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Iraqi Police Killed Senior IS Judge in Mosul's Old City

BAS News - 2017-08-09 23:47
ERBIL — Iraqi Federal Police forces killed a senior Islamic State (IS) judge in a raid in western Mosul’s Old City on Wednesday as the forces continue to clear the city from any remaining IS presence. Shaker Jawdat, chief at the Iraqi federal Police said ...

Iraqi Forces Impose Curfew in Mosul's Old City

BAS News - 2017-08-08 23:36
ERBIL — Curfew has been imposed in Mosul's Old City following reports of an armed group of men hiding in tunnels and houses in the area, Iraqi Federal Police announced on Tuesday. According to a statement released by the Iraqi Federal Police, the claims ...

Iraqi Army Continues Security Measures in Liberated Mosul

BAS News - 2017-08-08 00:14
ERBIL — The Iraqi army will continue being responsible for security in the recently liberated city of Mosul until the local federal police forces restore their pre-Islamic State (IS) capabilities, a military spokesperson said on Monday. According to Brig ...

Iraqi Forces Discover Network of Tunnels Used by IS in West Mosul

BAS News - 2017-08-05 23:30
ERBIL — Iraqi forces discovered a long network of tunnels used by the Islamic State (IS) militants in the recently liberated areas of western Mosul, Iraqi Federal Police commander said on Saturday. Lieutenant General Raed Shaker Jawdat, commander of the ...

Iraqi Officers Involved in Smuggling IS Leaders Under Investigation

BAS News - 2017-07-26 14:13
ERBIL — After the battle in Mosul came to an end, cases of corruption that accompanied the course of the offensive are beginning to unfold. Iraqi officials have revealed that nine senior officers of the Iraqi army and federal police, and at least 30 sold ...

IS persists in Iraq despite fall in Mosul

Kurdistan24 - 2017-07-11 17:26
Members of Iraqi Federal police carry suicide belts used by Islamic State militants in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq. (Photo: Reuters) ...

Over 1,000 IS Militants Killed in Mosul’s Old City: Police

BAS News - 2017-07-10 15:37
MOSUL — Iraqi federal police announced on Sunday that 1,000 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed during the battle to restore the Old City district in west Mosul. "The battle to liberate the Old City resulted in the killing of more than 1,000 terrori ...

Iraqi PM Prepares to Announce End of Mosul Operation

BAS News - 2017-07-07 22:35
MOSUL — All streets in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul have been cleared of Islamic State (IS) militants, a reliable source inside the city said on Friday. According to the source, the Iraqi Federal Police together with the army are preparing themselves ...

Iraqi Forces Kill 60 IS Militants in Mosul's Old City

BAS News - 2017-07-05 12:45
They were killed during the combing operations MOSUL - About 60 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed, as the Iraqi forces were routing through Mosul's Old City district, Iraqi Federal Police announced on Wednesday. Lieutenant General Shaker Jawdat, F ...

32.5 Tons of Ammonium Nitrate Found in Liberated Mosul Areas

BAS News - 2017-07-04 23:23
MOSUL — About 32.5 tons of ammonium nitrate was found by the Iraqi forces during the operations for liberating western Mosul, head of Iraqi Federal Police said on Tuesday. The Iraqi Federal Police released official statements, saying the forces found 1.5 ...

Iraqi Forces Launch Military Operation Against IS in Eastern Iraq

BAS News - 2017-07-03 21:54
DIYALA — Iraqi Forces launched a military operation against the Islamic State (IS) militants in eastern Iraq, a local police officer said on Monday. Captain Habib al-Shemmari of the Iraqi Federal Police, told Anadolu Agency, that the operation targets th ...

Iraqi Forces Kill at Least 79 IS Militants in Mosul's Old City

BAS News - 2017-07-03 00:46
SOFIA — Iraqi forces killed at least 79 Islamic State (IS) militants on Sunday, as part of the ongoing military operation against the extremist group in western Mosul, Federal Police official said. Lieutenant General Raid Shakir Jaidat of the Iraqi Feder ...

