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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 ...

Belgian police detain two for questioning on Paris attacks

Reuters - 2017-01-11 19:08
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgian police detained two people after a house search in Brussels in relation to 2015 attacks in Paris which left 130 people dead, the federal prosecutor's office said on Wednesday. ...

Germany detains Tunisian man linked to Berlin truck attacker

Reuters - 2017-01-04 18:21
BERLIN (Reuters) - German police have detained a 26-year-old Tunisian man over links with the perpetrator of an Islamist truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market that killed 12 people, a federal prosecutors' spokeswoman said on Wednesday. ...

German minister eyes police overhaul after Christmas market attack

Reuters - 2017-01-03 15:34
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany must grant federal police more powers to counter threats like terrorism and cyber attacks, Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said on Tuesday, two weeks after a failed asylum seeker rammed a truck into a Christmas market and k ...

15 IS Militants Including a Leader Killed in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-01-02 16:59
Iraqi forces managed to liberate another neighborhood in eastern Mosul ERBIL — The Iraqi counter-terrorism forces were able to clear Karama neighborhood in eastern Mosul on Sunday while units of Iraqi Federal Police killed 15 Islamic State (IS) members, ...

Iraqi forces face fierce resistance from Islamic State south of Mosul

E-Kurd - 2017-01-01 04:37
NEAR MOSUL,— Iraqi forces faced car bombs and fierce resistance from Islamic State militants in southern Mosul on Friday, the second day of a renewed push to take back the city after fighting stalled for several weeks. An officer in the federal police for ...

Germany arrests man spying on Kurds for Turkey

KurdPress - 2016-12-17 02:34
German police have arrested a 31-year-old Turkish man who is suspected of providing information on Kurds living in Germany to Turkish intelligence agencies, the German federal prosecutor's office says. ...

Iraq forces retake key town of Hamam al-Alil, Mosul southern front

E-Kurd - 2016-11-08 14:54
HAMAM AL-ALIL,— Iraqi forces retook a key town from the Islamic State group Monday, a crucial objective on the southern front of the offensive to wrest back the city of Mosul. Federal police, army and elite interior ministry forces established full contro ...

German police have 410 leads on possible terrorists among refugees

Aranews - 2016-07-26 04:19
Germany’s federal criminal police have 410 leads on possible terrorists among refugees in the country, a local newspaper reported on Monday. The Neue Osnabruecker Zeitung newspaper said that compared with 369 leads in mid-May since the beginning of the mi ...

Iraqi forces regain district northeast of Fallujah from IS

Kurd Press - 2016-05-28 00:29
Iraqi security forces have regained full control of the district of al-Karma northeast of Fallujah following operations to liberate the city from the Islamic State (IS), Federal Police Commander Shakir Jawdat said. ...

IS Using Civilians as Human Shields in Fallujah

BasNews - 2016-05-24 16:08
The Iraqi forces have liberates some other districts and are still advancing towards the center of the city FALLUJAH — As the Iraqi army and the federal police force are advancing towards the center of Fallujah in the west of Baghdad, the Islamic State ( ...

Iraqi Forces Pushing Deeper Towards Falluja

BasNews - 2016-05-23 13:14
They have liberated several districts in the town FALLUJA — the Iraqi forces have liberated several districts in and around Falluja, says the commander of the Iraqi Federal Police Forces. Commander Sahkir Jawdat revealed that the Iraqi forces are pushing ...

Dozens of terrorism suspects among refugees who entered Germany

Waarmedia - 2016-05-12 01:42
Waar, Duhok: German authorities are investigating 40 cases in which Islamic militants are suspected of having entered the country with the recent flood of refugees from the Middle East, the federal police said on Wednesday. That represents a doubling of s ...

German police search homes of suspected extremists

Aranews - 2016-02-08 08:11
BERLIN – German police on Sunday searched the homes of two men suspected of being part of an extremist organization, prosecutors said. Federal prosecutors said that the raid took place near the western city of Mainz. The two men are “suspected of taking p ...

Belgium charges 3 with trying to join Syria militants

Aranews - 2016-02-01 02:00
Belgium has charged three people with trying to go to Syria and join fighters there, the federal prosecutor’s office said Sunday. Police arrested four people on Saturday after raids in Jumet, near the southern city of Charleroi, on suspicion that they pla ...
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