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Latest Updates on Iraqi Ships Collision

BAS News - 2017-08-20 10:47
ERBIL — At least four Iraqi soldiers died with nine others missing on Saturday after an Iraqi ship collided with another vessel in the country’s southern territorial water. Diving support vessel al-Misbar had 21 sailors on board, of which eight were resc ...
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Coalition Airstrikes Kill at Least 14 IS Militants in Hawija

BAS News - 2017-09-12 22:16
ERBIL — At least 14 Islamic State (IS) members were killed in a series of airstrikes carried out by a US-led coalition in Iraq’s northern Kirkuk province, a local security source said on Tuesday. According to Khalid al-Numan, a police officer in Kirkuk, ...

Yezidi MP Calls on Iraqi Forces to Rescue Yezidi Abductees in Tal Afar

BAS News - 2017-08-20 12:17
ERBIL — The Yezidi representative to the Iraqi parliament Vian Dakhil called on commanders of Tal Afar operation which was declared today to rescue the large number of Yezidis believed to be held in the Islamic State’s (IS) captivity in the district. Com ...

Kurds in Denmark to Gather in Support of Independence Referendum

BAS News - 2017-08-16 14:38
ERBIL — Kurds in Denmark are preparing an event in the country’s capital of Copenhagen in support of the independence referendum of Kurdistan Region. The event, in which well-known Kurdish singer Shivan Parwar will be singing, is set for 17th September. ...

Iraqi Air Force Launches Air Attack on IS in Tal Afar

BAS News - 2017-08-15 10:12
The ground attack will begin soon ERBIL — Iraqi Defense Ministry announced on Monday night the start of the battle of Tal Afar, saying that the aerial attack was launched to pave the way for a ground attack. Iraqi Defense Ministry spokesperson Mohammad a ...

Iraqi PM Rejects Bahrain's Invitation to Join Boycott on Qatar

BAS News - 2017-08-14 22:26
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi turned down an invitation from Bahrain’s Foreign Minister ,Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, to join the boycott on Qatar, an Iraqi official said on Monday. According to the official, who spoke to Kurdistan2 ...

68 Iraqi Christian Women Still in IS Captivity

BAS News - 2017-08-14 10:48
ERBIL — A total number of 68 Christian women remain in Islamic State (IS) captivity since the extremist group attacked northern Iraq in 2014. Ayad Kakayi, a volunteer lawyer who works at the Iraqi criminal court on the case of IS atrocities against Kurds ...

ISIS claims Karbala attack on Iraqi troops

Waar Media - 2017-08-13 18:29
WAAR-DUHOK: The Islamic State group on Sunday claimed responsibility for an attack on Iraqi troops outside Karbala that left one dead, according to a statement from the group. The attack late Saturday came as Iraqi forces prepare an assault on an ISIS-he ...

Egypt’s Moussa rejects calls to extend presidential terms

Waar Media - 2017-08-13 18:29
WAAR-DUHOK: The head of the panel that drafted Egypt’s 2014 constitution, possibly the most progressive in the country’s history, denounced calls to amend the charter on Saturday, saying in a carefully-worded statement that parliament should focus instea ...

Iraqi Police Killed Senior IS Judge in Mosul's Old City

BAS News - 2017-08-09 23:47
ERBIL — Iraqi Federal Police forces killed a senior Islamic State (IS) judge in a raid in western Mosul’s Old City on Wednesday as the forces continue to clear the city from any remaining IS presence. Shaker Jawdat, chief at the Iraqi federal Police said ...

Syria army ‘takes last ISIS-group held town in Homs’

Waar Media - 2017-08-06 17:14
WAAR-DUHOK: Syria’s army seized the last Islamic State (ISIS) group stronghold in the country’s Homs province on Saturday, clearing their path to attack the jihadists in the country’s east, a monitor said. Al-Sukhna, some 70 kilometres (45 miles) northea ...

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 ...

At least 16 ISIS female jihadists detained in Mosul

Aranews - 2017-07-27 05:50
At least Sixteen jihadist women, including a 16-year-old German girl who ran away from home, have been arrested in Mosul as Iraqi forces re-captured the northern city from the Islamic State (ISIS). Three Iraqi intelligence officials told the Associated P ...

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 ...