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The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed nine people in bombings in Yusafiyah and Baqubah, and three soldiers in an IED attack in Tal al Rumman. Security forces launched an offensive against the ISIS in the western part of Anbar; five ISIS fighters, including a Tunisian, were captured in Albu Aitha. Two large tribes in Ninewa declared war on the ISIS. The Iraqi government wants the US to supply drones and F-16s to fight the ISIS.




Violence Reverses Gains in Iraq




A suicide bomber killed four policemen and three civilians while blowing up a bridge on the border with Jordan. Security forces captured eight al Qaeda operatives, including a senior leader, near the Syrian border. Awakening forces captured six al Qaeda fighters near Rutbah.




Al Qaeda's Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 14 people in bombings that targeted civilians in Baghdad and Madain. Members of a human rights organization in Fallujah known as Herak launched a campaign called "We are against al Qaeda."




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham executed three suicide attacks in Mosul, Jurf al-Sakhar, and Rutba, and an armed attack in Ramadi, killing 22 Iraqi security personnel. The ISIS killed three civilians in a mortar attack in Hit. Security forces captured 19 "terrorists" in Ninewa.




ISIS launches 3 more suicide attacks against Iraqi security forces




Kurdish rebels threaten new fight in Turkey as Syria clashes intensify




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed seven policemen in a suicide assault in Fallujah. Two suicide bombers and several fighters were also killed in the attack. Since Oct. 1, the ISIS has used 22 suicide bombers in Iraq.




ISIS launches another suicide assault in Anbar




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed three members of Rawa's local council and three policemen in a complex attack that included eight suicide bombers. An ISIS suicide bomber killed 35 Iraqis in an attack in Baghdad.




ISIS uses 8 suicide bombers in complex attack in western Iraq

The ISIS has not had difficulty in recruiting and deploying suicide bombers to conduct complex assaults in either Iraq or Syria.


Insight Into How Insurgents Fought in Iraq




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 44 people in a series of bombings and attacks in Baghdad, and 15 more in the village of Mwafaqiya in Ninewa province. In one of the attacks in Baghdad, a bombing at an amusement park killed six children. Security forces captured a senior al Qaeda leader who just returned from Syria.




Al Qaeda strikes fear into Iraq's government-backed Sunni militia




Al Qaeda killed 61 Iraqis in a series of suicide and car bombings throughout the country. Three policemen were killed in a clash with al Qaeda in Mosul. An Awakening leader in Madain and his driver were killed in an IED attack.




Insight Into How Insurgents Fought in Iraq




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed three children in an IED attack in Hamdaniyah and two soldiers in a mortar attack on a military base in Mosul. Security forces killed three al Qaeda fighters in a raid in Siniyah. Prime Minister Maliki will meet with President Obama on Nov. 1.




Jihadists flooding into northern Syria put Turkey on edge




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 12 people in a bombing outside of a Sunni mosque in Kirkuk, and two policemen in an IED attack in Taji. Security forces detained 11 wanted men, includign three "dangerous" ISIS fighters, during raids in Kirkuk.




Al Qaeda's branch in Iraq, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham, killed 31 people in a wave of bombings in Basra, Diwaniyah, Hillah, Mahmoudiyah, Madain, Samarra, Samawah, Suwayrah. Teh attacks targeted civilians at markets, funerals, and other public places.