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Two senior ISIS members are killed when they accidentally detonate suicide vests while preparing them in Iraq
An ISIS commander and a jihadist officer were both killed when vests they were preparing prematurely exploded in central Hawija near Kirkuk in Iraq in the terror group's latest fatal blunder.
Our soldiers are innocent until proven guilty, says the head of the Army as he orders top brass to support troops facing claims over wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
General Sir Nicholas Carter has told his officers to support soldiers accused of historic crimes in the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts and said they were all 'innocent until proven guilty'.
COLONEL RICHARD KEMP: At last, a PM who stands up for Our Boys - and shame on Cameron and Blair for doing nothing
COLONEL RICHARD KEMP: Sometimes in war there are no good decisions - only a difficult collection of bad ones. The soldier's challenge is to pick the least dangerous.
'I've gone through hell and I was thrown to the wolves': Former soldier faced a 13-year ordeal over the death of an Iraqi teenager
Martin McGing, a former guardsman in the Irish Guards, today waives his anonymity to reveal how he has been 'thrown to the wolves' in a 13-year ordeal over the death of an Iraqi teenager.
Boris Johnson makes fun of his own diplomatic naivety before sending a serious message about how the Iraq War has 'badly damaged' liberal democracy
Boris Johnson (pictured delivering his key speech to the Tory conference in Birmingham) added that the 2008 financial crash had likewise undermined faith in free-market angl-saxon capitalism.
'You're a former minister of a government, this is just stupid': Waleed Aly slams Wyatt Roy after he puts himself in the crossfire during dangerous trip to Iraq
Waleed Aly has blasted Wyatt Roy for travelling to Iraq's volatile war zones, with Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull warning would issue the former Aus Liberal MP some 'very sage and stern advice'
EXCLUSIVE: 'We kill bad guys and blow up their stuff' - on board the USS Eisenhower as its Top Guns blast ISIS with bombing missions around the clock
DailyMail.com had exclusive access to the US aircraft carrier whose pilots are flying missions over Iraq and Syria to bring death to the fundamentalist Islamic terror group.
We will NOT allow hounding of troops over alleged abuses in Iraq and Afghanistan, pledges Theresa May
The Prime Minister said new proposals would be announced in the next few days to bring an end to law firms ‘trying to impugn the name’ of the armed forces.
'This is not a Contiki tour': Youngest-ever MP Wyatt Roy slammed after he is caught in firefight with Islamic State while on a surprise visit to Iraq
Former Liberal politician Wyatt Roy was caught in crossfire between Islamic State and Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Iraq near an area Australians are legally banned from visiting on Thursday.
'I beheaded them, I cooked their heads, I burned their bodies': The 'housewife' militia leader and grandmother who tops ISIS's most wanted list in Iraq
Wahida Mohamed Al-Jumaily, better known as Um Hanadi (pictured), heads a 70-strong unit which has driven ISIS out of her city, and claims to have killed 18 terrorists herself.
Mother who fears her Iraq veteran son killed himself after six-year battle to get help for his PTSD brands British Army a 'national disgrace'
Nick Bezuidenhout, 27, was left 'traumatised' by the horrors he saw while serving in Iraq but was refused help from the army at least five times before his suspected suicide, his mother claims.
The killer evaded security guards before detonating his suicide vest in the Iskan area of Baghdad amid a group of Shiite Muslims. The Baghdad attack follows an earlier bomb and gun attack in Tikrit.
ISIS execute six of its fighters by crushing them with a BULLDOZER after they fled from fighting in Iraq
ISIS killed the deserters after they fled their positions during the battle for Sharqat and returned to the relative safety of the group's last stronghold of Mosul in northern Iraq.
Iraqi crime lord dubbed the 'Godfather of traffickers' made £364,500 a MONTH smuggling migrants into the UK from France
Twana Jamal, 36, was busted after fed-up migrants turned on him and tipped off the authorities about his illegal cross-Channel operation. He was jailed for five years at a court in Dunkirk.
Mother-of-three, 26, 'abducted and raped by a gang of six migrants from Iraq, Syria and Bahrain after her drink was spiked'
The 26-year-old said she woke up in a strange house with cuts and bruises, and believes her drink had been spiked on a night out in Sunderland before she was abducted and sexually assaulted.
