Daesh Executes 17 Commanders for Escaping Battlefield South of Mosul

The Daesh Takfiri terrorists have executed 17 of the group’s commanders for escaping the battlefield in a strategic Iraqi town south of their stronghold of Mosul, according to Press T.V.

The commanders were executed by the firing squad in Mosul for getting away from the frontline in the town of Qayyarah, a local source told Iraq’s al-Sumaria news website on Wednesday.

Turkey Coup Detainees Tortured, Raped: Amnesty

Amnesty International says it has 'credible evidence' that inmates detained after a failed military coup in Turkey have been subjected to torture and abuse.

The Britain-based group said in a report on Sunday that it had received reports that police in the capital Ankara and Istanbul were holding some detainees in "stress positions" for up to 48 hours.

 The international rights group also noted that captives were being denied basic necessities such as food, water and medical treatment.

Bomb Attack Hits Baghdad District, Kills 12

At least a dozen people have been killed and scores of others wounded in a bomb attack that struck Kadhimiyah, a district of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, official sources say.

According to Iraqi police, a bomber detonated his explosives near a security checkpoint at one of the entrances of Kadhimiyah in northern Baghdad on Sunday morning, leaving 12 people, mostly civilians, dead.

Some 22 others were also wounded in the terrorist attack.

Tehran Censures Saudi Foreign Minister for 'baseless' Anti-Iran Remarks

TEHRAN- Iran’s Foreign Ministry has censured Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir for his “ludicrous, baseless and repetitious” allegations against the Islamic Republic.

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi also said on Friday the Saudi official is straining to distract international attention from the endless scandals of his country, which is "the founding father" of such terror groups as al-Qaeda and Daesh.

Zarif: West Silence on Terrorists’ Crimes in Syria Deafening

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has lashed out at the West for its “deafening” silence on the atrocities committed by the Western-backed terrorists in Syria.

Zarif posted a tweet on Friday after a video emerged showing US and Turkish-backed terrorists brutally beheading a child.

The Iranian foreign minister said such acts of brutalities by the Western-sponsored terrorists have turned into the norm in Syria, Press TV reported.