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Iranian Artillery Units Back Shi’ite Militias in Attack Prde

BAS News - 2017-10-20 16:37
ERBIL — Using the US-donated arms and backed by the Iranian artillery units, the Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi assaulted the Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Prde district located on the road between Erbil and Kirkuk, said the Peshmerga Command in a sta ...

Managing the Disruptive Aftermath of Somalia’s Worst Terror Attack

International Crisis Group - 2017-10-20 14:58
The 14 October 2017 twin bombings in Mogadishu mark the deadliest attack in Somalia since 2007. As Somalis unite in their disgust at the most likely perpetrator Al-Shabaab, President Farmajo must immediately provide care for victims and use surging suppo ...

Peshmerga Defeats Hashd Al-Shaabi’s Attack Near Erbil

BAS News - 2017-10-20 13:14
ERBIL — The offensive of the Shi’ite militias against Peshmerga forces in Pirde town south of Erbil on Friday was firmly responded. Heavy clashes erupted between Peshmerga Forces and the Iran-backed Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi in Pirde (Altun Kop ...

US Senator Ted Cruz Backs Kurds Against Baghdad’s Attack on Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-10-19 22:00
ERBIL — US Senator Ted Cruz has warned the Iraqi central government under the leadership of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi over taking “hostile actions” against Kurds. “Prime Minister Abadi and the Government of Iraq must maintain its focus on defeating ...

Al-Jazeera Tempest start combing al-Jismi village

ANHA - 2017-10-19 11:58
DEIR-EZ-ZOR– Syrian Democratic Forces fighters involved in” al- Jazeera Tempest “campaign have begun combing and cleaning the village of al- Jassmi after IS mercenaries’ attack was foiled on the region Last night, IS mercenaries launched an attack on the ...

PMU is poised to attack Bashiqa

Waar Media - 2017-10-18 03:16
WAAR-Duhok Iraq’s Shiite militias of PMU is poised to attack Peshmerga forces in Bashiqa, Nineveh. sources on ground said MPU militias have sent reinforcements to frontlines near Peshmerga-held Bashiqa town and Peshmerga forces are on alert and ready to ...

Anti-corruption warrior

BBC - 2017-10-18 00:01
The murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia is seen as an attack on democracy. ...

Strong blows inflicted to Turkish army, 18 soldiers killed

ANHA - 2017-10-17 15:44
NEWS DESK- 18 elements of the Turkish occupation army were killed during an operation carried out by Guerilla Forces against the Turkish army’s elements who have launched an attack on Khargul in Başûr Kurdistan. According to what Furat news agency in the ...

Iraqi forces drive Kurds from disputed areas near Kirkuk

Washington Times - 2017-10-17 06:35
KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi Kurdish officials said early Monday that federal forces and state-backed militias have launched a "major, multi-pronged" attack aimed at retaking Kirkuk, as fighting erupted just outside the disputed northern city. Kurdish force ...

Baath regime forces attack SDF positions in Deir ez-Zor

ANHA - 2017-10-16 20:09
DEIR EZZOR – The forces of the Baath regime attacked the positions of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters. Four SDF fighters were wounded in the attack. During the afternoon hours on Monday, the Baath regime forces carried out an attack against th ...

Clashes ongoing in Kirkuk

ANHA - 2017-10-16 09:43
NEWS DESK- The Popular Crowd launched an attack against Peshmerga Forces’ sites in Khurmatu in Kirkuk, and Duz Khurmatu in Salah al-Din. Moreover, information stated that clashes have erupted in Kirkuk. Roj News agency stated that the tension between the ...

Iranian-backed PMF Using US Military Equipment Against Peshmerga: KRSC

BAS News - 2017-10-16 08:36
ERBIL — The Iraqi forces and Iranian-backed Hashd al-Shaabi militia (PMF) on Sunday night launched an attack on Kirkuk from two front lines, said Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) on Monday morning. The two forces at 23:30 advanced from Taza Khurm ...

Coalition Threatens Downing Iraqi Jets If Fly to Attack Kurds: MP

BAS News - 2017-10-16 03:51
ERBIL — The US-led Coalition forces have warned the Iraqi central government to avoid violence and especially using airpower against the Kurdish Peshmerga forces in the northern city of Kirkuk, said a Kurdish lawmaker. Member of the Iraqi parliament, Sha ...

Top PUK Official: Peshmerga Fully Committed to Defend Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-10-16 03:20
KIRKUK — Deputy Secretary-General of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), Kosrat Rasoul has made it clear that tens of thousand of Kurdish Peshmerga forces are in Kirkuk, fully committed to defend the province against any possible military attack by B ...

Barzani Gives Peshmerga Green Light to Fire in Kirkuk to Defend Only

BAS News - 2017-10-16 02:30
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani, who is also the Commander-in-Chief of the Peshmerga forces, has ordered the Kurdish forces to not initiate a war in Kirkuk, but do not hesitate to open fire if came under attack. “President Barzani order ...

Al-Jazeera Tempest: 3 mercenaries killed

ANHA - 2017-10-15 14:46
AL-RAQQA- The fighters of al-Jazeera Tempest repelled an Is mercenaries’ attack against al-Sor town, and the clashes resulted in killing three mercenaries. Is mercenaries launched an attack on Saturday morning against Syrian Democratic Forces’ (SDF) posit ...

Coalition to React to Any Offensive on Kirkuk: Official

BAS News - 2017-10-15 02:30
KIRKUK — The US-led coalition has made it clear that any military force conducting offensives against Kirkuk would come under coalition attack, said an official form Kirkuk. The Coalition has notified Iraqi armed forces about their position on the issue, ...

Hashd al-Shabbi’s attack to Kurdistan or Iran’s attack?

