US Sends Advanced Night-Vision Systems to ISIL in Iraq

TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of the Muslim Ulemas’ Association in Diyali Province Jaber al-Ma’amouri on Wednesday accused Washington of sending new cargoes of weapons to the ISIL terrorists in Iraq, including advanced night-vision systems for snipers. Al-Ma’amouri told the Arabic-language al-Ma’aloumeh news website that the ISIL terrorists have recently changed their method and their snipers target…

The U.S. Controlled Al-Tanf Serves as ‘ISIS’ Base

Hedwig Kuijpers Many questions remain unanswered about the al-Tanf United States base in the Syrian desert, that is called illegal by the Syrian government and Russia. Why is al-Tanf so important to the US? What are the US soldiers still doing there? Who else are hosted in the al-Tanf pocket? Why is ISIS growing again?…

Iraqi Forces Destroy ISIS Headquarters Near Syrian Border

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:20 P.M.) – The Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units announced on Thursday that its forces destroyed the headquarters of the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) terrorist organization in the desert of the Al-Anbar Governorate. According to the Popular Mobilization Units, their forces in the Al-Anbar Governorate thwarted “a major terrorist plot” that was going to be…

Pompeo’s Iran/al-Qaeda Delusion

Hajira Asghar With just days left for the Trump administration, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared this week that Iran is the “new home base” for al-Qaeda and announced an additional round of sanctions on the country. Pompeo accused the nation of harboring and supporting the terrorist group’s forces, claiming it operated “under the hard…

Hashd Al-Shaabi Commander Reveals Foreign Aid to ISIL in Iraq

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior commander of Hashd al-Shaabi (Iraqi popular forces) said that a large number of foreign-made bombs and ammunitions have been found at ISIL hideouts in Iraq to prove foreign states’ support for the terrorist group. Hashd al-Shaabi forces have discovered several 30-kg bombs and other light bombs used to kill people and…

Turkey Sacrifices Their Own Troops to Protect Al-Qaeda

Matthew Ehret After 33 Turkish troops were killed in a Syrian army offensive on February 27 amidst the current Russia-backed campaign to liberate Idlib, Erdogan responded by laying the blame entirely on Russia and Syria – successfully avoiding all mention of the uncomfortable fact that Turkey has been protecting radical terror networks not only in…

US Embassy in Iraq a Den of Spies and Terrorists

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iraqi lawmaker blasted Washington for interference in Iraq’s internal affairs, saying that the US embassy in Baghdad has turned into the den of spies and not a diplomatic building. “The US embassy in Baghdad has turned into a den to orchestrate crisis inside Iraq. A number of individuals who create chaos…