Tal Afar

Type: City
Name: Tal Afar
Latitude: 36.23
Longitude: 42.27
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Opinion: What went wrong in Kobani?

I have been of the opinion that directing airstrikes on Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) positions in Syria has been a mistake since the international campaign against the group began. ISIS must first be defeated on Iraqi territory and thereby ... [Published ASHARQ AL-AWSAT ( english) - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Full horror of the Yazidis who didn’t escape Mount Sinjar: UN confirms 5,000 men were executed and 7,000 women are now kept as sex slaves

Full horror of the Yazidis who didn’t escape Mount Sinjar: UN confirms 5,000 men were executed and 7,000 women are now kept as sex slaves http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2792552/full-horror-yazidis-didn-t-escape-mount-sinjar-confirms-5-000-men-executed-7-000-women-kept-sex-slaves.html ... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 2 reports

Iraq: Forced Marriage, Conversion for Yezidis

Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Iraq Victims, Witnesses Describe Islamic State’s Brutality to Captives (Dohuk, Iraq) - The armed group Islamic State is holding hundreds of Yezidi men, women, and children from Iraq captive in formal and makeshift ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 2 reports

Iraqi Officials Beg for U.S. Troops to Return as Islamic State Militants Near Baghdad

US military patrol, Tal Afar, Iraq.Telegraph – Iraqi officials have issued a desperate plea for America to bring US ground troops back to the embattled country, as heavily armed Islamic State militants came within striking distance of Baghdad.Amid reports ... [Published Algemeiner.com - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 4 reports

Bombs rock Baghdad, executions grip Mosul

An ice cream shop in Baghdad was among three locations devastated by suicide bombers on Saturday. The blast killed eight people and left a further 18 wounded, police and medical officials said.The attack happened in a shop-lined street in the Iraqi capital's ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 2 reports

Iraqi women targeted for execution by IS

A woman looks on as other displaced minority Yazidis, who fled violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar, sleep on the ground at Bajed Kadal refugee camp, southwest of Dahuk province, Aug. 23, 2014. (photo by REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal) Author: Al-Hayat (Pan ... [Published AlMonitor - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 2 reports

Hospital: 29 suspected ISIS militants killed, most from U.S.-led airstrikes

By Mohammed Tawfeeq and Holly Yan CNN(CNN) -- A northern Iraqi hospital has received the bodies of at least 29 suspected ISIS militants, the head of the Tal Afar hospital said Tuesday.Danial Qassim said most were killed in U.S.-led coalition airstrikes ... [Published 35 WSEE - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 3 reports

Airstrikes target ISIS near Kobani

Airstrikes targeting ISIS struck near the crucial city of Kobani overnight.Five airstrikes near the Syrian city targeted groups of ISIS fighters, a U.S. official said. There were also another four strikes in Syria and four in Iraq."Finally, they are hitting ... [Published WLWT - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 2 reports

US-Led Airstrikes Kill At Least 29 Suspected ISIS Militants, Says Head Of Tal Afar Hospital

At least 29 bodies of suspected militants of the Islamic State group were received by a northern Iraqi hospital, the head of Tal Afar hospital said Tuesday, according to CNN. Danial Qassim reportedly said that most of the militants were killed overnight ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 2 reports

UN Report Confirms ISIS Brutality in Iraq

Islamic State militants are carrying out mass executions, abducting girls to use as sex slaves and have conscripted child soldiers to fight for them, the UN has said in a new report. The Daily Mail says that the report accuses the group of systematic ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 2 reports

‘ISIL commits war crimes in Iraq’

The UN says ISIL terrorist group in Iraq has committed systematic war crimes including mass executions and kidnapping of women and girls as sex slaves which need to be prosecuted. The terrorist group has committed gross human rights violations and violence ... [Published Press tv - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Face Of The Day

About 500 Shiite volunteers from Tal Afar attend a combat training session at a military camp in the Shiite shrine city of Karbala in central Iraq to join the fight against jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) group, which led a sweeping offensive ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 27 2014]

Quotes

"I spoke to a college professor," Mosul Eye recalls, "who told me: 'I will never leave my home as long as I breathe. I graduated from the United Kingdom. I am a secular, liberal, civil woman and I refuse to submit to these circumstances. I will not wear a burka.' This lady has not left her home since June 10th, 2014."
Shim described herself as 'surprised' at the accusation, "because I have nothing to hide and I have never done anything aside my job."
"There are hundreds of bodies with their heads cut off... they put their heads on display to scare..."
The article written in their English magazine claimed that after capture, "The Yazidi women and children were then divided according to the Sharia amongst the fighters of the Islamic State."

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Isil carried out massacres and mass sexual ensl... [Published Telegraph - Oct 14 2014]
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Kobane People are heading toward Kurdistan Regi... [Published Zawya.com - Oct 13 2014]
Turkey allows US and coalition forces to use it... [Published itv.com - Oct 13 2014]
Iraq: Forced Marriage, Conversion For Yezidis [Published Eurasia Review - Oct 12 2014]
The U.S. Soldier Who Killed Herself After Refus... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 12 2014]
Kurdish forces in embattled town call for great... [Published MaltaToday - Oct 12 2014]
Iraq: Forced Marriage, Conversion for Yezidis [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 12 2014]
Iraq: Iraq: Forced Marriage, Conversion for Yez... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 12 2014]
US-led coalition aircraft drops food & ammuniti... [Published Daily Bhaskar - Oct 12 2014]
Car bombs kill 38 in Iraq's capital, Baghdad [Published Erie Times-News - Oct 12 2014]
Iraqi Officials Beg for U.S. Troops to Return a... [Published Algemeiner.com - Oct 12 2014]
US drops food, ammunition to embattled Iraqi tr... [Published Malaysian Insider - Oct 12 2014]
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Full horror of the Yazidis who didn’t escape Mo... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Oct 15 2014]
Full horror of the Yazidis who didn’t escape Mount Sinjar: UN confirms 5,000 men were executed and 7,000 women are now kept as sex slaves http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2792552/full-horror-yazidis-didn-t-escape-mount-sinjar-confirms-5-000-men-executed-7-000-women-kept-sex-slaves.html ...
Iraq: Exhausting journeys and dire humanitarian... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 14 2014]
Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent SocietiesCountry: Iraq By Raefah Makki, IFRC “My hope?” asked Hadji Mahmoud, 52-year-old Iraqi father. “I want to return home with my family. We may have a tent roof over our heads here, ...
ISIS jihadists offer Islamic justification for ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 14 2014]
ISIS jihadists have tried to justify seizing thousands of Yazidi women in northern Iraq and offering them to fighters as sex slaves. When stories of mass murder and enslavement first emerged in August there were suggestions they might be exaggerated. ...
Iraq: Forced Marriage, Conversion for Yezidis [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 12 2014]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Iraq Victims, Witnesses Describe Islamic State’s Brutality to Captives (Dohuk, Iraq) - The armed group Islamic State is holding hundreds of Yezidi men, women, and children from Iraq captive in formal and makeshift ...
Iraq: Iraq: Forced Marriage, Conversion for Yez... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 12 2014]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Iraq Victims, Witnesses Describe Islamic State’s Brutality to Captives (Dohuk, Iraq) - The armed group Islamic State is holding hundreds of Yezidi men, women, and children from Iraq captive in formal and makeshift ...
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