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Freed from Mosul, Iraqi brothers carry scars of Islamic State rule

Freed from Mosul, Iraqi brothers carry scars of Islamic State rule

His right arm strapped with a tourniquet and numbed by anaesthetic, Azad Hassan sat before the crowd waiting for Islamic State militants to chop off his hand as a punishment. First, he had watch them do the same to his brother. Freed from Islamic State rule in Mosul by Iraqi forces who are fighting to […]

December 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
Bomb kills 12 Iraq civilians fleeing Hawijah- officials

Bomb kills 12 Iraq civilians fleeing Hawijah- officials

A bomb blast on Friday killed 12 civilians, among them women and children, who had fled the jihadist-held Hawijah area in northern Iraq, officials said. The deaths highlight the extreme danger faced by civilians trying to flee areas held by the Islamic State group, who may be targeted by the jihadists as they seek to […]

November 5, 2016 | By | Reply More
Raids on Syria displaced kill two children- monitor

Raids on Syria displaced kill two children- monitor

Aug 05, – “The probable Russian warplanes conducted eight raids in an area where two IDP camps” are located in Atareb, west of Aleppo city, said Rami Abdel Rahman of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Two children were killed and dozens more wounded Thursday in air strikes on Syrian camps for the displaced probably […]

August 5, 2016 | By | Reply More
Syrian maternity hospital bombed, says Save the Children

Syrian maternity hospital bombed, says Save the Children

July  29, – “Save the Children supported maternity hospital in Idlib bombed, casualties reported – numbers unconfirmed,” it tweeted. A maternity hospital supported by Save the Children was bombed Friday in an air raid in Idlib province of northwest Syria, causing casualties and heavy damage, the Britain-based charity said. In a statement, Save the Children […]

July 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
‘At least six dead’ in suspected terror shooting at Munich mall

‘At least six dead’ in suspected terror shooting at Munich mall

July  22, – Police warned of an “acute terror” situation in the southern German city, which saw panicked shoppers fleeing the mall as armed police roamed the streets on the hunt for the attackers. At least six people are believed to have been killed in a shooting rampage in a Munich shopping centre on Friday […]

July 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
Air raids kill at least 28 civilians in Syria’s Aleppo

Air raids kill at least 28 civilians in Syria’s Aleppo

July  16, – The death toll from what residents said an attack with barrel bombs steadily rose throughout the day as bombardment rocked the city, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Air raids on rebel-held districts of Syria’s battleground second city of Aleppo killed at least 28 civilians including children on Saturday, a […]

July 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
At least 70 killed in north of Syria’s Aleppo

At least 70 killed in north of Syria’s Aleppo

Jun 30, – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 30 regime soldiers and 39 rebel fighters had been killed in battles around Al-Maleh, north of Aleppo, since Wednesday afternoon. At least 70 regime and rebel fighters have been killed in 24 hours in a government assault and a jihadist-led counterattack in northern Syria, a […]

July 1, 2016 | By | Reply More
IS blasts in Syria regime heartland kill more than 148

IS blasts in Syria regime heartland kill more than 148

May 23, – Seven near-simultaneous explosions targeted bus stations, hospitals and other civilian sites in the seaside cities of Jableh and Tartus, which until now had been relatively insulated from Syria’s five-year civil war. More than 148 people were killed Monday in bombings claimed by the Islamic State group in northwestern Syria, the deadliest attacks […]

May 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
Drone strike kills 2 Qaeda suspects in Yemen

Drone strike kills 2 Qaeda suspects in Yemen

Sep 22, – “Two members of Al-Qaeda were killed when a missile from a US drone hit their vehicle” on the outskirts of the city of Marib during the night, the official told AFP. A US drone strike has killed two suspected members of Al-Qaeda east of the Yemeni capital, a local official said on […]

September 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
Iraq breaks months-long jihadist siege

Iraq breaks months-long jihadist siege

Aug 31, – It is the biggest offensive success for the Iraqi government since militants led by the Sunni Islamic State (IS) jihadist group overran large areas of five provinces in June, sweeping security forces aside. Iraqi forces broke through to the jihadist-besieged Shiite town of Amerli Sunday, where thousands of people have been trapped […]

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