It is being described as one of the most significant victories so far against ISIL militants in Iraq. Kurdish Peshmerga fighters say they have now
In Iraq’s Kurdistan region a two-day military assault by Peshmerga forces has helped free hundreds of minority Yazidi people who have been trapped on
Police across France arrest people accused of being members of a gang recruiting young people to fight for Islamic extremists in Syria and Iraq.
A young German man has been sentenced to three years and nine months in prison for having joined the self-proclaimed Islamic State organisation in
Iraq did not request Iran to carry out airstrikes on SIL targets inside the country, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told euronews in an
Confusion continues to surround reports that Iran has carried out airstrikes against ISIL targets on Iraqi soil.
Kurdish officials are accusing Turkey of allowing ISIL fighters to attack the Syrian border town of Kobani from Turkey.
A video released by the
Pope Francis has called for religious tolerance to counter extremism in the Middle East.
The pontiff made the comments during a speech with
Fresh images of the Syrian border city of Kobani show the destruction wrought after two months of intense fighting.
Kurdish troops have been
ISIL insurgents clashed with Kurdish peshmerga forces south of Iraq’s strategic oil city of Kirkuk late on Tuesday (November 25) and continuing into
A former British soldier claims to have joined Kurdish Peshmerga forces in fighting against Islamic State militants.
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The Syrian city of Kobani, located on the border between Syria and Turkey, remains under constant fire.
Militants from the group ISIL and Kurds are
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.
Ultra-radical group ISIL has claimed the execution of American hostage Peter Kassig, according to reports.
The group, which has claimed the killing
Thirteen years after Western allies defeated the Taliban, NATO ended its operations in Afghanistan in December. But the Taliban are taking back
Deserted streets in a desolate town, Makhmour, shows all the signs of a community on the frontline. Lying between Mosul and Kirkuk in north central
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