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Hawija: Bodies of Hundreds of People Killed by IS Yet to be Recovered

Hawija: Bodies of Hundreds of People Killed by IS Yet to be Recovered

BAS News - 2019-05-11 22:41
ERBIL - Bodies of hundreds of people who were killed by the Islamic State (IS) in Hawija (some 55 kilometers southwest Kirkuk) in the past few years are yet to be recovered due to restrictions by the Iraqi forces. The extremists killed 7,000 to 8,000 peo ...
Hawija: Bodies of Hundreds of People Killed by IS Yet to be Recovered - BAS News

Prisoner who were on hunger strike in Van not medically treated

ANF - 2019-06-01 10:23
The families of prisoners who were on death fast in Van Prison denounced that they are not being properly treated. ...

A dozen of Houses Burned by IS in Mosul

BAS News - 2019-05-18 21:03
ERBIL - The insurgents of the Islamic State (IS) have burned a dozen of houses in the Iraqi city of Mosul, a security source said. Talking to Al-Sumariyah News, the source said that the extremists set fire to 12 houses in the village of Tel Rumman, weste ...

Kirkuk: Iraqi Forces Destroy Houses of Four Kurdish Residents

BAS News - 2019-05-17 00:37
ERBIL - Houses of four Kurdish residents in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk were completely destroyed by the Iraqi forces. The incident took place in the neighborhood of Arafa, northwestern Kirkuk, where bulldozers flattened the four houses to th ...

Kurdish forces crack down on Islamic State fighters in Syria’s Deir al Zor

E-Kurd - 2019-05-16 14:25
DEIR al-ZOR,— U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces said on Wednesday they had begun a campaign against “terrorists” linked to Islamic State in a strategic town in the oil rich eastern province of Deir al Zor that residents and witnesses say has been at the cen ...

IS Ambushes Iraqi Police Convoy in Kirkuk, Kills Two

BAS News - 2019-05-16 12:57
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) militants ambushed a convoy of the Iraqi federal police in the early hours on Thursday in Kirkuk province, killing at least two policemen. The ambush was set up near Tel Sousa village of Hawija district, some 55 kilometers sout ...

Turkish soldiers pose for photos with feet on bodies of guerillas

ANF - 2019-05-16 12:40
Turkish soldiers continue their inhumane practices. The soldiers were discovered to have posed for photos with their feet on the bodies of guerrillas martyred in Dersim. ...

Facing the Challenge of the Islamic State in West Africa Province

International Crisis Group - 2019-05-16 06:19
Three years after Boko Haram broke apart, one faction, the Islamic State in West Africa Province, is forming a proto-state in northern Nigeria. The state should press its military offensive against the jihadists but also try undercutting their appeal by ...

Hawija: Four Iraqi Police Officers, One Soldier Killed by IS

BAS News - 2019-05-15 23:42
ERBIL - At least four Iraqi Federal Police officers and a soldier were killed on Wednesday evening in an attack carried out by the jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) in Hawija (some 55 kilometers southwest Kirkuk). Kurdistan 24 cited a police source as ...

Iraq unearths mass grave of Kurds killed by Saddam - Al Arabiya English

Alarabiya - 2019-05-14 18:37

UN Welcomes Political Progress in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-13 17:54
ERBIL - The United Nations has welcomed the political progress in the Kurdistan Region as a new government is imminent to be formed in Erbil. The comments were made by the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary- General for Iraq Jeanine H ...

Kirkuk: Iraqi Forces Arrest Men Wearing Shorts in Public

BAS News - 2019-05-11 15:42
ERBIL — Iraqi forces have decided to arrest the men who wear shorts in public. Photographs have gone viral on social media showing a group of men packed in a police pickup vehicle in Kirkuk. They were reportedly arrested for wearing shorts and walking on ...

Syria war: Toddler 'only one left' after air strike

BBC - 2019-05-10 00:04
Two-year-old Khadija al-Hamdan's immediate family were among dozens of people killed after air strikes were stepped up in Syria. ...

The Eastern Municipality of People Launched a Cleaning Campaign

SDF Press - 2019-05-09 20:05
Hasaka – The eastern municipality of people in Hasaka launched a campaign to clean and remove grasses and spraying pesticides to reduce the spread of insects. And in response to the demands of the residents to find a solution to the increasing of the inse ...

Man Killed By His Wife and Son in Erbil: Police

BAS News - 2019-05-08 16:13
ERBIL — A man has been found dead outside Erbil, police said on Wednesday, revealing that he was killed by his own wife and son. Erbil Police Chief Abdulkhaliq Talaat told BasNews that they have arrested the suspects and investigations are underway. The ...

6 Effective Ways to Remove Dental Plaque Naturally

Waar Media - 2019-05-05 16:03
WAAR_DUHOK A perfect smile is considered to be one of the most attractive features a person can have. Unfortunately, there are many things that can harm your teeth, such as smoking, too much caffeine, and irregular dental care. Our seemingly innocent dai ...

A citizen from Karamah city west of Iran (Kurdistan region) is sentenced to prison

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2019-05-05 14:28
KMMK: Danial Darab Khani, a resident of Kermanshah, was sentenced to a year in prison by a division of the Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of the Islamic Republic of Iran on charges of acting against national security. This citizen was arrested by Islamic ...

Vigil in Bakirkoy: This injustice will burn you too!

ANF - 2019-05-03 19:43
Families of prisoners who were holding a vigil in front of the Bakirkoy Prison were attacked by the police again and 4 people were detained. HDK Co-spokesperson Gulistan Kocyigit said, “This injustice you commit will burn you too.” ...

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 ...

Mothers of prisoners on hunger strike start sit-in in Amed

ANF - 2019-04-24 15:45
Relatives of prisoners who were obstructed and battered by the police in Amed, started a sit-in protest. ...