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Egyptian Islamic authority: Extremists no 'Islamic State'




Islamic State fighters assault last Syrian stronghold in Raqqah

Islamic State fighters are reported to be in control of large areas of the Tabqa military airport, the last major stronghold for the Syrian military in Raqqah province.


The Islamic State killed 42 Iraqis in bombings in Baghdad and Kirkuk. In Baghdad, a suicide bomber targeted an intelligence headquarters; in Kirkuk three bombs were detonated at a market. The Iraqi military claimed it killed several "key" islamic State leaders in airstrikes in Mashada and 12 more fighters near Tikrit. The US launched an airstrike near the Mosul Dam.




IS threatens Iraq's minority Shabak community




Islamic State inciting Arab-Kurdish divide in Iraq




UN calls for immediate action to avert massacre in besieged Iraqi town




Britain plans tougher laws to tackle UK jihadists




Pro-ISIS leaflets target London shoppers




Shiite militiamen stormed a mosque in a village near Baqubah and killed 65 people and wounded 17 more. Sunni politicians have suspended talks to form a new government after the attack. The US launched three airstrikes against hte Islamic State in northern Iraq; all three were conducted near the Mosul Dam.




Islamic State seeks women




Hostage-Taking Central to Islamic State Strategy in Syria




Foley's Parents Release Email From Captors




General Dempsey: 'It is possible to contain' the Islamic State




Fighters listed as 'terrorists' help US in battle against ISIS in Iraq




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