Sixteen civilians executed in Islamic State-held towns in Anbar

Sixteen civilians executed in Islamic State-held towns in Anbar

Anbar : Islamic State has executed sixteen civilians in western Anbar towns, an informed security source said. Speaking to Alghad Press on Sunday, the source said, “IS militants executed 16 youths in the evening in each of Annah, Qaim and Rawa towns over spying for security troops.” Earlier on the day, the militant group reportedly tightened measures on citizens in

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20 killed in Islamic State suicide bomb, gun attack on Kabul Shia mosque

20 killed in Islamic State suicide bomb, gun attack on Kabul Shia mosque

Gunmen stormed Imam Zaman mosque in the Afghan capital, Kabul while worshippers were at Friday prayers. Kabul : A suicide bomb and gun attack claimed by the Islamic State group on a Shia mosque in Kabul killed 20 people and wounded scores more Friday, officials said, the latest assault to highlight deteriorating security in Afghanistan. Gunshots and explosions could be

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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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Islamic State orders militants to set headquarters in Tal Afar on fire

Islamic State orders militants to set headquarters in Tal Afar on fire

Tal Afar : Islamic State has ordered militants to set their headquarters on fire and withdraw from open areas, according to intelligence of paramilitary troops. “The enemy ordered militants to burn their headquarters and withdraw from open areas in Tal Afar toward buildings and narrow alleyways,” a statement by the media service of al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Units) said. On

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Coalition air raid kills 10 Islamic State militants in western Anbar

Coalition air raid kills 10 Islamic State militants in western Anbar

Anbar : Ten Islamic State militants were killed in an airstrike in western Anbar, a security source from the province was quoted saying. Speaking to AlSumaria News, the source said, “U.S.-led coalition launched an airstrike targeting IS rest house in Rawa city, west of Ramadi city,” the source told AlSumaria News. “The airstrike destroyed the rest house and left 10

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Terror charges against 3 over ‘Islamic State – inspired’ Melbourne mosque arson

Terror charges against 3 over 'IS-inspired' Melbourne mosque arson

Australia’s national terror alert level was raised in 2014 amid concerns over attacks by individuals inspired by organisations like IS. Sydney : Three men will be charged with committing terrorism over alleged “Islamic State-inspired” arson attacks on a Melbourne mosque in 2016, Australian police said on Sunday. Two men aged 25 and 27 – already in custody over allegedly planning

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