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Insurgents killed an Awakening leader in an IED attack in Madeen; three suspects were captured after the attack. Security forces captured six al Qaeda fighters in Anbar near the Syrian border. The military will purchase 24 light attack fighters from South Korea.
Iraqi troops in Anbar province repelled an armed assault from gunmen on the Syrian side of the border. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed three policemen in Abu Ghraib and nine civilians in Buhriz. Security forces killed two suicide bombers and captured an ISIS commander in Ramadi.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 39 people in a series of bombings and attacks throughout Iraq. Many of the attacks took place in predominantly Shia areas of Baghdad. Iraq's foreign minister warned that jihadists in Syria and Iraq threaten to establish an "Islamic emirate" in the region.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 18 people in attacks throughout the country. In Baghdad, nine people were killed in coordinated attacks on several liquor stores. Security forces captured six ISIS fighters in Baghdad. The Interior Ministry released the identity and photographs of 120 ISIS fighters who escaped from Abu Ghraib prison in July.
Last night, the Islamic State of Iraq took 15 people hostage during a suicide assault on a mall in Kirkuk. Two hundred guards at the Badush prison resigned due to threats from the ISIS. Security forces detained five Ansar al Sunnah operatives in Salahaddin and discovered a bomb factory in Fallujah.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed six people in a suicide assault against a police headquarters in Kirkuk, and three soldiers in an IED attack in Ramadi. Security forces killed the ISIS's governor for Fallujah and his aide; the governor escaped from Abu Ghraib in July.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 24 people in a series of bombings and attacks. In one attack, a suicide assault team killed 10 people, including six policemen, while targeting the mayor's compound in Tarmiyah. In Tikrit, two suicide bombers killed five people, including two policemen. Security forces captured the ISIS's governor for Basra and five fighters.
A suicide bomber from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant killed at least 10 people in an attack at a funeral in Muqdadyah. The Iraqis were mourning a senior Sunni tribal leader who was killed the day prior.
"Gunmen" dressed in Iraqi military uniforms abducted 18 Sunni men from their homes in Meshahda, just north of Baghdad, and then executed them. Security officials blamed the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant for the operation.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 29 people in a series of bombings and attacks in Baghdad, Samarra, Najaf, Hilla, Suwayrah, and Tarmiyah. In an attack in Samarra, a suicide bomber killed three policemen at a checkpoint.
Thirty-six Iraqis were killed in a series of bombings and attacks throughout Iraq. In one attack, a suicide bomber killed 11 people at a funeral in Abu Ghraib. Thirteen Iraqis who were executed were also found. Security forces repelled an attack on a border outpost in Anbar; one insurgent was killed and two more were captured while attempting to enter Iraq.
The government executed 11 Iraqi men who were convicted of carrying out terrorist attacks. Security forces destroyed two al Qaeda camps and captured 12 fighters during raids near Rubaia close to the Syrian border.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed 34 people, including four policemen and three soldiers, in a series of attacks in Baghdad and Mosul. Security forces captured an ISIS financier in Ninewa during a raid in Mosul.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham killed five people, including a local TV cameraman, in bombings and attacks in Baghdad and Mosul. The government said it would assist the tribes in Ninewa in their fight against al Qaeda.