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Analysis: ISIS, allies reviving 'Baghdad belts' battle plan

The Islamic State of Iraq appears to be using the same plan it implemented in 2006, when it seized Baghdad's surrounding "belts" and launched attacks into the capital.


Iraq crisis: despite decapitations and deaths thousands return willingly to city held by ISIS terrorists




Turkey Says Got Prior Warning of Mosul Consulate Attack




Iraq's spiral into chaos exposes many weaknesses




Iraqi Shiite Cleric Issues Call to Arms




Syria Islamist militants pause and reinforce from Iraq




US to move aircraft carrier to Gulf




In Europe, no plans for military involvement in Iraq




Iraqi troops stopped the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham on the outskirts of Samarra, the city that hosts the Al Askaria mosque. The ISIS took control of the towns of Dhuluiyah, Saadiyah, and Jalula to the west of Samarra. ISIS fighters also attacked Taji and other towns south of Samarra.




Turkey ignored direct warnings of ISIS attack on Mosul




Iranian perspectives on the crisis in Iraq




Repent or die: al Qaeda forces announce rules for Iraqi territory they now control




ISIS statement details gains in Mosul




Iraqi military's lack of airpower enabling ISIS's advance




ISIS' advance halted at Samarra

Iraqi forces appear to stiffen as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham attempted to take control of Samarra for the second time in the past week.


Baghdadi, leader of Iraq insurgents, is jihad's rising chief




ISIS erases Iraq-Syria border




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham took control of the cities of Tikrit and Bayji in Salahaddin province. Bayji has Iraq's largest oil refinery, and Tikrit is the provincial capital of Salahaddin. ISIS fighters have freed thousands of prisoners and looted hundreds of millions of dollars during their offensive.




Iraq crisis: al Qaeda forces seize Mosul and Tikrit - live




ISIS updates on Iraqi operations from social media