1. Afghan Forces Kill 122 Islamic State Members After Kabul Attack
    Afghan troops killed 122 Islamic State militants after the group claimed responsibility for the country’s deadliest single attack in 15 years over the weekend, according to the nation’s Interior Ministry.
  2. 5,000 to 10,000 Islamic State fighters in Mosul, Iraq; some expected to relocate
    MOSUL, Iraq, July 25 (UPI) — Islamic State fighters in Mosul, Iraq, number between 5,000 and 10,000 but that number is expected to decline, a spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition said as the coalition advanced on the city.
  3. Iraq finally bans fake bomb detectors after July 3 blast
    BAGHDAD — For nearly a decade, anyone driving through one of Baghdad’s many checkpoints was subjected to a search by a soldier pointing a security wand at their vehicle and watching the device intently to see if its antenna moved.
  4. Iraq’s Yazidis living in fear on Mount Sinjar
    Two years after ISIL massacres, the ancient Yazidi religious minority remains on the mountain where they fled.
  5. Bahrain sets trial for cleric accused of ‘supporting terrorism’ in ongoing crackdown on Shias
    The Al Khalifah regime in Bahrain has declared Wednesday as the date for the trial of distinguished cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim.
  6. Kabul Suicide Attack: Growing Islamic State Factor In Afghanistan – Analysis
    The suicide attack in Kabul by Islamic State’s local franchise, Wilayat Khurasan, underscores the group’s operational capability. The attack on the Hazara Shias also brings a sectarian dimension to the Afghan conflict.
  7. Bahrain to put senior Shia cleric on trial Wednesday: Sources
    The Al Khalifah regime in Bahrain has declared Wednesday as the date for the trial of distinguished cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim.
  8. Majlis Wahdat ul Muslimeen rally in Quetta condemns Hazara Shia massacre in Afghanistan / Photos
    QUETTA, Pakistan – AhlulBayt News Agency – Majlis Wahdat ul Muslimeen of Pakistan organized a rally in the capital city of Balochistan protesting the recent Hazara Shia massacre in the procession in Kabul.
  9. American Shia Muslim convert: Pleasure of presence at Imam Ridha shrine is unique
    AhlulBayt News Agency – Attending at the Razavi Holy Shrine, an American Muslim convert said, ” The love of Imam Reza (A) brought me to Iran and pleasure of presence at this illuminated shrine is very unique”.
  10. 10,000 militants still fighting for ISIS in Mosul, Iraq
    AhlulBayt News Agency – More than 10,000 militants are still fighting for the ISIS radical group in Mosul, the group’s main bastion in Iraq, according to the US-led coalition spokesman Colonel Christopher Garver.