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ISIS carries out rare attack in Shingal region

ISIS carries out rare attack in Shingal region

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-12 23:42

ISIS carries out rare attack in Shingal region - Kurdistan24

Wrath of Olive claimed responsibility for attack in Afrin

ANF - 2019-07-12 08:50
The Wrath of Olive Action Room claimed responsibility for the attack in Afrin in which 16 mercenaries died. ...

ISIS wounded 2 civilians and 2 Iraqi soldiers in Xaneqîn

ANF - 2019-07-08 10:18
ISIS mercenaries carried out an attack in Xaneqîn wounding 2 civilians and 2 Iraqi soldiers. ...

ISIS victims: ISIS members must be tried in international court

ANF - 2019-07-06 12:33
Victims of several ISIS massacres spoke in the ISIS forum organized by the NRLS and said ISIS members must be tried in international courts so similar structures don’t emerge again. ...

US carries out rare strike against al-Qaeda in Syria

Gulan Media - 2019-07-01 14:24

Conflict in Region Could Go Out of Control: Iranian Commander

BAS News - 2019-06-23 11:12
ERBIL — Any conflict in the Gulf region could spread and go out of control, said an Iranian senior military commander on Sunday. “If a conflict breaks out in the region, no country would be able to manage its scope and timing,” Iranian Fars News quoted M ...

UK Holds Iran Responsible for Tankers Attack in Gulf of Oman

BAS News - 2019-06-15 12:00
ERBIL — Alike the United States, the UK on Friday laid the blame for the attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman on the Islamic Republic of Iran. British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt condemned the attack and said that London believes no other state o ...

Brände in Shingal: Flammen drohen Massengräber in Kocho zu zerstören

EzidiPress - 2019-06-14 02:00
Kocho. Die seit Tagen anhaltenden Lauffeuer in der nordirakischen Region Shingal drohen weiter außer Kontrolle zu geraten. Am Mittwoch begannen irakische Sicherheitskräfte im Süden der Region mehrere Dörfer zu evakuieren, die drohten von den Flammen eing ...

Japan’s PM Abe arrives in Tehran amid US-Iran tensions

Rûdaw - 2019-06-12 16:15
"Japan wishes to do its best towards peace and stability in the region" ...

Public Gathering Calls for End of Turkish Bombardment of Kurdistan Border

BAS News - 2019-06-12 11:57
ERBIL — Several dozens of people gathered in a border town of Kurdistan Region on Wednesday to call on Turkey to end bombardment of Kurdistan borders which puts civilian lives at stake. Turkey carries out continuous military operations deep into KRG terr ...

YBS repelled ISIS attack in Shengal

ANF - 2019-06-11 20:06
ISIS attack was repelled by YBS in Shengal countryside last night. ...

Barzani Receives Saudi Minister of State in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-06-11 17:18
ERBIL — Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani Received on Tuesday a Saudi delegation headed by Thamer al-Sabhan, the Minister of State for Gulf Affairs. Barzani and Sabhan exchanged views on the latest political and security developments in the region, according ...

Biography of New Kurdistan Region PM Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2019-06-11 13:26
ERBIL — Masrour Barzani was named the new Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region on Tuesday after 87 lawmakers out of 97 in attendance approved his candidacy during a parliamentary session in Erbil. Barzani will later be tasked by the president of Kurdistan ...

“ISIS gangs should face trial in Northern and Eastern Syria”

ANF - 2019-06-10 14:00
Lawyers said the crimes against humanity committed by ISIS members can be best uncovered in Northern and Eastern Syria and thus they should face trial there. ...

Syrian Kurds refused to try Islamic State members out of Syria

E-Kurd - 2019-06-10 11:34
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syrian Kurdish parties refused any proposal or decision to try Islamic State group ISIS members out of Syria and called to try them in Syria in the areas of the Kurdish autonomous administration in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava). ...

“ISIS members should be brought to justice in northern Syria”

ANF - 2019-06-08 18:41
Kurdish parties reject the establishment of a court for ISIS terrorists outside Syria, stating that the trial of ISIS terrorists should take place in northern and eastern Syria. ...

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 ...

IS Kills 4 Civilians in Iraq’s Salahaddin Province

BAS News - 2019-05-25 13:45
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) militants carried out an attack in Shargat district of Salahaddin province on Saturday and killed at least four people. According security sources cited by Iraqi media, the attack targeted a district populated by Jimela tribe. ...

People denounce ISIS activities in Maxmur region

ANF - 2019-05-22 16:40
The growing activity of the Islamic State jihadist militia around the Maxmur region is causing widespread concern among the population. There are reportedly at least 300 ISIS jihadists on Mount Qereçox in Iraq. ...