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Iraqi Government Announces Liberation of Tal Afar

The global coalition to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria congratulates Prime Minister Al-Abadi and all Iraqi forces on their stunning victory today in Tal Afar and northern Ninewah province, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials said today. Under the command of the Iraqi prime minister, all branches of the Iraqi […]

Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria yesterday, conducting 31 strikes consisting of 51 engagements, 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 In Syria, coalition […]

GardaWorld Weekly Security Report

GardaWorld, a global leader in comprehensive security and risk management, has made its weekly security report available to Iraq Business News readers. Prepared by GardaWorld's Risk Analysis Team in Iraq, this essential report includes short- and medium-term outlooks on the security situation, reports and commentary on recent significant events, and a detailed overview of developments […]

Iraqi Forces Begin Offensive to Liberate Tal Afar

Iraqi security forces have begun their offensive to liberate the city of Tal Afar from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials said today. The global coalition against ISIS welcomes Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's statement earlier today announcing the launch of the offensive to liberate Tal […]

IOM Emergency Unit Assists IDPs from Tal Afar

This past week the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the UN Migration Agency, sent emergency teams from its Erbil, Iraq, mission to provide front-line non-food item (NFI) assistance to an informal settlement of internally displaced persons (IDPs). The settlers are principally nomadic herders fleeing ISIL’s last remaining major stronghold in Iraq: Tal Afar. Following the fall […]

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 […]

Shiite Forces Advance on Tal Afar

By Shelly Kittleson for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Damaged aircraft hangars and twisted metal are scattered across Tal Afar airport, to the south of the city, and tunnels have been dug in several locations. Graffiti praising the Islamic […]

Military Strikes Continue Against ISIL Terrorists

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

Iran, Turkey fight over Tal Afar

By Mustafa Saadoun for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  “Tal Afar will be the cemetery of Turkish soldiers should Turkey attempt to take part in the battle,” Hadi al-Amiri, the head of the Badr Organization and a leader in […]

British Charity Opens Clinic for Refugees

British Charity Opens Medical Clinic for Iraqi Refugees in Najaf The British-Iraqi charity, the AMAR International Charitable Foundation, has opened a clinic in the Iraqi city of Najaf to give medical assistance to the 70,000 refugees who fled to the region from the Islamic State (ISIL/Daesh). The majority of the Internally Displaced People (IDPs) are […]