Latest news

Coalition

Syrian Democratic Forces Liberate Raqqa

The Global Coalition - 2017-10-20 18:17
The Coalition congratulates our Syrian Democratic Forces partners on their announcement of the liberation of Raqqa, Syria, from Daesh occupation Oct. 20. Daesh's loss of Mosul and now Raqqah are turning points for the terrorist organization whose leaders ...

Coalition: We Are Monitoring the Military Movements Around Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-10-16 16:24
ERBIL — The US-led Coalition has warned about “escalatory actions” in Kirkuk and stated that they are monitoring the military movements in the area. “The Coalition is monitoring the movements of military vehicles and personnel in the vicinity of Kirkuk. ...

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 ...

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, ...

100 IS Militants Surrender in Raqqa

BAS News - 2017-10-14 17:47
ERBIL— As a US-led coalition is on the verge of taking the full control of Raqqa, Syria, from the Islamic State (IS) organization, around 100 members of the group have surrendered since Friday, according to a report by Reuters. The report also stated the ...

SDF Completely Liberates Raqqa from IS

BAS News - 2017-10-14 12:18
ERBIL — A source from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) revealed on Saturday that they have completed the liberation of Raqqa, Islamic State’s stronghold in northern Syria. A source from SDF told BasNews “SDF, backed by the Global Coalition, fully liber ...

Life After Daesh – Raqqawis’ Hopes for the Future

The Global Coalition - 2017-10-11 01:46
“I want electricity, water, a telephone. That’d be enough.” The post Life After Daesh – Raqqawis’ Hopes for the Future appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

What the Great Scud Hunt Says About War With North Korea

WarIsBoring - 2017-10-09 21:14
While assembling the coalition that would eject Iraqi forces from Kuwait in 1990–1991, one thing American military planners weren’t worried about was Iraq’s Scud-B tactical ballistic missiles. True, Iraq had flung hundreds of the Soviet-designed missiles ...

Close Cooperation Between Peshmerga and Iraqi Forces: Coalition

BAS News - 2017-10-08 11:14
ERBIL — Brigadier General Andrew A. Croft, the coalition's deputy air force commander, said that there is high cooperation between the Iraqi forces and the Kurdistan Region Peshmerga forces in the fight against the Islamic State (IS). During Hawija opera ...

Coalition: Peshmerga Killed, Captured 1000 IS Militants Since August

BAS News - 2017-10-06 19:24
LODZ — The US-led Coalition revealed on Friday that Kurdish Peshmerga forces have killed or captured 1000 jihadists since the beginning of Tel Afar assault on 20th August. In response to BasNews, Army Colonel Ryan Dillon, a Spokesperson for Operation Inh ...

Iraqi Security Forces liberate Hawijah

The Global Coalition - 2017-10-06 01:11
The Coalition congratulates the Government of Iraq and the Iraqi Security Forces on their swift and decisive victory against ISIS in Hawijah Oct. 5. The post Iraqi Security Forces liberate Hawijah appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Peshmerga Will Protect Sovereign Future State of Kurdistan: Official

BAS News - 2017-10-02 13:49
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Peshmerga forces will be protecting the independent state of Kurdistan in the future and the Global Coalition is helping Peshmerga become an effective and capable force. Sarbast Lazgin, deputy minister of Peshmerga, told BasNews ...

UK Air Forces Hit 1,602 IS Positions in Iraq, Syria Since 2014

BAS News - 2017-09-28 20:46
ERBIL — UK Royal Air Forces have hit 1,602 Islamic State (IS) positions across Iraq and Syria since the start of the US-led coalition operation against the extremist group in September 2014, UK Defense Ministry said on Thursday. According to a statement ...

Le Kurdistan irakien, une région riche en pétrole

Institut kurde - Paris - 2017-09-25 08:45
Le Kurdistan irakien, qui organise un référendum sur son indépendance lundi, est une région autonome depuis 1991, devenue alliée de la coalition internationale antijihadistes. ...

Peshmerga and Iraqi army sign agreement on Hawija operation

Waar Media - 2017-09-24 19:28
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdish Peshmerga forces and Iraqi army, in presence of a US-led coalition representative, reached a five point coordination agreement for the Hawija operation, which is in its fourth day. The Iraqi and Kurdish sides agreed that the Peshmerga ...

Peshmerga, Iraqi Army Reach Agreement on Hawija Battle

BAS News - 2017-09-24 15:34
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga forces and the Iraqi army reached an agreement on Hawija operation according to which Peshmerga will be backing the Iraqi army on southern Kirkuk fronts. In a meeting, overseen by the US-led Coalition against Islamic ...

