Development In Iraq
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.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has highlighted Iran’s status in the Middle East, saying the Islamic Republic plays an important role in the establishment of regional peace.
Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott says Australian troops in Iraq will not engage in combat operations in the crisis-hit country.
Rochester, New York, man has been indicted on charges of trying to provide material support to the Islamic State militant group and attempting to murder US soldiers, the US Justice Department said on Tuesday.
Islamic State militants are better resourced than any other terrorist group, according to intelligence officials.
September 16, 2014
Iraqi troops have launched a major offensive near the town of Jurf al-Sakhar to flush out Islamic State militants.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel testified Tuesday before the Senate Armed Services Committee concerning the military strategy to combat the Islamic State.