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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.




Al-Qaida Surges Back in Iraq, Reviving Old Fears




Iraqi Kurdistan's chief ready to strike militants in Syria, Iraq




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed 36 Iraqis in a series of bombings and attacks in Baghdad, Hillah, Suwayrah, Samawah, and Samarra. Yesterday, a bombing at a market in Samarra killed 17 more Iraqis.




Govt to probe training to Syrian rebels: Karzai




The government executed 42 convicted terrorists over the past two days. The military killed two "gunmen" who attempted to enter from Syria. Al Qaeda in Iraq killed a counterterrorism officer in Hit.




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed eight workers in a bombing south of Baghdad, a counter-terrorism officer in an IED attack near Babil, and the spokesman for Ninewa province in a shooting. Four al Qaeda fighters and two policemen were killed in a clash south of Fallujah.




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed five policemen in separate IED attacks in Ramadi and Fallujah. Security forces captured two al Qaeda fighters south of Samarra. Tribal leaders in Diyala denounced al Qaeda.




Number of Syrian refugees rises above 2 million, UN agency says




At least 38 Iraqis were killed in a series of 10 bombings throughout the capital of Baghdad. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (al Qaeda in Iraq) claimed credit for last month's suicide assault in Irbil as well as attacks on police and military bases in Anbar.




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed at least 27 Iraqis in a series of suicide bombings in northern and central Iraq. In Qabak, a Shia Turkmen village near Tal Afar, two suicide bombers attacked an elementary school and a police station, killing 12 children, the principal, and two policemen. In Waziriyah, a suicide bomber killed 12 Shia pilgrims during a march.




Qaeda in Syria wants to dominate Iraq, Turkey border zones




Al Qaeda in Iraq killed at least 48 Iraqis in a series of attacks in Baghdad, Balad, and Mosul. In Baghdad, a suicide bomber killed 24 people, including four people, in an attack that targeted Shia worshippers. In Balad, a suicide bomber killed 13 people outside of a cafe.




Assad lashes out at Turkey for sheltering terrorists