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Three IS Leaders Captured in Nineveh

Three IS Leaders Captured in Nineveh

BAS News - 2019-04-07 23:37
ERBIL - The Iraqi forces managed to capture three Islamic State (IS) leaders in the province of Nineveh on Sunday. The trio was arrested by a security force in Nineveh while attempting to infiltrate into the town of Qayara, southern Nineveh, from the al- ...
Three IS Leaders Captured in Nineveh - BAS News

A Kurdish Civilian Arrested in Paweh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-01 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): A Kurdish civilian, “Sarah Zahmatkesh”, was arrested by Security forces in Paveh. “Sara Zahmatkesh, 24, and a resident of Tin village of Paveh was arrested by a team of security forces on Apr 22, 2019, at her shop in ...

Seven IS Militants Captured in Nineveh

BAS News - 2019-04-30 20:26
ERBIL - At least seven insurgents of the Islamic State (IS) were captured in the Iraqi province of Nineveh on Tuesday. The seven were arrested by the intelligence forces during an operation in the district of al-Baaj, Nineveh province, Fadel Abu Reghif, ...

Iraqi Forces Arrest Off-Duty Peshmerga in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-30 16:23
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces have reportedly arrested a Kurdish Peshmerga fighter while off duty in the disputed province of Kirkuk. Unofficial sources claimed that Rebaz Rasoul, 27, was arrested by Iraqi security forces earlier on Saturday. Secretary G ...

Three IS Militants Captured in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-28 15:44
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces have arrested three people who belong to the Islamic State (IS) in Kirkuk, north of the country. An official statement said the suspects were captured during a special operation by elite counter-terror service on Sunday. The ...

Iraqi PM Heads to Saudi Arabia

BAS News - 2019-04-17 14:06
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi left Baghdad for Riyadh on an official visit in hopes of fostering ties and regional role. The prime minister was accompanied by a large delegation of ministers, lawmakers, and Iraqi businessmen, preparing fo ...

IS Wali Killed in Northern Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-14 21:43
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces killed an Islamic State (IS) Wali [Commander] in northern areas near Mount Hamrin. Commander of Join Operation Commands, Yahya Rasool, said the jihadist was apprehended during an aerial operation with fighter jets and helico ...

Anbar: Three IS Insurgents Killed

BAS News - 2019-04-13 16:00
ERBIL - At least three militants of the Islamic State (IS) were killed on Saturday in the Iraqi western province of Anbar. A security source explained to al-Maalomah news agency that the trio was killed by the Iraqi security forces cooperatively with the ...

Iraq Ready to Try IS Prisoners Held in Syria for Multi-billion Dollar Fee

BAS News - 2019-04-11 01:27
ERBIL - Iraq has showed readiness to try tens of thousands of Islamic State (IS) prisoners held in neighboring Syria by the US-backed Kurdish forces, with Iraqi officials seeking a multi-billion dollar fee in return, reports revealed on Wednesday. Accord ...

Iraq: 14 IS Militants Killed in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-05 14:25
ERBIL — Iraqi warplanes killed at least 14 Islamic State (IS) militants on Friday in north of the country. The jihadists came under airstrikes in two separate raids in southern areas of Kirkuk province. The first airstrike killed six jihadists and eight ...

Dangerous IS Woman Captured in Syria

BAS News - 2019-04-04 22:59
ERBIL - A dangerous Islamic State (IS) woman has been captured in Syria by a special US intelligence team cooperatively with the leaders of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an Iraqi security source revealed on Thursday. The US team was abl ...

IS Remnants Still Active in Raqqa: SDF

BAS News - 2019-04-03 23:50
ERBIL - Although the militant group of Islamic State (IS) was defeated in Syria's Raqqa nearly two years ago, the insurgent group's remnants are still active in the region, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Wednesday. Talking to the ...

Diyala: One Policeman Killed, Three Injured in Armed Attack

BAS News - 2019-04-03 22:54
ERBIL - At least one Iraqi policeman was killed while three others were wounded in an attack conducted by unidentified armed men in Diyala province on Wednesday. Mawazin News quoted a security source as explaining that the incident took place in the dist ...

Owen: The silence on what is going on in Turkey is shameful

ANF - 2019-04-03 16:54
"So we want the peace process to begin again in Turkey and who must lead that peace process is Ocalan, and Ocalan cannot lead anything as long as he is in prison." ...

Kirkuk: Four IS Members Captured

BAS News - 2019-04-01 21:11
ERBIL - At least four members of the Islamic State (IS) were captured in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk on Monday, a spokesperson confirmed. Al-Maalomah news agency cited a statement by Interior Ministry spokesperson, M.G Saad Maan, as explainin ...

Australia Won't Retrieve Three IS Orphans from Syria: PM

BAS News - 2019-04-01 21:11
ERBIL - Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison has refused to repatriate three Australian orphans who were reportedly found in a refugee camp in Syria, saying that he would not risk the lives of officials for this issue. Morrison's response to the sit ...

A Kurd youth was arrested in Saghez

Kurdpa - 2019-03-17 06:06
Kurdpa Agency: A young Kurd man from the city of Saghez was arrested by the Ettelaat Revolutionary Guards. ...

Seven IS Insurgents Captured in Western Mosul

BAS News - 2019-03-10 23:34
ERBIL - At least seven members of the Islamic State (IS) were captured on Sunday in the Iraqi city of Mosul. According to a statement by the Iraqi Military Intelligence Directorate, the seven militants were arrested by the Iraqi intelligence forces in th ...

Iraqi Forces Conduct Operation to Eliminate IS Remnants in Nineveh

BAS News - 2019-03-10 23:00
ERBIL - The Iraqi security forces have launched an operation to clear the remnants of the Islamic State (IS) in the province of Nineveh, a senior commander said on Sunday. Explaining to BasNews, Major General Najim al-Jabouri, Nineveh Operations Chief, p ...