The U.S. calls ISIS' takeover of the city of Ramadi a setback in Iraq, though the militants were rebuffed in another town.

FOX News Radio's Jessica Golloher has more in our Middle East bureau:

Iraqi forces, in conjunction with allied Sunni tribesmen, thwarted an attack from ISIS between Fallujah and the provincial capital of Ramadi.

A tribal leader saying the Islamic militants launched an assault to try to recapture Khaldiya, but were unsuccessful.

ISIS forced Iraqi troops out of Ramadi Sunday, capturing the city... Forcing at least 8 thousand people to flee.

Civilians flee their hometown of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's Anbar province, 115 kilometers (70 miles) west of Baghdad, Monday, May 18, 2015. Islamic State militants searched door-to-door for policemen and pro-government fighters and threw bodies in the Euphrates River in a bloody purge Monday after capturing the strategic city of Ramadi, their biggest victory since overrunning much of northern and western Iraq last year. (AP Photo)
Civilians flee their hometown of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's Anbar province, 115 kilometers (70 miles) west of Baghdad, Monday, May 18, 2015. Islamic State militants searched door-to-door for policemen and pro-government fighters and threw bodies in the Euphrates River in a bloody purge Monday after capturing the strategic city of Ramadi, their biggest victory since overrunning much of northern and western Iraq last year. (AP Photo)

It was the most significant advance since a U.S.-led coalition began airstrikes against them last summer.

In Jerusalem, Jessica Golloher, FOX News Radio. 

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