Some 30,000 civilians trapped by fighting in Tal Afar: UN

United Nations, Aug 23 Some 30,000 civilians are trapped by fighting in Tal Afar, according to the United Nations, a city Iraqi forces are working to take back from the Islamic State...

Aug 23, 2017 3:38 AM | Newsscroll

Iran denies joint operation against Kurds with Turkey

Tehran, Aug 22 Iran's Revolutionary Guards today denied claims by Turkey that the two countries were planning joint military operations against Kurdish rebels in Iraq."We have not planned any...

Aug 22, 2017 11:25 PM | Newsscroll

Iraqi forces retake three districts of IS bastion

Tal Abta (Iraq), Aug 22 Iraqi forces today recaptured from the Islamic State group the first three districts of jihadist bastion Tal Afar as the Pentagon chief visited Baghdad in a show of...

Aug 22, 2017 10:37 PM | Newsscroll

Dawood on UK asset freeze list with 3 Pak addresses;21 aliases

By Aditi KhannaLondon, Aug 22 India's most wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim remains the only "Indian national" on an updated list of financial sanctions released by the UK which also listed 21...

Aug 22, 2017 8:16 PM | Newsscroll

Trump rejects US pull-out from Afghanistan, warns Pakistan

(EDS: Updating with more inputs)By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 22 Ruling out a hasty withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, President Donald Trump today issued the sternest warning yet by an American...

Aug 22, 2017 7:47 PM | Newsscroll

Iraqi forces retake two districts of IS bastion

Tal Abta (Iraq), Aug 22 Iraqi forces today recaptured from the Islamic State group the first two districts of jihadist bastion Tal Afar, as the Pentagon chief visited Baghdad in a show of...

Aug 22, 2017 6:50 PM | Newsscroll

250 US-led strikes in, around Raqa in past week: coalition

Baghdad, Aug 22 At least 250 US-led air strikes have pounded the Syrian city of Raqa and surrounding territory in the past week, the coalition fighting the Islamic State group said today.Coalition...

Aug 22, 2017 6:41 PM | Newsscroll

Trump focusses on Afghanistan, terrorism in speech

Washington [U.S.A], August 22 : United States President Donald Trump, on Monday night, unveiled a new U.S. strategy for war in Afghanistan without offering details about changes to troop...

Aug 21, 2017 4:11 PM | Newsscroll

Trump rejects US pull-out from Afghanistan, warns Pakistan

(EDS: Updating with more quotes and India's reax)By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 22 Ruling out a hasty withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, President Donald Trump today issued the sternest warning...

Aug 22, 2017 12:58 PM | Newsscroll

Pentagon chief in Baghdad as Iraqi forces press Tal Afar

assaultBaghdad, Aug 22 US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Baghdad on Tuesday as Iraqi forces pressed an assault on Tal Afar, the Islamic State group's last major bastion in the country's...

Aug 22, 2017 12:40 PM | Newsscroll