New armed group after IS-inspired terrorists in Marawi.
A new armed group has emerged in Lanao del Sur province and challenged Islamic State -inspired terrorists battling government forces for control of Marawi City. The post New armed group after IS-inspired terrorists in Marawi appeared first on Inquirer News.
Two Moro Islamic Liberation Front rebels were killed while four others were wounded in a clash with Islamic State-inspired armed group in Datu Salibo town in Maguindanao province on Sunday, police said. The post 2 MILF men killed in clash with armed group appeared first on Inquirer News.
Russia accuses US-backed rebels of hindering Syria IS fight.
Russia on Tuesday accused US-backed rebels in Syria of targeting regime forces to try to halt their advance against Islamic State jihadists around the city of Deir Ezzor. In a statement the Russian military...
13 communities in Marawi to receive soft aid through Duyog Marawi
A joint program by the Prelature of St. Mary in Marawi and the Redemptorist Missionaries will tap dioceses in Luzon to help rehabilitate 13 communities ravaged by the ongoing battle between government forces and the Maute-ISIS group.
The Russian Ministry of Defense announced today that "Syrian government troops" crossed to the east bank of the Euphrates River using a Russian pontoon bridge and amphibious vehicles. Although the situation remains fluid, the crossing by what appeared to be elements of Syria's Iranian-trained and Russian-supported "5th ...
Iraqi forces capture area on Syria border from Islamic State: military
Iraqi armed forces on Saturday dislodged Islamic State from a natural gas-rich border area with Syria, according to the military. Iranian-backed forces fighting with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's army simultaneously announced the start of an offensive to reach the same border area from the opposite side. An Iraqi ...
Islamic State suicide bombers attack coalition base in Iraq
The U.S.-led coalition says several Islamic State suicide bombers have attacked one of its bases in northern Iraq, without causing any Iraqi or foreign casualties. U.S. Army Col. Ryan Dillon, the coalition spokesman, says all the attackers were killed.
On the ground in Iraq, the war against ISIS is just getting started
The atmosphere at the Classy Hotel in Erbil, Iraq, has changed dramatically over the past two months. In July, as the Iraqi army stormed the ISIS stronghold of Mosul some 60 miles away, bands of roving war reporters lugged flak jackets and camera gear through the mahogany-veneered lobby while frontline aid coordinators ...
A photo montage published by Al-Qaeda to mark the 16th anniversary of 9/11 shows the face of Osama bin Laden in the flames of the Twin Towers. At his side is his son Hamza, the "crown prince of jihad".The young man, now 28, has appeared since childhood in the propaganda network founded by his father. And now, some officials ...
Iraq, the second-largest OPEC producer, may be facing a significant disruption to its oil exports this month. On September 25, citizens of the northern region of Kurdistan, a semi-autonomous area of Iraq, will vote in a referendum for national independence. If the referendum passes, as it is expected to, Kurdistan could ...
Reports: Syria's Deir al-Zor Air Base Working Again
The Deir al-Zor military airport in eastern Syria, which the Syrian army recaptured this month from Islamic State, began functioning again on Monday for the first time in nearly a year, Syrian state media and a monitoring group said. The military base is seen as a valuable asset for the Syrian army as it presses its ...
Islamic State Families Moved to Site North of Mosul, Iraq Confirms
About 1,400 foreign wives and children of suspected Islamic State militants have been moved to a new site north of Mosul, Iraqi authorities confirmed on Monday, dismissing the concerns of aid organizations, who were not warned about the move. "They were transported to a safe location with better services, in Tal Keif, under ...
Syrian troops battling IS cross river toward US-backed force
Syrian troops battling the Islamic State militant group crossed to the eastern bank of the Euphrates River in Deir el-Zour on Monday, threatening a potential faceoff with the U.S.-backed forces operating there.
Syrian troops battling IS advance toward US-backed force
Syrian troops battling the Islamic State group crossed to the eastern bank of the Euphrates River in Deir el-Zour on Monday, threatening a potential standoff with the U.S.-backed forces operating there.
US troops were present when Russian warplanes bombed US backed anti-ISIS fighters in Syria on Saturday, two US officials told CNN, highlighting how close the two countries came to a major international incident.
