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

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 1,500-year-old 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 northeast of 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

'About 2,500' ISIS fighters killed in Iraq and Syria 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 from ISIS

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 celebrates 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

Iraqi forces in final push to retake key ISIS city

Anbar province capital Ramadi was captured by ISIS in May, but now Iraqi special forces are down to governmental compound gunfight showdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2015, 2:00 PM

Iraqi forces poised to retake key city from ISIS

Iraqi government forces advance into central Ramadi, predict victory in a matter of days.Jean Marc Mojon, 12/22/2015, 8:42 PM

Iraqi fighters call to attack Turkey with an 'iron fist'

Thousands of Shi'ite militiamen protest in central Baghdad, saying Iraq should have attacked as soon as Turkish troops breached borders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2015, 6:44 PM

Top Iraqi Shi'ite cleric demands Turkey withdraw

Iraq's Grand Ayatollah lashes out at Turkey for deploying troops without approval, after Erdogan says withdrawal 'out of the question.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2015, 1:25 PM

Iraqi forces retake large part of Ramadi city from ISIS

After months of intense fighting, officials say large area of southwestern Ramadi retaken by pro-government forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/8/2015, 6:16 PM

In numbers: 27,000 foreign fighters in Syria, Iraq

Foreign nationals join Syrian civil war in droves, has doubled since 2014.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/8/2015, 8:16 AM

Iraq urges Turkey to 'immediately' withdraw troops

Baghdad insists Turkey withdraw 'illegally' deployed troops in Kurdish area of Iraq.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/5/2015, 6:11 PM

Jewish Kurds hold groundbreaking Iraq commemoration

Could a ceremony commemorating deadly anti-Semitic pogrom which led to Iraqi Jewish exodus also mark the start of a Jewish revival?Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2015, 9:15 PM

Iraqi PM: We don't need more US troops to fight ISIS

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi contradicts US Senators' claims he requested number of US troops increased from 3,550 to 10,000.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2015, 2:28 PM

ISIS rigs Yazidi mass grave with bombs

Grave of 123 Yazidi victims - mostly older women too old to be sex slaves - left rigged by ISIS as part of its genocide against Yazidis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2015, 6:02 PM

Who's actually fighting in Syria and Iraq, and why?

Analysis breaks down the international players taking part in Middle East free-for-all, and reveals Iran is the biggest winner so far.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2015, 7:59 PM

Bombings near Iraq Sh'iite mosque kill six: officials

Nineteen wounded in bomb blast as ISIS battle for Iraq continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2015, 1:49 PM

Iraq warned France of terror strike the day before Paris attacks

Iraqi intelligence warned that ISIS is planning attacks in Western countries, particularly France.Matt Wanderman, 11/15/2015, 9:40 PM

Report: Yazidis torch Muslim homes in revenge for ISIS genocide

Some Sunnis had identified their Yazidi neighbors in Sinjar - recently recaptured by Kurds - for ISIS to brutally kill and rape.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2015, 4:20 PM

ISIS mass grave of Yazidi women found

Grave of around 80 women too old to be made ISIS sex slaves found on edge of town liberated from the brutal jihadist group.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2015, 6:53 PM

Kurdish leader declares victory in key battle with ISIS

Iraqi Kurdish President says Kurdish forces have liberated the town of Sinjar from jihadists, in key strategic and symbolic victory.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2015, 3:00 PM

ISIS committed genocide against Yazidis, says Holocaust Museum

Holocaust Memorial Museum releases new report about the genocide committed by ISIS against Iraqi minorities.Ben Ariel, 11/13/2015, 3:43 AM