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SDF liberate civilians in Nazleh Shuhadeh

ANHA - 2017-07-22 18:18
Special groups in SDF for civilians liberation continue liberating the civilians from the neighborhoods which are still held by IS. ...

Over 40,000 Civilians Killed in Mosul Battle: Ex-Iraqi Minister

BAS News - 2017-07-21 10:44
Hoshyar Zebari reveals some details of IS bribing Iraqi military forces ERBIL- During the nine months of the battle to retake Mosul from the Islamic State (IS), more than 40,000 civilians were killed by the parties to the war, as stated by the former Ira ...

Iraqi Army Rejects Reports on 40,000 Civilian Deaths in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-07-20 16:04
ERBIL — The Iraqi army's War Media Cell (WMC) denied on Thursday the reports claiming that 40,000 civilians have been killed during the military campaign to liberate Mosul. "The official statistics issued by the Directorate of Civil Defense showed that t ...

Two Kurdish merchants were shot and killed by Iran forces

Hengaw - 2017-07-19 03:03
Hengaw: Three young Kurdish civilians were killed and wounded by the Iran armed forces in Rwansar. According to reports received by Hengaw, The post Two Kurdish merchants were shot and killed by Iran forces appeared first on Human Rights News. ...

IS Vicious Attacks Continue Targeting Mosul Civilians

BAS News - 2017-07-19 00:15
IZMIR — Civilians in Mosul and other parts of Iraq continue suffering from vicious attacks carried out by the Islamic State (IS), the United Nations (UN) envoy for Iraq said on Monday. Jan Kubis told the UN Security Council on Monday, that IS supporters ...

Humanitarian Crisis Threatening 20,000 Lives in Shirqat

BAS News - 2017-07-18 16:39
The district is under siege by the Iraqi forces TIKRIT — The Iraqi Observatory for Human Rights said that lack of food is threatening the lives of 20 thousand civilians on the left coast of Shirqat district, north of Tikrit, in Salahaddin province. Accor ...

6 civilians lose their lives, 25 liberated in al-Raqqa

ANHA - 2017-07-17 12:51
AL-RAQQA- 6 civilians lost their lives by a mine blast planted by IS mercenaries when they were trying to flee the occupied neighborhoods by IS gangs, SDF also managed to liberate 25 civilians in Old al-Raqqa Neighborhood. The SDF special teams to liberat ...

IS Militants Raid a Village in Diyala, Kill a Woman

BAS News - 2017-07-17 11:20
They attempted to abduct two civilians DIYALA — Islamic State (IS) militants attempted to abduct two individuals last night and killed their mother in Gulala district of Khanaqin city in Diyala province, an official said on Monday. Sheikh Yaqoob Lihebi, ...

A footage showing YPJ liberating civilians

ANHA - 2017-07-16 16:10
The Women Protection Units (YPJ) released a footage on fighters liberating hundreds of civilians from IS gangs who were being used as human shields. ...

All civilians besieged in al-Tayar freed, the wounded treated

ANHA - 2017-07-16 16:10
AL-RAQQA- SDF’s special teams for liberating civilians managed before a while to liberate civilians in al-Tayar neighborhood roughly 450 civilians among them were some wounded as the mercenaries targeted them, the wounded were saved by the fighters. The s ...

Civilians wounded, fire broke out by Turkish shelling on Afrin

ANHA - 2017-07-15 16:42
AFRIN – Turkish shelling on Afrin canton and its villages resulted in wounding 2 civilians, one is critically wounded, moreover, fire broke out causing damage due to the shelling. The Turkish occupation army repeated its shelling on Afrin canton villages ...

Mercenaries use civilians to open mined roads

ANHA - 2017-07-13 11:58
Eyewitnesses among civilians who were liberated by Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) stated that IS mercenaries sent some mercenaries to areas planted by mines in the frontal axis of al-Diriya neighborhood and most of the members of two families lost their l ...

