At least seventeen people have been killed in clashes, between Iraqi government forces and Islamic State militants, near Iraq’s Baiji oil refinery.
At least 38 Iraqi policemen were killed in a suicide attack, claimed by Islamic State militants, where a tank rigged with explosives was driven into a base south of the city of Samarra.
Islamic State militants have shot dead 23 civilians, including nine children, as fighting continues over the ancient city of Palmyra, in Syria.
Islamic State militants have raised their flag over the local government building in the western provincial capital of Ramadi, and claimed victory of the city through the mosque loudspeakers.
At least 26 people have been killed in a series of separate attacks in the Iraqi province of Anbar, and the capital city of Baghdad.
The bodies of six displaced Sunni men have been discovered dumped in the Iraqi city of Baghdad, each with bullet holes in their heads.
A series of suicide attacks and car bombs across Iraq have killed at least 22 people, and injured dozens, police and medical officials have said.
Four soldiers have been killed after three Islamic State car bombs attacked a border crossing between Iraq and Jordan.
At least three Iraqi citizens have been killed after an explosion from a truck near the country’s border with Kuwait, officials from the Kuwaiti news agency have said.
An Australian teenager, who travelled to Iraq and Syria to join the Islamic State, has reportedly been killed, carrying out a suicide bombing for the terrorist group.