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Russia’s Rosneft pays Iraqi Kurdistan $1.3 billion advance

E-Kurd - 2017-11-18 04:03
MOSCOW,— Russian oil giant Rosneft said Tuesday it had paid authorities in Iraqi Kurdistan an advance of $1.3 billion as part of production sharing deals that have angered Baghdad. Rosneft announced last month it had signed agreements for five oil blocks ...

Addressing Security Concerns to Advance Gender Equality in Pakistan

International Crisis Group - 2017-11-07 20:04
Addressing security concerns in Pakistan is vital for creating a more gender equal society. In this video, Crisis Group's South Asia Project Director Samina Ahmed highlights the need for measures geared toward enabling women to become more economically i ...

Iraq Halts Military Operations Against Kurdish Fighters

The Wall Street Journal - 2017-10-28 02:39
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordered his forces to halt an advance against Kurdish fighters for 24 hours after clashes between the two U.S. allies in the war against Islamic State raised fears of a new conflict in the north of the country. ...

Iraqi Forces Advance on Last ISIS Bastion, Kurds

The Wall Street Journal - 2017-10-26 20:43
Iraqi government troops launched an offensive to rout Islamic State from its final stronghold in the country, while advancing against Kurdish fighters on a separate front. ...

Leader of Iraqi Kurds Faces Backlash Over Referendum

The Wall Street Journal - 2017-10-25 13:48
A referendum that Iraqi Kurds hoped would advance their quest for independence has instead dashed that dream for now and raised pressure on the longtime U.S. ally who heads their semiautonomous region to step aside. ...

Abadi orders PMU to advance towards central Kirkuk

KurdPress - 2017-10-21 14:03
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has ordered the militias of Popular Mobilization Forces (PMU) or Hashd al-Shaabi to advance against the Peshmerga forces in Kirkuk. ...

Syria’s Kurds led the advance on Raqqa, but now may fracture

The Economist - 2017-10-21 07:27
The wreckage of Raqqa THE bodies of the dead would hang for days from the railings in the main square of Raqqa. It was a macabre reminder to residents that Islamic State (IS) had declared the capital of its so-called caliphate in the Syrian city. Signs a ...

Iraqi forces seize oil city Kirkuk from Kurds in bold advance

Reuters - 2017-10-16 20:47
BAGHDAD/KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi government forces captured the major Kurdish-held oil city of Kirkuk on Monday, responding to a Kurdish referendum on independence with a bold lightning strike that transforms the balance of power in the country. ...

Iraqi Forces Take Key Installations in Advance on Kirkuk

The Wall Street Journal - 2017-10-16 13:44
Iraqi forces took over a military base, airport and energy installations near the city of Kirkuk, pushing out Kurdish fighters as risks mount of a bigger conflict between two of the U.S.’s closest allies in the war against Islamic State. ...

Jihan Sheikh Ahmad: Abu Amjad campaign still achieving victories

ANHA - 2017-10-16 10:59
The spokesperson in the name of Wrath of Euphrates operation room Jihan Sheikh Ahmad stated that the last stage of al-Raqqa liberation campaign that was launched on Sunday under the name of Şehîd Adnan Abu Amjad is still achieving victories and advance. ...

Kosrat Rasoul Arrives in Kirkuk with Additional 3,000 Peshmerga Troops

BAS News - 2017-10-16 02:11
KIRKUK — Kurdistan Region Vice President Kosrat Rasoul, who is also a senior Peshmerga commander, has arrived in Kirkuk as Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi intend to advance towards the city. Rasoul, who also serves and Deputy Secretary-General of the ...

Another village liberated in Deir ez-Zor’s countryside

ANHA - 2017-10-09 13:01
Syrian Democratic Forces(SDF) have liberated another village in the countryside of Deir ez-Zor city, a vehicle was also destroyed as the SDF fighters as they continue their advance within al-Jazeera Tempest. ...

