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Peshmerga Forces Defeat IS Attack in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-07-30 09:30
A number of insurgents were killed TUZ KHURMATU — The Kurdistan Region Peshmerga forces last night repelled an attack by the Islamic State (IS) militants in Tuz Khurmatu, killing a number of extremists. The confrontations took place late on Saturday in Z ...

Peshmerga Repels IS Attack South of Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-07-29 19:57
ERBIL— Kurdistan Peshmerga forces on Saturday evening drove back an Islamic State (IS) offensive in Tuz Khurmatu, Salahaddin province. Several IS jihadists launched an attack against Peshmerga trenches in Zarga battlefields near Tuz Khurmatu, about 75 km ...

[PICTURES]: Car Bomb Wounds 4 Civilians in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-07-28 00:52
TUZ KHURMATU — At least four civilians have reportedly been injured after a car bomb went off in central Tuz Khurmatu (some 88 kilometres south of Kirkuk). Mohammed Fayiq, a local official, said the terrorist attack took place at around 17:50 (local time ...

Hashd al-Shaabi No Different Than IS: Tuz Khurmatu Tribal Official

BAS News - 2017-07-20 18:51
Kurdish official accuses Shi'ite militias of abducting 80 people this year ERBIL— A Kurdish official from the ethnically mixed Tuz Khurmatu (Salahaddin province) accused the Shi'ite paramilitaries of Hashd al-Shaabi of abducting and expelling the non-Shi ...

Tuz Khurmatu: Shi’ite Commander Involved in Oil Black Market Escapes

BAS News - 2017-07-16 12:14
ERBIL — Commander of Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi in the Kurdish town of Tuz Khurmatu has fled after he was revealed to have been involved in oil black market. Director of Tuz Khurmatu Security, Farouq Ahmed, told Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) ...

Peshmerga Captive Freed in Exchange for IS Emir

BAS News - 2017-07-15 19:57
ERBIL— A Peshmerga troop was released in Kirkuk on Saturday after setting an Islamic State (IS) emir free, a Peshmerga commander stated. Abdulla Bor, Peshmerga commander at Tuz Khurmatu frontlines, told Kurdistan24 news channel that the Peshmerga member, ...

Shi'ite Hashd Forces Arrest RT Journalists in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-07-13 20:51
ERBIL— A group of the Shi'ite paramilitaries of Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces) on Thursday arrested a team of journalists from the RT channel, according to a report on the RT Arabic news. RT correspondent Buzurg Mohammad reported that a gr ...

Shi'ite Militias Kidnapped 69 Civilians in Tuz Khurmatu in Six Months

BAS News - 2017-07-08 16:55
ERBIL—Since the beginning of 2017, the Shi'ite paramilitaries of Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces), have kidnapped 69 civilians in Tuz Khurmatu district of Salahaddin province. Mohammed Fayeq, press secretary for Tuz Khurmatu mayor, said 29 o ...

Peshmerga repels another ISIS Attack in Kirkuk

Waar Media - 2017-07-03 12:15
WAAR-DUHOK: Peshmerga forces repeled an assault of Islamic State (ISIS) militants carried out last night in Tuz Khurmatu, south of Kirkuk. ISIS militants orchestrated an offensive against Peshmerga forces in Zarga village in Tuz Khurmatu late on Sunday. ...

Peshmerga Wards off Another IS Attack in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-07-03 10:35
TUZ KHURMATU — Peshmerga forces thwarted an assault of Islamic State (IS) militants carried out last night in Tuz Khurmatu, south of Kirkuk. IS militants orchestrated an offensive against Peshmerga forces in Zarga village in Tuz Khurmatu late on Sunday. ...

Second Peshmerga killed by IS Sniper in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-07-02 01:49
ERBIL— Another Peshmerga troop was gunned down by an Islamic State (IS) sniper in Tuz Khurmatu, Salahaddin province, on Saturday evening, only a few hours after another one was shot dead by snipers from the extremist organization. At 7:00 p.m. Dlshad Mus ...

Peshmerga Troop Killed by IS Sniper in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-07-01 09:51
TUZ KHURMATU — A Peshmerga fighter was killed on Friday by an Islamic State (IS) sniper in the vicinity of Tuz Khurmatu city in south of Kikruk province. A Peshmerga troop from Regiment 2 of Brigade 11 of the Peshmerga forces, named Awni Maghdid Rasul, w ...

