Tag: Norwegian Refugee Council

MOSUL, IRAQ - APRIL 06: An Iraqi federal policeman fires a machine gun at an Islamic State position on a nearby rooftop during fighting in west Mosul on April 6, 2017 in Mosul, Iraq. Iraqi forces backed by U.S and British air support have entered their sixth month of fighting …

Iraq Forces Retake Islamic State Bastion Hawija

HAWIJA, Iraq — Iraqi forces retook one of the Islamic State terror group’s last two enclaves in the country on Thursday, overrunning the longtime insurgent bastion of Hawija after a two-week offensive.

Iraqi forces pushed the Islamic State group out of Qayyarah, considered strategic for a planned offensive against the jihadists' last Iraqi stronghold of Mosul

Battle for Mosul Sparks Fears of Humanitarian Crisis

The battle to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from jihadists could unleash a massive humanitarian crisis, potentially pushing hundreds of thousands to flee their homes as winter sets in.

Fighters of Islamic State stand guard at a checkpoint in the northern Iraq city of Mosul, June 11, 2014. REUTERS

Aid Agency: Islamic State Shooting Dead Fleeing Fallujah Civilians

Brutal Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) jihadists are shooting dead civilians who try to flee the besieged Iraqi city of Fallujah, according to the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), an aid agency. According to BBC, families interviewed by NRC revealed that civilians are