Efforts Underway to Extinguish Fire on Oil Fields in Hawija

BAS News - 2017-10-08 15:40
The IS militants set the oil fields on fire to block the Iraqi military's advance KIRKUK — Following the liberation of Hawija district from the Islamic State (IS), the fire crews have begun major efforts to put out the blaze set by the militants on the o ...

ISIS attacks repelled, fighters continue advancing

ANHA - 2017-10-07 19:37
DEIR EZZOR – The attacks of the ISIS gangs have been repelled by fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). Fighters continue their advance towards the south of Wesîha village. SDF fighters continue progressing within the scope of the Storm of Jazira ...

Al-Jazeera Tempest: 2 villages, 4 hamlets liberated

ANHA - 2017-10-03 09:17
DEIR EZ-ZOR– Syrian Democratic Forces have liberated 2 villages and 4 hamlets in the axis of Jazrat village while advancing 3 km in the Marcada axis. Syrian Democratic Forces continue their advance as al-Jazeera Tempest campaign continues, in this context ...

SDF advance in al-Raqqa center, 19 mercenaries killed

ANHA - 2017-10-02 08:17
During the strong clashes and battles which are ongoing in the center of al-Raqqa city, 19 mercenaries were killed and 15 civilians were liberated by Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). ...

Jafra Fields are completely liberated

ANHA - 2017-09-30 16:49
NEWS-DESK- The official spokeswoman of Al-Jazeera Tempest campaign in Deir ez-Zour, Laila Abdullah said that (SDF) was able today to liberalize Fields Jafra oil. The campaign led by (SDF), continues to advance and liberate civilians from mercenaries. In t ...

8th turbine in Euphrates Dam on probation

ANHA - 2017-09-26 15:46
The Euphrates Dam Administration announced that a new advance has been achieved after placing the 8th turbine at the pilot stage of rotation after a month and a half of completing the 3rd turbine repair, and after the dam has been damaged by IS mercenarie ...

Clashes intensify in al-Raqqa, fighters advance

ANHA - 2017-09-25 08:53
AL-RAQQA– Clashes are intensifying even more and more in the center of the city of al-Raqqa, north and west of it as the Syrian Democratic Forces advance towards al-Imam al-Nowawi mosque, during the clashes, 14 mercenaries were killed and 400 RBJs were se ...

Al-Jazeera Tempest campaign advances liberating 15 hamlets

ANHA - 2017-09-20 12:52
DEIR EZ-ZOR– SDF liberated 15 hamlets from IS mercenaries whereas fighters advance in Sour area by dealing IS mercenaries heavy blows. Al-Jazeera Tempest campaign continues at high-paced momentum in its 11th day, and has advanced 5 km and liberated 15 ham ...

40 civilians liberated in al-Raqqa’s al-Rowda

ANHA - 2017-09-18 13:29
AL-RAQQA- Special Teams of the Syrian Democratic Forces liberated 40 civilians from al-Rowda neighborhood east of the city. The campaign to liberate the city of al- Raqqa is ongoing with all its forces to defeat IS mercenaries amid remarkable advance of f ...

SDF fighters liberate al-Morour in al-Raqqa

ANHA - 2017-09-10 12:26
AL-RAQQA- Syrian Democratic Forces have liberated al-Morour neighborhood from IS gangs after violent clashes in the neighborhood. Al-Raqqa liberation campaign continues at full momentum as Syrian Democratic Forces advance within the city’s neighborhoods i ...

Qubad Talabani urges ‘unanimity’ in advance of referendum

KurdPress - 2017-09-05 14:37
Efforts are underway to build “unanimity” in Kurdistan’s politics and society in advance of a historic referendum scheduled to take place in three weeks’ time, the deputy prime minister told a visiting UK delegation. ...

Russian troops killed amid Syrian regime advance on Deir ez-Zour

Waar Media - 2017-09-05 12:55
WAAR-DUHOK: The Russian defence ministry says two Russian troops have been killed in shelling in Syria’s east as Russian-backed regime forces come close to breaking IS siege on Deir ez-Zour. The ministry’s statement quoted by Russian news agencies late o ...

