Reports of kidnappings by Islamic State militants increased significantly in the last few days.
Airstrikes on al-Hari, Syria, left at least 22 Shi’ite militiamen dead and 12 wounded. Although the militiamen were based within a mile of the border, they were not working as an Iraqi security force, so they are not being counted as casualties in this summary. The United States was accused of conducting the strike, but … Continue reading “Shepherds Kidnapped and Executed; 16 Killed in Iraq”
Security forces launched an anti-ISIS operation in Anbar province near the Jordanian border.
Talk of more aid to Iraq as militants attack northern Iraq.
Forty bodies belonging to ISIS militants were found in a mass grave in Qayara.
Bodies floating downstream into Iraq from Syria after scores of ISIS/Daesh militants were executed in Syria.
Iraq received another batch of war planes from South Korea.
Abadi dismissed Turkey’s claims of impending operations in Qandil as propaganda.
Turkey claimed to escalate its operations in northern Iraq.
A new operation against ISIS was launched. Meanwhile, Turkish forces killed a number of PKK members.