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Yemen crisis: Army chief killed in missile strike on camp
BBC - 2017-02-22 13:31
Major General Ahmed Saif al-Yafei dies in attack on Red Sea army camp, military officials say. ...

Senior Yemeni general killed in Houthi missile attack: military source
Reuters - 2017-02-22 09:16
ADEN (Reuters) - A senior Yemeni general was killed on Wednesday when Houthi rebels fired a ballistic missile at an army camp in southern Yemen, according to a military source. ...

HPG says four Kurdish fighters killed by Turkish strikes in Kurdistan Region
NRT - 2017-02-22 08:17

Melbourne plane crash: Pilot had 'near collision' in 2015
BBC - 2017-02-22 05:46
The pilot involved in a plane crash that killed five was being investigated over a 2015 mid-air incident. ...

Curfew imposed after 14 people killed in ethnic fighting in central Nigeria
Reuters - 2017-02-22 01:44
KADUNA, Nigeria (Reuters) - The government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on parts of central Nigeria, a government spokesman said on Tuesday, after clashes killed at least 14 in the region. ...

Gambia arrests head of intelligence agency linked to killings
Reuters - 2017-02-21 22:43
BANJUL (Reuters) - Authorities in Gambia have detained the former head of the National Intelligence Agency, a body human rights groups say tortured and killed perceived opponents of former leader Yahya Jammeh, who went into exile last month after losing a ...

At Least 7 Killed And 12 Injured In Bomb Blast in Baghdad
BAS News - 2017-02-21 21:14
BAGHDAD — At least 7 civilians were killed and another 12 injured in a car bomb explosion at a crowded street in the western parts of the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad on Tuesday , a police source said.According to the source who spoke to Xinhua on condi ...

3 Manbij Military Council-SDF members killed in Ar...
KurdisCat - 2017-02-21 20:55

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 ...

One Peshmerga killed by blast in Tuz Khurmatu
NRT - 2017-02-21 12:55

Seeking to secure Sinai, Egypt builds closer ties with Hamas
Reuters - 2017-02-21 11:39
CAIRO/GAZA (Reuters) - After years of strained relations, Egypt is moving closer to Hamas in Gaza, offering concessions on trade and free movement in return for moves to secure the border against Islamic State fighters who have killed hundreds of policeme ...

Malaysia says still to establish what killed North Korean
Reuters - 2017-02-21 10:46
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian authorities said on Tuesday they had still to establish what was used to kill the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and the body had not been formally identified as no next of kin have come forwa ...

Turkish military says 44 Islamic State militants killed in Syria
Reuters - 2017-02-21 09:44
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Forty-four Islamic State militants were killed by Turkey-backed operations around the Syrian town of al-Bab and in U.S.-led coalition air strikes on Monday, the Turkish military said on Tuesday. ...

Suicide bombers hit court in Pakistan, at least four killed: police
Reuters - 2017-02-21 09:08
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Suicide bombers attacked a court complex in Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least four people, officials said, in the latest incident in a new surge of Islamist violence. ...

'Suicide bombers killed' after targeting Pakistan court
BBC - 2017-02-21 09:03
At least one lawyer is reportedly killed in the attack in Pakistan's north-west Charsadda district. ...

Turkish army says killed 34 Kurdish militants in air strikes in Kurdistan Region
KurdPress - 2017-02-21 08:51
Turkish military said its warplanes launched air strikes against the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in northern Iraq on Monday and killed 34 militants in two separate bombardments, Reuters reported. ...

Four Russian soldiers killed, two wounded in Syria
KurdPress - 2017-02-21 08:51
Four Russian servicemen were killed and two others were wounded in a car bomb explosion on February 16 in Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Monday. ...

Melbourne plane crash: Five on board killed
BBC - 2017-02-21 03:42
The charter flight hit a shopping centre after take-off, authorities say, killing all on board. ...

