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Turkey confirms capture of intelligence officers by PKK

KurdPress - 2017-09-19 23:38
A Turkish minister appeared to confirm for the first time that two Turkish intelligence officers have been captured in northern Iraq, saying the government was not in direct talks with the Kurdish militant PKK group to bring them back. ...

Developing PKK kidnapping story concerns KRG officials / Fazel Hawramy

KurdPress - 2017-09-06 09:07
Information on the reported seizure of two Turkish spies by members of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) near the city of Sulaimaniyah on Aug. 3 is scarce, as Turkey stays silent and the PKK and the Iraqi Kurds refrain from divulging details about what ha ...

Britain to boost troops in Iraq in final push against terror group

Waar Media - 2017-09-02 01:07
WAAR-DUHOK: Some 44 Royal Engineers are being sent to Al Asad airbase in Anbar province, western Iraq, Sir Michael Fallon said. It takes the number of British personnel at the camp to more than 300 and the total in Iraq to around 600. ISIS has been on th ...

AIDS on the Rise in Iraq: MP

BAS News - 2017-08-29 17:44
ERBIL— According to the official figures some 185 Iraqis are suffering from AIDS and the condition is spreading in Iraq, warned an MP on Tuesday. Fars Brifkani, the deputy chairman of Health and Environment Committee at the Iraqi House of Representatives ...

PKK confirms arrest of Turkish intelligence MIT officials in Sulaimani

Waar Media - 2017-08-28 17:15
WAAR-DUHOK: A senior member of the PKK umbrella group has confirmed that they have arrested “officials” of the Turkish intelligence agency, MIT, in Sulaimani in Iraqi Kurdistan adding that if they find it necessary, they are prepared to release names and ...

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 ...

Two More Neighborhoods Freed in Tal Afar

BAS News - 2017-08-23 20:37
ERBIL— Iraqi forces on Wednesday retook the control of two more neighborhoods in the center of the town of Tal Afar (70 km west of Mosul). Al-Kifah neighborhood in southern Tal Afar and al-Tanak in the eastern part of the town were liberated today, said ...

Perpetrators of Two Catalonia Terror Attacks Members of 12-Person Cell

Waar Media - 2017-08-18 14:42
WAAR-DUHOK: The perpetrators of two terrorist attacks in Spain’s Barcelona are members of a 12-person cell, El Pais newspaper reported Friday. A van drove into a crowd of pedestrians in the central Ramblas area in Barcelona on Thursday, leaving 13 people ...

Execution of two Kurdish prisoners in Urmia Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-06 21:20
On Saturday, August 7 2017, two Kurdish prisoners accused of drug offenses committed yesterday for the execution from sections 14 and 15 of Urmia Central Prison in eastern Kurdistan they were transferred to solitary cells ,were executed. According to the ...