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Mosul Liberation to Be Announced Soon: Abadi

BAS News - 42 minutes ago
BAGHDAD — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi promissed on Thursday to conclude the military operations in Mosul very soon and announce the full liberation of the city which has been under the control of Islamic State (IS) since June 2014. Abadi told a ...

Russian warning: US planes in W. Syria are targets

Roji Kurd - 3 hours ago
Roji kurd: Moscow Monday, June 19, issued a sharp warning to the United States over its operations in Syria: “Any aircraft, including planes and drones belonging to the international coalition operating west of the Euphrates River will be tracked by Russi ...

Two Turkish Soldiers Killed in Clash with PKK

BAS News - 19 seconds ago
ERBIL — Two Turkish soldiers were killed on Thursday during military confrontations with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the east of the country, Turkish General Staff said. “The soldiers were initially hospitalized after the attack in Tatvan on th ...

US Assures Turkey of Taking Back Arms from Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 19 seconds ago
ERBIL — Defense Secretary James Mattis has reported ensured his Turkish counterpart that all the weapons Washington has sent to the Syrian Kurds will be taken back once the war on Islamic State (IS) is concluded. According to a Turkish translation of the ...

War Remnants Kill 2 in Kurdistan

BAS News - 19 seconds ago
SORAN — Two children, 14 and 16 years old, were killed overnight Thursday on the border areas between Kurdistan Region and Iran by an unexploded war remnant. According to Soran Directorate of Police, another person is injured due to the explosion of a la ...

PKK’s Presence on KRG Borders Posing Threat to Civilians: Soran Mayor

BAS News - 42 minutes ago
SORAN — Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has seized the situation on the borders between Kurdistan Region and Turkey to impose its control on the area which is considered a threat to civilians there, said mayor of Soran city, located northeast Erbil. Even ...

ISESCO Condemns Destruction of Al-Nuri Mosque

BAS News - 42 minutes ago
SOFIA — The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) condemned the destruction of the Al-Nuri Mosque and Al-Hadba minaret committed by the so-called Islamic State (IS) in western Mosul. The Mosque, which is of great historic val ...