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IS Investigation Officer in Hawija Killed by Iraqi Air Force

IS Investigation Officer in Hawija Killed by Iraqi Air Force

BAS News - 2017-09-13 10:57
KIRKUK — Iraqi war jets pounded Islamic State (IS) positions inside Hawija district in southern Kirkuk, leaving a senior commander of the group and four of his aides dead. Intelligence sources inside Hawija reported on Wednesday, the air strikes against ...
IS Investigation Officer in Hawija Killed by Iraqi Air Force - BAS News

One Civilian Killed and Four Injured in Twin Blasts in Baghdad

BAS News - 2017-09-22 18:04
ERBIL — One civilian was killed and four others were injured, after two bombs exploded in south and east of Baghdad, a security source said on Friday. According to the source, who spoke to Baghdad Today on condition of anonymity, an IED exploded near a m ...

49 IS gangs killed in al-Raqqa continuous clashes

ANHA - 2017-09-19 12:04
Al-RAQQA- 49 mercenaries were killed in the clashes that took place in the neighborhoods of the city of al- Raqqa between the fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces and IS mercenaries. The liberation campaign launched by Syrian Democratic Forces on June ...

Senior IS Commander Killed in Airstrike Near Qaim

BAS News - 2017-09-19 01:35
ERBIL — A senior security commander of the so-called Islamic State (IS) was killed on Monday, as a result of an airstrike on positions controlled by the extremist group in western Anbar, an Iraqi security source said. US-led coalition warplanes carried o ...

Half of IS Families Detained in Mosul are Turkish: Iraqi PM

BAS News - 2017-09-17 23:06
ERBIL — Around a half of the hundreds of families held in a camp near Mosul for suspected links to the so-called Islamic State (IS) are Turkish nationals, said the Prime Minister of Iraq, Haider al-Abadi. According to a statement made by the Iraqi PM, ma ...

Iraqi Army Says 1,500 IS Militants Surrendered in Tel Afar

BAS News - 2017-09-17 17:04
Iraqi Air Force dropped thousands of leaflets on Hawija city ERBIL — Iraqi army said that 1,500 Islamic State (IS) militants surrendered to the Iraqi forces during the battle of Tel Afar district, west of Mosul. The Iraqi Air Force dropped leaflets on IS ...

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, ...

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 ...

Coalition, Iraqi Jets Step up Airstrikes on IS-held Hawija

BAS News - 2017-09-10 00:41
ERBIL — The Iraqi Air Forces (IAF) and the US-led coalition against the so-called Islamic State (IS) have increased the airstrikes on IS positions in the town of Hawija, according to Iraq's minister of defense. According to the Iraqi Defense Minister, Er ...

IS Oil Stocks near Hawija Destroyed

BAS News - 2017-09-08 10:29
ERBILL— The oil stocks of the Islamic State (IS) organization in the vicinity of Hawija (55 km southwest of Kirkuk) were destroyed in an air strike on Thursday night. Iraqi al-Sumaria news, citing an informed source, reported on Friday that the internati ...

Threats Likely to Continue in Post-IS Iraq

BAS News - 2017-09-06 11:38
ERBIL — The threats challenging Iraq may not be brawn to a close by even the final defeat of Islamic State (IS) due to a prolonged complicated situation in the country, said Iraqi Vice President Ayad Alawi. The issues pertaining to millions of internally ...

At Least 94 IS Militants Killed in Airstrikes near Syrian Border

BAS News - 2017-08-30 22:58
ERBIL— Iraqi fighter jets on Wednesday pounded Islamic State (IS) positions in western Anbar province, near Syrian borders, killing at least 94 fighters, including two IS leaders. Six IS positions near the town of Qa'em were targeted in the attack, which ...

PKK confirms arrest of Turkish intelligence MIT officials in Sulaimani

Waar Media - 2017-08-28 17:15
WAAR-DUHOK: A senior member of the PKK umbrella group has confirmed that they have arrested “officials” of the Turkish intelligence agency, MIT, in Sulaimani in Iraqi Kurdistan adding that if they find it necessary, they are prepared to release names and ...

Peshmerga Kills IS Militants Who Attacked Iraqi Officer in Dibis, Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-08-19 09:24
KIRKUK — The Islamic State (IS) militants who raided the house of a police officer and killed seven members of his family in Dibis district in northwestern Kirkuk Province on Thursday were killed by the Peshmerga forces. Police Captain Ali Mohamed, head ...

IS Leader of Gulala Killed by Peshmerga in Diyala, Eastern Iraq

BAS News - 2017-08-16 15:16
DIYALA — Peshmerga forces raided a hideout of the Islamic State (IS) militants in northern Diyala province on Wednesday, killing an IS leader responsible for the group’s activities in Gulala, northern Diyala province. After they were informed by the inte ...