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Police arrests man selling Saddam wristwatches in central Baghdad

Police arrests man selling Saddam wristwatches in central Baghdad

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-22 06:22

[PICTURES]: Bomb Blast Outside Baghdad Liquor Store

BAS News - 2019-05-15 11:40
ERBIL — An improvised explosive device (IED) was reported in central Baghdad overnight Tuesday. Accordion to the local media, the blast took place just outside a liquor store in the capital city. The store was closed at the time of the bombing, locals sa ...

Police Arrests Arms Dealer in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-05-12 11:50
ERBIL — Police forces in Kurdistan Region’s capital city arrested a man in possession of a large quantity of arms. Police chief Abdulkhaliq Talaat told BasNews that the man was arrested during a special operation at his place, where they initially found ...

IS Claims Responsibility for Deadly Attack in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-05-10 01:08
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) insurgent group has claimed responsibility for Thursday's deadly attack in central Baghdad which resulted in several casualties. The incident occurred on Thursday evening in the Sadr city in central Baghdad where a suicide ...

Bomb Attack Hits Central Baghdad, Casualties Reported

BAS News - 2019-05-09 21:44
ERBIL - A bomb explosion hit on Thursday evening the Sadr city in central Baghdad, resulting in several casualties, Baghdad's Operations Command said in a statement. According to the press release, a suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest in the are ...

Salahaddin: Three People Killed, Injured in Bomb Explosion

BAS News - 2019-04-27 22:27
ERBIL - A bomb explosion on Saturday resulted in the killing and wounding of three people in the Iraqi province of Salahaddin, local police reported. The incident took place in the oil-rich city of Baiji, Salahaddin province, targeting a truck and killin ...

Erbil Police Arrests Three Members of Drugs Band

BAS News - 2019-04-24 15:05
ERBIL — Police forces in Erbil announced on Wednesday the arrest of three people over possession of illicit drugs. According to an online statement, three people were arrested during an operation in central Erbil. Police said some of the arrestees were i ...

Indiana police release new sketch of suspect in 2017 murder of teenage girls [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-04-23 12:19

An unknown fate of a young Kurd man after a month of arresting

Kurdpa - 2019-04-23 08:25
Kurdpa Agency: The fate of a Kurdish young man from Oshnovieh is in ambiguity after a month's arrest. ...

Iraqi Man Arrested over Selling Wristwatches with Saddam’s Picture

BAS News - 2019-04-21 11:18
ERBIL — Police forces in Baghdad arrested a man who was selling wristwatches with pictures of Saddam Hussein, the former dictator of Iraq. Baghdad Police Department confirmed in a statement that the man had wristwatches in possession which were decorated ...

Islamic State attacks Syrian army, allies, killing dozens: monitor

E-Kurd - 2019-04-20 14:19
BEIRUT,— Islamic State attacks on the Syrian army and allied militias in central Syria have killed 35 soldiers over two days, a war monitor said early on Saturday. Although Islamic State lost its last territorial enclave in Syria at Baghouz near the Iraq ...

NYPD Arrests Man With Gas Cans and Lighter Fluid at St. Patrick's Cathedral Days After Notre Dame Blaze [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-04-18 16:24

Police Reveals Details on Oil Smuggling in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-17 22:13
ERBIL - Police forces of the North Oil Company have revealed that oil smuggling in disputed Kirkuk province continued while the Iraqi top officials have stayed silent towards the issue. The police pointed out that they, cooperatively with the intelligenc ...

Research assistant shoots dead four staff at Osmangazi university in central Turkey | The Independent

Independent - 2019-04-17 06:03

Unidentified Gunmen Kill Civilian in Northern Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-04-15 23:46
ERBIL - A group of unknown armed men opened fire at a civilian on Monday in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, killing him instantly. Iraqi media reports said that the incident took place on a main street in Husseina district where the assassins shot the civilia ...

Iraq Arrests Man Involved in Speicher Camp Massacre

BAS News - 2019-04-10 15:55
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces confirmed on Wednesday that they had captured a man who is suspected of involvement in Speicher Camp Massacre in 2014. The man, a member of the Islamic State (IS) jihadists group, took part in slaughtering 1,566 Shi’ite sold ...

OHD: 279 prisoners on hunger strike in central Anatolia

ANF - 2019-04-01 12:02
OHD announced that 279 prisoners in central Anatolia are on indefinite nonalternating hunger strikes against the isolation. ...

Continued arrest and hunger strike of Zhakan Baran in central Ilam Prison

Kurdpa - 2019-04-01 10:13
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish poet from the city of Malekshahi, in the central prison of Ilam, is still on hunger strike. ...

German police obstruct people from joining Newroz in Frankfurt

ANF - 2019-03-23 15:07
German police turned away a bus with dozens of people who were travelling to attend the Newroz march in Frankfurt. ...