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US Increasing Troops in Iraq to Protect IS Leader Baghdadi: Iraqi Expert

US Increasing Troops in Iraq to Protect IS Leader Baghdadi: Iraqi Expert

BAS News - 2019-04-08 23:13
ERBIL - The United States' aim in increasing its forces in Iraq is to protect the top Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, an Iraqi expert was quoted as saying. Al-Maalomah news agency quoted Kazzem al-Haaj as claiming that Washington is tryin ...
US Increasing Troops in Iraq to Protect IS Leader Baghdadi: Iraqi Expert - BAS News

Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has more PR advisors than a Hollywood actor | The Independent

Independent - 2019-04-30 13:23

Islamic State airs rare video from leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

E-Kurd - 2019-04-29 23:12
CAIRO,— Islamic State’s media network published on Monday a video message purporting to come from its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in what would be his first appearance since declaring the jihadists’ now-defunct “caliphate” five years ago. In the 18-minut ...

IS Leader Baghdadi Appears in Video Message

BAS News - 2019-04-29 19:50
ERBIL - The top Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has appeared for the first after since 2014 in a video message published by the militant group. The footage was released by the jihadist group's Al Furqan media network in which the top IS le ...

IS Leader Baghdadi Attempts to Enter Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-27 22:27
ERBIL - Top Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has attempted to enter Iraq from neighboring Syria in the past few weeks, but he has so far failed to do so due to strict security measures at the border areas, said Iraqi intelligence officer on ...

Iraqi court sentences four to death for joining Islamic State

E-Kurd - 2019-04-21 20:59
BAGHDAD,— An Iraqi court has sentenced four people to death by hanging for belonging to the Islamic State militant group and committing terrorist crimes in Iraq and Syria, a judiciary statement said on Sunday. The four men, wanted by Iraqi authorities, w ...

Iraq begins trial proceedings for 900 Islamic State suspected militants

E-Kurd - 2019-04-15 12:04
BAGHDAD,— Iraq has begun trial proceedings for nearly 900 Iraqi suspected members of the Islamic State group caught fleeing jihadist territory in neighbouring Syria, a judicial source told AFP on Sunday. They were handed over to Iraqi authorities by the ...

A lot of works and efforts made in order to increase the beauty of the city

SDF Press - 2019-04-14 21:00
Raqqa – in coordination with the department of environment and Gardens in Raqqa the cleaning department clean the sidewalks, the roads and the western entrance of the city in order to restore the beauty and cultural splendor of the city by removing the di ...

Japan’s support for peacemaking in Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-12 15:55
Article Japan’s support for peacemaking in Iraq Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Japan Donates Additional $9.2 Million to Help Iraq Revive after IS

BAS News - 2019-04-11 15:54
BAGHDAD (WFP) — The Government of Japan has contributed US$9.2 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to enable it to transition its programmes in Iraq from primarily humanitarian to more development-related assistance. As WFP faces a s ...

US's Designation of IRGC as "Terrorist Organization" Not Right: Iraqi PM

BAS News - 2019-04-09 23:06
ERBIL - The US's decision of designating Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization is not right, Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi said on Tuesday, warning of "negative consequences" for Iraq and the region. The Iraqi premier d ...

Iran's Khamenei Wants US Forces Out of Iraq "as Soon as Possible"

BAS News - 2019-04-06 20:54
ERBIL - Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has urged the neighboring Iraq to ensure that the US forces will leave the country "as soon as possible", state media said on Saturday. The Iranian Supreme Leader made the comments during a meeting with Iraqi Pr ...

US to deliver 4th F-35 jet today: Turkish minister

Waar Media - 2019-04-06 12:27
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s defense minister said thee of four F-35 military aircraft were delivered by the U.S. and the last one is expected to be delivered Friday. “In order to protect our right and law, we are maintaining our contacts and negotiations,” Hulus ...

Saudi to Open New Consulates in Iraq: Minister

BAS News - 2019-04-04 00:39
ERBIL - Saudi Arabia is expected to open four new consulates in Iraq, the Saudi Minister of Commerce and Investment, Majid bin Abdullah Al Qasabi, revealed on Wednesday. Qasabi made the remarks during a joint press conference with Iraqi Oil Minister Samr ...

Iran Responsible for Hundreds of Fallen US Troops in Iraq: Official

Gulan Media - 2019-04-03 22:20

Iran Responsible for Hundreds of Fallen US Troops in Iraq: Official

BAS News - 2019-04-03 15:53
ERBIL — US Special Representative for Iran, Brian Hook, has accused Iran of being behind the killing of hundreds of US troops in Iraq after 2003. “In Iraq, I can announce today, based on declassified US military reports, that Iran is responsible for the ...

U.S. Will Leave Up To 1,000 Troops In Syria To Guard Against ISIS Resurgence | Valley Public Radio

KVPR - 2019-04-03 06:40

Syrian Kurds urge world to take back foreign Islamic State jihadists

E-Kurd - 2019-03-25 11:38
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syria’s Kurds warned Sunday that the thousands of foreign jihadists they have detained in their fight against the Islamic State group are a time-bomb the international community urgently needs to defuse. Speaking a day after ...

US on Rouhani’s Trip to Iraq: Not in the Interest of Iraqis

BAS News - 2019-03-12 13:12
ERBIL — The United States believes that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to Iraq, where he signed several agreements, is not serving the interests of the people of Iraq, US special representative on Iran, Brian Hook, said. Rouhani is now in Iraq ...

Freed Yazidi woman in Syria endured years of Islamic State slavery

E-Kurd - 2019-03-10 09:16
NEAR BAGHOUZ, Syria,— Salwa Sayed al-Omar spent years as a Yazidi prisoner of Islamic State but she escaped its clutches this week, fleeing its last populated enclave in east Syria along with two Iraqi boys pretending to be her brothers. Islamic State ov ...