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ISIS 'a transnational jihadist group'




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham's quiet war minister

Little is publicly known about the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham's war minister. But he was appointed in April 2010 and the war ministry he leads has been in charge of planning the group's operations in the past.


Iraq forces blunt ISIS advance, US Embassy bolsters security




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham's Salahaddin Division released photographs of the execution of scores soldiers captured at Tasfirat prison in the city of Tikrit. The ISIS killed 15 people in bombings in Baghdad, and launched attacks on Tal Afar and Tarmiyah. The military claimed it killed 80 ISIS fighters in airstrikes in Tikrit and in Mosul.




ISIS takes control of Tal Afar




Syria pounds ISIS bases in coordination with Iraq




ISIS photographs detail execution of Iraqi soldiers

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham's Salahaddin Division released photographs that detail the capture of a military base and the execution of scores of soldiers.


Iraqi soldiers who fled ISIS advance accuse officers of treason




Turkey paying price for jihadist highway on border




Sunni Clerics Criticize Iraq Shiite Call to Arms




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