Tag Archives: Islamic State

ISIS leaders’ families escape Raqqa

As ISIS is weakening in Raqqa, dozens of ISIS leaders, their families and foreign militants fled the city to other areas controlled by the organization. According to the Syrian Human Rights Watch, a military operation carried out by the Syrian

Over 300 civilians killed since start of west Mosul operation: UN

Over 300 civilians have been killed since last month in an offensive against ISIS in western Mosul, the UN said Tuesday, adding the toll could exceed 400 if fresh killings are verified. “According to information verified by the UN Human

War on Daesh: Poke the nest and the hornets disperse

Linda S. Heard

By : Linda S. Heard Daesh’s territorial gains are shrinking fast. The eastern side of Mosul has been liberated. It is only a matter of time before the western areas of Iraq’s second-largest city are cleansed of vicious barbarians whose

Travelling without my laptop

Abdulrahman al-Rashed

By : Abdulrahman al-Rashed Traveling by plane used to be a beautiful personal experience in the past as we used to welcome dear ones and bid them farewell at the airport gates. Those days are long gone as airports today

Syrian Democratic Forces take ISIS-held airport near Euphrates dam

A US-backed alliance of Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters took full control Sunday of the Tabqa military airport in the country’s north from ISIS, a spokesman said. The advance comes as the Syrian Democratic Forces alliance prepares for an assault

The Westminster attack and the Western dilemma

Mashari Althaydi

By : Mashari Althaydi The ISIS terrorist who drove at pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in London and stabbed the policeman at the gate of the British parliament, to be then shot by British policemen, showcased the depth of the Islamist

War on Daesh: Pentagon enjoying greater freedom under Trump

President Donald Trump

The Pentagon under US President Donald Trump is enjoying greater freedom to run its wars the way it wants — and not constantly seek White House approval on important decisions. Many in the military appreciate this increased autonomy, but critics

61 bodies pulled from collapsed Mosul site boobytrapped by ISIS

Iraqi’s military said on Sunday 61 bodies had been recovered from a collapsed building that was boobytrapped by ISIS in Western Mosul, but there was no sign it had been hit by a coalition strike though a large vehicle bomb

London attacker was cheerful and joking on eve of deadly rampage

Long before his short stints in jail turned into years behind bars, Khalid Masood was known as Adrian Elms, with a reputation for drinking and an unpredictable temper. At least twice he was convicted of violent crimes, well before he

Iraqi forces pause Mosul push over concern for civilian casualties

Iraqi government forces paused in their push to recapture western Mosul from ISIS militants on Saturday because of the high rate of civilian casualties, a security forces spokesman said. Residents escaping the besieged area have told of Iraqi and US-led

Mosul: 500 civilians killed, calls to declare the city a disaster zone

Authority in the Iraqi city of Mosul demanded to open an investigation following the killing of hundreds of civilians in coalition strikes Thursday. The Mosul district council called for an immediate halt of airstrikes in the city’s west and to

Iraqi forces prepare new push, tactics in Mosul as civilians flee city

Iraqi forces are preparing a fresh push against ISIS using new tactics, but operations to drive the militants out of their last stronghold in the country are on hold, military officials said on Friday. Families streamed out of the northern

French Defense Minister sees Raqqa battle starting in coming days

A battle against ISIS to recapture the Syrian city of Raqqa is likely to start in the coming days, French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Friday. “France has always said that Raqqa was a major objective,” Le Drian

Syrian troops besiege ISIS stronghold

Syrian government forces are besieging the last ISIS stronghold in the northern province of Aleppo, weeks after launching an offensive to retake the entire province, state media and an opposition monitoring group reported Thursday. The push on Deir Hafer comes

British PM May says terrorists will be defeated as Daesh claim responsibility for attack near parliament

Theresa May

Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday terrorism would not prevail as she rallied the country to carry on with its everyday business and stick to British values in response to an attack on parliament. “At this time it is

Jubeir meets foreign ministers of Britain, Iraq, Italy during ISIS meet

Adel bin Ahmed al-Jubeir

On the sidelines of the Ministerial Conference of the International Coalition for the Eradication of ISIS currently being held in Washington, Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed al-Jubeir on Wednesday held meetings severa foreign ministers to discuss terrorsim. The meetings were

Ten Egyptian troops, 15 extremists killed by in Sinai clashes

Ten members of Egypt’s security forces were killed by bombs which struck their vehicles in central Sinai, a military spokesman said on Thursday, during an operation targeting what the army described as terrorist bases. Fifteen extremists from Ansar Bait al-Maqdis

US military helping operation to seize strategic dam near Syria’s Raqqa

The US military provided air and artillery support – and transported local forces – in an offensive for a vitally important dam near the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa in Syria, officials said Wednesday. Tabqa Dam at the southern end of

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