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IS Militants Attack Police Officer, Kill 7 Members of His Family in Kirkuk

IS Militants Attack Police Officer, Kill 7 Members of His Family in Kirkuk - BAS News

IS Militants in Hawija Considering to Surrender

BAS News - 2017-09-05 23:33
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) militants in Kirkuk consider surrendering to the Iraqi forces who are currently preparing to recapture the group's stronghold in the province, a local source said on Tuesday. According to the source, who spoke to Al Sumaria New ...

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 ...

Iranian former ambassador climbs mountain in Kurdish suit

KurdPress - 2017-08-31 12:34
Iranian former Ambassador to Baghdad, Hassan Danaei Far mounted Damavand Mountain in an attempt to honor the Peshmerga and Pasdar forces who were martyred in a joint operation against former Baath Regime dictator Saddam Hussein forces in 1987. Reporter’s ...

Peshmerga Ward off IS Massive Attack South of Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-08-25 00:38
ERBIL — Kurdish Peshmerga forces repelled overnight Thursday a massive attack by Islamic State (IS) militants in souther Kirkuk areas, officials confirmed. After hours of fierce fire exchange, the offensive was defeated with several jihadists killed or i ...

Over 1,400 IS Militants Remain in Tel Afar

BAS News - 2017-08-20 23:30
ERBIL — More than 1,400 Islamic State (IS) militants remain in Tel Afar as the town is now under heavy attack by Iraqi government forces, according to the Joint Operations Command. Brigadier General Yehia Rasool, spokesperson of the Joint Operations Comm ...

IS Militants Killed Amid Booby-trapping a Car

BAS News - 2017-08-19 19:28
ERBIL — Several Islamic State (IS) militants were killed or wounded while booby-trapping a vehicle in the town of Tel Afar, a local source said on Saturday. According to the source, who spoke to al-Sumaria News on condition of anonymity, several IS membe ...

Peshmerga Kills IS Militants Who Attacked Iraqi Officer in Dibis, Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-08-19 09:24
KIRKUK — The Islamic State (IS) militants who raided the house of a police officer and killed seven members of his family in Dibis district in northwestern Kirkuk Province on Thursday were killed by the Peshmerga forces. Police Captain Ali Mohamed, head ...

Three IS Militants Killed in Donkey Bomb Blast

BAS News - 2017-08-17 17:53
ERBIL— While planting explosives on a donkey on Thursday, three Islamic State (IS) militants were killed and five more were wounded southwest of Kirkuk. Iraqi media cited informed sources that the event occurred in Rashad parish, 35 km southwest of Kirku ...

Islamic State militants die booby-trapping donkey in Kirkuk

Waar Media - 2017-08-17 15:11
WAAR-DUHOK: Eight Islamic State militants were killed and wounded when explosives they were fitting to a donkey exploded in Kirkuk, a security source was quoted saying. The source told Alsumaria News that eight militants were putting an explosives vest o ...

Seven Iraqi Soldiers Killed in IS Suicide Attack

BAS News - 2017-08-16 15:16
ERBIL — At least seven Iraqi soldiers were killed on Wednesday in an Islamic State (IS) suicide attack in Beiji, a northern province of Salahaddin. The attack, carried out by five IS insurgents, intended to penetrate a military base, said Sa’d Ma’an, a s ...

Peshmerga Defeats IS Militants on Two Frontlines

BAS News - 2017-08-16 10:21
Scores of militants were killed or wounded KIRKUK — Kurdistan Region Peshmerga forces defeated last night the Islamic State (IS) militants who attacked the Peshmerga bases from two fronts in southern Kirkuk province. The IS militants attacked the Peshmer ...

At Least 17 IS Militants Killed in Coalition Airstrikes in Tel Afar

BAS News - 2017-08-15 16:19
ERBIL — US-led coalition airstrikes killed at least 17 Islamic State (IS) militants positioned in Iraq’s northwestern town of Tel Afar on Tuesday, a military officer said. According to Lieutenant Colonel Shams al-Din al-Anbari, who spoke to Anadolu Agenc ...

IS Suspect Stabs Turkish Officer to Death in Istanbul

BAS News - 2017-08-14 14:29
ISTANBUL — A suspected member of the so-called Islamic State (IS) stabbed to death a Turkish police officer in the city of Istanbul on Sunday. The IS suspect, who was detained earlier for planning a suicide attack in Turkey, stabbed the officer at around ...

Coalition Jets Strike IS Militants in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-08-13 15:41
ERBIL — US-led International Coalition against the Islamic State (IS) targeted last night a gathering of IS militants in Zarga area in southern Tuz Khurmatu district. Abdullah Bor, Commander of Peshmerga forces on Tuz Khurmatu front line, told BasNews “T ...

Nine Islamic State militants killed in Kirkuk air raid

Waar Media - 2017-08-04 13:34
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi warplanes killed nine Islamic State militants while moving in a convoy for an attack on security forces near Salahuddin, a local source in Kirkuk was quoted saying on Friday. Alsumaria News quoted the source saying that the strike, carr ...