Three Islamic State leaders killed escaping to eastern Mosul via Tigris

Three IS leaders killed escaping to eastern Mosul via Tigris

Mosul : Three Islamic State leaders were killed escaping western Mosul to its eastern side via the Tigris River, a police source was quoted saying. Nineveh police captain, Saeed Najm, told BasNews that the trio was escaping through the river, which bisects the city, towards al-Faisaliya neighborhood. Najm said security forces had tightened scrutiny on Tigris banks to hunt down

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Nations agree to boost fight against Islamic State in Southeast Asia

Nations agree to boost fight against Islamic State in Southeast Asia

Manado (Indonesia) : A six-nation summit co-hosted by Indonesia and Australia agreed Saturday to set up a forum to strengthen cooperation between intelligence services to counter extremist threats in Southeast Asia. Security ministers and officials from Indonesia, Australia, Malaysia, Brunei, the Philippines and New Zealand held a one-day meeting in Manado, the capital of Indonesia’s North Sulawesi province, focusing on

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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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Police arrest 6 Islamic State militants near Mosul airport

Police arrest 6 Islamic State militants near Mosul airport

Mosul : Iraqi security forces arrested six Islamic militants near western Mosul airport, the police command said on Tuesday, as security continues to clear areas recaptured from the group. The Federal Police service said in a statement that the six militants were arrested during combing patrols in Bu Sayf region, near Mosul Airport. Federal Police chief Shaker Jawdat said multiple

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