IS has been forced to retreat in Iraq. The Iraqi army has managed to liberate eastern Mosul from the terrorist organization. Many people who fled Iraq's second-largest city are now returning home.
Iraqi authorities have said they will end a six-month air blockade imposed on Iraqi Kurdistan in response to the region's independence vote, which was not recognized by Baghdad. Flights could resume within a week.
A German schoolgirl who ran away to join the "Islamic State" terror group has been handed a six-year jail sentence in Iraq, according to media reports. Linda W. was arrested by Iraqi troops during the battle for Mosul.
With the exception of Idlib, Syria's government has recovered control of most major cities from rebels and terror organizations. Are the "Islamic State" and al-Qaida being beaten out of Syria?
A baby born to German nationals in IS-held territory in Iraq has been taken back to Germany. His parents are under investigation for alleged links to the 'Islamic State' terror group in Erbil.
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