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American jihadists fleeing Mosul pose threat to US

As the noose tightens around ISIS stronghold of Mosul, concerns have grown about American Jihadists returning home to the US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2016, 9:44 PM

Iraqi forces recapture ancient Assyrian city

Iraqi forces say they recaptured the site of Nimrud, which was blown up by ISIS jihadists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2016, 2:16 AM

ISIS leader: Fight the 'enemies of God'

In new recording, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi expresses confidence his group will win the battle for Mosul.Ben Ariel, 11/3/2016, 3:43 AM

Obama's ISIS policy uncorks Shiite genie in Iraq

Obama’s decision to commence the attack on Mosul appears to have been made without any real thought to the possible involvement of the Iran-funded Shiite PMU and Turkey. David Singer, 11/1/2016, 10:12 PM

Iraq forces launch operation to cut Mosul off from Syria

Iraqi forces attempt to cut ISIS supply lines, residents flee homes in Mosul.AFP, 10/30/2016, 9:22 AM

Pentagon chief urges operation for ISIS 'capital'

U.S. defense chief Ashton Carter says an operation to isolate ISIS in Syria's Raqa should begin in conjunction with assault on Mosul.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/23/2016, 7:40 PM

ISIS goes on a killing spree

ISIS kills 284 boys and men, then throws their bodies into a huge mass grave.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/22/2016, 6:49 PM

How an Arab-Israeli couple joined ISIS

A northern district court indicted today an Arab-Israeli couple for taking their 3 children and joining ISIS.Uzi Baruch, 10/20/2016, 11:48 AM

ISIS could use chemical weapons, warn American officials

The United States expects ISIS to use crude chemical weapons against those trying to conquer the city of Mosul.Ben Ariel, 10/19/2016, 5:00 AM

ISIS: America will run with its tail between its legs

ISIS releases video from Mosul, vowing to defeat the US and force it to retreat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2016, 8:55 PM

Pentagon: ISIS is preparing a chemical attack

Pentagon spokesman warns the Islamic State is determined to use chemical arms and likely to try them again in Iraq.Ben Ariel, 9/27/2016, 5:14 AM

ISIS uses mustard agent in Iraq

American officials say ISIS fired a shell containing mustard agent that landed at a based used by Amercan and Iraqi troops.Elad Benari, 9/22/2016, 3:13 AM

CIA chief: ISIS will remain a threat for quite a while

CIA Director John Brennan predicts that that ISIS will remain a threat in Syria and Iraq for quite some time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2016, 3:43 AM

Watch: ISIS uses 12-year old suicide bomber in Iraq

Days after teenage suicide bomber killed 53 in Turkey, 12-year old would-be ISIS suicide bomber captured in Iraq.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/22/2016, 1:46 PM

The Jewish woman who was nearly sold to ISIS

Iraqi Jewish woman reunited with family in Israel after husband threatened to sell her to Islamic terror group.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2016, 8:19 AM

Iraqi intellectuals decry destruction of Jewish statesman's home

Iraqi intellectuals decry the demolition of a historical building in Baghdad that once housed a Jewish finance minister as a "catastrophe".JTA, 8/15/2016, 6:22 AM

45,000 ISIS jihadists killed in past two years

Top American general says about 45,000 jihadists have been killed in Iraq and Syria since U.S.-led operation began two years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2016, 3:42 AM

11 babies die in Baghdad hospital electrical fire

An electrical malfunction in a Baghdad hospital sparked a fire which caused the death of 11 infantsYoel Domb, 8/10/2016, 1:07 PM

Black Lives Matter movement declares war on 'Israeli Apartheid'

Radical organization releases 6-point platform, demands Israeli aid be diverted to reparations to Iraq and Libya.David Rosenberg, 8/3/2016, 5:04 PM

Historic Jewish site near Mosul at risk of collapsing

Nahum's tomb, an ancient Jewish site located just 30 miles from ISIS-controlled Mosul, at risk of collapsing.JTA, 8/3/2016, 6:12 AM

'I was trying to flee the hell in which I was living'

A woman who fled ISIS with her two children was interviewed on Kurdistan24.AFP, 8/2/2016, 11:56 AM

ISIS confirms its top commander was killed

Jihadist-linked news agency confirms ISIS's so-called "defense minister" was killed in Iraq.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2016, 11:23 PM

ISIS loses 12 percent of its territory in 6 months

As ISIS loses ground, the 'caliphate' warriors become more desperateAFP, 7/10/2016, 4:49 PM

US-backed Syrian rebels launch bid to cut key ISIS route

New Syrian Army launches offensive to sever vital ISIS supply route from Syria to Iraq, as jihadists come under increasing pressure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2016, 9:09 PM

After Fallujah, what's next in the battle against ISIS?

The Islamic State's 'caliphate' is looking increasingly fragmented in Iraq, and threatened in Syria - but a long battle lies ahead.AFP, 6/27/2016, 8:21 AM

Report: ISIS burns 19 Yazidi girls alive

Kurdish media reports the girls were publicly executed after refusing to become sex slaves.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2016, 8:59 PM

Iraqi forces struggle to breach ISIS-held Fallujah

Fight for Iraqi city held by jihadists proving tougher than predicted for pro-government, Shia forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2016, 3:33 PM

Iraq forces push into streets of ISIS-held Fallujah

Iraqi special forces prepare for toughest battle yet - but ISIS looking increasingly weakened.Jean Marc Mojon, 5/30/2016, 2:24 PM

Church Patriarch tells US not to arm Christians against ISIS

Head of Chaldean Catholic Church in Iraq rejects US offer of weapons, then blames America for the appearance of ISIS.Ari Yashar, 5/29/2016, 7:36 PM

