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Rojhilat-Başûr crossings handed over to Popular Crowd

ANHA - 2017-10-18 14:26
NEWS DESK- The crossings between Başûr “South of Kurdistan” and Rojhilat ” East of Kurdistan “had been handed over to the militants of the Popular Crowd. After the attacks by the Iraqi army and the Popular Crowd on Başûr “South Kurdistan,” the Haji Omran ...

Youths volunteer to defend Kurdistani areas

Waar Media - 2017-10-18 03:16
WAAR-Duhok After Iraqi forces and PMU attacks on Kikuk, many Kurdish youths has started volunteering to defend Kurdistani areas from PMU attacks. Many Youths in Akre took up arms and flock to areas near front lines to defend Kirkuk and other Kurdistani a ...

US Diplomat on Kirkuk Conflicts: Kurds Need Our Help Against IRGC Proxies

BAS News - 2017-10-16 05:11
ERBIL — Former US ambassador to Iraq, Zalmay Khalilzad, has called on his country to support the Kurds against military attacks by Iraq’s Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi in Kirkuk. Khalilzad said in a series of tweets on his official account that the ...

Peshmerga on Alert for Any Attacks on Kikruk: Commander

BAS News - 2017-10-14 14:14
ERBIL — The Peshmerga forces are on alert to respond to any military threats by Hashd al-Shaabi and Iraqi forces, Sheikh Jaafar, Sheikh Mustafa, Commander of Unit 70 of Peshmerga said. The Peshmerga forces positioned around Kirkuk are on alert and in pos ...

Attacks repelled in Deir ez-Zor campaign, 6 ISIS members killed

ANHA - 2017-10-13 22:54
DEIR EZZOR – Fighters of the SDF continue advancing in the Deir ez-Zor campaign. 6 ISIS gang members have been killed in clashes, it has been reported. Fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) continue to progress on the Siwer and Mergede fronts in ...

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 ...

1,000 refugees reached SDF areas

ANHA - 2017-10-05 14:09
More than 1,000 refugees among them wounds fled IS mercenaries' attacks and the Syrian-Russian bombardment, and they reached the areas held by Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). ...

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 ...

SDF’s spokesperson: IS attacks revealed a lot of circumstances

ANHA - 2017-10-02 16:15
The official spokesman for the Wrath of Euphrates campaign, Jihan Sheikh Ahmed, said that the recent attacks of IS mercenaries launched after the infiltration of 100 IS mercenaries from the areas of control of the Baathist regime exposed many circumstance ...

Marwan al-Yazidi, a child suicide bomber trained by IS

ANHA - 2017-10-01 11:20
IS mercenaries kidnapped him from Şengal and has sold him more than a dozen times between Iraqi and Syrian cities. They forced him to convert to Islam and join to a cycle of the so-called "Caliphate’s Cubs" receiving training to carry out suicide attacks, ...

Hawija: IS Sets Oil Fields on Fire to Hinder Army Attacks

BAS News - 2017-09-29 17:18
ERBIL — As the Iraqi army continues advancing against the Islamic State (IS) in their last pocket of Hawija, the extremist group sets oil fields in the area on fire so as to trouble the troops make territorial gains against them. Two of the oil wells, ac ...

What Will China Do if the U.S. Attacks North Korea?

International Crisis Group - 2017-09-29 16:11
During a speech at the United Nations General Assembly on 19 September 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump warned that if North Korea threatened the United States or its allies, he would “totally destroy” the nation. As tensions continue to rise between Wa ...

Turkish occupation attacks’ outcome on Afrin within two weeks

ANHA - 2017-09-28 15:52
Turkish occupation army continues attacking Afrin region’s villages and towns in this context, the occupation forces and their mercenaries launched attacks on Afrin which resulted in wounding children and some animals and caused a lot of damages to the ci ...

IS Attacks Iraqi Forces in Three Areas in Ramadi, Anbar

BAS News - 2017-09-27 11:37
ANBAR — Islamic State (IS) militants attacked on Wednesday several positions held by Iraqi forces in Anbar Province, west of Baghdad. The militants managed to seize a few districts in Ramadi, the centre of Anbar, killing around 10 Iraqi soldiers and woun ...

Iraq Executes 42 IS Militants in Nasiriyah

BAS News - 2017-09-25 21:45
ERBIL — the Iraqi authorities executed 42 Islamic State (IS) militants, convicted of terrorism for killing members of the security forces and conducting deadly attacks in the country. The decision of the court to execute the 42 militants affiliated with ...

