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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 ... airport in the northern province of Nineveh, the Iraqi Intelligence Ministry said on Friday. A former ...

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

Al-Qaeda's most senior commander is rumored to be killed in Mali raid

Al-Qaeda’s senior field commander in the Sahara, Abdelhamid Abou Zeid , has probably been killed in Mali, ... army, which is fighting alongside French forces in northern Mali, said last week that it killed Abou Zeid and another al Qaeda commander in the area, Mokhtar Belmokhtar . France launched a whirlwind ...

04/03/2013 - 13:25 - comment 0

Syria opposition sacks rebel command over graft allegations

million towards moderate insurgents, Syria’s opposition government sacked the military command ... government sacked the military command of the rebel Free Syrian Army (FSA) late Thursday over corruption ... a month a new defense council and to fully restructure the rebel army’s command. The news comes after ...

27/06/2014 - 11:16 - comments 2

Iraqi Kurdish forces battle IS on three fronts

fronts in northern Iraq, military sources say. Senior Kurdish commanders, speaking on condition ... militants on three fronts in northern Iraq, military sources say.Senior Kurdish commanders, speaking ... operations against Islamic State militants on three different fronts in northern Iraq. ...

30/09/2014 - 12:57 - comment 0

Iraqi army kills nine IS militants

the Islamic State and destroyed an IS base in the northern Saladin province, according to security officials. ... on Friday, Iraqi security officials said. The ISIL base near the Beyci Refinery in the northern Saladin province was destroyed as well, Lieutenant General Abdulwahab al-Saidi, the commander of Iraqi army forces ...

11/10/2014 - 05:00 - comment 0

Northern Alliance Helicopter Crash Kills 18

Eighteen people including three Northern Alliance commanders died in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan's northeastern Takhar province. Eighteen people including three Northern Alliance commanders died in a helicopter crash ...

18/05/2010 - 17:26 - comment 0

Mass grave discovered in northern Iraq

A mass grave containing at least two dozen people killed by IS militants was discovered in northern Iraq. A mass grave ... in Syria. She is now married to one of the militant commanders. Her parents say the photo may be showing ...

04/09/2014 - 15:00 - comment 0

The map that guided Lawrence of Arabia to victory finds its way under the hammer

yellow paper, shows northern Arabia and was sketched by the famous adventurer and military commander some ... the hammer in London next month. The map, on faded yellow paper, shows northern Arabia and was sketched by the famous adventurer and military commander some time between 1918 and 1922 as he described his battle ...

Editor's Choice - 14/09/2014 - 08:01 - comment 0

Syrian Kurds claim to have captured Islamist commander

that the jihadist commander was captured as battles raged. A commander of the Islamic ... The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that the jihadist commander was captured as battles raged. ... Rami Abdel Rahman told AFP news agency the commander’s nom-de-guerre is Abu Musab, though ...

21/07/2013 - 08:18 - comment 0

Activists: ISIS top commander killed in Syria

A commander and military mastermind for the hardline ... as saying. A commander and military mastermind for the hardline Islamic State ... as saying. The Libyan commander known as Abu Dajana is ISIS’s chief in Deir al-Zour. Abu Dajana’s ...

08/02/2014 - 19:22 - comment 0