Mexico governor says Chihuahua too weak to fight cartels
BBC - 2017-03-28 04:07
A Mexico governor says his police need federal help, days after a journalist was shot dead in her car. ...
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 ...
Brazil probes possible obstruction of state-run pensions fraud case
Reuters - 2017-03-08 18:35
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian federal police carried out search and arrest warrants on Wednesday to investigate the suspected bribery of witnesses in a corruption probe involving pension funds of state-controlled companies. ...
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 ...
Eleven bodies, some with signs of torture, found in Mexico's Veracruz
Reuters - 2017-03-02 00:57
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Eleven bodies were found near a tourist area in the Mexican state of Veracruz on Wednesday, a day after the government said it would send federal police to calm one of the most violent regions of the country. ...
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 ...
Battle for Mosul: Iraqi forces make push to gain control of city’s airport
Waar Media - 2017-02-23 10:38
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi forces are engaged in a massive offensive to regain control of Mosul airport, a Iraqi spokesman has said in a statement. Federal police troops have begun the second stage of operations to liberate western Mosul and are focusing their ef ...
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 ...
Offensive for west Mosul will begin soon, says Iraqi army chief
Rûdaw - 2017-02-08 18:50
"the Iraqi army, federal police and counter-terrorism forces are set to conduct the operation." ...
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 ...
LIVE UPDATE: Iraqi forces relaunch Mosul offensive, enter new neighborhood
Rûdaw - 2016-12-29 18:36
the Iraqi army, the federal police and the Iraqi Counter Terrorism Forces are taking part in a joint operation to “fully liberate the left bank of Mosul”. ...
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. ...
Iraqi forces kill 40 ISIS south of Mosul
Rûdaw - 2016-11-08 18:53
The Iraqi federal police and air force attack also killed an ISIS leader ...
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 ...
Iraqi army, federal police to secure post-IS Mosul: Peshmerga
Kurdistan24 - 2016-10-08 12:52
Iraqi military vehicles and helicopters advancing toward the north of Iraq against the Islamic State (IS). (Photo: AP) ...
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 ...
Brazil arrests group plotting ‘acts of terrorism’ ahead of Olympics: agency
Waarmedia - 2016-07-21 17:56
Waar, Duhok: Brazil’s federal police arrested a gang that was preparing “acts of terrorism,” a justice ministry source told Reuters, just over two weeks before the Olympics kick off in Rio de Janeiro. According to news site Globonews, the members of the g ...
Iraqi Sunnis Blame PM Abadi for Violations Against Civilians in Fallujah Assault
BasNews - 2016-06-06 12:30
Shi’ite militias and federal police forces have committed arbitrary killings against Sunnis during the operation, says a Sunni official FALLUJAH — A prominent Iraqi Sunni politician has apprised PM Haider al-Abadi of the alleged violations Shi’ite militi ...
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 ...
Federal Police Heavily Strikes IS Hideout in Ramadi
PUK Media - 2015-09-30 00:28
Security official: 150 ISIS fighters killed in Tikrit
Rûdaw - 2015-04-01 12:03
Federal police say 24 hours still needed to liberate city. ...
Federal Police raids Samara sit-in square
PUK Media - 2013-12-23 10:30
Terrorist bomb attack targets Federal Police convoy
PUK Media - 2013-12-07 11:26
Federal police arrest five terrorists in Mosul
PUK Media - 2013-12-07 11:26
Federal police arrests, kills 13 terrorists in Mosul
PUK Media - 2013-10-08 15:20
Federal police arrest 28 wanted terrorist in Mosul
PUK Media - 2013-09-14 15:36
Terrorist attack targets Federal Police Headquarter in Mosul
PUK Media - 2013-09-04 10:04
Federal Police kills, arrest "the fiercest terrorists" in Tikrit
PUK Media - 2013-08-20 11:08
Federal Police arrest 4 wanted people in Baghdad
PUK Media - 2013-08-18 10:44
Federal police arrest three prisoners who escaped Abu Ghareeb
PUK Media - 2013-07-27 13:48
Two explosive devices target Federal police convoy in Mosul
PUK Media - 2013-07-20 13:12
Mosul: Terrorist attack on federal police kills and injures 20 people
PUK Media - 2013-06-22 14:56
Foiling an attempt to blow Federal Police Headquarter in Mosul
PUK Media - 2013-05-09 16:10
Federal Police withdrew from streets of Samarra
PUK Media - 2013-04-25 14:42
Two bombed cars targeting Federal police check point in Samara
PUK Media - 2013-04-15 10:24
Kirkuk: 2 federal police members killed in a blast
PUK Media - 2013-01-13 11:16