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Christians persecuted at alarming rate in Iran, Arab world, US report says




ISIS executes 20 Iraqi soldiers

Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham fighters dressed in military uniforms captured 20 soldiers after ambushing their convoy, and shot them in the head shortly afterward.


Iraqi army faces death, desertions as it struggles with Anbar offensive




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 19 people in a series of bombings and attacks in Baghdad, Dujail, Dawr, and Tarmiyah. Six of those were killed by a suicide bomber in Dujail. Awakening fighters discovered the bodies of 11 taxi drivers who were executed.




The Iraqi military has launched an offensive to retake the city of Fallujah from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham and allied tribes. Thirteen civilians have been killed in the military's artillery attacks. The ISIS killed three people in an IED attack at a wedding in Baghdad.




Red Cross Says Far More Funds Needed for Syria




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 12 people, including two soldiers, in bombings and attacks in Baghdad, Madain, and Yusafiyah. An ISIS suicide bomber killed seven Iraqi soldiers in Hit. The ISIS is also operating secret prisons in Anbar province.




ISIS video shows Zarqawi training camp in Syria

The Abu Musab al Zarqawi Taining Camp is operating in Eastern Ghouta, just outside of the Syrian capital.


Fallujah-area Iraq unrest kills at least 295 since end of 2013




Iraqi troops killed 20 Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham fighters in Al Sajar near Fallujah and a suicide bomber in Mosul. The ISIS killed nine people in attacks in Baghdad, Fallujah, and Tuz Khurmatu, two policemen in Hit, and four soldiers north of Hillah.




Al Nusrah Front says it will comply with Zawahiri's orders

The Al Nusrah Front has issued a statement saying it will comply with Ayman al Zawahiri's orders with respect to the ongoing dispute with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham (ISIS).


Zawahiri makes another attempt at reconciliation in Syria

Ayman al Zawahiri offers an olive branch to the head of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham (ISIS), which has been disowned by al Qaeda. But he also details the history of ISIS and its predecessor in Iraq, saying the leadership of this group was a part of al Qaeda.


In Iraq and Syria, a resurgence of foreign suicide bombers




'Al Qaeda in Kurdistan' breaks ranks with ISIS over Syria

The group reaffirmed its allegiance to Ayman al Zawahiri and the Taliban's Mullah Omar, and said it is willing to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham.


How to build a memorial for a 'never-ending war'?




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham claimed credit for two suicide attacks that targeted security forces as they voted in Baghdad and Kirkuk. Thirty-eight Iraqis are reported to have been killed in attacks throughout the country.




Syria's bloodshed spills into Iraq as al Qaeda bombs Shia militant rally




As Iraq violence grows, US sends more intelligence officers




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed more than 30 Iraqis in a series of bombings and attacks across the country. In Suwayrah, a suicide bomber killed five policemen and seven civilians at a checkpoint. And in Madaina a suicide car bomber killed three soldiers and two civilians at a checkpoint.




Zawahiri discusses infighting in Syria, opposition to Egyptian goverment

In a newly released audio message, al Qaeda emir Ayman al Zawahiri says his group has not been defeated by American airstrikes. He also addresses the jihadist infighting in Syria, as well as his opposition to the Egyptian government.