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The military claimed that its forces and allied Awakening fighters killed 57 Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham fighters in Anbar, three more in Mosul, and an emir of the group in Baqubah. The ISIS killed 23 Iraqis in a series of car bombings in and around Baghdad.




Pro-al Qaeda Saudi cleric calls on ISIS members to defect

Influential al Qaeda-linked jihadists have denounced the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham (ISIS) in recent weeks and are now calling on its members to defect. They have supported Ayman al Zawahiri and al Qaeda's senior leadership in their dispute with ISIS.


Al Qaeda's general command disowns the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham

Al Qaeda's general command has disowned the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham (ISIS), which has been fighting with other jihadist groups in Syria and pursuing its own agenda.


The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed three soldiers in Hawijah, two soldiers in Fallujah, and a policeman in Qayyarah. Security forces killed the ISIS's emir for Sulaiman Pak and four associates, nine ISIS fighters in Thar Thar and Baghdad, and three more in Ramadi.




The military claimed it killed 40 Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham fighters in the Fallujah area; and the ISIS' deputy military commander for Ramadi, who was a Saudi, and two bodyguards in Albu Faraj. The ISIS killed a soldier in Mosul. The bodies of three men who were tortured and murdered were discovered near Baqubah.




Kurdistan's "Islamic" parties seek to downplay Islam




An Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham suicide assault team killed 17 Iraqis in an attack on the Transportation Ministry in Baghdad; the six suicide bombers were also killed. The ISIS also killed three Awakening fighters in Hawijah. The military killed 27 ISIS fighters in airstrikes in Anbar province.




ISIS suicide team assaults Iraqi ministry

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham suicide assault team killed 17 people in the Ministry of Transportation before Iraqi security forces killed them.


The Dawn of the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed four civilians in Baghdad, four policemen in Tikrit, a soldier and a policeman in Mosul, and an Awakening official in Baqubah. The military killed an ISIS military leader and nine fighters in Anbar, and three more fighters in Abu Ghraib. The Anbar tribal council said it would not negotiate with al Qaeda.




Rebels in Syria Claim Control of Resources




The Islamic State of of Iraq and the Sham killed five soldiers and an Awakening leader in Arab Jabour, a soldier west of Mosul, a soldier in Anbar, and two civilians in Baqubah. Security forces killed three ISIS fighters in Mosul and two more in Al Qaim. The US will sell 24 Apache attack helicopters to the Iraqi military.




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham beheaded four policemen and an Awakening fighter after overrunning a police station near Tikrit, and launched a suicide assault in Saqlawiyah. The military killed eight civilians in artillery and helicopter strikes in Fallujah.




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham captured five soldiers in Fallujah and killed three soldiers and four civilians in Kirkuk, three policemen in Qayyarah, a tribal sheikh in Mosul, and the head of the local council in Saadiya. Security forces killed three al Qaeda fighters in Ramadi.




As Afghan War closes, allies see broader American pullback




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed two policemen and two soldiers in Mosul, two policemen in Tikrit, and seven civilians in Tuz. Security forces killed two ISIS fighters in Ninewa near the Syrian border and another in Tikrit, and arrested an al Qaeda emir in Mosul. The military also killed six civilians in artillery attacks against the ISIS in Fallujah and Ramadi.




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed two soldiers south of Fallujah. Security forces killed two ISIS fighters near Mosul. The military accidentally killed four civilians in artillery strikes in Fallujah. The UN said that more than 140,000 civilians have fled the fighting in Anbar.




UN Sounds Alarm as Iraqis Flee Violence




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed four civilians in a bombing in Babil, an Awakening leader near Kirkuk, two policemen and a civilian south of Mosul, a policeman in Hit, a soldier in Abu Ghraib, and a civilian in Badush. Security forces killed two ISIS fighters in Khaladiyah, two more near the Syrian border, and a suicide bomber north of Baghdad.




Al Qaeda head addresses infighting in Syria

Ayman al Zawahiri has released an audio message addressing the infighting between various jihadist factions inside Syria. Although Zawahiri does not address any group or individual by name, his message was clearly aimed at the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham (ISIS), one of al Qaeda's two official branches fighting inside Syria.