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DAESH (ISIS) Mass-Producing Arms with Turkish Raw Material

VIDEO: DAESH Mass-Producing Arms with Turkish Raw Material

Recent findings have revealed that the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group in Iraq is manufacturing weapons on an industrial scale, with products largely purchased in bulk from Turkey. The London-based Conflict Armaments Research reported on Wednesday that ISIS (ISIL, IS, DAESH) has maintained a “robust and reliable” supply chain between Turkey ...

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Abadi slams US congress bill to split Iraq

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has denounced a controversial US Congress bill aimed at dividing the Arab country into three states. In a phone conversation with US Vice President Joe Biden, Abadi expressed concern over the bill, a statement by the premier’s office said. The prime minister told Biden that ...

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Iraq Kurds capture northeast town from ISIS

Iraqi Kurdish forces and allied militiamen retook the town of Sulaiman Bek from militants on Monday, removing a key stronghold they have held for over 11 weeks, officials said. “Sulaiman Bek is under the control of the combined forces,” but there is still danger from bombs the militants may have ...

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Iraqi forces break ISIS siege of Amerli

Iraqi forces on Sunday broke through to the town of Amerli, which was besieged by ISIS, where thousands of people have been trapped for over two months with dwindling food and water. “Our forces entered Amerli and broke the siege,” security spokesman Lieutenant General Qassem Atta told AFP. Iraqi security ...

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US trained ISIS at secret Jordan base

Members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIS, were trained in 2012 by U.S. instructors working at a secret base in Jordan, according to informed Jordanian officials. The officials said dozens of ISIS members were trained at the time as part of covert aid to the ...

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Over dozen killed in twin bomb blasts in Baghdad

More than a dozen people have been killed in twin bomb blasts in the Iraqi capital Baghdad. At least fifteen people lost their lives in the bomb explosions in a busy commercial district in northern Baghdad on Monday. More than twenty other Iraqi people were also injured in the deadly ...

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New Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi

The name of Haider al-Abadi was not widely circulated in Iraqi media; the man liked to keep to himself and to stay out of the spotlight. People who know him, however, describe him as a “modest” and “practical” man, not a narcissist. After long weeks of debates, dialogues, political battles ...

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UN Security Council slams ISIL

The United Nations (UN) Security Council has lashed out at the crimes committed by the ISIL Takfiri group inside Iraq and Syria, calling it a threat to the whole region. British Ambassador to the UN Mark Lyall Grant, who is the president of the Security Council for August, said in a ...

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