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ISIS-affiliated news agency said 7 Russian troops were killed in clashes with ISIS in Hama countryside

ISIS-affiliated news agency said 7 Russian troops were killed in clashes with ISIS in Hama countryside - Orient News

The Latest: News agency reports Iran will maneuver with Iraq

FOX News - 2017-09-30 15:11
The Latest on developments in Iraq (all times local): Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency is reporting that the country's armed forces plan to hold a joint military drill with the Iraqi army near Kurdish territory. ...

Moscow: ISIS ‘minister of war’ killed in Russian airstrike

Waar Media - 2017-09-08 13:06
WAAR-DUHOK: Russia claimed Friday to have killed several top commanders of ISIS group in an airstrike in Syria, including the so-called Emir of Deir Ezzor and the “Minister of War”. “As a result of a precision airstrike of the Russian air forces in the v ...

4 IS Warlords Killed in Russian Airstrikes near Deir ez-Zor

BAS News - 2017-09-08 09:24
ERBIL— The Islamic State (IS) commanders near the Syrian city of Dier ez-Zor were targeted by the Russian airstrikes which killed about 40 militants, including four "influential" warlords, Russian Ministry of Defense stated on Friday. The Ministry's stat ...

Mass Grave of Peshmerga Troops Discovered near Mosul

BAS News - 2017-09-06 19:53
ERBIL— The bodies of three Peshmerga troops were found in a mass grave near Mosul on Wednesday. The troops were martyred during an Islamic State (IS) offensive against a Peshmerga post in Kaske district on August 2, 2014, said Omar Mohammed, the commande ...

Turkish occupation mercenaries shell Basofan

ANHA - 2017-09-06 11:26
AFRIN– Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries positioned on Samaan Citadel’s outskirts have shelled Basofan in Afrin canton with heavy arms this morning. Hawar news agency reporters in Sherawa district in Afrin canton said that the mercenaries shelle ...

Russian troops killed amid Syrian regime advance on Deir ez-Zour

Waar Media - 2017-09-05 12:55
WAAR-DUHOK: The Russian defence ministry says two Russian troops have been killed in shelling in Syria’s east as Russian-backed regime forces come close to breaking IS siege on Deir ez-Zour. The ministry’s statement quoted by Russian news agencies late o ...

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 ...

Turkish surveillance hover over Afrin region

ANHA - 2017-09-04 11:35
AFRIN-AL-SHAHBA- Turkish surveillance planes are hovering over Afrin and al-Shahba cantons in Afrin region. Hawar news agency reporters from Afrin and al-Shahba cantons said that 2 Turkish surveillance planes have been hovering over the two cantons. The t ...

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. ...

FSA says they targeted YPG, not US

KurdPress - 2017-08-31 09:31
After US troops came under attack by the Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) in northern Syria, the FSA said US troops were in the area when they targeted People’s Protection Units (YPG), the t24 news website reported on Wednesday. ...

9 IS Leaders, Including a Russian National, Killed in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-08-26 14:07
KIRKUK — Nine leaders of the Islamic State (IS) organization, including a Russian national, were killed during an air raid of the US-led Global Coalition in south-west of Kirkuk Province. Local sources confirmed on Saturday the death of nine IS leaders, ...

Turkey reinforces military units on Syrian Kurdistan border

E-Kurd - 2017-08-11 22:46
ISTANBUL,— Turkish news agencies say the country has increased its military presence along its southern border against threats from Kurdish militants in Syrian Kurdistan, northern Syria. The official Anadolu news agency said Saturday that Turkey dispatch ...

32 ISIS gangs killed in Raqqa, clashes in two neighbourhoods continue

ANHA - 2017-08-11 19:59
RAQQA – In Raqqa’s for districts, 32 ISIS gang members have been killed in clashes that have occurred since the morning hours of Friday. The Raqqa Liberation Campaign continues on the 67th day. 13 gangs were killed in conflicts which took place in the nei ...

Turkey deploys more artillery to Rojava border

Waar Media - 2017-08-06 17:14
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkey deployed more artillery to its Rojava-Syrian border early Saturday morning, according to the state-run news agency. A military convoy of six long vehicles loaded with armored carriers was sent to the border town of Kilis in an effort t ...