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Trump Predicts Full Victory over IS in Iraq, Syria by Next Week

Trump Predicts Full Victory over IS in Iraq, Syria by Next Week

BAS News - 2019-02-06 23:44
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump has predicted the full victory over the jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria by next week "It should be announced, probably some time next week, that we will have 100% of the caliphate," Trump said duri ...
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Trump to Declare Full Victory over IS in Syria in 24 Hours

BAS News - 2019-02-15 19:35
ERBIL - The US will announce the full victory over the jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) in Syria within the next 24 hours, President Donald Trump said on Friday. "We have a lot of great announcements having to do with Syria and our success with the e ...

Trump Predicts Full Defeat of ISIS in Iraq, Syria by Next Week

NTD - 2019-02-13 06:55

Trump on Iran Revolution Anniversary: 40 Years of Failure

BAS News - 2019-02-12 11:19
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump tweeted in Persian on Monday to slam the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran. “40 years of corruption. 40 years of repression. 40 years of terror,” reads the tweet. “The regime in Iran has produced only 40 ...

“Tens of Thousands” of IS Fighters in Iraq and Syria: US Commander

BAS News - 2019-02-11 08:43
ERBIL — Top US commander has warned that there are “tens of thousands” of Islamic State (IS) fighters are still in Iraq and Syria. "They are dispersed and disaggregated, but there is leadership, there are fighters there, there are facilitators there," Ge ...

Sweden Allocates $8.3 Million for Clearing War Remnants in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-02-10 21:04
ERBIL - The Swedish government has allocated $8.3 million to assist the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in clearing the areas freed from the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq from mines and other war remnants. "With this contribution from Sweden, UNM ...

Kurdish-led SDF Launches Final Operation to Defeat IS in Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-10 10:03
ERBIL — The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced on Saturday the beginning of a final operation to liberate the last enclave held by the Islamic State (IS) in eastern Syria. “After saving more than 20K civilians from IS-held area and ensuring their s ...

US Troops in Iraq by Baghdad Consent: Iraqi FM

BAS News - 2019-02-08 13:18
ERBIL — The US military presence in Iraq is in accordance with a previous agreement, said Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammed Ali al-Hakim. The debate over the US troops present in Iraq was heated earlier this week when President Donald Trump said his countr ...

Trump Predicts Full Defeat of ISIS in Iraq, Syria by Next Week

Theepochtimes - 2019-02-07 15:26

Trump: End of Daesh territory to be announced next week

Waar Media - 2019-02-07 11:27
WAAR_DUHOK The formal end to Daesh’s territorial holdings in Iraq and Syria is likely to be announced as soon as next week, President Donald Trump said Wednesday as U.S. partners fight to rid the terror group from its final bastions in Syria. The preside ...

UN Calls for Ending FGM in Iraq, Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-02-06 15:08
ERBIL — On the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, UNFPA, UNICEF and UNWOMEN issued a joint statement to reiterate their commitment to ending FGM in Iraq and Kurdistan Region. The following is the statement: Hadiya was muti ...

IS Will Claim Victory over US in Syria after Forces' Withdrawal: Pentagon

BAS News - 2019-02-05 00:20
ERBIL - The jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) is likely to regain territory in Syria once again and claim victory over the US due to the President Donald Trump's decision of withdrawing the forces from Syria, the Pentagon argued in a new report on Mon ...

Iraqi Deputy Parliament Speaker Responds to Trump

BAS News - 2019-02-03 19:49
Trump said he would keep US forces in Iraq to watch Iran. ERBIL - Iraqi Deputy Parliament Speaker Hassan Kaabi has responded to US President Donald Trump's decision of keeping forces in Iraq to watch Iran, arguing that it is a "violation to Iraq's sovere ...

Trump Says He Will Keep Forces in Iraq to Watch Iran

BAS News - 2019-02-03 18:02
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump has said that he wish to keep his country's forces in Iraq so as to watch Iran. Trump made the remarks during an interview with CBS on Sunday, where he pointed out that part of the troops, who are going to withdraw from ...

Trump: I Love the Kurds

BAS News - 2019-01-30 13:43
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump reportedly told a Syrian Kurdish leader during a short encounter in Washington that he supports the Kurds. "I love the Kurds,” Trump told Ilham Ahmed, head of the Executive Committee of the Syrian Democratic Council (SDC ...

Barzani: IS Still a Threat in Iraq and Syria

BAS News - 2019-01-30 12:06
ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) is defeated militarily, but it remains a serious threat in both Iraq and Syria, said prominent Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani. The Kurdish Peshmerga forces, however, were the key for ...

Trump, Erdogan Discuss Syria by Phone

BAS News - 2019-01-14 20:19
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a phone call on Monday evening to discuss the latest developments on their policies in Syria. Earlier on Sunday, Trump warned Turkey not to attack the Syrian Kurdish ...

Trump Warns Turkey of Economic Devastation If It Attacks Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 2019-01-14 09:22
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump has warned that he would devastate Turkey economically if it attacks the US allies in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava). “[We] will devastate Turkey economically if they hit Kurds,” Trump tweeted on Sunday. He signaled of creati ...