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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Twelve Islamic State militants killed as fighter jets bombard Tal Afar

Twelve Islamic State militants killed as fighter jets bombard Tal Afar

Tal Afar : The U.S.-led coalition launched air raids against Islamic State locations in Tal Afar town, west of Mosul, an Iraqi army officer was quoted saying. Speaking to Shafaq News, Lt.Gen. Thiyab Abdullah al-Amri said twelve militants, including prominent leaders, were killed as coalition F-16 jets targeted the town early on Tuesday In related news, a local source from

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Senior Islamic State commanders killed in Afghanistan air strike: U.S. military

Senior Islamic State commanders killed in Afghanistan air strike: U.S. military

Kabul (Reuters) : Several senior members of Islamic State’s central Asian affiliate were killed in a U.S. air strike in Afghanistan, officials said on Sunday. The attack on Thursday killed Abdul Rahman, identified by the U.S. military as the Kunar provincial emir for Islamic State of Iraq and Syria-Khorasan, according to a statement from the command in Kabul. “The death

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