Female Peshmerga receives ‘Global Hope Coalition’ award in New York

Waar Media - 2017-09-20 15:01
WAAR-DUHOK: A female Peshmerga has received a UNESCO award acknowledging “everyday heroes” in the campaign to fight violent extremism and intolerance. Lt. Kochar Saleh Haji, who has been a Peshmerga for eight years, was one of 10 recipients from around t ...

Female Peshmerga Fighter Receives ‘Global Hope Coalition’ Award

BAS News - 2017-09-19 14:56
ERBIL — Kurdish female Peshmerga fighter, who has been fighting on the forefront of the war against Islamic State (IS) for the past several years, received the prestigious award of ‘Global Hope Coalition’ on Monday for her outstanding work against extrem ...

Senior IS Commander Killed in Airstrike Near Qaim

BAS News - 2017-09-19 01:35
ERBIL — A senior security commander of the so-called Islamic State (IS) was killed on Monday, as a result of an airstrike on positions controlled by the extremist group in western Anbar, an Iraqi security source said. US-led coalition warplanes carried o ...

Coalition Airstrikes Kill at Least 14 IS Militants in Hawija

BAS News - 2017-09-12 22:16
ERBIL — At least 14 Islamic State (IS) members were killed in a series of airstrikes carried out by a US-led coalition in Iraq’s northern Kirkuk province, a local security source said on Tuesday. According to Khalid al-Numan, a police officer in Kirkuk, ...

Barzani and McGurk to Meet in Erbil on Septembet 13

Waar Media - 2017-09-12 17:09
WAAR-DUHOK: The US Presidential Envoy to the Global Coalition against Islamic State Brett McGurk is expected to meet with Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani for talks over a number of issues, a Kurdish official said on Tuesday. Muhammed Haji Mahmu ...

Barzani and McGurk to Meet in Erbil

BAS News - 2017-09-12 14:46
ERBIL — The US Presidential Envoy to the Global Coalition against Islamic State Brett McGurk is expected to meet with Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani for talks over a number of issues, a Kurdish official said on Tuesday. Muhammed Haji Mahmud, S ...

Coalition Conducts 78 Airstrikes in Syria, Iraq Over The Weekend

BAS News - 2017-09-11 20:57
ERBIL — The US-led coalition carried out 78 airstrikes consisting of 91 engagements against the so-called Islamic State (IS) in both Syria and Iraq, the Jointly Task Forces said on Monday. The Coalition conducted 34 airstrikes near the Syrian city of Raq ...

IS Chief of Intelligence in Iraq Killed: Kurdistan CTD

BAS News - 2017-09-10 23:30
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Counter Terrorism Directorate (CTD) has confirmed the killing of a senior Islamic State (IS) militant in western Iraq. In a statement published on its official Facebook page, the CTD said US-led coalition fighter jets killed IS ...

Coalition, Iraqi Jets Step up Airstrikes on IS-held Hawija

BAS News - 2017-09-10 00:41
ERBIL — The Iraqi Air Forces (IAF) and the US-led coalition against the so-called Islamic State (IS) have increased the airstrikes on IS positions in the town of Hawija, according to Iraq's minister of defense. According to the Iraqi Defense Minister, Er ...

SDF Announces Operation in IS-held Deir al-Zor

BAS News - 2017-09-09 12:42
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced on Saturday a major military operation against Islamic State (IS) in the province of Deir al-Zor, an official said. The SDF, backed by the US-led coalition, has been in fierce fighting with ...

Coalition Targets IS Militants on Iraq-Syria Border

BAS News - 2017-09-07 00:37
ERBIL — The US-led coalition stroke 85 Islamic State (IS) militants and 40 vehicles belonging to the extremist group near a convoy stranded on the Iraq-Syria border, Joint Task Forces-Operation Inherent Resolve said on Wednesday. According to a statement ...

Peshmerga Demands Coalition to Review Relations

BAS News - 2017-09-06 11:38
Peshmerga calls for further expanding the scope of work with the Coalition ERBIL — As the fight against the Islamic State (IS) has entered a new phase, Peshmerga Ministry of the Kurdistan Region has called on the anti-IS US-led Global Coalition to revisi ...

US will continue with YPG after Raqqa operation: commander

KurdPress - 2017-09-03 13:57
Outgoing U.S. army Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend, the Iraq-based commander of the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS), has made it clear that Washington will continue to cooperate with the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) ...

Coalition Conducts 30 Airstrikes Against IS in Syria and Iraq

BAS News - 2017-09-01 21:39
ERBIL — US-led coalition carried out 30 airstrikes against the so-called Islamic State (IS), consisting of 52 engagements in both Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Forces- Operation Inherent Resolve officials said on Friday. According to the officials, ...
3932 results in 0.12 sec.