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British YPG fighters release statement on Grenfell disaster

Kom News - 2017-06-23 16:48
British fighters in the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Syria have released a video statement on the Grenfell Tower fire which authorities say killed 58 people as flames engulfed the building. Locals, however, claim the death toll is much high ...

Being killed another carrier (innocent civilian ) in Kurdistan East

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-23 13:13
According to the Reports of Human Rights Association , another innocent civilian named Mohammad Darbarani because the direct firing of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s forces hit and lost his life. Being killed Mohammad Darbarani and the wounding of two oth ...

Baghdadi death near 100 percent certain: Ifax quotes Russian senator

Waar Media - 2017-06-23 11:57
WAAR-DUHOK: The likelihood that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed is close to 100 percent, Interfax news agency quoted Viktor Ozerov, the head of the defense committee in the Russian upper house of parliament, as saying on Friday. ...

Two Turkish Soldiers Killed in Clash with PKK

BAS News - 2017-06-23 03:57
ERBIL — Two Turkish soldiers were killed on Thursday during military confrontations with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the east of the country, Turkish General Staff said. “The soldiers were initially hospitalized after the attack in Tatvan on th ...

War Remnants Kill 2 in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-06-23 03:57
SORAN — Two children, 14 and 16 years old, were killed overnight Thursday on the border areas between Kurdistan Region and Iran by an unexploded war remnant. According to Soran Directorate of Police, another person is injured due to the explosion of a la ...

IS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Dead: Russia Foreign Ministry

BAS News - 2017-06-22 19:06
ERBIL— Russia’s Foreign Ministry stated on Thursday that it was “highly likely” that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the extremist group of Islamic State (ISIS), was killed in Syria in May. Quoting information provided by the Russian Defense Ministry ...

One Kolber Killed, Two Wounded by Iranian Security Forces

BAS News - 2017-06-22 14:26
ERBIL — The Iranian border guards fatally shot a Kurdish backpack carrier known as 'kolber' and wounded two others in Piranshahr city in Iran's Kurdish northwest. Hengaw Kurdish website for human rights in the Iranian Kurdistan reported that the Iranian ...

IS Leader Responsible for IED Making Killed in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-06-22 14:26
MOSUL — Iraqi forces on Thursday killed an Islamic State (IS) high-ranking member, responsible for the making of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Mosul's Old City. According to a security source, who spoke to Shafaq News on condition of anonymity, ...

1,075 Iraqi Children Killed Since 2014, 5 Million Need Urgent Aid: UNICEF

BAS News - 2017-06-22 11:34
ERBIL — After three years into the violence in Iraq, children are still trapped in an endless cycle of violence and increasing poverty, according to a UNICEF assessment entitled ‘Nowhere to Go’ released on Thursday. “Across Iraq, children continue to wit ...

Feuds Between IS Families and Iraqi Civilians Arise in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-06-22 00:55
SOFIA — Feuds have arose recently between families and tribes in Mosul, mostly between Islamic State (IS) members and civilians who had relatives killed by the group, Nineveh province council said on Wednesday. According to Hossam al-Abbar, a council mem ...

IS Grand Mufti Killed in Syria

BAS News - 2017-06-20 21:31
ERBIL— The US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS) said in a statement on Tuesday that the IS chief cleric or grand mufti was killed in a May airstrike in Syria. Turki Binali was killed on May 31 in the airstrikes on the city of Mayadin, Deir ez- ...

Six Shi'ite Militants Killed in Clashes with IS on Syrian Border

BAS News - 2017-06-20 18:45
ERBIL— An offensive by the Islamic State (IS) extremists on the Shi'ite Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) near Iraq-Syria borders left six Shi'ite militants dead on Tuesday. Eight more militants from the Shi'ite paramilitaries suffered injuries in the at ...

Jaish al-Thuwar, YPG and YPJ repelled the attacks, 10 mercenaries killed

ANHA - 2017-06-20 17:17
Jaish al-Thuwar (the Rebels' Army) fighters killed 10 mercenaries and wounded 7, and they seized military equipment and wrecked a machine gun of 14,5 mm. People Protection Unit (YPG) and Women Protection Unit (YPJ) also responded to the mercenaries' attac ...

IS Media Deputy Minister Killed in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-06-20 14:10
Iraqi forces recaptured two areas in Mosul’s Old City district MOSUL — On Tuesday, Iraqi security forces stormed the Dekka Baraka area within the Old City district of Mosul and managed to clear it from Islamic State (IS) militants. The forces were also a ...

