Suicide truck bomber takes the life of 17 people in Baghdad

A suicide truck bomber targeted a police checkpoint in southern Baghdad on Wednesday night, killing 17 people and wounding at least 60 others. The bomber detonated the vehicle – an oil tanker laden with explosives, security and hospital officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity under regulations. They say more than 40 people were injured … Read more

ISIS Sleeper Cells Awake in Several Iraqi Areas

Many of ISIS’ sleeper cells have risen in retaliation to the losses in Mosul and other areas. Two days after the Iraqi Ministry of Interior thwarted an ISIS attack, ISIS responded with a series of booby-trapped cars and terrorists attacks in Baghdad, Tikrit, Samara, and al-Sherqat which killed a number of pilgrims including Iranians who … Read more

Explosions in Samara, northern Baghdad kills 24 people

A suicide bomber on Sunday detonated an ambulance laden with explosives in a crowd of Iranian pilgrims in Iraq’s holy city of Samara, killing seven people. A total of 24 people were killed in twin suicide attacks in Samara city, Diyala Province and Tikrit in Salahadin Province, northern Baghdad. The blast in Samara, nearly 125 … Read more

Japanese journalist freed from Iraqi-Kurdish custody

A Japanese reporter covering the Mosul offensive has been released, after his detention by Kurdish authorities over his contacts with IS militants. Iraqi Kurdistan authorities have handed over a Japanese journalist who was detained over his links with Islamic State group militants. Kosuke Tsuneoka was arrested near Mosul by Kurdish counter-terrorism units. The Kurdistan Region Security … Read more

ISIS’s ‘Military Operations Room’ Chief Killed North of Iraq’s Mosul

Chief Commander of ISIS’s ‘military operations room’ was killed by Iraqi Army forces during battles in a region just North of the ISIS-held city of Mosul, a local source said Wednesday. “The ISIS (ISIL, IS, Daesh) commander, who was known as Abu Yaqub, was killed along with one of his top aides during the battles in … Read more

Kurdistan Arrests Japanese Journalist for Ties with ISIS

A Japanese freelance journalist covering the fighting in Iraq has been detained in Iraq’s northern Kurdistan Region by Kurdish authorities for suspected links to ISIS. Japan’s Kyodo News agency said that journalist Kosuke Tsuneoka was reporting on the battle to recapture the city of Mosul from ISIS. Kyodo said he is being held by the … Read more

At least 7 killed in bomb attacks around Baghdad

At least seven people were killed in four separate bomb attacks around Baghdad late Friday, according to a security source. Nasr al-Hanun, an Iraqi chief of security force, said that five civilians were killed and 16 others were injured by the bombs that were planted in two different residential areas and a roadside bomb in … Read more

ISIS leader’s bodyguard killed

ISIS Leader Al Baghdadi’s Bodyguard Known as RAMBO Killed in Mosul. Aymam Al Mosuli Known as RAMBO earned his nickname after serving as bodyguard for the death cult’s leader Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi reportedly have been gunned down while fighting Iraqi troops south of the terror capital. Aymam Al Mosuli was also believed to be … Read more

Daesh Militants Execute 22 Residents of Iraq’s Mosul

The Daesh terrorist group executed on Thursday 22 residents of the Iraqi city of Mosul, which has become a battlefield between the Iraqi Armed Forces and jihadists. “The Daesh militants electrocuted on Thursday 22 civilians in the center of Mosul on charges of collaboration with security forces and [Kurdish] Peshmerga fighters… the IS militants were holding these civilians in a Mosul prison for nearly four months,” a … Read more