ISIS executes 250 women who refused to become sex slaves

ISIS executes 250 women who refused to become sex slaves

London-based Kurdish news agency 'AhlulBayt' reported that the girls were forcefully married to ISIS terrorists and murdered.

Iraq`s Mosul will eventually be retaken from Islamic State: Barack Obama

Mosul, in northern Iraq, was overrun during a jihadist offensive in June 2014 and has become an IS stronghold.

US-led troops seize Islamic State fighter in Iraq helicopter raid: Sources

Troops from a US-led coalition landed a helicopter in northern Iraq and seized at least one Islamic State fighter from a vehicle, three witnesses and two Kurdish security sources said.

US defence chief in Iraq to discuss fight against ISIS

US defence chief in Iraq to discuss fight against ISIS

US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter made an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Monday for talks with Iraqi officials on the war against the Islamic State jihadist group.

Islamic State bastions `must fall` in 2016: French defence chief

The Islamic State group strongholds Raqa and Mosul "must fall" this year, French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said during a speech in Baghdad on Monday.

Destroying ISIS group my top priority: US President Barack Obama

Destroying ISIS group my top priority: US President Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama has said that destroying the Islamic State (ISIS) group remains his "top priority" at a time when the jihadist group continues to lose ground in Iraq and Syria.

American fighting for ISIS surrenders to Iraqi Kurdish forces

Man identified as Mohamad Jamal Khweis tells Peshmerga forces that he escaped from Mosul in rare case of voluntary surrender.

100 ISIS militants killed in Mosul airstrikes

100 ISIS militants killed in Mosul airstrikes

At least 100 ISIS militants have been killed in the two-day airstrikes in Iraq`s Mosul city, according to the Iraqi Army.

American Islamic State fighter chose to surrender to Kurds: TV

A 26-year-old American man who was captured by Kurdish forces in Iraq earlier this week, said he had travelled from Turkey to join Islamic State before deciding to escape, according to an interview with Kurdish television on Thursday.

Iraqi forces launch push to retake area north of Baghdad

Backed by paramilitary forces and aerial support, Iraqi troops today launched a new push to retake a key area north of the capital, Baghdad, and dislodge Islamic State militants from there, officials said.

Islamic State gets more brutal, begins use of  'Clipper' against women

Islamic State gets more brutal, begins use of 'Clipper' against women

In another act of savagery, Islamic State has introduced a metal instrument to punish women whose clothes they claim do not completely cover their body.

Kurdish special forces rescue teenage Swedish girl from Islamic State

Kurdish special forces rescue teenage Swedish girl from Islamic State

A teenage Swedish girl being held by Islamic State militants in Iraq was rescued in a raid by Kurdish special forces last week, the autonomous region`s security council said in a statement on Tuesday.

Islamic State beheads kid for listening to western music

Islamic State beheads kid for listening to western music

In another case of brutality out of the many it has already committed in the past, Islamic State has beheaded a 15-year-old child for merely listening to western music at the grocery store of his father.

'US airstrikes destroy over $500 mn ISIS cash reserves'

'US airstrikes destroy over $500 mn ISIS cash reserves'

US airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq and Syria have reportedly destroyed more than USD 500 million cash reserves and 20 kilogrammes of gold stored by the terror group.

ISIS chief Baghdadi 'surfaces' after 18 months

ISIS chief Baghdadi 'surfaces' after 18 months

 Fresh footage of ISIS supremo Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has surfaced, apparently showing the reclusive terror leader making a rare public appearance and talking to children at a mosque in the Iraqi city of Fallujah.

US-led coalition warns of bloody, long battle in Iraq

The battle to liberate the northern Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State terror group will be "difficult, bloody and long", the US-led coalition fighting the group in Iraq said on Tuesday.

ISIS publicly beheads its fighters for desertion: Report

ISIS has reportedly beheaded over 20 of its fighters in full public view for trying to flee a war zone in Iraq's Mosul city, sending out a chilling warning to others in the terror group against desertion.

ISIS releases 270 of 400 civilians abducted in east Syria

ISIS releases 270 of 400 civilians abducted in east Syria

The Islamic State group released 270 of more than 400 civilians it had abducted during its assault on the eastern Syrian city of Deir Ezzor, a monitor said.

Islamic State video shows destruction from US airstrike on Mosul bank

Targeting Islamic State`s finances is a key part of the US-led coalition`s strategy to defeat the group.

Bombs laid by Islamic State hamper Iraqi troops in Ramadi after victory

Bombs laid by Islamic State hamper Iraqi troops in Ramadi after victory

 Islamic State militants left Ramadi`s streets and buildings boobytrapped with bombs, hampering efforts to rebuild the city two weeks after Iraq`s elite counter-terrorism forces claimed victory against the militant group there, officials said.