Jul 13, 2016

Dutch woman, kids flee Islamic State-held Mosul 'hell'

A Dutch woman has surrendered to Kurdish Peshmerga fighters near the Islamic State-held city of Mosul in northern Iraq, saying she had been trying to escape the “hell” she was living in “all the time.” Laura Angela Hansen told Kurdistan 24 television that her ...

Islamic State has lost half of its Iraq turf, Pentagon says

May 17, 2016

Islamic State has lost half of its Iraq turf, Pentagon says

The Islamic State group has continued losing control over territory across Iraq and Syria, a Pentagon spokesman said Monday, including almost half of what it had once held in Iraq. The Defense Department had previously estimated that Islamic State fighters had lost control of ...