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A Report on Suicide Bombings in 2013




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 24 people, including three policemen, in bombings in Baghdad; and killed a soldier in Kirkuk. Security forces captured the ISIS's wali, or governor, for Kirkuk during a raid in Baghdad.




Iraq's Maliki to revive Sunni militia role against al Qaeda




An Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham suicide bomber killed three people in Tuz. Eight people were killed as security forces clashes with the ISIS in Zaidon. Security forces killed three ISIS fighters in Khalidiyah and captured the ISIS's finance minister in Ramadi.




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed the chief of intelligence in Anah, an Awakening leader and his family in Baghdad, a police captain in Al Kut, and two soldiers and a policeman in Mosul. Security forces killed three ISIS fighters in Kirkuk, and accidentally killed three civilians in an airstrike in Ramadi. The military claimed that it has destroyed 60 percent of the ISIS' "capacity" in Anbar. The leader of the Awakening claimed that 10,000 tribesmen have signed up to fight the ISIS.




Al Qaeda repeats old mistakes as a new act in Falluja's tragedy unfolds




Anbar Residents Await Anxiously As 'Clan Revolutionaries' Take On Al Qaeda




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed four border guards in IED attacks in Haditha and one civilian each in bombings in Ramadi and Fallujah. The ISIS also bombed two bridges in Anbar. Security forces killed an ISIS wali, or governor, and three fighters in Mosul.




An Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham suicide bomber killed 21 people, including four soldiers, in an attack at a military recruiting station in Baghdad. Another ISIS suicide bomber killed four SWAT officers in Ramadi. ISIS fighters killed four Awakening fighters and a policeman near Tikrik, and three policemen in Mosul. The military killed 20 ISIS fighters in an airstrike in Ramadi, three "gunmen" in Zaidon, and the ISIS emir's driver in Tarmiyah.




Suicide bomber attacks Iraqi recruits as al Qaeda forces retain control of areas in Anbar

One week after the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham took over the cities of Ramadi and Fallujah, large areas of Anbar province remain under its control. Karma has also been seized by the ISIS.


In Iraqi City Under Siege, More Support for Militants Than Officials




Stretched thin, Syrian extremists are pressured




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