RT News - July 16, 2017 (17:00 MSK) - RT

Donald Trump's son is dragged into the Russia collusion scandal - with some going as far as to declare his meeting with a Moscow lawyer to be 'treason'. Meanwhile, hundreds of protesters across the US call for President Trump and his administration to ...

Iraqi official warns of imminent IS attacks via Turkey - Iraqi News

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Islamic State sleeper cells are preparing for attacks at several world cities to divert attention from their major setbacks in Syria and Iraq, an Iraqi Interior Ministry official said Sunday. The head of Iraqi Falcon ...

Terrorism – this evil game must end - gulfnews.com

Daesh leader Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi killed so many people ('Daesh chief Al Baghdadi killed, says 'confirmed information' from Syrian Observatory', Gulf News, July 12). Evil people have to come to an end sooner or later. People who choose the wrong path ...

Iraq celebrates Mosul victory on the streets of Baghdad - TRT World

Iraqi police continued celebrations of an "absolute victory" after months of fierce fighting with Daesh to take back Mosul. Photo by: Reuters. An Iraqi police car is decorated for celebrations as Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announces victory over ...

Officials Provide Details of Latest Strikes Against ISIS - Department of Defense

SOUTHWEST ASIA, July 16, 2017 — U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria yesterday, conducting 29 strikes consisting of 46 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials ...

WHO Special Situation Report - Mosul Crisis, Iraq - Issue No 25: 25 June to 08 July 2017 - Reliefweb

A new mobile medical clinic has been launched in Basheqa, Telkyef district to deliver emergency primary health care services for internally displaced persons (IDPs) from west Mosul. The total consultations provided by the Primary Health Care Centers ...

Mosul battle: Dying hard in caliphate's final annihilation - The Australian

The caliphate died hard. There were few moments of respite in the maelstrom of whistling shot and bursting shellfire that tore the air during its final hours. When these short lulls occurred, survivors scrambled from their shelter, stumbling up ...

Over 25 female ISIL terrorists captured in Mosul - AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:45 P.M.) – The Iraqi Army captured over 25 female Islamic State (ISIL) terrorists inside Mosul while conducting a cleansing operation this weekend, the security forces announced Sunday. Among the 25 female Islamic State members ...

Daesh leader al-Baghdadi still alive, Iraqi intelligence official says - Daily Sabah

A man purported to be reclusive leader of Daesh Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi making what would have been his first public appearance in Iraq's Mosul, according to a video recording posted on July 5, 2014, in this still image taken from video. (via Reuters). An ...

Some of the toughest battles still to be fought against Islamic State - The Sydney Morning Herald

The battle of Mosul is over, but the war against the Islamic State is far from done. The militants have lost some 60 per cent of the territory they controlled at the peak of their expansion, but that leaves a sizable area, mostly in Syria but also Iraq ...

ISIS car bomb factory displayed in Mosul - Arutz Sheva

The Iraqi army has displayed a series of captured armored car bomb vehicles used by ISIS against military bases in Iraq. The car bombs were built to reach their targets and explode upon reaching them. The car bombs include a car on which a tank turret ...

Iraq denies intention to militarily intervene in Syria to fight IS - Xinhua

RIYADH, July 16 (Xinhua) -- Iraqi Foreign Ministry spokesperson Ahmad Jamal on Sunday denied Baghdad's intention to militarily intervene in Syria to fight the terror group Islamic State (IS). In an exclusive interview with the Saudi television channel ...

After Liberation, Will Mosul Fall to Iran? - Middle East Forum

After a brutal nine-month war, the Iraqi Army has liberated Mosul from ISIS. The city, Iraq's second largest, is all but destroyed. The butcher's bill tallies 30,000 people dead and counting. Another 600,000, roughly a third of the population, have ...

Minister predicts most Mosul IDPs to be home soon - Rudaw

Mosul IDPs at a refugee camp in Hamam Alil town, south of Mosul. Photo: AFP. ERBIL; Kurdistan Region - The Iraqi minister of immigration predicted on Sunday that at least 70 percent of Mosul Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) are going to return home ...

Daesh leader still alive: Iraqi intelligence official - Anadolu Agency

An Iraqi intelligence officer said Sunday that Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was still alive. Last month, the Russian Defense Ministry media said that al-Baghdadi was believed to have been killed in an airstrike in Syria. U.S. officials, however ...

Ancient Iraq city of Mosul destroyed beyond repair - gulfnews.com

In this July 4, 2017 photo, fleeing Iraqi civilians walk past the heavily damaged al-Nuri mosque during fights between Iraqi security forces and Islamic State militants in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq. Published: 16:17 July 16, 2017. Gulf News Report.

Pakistan helped Iraq in defeating IS, says Iraqi envoy - PKKH

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan quietly helped Iraq in its fight against the militant Islamic State (IS) group, which reached a major milestone this week with the liberation of Mosul from the terrorist group's controlafter three years of occupation. Pakistan was ...

Fall of Mosul: challenge before Iraqis outweighs the victory - Asian Tribune

Mosul in Iraq, the second largest city, has fallen – and in full ruins; Raqqa in Syria will suffer the same fate in the next few weeks, sounding the death knell for the ambition of the ISIS in their quest for establishing a mythical caliphate ...

Iraqi Forces Kill 25000 ISIS Elements in Mosul Operation - IFP News

Military sources say at least 25 thousand ISIS militants have been killed during the 9-month operation by 100,000 Iraqi forces, which ended in the liberation of the northern city of Mosul. The Arabic language website of RT website quoted an Iraqi top ...

Offensive in Mosul killed over 25000 IS militants: Commander - Kurdistan24

Commander of the Joint Operations Command in Nineveh, Lt. Gen. Abdul-Amir Yarallah. (Photo: Archive). Mosul Mosul Operation Iraq Abdul-Amir Yarallah ISIS. A+ A A-. MOSUL, Iraq (Kurdistan24) – Operations by Iraqi security forces against the Islamic ...