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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 newborns die in Baghdad hospital 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 targets '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

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

'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 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

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 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 head says don't 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 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 in Iraq, Syria

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

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

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

ISIS dissolves 'Iraqi spies' 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

1500 ISIS prisoners freed 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

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

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 may reignite 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

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 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 says '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

Iraq summons Saudi envoy over 'meddling'

The tension between Iran and Saudi Arabia is spilling over into relations between Iraq and the Saudis, just as these were improving.Gil Ronen, 1/24/2016, 8:13 PM

Satellite proves ISIS destroyed ancient monastery

AP confirms with satellite imagery that St. Elijah's Monastery, built 590 CE, was 'pulverized' by jihadists in Mosul.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2016, 11:20 AM

US confirms Americans were abducted in Baghdad

Embassy, State Department reveal efforts to locate missing civilians, with Iraqi official saying they were kidnapped at interpreter's home.Ari Yashar, 1/18/2016, 12:29 PM

Report: Three Americans kidnapped in Baghdad

As yet unnamed militia abducts three US citizens according to sources, with State Department saying it is working to find them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2016, 10:58 PM

20 killed in series of bombings near Baghdad

20 dead and dozens wounded in bombing at a cafe in the Iraqi town of Muqdadiyah. ISIS believed to be responsible.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2016, 2:44 AM

Iraq airstrike targets ISIS's cash

Airstrike in Iraq's Mosul targets ISIS cash facility, destroys millions of dollars worth of cash.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2016, 1:13 AM

Iraqi air force kills ISIS leader's second deputy

Assi Ali Mohammed Nasser al-Obeidi, second deputy of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, killed in the city of Barwana.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2016, 3:56 AM

Kurds to vote on independence from Iraq

KRG president calls for a referendum this year to let the 'people of Kurdistan determine their future,' in a call to secede from Baghdad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2016, 10:55 PM

2,500 ISIS fighters killed in the last month

Pentagon releases first precise ISIS body-count of US-led air campaign, as jihadists pushed back in both Syria and Iraq.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2016, 7:19 PM

Report: ISIS 'War Minister' killed in Iraq

Thamer al-Mahlawi killed in Iraqi airstrike in western Haditha region according to Arab media, as ISIS launches assault on the key region.Ari Yashar, 1/6/2016, 11:08 AM

Back-to-back losses puts ISIS on the ropes

Experts say a string of losses in Iraq and Syria indicates ISIS is in a tough spot, and its threats against Jews only proves it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2015, 3:19 PM

Iraqi PM: We will be free of ISIS in 2016

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi vows to free the whole country from the Islamic State group in 2016.Ben Ariel, 12/29/2015, 3:46 AM

Iraq congratulated after liberating Ramadi

United States, Britain and France congratulate Iraqi army after the Iraqi flag is raised over Ramadi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2015, 1:43 AM

Iraqi army scores first major victory against ISIS

Iraqi government forces retake Ramadi, in first major victory over ISIS without help of Shia militias. Mosul next?Ahmad al-Rubaye and Jean-Marc Mojon, 12/28/2015, 10:07 AM

ISIS abandons last stronghold in Ramadi

Iraqi forces score biggest victory against ISIS as the group abandons key city of Ramadi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2015, 4:44 AM

ISIS snipers holding off Iraqi forces in key city

Dramatic final battle at Ramadi compound rages on, as jihadists use snipers, car bombs, and trapped civilians in last gasp effort.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2015, 1:08 PM