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Iraq begins criminal proceedings against German ISIS schoolgirl

Iraq begins criminal proceedings against German ISIS schoolgirl

Waar Media - 2017-09-06 14:09
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi authorities have started criminal proceedings against a German teenager who was captures after joining the Islamic State group in Iraq. Linda Wenzel, 16, was formally charged along with three other German women following their capture d ...
Iraq begins criminal proceedings against German ISIS schoolgirl - Waar Media

Iraqi PM: Forces begin offensive to retake Hawija from ISIS

Waar Media - 2017-09-21 18:21
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraq has begun an offensive to retake Hawija, one of two remaining bastions of the Islamic State group in the country, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced on Thursday. “At the dawn of a new day, we announce the launch of the first stage ...

German Girl Could Face Death Penalty After Joining IS

BAS News - 2017-09-05 23:33
ERBIL — A sixteen-year-old German teenager who joined the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq could face death penalty, according to German diplomats. The German authorities are currently trying to get Lina Wenzel back to her home country, where she could spend a ...

What motivates ISIS fighters

CNN - 2017-09-05 02:35
Scott Atran and his research colleagues were sitting face-to-face with captured ISIS fighters in Kirkuk, a city in northern Iraq, near the front lines of battle. ...

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 ...

Coalition Conducts 30 Airstrikes Against IS in Syria and Iraq

BAS News - 2017-09-01 21:39
ERBIL — US-led coalition carried out 30 airstrikes against the so-called Islamic State (IS), consisting of 52 engagements in both Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Forces- Operation Inherent Resolve officials said on Friday. According to the officials, ...

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 ...

Three More Yezidi Women Freed in Tel Afar

BAS News - 2017-08-28 11:19
ERBIL— Amid the ongoing fight against the Islamic State (IS) in Tel Afar district, 65 km west of Mosul, three Kurdish Yezidi abductees, including a woman and two girls, were rescued in the district. Hussein Qaidi, director of Kurdistan Regional Governmen ...

Islamic State war crimes see prosecutorial delays in Iraq

Washington Times - 2017-08-24 07:10
Many in the international community agree the Islamic State has carried out war crimes in northern Iraq, but human rights activists say bureaucratic bungling by the Iraqi central government has delayed the prospect of international criminal trials agains ...

British NGO Opens Center for Mosul Orphans in Erbil IDP Camp

BAS News - 2017-08-21 18:02
ERBIL— A center for the orphans who lost their parents in the battle against the Islamic State (IS) in Mosul was opened Sunday in Hassan Sham IDP Camp near Erbil. The center, called "Orphan Care Center" was opened today at the presence of the British Con ...

Iraq seeks international help to investigate Islamic State crimes

Nadia Murad - 2017-08-17 19:12
Britain, international human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and Nadia Murad, a woman from the Yazidi religious minority who was enslaved and raped by Islamic State fighters in Mosul, have been pushing Iraq to allow a U.N. inquiry. Read more on Reuters. ...

ISIS claims Karbala attack on Iraqi troops

Waar Media - 2017-08-13 18:29
WAAR-DUHOK: The Islamic State group on Sunday claimed responsibility for an attack on Iraqi troops outside Karbala that left one dead, according to a statement from the group. The attack late Saturday came as Iraqi forces prepare an assault on an ISIS-he ...

Barzani: Causes of Rise of IS in Iraq Must Be Uprooted

BAS News - 2017-08-09 11:54
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani said that after defeating the Islamic State (IS) in Mosul, the Iraqi government needs to deal with the factors that led to the emergence and growth of the organization. “We should not only deal with the o ...