Two Dead in IS Rocket Attack in Diyala Province

BAS News - 2017-06-24 23:45
ERBIL — the Islamic State (IS) militants carried out overnight on Saturday a rocket attack on civilian-populated areas of Qara Tapa subdistrict of Diyala province which resulted in the death of two. Mohammed Fayiq, a local official in Tuz Khurmatu, confi ...

Peshmerga Forces Repel Another IS Attack in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-06-20 11:11
TUZ KHURMATU — Peshmerga forces thwarted an assault of Islamic State (IS) militants carried out late on Monday in Tuz Khurmatu, south of Kirkuk. IS militants orchestrated an offensive against Peshmerga forces in Zarga village in Tuz Khurmatu at around 11 ...

Peshmerga Forces Thwart IS Attack on Airbase in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-06-18 10:18
ERBIL — Peshmerga forces foiled an offensive of Islamic State (IS) militants carried out early on Sunday on an airbase in Tuz Khurmatu, south of Kirkuk. Around four IS suicide bombers had managed to sneak into Hiliwa airbase in Tuz Khurmatu where regimen ...

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 ...

Nine Arabs Abducted in Disputed Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-06-13 18:27
ERBIL— Eight unidentified gunmen abducted nine Arab civilians from Sulaiman Bag parish of Tuz Khurmatu (Salahaddin province) on Tuesday. The people were forced into two cars in the IDP neighborhood, in front of Sulaiman Bag Municipality, at around 04:00 ...

IS Mobilising Militants near Tuz Khurmatu: Peshmerga Commander

BAS News - 2017-05-30 23:52
ERBIL — Kurdish Peshmerga forces have been put on alert as Islamic State (IS) has started mobilising insurgents in the areas around Tuz Khurmatu, south of Kirkuk, said a military source. Peshmerga commander Abdulrahman Mousa, however said the Kurdish for ...

Two Fleeing IS Detainees Arrested in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-05-30 16:30
ERBIL— The two Islamic State (IS) militants who escaped from a detention center of Tuz Khurmatu intelligence service were arrested, confirmed an official on Tuesday. Speaking to BasNews, Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) chief in Tuz Khurmatu (Salahaddin ...

IS Offensive against Peshmerga Foiled

BAS News - 2017-05-28 23:36
TUZ KHURMATU — Islamic State (IS) militants organised an attack on Kurdish Peshmerga forces near Tuz Khurmatu before their plan was foiled by coordinated airstrikes, said a local official. IS insurgents intended to attack Peshmerga positions via car bomb ...

IS Chief of Intelligence in Tuz Khurmatu Captured

BAS News - 2017-05-28 23:36
ERBIL — Iraqi counter-terrorism and security forces captured Islamic State (IS) chief of intelligence in Tuz Khurmatu, some 55 kilometres south of Kirkuk, Iraq’s Interior Ministry said. Based on intelligence gathered from sources, the Iraqi forces conduc ...

Peshmerga Forces Repel IS Attack near Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-05-28 01:26
TUZ KHURMATU — Islamic State (IS) militants late on Saturday carried out an attack against Peshmerga near Tuz Khurmatu, but they were warded off by the Kurdish forces. Head of Media Department in Tuz Khurmatu administration, Mohammed Fayiq, confirmed the ...

Peshmerga forces repel ISIS attack in Khurmatu

Waar Media - 2017-05-18 16:40
WAAR-DUHOK: Islamic State (ISIS) militants on Thursday attacked Peshmerga front lines in Tuz Khurmatu, in southern Kirkuk but were thwarted as Peshmerga forces killed several of the jihadists. On early morning Thursday, IS extremists attempted to cross a ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – May 18, 2017

E-Kurd - 2017-05-18 14:12
Peshmerga defeats Islamic State assault in Khurmatu, killing several militants Tuz Khurmatu: Kurdish Peshmerga forces repelled a pre-dawn assault by Islamic State Daesh in the predominantly Kurdish town of Khurmatu in Iraq’s north Diyala province on Thur ...

Peshmerga Forces Repel Serious IS Attack in Tuz Khumatu

BAS News - 2017-05-18 10:43
Dozens of militants were killed during the clashes TUZ KHURMATU — Peshmerga forces managed to ward off an attack carried out by Islamic State (IS) militants on Peshmerga frontline in Tuz Khurmatu city of Salahaddin provine in the early predawn hours of T ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – May 14, 2017

E-Kurd - 2017-05-18 04:52
Peshmerga thwart Islamic State attack in Tuz Khurmatu Tuz Khurmatu: Kurdish Peshmerga forces foiled an attack by Islamic State IS group (Daesh) militants in Tuz Khurmatu southeast of Kirkuk, a commander said. The head of Peshmerga frontlines in Tuz Khurm ...

