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Thuds of explosions rumbled across the neighborhood only meters away from the famed al-Nuri mosque, from where ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a "caliphate" spanning parts of Iraq and Syria. Iraqi forces have had the centuries-old leaning ...
Mosul, 400 km north of Iraqi capital Baghdad, has been under the IS control since June 2014, when government forces abandoned their posts and fled, enabling the group to take control of northern and western Iraq. He said five of the 10 killed in ...
Image of US and Iraqi soldiers in Al Anbar, Iraq on 20 May 2005 [Michael A. Blaha/Wikipedia ]. April 24, 2017 at 11:47 am. A day after an ambush by Daesh ...
Mosul, Iraq (Reuters) - Three policemen were killed on Sunday in a suicide attack south of Mosul, the northern Iraqi city where Islamic State is fighting off a U.S.-backed offensive, security sources said. A group of about 10 assailants, including four ...
The intelligence arm of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) disagrees with the assessment recently heard coming from the mouths of the Iraqi Army's top brass: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the Islamic State (IS), is currently in Mosul and is personally ...
At least three policemen were killed on Sunday in a suicide attack south of Mosul, the northern Iraqi city where Daesh is fighting off a US-backed offensive, security sources said.
Iraqi forces are engaging in door-to-door combat against Daesh in the Old City section of Mosul. ... The group captured the city in mid-2014, and it was from Mosul that Daesh leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi declared a "caliphate" over parts of Iraq and Syria.
Members of Iraqi pro-government forces hold a position on the frontline on October 21, 2016, near the village of Tall al-Tibah, some 30 kilometers south of Mosul, during an operation to retake the main hub city from the Islamic State (ISIS) group ...
Mosul, Iraq: Three policemen were killed on Sunday in a suicide attack south of Mosul, the northern Iraqi city where ISIS is fighting off a U.S.
LAST October, 30000 troops rolled into the Iraqi city of Mosul for a fierce assault on ISIS forces. But just an hour's drive away, life looks very different.
US Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles taxi the runway after landing at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, November 12, 2015. (Reuters). Philippine President Warns he Can be ...
terrorist organizations are not part of the ceasefire. In early March, Iraqi news network Alsumaria reported that Daesh al-Baghdadi has acknowledged the terrorist group's defeat in Iraq and urged his supporters to take refuge in the country's ...
Mosul - Iraqi security forces killed a number of ISIS' top commanders including Abu Baker al-Baghdadi's aide, whereas six citizens were injured during an ISIS attack on the Algerian neighborhood, in east Mosul's center.
US Special Forces units reached Ain al-Assad Airbase, the western Anbar Province in Iraq, on Tuesday to help Iraqi forces recapture cities still held by ISIS. "A large number of US Special Forces units reached the Ain al-Assad Airbase in Anbar's Al ...
Citing what Reuters describes as "Iraqi and regional contacts knowledgeable about Iraq," Allawi claimed there had been "discussions and dialogue between messengers representing Baghdadi and representing Zawahiri," ISIS's and al-Qaeda's respective ...
al Qaeda e l'esperienza talebana nascono per riempire un vuoto in Asia centrale dovuto alla guerra civile afgana; l'ISIS nasce per riempire quello generato da Iraqi Freedom nel 2003 e per contrastare l'arco sciita generato tra Beirut, Damasco, Baghdad ...
Baghdad: Iraqi troops killed 60 Islamic State (IS) militants in Mosul, including a commander, a senior official said on Tuesday.
"A large number of U.S. Special Forces units reached the Ain al-Assad Airbase in Anbar's Al-Baghdadi district some 90 kilometers west of [ provincial capital] Ramadi," an Iraqi Army brigadier-general told Anadolu Agency. The officer, who spoke ...
... confirmed. Previous reports on his death have been found to be fake. No one has seen Baghdadi in a really long time. There were rumors that he had died in the ongoing battle between Iraqi forces and IS but those were quashed by the government of Iraq.
Iraqi forces gained fresh ground in door-to-door fighting in the Old City of Mosul, a military spokesman said on Monday, as the U.S.
Baghdad ( A security source in Anbar Province revealed that a policeman was killed by a suicide bombing, west of the province, Alsumaria News reported on Tuesday.
Baghdad (Reuters) - Islamic State is talking to al Qaeda about a possible alliance as Iraqi troops close in on IS fighters in Mosul, Iraqi Vice President Ayad Allawi said in an interview on Monday. Allawi said he got the information on Monday from ...
... leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, a Syrian activist said on Tuesday. The Syrian activist Firas al-Alawi revealed that the international coalition aircraft carried out air strikes on Albu Kamal City, located on the Syrian-Iraqi borders. ... al-Labed ...
Baghdad ( The Iraqi Ministry of Defense's Falcon intelligence Cell revealed in a statement on Monday that the leader of the Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, is still alive and staying in Syria while it warned of the "political ...