Swaggering on the court steps, the 'bomb maker' suing UK troops: He wants a £233,000 payout... and our troops face a criminal probe
Abd Al-Waheed, 53, a suspected Iraqi bomber is trying to claim nearly £250,000 in damages after he was jailed for 44 days by British troops during the Iraq War. He is one of 1,668 similar cases.
Jeremy Corbyn insists controversial probe into troops over alleged abuses in Iraq and Afghanistan MUST continue... but Tony Blair says it should never have been launched
The Labour leader said he recognised that soldiers had been serving in 'awful conditions' - but a controversial probe into allegations should continue.
Seconds from oblivion: How an RAF pilot in a UK aircraft hanger diverted a £50,000 missile shot from a drone to avoid a passer-by in the Iraqi dessert
Britain has ten Reapers, or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, as they are correctly known, controlled from RAF Waddington but launched from Ali Al Salem Air Base in Kuwait.
Death from the skies: RAF jets pound ISIS into submission as Defence Secretary says the extremists are 'on the cusp' of being driven out of Iraq
British RAF jets (main and inset left) have started their offensive to liberate the city of Mosul - the last major city stronghold in the country - and predicts the extremists will be out of Iraq 'in months'.
Australia's gap year soldiers: How school leavers are choosing to fight in the army in IRAQ for a year instead of backpacking around Europe
A group of high school graduates have chosen to fight in Iraq with the Australian Military as part of a gap year program. They are in northern Iraq helping train and protect the Iraqi soldiers.
A Daily Mail campaign to end the hounding of troops has revealed that soldiers – often suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder – have faced as many as five inquiries into a single incident.
ISIS execute six men with WELDING GEAR before horrified crowd – and whip a youngster for wearing a Lionel Messi T-shirt
The six youths were killed with a welding machine and a welding rod after being accused of being part of a resistance group by ISIS. The terror group also gave three boys 30 lashes for playing football.
Australian children exposed to years of Jihadi violence could return from IS controlled countries - as government looks at ways to rehabilitate them
Australian children who have lived in the Middle East under Islamic State control may return home with a myriad of physical, emotional and psychology issues, federal authorities have discussed.
David Cameron 'wanted to shut down' the hated Iraq abuse inquiry into British troops but was BLOCKED by government lawyers
The former prime minister was keen to call a halt to the IHAT probes into murder, abuse and torture by British soldiers in Iraq, amid criticism of the treatment of veterans.
ISIS launched a how to video for fellow militants explaining how to make hydrogen with household chemicals, fill plastic bags with it and float ammunition in the air that could down jets.
Soldiers' 'betrayal' as three veterans - including decorated major - are told they face prosecution over drowning death of Iraqi teenager 13 years ago
Said Shabram, 19, drowned in the Shatt al-Arab river near Basra, after allegedly being forced into the water at gunpoint by British troops in 2003. A new investigation has now opened up.
MoD apologises over Iraqi teenage 'looter' who drowned in a canal after being ‘forced’ into it by four British soldiers even though he couldn’t swim
Ahmad Jabbar Kareem Ali, 15, drowned in the Shatt Al Basra canal in May 2003 after he was detained by British troops on suspicion of looting. An independent inquiry suggests troops were ' ill-directed'.
ISIS has reportedly declared a state of emergency in Mosul and taken its troops off the streets after a series of assassinations. The Iraqi Army has pledged to recapture the city this year.
Hacked email reveals Jack Straw suggested Brexit was a 'silver lining' to divert attention away from the Iraq war inquiry
Mr Straw (left) made the alleged comment in a private email to former US Secretary of State Colin Powell (right) two days before the publication of the Chilcot report on July 6.
Former CIA Director James Woolsey, who served for two years under President Bill Clinton, will serve as a senior national security adviser to Republican hopeful Donald Trump.
Trump visits struggling Cleveland school and insists he DID oppose Iraq War, as blasts Hillary's 'lies' while students look on
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump blasted Hillary Clinton's 'lies' about her email, while saying he opposed the Iraq war from the beginning in remarks in a charter school cafeteria.
Now the burka is banned... by ISIS! Terror group outlaws the Islamic garb from their buildings because they are a SECURITY RISK
The terror group have banned women from entering their security centres in Mosul, Iraq, while wearing the full-face covering after a number of commanders were killed by veiled women.