28 ISIS terrorists killed in northern Syria
Orient News - 2017-02-21 02:01

7 civilians killed in Assad airstrikes on Damascus’ Barzeh
Orient News - 2017-02-21 02:01

Iranian military forces shot gunfire, and killed four people and wounded another one in Salmas
Rojikurd - 2017-02-21 00:00
Four backpack carrier were killed and another wounded due to a gunfire shot by the Iranian armed forces. Mirovayeti stated that on Sunday Feb 10th 2017 a group of Kurdish backpack carrier were ambushed in the border region between Salmas and Turkey and th ...

IS Captive Says He Has Raped 200 Women and Killed 500 People
Kurdish Globe - 2017-02-20 23:31

At least 5 killed in protests over Guinea teachers' strike
Reuters - 2017-02-20 20:04
CONAKRY (Reuters) - At least five people were killed in Guinea's capital of Conakry on Monday in protests sparked by a teacher's strike, the government said, reviving labor tensions in a country where previous strikes have led to dozens of deaths. ...

Four Russian Soldiers Killed in an Airstrike in Syria
BAS News - 2017-02-20 19:47
The strike aircraft remains unidentified HOMS — Four Russian soldiers were killed in an attack in the western Syrian province of Homs on Monday, the Defence Ministry of Russia reported. A group of Russian soldiers, who were travelling in a Syrian army co ...

Turkey Claims Killing 34 PKK Members in Northern Iraq
BAS News - 2017-02-20 19:19
Turkish jets bombarded a number of Kurdistan Region border areas ERBIL — About 34 Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) fighters were killed in two separate airstrikes conducted by Turkey on the territory of Kurdistan Region, northern Iraq on Monday, the Turkis ...

Turkish army says killed 34 Kurdish militants in air strikes in northern Iraq - -
Nasdaq - 2017-02-20 18:42

Senior ISIL Members Killed in Joint Operation by Kurdish Counter-Terrorism and Coalition Forces in Mosul
Washington Kurdish Institute - 2017-02-20 18:40

Russia Says Four Soldiers Killed in Syria
Waar Media - 2017-02-20 16:09
WAAR-DUHOK: Four Russian soldiers have died and two were wounded last week when their car was hit by a radio-controlled bomb in Syria, Russian news agencies cited the Russian Defense Ministry as saying on Monday. The ministry said the explosion ripped th ...

ISIS in Iraq: Daesh warlord who beheaded 4 Kurdish Peshmerga killed in airstrike in Kirkuk | Daily Star
Dailystar - 2017-02-20 14:30

Mosul: Iraqi Troops Storm Biggest Military Camp in North
BAS News - 2017-02-20 14:09
25 IS militants were killed in the confrontations MOSUL — On the second day of the west Mosul operation, the Iraqi counter-terrorism troops managed to retake two more villages in south of Mosul and started storming the biggest Iraqi army base in northern ...

Russia says four soldiers killed in Syria: agencies
Reuters - 2017-02-20 14:07
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Four Russian soldiers have died and two were wounded last week when their car was hit by a radio-controlled bomb in Syria, Russian news agencies cited the Russian Defence Ministry as saying on Monday. ...

Angelina Jolie on family, film and Cambodia
BBC - 2017-02-20 11:02
Angelina Jolie on her new film First They Killed My Father, based on the genocide in Cambodia, and her family. ...

Vietnamese sailor killed, 7 abducted in Philippine pirate attack
Reuters - 2017-02-20 08:52
MANILA (Reuters) - Gunmen in southern Philippine waters killed one crewman of a Vietnamese vessel and abducted seven in what appeared to be the latest attack by pirates in the area, the Philippine coastguard said on Monday. ...

Angelina Jolie on Cambodia, politics and a 'difficult year'
BBC - 2017-02-20 00:08
The actress spoke to the BBC ahead of the release of her new film, First They Killed My Father. ...

