints on the major roads towards the city of...