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Iraq

Two ISIS filmmakers killed in Iraqi airstrikes – reports
Two filmmakers who make videos for Islamic State (IS) militants have been killed in an air strike in Iraq, according to Arabic news outlets citing the Ministry of the Interior.

31.05.2015 19:22

ISIS jihadists reportedly kidnap up to 500 children in Iraq
Extremists from the Islamic State group (IS, formerly ISIS) have kidnapped about 500 children in two Iraqi provinces and taken them to their bases in Iraq and Syria. Officials are concerned the kids could be used as cannon fodder in terror attacks.

31.05.2015 07:03

Iraq Diary, Day 9: A tragedy visits our team
Today is sad day for our team. Our fixer Mohammed is a Shia from Baghdad. His sister married a Sunni man from Saqlawiyah, in Anbar province.

31.05.2015 02:57

10 killed by car blasts at two luxury Baghdad hotels
Two central Baghdad hotels have been rocked by explosions that reportedly killed at least 10 people, according to police and medical sources.

28.05.2015 21:39

ISIS issues propaganda magazine in Russian
Islamic State has issued the first edition of a propaganda magazine in the Russian language. Appealing to the would-be terrorists, the publication features a "brief history" of the militant group and calls for readers to support it.

27.05.2015 20:21

Iraq to increase oil export to new record high, price war intensifies - media
Iraq is ready to increase its crude exports to a record 3.75 million barrels per day in June, continuing OPEC’s strategy of ousting US shale producers from the market.

27.05.2015 12:27

To beat ISIS, kick out US-led coalition
It’s been a bad time for foes of ISIS. Islamic State scored a neat hat-trick by invading strategic Ramadi in Iraq’s mainly Sunni Anbar province, occupying Syria’s historic gem Palmyra, and taking over Al-Tanf, the last remaining border crossing with Iraq.

27.05.2015 11:03

​Iraq Diary, Day 8: Does the DIA report talk about ISIS roots?
We return to Baghdad, and my social media feeds are buzzing over a released DIA report from 2012 that talks about US policy in Syria.

26.05.2015 22:15

​ISIS rise provoked by outside interference into Middle East, North Africa – Putin
There was previously no terrorism in countries where Islamic State militants “now prosper” until outside forces “not sanctioned by the UNSC” interfered, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, stressing the “serious consequences” that followed.

26.05.2015 20:06

‘Iraq is scapegoat in US fight against ISIS’
The US is contradicting itself saying the Iraqi army has no will to fight Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) as they also claimed to have trained the Iraqi military so they could provide security within the country, defense consultant Moeen Raoof told RT.

26.05.2015 12:14

US ‘perception management’ deceives public on foreign policy
As US proxy wars continue to rage in the Middle East, the US is constructing a narrative that’s sometimes very different from that on the ground, Ross Caputi, a former US Marine, revealed to RT.

26.05.2015 09:05

​'US not engaged in major war': Obama Memorial Day remark slammed
Barack Obama has made a speech, saying that this Memorial Day is the first in 14 years without major US war. Critics and social media users slammed him as hypocritical, saying the US remains involved in military conflicts and proxy wars.

26.05.2015 05:52