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The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham beheaded four policemen and an Awakening fighter after overrunning a police station near Tikrit, and launched a suicide assault in Saqlawiyah. The military killed eight civilians in artillery and helicopter strikes in Fallujah.




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham captured five soldiers in Fallujah and killed three soldiers and four civilians in Kirkuk, three policemen in Qayyarah, a tribal sheikh in Mosul, and the head of the local council in Saadiya. Security forces killed three al Qaeda fighters in Ramadi.




As Afghan War closes, allies see broader American pullback




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed two policemen and two soldiers in Mosul, two policemen in Tikrit, and seven civilians in Tuz. Security forces killed two ISIS fighters in Ninewa near the Syrian border and another in Tikrit, and arrested an al Qaeda emir in Mosul. The military also killed six civilians in artillery attacks against the ISIS in Fallujah and Ramadi.




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed two soldiers south of Fallujah. Security forces killed two ISIS fighters near Mosul. The military accidentally killed four civilians in artillery strikes in Fallujah. The UN said that more than 140,000 civilians have fled the fighting in Anbar.




UN Sounds Alarm as Iraqis Flee Violence




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed four civilians in a bombing in Babil, an Awakening leader near Kirkuk, two policemen and a civilian south of Mosul, a policeman in Hit, a soldier in Abu Ghraib, and a civilian in Badush. Security forces killed two ISIS fighters in Khaladiyah, two more near the Syrian border, and a suicide bomber north of Baghdad.




Al Qaeda head addresses infighting in Syria

Ayman al Zawahiri has released an audio message addressing the infighting between various jihadist factions inside Syria. Although Zawahiri does not address any group or individual by name, his message was clearly aimed at the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham (ISIS), one of al Qaeda's two official branches fighting inside Syria.


Security forces killed an Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham leader east of Ramadi, 50 ISIS fighters in Anbar, 13 ISIS fighters west of Baghdad and two in Latafiyah, 10 south of Mosul, three near Samarra, and two more in Tikrit. The ISIS killed three soldiers and a policeman in Mosul.




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Former NATO commander warns of wider war in Middle East




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed five policemen in separate attacks and an intelligence officer in Mosul, and the Sunni Endowments communication director in Diyala, and kidnapped the advisor to the governor of Anbar. Security forces killed six ISIS fighters in Khalidiyah. Awakening leader Sheikh Ahmed Abu Risha said that anyone who fights with the ISIS is a criminal.




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed four policemen east of Tikrit and two more north of the city, seven civilians in Tuz, five Awakening fighters in Baqubah, and a civilian in Kirkuk. The government announced that it is going on the offensive to eject the ISIS from Ramadi.




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed a soldier near Mosul and three civilians in Tikrit, and bombed two police stations in Fallujah. Abdullah al Janabi has retured to Fallujah. Security forces accidentally killed two civilians during shelling in Fallujah, and captured an ISIS leader in Kirkuk.




Abdullah al Janabi openly preaches in Fallujah mosque




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed an Awakening leader and his son in Tikrit, five Awakening fighters in a suicide attack in Ramadi, and a soldier in Mosul. Security forces killed two ISIS fighters as they attacked a military checkpoint north of Baghdad.




Iraqi FM warns against 'poisonous' extremism in Syria




Alleged message from Zawahiri's Syrian representative posted online




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham executed 14 people after kidnapping them in Tarmiyah, killed three people in IED attacks in Baqubah, and killed two more people in bombings south of Baghdad. Security forces killed four ISIS fighters in Khalidiyah, three in Saqlawiya, and three more near Baghdad. The military accidentally killed six civilians in Fallujah.




From Falluja to Maghreb, a new, diffuse al Qaeda