Articles Tagged 'Iraq'
Rocket fired at US embassy in Iraq the same model used by Iran
The rocket that exploded Sunday outside the U.S. embassy in Baghdad is of a design trafficked by Iran and used by Middle Eastern terrorist groups.… READ MORE
US pulls some government employees from Iraq
Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq on Wednesday, after repeated U.S. expressions of concern about threats from Iranian-backed forces.
The U.S.… READ MORE
President Trump, first lady back in Washington after surprise visit to US troops in Iraq
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived back in the United States early Thursday after making a surprise trip to Iraq to visit American… READ MORE
U.S. Warplanes Pick Off ISIS Fighters
An attempt by Islamic State to evacuate hundreds of fighters from western Syria to the Iraqi border has instead left them sitting ducks for aerial… READ MORE
Iraq ‘investigating Mosul cliff killing video’
The Iraqi government has said it is investigating a video seemingly showing troops killing suspected Islamic State militants detained in the Mosul area.
In the… READ MORE
Gunman torches Philippine casino, killing at least 36 people
A gunman burst into a casino in the Philippine capital Manila on Friday, firing shots, setting gaming tables alight and killing at least 36 people,… READ MORE
Philippine crisis deepens as air strike on rebels kills 11 soldiers
An air strike on Islamist rebel holed up in a southern Philippine city has killed 11 government troops, the armed forces said on Thursday, in… READ MORE
Isis tests chemical weapons on ‘human guinea pigs’, secret documents reveal
Isis are conducting chemical weapons experiments on “human guinea pigs” before launching attacks on Western targets, according to secret documents.
The extremist group has reportedly… READ MORE
Islamic State in talks for terrifying merger with al Qaeda as battlefield defeats mount
The Islamic State group and al Qaeda, long rivals for supremacy in the jihadi struggle, are feeling more pressure to combine as the Islamic State… READ MORE
Israel strikes Iran-supplied arms depot near Damascus airport
Israel struck an arms supply hub operated by the Lebanese group Hezbollah near Damascus airport on Thursday, Syrian rebel and regional intelligence sources said, targeting… READ MORE