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Senior IS Leader Captured in Khanaqin

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 ...
Senior IS Leader Captured in Khanaqin - BAS News

Anbar: Dangerous IS Member Captured

BAS News - 2019-05-26 23:25
ERBIL - The Iraqi security forces captured on Sunday a dangerous member of the Islamic State (IS) in the province of Anbar, confirmed the Military Intelligence Directorate in a statement. The directorate explained that the IS militant was identified as A ...

Body of Kurdish Child Found in Khanaqin

BAS News - 2019-05-22 00:12
ERBIL - The body of a Kurdish child was found in the disputed town of Khanaqin on Tuesday afternoon, a civil activist confirmed. Talking to BasNews, Sarwar Ali, a civil activist in the area, said that the body was found in the village of Aliyawa, in Khan ...

[PICTURES]: IS Sets Fire to Farms in Makhmour

BAS News - 2019-05-14 11:18
ERBIL - The jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) have set fire to a number of farms near the Qarachoukh mountains in disputed town of Makhmour, an official confirmed on Tuesday. According the information BasNews has learned, the incident occurred in the v ...

IS Threatens to Set Fire to Kurdish Farms in Makhmour: Residents

BAS News - 2019-05-12 13:35
ERBIL — Locals from Makhmour district and its surrounding villages gathered on Sunday at the parliament of Kurdistan Region to call for protection against the increasing security risks in their areas posed by the Islamic State (IS). Makhmour is a small t ...

Islamic State claims ‘province’ in India called ‘Wilayah of Hind’

E-Kurd - 2019-05-11 17:38
NEW DELHI,— Islamic State (IS) claimed for the first time that it has established a “province” in India, after a clash between militants and security forces in the contested Kashmir region killed a militant with alleged ties to the group. IS’s Amaq News ...

Dangerous IS Member Captured in Anbar

BAS News - 2019-05-05 21:51
ERBIL - A dangerous insurgent of the Islamic State (IS) was captured on Sunday in the city of Fallujah, Anbar province. Iraqi media reports said that the militant was responsible for gathering information on the army troops during the military campaigns ...

Dangerous IS Insurgent Captured in Mosul

BAS News - 2019-05-01 22:04
ERBIL - A dangerous member of the Islamic State (IS) has been captured in the Iraqi city of Mosul who was reportedly behind the killing scores of people in Iraq. Alghad Press quoted a statement by the Military Intelligence Forces as explaining that the i ...

Seven IS Militants Captured in Nineveh

BAS News - 2019-04-30 20:26
ERBIL - At least seven insurgents of the Islamic State (IS) were captured in the Iraqi province of Nineveh on Tuesday. The seven were arrested by the intelligence forces during an operation in the district of al-Baaj, Nineveh province, Fadel Abu Reghif, ...

IS leader appears in video for first time in 5 years

FOX News - 2019-04-30 06:47
The leader of the Islamic State group has appeared for the first time in 5 years in a video released by the extremist group's propaganda arm. ...

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 appears in video for first time in 5 years - The Monitor

Themonitor - 2019-04-29 21:18

Yazidi mothers should decide fate of Islamic State children: Nadia Murad

E-Kurd - 2019-04-29 19:57
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Yazidi survivor and Nobel laureate Nadia Murad issued a video statement on Sunday addressing the Yazidi Spiritual Council decision not to accept children born from rape by Islamic State (ISIS) militants. The Spirit ...

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 ...

Three IS Militants Captured in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-28 15:44
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces have arrested three people who belong to the Islamic State (IS) in Kirkuk, north of the country. An official statement said the suspects were captured during a special operation by elite counter-terror service on Sunday. The ...

Anti-IS Operation Conducted in Khanaqin

BAS News - 2019-04-27 23:03
ERBIL - An operation was carried out on Saturday against the remnants of the Islamic State (IS) group in the disputed town of Khanaqin, Diyala Police Commander confirmed. The Diyala Operations Command cooperatively with the fifth brigade of the Iraqi arm ...

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 ...

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 ...