Senior ISIS members killed in ‘special ops’ by Kurdish, Coalition forces
NRT - 2017-02-19 22:08

Coalition, Kurdish Forces Kill Senior IS Member in Hawija
BAS News - 2017-02-19 21:23
The eliminated jihadist was responsible for Kirkuk’s Tax Department of the extremist group ERBIL — Erbil Security Forces (Asayish) in cooperation with the US-led coalition forces have killed a senior Islamic State (IS) member in Hawija district, Kirkuk p ...

ISIS emir responsible for beheading 4 Peshmerga killed in coalition airstrike
Rûdaw - 2017-02-19 20:52
it was a joint operation between the coalition and Erbil security agency ...

Bogota explosion: Police officer killed near bullring
BBC - 2017-02-19 19:43
One policeman is killed and 30 others are injured in a blast near the bullring in the Colombian capital. ...

Somalia Mogadishu car bomb: At least 16 people killed
BBC - 2017-02-19 16:27
Witnesses say the bomb went off in a part of the city popular with soldiers, civilians and traders. ...

One civilian killed in Al-Nusra and Ahrar Al-Sham attacks on Sheikh Maqsoud
Washington Kurdish Institute - 2017-02-19 13:44

Silently, they are being killed
ANHA - 2017-02-19 12:41
Many forces are conflicting to occupy al-Bab city that held by the mercenaries of ISIS. The city that includes thousands of civilians became afflicted, destroyed, ...

ISIS Attacks Iraqi Army in Mosul
Waar Media - 2017-02-19 12:12
WAAR-DUHOK: At least 10 personnel of the Iraqi Army were killed and injured in an attack that targeted their patrol in northeastern Mosul. The blast targeted an army patrol in Al-Zohour district in northeastern Mosul, leaving one soldier killed and nine ...

Syrian government forces press attack on Damascus outskirts: monitors, medic
Reuters - 2017-02-19 10:20
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces fired rockets at a rebel-held area on Damascus's outskirts on Sunday, pressing an attack that began the day before and has killed up to 16 people, a medical worker and war monitors said. ...

Two villages liberated, 11 mercenaries killed
ANHA - 2017-02-19 09:47
Fighters of the Wrath of Euphrates Operation Room have liberated the Fatateesh and Bîr Şemarî villages lying on the al-Raqqa-Makman village road, 11 mercenaries were also reported to be killed. ...

California 'bombogenesis' storm pushes north
BBC - 2017-02-19 09:13
US forecasters say more heavy rain is on the way in north California, after southern storms killed five. ...

Argentina coach crash: At least 19 killed near border with Chile
BBC - 2017-02-19 04:17
An unidentified teenager passenger said that the vehicle had been travelling too fast. ...

10 civilians killed in Assad attack on funeral procession in Harasta
Orient News - 2017-02-19 02:00

New Russian airstrikes hit Daraa, women, children killed
Orient News - 2017-02-19 02:00

ISIS claims 30+ Kurdish fighters killed in northeast Syria
Almasdarnews - 2017-02-18 23:31

Syrian government forces attack rebel areas on Damascus outskirts: Syrian Observatory
Reuters - 2017-02-18 20:47
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces attacked rebel-held areas on the northeastern outskirts of Damascus with rockets and shellfire on Saturday and killed at least nine people, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said. ...

Iranian military forces shot gunfire, and killed four people and wounded another one in Salmas
Kurdpa - 2017-02-18 20:05

Turkey: Car Bomb Attack Kills Two Civilians In Sanliurfa Province
BAS News - 2017-02-18 19:15
LEEDS — A car bomb explosion killed two people including a 10-year-old child and injured at least 18 others in the predominantly Kurdish town of Viransehir in southern Turkey on Friday night. A car bomb attack took the lives of two civilians including a ...

Belgium train derailment: One dead and many injured
BBC - 2017-02-18 16:58
Emergency services are at the scene of the train derailment, which killed at least one person. ...

