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Iraqi forces hold thousand foreign ISIL family members 

Iraqi forces hold thousand foreign ISIL family members 

BAGHDAD, Sep. 10 (Press Shia) – Iraqi forces are holding more than 1,300 foreign women and children, the families of ISIL fighters, at a camp for displaced people in northern Iraq, Iraqi security source said on Sunday.The 1,333 individuals, from 14 countries, surrendered to Kurdish forces at the end of August after an Iraqi offensive drove the extremist group from the northern town of Tal Afar,...

Terrorists killed 241 Iraqis in July 2017

Terrorists killed 241 Iraqis in July 2017

TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (Press Shia) – A total of 241 Iraqi civilians were killed and another 277 injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in Iraq in July 2017, according to casualty figures recorded by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI).The number of civilians killed in July (not including police) was 239, while the number of injured (not including police) was 273....

Dozens of ISIL militants killed in air raid in Anbar

Dozens of ISIL militants killed in air raid in Anbar

BAGHDAD, Jul. 23 (Press Shia Agency) – Dozens of ISIL militants were killed in an air raid conducted by the Iraqi Air Force in the Anbar Province in western Iraq, Iraqi forces said Saturday.Iraqi jet fighters carried out the air raid against two ISIL-controlled towns in western Anbar bordering Syria, said the Iraqi Joint Operations Command (JOC) in a statement. According to the intelligence...

Iraqi forces kill 35 ISIL militants fleeing Mosul's Old City

Iraqi forces kill 35 ISIL militants fleeing Mosul's Old City

TEHRAN, Jul. 09 (Press Shia) –Iraqi security forces on Saturday killed 35 ISIL militants and arrested six others while they were trying to flee their last redoubt in the Old City on the western side of Mosul, the Iraqi military said.The militants were killed while they were trying to infiltrate from the western side, across Tigris River that bisects Mosul, to the liberated...

1 mn displaced by Mosul anti-ISIL operation: IOM

1 mn displaced by Mosul anti-ISIL operation: IOM

GENEVA, Jul. 06 (Press Shia) – More than one million people were forced to leave their homes in the Iraqi city of Mosul because of the operation against the Islamic State and four in every five still cannot return, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Thursday.According to the IOM data, collected since October 2016 and published on Thursday, some 1.34 million...

ISIL female sniper killed by Iraqi forces in Mosul

ISIL female sniper killed by Iraqi forces in Mosul

MOSCOW, Jun. 12 (Press Shia Agency) – A source in the Iraqi security services told Sputnik Arabic that Iraqi forces have eliminated one of the most dangerous ISIL militants.The forces of the 9th Armored Division and the federal police killed a Libyan woman working as a sniper in the ranks of ISIL. She was operating in a district in western Mosul. The woman...

Iraqi forces 'launch multi-front attack against last remnants' of ISIL in Mosul

Iraqi forces 'launch multi-front attack against last remnants' of ISIL in Mosul

MOSCOW, May 27 (Press Shia) – The Iraqi Armed Forces are carrying out an operation to liberate last districts of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul remaining under control of ISIL, the Combined Joint Task Force of the Operation Inherent Resolve said Saturday.The city of Mosul has been occupied by ISIL since June 2014. The operation to retake it began on October...

ISIL leader al-Baghdadi flees Mosul as terrorists are liquidated

ISIL leader al-Baghdadi flees Mosul as terrorists are liquidated

MOSCOW, May 23 (Press Shia Agency) – A representative of the Democratic Party of Kurdistan in Mosul, Said Mamuziny, told Sputnik Turkey that the leader of ISIL, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has escaped the Iraqi city of Mosul as the fall of the city nears.Al-Baghdadi has allegedly fled to the Syrian border. It is reported that only four quarters of Mosul are currently under ISIL...

Iraqi forces kill over 170 ISIL militants in Mosul battle on Monday

Iraqi forces kill over 170 ISIL militants in Mosul battle on Monday

MOSCOW, May 16 (Press Shia Agency) – Iraqi forces killed at least 173 ISIL terrorists on Monday, during the offensive aimed at liberation of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. Iraqi forces killed at least 173 terrorists from the ISIL terrorist group on Monday, during the offensive aimed at liberation of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, local media...

Last dying breath': ISIL nearly eliminated in battle for Mosul

Last dying breath': ISIL nearly eliminated in battle for Mosul

MOSCOW , May 15 (Press Shia) – According to US Joint Special Operations Command reports, elements of the Iraqi elite Counter Terrorism Service overwhelmed the Ureibi and Rifaie districts of Mosul in the early morning hours on Sunday, bringing the battle to reclaim the Iraqi town from ISIL extremists close to the end.As Iraqi forces, backed by the US military, have pushed into those...