Severe clashes between PKK and Turkish army in eastern city of Hakkari

Kom News - 2017-06-20 13:00
At least one Turkish soldier has been killed and six wounded in an attack on a military convoy in eastern Turkey carried out by the Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) militants, local media reported Tuesday citing a source in the Turkish General Staff. The m ...

French Journalist Dies After Wounded in Explosion in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-06-20 12:03
ERBIL — After the Kurdish reporter Bakhtiyar Hddad was killed on Monday by a landmine blast in Mosul’s Old City district, the French journalist Stephan Villeneuve who was injured by the same blast succumbed to his wound on Tuesday. An explosion in the Ol ...

PKK Missile Attack Kills 1 Turkish Soldier, Injures 6

BAS News - 2017-06-20 03:54
ERBIL — One Turkish soldier was killed on Monday in a missile attack carried out by the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the east of the country, Turkish General Staff said. The Kurdish fighters used rocket launchers and long-barreled weapons to attack ...

Turkey Bombs PKK Positions in Kurdistan, Claims Killing Several

BAS News - 2017-06-20 03:15
ERBIL — During multiple airstrikes against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Turkey and Kurdistan Region, at least nine Kurdish guerrillas were killed, claimed the Turkish army. The strikes in the Kurdistan Region’s Zap and Gara areas killed two PKK ...

Turkish Military: PYD Attacks Civilians in Syria

BAS News - 2017-06-19 20:25
Two people have been killed ERBIL— Turkish military on Monday issued a statement accusing the guerrillas of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) of killing two civilians and wounding seven more in Syria. According to the statement, the PYD forces she ...

Al-Raqqa: clashes in al-Barid, Batany, 16 mercenaries killed

ANHA - 2017-06-19 17:24
Violent clashes erupted between Syrian Democratic Forces and IS gangs in al-Barid and Batany neighborhoods east of al-Raqqa city, consequently, 16 mercenaries were killed till now, fighters also seized an ammunition repository south of al-Raqqa. ...

Kurdish Journalist Killed in Mosul Blast

BAS News - 2017-06-19 16:17
ERBIL-— An improvised explosive device (IED) on Monday went off in the Old City of Mosul, claiming the life of a Kurdish interpreter and journalist. BasNews has learnt that Bakhtiyar Abdullah Haddad was accompanying a group of French journalists in the h ...

Van ploughing into crowd in London kills one, leaves ten injured

Waar Media - 2017-06-19 14:12
WAAR-DUHOK: One person was killed and ten injured as a van ploughed into pedestrians in north London, the city police said in a statement on Monday. “One man was pronounced dead at the scene,” the statement reads. “Eight people injured were taken to thre ...

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- ...

At least 7 Iraqi Troops Killed in Sunday's Push into West Mosul

BAS News - 2017-06-19 00:29
MOSUL — Pushing deeper into the remaining areas under the control of the Islamic State (IS) in western Mosul’s Old City, at least severn Iraqi troops were killed on Sunday. Iraqi army officer Sa’id Nadawi confirmed the figures and revealed that all of th ...

Suicide Bomber Killed Before Reaching Target: Qara Tapa

BAS News - 2017-06-18 23:18
ERBIL — Security forces killed overnight on Sunday a would-be suicide bomber in Qara Tapa subdistrict of Khanaqin, south of Kurdistan Region, before the assailant could reach his target. Mohammed Omer, a local official for the Patriotic Union of Kurdista ...

East Kurdistan roads shambles citizens

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-18 18:32
According to a report by the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, has reached the 2016 only road Kurdistan province, 314 people were killed and about twice the dead were wounded in Kermanshah , Ilam and Orumieh statistics from the authorities not provided, ...

SDF dealt IS strong strikes in al-Raqqa

ANHA - 2017-06-18 16:42
On Saturday, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) dealt IS mercenaries strong strikes in al-Qadisiyah, al-Barid, al-Batany and Huteen neighborhoods, and 10 mercenaries were killed, a booby-trapped vehicle was destroyed and an IS drone was downed during the ...

Turkey Claims Killing 17 PKK Members in Turkey and Iraq

BAS News - 2017-06-18 15:12
ERBIL — At least 17 members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) were killed on Saturday in military operations in northern Kurdistan Region, and eastern and southeastern provinces of Turkey, Turkish military claimed. According to a statement issued by ...

