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Islamic State releases new pictures from Ramadi




ISIS tightens up its entry requirements




Yazidi Girls Seized by ISIS Speak Out After Escape




Can Islamic State keep control of Mosul?




IS 'Changing Tactics' In Iraq, Making Militants Harder To Strike




Tajikistan's 'Jihadist' Village On The Defensive




Islamic State: Diary of life in Mosul




Iraqi forces, Iranian-supported militias report success in Baiji

The League of the Righteous, a Shiite militia that is responsible for killing hundreds of US soldiers in Iraq between 2006-2011, helped Iraqi forces take control of Baiji. The US provided air support.


The Lost Children: France Takes Stock of Growing Jihadist Problem




Islamic State leader claims 'caliphate' has expanded in new audio message

The Islamic State has released a new audio message from its leader, Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, who claims the group has expanded its "caliphate" into Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen.


Iraq's Kurds appeal for new US arms to combat Islamic State




The Iraqi government dismissed 26 senior military commanders and retired 10 more. Security forces killed 16 Islamic State fighters north of Ramadi and 19 more north of Tikrit. Three people were killed in a bombing in Baghdad. The US launched seven airstrikes near Baiji and Tikrit against the Islamic State over the past three days.




UAE emerges as quiet, potent US ally




How a talented footballer became world's most wanted man, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi




The Ministry of Defense claimed that Islamic State emir Abu Bakr al Baghdadi was seriously wounded by Iraqi forces after US airstrike in Mosul over the weekend. The Iraqi military also claimed it killed dozens of Islamic State fighters in Mosul and Tikrit. The Islamic State killed three soldiers in a bombing in Tarmiyah.




Iraqi defense minister claims Baghdadi injured, deputy killed in anti-ISIS airstrikes




Effort to arm Sunni tribes in Iraq against Islamic State faces hurdles




Congress lays groundwork for stepped-up US presence in Iraq




Obstacles Limit Targets and Pace of Strikes on ISIS




Iraqi military reach Baiji; Baghdadi's fate unclear