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US military says service member killed in Iraq

Seattle Times - 2019-08-10 18:03
BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. military says a U.S. service member has died during a combat mission with Iraqi security forces in Iraq’s north. The statement by the U.S Central Command said the service member died Saturday in Iraq’s northern Nineveh province. T ...

US Central Command Chief Visits Northeast Syria | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-07-22 19:57

An announcement by Mazloum Abdi, the Commander-in-Chief of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), after meeting the commander of United States Army Central Command in the Middle East

SDF Press - 2019-07-22 19:37
The Commander-in-Chief of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Mazloum Abdi, assured in a press announcement, after meeting Kenneth McKenzie, the commander of United States Army Central Command in the Middle East, that the meeting centered on present situa ...

Mazloum Abdi meets with the Commander of the Central Region of the US Army in the Middle East

SDF Press - 2019-07-22 13:39
News Center – The General commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces Mazloum Abdi met with the Commander of Central Region of the Central Command of the US Army in the Middle East Kenneth McKenzie and discussed several points which were as the following: S ...

US officials visit Rojava and Turkey

ANF - 2019-07-22 11:48
US Special Envoy for Syria James Jeffrey is visiting Turkey, while the Commander of US Central Command General Kenneth McKenzie is visiting Rojava. ...

US to send 1,000 additional troops to Middle East

Waar Media - 2019-06-18 11:28
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. will send 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East for “defensive purposes,” acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Monday. The decision came in response to a request from the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) and with the advi ...

Bomb Attack Hits Central Baghdad, Casualties Reported

BAS News - 2019-05-09 21:44
ERBIL - A bomb explosion hit on Thursday evening the Sadr city in central Baghdad, resulting in several casualties, Baghdad's Operations Command said in a statement. According to the press release, a suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest in the are ...

Bahoz Erdal: We prepare for the great war

ANF - 2019-05-09 14:19
People’s Defense Central Headquarters Command Member Dr. Bahoz Erdal said the war in the Middle East is not going to end in the short term and added: “The guerrilla prepares for an extensive, long-term war, and this is a necessity.” ...

[PICTURES]: B52 Bombers Arrive in Middle East: US

BAS News - 2019-05-09 12:37
ERBIL — The US Central Command (CENTCOM) has published photographs showing B52 bombers arriving in the Middle East. Two days earlier, Washington announced that it would deploy aircraft carrier strike group and bombers to the region to protect US forces a ...

US Deploys Navy Strike Group To Send ‘Message’ To Iran

Waar Media - 2019-05-06 13:02
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. is deploying an aircraft carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Central Command region in the Middle East to send “a clear and unmistakable message” to Iran, National Security Adviser John Bolton said Sunday. Bolton said ...

U.S. Central Command Chief Has ‘Resources Necessary’ To Deter Iran

Rferl - 2019-04-29 07:31

US Forces to Stay for a Long Time in Iraq: General

BAS News - 2019-04-28 21:08
ERBIL - The US forces will stay in Iraq for a long period of time, Chief of the US Central Command, General Kenneth McKenzie, said on Saturday, adding that Washington would be well capable to encounter Tehran if needed. McKenzie made the remarks during a ...

Iran Lists CENTCOM as Terrorist

BAS News - 2019-04-23 16:05
ERBIL — The Iranian parliament passed a bill on Tuesday to designate US Central Command (CENTCOM) as “terrorist” organisation, local media said. The move was a tit-for-tat measure after Washington announced it will include Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Gu ...

Iraqi President Calls For Reducing Mideast Tensions

Waar Media - 2019-04-10 12:35
WAAR_DUHOK Iraqi President Barham Salih called for reducing tensions in the Middle East while highlighting the importance of combating terrorism. Salih made the statements in a meeting Tuesday with Kenneth McKenzie, commander of the U.S. Central Command ...

US Reiterates Commitment to Destroying IS Remnants

BAS News - 2019-03-23 23:17
ERBIL — The US Central Command is committed to work with its partners in Iraq and Syria to destroy the Islamic State (IS) remnants after the last pocket is liberated from the group, General Joseph Votel, Commander of US Central Command, said. Earlier the ...

YJA Star: 2019 is the Newroz for freedom and women’s resistance

ANF - 2019-03-21 15:51
YJA Star Central Headquarters Command said, “Newroz 2019 will be the Newroz of freedom” and called all women to gather around the bonfire of the new day of struggle and to meet in the freedom halay. ...

Mass Shooting in Iraqi Military Base Leaves Five Soldiers Dead

BAS News - 2019-03-09 09:29
ERBIL — An Iraqi soldier on Friday opened fire at his fellow soldiers at a military base in central Iraq, killing at least five, military sources confirmed. Baghdad Operations Command has now launched an investigation into the incident, it said in a stat ...

US Top Commander in Iraq to Discuss Post-IS

BAS News - 2019-02-17 14:04
ERBIL — US Army General Joseph Votel, head of the S. Central Command who oversees the US troops in in the Middle East, has arrived in Baghdad to talk about the region after the Islamic State (IS) final defeat and US pullout from Syria. Votel’s visit come ...

