January 25, 2015
Daesh radio confirmed on Sunday that its terrorists have executed Japanese security contractor Haruna Yukawa, following the release of a video announcing the hostage's death, according to AFP.
Two bombings in Baghdad have left eight civilians dead and at least 22 wounded.
Since the start of the US-led airstrikes against Daesh, only one percent of the supposed "caliphate" has been reclaimed.
January 24, 2015
US military's Central Command General Lloyd Austin said US and Iraqi forces are organizing plans to launch a counter-attack in the Daesh-held, northern Iraqi city of Mosul, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
January 23, 2015
Daesh has reportedly turned over 1,500 schools in Iraq's Anbar province into military barracks, local sources told Asharq Al-Awsat.
As Europe remains tense after the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris, British Foreign Secretary Philiip Hammond said he believed the greatest threat to British soil was a Daesh attack by sympathizers living in the UK.
January 22, 2015
Just north of the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad, eight were killed and more wounded when a bomb exploded near a military base Thursday, according to official sources.
Suicide bomb in Taji killed nine and injured 14 in the Taji area of Iraq.
Kurdish troops and Iraq's military launched joint attacks on Daesh in Mosul with the support of US-led coalition strikes in the area.
The delay of a long-awaited official report on the British government’s decision to join the US-led war with Iraq in 2003 sparked outcry among legislators and political activists on Wednesday.
January 21, 2015
Iraq and Turkey have agreed to build a new natural gas pipeline, technical analysis on which will commence soon, a report said
Kurdish Peshmerga fighters, backed by government forces, have launched a large-scale operation against Daesh in Iraq’s northern province of Nineveh.
In Iraq, the UN reported executions of female civilians is on the rise, and women who are educated are especially vulnerable.
January 20, 2015
Daesh militants threatened to execute two Japanese hostages in a new propaganda video released Tuesday.
January 18, 2015
Daesh militants in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk freed hundreds of Yazidis and were picked up by Kurdish peshmerga forces.