Many attacks were launched against Islamic State targets on Friday, mostly airstrikes. The militants executed several civilians in northern Iraq. Overall, at least 197 were killed and 20 were wounded.
The Spanish government said it will send 300 military trainers to Iraq, pending parliamentary approval. The country will also allow its airspace, waters and bases for use by coalition partners. The troops will remain in Iraq for several weeks and will not participate in military operations. Spain will also provide other non-military help.
Six civilians were executed in Zab.
In Baiji, three kidnapping victims were beheaded.
Militants executed a female lawyer in Mosul.
Gunmen wounded four civilians in Kirkuk.
A mortar strike in the Hamrin Hills wounded a policeman and two volunteer fighters.
Militiamen kidnapped a sheikh in Zubayr.
Airstrikes near the Japanese Bridge in Anbar killed 38 militants.
A foiled attack on the Tigris Canal left 21 militants dead.
In Samarra, airstrikes left 19 militants dead
Nineteen militants were killed during an airstrike on Duluiya.
Coalition jets bombed an area near al-Qaim and killed 16 militants.
In Tikrit, 13 militants were killed.
Eight militants were killed in Aziz Balad.
Security forces killed seven militants in Haditha.
A U.S. airstrike on Baaj killed four militants.
Four militants were killed during a clash in Jurf al-Sakhar.
In Jalawla, a militant leader and two aides were killed.
Mortars killed three militants in Saidiya.
Two militants leaders were killed in Fadhiliya.
Dozens of militants were killed in a failed attempt to attack a bridge in Garma.
Airstrikes in Hit killed a number of militants.