Top Islamic State cleric Turki Binali killed in US-led coalition airstrike in Syria

Top Islamic State cleric Turki Binali killed in US-led coalition airstrike in Syria

Beirut: The US-led coalition said on Tuesday that it had killed the Islamic State group’s self-proclaimed top cleric in an air strike in May on a Syrian town near the Iraqi border. “Coalition forces killed Turki Binali, the self-proclaimed ‘Grand Mufti’ or chief cleric of Islamic State in an air strike on 31 May in Mayadeen, Syria”, the coalition said

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Egyptian police kill seven suspected Islamic State militants in shootout

Egyptian police kill seven suspected Islamic State militants in shootout

Cairo : Egyptian security forces killed seven suspected Islamic State militants in a shootout on Monday as they were meeting to plan attacks on minority Christians, the Interior Ministry said. The incident in the southern city of Assiut occurred a day after Egypt’s cabinet approved a three-month state of emergency in the wake of Islamic State attacks on two Christian

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Four Islamic State commanders killed in Iraq’s Mosul

Four Islamic State commanders killed in Iraq's Mosul

Baghdad : The US-led international coalition on Tuesday bombed Islamic State (IS) positions in Iraq’s Mosul city, killing four key commanders, military officials here said. According to a statement issued by the Military Intelligence, the coalition airstrikes hit several positions in the al-Tanak neighbourhood in western Mosul, Efe news reported. The warplanes of the international coalition resumed bombings on Tuesday

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Gunmen kill 3 Islamic State members in western Mosul

Gunmen kill 3 Islamic State members in western Mosul

Nineveh : Unknown individuals attacked a vehicle driven by Islamic State militants in western Mosul and killed all on board, an Iraqi security official said Monday. Anadolu Agency quoted Cap. Abdul-Karim al-Lami, from the Interior Ministry’s intelligence unit, saying the attackers shot at the militants’ pickup truck in al-Najjar area, killing all on board and setting fire to the vehicle

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Iraqi Security forces foil Islamic State attack on Badush, shell militants near Kazak camp

Iraqi Security forces foil IS attack on Badush, shell militants near Kazak camp

Nineveh : Iraqi army officer, Colonel Thamer Jaber, announced on Thursday, that security forces repulsed an attack launched by the Islamic State group, while killed 10 of the group’s militants near al-Kazak camp, northwest of Mosul. Jabber said in a press statement, “Security forces that protect Badush city managed to repulse an attack launched by the Islamic State on the

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Iraqi air force says surgical strike killed 13 Islamic State leaders, 64 others

Iraqi air force says surgical strike killed 13 militant leaders, 64 others

Baghdad : More than a dozen militant leaders of the Islamic State were killed in a coalition airstrike in Iraq, the country’s air force said Monday. Military officials said the strike, in Anbar on Saturday, killed dozens of terror operatives and 13 leaders. The group’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was thought to be present at the compound but he was

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Iraqi Security forces kill 30 Islamic State militants in Anbar, Salahuddin

Security kill 30 Islamic State militants in Anbar, Salahuddin

Anbar/ Salahuddin : Iraqi security forces killed 30 Islamic State militants in Salahuddin and Anbar on Sunday, according to military and municipal officials. A statement by the Ministry of Defense said troops in Baiji, Salahuddin, foiled two attacks by IS extremists at Sheikh Ali village and Harariyat neighborhood, killing 18 attackers and seizing two vehicles. Meanwhile, 12 Islamic State militants

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