Iraqi warplanes kill 17 Islamic State militants near Syrian borders

Iraqi warplanes kill 17 Islamic State militants near Syrian borders

Anbar : Seventeen Islamic State militants were killed when Iraqi fighter jets bombarded their locations near the Iraqi-Syrian borders on Tuesday, a senior army officer was quoted saying. Brig. Gen. Saleh Ali told Jordan’s Petra news agency that the air raids targeted the Okashat-Qaim road, killing 17 militants and destroying several vehicles and ammunition depots as Iraqi forces head towards

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100 Islamic State suicide bombers remain in Mosul’s Old City : Iraq Army Commander

commander: 100 IS suicide bombers remain in Mosul’s Old City

Mosul : Iraqi special forces are fighting 100 Islamic State suicide bombers remaining in western Mosul’s Old City district as operations continue to clear the last few kilometers held by the extremist group, according to a senior commander. Abdul-Wahab al-Saidi, a senior commander of the army’s elite Counter-Terrorism Service, said in press statements Wednesday that only 150 meters remained in

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Islamic State captures nine Iraqi officers in Mosul, kills at least 23 in Baghdad blast

Islamic State captures nine Iraqi officers in Mosul, kills at least 23 in Baghdad blast

Mosul : Islamic State militants captured an Iraqi police colonel and eight other officers on Monday after they ran out of ammunition during a skirmish in the battle for western Mosul, an Iraqi Interior Ministry official said. The official, who declined to be identified, said the incident took place as government forces closed in on Islamic State fighters in the

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Iraqi Security forces foil Islamic State attack on Badush, shell militants near Kazak camp

Iraqi Security forces foil IS attack on Badush, shell militants near Kazak camp

Nineveh : Iraqi army officer, Colonel Thamer Jaber, announced on Thursday, that security forces repulsed an attack launched by the Islamic State group, while killed 10 of the group’s militants near al-Kazak camp, northwest of Mosul. Jabber said in a press statement, “Security forces that protect Badush city managed to repulse an attack launched by the Islamic State on the

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Islamic State executes Mosul man by drowning him in Dettol to cleanse city of ‘infidels’

Islamic State executes Mosul man by drowning him in Dettol to cleanse city of 'infidels'

The execution comes as Iraqi forces intensify their offensive against Daesh fighters to liberate Mosul. Mosul : Islamic State (Isis) militants reportedly released a video on Thursday (5 January) showing the execution of a man in Mosul, Iraq, by drowning him in a liquid disinfectant. The jihadists accused the man of spying for Iraqi government forces, who are engaged in

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Al Qaeda Chief Zawahiri Blasts Rival Jihadi Group Islamic State as ‘Liars’

Al Qaeda Chief Zawahiri Blasts Rival Jihadi Group Islamic State as 'Liars'

New York : Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has denounced what he said was a dishonest propaganda campaign by rival jihadist group the Islamic State against his organisation. In an audio message released on Thursday, the 65-year-old Zawahiri complained that Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, the IS chief, had alleged that Al-Qaeda opposes sectarian attacks on Shiites and was prepared to work with

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Islamic State execute soldier who infiltrated Salahuddin stronghold

Islamic State execute soldier who infiltrated Salahuddin stronghold

Salahuddin : Islamic State militants executed on Thursday an Iraqi army soldier after he sneaked into the group’s stronghold town of Sharqat, Salahuddin, a security source has told AlMada Press. “An Iraqi army element had managed to infiltrate regions held by the Islamic State in the eastern section of Sharqat to carry out a mission there, but group members managed

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