Britons who join Islamic State should be hunted and killed : Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson

Gavin Williamson

London (Reuters) : Britons who have joined the Islamic State militant group in Syria and Iraq should be hunted down and killed, Britain’s new defence secretary said. Gavin Williamson said that Britons who had gone to Syria or Iraq to fight for Islamic State hated what Britain stands for, and that air strikes could be used against the estimated 270 British

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Iraqi army destroys Islamic State camp in Anbar province

Iraqi army destroys Islamic State camp in Anbar province

Baghdad : The Iraqi army destroyed on Tuesday an Islamic State camp south of Ar-Rutbah town in Anbar, a military commander said. “The army’s 1st brigade destroyed an IS camp at a desert area near Ar-Rutbah town in Anbar,” Commander of Anbar Operations Major General Mahmoud al-Falahi told DijlahTv on Tuesday. “The camp included a booby-trapped vehicle, explosive charges and

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Para-Military Forces kill 3 Islamic State suicide bombers in Hawija

PMFs kill 3 Islamic State suicide bombers in Hawija

Hawija : Iraqi paramilitary forces killed on Friday three Islamic State suicide bombers in southwest Kirkuk before perpetrating an attack on civilians. PMF media said the militants, wearing explosive belts, were killed at al-Rashad area in Hawija, a former Islamic State bastion, southwest of Kirkuk. Iraqi forces declared the recapture of Hawija from Islamic State early October. Iraq declared the

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75 Islamic State militants killed in two days in western Anbar : Military

75 Islamic State militants killed in two days in western Anbar

Anbar : Over seventy Islamic State militants were killed, while thirty-three regions and villages were liberated during the past two days in western Anbar, the Joint Operations Command said. In a statement on Saturday, “the regions liberated included al-Hasa, water station in al-Hasa complex, al-Shirwaniya, al-Tazaliya, al-Zallah, al-Awani and villages of Leheiba, al-Nazwa, and al-Saadiya village, stretching along 56 kilometers.”

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Iraqi warplanes kill 17 Islamic State militants near Syrian borders

Iraqi warplanes kill 17 Islamic State militants near Syrian borders

Anbar : Seventeen Islamic State militants were killed when Iraqi fighter jets bombarded their locations near the Iraqi-Syrian borders on Tuesday, a senior army officer was quoted saying. Brig. Gen. Saleh Ali told Jordan’s Petra news agency that the air raids targeted the Okashat-Qaim road, killing 17 militants and destroying several vehicles and ammunition depots as Iraqi forces head towards

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‘We’ll just try to kill him’: US vows to hunt ISIS leader Baghdadi to the death

US vows to hunt Isis leader Baghdadi to the death

Coalition admits it does not know whereabouts of militant leader, but suspects he is hiding in mid-Euphrates valley Washington : The leader of Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, is probably still alive and hiding in the border area between Syria and Iraq, a senior US general has said. As the Iraqi prime minister declared victory over Isis in the city

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Iraqi police say killed 50 Islamic State members in Tal Afar

Iraqi police say killed 50 Islamic State members in Tal Afar

Tal Afar : Iraqi Federal Police service said Thursday its troops killed 50 Islamic State members during operations to recapture one district in the town of Tal Afar, the group’s last bastion in Nineveh province. The service’s chief, Lt. Gen. Shaker Jawdat, said the militants were killed while the forces cleared the Kefah al-Shamali (northern) district west of Tal Afar.

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Coalition air raid kills 10 Islamic State militants in western Anbar

Coalition air raid kills 10 Islamic State militants in western Anbar

Anbar : Ten Islamic State militants were killed in an airstrike in western Anbar, a security source from the province was quoted saying. Speaking to AlSumaria News, the source said, “U.S.-led coalition launched an airstrike targeting IS rest house in Rawa city, west of Ramadi city,” the source told AlSumaria News. “The airstrike destroyed the rest house and left 10

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