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Attacks Increase As ISIS Loses Territory In Iraq And Syria - Here And Now

Tue, 2017-05-23 16:18

Here And Now

Attacks Increase As ISIS Loses Territory In Iraq And Syria
Here And Now
Smoke billows as Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Services (CTS) advance in West Mosul's Al-Najjar neighborhood on May 22, 2017, during the ongoing offensive to retake the area from Islamic State group fighters. (Ahmad al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images). The Islamic ...
ISIS Wants to Attack the West's Food Supply, Practiced by Poisoning Prisoners in IraqNewsweek
The Future of Iraq's Shiite Militias After ISIS' Defeat Letter From MosulForeign Affairs (subscription)
Iraqi forces face toughest battle in Mosul offensiveCBS News
Al-Arabiya -CTV News
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ISIS jihadi brides are ordered back to Britain as thugs face oblivion in Syria and Iraq - The Sun

Tue, 2017-05-23 08:51

The Sun

ISIS jihadi brides are ordered back to Britain as thugs face oblivion in Syria and Iraq
The Sun
One German ISIS bride, who has since left the group but continues to live in a rebel-held area of Syria, told the Telegraph that she knew of at least 30 to 35 European women who had returned home this year alone. Calling herself Umm Aisha, she said: ...
Jihadi brides return as ISIS husbands take last standDaily Mail

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Sinjar Resistance Units repel ISIS attack on Yezidi district north Iraq - ARA News

Tue, 2017-05-23 00:32

Sinjar Resistance Units repel ISIS attack on Yezidi district north Iraq
ARA News
Kurdish fighters of the Sinjar Resistance Units (YBS) on Monday repelled a renewed offensive by Islamic State's (ISIS) militants on the Yezidi district of Sinjar (Shingal) in northern Iraq. The YBS, a PKK-liked Yezidi force, said in a statement that a ...

Iraqi forces face toughest battle in Mosul offensive - CBS News

Mon, 2017-05-22 16:58

CBS News

Iraqi forces face toughest battle in Mosul offensive
CBS News
ERBIL, Iraq -- Iraqi military officials say they are closing in on the last remaining neighborhoods under ISIS control in the nation's second-largest city of Mosul, but as they prepare to mount a final assault on the Old City, they face their toughest ...
The Future of Iraq's Shiite Militias After ISIS' Defeat Letter From MosulForeign Affairs (subscription)
ISIS Wants to Attack the West's Food Supply, Practiced by Poisoning Prisoners in IraqNewsweek
Iraqi forces begin manhunt inside ISIS pockets of AnbarAl-Arabiya
Deccan Chronicle -Human Rights Watch
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ISIS Wants to Attack the West's Food Supply, Practiced by Poisoning Prisoners in Iraq - Newsweek

Mon, 2017-05-22 15:00

Newsweek

ISIS Wants to Attack the West's Food Supply, Practiced by Poisoning Prisoners in Iraq
Newsweek
The Islamic State group used prisoners as “human guinea pigs,” carrying out chemical weapons experiments in order to plan for attacks against the West, documents found in Mosul have revealed. The papers detailing the tests, which led to the agonizing ...
Iraqi forces begin manhunt inside ISIS pockets of AnbarAl-Arabiya
Suicide attack by ISIS militants kill 17 Iraqi soldiers in MosulThe Siasat Daily
Displaced families return to retaken areas of west MosulNRT
Cleveland Daily Banner -Washington Post -Iraqi News
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Scots oil worker in Iraq tells of suicide bomb hell after bloody Isis attack - Scottish Daily Record

Mon, 2017-05-22 05:01

Scottish Daily Record

Scots oil worker in Iraq tells of suicide bomb hell after bloody Isis attack
Scottish Daily Record
In an online statement, Isis claimed responsibility for the attack, saying their aim was to target Iraqi Shias – who make up the overwhelming majority of Basra's population. The bombing was part of a co-ordinated terror blitz across Iraq which has left ...

Trump & 55 Muslim-majority states sign pact pledging 34000 troops to fight ISIS in Iraq & Syria - RT

Mon, 2017-05-22 01:55

RT

Trump & 55 Muslim-majority states sign pact pledging 34000 troops to fight ISIS in Iraq & Syria
RT
The US and Middle Eastern countries have backed a new pact that promises to provide extra troops for defeating Islamic State, singles out Iran for destabilizing the region, and says that Riyadh is to become the heart of the region's counter-terrorism ...

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Iraqi forces fight to break through ISIS' last four defenses in - Rudaw

Sun, 2017-05-21 15:02

Rudaw

Iraqi forces fight to break through ISIS' last four defenses in
Rudaw
Old Mosul remains the last stronghold of ISIS in the city. In previous battles the army faced strong resistance when they tried to make advances against ISIS militants in Old Mosul, a more densely populated neighborhood with narrow streets. As a result ...
Iraqi special forces declare 'game over' for Isis in Mosul as western districts retakenThe Independent
Home Iraq In pictures: Iraqi Army captures over a dozen ISIS car bombs in...AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)
Watch video of an Iraqi bulldozer taking on an ISIS suicide car bomber in west MosulBusiness Insider
The Drive -Mirror.co.uk -NRT
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Dramatic Video Shows Bulldozer Intercepting ISIS Car Bomb in Mosul - Haaretz

Fri, 2017-05-19 17:31

Haaretz

Dramatic Video Shows Bulldozer Intercepting ISIS Car Bomb in Mosul
Haaretz
Dramatic footage released this week shows the moment a bulldozer driven by an Iraqi security force member tackles an explosive-filled car driven by a suicide bomber, offering a rare, close-up view of the fierce battle for control of Mosul. According to ...