Iraqi Vice President Ayad Allawi said during an interview that the Islamic State militants may be looking to join forces with al-Qaeda.
Baghdad - Iraqi police on Sunday accused Islamic State of using chemical weapons against their forces in Mosul, but said that had not stopped them making new ground towards the militants' last stronghold in the city.
It is unclear how exactly the two group may work together, Allawi said. ISIS blazed across large swathes of northern Iraq in 2014, leaving the Iraqi central government reeling. Baghdadi declared a caliphate over the territory the group controlled from ...
Mosul ( Islamic State members raised alert in their stronghold town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, after a senior aide to supreme leader Abu Bakr ...
The ISIS caliph al-Baghdadi has recently moved to Syria after being injured in an airstrike by the US-led coalition in northwestern Iraq. "The leader of terrorists al-Baghdadi has left Mosul. He is now based in Syria, moving across the ISIS-held areas ...
"God willing, the celebration of the resurrection of Christ will also mark the return and rising-up of the Christians in Iraq," said Kyriacos Isho, 75, who was accompanied by his 12 children and grandchildren at Mar Gewargis (St George) Chaldean ...
ISIS has suffered several losses over the past year. Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, a Syrian who was the jihadists' official spokesman, and Shishani were killed in airstrikes.
ISIS aims to create an Islamic State called a caliphate across Iraq, Syria and beyond. The group is implementing sharia law, rooted in eighth century Islam, to establish a society that mirrors the region's ancient past.
ISIS aims to create an Islamic State called a caliphate across Iraq, Syria and beyond. The group is implementing sharia law, rooted in eighth century Islam, to establish a society that mirrors the region's ancient past.
US-led coalition strikes near Sinjar in Iraq killed 10 Daesh militants and two of the group's senior leaders, the Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) ...
Iraq/Syria - At a time of growing concern about civilian casualties in Iraq, the US-led coalition issued a report Saturday, April 1st that says at least 229 civilians likely have been killed by coalition strikes there and in Syria since Operation ...
Any argument with Daesh terrorists, let alone criticism of their leader Abu Bakr Baghdadi could have potentially resulted in execution.
Iraqi troops pounded Islamic State (IS) militant positions in Mosul's Old City on April 13 as they continued their push to seize control of the symbolically important Al-Nuri mosque.
Some time within the coming weeks, Iraqi forces will reach the great mosque of al-Nuri, in Mosul. It was from the pulpit in this small, 900-year-old complex that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader ... Baghdadi and his followers may hold on to a few ...
The Islamic State group has lost two-thirds of its founding leaders, but a dangerous group of inexperienced unknowns have taken the helm in their place.
Mosul - Iraq's federal police forces on Monday (April 10) fought fierce street battles against Islamic State (ISIS) militants in the narrow alleys of Mosul's Old City as they pushed towards the al-Nuri mosque where ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi ...
After the grueling fight for the main Iraqi stronghold of ISIS, its northern city of Mosul, the focus of the coalition and new administration of President Donald Trump has shifted to Raqqa, the de facto capital of the militant group's self-declared ...
Mosul ( Iraqi Federal police command said Tuesday its troops killed five Islamic State members in central Mosul's Old City as troops maintain a siege around the area preparing to invade it.
ISIS has lost more than three-quarters of the territory it seized when it swept across Iraq in the summer of 2014 - leaving in control of just seven per cent of the country the Iraqi military has said. Brig Gen Yahya Rasool, a military spokesman ...
al-Qaeda in Iraq saw in Syria an opportunity to overcome its own crISIS that was sparked by its loss of the Anbar Province in 2007 and in the Sons of Iraq ("Sahwat") offensive that ended in 2009. This paved the way for the emergence of the ISIS ...
They specifically eye the area's Grand Nuri mosque where IS supreme leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi proclaimed the group's takeover of Iraq in 2014. Maj. Gen. Najm al-Jubouri, head of the Joint Operations Command's Mosul operations, said in statements ...
Baghdadi addressed his supporters at areas that IS controls, a local source from the province said in February. Baghdadi urged fighters to flee urban areas and resort to mountains after admitting defeat to U.S.-backed Iraqi forces and militias fighting ...
The Iraqi Observatory for human rights (IOHR) stated that dozens of displaced families originally from ISIS-controlled districts: Qaim, Ramadi and Fallujah, face the threat of forcible deportation from Heet disrict in Anbar Province, 190 km west of ...
Jumaili led Islamic State's top security agency in Iraq and Syria, known as Amniya, answering directly to Baghdadi, according to experts. He added that it is impossible to speak about humanitarian aspects of the US-led coalition's operation in Mosul.
Iraqi forces, backed by a US-led coalition, have been battling to retake the city of Mosul, Islamic State's stronghold in Iraq and the city where Baghdadi declared a caliphate almost three years ago. "Because we struck in that area, I think there's a ...






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