Recent News Headlines : Mosul. - Iraq

ISLAMIC STATE LEADER BAGHDADI EMERGES IN NEW AUDIO MONTHS AFTER REPORTS OF DEATH


Islamic State leader Baghdadi emerges in new audio months after reports of death... READ MORE

28th September, 2017 13

ISIL POSTS 'BAGHDADI AUDIO' ISSUING 'RESISTANCE' CALL


US-backed Iraqi forces have since defeated ISIL in Mosul, where Baghdadi declared a self-styled caliphate three years ago... READ MORE

28th September, 2017 676

ISIS RELEASES NEW RECORDING OF LEADER ABU BAKR AL-BAGHDADI


Baghdadi is known to have been seriously injured in an airstrike near Sharqat in Iraq in late February 2015, after which he spent months recuperating... READ MORE

28th September, 2017 355

'NEW BAGHDADI TAPE' POSTED BY ISLAMIC STATE GROUP


He also talks of Russian-brokered peace talks on Syria... READ MORE

28th September, 2017 168

MEET THE AMERICAN FAMILY RISKING DEATH TO SAVE LIVES IN IRAQ


Photo The Free Burma Rangers attempt to save a woman who was shot by an Islamic State sniper... READ MORE

27th September, 2017 1799

ISIL KILLS SEVEN SOLDIERS IN ANBAR PROVINCE


Wednesday's attacks targeted several positions held by Iraqi forces in Anbar province, west of Baghdad, the sources added... READ MORE

27th September, 2017 48

WHAT'S NEXT AFTER IRAQI KURD INDEPENDENCE VOTE?


Iraq's Kurds hope Monday's nonbinding referendum on independence marks the start of a peaceful, negotiated break with Baghdad, but it may have instead plac... READ MORE

26th September, 2017 0

IRAQ HANGS 42 SUNNI MILITANTS CONVICTED AS TERRORISTS DRAWS QUICK REBUKE FROM AMNESTY


Islamic State claimed responsibility for three suicide attacks targeting restaurants and a security checkpoint near Nassiriya... READ MORE

26th September, 2017 0

IRAQI KURDS VOTE IN REFERENDUM ON INDEPENDENCE FROM BAGHDAD


Lines began forming early in the day at polling stations across Irbil, the Kurdish regional capital... READ MORE

25th September, 2017 124

KURDISH INDEPENDENCE REFERENDUM: A STRONGER AND SAFER KURDISTAN BENEFITS THE WORLD


His forces were routed and retreated to Iraq in 1991 and the Kurds rose up in response to Western appeals... READ MORE

25th September, 2017 92

BRITISH MP HAILS VALUES OF KURDISTAN


Jack Lopresti is the Conservative MP for Filton Bradley Stoke and the chairman of the all-party parliamentary group on the Kurdistan Region in Iraq... READ MORE

25th September, 2017 81

PENTAGON IS TESTING LASERS AND NETS TO COMBAT ISIS DRONES


Since then, the military has repeatedly attacked Islamic State drones in the air and on the ground... READ MORE

24th September, 2017 1548

ISIS 'CALIPHATE' NEAR COLLAPSE AS MOST OF RAQQA TAKEN BY U.S.-BACKED FORCES


Over the past two months, about 30 fighters have surrendered to the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces SDF ... READ MORE

22nd September, 2017 164

KURDISH INDEPENDENCE REFERENDUM: A STRONGER AND SAFER KURDISTAN BENEFITS THE WORLD


Take the example of Turkey, the principal country through which Iraqi Kurdistan's vast oil reserves are already distributed to the global market... READ MORE

22nd September, 2017 209

WHY GLOBAL LEADERSHIP ON REFUGEES MATTERS


Over the past six years, the cost of hosting 1.3 million Syrian refugees has exceeded 2 billion annually... READ MORE

