Tal Afar

Type: City
Name: Tal Afar
Latitude: 36.23
Longitude: 42.27
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Iraq seeks rapid international intervention to fight IS

Paris: Iraqi President Fuad Masum Monday called for immediate action by the international community in his country to prevent the spread of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, and warned of the danger jihadi returnees pose to Europe.Iraqi families ... [Published ABP Live - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

ISIS turned Iraq into 'blood-soaked killing fields'

Amnesty International accused Isis of carrying out 'despicable crimes'Assyrian Christians, Yazidis, Turkmen and Shabaks 'risk being wiped out'Amnesty has released terrifying accounts from survivors of massacresMen and boys, as young as 12, have been rounded ... [Published Care2 - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

AYDIN - Shiite Turkmens in Iraq alienated by Turkey

Shiite Turkmens in Iraq alienated by TurkeyTurkey's “indifference” to the plight of Turkmens in Iraq seriously risks pushing Shiite Turkmens away from Turkey, as Turkey did not move to protect them against the terrorist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ... [Published Zaman - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Why do some Iraqis support the Islamic State group?

Shiite volunteers, loyal to Muslim Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, return home following a military advance in areas under the control of Islamic State, in the town of Samarra on July 12. Photo by Ahmad al-Rubaye/AFP/The Islamic State militants have murdered, ... [Published PBS - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Air Strikes On Tal Afar Kill 16 Terrorists , Including Arab leading Figures

BAGHDAD / NINA / The military intelligence announced the killing of 16 terrorists, including a number of Arab leaders in air strikes on Tal Afar, west of Mosul. ... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Baghdadi's aid , dozens of Islamic State elements killed in Tal Afar airport

BAGHDAD / NINA / The military intelligence announced that one of the aides of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and dozens of members of the Islamic State (IS) were killed in air strikes on the airport of Tal Afar, south of Mosul.An intelligence source told the National ... [Published National Iraq News Agency - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 3 reports

ISIL abducts 100 kids in Iraq’s Nineveh

ISIL Takfiri terrorists have taken hostage at least 100 Shia and Izadi children at an orphanage near the troubled northern Iraqi city of Mosul. Local residents say the militants kidnapped the children after they captured the cities of Talafar in June ... [Published Press tv - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

IS chief’s aide dead in air strikes

KIRKUK, Iraq – Air strikes in northern Iraq on Thursday killed the top aide of jihadist Islamic State (IS) chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the country’s ranking army officer said.“Iraqi warplanes carried out a security operation today, resulting in the killing ... [Published Tempo - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 4 reports

US Airstrikes In Iraq Kill Three Senior ISIS Leaders, Including Baghdadi's Key Aide

Three senior members of the Islamic State, including an aide to its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, were killed in American airstrikes in Iraq, the Iraqi Defense Ministry said Thursday, according to media reports. Abu Hajar al-Sufi -- believed to be a member ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 7 reports

ISIS kidnaps 50 men in Iraq’s Kirkuk region

BAGHDAD: ISIS militants kidnapped some 50 men from a town in Iraq’s northern province of Kirkuk Thursday, dragging the men into cars before driving off, residents said.Residents of the Sunni town of Hawija said by telephone they did not know why the men ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

Amnesty International Alert: Ethnic cleansing on a historic scale in northern Iraq

This is happening today and every day in 2014 under our watch. Terror, torture, rape, murder on a scale unheard of in the history of human kind.The group that calls itself the Islamic State (IS) has carried out ethnic cleansing on a historic scale in ... [Published ETurboNews - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Thousands of women & girls kidnapped by Islamic State jihadis in a fortnight – hundreds of men who refuse to convert shot dead

Up to 3,000 women and girls kidnapped by Islamic State jihadis in Iraq in just a fortnight – and hundreds of men who refuse to convert have been shot dead. The kidnappings appear to have happened in villages where residents took up arms against IS – and ... [Published Right Wing News blog - Aug 19 2014]

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"We walked until we arrived at Sinjar Mountain," she says. "I saw some Yazidi fighters and we found the uncle of the girl I was with and left her with him."
"This is a big problem that affects not only Iraq, but is going to spread to other parts of the world. Many jihadis come from Europe, and on their return they will be sleeper cells" he said in an interview with French radio station Europe 1
"They [the suspects] were on the verge of committing acts of terrorism both in Saudi Arabia and abroad" al-Turki said

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Islamic State's rapid growth caught U.S. by sur... [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 13 2014]
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Obama's ISIS policy is fine, but his rhetoric i... [Published VOX.com - Sep 11 2014]
House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, G... [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 11 2014]
How ISIS grew from al-Qaeda [Published Boston Herald - Sep 11 2014]
How Islamic State grew out of US invasion of Ir... [Published Aliran - Sep 10 2014]
Syria Cancels Wheat Deal After Isis Iraq Advance [Published International Business Times UK - Sep 09 2014]
A Month After The Sinjar Crisis, It's Clear ISI... [Published Business Insider - Sep 09 2014]
The bodies of two men found, northwest of Baghdad [Published National Iraq News Agency - Sep 09 2014]
Iraqi crisis affects business in Istanbul [Published World Bulletin - Sep 09 2014]
The Problem With Deeming Someone "Evil" [Published Huffington Post Canada - Sep 08 2014]
U.S. should use ISIS' enemies against it [Published Washington Examiner - Sep 08 2014]
Yazidis' Iraq horror: 'I know what happened to ... [Published WA Today - Sep 08 2014]
ISIS in motion stays in motion without U.S. action [Published Individual.com - Sep 08 2014]
ISIS leader ‘killed’ in US airstrikes : Septemb... [Published Daily Times - Sep 07 2014]
Hezbollah prepares to fight IS in Lebanon [Published AlMonitor - Sep 07 2014]
Air Strikes in Northern Iraq Kill Dozens of Isl... [Published MENAFN - Sep 07 2014]
Air Strikes On Tal Afar Kill 16 Terrorists , In... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Sep 07 2014]
Yazidi diaspora plead for justice in Iraq [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 07 2014]
Isis Insurgents Abduct 100 Shiite and Yezidi Ch... [Published International Business Times UK - Sep 07 2014]
September 6 Report on North Iraq -- Forced Marr... [Published AINA - Sep 07 2014]
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From Vietnam to Iraq, 'American War Generals' T... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 14 2014]
As President Obama launches a new campaign against the brutal ISIS militants in Iraq, he may not want to call it a war, but it sure looks like one. And he's getting a lot of advice from former military commanders, both directly and through the news ...
The Little Known Truth about ISIS's Human Traff... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 03 2014]
ISIS fighters are capturing civilians and using them as slaves, transporting them enormous distances and separating them from their families forever, according to the testimony of a Yazidi girl in today's Times. The 16-year-old girl, called ...
Iraq: ISIS Carrying Out Ethnic Cleansing on “Hi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 03 2014]
Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Iraq, Syrian Arab Republic By Jim Lobe WASHINGTON, Sep 3 2014 (IPS) - While the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama ponders broader actions against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Amnesty International ...
Islamic State forcing children to become inform... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 02 2014]
UNITED NATIONS – The top U.N. advocate for children afflicted by war said Monday that the Islamic State was using them as informers, checkpoint sentries and, in some cases, suicide bombers. The advocate, Leila Zerrougui, the special representative of ...
Paper: NATO Ready To Back Jordan Against Islami... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 02 2014]
A Saudi Arabian newspaper reports that NATO is ready to back Jordan against the Islamic State. According to The Jerusalem Post , the Saudi paper Okaz reports that Jordan has its intelligence services "deploying their full range of tools to counter ...
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