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KRG Condemns Missile Attack on Saudi Airport

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 ...
KRG Condemns Missile Attack on Saudi Airport - BAS News

Explosion rocked Kabul, wounding at least 65 people

ANF - 2019-07-01 10:36
The explosion in Kabul wounded at least 65 people, including nine children, health officials said. ...

Bomb Blast in Kirkuk Leaves 18 People Injured

BAS News - 2019-06-28 00:15
ERBIL - At least 18 people were injured in a bomb explosion targeting a public bus in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk on Thursday. The explosion occurred in the neighborhood of Khazra, in southern Kirkuk, where an improvised explosive device had ...

One Turkish Soldier Killed, Five Injured in Clash with YPG: Statement

BAS News - 2019-06-26 13:42
ERBIL — Turkish army and Syrian Kurdish fighters of the People’s Protection Units (YPG) clashed on Wednesday, which left at least one Turkish soldier killed. According to an official press release by the Turkish defense ministry, five other Turkish troop ...

Bangladesh train derailed killing at least five people

BBC - 2019-06-25 01:07
A passenger train derailed on a bridge in north-east Bangladesh, killing at least five people and injuring more than 100. ...

At Least 7 Killed in Baghdad Mosque Bombing

BAS News - 2019-06-21 15:25
ERBIL — An explosion at a Shi’ite mosque in Iraq’s capital left at least seven people killed on Friday. According to police sources, the explosion hit Imam al-Muntazir mosque in Baladiyat neighborhood, east of Baghdad. Preliminary reports said another 20 ...

Iraq takes security measures over attack on US oil firm

Waar Media - 2019-06-20 17:05
WAAR_DUHOK Iraq’s Oil Ministry has said that it took measures to tighten security in oil facilities after a rocket attack on the headquarters of U.S. oil giant ExxonMobil in Iraq’s southern province of Basra. Condemning the attack and its perpetrators, t ...

Abha Airport Missile Attack: Understanding the Houthi-Iranian Logic in Escalation

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-06-18 07:13
On June 12, the Houthi-run Yemeni al-Masirah channel announced that the movement had successfully used a cruise missile to hit the control tower at the airport in Abha, Saudi Arabia, putting it out of operation. Shortly thereafter, Saudi officials confirm ...

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. ...

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: ...

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 ...

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

Gulan Media - 2019-06-12 14:32

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 ...

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. ...

Car Bomb on Iraq-Syria Border Kills Five

BAS News - 2019-05-26 17:12
ERBIL — A car bomb blast in the border areas between Iraq and Syria on Sunday has left at least five people killed, Iraqi military sources said. The terrorist attack was carried out in Awinat village of Rabi’aa, western Iraq. Preliminary reports said als ...

Kurdistan Parliament Works on Proposal to Find Missing Children

BAS News - 2019-05-26 00:10
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Region Parliament is working on a proposal aimed to find the children who went missing during different security incidents in Iraq, a lawmaker revealed on Saturday. The Halabja chemical attack carried out by former Iraqi Baath regim ...