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Transnational threat of foreign fighters requires global response, INTERPOL Chief tells Baghdad conference




Security forces killed 21 Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham fighters in the Hamrin Mountains over the past several weeks, eight in Baghdad , and five more in Babil. More than 37 people were killed during fighting and attacks in Baghdad, Fallujah, and areas north of the capital.




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 15 people in a series of bombings in Baghdad, Hafriyah, Hillah, and Karbala. The ISIS also killed four soldiers in Ramadi, three soldiers in Karma, and two policemen in Mosul. Security forces killed an ISIS recruiting chief and a bodyguard in Ramadi, and a "gunman" in Mosul.




Searching for Al Qaeda in Lebanon (I): Coming of Age




Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham suicide bombers killed two policemen and a soldier in Mosul, and several soldiers in Ramadi. The ISIS also killed two more policemen and two soldiers in Mosul, two Awakening fighters and a civilian north of Baghdad, and a soldier and an intelligence official in Baghdad. Security forces killed four ISIS fighters near Fallujah.




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 19 people in multiple bombings in Baghdad. A suicide bomber killed four civilians in Tikrit. Security forces killed four ISIS fighters in Fallujah and two "snipers" in Baghdad.




Saudis hardened by wars in Syria, Iraq join al Qaeda in Yemen




Security forces killed 24 Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham fighters in Anbar province. The ISIS killed a regiment commander in Anbar, three soldiers in Ramadi, two soldiers in Mosul, an intelligence officer and his driver in Baqubah, and four civilians in a car bombing that collapsed a bridge in Rawa.




An Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham suicide bomber killed 47 people and wounded 125 more in an attack at a checkpoint n Hillah. The ISIS also killed two soldiers in Mosul, two soldiers in Abu Ghraib, two more in Hillah, and another in Fallujah. Security forces killed two ISIS military leaders in Karmah and three ISIS fighters in Kirkuk.




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed three soldiers in Ramadi, four soldiers west of Ramadi and, three policemen outside the city. An ISIS suicide bomber used a military vehicle to attack a checkpoint in Ramadi; 14 people were wounded. Security forces killed four ISIS fighters in Samarra and Fallujah.




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.