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Islamic State releases new execution video, purportedly kills American

The Islamic State has released a new execution video highlighting the mass beheadings of Syrian soldiers captured by the group. An Islamic State executioner also claims to have killed Peter Kassig, an American who was kidnapped in Syria late last year.

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