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Iraqi Troops Aim To Take Mosul From IS

Iraqi Troops Aim To Take Mosul From IS

by Brian Donnellon Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has outlined plans to liberate Mosul, the country’s second largest city after Baghdad, from the IS stronghold that has been there since 2014. The plan comes after Iraqi troops managed to retake a lot of country and small townland from IS in the past 12 months. Mosul

Iraqi Army Launches Attacks on ISIS

by Oisin O’Mahony Iraqi forces backed by Sunni and Shi’ite militia’s have launched attacks on ISIS in an effort to reclaim Saddam Hussein’s home town of Tikrit. Islamic State fighters control several strongholds in the Northern state of Salahuddin including Tikrit. This is the biggest offensive the Iraqi army has attempted since ISIS took massive area’s of

Hundreds Being Recruited by ISIS to fight in Syria and Iraq

by Oisin O’Mahony People in Europe are being recruited by the Islamic fundamentalist group ISIS to fight Syria and Iraq. Recruiters are promoting ISIS via online networks and even making propaganda footage from video games to persuade people to join the war in the Middle East. According to German Intelligence agencies, children as young as