Hashd Force Withdraws from Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-05-16 19:57
ERBIL— A force of Shi'ite paramilitaries of Hashd al-Shaabi on Thursday withdrew from the disputed Tuz Khurmatu district, Salahaddin province. Mohammed Fayeq, media secretary for Tuz Khurmatu's mayor, told BasNews that Imam Ali force, comprising 450 cons ...

Efforts Underway to Annihilate Kurds in Tuz Khurmatu: Official

BAS News - 2017-05-06 18:10
ERBIL— The events in the disputed town of Tuz Khurmatu are politically motivated, aiming at erasing Kurds from the town, said an official. Speaking to BasNews on Saturday, Ahmed Sheikh Langari, Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP)'s chief in Tuz Khurmatu sai ...

IED kills Peshmerga officer, injures two more in roadside south of Kirkuk

Waar Media - 2017-05-05 13:57
WAAR-DUHOK: The explosion of an improvised explosive device (IED) in western Tuz Khurmatu claimed the life of a Peshmerga officer and caused injuries to two other members of the Kurdish forces on Friday. Faruq Ahmed, Tuz Khurmatu’s Asayish (Kurdish secur ...

Peshmerga Officer Killed in Tuz Khurmatu Bombing

BAS News - 2017-05-05 10:43
Two more Peshmerga members were wounded ERBIL— The explosion of an improvised explosive device (IED) in western Tuz Khurmatu claimed the life of a Peshmerga officer and caused injuries to two other members of the Kurdish forces on Friday. Faruq Ahmed, Tu ...

Gunmen Attack Kurdish Policeman's House in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-04-23 22:04
The grenade attack did not cause any casualties ERBIL— Two motorcyclists threw a grenade at the house of a Kurdish policeman in Tuz Khurmatu, Salahaddin province, on Sunday evening. No one was hurt in the attack, said Mohammed Fayeq, a spokesperson for T ...

Tuz Khurmatu Arab Chieftain Urges Peshmerga To Stop "Hashd's Violence"

BAS News - 2017-04-17 17:23
He accuses the Shi'ite militias of killing civilians ERBIL— The leader of the Arab tribes in the disputed Tuz Khurmatu (Kirkuk province) called on Kurdistan Region Peshmerga as well as coalition forces to confront the "violations" by the Shi'ite Hashd mi ...

Four Abducted People in Tuz Khurmatu Freed

BAS News - 2017-04-17 16:20
Efforts by the local officials helped to free them, says official ERBIL— Four people who were abducted by unidentified gunmen in the town of Tuz Khurmatu, Kirkuk province, were set free on Monday, an official said. Mohammed Fayeq, the press secretary for ...

Turkmen Engineer Abducted in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-04-16 18:38
Gunmen in military uniforms kidnapped the man, says an official ERBIL- A Turkmen engineer from the city of Kirkuk was abducted in Tuz Khurmatu (Kirkuk province) on Sunday as he was heading towards his home, said an official. Speaking to BasNews, Mohammed ...

Clashes Erupt Between IS and Hashd Militias in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-04-15 12:51
IS militants have alarmed the Shi'ite militias, says official ERBIL— The movements by the Islamic State (IS) fighters have created concerns in the ranks of the Shi'ite Hash militias in Tuz Khurmatu, leading to clashes between the two parties, an official ...

200 People Joined Hashd al-Shaabi in Tuz Khurmatu: Official

BAS News - 2017-04-03 21:39
TUZ KHURMATU — The Iraqi Shi’ite militia group, known as Hashd al-Shaabi or Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), has established a brigade in Tuz Khurmatu with at least 200 locals already enrolled for the armed group, a local official said. “The Hashd al-S ...

Six Peshmerga Injured in Roadside Bomb in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-04-02 13:44
TUZ KHURMATU — Two improvised explosive devices (IED) injured six Peshmerga troops in west of Tuz Khurmatu, south of Kirkuk province, early on Sunday. Mohamed Fayaq, head of Tuz Khurmatu media department said that the planted IEDs targeted a convoy of Pe ...

