Islamic State executes 12 of its own fighters for trying to flee Mosul

ISIS executes 12 of its own fighters for trying to flee Mosul

Erbil : The Islamic State (ISIS) radical group has executed 12 of its own militant fighters in northwestern Iraq for trying to flee the group’s strongholds in Mosul city of Nineveh Governorate, local sources reported on Friday. The militants were reportedly arrested by ISIS guards in western Mosul while trying to flee to the eastern part of the city–which is

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Turkey expects to eliminate Islamic State threat quickly : Minister Efkan Ala

Turkey expects to eliminate Islamic State threat quickly: minister

Istanbul : Turkey expects to swiftly eliminate the threat from Islamic State after launching an operation with U.S.-led coalition forces to sweep militants out of the Syrian border town of Jarablus, Interior Minister Efkan Ala said on Wednesday. He told Anadolu Agency that Turkish authorities had evacuated residents from the Turkish border town of Karkamis and six other villages as

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Turkey detains 20 suspected Islamic State members : media

Turkey detains 20 suspected Islamic State members: media

Adana : Turkish police detained 20 suspected members of the Islamic State militant group in the southern city of Adana early on Thursday, the private Dogan news agency reported. It said anti-terror police, supported by a helicopter, staged simultaneous raids on 22 addresses in the city after a tip-off that Islamic State cells were planning attacks. The suspects, who included senior

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Key Islamic State leader Saad Emarati ‘killed in Afghanistan’

Key Islamic State leader Saad Emarati 'killed in Afghanistan'

A key commander with the Islamic State militant group has been killed in a military operation in Nangarhar, Afghan security forces say. Nangarhar : Saad Emarati was one of the founders of the IS group’s Afghanistan-Pakistan branch, and led several attacks against the Taliban and the government. Afghan officials say he was one of about 120 suspected militants killed in

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Islamic State slaughters dozens of Syrian civilians in Aleppo province

Islamic State slaughters dozens of Syrian civilians in Aleppo province

Damascus : Islamic State jihadists have captured and brutally killed dozens of civilians in Syria’s northern Aleppo province, news site ARA News reported, citing activists and witnesses. The extremist group slit the throats of at least 40 people, including children, who were trying to escape from the IS-held town of Um al-Housh, local media activist Salem Hamdan was quoted as

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