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Al Nusrah Front weakened in Syria by ISIS Islamic State: Analysts




US overtakes Saudi Arabia as biggest oil producer




In Iraq, Islamic State jihadists destroy ancient mosques, shrines




How a talented footballer became world's most wanted man, Abu Bakr al Baghdadi




Islamic State's 'caliph' speaks at Mosul mosque




Iraq lacks ability to fly F-16s it seeks, US trainer says




Iraq crisis: ISIS rebels 'hunt opponents', say refugees




Jordan Salafi leader warns of chaos




Islamic State Militants Seize Oil Field, Expand Syrian Domain




Obama's Blueprint for Fighting Terrorism Collides With Reality in Iraq




Islamic State consolidates gains in eastern Syria

With the fall of Mayadin as well as Shujail, the home town of the Al Nusrah Front's emir, the Islamic State controls contiguous territory along the Euphrates River Valley from the town of Jarabulus, which borders Turkey, in Syria's northern Aleppo province to the town of Anah in Anbar province in Iraq.


Islamic State seizes oil field and towns in Syria's east




Prime Minister Maliki offered amnesty to Sunni tribes that are supporting the Islamic State and other insurgent groups. Security forces clashed with a Shia militia in Karbala; several security personnel and followers of Mahmud al Sarkhi were killed.




Iran's near invisible Quds Force commander




Iraq's Assyrian Christians fear ISIS threat to heritage




Top Kurdish spy chief says French jihadists fighting in Iraq




Chechen in Syria a rising leader in extremist group




Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb calls for reconciliation between jihadist groups

Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has issued a statement praising the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham's (ISIS) gains in Iraq and calling for reconciliation between jihadist groups in Syria. The statement was authored prior to the ISIS declaring that it ruled over a caliphate and rebranding itself the "Islamic State."


Sunni and Kurdish members of parliament left the assembly after the Shia-led State of Law coalition failed to name a replacement for Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki. More than 2,400 people were killed in Iraq last month, the highest monthly toll in seven years. The US has ordered the evacuation of some embassy personnel in Baghdad, and is sending 200 troops to secure the Baghdad facility.




Russia seeks UN ban on oil trade with 'terrorists' in Syria