Council of Sunni Iraqi scholars issue statement condemning Fallujah “massacre”

The largest council of Iraqi Sunni scholars have issued a joint statement condemning what they describe as a "massacre" in Fallujah during the recent...

UN report: Over 55,000 casualties in Iraq in 22 months

A UN report released today details the severe and extensive impact on civilians of the ongoing conflict in Iraq, with at least 18,802 civilians...

ISIS to launch coin-based Dinar currency

ISIS announced it is to introduce a new coin-based currency in the territories it controls across Iraq and Syria. The treasury department of the so-called...

Steven Sotloff was an Israeli citizen who pretended to be a Chechen Muslim

Murdered journalist Steven Sotloff was a dual US-Israeli national that told locals during the Arab Spring he was a "Chechen Muslim". The freelance journalist who...

Transcript of Steven Sotloff “beheading” video

The following is a transcript of the video which appears to show the beheading of US journalist Steven Sotloff by an ISIS fighter with...

Freed Indian nurses say ISIS were their “protectors” and called them “sisters”

46 Indian nurses who were held captive by the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) have praised the insurgents for their good behaviour...

EXCLUSIVE: Mosul resident speaks to 5Pillarz about life under ISIS “Caliphate”

In an exclusive interview with 5Pillarz, a resident of Mosul describes life under ISIS and Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi’s first public Khutbah. Abu Abdullah is a...

ISIS demolishes sunni shrines and shia mosques

ISIS, which has been gaining ground in the north and west of Iraq since last month, has been demolishing sacred sunni and shia sites...

Bangladeshi workers beaten and humiliated by Iraqi soldiers

Hundreds of Bangladeshi construction workers have been beaten and mocked by Iraqi soldiers after becoming dragged into their host country's sectarian conflict.  Some had their...

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi appears in public leading Jummah prayers in Mosul

The leader of ISIS' caliphate, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has appeared in public leading the jummah prayers at Mosul's landmark mosque, Masjid Al-Nuri. Speaking from the...
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