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The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed three policemen in Salahuddin, three security personnel and a police officer in Baqubah, and two policemen and a soldier in Mosul. A helicopter crew died in a crash in Anbar. Security forces killed the ISIS's military commander for Ramadi and four fighters, an ISIS commander and a fighter in Baqubah, and an "Arab" terrorist in Baghdad.

Al-Qaeda hasn't gone away, and is gaining

Robert Gates, former defense secretary, offers harsh critique of Obama's leadership in 'Duty'

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed seven policemen and a soldier near Tikrit, and two policemen near Baqubah. Security forces killed an ISIS leader in Jisr al-Ruood, two ISIS fighters in Ramadi, a suicide bomber in Babil, and two "gunmen" in Baghdad.

The Iraqi government's battle to control Fallujah

Iraq a bloody lesson for Zero Option in Afghanistan

Security forces killed seven Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham fighters in Ramadi, two in Abu Ghraib, and two more in Mosul, an ISIS "prince" in Fallujah, and eight "gunmen" in Hillah. The ISIS killed five soldiers in Abu Ghraib and one more in Balad, and a policeman and a civilian in Samarra.

Fuelled by Syria war, al Qaeda bursts back to life in Iraq

Military officials said that 22 soldiers, 12 civilians, and an unknown number of Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham fighters were killed during clashes in the contested city of Ramadi. The ISIS killed nine people in Baghdad, six truck drivers at a fake checkpoint in Baqubah, and two soldiers in Hillah. Security forces captured 20 wanted men in Mosul.

The Women of al Qaeda

The continuing evolution of al Qaeda 3.0

Power Vacuum in Middle East Lifts Militants

Al Qaeda group leader's letters discovered with plans to kidnap UN workers in Syria

Al Qaeda's Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham and allied tribes took control of the city of Fallujah. The military claimed that 25 ISIS fighters were killed during fighting in Ramadi, and 30 more were killed in Karma. Iraqi tribes are allying with the military to fight against the ISIS in Ramadi, Rawa, Anah, Haditha, and Al Qaim.

Al Qaeda, tribal allies 'control' Fallujah

While the military and allied tribes organize to retake areas of Ramadi and launch operations in other cities and towns, Fallujah, a city that once represented the seat of power for al Qaeda in Iraq, has again fallen under control of the group.

Fallujah falls under Al Qaeda control in blow for Iraq security

At least 32 people were killed as the military and tribes in Anbar battled the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham in Fallujah, Ramadi, and other cities and towns in the province. An ISIS commander known as Abu Abelrahman al Baghdadi is said to have been killed during the clashes. The ISIS is still in control of large areas in the cities.

Chatah's assassination marks rise of extremism in Lebanon

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham has taken over large areas of the cities of Ramadi and Fallujah; a police chief was killed during clashes in Ramadi. An ISIS suicide bomber killed 12 people in Balad Ruz. The ISIS killed 11 civilians and five policemen in attacks in Baghdad, Latafiyah, and Mosul. Security forces arrested the leader of the Shia Al Mukhtar Army.

Al Qaeda seizes partial control of 2 cities in western Iraq

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham has taken control of sections of Ramadi and Fallujah. In Ramadi, a large convoy of ISIS fighters has been seen moving through the city.