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Islamic Front rejects rival's caliphate, as well as proposed emirate in Syria

The Islamic Front, a coalition of several leading insurgent groups in Syria, has issued a statement rejecting any attempt by its fellow insurgency groups to unilaterally create a new government.


Ansar al Islam claims new attacks on official Twitter feed

In one tweet earlier this month, Ansar al Islam implied that it had a hand in the killing of a top Iraqi general. But this claim cannot be independently verified and the few details offered by the group conflict with published reports based on Iraqi government sources.


A suicide bomber killed 21 Iraqis, including seven policemen, in an attack at a checkpoint in Baghdad. The military killed 19 people, most of them civilians, in airstrikes in Fallujah and Garma. The Islamic State released photographs of its training camps in Ninewa.




Islamic State crushes and coerces on march towards Baghdad




Islamic State touts training camp in northern Iraq

The images are the latest in a propaganda effort by various terror groups in both Iraq and Syria to promote their training camp infrastructure.


Gloves come off between Syrian regime, Islamic State




Islamic State jihadists sell Syrian oil to Iraqi businessmen




Iraqi military says it retakes control of key base in Tikrit




ISIS gains highlight 'aggressive' use of water as weapon of war




Christian exodus from Mosul sparks outrage




More Western fighters joining militants in Iraq and Syria




Twenty-seven people were killed in a series of bombings in Baghdad. In one attack, a suicide bomber killed nine people at a checkpoint. The Islamic State reportedly overran Camp Speicher outside of Tikrit. The group claimed to have destroyed nine aircraft and killed two senior officers and scores of troops. The Islamic State expelled Christians from Mosul and blew up a church.




Jihadist ultimatum sparks Christian exodus from Iraq's Mosul




ISIS burns 1,800-year-old church in Mosul




Iraqi Army comes under attack in Haditha




Islamic State storms Camp Speicher, routs Iraqi forces

The large military base was attacked two days after the retreat of the Iraqi military and allied militias following their failure to recapture Tikrit.


In Iraq, Syria, militants try to govern as a state




Can ISIS maintain its self-declared caliphate?




Militias that fought US now lead charge against Sunni militants




ISIS Expels Last Iraqi Christians From Mosul