IS Attacks Iraqi Forces in Tuz Khurmatu, 9 Militants Killed

BAS News - 2017-09-24 10:09
TUZ KHURMATU — After the Islamic State (IS) militants attacked Hashd al-Shaabi and Iraqi troops in Tuz Khurmatu last night, the Iraqi jets pounded the positions of the militants. Head of Tuz Khurmatu District’s Media Department, Mohamed Fayaq, told BasNe ...

For this reason, mercenaries would occupy Iska

ANHA - 2017-09-20 12:52
The mercenaries of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (Jabhet al-Nusra) launch successive attacks on Iska village in Sherawa district in Afrin canton aiming at occupying it. What is the importance of the village, and why they intend to occupy it? ...

Four Suicide attacks target US base in Makhmour

Waar Media - 2017-09-17 14:24
WAAR-DUHOK: Four suicide attackers have targeted a US military base near a village in Makhmour, south of Erbil on Sunday morning, a security source told reporters. Four attackers blew themselves up, but the source did not provide details on whether it in ...

IS attacks US military base in Makhmour

KurdPress - 2017-09-17 13:21
Four Islamic State (IS) militants launched a failed attack late Saturday night on a US military base in the Makhmour area in northern Iraq. ...

YPG responding to Turkish attacks, a mercenary wounded

ANHA - 2017-09-16 14:55
AFRIN/AL-SHAHBA- People Protection Units (YPG) and Women Protection Units (YPJ) in Afrin region repelled the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries’ attacks. As they responded, a mercenary in Atima town axis in Adlib region and that is aligned to Jan ...

At least 50 killed in bomb attacks in southern Iraqi city

Waar Media - 2017-09-15 14:59
WAAR-DUHOK: Suicide bombers attacked a restaurant and a police checkpoint on a highway near the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah on Thursday, killing at least 50 and wounding more than 80, police and medical sources said. One attacker detonated his explo ...

Aref: elections’ success means occupation failure

ANHA - 2017-09-12 12:58
A member of the Executive Committee of the Northern Syrian Council Rohlat Aref said that the escalation of the Turkish occupation of his attacks on the region of Afrin aim to thwart the presidential elections for co-chair of the communes , and pointed out ...

Syriac Citizens: They cannot eliminate us

ANHA - 2017-09-11 12:20
A number of Syriacs in the city of Qamishlo condemned the attacks of the Turkish state against the regions and people of North Kurdistan, stressing that the Turkish state will not be able to eliminate the peoples of the region and their ancient cultures. ...

YPG reveals 7-day outcome of Turkish attacks

ANHA - 2017-09-09 16:28
The media center of the People Protection Units revealed the outcome of the past seven days, and said that the Turkish army killed a citizen displaced from al- Raqqa ...

EU: Possibility of Increased IS Attacks

BAS News - 2017-09-08 00:50
ERBIL — EU official warned on Thursday that there might be negative consequences for Europe after the ongoing fight against Islamic State (IS). Julian King, EU Commissioner for the Security Union, said during a press conference that there is a possibilit ...

Afrin region … 15 days of continued shelling

ANHA - 2017-09-06 15:15
The Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries stationed on the border of Afrin region have almost daily extended their attacks on the region of Afrin, especially after the announcement of the canton of Shahba within the federation of northern Syria, and ...

The shooting the bullet to city of Lija in Northern Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-09-06 05:42
In the wake of the news that the Kurdistan Human Rights Association has received, Turkish army attacks continue to the villages and towns of Kurdistan in northern Kurdistan. This time the city of Lija was attacked. It is reported that the “Mushref” villag ...

Continued Attacks on Kolbars and Tradesmen by Iranian Border Guards

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-09-06 02:00
Last night, Iranian Disciplinary Force (NAJA) of “Dasht Kapran” arrested a number of kolbars at one of the border areas of the Sardasht city. In this incident, the officers injured a cover by direct shooting, and crushed a young woman under the wheels of ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – August 29, 2017

E-Kurd - 2017-09-05 14:01
Peshmerga fighters thwart multiple IS attacks in Tuz Khurmatu Tuz Khurmatu: Kurdish Peshmerga forces foiled multiple attacks from Islamic State (IS) militants in the district of Tuz Khurmatu. A Peshmerga commander said IS militants attacked the Kurdish f ...

Peshmerga repels ISIS suicide attacks near Tel Afar

Waar Media - 2017-08-31 14:04
WAAR-DUHOK: Peshmerga forces gunned down three Islamic State (ISIS) suicide bombers who attempted to approach the Peshmerga bases early on Thursday near al-Ayadiyah, the last district held by IS in Tel Afar city. According to military sources, three IS s ...