SDF advance, clashes ongoing in 3 neighborhoods

ANHA - 2017-08-28 13:38
AL-RAQQA- The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are still achieving more progress in the city within al-Raqqa liberation campaign as they liberated many points from IS mercenaries’ hands in al-Nahda neighborhood, and they killed dozens of mercenaries. Moreov ...

Ongoing clashes in al-Raqqa, 35 IS mercenaries killed

ANHA - 2017-08-21 13:58
Al-Raqqa – Syria Democratic Forces continue to advance in the center of the city of al-Raqqa, and during clashes that erupted in 5 neighborhoods of the city, 35 IS mercenaries were killed. Al-Raqqa liberation campaign which entered its 76th day, is witnes ...

Iraqi Forces Advance Towards Southern Tel Afar

BAS News - 2017-08-20 23:30
ERBIL — The joint Iraqi forces have advanced three kilometers towards the town of Tel Afar from its southern areas, according to a statement by the Shi'ite Arab militias of Hashd al-Shaabi. The statement released on Sunday, said the joint Iraqi forces ad ...

Syrian Democratic Forces advance in Raqqa, hit ISIS defences

Aranews - 2017-07-27 04:00
ARA News The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Sunday made new gains in the battle for Raqqa city after heavy clashes with Islamic State’s (ISIS) militants. The US-backed forces seized more ground in Raqqa city after hitting ISIS’s defences. ...

32 mercenaries killed, SDF advance

ANHA - 2017-07-18 12:27
AL-RAQQA- Fierce clashes erupted during the last 24 hours in all fighting axes in al-Raqqa, and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters entered another neighborhood south of the city. Moreover, the battles resulted in killing 32 mercenaries among them a s ...

SDF liberates al-Mazarie Square

ANHA - 2017-07-08 12:10
AL-0RAQQA- Syrian Democratic Forces have completely liberated al-Mazarie Square in al-Barid neighborhood, al-Raqqa city Most fronts in al-Raqqa city are witnessing violent clashes between SDF and IS gangs as SDF continues its advance towards al-Raqqa city ...

Syrian Kurdish-led forces breach wall of Old City of Raqqa

E-Kurd - 2017-07-07 14:31
WASHINGTON,— U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces in Syria have breached the wall surrounding the Old City of Raqqa as they try to retake the city from the Islamic State group, the US Central Command has said. “Coalition forces supported the SDF advance into t ...

SDF fighters advance in Raqqa with spirit to avenge

ANHA - 2017-07-07 09:27
EKREM BEREKAT RAQQA – Fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are advancing onto the western neighbourhoods of Raqqa with the high spirit to avenge. Each day tens of residents join SDF ranks after receiving military training from cycles which take ...

Footage from the IS-held neighborhoods in al-Raqqa

ANHA - 2017-07-06 12:06
Syrian Democratic Forces, with high spirits, continue their advance towards al-Raqqa city center to liberate it from IS mercenaries and are reaching a neighborhood after another. ...

Fierce clashes in al-Raqqa, 36 mercenaries killed

ANHA - 2017-07-06 12:06
Since Wednesday evening, fierce clashes are going on on 3 fronts in al-Raqqa city as the Syrian Democratic Forces advance, till now 3 vehicles, one bombed, were destroyed. ...

Mosul: 80 Meters Left from Last IS-held Area to Be Retaken: Commander

BAS News - 2017-07-06 11:35
MOSUL — The Iraqi counterterrorism forces continue to advance in al-Maidan, the last neighbourhood held by the Islamic State (IS) in Old City district in west Mosul, said the commander counterterrorism forces on Thursday. Lieutenant General Abdul Wahab a ...

SDF advance towards al-Raqqa center

ANHA - 2017-07-03 15:09
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) continue proceeding towards the center of al-Raqqa city from the eastern and western sides, they also achieved a notable advance amid the mercenaries' defense lines collapse. ...
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