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Turkish ISIS woman arrested before suicide attack in Tal Afar

Waar Media - 2017-09-11 16:50
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi army forces arrested a Turkish woman before she blew herself up in the troops northwest of Nineveh, state TV reported on Sunday. Al Iraqiya TV said the woman, of an Azebaijani origin, tried to storm into the troops and blow herself up i ...

IS-Dschihadisten kapitulieren zu Hunderten in Tal Afar

Sputnik - 2017-09-07 01:00
Hunderte IS-Kämpfer haben bei dem Einsatz der irakischen Armee und ihrer Verbündeten zur Befreiung der irakischen Stadt Tal Afar vor den Streitkräften der autonomen Region Kurdistan, den Peschmerga, kapituliert. Sputnik sprach mit der Mutter eines türkisc ...

Iraqi PM declares Nineveh province fully liberated from Islamic State

E-Kurd - 2017-09-05 14:01
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s prime minister on Thursday declared the town of Tal Afar “fully liberated” from the Islamic State group after a nearly two-week operation, the latest blow to the extremist group which ran nearly a third of the country three years ago. Ir ...

More than 2,000 Islamic State militants killed in Iraq’s Tal Afar

E-Kurd - 2017-09-05 14:01
BAGHDAD,— The Iraqi forces killed over 2,000 Islamic State (IS) militants and more than 50 suicide bombers during a major offensive to free Tal Afar area in west of Mosul, the Iraqi military said on Saturday. “The IS total casualties in the blitzkrieg du ...

Irak: Fast 1500 ausländische IS-Kämpfer kapitulieren

Sputnik - 2017-09-05 01:01
Ungefähr 1.300 ausländische IS-Kämpfer haben sich der irakischen Armee während der Befreiung der Stadt Tal Afar im Nordwesten des Landes ergeben, meldet die irakische Nachrichtenagentur Shafaaq mit Verweis auf irakische Militärs. ...

Befreiung von Tal Afar: Irak vernichtet tausende IS-Kämpfer

Sputnik - 2017-09-04 01:00
Die irakischen Streitkräfte haben bei der Befreiung der Stadt Tal Afar im Nordwesten des Landes mehr als 2000 Kämpfer der Terrormiliz Daesh (auch „Islamischer Staat“, IS) vernichtet. Das meldet die Nachrichtenagentur Xinhua unter Verweis auf die irakische ...

Terrorangriff auf Kraftwerk im Irak

Deutsche Welle - 2017-09-02 19:23
Nach seiner schweren militärischen Niederlage im nordirakischen Tal Afar bombt der "Islamische Staat" weiter: Nach dem jüngsten schweren Anschlag in Bagdad war nun Samarra das Ziel der Terrormiliz. ...

Iraqi Government Announces Liberation of Tal Afar

The Global Coalition - 2017-08-31 17:38
The Global Coalition to defeat Daesh (ISIS) congratulates Prime Minister Al-Abadi and all Iraqi Security Forces on their stunning victory in Tal Afar and Northern Ninewah Province, Aug. 31. ...

Iraqi army says fighting near Tal Afar worse than Mosul

Waar Media - 2017-08-31 14:04
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi forces battling to retake the small town of al-’Ayadiya where militants fleeing Tal Afar have entrenched themselves, saying on Tuesday the fighting is “multiple times worse” than the battle for Mosul’s old city. Hundreds of battle-harde ...

Irakische Armee meldet Erfolg im Kampf gegen IS

Tagesschau - 2017-08-27 23:50
Tal Afar im Norden des Irak galt als eine der letzten Städte unter Kontrolle der IS-Terrormiliz. Nun berichtet die irakische Armee, dass sie die IS-Kämpfer größtenteils von dort vertreiben und die Stadt zurückerobern konnte. Von Alexander Stenzel. ...

Iraqi military media says Tal Afar recaptured by 100%

Waar Media - 2017-08-27 15:18
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi military media said Sunday government troops and allied paramilitary forces had retaken full control over Tal Afar, Islamic State’s last holdout in Nineveh province. The War Media Cell, the Joint Operations Command’s media service, post ...

Tal Afar liberation imminent: Iraqi minister

KurdPress - 2017-08-27 13:39
Iraq's Defense Minister Arfan al-Hayali said on Saturday, August 26, that the liberation of Tal Afar would be declared shortly by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. ...

Iraqi War Media Cell Declares Complete Liberation of Tel Afar

BAS News - 2017-08-27 13:32
MOSUL — Iraqi War Media Cell, affiliate with the Joint Operations Command published a new map showing the complete liberation of Tel Afar city in western Nineveh province. The green color, which represents the liberated areas, covers the whole map of Tal ...

Ibrahim Jaafari says army liberated 70% of Tal Afar from ISIS

Waar Media - 2017-08-27 09:28
WAAR-DUHOK: The Iraqi army has liberated 70 percent of Tal Afar in northern Iraq from the Daesh (ISIS) terrorist group, Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Jaafari said Saturday. “Seventy percent of Tal Afar city have been liberated and, if God helps, the rem ...

