US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said that the Daesh ideology’s metastasis is already occurring in Afghanistan, where fighters have relocated or rebranded themselves as Daesh fighters, and in a number of locations in Africa.
US Central Command (CENTCOM) Media Operations Officer Michael Meyer said that Washington will investigate reports of civilain casualties during the US-led coalition airstrikes in Iraq and Syria.
Jeffrey thought the battles in his life were over. But following his service in Iraq as a combat solider, Jeffrey fought drug addiction and was later diagnosed with HIV. The next blow came when he learned that he was infected with the...Show More Summary
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani will discuss the situation in Syria, Iraq and a surge of terrorist activity in Europe during a trilateral summit that will be held in the Azeri capital of Baku on August 8, according to the Iranian chair of the Russian-Iranian intergovernmental commission.
Now that Iraqi forces, with the support of the international coalition, are gearing up to recapture Mosul--ISIS's last major stronghold in Iraq--the question that looms high is what will be the fate of the Iraqi Sunni community following...Show More Summary
Babil officials say the families of fighters will also be deported under new rule, the first such decision since 2003.
While some are motivated by a genuine desire to help, others have come seeking personal glory, fighters say.
While the United States was transfixed by the Republican National Convention, wire reports of an American airstrike killing dozens of Syrian civilians began pouring in. The low estimate from the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR)...Show More Summary
POPPIES OF IRAQ and HOSTAGE coming in 2017.
The US-led coalition against Daesh conducted 20 airstrikes against the terror group’s positions in Syria and Iraq on Monday, the US Central Command (CENTCOM) said in a press release.
The cognitive dissonance over evangelical Christians’ support of Donald Trump was best exemplified at last night’s DNC when Cheryl Lankford, a war widow and Trump University victim, stood up before the convention and admitted how ashamed she had felt when Trump deceived her. Any...
The U.S. military denied reports Monday that Islamic State militants had downed a warplane in Iraq’s Anbar province. The terrorist group also known as ISIS claimed it killed all U.S. crewmembers abroad the plane. The plane was allegedly operating near the Ain Al-Asad air base, which is run...
BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States is looking at ways to increase counter-terrorism cooperation with China, including information exchanges and helping bring stability to places like Iraq, a senior U.S. administration official said on Tuesday.
The world continues to get safer. Marian Tupy writes: After the recent terror attacks in the United States and Western Europe, as well Iraq and Afghanistan, it would be easy to conclude that the world is becoming more dangerous. The politicians and media have contributed to our growing sense of unease. Show More Summary
Two years after ISIL massacres, the ancient Yazidi religious minority remains on the mountain where they fled.
Since last year, the Libyan city of Sirte has become ISIL's most important base outside Syria and Iraq.
A group of barbers from Iraq put together a montage showing off their grooming skills. YouTube link (thanks Cora) The Presurfer
The Islamic State’s suicide attack in Baghdad this month, officials say, foreshadows the violence it will unleash as it reverts to its guerrilla roots.
At least 14 people were killed and 30 wounded by a suicide car bomb attack in eastern Iraq Monday.
The terrorist group Daesh, also known as IS/Islamic State, claims to have shot down a US military plane in the western part of Anbar province.