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FRONTLINE REPORT: Iraq's cavalry pressure ISIS around Mosul - Rudaw

Fri, 2017-05-19 17:15

Rudaw

FRONTLINE REPORT: Iraq's cavalry pressure ISIS around Mosul
Rudaw
ISIS is launching a night time attack on Iraq's Brigade 36 in the Illea area around Mosul. Iraq's soldiers counter the offensive, but they know this will not be the last time. Iraq's cavalry are equipped with tanks to bring the fight to the enemy. A ...
Iraq's generation of stateless Isis children is being 'punished for the crimes of their fathers'The Independent
Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria, IraqDepartment of Defense
Dramatic Video Shows Bulldozer Intercepting ISIS Car Bomb in MosulHaaretz
AMN Al-Masdar News (registration) -Jacobin magazine -The Daily Star
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Thousands of US forces may still be needed for post-ISIS Iraq - Washington Times

Fri, 2017-05-19 00:31

Washington Times

Thousands of US forces may still be needed for post-ISIS Iraq
Washington Times
A postwar force of between 4,000 to 8,000 American troops “is probably sufficient” to help local security forces ensure security in Iraq as ISIS faces defeat in its final stronghold in Mosul, Eric Edelman, the Pentagon's top policy official during the ...

Part VIII: How does ISIS compare to previous investigations in Iraq? - Rudaw

Thu, 2017-05-18 12:51

Rudaw

Part VIII: How does ISIS compare to previous investigations in Iraq?
Rudaw
Few people in Kurdistan have as much have first-hand experience investigating genocidal crimes as Dr. Mohammed Ihsan, who has participated in investigations in Kurdistan, Iraq, South Africa and Bosnia. Ihsan is the President of Erbil International ...

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Iraq after ISIS: Urgent Legal Reforms - JURIST

Wed, 2017-05-17 03:50

JURIST

Iraq after ISIS: Urgent Legal Reforms
JURIST
In 2014, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) seized three large cities in Iraq which were Anbar, Salah al-Din and Mosul. In fact, the fall of these cities posed a threat to the entire territory of Iraq, prompting the U.S. to form an ...

Iraq says ISIS now in control of about a tenth of Mosul's west - Military Times

Tue, 2017-05-16 18:39

Iraq says ISIS now in control of about a tenth of Mosul's west
Military Times
Iraq says ISIS now in control of about a tenth of Mosul's west. By: The Associated Press, May 16, 2017 (Photo Credit: Maya Alleruzzo/AP). BAGHDAD — A Baghdad military spokesman says Iraqi forces have surrounded Islamic State militants in Mosul's Old ...

Dramatic moment Sun man comes under fire from ISIS fanatics as his friend is blasted in chest by sniper's bullet ... - The Sun

Tue, 2017-05-16 15:23

The Sun

Dramatic moment Sun man comes under fire from ISIS fanatics as his friend is blasted in chest by sniper's bullet ...
The Sun
INCREDIBLE footage shows the moment a brave Sun reporter was caught in the middle of a sniper attack in war-torn Iraq. In an exclusive dispatch from the frontline in Mosul, our intrepid journalist Owen Holdaway was inches away when an Iraqi colleague ...

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Counter-ISIS Strikes Continue in Syria, Iraq - Department of Defense

Tue, 2017-05-16 13:17

Department of Defense

Counter-ISIS Strikes Continue in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, May 16, 2017 — U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria yesterday, conducting 28 strikes consisting of 91 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials ...

Iraqi army forces ISIS fighters out of Uraibiya district in northwest Mosul - Rudaw

Tue, 2017-05-16 12:55

Rudaw

Iraqi army forces ISIS fighters out of Uraibiya district in northwest Mosul
Rudaw
Iraqi forces faced strong resistance when they tried to make advances against ISIS militants in Old Mosul, where it is more densely populated and the streets are narrower than the eastern part of the city. As a result, Iraqi armed forces were forced to ...
ISIS on 'brink of total defeat' in Mosul, coalition spokesman saysFox News
Home Iraq ISIS on its last legs in Mosul as Iraqi Army liberates four...AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)
ISIS 'on the brink of total defeat in Mosul'Daily Mail
Jerusalem Post Israel News -The Straits Times -RT
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Part VIII: Documentation of ISIS atrocities faces continued challenges - Rudaw

Mon, 2017-05-15 07:01

Rudaw

Part VIII: Documentation of ISIS atrocities faces continued challenges
Rudaw
Hisham al-Hashimi, an Iraqi researcher specialized in security affairs and armed groups, agrees that Baghdad is not serious about an investigation into ISIS. “The government is using this case for media purposes,” he said, noting that they have no ...

Part VIII: Documentation of ISIS atrocities faces continued challenges - Rudaw

Mon, 2017-05-15 07:01

Rudaw

Part VIII: Documentation of ISIS atrocities faces continued challenges
Rudaw
Hisham al-Hashimi, an Iraqi researcher specialized in security affairs and armed groups, agrees that Baghdad is not serious about an investigation into ISIS. “The government is using this case for media purposes,” he said, noting that they have no ...

This Doctor Saved a Thousand ISIS Slaves - Daily Beast

Mon, 2017-05-15 04:28

Daily Beast

This Doctor Saved a Thousand ISIS Slaves
Daily Beast
The Iraqi women who escaped from ISIS had their sights set on a new life in Germany. Where that was, they weren't sure, but it was far away, they heard, and Dr. Mirza would take them there. His name was invoked all around the city of Duhok, in northern ...