21st September, 2017 679

ABADI: OPERATION LAUNCHED TO RETAKE HAWIJA FROM ISIL


Hawija, located in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk, 240km north of Baghdad, is one of the last pockets of territory held by ISIL fighters in Iraq... READ MORE

21st September, 2017 862

IRAQI KURDS SET TO VOTE ON INDEPENDENCE, PANICKING NEIGHBORS AND WASHINGTON


Iraqi Kurds take part in an event in Irbil on Sept. 16 to urge people to vote in the independence referendum... READ MORE

20th September, 2017 993

FRENCH JOURNALIST LOUP BUREAU ARRIVES IN FRANCE AFTER RELEASE FROM TURKISH JAIL


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18th September, 2017 0

FRENCH JOURNALIST LOUP BUREAU ARRIVES IN FRANCE AFTER RELEASE FROM TURKISH JAIL


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18th September, 2017 0

AS THE WORLD'S LARGEST ARMS FAIR TAKES PLACE IN LONDON, WE MUST NOT FORGET THE IMPACT OF EXPLOSIVE WEAPONS ON CIVILIANS


This week, Handicap International is launching its Stop Bombing Civilians international campaign... READ MORE

18th September, 2017 64

UN'S GUTERRES URGES KURDS IN IRAQ TO SCRAP REFERENDUM


Iran issues warning Iran warned on Sunday that independence for Iraqi Kurds would mean an end to all border and security arrangements with the regional government... READ MORE

18th September, 2017 1409

IRAQ ARMY 'TO INTERVENE' IF KURDS' REFERENDUM ESCALATES


Iraq is prepared to intervene militarily if the Kurdish region's planned independence referendum results in violence, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said in an interview... READ MORE

17th September, 2017 421

IRAQI FORCES ATTACK ISIL IN AKASHAT NEAR SYRIA BORDER


Iraqi armed forces have started an offensive to dislodge ISIL fighters from an area on the border with Syria, south of the Euphrates river... READ MORE

16th September, 2017 146

TWIN SUICIDE ATTACKS LEAVE SCORES DEAD IN SOUTHERN IRAQ


Shooting and car-bomb attacks claimed by ISIL kill at least 74 people in Iraq's southern Thi Qar province... READ MORE

15th September, 2017 2439

ISIS SUICIDE ATTACK: MORE THAN 80 KILLED IN SOUTHERN IRAQ


Iraqi officials said 84 people had been killed and 93 people injured in the attack in Nasiriyah, in Iraq's southern Thi Qar province on Thursday evening... READ MORE

14th September, 2017 310

DOUBLE ATTACK IN SOUTHERN IRAQ KILLS AT LEAST 50


Patrons in the eatery included Iranian and Iraqi pilgrims traveling north toward the Shiite shrines in Karbala and Najaf... READ MORE

14th September, 2017 242

CANADA TO BEEF UP POLICE PRESENCE IN IRAQ AFTER FALL OF MOSUL


Up to 20 canadian police trainers will focus on increasing the number of iraqi women officers... READ MORE

14th September, 2017 482

ISIS IS NEAR DEFEAT IN IRAQ NOW COMES THE HARD PART


Corruption within the security forces and judiciary contributes to the perception that Islamic State fighters have bought their way out of prison... READ MORE

14th September, 2017 1305

IRAQ HOLDING 1,400 FOREIGN 'ISIL WIVES, CHILDREN'


Many of the families had fled to Tal Afar after Iraqi troops pushed ISIL out of Mosul on August 30... READ MORE

11th September, 2017 1343

IRAQ HOLDING 1,400 FOREIGN WIVES, KIDS OF SUSPECTED ISLAMIC STATE FIGHTERS IN SQUALID CAMP


Many of the families had fled to Tal Afar after Iraqi troops pushed Islamic State out of Mosul on Aug 30... READ MORE

11th September, 2017 0

Trending News Headlines : Mosul.

