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ISIS chief Baghdadi appears in video after 5 years

30 Apr 2019

ISIS chief Baghdadi appears in video after 5 years

For the first time in five years, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the ISIS chief who had gone underground and was presumed dead, surfaced in a new video.

Iraq ferry sinks, almost 100 dead on spring holiday trip

22 Mar 2019

Iraq ferry sinks, almost 100 dead on spring holiday trip

Almost 100 people, mostly women, and children, died as a ferry packed with families celebrating Kurdish New Year sank in a swollen river in the former jihadist stronghold of Mosul.

Iraq: More than 300 sentenced to death for IS links

18 Apr 2018

Iraq: More than 300 sentenced to death for IS links

Iraqi courts have sentenced to death a total of more than 300 people, including dozens of foreigners, for belonging to the Islamic State terror group (IS), judicial sources said today.

Mosul victim's wife wants to meet WB CM for government-job

22 Mar 2018

Mosul victim's wife wants to meet WB CM for government-job

Distraught with the news of her husband's death in Mosul, Dipali Tikadar now only wants to meet West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to seek a government job.

39 kidnapped Indians shot dead over a year ago: Iraq

22 Mar 2018

39 kidnapped Indians shot dead over a year ago: Iraq

Revealing details about the deaths of 39 Indians killed in Mosul, Iraqi officials have confirmed they were shot in the head over a year ago.

ISIS killed 39 Indians: Why was government quiet for 4years?

21 Mar 2018

ISIS killed 39 Indians: Why was government quiet for 4years?

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday informed the Parliament that 39 Indians, abducted by ISIS terrorists in Iraq, were dead.

All 39 Indian hostages in Iraq dead: Sushma Swaraj

20 Mar 2018

All 39 Indian hostages in Iraq dead: Sushma Swaraj

After years of uncertainty about the fate of 39 Indians abducted by the Islamic State in Iraq in 2014, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj has confirmed they are dead.

ISIS releases purported audio recording from Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

29 Sep 2017

ISIS releases purported audio recording from Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

ISIS released, what it claims to be, a new audio recording from its chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Fate of 39 Indians captured in Iraq still unknown

17 Sep 2017

Fate of 39 Indians captured in Iraq still unknown

The Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi revealed that the whereabouts of the 39 Indian construction workers captured in 2014 by the Islamic State group still remains unknown.

Parliament Day 3: Session marred by cow vigilantism, farmers' suicides

19 Jul 2017

Parliament Day 3: Session marred by cow vigilantism, farmers' suicides

Day Three of the Parliament's Monsoon Session was rocked by issues including the spate in mob lynching in the name of 'gau raksha', farmers' suicides and Indian hostages in Mosul, among others.

Iraqi PM visits Mosul to celebrate "victory" over ISIS

10 Jul 2017

Iraqi PM visits Mosul to celebrate "victory" over ISIS

Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi arrived in Mosul to congratulate Iraqi security forces over their "victory" against ISIS militants.

Mosul Battle: Iraqi troops face wave of suicide bombers

04 Jul 2017

Mosul Battle: Iraqi troops face wave of suicide bombers

Iraqi troops attempting to recapture the last ISIS-held quarter of Mosul, the Old City, have been met by fierce clashes and a series of suicide-bombings.

As ISIS faces defeat, Iraq faces uncertain future

28 Jun 2017

As ISIS faces defeat, Iraq faces uncertain future

The Iraqi city of Mosul celebrated its first Eid free of ISIS control after security forces pushed the militants out of their de-facto capital city.

ISIS leader Baghdadi's journey from being a 'caliph' to fugitive

14 Jun 2017

ISIS leader Baghdadi's journey from being a 'caliph' to fugitive

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is on the brink of losing Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria, the two strongholds of his 'caliphate.'

Islamic State resorting to coercive tactics

25 Feb 2017

Islamic State resorting to coercive tactics

The Islamic State is resorting to forcibly putting children and disabled people into trucks that are laden with explosives.

Iraq air force hits ISIS; al-Baghdadi's fate unknown

16 Feb 2017

Iraq air force hits ISIS; al-Baghdadi's fate unknown

The Joint Operations Command, coordinating fights against Jihadists in Iraq, sent a statement which said that a meeting of commanders from the Islamic State group (ISIS) including ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was targeted by the Iraqi air force.

IS under siege in Mosul; leaders exhibiting paranoia

18 Nov 2016

IS under siege in Mosul; leaders exhibiting paranoia

Iraqi military informants revealed that the military offensive on Mosul, Iraq, an Islamic State stronghold, has unnerved its top leaders.

Islamic State bans burqas at security centres

06 Sep 2016

Islamic State bans burqas at security centres

According to Iran Front Page, ISIS has banned burqas at their security centres in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.