Tag Archives: ISIS

Iraq’s Federal intelligence arrests six persons with ties to ISIS

Six persons with links to the Islamic State extremist group have been apprehended in separate operations in Saladin, Iraq’s federal intelligence agency said in a statement on Tuesday. According to the statement, all of the arrestees joined the organization in 2014, but they served in different departments. “The first served …

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Deadly explosion in Kabul kills 20 – media

Multiple casualties have been reported, with the blast allegedly targeting the Taliban’s foreign ministry A blast in the Afghan capital of Kabul killed at least 20 people on Wednesday, a Taliban official said. The explosion apparently took place outside the Taliban government’s foreign ministry building, with photos from the scene …

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Six ISIS members were detained in Kirkuk, Saladin, and Al-Anbar

On Thursday, the Federal Intelligence and Investigations Agency (FIIA) stated that six people affiliated with ISIS were arrested in three governorates. The Agency explained that three terrorists were apprehended in Saladin, two in Kirkuk, and one in Al-Anbar. In 2017, Iraq declared final victory over ISIS after Iraqi forces drove …

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Five ISIS fighters killed in aerial bombardment in Nineveh

Iraqi warplanes carried out a series of airstrikes on ISIS sites in Nineveh’s district of Tal Afar, spokesperson to the Commander-in-Chief of the Iraqi armed forces, Major-General Yehya Rasool, said on Wednesday. Rasoul said that the airstrikes struck sites on Mount Sheikh Ebrahim, killing five members of the Islamic State …

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Iraqi Air Force kills terrorist, destroys ISIS headquarters

The spokesperson for the joint operations command, Maj. Gen. Tahsin Al-Khafaji revealed new details about the military operations in the Hemrin mountain. Al-Khafaji considered these operations the “most prominent” for the Iraqi military intelligence in the Hamrin mountain and Wadi Al-Shay areas. “Military Intelligence provided essential information about some terrorists …

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Five ISIS members arrested in a tight ambush in al-Anbar

Iraq’s Counter-Terrorism Agency managed to capture five persons with links to the terrorist organization of ISIS in a tight ambush in the desert of al-Anbar, a spokesperson to the Commander-in-Chief of the Iraqi Armed Forces, Major-General Yehya Rasool revealed. The arrestees were caught in possession of weaponry, explosive material, and …

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An ISIS “Emir” killed in a security operation in Nineveh

A senior commander of the Islamic State terrorist group has been killed in a security operation in Nineveh, Iraq’s Federal Intelligence Agency said in a statement on Saturday. The statement said that the operation was carried out under the auspices of the interior minister. “The Federal Intelligence Agency, in cooperation …

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PMF raids ISIS sites in 3 provinces

On Saturday, the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) raided ISIS positions in the areas among Diyala, Saladin, and Kirkuk governorates. A PMF leader told Al-Ghadeer News that the PMF artillery bombarded five ISIS sites in the border areas between the Al-Azim district, north of Diyala, and the outskirts of Kirkuk and …

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Iraq’s CTS captured senior terrorist “Abu Hamza” in Kirkuk

Iraq’s Counter-Terrorism Agency has apprehended a senior ISIS commander in Kirkuk, a spokesperson to the Commander-in-Chief of the Iraqi Armed Forces, Major-General Yehya Rasool, said on Monday. The arrestee, Abu Hamza al-Mitwity, is a security commander in the so-called Wilayat of Kirkuk and a commander of the Raid team of …

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Joint Iraqi force thwart a terrorist attack in Saladin

A joint force of the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) and National Security forces foiled on Monday, an ISIS attempt to target the Yathrib district of the Saladin governorate. A PMF statement explained that the joint force seized two explosive belts the terrorists attempted to use against people in the Shehabi …

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