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An Islamic State suicide bomber killed an Iraqi Army brigade commander and two aides in Amriyat al Fallujah. The police chief for Salahaddin province was wounded in an IED attack. Another Islamic State suicide bomber killed 18 people at a Shia mosque in Baghdad. The US launched 10 airstrikes against the Islamic State in Fallujah, the Baiji oil refinery, and the Mosul Dam.




The Islamic State killed 47 people in a series of attacks that included a suicide bomber, roadside bombs, and mortars, in Baghdad and areas south of the capital. The Iraqi military killed three Islamic State fighters in Mosul. The US and allied did not launch any airstrikes in Iraq; 14 strikes were launched in Kobani in Syria.




The Iraqi military claimed it defeated Islamic State assaults on Ramadi and the oil refinery in Baiji, and killed 22 Islamic State fighters in Diyala. The US launched five airstrikes against the Islamic State near the Haditha Dam and Baiji; three Islamic State fighters were reported killed in the attacks.




The Islamic State killed Ahmed al Khafaji, a member of parliament as well as a senior commander in the Shiite Badr militia, and 20 other people in a suicide attack in Baghdad, and 2 "volunteers" south of Tikrit. Eight Islamic State fighters and two Iraqi soldiers were killed during a clash at a military base in Fallujah. The US launched one airstrike against the Islamic State near Kirkuk. The government denied that the Islamic State has clashed with security forces near Baghdad International Airport.




The Islamic State killed four policemen and a militia fighter in attacks in Samarra. Security forces claimed to have killed "dozens" of Islamic State fighters in Jurf al Sakhar.




The Islamic State killed 25 people in a triple suicide attack north of Baqubah, six Iraqis in a bombing in Baqubah, and 23 more civilians in a pair of bombings in Baghdad. The Islamic State also assassinated Anbar province's chief of police. The US and allied countries launched five airstrikes against the Islamic State in Ramadi, Hit, and Kirkuk.




A suicide bomber killed 11 Iraqis at a market north of Baghdad. A Shia militia killed four Iraqi soldiers near Udaim. The Islamic State executed two civilians in Fallujah, and a reporter and three family members in Salahaddin. An Iraqi tribe killed five Islamic State fighters near Baiji. US and Dutch warplanes launched three airstrikes against the Islamic State in Hit and Tal Afar.




The Islamic State executed eight Iraqis near Tikrit and Kirkuk. The US launched one airstrike against the Islamic State near Baghdad. The Iraqi military claimed it killed 30 Islamic State fighters in Anbar and the group's second in command in Babil and four more fighters.




An Islamic State suicide bomber killed eight people in Baqubah. The US launched two airstrikes against the Islamic State near Sinjar. The Iraqi military claimed it killed 63 Islamic State fighters, including two senior leaders, in Kirkuk, Hit, Ramadi, and Jurf al Sakhar.




Islamic State fighters executed 15 civilians in Mosul. The Islamic State shot down an Iraqi Army helicopter with a shoulder-fired missile and killed both crewmen near Bayji. The US, UK, and the Netherlands launched five airstrikes against the Islamic State near Fallujah, Ramadi, and Sinjar. Yesterday, the US launched five airstrikes against the Islamic State in Sinjar and Rabiah. The Iraqi military claimed it killed 30 Islamic State fighters in Tikrit.




The Islamic State took control of Hit and Anbar province and attacked military headquarters in Ramadi and at Al Asad Airfield. Twenty-four military personnel were reported killed in Hit. The US launched seven airstrikes against the Islamic State near Ramadi, Fallujah, Baghdad, and Mosul. The Iraqi military claimed it killed 50 Islamic State fighters in Diyala and 22 more in Tikrit.




The Islamic State destroyed an Iraqi armored column and took control of a police station in Albu Aytha north of Ramadi. The US military launched 11 airstrikes against the Islamic State near the Mosul Dam, Fallujah, and northwest of Baghdad. The Islamic State killed eight people in bombings in Babil and eight more in Karbala. The military claimed it killed a senior Islamic State leader in Jurf al Sakhar.




Officials claimed that the US killed 18 Islamic State fighters in airstrike in Mosul. The military said it killed 25 Islamic State fighters in Dhuliyah, and a "judge" and six fighters in Fallujah. The Islamic State killed six policemen in Sharqat and four men in Mosul.




The US destroyed four Islamic State armed vehicles and a fighting position in airstrikes in Irbil. The Islamic State killed 11 civilans and two soldiers in bombings in Mahmudiyah, Mishada, and Tuz Khurmatu.




The US launched seven airstrikes against Islamic State targets near Kirkuk, Baghdad, and Al Qaim. Britain, Belgium, and Denmark agreed to join the US in targeting the Islamic State inside Iraq, but not in Syria. The headquarters element of the 1st Infantry Division will deploy to Iraq.




The US launched 11 airstrikes against the Islamic State in Irbil, Kirkuk, and Baghdad provinces. France also conducted airstrikes in Iraq. Prime Minister Abidi said the Islamic State is plotting attacks in Paris and New York City. The military claimed it killed 18 Islamic State fighters in Jurf al Sakhar. Five people were killed in two bombings in Mahmudiyah.




The Islamic State overran an Iraqi military base in Saqlawiya in Anbar province. The extent of Iraqi casualties is unclear; upwards of 800 soldiers are said to have been killed or captured during the opening suicide attack, the storming of the base, and while retreating. An estimated 200 soldiers are said to have escaped. Two army officers were relieved of command after the attack.




The military claimed it killed 13 Islamic State fighters in Tikrit, and a financial official in Mosul. The US launched seven airstrikes against the Islamic State in Sinjar, Haditha, and southwestern Baghdad since Sept. 19. Thirteen Iraqis were killed in bombings and mortar attacks in Shia areas in Baghdad.




The US launched seven airstrikes against the Islamic State near Irbil, the Haditha Dam, and southwestern Baghdad. The Iraqi military claimed it killed 16 Islamic State fighters in northern Babil and a military commander and four aides near Mosul. The military also said it has launched clearing operations in Rawa and Anah. Prime Minister Abadi ruled out basing US troops in Iraq and questioned the exclusion of Iran from a coalition against the Islamic State.




The US has launched five airstrikes in southwestern Baghdad and Irbil against the Islamic State. The Iraqi military claimed it killed 16 Islamic State fighters near Bayji and launched an operation in Jurf al Sakhar. The Islamic State killed four Iraqis in mortar attacks in Dhuluiyah. General Dempsey said US ground troops could engage in fighting in Iraq.