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The US launched six airstrikes against the Islamic State near the Mosul Dam. The Iraqi military claimed it killed 19 Islamic State fighters in Jurf al Sakhar, six in Fallujah, and an Islamic State governor and two bodyguards in Baqubah. The Anbar tribes killed four Islamic State fighters near Fallujah. The bodies of 12 people, thought to be mostly security personnel, were found near Tikrit.
The US launched 14 airstrikes against the Islamic State in northern Iraq today. The Iraqi military claimed it killed 21 Islamic State fighters in airstrikes in Barwana. Three civilians were killed in three separate bombings in Baghdad. The US may send up to 300 additional military personnel to Iraq.
The Islamic State beheaded a US journalist who was captured in Syria in 2012. The group said it would behead another American in captivity if the US did not end airstrikes in Iraq. The Islamic State repelled an Iraqi military assault on Tikrit. The Iraqi military claimed it killed 33 Islamic State fighters in Babil and 13 more in Fallujah.