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Erbil Police Arrests Three Members of Drugs Band

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 ...
Erbil Police Arrests Three Members of Drugs Band - BAS News

Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm completes build

Waar Media - 2019-05-16 13:30
WAAR_DUHOK Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm Beatrice has seen all of its 84 wind turbines installed after three years of construction, project partner SSE Renewables announced on Wednesday. The total installed capacity of 588 megawatts for the Beatr ...

Seven People Killed, Injured by Unknown Gunmen in Salahaddin

BAS News - 2019-05-08 21:15
ERBIL - At least seven were people were either killed or injured in an armed attack carried out by unknown gunmen in the Iraqi province of Salahaddin on Wednesday. The incident occurred in the district of al-Mazare of Salahaddin province where unidentifi ...

[PICTURES]: Leader of IS Terrorist Cell Captured near Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-08 16:44
ERBIL — Iraqi intelligence service announced on Wednesday the arrest of a leading member of the Islamic State (IS) in an area between Kirkuk and Salahaddin provinces in northern Iraq. The man was the leader of an IS terrorist ring in the area who was res ...

Security Forces Arrest Six Members of New Generation Movement

BAS News - 2019-05-05 18:33
ERBIL - The security forces affiliated with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) raided on Sunday the headquarters of the New Generation Movement in Sulaimaniya province and arrested six members of the party. In late April, one of the New Generation Mo ...

Police attacked HKP members who wanted to walk to Taksim

ANF - 2019-05-01 10:51
Police attacked HKP members who wanted to walk to Taksim. Many taken into custody. ...

Members of a Family Arrested in Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-01 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Members of a family from Orumiyeh have been detained on charges of cooperation with The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran since March. Ebrahim Sediq Hamedani and his two children, Salar and Maryam Sediq Hamedan ...

Soran: Police Announces the Arrest of Group of Thieves

BAS News - 2019-04-30 21:53
ERBIL - Security forces in Soran district of Erbil province announced on Tuesday the arrest of a group of thieves in the area. Talking to BasNews, Sa'adun Hawdiyani, a spokesperson for the local police directorate, said that they arrested a group of six ...

Man Suspected of Rigging IDs for IS Members Arrested in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-27 14:41
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces announced on Friday that they had arrested a man who is suspected of forging documents and ID cards for members of the Islamic State (IS). Iraq’s Interior Ministry said the man had provided fake IDs and citizenship declarati ...

Three members of a family were arrested in Piranshahr

Kurdpa - 2019-04-25 10:16

Erbil police arrests a group during drug abuse

Kurdiu - 2019-04-25 07:01

Cracks Deepening within KIG as More Senior Members Resign

BAS News - 2019-04-23 14:35
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG) is going through a difficult time as senior members abandon the party one after another. Earlier this week, three leading members of the KIG announced that they no longer belong to the party as the result of thei ...

Erbil Security Arrests Taxi Driver Over Rape of Foreign Passenger

BAS News - 2019-04-20 17:34
ERBIL — Security forces in Erbil announced on Saturday the arrest of a taxi driver who had raped a passenger after threatening her with a knife. Directorate of Erbil Security Affairs released the confession video in which a man in his late 40s appears ad ...

Three IS Hotbeds Destroyed in Diyala

BAS News - 2019-04-18 20:36
ERBIL - At least three hotbeds of the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group were destroyed in the Iraqi province of Diyala on Thursday. A security source told Baghdad Today that, apart from the three hideouts, a booby-trapped house was also destroyed during ...

Three Kurdish Porters Freeze to Death on Iran Border

BAS News - 2019-04-17 20:31
ERBIL - At least three Kurdish porters have frozen to death in the Iranian border areas with Kurdistan Region while carrying goods during the cold weather. The incident occurred on Tuesday on the heights of Kanixuda in Piranshahr city where a number of p ...

Wikileaks Founder Arrested

BAS News - 2019-04-11 12:38
ERBIL — Police forces in central London on Thursday arrested Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, who was residing at the Ecuadorian embassy since 2012. According to Metropolitan Police, officers went into the embassy building and arrested Assange f ...

Threats to members of the "Zagros_Chawe_Remaneh" Campaign in Oshnavieh and Mahabad

Kurdpa - 2019-04-10 16:33
Kurdpa Agency: The intelligence forces and the Revolutionary Guards threatened members of the Zagros_Chawe_Remaneh campaign in Oshnovieh and Mahabad. ...

Two Men Arrested with Large Amounts of Illicit Drugs in Soran

BAS News - 2019-03-30 12:14
ERBIL — Security forces in Soran district of Erbil province announced on Saturday the capture of two men in possession of a large amount of illicit drugs. In an online statement, directorate of counter-drugs department said the two men arrested possessed ...