Roji Kurd - 2017-10-15 00:06
Roji Kurd; Iraq’s Prime Minister Abadi and Iran-led Hashd al-Shabbi militants demand the surrender of all oil fields at Kirkuk, the transfer of the airport, a military base and all IS prisoners. They also demand that the Iraqi army be able to revert to al ...

Kurdistan says Iraqi forces preparing major attack in oil-rich Kirkuk

E-Kurd - 2017-10-14 19:34
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi government forces and Iranian-trained Iraqi paramilitaries are “preparing a major attack” on Kurdish forces in the Kurdish-held oil-rich region of Kirkuk and near Mosul in northern Iraq, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) said on Wed ...

Iran Planning to Attack US Embassies in Iraq, Lebanon: Report

BAS News - 2017-10-14 15:43
ERBIL — The Islamic Republic of Iran is reportedly planning a scenario similar to the hostage-taking crisis in 1979, but this time targeting United States’ diplomatic missions in Iraq and Lebanon. According to the information obtained by Roj Kurd News We ...

Hashd Al-Shaabi Asks Kirkuk People for Support in Imminent Attack

BAS News - 2017-10-14 15:43
ERBIL — Shi'ite Arab militias of Hashd al-Shaabi have spread leaflets in Kirkuk Province asking the residents to support their imminent attack on the city. Leaflets have been found in Kirkuk city, claiming that Peshmerga has collapsed and that the militi ...

Footage of Abu Fas’ horrific massacre by IS mercenaries

ANHA - 2017-10-14 14:17
DEIR EZ-ZOR– ANHA has received videos of the moment of the terrible attack carried out against civilians fleeing from the brutality of IS mercenaries towards the liberated areas which was liberated by Syrian Democratic Forces in the eastern bank of the E ...

State Department: US Closely Monitoring Situation in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-10-13 15:46
ERBIL — The US is “closely” monitoring the situation in Kirkuk where the Arab Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi are intending to attack the Peshmerga forces in the province, said the spokesperson of the US Department of State on Thursday. Peshmerga did ...

Some PUK Officials Involved in Baghdad Conspiracy to Attack Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-10-13 03:23
ERBIL — Some officials from the patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are involved in a conspiracy devised by the central government in Baghdad to attack Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Kirkuk. Late on Thursday, Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) warned o ...

Baghdad Amassing Large Army at Kirkuk Doorstep, Attack Imminent

BAS News - 2017-10-13 01:44
ERBIL — A large number of Iraqi troops and Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi, equipped with heavy arms, have been deployed to southern Kirkuk near Peshmerga positions, expected to conduct offensives, warned the Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC). ...

Erbil Notifies US of Baghdad’s Intention to Attack Peshmerga

BAS News - 2017-10-12 20:53
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga Ministry has notified US diplomatic mission of Baghdad’s military mobilisations against Kurds in south of Kirkuk and north of Mosul. The Peshmerga official held a meeting on Thursday with US Consul General in Erbil, K ...

No, the Israeli Air Force Won’t Race to Iraqi Kurdistan’s Rescue

WarIsBoring - 2017-10-12 15:10
Here in Iraq’s Kurdish autonomous region, a friend recently overheard some of his countrymen discussing the prospect of an independent Iraqi Kurdistan coming under attack from Baghdad or its neighbors. They dismissed this prospect out of hand, very matter ...

Hashd Al-Shaabi’s Attempt to Attack Kurdistan Failed: Commander

BAS News - 2017-10-12 13:17
ERBIL — Shi’ite Arab militia forces of Hashd al-Shaabi were attempting to conduct a major offensive against Peshmerga in south of Kirkuk last night, said a Peshmerga commander. Kamal Kirkuki, Commander of Peshmerga forces in southern Kirkuk, told Kurdist ...

Hundreds of IS Suspects Surrender to Peshmerga: Official

BAS News - 2017-10-11 00:16
ERBIL — Hundreds of Islamic State (IS) suspects have recently surrendered to Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga forces while their last pocket coming under attack by the Iraqi army, a Kurdish official said. “Approximately 1,000 men surrendered over the last we ...

Peshmerga Foils IS Attack South-west Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-10-09 13:02
IS militants attacked Peshmerga early Monday southwestern Kirkuk KIRKUK — Peshmerga forces managed to foil the offensive carried out by Islamic State (IS) extremists early Monday against Peshmerga on south-western Kirkuk’s front. Kamal Kirkuki, Peshmerga ...

IS Militants Attack Peshmerga South-West Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-10-09 12:19
Fierce clashes are ongoing between Peshmerga and IS KIRKUK — Islamic State (IS) extremists launched early on Monday an offensive against the Peshmerga forces on south-western Kirkuk front. Kamal Kirkuki, a Peshmerga commander of the front, told BasNews t ...

Al-Jazeera Tempest: IS attack foiled, fighters progress

ANHA - 2017-10-05 11:42
DEIR EZ-ZOR- Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) repelled an IS mercenaries’ attack in Markadah axis, and 2 IS mercenaries bodies were kept at the fighters’ hands. The fighters also seized an amount of weapons amid the fighters progress in Deir ez-Zor axes. Al ...

Turkish-backed gangs shell Kobani’s Til El Ibir village

ANHA - 2017-10-04 22:38
KOBANÊ – The Turkish army’s gangs positioned in the southern countryside of Jarablus are carrying out artillery attacks against western Kobani. ANHA correspondents on the ground report the gangs of the Turkish army has launched an attack against the Til E ...

Las Vegas attack the deadliest in US history

Roji Kurd - 2017-10-03 00:02
Roji Kurd: A gunman has killed at least 50 people at a country music festival in Las Vegas Strip, raining down rapid fire from the 32nd floor of a hotel for several minutes before he was shot dead by police. Over 400 peeople have been transported to hospi ...
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