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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US-backed forces cut off last Islamic State (ISIS) escape route from Raqqa

US-backed forces cut off last ISIS escape route from Raqqa

This was the latest setback for the Islamic State. Beirut : US-backed forces cut off the last escape route for the Islamic State group from Raqa on Thursday, trapping the besieged jihadists inside their de facto Syrian capital. But IS fighters hit back with a counter-attack that included several suicide bombings against the Syrian Democratic Forces, an alliance of Kurdish

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