Seven people were injured in the fighting, which happened throughout the night at Moria on Lesbos. The brawl started around midnight in the area housing child refugees.
Six Afghan and Iraqi migrants are arrested after eight women are sexually assaulted at Austrian festival
The women reported that the perpetrators held them against their will and touched them between the legs in separate incidents at Welser Volksfest in Austria on Saturday night.
German jihadi who converted from Christianity whips prisoners, attends public amputation and calls for lone-wolf terror attacks on the West in ISIS video
The fanatic, who calls himself Abu Issa al-Almani, claims he converted from Christianity to Islam before travelling from Germany to Iraq and joining the terror group.
'So did my son': Vice President Joe Biden silences Iraq protester who said his friend died while fighting in Syria with poignant four-word response during Clinton town hall
The vice president shut down the demonstrator during a Hillary Clinton town hall event in Cleveland, Ohio, as he started criticizing America's military tactics in Syria.
Someone call the trainer... that looked painful! Agonising moment a teenage sports fan is embarrassed on live TV as his girlfriend brushes him off when he tries to talk to her
With front row seats to Australia's World Cup qualifier against Iraq this couple should have been ecstatic, however the girl wasn't impressed by whatever her boyfriend had to say (pictured).
Collapse of ISIS in Iraq and Syria increases the risk of terror attacks on the West, warns French anti-terror prosecutor
ISIS has suffered a series of military setbacks after losing territory in Iraq in recent months while one of its most prominent leaders, Abu Muhammad al-Adnani, was killed in an air strike in Syria in August.
ISIS barbarians tie nine Iraqi youths up in Mosul and CHAINSAW them in half for 'belonging to a resistance faction'
The young men were tied to iron poles at Tal Afar Square, in the terror group's Iraqi stonghold of Mosul, before being sliced in two with an electric chainsaw.
Retreating ISIS fanatics try to burn down an Iraqi town by flooding streets with oil after bombing pipelines and setting it alight
Dramatic pictures show rivers of oil running through the streets just days after the extremists were forced to retreat from Qayyara in northern Iraq.
Colin Kaepernick's biological mother says he is bringing shame to his country by refusing to stand for the anthem while Iraq amputee vet joins the attacks on the football star
Heidi Russo tweeted at her son over the weekend: 'There's ways to make change w/o disrespecting & bringing shame to the very country & family who afforded you so many blessings.'
'Don't use my service to justify the silencing of black Americans': Scores of veterans BACK Colin Kaepernick for not standing during the national anthem after amputee marine blasted his Black Lives Matter protest
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been sitting out the national anthem in protest of civil rights issues.
'They went down the line, shooting us with machine guns': Horrifying account of Shiite prisoner who played dead when ISIS barbarians massacred 600 as satellite images reveal mass graves in ravine
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: The aerial photos offer the clearest look yet at massacres such as the one at Badoush Prison in Mosul, northern Iraq that left 600 male inmates dead.
US soldier killed in IED explosion in southern Afghanistan identified as a Green Beret who had served in Iraq
The Pentagon identified the US soldier who was killed in Helmand, Afghanistan, by a roadside bomb Tuesday as 28-year-old Iraq War veteran Army Staff Sgt. Matthew V. Thompson.
Veteran,48, lied about being injured in combat in Iraq to claim over $700,000 in disability benefits and a Purple Heart
Darrly Lee Wright, a veteran in Washington state, claimed over $700,000 in federal benefits after lying about being wounded in combat and being severely disabled.
Cubs of the caliphate: As suicide bomber as young as 12 is caught in the act in Iraq, the horrifying rise of Islamic State's child terrorists
The terror group is now using an unprecedented number of children – dubbed 'Cubs of the Caliphate' – to launch devastating suicide attacks throughout the region and beyond.
ISIS to lose its capital in Iraq: Special forces launch push to retake town south of Mosul ahead of battle to liberate the jihadist-held city
Iraqi special forces led an operation on Tuesday aimed at retaking the jihadist-held town of Qayyarah, a key staging base for operations to attack Mosul - ISIS's de facto capital in Iraq.
