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7 Civilians Killed in IS Attack North of Baghdad

7 Civilians Killed in IS Attack North of Baghdad

BAS News - 2017-09-02 22:07
ERBIL — At least seven civilians lost their lives, whereas another dozen were injured after the Islamic State (IS) militants carried out a bomb attack on a power plant north of Baghdad, an Iraqi security official said on Saturday. According to the offici ...
7 Civilians Killed in IS Attack North of Baghdad  - BAS News

557 IS Militants Killed in First Phase of Hawija Operation

BAS News - 2017-09-27 22:36
KIRKUK — Joint Iraqi forces have killed 557 Islamic State (IS) militants in the first phase of the operation for liberating Hawija district in southern Kirkuk Province, the Iraqi Defense Ministry’s War Media Cell said on Wednesday. According to a stateme ...

Senior IS Commander Killed in Airstrike Near Qaim

BAS News - 2017-09-19 01:35
ERBIL — A senior security commander of the so-called Islamic State (IS) was killed on Monday, as a result of an airstrike on positions controlled by the extremist group in western Anbar, an Iraqi security source said. US-led coalition warplanes carried o ...

Peshmerga Forces Defeat IS Attack South of Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-09-07 16:31
ERBIL — The Kurdish Peshmerga forces warded off overnight on Wednesday an offensive of the Islamic State (IS) militants in southern Kirkuk, killing a number of the jihadists. There was no report of casualties on the side of Peshmerga, but the IS extremis ...

Aldar Khalil: Syrian North is on verge of milestone

ANHA - 2017-09-07 16:11
member of the Executive Body of Democratic Society Movement, Aldar Khalil said that the north of Syria is about witnessing a new stage and, namely the stage of federalism, and stressed the need to choose the appropriate person able to represent the voice ...

Security Forces Kill 17 IS Militants North of Iraq

BAS News - 2017-09-07 00:37
ERBIL — Iraqi forces killed 17 Islamic State (IS) militants in the northern province of Nineveh on Wednesday, as part of the ongoing operations against the extremist group. The Iraqi Defense Ministry’s War Media Cell said in a statement the Army’s 15th D ...

Diyala: Nearly 50 IS Militants Killed in Airstrikes

BAS News - 2017-09-04 17:49
ERBIL — About fifty Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in a series of airstrikes in northeastern Diyala, a local source said on Monday. According to Awwad al-Ruvai's, head of the security committee of Abu Sayda Council, Basateen al-Mekheisa, and it ...

PMF Spoksperson: Start of Hawijah operation is a matter of days

Waar Media - 2017-09-04 13:01
WAAR-DUHOK: The spokesperson for the Shi’ite Arab militias of The People’s Mobilization Forces (PMF) Hashd al-Shaabi, Ahmed al-Asadi said the start of Hawijah operation is a matter of days and Hashd al-Shaabi is ready to take part in it. “The initial pla ...

Turkey security guards killed in PKK attack

KurdPress - 2017-09-02 09:48
Two security guards were killed in southeastern Turkey in an attack by the forces of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), security sources said Thursday night. ...

At Least 94 IS Militants Killed in Airstrikes near Syrian Border

BAS News - 2017-08-30 22:58
ERBIL— Iraqi fighter jets on Wednesday pounded Islamic State (IS) positions in western Anbar province, near Syrian borders, killing at least 94 fighters, including two IS leaders. Six IS positions near the town of Qa'em were targeted in the attack, which ...

Pictures: Blast Hits Baghdad’s Sadr District, Kills Two

BAS News - 2017-08-28 11:19
BAGHDAD — A blast rocked early morning on Monday the centre of Iraqi capital, leaving several civilians killed or wounded. The explosion, which is said to have been carried out via a car bomb, took place in Sadr district, northeast of Baghdad. At least t ...

Three IS Militants Killed in Headquarter Shelling in Western Anbar

BAS News - 2017-08-19 23:40
ERBIL — Three Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in a shelling that targeted the group’s headquarters in western Anbar, a security source said on Saturday. According to the source, who spoke to Alghad Press on condition of anonymity, the shelling t ...

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 ...

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 ...

Twelve Islamic State militants killed as fighter jets bombard Tal Afar

Waar Media - 2017-08-15 12:37
WAAR-DUHOK: The U.S.-led coalition launched air raids against Islamic State locations in Tal Afar town, west of Mosul, an Iraqi army officer was quoted saying. Speaking to Shafaq News, Lt.Gen. Thiyab Abdullah al-Amri said twelve militants, including prom ...

Five Turkish soldiers killed in PKK attack

KurdPress - 2017-08-09 13:08
Five Turkish soldiers were killed in an attack by the forces of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) on a military base in Turkey southeastern province of Hakkari. ...