West al-Raqqa: SDF liberated other 115 civilians

ANHA - 2017-07-12 14:53
The special teams in Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) for liberating the civilians liberated on Wednesday morning 115 civilians from al-Diriya and Tayar neighborhoods west of al-Raqqa city. ...

SDF special teams liberate +1,000 civilians

ANHA - 2017-07-12 10:36
AL-RAQQA- Syrian Democratic Forces have liberated on Tuesday night more than 1,000 civilians in the western neighborhoods of al-Raqqa city. SDF having already liberated around 400 civilians on Tuesday afternoon and getting them to safe areas, the SDF spec ...

UN Ready to Support Iraqi Government in Post-IS Process

BAS News - 2017-07-11 01:22
ERBIL — The United Nations (UN) are ready to support the Iraqi government in the post-Islamic State (IS) process, aiming to establish safe conditions for all displaced civilians to return to their homes in western Mosul, UN Secretary-General's spokespers ...

Shi'ite Militias Kidnapped 69 Civilians in Tuz Khurmatu in Six Months

BAS News - 2017-07-08 16:55
ERBIL—Since the beginning of 2017, the Shi'ite paramilitaries of Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces), have kidnapped 69 civilians in Tuz Khurmatu district of Salahaddin province. Mohammed Fayeq, press secretary for Tuz Khurmatu mayor, said 29 o ...

Tensions rise between Iraqi civilians and govt forces in Mosul

E-Kurd - 2017-07-07 14:31
MOSUL,— “Don’t stop!” the Iraqi special forces lieutenant yelled as a wave of fleeing civilians trudged past his position in Mosul’s Old City in the scorching heat. “Don’t pretend you’re tired! Keep going!” Nearby, dozens of women and children, their han ...

20,000 Civilians Remain Trapped Inside IS-held Areas in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-07-06 23:22
MOSUL — About 20,000 civilians remain trapped inside the last pockets controlled by the Islamic State (IS) in Mosul's Old City, a senior United Nations (UN) official said. According to Lise Grande, UN humanitarian coordinator in Iraq, who spoke to AFP on ...

4 innocent civilians wounded in Tergur area functions Orumieh.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-06 00:25
According to the report by Kurdistan Human Rights Association, last night near the village Al- Bairan located in the Marmishu valley Tergur area Orumiyeh in east Kurdistan 2 innocent civilians from village of Sheykhan and 2 others innocent civilians from ...

Iraqi Anbar Province Threaten to Declare Autonomous Region

BAS News - 2017-07-05 15:33
ANBAR — Local officials and tribal leaders in Anbar threatened to declare the province an autonomous region, as a protest against what they call “humiliation” of civilians at checkpoints set up on the borders with Baghdad. According to Hamid al-Dulaimi, ...

IS Massacres 200 Civilians in Talafar: Turkmen MP

BAS News - 2017-07-05 14:44
TALAFAR — Islamic State (IS) militants arrested and killed hundreds of civilians in Talafar town in west Mosul on Tuesday as punishment for their attempt to flee the town. Aydin Marouf, head of Turkmen Front block in the Kurdistan Region parliament, told ...

Photos express Turkish occupation barbarity

ANHA - 2017-07-05 09:28
Jilbul( Jilbirê) and Iska villages in Sherawa district and Kafrantone village in al-Shahba areas were barbarically shelled and Turkish bombs have fallen on them destroying civilians homes and killing 3 civilians, and wounding 6 others. ...

Iranians won’t forget IR655 downing by US: Zarif

KurdPress - 2017-07-04 12:11
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on his twitter account recalled that on July 3, 1988, US ship shot down IR655, killing 290 civilians, and said that the Iranian nation will never forget the criminal act. ...

