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Army, allies to retake Hawijah from IS terrorists soon: Iraqi PM

Army, allies to retake Hawijah from IS terrorists soon: Iraqi PM

KurdPress - 2017-09-07 10:34
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has stated that army troops, backed by allied Kurdish forces of Peshmerga, will soon launch a multi-pronged operation to liberate the city of Hawijah in the oil-rich northern province of Kirkuk from Islamic State (IS) ...
Army, allies to retake Hawijah from IS terrorists soon: Iraqi PM - KurdPress

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 ...

Erdoğan to discuss Kurdistan Referendum with al-Abadi in New York

Waar Media - 2017-09-17 14:24
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will hold a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in New York, to discuss the upcoming independence referendum by Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). Speaking to reporters at a news conferen ...

Iraqi PM calls for parliament to remove Kirkuk governor

KurdPress - 2017-09-14 15:32
According to a statement from the parliament speaker’s media office Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has called on the Iraqi parliament to vote on sacking Kirkuk Governor Najmaldin Karim from his position. ...

Iraqi PM Abadi Calls for Removal of Kirkuk Governor

BAS News - 2017-09-14 13:38
ERBIL — The Office of the Iraqi Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jabouri, said on Thursday, that it has received a request from the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s Office asking the parliament for a vote to dismiss the governor of Kirkuk from the office. “We ...

Iraqi Forces Send Reinforcements to Western Anbar

BAS News - 2017-09-12 00:42
ERBIL — Iraqi forces dispatched military reinforcements to the outskirts of Anah city in the western part of Anbar province, as part of the operation to retake the city from the so-called Islamic State (IS). According to Army Colonel Walid al-Duleimi, wh ...

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 ...

80,000 People to Be Displaced in Battle of Hawija: Report

BAS News - 2017-09-04 18:49
ERBIL— The civilians in central Hawija and its surrounding areas will be used by the Islamic State (IS) militants as human shields in the battle to retake the town from the extremists, said Iraqi Observatory for Human Rights. The non-governmental organiz ...

Hawija Operation to Start within Days: Official

BAS News - 2017-09-04 13:03
Hashd al-Shaabi is ready to participate in the offensive, spokesperson says ERBIL — The spokesperson for the Shi’ite Arab militias of Hashd al-Shaabi, Ahmed al-Asadi said the start of Hawijah operation is a matter of days and Hashd al-Shaabi is ready to ...

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 ...

Twin Blasts Hit IS-held Hawija

BAS News - 2017-09-03 20:10
ERBIL — Two successive blasts hit on Sunday the northern Iraqi town of Hawija which is the last pocket held by Islamic State (IS). According to local sources from Kirkuk, one of the explosions targeted an IS convoy and has reportedly left dozens of jihad ...

Iraqi army says fighting near Tal Afar worse than Mosul

Waar Media - 2017-08-31 14:04
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi forces battling to retake the small town of al-’Ayadiya where militants fleeing Tal Afar have entrenched themselves, saying on Tuesday the fighting is “multiple times worse” than the battle for Mosul’s old city. Hundreds of battle-harde ...

Five Yezidi Abductees Freed from IS in Iraq, Syria

BAS News - 2017-08-31 12:08
ERBIL — A fourteen-year-old Kurdish Yezidi girl was freed from the grip of the Islamic State (IS) militants on Thursday in Syria, KRG’s office for Yezidi Abductees announced. Hussein Qaidi, Head of Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Office for Yezidi ...

Abadi Admitted to Constitutional Violations against Kurdistan: MP

BAS News - 2017-08-17 16:02
ERBIL— Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi has accepted that the Iraqi government has committed constitutional violations against the Kurdistan Region, according to an MP. Iraqi PM admitted to the impeachments as senior referendum delegation from Kurdis ...

Abadi did not oppose referendum: KDP official

KurdPress - 2017-08-16 08:50
The chief of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) public relation stated that Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has not opposed to the scheduled referendum of Kurdistan Region but prefers it to be postponed. ...