Tag Archives: Iraq

ISIS wrecked a series of 3,000-year-old statues at museum in Mosul

ISIS thugs take a hammer to civilisation: Priceless 3,000-year-old artworks smashed to pieces in minutes as militants destroy Mosul museum Extremists used power drills and sledgehammers to smash ancient items They wrecked a series of 3,000-year-old statues at museum in … read more

Islamic State abducts at least 90 from Christian villages in Syria

Two Syria-based activist groups confirm Assyrian hostages seized ancient Christian villages from northeastern Syria by Islamic State jihadists   Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) militants have abducted at least 90 people from Assyrian Christian villages in northeastern … read more

The Islamic State militant group has killed 1,878 people in 6 months

The Islamic State militant group has killed 1,878 people in Syria during the past six months, the majority of them civilians, a British-based Syrian monitoring organization said on Sunday. Islamic State also killed 120 of its own members, most of … read more

American Muslims remember Peter (Abdul-Rahman) Kassig as Great Hero

The death of a U.S. aid worker at the hands of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants is “barbaric” and is not a true reflection of Islam, a cleric told hundreds of people who gathered Friday for the … read more

New Trip to Europe ? ISIS arrives on the Mediterranean coast as it sets up base in Libya

The black flag of ISIS flies over government buildings. Police cars carry the group’s insignia. The local football stadium is used for public executions. A town in Syria or Iraq? No. A city on the coast of the Mediterranean, in … read more

White house confirms Islamic State video showing American Peter Kassig’s death

The Islamic State militant group released a video Sunday that shows American aid worker Peter Kassig was beheaded, along with a dozen Syrian soldiers, in the latest killings the group has posted on the Internet. The White House later said … read more

British PM Cameron deplored the murder of US aid worker Peter Kassig, by IS.

London: British Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday deplored the murder of US aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig, also known as Peter Kassig, by the Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group. “This underlines the deplorable depths to which these terrorists are … read more