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IS Releases Video on Seizing Control Over Imam Gharbi Village in Southern Mosul

The Islamic State’s (IS) Dijlah Province in Iraq released a video on fighters seizing control over Imam Gharbi village in southern Mosul, and in a provided infographic, claimed killing 106 Iraqi soldiers and “militiamen” in a 16-day period.

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Thursday, 20 July 2017
IS Claims July 5 Drive-by Shooting in Giza in Naba 90, Says 2200+ Killed and Wounded in 10 Months in Baghdad

The Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for the July 5, 2017, drive-by shooting at a checkpoint in South Giza, Egypt, in the 90th issue of its weekly newspaper, al-Naba, and reported over 2,200 killed and wounded among Shi’ites in a 10-month period in Baghdad.

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Thursday, 20 July 2017
IS Claims Two IED Blasts in Sadr City, Two Others in Nahrawan in Baghdad

The Islamic State’s (IS) Baghdad Province claimed four bombings on Shi’ites, two in Sadr City and two others in Nahrawan.

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Sunday, 16 July 2017
IS Downplays Iraqi Military Victory in Mosul in Naba 89, Threatens Attacks

The Islamic State (IS) downplayed the Iraqi military victory in the city of Mosul in Naba 89, and threatened the government and army with “great scenes that will make them forget the horrors of Mosul, Speicher, and Beiji”.

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Friday, 14 July 2017
IS Claims 11,700 Iraqi Forces, Kurdish Peshmerga Killed in 9 Months of Mosul Battle in Naba 89

In the 89th issue of its al-Naba weekly newspaper, the Islamic State (IS) claimed that after nine months of the battle in Mosul, more than 11,700 Iraqi soldiers and militiamen and Kurdish Peshmerga fighters were killed.

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Thursday, 13 July 2017
IS Claims Credit for Ramadan Attacks in Paris and Brussels, Calls to Strike Western Economies and Kidnap Children in Rumiyah 11

In the 11th issue of its Rumiyah magazine, the Islamic State (IS) for the first time claimed credit for the June 19, 2017, attack in Paris, France, and the bombing in Brussels, Belgium, the following day, and called to strike Western economies, to kidnap children, and to kill a German national.

Thursday, 13 July 2017
‘Amaq Reports IS Fighters Firing Rockets at Shi’ite Holy City of Karbala

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported fighters firing rockets at the Shi’ite holy city of Karbala as well as Babil.

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Wednesday, 12 July 2017
‘Amaq Reports in Video on IS Fighters in Mosul Continuing to Engage Enemy “Until the Last Breath”

The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency released a video report on group fighters in the city of Mosul continuing to engage the enemy “until the last breath”.

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Tuesday, 11 July 2017
While IS Supporter Sees Pride and Strength in IS Stand in Mosul, AQ Jihadist Sees Military Failure and Waste

After the defeat of the Islamic State (IS) in Mosul, a prominent IS supporter portrayed its fighters as strong and resilient in the face of the Iraqi army and warned of an emboldened group in Iraq and Syria, while a jihadist part of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) saw only military failure and waste.

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Tuesday, 11 July 2017
IS Defiant in Mosul, Continues Clashing with Iraqi Forces in al-Maydan and Vows to Fight Until “Victory or Martyrdom”

As the Iraqi government declares victory in its battle to retake Mosul, the Islamic State (IS) expressed defiance in ravaged city, continuing to clash with Iraqi forces in al-Maydan, and vowing to fight until “victory or martyrdom”.

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Monday, 10 July 2017
IS Supporter Sees Hope in Group’s Eventual Resurgence Following Expected Defeat in Iraq and Syria

Islamic State (IS) supporters circulated an essay expressing hope in the group’s eventual resurgence following its expected defeat in Iraq and Syria.

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Sunday, 09 July 2017
Jihadist Advises IS Supporters Seeking to Travel from Tunisia to Turkey

A jihadist gave advice to Islamic State (IS) supporters seeking to travel from Tunisia to Turkey presumably to enter Iraq or Syria.

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Thursday, 06 July 2017
IS Military Commander in Naba 87 Interview: Preparations for Mosul Battle Began with Liberation of City, Civilians Joined Fighters

The head of the Islamic State’s (IS) “Department of Soldiery” discussed the Mosul battle in an interview in the 87th issue of the group’s al-Naba newspaper, claiming that preparations for the engagement that has been ongoing since October 2016 were made as soon as the IS seized control over the city in June 2014.

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Thursday, 06 July 2017
IS-Praising Rap Lyrics Posted on Telegram Tout Group’s Expansion “From the East to the West”

A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel posted rap-styled lyrics touting the group’s ongoing “victory” and steady expansion across the globe.

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Thursday, 06 July 2017
Iranian, Russian, Turkish, and Turkmen Children Execute Prisoners in Grisly IS Video, Call for Attacks

Al-Jazeera Province of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq released a grisly video featuring Iranian, Russian, Turkish, and Turkmen children brutally executing prisoners and calling for and threatening attacks in their native lands and the West.

Tuesday, 04 July 2017
IS Claims Killing 30, Wounding 40 Iraqi Federal Police Total in Separate Attacks in Mosul

Ninawa Province of the Islamic State (IS) claimed killing 30 Iraqi Federal Police and wounding 40 others in separate attacks in Mosul.

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Monday, 03 July 2017
IS Supporter Urges Group to Target Iraqi Banks, Oil and Gas Pipelines, and Phosphate Factories

As a means to cause financial loss to the Iraqi government and significantly impact its economy, an Islamic State (IS) supporter urged the group to target banks, oil and gas pipelines, and phosphate factories.

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Monday, 03 July 2017
IS Claims Killing and Wounding at Least 117 Iraqi Security Forces in 2-Day Period in Mosul

The Islamic State (IS) claimed killing and wounding at least 117 Iraqi Federal Police and SWAT forces in clashes and a suicide bombing in a two-day period in the city of Mosul.
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Saturday, 01 July 2017
IS Supporters Disseminate Announcement of “Counter-Campaign” to Recent Narratives of Group’s Defeat

In response to recent narratives surrounding the Islamic State’s (IS) military defeats in Mosul, IS supporters on Telegram announced a social media “counter-campaign.”

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Friday, 30 June 2017
Video Traces IS Spokesman’s Rise Through Group’s Ranks

A jihadist media group released a video tracing the rise of Islamic State (IS) spokesman Abu al-Hassan al-Muhajir through the group’s ranks since its beginning as Tawhid Wal Jihad under Abu Musab al-Zarqawi to its current iteration under Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

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Thursday, 29 June 2017

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