Iraqi Security Member Claims Beheading 50 IS Militants

BAS News - 2017-07-02 18:28
MOSUL — Member of the Iraqi security forces claims he has beheaded 50 Islamic State (IS) militants, as a payback for the crimes committed by the extremist group. Falah Aziz, who was presented as a member of the Iraqi Federal Police, in a video by the Swe ...

Iraqi Forces Close to Conclude Mosul’s Liberation

BAS News - 2017-07-02 14:17
MOSUL — The Federal Police, which holds the southern axis of the city of Mosul, announced Sunday that it will complete its mission within the next 48 hours. "Our forces have managed to retake their designated areas in west Mosul and are now fighting on t ...

Several Districts in Mosul's Old City Yet to Be Liberated

BAS News - 2017-07-02 01:49
MOSUL — Several districts within the Old City district in west Mosul remain under the control of the so-called Islamic State (IS), a senior Iraqi officer said on Saturday. Lieutenant General Shaker Jawdat, chief of the Iraqi Federal Police, told Sputnik ...

Iraqi Police Clearing Liberated Areas of Mosul from IS Elements

BAS News - 2017-06-28 23:53
MOSUL — Iraqi Federal Police has announced a massive operation in Mosul to capture Islamic State (IS) sleeper cells in the liberated districts of the major city. According to Wasiq Hamdani, commander of Nineveh Police, on Wednesday alone the forces captu ...

IS Suicide Bomber's Belt Explodes Prematurely, Killing Comrades

BAS News - 2017-06-26 23:16
SOFIA — Twelve Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in Diyala, after an IS suicide bomber's belt exploded prematurely on Monday, Iraqi federal police officer said. According to Jassem al-Saadi from the Diyala police, twelve IS militants in the region ...

Iraqi Police kill senior ISIS leader in western Mosul, recapture mosque

Waar Media - 2017-06-19 14:12
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi government troops recaptured a mosque in western Mosul’s Old City and killed a senior Islamic State leader as troops attack the group’s last enclave in the city. Federal Police chief, Lt. Gen. Shaer Jawdat, said his forces liberated al- ...

Iraqi Federal Police Recaptures Major Facilities in West Mosul's Old City

BAS News - 2017-06-18 18:40
MOSUL — Iraqi Federal Police announced earlier on Sunday that the forces have recaptured several major facilities in western Mosul’s Old City and killed a senior Islamic State (IS) leader. According to a statement made by the Iraqi Federal Police on thei ...

Iraqi Troops Begin Push into Last IS-held District in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-06-18 10:18
MOSUL — Iraqi Counter Terrorism and Federal police forces started push into the Old City neighbourhood, the last district held by the Islamic State (IS) in West Mosul. The Iraqi military says the troops launched early on Sunday an assault on Mosul's Old ...

Iraqi Forces Retake 30% of Mosul's Old City

BAS News - 2017-06-17 00:53
SOFIA — The Iraqi forces have taken control over 30% of the last district held by the so-called Islamic State (IS) near western Mosul’s Old City, the Federal Police chief said on Friday. Lieutenant General Shaker Jawdat said the Iraqi forces have further ...

30% of Mosul's Shifa Neighborhood Controlled

BAS News - 2017-06-16 19:11
ERBIL— Iraqi forces on Friday retook 30% of the last district held by Islamic State (IS) militants in the historic part of Mosul, the Old City, the Federal Police chief said. Lt. Gen. Shakir Jawdat said the Federal Police forces took over 30% of al-Shifa ...

One Civilian Killed and Three Injured in Bomb Blast Near Baghdad

BAS News - 2017-06-16 12:54
BAGHDAD — One civilian was killed and three others were injured on Friday, after a bomb explosion in north of Baghdad, a police source said. According to the federal police source, who spoke to Al Sumatra News, the bomb was planted on the side of a road ...

IS Attack in Mosul Kills Dozens of Soldiers, Civilians

BAS News - 2017-06-14 19:09
ISTANBUL — Eleven members of the Iraqi Federal Police forces and six civilians died during attacks perpetrated by about 100 Islamic State (IS) militants on Wednesday, according to Iraqi sources. An Iraqi police officer was killed and another was injured ...

