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There are warehouses full of weapons and equipment to train Iraqi counter-terror troops fighting the Islamic State group, but Iraqi red tape is keeping it locked up, according to a Pentagon watchdog agency. [Read More]
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Kurdish forces want the equipment to help fight battle the Islamic State group. [Read More]
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Cairo, Egypt, Apr 19, 2017 CNA/EWTN News.- Gunmen attacked a police checkpoint near an historic Orthodox Christian monastery in Egypt, killing one and wounding four. The Islamic State group has claim... [Read More]
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The 2,000-year-old ancient city near Mosul was destroyed by ISIS militants in the summer of 2014... [Read More]
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A man who has lived in Jacksonville was detained at the Turkish border based on accusations that he fought for the Islamic State, according to news reports in the Guardian. [Read More]
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It's the terrorist marriage made in hell. The Islamic State group and al Qaeda, long rivals for supremacy in the jihadi struggle, are feeling more pressure to combine as the Islamic State loses its territorial base in Syria and Iraq and the still-potent terrorist network founded by Osama bin Laden ... [Read More]
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Shops are booming now that Islamic State's ban on dolls and action figures is lifted. [Read More]
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Three militants loyal to the Islamic State group (ISIS) have been killed by wild boars as they planned to ambush Iraqi tribesmen opposed to the group, according to a local anti-ISIS leader. At least eight ISIS fighters had reportedly taken cover among dense reeds in Iraq's al-Rashad region, ab... [Read More]
(USA Today) Three Islamic State militants setting up an ambush in a bitterly contested area of northern Iraq were killed by a herd of stampeding boars, local leaders say. Sheikh Anwar al-Assi, a chief of the local Ubaid tribe and supervisor of anti-ISIS forces, told The Times of London the militants were hiding on the... [Read More]
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Iraqi paramilitary forces said Wednesday that they have captured Hatra, a 2,000-year-old historical site near the northern city of Mosul, where U.S.-backed forces have been battling the Islamic State group for months. The media arm of the state-sanctioned force made up mainly of Shiite militias broadcast images of the site Wednesday, showing what appeared to be the ancient ruins in the distance as militia vehicles drove through open desert. Karim al-Nouri, a spokesman for the paramilitary forces, told state TV they captured the UNESCO world heritage site and were around 2 miles from a nearby town with... [Read More]
The Turkish military gave coalition forces fighting Islamic State militants less than an hour of advance notice before carrying out air strikes that killed a large number of allied Kurdish fighters in Iraq and Syria, a US coalition spokesman said on Wednesday. [Read More]
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The U.S. criticized the strikes, which killed 20 fighters who were part of a Washington-backed effort against the Islamic State. [Read More]
A herd of pigs overwhelmed Islamic State fighters in northern Iraq... [Read More]
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A man held in a Spanish anti-jihadist raid was spotted in September in front of a Barcelona concert hall where the band that was playing during the Bataclan attack in Paris was due to perform, police said Wednesday. Eagles of Death Metal was in full swing at the Bataclan concert hall on November 13, 2015, when armed men wearing explosive belts stormed in and killed 90 people. Close to a year later on September 10, the US rock group played at the Apolo concert hall in Barcelona. Under high alert, police stopped a Moroccan man in front of the... [Read More]
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Russia has criticized Turkey's airstrikes against Kurdish forces in Syria and Iraq, saying they hinder efforts to combat the Islamic State group. [Read More]
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Three Islamic State fighters were killed and five more were injured Sunday by an ambush of stampeding wild boars in northern Iraq, according to local leaders. [Read More]
In a wild-but-real story that's snared interest in the United States, a herd of wild pigs killed three Islamic State fighters in Iraq this weekend, injuring five others. The group of ISIS soldiers was hiding in a thicket of reeds, waiting to ambush Iraqi tribesmen who were part of an anti-Islamic... [Read More]
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Islamic State militants have developed an improvised explosive device (IED) that can be launched from rifles or dropped from an aerial drone, an arms monitoring group said on Wednesday. [Read More]
British lawmakers say a U.K. man killed by a Royal Air Force drone strike in Syria had been an Islamic State group attack planner who posed a "very serious threat" to Britain. [Read More]
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