Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Islamic State (IS-ISIS-ISIL-DAESH)

Leader’s Aide: Iran Ready to Help Iraq If Baghdad Asks

Supreme Leader’s top Advisor for International Affairs Ali Akbar Velayati expressed concern about the situation in Iraq, and said Tehran is ready to help the Iraqi nation and government upon a request by the Baghdad government.

Rouhani: Iranians would protect holy shrines in Iraq

Iran’s president has said Iranians would protect holy shrine of Shiite imams in Iraqi religious cities.

1.5 million Iraqis join fight against ISIL militants

Around 1.5 million Iraqis have volunteered to join battles against the militants of the al-Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

US warship, 50 fighter jets ready in Persian Gulf as Iraq crisis escalating

The Pentagon says the US aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush and more than 50 attack aircraft are in the Persian Gulf, ready to launch attacks against Takfiri militants in Iraq.

Egypt religious institution forbids Muslims from joining ISIL

A major Islamic center in Egypt has issued a religious decree forbidding Muslims from joining the Takfiri militants of the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

No Iranian forces in Iraq: Rouhani

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has dismissed reports about the deployment of Iranian forces in Iraq, but expressed Tehran’s preparedness to provide any help upon Baghdad’s request to fight the Takfiri militants.

US, reactionary allies behind ISIL crimes in Iraq: Larijani

Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani says the US and its allied authoritarian regimes in the Middle East are behind the Takfiri atrocities in Iraq.

Al-Qaeda-linked operatives nabbed in Iran: Official

Thirty agents linked to the terrorist group al-Qaeda have been apprehended across Iran over the past month, says the country’s deputy intelligence minister.

Sistani issues call to arms against Iraq ISIL militants

Sistani issues call to arms against Iraq ISIL Iraq's top Shiite religious authority Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani called Iraqis Friday to take up arms against the foreign backed militants who have overrun swathes of the country after launching a major offensive.

Rouhani, Maliki Underline Fight against Terrorism

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a telephone conversation with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki discussed the latest developments in Iraq as well as ways to uproot terrorism.

Who is Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the notorious leader of ISIL

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the head of the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) – an al-Qaeda offshoot -- has been careful to reveal little about himself and his whereabouts.

Maliki: People Forming Battalions to Help Army Combat ISIL

Iraq’s premier said civilian backup groups are going to join the army forces to help them combat the Al-Qaeda-linked militants who have taken control of Mosul, in the Northern province of Nineveh.

Iraqi Tribesmen Recapture Mosul Neighborhood

Tribesmen from Iraq’s Mosul regained control of one of the Northern city’s neighborhoods following heavy clashes with Takfiri militants.

Zarif, Zebari Discuss Terrorists’ Attack in Iraq

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Iraqi counterpart Hoshyar Zebari in a phone talk discussed the latest developments in the region, specially the recent terrorist operations in Iraq.

Iran Voices Support for Iraq in Fighting Terrorism

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian announced Tehran's full support for Iraq's war on the terrorists who have intensified their operations in the Arab country.

Iran decries Turkish Consulate seizure in Iraq

Iran has condemned recent acts of terrorism in Iraq, including the seizure of the Turkish Consulate in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, by militants from the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

Shamkhani: Presence of Daesh in Iraq, a threat to whole region

Iranˈs Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) chief Ali Shamkhani said the growing presence of the terrorists affiliated to Daesh group in Iraq is a threat to the whole region.

Iraqi Grand Ayatollah calls for unity against DAESH

Iraqi Shiite Grand Ayatollah has called for unity among all of the country’s political and army factions against the terrorist DAESH.

Iran condemns terrorist attack in Iraq

Iran has strongly condemned terrorist attack in Iraq by the DAESH in Mosul and Kirkuk.

Maliki declares state of emergency after Mosul falls to ISIL

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has issued a state of emergency throughout the country, after Iraq’s oil-rich city of Mosul fell to the hands of a radical militants group.

Iranian Sunni scholars condemn ISIL savagery

Following the horrifying acts of savagery, in Iraq and Syria, by ISIL, Iranian Sunni scholars denounce the terrorist grouping as a Western creation, urging all Muslims to form a united front against it.

Iran Strongly Slams Terrorist Attack on Iraq’s Samarra City

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham strongly condemned the recent deadly terrorist attack on Iraq's holy city of Samarra.

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