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Iraqi forces free children trapped under rubble in Mosuls Old City Play

Iraqi forces free children trapped under rubble in Mosuls Old City

Iraqi forces rescued civilians, mostly children, from destroyed houses in Mosuls Old City. More than 20 civilians were pulled from the rubble of houses destroyed by fleeing ISIS militants. Footage of the Iraqi Federal Police shows officers giving water to rescued children. ISIS fighters vowed to fight to the death in the contested city. Iraqi soldiers already began celebrating what they expect to be an imminent victory. Jul 9, 2017
Italy arrests Chechen man accused of fighting with Isis Play

Italy arrests Chechen man accused of fighting with Isis

Italian police arrested a Chechen man suspected of being an Isis militant. He is believed to have been involved in attacks in Grozny,  Chechnya, in 2014. The attacks on media offices and a school left 19 dead. The 38-year-old man is accused of crimes of international terrorism. The arrest was part of a wider investigation into foreign Isis fighters from Chechnya. Jul 8, 2017
Civilians fleeing Raqqa face dire conditions Play

Civilians fleeing Raqqa face dire conditions

Civilians fleeing fighting in Raqqa said they feared for their lives and starved as their homes became the centre of the battleground between Islamic State and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). Raqqa has been under Islamic State control since 2014, but the SDF launched its assault to capture Islamic States de facto capital in Syria last month. Jul 5, 2017
Civilians fleeing Raqqa face dire conditions Play

Civilians fleeing Raqqa face dire conditions

Civilians fleeing fighting in Raqqa said they feared for their lives and starved as their homes became the centre of the battleground between Islamic State and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). Raqqa has been under Islamic State control since 2014, but the SDF launched its assault to capture Islamic States de facto capital in Syria last month. Jul 5, 2017
Was this Baghdad model killed because of his looks? Play

Was this Baghdad model killed because of his looks?

Male model and Fine Arts student Karar Nushi was found murdered and tortured in Baghdad. Fans quickly took to social media to pay tribute, and to also claim that he was killed for his good looks, his blonde long hair and the way he chose to dress. Jul 4, 2017
Female Kurdish fighter laughs after nearly being shot by Isis sniper Play

Female Kurdish fighter laughs after nearly being shot by Isis sniper

A video showing a Kurdish fighter nearly being shot by an ISIS sniper has emerged online. The unidentified woman can be seen taking an aim with her own sniper riffle through a window in Raqqa, Syria, before a bullet hits the wall behind her, right next to her head. Moments later she can be seen laughing and apparently joking about her near death experience. The video was uploaded to Twitter by journalist Hemze Hamza on 27 June. Jun 28, 2017
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visits air base in western Syria Play

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visits air base in western Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad climbed into a Russian Sukhoi Su-35 during trip to Hmeymim Air Base located near Latakia in western Syria, June 27, 2017. Assad was given a tour of the base by Russian military officials and reportedly briefed on the whereabouts of militants affiliated with Al-Qaeda and attempting to overthrow his Assads government. Jun 27, 2017
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visits air base in western Syria Play

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visits air base in western Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad climbed into a Russian Sukhoi Su-35 during trip to Hmeymim Air Base located near Latakia in western Syria, June 27, 2017. Assad was given a tour of the base by Russian military officials and reportedly briefed on the whereabouts of militants affiliated with Al-Qaeda and attempting to overthrow his Assads government. Jun 27, 2017
Mosul celebrates first Eid without ISIS in three years Play

Mosul celebrates first Eid without ISIS in three years

Mosul residents celebrated their first Muslim Eid holiday without Islamic State in three years on June 25, amid sadness over the destruction of their beloved leaning historic minaret and hope that the battle to take back the city will end in a few days. Jun 25, 2017
Canadian sniper breaks world record for longest kill shot Play

Canadian sniper breaks world record for longest kill shot

A Canadian snipers bullet traveled 3,450 meters—over two miles—and took less than 10 seconds to reach its target: a fighter for the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in Iraq. A member of Canadas Joint Task Force 2—part of the U.S.-led coalition that is taking the fight to Isis in Iraq—made the kill during an operation that took place within the last month in Iraq, sources told The Globe and Mail. The identity of the sniper and his observer was kept anonymous for operational security reasons. Jun 22, 2017
Canadian sniper breaks world record for longest kill shot Play

Canadian sniper breaks world record for longest kill shot

A Canadian snipers bullet traveled 3,450 meters—over two miles—and took less than 10 seconds to reach its target: a fighter for the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in Iraq. A member of Canadas Joint Task Force 2—part of the U.S.-led coalition that is taking the fight to Isis in Iraq—made the kill during an operation that took place within the last month in Iraq, sources told The Globe and Mail. The identity of the sniper and his observer was kept anonymous for operational security reasons. Jun 22, 2017
Isis claims Attack In Jerusalem After Policewoman Is Stabbed To Death Play

Isis claims Attack In Jerusalem After Policewoman Is Stabbed To Death

An Israel border policewoman has been killed in a shooting and stabbing attack. Three Palestinians attacked police officers at two different scenes in Jerusalem. All three were killed by Israeli security forces. Both Hamas and Isis claimed responsibility for the attacks. It is the first time Isis has claimed an attack in Israel but authorities found not connection of the attackers to the group. Jun 17, 2017