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Chechen-led jihadist group in Syria releases video of training camp

Jamaat Ahadun Ahad, or the Group of the One and Only, is led by a Chechen commander and its fighters include "many Chechens, Turks, Arabs, Europeans, and even several former members of the Taliban."


Meet Haider al-Abadi, the man named Iraq's new prime minister




President Masoum appointed Haidar al Abadi as the new prime minister. Former Prime Minister Maliki said the move is "unconstitutional" and vowed to fight the appointment. The US is sending weapons and munitions to the Kurds. The US launched airstrikes against an Islamic State convoy near Irbil. The Iraqi military said it killed an Islamic State commander and five Syrian aides in an airstrike in Mosul, seven Islamic State fighters in Salahaddin, eight fighters in Baqubah, 15 in Anbar, and 20 more "with Israeli weapons" in Babil.




Power struggle on Baghdad streets as Maliki replaced but refuses to go




US strike aircraft destroyed three Islamic State armored personnel carriers and a technical in four airstrikes in the Sinjar Mountains. The Peshmerga is said to have regained control of Gwair, Makhmour, and Zumar. The military claimed it killed 16 Islamic State fighters in Tikrit.




US lawmakers mull ISIS action




US removes some staff from consulate in northern Iraq




Massive security deployment around Baghdad 'green zone': officials




US airstrikes against Islamic State continue in northern Iraq

The US launched four airstrikes on Aug. 9 and five more on Aug. 10 against the Islamic State in the Sinjar area, where the Yazidi minority is facing a humanitarian crisis, and near Irbil.


US air support helps Kurdish forces expel Islamic State fighters from two Iraqi towns




Exclusive: Iraq says Islamic State killed 500 Yazidis, buried some victims alive




As ISIS Militants Exert Their Control, US Pursues a Military Middle Road




Iraq Kurds say oil production unaffected by ISIL incursion




Kurdish pleas for US weapons may finally be heard




Videos show US airstrikes targeting ISIS in north Iraq




US aids displaced Iraqis as airstrikes help Kurds




ISIS persecution of Iraqi Christians has become genocide, say religious leaders




CENTCOM videos show airstrikes on Islamic State artillery, convoy




Obama: Iraq air strikes and aid drops will prevent 'act of genocide'




Obama Says Iraq Airstrike Effort Could Be 'Long Term'