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Interrelated Security: Iraq’s Popular Forces Authorized Syria Dispatch for Final ISIS Punch
18 Mar 2017 04:19

Interrelated Security: Iraq’s Popular Forces Authorized Syria Dispatch for Final ISIS Punch

Islam Times - Recently news were emerged that Iraqi Public Mobilization Forces (PMF) will be deployed to Syria to assist the Syrian government’s forces to press forward with their battle against ISIS terrorist group in a bid to retake the terrorist-held areas.

 
Daesh Gas Attack Hits Iraqi Forces in West Mosul
15 Mar 2017 04:36

Daesh Gas Attack Hits Iraqi Forces in West Mosul

Islam Times - A mortar fired by Daesh landed near a media team embedded with Iraqi forces in Mosul causing severe respiratory problems among the advancing Iraqi soldiers and media as Iraqi forces were battling them near the Ashur hotel in the center of Mosul.

 
Daesh Media Center Destroyed
15 Mar 2017 03:58

Daesh Media Center Destroyed

Islam Times - Iraqi security forces (ISF) destroyed a media center belonging to Daesh’s Amaq News Agency in central Mosul.

 
Mosul Civilians Question Careful Targeting Claims
15 Mar 2017 03:55

Mosul Civilians Question Careful Targeting Claims

Islam Times - The US-led coalition claiming to take every precaution to assure civilians are not harmed in its airstrikes on Daesh, but those who have lost family members, expressed their doubts.

 
Security Forces found Mass Grave in Badush Prison, near Mosul
15 Mar 2017 03:53

Security Forces found Mass Grave in Badush Prison, near Mosul

Islam Times - Iraq’s paramilitary force, Al-Hashd al-Shaabi, discovered a mass grave containing the remains of 500 prisoners executed by Desh in Badush prison near Mosul.

 
Iraqi forces prepare to fire artillery towards the positions of the Daesh Takfiri militants in western Mosul on March 11, 2017 as the ongoing battle to retake the city from the terror group continues.
13 Mar 2017 06:18

Daesh trapped in Mosul as last road retaken by Iraqi army: US official

Islam Times - A high-ranking US military figure says the Daesh Takfiri militants are trapped inside Mosul as Iraqi army forces, supported by pro-government forces from Popular Mobilization Units, have regained control of the only road out of the city.

 
Iraqi forces prepare to fire artillery towards positions held by Daesh terrorists in western Mosul on March 11, 2017.
12 Mar 2017 12:32

One-third of western Mosul retaken from Daesh: Iraqi Cmdr.

Islam Times - A senior commander says Iraqi forces have so far managed to liberate over a third of western Mosul from the grip of Daesh terrorists in their operation to purge the city of Takfiri elements.

 
Tunnels in Mosul show Daesh preserved artifacts for loot
12 Mar 2017 12:28

Tunnels in Mosul show Daesh preserved artifacts for loot

Islam Times - Tunnels left behind by Daesh terrorists under an ancient mosque in the Iraqi city of Mosul indicate that the militants took care to preserve artifacts for loot, in contrast to their trademark destruction of antiquities.

 
Iraqi Army Liberated over 60% of Western Mosul from ISIS: Commander
9 Mar 2017 08:11

Iraqi Army Liberated over 60% of Western Mosul from ISIS: Commander

Islam Times - More than 60 percent of western side of Mosul city has been liberated from ISIS terrorist group, a commander in the Iraqi Army’s Counter-Terrorism Force said.

 
The meeting between Hezbollah Brigades and YBS
9 Mar 2017 08:10

Mosul, Sinjar Fall Part of Intl. Conspiracy to Partition Iraq: Hezbollah Brigades

Islam Times - Mosul and Sinjar Fall was an international plot to partition Iraq, Hezbollah Brigade’s spokesman said.

 
This photo provided by Mail Online on January 28, 2017 shows Abu Abdel Rahman, a Saudi national and Daesh militant, who was reportedly killed in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.
9 Mar 2017 05:42

Most of Daeshis left in Iraq are Saudis, Iraqi intelligence sources say

Islam Times - Iraqi intelligence sources say that most of the Daesh terrorists remaining in Iraq are Saudi nationals.

 
Daesh’s ringleader, Ibrahim al-Samarrai, also known as Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
9 Mar 2017 05:38

Intelligence sources say Daesh ringleader fled Mosul to save his life

Islam Times - The leader of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group, Ibrahim al-Samarrai, also known as Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has reportedly fled Iraq's Mosul for his life, leaving the battle to the group's operational commanders.

 
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi
8 Mar 2017 11:23

Iraq to continue operations against Daesh positions in Syria: Abadi

Islam Times - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says government forces will press ahead with an aerial bombardment campaign against the hideouts of Takfiri Daesh terrorists in Syria and neighboring states if they give Baghdad the approval for such operations.

 
A picture taken on August 10, 2016 shows flames and smoke rising from a well on fire at the Bai Hassan oil field, the largest in the northern Iraq Kirkuk Province.
8 Mar 2017 09:57

Iraq, Kurdish group reach deal on Kirkuk oil flow to Turkey: PUK

Islam Times - An agreement between the central government in Baghdad and a Kurdish party, which had recently disrupted oil flow from the northern Iraqi region of Kirkuk to Turkey, has enabled the resumption of the process.

 
Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Ja’afari
8 Mar 2017 08:01

Iraq FM calls on US to fully remove Muslim travel ban

Islam Times - Iraq, which has been excluded from a revised US travel ban, decries the prohibition in its entirety, calling on Washington to respect the dignity of the six other Muslim-majority states and remove them from the blacklist.

 
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi
8 Mar 2017 05:52

Iraq PM set to meet with US president this month: White House

Islam Times - Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is set to visit the United States and meet with President Donald Trump in Washington this month, the White House says.

 
Iraqi forces gather in position as they prepare for clashes with Daesh terrorists in the northern city of Mosul, March 5, 2017.
7 Mar 2017 09:23

‘Iraqi elite forces retake government building in Mosul’

Islam Times - Iraqi special forces have reportedly reclaimed the government’s headquarters in the northern city of Mosul, the last urban area controlled by Daesh in Iraq.

 
Refugees Describe Mosul Terror
7 Mar 2017 04:55

Refugees Describe Mosul Terror

Islam Times - A refugee reported that Daesh has started breaking peoples’ legs to stop them from fleeing the city and those who managed to escape now fear for the lives of relatives and friends among hundreds of thousands still trapped in the city.

 
A Wave of Daesh Car Bombs Targets Iraqi Troops
7 Mar 2017 04:52

A Wave of Daesh Car Bombs Targets Iraqi Troops

Islam Times - Heavy resistance is experienced as Iraqi forces launched attacks against Daesh-held neighborhoods in western Mosul.

 
Iraqi Forces Advance against Daesh
7 Mar 2017 04:46

Iraqi Forces Advance against Daesh

Islam Times - Iraqi Troops have captured a bridge to the old city in the last phase of the battle for Mosul and are pushing into the most heavily fortified and lethal corners of the city.