Iraqi security forces have killed a high-ranking commander of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group and detained more than a dozen other terrorists during a counter-terrorism operation in the country’s northern province of Nineveh as government troops and allied fighters from Popular Mobilization Units are trying to purge the Arab country of the last remnants of the terror outfit.
UNESCO will on Monday organize an international meeting aimed at rebuilding the war-torn ancient Iraqi city Mosul’s cultural heritage, rehabilitating its education system and revitalizing its cultural life, the UN culture body announced.
The remnants of Daesh terrorists have kidnapped and executed at least seven members of the same family from northern Iraqi city of Mosul, months after the Takfiri terrorist group suffered a defeat in the volatile region.
The governor of the northern Iraqi province of Nineveh says thousands of displaced Christian families have returned to the country’s strategic city of Mosul ever since government forces and allied fighters from Popular Mobilization Units fully liberated it from the clutches of Takfiri Daesh terrorists, Press TV reported.
Iraqi army troops have arrested two high-profile members of the Daesh terrorist group near the country’s strategic northern city of Mosul as government forces, supported by allied fighters from Popular Mobilization Units, continue to hunt for the remnants of the terror network.
Iraqi security officials have warned that the high-ranking members of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist groups are still hiding in tunnels dug beneath the country’s strategic northern city of Mosul roughly a year after government troopers and allied fighters retook the area from the extremists.
The United Nations says members of Daesh Takfiri terrorist group executed 741 civilians during a nine-month military campaign by Iraqi army forces and pro- government fighters from the Popular Mobilization Units to retake the strategic northern city of Mosul from the extremists.
Iraqi authorities say they have moved some 1,400 foreign wives and children of suspected Daesh Takfiri terrorists to a new site north of Mosul, which used to be the terror group’s de facto capital in the Arab country, dismissing the concerns of aid organizations.