Category Archives: Iraq

Iraqi PM declares ‘end of IS caliphate’ after recapture of al Nuri mosque

MOSUL

June 29, 2017  SkyNews

Troops have entered the site of the destroyed al Nuri mosque and taken over nearby streets as experts work to clear booby traps.

The Iraqi Prime Minister has declared the “end of the IS caliphate” after the recapture of the al Nuri mosque in Mosul. Continue reading Iraqi PM declares ‘end of IS caliphate’ after recapture of al Nuri mosque

A look inside the walls of a prison in Iraq

The main gate at the Women and Children's Prison

Published December 15, 2016  FoxNews

Behind the graffiti-speckled cement walls of the Women and Children’s Prison here in the Kurdish capital of Erbil, an array of female ISIS jihadists languish along with scores of prostitutes, murderers and other criminals.  Continue reading A look inside the walls of a prison in Iraq

Islamic State fighters kill 13 in assault on power plant in northern Iraq’s Kirkuk

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Published October 21, 2016  Associated Press

Islamic State militants armed with assault rifles and explosives attacked targets in and around the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk early Friday, in an assault that appeared aimed at diverting Iraqi security forces from a massive offensive against the ISIS-held city of Mosul. Continue reading Islamic State fighters kill 13 in assault on power plant in northern Iraq’s Kirkuk