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Thirty-six Iraqis were killed in a series of bombings and attacks throughout Iraq. In one attack, a suicide bomber killed 11 people at a funeral in Abu Ghraib. Thirteen Iraqis who were executed were also found. Security forces repelled an attack on a border outpost in Anbar; one insurgent was killed and two more were captured while attempting to enter Iraq.




ISIS praises slain commander who fought in Iraq, Libya, and Syria

Abu Abdullah al Libi fought against US forces in Iraq, the Ghaddafi regime in Libya, and against Bashir al Assad's regime before being killed in Syria in September.


The government executed 11 Iraqi men who were convicted of carrying out terrorist attacks. Security forces destroyed two al Qaeda camps and captured 12 fighters during raids near Rubaia close to the Syrian border.




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 34 people, including four policemen and three soldiers, in a series of attacks in Baghdad and Mosul. Security forces captured an ISIS financier in Ninewa during a raid in Mosul.




America forgetting lessons of Iraq, Afghanistan, general says




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed five people, including a local TV cameraman, in bombings and attacks in Baghdad and Mosul. The government said it would assist the tribes in Ninewa in their fight against al Qaeda.




The Islamic State of Iraqi and the Sham killed 23 people in a series of bombings and attacks. In one attack in Tuz Khurmatu, a suicide bomber killed 12 people. Security forces in Mosul captured a senior ISIS commander who operates in Baghdad.




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant killed 23 Iraqis in a series of bombings and attacks in Baghdad and Tarmiya. Security forces captured six ISIS fighters in Kirkuk.




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham, al Qaeda's branch in Iraq, killed 25 people in a truck bombing in a Shia area in Saadiya in Diyala province. On Nov. 18, security forces killed eight fighters from the Al Nusrah Front, an al Qaeda branch in Syria, as they attacked a border outpost in Makr al Theeb in Anbar province.




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 26 people in a series of car bombings in Baghdad. An al Qaeda leader from Pakistan blew himself up as security forces raided his hideout in Tarmiyah. Security forces captured an al Qaeda leader in Kirkuk and six "infiltrators" in Al Qaim.




Exclusive: US May Have Let 'Dozens' of Terrorists Into Country As Refugees




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 23 people in attacks throughout the country. In one attack in Tuz Khurmatu, a pair of suicide bombers killed five people. The government executed 12 men convicted on terrorism charges and captured a wanted al Qaeda leader near Mosul.




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 20 Iraqis, including two soldiers, in bombings in Baghdad, Radwaniyah, Madain, and Tarmiyah. In the attack in Madain, the brother of an Awakening leader was killed in a bombing at the commander's home.




Iraqi security forces captured an Ansar al Sunnah leader and 10 fighters in Kirkuk and four Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham operatives near Samarra, and destroyed an ISIS military camp near Rawah. The ISIS killed a child in an IED attack at the home of a policeman.




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant killed 41 Iraqis in a series of attacks throughout the country. In one attack, a suicide bomber killed 32 Shia worshippers in the town of Saadiyah. In another, a sniper killed the mayor of Fallujah. Security forces captured "three important al Qaeda elements" in Ninewa.




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant killed 19 people in attacks near Tikrit and in Baqubah. In one attack, in Al Alam near Tikrit, a suicide bomber killed 10 people, including two policemen, at a checkpoint.




British officials discuss 'rising' al Qaeda threat during testimony

Top British intelligence and security officials testified to the "rising" threat of al Qaeda last week. One official explained that there have been 34 terrorist plots in Britain since the 7/7 bombings and most of these have ties to al Qaeda groups overseas. The officials also expressed concern over al Qaeda's growing presence inside Syria.


Iraqi security services infiltrated by terrorists




Insurgents killed five Iraqis in separate attacks in Mosul, Diyala, and Salahaddin. The bodies of two men who were tortured and then killed were found in Mosul and Salahaddin.




Iraq keeps eye on Kurd-jihadist battle in Syria