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17 Fleeing IS Fighters Killed in Peshmerga Ambush

17 Fleeing IS Fighters Killed in Peshmerga Ambush

BAS News - 2017-09-11 18:05
Two of them exploded themselves ERBIL— A group of foreign Islamic State (IS) fighters who tried to escape from Tel Afar (65 km west of Mosul) to Syria were ambushed by Kurdistan Peshmerga forces and were all eliminated. The extremists tried to traverse P ...
17 Fleeing IS Fighters Killed in Peshmerga Ambush - BAS News

More Than 30 IS Militants Killed in West Mosul

BAS News - 2017-09-17 17:04
MOSUL — More than thirty members of the Islamic State (IS) were killed in an operation in western Mosul, the pro-government paramilitary announced on Sunday. According to Ahmed Nasrallah, the deputy commander of the 13th Brigade of the Shi'ite Arab milit ...

Over 2,500 People Arrested in Kurdistan for Suspected Links with IS

BAS News - 2017-09-13 19:10
ERBIL— Some 2,625 people have been arrested by Kurdistan security forces for suspected links with the Islamic State (IS) organization since 2014, stated the Chairman of Kurdistan Region's Committee for Evaluating and Responding to International Reports. ...

IS Seeking to Attack Peshmerga in Name of Shi'ite Militias

BAS News - 2017-09-13 15:57
ERBIL— The Islamic State (IS) militants are trying to turn Peshmerga and Shi'ite paramilitaries in the town of Hawija against each other, warned a Peshmerga commander on Wednesday. Speaking to BasNews, Kamal Kirkuki who commands Peshmerga forces in weste ...

IS investigations chief killed

ANHA - 2017-09-13 14:52
NEWS DESK- The investigations chief of IS was killed in Hawija town in Iraq. Information sources from Hawija town announced that some elements from IS in checkpoints had faced strong attack and through this aerial attack, the IS investigations’ chief who ...

Coalition Airstrikes Kill at Least 14 IS Militants in Hawija

BAS News - 2017-09-12 22:16
ERBIL — At least 14 Islamic State (IS) members were killed in a series of airstrikes carried out by a US-led coalition in Iraq’s northern Kirkuk province, a local security source said on Tuesday. According to Khalid al-Numan, a police officer in Kirkuk, ...

80 IS Militants Killed in Northern Tel Afar

BAS News - 2017-09-11 20:17
ERBIL— In a mopping up operation against the remaining Islamic State (IS) fighters in northern Tel Afar (65 km west of Mosul), Iraqi forces eliminated 80 extremists, including 15 suicide-bombers. In a statement, Brig. Yahya Rasoul, the spokesperson for t ...

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 ...

"IS Princess" Killed near Hawija

BAS News - 2017-09-07 18:39
ERBIL— The chief of Women Battalion in the Islamic State (IS) organization has been killed with her husband and their two sons around Hawija (60 km southwest Kirkuk). An informed source from Kirkuk told Iraqi al-Sumaria news that the woman, who is known ...

IS Besieged by Pshmerga in Hamrin Basin: Commander

BAS News - 2017-09-05 17:24
He says Peshmerga forces killed over 400 IS militants recently ERBIL— The Islamic State (IS) militants can no longer launch offensives and their death toll is increasing, said a Peshmerga commander in Kirkuk. Speaking to BasNews on Tuesday, Hussein Yazda ...

More than 2,000 Islamic State militants killed in Iraq’s Tal Afar

E-Kurd - 2017-09-05 14:01
BAGHDAD,— The Iraqi forces killed over 2,000 Islamic State (IS) militants and more than 50 suicide bombers during a major offensive to free Tal Afar area in west of Mosul, the Iraqi military said on Saturday. “The IS total casualties in the blitzkrieg du ...

Peshmerga Kills 130 IS Militants Escaping Tel Afar

BAS News - 2017-08-29 15:08
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga General Command has confirmed the killing of at least 130 Islamic State (IS) militants while trying to escape from Tel Afar to Syria. “After being defeated in Tel Afar and Ayaziya [districts in west of Mosul], the rem ...

Six Yezidi and Christian Abductees in Tel Afar Freed

BAS News - 2017-08-28 17:19
ERBIL— Six abducted people were rescued on Monday in Ayaziyah district of Tel Afar (65 km west of Mosul), an official told BasNews. One of the abductees was a Christian and the rest were Kurdish Yezidi women and girls, said Hussein Qaedi, the director of ...

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 ...

Turkey Arrests IS Leader Who Planned to Kill Maliki: Reports

BAS News - 2017-08-26 21:19
ERBIL— In a search campaign against the Islamic State (IS) members in Turkey, an IS leader who was convicted of setting assassination plot against former Iraqi prime minister Nouri al-Maliki was arrested, Turkish media reported on Saturday. The 41- year- ...

+41 IS mercenaries killed in al- Raqqa clashes

ANHA - 2017-08-22 13:06
41 mercenaries of ISIS were killed during the clashes that took place yesterday between the fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces and ISIS mercenaries inside the neighborhoods of the city of al- Raqqa. ...

Over 1,400 IS Militants Remain in Tel Afar

BAS News - 2017-08-20 23:30
ERBIL — More than 1,400 Islamic State (IS) militants remain in Tel Afar as the town is now under heavy attack by Iraqi government forces, according to the Joint Operations Command. Brigadier General Yehia Rasool, spokesperson of the Joint Operations Comm ...