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Robert Jones met al-Raqqa Civil Council

ANHA - 2017-07-23 15:06
The Global Coalition commander's deputy to fight IS Robert Jones with a group of his military experts met al-Raqqa Civil Council in Ayn Issa town to discuss the latest civil situation and how to cooperate in order to serve the city after its liberation by ...

Turkey uprooted 40 trees within military operations

ANHA - 2017-07-22 18:18
The Turkish occupation army uprooted more than 40 forest trees in the village of Balya in Bulbul district in Afrin canton; moreover, they built a barrier between Bakur and Rojava, and their military operations are still ongoing on the border of the canton ...

Yezidi Rep Demands Military Plan for Liberating Abductees in Tal Afar

BAS News - 2017-07-22 17:31
ERBIL— Concurrently with setting the plan for liberating Tal Afar, Nineveh province, the parties should also design a military plan to free the Yezidi abductees held in the town, demanded a representative of the Kurdish Yezidi community. There are hundre ...

Iraq Against Establishment of US Military Bases in the Country: Maliki

BAS News - 2017-07-22 14:58
IZMIR — the Iraqi society is against the establishment of US military bases in the country, the Vice-President of Iraq, Nouri al-Maliki, said on Friday. According to the Iraqi Vice-President, who spoke to RIA Novosti, the Iraqi government and people are ...

Conflicts Between Shi’ite, Sunni Militias in Mosul on the Rise

BAS News - 2017-07-22 14:58
MOSUL — As the Mosul was announced fully liberated from the Islamic State (IS) militants after three years, conflicts between various Iraqi militia forces present in the city is on the rise. Earlier on 21st July, military confrontations broke out between ...

Several IS Insurgents killed in Southwest Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-07-22 14:13
KIRKUK — The US-led coalition warplanes bombarded on Friday military positions belonging to the Islamic State (IS) militants in southwestern Kirkuk province, killing and injuring a number of jihadists. Peshmerga command on the frontline said in a press r ...

Over 40,000 Civilians Killed in Mosul Battle: Ex-Iraqi Minister

BAS News - 2017-07-21 10:44
Hoshyar Zebari reveals some details of IS bribing Iraqi military forces ERBIL- During the nine months of the battle to retake Mosul from the Islamic State (IS), more than 40,000 civilians were killed by the parties to the war, as stated by the former Ira ...

Iraq Denies Media Reports on Civilian Casualties in Mosul Operation

BAS News - 2017-07-20 20:51
IZMIR — The Iraqi military command denied recent reports by The Independent that claimed the civilian death toll in Mosul is 40,000. Th Iraqi Defense Ministry's War Media Cell released a statement on Thursday, saying the numbers provided by the British n ...

Russia to Send T-90 Tanks to Iraq

BAS News - 2017-07-20 20:06
IZMIR — Senior Russian presidential official confirmed on Wednesday that Iraq will receive a large number of Russian T-90 tanks by the end of 2017. According to Vladimir Kojen, Russia's presidential assistant for military cooperation, who spoke to the Ru ...

Iraqi Army Rejects Reports on 40,000 Civilian Deaths in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-07-20 16:04
ERBIL — The Iraqi army's War Media Cell (WMC) denied on Thursday the reports claiming that 40,000 civilians have been killed during the military campaign to liberate Mosul. "The official statistics issued by the Directorate of Civil Defense showed that t ...

Turkey’s publication of U.S. troop locations poses risk, Pentagon says

Waar Media - 2017-07-20 13:31
WAAR-DUHOK: The publication by Turkey’s state-run news agency of the locations of what appeared to be U.S. military posts in Syria puts American forces in danger, and the United States has complained to Turkey, a NATO ally, the Pentagon said on Wednesday ...

July 19th Revolution, a start to build federal, democratic Syria

ANHA - 2017-07-19 10:43
July 19th Revolution which spark started in Kobanî in 2012, soon echoing in the region and the world, has achieved during 5 years considerable victories on the military, political, and social levels, achieving unique progress in the domain of leading the ...