One killed, 20 hurt as train derails in Belgium
Reuters - 2017-02-18 15:15
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - One person was killed and about 20 injured, two seriously, on Saturday when a carriage toppled onto its side in a train derailment in Belgium, rescue workers said. ...

ISIS Member: Killed More than 500 Civilian
Waar Media - 2017-02-18 13:45
WAAR-DUHOK: An Iraqi ISIS member has killed more than 500 civilian including children and women, and raped more than 200 girls, since he joined Islamic State (ISIS) in 2013. Amar Hussein, is one of ISIS member who captured by Peshmerga forces in Kirkuk ci ...

Syrian jets strike rebel-held Homs district, death toll mounts: activist, monitors
Reuters - 2017-02-18 13:38
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian warplanes carried out air strikes in a besieged rebel-held district of Homs on Saturday that killed at least two people, adding to a death toll of more than 20 in nearly two weeks of air raids, an activist and monitors said. ...

IS Captive Says He Has Raped 200 Women and Killed 500 People
BAS News - 2017-02-18 11:52
He was captured by the Kurdish Counter-terrorism forces during Kirkuk attack ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) militant Ammar Hussein who is now a captive in Sulaymaniyah province confessed that he has raped more than 200 women from Iraqi minorities particu ...

California 'bombogenesis', biggest storm in years, kills two
BBC - 2017-02-18 09:03
Two people are killed as California is hit by flash floods from its biggest storm in years. ...

Red Army Choir performs after tragedy
BBC - 2017-02-18 02:38
The Red Army choir has played its first concert since the plane crash on Christmas Day which killed more than sixty of its members. ...

One killed, 15 wounded in car bomb attack in Turkey’s Sanliurfa
KurdPress - 2017-02-18 01:57
One child was killed and another 15 people were wounded in a car bomb attack staged near lodgings housing of judges and prosecutors in the Viransehir district of the southeastern province of Sanliurfa on Feb. 17, the Sanliurfa Governor has announced. ...

Cousin says ISIS killed parents of two Yezidi suicide bombers
Rûdaw - 2017-02-17 22:20
Only a handful of their family members survived the genocide ...

Explosion in Sanliurfa, Turkey
Rûdaw - 2017-02-17 22:20
A three-year old child was killed in the blast, the governor stated ...

Tunisia army clashes with militants in mountains, two killed: ministry
Reuters - 2017-02-17 21:09
TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia troops clashed with armed Islamist militants in the remote mountains near the Algerian border on Friday, killing two of them, arresting another and seizing weapons, the defense ministry said. ...

One person killed, 10 others wounded in blast in Turkey's southeast: sources
Reuters - 2017-02-17 20:15
DIYARBAKIR (Reuters) - At least one person was killed and ten others were wounded in an explosion in the southeastern Turkish town of Viransehir near the border with Syria, hospital sources said on Friday. ...

Fearing Revolt, IS Bans Friday Prayer in Tel Afar
BAS News - 2017-02-17 17:51
The decision was made after IS lost seven local leaders in the district ERBIL — After seven Islamic State (IS) local leaders were killed in confrontations with Iraqi forces in Tel Afar district of Nineveh province, the extremist organization banned Frida ...

Kirkuk: Peshmerga, Coalition Forces Foil IS Plan to Attack
BAS News - 2017-02-17 16:50
A group of IS snipers killed KIRKUK — Kurdish Peshmerga forces and the US-led coalition airpower on Friday foiled an Islamic State (IS) attack in Kirkuk province, killing several extremists. After noticing IS military mobilizations near the western Kirku ...

Over 20 IS Militants Killed in Hawija, Southern Kirkuk
BAS News - 2017-02-17 09:55
They had planned to attack Peshmerga positions KIRKUK— A group from the Islamic State (IS) militants was targeted early Friday by the warplanes of the anti-IS US-led global coalition near Hawija district, south of Kirkuk. The militants had gathered in Sh ...

