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IS Claims Responsibility for Recent Fire Incidents in Disputed Areas

IS Claims Responsibility for Recent Fire Incidents in Disputed Areas

BAS News - 2019-05-25 22:33
ERBIL - The insurgent group of Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for the recent fire incidents in the disputed areas where several farms of the Kurdish residents have so far been burned. Only in the past few weeks, a number of farms belonging ...
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IS Claims Responsibility for Recent Attacks on SDF

BAS News - 2019-06-19 01:27
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for the recent attacks against the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Syria. Last Saturday, a bomb explosion targeted the industrial Faculty Square near the al-Tala'esh Square in the al ...

Three Kurdish Porters Killed, Injured in Iran

BAS News - 2019-06-14 20:04
ERBIL - Iranian border guards have killed and wounded three Kurdish porters in the past few days, a monitoring group said on Friday. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights revealed that the Iranian forces shot a Kurdish porter, better known as Kolbers, in ...

Fire at Sinjar Farms Risk Evidences on IS Crimes: Nadia Murad

BAS News - 2019-06-13 11:52
ERBIL — Kurdish Yezidi human rights activist and Nobel Prize-winner Nadia Murad has warned that frequent fire at the farms around Sinjar are threatening the evidences proving the Islamic State (IS) crimes in the area. In the past few weeks, hundreds of f ...

Devastating Fires: Turkey aids ISIS in Terrorizing Kurdistan

Hawzhin Press - 2019-06-11 19:50
Devastating Fires: Turkey aids ISIS in Terrorizing Kurdistan For the past few weeks a number of suspicious fires have erupted The post Devastating Fires: Turkey aids ISIS in Terrorizing Kurdistan appeared first on Hawzhin Azeez. ...

Burning Kurdish-Owned Farms in Disputed Areas “Grave Crime”: Barzani

BAS News - 2019-05-30 16:06
ERBIL — Repeated fire incidents on the agricultural lands owned by Kurdish farmers in the disputed areas of Kirkuk are “grave crimes and deliberate cruelty”, said Masoud Barzani, a prominent Kurdish leader and the former president of Kurdistan Region. Ov ...

Crops of Kurdish Residents Burned in Daquq

BAS News - 2019-05-30 00:06
ERBIL - In addition to several other incidents in the past few weeks, more farms of Kurdish residents in the disputed district of Daquq, southern Kirkuk province, were set on fire on Wednesday night by unknown men. BasNews has learned from locals that th ...

Hoshyar Zebari: Iraqi government has to find the solutions Fire Incidents in wheat field

Waar Media - 2019-05-27 15:02
WAAR_DUHOK The member of KDP political party Hoshyar Zebari, has expressed concerns over the recent fire incidents that have targeted the wheat farms of Kurdish people, and he urged Baghdad government to find the solutions for these incidents and also ta ...

Hoshyar Zebari Urges Iraq to Act to Fire Incidents in Disputed Areas

BAS News - 2019-05-27 00:04
ERBIL - Kurdish politician and former foreign minister of Iraq, Hoshyar Zebari, has expressed concerns over the recent fire incidents in the disputed areas which have targeted the farms of Kurdish citizens, urging Iraq to put the issue into consideration ...

Duhok: Only One Third of IDPs So Far Returned to Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-25 15:13
ERBIL — Despite having declared the full victory over the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq for more than a year, only one third of the Iraqi IDPs in Kurdistan’s Duhok province have so far returned to their homes, an official said. After IS invaded a massive ar ...

US blames Iran for tanker bombings in UAE, Saudi attack

Waar Media - 2019-05-25 13:07
WAAR_DUHOK The Pentagon on Friday blamed Iran and its proxy forces for recent tanker bombings in the United Arab Emirates and an attack on a pipeline in Saudi Arabia. This determination came the same day U.S. President Donald Trump announced the deployme ...

Kurdish Political Parties Condemn Ongoing Crisis in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-22 14:18
ERBIL — A number of Kurdish political parties gathered on Wednesday in Erbil to decry the recent crisis in the areas disputed between Erbil and Baghdad. The parties said the situation is beyond acceptable, and that they have urged the Kurdistan Region Go ...

Another Kurdish-owned Wheat Farm Burned in Diyala

BAS News - 2019-05-22 12:21
ERBIL — Following multiple suspicious fire incidents in the Kurdish-owned agricultural lands across the areas disputed between Erbil and Baghdad, another wheat farm reportedly burned overnight on Tuesday in Qaratappa, Diyala province. Mohammed Omar, a PU ...

Congress Pushes for Continued US Engagement in Syria

BAS News - 2019-05-21 01:41
ERBIL — The majority of the US Congress believe that Washington's leadership and support to the allies in Syria is vital, calling on President Donald Trump to remain engaged in Syria. A letter, signed by nearly 400 out 535 members of the House of Represe ...

Kurdish MPs to Meet with Iraqi PM, Discuss Disputed Kurdish Areas

BAS News - 2019-05-20 11:46
ERBIL — Kurdish factions at the Iraqi parliament are invited to a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi where they are planning to discuss the recent alarming situation in the areas disputed between Erbil and Baghdad. MP Bahar Mahmoud told B ...

Farm Fire in Kurdish Disputed Areas: Another 50 Hectares Burned

BAS News - 2019-05-20 10:52
ERBIL — Another 50 Hectares of Kurdish-owned agricultural lands near Khanaqin burned in a suspicious incident overnight on Sunday. Over the past week, similar fire incidents were reported from different areas of Kirkuk and Diyala province, specifically o ...

Is Africa Ready for Nuclear Energy?

Waar Media - 2019-05-19 15:03
WAAR_DUHOK Years back, nuclear energy was a fancy option limited to the industrialized world. In due course, nuclear could be an energy source for much of Africa, where only South Africa currently has a nuclear power plant. Governments across the contine ...

Kirkuk: Farms of Kurdish Residents Set on Fire by Unknown Men

BAS News - 2019-05-19 12:18
ERBIL - A fire was set overnight on Saturday to a number of farms belonging to the Kurdish residents in the town of Dubz, southwest of Kirkuk. According to the information BasNews has learned, the incident occurred in the village of Qaradar, where uniden ...

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 ...

Iraq: Over 500 IS Foreign Insurgents Tried Since 2018

BAS News - 2019-05-08 22:48
ERBIL - More than 500 insurgents of the Islamic State (IS) have so far been tried in Iraq since the beginning of 2018, the Supreme Court has revealed. The court explained in a statement that it had tried a total of 514 IS members, including both men and ...

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 ...