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IS Leader Baghdadi Attempts to Enter Iraq

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 ...
IS Leader Baghdadi Attempts to Enter Iraq - BAS News

Car Bomb on Iraq-Syria Border Kills Five

BAS News - 2019-05-26 17:12
ERBIL — A car bomb blast in the border areas between Iraq and Syria on Sunday has left at least five people killed, Iraqi military sources said. The terrorist attack was carried out in Awinat village of Rabi’aa, western Iraq. Preliminary reports said als ...

Turkey Claims Attack Against PKK on Kurdistan Border

BAS News - 2019-05-06 15:48
ERBIL — Turkish defense ministry said on Monday its warplanes had carried out airstrikes against the positions allegedly belonging to Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the border areas of Kurdistan Region. According to the statement, the airstrikes were ...

Iraq Says It Foiled Dangerous Plot by IS

BAS News - 2019-05-05 00:52
ERBIL - Iraqi officials from the Ministry of Interior said on Saturday that they had foiled a dangerous plot by the Islamic State (IS) insurgents who were attempting to infiltrate into Iraq from neighboring Syria. Iraqi media reports said that the securi ...

Dutch Government Forcing Yezidis to Return to Iraq: Reports

BAS News - 2019-05-02 13:07
ERBIL — The Netherlands has reportedly devised a new policy that forces the Kurdish Yezidi asylum seekers to return to Iraq and Kurdistan Region, claiming that the situation is calm now. Speaking to BasNews, Ari Jalal, head of Lutka Organization for Migr ...

Video von IS-Terrorist Baghdadi: Und er lebt doch noch

TAZ - 2019-05-01 00:47
Das neue Video des IS-Chefs zeigt: Die Zerschlagung des Kalifats ist nur ein Etappensieg. Doch warum ließ Baghdadi so lange auf sich warten? mehr... ...

Siemens to Upgrade Iraq's Electricity Grid: Abdul-Mahdi

BAS News - 2019-04-30 21:12
ERBIL - Siemens was the "main partner" in a roadmap agreement to upgrade Iraq's electricity grid, Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said on Tuesday. The Iraqi premier made the remarks at a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel where A ...

Iraq signs deal with Germany’s Siemens to upgrade electricity infrastructure

E-Kurd - 2019-04-30 19:47
BERLIN,— German engineering group Siemens on Tuesday signed a roadmap agreement with Iraq’s Minister of Electricity Luay al-Khateeb to upgrade Iraq’s electricity infrastructure. Iraq’s government had said on Monday it would “cooperate” with Siemens in a ...

Iraqi PM Says IS Leader is Possibly in “Remote Areas”

BAS News - 2019-04-30 16:23
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said on Tuesday that the leader of Islamic State (IS) Abu Bakr al-Baghdad is possibly in the “remote areas”. The statement came a day after a video was released purportedly showing Baghdadi speaking in front ...

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 ...

Senior IS Leader Captured in Khanaqin

BAS News - 2019-04-29 01:03
ERBIL - A senior Islamic State (IS) leader was captured on Sunday in the disputed town of Khanaqin, the Iraqi Directorate of General Military Intelligence said. The directorate said in a statement, a copy of which was shared with BasNews, that the IS lea ...

President Erdogan due to visit Iraq towards end of year

Waar Media - 2019-04-28 23:44
WAAR_DUHOK President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is due to visit Iraq towards end of this year, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Sunday. “President Erdogan will visit Iraq to hold 4th High-Level Strategic Cooperation Council meeting towards end of this ye ...

New Generation Movement Leader Spied on Members with Hidden Camera: MP

BAS News - 2019-04-24 14:36
Shaswar Abdulwahid threatens to publish “forged nude videos” of MPs ERBIL — A member of Kurdistan Region Parliament from the New Generation Movement revealed on Wednesday that her party leader has threatened to publish “forged nude videos” of her after d ...

Senior IS Leader Captured in Diyala

BAS News - 2019-04-23 22:58
ERBIL - A senior Islamic State (IS) leader was captured by the Iraqi security forces in the province of Diyala on Tuesday. The insurgent leader was arrested in Hamrin mountain range based on accurate intelligence information, Sadiq al-Husseini, head of t ...

Ten Turkish Soldiers Killed, Injured in Clash with PKK

BAS News - 2019-04-20 15:53
ERBIL — Turkish soldiers and fighters of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) clashed once again on Friday in the border areas between Turkey and Kurdistan Region, which resulted in killing of at least four Turkish troops. According to an official statemen ...

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 ...

Turkish Jets Bomb Kurdistan Border Areas

BAS News - 2019-04-04 12:05
ERBIL — Turkish warplanes carried out multiple airstrike on Thursday in the border areas of Duhok province, Kurdistan Region. The airstrikes were focused on the surroundings of Sigere village near Amedi, according to Kurdistan 24. Turkey, almost on a dai ...

Iranian Kurdistan: 55 People Killed, Injured by Landmines in 2018

BAS News - 2019-04-04 10:44
ERBIL — Landmines and war remnants killed and injured a total of 55 people across the Iranian Kurdish provinces last year, said Hangaw Organization for Human Rights. Decades after the Iran-Iraq War era (1980-1988), the border areas between the Iranian Ku ...