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

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 Kill IS Militant in Diyala, Capture Another in Anbar - BAS News

Mosul: Six IS Jihadists Killed in Joint Coalition-Iraqi Operations

BAS News - 2019-07-01 12:12
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces, in cooperation with the US-led Coalition warplanes, killed at least six Islamic State (IS) jihadists in the northern province of Nineveh, a military statement said. Coalition jets heavily bombarded an area near Ain Jahish i ...

Security Measures Tightened Around Embassies in Baghdad: Source

BAS News - 2019-06-30 16:06
ERBIL — Iraqi authorities have decided to tighten the measures around the foreign diplomatic missions in the capital city of Baghdad, a security source said. The decision was made at the request of Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi who has made it cl ...

Several IS Tunnels Destroyed in Anbar

BAS News - 2019-06-18 23:43
ERBIL - Several Islamic State (IS) tunnels were destroyed on Tuesday by the Iraqi security forces in the province of Anbar. Talking to al-Maalomah news agency, a security source said that the tunnels were targeted during an operation in search for remnan ...

Rockets Fall on Iraq’s Balad Airbase

BAS News - 2019-06-15 12:00
ERBIL — At least two rockets were fired at the Iraqi airbase of Balad on Friday, War Media Cell confirmed. The airbase is home to Iraqi forces in Salahaddin province, north of capital Baghdad. It was not clear if the attack caused any damage. The stateme ...

Irak: YBŞ-Einheiten wehren IS-Angriff in Shingal ab

EzidiPress - 2019-06-13 02:00
Medîban. Einheiten der êzîdîschen Widerstandseinheit Shingals (YBŞ) haben am Dienstag einen Angriff der Terrormiliz „Islamischer Staat“ in Nordirak abgewehrt. Der Angriff der IS-Terrormiliz ereignete sich nach Angaben der YBŞ in der Nacht von Montag auf ...

Iraqi forces arrest Kurd who accused them of burning crop fields in Daquq: report

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-12 01:41

Grenade Attack Kills One, Wounds Four in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-06-11 22:13
ERBIL - An Iraqi security man was killed on Tuesday while four others were injured in a grenade attack carried out by a "criminal" in capital Baghdad, a security source said. The incident took place while the security forces were carrying out a military ...

Occupation forces killed a civilian in Tal Rifaat

ANF - 2019-06-11 20:29
Occupation forces continue their genocidal attacks in northern Syria. ...

Today Marks 5th Anniversary of Fall of Mosul

BAS News - 2019-06-10 10:04
ERBIL — Five years ago on this day, the Iraqi army collapsed at the face of a few hundreds of Islamic State (IS) militants in Mosul. On 6th June 2014, nearly 400 IS jihadists crossed the Syrian border into Iraq. Within three days, they, and hundreds more ...

IS Resurgence Serious in Certain Iraqi Parts: Source

BAS News - 2019-06-10 00:06
ERBIL - An official source has warned of serious Islamic State (IS) resurgence in certain parts of Iraq, stressing on further intelligence efforts. The source was quoted by an Arab newspaper as saying that terrorist activities by the extremist group's sl ...

[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 ...

IS Bomb Attack Wounds Four Firefighters in Eastern Mosul

BAS News - 2019-06-06 18:19
ERBIL - At least four firefighters were injured on Thursday in a bomb explosion while attempting to extinguish a blaze engulfing a number of farms in the town of Bashik, eastern Mosul province, a local source said. Talking to BasNews, the source pointed ...

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

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 ...

Bomb Attack Kills, Injures Five Farmers in Nineveh

BAS News - 2019-05-21 00:33
ERBIL - A bomb attack on Monday resulted in the killing and wounding of five farmers in the Iraqi province of Nineveh, a security source said. The incident took place in the district of Tal Afar, western Mosul, where a bomb exploded on an agricultural fi ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...