Church bells rang in an Iraqi Christian town over the weekend for the first time since the Islamic State captured it more than two years ago, as Iraqi forces advance on the city of Mosul to push out the terrorist group.
As Iraqi and Kurdish forces circle near the Islamic State-held city of Mosul, many ISIS fighters are attempting to flee, with some in dresses.
The Pentagon on Friday identified a sailor who was killed by an improvised explosive device blast in Iraq this week.
An Islamic State force of more than 60 fighters staged a terrorist assault on Kirkuk, Iraq, early Friday morning that claimed the lives of 12 electricity workers, six policemen, and a Turkmen family of seven.
An American service member was killed by an improvised explosive device in northern Iraq, the Pentagon said Thursday.
The Islamic State may be altering its organizational structure from a “caliphate” into an insurgency emphasizing guerrilla warfare tactics as the terrorist group is pushed out of Iraq, the commander of U.S.-led coalition ground forces in Iraq said Wednesday.
The Iraqi Army advance into Mosul is going faster than expected, and Jihadist defenders are preparing for defeat.
A Shi’ite paramilitary force said it would support the Iraqi army’s offensive on Mosul, Islamic State’s last major stronghold in Iraq, raising the risk of sectarian strife in the mainly Sunni region.
The Iraqi-led military offensive to recapture Mosul from the Islamic State could trigger a return of jihadists to European Union member states, the EU security union commissioner warned on Tuesday.
Islamic State leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi survived an uprising within his own police force Monday as U.S. led-coalition forces pushed toward Mosul with only light resistance, according to Iraqi lawmakers.