Terrorist attack north of Baghdad kills four Iraqi soldiers on Eid The Iraqi Interior Ministry on Tuesday 4 June said a terrorist attack south of Salahuddin Province, close to Baghdad, resulted in the deaths of four members of the country’s security forces. The attack against the team that had been deployed to an area in…

Falcons Cell kills 6 IS militants west of Mosul An official source informed, on Saturday 1st June, that the Falcons Intelligence Cell forces killed six Islamic State militants, west of Mosul. The source said in a press statement that the forces from the Falcons Cell killed 6 militants from the Islamic state in al-Ayadiya area,…

Iraqi Forces Foil “Huge” Terrorist Attack in Baghdad Iraqi security forces have foiled a car bomb attack in Baghdad which they said could have been a “huge” terrorist attack. According to multiple media reports, the Islamic State (IS) jihadists had planned a car bomb attack in the capital city with a minibus rigged with explosives….

2 killed, 5 injured in IS attacks in central Iraq A member of paramilitary Hashd Shaabi units and a woman were killed on Friday in two attacks by Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq’s central province of Salahudin, a provincial security source said. Early in the morning, IS militants attacked a security checkpoint manned by…

Gunmen killed three policemen during an attack on a guard post near the city of Kirkuk late on Monday, officials said. Another federal police officer was wounded in the assault in the town of Altun Kupri, on the boundary between the northern provinces of Kirkuk and Erbil, the interior ministry added. There was no immediate…

Iraqi troops foil infiltration attempt by Islamic State in Diyala Pro-government forces thwarted on Tuesday January 8, 2019 an attempt by Islamic State militants to infiltrate into a district in the eastern province of Diyala, a security source was quoted as saying. Speaking to Iraqi website Alghad Press, the source said that militants of Islamic…

Islamic State attack on Iraqi checkpoint kills two police, others missing Two members of the Iraqi federal police are dead and others are missing and after Islamic State (IS) fighters assaulted an Iraqi checkpoint late Friday in Diyala Province. The militants attacked what is known as the Hawlan checkpoint linking the towns of Khanaqin and…

(Judit Neurink) Kurdish peshmerga in Iraq say that IS is rising like a phoenix from the ashes. The organisation is re-grouping to fill the void left by its quarrelling adversaries. Judit Neurink reports from Irbil and Mosul A car bomb kills five in the town of Tikrit. Iraqi troops call in air strikes on “Islamic…

Islamic State group gunmen stormed a house in western Iraq on Monday 12 November 2018, killing a local tribal leader and eight others. Captain Mishaan Hazemawi was part of the Tribal Mobilisation Forces, a collection of Sunni Arab militias who have fought IS during a government fightback in northern and western Iraq. His home was…

At least two women were killed by an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion near the Imam Hussein mausoleum in Khanaqin district, Diyala province, reported Iraqi media. According to Iraqi media reports, the bomb explosion, placed by the roadside, occurred at 10 a.m. sharp on Tuesday, October 30. 12 pilgrims were also injured. At least 797…