Kurdish authorities arrest 1700 Islamic State militants among displaced civilians

Iraq arrest 1700 Islamic State militants among displaced civilians

Erbil : Kurdish security services have arrested around 1700 Islamic State militants among the displaced civilians at refugee camps, according to Karim Sinjari, Interior Minister of the Kurdistan region. During a meeting on Sunday with a Kuwaiti media delegation in Erbil, Sinjari said, “despite the liberation of Mosul, the war against IS will last for long due to presence of

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Three Islamic State leaders killed escaping to eastern Mosul via Tigris

Three IS leaders killed escaping to eastern Mosul via Tigris

Mosul : Three Islamic State leaders were killed escaping western Mosul to its eastern side via the Tigris River, a police source was quoted saying. Nineveh police captain, Saeed Najm, told BasNews that the trio was escaping through the river, which bisects the city, towards al-Faisaliya neighborhood. Najm said security forces had tightened scrutiny on Tigris banks to hunt down

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Nations agree to boost fight against Islamic State in Southeast Asia

Nations agree to boost fight against Islamic State in Southeast Asia

Manado (Indonesia) : A six-nation summit co-hosted by Indonesia and Australia agreed Saturday to set up a forum to strengthen cooperation between intelligence services to counter extremist threats in Southeast Asia. Security ministers and officials from Indonesia, Australia, Malaysia, Brunei, the Philippines and New Zealand held a one-day meeting in Manado, the capital of Indonesia’s North Sulawesi province, focusing on

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Iraqi Army kills 21 Islamic State members in Anbar desert

Iraqi Army kills 21 Islamic State members in Anbar desert

Anbar : Twenty-one Islamic State militants were killed on Tuesday in a military operation southwest of Iraq, Petra news agency reported. Army Colonel Ahmed al-Shemari said troops foiled an IS attack against military sites in al-Nakhib region, southwest of Baghdad on Tuesday, leaving twenty-one IS members killed. The clashes, which took place near the Iraqi-Saudi borders, lasted for three hours,

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Police arrest 6 Islamic State militants near Mosul airport

Police arrest 6 Islamic State militants near Mosul airport

Mosul : Iraqi security forces arrested six Islamic militants near western Mosul airport, the police command said on Tuesday, as security continues to clear areas recaptured from the group. The Federal Police service said in a statement that the six militants were arrested during combing patrols in Bu Sayf region, near Mosul Airport. Federal Police chief Shaker Jawdat said multiple

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ISIS Female Fighters Use Own Children As Human Shields In Last Desperate Moments Of Mosul Siege

ISIS FEMALE FIGHTERS USE OWN CHILDREN AS HUMAN SHIELDS IN LAST DESPERATE MOMENTS OF MOSUL SIEGE

Mosul : Female fighters with the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) are using their own children as human shields in a last desperate attempt stop the advance of U.S.-backed forces that have all but retaken the Iraqi city of Mosul. ISIS has sent out its female fighters, ensconced within the last remaining streets held by the group, with their children

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