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Coalition Forces Kill ISIS Financial Facilitator

Coalition forces killed a key Islamic State of Iraq and Syria financial facilitator with an airstrike in Abu Kamal, Syria, June 16, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials announced. Fawaz Muhammad Jubayr al-Rawi, a Syrian native and an experienced terrorist financial facilitator, moved millions of dollars for the terror organization’s attack and logistics […]

Counter-ISIS Strikes Continue in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria on Saturday, conducting 37 strikes consisting of 79 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported yesterday. Officials reported details of yesterday’s strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria In Syria, […]

Details of Latest Counter-ISIS Strikes

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria on Monday, conducting 15 strikes consisting of 69 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported yesterday. Officials reported details of yesterday’s strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria In Syria, […]

‘Peace Radio’ Inspires Refugees and Displaced

By Marta Bellingreri for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  “Do you think you will come back soon to your city?” asked Ronza, a Yazidi woman working for Radio Salam (Peace Radio), to a woman from Qaraqosh. “Inshallah [God willing]. […]

Inherent Resolve Strikes Target ISIS in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria on Saturday, conducting 25 strikes consisting of 46 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported yesterday. Officials reported details of yesterday’s strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria In Syria, […]

Coalition Strikes Continue Against ISIS in Iraq, Syria

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria on Monday, conducting 37 strikes consisting of 65 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported yesterday. Officials reported details of the latest strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria In […]

New Freedoms for Post-Extremist Ramadan in Mosul

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Mosul Locals Taste New Freedoms for Post-Extremist Ramadan Ramadan in Mosul is different this year: Rather than hiding the fact they are not fasting during the religious month, locals are […]

ISIS, Qaeda to Establish New Organization in Iraq

By John Lee. Asharq Al-Awsat reports that armed groups from the Islamic State group (IS, ISIL, ISIS, Daesh) and al-Qaeda have held meetings to establish a new terrorist organization in Iraq. A senior police official in Kirkuk province told the news organization that he believed Arab and foreign militants will be part of the new […]

Mass Killings of Fleeing Civilians in Mosul

Mosul: UN receives reports of mass killings of fleeing civilians by ISIL Credible reports indicate that more than 231 civilians attempting to flee western Mosul have been killed since 26 May, including at least 204 over three days last week alone. The UN Human Rights Office has been documenting ISIL’s use of civilians as human […]

Coalition Strikes Target ISIS in Iraq, Syria

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria on Wednesday, conducting 38 strikes consisting of 75 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported yesterday. Officials reported details of the latest strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria In […]

Details of Latest Strikes Against ISIS in Iraq, Syria

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria on Monday, conducting 40 strikes consisting of 60 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported yesterday. Officials reported details of the latest strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria In […]

Lives of 100,000 Children ‘on the line’ in West Mosul

Some 100,000 children remain in extremely dangerous conditions in western sections of Iraq’s Mosul city as fighting between Government and terrorist forces continues, the United Nations children’s agency today reported, warning that “children’s lives are on the line.” “We are receiving alarming reports of civilians including several children being killed in west Mosul,” said Peter […]