Turkey has recognized the multiple groups associated under Hayat Tahrir al Sham name and operating in the North-West of Syria as terrorists.
Iraqi authorities are holding 1,400 foreign wives and children of suspected Islamic State fighters after government forces expelled the terrorist group from one of its last remaining strongholds in Iraq.
In Mosul, Prime Minister Haider al Abadi officially confirmed the liberation of the city from the grip of the Islamic State militants.
In their battle for Mosul, Iraqi forces are pushing toward a landmark mosque blown up last week by the Islamic State group.
According to Peshmerga lieutenant colonel Haddad Omer a senior ISIS commander was killed in western part of Iraqi governorate of Kirkuk.
Tehran announced that the terrorists who attacked Iran’s parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini’s mausoleum were Iranian members of ISIS.
Dozens of civilians were killed in fresh airstrikes targeting a district in Mosul’s Old City on Tuesday, as Iraqi forces press on to recapture the neighbourhood from ISIS group control.
Turkish airstrikes on Tuesday morning targeted Kurdish positions in Syria and Iraq killing dozens of fighters and civilians according to first reports.
Iraqi forces launched a large-scale military operation Sunday to dislodge Islamic State terrorists from the western half of Mosul city.
Kurdistan Region’s Security Council announced that a Kurdish official of the ISIS group was killed by an airstrike in al-Zinjili area in the city of Mosul.