Saturday, January 28, 2023

Islamic State (IS-ISIS-ISIL-DAESH)

Report: Next Daesh leader to emerge from battle-hardened Iraqis

The next leader of the Daesh terror group is likely to be from the circle close to battle-hardened Iraqi militants who emerged in the aftermath of the 2003 U.S. invasion, two Iraqi security officials and three independent analysts say.

Report: Who is Daesh leader killed in US operation in Syria?

Before the United States announced that Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi was killed in Syria, some speculated that the Daesh leader didn’t even exist. Here’s what media outlets know about the terrorist chief.

Biden says Daesh leader killed in US operation in Syria

US President Joe Biden claimed on Thursday that an American operation in northwestern Syria successfully took Daesh (known as ISIS or ISIL) leader Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi “off the battlefield”.

Iraq’s PMUs say blocked Daesh infiltration attempt

Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units have released a statement, saying they neutralized a Daesh terrorists’ plot to infiltrate the eastern province of Salaheddin.

Syria nabbed US teacher charged with helping Daesh bombers

A US citizen has been captured in Syria and transferred into the custody of the FBI. The woman, believed to be a former teacher, played an active role in helping Daesh terrorists train women and children as suicide bombers in the war-torn country.

Increasing Daesh activities in Iraq threatening Iran borders

An Iranian daily has sounded the alarm over attempts by the Daesh terrorist outfit to regroup in Syria and Iraq, saying its increasing activities in the West Asia region could pose a security threat to Iran’s western borders.

7 Peshmerga, 3 civilians killed in Daesh attack in northern Iraq

Seven Peshmerga soldiers of the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) and three civilians were killed early Friday in an attack by Daesh terrorists in northern Iraq, according to security sources.

Iraq launches nationwide military operation against Daesh

The Iraqi Army has begun a nationwide military campaign to hunt down Daesh militants across the country.

UN warns Daesh operative present across Afghanistan

The United Nations' special envoy for Afghanistan has warned that members of the Daesh terrorist group now seem to be present in all provinces of the war-torn country, and Taliban is unable to stem the terror group’s growth.

Top Daesh sniper killed in Iraq’s Kirkuk

The Iraqi Defense Ministry has confirmed the death of a prominent member of Daesh terror group in Kirkuk, with two other terrorists wounded.

Daesh claims responsibility for deadly attack on Kabul hospital

The Daesh terror group has claimed responsibility for the fatal attack that targeted Afghanistan's largest military hospital in Kabul on Tuesday.

Report: Afghan soldiers and spies joining Daesh

A growing number of US-trained Afghan soldiers and intelligence officials are joining the Daesh ranks to fight the Taliban, according to a report. The new rulers of Afghanistan have long accused Washington of funding the terror group.

Daesh kills Iraqi police forces, 13 tribal Shias

The Daesh terrorist group has killed two police members in Iraq’s Salaheddin province.

Several killed, wounded in Daesh attack in Iraq

At least 11 people were killed and more than a dozen injured late Tuesday in an attack on a village in eastern Iraq blamed on the Daesh terror group.

Daesh claims responsibility for Kandahar mosque blast

Daesh terror group has claimed responsibility for the Friday explosion at a Kandahar mosque in Afghanistan. The blast happened at a Shia mosque during Friday prayers in which scores of worshippers were killed and wounded.

Hezbollah chief: Daesh aims to ignite civil war in Afghanistan

The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah says the Daesh terror outfit aims to stoke tensions and plunge Afghanistan into a civil war. The comment comes days after dozens were killed and wounded in a Daesh-claimed attack on a mosque in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz.

Iraqi forces nab senior Daesh member

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi announced in a twitter post on Monday that Iraqi forces have arrested the Daesh terrorist group's number two man in a daring overseas operation.

Taliban says not to allow Daesh to attack Iran from

The deputy governor of Afghanistan’s Herat province has said the Taliban will not let the Daesh terrorist group to use Afghan soil for attacks against Iran.

US military officials: Qaeda, Daesh could rebuild in Afghanistan

General Mark Milley, the chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, has warned of a “real possibility” that al-Qaeda or Daesh could rebuild in Afghanistan as early as spring 2022 in the wake of the U.S. military withdrawal.

Taliban says Daesh chief in Afghanistan killed

Head of Daesh terror group in Afghanistan, Abu Omar Khorasani, has been killed, the Taliban claims.

Iraq praises neighbors’ role in crushing Daesh

Iraqi President Barham Salih has praised the role of the neighboring countries in fighting terrorism and defeating Daesh.

Daesh claims responsibility for Afghanistan blasts

The Daesh terror organization has claimed responsibility for the recent deadly attacks that rocked eastern Afghanistan, the group's statement on Telegram says.

Raisi: Iran won’t allow Daesh find safe haven in Afghanistan

The Iranian president says all terrorist groups must be eradicated from Afghanistan and that Iran will not allow the Daesh terror group to find a safe haven in that country.

France says Daesh chief in Sahara killed

French President Emmanuel Macron announced the death of the Daesh leader in the Greater Sahara, calling it “a major success” for the French military after years of fighting extremists in the Sahel.

‘French Cement giant Lafarge financed Daesh, intelligence in the know’

French cement giant Lafarge financed Daesh and constantly informed the French intelligence services about its relationship with the terrorist organization, according to documents obtained by Anadolu news agency.

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