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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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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ISIS Leader Baghdadi Fled Iraq With The Help Of Suicide Bombers

ISIS LEADER BAGHDADI FLED IRAQ WITH THE HELP OF SUICIDE BOMBERS

Mosul : The leader of the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS, may have fled the group’s final embattled stronghold of Mosul in Iraq using a series of coordinated suicide bombings. Fuad Hussein, chief of staff to Kurdish President Masoud Barzani, said the influential ultraconservative Sunni Muslim cleric escaped Mosul about two months ago under the cover of multiple

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Coalition strike targets top Islamic State group recruiter Rachid Kassim

Rachid Kassim

French jihadist Rachid Kassim, suspected of inspiring several attacks in France, was targeted in a coalition air strike near the Iraqi city of Mosul, but his death is not yet confirmed, the Pentagon said Friday. Mosul : Earlier in the day, several French media reports had reported Kassim’s death. “We can confirm that coalition forces targeted Rashid Kassim, a senior

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Islamic State has damaged 1000 civilian houses in eastern Mosul : Official

Islamic State has damaged 1000 civilian houses in eastern Mosul

Nineveh : Islamic State militants caused damages to nearly 1000 houses in eastern Mosul since they took over the city in 2014 and until security forces recaptured that region, an official said Thursday. Hossam al-Abbar, a member of the Nineveh Governorate Council, was quoted by Almaalomah website as saying that IS had damaged 1000 houses during its occupation of Mosul

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Islamic State using drones to drop explosives on civilians and troops advancing on Mosul

Colonel Brett Sylvia, who commands an "advise and assist" US unit in Iraq, said IS fighters are attaching small munitions to quadcopters in an attempt to kill local forces as they retake Mosul CREDIT: ROBERT MACPHERSON/AFP

Mosul : The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) has evolved the use of drones to release explosive devices which they are dropping on civilians in districts of Mosul. Isil has previously carried out surveillance with drones – usually commercially produced hobbyist quadrocopters but also larger homemade fixed wing craft. Until recently though there was little evidence they had

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