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2 Peshmerga killed, 2 injured in ISIS attack near Khurmatu

2 Peshmerga killed, 2 injured in ISIS attack near Khurmatu - Rûdaw

Five Turkish soldiers killed in PKK attack

KurdPress - 2017-08-09 13:08
Five Turkish soldiers were killed in an attack by the forces of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) on a military base in Turkey southeastern province of Hakkari. ...

Over 100 Iraqi Shi’ite Militias Killed, Injured in Coalition Airstrike

BAS News - 2017-08-08 10:14
ERBIL — More than 100 fighters of the Iraqi Shi’ite Arab militia troops of Hashd al-Shaabi were mistakenly killed or injured on Monday in an airstrike near the Iraq-Syria border. According to a press release by Sayed al-Shohada brigade of Hashd al-Shaabi ...

One Peshmerga Killed, Three Injured in Roadside Blast in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-08-06 16:20
KIRKUK — One Peshmerga troop was killed and three others were wounded after an improvised explosive device (IED) went off in the town of Daquq, southern Kirkuk, a Peshmerga commander said on Sunday. According to the commander, who spoke to Kurdistan24 an ...

144 Iranian Kurdish Kolbars Killed or Wounded in 2017

Hengaw - 2017-08-02 03:01
hengaw: 144 Iranian Kurdish backpack carriers known as Kolbars have been killed or wounded during the first 7 months of 2017. According The post 144 Iranian Kurdish Kolbars Killed or Wounded in 2017 appeared first on Human Rights News. ...

Over 500 Iraqis Killed, Injured in July Only

BAS News - 2017-08-01 13:18
BAGHDAD — A total of 241 Iraqi civilians were killed and another 277 injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in Iraq in the month of July 2017, according to casualty figures recorded by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UN ...

Peshmerga Forces repel ISIS Attack in southern Kirkuk

Waar Media - 2017-07-30 12:58
WAAR-DUHOK: The Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga forces on Saturday repelled an attack by the Islamic State (ISIS) extremists near Khurmatu, south of Kirkuk. The Peshmerga forces on Saturday thwarted an IS attack on its front lines in Zarga village, near the ...

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 ...

Four Iraqi Policemen Killed in IS Attack on Mosul Market

BAS News - 2017-07-25 19:38
ERBIL— The Islamic State (IS) militants on Tuesday assaulted the Iraqi security force who were stationed in a local market in central Mosul, killing four policemen. Col. Amir Watheq of Nineveh police service told BasNews that the militants gunned down th ...

Turkish Troops Killed, Injured in PKK Attack

BAS News - 2017-07-24 15:22
ERBIL — At least one Turkish soldier was killed and two others were injured during a Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attack on their military convoy in the country’s Kurdish-populated southeast. Siirt Governor Ali Fuat Atik told Anadolu Agency that the at ...

Four Peshmerga Troops Wounded by an IED in Diyala

BAS News - 2017-07-24 14:14
DIYALA — Four Peshmerga troops were injured as a result of an improvised explosives device (IED) during their task of inspecting the security situation of an area in Qara Tapa district of Diyala province. Mohammad Omar, a local official from Qara Tapa, t ...

Syrian rebels claim SDF spokesman injured in IS attack

KurdPress - 2017-07-14 18:14
Syrian opposition forces and some Turkish media have claimed that the Spokesman for the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Talal Silo, has been wounded in an attack by the Islamic State (IS). ...

SDF enters 2 neighborhoods in al-Raqqa

ANHA - 2017-07-03 15:09
AL-RAQQA- Syrian Democratic Forces have entered other 2 neighborhoods in al-Raqqa city, clashes erupted between SDF and IS gangs, during the clashes, 31 mercenaries were killed and arms and ammunition was seized by SDF fighters. Al-Raqqa liberation campai ...

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 ...