Tag Archives | ISIL

Video: East Mosul Cleared ahead of Push for West Bank

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi forces battled the last holdout jihadists in east Mosul on Thursday after commanders declared victory there and set their sights on the city’s west, where more tough fighting awaits.

Military Strikes Continue Against ISIL Terrorists

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

AMAR increases Mental Health Support for IS Victims

By Robert Cole. The AMAR International Charitable Foundation has been providing vital mental health treatment for many hundreds of Yazidi Women who have escaped from Daesh (ISIS) captivity. Thousands are still being held, but those that have managed to escape have returned, understandably traumatised by their terrible ordeals. The majority have been raped, beaten and […]

Video: Liberation of East Mosul

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. An Iraqi forces top commander announces they have fully retaken east Mosul from the Islamic State group, three months after a huge offensive against the jihadist bastion was launched:

U.S., Coalition Continue Strikes 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 […]

Video: Residents Resume Life in Mosul Neighbourhood

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi troops in Mosul are pushing westwards towards the banks of the Tigris river. They hold large parts of the east of the city, once dominated by ISIL. And, in some areas like […]

Video: Iraq Forces retake Mosul University

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi forces retook Mosul’s university from the Islamic State jihadist group, the latest key advance in efforts to recapture the eastern side of the city, officers said.

Strikes Hit 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 Sunday, 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 Attack, bomber and fighter […]

Int’l Interests vie for Control of Iraq-Syria Border

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. International Interests Line Up To Take Control Of Iraq-Syria Border As the fight against the extremist group known as the Islamic State continues to succeed, albeit at a slower pace […]

Iraqis Liberate 70-80 Percent of East Mosul

Iraqi fighters, supported by the U.S.-led coalition formed to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, have retaken 70 to 80 percent of eastern Mosul from the terrorists, Task Force Strike Commander Army Col. Brett Sylvia said here today. Sylvia is commander of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Task Force […]

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 Iraq and Syria on Wednesday, 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 Attack, fighter and […]

IS’ “Most Wanted” Woman Awarded Lantos Prize

The Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice has announced that its highest honor, the Lantos Human Rights Prize, will be awarded to Iraqi parliamentarian and ISIS’ “most wanted” woman, Vian Dakhil, at an award ceremony in Washington, D.C. on February 8, 2017 at the U.S. Capitol. Dakhil will be given the 2016 award for her […]