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New Rocket Attacks Strike U.S. Military Base In Baghdad, ‘Sirens Of Ambulances’ Reportedly Heard After Blasts

New Rocket Attacks Strike U.S. Military Base In Baghdad, ‘Sirens Of Ambulances’ Reportedly Heard After Blasts

Multiple explosions went off at a military base used by U.S. troops in Baghdad, Iraq, early on Sunday morning. The blasts were the result of a rocket attack against the base, which sits near the U.S. embassy in Iraq, according to an American military source who spoke to Reuters. The missile strikes were the 19th […]

Tara Fares, Iraqi Model, Shot And Killed In Baghdad

Tara Fares, Iraqi Model, Shot And Killed In Baghdad

There aren’t many big social media stars in Iraq but one of the biggest was unquestionably Tara Fares but she was shot and killed in Baghdad on Thursday reports CNN. Fares had won the Miss Baghdad competition and came second in Miss Iraq and fell victim to a shooting in the Camp Sarah neighborhood, an […]

Baghdad Mall Bombing In Iraq Kills At Least 40

Baghdad Mall Bombing In Iraq Kills At Least 40

A Baghdad, Iraq shopping mall was the target of a suicide bombing attack Friday, leaving at least 40 dead and 60 injured, according to RT. The Islamic State terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the bombing. The suicide bomb attack targeted the Nakheel Mall in eastern Baghdad. The shopping center is directly across from the […]

ISIS Attack In Iraq By Suicide Bomber Leaves 14 Dead

ISIS Attack In Iraq By Suicide Bomber Leaves 14 Dead

In the latest among many worldwide attacks associated with the Islamic State or ISIS, a suicide bomber affiliated with the terror group made his way to a busy security checkpoint in northern Baghdad and detonated his explosive belt killing 14 people and injuring 31 more. A police officer who witnessed the violent attack told the […]

Latest ISIS Suicide Attacks Try To Force Division Against Iraqis

Latest ISIS Suicide Attacks Try To Force Division Against Iraqis

ISIS Claims More Suicide-Bombing Attacks The Associated Press is reporting on three ISIS suicide-bombing attacks against the mainly Shiite neighborhood of al-Rashidiya in Baghdad, the capital of Iraq, on Wednesday, on the eve of the 58th anniversary of the overthrow of the Hashemite monarchy. A military parade is scheduled on Thursday when Iraq will celebrate […]

It Was The Most Violent And Bloodiest Ramadan Yet Due To Islamic State

It Was The Most Violent And Bloodiest Ramadan Yet Due To Islamic State

Ramadan of 2016 has been a month of devastation and bloodshed. It is now being reported that this year’s month devoted to Ramadan has been the bloodiest on record, and it all comes at the hands of the Islamic State. The yearly period focused on daytime fasting and prayer was overshadowed by terrorist acts, including […]

Baghdad Bomb Blast: Fake Detectors Sold By British Con Man Allowed ISIS To Smuggle Bombs Into City

Baghdad Bomb Blast: Fake Detectors Sold By British Con Man Allowed ISIS To Smuggle Bombs Into City

After a devastating car bomb in central Iraq killed more than 200 people and left hundreds more injured Sunday, the country’s prime minister, Haidar al-Abadi, has announced that all security forces stop using controversial hand-held bomb detectors after fake bomb detectors sold by a British con man allowed terrorists to get through a security checkpoint […]

Iraq Parliament Stormed By Protesters, Fortified ‘Green Zone’ Breached

Iraq Parliament Stormed By Protesters, Fortified ‘Green Zone’ Breached

Early this morning, hundreds of protesters have stormed the Iraq parliament in Baghdad, after breaching the heavily fortified wall around the formerly U.S.-held “Green Zone.” The Iraq parliament was shut down this morning after hundreds of protesters broke into the building, causing a political crisis throughout Iraq. The protesters are supporters of Iraqi Shiite Muslim […]

Baghdad Suicide Bombing: Teenager Kills 30 At Soccer Match

Baghdad Suicide Bombing: Teenager Kills 30 At Soccer Match

A Baghdad suicide bombing has killed at least 30 people at a soccer match, reports CNN. The attack happened Friday at a soccer stadium in the al-Shuhadaa stadium in the city of Iskandariya, which is 30 miles from Baghdad. A video was posted on YouTube that reportedly showed the bombing. The suicide bomber detonated an […]

ISIS Suicide Bomber Hits Baghdad, Dozens Dead

ISIS Suicide Bomber Hits Baghdad, Dozens Dead

A suicide bomber working for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has struck outside Baghdad, killing scores of individuals near the Iraqi capital city on Sunday, March 6. The Associated Press said ISIS has claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing, the third to strike near Baghdad in a week appearing “to be part of […]

U.S. Embassy Confirms Americans Kidnapped In Iraq [Breaking]

U.S. Embassy Confirms Americans Kidnapped In Iraq [Breaking]

The BBC reports that unconfirmed sources claim that up to three Americans and a translator have gone missing at the southern end of Baghdad on Friday. The individuals are believed to have been kidnapped and an official spokesman from U. S. Department of State, John Kirby, issued a statement. “We are working with the full […]

‘Several’ Americans Kidnapped In Iraq, Three Contractors Confirmed Missing

‘Several’ Americans Kidnapped In Iraq, Three Contractors Confirmed Missing

The U.S. Government citing the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad has confirmed reports coming in from Iraq about the disappearance of “several” Americans in the country. Initial reports say that the missing Americans could have been the victims of kidnapping. First reports of Americans being kidnapped was reported by Arabic news channel Al-Arabiya on Sunday. The […]

