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150 Saudi intelligence officers joined Daesh in Mosul battle

150 Saudi intelligence officers joined Daesh in Mosul battle

Saudi Arabia had dispatched more than 100 intelligence officers to Mosul to join the Takfiri Daesh militants and direct them in battles against Iraqi government forces and allied fighters from Popular Mobilization Units, a recent report has revealed. Lebanon-based Arabic-language al-Manar television network, citing a report published by Qatari al-Sharq newspaper, revealed that 150 Saudi intelligence agents were fighting alongside …

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Saudi clan flagrantly begging Iraqi officials to side them

Saudi clan flagrantly begging Iraqi officials to side them

.According to Al-Mayadin, 9th of July, Saudi clan has requested the Republic of Iraq to side them in row with Qatar. They also blatantly have offered Iraqis in return of this favor they, the Saudis, could reconstruct the devastated city of Mosul.  But some questions remain unanswered. Would they, Saudis, make such request from Iraqis if their relationship with Qatar had …

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Daesh Takfiris shave their faces en masse to flee Mosul’s Old City

Daesh Takfiris shave their faces en masse to flee Mosul’s Old City

. A high-ranking Iraqi military commander says members of the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group are shaving their beards to blend in with civilians as they flee government forces’ advance on Mosul’s Old City. “They just shave their beards and walk out. Just yesterday we captured two among a group of women and children,” Lieutenant General Sami al-Aridi of Special Forces …

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Iraqi forces recapture iconic Nuri Mosque in Old Mosul

Iraqi forces recapture iconic Nuri Mosque in Old Mosul

The Iraqi army has recaptured the venue of the iconic Grand al-Nuri Mosque in Mosul, with the country’s state TV implying the liberation of the city, which has been under Daesh control since 2014. “Their fictitious state has fallen,” an Iraqi military spokesman, Brigadier General Yahya Rasool, told state TV on Thursday. Earlier, the Iraqi military announced the news as …

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French journalist dies of injuries after reporting on Isis war in Iraq

French journalist dies of injuries after reporting on Isis war in Iraq

A French journalist has died of her injuries after she was hit by a landmine blast in Mosul earlier this week, her employer France Télévisions has confirmed. Veronique Robert, 54, a Swiss national, died in a military hospital outside Paris where she had been transferred from Iraq. Ms Robert was in Mosul covering a military operation to root out Isis …

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Daesh kill 30, injure 40 in Iraqi Sunni town near Mosul

Daesh terrorists kill 30 injure 40 in Iraqi Sunni town near Mosul

Daesh Takfiri terrorists have killed over 30 people, mostly civilians, and injured 40 others during a failed offensive on Iraq’s Sunni town of Shirqat, south of Mosul. Daesh terrorists attacked Shirqat on Saturday, but Iraqi forces repelled the offensive, killing a dozen of the extremists. In 2016, Iraqi forces along with tribal fighters liberated Shirqat from Daesh, paving the way …

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Up to 80 civilians ‘killed in US air strike’ in Mosul, UN confirms

Up to 80 civilians 'killed in US air strike' in Mosul, UN confirms

.Human rights groups warn indiscriminate bombing of densely populated areas and use of heavy ordinance could amount to war crimes The UN’s human rights office has said that an initial investigation has confirmed that between 50 – 80 Iraqi civilians were killed in a recent US-led coalition bombing of Mosul, while hundreds more died at the hands of Isis militants. …

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UN: Over 630,000 people displaced in Mosul

More than 630,000 people have been displaced in and around Mosul since the beginning of military operations there last October, the United Nations said Friday, citing Iraqi authorities. “This includes more than 434,000 displaced from western Mosul since mid-February,” Andrej Mahecic, spokesperson for UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), told reporters at the UN’s Geneva headquarters. In October 2016, the Iraqi army …

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Life after Isis: People of Mosul tell of horrors under the rule of ‘the devil’s murderers’

Life after Isis: People of Mosul tell of horrors under the rule of 'the devil's murderers'

.Exclusive: Iraqi government forces have left local people to pick up the pieces after facing death, hunger and loss at the hands of fundamentalist fighters “The cigarette kills, so do we,” read Isis’ slogan, which was accompanied by an image showing blood flowing out of a cigarette on a glass ashtray. Smoking is considered a sin under the group’s brutal …

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Mosul residents were told not to flee before airstrikes that killed civilians

Mosul residents were told not to flee before airstrikes that killed civilians

.Pentagon opens investigation into reports that more than 150 civilians died in US-led bombings to retake Iraqi city from Isis Residents in Mosul were instructed not to leave their homes ahead of airstrikes last week that are reported to have killed more than 150 civilians, Amnesty International has said. The recent spike in civilian casualties suggests the US-led coalition in …

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