Elite U.S. troops were recently sent into northern Iraq to capture high-level ISIS figures.
U.S. defense official confirms two 2,000-pound bombs hit ISIS cash storage facility.
The U.S.-led coalition refuses to put a timeline on the offensive for the militant group's largest prize.
ISIS loses more than 12,000 square kilometers of territory while Kurds expand 186 percent.
A triple suicide car bombing hit the village of Tel Tamer late Thursday.
The strikes destroyed a number of the Islamic State's strategic assets around the capital of Anbar province
Kurdish forces launched Operation Sinjar against ISIS early Thursday morning.
Seventy Kurdish hostages were reportedly freed during the mission.
Old rivalries are threatening to undermine the effectiveness of the peshmerga forces, who are fighting ISIS.
As war against ISIS continues, Kurdish forces, Shia militias and the Iraqi army unite against their common enemy.
Iraqi army does not have the capacity to dismantle the raft of IEDs planted by terror group.
A senior Kurdish official says the idea of a central government in Baghdad has failed.
Baghdad and Washington are focused on retaking the Islamic State stronghold, while the peshmerga fight for the future of Kurdistan.
Iraqi fears of Kurdish independence heightened by US deployment of military assets to Erbil.
The proceeds of the gig will go to the families of Peshmerga fighters battling Islamic State.
Basic utilities, like running water and electricity, are lacking, but those who remained in the town celebrated the victory regardless.
The Western media's obsession with the women fighting ISIS ignores their real struggle – for equal rights