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Anbar: Dangerous IS Member Captured

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 ...
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Kirkuk: 14 IS Insurgents Killed, Senior Member Captured

BAS News - 2019-06-25 00:28
ERBIL - The Iraqi security forces managed on Monday to kill 14 members of the Islamic State (IS) in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk, while capturing a leader of the militant group in the area. The extremists were targeted during an operation by t ...

Salahaddin: Three IS Members Captured, Plot Foiled

BAS News - 2019-06-23 22:49
ERBIL - The Iraqi security forces managed on Sunday to capture three Islamic State (IS) militants in the province of Salahaddin while a plot by the jihadist group was foiled. The security media cell said in a statement that the trio was wanted by the Ira ...

Iraqi Forces Kill IS Militant in Diyala, Capture Another in Anbar

BAS News - 2019-06-09 01:49
ERBIL - The Iraqi security forces killed during clashes an Islamic State (IS) insurgent in the province of Diyala on Saturday while apprehending another one in Anbar province, a security source said. The forces clashed with the extremists on the outskirt ...

Iraqi Forces Unearth Mass Grave in Anbar

BAS News - 2019-06-01 16:41
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces said a new mass grave of civilians was found and uncovered in the western province of Anbar. The mass grave contains remnants of five people, all executed by Islamic State (IS), a source told Sumariya News. A member of the j ...

Iraqi Security Forces Kill 14 IS Militants in Mosul

BAS News - 2019-05-29 23:29
ERBIL - The Iraqi security forces on Tuesday were able to kill 14 militants of the Islamic State (IS) insurgent group in Mosul city, the Security Media Cell said in a statement. The 14 extremists, according to the statement, were killed during a military ...

Iraqi Forces Destroy Seven IS Hideouts in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-28 13:28
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces announced on Tuesday that hey have destroyed seven hideouts in Kirkuk used by Islamic State (IS) militants. According to an official statement, the operation was led by Iraqi federal police on Monday, in an area known as Mam ...

Three Senior IS Leaders Captured in Diyala

BAS News - 2019-05-27 23:24
ERBIL - At least three senior leaders of the Islamic State (IS) were captured on Monday in the Iraqi province of Diyala. A security source told Baghdad Today that the trio was arrested by the intelligence forces during a military campaign in different pa ...

Iraq Sentences 4th French IS Member to Death

BAS News - 2019-05-27 16:04
ERBIL — Iraqi judicial authorities sentenced another French national to death on Monday for his membership in the Islamic State (IS). Citing a court source, AFP said Mustapha Merzoughi, 37, was sentenced to death by hanging. "The evidence and the confess ...

Former IS Military Advisor Captured in Anbar

Gulan Media - 2019-05-23 14:19

IS Attacks SDF in Syria's Hasakah

BAS News - 2019-05-21 00:33
ERBIL - The insurgents of the Islamic State (IS) carried out a bomb attack on Monday against the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in northern Syria, a spokesperson confirmed. The US-backed Kurdish fighters announced the full victory over the mi ...

Salahaddin: Three IS Jihadists Killed

BAS News - 2019-05-20 22:24
ERBIL - At least three members of the Islamic State (IS) were killed on Monday by the Iraqi forces in Salahaddin province. The pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias backed by the national security forces launched an operation in Salahaddin in search for t ...

US Military Convoy of 60 Vehicles Enters Iraq from Jordan: Source

BAS News - 2019-05-20 16:51
ERBIL — US forces have mobilized a large convoy of over 60 vehicles from Jordan into Iraq’s western province of Anbar where the largest US military base on Iraq’s territory is located, a military source from Anbar told BasNews. “More than 60 US military ...

At Least 19 Christians from Nineveh Still Missing after IS Abduction: MP

BAS News - 2019-05-20 16:25
ERBIL — A member of Kurdistan Region Parliament said at least 19 Christians whom were abducted by the Islamic State (IS) in Nineveh province of Iraq, remain missing. MP Robina Tiyari told BasNews that they are concerned with the fate of the people abduct ...

Iraqi Forces Destroy IS Hideouts in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-20 11:46
ERBIL — Iraqi federal police carried out an operation on Monday during which at least two hideouts of the Islamic State (IS) militants were destroyed in Kirkuk province. Federal Police said in an official statement that the operation was carried out in W ...

„Unser Kampf gegen die IS-Zellen wird fortgesetzt“

ANF - 2019-05-20 01:37
Die YPJ-Kommandantin Ronahi Halep erklärt, dass der Kampf gegen die verdeckten Zellen des IS mit aller Entschiedenheit fortgesetzt wird. ...

Anbar: Two IS Jihadists Captured

BAS News - 2019-05-13 21:43
ERBIL - A couple of Islamic State (IS) insurgents were captured on Monday in the Iraqi province of Anbar. The two militants were arrested in the district of al-Rutba in Anbar by the Iraqi security forces, the Military Intelligence Directorate explained i ...

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 ...

Iraqi Forces Arrest Off-Duty Peshmerga in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-30 16:23
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces have reportedly arrested a Kurdish Peshmerga fighter while off duty in the disputed province of Kirkuk. Unofficial sources claimed that Rebaz Rasoul, 27, was arrested by Iraqi security forces earlier on Saturday. Secretary G ...

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 ...

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 ...