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Tikrit Offensive Successful

Tikrit Offensive Successful

A little over a decade ago the United States was at war with Iraq, but now Iraq is facing a common enemy as the majority of the world. This enemy’s name is ISIS. Since last June, ISIS forces have used the system of palaces built by Saddam as their base of operations for the area. […]

Islamic State Ignites Oil Fields

Islamic State Ignites Oil Fields

The Islamic State is reported to have ignited oil fields near the city of Tikrit on Wednesday. This act of defiance comes as Shia-led militants and Iraqi forces enter the city in an effort to drive out the Sunni-led group. Black smoke was seen rising from the highly-valued oil fields Wednesday afternoon. The fields represent […]

ISIS Hit by U.S. Air Strikes

ISIS Hit by U.S. Air Strikes

The United States its coalition of Western partners have staged 14 air strikes against ISIS insurgents in Syria and Iraq since early yesterday, according to the group leading the air strikes – the Combined Joint Task Force. The attacks included six air strikes around the border town of Kobani, Syria. During the air strike, three […]

King Abdullah’s First Interview Since Death of Pilot

King Abdullah’s First Interview Since Death of Pilot

King Abdullah II of Jordan recently gave his first official interview since the death of Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh. That murder led to the veritable declaration of war against ISIS. In his interview, he made certain things clear. First, King Abdullah objects to the name ISIS or Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, saying that […]

ISIS Brutality Continues to Spread

ISIS Brutality Continues to Spread

ISIS has garnered considerable news headlines around the world in the last year as their brutal conduct spread across much of Syria and Iraq. Almost all of the news from the regions controlled by the group has been regarded exclusively as negative by a horrified outside world. With the latest headlines focusing on a book burning and persecution […]

ISIS Toy Soldiers

ISIS Toy Soldiers

Toy soldiers are being trained as the new generation of ISIS. A new video has been received from the Islamic militant group ISIS.  This video boasts a new generation of trained killers. Children, toy soldiers, some as young as five-years-old are learning fighting drills and learning the Koran. This video, released Monday shows 70-100 children […]

ISIS Money Is Oily

ISIS Money Is Oily

ISIS, or Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, has been described as the most well-funded organization/terrorist group. ISIS makes its money from oil and extortion. In Turkey, the price of oil is about $7 a gallon, and so the cheap oil smuggled from across the border by the terrorist group is a bargain for the […]

Islamic State Burns to Death 45 Prisoners

Islamic State Burns to Death 45 Prisoners

Islamic State rebels have reportedly burned 45 people to death today in al-Baghdadi, a town in western Iraq. The region in which the killings happened is located only five miles away from a U.S. Marine base, staffed by hundreds. Although the identities of the victims of the brutal killings are not currently known, a local […]

United Nations Targets Islamic State Funds

United Nations Targets Islamic State Funds

The United Nations Security Council met on Thursday to discuss a resolution targeting the Islamic State’s sources of funding. The 15 member panel unanimously adopted a Russian-drafted resolution that would impose economic and diplomatic penalties on anyone helping the Islamic State earn money from oil, antiquities, or hostages. The resolution will require that all 193 […]

Suicide Bomber in Baghdad Kills Over 15

Suicide Bomber in Baghdad Kills Over 15

Two bombings near Iraq’s capital, one is a suicide bombing in a Shi’ite area of the city, which killed over 15 people on Monday. The suicide bomb killed 13 people and wounded more than 40 when it went off in the early morning. Eyewitnesses say the bomber was a young boy using a vest to detonate the […]

Kaseasbeh Death Propels Jordan to Revenge

Kaseasbeh Death Propels Jordan to Revenge

Hours after the video of Kaseasbeh’s death was put up by Islamic State, or IS, Jordan sped up the two IS captive’s death sentence to immediately. One of the prisoners executed was supposed to be traded for the late pilot, Muath al-Kaseasbeh. A week after the proposed trade, IS refused to to prove that Kaseasbeh was still […]

Brian Williams Recants Iraq Story

Brian Williams Recants Iraq Story

Brian Williams, the anchor of NBC Nightly News, is recanting a story about being aboard a helicopter in Iraq that was forced down in 2003. On Wednesday, the anchor apologized for his error and in an interview with Stars and Stripes. In the interview he said that in fact, the problem was he had not […]

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