Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call on Wednesday from the US Secretary of Defense during which they discussed ongoing arrangements to send US troops of a More »

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

:: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy confirmed on Wednesday the restoration of production capacity, affirming the Kingdom’s position as a reliable energy supplier in the global market. The energy minister, Prince Abdulaziz More »

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

:: Egypt’s foreign ministry spokesman, Ahmed Hafez, slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statements at the UN General Assembly this week where he urged the UN to “handle the suspicious death of More »

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday that the attacks on Saudi Aramco oil facilities are a test of international resolve in the face of destructive acts that More »

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said the recent attacks on Saudi Aramco facilities represented a “dangerous escalation not only toward the Kingdom but also the entire world.” The Crown More »


Tag Archives: Mosul

ISIS suffer heavy losses and retreat in western Mosul

:: On Monday, the commander of the Iraqi counterterrorism agency, Major General Maan al-Saadi, announced of the counterterrorism forces started to liberate new districts in Iraq’s Mosul. In his interview with Al Arabiya Al-Saadi said that counterterrorism forces had moved

ISIS flaunts rocket-mounted vehicle attack in northwestern Mosul

:: Flaunting new arms it first announced in late April, ISIS has posted images showing its use of a rocket-mounted vehicle in a suicide bombing in northwestern Mosul. The images showed the attacker inside the vehicle before he carried out

Flooding forces Mosul residents to flee war in rickety boats

:: The Iraqi man laid the body of his wife, wrapped in a black shroud, gently on the bow of a small wooden boat and held onto it as a second man rowed slowly to pick up the man’s three

Iraqi army frees Musheirefa area northwest of Mosul

:: Iraqi army forces of the Ninth Armored Division managed on Thursday to liberate the second district of Musheirefa to the right side of the city of Mosul, and taking control of the water purification project in the area. In

Mosul offensive gains fresh momentum as army attacks ISIS from northwest

:: The US-backed Iraqi offensive to take back Mosul from ISIS gained fresh momentum Thursday, with an armored division trying to advance into the city from the northern side. The militants are now besieged in the northwestern corner of Mosul

ISIS stationed in the last 10 neighborhoods west of Mosul

:: More than two-and-a-half months have passed since the start of the operation to restore the west of the Mosul and liberate it from the grips of ISIS, to this day, 10 districts west of the city are still under

Five years, billions of dollars needed to rebuild Mosul

:: Mosul’s wrecked roads, bridges and broader economy will take at least five years to repair and need billions of dollars of development that Iraq’s government will struggle to afford, officials returning to the battle-scarred city said. The airport, railway

Major attack likely to regain control over old Mosul

:: Iraqi forces resumed battle on Monday to try to regain control over parts of Mosul amid expectations that the battle to reclaim the city’s old area would be completed soon, sources on the ground have said. According to Major

Iraq commander: Mosul battle to take three more weeks

An Iraqi commander expects to dislodge Daesh from Mosul in May despite resistance from militants in the densely populated Old City district. The battle should be completed “in a maximum of three weeks,” Lt. Gen. Othman Al-Ghanmi, the Iraqi army’s

‘Unidentified militias’ kidnap around 100 Iraqis fleeing Mosul town

Ali al-Saleh, an official at Al-Hadar district south of Mosul, said on Saturday that around 100 young men were kidnapped after they fled to the town of Hamam al-Alil. Saleh told Al-Hadath television channel that these men were abducted by

Iraqi forces retake ancient city of Hatra from ISIS

Iraqi pro-government forces announced Wednesday their recapture of the UNESCO-listed ancient city of Hatra from ISIS. “Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilisation) forces liberated the ancient city of Hatra… after fierce clashes with the enemy,” said the paramilitary group. Hatra, which lies

ISIS developing new weapons despite losses

ISIS militants have developed an improvised explosive device (IED) that can be launched from rifles or dropped from an aerial drone, an arms monitoring group said on Wednesday. Conflict Armament Research (CAR) said the militant group was “promoting the development

Iraq forces retake large Mosul neighborhood from ISIS

Iraqi forces retook full control of one the largest neighborhoods of west Mosul Tuesday from the ISIS group after a week of intense fighting, a top commander said. “This morning, the heroes of the Counter-Terrorism Service on the western axis

Three Iraqi policemen killed in suicide attack south of Mosul

Three policemen were killed on Sunday in a suicide attack south of Mosul, the northern Iraqi city where Daesh is fighting off a US-backed offensive, security sources said. A group of about 10 assailants, including four suicide bombers, had tried

Trapped Mosul civilians could face worst catastrophe of Iraq conflict, UN warns

The battle to dislodge ISIS from the Old City of Mosul, where hundreds of thousands of Iraqi civilians are trapped, could turn into the worst humanitarian catastrophe in the war against the militants, the United Nations warned on Tuesday. About

ISIS seeking alliance with al Qaeda, Iraqi vice president says

ISIS is talking to al Qaeda about a possible alliance as Iraqi troops close in on ISIS fighters in Mosul, Iraqi Vice President Ayad Allawi said in an interview on Monday. Allawi said he got the information on Monday from

UN: Nearly half a million Iraqis have fled Mosul fighting

The United Nations says nearly half a million civilians have fled Mosul since US-backed Iraqi forces launched a wide-scale military operation last October to retake the city from ISIS militants. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said

Iraqi forces fight door-to-door in Mosul as offensive enters seventh month

Iraqi forces gained fresh ground in door-to-door fighting in the Old City of Mosul, a military spokesman said on Monday, as the US-backed offensive to capture ISIS’s de facto capital in Iraq entered its seventh month. A Reuters correspondent saw

Powered by : © 2014 Systron Micronix :: Leaders in Web Hosting. All rights reserved

| About Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Disclaimer | Contact Us |