Revealed: Extraordinary scale of the world's largest cemetery - known as Peace Valley - with five million graves where 200 Iraqis are laid to rest every day (and it's getting busier thanks to ISIS)
The Peace Valley cemetery - or Wadi al-Salam in Arabic - in Najaf, Iraq, is expanding at twice its usual rate because of the ongoing war with ISIS.
Iraqi media claim the remote-control vehicle is clad in Teflon armour and can be operated at up to a kilometre away. The size of a small golf cart it could be used to help retake Mosul from ISIS forces.
'Send this to your Jihad friends! Welcome to America!': Ride-share passenger screams shocking ethnic taunts at Iraqi refugee driver because he would not go into a drive-thru
The driver, Ahmed Al Zubaidi, who is an Iraqi refugee who's been in the U.S. for four years, filmed the incident on his cellphone after picking up a couple in Cleveland.
Moments before death: 36 ISIS fanatics who slaughtered 1,700 Iraqi army recruits are photographed before being hanged in front of their victims' relatives
The 36 men had been found guilty of involvement in the 'Speicher' massacre, named after a base near Tikrit in Iraq where the recruits were kidnapped before being butchered by terrorists.
'They kidnapped me and forced me to do it': Iraqi boy, 12, claims he was abducted by masked ISIS fanatics who strapped a suicide vest to him and told him to bomb civilians
The boy was reportedly detained in Kirkuk, north of Baghdad, less than 24 hours after a child suicide bomber killed at least 51 people and injured 100 more at a wedding party in Turkey.
Terror on the Tigris: A gripping dispatch from our reporter, a captured jihadi rifle in his hands, as he’s shelled with Kurdish Black Tigers
Kurdish Peshmerga forces are tightening the noose on Islamic State in Iraq, pushing to within five miles north of Mosul. We are the only Western journalists accompanying the elite Peshmerga.
Iraq will HANG 36 ISIS fanatics who slaughtered 1,700 prisoners after promising them they would be returned to their families
President Fuad Masoum announced the executions after the bodies of 1,700 soldiers were discovered in mass graves after they were shot at point blank range by the militants in the city of Tikrit.
How 400 soldiers quit the Army every month: Figures leap 20% as witch-hunt over Iraq 'creates a state of fear'
Shock figures reveal that 4,770 soldiers quit in the 12 months to April – 6 per cent of the total force and an increase of 20 per cent from six years ago.
Hundreds of Iraq witch-hunt cases against British soldiers could be scrapped after closure of disgraced ambulance-casing legal firm
Most of the 1492 Iraq abuse cases left to be investigated are likely to be thrown out. Most were submitted to the Iraq Historical Allegations Team by disgraced firm Public Interest Lawyers.
Revealed: Gory pictures of blisters suffered by Kurdish fighters are the first evidence that ISIS jihadis are now deploying MUSTARD GAS in Iraq
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Troops fighting against the terror group have been left with appalling injuries – including agonising blisters on their skin.
ISIS executes six people by BOILING them in TAR after Iraqi Sharia court accuses the men of being spies
The gruesome act was carried out in public at an Isis command centre in al-Shora in Iraq, ‘with the aim of inciting fear among the citizens’.
Defeat of Iraq War vultures: Victory for the Mail as legal firm that spent taxpayer millions hounding our troops closes down
After being stripped of public money Public Interest Lawyers will close at the end of this month. Hundreds of Iraq War soldiers will now escape being dragged into a witch-hunt.
Nine Iraqi asylum seekers are arrested for drugging and gang-raping a German tourist on New Year’s Day in Austria
The nine men are accused of drugging the woman and takingher from Vienna's downtown Schwedenplatz station to an apartment where two of the lived before gang raping her.
Military skewed intelligence to falsely give 'optimistic' picture of the fight against ISIS, House Republicans reveal
Intelligence assessments approved by senior leaders at U.S. Central Command exaggerated the progress of anti-terrorism efforts in Iraq and Syria, a House Republican task force has found.
A split second from death: Gay man plummets to the ground after ISIS murderers throw him from a roof in Iraq
The chilling video shows a member of the terror group preaching before a crowd of men and young boys in the ISIS stronghold of Mosul before a man is thrown to his death after claims he was gay.
A deadly blaze engulfed a Baghdad hospital claiming the lives of at least 12 newborn babies on Tuesday night.
