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The Islamic State killed five people in a suicide attack in Irbil and 10 more Iraqis in three separate bombings in Baghdad. The Iraqi military claimed it killed the Islamic State's war minister and three aides in Mosul, 13 Islamic State fighters in northern Babil, and 10 more in Tikrit. The US and allied countries launched 24 airstrikes against Islamic State targets near Mosul, Kirkuk, Baiji, and Fallujah.




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.




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.




The Iraqi military claimed it killed 38 Islamic State fighters in Mahasna, 12 fighters in Jurf al Sakhar, and 12 more in Baiji. The Islamic State killed a senior police official in Tikrit. The US launched six airstrikes against the islamic State near Fallujah, Ramadi, Haditha, and Baiji. President Obama will send an additional 1,500 troops to Iraq over the next several months.




The Iraqi military claimed it killed 105 Islamic State fighters during operations in Baiji, Baghdad, and Tikrit. The Islamic State killed six Awakening fighters north of Abu Ghraib.




The Iraqi military said it killed 33 Islamic State fighters near Tikrit, Mosul, and Latafiyah. Iraqi intelligence captured an Islamic State judge and three aides in Ninewa. The Islamic State is reported to be advancing on the town of Kuwayr just south of Irbil.




The Islamic State reportedly executed 50 members of the Albu Nimr tribe who opposed the group in Hit. A suicide bomber killed five people in an attack at a checkpoint in Baghdad. The US launched five airstrikes against the Islamic State near Al Qaim and the Mosul Dam.




The Iraqi military claimed it killed 15 Islamic State fighters in airstrikes in Albu Faraj south of Tikrit. The US launched nine airstrikes against the Islamic State in Haditha, west of Baghdad, near the Mosul Dam, and Sinjar. Iraqi sources claimed 60 Islamic State fighters were killed in the airstrikes in Sinjar.




A suicide bomber killed 27 Shiite militiamen in an attack in Jurf al Sakhar. Shiite militias are executing dozens of suspected Islamic State fighters in Jurf al Sakhar. The Islamic State killed seven Iraqis in a bombing Tuz Khurmatu. Officials claimed that 60 Islamic State fighters were killed in US airstrikes in Sinjar and 16 more were killed in Iraqi airstrikes in Balad.




The Peshmerga claimed it killed 15 Islamic State fighters in Zumar. The Iraqi military claimed it killed 19 Islamic State fighters in Jurf al Sakhar. The US launched 12 airstrikes against the Islamic State near the Mosul Dam and Fallujah. The Islamic State kidnapped the former police commander for Baiji. The government canceled an order for 24 US Apache attack helicopters.




The Iraqi military claimed yet again that it liberated Jurf al Sakhar and killed 140 Islamic State fighters. Kurdish officials claimed to have retaken Zumar; the Kurds previously claimed to have liberated Zumar on Aug. 10. An Islamic State suicide bomber killed seven Iraqi soldiers in Taji. The US launched 22 airstrikes against the Islamic State in Fallujah, Baiji, and near the Mosul Dam.




Iraqi military officials claimed an Afghan was among 135 Islamic State fighters killed in an Iraqi airstrike in Baiji. Officials also claimed 27 Islamic State fighters were killed in Sinjar and 32 more while attacking Amriyat al Fallujah. The US launched 12 airstrikes against the Islamic State near the Mosul Dam.




The Islamic State killed 18 Iraqis in three IED attacks in Baghdad. Yesterday, the Islamic State launched a series of attacks against Kurdish forces in northern Iraq, including a suicide bombing that killed six Peshmerga near the Mosul Dam, and killed 15 more people in car bombings in Karbala. The US launched three airstrikes against the Islamic State near Fallujah, the Mosul Dam, and the Baiji oil refinery. Iraqis in Sinjar reportedly killed seven Islamic State fighters.




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.