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Members of the Iraqi security forces shout slogans as they carry weapons during clashes with Sunni militant group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Muqdadiyah in Diyala province June 19, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Iraqi forces ready push after Obama offers advisers

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BAGHDAD - Iraqi forces were massing north of Baghdad on Friday, aiming to strike back at Sunni Islamists whose drive toward the capital prompted the United States to send military advisers to stiffen government resistance.

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