Iraqi Forces Find 74 Civilians' Bodies in West Mosul

BAS News - 2017-07-03 18:28
MOSUL — About 74 dead bodies were found in the northwest of Mosul’s Old City, after the Iraqi forces liberated the area from the so-called Islamic State (IS), an informed medical source said on Monday. The bodies were discovered in the district of al-Zan ...

Iran heavily shells Kurdistan Region border and civilians wounds

Waar Media - 2017-07-03 12:15
WAAR-DUHOK: Iranian artillery has shelled the Balakayati area of the Kurdistan Region on Monday morning and according to local officials, one person has been wounded. The shelling began at 5:00 O’ Clock in the morning, and continuing. The areas that came ...

3.5 Million Iraqis Suffering from "Fragile" Food Supplies Situation

BAS News - 2017-07-02 23:01
ERBIL — The food supply situation for 3.5 million Iraqi civilians remains “fragile”, a United Nations (UN) official in Iraq said on Sunday. Fadel al-Zubi, representative of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), said in a statement that nearly 3 ...

Suicide Attack Kills 14 Civilians in a Refugee Camp in Anbar

BAS News - 2017-07-02 23:01
ANBAR — A suicide attack in a refugee camp in the province of Anbar, killed 14 civilians on Sunday, a local official said. According to Hussein Kassar, a security adviser to Anbar’s provincial council, the killed civilians were women, children and one po ...

IS uses civilians as human shields

ANHA - 2017-07-02 11:12
IS mercenaries are using people as human shields as people are taken to the middle of the city to be used in the battles. ...

Iraqi casualties in June rises to 800

Kurdistan24 - 2017-07-02 01:02
Displaced Iraqi civilians carry an old man after escaping from Mosul's Old City during fighting between Iraqi security and IS extremists in Mosul. (Photo: Reuters) ...

UN Warns of Collective Punishment of Civilians Accused of Links to IS

BAS News - 2017-07-01 00:35
ERBIL — The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has raised concerns about the situations in Iraq’s Mosul, calling on parties to the ongoing conflict to “abide by the principles of humanity, distinction, proportionality and precaution in carryin ...

30 civilians dead in air strikes on IS-held area of Syria

Waar Media - 2017-06-28 14:57
WAAR-DUHOK: At least 30 civilians were killed in air strikes on an area of eastern Syria held by the Islamic State group on Wednesday, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it was not immediately able to say whether the st ...

Shooting to an innocent civilians and wounding him by Corps forces

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-28 11:25
The Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) forces around Sardasht directly to innocent civilians wounded one of them. According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, this morning Tuesday 27 June 2017, the IRGC forces in region Kani Zardi n ...

Civilians Killed, Injured in Unidentified Jet Airstrikes in Anbar

BAS News - 2017-06-27 00:21
ANBAR — Unidentified fighter planes shelled on Monday a village in western Iraqi province of Anbar, killing two civilians whereas nine others were injured. A local source told Sputnik that two children are among the injured while most of the victims are ...

IS Beheads Seven Civilians in Hawija

BAS News - 2017-06-26 00:12
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) militants beheaded on Sunday at least seven civilians in Hawija town of Kirkuk province for alleged espionage. According to al-Sumaria which cited a security source from Kirkuk, the jihadists committed the atrocity after the co ...

Turkish occupation, its gangs renew shelling Afrin, al-Shahba

ANHA - 2017-06-24 14:17
Jabhit al-Nusra , Ahrar al-Sham mercenaries have renewed shelling Afrin canton villages with heavy weapons and bombs, while Turkish occupation army and its affiliate mercenaries targeted al-Shahba liberated villages, civilians’ crops and orchards leaving ...

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

BAS News - 2017-06-23 03:15
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 ...

SDF appeals: people keep away from IS

ANHA - 2017-06-22 21:25
The Syrian Democratic Forces spokesperson General Talal Silo assured that al-Raqqa liberation campaign is successfully advancing, Silo added that they prioritize civilians’ safety, simultaneously, he appealed to al-Raqqa people to keep away from IS headqu ...
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