FREED FROM ISIS YAZIDI WOMEN RETURN IN SEVERE SHOCK


As the Islamic State began losing its grip on the city, Souhayla's captor cut her hair short, like a boy's... READ MORE

27th July, 2017 15475

TEARFUL REUNION AS YAZIDI BOY ARRIVES IN WINNIPEG


Yazidi boy reunited with mom in Winnipeg after 2014 capture in Iraq... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 11810

REPORT: SAUDI, UAE WEAPONS END UP WITH ARMED GROUPS


Therefore, the weapons transported on diplomatic flights end up in the hands of terrorist militants in Syria and Yemen that Saudi Arabia officially admits supporting... READ MORE

28th August, 2017 7400

GERMAN ISIS BRIDE'S CAPTURE FOOTAGE EMERGES AS SHE NOW FACES DEATH PENALTY IN IRAQ


Linda Wenzel, 16, ran away from the small town of Pulsnitz, near Dresen, to join the militants after she was groomed online by an Isis recruiter... READ MORE

8th August, 2017 6274

STRANDED ISIS CONVOY SYMBOLIZES MILITANTS STALLED CAMPAIGN


The Islamic States convoy, chased around Syria for five days with nowhere to go, has become emblematic of the militants declining fortunes... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 5858

INTERPOL CIRCULATES LIST OF 173 SUSPECTED MEMBERS OF ISIS SUICIDE BRIGADE


For each of the fighters, an ID was created to ensure that each member country in the Interpol network could integrate the data with local databases... READ MORE

23rd July, 2017 5286

EXCERPTS AND VIDEO FROM TRUMPS SPEECH


President Trump addressed the nation from Fort Myer military base in Arlington, Va., about his military plan for Afghanistan... READ MORE

22nd August, 2017 3928

GERMAN GIRL ARRESTED IN MOSUL IS MISSING LINDA WENZEL, SAY AUTHORITIES


Wenzel's parents had been searching for their daughter since she disappeared from her home in the village of Pulsnitz, near Dresden, in July last year... READ MORE

23rd July, 2017 2415

CORPSES, BOOBY TRAPS AND SNIPERS ARE EVERYWHERE IN DEVASTATED CITY


Zacharia Ahmed Hassan, who heads a 19-man crew working 10 to 12 hours a day in 118-degree heat to recover bodies in western Mosul... READ MORE

22nd July, 2017 2268

BRAZIL 'SURFING WAR PHOTOGRAPHER' EDUARDO MARTINS EXPOSED AS FAKE


The timing coincides with the period that Eduardo Martins started sending pictures to publications around the world... READ MORE

6th September, 2017 2016

AFTER VICTORY OVER ISIS, MOSUL DISCOVERS THE COST


A volunteer social worker holds an infant boy who was rescued from the rubble in the Old City of Mosul... READ MORE

24th August, 2017 2008

IRAQ'S KURDS MIGHT PUT OFF INDEPENDENCE VOTE IN RETURN FOR CONCESSIONS FROM BAGHDAD


Baghdad stopped payments from the Iraqi federal budget to the KRG in 2014 after the Kurds began exporting oil independently from Baghdad, via a pipeline to Turkey... READ MORE

20th August, 2017 1872

IRAQI PM ABADI DECLARES VICTORY OVER ISIL IN TAL AFAR


The loss of Nineveh province is crucial because this is where ISIL declared its caliphate, Bin Javaid said... READ MORE

31st August, 2017 1871

IRAQ LAUNCHES OFFENSIVE TO RETAKE TAL AFAR FROM ISIL


Tal Afar and the surrounding area are among the last pockets of ISIL-held territory in Iraq, after victory was declared in Mosul, the country's second-largest city... READ MORE

20th August, 2017 1845

MAP: THERE ARE 10 WORLD HERITAGE SITES IN IRAQ AND SYRIA. NINE ARE IN DANGER.


