Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Islamic State (IS-ISIS-ISIL-DAESH)

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.

Iran Condemns Massacre of Pakistani Miners, Urges Joint Fight against Terror

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has condemned the ISIS terrorist group's massacre of eleven miners in Pakistan's Balochistan province.

Iran Congratulates Iraq on Anniversary of Victory over ISIS

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran congratulated the Iraqi government and nation on the third anniversary of victory in the war on ISIS terrorist group.

US Killed Number-One Enemy of ISIS: Iran FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has described American authorities as “cowards” who killed the number-one enemy of the ISIS, and then claimed it was Washington that eliminated the terror group.

US, Israel Were Behind 2017 Tehran Terror Attacks: Parliament Speaker

The Iranian parliament speaker believes the terrorist attack on the country’s parliament three years ago was a manifestation of the enemies’ evil plots against the nation.

Iran, Iraqi Kurdistan Express Concern over ISIS Revival

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Prime Minister of the Iraqi Kurdistan Masrour Barzani have expressed concern over the ISIS terrorist group’s revival.

Only Trump, ISIS Celebrated Gen. Soleimani’s Death: Zarif

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the only ones who celebrated the assassination of senior Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani were the US president and the ISIS terrorist group.

Erbil Owes Existence to Gen. Soleimani, KRG Ex-President Tells Why

The review of an interview with former president of the Kurdistan Region five years after being published in a Turkish daily sheds light on how Iran’s General Qassem Soleimani literally saved Erbil after the Kurdish calls for help from the US, UK, France, Turkey and Saudis went unheeded when bloodthirsty ISIS forces were on the city’s doorstep.

Iran Leader Condemns US Attack on Iraq’s PMU

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has strongly denounced the US’ recent airstrikes against Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), better known as Hashd al-Sha’abi.

Book on Iranian ISIS Sympathizer to Come Out in Coming Days

A book about an Iranian mother who was the administrator of a social media channel supporting the ISIS terrorists would be unveiled by an Iranian publisher in the coming days.

Iranian Official: ISIL Desecrating Karbala, Najaf in Guise of Iraqis

An aide to Iran’s Parliament speaker has warned of a plot by the ISIL terrorists to desecrate Iraq’s holy cities of Karbala and Najaf under the guise of Iraqi protestors with the support of the US and Saudi Arabia.

Iran Arrests ISIS, MKO, PJAK Elements over Riots

Members of notorious terrorist groups have been arrested in Western Iran for fueling unrest and vandalizing public property.

Erdogan Says Turkey Has Captured al-Baghdadi’s Wife

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey has captured a wife of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi more than a week after ISIS leader killed himself during a raid by US special forces.

Iran Says Killing Al-Baghdadi No Big Deal, Won’t End ISIS

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says the country does not consider the death of the ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as a great accomplishment as it will not be the end of the terrorist group’s ideology.

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