Tag Archives | Islamic State

Video: Sunni Tribal Leaders Assert Presence

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Leaders say they have put aside differences with the Islamic State group to focus on removing Iraq's government. Zeina Khodr reports:

Video: Does Video show ISIS Leader?

From CNN. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. CNN's Hala Gorani speaks to terrorism expert Peter Neumann about video that purports to show ISIS' leader in Iraq.

Inside IS’ 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. Inside IS’ Mosul: No Fuel, New Fashions and Banned Christian Water Workers It has been several weeks since Sunni Muslim extremists took over the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. Locals […]

Video: Marginalisation Fuels Sunni Rebellion

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Sunni rebellion in Iraq was years in the making. They have long felt marginalized and targeted by the Shia led government of Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki. Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports […]

False 'Awakening' Model to deal with ISIS

By Mushreq Abbas for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Iraqi government may find it difficult to dissuade armed Sunni groups from fighting alongside the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) without seriously addressing Sunni concerns, including reforming the government and constitution. The […]

Christians Displaced Again by Iraqi Violence

By Shaida al-Ameen for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. An estimated 10,000 Christians have been displaced from the Nineveh plains to Iraqi Kurdistan during the past few days as a result of raids by the Islamic State, formerly the Islamic State of Iraq and […]

Did Shiite Fatwa save Baghdad from 'Islamic State'?

By Ali Hashem for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. A battle without a future, neither a victory nor an end can be seen in the darkness of the Iraqi tunnel, a war that adds to the collection of wars in the Middle East more […]

Video: Iraq Reports Gains Against ISIS

From CNN. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Iraqi government continues to claim that they are gaining ground against ISIS militants. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.

Yezidis Captured by ISIS

Amnesty International has spoken to recently released detainees from the Yezidi community who were captured by the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) in Iraq, as well as to family members of those still held by the group. At least 24 Iraqi border guards and soldiers were captured by ISIS last month in north […]

Video: Iran "Not Sending Troops to Iraq"

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian gives a press conference in Moscow after talks on the situation in Iraq where jihadists seized vast territories.