July 19th Festival initiated with a parade in Kobanî

ANHA - 2017-07-18 12:27
- As the Kobanî, Cizîre and Girê Sipî (Tel Abyad) delegations reached the celebration square, the events of the July 19th Festival have been initiated at the Şehîd Xebat Square in Kobanî city by performing a military parade by YPG and YPJ fighters. ...

KRG Calls for More US Support for Peshmerga

BAS News - 2017-07-17 14:37
ERBIL — A joint Iraqi-Kurdish delegation is visiting Washington to meet with US officials to discuss a number of security issues. The delegation includes representatives of the Iraqi prime minister's office, military officials as well as representatives ...

17 Turkish soldiers injured in PKK attack in Hakkari

KurdPress - 2017-07-17 13:16
Seventeen Turkish soldiers were injured when Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants detonated a bomb as a military vehicle was passing by in the Yuksekova district of Hakkari province on Monday. ...

Over 500 Iraqi Children Killed, Injured in First Half of 2017

BAS News - 2017-07-17 00:27
ERBIL — The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has revealed that 506 children were killed or injured during the military conflicts between the Iraqi army and Islamic State (IS) militants during the first half of 2017. The Chief of Field Operation at ...

13 IS Militants Killed in Western Anbar Province

BAS News - 2017-07-16 14:38
ANBAR — 13 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed by a military operation of al-Jazeera Operations Command forces in Anbar province on Sunday, a source from the command said. "Intelligence information enabled the Iraqi army and al-Jazeera Operations to ...

Kurds should be included in Geneva intra-Syrian talks: Russia

KurdPress - 2017-07-16 08:56
The Kurds need to be incorporated in the Syrian opposition delegation at the intra-Syrian talks in Geneva as an important political and military force, as well as a part of the Syrian society, Russian Ambassador to the UN Office in Geneva Alexey Borodavki ...

Turkey: Erdogan Threatens Military Action in Shingal

Ezîdî Press Kurdistan - 2017-07-15 22:54
T urkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to conduct a potential military action in the northern Iraqi Shingal region. On Tuesday, Erdogan said Turkey would extend ist ongoing „Euphrates Shield“ operation in Syria to Iraq in order to prevent ...

US Building Third Airport in Rojava, Northern Syria

BAS News - 2017-07-15 13:01
ERBIL — An informed source from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a military alliance backed by the US-led Coalition against Islamic State (IS), revealed that the US has begun to establish a third airport in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava). "American experts ...

400 Yezidi Peshmerga Troops Conclude Military Training

BAS News - 2017-07-14 23:10
SINJAR — 400 Yezidi Peshmerga fighters graduated on Thursday from their military training with the Kurdistan Region's Peshmerga forces. 400 Peshmerga troops completed a three month training course in a Peshmerga base located near the Mosul Dam, according ...

FSA: Military operation against Kurds in Rojava ‘necessary’

Waar Media - 2017-07-14 12:54
WAAR-DUHOK: It is necessary to conduct a military operation, hopefully backed by Turkey, against the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) in Rojava-the northern part of Syria, Ahmed Osman, the commander of the Sultan Murad group, which is part of the Fre ...

Trump, Macron attend Bastille Day military parade

Waar Media - 2017-07-14 12:54
WAAR-DUHOK: On his first Bastille Day as president, Emmanuel Macron attended the French capital’s military parade alongside his US counterpart, Donald Trump. Fearing attacks, police emptied the famed Champs-Elysees two hours before the parade began, alon ...

Why We Must Recognize North Korea

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2017-07-13 17:45
The reason that negotiations over North Korea have never achieved anything is simple. Their avowed goal is impossible to achieve. It is well-past time to accept that no means, political or military, exists to eliminate North Korean nuclear weapons. Their ...

Kobanî demonstrates supporting Afrin and al-Shahba

ANHA - 2017-07-13 14:16
Thousands of the eastern, western and southern villagers, military forces and Kobanî people gathered in Free Women Square to participate in a demonstration in order to condemn the Turkish state's attacks on Afrin canton and al-Shahba areas, and to support ...