Wailing, anger at Sufi shrine in Pakistan after bomber kills 77
Reuters - 2017-02-17 09:39
SEHWAN SHARIF, Pakistan (Reuters) - Wailing Sufi devotees thronged a blood-stained shrine in southern Pakistan on Friday, shouting at police a day after a suicide bomber killed at least 77 people in an attack claimed by a regional branch of Islamic State. ...

Pakistan security crackdown after deadly IS attack on Sufi shrine
BBC - 2017-02-17 09:13
Dozens of militants are killed or arrested and routes to the Afghan border are closed. ...

Survivors of Pakistan shrine attack that killed 72 describe 'doomsday'
NRT - 2017-02-17 07:16

Baghdad car bomb claimed by ISIS kills 51 Orient Net - AP A car bomb in Baghdad killed at least 51 people and wounded more than 60 ..
Orient News - 2017-02-17 02:06

IS Intelligence Chief in Nineveh Killed
BAS News - 2017-02-16 19:31
Four other senior IS officials were also killed in Mosul airstrikes ERBIL — Five top officials of the extremist Islamic State (IS) organization were killed in the airstrikes conducted by international coalition forces in central Mosul, the War Media Cell ...

US Commander Says 60,000 IS Members Killed in Two Years
BAS News - 2017-02-16 18:43
ISTANBUL — An estimated 60,000 Islamic State (IS) militants have been killed by US coalition military efforts in the last two years, Army General Raymond Thomas, commander of United States Special Operations Command said, according to a report by militar ...

Pakistan: IS attack on Sufi shrine in Sindh kills dozens
BBC - 2017-02-16 18:12
At least 50 people are killed as a bomber blows himself up among devotees in a popular shrine. ...

At least 25 reported dead in suicide attack on Pakistani shrine
Reuters - 2017-02-16 16:51
KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) - A suicide bomber attacked a crowded Sufi shrine in southern Pakistan on Thursday, police said, with local media reporting at least 25 people had been killed and dozens more wounded in the latest in a wave of bombings this wee ...

Kim Jong Un's murdered half brother lived quiet, open life in Macau
Reuters - 2017-02-16 12:21
MACAU (Reuters) - Before he was killed in Malaysia, Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader, lived quietly in the Asian gambling hub of Macau, avoiding controversy and seemingly relaxed about personal safety, according to sources ...

Pakistan raids hideout of militants behind surge of attacks; six dead
Reuters - 2017-02-16 09:31
LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani counter-terrorism police raided a militant hideout and killed six suspected members of a Taliban faction that has launched a new campaign of violence against the government, police said on Thursday. ...

6 ISIS gang members killed in Şingal
Washington Kurdish Institute - 2017-02-15 23:42

18 Killed in Baghdad Blast
BAS News - 2017-02-15 20:10
At least 42 others injured in the terrorist attack BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber at the wheel of an explosives-laden vehicle killed at least 18 people in Iraq’s capital city on Wednesday, security sources confirmed. The attack targeted a busy street in the ...

[PICTURE]: IS Chief of Military Police Killed in Mosul
BAS News - 2017-02-15 19:19
He and an aide were targeted by coalition warplanes MOSUL — The US-led coalition fighter jets have killed another senior military leader of Islamic State (IS) in western Kirkuk as the noose is being tightened against the militants. Kurdistan Region’s dir ...

Deadly suicide truck bombing in Baghdad’s Sadr City
Rûdaw - 2017-02-15 18:43
At least 15 have been killed and 50 wounded ...

ISIS’ Nineveh military police chief killed in airstrike on Mosul
Rûdaw - 2017-02-15 18:43
Haqi Ismail Aued Haider was in charge of ISIS military police in Nineveh ...

'I checked to see if I had arms and legs'
BBC - 2017-02-15 17:04
British photographer Christopher Nunn is raising money for a friend who was killed in Ukraine. ...

