Development In Iraq
September 22, 2014
US Secretary of State John Kerry met his Iranian counterpart for more than an hour on Sunday and stressed the need to make progress in nuclear negotiations this week on the sidelines of UN meetings.
With President Erdogan refusing to explain why Isis decided to release 49 of the country’s diplomats, suspicions are growing about Ankara’s murky relationship with the self-styled caliphate.
September 21, 2014
Diplomats, soldiers, children taken in Iraq are now in the southeastern city of Sanliurfa.
According to a recent interview, Iran is ready to work with the United States and its allies to stop Islamic State militants, but would like to see more flexibility on Iran's uranium enrichment program, senior Iranian officials told Reuters.
Islamic State (IS) member "Sherko Omer" would now be a dead jihadist hadn’t he surrendered to the pro-Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in northeast Syria earlier this year. Journalist Rozh Ahmad met him to learn more about the experience.
September 19, 2014
France agreed Thursday to support to the U.S.-led airstrike campaign in Iraq, but stopped short of Syria, saying they only agreed to activity in Iraq after requests from Baghdad. Meanwhile, the U.S. eyes operations to arm moderate Syrian rebels.
September 18, 2014
The Islamic State has released a new video featuring a captured British journalist.
French foreign minister said he would call the militant Islamic group the ‘Daesh cutthroats’
Fifteen people were detained following dawn raids at a number of properties in Sydney, Brisbane and Logan last night after intelligence discovered an alleged plan by the Islamic State to publicly execute a random person
Islamic State militants pose no threat to the Kurdish capital of Erbil, according to a Peshmerga official.
Soldiers of the Iraqi army have managed to push the ISIL Takfiri terrorists back from the Bouhayat region in the western province of Anbar.
U.S. President Barack Obama spoke Wednesday saying he will not deploy U.S. ground troops to Iraq.
September 17, 2014
A new video released by the Islamic State directly threatens U.S. President Barack Obama and the U.S. with impending war.
Iraq's new prime minister said in an interview Wednesday that foreign ground troops are neither necessary or welcome in Iraq.
Iraqi forces battled Islamic State militants north of the capital Baghdad, which has been under siege for over two months.