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Twenty-seven people were killed in a series of bombings in Baghdad. In one attack, a suicide bomber killed nine people at a checkpoint. The Islamic State reportedly overran Camp Speicher outside of Tikrit. The group claimed to have destroyed nine aircraft and killed two senior officers and scores of troops. The Islamic State expelled Christians from Mosul and blew up a church.




Jihadist ultimatum sparks Christian exodus from Iraq's Mosul




ISIS burns 1,800-year-old church in Mosul




Iraqi Army comes under attack in Haditha




Islamic State storms Camp Speicher, routs Iraqi forces

The large military base was attacked two days after the retreat of the Iraqi military and allied militias following their failure to recapture Tikrit.


In Iraq, Syria, militants try to govern as a state




Can ISIS maintain its self-declared caliphate?




Militias that fought US now lead charge against Sunni militants




ISIS Expels Last Iraqi Christians From Mosul




UN accuses Islamic State of executions, rape, child abuse in Iraq




Religious minorities facing oppression in ISIS-controlled areas in Iraq: sources




Islamic State uses Turkish Consulate in Mosul as headquarters




World should help 'generous' Kurdistan: UN refugee chief




An Islamic State suicide bomber from Australia killed five people in an attack at a Shia mosque in Baghdad. Islamic State fighters set up a sophisticated ambush to repel government forces in their attempt to take control of Tikrit.




Iranian Commanders on Front Line of Iraq's Fight




Australian Islamic State suicide bomber attacks Shia shrine in Baghdad

The Baghdad Division of the Islamic State claimed that Abu Bakr al Australi detonated his vest at a Shia mosque in the Shorja district.


Behind the Sharp Change in the US Tone on Iraq




Weeks of combat in Iraq show Shiite militias have few offensive capabilities




For Iraq, debacle in Tikrit as forces walk into trap set by militants




Top Marine commander: Iraq chaos shows costs of US withdrawal