40 IS Militants Killed During Push into Last IS-held District in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-06-18 11:21
MOSUL — After nine months into the military operations to liberate Mosul, Nineveh Operations Command announced on Sunday the start of new push into the Old City, the last district held by the Islamic State (IS) in Mosul. So far, around 40 IS militants ha ...

Three Turkish Soldiers Killed by PKK, Several More Injured

BAS News - 2017-06-17 22:09
ERBIL — At least three Turkish soldiers were killed on Saturday in attacks carried out by Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) guerrillas in the east and southeast of the country. The first attack was conducted via a roadside bomb which targeted a passing secu ...

Over 40 IS Militants Killed in Airstrikes SE Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-06-17 19:51
ERBIL— More than 40 Islamic State (IS) members, mostly leaders from the organization, were killed in Saturday airstrikes southwest of Kirkuk province. Ali Hashim al-Hussaini, the official spokesperson for the Shi'ite paramilitaries of Hashd al-Shaabi, to ...

Senior IS Media Official Killed in Afghanistan

BAS News - 2017-06-17 16:03
ERBIL— US military on Friday confirmed in a statement the death of a top Islamic State (IS) media official in Afghanistan as well as the destruction of a media center of the organization in the country. The statement said Jawad Khan, the senior director ...

Clashes intensify in al-Raqqa, 38 mercenaries killed

ANHA - 2017-06-17 15:12
Al-Baytra neighborhood east of al-Raqqa, al-Barid and Huteen neighborhoods west of it are witnessing violent clashes since Friday afternoon, consequently, 38 mercenaries have been killed till now, SDF fighters have also entered al-Qadisiyah neighborhood w ...

Mosul: 14 IS Militants Killed, 70% of Shifa Neighbourhood Retaken

BAS News - 2017-06-17 14:54
MOSUL — The Iraqi security forces have taken control of at least 70% of Shifa neighbourhood within the Old City district, the last Islamic State (IS)-held area in west Mosul, said a police source. Captain Ahmed al-Obeidi, an officer from the Iraqi federa ...

Russia says might have killed IS leader Baghdadi

KurdPress - 2017-06-17 13:30
Russia’s Defense Ministry said on Friday it was checking information that a Russian air strike near the Syrian northern city of Raqqa may have killed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the terrorist group of the Islamic State (IS or Daesh) in late May, R ...

A Kolbar shot, killed by Iranian border forces in Sardasht, +18

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-06-17 02:02
A Kurdish Kolbar was shot, killed by the direct shoot of Iran’s military forces in the border region Sardasht, yesterday. On Wednesday, 15 June a group of Kolbar (border couriers) was shot by Iran’s border forces in the Betush area in the outskirts of Sa ...

"Most Prominent" IS Women in Kirkuk Found Dead

BAS News - 2017-06-16 14:24
ERBIL— Um Jabber, regarded as the "most prominent" Islamic State (IS) women in Kirkuk province, was found dead on Friday morning in her house. Iraq media reported today that Um Jabber was killed with her two sons (one six-year-old and the other nine) in ...

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 ...

Russia Says May Have Struck IS Chief Al-Baghdadi

BAS News - 2017-06-16 10:27
ERBIL — Russian defence ministry said on Friday that one of the air strikes conducted by Russian war jets may have eliminated the Islamic State (IS) leader Abubakir al-Baghdadi in Raqqa, the group’s main stronghold in Syria. An air strike may have killed ...

Iran: arrests dozens of Kurds in different cities following Tehran attacks

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-06-16 02:06
Iranian authorities have arrested almost dozens Kurdish citizens in different cities in accusation of membership in Salafi groups following Tehran attacks on 7 June 2017, that killed 17 people. According to information obtained by Kurdistan Human Rights ...

Who are the Kurdish Kolbar? the Pictures will say you

Roji Kurd - 2017-06-16 00:06
Roji Kurd: The Kurdish Human right activist says that every month about 10 Kurdish Kolbars are killed as a result of shooting them from the Iranian regime soldiers side. But who are the Kolbars? What they do? In these pictures you see that they do not hav ...

Over 30 People Killed in PKK-Held Areas of Sinjar: Official

BAS News - 2017-06-15 18:23
ERBIL— In the past two months, more than 30 people, including Peshmerga troops, have been killed in the areas of Nineveh province, which the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) has occupied, according to a local official. Speaking to BasNews on Thursday, Ways ...

