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Iraqi Forces Unearth Mass Grave in Anbar

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 Forces Unearth Mass Grave in Anbar - BAS News

[PICTURE]: IS Hideout Discovered in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-06-09 11:51
ERBIL — Iraqi forces on Saturday raided a location used by Islamic State (IS) sleeper cells in Kirkuk, an official statement said. Federal police forces and Iraqi aircrafts were engaged in the operation, during which dried food, military outfits, telecom ...

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 ...

9 killed as Sudan forces clear protest camp in Khartoum

Waar Media - 2019-06-03 14:10
WAAR_DUHOK At least nine protesters were killed and scores injured on Monday as Sudanese security forces moved in to clear the main protest camp near the army headquarters in the capital Khartoum, according to protest organizers. The Sudanese Professiona ...

Afrin Liberation Forces claimed new actions in Afrin

ANF - 2019-06-02 14:51
The Afrin Liberation Forces said 3 invaders were killed as a result of their actions in Afrin and Mare. One military vehicle was also hit. ...

Iraqi Forces Unearth Mass Grave in Anbar

Gulan Media - 2019-06-02 06:09

Turkey: Four People Arrested for Alleged Ties to IS

BAS News - 2019-05-30 21:30
ERBIL - Turkish security forces arrested on Thursday four people for their alleged ties to the jihadist group of Islamic State (IS), security sources said. The four were arrested in the southern province of Adana after police squads raided the locations ...

Iraqi forces rescue kidnapped Yezidi in anti-ISIS desert operation in Anbar

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-30 13:34

Yezidi woman rescued in Anbar anti-ISIS operation

Rûdaw - 2019-05-30 13:08
Seven militants were killed in the assault ...

US Forces on Alert in West of Iraq: Source

BAS News - 2019-05-30 10:22
ERBIL — US forces in Iraq’s western province of Anbar have been put on alert while the military bases were fortified, said a source from Iranian-backed Hashd al-Shaabi militias. US Forces are stationed at the Ain al-Assad Airbase in Anbar province where ...

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 thwart ISIS attack on oilfields near Tikrit

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-28 14:51

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 ...

Military trainings in the Academy of martyr Ammar Sheikh

SDF Press - 2019-05-28 02:22
Tabqa- The Syrian democratic forces are organizing themselves in the form of regiments and brigades and keep the forces in maximum readiness to counter and deter all attacks that could threaten the security and stability of the region through intensified ...

Iraqi court sentences three French Islamic State militants to death

E-Kurd - 2019-05-27 12:48
BAGHDAD,— An Iraqi court sentenced three French men to death on Sunday after finding them guilty of joining Islamic State, two court officials told Reuters. Iraq is conducting trials of thousands of suspected members of Islamic State, including hundreds ...

Iraqi Forces Foil “Huge” Terrorist Attack in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-05-27 11:38
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces have foiled a car bomb attack in Baghdad which they said could have been a “huge” terrorist attack. According to multiple media reports, the Islamic State (IS) jihadists had planned a car bomb attack in the capital city with ...

Nearly 3,000 Yazidis abducted by Islamic State still missing: KRG official

E-Kurd - 2019-05-13 17:01
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Coordinator for International Advocacy Dindar Zebari said on Sunday that 2,913 out of the 6,284 Yazidis who were abducted by Islamic State (IS/ISIS) militants remain missin ...

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 ...

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 ...

Seven People Killed, Injured by Unknown Gunmen in Salahaddin

BAS News - 2019-05-08 21:15
ERBIL - At least seven were people were either killed or injured in an armed attack carried out by unknown gunmen in the Iraqi province of Salahaddin on Wednesday. The incident occurred in the district of al-Mazare of Salahaddin province where unidentifi ...