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US aided Hezbollah Brigades in breaking Islamic State siege of Iraqi town

Hezbollah Brigades, which was listed by the US as a Foreign Terrorist Organization in 2009, now controls access to Amerli.


The US launched five airstrikes against the Islamic State near the Haditha Dam. The Iraqi military claimed it cleared the Islamic State from Barwana near Haditha; the military also claimed it cleared Barwana last week. The Islamic State kidnapped 20 people, including five policemen, in a village near Tikrit.




UN Security Council to set out plan to stop foreign fighters joining extremist groups in Syria, Iraq and elsewhere




A President Whose Assurances Have Come Back to Haunt Him




The Islamic State killed 17 Iraqis in a suicide assault in the town of Dhuluiya, and launched a large-scale assault on the town of Ziwiya. The US targeted the Islamic State in five airstrikes in Irbil and near the Haditha Dam. The Iraqi military claimed it killed 22 Islamic State fighters in Jurf al Sakhar.




Israel provides intelligence on ISIS




West widens contacts with Syria's Kurds




Between a rock and a hard place: An interview with Anbar Governor Ahmed Dulaimi




Eastern churches renew calls to prohibit attacks on Christians




The Islamic State and the politics of official narratives




Destroying ISIS May Take Years, US Officials Say




The US launched four airstrikes in support of Iraqi military operations near the Haditha Dam in Anbar. The military claimed it killed several islamic State leaders, including a Moroccan, in Tal Afar, 16 fighters in Dhuliyah, and 11 more in northern Babil. The governor of Anbar was wounded in Barwana.




Obama to set out plan to go on offensive against Islamic State




US airstrikes target Islamic State at the Haditha Dam

The US air campaign against the Islamic State has expanded into Anbar province.


Iraq Welcomes US Plan for Coalition against Jihadists




Obama: US will 'take out' ISIS leaders




Canada to send military advisers to help Iraq counter ISIS




US: 'No plans' for military coordination with Iran over IS




US Fears Syrian Chemical Weapons Falling to Extremists




The US launched four airstrikes against a series of Islamic State targets near the Mosul Dam and Irbil. The Islamic State killed three Iraqi soldiers in a car bombing near Camp Speicher near Tikrit and executed three women in Mosul. The military said it killed 10 Islamic State fighters in an airstrike on a camp in the Hamrin Mountains.