From One Withdrawal to Another – Life Under Daesh
The Global Coalition - 2017-02-15 16:54
Daesh mines villages, kill civilians near Tabqa City. On 27 January, two men were killed in the village of Jarniya (70 km northwest of Tabqa City) by Daesh mines planted there ahead of advancing Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) forces. The explosion also i ...

Kim Jong Un’s half-brother killed by two women, South Korea says
Waar Media - 2017-02-15 12:01
WAAR-DUHOK: Two Asian women are suspected of murdering the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Malaysia Monday, South Korea’s intelligence committee said Wednesday. Investigators are awaiting the results of an autopsy on the body of Kim Jo ...

Dozens of Turkish occupation and its mercenaries killed
ANHA - 2017-02-15 10:31
AL-SHAHBA- Dozens of the Turkish occupying army and its mercenaries have been killed after a bomb-laden vehicle blew up near one of their headquarters in Sheikh Yacoub near al-Rai town. According to information ANHA obtained from informed sources, a suici ...

Turkish soldier killed in clash with PKK in southern Turkey
KurdPress - 2017-02-15 09:19
A soldier was killed on Feb. 14 during an operation against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the southern province of Hatay, local authorities have said. ...

16 civilians killed by airstrikes on al-Bab, locals say
Orient News - 2017-02-15 02:02

Knife-wielding attackers kill five in China's Xinjiang: govt
Reuters - 2017-02-15 01:49
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Three knife-wielding attackers have killed five people and injured five others in China's far western region of Xinjiang before police killed the "thugs", a regional government said. ...

Symbolic funeral held for Sadr supporters killed in Baghdad protest
NRT - 2017-02-14 19:38

Bangladesh police shoot dead militant linked to cafe attack
Reuters - 2017-02-14 19:15
DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh police on Tuesday shot dead a suspected militant commander and a close aide of the mastermind of the cafe attack last year that killed 22 people, mostly foreigners, a police official said. ...

Syria war: 'Dozens killed' as jihadists clash in Idlib
BBC - 2017-02-14 18:54
Hardline Islamist factions turn on each other in an apparent battle for influence. ...

Turkey claims to have killed YPG fighter in cross-border clashes
Rûdaw - 2017-02-14 18:29
The YPG did not confirm any casualties in the clashes. ...

IS Leaders Discuss Appointment of Al-Baghdadi's Successor
BAS News - 2017-02-14 15:51
Reports on his death remain unconfirmed ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakir al-Baghdadi may have been killed during a strike by the Iraqi army. The strike on a house in Iraq's western province of Anbar in a village near the town of Qaim near the ...

Turkey arrests Frenchman suspected of helping plan New Year nightclub attack
Reuters - 2017-02-14 15:14
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish authorities have arrested a Frenchman suspected of helping plan a New Year's Day shooting in an Istanbul nightclub which killed 39 people, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Tuesday. ...

North Korean leader's half-brother Kim Jong-nam 'killed in Malaysia' - sources
BBC - 2017-02-14 15:01
A source close to the Malaysian PM's office tells the BBC that Kim Jong-nam died in Kuala Lumpur. ...

North Korean leader's half brother killed in Malaysia: South Korea media
Reuters - 2017-02-14 12:58
SEOUL/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been killed in Malaysia, the Yonhap News Agency and other South Korean media outlets reported on Tuesday, citing unidentified sources. ...

Two killed in car bomb blast in western Baghdad
NRT - 2017-02-14 12:34

Dozens killed in fighting among jihadists in Syria
Reuters - 2017-02-14 10:46
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Dozens of fighters have been killed in two days of fighting between rival jihadist factions in northwestern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on Tuesday. ...

Syrian Kurdish militant killed in cross-border clash: Turkish army
Reuters - 2017-02-14 10:46
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish security forces returned fire into Syrian territory controlled by a Kurdish militia on Monday and killed one member of the group, Turkey's armed forces said on Tuesday. ...

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