The ‘Black MBW’ Sold after Saving Dozens of Lives in Kirkuk Attack

BAS News - 2017-03-29 00:59
ERBIL — The owner of the ‘Black BMW’, who saved 70 people during an Islamic State (IS) attack on Kirkuk, has sold his bulletproof car despite a worldwide reputation it had gain. Ako Duzi, a Kurdish Peshmerga from Tuz Khurmatu district, told BasNews on Tu ...

Shi'ite Militias Conducting Random Arrests in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-03-25 18:52
TUZ KHURMATU — The militiamen from Hashd al-Shaabi have launched a campaign of random arrests against the Sunni civilians in the vicinity of Tuz Khurmatu district south of Kirkuk. Faruq Ahmed, chief of Tuz Khurmatu security forces (Asayish), told BasNews ...

Iraqi Sunni militia recruits Kurds in disputed city: PUK official

E-Kurd - 2017-03-23 05:55
TUZ KHURMATU, Iraq,— The Sunni backed militia group known as the Hashd al-Watani has recruited around 250 Kurdish members in the volatile Tuz Khurmatu city where tensions between Kurds and Arab Shiites and Sunni communities led to deadly confrontations l ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – March 18, 2017

E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
Roadside bomb wounds four Peshmerga militants near ethnically mixed Tuz Khurmatu Tuz Khurmatu: Four Peshmerga fighters on board a military vehicle were wounded after a roadside bomb blew up at Khurmatu frontline on Saturday, a Peshmerga commander told NR ...

Four Peshmerga Wounded in Roadside Bombing near Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-03-18 21:09
TUZ KHURMATU — A roadside bomb on Monday hit a Peshmerga convoy near Tuz Khurmatu district, south of Kurdistan Region, injuring four Peshmerga forces. Mohammed Fayiq, Head of the media and communication department at Tuz Khurmatu administration, confirme ...

Peshmerga Officer's House Attacked in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-03-05 11:33
TUZ KHURMATU — The Security Forces (Asayish) of Tuz Khurmatu district, south of Kirkuk, confirmed that the house of a Peshmerga officer came under attack in the district last night. Faruq Ahmed, Chief of Tuz Khurmatu Asayish, told BasNews the house of Go ...

Shi'ite Militias Prevent Return of IDPs in Kirkuk: Official

BAS News - 2017-02-28 21:20
He accuses Hashd al-Shaabi militias of exerting violence against people of Tuz Khurmatu ERBIL — Fighters from the Shi'ite Hashd al-Shaabi forces have occupied Suliaman Bag parish of Kirkuk and it has been for two years they do not allow IDPs to return ho ...

A Peshmerga Dies in a Roadside Bomb in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-02-23 14:03
An Iraqi soldier and a Peshmerga were also wounded TUZ KHURMATU — A Peshmerga soldier was killed and another was wounded by an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion in east of Salahuddin province on Wednesday. Mohamed Fayaq, head of Tuz Khurmatu me ...

Over 2,500 Kurds Have Fled Tuz Khurmatu Due to Militia Atrocities

BAS News - 2017-02-15 18:49
Hashd al-Shaabi militia forces the Kurdish families out of Tuz Khurmatu ERBIL — A number of Kurdish families in the Tuz Khurmatu region in the Salahuddin province of Iraq are accusing the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), also known as Hashd al-Shaabi, o ...

Security Chief Warns about Increasing Drug-related Crimes in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-02-13 23:11
TUZ KHURMATU — Kurdish authorities in Tuz Khurmatu, south of Sulaymaniyah, have warned of an increasing number of drug consumers in the town, calling for immediate action. “The number of drug consumers is surprisingly increasing among the youths in Tuz K ...

Kurdish Delegation and Shi'ite Leaders to Discuss Militia Atrocities

BAS News - 2017-02-12 14:15
Hashd al-Shaabi militiamen continue to carry out atrocities in Tuz Khurmatu ERBIL — A Kurdistan Region delegation is expected to visit Baghdad for talks with grand Shi'ite references over the atrocities of the Hashd al-Shaabi Shi'ite militiamen in the Ku ...