Iraqi Forces Gun Down Female IS Sniper in West Mosul

BAS News - 2017-06-12 01:34
MOSUL — Iraqi forces eliminated one of the most dangerous Islamic State (IS) snipers in western Mosul, a source from the Iraqi forces said on Sunday. Forces of the 9th Armored Division and the federal police killed a Libyan woman working as a sniper in t ...

IS Mortar Attack Kills Eight Civilians in Western Mosul

BAS News - 2017-06-10 19:55
SOFIA — Eight civilians were killed whereas five others were injured as several mortar missiles were launched by the so-called Islamic State (IS) in western Mosul, a source from the Iraqi federal police said on Saturday. Captain Adel Haider told BasNews ...

Iraqi Forces to Declare Control over Zanjili District in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-06-07 14:00
MOSUL — A federal police officer said on Wednesday that about 95 percent of al-Zanjili, the last biggest IS stronghold in west Mosul has been liberated. "The federal forces are about to liberate al-Zanjili district completely after they have gained contr ...

Iraqi Forces Resume Push to Retake Last IS Strongholds in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-06-01 15:15
MOSUL — A source from the Iraqi federal police said on Thursday that security forces were advancing towards the center of Zanjili district with air support, killing more than 10 Islamic State (IS) militants, including suicide bombers. Col. Khudair Saleh, ...

Brazil Supreme Court judge orders Temer to respond to police questions

Reuters - 2017-05-30 21:52
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Michel Temer must respond within 24 hours to federal police questions about his alleged involvement in a sprawling political graft probe, a Supreme Court judge ruled on Tuesday, a source with direct knowledge of th ...

14 IS Militants Killed, Nine Bombed Motorbikes Destroyed in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-05-29 19:24
ERBIL— Iraqi Federal Police forces on Monday killed 14 members of the Islamic State (IS) organization and destroyed nine motorbikes in the Old City of Mosul, according to an official statement released by the forces. The militants were killed during an o ...

Iraqi Military Launches Massive Operation to Conclude Mosul Assault

BAS News - 2017-05-28 13:39
The Iraqi military aims to liberate last neighbourhoods within 72 hours MOSUL — The Iraqi Federal police forces seized on Sunday vital targets in the Zanjili neighbourhood in west Mosul and the Iraqi military has launched large scale operation to complet ...

IS Militants Set Ibn Sina Hospital in West Mosul on Fire

BAS News - 2017-05-28 13:39
The hospital has been besieged by the Iraqi forces MOSUL — Islamic State (IS) militants set Ibn Sina hospital in west Mosul on fire after being cordoned off by the Iraqi federal police forces on Sunday. Colonel Khudair Saleh told BasNews that the IS mili ...

IS Leader Responsible for Preparing Suicide Bombers Killed in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-05-27 15:12
MOSUL — A source from Iraqi federal police said on Saturday that they have stormed al-Zanjili and al-Shifa districts in west Mosul for the second time, in a bid to rescue civilians trapped in Old Mosul’s front line. Colonel Khudair Saleh, an officer from ...

Brazilian police make arrests in 'Car Wash' probe

Reuters - 2017-05-26 13:17
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil's federal police were making new arrests and executing search and seizure warrants on Friday in the latest round of the so-called "Car Wash" operation, the country's largest-ever corruption investigation. ...

Iraqi Forces Control 97% of West Mosul, 350 IS Militants Remaining

BAS News - 2017-05-24 16:42
MOSUL — A federal police officer said on Wednesday that dozens of Islamic State (IS) men were killed and three car bombs were detonated following the incursion into the al-Zanjili neighborhood in west Mosul. Capt. Ahmed al-Obeidi told Basnews that "Polic ...

Brazil top court ruling on Temer probe to await tape analysis

Reuters - 2017-05-22 21:29
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's Chief Justice Carmen Lucia Rocha decided on Monday that the Supreme Court will only rule on the suspension of an investigation of President Michel Temer when the federal police determines whether a key tape recording was edit ...