Iran-Turkey interests intertwined with security: envoy

KurdPress - 2017-07-13 09:33
Iran-Turkey interests are intertwined with both countries' security, Turkish consul general in Tabriz Chaqlar Faheri Chaker Alep said in a press conference held on the occasion of Turkey’s failed military coup. ...

Another young suicide in city of Kamyaran

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-12 18:15
According to a report by Kurdistan Human Rights Association, on Sunday 9 July 2017, a young named Mujtaba Ahmadi, son of Morteza Ahmadi, attempted suicide through his hanging in his home and died.He during his military service, a time when he was on vacat ...

3rd YPG regiment in Girkê Legê formed

ANHA - 2017-07-12 12:59
People Protection Units (YPG) announced forming the 3rd military regiment that comprised 200 fighters in Girkê Legê during ceremonies where YPG and Women Protection Unit (YPJ) commanders participated in. ...

SDF captures town with IS military base near Raqqa

Kom News - 2017-07-11 17:36
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have captured a town south of the city of Raqqa where Islamic State ran a major military base and training camp, a spokesman for the militias said on Tuesday. An alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias fighting under the bann ...

Turkish Airstrikes Kill at Least 3 PKK Members in Northern Iraq

BAS News - 2017-07-10 22:47
ERBIL — At least three members of Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) were killed in a counter-terrorism operation in northern Iraq on Monday, Turkish military said. The Turkish General Staff released a statement earlier on Monday, saying that the Turkish Air ...

Construction of military bases in sensitive areas of Zaribar Marivan wetland

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-10 22:06
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, the military forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in recent months, have been campaigning for the construction of a military base at the critical points of the Zaribar Wetland and They ...

UNHCR Renews Concerns Over Ongoing Humanitarian Crisis in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-07-10 18:35
MOSUL — The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) released a statement on Monday, expressing its concerns over the hundreds of thousands of people, who have been displaced, killed or injured during the military operations in western Mosul ...

Curfew declared in 15 areas in Gimgim, Bakur Kurdistan

ANHA - 2017-07-10 11:52
NEWS DESK- The Turkish authorities have declared curfew in 15 areas in Gimgim district, Mûş state in Bakur (North)Kurdistan under the pretext of a military operation in Kolan Mountains area. The areas the curfew was declared in are: Kolan, Tekneduzu, Yeşî ...

Huge crowd rallies in Istanbul against Turkey's post-coup crackdown

Reuters - 2017-07-10 01:28
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's main opposition leader told a huge protest rally on Sunday that the country was living under dictatorship and pledged to keep challenging the crackdown launched by the authorities after last year's failed military coup. ...

3 IS Suicide Bombers Killed As Infiltrating East Mosul

BAS News - 2017-07-09 22:34
MOSUL — Three Islamic State (IS) suicide bombers were killed as they sneaked from western Mosul to the eastern side of the city, the military intelligence department announced. According to a statement released by the department on Sunday, the 16th divis ...

35 IS Militants Killed While Fleeing Mosul's Old City

BAS News - 2017-07-09 00:02
MOSUL — At least 35 members of the Islamic State (IS) were killed in a failed attempt to flee western Mosul on Saturday, according to the Iraqi military. The Iraqi forces further detained another 6 IS militants, who also tried to escape the battlefield i ...

Kurdish militants kill two Turkey’s ruling AK party officials: minister

E-Kurd - 2017-07-07 14:31
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey’s Kurdish region,— Kurdish militants shot and killed two officials from the ruling AK Party in the Kurdish region in southeast Turkey over the weekend, while the Turkish military killed more than a dozen militants in air strikes, ...

Kurdish YPG militia says Turkey ‘declaring war’ in Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2017-07-07 14:31
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— The head of the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said on Wednesday that Turkish military deployments near Kurdish-held areas of Syrian Kurdistan, northwestern Syria, amounted to a “declaration of war” which could trigger clashes wi ...

SDF fighters advance in Raqqa with spirit to avenge

ANHA - 2017-07-07 09:27
EKREM BEREKAT RAQQA – Fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are advancing onto the western neighbourhoods of Raqqa with the high spirit to avenge. Each day tens of residents join SDF ranks after receiving military training from cycles which take ...

