1757 Islamic State militants killed since start of phase2 operations in Mosul

1757 Islamic State militants killed since start of phase2 operations in Mosul

Baghdad : Iraq’s defense ministry media has put the number of Islamic State fighters killed this week at 1757 as operations proceed to clear the eastern section of the city of Mosul from militants. This is the number of militants killed since Iraqi government troops, backed by a US-led international military coalition and popular militias, launched a second phase of

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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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Islamic State Killed 300 Former Policemen And Buried Them In Mass Grave Near Mosul: Human Rights Watch

Islamic State Killed 300 Former Policemen And Buried Them In Mass Grave Near Mosul

The victims were shot or beheaded. Baghdad (Reuters) : Islamic State militants probably killed more than 300 Iraqi former police three weeks ago and buried them in a mass grave near the town of Hammam al-Alil south of Mosul, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday. A Reuters reporter visited the site of the mass grave, where residents said the ultra-hardline

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Islamic State kills 40 near Mosul, tries to move 25,000 to use as shields: U.N.

Islamic State kills 40 near Mosul, tries to move 25,000 to use as shields

Geneva : Islamic State militants killed 40 former members of the Iraqi Security Forces near Mosul on Saturday and threw their bodies in the Tigris river, U.N. human rights spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani said on Tuesday, citing reports from the field. IS also tried to transport about 25,000 civilians from Hammam al-Alil, a town south of Mosul, on dozens of trucks

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Islamic State torches sulphur mine near Mosul; 2 civilians dead, hundreds sick

Islamic State torches sulphur mine near Mosul; 2 civilians dead, hundreds sick

Mosul : As the residents complained of coughing, headaches and nosebleeds from as far as 30 kilometers away, a small area hospital has treated around 250 people for breathing difficulties. Over 1,000 people have been treated for breathing issues arising out of the toxic fumes from a sulphur plant set ablaze by the Islamic State fighters in Mosul. IS fighters

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Iraqi forces launch military push to drive Islamic State group from Mosul

Iraqi forces launch military push to drive Islamic State group from Mosul

Irbil (Iraq) : Iraqi government and Kurdish forces, backed by U.S.-led coalition air and ground support, launched coordinated military operations early Monday as the long-awaited fight to wrest the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State fighters got underway. Convoys of Iraqi, Kurdish and U.S. forces could be seen moving east of Mosul into the early hours of the day.

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