Islamic State group jihadists seized Syria's Palmyra on Thursday, as UNESCO warned that the destruction of the ancient city would be an enormous loss to humanity... READ MORE

1st September, 2015 1569

IRAQI FORCES 'COMPLETELY SURROUND ISIL' IN TAL AFAR


Tal Afar and the surrounding area are among the last pockets of ISIL-held territory in Iraq after victory was declared in Mosul, the country's second-largest city... READ MORE

25th August, 2017 1526

DEIR AZ ZOR: SYRIAN ARMY 'CLOSE TO BREAKING' ISIL SIEGE


Mohamed Ibrahim al-Samra, Deir Az Zor's provincial governor told Syria's state news agency Sana that besieged residents were celebrating as pro-government forces approached... READ MORE

4th September, 2017 1496

THESE ARE THE SUICIDE CARS AND TRUCKS THAT MADE THE BATTLE OF MOSUL SO BLOODY


Earlier this month, soon after Iraqi forces declared that they had retaken the city of Mosul, police put some of the confiscated vehicles on display... READ MORE

23rd July, 2017 1406

U.S. DEFENSE SECRETARY ARRIVES IN IRAQ ON UNANNOUNCED VISIT TO MEET IRAQI LEADERS


Mattis said that after retaking Tal Afar, Iraqi forces would move against the western Euphrates river valley... READ MORE

22nd August, 2017 1316

LOST CHILDREN ARE LEGACY OF BATTLE FOR IRAQ'S MOSUL


Nine-year-old Meriam had left her family one day last October to visit her grandmother in west Mosul, then under Islamic State rule... READ MORE

31st July, 2017 1250

GUN BATTLE AND SUICIDE BOMBING IN AFGHAN CAPITAL


Afghan police say a suicide attack has taken place outside the Iraqi embassy in the capital, Kabul... READ MORE

31st July, 2017 957

IRAQI FORCES MAKE GAINS AGAINST ISIL IN TAL AFAR PUSH


As battle for the ISIL-held city of Tal Afar intensifies, Pentagon chief James Mattis makes unannounced visit to Iraq... READ MORE

22nd August, 2017 932

BOOBY-TRAPS PLAGUE NORTH IRAQ AS ISLAMIC STATE TARGETS RETURNING CIVILIANS


Islamic State militants are also expected to plant new areas as they fall back to the Syrian border... READ MORE

30th July, 2017 880

US-LED COALITION SAYS 624 CIVILIAN CASUALTIES FROM AIRSTRIKES IN IRAQ, SYRIA


US-led Coalition says 624 civilian casualties from airstrikes in Iraq, Syria -- RT News... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 873

MILITANTS TRAPPED IN RAQQA CENTER BUT SYRIAN KURD COMMANDER SEES LONG BATTLE


SDF spokesman Talal Selo said on Tuesday that mines were slowing movement even where Islamic State... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 870

IRAQI FORCES RETAKE MOST OF TAL AFAR FROM ISLAMIC STATE


Iraqi forces retake most of Tal Afar from Islamic State military... READ MORE

27th August, 2017 868

5 RUSSIAN-SPEAKING CHILDREN ORPHANED IN IRAQ BROUGHT BACK HOME TO RUSSIA


5 Russian-speaking children orphaned in Iraq brought back home to Russia -- RT News... READ MORE

26th August, 2017 861

ABADI REJECTS AL-SADR CALL TO DISSOLVE HASHD AL-SHAABI


Speaking to supporters on Friday, Sadr called for dissolving Hashd al-Shaabi and absorbing its fighters in the Iraqi army... READ MORE

5th August, 2017 849

SAUDIS IN TALKS OVER ALLIANCE TO REBUILD IRAQ AND 'RETURN IT TO THE ARAB FOLD'


Pact would give Saudi Arabia a leading role in rebuilding war-torn country, and allow it to shepherd Iraq away from its rival Iran... READ MORE

19th August, 2017 838

IRAQI FORCES 'BREAK THROUGH' ISIL LINES IN TAL AFAR


Up to 2,000 battle-hardened fighters remain in Tal Afar, according to US and Iraqi military commanders... READ MORE

25th August, 2017 790


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