‘Victory is certain, and what remains of Daesh is surrounded… and it is just a matter of time for us to announce the great victory to our people,’ says Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi
MOSUL, Iraq (Jul. 10, 2017) — Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi visited Mosul on Sunday, July 9, hailing his forces for securing “victory” over the Islamic State group (IS, formerly known as ISIS or the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq), their biggest yet against the jihadists. Continue reading Iraq PM hails forces for securing Mosul ‘victory’→
Secretary of State John Kerry makes the proclamation after Congress demanded Washington recognize that the group seeks to exterminate religious minorities
WASHINGTON, DC, USA (Mar. 18, 2016) — The United States declared on Thursday, March 17, that the Islamic State (ISIS or Daesh) group’s slaughter of Christians, Yazidis and Shiites amounts to a genocide and vowed to halt it.
Riyadh has been a fierce opponent of Assad, but Jubeir said any participating Saudi force would make the battle against ISIS the priority
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (Feb. 19, 2016) — Any participation by Saudi forces in a US-led ground operation in Syria would focus on fighting the Islamic State (ISIS) group not President Bashar al-Assad, Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister told AFP on Thursday.