Showing posts with label ISIS. Show all posts
Showing posts with label ISIS. Show all posts

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

ISIL committed genocide against Yazidis: UN investigation | Al Jazeera

ISIL committed genocide against Yazidis

A United Nations team investigating atrocities in Iraq found “clear and compelling evidence” that ISIL (ISIS) “committed” genocide against the Yazidi minority in 2014, its head has said, adding that the armed group successfully developed chemical weapons and used mustard gas.

Monday, November 9, 2020

Iraq camp closures 'could leave 100,000 displaced people homeless' - BBC News

iraqi refugees camps

The rapid closure of displacement camps in Iraq could leave more than 100,000 people without shelter in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic and as winter approaches, an aid group has warned.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Iraq PM orders 'immediate' execution of death row jihadists

Iraq PM orders 'immediate' execution
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has ordered the immediate execution of hundreds of convicted jihadists on death row, in swift retaliation for the ISIS's execution of eight captives.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Police Probe Background, Motivation of Paris Knife Attacker

Police Probe Background, Motivation of Paris Knife Attacker
France's interior minister met with security officials Sunday as investigators probe the background and motivations of a young (20 or 21-year-old) man who attacked people on the streets of Paris Saturday night, killing one of them. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for this latest attack in the French capital.

Thursday, December 28, 2017

US Renews Pledge to Help Afghans Defeat Terrorists After Deadly Attack in Kabul

US Renews Pledge to Help Afghans Defeat Terrorists
A terrorist bombing on a Shiite cultural center in Kabul on Thursday prompted a renewed pledge from the United States to continue backing Afghanistan’s government until the nation is safe and at peace, US Ambassador John Bass said in a statement.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Lafarge says being searched over Syria business links

Lafarge says being searched over Syria business links
French-Swiss cement maker Lafarge said Tuesday its offices were being searched for information on financial links to extremist groups in Syria, including Daesh (ISIS).

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Civilians Pay $300 to Terrorists to Cross Iraq's Border with Syria

ISIL terrorists do not allow anyone to leave the regions
ISIL terrorists are blackmailing anyone willing to leave the regions at Iraqi's border with Syria and ask $300 for each travel permission, an Iraqi source said Wednesday.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Mosul's orphans facing unknown fate

Scores of children have lost their parents
Abdallah, Mariam and Rahma are younger than 1 year old and their identities are unknown. They were rescued from the rubble as Iraqi forces battled to wrest control of Mosul's old city from Islamic State militants. The three toddlers were given names at the orphanage where tens of children left orphaned by the 9-month-long war to end IS's con­trol of Iraq's second-largest city are harbored.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

7 civilians killed in terror explosion in Egypt's North Sinai

Seven Egyptian civilians were killed on Monday when a car bomb went off near a military checkpoint in the country's North Sinai province, the military said.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Number of terrorist attacks dropped worldwide

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The U.S. State Department said on Wednesday that terrorist attacks and fatalities from terrorism dropped globally in 2016 for the second straight year.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Egypt's churches cancel activities for security reasons

44 people were killed in bomb attacks at a cathedral and another church on Palm Sunday.
Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Christians have been told by church leaders to cancel all events and activities outside churches in July because of a security threat, church and security sources said on Thursday.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Italy arrests female "foreign fighter" suspect

An Italian woman has been arrested on suspicion of being a foreign fighter for the so-called Islamic State (IS) extremist group, local media reported Saturday.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

ISIS/ISIL blow up Mosul's historical al-Nuri mosque

The extremist Islamic State (IS) militants have blown up Mosul's historical al-Nuri mosque and its leaning minaret, as Iraqi forces are pushing near the Mosque area in the western side of Mosul, the Iraqi military said.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Tehran Terrorist Attacks Kill 12

Two terrorist attacks claimed by the Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group in Iran’s capital of Tehran killed 12 people and wounded more than 40 others on Wednesday, medics said.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

35 killed in ISIS attacks in Iraq

Suicide bombings at checkpoints in Baghdad and south Iraq claimed by the so-called Islamic State militant group have killed at least 35 people and wounded dozens more, officials said this morning.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Wave of ‘more dangerous, skilled’ ISIS jihadists bound to hit Europe : UN counterterrorism chief

Europe will have to come to grips with an exodus of “dangerous and disillusioned” Islamic State jihadists, defeated in Syria and Iraq earlier this year and possibly seeking revenge, the head of the UN Security Council's counterterrorism agency has warned.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

622,000 Iraqis displaced by Mosul military operations: UN

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported that some 622,000 people have been displaced from the north Iraqi city of Mosul since the start of the military operations by the Iraqi government forces to drive out the terrorist Islamic State (IS) terrorists, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters at UN headquarter Wednesday.

Friday, April 14, 2017

US uses Afghanistan as 'testing ground' for new types of weapons : ex-president

Afghanistan’s former President Hamid Karzai has strongly condemned the US dropping of its largest non-nuclear bomb, dubbed ‘The Mother of All Bombs,’ on his country on Thursday.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.