Hashd Al-Shaabi Creating Brigades in Chamchamal, Sulaymaniyah: Observer

BAS News - 2017-02-08 09:58
Local PUK officials help Hashd al-Shaabi create armed units in Kurdish areas ERBIL — The Iraqi Hashd al-Shaabi Shi'ite militia is forming armed units in the Kurdish areas ranging from Tuz Khurmatu southern Kirkuk to Penjwen, bordering Iran in the west of ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – December 31, 2016

E-Kurd - 2017-01-01 04:37
Kurdish mobile clinics provided treatment for 26,850 Peshmerga in 2016 Tuz Khurmatu: Nearly 27,000 Kurdish Peshmerga fighters received medical treatment at round-the-clock Kurdish mobile clinics during the year of 2016, according to statistics released by ...

A Kurdish Citizen Murdered in Central Kirkuk

BAS News - 2016-11-17 11:12
KIRKUK — A Kurdish citizen from Tuz Khurmatu district was murdered last night in central Kirkuk by unknown gunmen. Kirkuk Police confirmed that a Kurdish citizen named Mohamed Ibrahim, known as Hama Risha, was murdered late on Wednesday at around 11:40 p ...

Islamic State extremists attack Kaka’i religious minority in Iraq

Aranews - 2016-09-04 01:50
ARA News ERBIL – The radical group of Islamic State (ISIS) claimed responsibility for a car bomb attack that hit the Tuz Khurmatu district east of Iraq’s Tikrit province on Saturday, and caused casualties among the Kaka’i religious minority. At least six ...

Peshmerga repel separate Daesh attacks in Tuz Khurmatu

KurdPress - 2016-08-20 11:32
Daesh (Islamic State) fighters launched separate attacks against Peshmerga in the town of Tuz Khurmatu on Tuesday and Wednesday, days after Kurdish forces announced successful operations against militants near their stronghold of Mosul. ...

Peshmerga repel separate Daesh attacks in Tuz Khurmatu

KurdPress - 2016-08-17 16:09
Daesh (Islamic State) fighters launched separate attacks against Peshmerga in the town of Tuz Khurmatu on Tuesday and Wednesday, days after Kurdish forces announced successful operations against militants near their stronghold of Mosul. ...

Peshmerga Forces Shut Down IS Drone in Tuz Khurmatu

BasNews - 2016-07-20 21:04
Its the second downed drone used by IS in the area TUZ KHURMATU — Kurdish Peshmerga forces on Thursday shot down a drone belonging to the Islamic State (IS) militants in near Tuz Khurmatu, northeast of Salahaddin province. Speaking to BasNews, a local Ku ...

PKK’s Activities in Tuz Khurmatu Against Constitution: Kurdish MP

BasNews - 2016-07-17 16:08
TUZ KHURMATU — Hoping to expand its influence in some areas of Kurdistan Region, Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has reportedly established a youth center in Tuz Khurmatu district with its supporters writing slogans on the walls across the town. A Kurdish ...

Iran Deploys Military Advisors to Tuz Khurmatu: Official

BasNews - 2016-07-03 11:49
The deployment is to support Hashd al-Shaabi against Kurds, a local security official says TUZ KURMATU — The Islamic Republic of Iran has deployed several military advisors to Tuz Khurmatu district in northeast Salahaddin province to stand against the in ...

Arab Tribes in Tuz Khurmatu Condemn Hashd al-Shaabi's Hostilities

BasNews - 2016-06-27 18:04
Hashd al-Shaabi is behind all the hostilities conducted against the residents of Khurmatu TUZ KHURMATU - On Monday, June 27th, the Council of Arab Tribes in Tuz Khurmatu district condemned the atrocities repeatedly committed by the Shi'ite militia Hashd ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Training Children for Military Services

BasNews - 2016-06-27 18:04
The children are between 7 to 16 TUZ KHURMATU - A source from the security forces of Tuz Khurmatu in southern Kirkuk revealed on Monday, June 27th that the Shi'ite militia Hashd al-Shaabi has opened training centres to provide military training to childr ...

Kurdish and Sunni Residents Being Forced to Leave Tuz Khurmau

BasNews - 2016-06-26 16:15
TUZ KHURMATU — Fearing the atrocities of the Shi'ite militia Hashd al-Shaabi, Kurds, Sunni Arabs and Sunni Turkmens are leaving their hometown of Tuz Khurmatu. On 26th of June, 2016, the director of Media and Communication Department of Tuz Khurmatu post ...

IS launches new offensive in Tuz Khurmatu

Waarmedia - 2016-06-21 00:11
Waar, Duhok: Islamic State militants launched a new attack on villages in Tuz Khurmatu in south Kirkuk, days after carrying out a car bombing claiming the lives of dozens of civilians as well as military personnel. The terrorists attacked Bashmale village ...