Sheikh Issa: Turkish occupation attacks will not affect elections

ANHA - 2017-08-31 10:29
The co-chair of the Executive Council in the canton of Afrin Othman Sheikh Issa said that the attacks of the Turkish occupation army on the center of the canton will not weaken the determination of the people about holding the elections and declaring fede ...

Turkey-Backed FSA Attacks US Forces in Syria

BAS News - 2017-08-29 23:10
ERBIL — the US forces fighting against the so-called Islamic State (IS) came under direct attack near the positions of the Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) in the Syrian city of Manbij, a Pentagon official said on Tuesday. The US forces reportedly re ...

Myanmar Tips into New Crisis after Rakhine State Attacks

International Crisis Group - 2017-08-27 16:05
The Rohingya insurgent attacks that killed twelve Myanmar soldiers and officials and perhaps 77 of their own number is a serious escalation of a ten-month-old crisis. They make implementation of this week’s recommendations to address Rohingya grievances ...

YPG respond to Turkish mercenaries’ attacks

ANHA - 2017-08-26 13:57
AFRIN- People Protection Units (YPG) in Afrin canton in Afrin region responded to the bombardment’s sources of the Turkish mercenaries who are stationed in Kafr Khasher village. The Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries who are stationed in Azaz tow ...

Afrin military forces inflicted Turkish army damage

ANHA - 2017-08-23 13:40
AL-SHAHBA/AFRIN- People Protection Units (YPG), Women Protection Units (YPJ) and the revolutionary forces responded to the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries’ attacks on Afrin region, and some information stated that a number of mercenaries were ...

ISKA people: We will protect our land along with YPG, YPJ

ANHA - 2017-08-23 13:40
Residents of the village of Iska in Afrin canton assured that they will not succumb to attacks by the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries, stressing their stand alongside the People Protection Units and Women Protection Units. ...

Nearly 11,000 Yezidi IDPs So Far Returned Home

BAS News - 2017-08-22 15:27
ERBIL — Since the Kurdish Yezidi people first escaped their homes at the wake of Islamic State (IS) attacks, nearly 11,000 people have return to their areas of origin. Only within the past few weeks, hundreds of IDP families returned to Sinjar, Sinune an ...

'My body battleground'

BBC - 2017-08-21 02:28
The brutality of online attacks on some Muslim women in Malaysia have led to calls for changes in law. ...

IS Threat to UK Increasing as It is Defeated in Iraq, Syria: Minister

BAS News - 2017-08-19 14:43
ERBIL — The threats of Islamic State (IS) terror attacks in the UK is on the rise as the group is suffering from bitter defeats in Iraq and Syria, warned UK’s Security Minister Ben Wallace. "I think the threat is still increasing, partly driven by the fa ...

Turkish occupation&its mercenaries continue shelling al-Shahba

ANHA - 2017-08-19 12:53
AL-SHAHBA- The Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries continue bombarding al-Shahba areas. A Turkish surveillance plane hovered over the canton, simultaneously, attacks were launched. The Revolutionary Forces responded to the sources of fire. The Tur ...

Perpetrators of Two Catalonia Terror Attacks Members of 12-Person Cell

Waar Media - 2017-08-18 14:42
WAAR-DUHOK: The perpetrators of two terrorist attacks in Spain’s Barcelona are members of a 12-person cell, El Pais newspaper reported Friday. A van drove into a crowd of pedestrians in the central Ramblas area in Barcelona on Thursday, leaving 13 people ...

Barzani Condemns Barcelona Terror Attack

BAS News - 2017-08-18 13:43
ERBIL— Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani denounced on Friday the terrorist attacks in Spain's Barcelona which left 13 people dead. "While we strongly condemn this terrorist move, we also send our condolences to the families of the victims of this ...

Can vehicle attacks be prevented?

BBC - 2017-08-18 04:03
In just over a year Europe has seen seven attacks where vehicles have been used as weapons. Security correspondent Gordon Corera looks at what authorities are doing about it. ...

78 mercenaries killed, IS attacks foiled

ANHA - 2017-08-17 12:43
- 78 mercenaries were killed during the clashes erupted in 6 neighborhoods of al-Raqqa city, and the fighters foiled the mercenaries attacks as booby-trapped vehicles were used by IS mercenaries during the attacks. ...

Massive losses inflicted to Turkish army, its mercenary affiliates

ANHA - 2017-08-17 12:43
People Protection Units and Women Protection Units (YPG, YPJ) have repelled the Turkish occupation army and its mercenarie’ attacks on Afrin region killing 17 mercenaries and wounding 7, in addition, two bulldozers were destroyed, a Turkish drone hovering ...
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