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Islamic State releases photos showing fighting in Amiriyat al Fallujah




For Turkey and US, at odds over Syria, a 60-year alliance shows signs of crumbling




Iraqi Peshmerga arrive in Turkey to head for Syria




The Iraqi military claimed it killed 15 Islamic State fighters in airstrikes in Albu Faraj south of Tikrit. The US launched nine airstrikes against the Islamic State in Haditha, west of Baghdad, near the Mosul Dam, and Sinjar. Iraqi sources claimed 60 Islamic State fighters were killed in the airstrikes in Sinjar.




French warplanes bomb Islamic State camp in Iraq

French warplanes hit an Islamic State training facility, recruitment center, and IED factory in Hawijah in Salahaddin province on Oct. 23.


A suicide bomber killed 27 Shiite militiamen in an attack in Jurf al Sakhar. Shiite militias are executing dozens of suspected Islamic State fighters in Jurf al Sakhar. The Islamic State killed seven Iraqis in a bombing Tuz Khurmatu. Officials claimed that 60 Islamic State fighters were killed in US airstrikes in Sinjar and 16 more were killed in Iraqi airstrikes in Balad.




Missiles of ISIS May Pose Peril for Aircrews




Christians of Mosul Find Haven in Jordan




The Peshmerga claimed it killed 15 Islamic State fighters in Zumar. The Iraqi military claimed it killed 19 Islamic State fighters in Jurf al Sakhar. The US launched 12 airstrikes against the Islamic State near the Mosul Dam and Fallujah. The Islamic State kidnapped the former police commander for Baiji. The government canceled an order for 24 US Apache attack helicopters.




Islamic State releases pictures from fighting in Jurf al Sahkar




Analysis: Islamic State exploits tribal fault lines to control its territory




Iraqi forces, Kurds claim success against Islamic State near Baghdad and Mosul

Jurf al Sakhar in northern Babil and Zumar in northern Ninewa have changed hands several times over the past few months.


The Iraqi military claimed yet again that it liberated Jurf al Sakhar and killed 140 Islamic State fighters. Kurdish officials claimed to have retaken Zumar; the Kurds previously claimed to have liberated Zumar on Aug. 10. An Islamic State suicide bomber killed seven Iraqi soldiers in Taji. The US launched 22 airstrikes against the Islamic State in Fallujah, Baiji, and near the Mosul Dam.




Islamic State sets sights on sea in Lebanon




Ground offensive against Islamic State months away in Iraq: US




Who are the British jihadis who have died in Iraq and Syria?




One British jihadi killed in Syria and Iraq every three weeks, study finds




Jihadist training camps proliferate in Iraq and Syria

More than 30 training camps have been established by the Islamic State, al Qaeda, and allied jihadist groups in both Iraq and Syria since 2012.


US military to teach Syrian opposition forces defense only




Islamic State militants allegedly used chlorine gas against Iraqi security forces