From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.
In Iraq, Sunni tribes have been recruiting more fighters to join the battle against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. The government has started to supply the tribesmen with more weapons and ammunition.
Some tribal fighters are being trained by the US with the aim to recapture territory from ISIL.
Al Jazeera's Jane Arraf reports.