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Two former FARC guerrillas killed in less than 48 hours

Two former FARC guerrillas killed in less than 48 hours

ANF - 2019-06-15 20:07
In less than 48 hours two former FARC guerrillas have been killed in Colombia. ...
Two former FARC guerrillas killed in less than 48 hours - ANF

Papua New Guinea tribal violence leaves more than 20 dead, mostly women and children

FOX News - 2019-07-11 06:11
More than 20 people -- mostly women and children -- have been killed in days of tribal violence in Papua New Guinea, according to officials. ...

Sulaimaniya: 75 People Killed in Car Accidents This Year

BAS News - 2019-07-02 22:39
ERBIL - In the past six months only, a total of 75 people have been killed due to car accidents in the Kurdistan Region's Sulaimaniya province, a spokesperson said on Tuesday. The Spokesperson for the General Directorate of Traffic Police in Sulaimaniya, ...

Clampdown on counterfeit car plate use commences: KRG

Rûdaw - 2019-07-02 18:20
Two thousand arrest warrants have been issued ...

Two IS Jihadists Killed in Diyala

BAS News - 2019-06-19 22:00
ERBIL - A couple of Islamic State(IS) jihadists were killed on Wednesday in an airstrike conducted by the Iraqi warplanes in the province of Diyala. Baghdad Today cited a statement by the Iraqi security media cell as saying that the two extremists were t ...

HRE: Two invaders killed in Afrin and Azaz

ANF - 2019-06-17 14:45
Afrin Liberation Forces (HRE) announced that two invaders were killed in actions in Turkish state occupied Afrin and Azaz. ...

Guerrillas strike Turkish forces in Şemzinan

ANF - 2019-06-14 17:09
HPG/YJA Star guerrillas carried out a series of actions against the invading Turkish army in Şemzinan. Two solders were confirmed dead in the actions. ...

FARC politician Santrich finally took his seat in Congress

ANF - 2019-06-13 12:49
After spending more than a year in jail, “without any evidence”, as he himself recalled, FARC former commander Jesus Santrich was formally sworn in in Colombia’s House of Representatives. ...

UN: 12 cases of extrajudicial executions in Colombia in 2018

ANF - 2019-06-13 09:15
A 62-page report published by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, on international humanitarian law in Colombia during 2018, reveals that there have been 12 cases of extrajudicial executions. ...

Two IS Jihadists Killed in Salahaddin

BAS News - 2019-06-12 22:20
ERBIL - A couple of Islamic State (IS) jihadists were killed on Wednesday by the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias in the Iraqi province of Salahaddin. The militiamen identified the two militants as Abdullah Mohammed al-Jabouri and Bassam Mohammed al- ...

Four Turkish Soldiers Killed, Injured in Clash with PKK

BAS News - 2019-06-12 10:07
ERBIL — At least two Turkish soldiers were killed and two others were injured in a fierce fire exchange with Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), media reports said on Wednesday. The clash took place in Dersim (Tunceli) province, east of Turkey. Multiple repo ...

HPG: Two Turkish soldiers were killed in Mardin

ANF - 2019-06-11 17:19
HPG Press Office announced that two soldiers were killed in a clash in the countryside of Mardin province. ...

Mali attack: '100 killed' in ethnic Dogon village

BBC - 2019-06-11 01:15
Many of the bodies in the village of the Dogon ethnic group have been burned, officials say. ...

HPG: 8 Turkish soldiers killed in Çukurca

ANF - 2019-06-10 15:42
HPG/YJA Star guerrillas carried out a series of actions in Çukurca. 8 soldiers were killed in the actions as far as could be ascertained. ...

HRE: 7 Turkish soldiers and gang members killed in Afrin and Azaz

ANF - 2019-06-10 13:23
HRE announced that at least 7 invaders were killed in actions carried out against Turkish invasion forces and their allied gangs in the Afrin and Azaz regions. ...

20 soldiers killed in the Turkish base in Zakho

ANF - 2019-06-09 15:39
At least 20 soldiers of the Turkish army were killed in Zakho. ...

Two Yezidis Killed in Another Farm Fire Incident

BAS News - 2019-06-09 11:51
ERBIL — Wheat farms near Snune district of Sinjar caught fire overnight on Saturday and two people were killed while attempting to put off the blaze. A local official told BasNews that a huge fire engulfed thousands of dunams of wheat farms with farmers ...

Turkey launches operation against PKK fighters in northern Iraq

Al Jazeera - 2019-05-28 21:52
Defence ministry says nine Kurdish fighters have been killed in the operation taking place in Iraq's Hakurk region. ...

HPG: Five Turkish soldiers were killed in Xakurke

ANF - 2019-05-22 18:44
In a series of actions by guerrillas of the People's Defense Forces and Free Women’s Troops YJA-Star in the southern Kurdistan region, five Turkish soldiers have been killed. ...

PKK clash with Turkish forces in northern Erbil province

Rûdaw - 2019-05-21 06:17
At least 4,356 people have been killed in the conflict since July 2015 ...

Khanaqin: IED Blast Kills Second Kurdish Civilian in 24 Hours

BAS News - 2019-05-18 15:33
ERBIL — Another Kurdish civilian was killed by an IED blast near Khanaqin to become the second in less than 24 hours. The victim was visiting his farm when an IED went off near Yousif Bag village and killed him, a security source confirmed to BasNews. Th ...