By Touché Another horrendously tragic earthquake has hit. This time the 7.3 quake shook the Iran/Iraq border. The preliminary numbers were modest to say the least. As time continued the true numbers were starting to become staggering. Official tells news agencies that Iran's death toll in powerful earthquake rises to 407.
By David Malcolm U.S backed forces have finally secured the one-time ‘capital’ of ISIS, Raqqa after five grueling months assault after the destruction of the group’s last holdouts and the surrender of several thousand fighters. The Kurdish-Arab Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have reportedly cleared out the last of the fighters from
By Michelle Scheeland Tensions are high as the Kurdish region of Northern Iraq took to the ballot boxes to vote for regional independence on September 25, 2017. The polls had an overwhelming response as over 5 million people, roughly 80% of the registered voters cast their ballots “yes” to independence.
By Bobby M. Scanning the news so you don’t have to, so if you missed anything from August 25th – 27th, this recap will catch you up on everything that happened during that period. Not everything will have a hyperlink, so if you would like more information, please highlight and
By Michelle Scheeland After taking Mosul last month, Sunday, August 20, 2017, Iraqi forces turned their attention to Tal Afar, the last ISIS citadel in the Nineveh province which has wrought a slew of terrorist leaders for both ISIS and al-Queda. Mosul, which had been overthrown by ISIS in 2014 and deemed
By Bobby M. In case you missed any of the news from May 26th through May 28th, here is a brief recap regarding much of what happened. Not everything will have a hyperlink, so if you would like more information, please highlight and google it. Brand new reports involving the