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Remaining Daesh Fighters in Mosul are Mostly Foreigners
26 Apr 2017 05:17

Remaining Daesh Fighters in Mosul are Mostly Foreigners

Islam Times - The foreign terrorist members of Daesh in Mosul’s Old City consist mostly of Uzbek and Uighur battalions as well as those from French-speaking countries in the “Tarek ibn Ziyad” battalion.

 
Ahmad al-Assadi, spokesman for Iraq
24 Apr 2017 13:12

Hashd al-Sha'abi calls on Erdogan to stop meddling in Iraq

Islam Times - Iraqi group Popular Mobilization Units has delivered a counterblast to the Turkish president who had called the volunteer force fighting Daesh a “terrorist organization” and part of Iran’s regional policy.

 
Daesh Killed 15 Civilians Refusing to Allow Snipers
23 Apr 2017 04:36

Daesh Killed 15 Civilians Refusing to Allow Snipers

Islam Times - Daesh had killed 15 civilians in western Mosul for refusing to allow their snipers or rocket launchers above their homes.

 
Erdogan’s Wild Claims against Iraqi Volunteer Forces
22 Apr 2017 09:34

Erdogan’s Wild Claims against Iraqi Volunteer Forces

Islam Times - Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ignited outrage in Iraq after branding Iraq's volunteer forces as “terrorists”.

 
What Drives Are Taking Iraq’s Al-Hakim to Egypt?
22 Apr 2017 09:33

What Drives Are Taking Iraq’s Al-Hakim to Egypt?

Islam Times - Ammar al-Hakim, the head of Iraq’s biggest parliamentary bloc National Alliance visited Egypt on Tuesday. A delegation of members of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq also accompanied al-Hakim who made the visit in response to an official invitation by the Egyptian officials.

 
Washington Tries to Hide Its “Failure” in Mosul
22 Apr 2017 05:47

Washington Tries to Hide Its “Failure” in Mosul

Islam Times - In recent months the US became desperate to find a distraction for its devastating failure in Mosul and hide the huge number of civilian casualties there, hence the sudden focus on Syria and their campaign to topple Bashar Assad (and now North Korea).

 
US Army Major General Joseph Martin speaks via video conference from the Iraqi capital of Baghdad
22 Apr 2017 05:46

US Confirms Daesh Chemical Attack in West Mosul

Islam Times - The US military confirmed that Daesh terrorists had launched a chemical attack against Iraqi forces in Mosul four days earlier.

 
Fighters of the Islamic State, Mosul.Fighters of the Islamic State, Mosul.
20 Apr 2017 04:33

Daesh in Talks with Al-Qaeda

Islam Times - The leader of Daesh is conducting talks with Al-Qaeda about a possible alliance, Iraq’s Vice President warned.

 
Iraqis forces advance as they battle with Islamic State militants in western Mosul, Iraq March 13, 2017.
20 Apr 2017 04:30

Near 3,000 Daesh Terrorists Killed in 4 Days

Islam Times - The Iraqi army said that 2,900 Daesh terrorists were killed over the past few days in western Mosul as U.S.-backed operations continue to liberate the remaining districts.

 
Daesh Launched a 2nd Chemical Attack in Mosul
20 Apr 2017 04:28

Daesh Launched a 2nd Chemical Attack in Mosul

Islam Times - Some 6 Iraqi soldiers suffered inhalation problems following a chemical attack by Daesh, the second such an attack in two days.

 
Daesh Leader, Possibly From Russia, Killed in Mosul
20 Apr 2017 04:26

Daesh Leader, Possibly From Russia, Killed in Mosul

Islam Times - The Iraqi federal police reported Tuesday that a military leader of the Daesh terrorist group (banned in Russia), known as Abu Hajir al-Rusi, possibly an immigrant from Russia, was killed in Mosul.

 
Iraqi forces stand by parked Humvees in the Old City of Mosul on April 17, 2017, during an offensive by Iraqi security forces to recapture the city from Daesh terrorists. (Photo by AFP)
19 Apr 2017 05:32

More Civilians are Fleeing Mosul

Islam Times - Iraqi army soldiers, backed by the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) advanced against Daesh in door-to-door fighting in the Old City of Mosul. They are making extensive use of remotely-controlled unmanned aerial vehicles to locate the extremists hiding among civilians, and direct airstrikes ...

 
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair speaks during a the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference in Washington, March 26, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
17 Apr 2017 13:31

UK attorney general intervenes to block Iraq War case against Tony Blair

Islam Times - UK Attorney General Jeremy Wright says he will go to court to block a criminal investigation against former Prime Minister Tony Blair over his role in the US war in Iraq, according to a new report.

 
ISIS Launches Chemical Weapons Attack in Mosul, Iraq
16 Apr 2017 07:07

ISIS Launches Chemical Weapons Attack in Mosul, Iraq

Islam Times - ISIS terrorist group has fired a rocket loaded chemical weapons in Iraqi western Mosul, hitting several soldiers with the chlorine gas.

 
Western Mosul Suffers Massive Destruction
16 Apr 2017 05:49

Western Mosul Suffers Massive Destruction

Islam Times - A UN official remarked that western Mosul has undergone extensive destruction to a much greater extent than the eastern side.

 
“Nothing Prepared Us for That Level of Civilian Casualties”
16 Apr 2017 05:47

“Nothing Prepared Us for That Level of Civilian Casualties”

Islam Times - The U.S.-led coalition in Syria and Iraq killed at least 1,700 civilians in March according to a new report from independent monitoring group Airwars. This was the deadliest month in the U.S.-led coalition’s 32-month campaign in Iraq and Syria.

 
Daesh
15 Apr 2017 07:17

Daesh 'grand mufti' slain in Iraqi army missile strikes

Islam Times - The highest so-called official of religious law of the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group has been killed in a missile attack carried out by the Iraqi Air Force military aircraft in Mosul as government forces, backed by allied fighters from Popular Mobilization Units, are battling to retake ...

 
Daesh has Lost Most of its Territory
15 Apr 2017 04:50

Daesh has Lost Most of its Territory

Islam Times - An Iraqi military spokesman said that Daesh has lost most of its Iraqi territory that it has held since 2014.

 
Why Mosul Liberation Op Proceeding Slow?
10 Apr 2017 12:17

Why Mosul Liberation Op Proceeding Slow?

Islam Times - Operation to liberate Iraq’s second largest city, Mosul, from ISIS was ordered by the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on September 14, last year and is taking its stages according to the schedule.

 
Iraqis walk past a damaged building as they leave Mosul’s Old City on April 6, 2017, during an offensive by government forces to retake the city from the Daesh terrorist group. (Photo by AFP)
8 Apr 2017 06:30

Daesh kills dozens of civilians fleeing west Mosul: Witnesses

Islam Times - The Daesh terrorist group has killed scores of civilians trying to flee Mosul in the past days as Iraqi government forces press ahead with a military operation to liberate the northern city, witnesses say.