Federal Police Announces New Plan to Storm IS Strongholds in West Mosul

BAS News - 2017-05-21 15:39
Only four areas in west Mosul are left under IS control ERBIL — Deputy Commander of the Federal Police, Major General Jaafar al-Battat, announced on Sunday a new military plan for the operation of storming the Old City district in west Mosul, in a bid to ...

28 IS Officials Killed in Mosul: Press Release

BAS News - 2017-05-15 19:37
ERBIL—Iraqi forces regained control over a large area in northwest Mosul and killed 28 officials of the Islamic State (IS) organization, according to a press release by the Iraqi Federal Police. The army on Monday retook some 15 squares kilometers of lan ...

IS Militants Infiltrate an IDP Camp South Mosul, Kill 3 Police Troops

BAS News - 2017-05-11 15:46
The infiltrators were killed by the army and police forces MOSUL — A number of Islamic State (IS) militants infiltrated a camp of internally displaced persons (IDP), south of Mosul on Thursday, killing and wounding 11 members of the federal police forces ...

IS Executes 40 Prisoners in Hawija, Southern Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-05-09 14:47
HAWIJA — The so-called Islamic State (IS) executed 40 prisoners in the northern Iraqi province of Kirkuk, Iraqi federal police officer said on Tuesday. According to Police Captain Hamed al-Obeidi, who spoke to Anadolu Agency, 40 IS prisoners were execute ...

Germany detains third man suspected of planning 'extremist' attack

Reuters - 2017-05-09 13:38
BERLIN (Reuters) - German police have detained a third man suspected of involvement in a plan by an army officer and a student to carry out an attack, possibly on left-leaning politicians who favor immigration, the federal public prosecutor said on Tuesda ...

IS Car Bombings Kill 9 Iraqi Troops in West Mosul

BAS News - 2017-05-07 10:43
MOSUL — An Iraqi security source said 9 policemen, including two officers, were killed Saturday night in an offensive carried out by the Islamic State (IS) militants in west Mosul. Lieutenant Safaa al-Bahadli, the officer from the Iraqi federal police, s ...

Over 850 IS Militants Killed in West Mosul: Federal Police

BAS News - 2017-05-02 19:11
MOSUL — The head of the Iraqi federal police, Raed Shaker Jawdat, stated on Tuesday that over 850 Islamic State (IS) militants have been killed since the start of the operations in west Mosul. "We have introduced new tactics in military plans, deployment ...

IS Division Commander Killed in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-04-30 21:11
ERBIL— Abu Eshaq al-Tunisi, an Islamic State (IS) field commander, was killed on Sunday in western Mosul, confirmed an Iraqi federal police commander. Shakr Jawdat told Iraqi media outlets that Tunisi, who was the commander for the Hufat Division, was ki ...

At Least 14 Iraqi Police Officers Killed in IS Suicide Attack West Mosul

BAS News - 2017-04-29 21:21
LEEDS — At least 14 Iraqi federal policemen were killed in a spate of suicide bombings in western Mosul on Saturday, a local police officer said. First Lieutenant Harith Kazim who spoke to Anadolu Agency said that six Islamic State (IS) bombers carried o ...

Brazil arrests eight after Paraguay cash heist; four dead

Reuters - 2017-04-25 20:19
RIO DE JANEIRO/ASUNCION (Reuters) - Brazilian federal police on Tuesday arrested eight people suspected of killing a police officer and blowing up a building while robbing a security company of millions of dollars in a volatile border town in Paraguay. ...

IS Militants Capture Parts of Highway Between Rutba and Jordan

BAS News - 2017-04-24 17:34
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) militants took control over part of the highway between Iraq and neighboring Jordan, an Iraqi Federal police officer said on Monday. Police Captain Ahmed al-Duleimi said on Monday that IS militants have overrun part of the high ...

Iraqi Forces Recaptured 63 West Mosul Districts Since February

BAS News - 2017-04-22 21:27
SOFIA — The Iraqi Federal Police announced on Friday that since the start of the operations for liberating western Mosul, the forces have managed to regain control in 63 areas and kill 20 Islamic State (IS) leaders. According to Lt. General Shaker Jawdat ...

