Large number of Hawija IDPs fleeing ISIS-Iraqi army crossfire reach Peshmerga front - Rudaw

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - More than a thousand Internally displaced Persons (IDPs) from Hawija have fled to the Kurdish Peshmerga-held areas south of Kirkuk and Makhmour on Saturday, including some ISIS members fearing violence amid continued ...

More than 100 IS militants killed in 38 airstrikes by army in Hawija - Iraqi News

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) More than 100 Islamic State militants were killed in airstrikes that targeted the group's haven in southwest of Kirkuk on the second day of phase 2 of operations launched there, commander announced. “Iraqi army jets carried out ...

Iraq: The “Sheikh of the snipers” which slaughtered the jihadists of Daesh dies in a battle - The Sherbrooke Times

Basra (Iraq), September 30, 2017 – The funeral of Abu Tahsine, dubbed the “Sheikh of the snipers” which slaughtered the jihadists of Daesh. — HAIDAR MOHAMMED ALI / AFP. “Hunter Daesh” or “hawk-eye” were his other nicknames. It cannot be separated ...

Iraq forces attack IS-held town of Hawija - Rudaw

Iraqi forces members flash the sign for victory as they advance on September 23, 2017 to recapture the insurgent stronghold of Hawija after retaking the nearby northern town of Sharqat from the ISIS group on the second day of a new offensive. Photo ...

Iraq Forces Attack ISIL-held Town of Hawija - Al-Manar TV

Iraqi forces Friday launched an assault on the northern town of Hawija, one of the last bastions in the country still held by the ISIL terrorist group, which is also under attack in neighboring Syria. “A huge military operation has begun to liberate ...

Major battlefronts against Daesh in Iraq and Syria - Geo News, Pakistan

BEIRUT: The Daesh group has lost swathes of territory in its self-declared "caliphate" in recent months, including its former Iraqi hub Mosul and most of its Syrian bastion Raqqa. It is under attack in its remaining enclaves in Iraq and is facing ...