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Analysis: Iraq's Shia militias roll-out heavy rockets for Islamic State offensive

Analysis: Iraq's Shia militias roll-out heavy rockets for Isla...

Key Points Iraq's Shia militias are using improvised heavy rockets rather than equivalent Iranian systems The Iraqi rockets prioritise warhead size over range more than their Iranian counterparts Members of the paramilitary wing of Iraq's Badr ... Jane's, 4 days ago
Muslim News

142 dead in Yemen mosque bombings claimed by IS

March 21, 2015 Multiple suicide bombings claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 142 people Friday at Shia mosques in Yemen's capital - one of the strife-torn country's deadliest ever jihadist attacks. The killings were the first ...
 Business Recorder1 week ago Yemen: 140 Shia Muslims killed in mosque bombings  Muslim News1 week ago Yemen's IS affiliate takes credit for attacks, death toll reaches 137  Masress.com1 week ago Yemen crisis: Islamic State claims Sanaa mosque attacks  Angola Press1 week ago

US air strikes target IS in Tikrit

The offensive on Tikrit includes thousands of Iranian-backed Shia militiamen The US has begun air strikes against Islamic State militants in the Iraqi city of Tikrit, the United States military has confirmed. The order followed a request from ... days ago Islamic State conflict: US orders air strikes in Tikrit - BBC News  Social Dashboard4 days ago Surveillance flights over Tikrit begin  UPI5 days ago US Tikrit surveillance flights start  Social Dashboard6 days ago
Radio New Zealand

Yemen. Another disaster zone. Islamic politics, war/conflict, intervention. Yemen - another disaster zone. Yemen is in a civil war. With Shia backed insurgents, Sunni hard-line militants, "regime change", outside interference, and chaos. The latest chapter ...
 Politics.ie6 days ago YEMEN: Facts And Paranoid Delusions  Strategy Page5 days ago Yemen on edge of civil war  Haveeru Daily Online1 week ago Yemeni city Taiz seized by Shia rebels  Radio New Zealand1 week ago
Eurasia Review

Countering The Islamic State Scourge Analysis

Sunni and Shia nations must unite to battle oppression and the Islamic State violence. By Riaz Hassan* Opinions abound on the sudden rise of the Islamic State of Iraq Al-Sham, or ISIS, the barbarous extremist militia which has swept aside ...
 Eurasia Review1 week ago Islamic State Takes its Show to the World Stage: Are They Ready for Primetime?  Huffington Post6 days ago IS propaganda materials distributed from Nusakambangan: Analyst  Jakarta Post6 days ago Islamic State propaganda and how to counter it  Brookings Institution1 week ago
Christian Post

Iraqi Shia cleric calls for unity after militia pullout

Iraq's most revered Shia cleric on Friday called for unity among the country's forces battling the Islamic State group after most of the Iran-backed Shia militias pulled out of the offensive in the militant-held city of Tikrit in protest over US airstrikes ...
 Times of India3 days ago Gen. David Petraeus told the Washington Post the biggest threat to Iraq's long-term stability is not the Islamic State, but Shia militias backed by Iran.  TickerTech.com1 week ago Petraeus: ISIS Is Not Biggest Threat to Iraq, but Iran's Shia Militias Controlled by Grand Ayatollah Sistani  Christian Post1 week ago Iraq's Top Religious Cleric Attempts to Reign in Shia Militias  Yahoo! Maktoob News1 week ago

Assyria: Historical Christian and Muslim Shrines Destroyed by ISIS

Islamic State militants appear to have destroyed Christian and Shia Muslim shrines in Hamdaniya, in northern Iraq. On 19 March, the ISIS released photographs showing the destruction the of Mar Behnam's tomb, which had been built by the Assyrian king ...
 United Nations and Peoples Organisation6 days ago IS reduces Christian, Shia Muslim shrines to 'rubble' in Iraq  Sify1 week ago Islamic States reduces Christian, Shia Muslim shrines to 'rubble' in Iraq  Zee News1 week ago

Shia scholar attacked in Old City

In an incident that has invited condemnation from various quarters, miscreants attacked noted Shiite Islamic scholar Taqi Raza Abidi's group and vandalised a vehicle near the Rein Bazaar police station in the Old City.
 Times of India6 days ago
Sky News Australia

Shia volunteers lead fight against IS

Ansar Marjaiyeh, or Soldiers Of The Religious Leadership, is a group of Shia volunteers leading the fightback against Islamic State militants near Fallujah. IS snipers are just 200m away, and they return fire hard and fast. The volunteers are ...
 Sky News Australia1 week ago Shia Volunteers Lead Fightback Against IS  Sky News1 week ago

Iraqi forces retake Dhuluiya town of Baghdad from Islamic State militants

Iraqi government forces and allied Shia militia have retaken the Dhuluiya town of Baghdad, which was captured by the Islamic State (IS) militants in June, said sources. According to BBC, almost 300 IS fighters had been killed in the battle, said a source at ...
 Zee News2 months ago
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