November 26, 2015
Some 36 people were abducted by Daesh militants in Iraq’s northern province of Salahuddin, according to al-Forat news agency.
Daesh is a menace that won't go away easily. The US and its allies have laid out many strategies in recent months to stop the group, but what is the best way to put a stop to this militant network?
November 24, 2015
Airstrikes supporting ground troops targeted Daesh positions in Ramadi and Mosul, while more French airstrikes were carried out in Syria against Daesh's self-proclaimed capital of Raqqa.
November 23, 2015
The US-led coalition continues targeting Daesh oil supplies, with major airstrikes over the weekend.
The building will be a vertical city, and will even have its own transport system. But given the current situation in the country, will it ever be completed?
The issues that women and girls face in refugee camps extend past sexual abuse and violence.
November 22, 2015
Twitter users are a little confused as to if Judge Rauf Rashid Abd al-Rahman has died, and when.
The Kuwaiti consulate in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan, is providing emergency relief for thousands of Christian families from Iraq.
After granting Russia permission to conduct airstrikes against Daesh convoys, Moscow will now be sending Iraq an arms shipment.
The incident comes less than one hour after an Israeli settler ran over and then subsequently shot a Palestinian woman who he believed was about to carry out a stabbing attack.
A glorified gang: How extortion, sex slaves, drugs, and fear mongering gave birth to the un-Islamic State
Expert Michael Burleigh describes how Daesh used fear, isolation, and desperation to sink its deadly tentacles into the Middle East, while racking up millions in the sale of sex slaves and extortion.
Multiple bombings and armed attacks across Baghdad killed ten people in busy markets and various residential neighborhoods.
November 21, 2015
US governors want to stop Syrian refugees from resettling in their states, but the last big round of MidEast war refugees proves there's not much logic in that.
UNICEF appoints famed Iraqi composer, poet and singer Kazem el Saher as Regional Ambassador for the Middle East and North Africa.
An Air Force investigation concluded Friday that was prompted by allegations that an anti-Daesh coalition airstrike in Iraq caused civilian deaths.
November 20, 2015
Ten people were killed and at least 28 others injured during a twin bomb attack in a Shia mosque after Friday prayers.
November 19, 2015
Serbia and Macedonia, according to the United Nations Refugee Agency, have reduced refugee entries to merely Syrians, Iraqis, and Afghans. Emerging conflicts in Middle Eastern and African countries have prompted asylum seekers to reach Europe via the Mediterranean Sea.
Iraq and Iran are coordinating on the security and legal requirements for Shia pilgrims crossing into Iraq for Arbaeen.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius made the remarks as he called for world powers to rally their forces around the fight against the militant group.
At least 14 Iraqis were killed and 35 others injured in several attacks across Baghdad and Diyala province.
A draft resolution was submitted to the UN Security Council by Russia aimed at combining "joint efforts" to combat Daesh.
November 18, 2015
France is stepping up their involvement and pushing for unity in the US-led coalition against Daesh.
Social media is a confusing beast.
NPR reports of Yazidi retribution for injustice done while under Daesh control surface.
The Kurdistan Regional Government has approved an oil exploration plan that is expected to produce 15,000bpd by next year.
Seven people were killed and at least 24 others injured in separate attacks in and around the Iraqi capital of Baghdad.
The Onion gets the Middle East right again.
November 17, 2015
According to the report, at least 8,000 citizens of European countries have joined the ranks of militants in Syria and Iraq in the same time period.
The global economic cost of terrorism has risen to an all-time high, according to the 2015 Global Terrorism Index.
November 16, 2015
The Iraqi Football Association decided to run Football Cup championship for 32 clubs at the premier and first division level in the country on November 4.
After intelligence indicating a potential Daesh attack in Iran, the country has upped border security 'within 40km' of the Iran-Afghanistan and Iran-Iraq borders.
Peshmerga forces unearthed the grave containing the bodies of up to 60 Yazidi men, women and children during a ground operation to liberate Sinjar from Daesh.
Bombs exploded in an Alawi neighborhood, on al-Kifah street, and in the Arab Jabour area south of Baghdad.
November 15, 2015
The Pentagon confirmed an airstrike that took out Abu Nabil, head of Daesh (ISIS) in Libya this week.
It was the first time the feature was used in a non-natural disaster, and the social network has said they will increase its use in the future.
With the focus is on Russia and Iran, Iraq has quietly overtaken Saudi Arabia as Europe's second largest seller of oil.
While clearing Sinjar for bombs left by Daesh, Iraqi Kurdish forces found a mass grave of women.
November 14, 2015
The Iraqi army said Friday it has taken control of the emergency directorate headquarters in Ramadi, the capital city of Anbar, while Iraqi military jets bombed and killed several ISIL (also known as Daesh) militants.
November 13, 2015
No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attacks in which at least 18 people were killed and 53 others injured.
Iraq's harsh weather has contributed to suffering in the country, destroying homes and causing casualties.
Daesh militants are "on the run" following a military operation in Iraq, according to Kurdish forces who launched the offensive to retake the town of Sinjar.