November 10, 2014
An aide to ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed by a US air strike according to Iraqi state television, while the fate of the militant group's chief remains unclear.
ISIL now requires European recruits to undergo background checks, fearing infiltration by Western intelligence agents.
November 9, 2014
ISIS spokesman Abu Mohammed al-Adnani confirmed Sunday that al-Baghdadi was hurt in US-led strike, but said he was not killed.
Iraqi officials say an investigation is being carried out to determine whether ISIL chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in recent airstrikes by the US-led coalition.
No one saw ISIL coming. Over the past few months, ISIL militants have managed to seize land the size of Great Britain across Iraq and Syria. Clearly, this terrorist group needs stopped. Sending more US soldiers into Iraq isn't the answer.
ISIL leader and self-proclaimed "Caliph" Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has allegedly been seriously injured by a US air strike, local witnesses and government sources reported.
A British national who joined ISIL blew himself up in Iraq, killing eight people. Kabir Ahmed from Derby originally appeared on a BBC program stating why he wanted to be a suicide bomber.
ISIL has begun luring members of the Taliban and other militant groups to join its ranks, according to a state government report from the Balochistan province.
The Iraqi economy is losing as much as $1.2 billion a month because of the shutdown of the oil pipeline connecting the Iraqi city of Kirkuk with the Turkish city of Ceyhan.
November 7, 2014
The AP report said the president was also requesting $5 billion from Congress.
Iraq's Ministry of Defense said that the Iraqi air force carried out "effective strikes" in the oil-rich town of Baiji in Salahuddin Province.
November 5, 2014
Britain will deploy additional troops to Iraq in the coming weeks to help train local forces in their efforts to combat the Islamic State.
US military forces continued to attack the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) with 14 combined airstrikes between the 3rd and 5th of November over Syria and Iraq.
Speaking at a meeting to announce the formation of the committee, Wael Suleiman, executive director of Catholic relief organisation Caritas in Jordan, noted that around 100 to 150 new Iraqi refugees arrive in Jordan every day from Erbil after leaving their homes in Mosul and Nineveh.
The four men, whose ages range between 18 and 24, are said to be members of the hard-line Jihadi Salafist movement.