German police arrest suspect in Borussia Dortmund bus attack

Reuters - 2017-04-21 08:14
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German police arrested a man on Friday who is suspected of planting explosives targeting the bus of soccer team Borussia Dortmund last week, the office of the German federal chief prosecutor said. ...

IS Chemical Weapons Chief Killed by Iraqi Artillery Fire

BAS News - 2017-04-20 18:21
Four more IS chiefs were killed in Western Mosul ERBIL— Five chiefs of the Islamic State (IS) organization have been killed west of Mosul, an Iraqi Federal Police commander confirmed on Thursday. Federal Police forces shelled a headquarter of the organiz ...

Iraqi Troops Drive Closer to Nuri Mosque in West Mosul

BAS News - 2017-04-16 18:38
Another attack on IS militants was launched by the Iraqi forces on Sunday, a federal police official says MOSUL — The Iraqi forces are now approximately 200 meters deeper into the Old City neighborhood of western Mosul. Their aim is to get closer to the ...

Baghdad Blast Kills Two Civilians, Injures Several Others

BAS News - 2017-04-15 01:27
BAGHDAD — At least two civilians were killed in a bomb blast near a public market in southern Baghdad, according to an Iraqi federal police official. Captain Nazhan al-Khader who spoke to Anadolu Agency on Friday that two civilians were killed and four o ...

Two Islamic State Officials Killed in Western Mosul

BAS News - 2017-04-14 19:50
ISTANBUL — Two Islamic State (IS) officials were killed by the missile strikes in western Mosul, Iraqi Federal Police announced on Friday. The aim of the strikes was the IS security building, said Lt. Gen. Shaker Jawdat. Earlier on Thursday, coalition je ...

Iraqi Police Discovers Illegal Oil Pipeline

BAS News - 2017-04-14 01:39
BAGHDAD — Iraqi security forces on Thursday discovered a pipeline which was used to illegally transport crude from Baghdad to Diyala, Iraqi Interior Minister said. After the police intelligence service discovered the illegal pipeline, federal police forc ...

Islamic State shoots down Iraqi army helicopter in Mosul, pilots killed

E-Kurd - 2017-04-07 09:04
MOSUL,— Two Iraqi army pilots were killed on Thursday when their helicopter was shot down over the city of Mosul by Islamic State, according to a military statement. The helicopter was providing air support to Federal Police forces battling Islamic State ...

Iraqi Forces Kill Senior IS Leader In West Mosul

BAS News - 2017-04-05 00:49
SOFIA — Iraqi forces have eliminated a senior Islamic State (IS) leader in the city of Mosul, the Iraqi Federal Police told said on Tuesday. A source from the Iraqi Federal Police who spoke to Sputnik said the senior leader known as Abu Muhajir al-Rusi, ...

No Halt in Mosul Operations: Commander

BAS News - 2017-04-03 22:21
MOSUL — The anti-Islamic State (IS) operations in western Mosul are ongoing with no suspension, said Colonel Ma’an Sa’d, a commander at the Iraqi elite counter-terrorism forces. He explained to BasNews that CT forces alongside the federal police forces c ...

Iraqi Forces Liberate More Areas in Western Mosul

BAS News - 2017-04-03 22:21
SOFIA — Iraqi security forces managed to liberate several strategic areas in western Mosul, a source from the Iraqi Federal Police said on Monday. Lieutenant General Raed Shaker Jawdat, Commander of Federal Police service, told BasNews that the Iraqi for ...

Iraqi Forces Foil IS Attack West of Mosul, Kill 32 Jihadists

BAS News - 2017-04-02 21:59
MOSUL — Iraq’s Federal Police Forces on Sunday foiled an Islamic State (IS) offensive in western Mosul, killing dozens of jihadists, a military source said. Colonel Zargham Mighdad, from Federal Police Forces, confirmed that they gunned down at least 32 ...

1 Dead, 7 Injured in Separate Bombings in Baghdad

BAS News - 2017-04-02 21:59
SOFIA — At least eights people were killed or injured in two blasts, south of Baghdad, a source from the Iraqi Federal Police said on Sunday. According to the source, the bomb was placed near the commercial stores in the al-Wardiya region in the district ...

