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Three IS Suspects Captured in Kirkuk

Three IS Suspects Captured in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-09-12 12:43
ERBIL — Kurdish security forces in Kirkuk captured overnight on Monday three Islamic State (IS) suspects who had previously been involved in the group’s acts of terrorism. The insurgents had previously been issued arrest warrants by a Kirkuk court, said ...
Three IS Suspects Captured in Kirkuk - BAS News

IS Militant Captured in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-10-05 20:09
KIRKUK — The Kurdish security forces in Kirkuk captured on Thursday a member of the Islamic State (IS) who had taken part in several acts of terrorism against civilians across the region. Kirkuk’s Chief of Police, Sarhad Qader, revealed to BasNews that t ...

Kirkuk Security Forces Rescue Kidnapped Woman after 2 Days

BAS News - 2017-09-20 15:11
KIRKUK — Kurdish security forces in Kirkuk rescued overnight on Tuesday a woman who was kidnapped by a group of unidentified armed men. Kirkuk Chief of Police, Sarhad Qader, told BasNews that the abductee, identified by first initials only, was brought t ...

Shi'ite Force Arrives in Kirkuk "Temporarily"

BAS News - 2017-09-18 18:09
ERBIL— A convoy of Shi'ite paramilitaries of Hashd al-Shaabi has arrived in Kirkuk after coordinating with local security service, said a security source from the city. Some 15 vehicles carried the troops under the command of Abu Mahdi al-Muhands. The tr ...

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 ...

IS Planning to Assassinate Journalists, Figures in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-09-13 20:16
ERBIL— Islamic State (IS) organization has plans to assassinate the journalists and public figures in the ethnically mixed city of Kirkuk, according to a report. Revealing the intent of the extremists, the Iraqi Observatory for Journalistic Freedom urged ...

Picture: Four Drug Dealers Arrested: Erbil Police

BAS News - 2017-09-12 15:39
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s police captured overnight on Monday a group of drug dealers in Erbil, seizing an amount of substances from their residence. The group is made up of four people and they were captured after the police forces conducted a night ra ...

1,400 Foreign Wives, Children of IS Suspects Held by Iraqi Authorities

BAS News - 2017-09-11 13:56
ERBIL — As the Islamic State (IS) is nearing its end in Iraq, Baghdad authorities revealed that they are holding 1,400 foreign wives and children of IS suspects. Cited by al-Arabia, unnamed Iraqi intelligence officers said that most of the women and chil ...

Kurdish Security Forces Capture 2 IS Militants

BAS News - 2017-09-08 00:50
KIRKUK — Kurdish security forces in Kirkuk captured on Thursday two Islamic State (IS) members who had participated in offensives against Peshmerga forces. The first insurgent is revealed to be from Riyaz district of Kirkuk province, whose father was a m ...

IS Militants in Hawija Considering to Surrender

BAS News - 2017-09-05 23:33
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) militants in Kirkuk consider surrendering to the Iraqi forces who are currently preparing to recapture the group's stronghold in the province, a local source said on Tuesday. According to the source, who spoke to Al Sumaria New ...

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 ...

IS Leader al-Baghdadi Believed to Be Alive and Hiding

BAS News - 2017-08-31 22:40
ERBIL — The leader of the so-called Islamic State (IS) Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is believed to be alive and hiding in the Middle Euphrates River Valley, between Iraq and Syria, a Pentagon official said on Thursday. According to General Stephen Townsend, Chie ...

Iraqi Troops Discover IS Prison with Torture Rooms in Tel Afar

BAS News - 2017-08-28 11:19
TEL AFAR — Iraqi forces seized on Monday an Islamic State (IS) prison in Tel Afar, west of Mosul, containing torture rooms and drugs as well. Federal Police Chief Major-General Raed Shaker Jawdat stated on Monday that the troops seized a prison of the IS ...

Kurdish Security Forces Capture 25 IS Suspects

BAS News - 2017-08-17 23:13
ERBIL — Kurdish security forces together with Iraqi federal police units detained 25 Islamic State (IS) suspected members in northwest Kirkuk Province on Thursday. Kurdish security forces, known as Asayish, in collaboration with Kirkuk local police units ...

Three IS Militants Killed in Donkey Bomb Blast

BAS News - 2017-08-17 17:53
ERBIL— While planting explosives on a donkey on Thursday, three Islamic State (IS) militants were killed and five more were wounded southwest of Kirkuk. Iraqi media cited informed sources that the event occurred in Rashad parish, 35 km southwest of Kirku ...