In September, after a 84 day siege by ISIS, the residents of northern Iraqi town of Amerli were freed by Shiite militias working with allies inside the town.

Village by village, forces fighting the Islamic State in Iraq have been able return control to its citizens. This has made odd allies of Shiite militias, the Kurdish pesh merga, US forces and even Iran.
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