Mosul: Iraqi forces Slowly Advance Towards Al-Nouri Mosque

BAS News - 2017-04-01 00:06
SOFIA — Iraqi forces are slowly advancing towards the Al-Nouri mosque in the centre of Mosul in a bid to spare civilians' lives, says the Chief of the Iraqi Federal Police. The Iraqi army troops, backed by anti-terrorist squads, have been engaged in the ...

22 IS Militants Killed in West Mosul: Police

BAS News - 2017-03-29 15:53
Seven civilians were killed by IS mortar shelling MOSUL — Iraqi troops managed to neutralize 22 Islamic State (IS) militants during an operation to liberate Raas al-Jadda area in west Mosul. Colonel Zahir Hussein from the Iraqi federal police told BasNew ...

Iraqi forces make new push in Mosul Old City: federal police

Reuters - 2017-03-27 18:30
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi forces said they launched new assaults in Mosul's Old City on Monday after more than two weeks of only small advances and a high civilian death toll appeared to prompt a change in tactics. ...

Mosul: Iraqi Forces Kill 15 IS Militants, Arrest Several Others

BAS News - 2017-03-22 22:24
MOSUL — Iraqi security forces killed 15 Islamic State (IS) militants and arrested several sleeper cells belonging to the extremist group in central Mosul, a federal police officer said on Wednesday. Captain Khalil Haider from the Iraqi Federal Police sai ...

Iraqi Federal Police Arrests 5 IS Supporters In Mosul

BAS News - 2017-03-20 20:06
LEEDS — Security forces arrested five civilians on charges of supporting the so-called Islamic State (IS), while issuing permits for people who wish to leave the city of Mosul, a police officer said on Monday. Captain Amir Wathiq said in a statement on M ...

Iraqi government forces retake Mosul’s Iron bridge

E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
MOSUL,— Iraqi government forces battling Islamic State for Mosul took control of a main bridge over the Tigris river on Wednesday and advanced towards the mosque where the group’s leader declared a caliphate in 2014, federal police said. The seizure of t ...

Iraqi Forces Discover a Prison In Central Mosul

BAS News - 2017-03-18 23:20
Ten prisoners found in the prison MOSUL — Iraqi forces discovered an Islamic State (IS) prison in the area of Bab al-Saray during a search operation in central Mosul, a federal police officer said on Saturday. Colonel Khodier Saleh said in a statement on ...

Brazil police launch biggest-ever raid in food fraud probe

Reuters - 2017-03-17 14:14
RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's Federal Police on Friday launched massive raids and searches as part of a probe of unnamed food processors accused of bribing regulators to loosen oversight. ...

Iraqi Forces Seize Control of Mosul’s Old Bridge

BAS News - 2017-03-15 15:06
Mosul’s Old Bridge connects Mosul’s Old City in the west with the eastern side MOSUL — Iraqi forces have taken control of Mosul’s Old Bridge, also known as Iron Bridge, Iraq’s Federal Police command said on Wednesday. The 2nd and 3rd divisions of the Ira ...

Iraqi Troops Retake Mosul Railway Station

BAS News - 2017-03-14 15:00
90 percent of Mosul's Old City district has been recaptured MOSUL — About 90 percent of Mosul's Old City district has been recaptured from Islamic State (IS) militants, said Iraq's Federal Police on Tuesday. Nineveh's railway station has also been recapt ...

Three Iraqi Soldiers Killed in IS Attack West Mosul

BAS News - 2017-03-14 02:39
LEEDS — Three Iraqi army soldiers were killed after government forces launched an offensive on Islamic State (IS) militants in the Old City in western Mosul, a local police officer said. Federal police officer Huzayfa al-Haj told Anadolu Agency on Monday ...

Islamic State mortars, snipers take toll on Iraqi forces in Mosul

E-Kurd - 2017-03-11 21:49
MOSUL,— At a field clinic near the front line in Mosul, an Iraqi Federal Police officer lay in discomfort on a stretcher, a drip in his arm and bandage plastered over his chest from where shrapnel from a mortar shell had pierced his sternum. The blast wh ...