Kurdish And Iraqi Forces Beat ISIS Back – Dramatic Footage As Airstrike Takes Out Terrorist Flag [Video]

Kurdish And Iraqi Forces Beat ISIS Back – Dramatic Footage As Airstrike Takes Out Terrorist Flag [Video]

Along with the threat of a wide spread and deadly Ebola outbreak, lone terrorists attacking U.S. police and citizens, and other tragic U.S. shootings, fighting continues to rage in Iraq and Syria against the Islamic terrorist group, ISIS. The fighting has been a brutal back and forth between ISIS and Kurdish Peshmerga forces and Iraqi […]

ISIS Retreating From Kobani, But Advancing Closer To Baghdad

ISIS Retreating From Kobani, But Advancing Closer To Baghdad

ISIS is finally showing signs of leaving Kobani, the town near the Turkish border in Syria, but the terror group could soon be near Baghdad. A local official from Kobani told BBC NewsISIS once controlled almost half the city, but now controls less than 20 percent of the town. For about a month, ISIS and […]

Was Obama’s Response To ISIS Too Late In Coming?

Was Obama’s Response To ISIS Too Late In Coming?

As the Obama administration works to combat the growing threat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS, critics are now sounding off, criticizing the president on his actions — or lack thereof. Former Defense Secretary and head of the CIA Leon Panetta has spoken out against the administrations tactics. As originally reported by […]

ISIS Is One Mile From Baghdad

ISIS Is One Mile From Baghdad

ISIS militants are just one mile from Baghdad. The march into the largest city in the country comes on the heels of President Barack Obama admitting that the threat of the group was “underestimated.” The fighting near the city has become fierce, as reports from inside the Middle East region maintain the Islamic State fighters […]

BREAKING: U.S. Airstrikes Slam ISIS Near Baghdad, Campaign To Wipe Out Terror Group Begins

BREAKING: U.S. Airstrikes Slam ISIS Near Baghdad, Campaign To Wipe Out Terror Group Begins

United States airstrikes slammed ISIS militants south of Baghdad on Monday, in what the Defense Department is calling the first action in the newly expanded campaign to “degrade and destroy” the Islamic terror group that seized large swaths of Iraqi territory in June — and that has now beheaded three Western hostages, displaying its murderous […]

Blackwater Manager Threatened He ‘Could Kill’ U.S. Investigator

Blackwater Manager Threatened He ‘Could Kill’ U.S. Investigator

A manger for private security contractor Blackwater threatened the life of a State Department agent investigating alleged abuses by the company in Iraq, saying he “could kill” the man without fear of reprisal, according to a new report in The New York Times. The striking allegations are based on State Department documents chronicling a 2007 […]

Iraqi Forces Pull Back From Tikrit After Failed Offensive

Iraqi Forces Pull Back From Tikrit After Failed Offensive

Iraqi forces have retreated to a neighboring town as a push to retake the northern city of Tikrit from Sunni militants has failed, according to BBC News. Saturday’s offensive was the latest move against the rebels, part of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), as the government attempts to drive them out of […]

U.S. Evacuates Embassy In Iraq As Bombs Hit Baghdad

U.S. Evacuates Embassy In Iraq As Bombs Hit Baghdad

The US will evacuate staff from its embassy in Iraq as violence rocked the capital, Baghdad, and the threat of an imminent insurgent attack loomed. “As a result of ongoing instability and violence in certain areas of Iraq, Embassy Baghdad is reviewing its staffing requirements in consultation with the State Department,” spokeswoman Jen Psaki said […]

ISIS Militants Post Images Of Mass Killings In Iraq

ISIS Militants Post Images Of Mass Killings In Iraq

Hours after The Inquisitr reported about militant group ISIS using Twitter to share images of beheadings, using the #WorldCup2014 hashtag, ABC News is reporting about tweets and images sent out by the group that point towards mass executions. The ISIS (also called the ISIL) which has managed to seize most of northern Iraq from the […]

Obama Promises No American Troops In Iraq: ISIS Poised To March On Baghdad

Obama Promises No American Troops In Iraq: ISIS Poised To March On Baghdad

Obama has promised there will be no troops sent to save the crumbling Iraqi military from terrorists forces. He stated that his national security team has been working to provide alternative options for helping the Iraqi military. The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as the Islamic State in Iraq and […]

Al-Baghdadi: US Set ISIS Leader Free In 2009

Al-Baghdadi: US Set ISIS Leader Free In 2009

According to a shocking report, Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, the vicious leader of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, was once in US custody, until officials decided to set him free. The allegations, which were reported by MailOnline, contend al Baghdadi was among prisoners released by the United States in 2009, as the […]

Baghdad Attack, Suicide Bomber Kill Over 20

Baghdad Attack, Suicide Bomber Kill Over 20

A raid on the Justice Ministry involving a suicide blast and a fierce firefight cost over 20 people their lives in Baghdad today. Three times as many were wounded. The attack is the latest in a sustained effort to undermine the democratically-elected but Shiite-led government. The attack began when three car bombs detonated on the […]

Iraq Endures Deadliest Day In A Month As Bombings Claim 30 Lives

Iraq Endures Deadliest Day In A Month As Bombings Claim 30 Lives

Sunday was Iraq’s deadliest day in almost a month, with at least 30 people killed and scores more wounded in a series of bombings that were predominantly aimed at the country’s majority Shiite Muslim community. A Shiite shrine was one of the targets of the blasts, which came after weeks of relative stability in the […]

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