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Threats Likely to Continue in Post-IS Iraq

BAS News - 2017-09-06 11:38
ERBIL — The threats challenging Iraq may not be brawn to a close by even the final defeat of Islamic State (IS) due to a prolonged complicated situation in the country, said Iraqi Vice President Ayad Alawi. The issues pertaining to millions of internally ...

UK Sends Additional Troops to Fight against IS in Iraq

BAS News - 2017-09-01 11:59
ERBIL— As the battle against the Islamic State (IS) enters its final push, the UK has decided to send additional troops to Iraq, raising the number of British personnel in the country to around 600, according to media reports. The UK Defense Secretary Mi ...

MP Urges UN to Protect Christians in Iraq

BAS News - 2017-08-26 16:22
ERBIL— The Christians in Iraq are endangered and need urgent support from the UN, warned a Christian MP to the Iraqi House of Representatives. Yundam Yusif Kanna, at the head of Rafidayin Faction, made the comments to the Iraqi Radio Sawa on Saturday. He ...

US-led Coalition Welcomes Launch of Tel Afar Assault

BAS News - 2017-08-20 14:56
ERBIL — The US-led coalition has welcomed the beginning of Tel Afar operation by the Iraqi armed forces on Monday, reiterating support to the troops fighting the Islamic State (IS) on the ground. “The Global Coalition Against ISIS welcomes Iraqi Prime Mi ...

Al-Raqqa clans support Federalism elections

ANHA - 2017-08-19 16:15
Al-Raqqa clans' sheiks and notables assured their support to Democratic North-Syria Federation during an expanded meeting as the most prominent clans of the area met in a tent in the northern countryside of al-Raqqa. ...

Minister says Iran spares no effort to help Iraq

KurdPress - 2017-08-14 09:26
Iran and Iraq enjoy deep and strategic relations and Islamic republic will spare no effort to help Baghdad in fighting terrorism and reconstructing the country in the post-IS era, interior minister said. ...

Iraqi IHEC Ready to Assist Kurdistan’s IHEC: Official

BAS News - 2017-08-02 14:28
ERBIL — Iraqi Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) is ready to provide support to Kurdistan’s IHEC if asked by the latter for running the upcoming independence referendum, said an official from the Iraqi IHEC. Ali Qadir, head of Iraqi IHEC in Erb ...

US increases military support to Kurdish-led forces in Syria

Aranews - 2017-07-30 01:18
ARA News The United States has increased its military support to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), in a step to accelerate the anti-ISIS Raqqa campaign, military sources reported on Saturday. A spokesman for the SDF confirmed to ARA News th ...

HRW Urges US to Halt Military Support for Iraqi Army’s 16th Devision

BAS News - 2017-07-27 16:20
ERBIL — Human Rights Watch (HRW) called on Thursday on the US government to suspend its military support to the Iraqi army’s 16th devision, saying the army has executed several dozen of prisoners in Mosul’s Old City and committed crimes. “The US governme ...