Iraqi Forces Launch Operation to Seize Last Islamic State Enclave in Mosul
Iraqi armed forces launched an operation on Saturday to capture the last Islamic State-held enclave in Mosul, according to a military statement.
Appeal: 3 Years of Prison for Abdullah Al-Binali for Attempting to Flee Bahrain with Friend’s Passport
The Supreme Court of Appeals upheld the verdict of Abdullah al-Binali (26-year-old) who is wanted for security reasons, for joining the terrorist ISIS affiliation.
Saudi to Open Militant-Monitoring Center during Trump Visit
Saudi Arabia is taking new steps to counter the messages of Islamic State and other Islamist militant groups online, a senior Saudi official said on Saturday, as U.S. President Donald Trump began a visit to the kingdom.
Iraqi Shi'ite Paramilitaries Seize Air Base from ISIS
Iraqi Shi'ite paramilitaries captured an air base from Islamic State militants on Thursday, gaining a strategic foothold in the western desert as they push toward the Syrian border.
Trial of Turki Al-Binali’s Cousin over Charges of Joining ISIS Adjourned until June 15
Bahrain's First High Criminal Court presided over by judge Hamad bin Salman Al Khalifa and memberships of judges Dia’a Al-Huraidi and Jamal Awad and Abdullah Mohammad Hassan as a secretariat set June 15, 2017 as a date to issue its verdict in the case of the 23-year-old Bahraini charged with joining the terrorist ISIS organization, having possession of arms, disseminating false news and acting as a link between ISIS affiliates inside.
Iraqi Forces Gain Foothold in Northwest Mosul after Surprise New Push
Iraqi forces pushed further into Mosul from the north on the second day of a new push to speed up the nearly seven-month attempt to dislodge Islamic State, commanders said on Friday.
Iraq Says Kuwait Approves $100 Million Grant, First since 1990
Kuwait has approved a $100 million (77.89 million pounds) grant for Iraq to support humanitarian and reconstruction projects in areas retaken from Islamic State militants, an Iraqi official said on Tuesday.
Suspected Islamic State Cell was Planning Attacks on U.S. Forces in Kuwait
Suspected Islamic State militants arrested in Kuwait and the Philippines were planning to carry out bombings against U.S. military forces in Kuwait, the Gulf country's al-Rai newspaper reported on Monday.
Appeals Court Adjourns ISIS Bahrain Cell Case until June 18
Bahrain’s High Appeals Court scheduled the sentencing hearing of the defendants in the ISIS case on June 18, 2017.
Trial of Turki Al-Binali’s Cousin over Charges of Joining ISIS Continues
Bahrain’s First High Criminal Court decided to call the attesting witnesses to the stand in the May 14, 2017 court session in the trial of the 23-year-old Bahraini charged with joining the terrorist ISIS organization.
Foreign Minister Participates in Int’l Coalition to Fight ISIS, Meets National Security Advisor to American President in Washington
Bahrain’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, took part in the meeting of the international coalition to fight the terrorist organization ISIS held in the US Department of State in Washington yesterday (Wednesday, March 22, 2017).
Suspect Accused of Joining ISIS Transferred to Psychiatry, His Detention extended for 15 Days
The Fourth High Criminal extended the detention of a suspect accused of joining the “ISIS” group to 15 days and ordered to transfer him to the psychiatric hospital.
Iraqi Forces Unearth Mass Grave of Shi'ite Inmates killed by IS
The remains of hundreds of mainly Shi'ite inmates killed by Islamic State militants when they overran a prison in northern Iraq more than two years ago have been unearthed by forces retaking the area from the group, a spokesman said.
Iraqi Army Controls Main Roads out of Mosul, Trapping Islamic State
U.S.-backed Iraqi army units on Wednesday took control of the last major road out of western Mosul that had been in Islamic State's hands, trapping the militants in a shrinking area within the city, a general and residents said.
Reuters: Iraqi Forces Battle Their Way Toward Mosul Airport
U.S.-backed Iraqi forces fought Islamic State fighters on Monday to clear the way to Mosul's airport, on the second day of a ground offensive on the jihadists' remaining stronghold in the western side of the city.
Reuters: Saudi Arabia Says it Has Broken Up Four Islamic State Cells
Saudi Arabia has broken up four Islamic State cells suspected of providing shelter to wanted militants and recruiting fighters, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday, according to Saudi state television.
ISIS Insurgent Says Bahrainis in Iraq’s Hawija ISIS Lines
An ISIS affiliated insurgent was captured by security forces in Kirkuk. He revealed that there are Bahrainis among the 600 ISIS members deployed in Hawija (in the district of Kirkuk).
Former Bahraini MoI Officer, ISIS-Affiliate Killed in ISIS Lines
ISIS-affiliated “Twitter” accounts reported that former Bahraini lieutenant at the Ministry of Interior, Mohammad Isa Al-Binali, was killed late last year (2016) while in ISIS lines.
Court Summons Witnesses in Trial of ISIS Preacher’s Cousin
Bahrain’s First High Criminal Court adjourned the case of 23-year-old youth accused of joining ISIS, acquiring arms and publishing false news until February 22, to summon the attesting witnesses.
Iraqi Forces Push Further into Northeast Mosul
Iraqi forces made new advances against Islamic State in eastern Mosul and fought the militants in areas near the Tigris river on Wednesday, military officials said, keeping up the momentum of a renewed offensive in the jihadists' last major Iraqi stronghold.