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Houthi Missile Attack on Saudi Airport Wounds Dozens

Houthi Missile Attack on Saudi Airport Wounds Dozens

BAS News - 2019-06-12 14:33
ERBIL — Yemeni militias of pro-Iranian Houthis carried out a missile attack on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, wounding at least 26 people. The Saudi-led Coalition soon blamed Iran for the attack, saying it proved Tehran’s invol ...
Houthi Missile Attack on Saudi Airport Wounds Dozens - BAS News

Gulf of Oman tanker attacks: Saudi Arabia urges 'decisive' response

BBC - 2019-06-16 00:01
The call follows Thursday's attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, which the US blames on Iran. ...

Iran Summons UK Envoy over London Backing US’ Stance on Oil Tankers Incident

BAS News - 2019-06-15 22:21
ERBIL - Iran summoned the UK ambassador to Iran, Rob Macaire, to its Foreign Ministry on Saturday, over London's claims that Tehran was behind an attack on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman this week. "During the meeting with Iran's foreign ministry offici ...

The weapons and equipment seized by anti-terror units of SDF

SDF Press - 2019-06-15 19:20
News center-In coordination with the coalition Forces, the anti-terror units of the Syrian Democratic Forces had carried out a special operation in Raqqa on June13, 2019 against one of the ISIS backed cells. The Anti-terror units had arrested 7 members wh ...

Liberal Party Swedish MP Malm: Turkey could attack Rojava

ANF - 2019-06-14 12:39
Liberal Party MP and Foreign Policy Spokesperson Fredrik Malm warned that Erdoğan could launch an attack on Rojava to get the votes of nationalist and chauvinist circles before the elections in Istanbul. ...

KRG Condemns Missile Attack on Saudi Airport

BAS News - 2019-06-13 23:59
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has condemned Wednesday's missile attack carried out by the Yemeni militias of pro-Iranian Houthis on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia which left at least 26 people injured. "We strongly condemn ...

US Blames Iran for Attacks on Oil Tankers in Oman Gulf

BAS News - 2019-06-13 21:37
ERBIL - The United States has blamed Iran for attacks on the oil tankers in the Oman Gulf, which is a significant route for the world's oil trade. The comments were made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday where he also pointed out that the int ...

Turkey, Russia dispute facts after attack on Turkish outpost in Syria

Reuters - 2019-06-13 18:23
Russia and Turkey, the two countries responsible for a rickety agreement to keep the peace along Syria's last major frontline, gave sharply conflicting accounts on Thursday of an attack on a Turkish military outpost. ...

Iraqi Hezbollah Blames Saudi Arabia for Resurgence of Terrorism

BAS News - 2019-06-13 12:57
ERBIL — Iraqi Shi’ite militia of Hezbollah accuses Saudi Arabia for the violence and continued terror across Iraq. The group released a statement to lay the blame on Saudi Arabia for recently increasing terrorist attacks in northern and western Iraq, inc ...

Mali village attack death toll revised down to 35

BBC - 2019-06-13 00:02
Initial reports said nearly 100 people had been killed in an attack on a Dogon village. ...

Saudi-led coalition confirms Houthi attack on airport

Waar Media - 2019-06-12 20:05
WAAR_DUHOK The Saudi-led coalition confirmed Wednesday an attack by Yemeni Houthi rebels on an airport in southern Saudi Arabia. Col. Turki al-Maliki, spokesman for the coalition, was quoted in a statement released by Saudi Press Agency (SPA) as saying: ...

Yemen war: Houthi missile attack on Saudi airport 'injures 26'

Gulan Media - 2019-06-12 14:32

Bomb Attack on SDF Convoy Kills 4 Fighters in Syria

BAS News - 2019-06-11 11:28
ERBIL — A roadside bomb targeted a convoy of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) military vehicles near Raqqa in Syria, leaving at least four Kurdish fighters killed. The blast has also injured nine other fighters, according to Sputnik. The attack took pl ...

Explosion in Azaz leaves at least 16 dead and 33 wounded

ANF - 2019-06-02 22:41
A big explosion occurred in Azaz, which is under Turkish occupation. At least 16 people died and 33 people were injured in the explosion. ...

Latest Updates on Thursday Bombings in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-31 13:09
ERBIL — Iraqi Health Ministry said on Friday that at least two people were killed and 38 others were injured in a series of terrorist attacks in Kirkuk. Overnight on Thursday, seven blasts hit central Kirkuk while the security forces said two other bombi ...

Northern Iraq oil city targeted by 6 blasts; at least 4 killed, 23 wounded, officials say

FOX News - 2019-05-31 08:07
Iraqi security officials say a series of explosions in the northern city of Kirkuk has killed at least four people and wounded 23. ...

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 ...

Our Forces Carried Out a Search Campaign to Arrest the Terrorists

SDF Press - 2019-05-16 01:21
Our forces carried out a search campaign in the vicinity of of Al-Shuhail town and its desert in the early hours of the morning of May 15, 2019 to arrest the terrorist group of ISIS. The campaign targeted terrorist hideouts in the desert region of al-Shuh ...

Our forces arrest a dangerous terrorist in Silok Town

SDF Press - 2019-05-14 19:28
On May 13, 2019, the Syrian democratic forces, together with Coalition forces, carried out a successful raid in Silok area which is located north Syria. They arrested Talal Shaneir, known as Abu Hammam, the terrorist who is responsible for murder and exto ...