Syria troops closer to besieging IS after crossing key river
Syrian government troops came closer Monday to encircling the Islamic State group in a pocket of Deir Ezzor city after crossing the adjacent Euphrates River, Moscow and a monitoring group said.Russian-backed...
Pakistani ISIS Militants Killed in Afghan Province of Nangarhar
A dozen Daesh militants, including Pakistanis, have been killed during operations in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Monday. Attullah Khogyani, the governor's spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News nine ISIS fighters were killed during an air raid by foreign forces in the Mamand Dara area of Achin district on ...
Ministry of Home Affairs has filed a detailed affidavit before the Supreme Court listing the reasons why they are not welcome in India. Apart from talking about the resource and demography, the affidavit says that some of the immigrants are militants having links with ISI and ISIS. The affidavit was in response to the plea
Rescued Filipino priest talks of need for religious harmony
For more than 100 days, Catholic priest Teresito Soganub's life was threatened by every airstrike, gunshot and artillery bombardment that targeted his Islamic State group-aligned captors in the southern Philippines.
Female officer led frontline govt troops in Marawi City
The only female armor officer of the Marines, who is in the frontlines in Marawi city, gives the orders as government troops engaged the ISIS-Maute Group, Â according to the report of GMA News' Jun Veneracion on "24 Oras."
Trump's advisers spent 90 minutes schooling the president on globalism with maps and charts
White HouseNEW YORK — On a sweltering Washington summer day, President Donald Trump's motorcade pulled up to the Pentagon for a meeting largely billed as a briefing on the Afghanistan conflict and the fight against the Islamic State group. There, in the windowless meeting room known as "The Tank," Trump was to be ...
Syrian troops battling IS advance toward U.S.-backed force
Syrian troops battling the Islamic State group crossed to the eastern bank of the Euphrates River in Deir el-Zour on Monday, securing their hold on the eastern city but threatening a potential stando...
Syria's Deir al-Zor air base working again: state media, monitors
BEIRUT - The Deir al-Zor military airport in eastern Syria, which the Syrian army recaptured this month from Islamic State, began functioning again on Monday for the first time in nearly a year, Syrian state media and a monitoring group said.
Urgent Action Under Way to Prevent Spread of Cholera in West Africa
An emergency vaccination campaign is getting under way in northeastern Nigeria to prevent a deadly cholera outbreak from spreading to other countries. The World Health Organization reports the potentially devastating cholera situation is emerging in Borno State in northeastern Nigeria. During the past few months, it says ...
Syrian troops battling IS advance toward US-backed force
Syrian troops battling the Islamic State group crossed to the eastern bank of the Euphrates River in Deir el-Zour on Monday, securing their hold on the eastern city but threatening a potential standoff with US-backed forces operating nearby. The post Syrian troops battling IS advance toward US-backed force appeared first on ...
Centre blocks Rohingya Muslims in India over alleged links with ISI, ISIs
In a fresh development India Government has informed the Supreme Court on Monday that it has intelligence inputs of links between some Rohingya Muslims and Pakistani ISI and the Islamic State, making them 'a serious security threat to the country'.
As ISIS Falters, Syrian Regime and U.S. Allies Maneuver for Advantage
In oil-rich Deir Ezzour, the last Syrian province largely under Islamic State control, U.S.-backed forces are on a collision course with the Syrian and Russian militaries as both sides scramble to strengthen their hands ahead of post-war negotiations.
Priest rescued as Philippine troops retake Marawi militant stronghold
MANILA - Philippine troops rescued a catholic priest held hostage for almost four months by Islamic State-linked rebels after an offensive that captured a stronghold of the militants in southern Marawi City, defense officials said on Monday.
Philippines: 3 Marawi siege leaders dead, 2 still fighting
MANILA: The Philippine military chief says three leaders of the Islamic State-linked militants who attacked a southern city have been killed in more than three months of fighting but two others, including a top Asian terror suspect, are still alive and leading the fighting.
Philippines military chief: 3 Marawi siege leaders dead, 2 still fighting
The Philippine military chief said Monday that three leaders of Islamic State-linked militants who besieged a southern city have been killed in months of fighting but two others, including one of Asia...