Official Blames Baghdad for Ignoring Yezidi Captives in Tal Afar

BAS News - 2017-08-26 16:41
ERBIL— Hundreds of Yezidi captives are still missing in Tal Afar because Baghdad had no plans to liberate them, said a related official on Saturday. Hussein Qaedi, whose office in Duhok has so far freed thousands of Yezidi abductees in Iraq and Syria wit ...

Iraqi Army Preparing to Declare Conclusion of Tal Afar Battle

BAS News - 2017-08-26 15:10
The Iraqi forces have begun the mopping-up operations in the district TAL AFAR — Iraqi forces have begun the mopping-up operations in the district of Tal Afar, preparing to officially pronounce the district free. An officer in the Joint Operations Comman ...

Iraqi Army Retakes Citadel Neighborhood in Centre of Tal Afar

BAS News - 2017-08-26 14:07
70 percent of the district has been liberated from IS TAL AFAR — Iraqi forces have cleared 70 percent of Tal Afar district, 70 km west of Mosul, from the Islamic State (IS) militants, including its central citadel neighborhood, sources from the army said ...

Iraqi Forces Retake Three Villages South-west Tal Afar

BAS News - 2017-08-26 11:44
TAL AFAR — Tal Afar Operations Command announced on Saturday the liberation of three villages in south-west of Tal Afar district from the Islamic State (IS) organization. Major Ali al-Bayati, a Commander of Tal Afar Operations, told BasNews that Iraqi ar ...

Iraqi Forces Further Closing in on IS in Tal Afar

BAS News - 2017-08-25 10:37
TAL AFAR — Iraqi forces are making further gains in their drive to expel the Islamic State (IS) militants from Tal Afar, their last stronghold in Nineveh. The Iraqi army has made new gains in their push against the IS in Tal Afar as it has recaptured a f ...

Chechen President: Kurdistan Helped Free 12 CIS Individuals in Tal Afar

BAS News - 2017-08-25 10:37
ERBIL— President of Chechen Republic stated on Thursday that with the assistance of the Kurdistan Region 12 people from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CID) were rescued in Tal Afar. Ramazan Kadyrov wrote on his Telegram account that six of the p ...

US-backed Iraqi forces expel ISIS from five villages near Tal Afar

Aranews - 2017-08-25 08:59
Iraqi forces made further gains in their offensive to dislodge ISIS from Tal Afar, seizing five more villages on the eastern and southern outskirts of the city, the military said on Thursday. In the fifth day of their onslaught, Iraqi forces continued to ...

UN Delegation to Monitor Human Rights in Tal Afar Battle

BAS News - 2017-08-24 21:00
ERBIL— A delegation from the UN Human Rights Council will arrive in Tal Afar soon to monitor the human rights situation in the battle to retake the town from the Islamic State (IS). Ali Ardawani, a human rights observer from the Kurdistan Region, told Ba ...

Tal Afar Operation: IS Pushed Back Further

BAS News - 2017-08-24 17:44
ERBIL— The Iraqi and coalition forces on Thursday managed to liberate a village and two more neighborhoods of Tal Afar from the Islamic State (IS) authority. Lt. Gen. Abdulamir Yarallah, the commander of Tal Afar operation, announced that Qara Tapa villa ...

Iraqi Forces Advancing Towards Center of Tal Afar

BAS News - 2017-08-24 14:41
TAL AFAR — The Iraqi forces are approaching the center of Tal Afar city after they imposed control over al-Noor area in eastern part of the city, a source from Nineveh Operations Command told BasNews. The Iraqi joint forces were advancing towards al-Wahd ...

Two More Neighborhoods Freed in Tal Afar

BAS News - 2017-08-23 20:37
ERBIL— Iraqi forces on Wednesday retook the control of two more neighborhoods in the center of the town of Tal Afar (70 km west of Mosul). Al-Kifah neighborhood in southern Tal Afar and al-Tanak in the eastern part of the town were liberated today, said ...

No Hashd al-Shaabi Ranks Withdrew from Tal Afar Battle: Statement

BAS News - 2017-08-23 18:04
ERBIL— The reports which allege some ranks of the Hashd al-Shaabi forces have withdrawn from the operation to retake Tal Afar are "baseless", according to a statement by the Joint Operation Command. The statement published by Iraqi War Media Cell refuted ...

[IN PICTURES]: IS Uses Child As Suicide Bomber Against Iraqi Troops

BAS News - 2017-08-23 13:50
TAL AFAR — Islamic State (IS) commanders seem to have reached a new level of desperation in resisting the Iraqi forces in Tal Afar, now turning on the children to slow down the progress of the troops. Abu Hamza al-Ansari, less than 12 years old, was indo ...

Iraqi Troops Storm Third Neighbourhood of Tal Afar

BAS News - 2017-08-23 12:21
TAL AFAR — The Iraqi counter-terrorism forces stormed on Wednesday the al-Tanak neighbourhood in central Tal Afar district, 70 km northwest of Mosul, where the fighting is ongoing to clear the district from the Islamic State (IS). "The anti-terrorism for ...
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