Tag Archives | Daesh

ISIL in “Deep Financial Trouble”

According to a report released by London-based International Centre for the Study of Radicalization (ICSR) and accounting group Ernst & Young, the Islamic State organisation (IS, ISIS, ISIL, Daesh) is in deep financial trouble. In an interview, ICSR director Peter Neumann stated out that the report clearly shows that while IS used to be the […]

Officials Provide Details of Latest Counter-ISIS Strikes

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Officials reported details of yesterday’s strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria Coalition military forces conducted 34 strikes consisting of 35 engagements […]

Video: Thousands return to Eastern Mosul

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. More than 46,000 people have returned to eastern Mosul in little more than a fortnight. Although ISIL attacks are continuing, people are determined to restart their lives in their city. Al Jazeera’s Osama […]

HRW: Looting, Destruction by Forces Fighting ISIS

From Human Rights Watch: Armed forces fighting Islamic State (also known as ISIS) to retake a town and four villages near Mosul looted, damaged, and destroyed homes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said today. There was no apparent military necessity for the demolitions, which may amount to war crimes and which took place between November 2016 […]

Military Strikes Continue Against Terrorists

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Officials reported details of yesterday’s strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria Attack and fighter aircraft conducted 15 strikes consisting of 19 […]

Details of Latest Strikes in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terrorists yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Officials reported details of the latest strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria Attack, bomber and fighter aircraft conducted 17 strikes in […]

Video: Residents fear return to Sinjar

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. ISIL may have been driven out of the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar, but most of its people are afraid to return home. Kurdish forces now in charge say they are still discovering […]

Military Strikes Target ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Officials reported details of the latest strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria Attack, bomber and fighter […]

Military Strikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Officials reported details of yesterday’s strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria Attack, bomber, fighter and remotely […]

US, Iraqi Defense Ministers discuss Partnership

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis (pictured) and Iraqi Defense Minister Arfan al-Hayali discussed the strong U.S.-Iraq defense partnership in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria during a phone call on Wednesday, Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said. In a statement summarizing the call, Davis said Mattis congratulated Hayali on his […]

US, Coalition Continue Strikes Against IS

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq on Monday, 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 Attack, fighter and remotely […]