The Iraqi army’s next target is to isolate militants holding the city of Tikrit, after having broken ISIS’s hold on Baiji and its refinery, a senior officer said Monday.

“Over the next three days, we will work on reinforcing our capacity because we are planning to clear areas on three sides of Tikrit,” an army brigadier general said.

Tikrit, the hometown of executed former president Saddam Hussein, is the second largest Iraqi city under ISIS control. […]