The governor of Anbar Province, Suhaib al-Rawi, insisted that U.S. troops will not be fighting in the province any time in the future. Those that are already there are providing training.
At least 206 were killed and 34 were wounded: In Baghdad, three people were killed and eight were wounded by a blast at a Saba’a al-Bour market. A bomb killed two people and wounded seven in Shabb. In Doura, gunmen killed two merchants.
Three people were killed and seven were wounded when a bomb exploded in Husseiniya.
Near Tikrit, a clash left one militiaman dead and two wounded. Dozens of militants were killed or wounded as well.
Clashes in Makhmour wounded five Peshmerga. It also left eight militants dead and five wounded.
A sniper killed a Peshmerga member in Daquq.
In Mosul, fifty young men were arrested for posting critical information online.
Airstrikes in Albu Hayat killed 115 militants.
Peshmerga forces shelled Sinjar and killed 20 militants.
A bomb strike killed 18 militants in Hawija.
In Sajariya, airstrikes left 12 militants dead.
A car bomb killed seven militants in Malbah.
Seven militants were killed in Garma.
Seven militants were killed in Qayara.