Tagged: Islamic state

US Soldier Arrested on Terrorism Charges

A US soldier in Hawaii was arrested after the FBI says he pledged his allegiance to the Islamic State group and helped purchase a drone for use against American forces. Army sergeant first class...

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Destruction After Mosul Freed, Aid Needed

Images from Mosul, Iraq show widespread devastation following the announcement that most Islamic State militants have been pushed out of the city. Meanwhile, aid groups say former residents are traumatized and in desperate need...

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Iraqi PM Celebrates Victory in Mosul

Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi joined the victory celebratiions in Mosul after eight months of urban warfare brought an end to three years of jihadist rule in the city. Dozens of militants from the...

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Troops Plant Iraqi Flag in Mosul

Iraqi special forces planted a flag on the Tigris River bank on Sunday after the country’s prime minister arrived to declare victory over the Islamic State group.

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Iraq Declares Victory Over ISIS in Mosul

The U.S.-backed Iraqi army won the battle for Mosul on Sunday, ousting the Islamic State from the city it seized three years ago. Though sporadic resistance by cornered ISIS militants continues, Iraq’s Prime Minister...

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Victory in Mosul in “Hours” Iraqi TV Reports

Iraqi security forces are expect to take full control of Mosul in the next hours as Islamic State’s defensive lines collapse, state TV reported on Saturday. Air strikes and artillery salvoes pounded the jihadists’...

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