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Dane, Uzbek among 30 suicide bombers eulogized by ISIS

Of the 30 suicide bombers who were identified, the noms de guerre of 24 of them indicate that they were from Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe.


Security forces killed 10 Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham fighters in Fallujah and and six "militants" in Alakhsaf. Three ISIS fighters were killed in a premature detonation in Tikrit. The ISIS killed three soldiers and three policemen two separate suicide attacks in Ramadi, a soldier in Mosul, and a police colonel in Kirkuk.




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 42 people in a series of bombings and attacks in Baghdad, Jisr Diyala, Hillah, Iskandariyah, and Mishada. The ISIS also killed three policemen in Mosul, Tikrit, and Khalidiyah. Security forces captured al Qaeda's emir for Jurf al-Sakar.




Head of al Qaeda 'Victory Committee' in Syria

Sanafi al Nasr heads al Qaeda's "Victory Committee" and has relocated to Syria. He has become a vocal critic of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham (ISIS) and has been allied with ISIS' main jihadist rivals, including the Al Nusrah Front, al Qaeda's official branch in Syria.


The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 16 people, including eight policemen and soldiers, in a series of bombings in Baghdad. An ISIS suicide bomber killed three security personnel in Ramadi. Security forces killed five ISIS fighters in Ramadi and two "terrorists" in Mosul.




US drones kill al Qaeda operative who fought in Iraq

An al Qaeda commander in northern Yemen known as Ali Juraym was killed in the strike. He previously fought for al Qaeda in Iraq.


Syria's 'third force' Kurds may emerge stronger from conflict




ISIS suicide assault team strikes government complex in Samarra

A Tunisian known as Abu Anas al Tunisi was a member of the three-man suicide assault team that targeted a government complex in Samarra.


The military claimed it killed 52 Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham fighters in Ramadi, including a leader known as Abu Bakr Anbari, and a commander in Latafiyah. An ISIS suicide bomber targeted soldiers in Ramadi. The ISIS killed two soldiers and a policeman in Mosul, and two civilians and two guards at the Ajil oil field near the Hamrin Mountains.




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed six women and a child in Baladruz, and four policemen and two soldiers in Ramadi. The military killed seven ISIS fighters near Ramadi and a "terrorist" in Ninewa. The UN estimated that 704 Iraqis were killed in February.




An Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham suicide bomber killed the head of the Awakening in Haditha and six of his fighters. The ISIS also killed three policemen in Mosul and three civilians in Khalis. Security forces killed 15 ISIS fighters in Ramadi.




Generations on, Christians fleeing Syria return to Turkey




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 53 people in bombings in and around Baghdad; 42 of them died in a motorcycle bombing at a market in Baghdad's Sadr City. Security forces killed seven ISIS "snipers" in Karmah, 10 ISIS fighters near Kirkuk, four jihadists near the Syrian border, and three "gunmen" in Ramadi.




Hezbollah reshaping battle strategy




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed four Awakening fighters in Al Mashahda, an army colonel and three policemen in Babil, four policemen in Mosul, three soldiers in Ramadi, and five civilians in Baghdad. Security forces killed an ISIS leader and an aide near Baqubah, and three more ISIS fighters in Ramadi.




Al Nusrah Front emir issues ultimatum to ISIS

Muhammad al Julani gave the ISIS five days to come to an agreement or face a concerted effort to "banish it" from both Syria and Iraq.


Hospital officials said that 722 people have been killed during military shelling of Fallujah since the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham and allied tribes took control of the city. Security forces killed 16 ISIS fighters in Fallujah and nine "militants" north of Baqubah. Iraq will purchase $195 in weapons from Iran in violation of UN sanctions.




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 26 oil protection policemen south of Mosul, two policemen in Mosul, and a policeman in Madain. An ISIS suicide bomber targeted a police checkpoint in Anbar. Security forces killed 25 ISIS fighters in Anbar and 12 insurgents in Jurf al Sakhar. The military killed five civilians during shelling in Fallujah.




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham briefly took control of the town of Sainiyah and killed four policemen and two Awakening fighters. The ISIS shot down a helicopter and killed four crewmen in Karma; and killed five soldiers in a suicide attack near Ramadi; a regiment commander and three soldiers near Baqubah; and four policemen in Tikrit. Security forces killed the ISIS's governor for Ninewa and four aides.




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed several soldiers and policemen in Khaladiyah, and three soldiers north of Fallujah. Security forces killed seven "terrorists" in Babil and a "gunman" in Saadiyah.