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Ex-General Says US Must 'Destroy' Jihadists in Iraq, Syria

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.

No end in sight for Islamic State's attack on Iraq

Pentagon leaves door open to strikes in Syria to curb Islamic State

Foley Abduction Linked to British Jihadi Kidnapping Ring

Yazidi man: I walked out of an ISIS prison

US launches 6 more airstrikes against Islamic State

Leaders Express Outrage as Britain Tries to Identify Beheaded Journalist's Killer

Saudi Arabia toughens stance on jihadist groups

UN Launches Aid Operation for 500,000 in Northern Iraq

Iraq says it is troubled ISIS smuggling oil to export markets

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.

US launched raid in Syria to rescue American hostages held by Islamic State

The raid failed to rescue "a number of American hostages held in Syria" by the Islamic State, the Department of Defense's spokesman said today.

US confirms Islamic State executed American journalist

Syria and Iraq: Why young German men bring terror and death

Obama Holds to Afghanistan Withdrawal Deadline

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.

Kurdish commander: ISIS worse than Saddam

Scholars call for Christian safe haven in Iraq

Islamic State beheads American reporter

James Wright Foley, a journalist who was captured in Syria by the Islamic State in November 2012, was executed on camera. The Islamic State threatened to kill another captive American reporter if the US military does not halt its air campaign against the jihadist group in northern Iraq.