Shi'ite Militias Kill 9 Sunni Prisoners in Amrli

BasNews - 2016-06-19 15:15
Hashd al-Shaabi militias killed the prisoners in revenge for an IS attack TUZ KHURMATU — Officials of Tuz Khurmatu district confirmed the execution of 9 Sunni prisoners in Amrli sub district by the Shi'ite militia Hashd al-Shaabi. The Islamic State (IS) ...

3 killed in Tuz suicide attack on PUK

Kurd Press - 2016-06-19 13:07
A security source in Salahuddin Province said on Saturday that the outcome of the suicide bombing that targeted the headquarters of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) in Tuz Khurmatu District killed and injured 13 people, Iraqi News reported. ...

Another Kurdish Member of IS Killed by Peshmerga

BasNews - 2016-06-18 18:10
He was originally from Choman subdistrict and joined IS almost two years ago TUZ KHURMATU — After heavy clashes erupted between the Kurdish Peshmerga forces and Islamic State (IS) militants near Tuz Khurmatu on Friday, several jihadists, including a Kurd ...

Twin Blasts in Tuz Khurmatu Kill Two

BasNews - 2016-06-18 14:04
Two successive explosions in the city also left at least 10 injured TUZ KHURMATU — Two explosions rocked central Tuz Khurmatu district midday June 18th, leaving two people dead and several injured. The first explosion took place in Tin neighborhood of Tu ...

Tuz Khurmatu: A Terrorist was killed, Several Explosive Vests Seized

BasNews - 2016-06-16 13:26
The explosive vests were prepared for suicide attacks TUZ KHURMATU - A terrorist was killed in an operation conducted by the Tuz Khurmatu security forces to pursue the insurgents in the city late on Wednesday, June 15, said an official from the the city. ...

Shi’ite Militia Violations Continue in Tuz Khurmatu

BasNews - 2016-06-14 19:01
They show no respect to the agreement made between the Kurdish and Shi’ite officials TUZ KHURMATU — The Shi’ite militia Hashd al-Shaabi continues with the violations against the Kurdish residents of Tuz Khurmatu despite an agreement to settle down the te ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Militias Force Sunni Families to Abandon Their Homes

BasNews - 2016-05-26 12:07
They threaten to kill them if they refuse to leave TUZ KHURMATU - The Shi'ite militia Hashd al-Shaabi threaten a number of Sunni families in Tuz Khurmatu to leave the town, said a security source in the town. A source inside Tuz Khurmatu district reveale ...

Shi'ite Militias Take down the Kurdish Flag in Tuz Khurmatu

BasNews - 2016-05-04 16:43
Hashd al-Shaabi militants reportedly looted a public property, a journalist said TUZ KHURMATU — Following the latest tensions in Tuz Khurmatu district between the Shi'ite militias and Kurdish residents, the Kurdish flag was taken down from the public adm ...

Peshmerga Brigade from Tuz Khurmatu Youths to Be Established

BasNews - 2016-05-03 20:06
The Peshmerga brigade will defend the people of Tuz Khurmatu against the Shi'ite militias TUZ KHURMATU — A delegation from Tuz Khurmatu visited Masoud Barzani, the Kurdistan Region President, and asked him to establish an armed group consisting of people ...

KRG spokesman: Situation in Tuz Khurmatu ‘not acceptable’

Waarmedia - 2016-04-27 22:38
Waar, Duhok: The spokesman of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Safeen Dizayee has said that what was happening in Tuz Khurmatu was “not acceptable” and announced that there wee ongoing efforts to end the conflict. Participating at an event today, D ...

US concerned over clashes in Tuz Khurmatu

Waarmedia - 2016-04-27 22:38
Waar, Duhok: The United States has voiced its concern over the ongoing tensions and clashes between Kurdish Peshmerga Forces and Shia militias in the town of Tuz Khurmatu. “There have been ongoing, I believe, skirmishes between Kurdish Peshmerga forces an ...

Tuz Khurmatu: Hashd al-Shaabi mortar round burns 2 Kurdish children

Waarmedia - 2016-04-27 22:38
Waar, Duhok: Hashd al-Shaabi militants have targeted a Kurdish family in the town of Tuz Khurmatu and burnt two of the children. Head of Khurmatu Press, Muhammad Faiq, said that the militants started shelling Komari neighborhood last night when a mortar r ...
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