Iraq forces launch operation to retake west Mosul

Iraqi forces / AFP PHOTO / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the launch of military operations to retake west Mosul from the Islamic State group Sunday, four months into a massive offensive on the city. “We announce the start of a new phase in the operation, we are coming Nineveh to liberate… Read More Iraq forces launch operation to retake west Mosul

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In Iraq: Deadly suicide car bombing rocks Baghdad’s Sadr City

A suicide bomber detonated a pick-up truck packed with explosives in northern Baghdad on Wednesday, killing at least nine people, according to Iraqi officials. Thirty more were wounded in the powerful blast in the Habibiya area, near Sadr City, a Shia-majority neighbourhood in the Iraqi capital. The explosion targeted a crowded street full of garages… Read More In Iraq: Deadly suicide car bombing rocks Baghdad’s Sadr City

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In Iraq: Car bomb leaves 18 casualties in Iraqi capital, Baghdad

The explosion of a car bomb has killed four Iraqi civilians and injured 14 others in the southwest of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad. The Tuesday attack targeted the al-Sana’ei neighborhood of the city’s al-Baya’ district, which lies along the Baghdad Airport Road. Separately, an armed drone operated by Daesh killed four civilians and wounded… Read More In Iraq: Car bomb leaves 18 casualties in Iraqi capital, Baghdad

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In Iraq: Daesh terrorists burn to death 15 Iraqi civilians in Kirkuk

Members of the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group have reportedly burned to death more than a dozen young Kurdish women in Iraq’s northern oil-rich province of Kirkuk as the militants continue to perpetrate various crimes against humanity in areas under their control. A security source, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Arabic-language al-Sumaria television network that… Read More In Iraq: Daesh terrorists burn to death 15 Iraqi civilians in Kirkuk

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In Iraq: Iraqi government forces discover chemical warfare agent in Mosul

Iraqi government soldiers have found a cytotoxic and vesicant chemical agent in Mosul in addition to a cache of surface-to-surface missiles that could be used to weaponize the warfare agent. Brigadier General Haider Fadhil of Iraq’s special forces said on Saturday that French experts had tested samples of the chemical agent, and confirmed it was… Read More In Iraq: Iraqi government forces discover chemical warfare agent in Mosul

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Iraq: Two terror attacks kill six in Iraq

Separate terrorist attacks have killed six people, all of them security forces, in two Iraqi cities. A car bomb explosion targeted a vehicle of security forces in the central city of Ramadi in Iraq’s Anbar Province on Wednesday, killing four personnel and injuring five others. Reports from local sources said the terrorist attack was carried… Read More Iraq: Two terror attacks kill six in Iraq

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Iraq: Nearly 90 bodies exhumed at Daesh massacre site

Iraqi forensic specialists and international activists have found a mass grave containing the remains of more than seven dozen victims of a June 2014 massacre by Daesh Takfiri terrorists at an air force camp in the country’s north-central province of Salahuddin. A provincial police source, requesting not to be identified, said experts from the Iraqi… Read More Iraq: Nearly 90 bodies exhumed at Daesh massacre site

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In Iraq: Iraqi forces regain control of two more neighborhoods in east Mosul

Iraqi government forces have managed to liberate two more neighborhoods in Mosul from the clutches of the Daesh Takfiri terrorists as they try to push the extremists out of their last urban stronghold in the country. The commander of Nineveh Liberation Operation, Lieutenant General Abdul Amir Yarallah, said on Sunday that soldiers from the 71st… Read More In Iraq: Iraqi forces regain control of two more neighborhoods in east Mosul

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Iraq war: In Mosul battle, Iraq forces face fewer IS-planted bombs

An man cycles past an Iraqi forces humvee driving on a street near the University of Mosul after its liberation from the Islamic state group (IS) control, during the ongoing military operation against the jihadists, on January 21, 2017. Iraqi forces battled the last holdout jihadists in east Mosul after commanders declared victory there and… Read More Iraq war: In Mosul battle, Iraq forces face fewer IS-planted bombs

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Iraqi CTS commander: 90% of Mosul liberated from Daesh Terrorists

A high ranking commander in Iraq’s Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) says that around 90 percent of eastern Mosul has been purged of its Daeshi occupiers. Staff Lieutenant General Abdulghani al-Assadi made the announcement late on Monday as clashes are raging on between CTS forces and Takfiri terrorists. Meanwhile, CTS spokesman Sabah al-Noman said that Iraqi forces… Read More Iraqi CTS commander: 90% of Mosul liberated from Daesh Terrorists

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