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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.

Security forces killed an Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham leader east of Ramadi, 50 ISIS fighters in Anbar, 13 ISIS fighters west of Baghdad and two in Latafiyah, 10 south of Mosul, three near Samarra, and two more in Tikrit. The ISIS killed three soldiers and a policeman in Mosul.

Special Report: Amid Syria's violence, Kurds carve out autonomy

Former NATO commander warns of wider war in Middle East

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed five policemen in separate attacks and an intelligence officer in Mosul, and the Sunni Endowments communication director in Diyala, and kidnapped the advisor to the governor of Anbar. Security forces killed six ISIS fighters in Khalidiyah. Awakening leader Sheikh Ahmed Abu Risha said that anyone who fights with the ISIS is a criminal.

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed four policemen east of Tikrit and two more north of the city, seven civilians in Tuz, five Awakening fighters in Baqubah, and a civilian in Kirkuk. The government announced that it is going on the offensive to eject the ISIS from Ramadi.

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed a soldier near Mosul and three civilians in Tikrit, and bombed two police stations in Fallujah. Abdullah al Janabi has retured to Fallujah. Security forces accidentally killed two civilians during shelling in Fallujah, and captured an ISIS leader in Kirkuk.

Abdullah al Janabi openly preaches in Fallujah mosque

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed an Awakening leader and his son in Tikrit, five Awakening fighters in a suicide attack in Ramadi, and a soldier in Mosul. Security forces killed two ISIS fighters as they attacked a military checkpoint north of Baghdad.

Iraqi FM warns against 'poisonous' extremism in Syria

Alleged message from Zawahiri's Syrian representative posted online

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham executed 14 people after kidnapping them in Tarmiyah, killed three people in IED attacks in Baqubah, and killed two more people in bombings south of Baghdad. Security forces killed four ISIS fighters in Khalidiyah, three in Saqlawiya, and three more near Baghdad. The military accidentally killed six civilians in Fallujah.

From Falluja to Maghreb, a new, diffuse al Qaeda

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 52 people in a series of bombings and attacks in Baghdad and Baqubah. The ISIS also killed three policemen in Tikrit. Security forces killed an ISIS emir and an aide in Baqubah. Awakening fighters killed two suicide bombers and an ISIS fighter in Tikrit.

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed nine people, including three policemen, in Baghdad; two policemen and an Awakening fighter south of Baghdad; a judge and his driver north of the capital; four soldiers in Baiji; and a soldier in Ramadi. Security forces killed 21 ISIS fighters in Ramadi, six in Abu Ghraib, and two more near Baghdad.

As al Qaeda revives, Iraq struggles to secure Syria border

A Report on Suicide Bombings in 2013

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 24 people, including three policemen, in bombings in Baghdad; and killed a soldier in Kirkuk. Security forces captured the ISIS's wali, or governor, for Kirkuk during a raid in Baghdad.

Iraq's Maliki to revive Sunni militia role against al Qaeda

An Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham suicide bomber killed three people in Tuz. Eight people were killed as security forces clashes with the ISIS in Zaidon. Security forces killed three ISIS fighters in Khalidiyah and captured the ISIS's finance minister in Ramadi.