ISIS savages GAS their own fighters to death for fleeing the battlefield as mass grave of 200 terrorists is found in Iraq
The terror group has launched a brutal crackdown on militants trying to flee from the battlefield - especially in northern Iraq near its stronghold of Mosul in northern Iraq.
Take that, ISIS - Swedish church to use drones to drop tiny electronic bibles into jihadist-controlled Iraq
A Swedish church is preparing to drop thousands of tiny electronic Bibles into ISIS-controlled areas of northern Iraq. The World of Life church is based in Uppsala.
My daddy the hero! Royal Navy sailors get a warm welcome home from their little ones after nine months away taking the fight to ISIS in Syria and Iraq
The 220-strong crew from the HMS St Albans docked at Portsmouth having spent nine months in the war-torn Middle East helping the U.S and the French carry out air strikes on ISIS.
ISIS captures 3,000 Iraqis trying to flee from their village before opening fire and executing 12 of them
Extremists rounded up the 3,000 refugees who were fleeing from the terror group in the Hawiga District of Kirkuk, taking them hostage before executing 12 people who tried to escape.
'He has crossed so many red lines that a Commander in Chief...should never cross': GOP congressman who served in Iraq says he can't back Trump
Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., an Iraq veteran, said this week that he doesn't foresee ever being able to board the Trump train.
Controversial lawyer is 'to face a criminal investigation after Iraqi civilians were bribed to bring abuse claims against British soldiers'
Phil Shiner and his law firm Public Interest Lawyers (PIL) have come under intense criticism for bringing cases against British servicemen using publicly-funded legal aid.
The local men were arrested in the district of Yarmouk, south of the Syrian capital Damascus. ISIS's strict Sharia law bans smoking and drinking (file photo).
Iraq families hit £150,000 target to sue Blair in just two weeks after more than 5,000 members of the public dip into their pockets
Relatives of troops killed following the 2003 invasion said they were ‘delighted and amazed’ at the stunning speed of the public’s response. They want the former prime minister brought to justice.
The story of Humayun Khan: The UVA-educated Army Captain who came to America as a baby and then saved the lives of his fellow troops by running towards a suicide bomber in Iraq
As a child growing up in Silver Springs, Maryland, he read extensively about Thomas Jefferson and planned to be a lawyer, like his father, after graduating from the University of Virginia.
ISIS brutes slaughter pregnant woman and abduct her four children after they were caught trying to flee their village in Iraq
The woman was spotted guiding her children out of al-Marir, a community held by the terror group close to the city of Mosul in the north of the country.
RAF fighter jets bomb Saddam Hussein’s former palace in Iraq that was being used by ISIS as a 'major headquarters and training centre'
The RAF used the largest bomb in its arsenal to target the site in the city of Mosul. The Ministry of Defence said ‘extensive surveillance’ had established ISIS were using the palace.
ISIS divided: Deadly infighting breaks out as foreign jihadi leader opens fire on 'jealous' local extremists for failing to follow orders at Iraqi training camp
A deadly gunfight took place at an ISIS training camp in the city of Mosul in Iraq’s Nineveh province amid a growing rift between local and foreign members of the terror group.
ISIS butchers behead two 'spies' in front of children at a busy park in Iraq and threaten France with a repeat of the Bastille Day attacks
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. The horrific footage shows children watching two men get beheaded by executioners who praise the Nice attack and promise more terror on the streets of France.
The wrath of ISIS: Four men are beheaded for helping terrified citizens escape in Iraq while women and children are executed by firing squad for trying to flee in Syria
ISIS fanatics executed the four men in public after arresting them for helping families out of the besieged city of al-Bukamal in Deir Ezzor province in Syria.
Iraqi forces find mass grave containing 25 ISIS victims inside school in Fallujah after seizing city back from the terror group
The bones were uncovered by Iraqi security forces as they searched buildings in the city, which was recaptured from ISIS control after brutal fighting earlier this summer.
Iraqi-born British citizen 'masterminded international people trafficking network smuggling hundreds of migrants into the UK from camps in France'
Rekawt Kayani, 34, is wanted in France to face trafficking charges which could see him jailed for 10 years. He was apprehended in May at his home in Derby on a European arrest warrant.