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Hussein's CIA interrogator: If Saddam had remained in power, rise of ISIS 'improbable'

RTIslamic State would not have enjoyed the success it did if Saddam Hussein had remained in power, John Nixon, the former CIA agent who grilled him, claims. Nixon says the West should deal with leaders it "abhors" to have a stable Middle East. Nix...
by INFRAKSHUN on Dec 19, 2016

Iraqi Air Force kills 20 Takfiri Daesh terrorist group commanders near Mosul

This file photo shows an F-16 fighter jet operated by the Iraqi Air Force.Nearly two dozen high-ranking figures of the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group have been killed when Iraqi Air Force fighter jets carried out an airstrike near Mosul as government...

We need to show compassion

Lawand Hamadamin is a six year old Iraqui deaf  boy who with his family was admitted to the UK from a refugee camp in Dunkirk. Lawand was born profoundly deaf, and was completely unable to communicate but thanks to a … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Dec 16, 2016

Plan B 2.0: Obama & Erdogan move ISIS terrorists from Iraq to Syria, goal is to weaken Assad

Eric ZuesseSott.netA 12 August 2012 U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency warning that the Obama Administration's strategy might drive ISIS from Mosul in Iraq to Der Zor in Syria, is now being actually carried out as a plan instead of a warning — a plan...
by INFRAKSHUN on Dec 12, 2016

US airstrike in Mosul leaves 90 Iraqi troopers dead: Report

This file photo shows two US Navy F/A-18E Super Hornets supporting the operations against Daesh terrorists, after being refueled by a KC-135 Stratotanker over Iraq. (Photo by AFP)At least 90 Iraqi soldiers have lost their lives when fighter jets from...

Turkish warplanes bomb northern Iraq, kill 19

A Turkish F-16 fighter jet takes off from Incirlik airbase in the southern city of Adana, Turkey, July 27, 2015. (Photo by Reuters)Turkish fighter jets have bombarded an area in northern Iraq, killing at least 19 people.The warplanes took off from an...

Iraq sends reinforcements to east of Mosul

Iraqi army soldiers patrol in the newly-liberated Shaimaa neighborhood of the northern city of Mosul, December 4, 2016. (Photo by AP)A senior Iraqi commander says a number of new contingents have been sent to the east of the northern city of Mosul to...

Iraqi Special Government Forces win back 3 districts in eastern Mosul

A member of the Iraqi forces, instructs people in al-Muharibin neighborhood of Mosul, to gather for aid distribution on December 8, 2016 during an ongoing operation against Takfiri Daesh terrorists. (Photo by AFP)Iraqi government forces have establis...

Iraqi airstrikes kill dozens of Takfiri Daesh terrorists near Syria border

Dozens of Daesh terrorists have been killed after Iraqi aircraft pounded the positions of the Tafkiri militants near the border with Syria, the Iraqi army says.Iraq's Joint Operations Command (JOC) confirmed in a statement on Thursday that the Iraqi...

Iraqi Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jabouri demands investigation into fatal airstrikes

Iraqi Parliament Speaker Salim al-JabouriIraq's Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jabouri has called for a thorough investigation into airstrikes purported Daesh positions in a western border town which left dozen of civilians dead.The airstrikes in t...

Bombings kill five, injure 21 in Iraqi capital of Baghdad

Iraqis inspect the damage at the site of a terrorist bombing in the Shaab area of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, October 15, 2016. (Photo by AFP)Five civilians have been killed and 21 others injured across the eastern and northern parts of the Iraqi cap...

Heavy clashes in Mosul district as Iraqi troops advance against Daesh terrorists

Iraqi forces backed by tribal fighters fire artillery during battle to retake a village from Daesh on the eastern bank of the Tigris River on December 7, 2016. (Photos by Reuters)Fierce clashes have erupted in Mosul’s al-Salam neighborhood, as Iraq...

Iraqi army soldiers seize back four villages north of Daesh-held Mosul

Soldiers of the Iraqi Special Operations Forces, on an armored vehicle, flash the victory sign at a checkpoint in Bartalla, east of the northern city of Mosul, on December 3, 2016. (Photo by AFP)Iraqi army soldiers have managed to liberate four...

Takfiri terrorist group of Daesh blast kills 24 in Iraq’s Mosul

This file photo shows a truck that had been loaded with explosive barrels by Daesh terrorists, after it was destroyed by Iraqi special forces during an operation to retake control of the al-Baker neighborhood in eastern Mosul, November 30, 2016. (By...

Iraqi Special Operations forces liberate two more neighborhoods in eastern Mosul

Iraqi fighters from Popular Mobilization Units sit in a vehicle driving through a desert area near the village of al-Boutha al-Sharqiyah, west of Mosul, on December 2, 2016. (Photo by AFP)Iraqi Special Operations Forces have retaken full control...

Battle to liberate Iraqi city of Mosul could take months: Red Cross

Iraqi forces advance in the village of Arabat, south of Mosul, on December 1, 2016. (Photo by AFP)The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has warned that the Iraqi government's operation to liberate the northern flashpoint city of Mosul f...

500,000 in Iraq's Mosul facing 'catastrophic' water shortages: UN

Displaced Iraqi families in the town of Bartalla, east of Mosul board a truck on November 30, 2016. (Photo by AFP)The United Nations has sounded alarm bells over "catastrophic" drinking water shortages in Mosul where Daesh terrorists are fighting an...

Takfiri Daesh terrorist snipers kill 15 children in Mosul: Report

Displaced Iraqi families wait before heading to camps in the town of Bartalla, east of Mosul, Nov. 30, 2016. (Photo by AFP)Daesh snipers have shot dead at least 15 children fleeing a militant-held neighborhood in Mosul which is besieged by the Iraqi...

SATAN'S ARMY - Iraq, More ISIS Mass Graves

REMINDER:  'ISIL (aka ISIS) is a theocracy, proto-state and a Salafi or Wahhabi group.  It follows an extremist interpretation of Islam, promotes religious violence, and regards Muslims who do not agree with its interpretations as infidels...
by Mage Soapbox on Dec 1, 2016

THE CAMPAIGN FOR MOSUL: NOVEMBER 22-28, 2016

(ISW) The Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) made limited gains in eastern Mosul from November 22 to 28 as it struggled to identify and target ISIS militants operating among the significant civilian population remaining in the city. Meanwhile, Iraqi Shia mi...
by Eye On The World on Dec 1, 2016


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