The US-led coalition targeting the Islamic State group has begun surveillance flights over the extremist-held city of Tikrit and sending intelligence to Iraqi forces fighting to retake Saddam Hussein’s
Sanaa, Yemen (CNN) — The U.S. military is in the process of evacuating about 100 Special Operations forces members from the Al Anad airbase in Yemen due to that country's deteriorating security situation,
In fact, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), military exports to the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), several of which are engaged in fighting Islamic
Thousands of Sunni Arabs from Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, escaped to Erbil at the end of the summer when the militants of the self-proclaimed Islamic State first overran the city and imposed a social
Islamic State has accepted a pledge of allegiance by Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram, announcing the expansion of the Syrian-based organization into sub-Saharan Africa. In a move seen as a propaganda
US and coalition forces conducted 12 air strikes against Islamic State (Isis) fighters in Iraq and one in Syria in the past 24 hours, the US military said on Sunday. The Syria strike, near Kobani, hit
Isis militants destroy remains of Hatra in northern Iraq Read more The one-two punch of Iranian-backed militias and Iraqi government troops is likely to prevail in the unfolding battle for Tikrit, but
Sanctions have been placed on people and institutions suspected of being linked to Islamic State terrorists and Bashar al-Assad’s Syrian regime, the UK foreign secretary has revealed. Philip Hammond said
Iraq,Islamic State (Isis),Syria,Heritage,Archaeology,Culture,Middle East and North Africa,Science,World news,Unesco,United Nations,Museums Militants’ latest assault in Iraq described as war crime by Unesco
An offensive to retake Saddam Hussein’s home town of Tikrit appears to have slowed, with fighters struggling to uproot Islamic State militants battling to retain control of one of their major bastions
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies staged 12 air strikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria in a 24-hour period, the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement on Wednesday.
(CNN) — Igniting a live man in a cage; severing the heads of dozens; kidnapping, raping and selling women and children -- ISIS' shocking maltreatment of its captives has become regrettably predictable.
World WASHINGTON — The United States must do more to fight ISIS and to stop Syria’s President Bashar Assad from using barrel bombs against civilians, senior officials from Qatar said Wednesday on a visit