Iraqi army destroys Islamic State camp in Anbar province

Iraqi army destroys Islamic State camp in Anbar province

Baghdad : The Iraqi army destroyed on Tuesday an Islamic State camp south of Ar-Rutbah town in Anbar, a military commander said. “The army’s 1st brigade destroyed an IS camp at a desert area near Ar-Rutbah town in Anbar,” Commander of Anbar Operations Major General Mahmoud al-Falahi told DijlahTv on Tuesday. “The camp included a booby-trapped vehicle, explosive charges and

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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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Elaborate Islamic State tunnel network found in liberated Iraqi city of Sinjar

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Sinjar (Iraq) : The Kurdish fighters who recently captured this city were impressed to glimpse for themselves a warren of tunnels and underground bomb shelters built by now-vanquished Islamic State occupiers, describing it as a feat of engineering. The extremist group, which captured the northern Iraqi city of Sinjar in August 2014, has built tunnels in other parts of Syria

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Iraqi army generals killed in Islamic State suicide bombing

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Baghdad (Iraq) : An Islamic State suicide bomber has killed two army generals as they led forces against IS positions in turbulent Anbar province west of Baghdad, Iraqi military officials said. They say the bomber drove his explosives-laden vehicle into advancing troops north of Anbar’s provincial capital, IS-held Ramadi on Thursday. A military statement identified the two generals as Major

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