Al-Wefaq Condemns Terrorist Attack on Shah Cheragh Shrine in Shiraz
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society condemned the brutal terrorist act that targeted the Shah Cheragh Shrine in the southern Iranian city of Shiraz on Wednesday.
India Accuses Former Bahrain Resident of Joining IS
Indian media outlets reported that a lawsuit was filed by the Indian authorities against seven individuals, including a former resident in Bahrain known as Mohammed Amin, on charges of joining the Islamic State (IS), the Bahraini Gulf Daily News newspaper stated.
Only 3-Year Prison Term Handed Down to Three Bahrainis who Joined ISIS
The Fourth High Criminal Court in Bahrain has sentenced to 3 years in prison three defendants from one family who joined the terrorist ISIS organization.
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim Condemns Crime of Slaying 11 Miners in Pakistan by ISIS
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim condemned the heinous crime represented in slaying 11 miners in Pakistan by the terrorist organization, ISIS.
Islamic State Vows Revenge against U.S. for Baghdadi Killing
Islamic State confirmed on Thursday that its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a weekend raid by U.S. special forces in northwestern Syria, and vowed revenge against the United States.
U.S. Confirms Killing of Baghdadi's Right-Hand Man in Syria
The United States on Monday confirmed the killing of Abu al-Hassan al-Muhajir, Islamic State spokesman and a high-ranking figure within the jihadi group, in a separate U.S. operation, according to a senior State Department official.
Baghdadi Given Burial at Sea, Afforded Religious Rites: U.S. Officials
The United States has given the remains of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi a burial at sea and afforded him religious rites according to Islamic custom after he was killed in a U.S. commando raid in Syria on Saturday, three officials told Reuters.
Two Iraqi Police Commanders, Four Others Killed in Militant Attack
Six police officers including two senior commanders were killed in northern Iraq on Tuesday when Islamic State militants opened fire on them during a reconnaissance mission, security sources said.
Iraq Reopens Syria Crossing in Win for Mutual Ally Iran
Iraq reopened its Qaim border-crossing with Syria on Monday after eight years of closure amid regional turmoil, in the latest sign of normalization between Baghdad and Damascus and a win for their mutual ally Iran.
Iraq to Open Border-Crossing with Syria on Monday
Iraq's Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi has approved the reopening on Monday of the Qaim border-crossing with Syria, state news agency INA said, the latest sign of normalization between Baghdad and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government.
Seven Killed in Baghdad Blast at Shi'ite Mosque
A bomb blast killed seven people at a Shi'ite Muslim mosque in eastern Baghdad on Friday and wounded more than 20, police sources said.
Islamic State Airs Video Purporting to be Leader Al-Baghdadi
Islamic State's media network on Monday published a threatening video message purporting to come from its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in what would be his first appearance since declaring the jihadists' now-defunct "caliphate" five years ago.
Iraq Begins Legal Proceedings against 14 French ISIS Fighters
Iraq has begun court proceedings against 14 suspected French members of the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group captured by U.S.-backed forces and transferred to Iraq from Syria last month, two legal sources said.
Court Upholds 3-Year Jail Term against Abdullah Al-Binali for Attempting to Flee Bahrain with Friend’s Passport
The Supreme Court of Appeals upheld a 3-year imprisonment verdict against ISIS member Abdullah Al-Binali after convicting him of using his friend's passport and attempting to leave the kingdom, for being wanted for security reasons due to joining the terrorist ISIS affiliation.
Washington Releases US Citizen Linked to IS to Live in Manama, AP
The U.S. has released a dual American-Saudi citizen who was suspected of working with the Islamic State and detained by the U.S. military for more than a year without charge, the American Civil Liberties Union said Monday.
Iran Says it has Killed Mastermind of Deadly Attack on Parade
Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday they had killed the "mastermind" behind an attack on a military parade in the Iranian city of Ahvaz last month which left 25 people dead, nearly half of them members of the Guards.
Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Saudi Checkpoint Attack
Islamic State has claimed responsibility for Sunday's attack on a security checkpoint in Saudi Arabia, the group's online publication said on Friday.
Iraq Executes 13 Death Row Jihadists to Avenge Killings
Iraq said Friday executed 13 death row jihadists after Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi vowed a forceful retaliation to calm public anger over the Islamic State group's murder of abducted civilians.
Iraq Finds Bodies of Security Men Kidnapped by Islamic State
Iraqi security forces have found the bodies of eight men, two days after a deadline set by their Islamic State kidnappers expired, a local commander told Reuters on Wednesday.
Iraq Condemns Strikes Targeting Forces Fighting Islamic State
Iraq on Tuesday condemned air strikes targeting forces fighting Islamic State in Iraq or Syria after Syrian state media said that U.S.-led coalition aircraft had bombed a Syrian army position near the Iraqi border, causing deaths and injuries.