US President Declines Pentagon's Military Plan to Defeat IS

BAS News - 2017-07-06 20:38
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump rejected Pentagon's plan for tackling the Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq, as he believes it was too similar to Barak Obama's plan. According to the recent reports by Daily Beast, which quoted two US officials and a ...

Kurdish YPG expects conflict with Turkey in northern Syria

Kom News - 2017-07-06 17:55
The head of the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said on Wednesday that Turkish military deployments near Kurdish-held areas of northwestern Syria amounted to a “declaration of war” which could trigger clashes within days. Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Numan ...

201 fighters joined Manbij Military Forces

ANHA - 2017-07-06 14:35
Şehîd Feysal Abu Laila Academy for military training opened another training course for Manbij Military Council fighters in the name of Şehîd Firhad Course where 201 fighters jointed and that happened during military ceremonies. ...

YPG says Turkey is planning all-out conflict in northern Syria

KurdPress - 2017-07-06 09:46
The head of the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said on Wednesday that Turkish military deployments near Kurdish-held areas of northwestern Syria amounted to a "declaration of war" which could trigger clashes within days. ...

Turkish diplomat denies YPG's claim that Turkey declares war in Afrin

Kurdistan24 - 2017-07-06 06:06
A US military commander (R) walks with a commander (C) from the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) as they inspect the damage at the YPG headquarters after it was hit by Turkish airstrikes in Mount Qarachokh near Malikiya, Syria, April 25, 2017. (Pho ...

The Islamic Republic of Iran shelling the southern Kurdistan region.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-06 00:25
According to the report by Kurdistan Human Rights Association, on Sunday 2 July 2017, the military forces affiliated with the Islamic Republic of Iran, mountain slopes Halgurd in Soran region and near to Haji Omran border the shelling has done. According ...

Iraqi Forces Recapture 90% of Last IS-held Area in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-07-05 14:44
Iraqi military liberated new areas in last IS-held district in Mosul MOSUL — Iraqi forces have recaptured 90 percent of al-Maidan neighbourhood, the last bastion of Islamic State (IS) militants in the Old City district in west Mosul. "The anti-terrorism ...

Russia to deploy military in Syrian buffer zones within weeks

KurdPress - 2017-07-05 08:33
Russia may deploy its military to police the borders of planned de-escalation zones in Syria within two to three weeks after finalizing an agreement with Turkey and Iran, Russian negotiator Alexander Lavrentyev said on Tuesday (July 4). ...

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 ...

Qatar rejects demands from Arab countries as deadline looms

Waar Media - 2017-07-02 13:34
WAAR-DUHOK: Qatar said Saturday it doesn’t fear any military retaliation for refusing to meet a Monday deadline to comply with a list of demands from four Arab states that have imposed a de-facto blockade on the Gulf nation. During a visit to Rome, Forei ...

Child Soldier Killed in Clash After Being Recruited by PKK in Rojava

BAS News - 2017-07-02 02:20
ERBIL — A Syrian Kurdish child, whom was reportedly forced into military actions by the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) affiliated forces, was killed on Saturday during military confrontations. Mohammed Izzadin Karami, 13, lost his life while taking part ...

Turkish occupation emptying al-Shahab villages

ANHA - 2017-07-01 16:43
after notifying al-Shahba people to leave their homes within 48 hours, Turkish occupation mercenaries have emptied Mare town’s neighborhoods and al-Shahba areas’ villages from its inhabitants in the context of a planned military operation to be launched a ...

10 Iraqi Fighters Killed in IS Attack Near Iraq-Syria Border

BAS News - 2017-06-30 23:56
SOFIA — At least 10 Iraqi soldiers and pro-government fighters were killed in an attack conducted by the Islamic State (IS) militants near the border with Syria, on Friday, according to a local military officer. According to the military officer, who spo ...

Turkey Sends Military Convoy To Syria

Waar Media - 2017-06-30 23:45
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkey dispatched a large military convoy to Northern Syria to continue operations in the region as the Ankara-backed forces attacked the Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) positions. The Turkish army dispatched its military con ...
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