Islamic State's Iraq  propaganda blitz takes to widescreen TV

Jun 15, 2015

Islamic State's Iraq propaganda blitz takes to widescreen TV

Islamic State militants have set up giant television screens in the Iraqi city of Ramadi and are using them to proclaim that they will seize more Iraqi territory after capturing the provincial capital last month, residents said. Efforts by the Sh’ite Muslim-led government and ...

Islamic State marks Mosul capture by airing 'anniversary documentary'

Jun 12, 2015

Islamic State marks Mosul capture by airing 'anniversary documentary'

The Islamic State group Thursday released a propaganda documentary marking a year since it captured Mosul and recounting its surprise at how easily it took over Iraq’s second city. The film glamorizes the founding moment of the “caliphate” Islamic State proclaimed less than three ...

Japan trounces Iraq in friendly

Jun 11, 2015

Japan trounces Iraq in friendly

by Andrew Mckirdy

Japan warmed up for the start of its 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign with a ruthless 4-0 win over Iraq in a friendly on Thursday night. Keisuke Honda and Tomoaki Makino put Japan two goals ahead within the opening 10 minutes at Nissan Stadium, ...

Suicide attacks targeting Iraqi police kill 18

Jun 11, 2015

Suicide attacks targeting Iraqi police kill 18

Two suicide car bombings targeting police in Iraq killed 18 people Wednesday amid the country’s war against the Islamic State group, authorities said. Police said the first attack took place when a suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden car into the checkpoint in Baghdad’s northern ...