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Iraq offers to try all Islamic State foreigners for a fee: officials

Iraq offers to try all Islamic State foreigners for a fee: officials

E-Kurd - 2019-04-11 00:29
BAGHDAD,— Iraq has offered the US-led coalition to put hundreds of accused foreign Islamists on trial in Baghdad in exchange for millions of dollars, three government sources have told AFP. Western countries have been rocked by fierce public debate over ...
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US Service Member Dies in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-20 15:53
ERBIL — A US service member died in Iraq’s Nineveh province, north of the country, on Saturday, the US-led Coalition said on Saturday. It revealed that the soldier died in a “non-combat incident”. The statement did not provide details for the incident, n ...

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 ...

Iraqi forces kill Islamic State commander, four fighters

Reuters - 2019-04-15 06:14
Security forces killed an Islamic State commander and four fighters in the Hamrin Mountains area of northeast Iraq on Sunday, the military said. ...

Syria Kurds return 25 Yazidis freed from Islamic State to Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-04-13 19:23
QAZLAJOKH, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syrian Kurds on Saturday repatriated 25 women and children from Iraq’s Yazidi minority after freeing them during the final push against the Islamic State group, a local official said. The US-backed Kurdish fighters say they ...

Syrian Kurds hand over 200 Islamic State militants to Iraq: source

E-Kurd - 2019-04-13 19:23
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi security forces received Friday a batch of 200 Islamic State (IS) militants captured by the U.S.-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in neighboring Syria, a security source said. “Iraqi security forces have received 200 IS m ...

Iraq 'offers to try Isil prisoners held in Syria for multi-billion pound fee'

Telegraph - 2019-04-11 07:00

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 offers to try foreign IS suspects, for a price

Gulan Media - 2019-04-10 21:54

Iraq offers to try all ISIS foreigners for a fee: Officials, Middle East News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Straitstimes - 2019-04-10 18:33

Iraq offers to try all IS foreigners for a fee: officials

France24 - 2019-04-10 17:09

German Islamic State woman on trial for letting Yazidi ‘slave’ girl die of thirst

E-Kurd - 2019-04-09 13:19
BERLIN,— A German woman who joined the Islamic State group ISIS goes on trial Tuesday accused of the war crime of letting a five-year-old “slave” girl die of thirst. Prominent London-based human rights lawyer Amal Clooney is part of the team representing ...

SDF Foils Escape Attempt by IS Detainees in Northeast of Syria: Coalition

BAS News - 2019-04-07 00:03
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) successfully foiled a prison break attempt by the Islamic State (IS) jihadists in northeastern Syria on Saturday, said the US-led coalition. The militant detainees reportedly tried to escape from the ...

Baghouz: Coalition Jets Kill Tens of IS Insurgents

BAS News - 2019-03-28 22:38
ERBIL - The US-led international coalition warplanes killed on Thursday tens of Islamic State (IS) jihadists in the village of Baghouz, eastern Syria, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said in a statement that the airstrike ...

Syrian Kurds call for international court to try Islamic State militants

E-Kurd - 2019-03-25 21:44
AIN ISSA, Syria,— Syria’s Kurds on Monday called for an international court to be set up in the country to try suspected Islamic State group jihadists following the announced fall of their “caliphate”. IS imposed its brutal interpretation of Islam on mil ...

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 ...

Trump says Islamic State no longer holds any territory in Syria, but Kurds still battling ISIS

E-Kurd - 2019-03-22 21:01
WASHINGTON,— U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that the Kurdish-led forces backed US-led coalition air strikes had dislodged the Islamic State militant group from its last holdout in Syria. “Here’s ISIS on Election Day. And here’s ISIS right now ...

Islamic State calls for revenge against Syrian Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-03-19 01:08
BEIRUT,— As the Islamic State group defended its last scrap of territory against Kurdish-led forces in eastern Syria, a spokesman Monday urged followers to attack them elsewhere in the war-torn country. An IS spokesman, in an audio recording posted on Te ...

Coalition Warplanes Kill 9 IS Militants in Hawija

BAS News - 2019-03-15 14:03
ERBIL — Warplanes belonging to the US-led Coalition heavily bombarded a crowd of Islamic State (IS) militants on Friday in Hawija, killing at least nine jihadists. The airstrike came after reports of IS attacking Wadi Khanajir village near Hawija. Iraqi ...

Masrour Barzani Discusses Peshmerga Trainings with Coalition Advisors

BAS News - 2019-03-13 11:58
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, received a delegation of the US-led Coalition advisors in Erbil to discuss the lates developments in the war against the Islamic State (IS) and continued Coalition support for the ...

Two IS Insurgents Killed in Southern Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-03-12 22:47
ERBIL - A couple of Islamic State (IS) militants were killed on Tuesday in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk. The two jihadists were targeted by the US-led coalition warplanes in the district of al-Rashad, southern Kirkuk, a security source explain ...