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Peshmerga Gain More Ground in Iraq

Peshmerga Gain More Ground in Iraq

Peshmerga forces have gained more ground in Iraq after taking control of a large section of Sinjar from Islamic State (IS) militants. Kurdish authorities said their forces were able to take back the area during their efforts to break the siege on Mount Sinjar. The Kurdish Peshmerga forces entered Sinjar on Sunday with the support […]

Islamic State Video Claims Another Hostage Beheaded

Islamic State Video Claims Another Hostage Beheaded

Islamic State militants released a video this morning claiming they have beheaded another U.S. hostage, 26-year-old aid worker Peter Kassig. The video warns that they will kill other U.S. citizens “on your streets.” Unlike the other videos which showed the actual beheading, this one shows a masked man standing with a blood-covered decapitated head, which¬†he […]

Iraq Airstrikes Target Leaders of Islamic State

Iraq Airstrikes Target Leaders of Islamic State

U.S. led airstrikes in Iraq targeted what, officials have said, was a meeting of top commanders of the Islamic State (IS). The assault took place on Friday in Mosul, a city that was taken by IS militants back in June. A spokesperson for U.S. Central Command confirmed that ten armed trucks were destroyed by the […]

Baghadadi Leader of ISIS Wounded In Airstrike

Baghadadi Leader of ISIS Wounded In Airstrike

According to Iraqi officials ISIS leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghadadi was wounded in the airstrikes in Qaim on Saturday. The Associated Press was told by an intelligence officer for the Interior Ministry that he was hit while meeting with militants in the western Anbar province of Iraq. State TV has also reported that he was hurt. […]

Suicide Bomber Kills General in Iraq and Wounds 9

Suicide Bomber Kills General in Iraq and Wounds 9

A suicide bomber attack in the town of Baiji, located in Northern Iraq, has killed a senior security forces officer, General Faisal Ahmed, and left 9 other policemen wounded. A tanker truck loaded with explosives was detonated in the town by the suicide bomber, targeting Iraqi forces coordinating there to repel Islamic State (IS) fighters […]

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