HPG: 23 Turkish soldiers killed in Şemdinli and Çukurca

Waar Media - 2017-06-15 10:57
WAAR-DUHOK: HPG (People’s Protection Units) Press Office announced the outcome of the action carried out against the Turkish army forces on June 12 in Hakkari’s Şemdinli district. The HPG statement said “at least 20 soldiers died in the action carried ou ...

YPG respond to attacks, 28 mercenaries killed

ANHA - 2017-06-15 00:13
28 mercenaries at least were killed in a military operation carried out by People Protection Unit (YPG) as a respond to the Turkish state's mercenaries' attacks on Afrin canton. ...

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 ...

Misdirected Strikes Target Police and Civilians in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-06-14 15:07
MOSUL — One police member was killed and three others, including an officer, were wounded due to a misdirected attack by the Iraqi Air Force in west Mosul, a police source said on Wednesday. "The security forces in the first regiment of the local police ...

IS Top Commander Killed in Iraq's Diyala

BAS News - 2017-06-14 12:07
DIYALA — An Islamic State (IS) commander of Iraq’s Diyala Province died after having sustained injuries. The senior IS commander died on Wednesday, said a local source, as reported by Iraqi News. “Unconfirmed reports tell that the so-called ‘emir’ of Isl ...

Several killed in massive London fire

Waar Media - 2017-06-14 11:42
WAAR-DUHOK: A massive fire raced through a high-rise apartment building in west London early on Wednesday killing a number of people and injuring at least 30, London Fire Brigade said. The fire engulfed all floors from the second to the top of the Grenfe ...

One Peshmerga Troop Killed in IS Attack Near Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-06-14 09:33
The IS attack was successfully warded off TUZ KHURMATU — Kurdish Peshmerga forces last night repelled an attack by Islamic State (IS) near Tuz Khurmatu, causing serious damages to the extremist group. The confrontations took place at 11pm on Tuesday on t ...

Unidentified Warplanes Kill 12 Civilians in Western Mosul

BAS News - 2017-06-13 23:45
MOSUL — Unidentified warplanes killed 12 Iraqi civilians in a neighborhood of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, where Iraqi forces continue advancing towards liberating the last Islamic State (IS)-held areas in the city. According to local residents from ...

Turkish Army Claims Killing 21 PKK Members in Turkey and Iraq

BAS News - 2017-06-13 23:13
ERBIL – Twenty-one members of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) were killed in an "anti-terror operation" carried out since Monday, in the areas of southeastern and eastern Turkey and northern Iraq, the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) said in a statement. Ac ...

Yezidi Residence Killed in Booby-Trapped House Blast in Sinjar

BAS News - 2017-06-12 19:41
ERBIL— The house of a Yezidi family in Gir Uzer district of Sinjar exploded on Monday, leaving behind a member of the family dead, according to Sinjar mayor. Speaking to BasNews, Mahma Khalil said the house which exploded was one of the many house in Sin ...

IS Senior Member Killed in an Airstrike in Central Hawija

BAS News - 2017-06-12 16:31
HAWIJA — A senior member of the Islamic State (IS) organisation was targeted in an air raid by the US-led International Coalition air force on Sunday. Kurdistan Region Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) reported that Ibrahim Bag Dalis, known as Simar Gle ...

Iraqi Forces Pushing into Last IS Stronghold in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-06-12 14:30
23 IS militants were killed during the clashes inside Bab Sinjar area MOSUL — An officer from Nineveh Police reported on Monday that security forces stormed into Bab Sinjar area of the Old City, the Islamic State (IS) last stronghold in Mosul. "The feder ...

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 ...

20 Civilians Killed in Airstrikes in Western Mosul

BAS News - 2017-06-11 22:13
MOSUL — US-led coalition airstrike killed 20 civilians under debris of a house in western Mosul on Sunday, an Iraqi activist said. Luqman Omar al-Ta'iy, who spoke to Anadolu Agency said fighter jet, believed to be part of the US-led international coaliti ...

Syrian State TV Claims ISIS Chief Al-Baghdadi Killed in Raqqa

Waar Media - 2017-06-11 14:33
WAAR-DUHOK: Syrian state television has reported that the leader of Islamic State (ISIS) Abu Bakr al-Baghadi has been killed in an air strike in Raqqa, Syria. The Syrian state television claims that the IS chief al-Baghdadi was struck in a massive air ra ...
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