Para-Military Forces kill 3 Islamic State suicide bombers in Hawija

PMFs kill 3 Islamic State suicide bombers in Hawija

Hawija : Iraqi paramilitary forces killed on Friday three Islamic State suicide bombers in southwest Kirkuk before perpetrating an attack on civilians. PMF media said the militants, wearing explosive belts, were killed at al-Rashad area in Hawija, a former Islamic State bastion, southwest of Kirkuk. Iraqi forces declared the recapture of Hawija from Islamic State early October. Iraq declared the

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Mass graves holding ‘400 Islamic State victims’ found in Iraq

Mass graves holding '400 Islamic State victims' found in Iraq

Hawija : Mass graves containing at least 400 suspected Islamic State group victims have been found near the former militant bastion of Hawija in northern Iraq, the regional governor said Saturday. The string of grisly discoveries was made at a military base around three kilometres (two miles) from the city that the militants “turned into an execution ground”, Kirkuk governor

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75 Islamic State militants killed in two days in western Anbar : Military

75 Islamic State militants killed in two days in western Anbar

Anbar : Over seventy Islamic State militants were killed, while thirty-three regions and villages were liberated during the past two days in western Anbar, the Joint Operations Command said. In a statement on Saturday, “the regions liberated included al-Hasa, water station in al-Hasa complex, al-Shirwaniya, al-Tazaliya, al-Zallah, al-Awani and villages of Leheiba, al-Nazwa, and al-Saadiya village, stretching along 56 kilometers.”

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Iraqi police say killed 50 Islamic State members in Tal Afar

Iraqi police say killed 50 Islamic State members in Tal Afar

Tal Afar : Iraqi Federal Police service said Thursday its troops killed 50 Islamic State members during operations to recapture one district in the town of Tal Afar, the group’s last bastion in Nineveh province. The service’s chief, Lt. Gen. Shaker Jawdat, said the militants were killed while the forces cleared the Kefah al-Shamali (northern) district west of Tal Afar.

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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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