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Iraq Sentences Last Two French IS Militants to Death

Iraq Sentences Last Two French IS Militants to Death

BAS News - 2019-06-03 17:42
ERBIL — A court in Iraq’s capital Baghdad sentenced the last two Frenchmen to death for their membership in Islamic State (IS). Bilel Kabaoui, 32, and Mourad Delhomme, 41, are the last two French jihadists from the group of 11 whom the Syrian Democratic ...
Iraq Sentences Last Two French IS Militants to Death - BAS News

Court Issues Arrest Warrant for Baghdad-Appointed Governor of Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-06-16 15:34
ERBIL — A court in the disputed province of Kirkuk has issued an arrest warrant for Rakan al-Jabouri, the acting governor of Kirkuk appointed unilaterally by Baghdad. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the warrant was issued last week on W ...

The opening of three training courses for the fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces in Ayn Issa

SDF Press - 2019-06-11 20:53
Ayn Issa – The Academies of Martyr Fayyad Al Shibli and Laurence for leaders and the academy of Martyr Sarya Ronahi opened three training courses. The leaders of the Syrian Democratic Forces attended the opening ceremony. The courses carried the names of ...

109 fighters join the ranks of the Syrian Democratic Forces in Hasakah

SDF Press - 2019-06-09 16:49
Hasakah – The Academy of martyr Brusk Piro which belongs to the Syrian Democratic Forces opened on Saturday a military course for 109 fighters to train them on light and medium weapons. The course carried the name of martyr Tayseer Hasakah. The opening ce ...

Iraq sentences all 11 French ISIS suspects to death

Gulan Media - 2019-06-04 03:26

Iraqi court sentences 2 French IS member to death

Therepublic - 2019-06-04 02:03

Iraq sentences all 11 French ISIS suspects to death

Rûdaw - 2019-06-03 18:55
No foreign IS members have yet been executed ...

Two more French Islamic State members sentenced to death in Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-06-03 18:50
BAGHDAD,— A Baghdad court on Monday, June 3 sentenced to death two more French nationals for belonging to the Islamic State group, bringing the total number of French jihadis condemned to death to 11. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity in ...

Iraqi court sentences 2 French IS member to death

Oklahoman - 2019-06-03 16:13

Iraqi court sentences 2 French IS member to death - StarTribune.com

Startribune - 2019-06-03 09:40

Iraq Sentences Two More French IS Members to Death

Gulan Media - 2019-06-03 06:03

Iraq court sentences two more French Islamic State fighters to death, 9 so far

E-Kurd - 2019-06-02 20:51
BAGHDAD,— An Iraqi court sentenced two French men to death on Sunday after finding them guilty of being members of ISIS, a prosecutor told Reuters. Iraq is conducting trials of thousands of suspected ISIS fighters, including hundreds of foreigners, with ...

Iraq Sentences Two More French IS Members to Death

BAS News - 2019-06-02 15:33
ERBIL — An Iraqi court has sentenced two more French nationals to death after finding them guilty for involvement in Islamic State (IS) crimes, Reuters cited a prosecutor on Sunday. Iraq previously gave death penalties tow seven other French men for memb ...

Iraq Sentences Seven French IS Members to Death in Four Days

BAS News - 2019-05-29 23:29
ERBIL - Iraq has sentenced a total of seven French nationals to death in four days only over alleged membership to the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group. A court in Iraq on Sunday issued death penalties to three French men for ties with the extremist gro ...

France on Death Penalty for 3 French in Iraq: Execution Opposed in Principle

BAS News - 2019-05-27 14:55
ERBIL — A day after Iraqi judicial authorities sentenced three French nationals to death for their membership to the Islamic State (IS), the French government said it is opposed in principle to the practice of death penalty. “France is opposed, on princi ...

Iraq Sentences Three French Men to Death

BAS News - 2019-05-26 16:29
ERBIL — An Iraqi court on Sunday sentenced three French nationals to death for their membership in the Islamic State (IS), Reuters cited court officials. “They were sentenced to execution after it was proven that they were members of the terrorist Islami ...

Demonstration in Baghdad Calls on Iraq to Avoid Iran-US Conflict

BAS News - 2019-05-25 01:06
ERBIL — Thousands of people gathered in Iraq’s capital Baghdad overnight Friday to urge the Iraqi government to stay out of the growing conflict between Iran and the United States. The protests came after Muqtada al-Sadr, a powerful Shi’ite cleric and th ...

Iranian FM to Visit Iraq Amid Tensions with US

BAS News - 2019-05-24 12:37
ERBIL — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif is scheduled to visit Iraq’s capital Baghdad as tensions between Tehran and Washington continue. A source from Iraqi prime minister’s office confirmed the report and said the visit will be in the next ...

New Generation Movement Leader Banned from Traveling Abroad

BAS News - 2019-05-13 14:30
ERBIL — A court in Kurdistan has placed a travel ban on the leader of New Generation Movement Shaswar Abdulwahid over a lawsuit linking him to online threatenings of MPs from his own party. According to the information obtained by BasNews, border control ...

Sulaimaniya: Three People Sentenced to Death on Murder Charges

BAS News - 2019-05-12 23:31
ERBIL - A court in the Kurdistan Region's Sulaimaniya province has sentenced three people to death on murder charges in the disputed Kurdish city of Kirkuk. The death penalties were issued on Thursday (May 9) by the Sulaimaniya Criminal Court after findi ...