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US-trained Iraqi unit carried out Mosul executions: HRW

July 27, 2017 7:28 pm

Earlier in July, HRW found a series of videos posted online that appeared to show other abuses by Iraqi forces in the Mosul area. In one clip, men in Iraqi army uniforms beat a bearded detainee, drag him to the edge of a cliff, throw him off and shoot him.

US-backed force cuts off last IS escape route from Raqqa

June 29, 2017 10:28 pm

"They thereby cut the last route IS used to withdraw from Raqa towards territory it controls in the Syrian desert and in Deir Ezzor province," said Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman.

New raids, 'several' arrests over London attack: police

June 05, 2017 2:18 pm

British police today made several arrests in two dawn raids following the London attack claimed by the Islamic State group which left seven people dead.

Islamic State group attack and bombings leave 29 dead across Iraq

May 15, 2016 10:11 pm

The attack on the gas plant started at dawn with a suicide car bomber hitting the facility's main gate in the town of Taji, about 20 kilometers (12 miles) north of Baghdad.

Peace? No thanks. Here's a photo of a beheaded body, ISIS tells Sri Sri

April 22, 2016 2:01 pm

"I tried to initiate peace talks with the ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) recently but they sent me a photograph of a beheaded body of a man. Thus, my effort for a peace dialogue with the ISIS ended," he said.

Hamas praises Jerusalem bus bomber as 'martyr'

April 21, 2016 2:11 pm

In an announcement on one of its websites, Hamas names the bomber as Abdel Hameed Abu Srour.

Obama at Gulf summit to seek help against Islamic State group

April 21, 2016 10:04 am

In a bid to accelerate gains against the jihadists, Defence Secretary Ashton Carter, in Riyadh with Obama, announced on Monday that the US will send more troops and Apache attack helicopters to Iraq.

Boko Haram strengthens ties with Islamic State group

August 22, 2015 7:21 pm

Boko Haram pledged allegiance to IS in March and in June was declared its West African province.

UK beefs up security following bomb attack report

June 27, 2015 5:19 pm

The Sun newspaper said police foiled an attack on a London parade Saturday after an undercover reporter who obtained details on the plot alerted counter-terrorism officials.

Islamic State group releases audio message purportedly from leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

May 15, 2015 9:37 am

The 35-minute audio message posted on militant websites features a voice that sounds like al-Baghdadi.