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Islamic State's second in command killed by Iraqi forces

in command, Abu Hajar al-Souri, following an air strike in the city of Mosul Friday. The deputy commander of Islamic State has reportedly been killed in an operation by Iraqi forces. Fazel ... headlines, Iraq) The deputy commander of Islamic State has reportedly been killed in an operation ...

06/09/2014 - 07:37 - comment 0

Al Qaeda attack on central Baghdad church ends with 37 dead

operations command told Reuters the attack took place in the Our Lady of Salvation church. ... in the church, a security official said. Major General Qassim al-Moussawi, spokesman for the Baghdad operations ... Baghdad on Sunday. Armed men stormed into a Christian church in central Baghdad ...

02/11/2010 - 09:42 - comment 1

Top US commander: Combat operations may resume

The top US commander in Iraq admitted Sunday that a "complete failure" of Iraqi security forces could force the United States to resume combat operations there The top US commander in Iraq admitted Sunday that a "complete failure" of Iraqi security forces ...

25/08/2010 - 14:33 - comment 0

U.S. commander in Iraq: Violence in Baghdad cut by 50%

The No. 2 U.S. commander in Iraq stated Thursday that a seven-month-old security operation has reduced violence in Baghdad by half, but he acknowledge The No. 2 U.S. commander in Iraq stated Thursday that a seven-month-old security operation has reduced ...

17/05/2010 - 21:46 - comment 0

U.S. commanders forced to order pause in advancement towards Baghdad; Iraqi information ministry building hit

U.S. commanders have ordered a pause of between four to six days in a northwards push towards Baghdad because of supply shortages and stiff Iraqi resi U.S. commanders have ordered a pause of between four to six days in a northwards push towards Baghdad ...

18/05/2010 - 16:19 - comment 0

Franks: U.S. forces operate ''in and around'' Baghdad, no information about Saddam location

US-led forces had operations underway "in and around" Baghdad, commanding General Tommy Franks said Saturday. US-led forces had operations underway "in and around" Baghdad, commanding General Tommy Franks said ...

18/05/2010 - 16:19 - comment 0

Baghdad: At least 12 killed in bombing attacks

fire with the last two terrorists until both of them blew up." Baghdad operations command ... at the rear gate of Rusafa military command headquarters in the centre of the capital. Baghdad ... stepped out of the minibus, and security forces fired at him and he exploded," Baghdad operations ...

06/09/2010 - 21:48 - comment 0

New US-Iraqi militay operation as vehicle ban imposed in Baghdad

province Tuesday in a new operation aimed at clearing al-Qaeda in Iraq from safe havens. American and Iraqi forces deployed in the Diyala province Tuesday in a new operation aimed at clearing ... a ban on unofficial traffic as search operations got under way in the provincial capital of Baqouba ...

17/05/2010 - 19:27 - comment 0

Despite security operation in Baghdad at least seven Iraqis killed

Booms were heard across Baghdad as U.S. and Iraqi forces launched a major operation in a Sunni neighborhood on Thursday, a spokesman said. Booms were heard across Baghdad as U.S. and Iraqi forces launched a major operation in a Sunni ...

18/05/2010 - 10:53 - comment 0

British soldier killed as US commander suggests to reduce troop levels

Elsewhere, a suicide truck bomb struck a building of a tribal gathering in the town of Taji north of Baghdad ... Baghdad, the ministry said.   Ministry spokesman Major General Abdel-Karim Khalaf identified the victim as General Falah Khalaf.   In another development, the commander of U.S. forces ...

17/05/2010 - 21:53 - comment 0