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Kirkuk security arrest five ISIS suspects

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Kirkuk: Kurdish Security Forces Rescue Kidnapped Christian Woman

BAS News - 2017-07-27 15:58
KIRKUK — After being kidnapped by a group of unknown men in central Kirkuk on Thursday, a Christian woman was saved by the Kurdish security forces and reunited her with her family. Chief of Security forces in Kirkuk’s Pirde subdistrict, Mohammed Tal’atm, ...

ISIS kills four Kakai Kurds, kidnaps others southern Kirkuk

Waar Media - 2017-07-27 14:26
WAAR-DUHOK: A number of ISIS militants wearing Peshmerga clothing stormed a village near Daquq town in southern Kirkuk, killing several people. Early Thursday morning the militants had attacked the house of a Kakai Kurd in the village of Liheb resulting ...

The Defeat of ISIS Must Mean an Independent Kurdistan

The Kurdish Project - 2017-07-18 08:44
KRG Security Council member Aziz Ahmad argues that an independent Kurdistan would not destabilize the country. The post The Defeat of ISIS Must Mean an Independent Kurdistan appeared first on The Kurdish Project. ...

The Global Coalition – Working to Defeat Daesh

The Global Coalition - 2017-07-17 15:19
Since its formation in 2014, the Global Coalition has worked diligently to reduce the threat Daesh (ISIS) poses to international security and our homelands. Coalition members are united in common cause to defeat Daesh through a robust approach, including ...

Peshmerga held by ISIS freed by counter-terror forces

Waar Media - 2017-07-16 13:22
WAAR-DUHOK: The Peshmerga troop who was released by the Islamic State (IS) in Kirkuk on Saturday was exchanged for four trucks of food and medicine supplies, according to a security source from Kirkuk. However, the security officials from the Patriotic U ...

IS Education Minister Arrested in Daquq, Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-07-14 23:10
ERBIL — Security forces in Daquq town, located in southern Kirkuk province, arrested on Friday a woman who has been the education minister in the Islamic State (IS). “Daquq police managed to arrest a woman in an IDP camp in the town who has been the educ ...

McGurk: War against ISIS not over yet

Waar Media - 2017-07-14 15:29
WAAR-DUHOK: Even though the Iraqi forces, backed by a US-led global coalition, have achieved their biggest success against ISIS by liberating the key city of Mosul, the war against the terrorist group is not over yet, says a top envoy. “This thing is not ...

Iraqi Security Forces Liberate Mosul – Coalition statement

The Global Coalition - 2017-07-11 00:49
The Coalition welcomes Prime Minister al-Abadi's announcement of Iraq's victory in Mosul and we congratulate the Iraqi Security Forces on their remarkable progress against ISIS while making extraordinary efforts to safeguard civilian lives. ...

Iraq Celebrates Victory Over ISIS in Mosul

The Kurdish Project - 2017-07-10 22:08
The following article was originally published in Slate. The Iraqi government celebrated Sunday as it declared that the country’s armed forces had defeated ISIS in the militants’ former stronghold of Mosul after a nine-month campaign. Although heavy figh ...

Abadi's Office: Wanted People Cannot Attend Sunni's Conference

BAS News - 2017-07-06 17:00
ERBIL— The Sunni leaders who are wanted by the court will not be allowed to step into Baghdad in anyway, confirmed the media office of the Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi in a statement. The office on Thursday responded to the reports which alleged ...

Iraq army: ISIS will fall in Mosul ‘in a few days’

Waar Media - 2017-06-27 15:10
WAAR-DUHOK: The battle to wrest full control of the Iraqi city of Mosul from Islamic State (ISIS) group will be over in a few days, according to the Iraqi military. Lieutenant-General Abdul Ghani al-Assadi, commander of the Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS ...