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Muslim Religious Holiday Eid al-Adha Marked by ISIS and Syrian President Assad in War-torn Syria

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Kurdish Forces Capture Disguised IS Militant South of Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-09-21 13:19
KIRKUK — The Kurdish security forces on Wednesday captured a member of the Islamic State (IS) who was disguised as an internally displaced person (IDP) in southern Kirkuk. The insurgent, introduced by first initials only, was an active member of IS for t ...

Iraqi Army Commences Attack on Last IS-held Towns in Anbar

BAS News - 2017-09-19 14:56
ANBAR — Iraqi security forces and paramilitary units launched early Tuesday a massive offensive against one of the Islamic State (IS) group's last bastions in the western Anbar Province near Syria’s border. Iraqi Joint Operations Command said on Tuesday ...

Sold for $60: Yazidi children describe cruel life as IS slaves

Brenda Stoter - 2017-09-08 02:00
Publication: Middle East Eye DUHOK, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – Umm and Abu Ahmed could not have children of their own. So when the middle-aged Sunni couple from Mosul heard the Islamic State (IS) group was selling Yazidi orphans, they decided to take one ...

Prime Minister Barzani’s message on Eid al-Adha

KRG-Spain - 2017-09-06 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – On the occasion of Eid al-Adha, Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, issued the following message: On the occasion of Eid al-Adha I extend my best wishes to the families of our martyrs and congratulate all Mu ...

Iraq outraged by deal to transfer Islamic State fighters to its border

E-Kurd - 2017-09-05 14:01
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi criticised the ceasefire deals that saw hundreds of Islamic State (IS) group militants evacuated from an enclave on the Lebanese-Syrian border. The militants were given safe passage to the Syrian province o ...

Eid ornamented by children’s smiles

ANHA - 2017-09-02 17:04
ALEPPO – The Democratic Society Movement (TEV-DEM) in the eastern neighborhoods in Aleppo organized on Friday, the first day of Eid al-Adha al-Mubarak which coincided with The International Peace Day, a celebration for children aiming at amusing them and ...

Barzani in a special message congratulate martyrs families for Eid al-Adha

Waar Media - 2017-09-01 13:00
WAAR-DUHOK: In a message for congratulating Eid al-Adha, Barzani wrote to the families of the martyred that the achievements and freedom that Kurdistan enjoys were obtained through sacrifices made by of martyrs. “I reassure you that, with the help of the ...

Barzani: Blood of Martyrs Will Not Go to Waste

BAS News - 2017-08-31 16:39
ERBIL— Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani reiterated on Thursday that through the sacrifices made by martyrs, Kurdistan will attain independence. In a message for congratulating Eid al-Adha (falling on Friday), Barzani wrote to the families of the ...

Scenes of al-Tabqa on Eid al-Adha evening

ANHA - 2017-08-31 13:57
in a beautiful scene lost for several years the city al-Tabqa where the atmosphere of Eid has been retrieved after the city was deprived of joy of this day throughout the occupation of IS mercenaries of the city. ...

BCF Issues Eid Gifts to 4,000 Children in Erbil IDP Camp

BAS News - 2017-08-29 16:37
ERBIL— The Eid al-Adha gifts by the Intentional Islamic Relief Organization were issued on Tuesday to 4,000 children in an IDP camp near Erbil. The clothing items were distributed by Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) to the children in Hassan Sham Camp. F ...

Only 20 Kurdish IS Members Alive: Official

BAS News - 2017-08-28 13:21
ERBIL — Only 20 Kurdish members of the Islamic State (IS) have so far survived within the ranks of the extremist group, and they are believed to have recently been deployed to Hawija, said a Kurdish official. Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) previousl ...

Over 50,000 Tourists Expected to Visit Duhok on Eid al-Adha

BAS News - 2017-08-28 13:21
ERBIL — More than 50,000 people are expected to visit Kurdistan Region’s Duhok Province during the week of Eid al-Adha holidays, an official said. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has developed a comprehensive plan to receive a huge number of tour ...

IS Takes Down Flags from Its Positions in Tal Afar to Evade Strikes

BAS News - 2017-08-19 11:43
The battle to retake Tal Afar to begin soon MOSUL — Local sources from Tal Afar district reported that the Islamic State (IS) has removed all references to its positions following the air strikes of the International Coalition and the imminent launch of ...

IS Car Bomb Targets Group of Journalists in Raqqa

BAS News - 2017-08-03 11:38
Several journalists have been wounded RAQQA — A car bomb detonated by the Islamic State (IS) group in Raqqa wounded several journalists on Wednesday and destroyed one of their vehicles. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the blast took ...