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New Player in the ISIS War: Christian Gazillionaire Foster Friess

He’s best known for bankrolling Republicans Rick Santorum and Scott Walker afloat, but Foster Friess has a new cause a long way from D.C.<p>Republican …

Here are photos of Iran's military mastermind drinking tea on the front lines of the war against ISIS

General Qassem Suleimani, the commander of Iran's Quds Force, has been spotted drinking tea and leading operations against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Tikrit. The city, which is the birthplace of the late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, has been under militant control since June 2014.<p>The battle for …

War with Isis: Iraq's government fights to win back Tikrit from militants - but then what?

Some 60 miles from his office in the capital of Iraq’s oil-rich province of Kirkuk, a battle is raging for control of Tikrit. It might seem a hopeful …

Dad-of-four tells why he travelled to Iraq to fight ISIS extremists after buying kit from eBay

A FATHER-of-four who has returned from fighting ISIS extremists in Iraq has told how he felt compelled to defend his homeland.<p>Yasir Abdulla, who …

Lawmakers question request to authorize military force against ISIS

WASHINGTON – House members had plenty of questions Tuesday about President Barack Obama’s request for use of military force against ISIS, …

Middle East

Hurled to his death in front of a baying mob: ISIS barbarians throw 'gay' man off building in another sickening day in Jihadi capital of Raqqa

• <b>Young man was thrown from a building in the terror group's 'capital city'</b>• <b><br>He was accused of being gay by the ISIS militants that control Raqqa</b>• <b><br>Huge</b> …

Islam

Isis: Funding drying up amid horror at beheading videos says US spy chief James Clapper

Donations to Islamic State (Isis) in the Middle East have dramatically dried up in the wake of videos released by the group showing prisoners, …

Mohammed Emwazi 'hardworking', says former head teacher

Islamist militant Mohammed Emwazi was never suspected of being radicalised at school, his former head teacher has told the BBC in an exclusive interview.<p>Jo Shuter was head of Quintin Kynaston Academy in north-west London until 2013.<p>Emwazi has been named as the man known as "Jihadi John" in several …

Islam

Mohammed Emwazi denied being extremist in audio recording

A recording has emerged in which the Islamic State fighter Mohammed Emwazi denied being an extremist and complained about UK security services.<p>In the tape, Emwazi - known as "Jihadi John" - said MI5 had threatened him and tried to "put words into my mouth".<p>The tape was made by advocacy group Cage …

East Africa

Iraq predicts oil price recovery

IRAQI Oil Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi says he expects the price of crude oil, which dropped to a six-year low in January, to continue recovering to …

'Jihadi John's' father Jasem Emwazi 'in state of shock'

<b>The father of Mohammed Emwazi, dubbed "Jihadi John", has been questioned by Kuwaiti officials who are trying to put together a profile of his son.</b><p>Jasem Emwazi met BBC journalist Mark Lowen briefly in Kuwait ahead of an interview with his lawyer.<p>Mr Emwazi's lawyer said he was in a "state of shock" …

North London

US Top News and Analysis

8 Hours Ago<p>As the department store chain celebrates its 125th anniversary, its market capitalization has shrunk drastically.<p>10 Hours …

Donald Trump

Iraq Says Oil Output Must Rise to Compensate for Price Drop

Iraq, the nation adding more new oil to global markets than any other supplier in OPEC, said it needs to boost production and exports of crude to …

Iraq may Change Oil Pricing Benchmark for Asia

Tag Archives | Oil Prices In Iraq<p>Iraq Business News brings you information on oil prices in Iraq, with the latest developments and opportunities.<p>By …

Iraqi army and militia begin assault on Isis strongholds north of Baghdad

Iraq’s armed forces, backed by Shia militia, have begun a fresh campaign to wrest control and “liberate” Saddam Hussein’s hometown of Tikrit, now a stronghold of Islamic State (Isis), the country’s prime minister has said.<p>The long-promised battle for Tikrit and the province of Salahuddin, north of …

Middle East

Anonymous vows to take down Isis: how Twitter has become a battleground for propaganda

Anonymous came back into the headlines this week after it claimed to have taken down hundreds of Isis Twitter accounts. The accounts seem to be taken …

King Abdullah likens fight against IS to a third World War

'SNL' draws criticism with sketch showing Dakota Johnson leaving home for ISIS

A "Saturday Night Live" sketch featuring host Dakota Johnson as a teenager leaving home to join ISIS has people on social media wondering whether the sketch went too far in the name of comedy.<p>Parodying a Toyota ad where a young woman's father drops her off at the airport to presumably join the …

We Need To Destroy ISIS, And We Need To Destroy It Now

Bad news keeps piling up at the White House’s doorstep on the pressing matter of the Islamic State. Obama’s persistent inability to tie the word …

Will falling oil prices impact ISIS terror operations?

The drop in oil prices by nearly 45 percent since mid-June has raised questions over what impact this could have on the terror group ISIS' operations within Syria and Iraq.<p>Since expanding its territorial control over the summer, ISIS has built several small refineries to extract oil to use as fuel …

Terror Group ISIS to be Banned in India

<b>New Delhi:</b> The dreaded terror group ISIS and all its affiliate organisations will be banned by India under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act …

ISIS escapee says Irish fighters are used as snipers

The terrorist group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) or IS uses Irish recruits as snipers, says an escaped Syrian fighter.<p>“It was …

Iraq moves against Islamic State in Tikrit

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1149000/1149276_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1526739977_2f8e99859373de8a0f4761dd8e4fc31f<p><b>Iraq has launched a military operation to recapture Tikrit, the hometown of former leader Saddam Hussein, from Islamic State (IS) and its allies.</b><p>A force …

Islam

ISIS threatens Twitter founder Jack Dorsey with death

Jack Dorsey democonference<p>Twitter founder Jack Dorsey has been threatened with death because the company blocks ISIS social media accounts, BuzzFeed first reported on Sunday.<p>The Islamic State threat went live on pastebin 15 hours ago, and calls on jihadists across the world to rally in a fight …

ISIS Threatens Twitter Founder And Employees Over Blocked Accounts

"Your virtual war on us will cause a real war on you."<p>ISIS supporters on Sunday called on jihadis around the world to kill Twitter employees because of the company's frequent blocking of their social media accounts.<p>"Your virtual war on us will cause a real war on you," reads an online post …

One in three voters backs sending in ground troops to take on ISIS amid sharp rise in support for air strikes

• <b>63% now back RAF airstrikes against ISIS, up from 52% in September</b>• <b><br>MPs votes in favour of bombing raids in Iraq but not Syria last year</b>• <b><br>Support for US</b> …

Middle East