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[IN PICTURES]: Tuz Khurmatu Civilians Driven out by Shi’ite Militias in Dire Situation

[IN PICTURES]: Tuz Khurmatu Civilians Driven out by Shi’ite Militias in Dire Situation - BAS News

In Pictures: Destruction Brought by Shi'ite Militias in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-11-02 14:40
ERBIL — Pictures released by media outlets show the aftermath of the destruction brought about by the Iranian-controlled Iraqi militias in Tuz Khurmatu after they took over the city on October 16. The Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias, equipped with US-pro ...

VIDEO: Shi’ite Militias Loot the House of Police Officer in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-10-23 16:05
ERBIL — In a video clip circulated on social media websites, a member of Kirkuk police reveals that his house and the house of his brother were raided and looted by the Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi who recently entered the city. The police officer ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Sexually Abuse Civilians in Kirkuk: KRG

BAS News - 2017-10-23 15:13
ERBIL — The Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi have committed various crimes against civilian Kurds since their military aggression in Kirkuk, Tuz Khurmatu and other areas, with reports of sexual assault on women, said a Kurdish official. ...

Iranian Artillery Units Back Shi’ite Militias in Attack Prde

BAS News - 2017-10-20 16:37
ERBIL — Using the US-donated arms and backed by the Iranian artillery units, the Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi assaulted the Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Prde district located on the road between Erbil and Kirkuk, said the Peshmerga Command in a sta ...

Shi'ite Militias Gun down Kurdish Protester in Khanaqin

BAS News - 2017-10-19 17:47
ERBIL— Iran-backed Shi'ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi on Thursday opened fire on a crowd of Kurdish protestors in the town of Khanaqin, Diyala province, leaving one protester killed and at least three more wounded. Mohammed Nuri was a policeman from Kha ...

People in Disputed Areas Rise Against Hashd Al-Shaabi

BAS News - 2017-10-19 10:54
ERBIL — Following the invasion of the Kurdish disputed areas by the Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi, the people of those areas began last nigh an uprise against the militias. Residents of Kirkuk, Khanaqin, Sinjar and other areas recent ...

Iran-backed Shi’ite Militias Appoint New Mayor in Sinjar

BAS News - 2017-10-19 00:03
SINJAR — In a unilateral move while neglecting the local administrational council, the Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi appointed on Wednesday a new mayor in the predominantly Yezidi city of Sinjar. The militias had previously took over the city after ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Invasion of Kirkuk Displaces 90,000 Kurds

BAS News - 2017-10-18 20:39
ERBIL — Since the invasion of Kirkuk by Iraq’s Shi’ite Arab militias of Hashd al-Shaabi, over 90,000 Kurds have been displaced by the militias’ atrocities against the population, said a Kurdish official. “A massive exodus of Kurds has started from Kirkuk ...

Over 60,000 People Displaced Due to Iraq’s Assault on Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-10-18 16:09
KIRKUK — More than sixty thousand people have been displaced due to the invasion of Kirkuk by the Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi on Monday. An estimated 61,200 people have been displaced in areas around Kirkuk over the past 48 hours, ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Looting Properties Belonging to Kurds in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-10-15 23:27
ERBIL — The Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi, backed by Tehran and Baghdad, are now looting civilian properties in Tuz Khurmatu district, south of Kirkuk. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the houses which are looted by the militias be ...

Baghdad-backed Shi’ite Militias Set PUK Office in Tuz Khurmatu on Fire

BAS News - 2017-10-15 17:11
TUZ KHURMATU — The Shi’ite Arab militias of Hashd al-Shaabi, which are backed by the Iraqi central government, set fire on Sunday to a branch bureau of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) in Tuz Khurmatu. Mohammed Fayiq, an official from Tuz Khurmatu ...

Hashd Al-Shaabi Targets Kurdish, Turkmen Districts in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-10-14 11:09
TUZ KHURMATU — Hashd al-Shaabi militias threw hand grenades at a Peshmerga base and civilian houses in Tuz Khurmatu on Friday night, leading to exchanging fire between Peshmerga and the militias. Shalal Abdul, Mayor of Tuz Khurmatu, told BasNews Hashd al ...

Hashd Al-Shaabi Threatening Kurdish Families in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-10-12 15:53
ERBIL — The Arab Shi’ite militia groups of Hashd al-Shaabi have threatened a number of the Kurdish residents of Tuz Khurmatu to leave their homes, said the chief of the city’s security. Kawa Kakayi, Chief of Tuz Khurmatu Security, told BasNews Hashd al-S ...