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Islamic State photos highlight group's grip on Ramadi

The jihadist group released photographs showing its fighters manning checkpoints in the 7 Kilo area west of Ramadi and in control of a base in Albu Aytha, just north of the provincial capital.


The Iraqi military claimed it defeated Islamic State assaults on Ramadi and the oil refinery in Baiji, and killed 22 Islamic State fighters in Diyala. The US launched five airstrikes against the Islamic State near the Haditha Dam and Baiji; three Islamic State fighters were reported killed in the attacks.




Military chiefs: Islamic State has 'tactical momentum'




Serious disagreements remain in US-led coalition battling the Islamic State




The Secret Casualties of Iraq's Abandoned Chemical Weapons




Gruesome photos may show ISIS using chemical weapons on Kurds, report says




Islamic State suicide bomber kills Badr militia leader in Baghdad




The Islamic State killed Ahmed al Khafaji, a member of parliament as well as a senior commander in the Shiite Badr militia, and 20 other people in a suicide attack in Baghdad, and 2 "volunteers" south of Tikrit. Eight Islamic State fighters and two Iraqi soldiers were killed during a clash at a military base in Fallujah. The US launched one airstrike against the Islamic State near Kirkuk. The government denied that the Islamic State has clashed with security forces near Baghdad International Airport.




Iraq's Shia militias kill Sunni civilians in retaliation against ISIS, Amnesty says




Turkish jets bomb Kurdish PKK rebels near Iraq




IS jihadists boast of enslaving Yazidis




The Islamic State killed four policemen and a militia fighter in attacks in Samarra. Security forces claimed to have killed "dozens" of Islamic State fighters in Jurf al Sakhar.




Iraq crisis: 180,000 flee IS advance in Anbar, UN says




Turkish sources deny giving Washington the use of bases to fight Islamic State




Turkey opens its bases for US and coalition forces in fight against ISIS




The Islamic State killed 25 people in a triple suicide attack north of Baqubah, six Iraqis in a bombing in Baqubah, and 23 more civilians in a pair of bombings in Baghdad. The Islamic State also assassinated Anbar province's chief of police. The US and allied countries launched five airstrikes against the Islamic State in Ramadi, Hit, and Kirkuk.




US general sees bigger role 'advising and assisting' Iraqi forces




Islamic State assassinates Anbar province police chief

Today's assassination of the Anbar chief of police is the latest in a series of setbacks for Iraqi security forces in the province, which is mostly under the Islamic State's control.


German, Saudi, and Turkish Islamic State fighters launch complex suicide attack




Islamic State releases video of training camp in Ninewa

The Islamic State has released a video showcasing over 100 new recruits at a training camp in northern Iraq.