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Iran strikes militants in Iraqi Kurdistan

Iran strikes militants in Iraqi Kurdistan

The Defense Post - 2019-07-12 16:27
Iran's IRGC said it launched strikes against militants in Iraqi Kurdistan in response to attacks against Iranian forces this week The post Iran strikes militants in Iraqi Kurdistan appeared first on The Defense Post. ...
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Esper says US would prevent ‘unilateral’ Turkish action against SDF in northern Syria

The Defense Post - 2019-08-06 21:25
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to "eliminate" the YPG in northeast Syria – a move deemed "unacceptable" by the Pentagon The post Esper says US would prevent ‘unilateral’ Turkish action against SDF in northern Syria appeared first on Th ...

Turkey carries out airstrikes in Iraqi Kurdistan after diplomat’s murder

The Defense Post - 2019-07-19 18:02
Turkey launched an airstrike in Qandil, Iraqi Kurdistan in response to the killing of a Turkish diplomat in the region The post Turkey carries out airstrikes in Iraqi Kurdistan after diplomat’s murder appeared first on The Defense Post. ...

Hashd al-Shaabi militia bombed in northern Iraq

The Defense Post - 2019-07-19 18:02
A drone bombed a base belonging to a Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Units) militia in Tuz Khurmatu, northern Iraq The post Hashd al-Shaabi militia bombed in northern Iraq appeared first on The Defense Post. ...

Iraqi Kurdistan authorities release photos of suspect in Turkish diplomat’s killing

E-Kurd - 2019-07-19 11:04
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan’s counterterrorism forces on Thursday identified the lead suspect in their investigation into the deadly shooting a day earlier in Erbil that killed a Turkish diplomat and two others. On Wednesday, ...

Turkish diplomat shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan

FOX News - 2019-07-17 21:29
Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan – At least one Turkish diplomat was killed in a shooting that took place on Wednesday in the Iraqi Kurdish capital, Kurdish security officials and Turkish media stated. ...

Turkish diplomat, one other shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan capital

E-Kurd - 2019-07-17 19:38
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— At least two people including a Turkish diplomat were shot dead on Wednesday in a rare attack in the Iraqi Kurdistan capital city of Erbil, Kurdish security officials and Turkey’s foreign ministry said. A gunman op ...

Turkish diplomat killed in shooting in Iraqi Kurdistan capital

The Defense Post - 2019-07-17 18:44
A Turkish diplomat was shot and killed in a restaurant in Erbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq The post Turkish diplomat killed in shooting in Iraqi Kurdistan capital appeared first on The Defense Post. ...

Iran hangs four ethnic Kurds in Iranian Kurdistan: watchdog

E-Kurd - 2019-07-17 11:53
ÛRMIYÊ, Iranian Kurdistan,— Four ethnic Kurds were hanged by Iran’s judicial authorities in Urmia Central Prison in Iranian Kurdistan (Rojhelat) on Tuesday. Hengaw Organization, which reports on human rights abuses in the Iranian Kurdistan, named the dec ...

Turkey begins second phase of operations against PKK in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-14 13:28
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s defense ministry says it has launched a new military operation against Kurdish militants in Iraqi Kurdistan. The ministry, in a statement Saturday, announced the start of “Operation Claw-2” to destroy caves and shelters used by member ...

60 seconds in Falujah, Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-07-11 18:38
"...it is a city of love and peace, a city of brotherhood that all Arab sects live in." There are several reasons to be proud to be from #Fallujah. Spend #60Seconds in the city and discover why... Article 60 seconds in Falujah, Iraq Appeared first on The ...

Iranian agent tasked to kill Kurdish opposition PAK leader arrested in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-11 16:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— An Iranian Kurdish opposition party based in Iraqi Kurdistan announced on Wednesday that it has foiled an attempt to assassinate one of its leaders. “A 26-year-old Iranian intelligence agent called M. A. Mokhtari, ...

Iran shells Iraqi Kurdistan border areas, civilians killed and wounded

E-Kurd - 2019-07-10 17:40
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A civilian was killed by Iranian army shelling in Iraqi Kurdistan region on Wednesday, an official has said. Imad Rekani, who works at the civil defense department, told NRT TV that a girl had been killed and two o ...

KDP’s Kurdistan security council rejects claims of involvement in PKK leader’s killing

E-Kurd - 2019-07-09 18:24
KDP’s Kurdish security council blames PKK for conflict in Iraqi Kurdistan HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Region’s Security Council KRSC for the KDP-controlled areas of Iraqi Kurdistan on Tuesday blamed the Kurdistan Workers’ Party ...

Only 3 women nominated for new Iraqi Kurdistan cabinet

E-Kurd - 2019-07-09 15:32
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Ignoring calls for balance, Kurdish parties nominate just 3 women for new Iraqi Kurdistan cabinet positions. If their nominations are approved by Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament, there will be a total of three women in ...

60 seconds in Hawija, Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-07-03 20:50
"My city is bursting with generosity. It is a wonderful place that is full of people." Spend 60 seconds in Hawija to see the city through the eyes of its people, Article 60 seconds in Hawija, Iraq Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

WFP continues helping the Iraqi people

The Global Coalition - 2019-07-03 20:50
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60 seconds In Tikrit, Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-25 20:54
"With tribes uniting as one hand and one heart." Citizens of Tikrit, Iraq were asked how the city has overcome hardships. Spend #60SecondsIn Tikrit to hear their inspiring answers Article 60 seconds In Tikrit, Iraq Appeared first on The Global Coalition ...

Watch Summer Nature in Dersim City

Waar Media - 2019-06-22 14:20
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60 seconds in Ramadi Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-19 20:31
"I love this city, and I am proud of it." Ramadi, Iraq is an ancient city with a diverse population. To find out more about what makes the city special, spend #60SecondsIn Ramadi, Iraq Article 60 seconds in Ramadi Iraq Appeared first on The Global Coalit ...