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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

Military officials said that 22 soldiers, 12 civilians, and an unknown number of Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham fighters were killed during clashes in the contested city of Ramadi. The ISIS killed nine people in Baghdad, six truck drivers at a fake checkpoint in Baqubah, and two soldiers in Hillah. Security forces captured 20 wanted men in Mosul.

The Women of al Qaeda

The continuing evolution of al Qaeda 3.0

Power Vacuum in Middle East Lifts Militants

Al Qaeda group leader's letters discovered with plans to kidnap UN workers in Syria

Al Qaeda's Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham and allied tribes took control of the city of Fallujah. The military claimed that 25 ISIS fighters were killed during fighting in Ramadi, and 30 more were killed in Karma. Iraqi tribes are allying with the military to fight against the ISIS in Ramadi, Rawa, Anah, Haditha, and Al Qaim.