Islamic State burn 8, including infant, for escaping Hawija

Islamic State burn 8, including infant, for escaping Hawija

Hawija : Islamic State militants burned to death eight civilians, including an infant, for attempting to flee the group’s stronghold in southwestern Kirkuk. A security source told Alsumaria News on Thursday that the militants had arrested the eight civilians, including two parents and their enfant, before the execution. The victims were heading to al-Alam region in neighboring Salahuddin province, according

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Islamic State suicide attacker kills seven Iraqi soldiers near city of Baiji

Suicide attacker kills seven Iraqi soldiers near city of Baiji

Tikrit (Iraq) : Seven Iraqi soldiers were killed on Wednesday when a suicide attacker tried to infiltrate a security headquarters near the northern city of Baiji where Islamic State is entrenched in nearby mountain areas, security sources said. Around five assailants attacked the compound where police and army troops are based. One blew up his explosives vest at the entrance

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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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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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Islamic State blows up two bridges near borders with Syria

Islamic State blows up two bridges near borders with Syria

Anbar : Islamic State has blown up two bridges on the international highway in west of Anbar province, tribal forces declared. “IS fighters blown up two pivotal bridges on the international highway, east of al-Waleed crossing on the borders between Iraq and Syria,”Shaker al-Rishawi, a senior commander of the Tribal Mobilization forces in Anbar, told AlSumaria News on Tuesday. “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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Islamic State makes major gains north Damascus, captures three army bases

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Damascus : After four days of heavy clashes with Syrian army forces, militant fighters of the Islamic State (ISIS) on Friday captured strategic areas northeast of Damascus. ISIS seized control of three military bases in the Qalamoun region northeast of the Syrian capital, after clashes with pro-regime’s army troops. “The militant group is now in control of three major army

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ISIS Chops Off Hands of 2 Children for Refusing to Kill Captives in Front of Their Families

ISIS Chops Off Hands of 2 Children for Refusing to Kill Captives in Front of Their Families

Nineveh : The Islamic State terror group has carried a brutal attack on two children by chopping off their hands as punishment for refusing to execute people in front of their families. “Meanwhile, members of the Islamic State terrorist group amputated the hands of two children, for refusing to carry out the execution sentence on two civilians in front of

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