Islamic State mortars, snipers take toll on Iraqi forces in Mosul

Reuters - 2017-03-10 08:37
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - At a field clinic near the front line in Mosul, an Iraqi Federal Police officer lay in discomfort on a stretcher, a drip in his arm and bandage plastered over his chest from where shrapnel from a mortar shell had pierced his sternu ...

Mexico police rescue 31 Cuban migrants in Cancun

Reuters - 2017-03-04 21:45
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican federal police rescued 31 Cuban immigrants who had been held in a house in the resort city of Cancun, the government said on Saturday. ...

IS Executes 7 Families South of Mosul

BAS News - 2017-03-04 19:58
LEEDS — The Islamic State (IS) militants have executed at least seven civilian families in Mosul where violent clashes continue between the Iraqi army and the extremist group, a Federal Police officer said on Saturday. Khodier Saleh, an officer in the Ir ...

Iraqi Forces Killed Nearly 1,000 IS Militants in February

BAS News - 2017-02-28 00:01
LEEDS — At least 929 Islamic State (IS) militants have been killed by the Iraqi Federal Police and the Rapid Response Units since the start of the new phase of the operation against the IS militants in Mosul, aiming to retake the western parts of the cit ...

UK crime agency arrests suspect in Deutsche Telekom cyber attack

Reuters - 2017-02-23 09:27
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA) has arrested a suspect in connection with last year's cyber attack which infected nearly 1 million Deutsche Telekom routers, German federal police said on Thursday. ...

Western Mosul Operational Update – 20th Feb

The Global Coalition - 2017-02-22 23:36
Western Mosul Operational Update as of close Monday Feb 20th – courtesy of the War Media Cell of the Iraqi Armed Forces The Army forces of the 9th armored Division and the federal police of the emergency response forces, 3rd Division, 5th Division and 6t ...

Swiss police stage raids in probe of Islamist groups

Reuters - 2017-02-22 16:38
ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss police raided several houses and searched a mosque in the southern canton of Ticino on Wednesday as part of an investigation into suspected Islamist activity, federal prosecutors said. ...

Western Mosul Operational Update – 19th Feb

The Global Coalition - 2017-02-22 16:22
Western Mosul Operational Update as of close Sunday Feb 19th – courtesy of the War Media Cell of the Iraqi Armed Forces The Army forces of the 9th armored Division and the federal police of the emergency response forces, 3rd Division, 5th Division and 6t ...

Western Mosul Operational Update – 19th February

The Global Coalition - 2017-02-21 23:06
Western Mosul Operational Update as of close Sunday Feb 19th – courtesy of the War Media Cell of the Iraqi Armed Forces 1. Federal Police and Emergency Response Division Axis: Units were able to liberate the villages of Lazaka, Karama, Albu Jawari, Jamas ...

Retaking Mosul Airport 'Matter of Hours': Commander

BAS News - 2017-02-21 15:47
50 IS militants killed in the airport MOSUL — The Iraqi federal police stated that the troops will storm Mosul airport in the next few hours after the Islamic State (IS) militants were targeted intensely by the international coalition airstrikes and fede ...

Brazil threatens striking police with prosecution as death toll tops 120

Reuters - 2017-02-10 17:37
VITORIA, Brazil (Reuters) - Authorities in the Brazilian state of Espirito Santo threatened striking police officers with criminal charges on Friday as the federal government sent in more troops in a bid to end a week of violent anarchy that has left more ...

Searches in Germany, Britain focus on Islamist suspects, prosecutor says

Reuters - 2017-02-08 12:45
BERLIN (Reuters) - Police searched homes and other properties in Britain and the German state of North-Rhine Westphalia on Wednesday for evidence on two suspects believed to have supported Islamist group Jabhat al-Nusra, Germany's chief federal prosecutor ...

Iraqi Troops Begin Operations to Liberate West Mosul

BAS News - 2017-02-01 18:44
The federal police and counter-terrorism forces have begun pushing towards western part of Mosul MOSUL — After reclaiming full control of the eastern part of Mosul, Iraqi Counter-terrorism forces started on Wednesday a push towards the western part of th ...
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