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Kurdish Commander of Iraqi Army Dies

BAS News - 2018-09-20 19:41
ERBIL - A Kurdish commander of Iraq's elite Golden Division, Fazil Barwari has died due to a heart attack. Details to follow.. ...

Ayub Nuri: Being Kurdish in a Hostile World

Pirtuk û Wêje - 2018-09-17 17:58
Description In Being Kurdish in a Hostile World, Ayub Nuri writes of growing up during the Iran-Iraq War, of Saddam Hussein’s chemical attack that killed thousands in Nuri’s home town of Halabja, of civil war, of living in refugee camps, and of years of s ...

The outcome of the combat operations of the battle to defeat terrorism

SDF Press - 2018-09-13 17:58
1 -Al-Bagouz Fawqani: The terrorist organization launched a counter-attack and regained some of the points that our forces had liberated in the previous two days. Yesterday, our forces retaliated and achieved a one km advance and recovered the points that ...

UK Envoy Expresses Concern over Iranian Missile Strike in Koya

BAS News - 2018-09-13 15:15
ERBIL — UK Ambassador to Iraq Jonathan Wilks has expressed concern over the recent missile strike by Iran on headquarters of Iranian Kurdish opposition parties in Kurdistan Region’s Koya. Speaking at a press conference, Wilks said the attack could advers ...

At Least 40 Kurds Arrested in Wednesday's Strike in Iran: Monitor

BAS News - 2018-09-13 11:34
ERBIL - Tens of Kurdish activists were arrested by the Iranian authorities during Wednesday's general strike in the Kurdish cities which was staged to protest the country's missile attack on Iranian opposition parties in Koya and the execution of three K ...

Watch: Moment Car Bomb Explodes in Central Iraq

BAS News - 2018-09-12 19:55
ERBIL - At least five people were killed on Wednesday in a car bomb attack in Iraq’s central province of Salahaddin, reports said. Al-Sumaria News, citing the Iraqi Health Ministry, said that at least 32 others were injured in the incident which occurred ...

KDP-Iran Calls on US, UN, EU to React to Tehran’s Attack in Koya

BAS News - 2018-09-12 17:46
ERBIL — The Iranian Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP-Iran) has called on the United States, European Union, and United Nations to urgently react to increasing aggressions by the Islamic Republic of Iran against the Kurds and stability in the Middle East. ...

Tikrit Blast: Death Toll Rises to Five

BAS News - 2018-09-12 14:26
ERBIL — The death toll for Wednesday’s terrorist attack in central Iraq has gone up to five. According to al-Sumaria News which cited the Iraqi Health Ministry, at least 32 others were wounded after a car bomb went off in a district north of Tikrit, Sala ...

Nauert: Iran is rolling a “Bad Actor” in Iraq

Waar Media - 2018-09-12 13:18
WAAR-DUHOK: The United States Department of state said the Iranian rocket attack on the Kurdistan Region was an effort to destabilize Iraq and the region, describing Tehran as a “bad actor.” Iranian military units launched a barrage of missiles that hit ...

Pictures: Car Bomb Attack Kills Two in Central Iraq

BAS News - 2018-09-12 13:10
ERBIL — A terrorist attack in Iraq’s central province of Salahaddin on Wednesday has claimed the lives of a least two civilians. The attack, according to media reports, was carried out via a vehicle rigged with explosives in Hajjaj district of Tikrit. In ...

Kurds Gather at Erbil’s UN Office to Condemn Iranian Attack in Koya

BAS News - 2018-09-12 13:10
ERBIL — Hundreds of political and civic society activists, journalists, and civilians gathered on Wednesday outside the United Nations office in Erbil to decry the recent Iranian deadly attack against the headquarters of two Iranian Kurdish opposition pa ...

US reiterates condemnation of Iranian missile strike

Kurdistan24 - 2018-09-12 11:15
Iranian Kurdish Peshmerga members of the Iranian Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDPI) inspect the damage caused by a rocket attack at their headquarters in Koya, 100 kilometres east of Erbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdistan Region, on Sep. 8, 2018. ( ...

US VP Pence condemns Iran’s recent attack in call with KRG PM Barzani

Waar Media - 2018-09-11 09:08
WAAR-DUHOK: US Vice President Mike Pence has condemned Iran’s missile strikes on the headquarters of Iranian Kurdish parties in Koya which killed and injured several political leaders and refugees on Saturday. “Vice President Mike Pence spoke today with ...

IRGC officials threatened the PDKI with further attacks

Kurdpa - 2018-09-11 04:38
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): Political Official of the Political-Ideological office of Iran’s Commander-in-chief threated the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI) with further attacks, mentioning the missile attack on the party’s headquarters ...

Deadly attack on Iranian Kurdish opposition base in Iraq

CNN - 2018-09-11 01:37
At least 12 people were killed and 50 others wounded Saturday when missiles pounded an Iranian Kurdish opposition party's base in northern Iraq, party officials said, immediately blaming Iran for the assault. ...

Suicide Bomb Kills, Wounds Seven in Anbar

BAS News - 2018-09-10 23:51
ERBIL - At least seven people were either killed or wounded in a suicide bomb attack on Monday night in the province of Anbar in western Iraq. Talking to BasNews, a source from the Anbar Police Directorate, said that the suicide bomber, who had worn an e ...

VP Pence Condemns Iran’s Attack in Call with PM Barzani

BAS News - 2018-09-10 22:53
ERBIL - The US vice president Mike Pence has condemned Iran’s missile attack on the headquarters of two Iranian opposition groups in the Kurdistan Region. During a phone call with the Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani on Monday night, the US top offi ...

Three IS Suicide Bombers Attack Iraqi Army

BAS News - 2018-09-10 15:30
ERBIL — Three Islamic State (IS) members with explosive vests ran into a unit of the Iraqi army near Sharqat district of Salahaddin province. Mohammed Fayiq, a former spokesperson for Tuz Khurmatu mayor’s office, wrote on his official Facebook account th ...

In Pictures: Kurds Gather in Canada to Condemn Iranian Attack on Kurds

BAS News - 2018-09-10 10:25
ERBIL — Kurdish diaspora in Canada held a peaceful gathering in Toronto on Sunday to condemn the execution of Kurdish activists and bombardment of Kurdish parties by Iran. Several dozens of Kurds attended the gathering, hoisting Kurdistan’s flag and call ...
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