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ISIS Pushed Back From Palmyra in Syria

ISIS Pushed Back From Palmyra in Syria

In what was another blow to ISIS, after intense fighting they have been unable to seize Palmyra and have withdrawn from the historic city. The Syrian army had been defending the city and said that the four days of fighting ended with nearly 300 deaths, both civilian and ISIS. It has also been reported that […]

Ramadi Has Fallen Into the Islamic State Hands

Ramadi Has Fallen Into the Islamic State Hands

Ramadi, the capital city of the largest Iraqi province, Anbar, has fallen into the hands of the Islamic State. ISIS flags can be seen on the government buildings, after violent clashed with the security forces, which tried desperately to prevent this to happen. Strategically, Ramadi was crucial to be defended by the Iraqi government. The […]

ISIS Top Leader Not Killed by U.S.- Led Coalition

ISIS Top Leader Not Killed by U.S.- Led Coalition

U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) in a press release today afternoon, said the U.S.-led coalition was not responsible for the airstrike which killed the ISIS second-in-command Abu Alaa al-Afri. The Iraqi Defense Ministry had released a statement today morning claiming that al-Afri and other senior members of ISIS had been killed in a U.S.-led international coalition airstrike. […]

ISIS Deputy Leader Abu Alaa al-Afri Killed in Iraq [Video]

ISIS Deputy Leader Abu Alaa al-Afri Killed in Iraq [Video]

The Iraqi ministry of defense (MoD) has announced that the ISIS deputy Abu Alaa al-Afri has been killed in an airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition. The announcement came in today morning after a video was posted on the official MoD website. Abu Alaa al-Afari, also known as Abdul Rahman Mustafa Mohammed was the second-in-command of […]

Iraq’s Airbase Released A-10 Back Into the Air

Iraq’s Airbase Released A-10 Back Into the Air

On Wednesday April 22, U.S Central Command announced that its A-10 thunderbolt had to make an emergency landing at the Al Asad Airbase in Anbar province (an old, unused airbase shelter). According to the U.S. Air Force, the thunderbolt had to make an emergency landing because the engine was suffering from damage, which occurred during the […]

Erbil Car Explosion Near the U.S. Consulate

Erbil Car Explosion Near the U.S. Consulate

In a car bombing that occurred on Friday, in the northern Iraqi city, Erbil, two lives were claimed in the explosion near the U.S. Consulate. The Islamic State confessed to being the perpetrator behind the incident. The act was a clear show of power to the allied forces against them. Officials on site and the […]

Yazidi Women Share Tales of Gruesome Public Gang Rape by ISIS Terrorists

Yazidi Women Share Tales of Gruesome Public Gang Rape by ISIS Terrorists

The Yazidi women who were released by their ISIS captors have shared harrowing tales of their gruesome public gang rape committed by ISIS terrorists. Out of the 216 who were released earlier this week in Himera, just south-west of Kirkuk, Iraq, many women have spoken out about the public humiliation, torture, slavery, and mental as well […]

American Interests in the Middle East: What Are They?

American Interests in the Middle East: What Are They?

There has been American and Western interests in the Middle East involving military, political and economic issues for at least 100 years from The United States, Great Britain and France. It was 95 years ago when United States Congress passed a bill called “The Mineral leasing act of 1920.” The bill was designed to coerce […]

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 […]

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