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2 Iranian Guards Killed in Clashes with KDP-Iran Peshmerga

2 Iranian Guards Killed in Clashes with KDP-Iran Peshmerga

BAS News - 2017-08-09 13:28
ERBIL- The Peshmerga forces of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP)-Iran confronted the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) in West Azerbaijan province, leaving two guards dead on Tuesday night. Kurdistan Media, the official outlets of the KDP-Iran ...
2 Iranian Guards Killed in Clashes with KDP-Iran Peshmerga - BAS News

Turkey security guards killed in PKK attack

KurdPress - 2017-09-02 09:48
Two security guards were killed in southeastern Turkey in an attack by the forces of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), security sources said Thursday night. ...

2 Killed in Clashes with Iranian Peshmerga Forces NE Erbil

BAS News - 2017-08-25 19:53
ERBIL— At least two civilians have been killed after the residents of a village in Erbil province and the Peshmerga forces from the Iranian Kurdish Komala party confronted each other on Friday evening. The confrontations occurred in Gundazhor village at ...

Iran denies Turkish joint military plan against PKK

Waar Media - 2017-08-22 19:40
WAAR-DUHOK: The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) on Tuesday announced that contrary to claims, Iran has no plan of action “outside the borders,” referring to claims made by Turkey’s President on Monday about a joint anti-PKK action. Turkish Presi ...

Over 45 IRGC Members Killed or Wounded in Past 5 Months

BAS News - 2017-08-16 13:07
ERBIL — 25 members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) have been killed and 22 others wounded during the clashes with the Kurdish opposition parties in the last five months. Hengaw Agency for human rights in the Iranian Kurdistan said in a re ...

US military says 2 American soldiers killed in Iraq

Roji Kurd - 2017-08-14 03:57
Roji Kurd: Two American soldiers have been killed and five others wounded while conducting combat operations in Iraq, but reports indicate the incident was not due to enemy contact, the military said Sunday. Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, the commander of U.S ...

17 mercenaries killed in al-Raqqa

ANHA - 2017-08-12 11:51
AL-RAQQA– Syrian Democratic Forces destroyed an IS bomb-laden vehicle, in addition to that, 17 mercenaries including a sniper were killed in the clashes that erupted on Friday in al-Raqqa city neighborhoods. Launched 68 days ago, al-Raqqa liberation campa ...

32 ISIS gangs killed in Raqqa, clashes in two neighbourhoods continue

ANHA - 2017-08-11 19:59
RAQQA – In Raqqa’s for districts, 32 ISIS gang members have been killed in clashes that have occurred since the morning hours of Friday. The Raqqa Liberation Campaign continues on the 67th day. 13 gangs were killed in conflicts which took place in the nei ...

Iranian Guards Gunned down One More Kolbar

BAS News - 2017-08-10 16:21
ERBIL— Iranian border guards shot a Kurdish backpack carrier (Kolbar in Kurdish) dead in Western Azerbaijan province on Wednesday night, a human rights monitoring group reported. Hengaw website for observing human rights in Iranian Kurdistan reported tha ...

Six IRGC Members Killed in Kamyaran, Iran

BAS News - 2017-08-10 10:32
ERBIL — Six members of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) were killed over the past two days due to the armed conflicts that erupted between IRGC and a group of unidentified armed men in Kamyaran, a county in Kurdistan Province of Iran. A local ...

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. ...

Iraqi Shiite militia says 40 of its fighters killed in Syria

Waar Media - 2017-08-08 16:42
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi Shiite militia said Tuesday that at least 40 of its militiamen were killed in an attack the previous day on its positions across the border in Syria. The militia blamed the U.S.-led coalition for the assault but the Islamic State group ...

A Kurdish Inmate Executed in West Azerbaijan, Iran

BAS News - 2017-08-08 12:50
ERBIL — An Iranian Kurdish prisoner was executed on Tuesday, August 8th, by the Iranian authorities in Urmia city of West Azerbaijan province in northwest of Iran. According to Hengaw, a human rights agency, Ibrahim Arisi from Bokan city of West Azerbaij ...

Intl Arm Wrestling Champion Killed in Baghdad

BAS News - 2017-08-07 20:00
ERBIL— Unidentified gunmen shot a former Iraqi and world arm wrestling champion in Baghdad early Monday morning. Majed Ahmed Mohammed was killed in front of his home in Dora district of Baghdad, the Iraqi media cited the brother of the victim as saying. ...

Armed Clash Erupts Between Iranian Army and Kurdish Opposition

BAS News - 2017-08-07 12:54
ERBIL — In an armed confrontation between the Iranian Kurdish opposition forces and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) of Iran, at least two Kurdish fighters and several Iranian troops were killed. The Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (KDPI) ...

IS Anthem Singer Killed in Raqqa

BAS News - 2017-08-06 18:58
ERBIL— The Tunisian anthem singer for the Islamic State (IS) organization Muhammad Qamari was killed in Raqqa, according to some reports. Qamari was killed in recent confrontations between the IS and The Syrian Democratic Forces in Raqqa, Syria. He had j ...

At least 11 YPG fighters killed in clashes with IS in Raqqa

KurdPress - 2017-07-30 13:23
The Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) said on Saturday that at least 11 of their fighters have been killed in renewed clashes with Islamic State’s (IS) extremists in Syria’s northern Raqqa city. ...