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The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 18 people in a series of bombings and attacks. In Mosul, a suicide bomber killed eight soldiers, including a brigadier general. Four more soldiers were killed in Garma and four Awakening fighters were killed in Baghdad.
Security forces clashed with bodyguards while arresting a prominent Sunni member of parliament in Anbar who has been critical of Prime Minister Maliki. Three of the MP's bodyguards and two siblings, and a soldier were killed during the fighting. A curfew has been imposed in Ramadi.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed three Awakening fighters in Kirkuk. Security forces captured seven ISIS fighters in Anbar. The US is sending weapons to Iraq to aid in the fight against the ISIS.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 37 Iraqis in attacks that targeted Christians in Baghdad. More than 900 Awakening fighters in Anbar province volunteered to fight alongside the Iraqi military against the ISIS.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed five television employees, including an anchorwoman, in a suicide assault on Al Iraqiya State TV in Tikrit. The ISIS also killed five soldiers in a mortar attack in Abu Ghraib and two policemen in an IED attack in Mosul. Security forces killed two ISIS fighters in near Samara and destroyed a camp close to the Syrian border near Anbar.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed the commander of the Iraqi Army's 7th Division, the commander of the 28th Brigade, and 16 officers in a triple suicide attack in Rutbah. The commanders were visiting the town after an operation that targeted the ISIS.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 14 people in IED attacks and shootings in Hawijah and Tuz Khurmatu. Yesterday, the ISIS killed three soldiers in an IED attack in Akashat in Anbar province. Security forces captured three Al Nusrah Front fighters in Ninewa as they crossed the border from Syria.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 46 people in suicide bombings and attacks throughout the country; in Yousifiyah a suicide bomber killed eight Shia pilgrims, and in Latifiyah, another suicide bomber killed 10 more Shia. In Abu Ghraib, ISIS fighters stormed the home of an Awakening leader, killing him and his family.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 11 people, including three Pakistani pilgrims, in suicide bombings and armed attacks; ISIS suicide bombers killed six people in Khalis and two policemen in Ramadi. Yesterday, the ISIS killed two Awakening fighters in an IED attack in Kirkuk. Security forces captured seven ISIS fighters in Ninewa.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 10 Shia pilgrims in attacks in Mahmudiyah and Baghdad. In Mahmudiyah, a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden belt in the midst of a crowd of worshippers. Security forces detained five ISIS fighters in Abu Ghraib.
More than 70 people were killed in a series of bombings and attacks in Baghdad, Bayji, Mosul, Tikrit, and Jisr Diyala. In Bayji, a suicide assault team killed eight policemen in an attack on a police station. In Tikrit, another suicide assault team killed two civilians in an attempt to storm the city council building.