Tasting failure: ISIS makes desperate effort to escape Mosul as warplanes launch targeted attacks
MOSUL, Iraq - The U.S. military has announced in a statement that coalition warplanes managed to deliver a huge blow to Islamic State in Mosul. According to the statement, U.S.-led coal
Alarmed at destruction in Syria's Palmyra, UN Security Council reiterates need to stamp out hatred and violence espoused by ISIL
20 January 2017 -- Amid the destruction of cultural heritage in Syria, including that of the famed tetrapylon and parts of the Roman theatre in Palmyra by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (I
Prime Minister: Importance of devising development mechanisms to manage resources properly
Damascus, SANA - Prime Minister Imad Khamis affirmed the importance of uniting efforts and of constant integration and coordination between the government and the economic sector, saying that the gove
Daesh Blows Up Hotel to Prevent Landing in West Mosul, Witnesses Say
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Daesh detonated explosives in the largest hotel in western Mosul Friday, in an attempt to destroy it and prevent Iraqi forces from using it as a landing spot or base in their offensi
Trump Tells CIA US Should Have Stolen Iraq's Oil
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - US President Donald Trump told the CIA on Saturday that Daesh probably would never have existed if the United States had seized Iraqs oilfields, a claim that flies in the face of th
Coalition Strikes Destroy ISIL Boats Fleeing From East Mosul
SOUTHWEST ASIA, Jan. 21, 2017 - In three days of operations that began Jan. 18, coalition forces struck 90 watercraft and three barges on the Tigris River in Mosul, Iraq, U.S. Central Command offic
Counter-ISIL Strikes Hit Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
SOUTHWEST ASIA, Jan. 20, 2017 - U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operati
'Shakira of Kurdistan' told she should hang for sexy image
Dashni Morad, 31, fled Iraq as a child and sought refuge in Holland. But as she returned years later her new found fame caused fury among law enforcers and people were told to boycott her music.
ISIS terrorists blow up on boats in Iraq
Video footage captured the boats being struck as they crossed the Tigris River which runs through the Iraqi city. The militants had taken to the water to escape the east of the city.
U.S., Coalition Continue Strikes Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq
SOUTHWEST ASIA, Jan. 22, 2017 - U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operati
NIGC: Iran, Iraq to Officially Inaugurate Gas Pipeline on Tuesday
TEHRAN (FNA)- Spokesman of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) Majid Bujarzadeh announced that the Iran-Iraq gas pipeline will be officially inaugurated next week....
Rolling Blackouts: Dispatches from Turkey, Syria and Iraq by Sarah GliddenBy: Dunia El-Zobaidi
For some, the 2003 US-led war in Iraq, which toppled Saddam Hussein, and the "Arab spring" revolutions of 2011 were moves towards democracy. For others, they were a setback....
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