Iraq has been holding talks with a Yazidi community delegation as Kurdish forces prepare a mountain offensive against Islamic State
Local Iraqi medical sources say the latest airstrikes in Mosul against ISIL have killed a top commander, Radwan Taleb al-Hamdouni. He governed the
The Pentagon says the first of the 1,500 extra American troops due to advise and train Iraqi forces will be deployed in the next few weeks.
A video released by ISIL fighters purportedly showing them burning their French passports has provoked much discussion in the French media.
Three French members of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have appeared on a new militant propaganda video.
The men are seen burning
A suicide bomb attack has ripped through the centre of Irbil. At least five people were killed in the blast when the car packed with explosives blew
Vietnam veteran John McCain began his career in the US army and survived five brutal years as a prisoner of war, years after his release he moved
There is a very strong likelihood that a 22-year-old French citizen, who left France to go to Syria in August 2013, appears in the ISIL video of the
The US government has voiced cautious optimism in the fight against Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said that
The yard of Mar Eliya Church in the city of Irbil in Iraqi Kurdistan has been converted into a camp for Christians, more than 200 families who
The US government is intensifying efforts to undermine the finances of ISIL, vowing to crack down on the islamic militant group’s black market oil
For months, only the Kurds have been fighting Islamic State radicals (ISIL) on the ground, first in Iraq, also in Syria, notably in Kobani. Without
Offering support and sanctuary to Iraqi Christians, the Archbishop of Lyon has launched a solidarity initiative twinning the French city with Iraq’s
In public meetings or online propaganda videos, Islamist hymns, known as anasheed jihadiya or simply nasheeds, have become inseparable from the image
The conflict in Iraq is increasingly threatening to export trained terrorists to other countries in the region, and to the West.