Violence continues to escalate in Iraq since al-Qaida-linked militants seized neighborhoods in the cities of Fallujah and Ramadi in Anbar province. Top Iraqi officials are hoping the country’s military will not be forced to storm the city and risk large-scale civilian casualties. Since early January radical Islamic militants have seized territory in restive Anbar province.   They are members of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria [ISIS] - the most hardline jihadists battling in...