ISIS leader in Fallujah killed in American air strikes

Maher al-Bilawi, the commander of ISIS in Falluajh, killed on May 25, American spokesman confirms.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/27/2016, 11:07 PM

Anti-ISIS forces slowly advance to Islamic State 'capital'

Kurdish-led Syrian forces and Iraqi government forces face toughest challenge in battles for Raqqa and Fallujah.Maya Gebeily, 5/26/2016, 3:00 PM

Iraqi forces launch offensive to retake Fallujah from ISIS

Fallujah is one of only two Iraqi cities still under ISIS control.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2016, 3:15 PM

Iraq announces operation to liberate Fallujah from ISIS

Iraqi Prime Minister announces the beginning of military operations to retake the city of Fallujah.Ben Ariel, 5/23/2016, 2:12 AM

ISIS executes 'Iraqi spies' by dissolving them in acid

Latest macabre execution in Mosul saw 25 people lowered into vats of nitric acid 'until their organs dissolved.'Ari Soffer, 5/22/2016, 2:39 PM

Top ISIS commander killed in Iraq

Pentagon confirms ISIS leader Abu Wahib killed in coalition airstrike in Iraq.Ben Ariel, 5/10/2016, 5:43 AM

ISIS kills US Navy SEAL in Iraq

While only 3rd US serviceman death in fight on ISIS, SEAL's killing belies Obama's denial of a 'combat mission.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2016, 7:22 AM

US 'Hellfire missile' warning inspired by IDF

US army warned bystanders of an airstrike in Iraq after watching IDF civilian casualty prevention tactics in Gaza.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/26/2016, 8:52 PM

Italians try to stem impending Iraqi dam calamity

Advance team of Italian engineering firm begins desperate attempts to stop Mosul Dam from collapsing and killing up to 1.5 million people.Ari Yashar, 4/15/2016, 12:45 PM

'The Beast' gobbling up ISIS fighters in Iraq

US touts success of US-made Iraqi army tank is driving out ISIS forces in a series of setbacks for the jihadists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2016, 11:44 AM

Iraqi government in final throes of collapse?

100 MPs stage sit-in demanding that president, PM and speaker be removed, charging that sectarian quota system is being covertly maintained.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2016, 12:21 PM

Report: 1/3 of Iraqis believe US supports ISIS

Shocking State Department study reveals rampant anti-US sentiment in Iraq, belief the US 'created' ISIS to plunder oil.Tova Dvorin, 4/8/2016, 12:03 PM

ISIS rocket expert killed in Iraq

ISIS jihadist believed to have been involved in an attack that killed an American Marine dies in a drone strike in Iraq.Ben Ariel, 4/4/2016, 5:15 AM

Iraqi forces free 1,500 ISIS prisoners from underground dungeon

In capturing city of Heet, security forces stumble on massive underground jail and free prisoners, most of them civilians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2016, 11:13 AM

Drone strike kills another top ISIS commander

Abu al-Hija, jihadist commander originally from Tunisia, killed just hours after being sent to Syria by ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2016, 11:23 AM

ISIS kills US marine in Iraq

ISIS kills one US marine, wounds 'small number' more. Victim is second US combat death in fight against ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2016, 9:29 PM

British captive appears in new ISIS video

ISIS releases new video from Iraq showing British journalist John Cantlie, who was kidnapped in 2014.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2016, 6:53 PM

Watch: American ISIS fighter captured by Kurds in Iraq

Islamic State fighter from Virginia, identified as 27-year-old Muhammad Jamal Amin caught near Sinjar.Ari Soffer, 3/14/2016, 3:19 PM

Iraqi girl dies after ISIS chemical attack

Three-year-old Iraqi girl dies after being wounded in an ISIS chemical attack near Kirkuk.Ben Ariel, Canada, 3/11/2016, 9:22 PM

10,000 civilians evacuated as Iraqi army advances on ISIS

Iraqi government forces make fresh gains against Islamic State in Ramadi, retaking key town and setting their sights on another.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2016, 4:18 PM

ISIS attack on funeral risks reigniting Sunni-Shi'ite bloodbath

ISIS suicide bomber kills at least 24 at Shi'ite funeral, taking out militia commanders and risking new round of sectarian clashes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/29/2016, 10:52 PM

US evacuates fearing Mosul dam catastrophe

US embassy in Iraq urges evacuations, warning up to 1.5 million Iraqis will not survive when faulty dam collapses, taking out electric grid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/29/2016, 3:28 PM

Canada arrests 60 citizens involved in terror

Canadian authorities arrest 60 citizens who had joined foreign terror groups. Another 180 still with the organizations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2016, 9:56 PM

Extreme finger pointing over potential ISIS 'dirty bomb'

Swiss and American inspections groups scramble to exonerate themselves following report that radioactive material was stolen.Ari Yashar, 2/19/2016, 9:56 AM

Iraqi army clears ISIS from Ramadi area, opens road to Baghdad

Iraqi government forces chalk up another victory, chipping away at ISIS control in west to secure capital Baghdad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2016, 4:10 PM

Iraq deploying thousands of troops to retake Mosul

Iraqi army amassing troops for biggest battle yet with ISIS in Iraq's second city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2016, 3:31 PM

Iraqi lawmaker reveals 'whole government is corrupt'

MP under fire saying on TV he took bribes to close corruption cases, politicians 'destroy Iraq,' and if he revealed all 'they'd kill me.'Ari Yashar, 2/5/2016, 12:20 PM

Mass grave of ISIS victims found in Iraq's Ramadi

Iraqi security forces find grave believed to hold remains of 40 people executed by ISIS, many beheaded.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2016, 2:05 PM