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ISIS leader al Baghdadi proves formidable enemy




Security forces killed three Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham fighters in Jurf al-Sakhar and two more in Mosul, and arrested two security officials tied to the ISIS. The ISIS killed a policeman in Baqubah and a solider near Mosul. "Gunmen" kidnapped the director of a hospital in Baqubah and two oil tanker drivers in Ain al Gahash. The Anbar government announced a seven day amnesty for those in revolt.




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 23 people in four bombings in Baghdad. Two of the attacks used suicide bombers, and both occurred near the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. A suicide bomber killed seven policemen and three soldiers in Tikrit. The ISIS also killed a soldier in Sharqat and two more soldiers in Mosul. The military said it killed 35 ISIS fighters in Anbar.




ISIS confirms death of senior leader in Syria

Abu Bakr al Iraqi, who is also known as Haji Bakr, served as a top lieutenant to Abu Bakr al Baghdadi and as the military commander for the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham before he was killed in Syria earlier this year.


The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed four soldiers in two suicide attacks in Mosul, and three civilians in an IED attack in Qayyarah. Security forces killed an ISIS leader near Mosul, and have surrounded Fallujah and Karma.




Abdullah Azzam Brigades announces joint attack with Al Nusrah on Hezbollah




Role of US Contractors Grows as Iraq Fights Insurgents




The military claimed that its forces and allied Awakening fighters killed 57 Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham fighters in Anbar, three more in Mosul, and an emir of the group in Baqubah. The ISIS killed 23 Iraqis in a series of car bombings in and around Baghdad.




Pro-al Qaeda Saudi cleric calls on ISIS members to defect

Influential al Qaeda-linked jihadists have denounced the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham (ISIS) in recent weeks and are now calling on its members to defect. They have supported Ayman al Zawahiri and al Qaeda's senior leadership in their dispute with ISIS.


Al Qaeda's general command disowns the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham

Al Qaeda's general command has disowned the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham (ISIS), which has been fighting with other jihadist groups in Syria and pursuing its own agenda.


The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed three soldiers in Hawijah, two soldiers in Fallujah, and a policeman in Qayyarah. Security forces killed the ISIS's emir for Sulaiman Pak and four associates, nine ISIS fighters in Thar Thar and Baghdad, and three more in Ramadi.




The military claimed it killed 40 Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham fighters in the Fallujah area; and the ISIS' deputy military commander for Ramadi, who was a Saudi, and two bodyguards in Albu Faraj. The ISIS killed a soldier in Mosul. The bodies of three men who were tortured and murdered were discovered near Baqubah.




Kurdistan's "Islamic" parties seek to downplay Islam




An Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham suicide assault team killed 17 Iraqis in an attack on the Transportation Ministry in Baghdad; the six suicide bombers were also killed. The ISIS also killed three Awakening fighters in Hawijah. The military killed 27 ISIS fighters in airstrikes in Anbar province.




ISIS suicide team assaults Iraqi ministry

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham suicide assault team killed 17 people in the Ministry of Transportation before Iraqi security forces killed them.


The Dawn of the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham




The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed four civilians in Baghdad, four policemen in Tikrit, a soldier and a policeman in Mosul, and an Awakening official in Baqubah. The military killed an ISIS military leader and nine fighters in Anbar, and three more fighters in Abu Ghraib. The Anbar tribal council said it would not negotiate with al Qaeda.




Rebels in Syria Claim Control of Resources




The Islamic State of of Iraq and the Sham killed five soldiers and an Awakening leader in Arab Jabour, a soldier west of Mosul, a soldier in Anbar, and two civilians in Baqubah. Security forces killed three ISIS fighters in Mosul and two more in Al Qaim. The US will sell 24 Apache attack helicopters to the Iraqi military.




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.