Iraq: Tillerson tells Iran-backed militia to head back home

Top US diplomat Sunday in Riyadh invited Iran-backed militia, which have been fighting the Islamic State group (IS) alongside the Iraqi army, to go back home now that the terror group is almost defeated. Tillerson at a joint press conference Read more

Iraq: ISIS formally defeated after minaret bombing, Iraqi PM

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said the explosion that brought down the famous leaning minaret at Mosul’s mosque where al-Baghdadi announced the establishment of the Islamic Caliphate in June 2014 marks the official victory over the extremist group. “Daesh’s bombing Read more

Terrorism: Europe is reaping what it sowed in the Middle East, Ayatollah Khameini

The Iranian supreme leader Sunday told a gathering of officials that Europe is reaping what it sowed in the Middle East in reference to the string of terror attacks claimed by the Islamic State group (IS). “Today, Daesh (IS) is Read more