Russia supports the Damascus operation south of Idlib, preventing local militiamen from receiving reinforcements and weakening their defenses.
Daesh have lost 3 prominent leaders in Diyala and Mosul. Furthermore Iraqi CT disbanded a terrorist cell planning for attacks in the city
Daesh has lost in Iraq three prominent leaders between Diyala and Mosul. The first two Islamic State commanders have been arrested in the east of the Middle East Country. One in Buhriz town, south of Diyala, and the second in al-Thalab vally, during a raid on an arms depot by counter-terrorism (CT) Baghdad forces The last Isis leader, indeed, has been blocked in another raid by CT at al-Entesar district (Mosul’s eastern side). The so-called IS emir was identified as Ibrahim Mesha’al Hassan Marei. Furthermore in Mosul area, CT disbanded a terrorist cell planning for attacks in the city. General Yahia Rasoul, spokesperson of the Security Media Center, said in a statement that “accurate intelligence information helped military intelligence teams to infiltrate, disband and apprehend a terrorist cell in Hammam al-Alil in Mosul”. But he didn’t clarify the number of those apprehended.
Criminal courts of Iraq are sentencing Islamic State members to many years of jail. One man convicted for 15 years and 19 Russian women to life in prison
Meanwhile, an Iraqi criminal court has sentenced members of the Islamic State to many yeras of jail. One man has convicted for 15 years over helping Isis in the northern province of Nineveh and 19 Russian women to life in prison for joining and supporting the IS. Furthermore, the Baghdad criminal courts sentenced to death a total of more than 300 people, including dozens of foreigners. Experts, as Iraqi News reported, believe that the Middle East country is holding 20,000 people in jail over suspected Daesh membership, however, there is no official figure.