Iraqi army official says no agreement on return of Peshmerga to Kirkuk

E-Kurd - 2019-02-08 12:10
KIRKUK, Northern Iraq,— Spokesperson for Iraqi central government’s Joint Operations Command Brigadier General Yahya Rasoul denied reports on Wednesday of an agreement that would involve Kurdish Peshmerga forces deploying to Kirkuk province. Earlier, a s ...

Bahoz Erdal: Behdinan’s stance must be read correctly

ANF - 2019-01-28 19:48
People’s Defense Central Headquarters Command Member Bahoz Erdal said: “The stance the people of Behdinan have shown must be read correctly. This is a message to all Kurdistan forces.” ...

Watch for trouble from U.S. Central Command - Pro-govt columnist | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-12-26 18:48

U.S. Central Command Statement on Temporary Suspension of SDF Offensive Operations Against ISIS

CENTCOM - 2018-11-02 23:00
The Syrian Democratic Forces have temporarily suspended offensive operations against ISIS in response to cross border attacks by Turkey against SDF positions in Northern Syria. We anticipate this will be a temporary suspension. The SDF have been an essent ...

More information on the recent clash between Peshmerga and IRGC

Kurdpa - 2018-08-17 02:54
Kurdpa Agency: In a statement addressed the Kurdish nation, the Central Command of Kurdistan’s Peshmerga Forces threatened retaliation against the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). ...

U.S. Central Command Statement on CJTF-OIR Investigation of Possible ‘Green on Blue’ Shooting

CENTCOM - 2018-08-14 23:01
TAMPA, Fla. -- Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve conducted an investigation in accordance with Army Regulation 15-6, as well as a "line of duty" investigation on a shooting incident that occurred in the vicinity of the Middle Euphrate ...

US General accuses Iranian Commander of 'destabilizing activities’

Kurdistan24 - 2018-08-09 17:20
US Central Command chief Gen. Joseph Votel speaks to reporters at the Pentagon, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. (Photo: AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta) ...

KCK decision for Turkish elections: Military activity halted for 24 hours

Waar Media - 2018-06-23 18:57
WAAR-DUHOK: The People’s Defense Central Headquarters Command announced that they are halting military activity for 24 hours for the Parliamentary and Presidential Elections to be held in Turkey on June 24. The statements aid: “The KCK Executive Council ...

US General Joseph Votel: “Afrin operation increases risk to the campaign to defeat ISIS”

Waar Media - 2018-02-28 11:41
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkey’s attack on Afrin increased the risk to US’ campaign to defeat ISIS, General Joseph Votel, the commander of the U.S. Central Command told congress. Speaking to the US Senators in the Congress, Votel said that the battle to prevent a re ...

US Military Support to Peshmerga Continues: Commander

BAS News - 2018-02-14 21:04
ERBIL — The United States will continue its military support to Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga forces, said the commander of the US Central Command (CENTCOM) General Joseph Votel. The US commander, heading a military and diplomatic delegation, met with Kur ...

Coalition Strikes Syrian Pro-regime Group to Defend SDF

BAS News - 2018-02-08 02:50
ERBIL — The US-led Coalition carried out airstrikes against pro-Syrian government forces who had attacked Washington-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) near the Euphrates River, said the US Central Command on Wednesday. "Syrian pro-regime forces initi ...

Votel “World should be grateful for (SDF) while Turkey commits massacres in Afrin

ANHA - 2018-02-01 11:41
Gen. Joseph Fotill, commander of the US Central Command that they will continue to support Syrian Democratic Forces. "The international community should be grateful to these forces," he said. ...

US has no plan to withdraw from Manbij

Waar Media - 2018-01-30 00:07
WAAR-DUHOK: Pulling US forces from Manbij is “not something we are looking into”, US Central Command chief General Joseph Votel said Monday. Earlier this month, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that Ankara will not limit its precautionary m ...

America answers Turkey: We do not think to withdraw our troops from Manbij

ANHA - 2018-01-29 13:51
NEWS DESK- CNN quoted the commander of US Central Command, General Joseph Votel, that the withdrawal of their troops from Manbij “is not something we think about.” Votel said the United States was not planning to withdraw troops stationed near the norther ...

SDF: 308 Turkish soldiers and gangs were killed in seven days

Waar Media - 2018-01-27 01:10
WAAR-DUHOK: Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) Central Command released a statement about ongoing clashes with Turkish army and said that 308 Turkish soldiers and gang members, including four officers and one gang leader, were killed in the last seven days. ...

Central Command swamped by civilian casualties claims from ISIS air war

Washington Times - 2017-10-26 13:33
The U.S. Central Command oversight panel that tracks civilian casualties in the American air war against the Islamic State has been flooded with claims of civilian deaths in the wake of coalition victories in Syria and northern Iraq, U.S. officials said ...

Central Tel Afar Fully in Hands of Iraqi Forces

BAS News - 2017-08-28 14:40
MOSUL — Tel Afar district is fully in the hands of the Iraqi security forces, except for a few parts of al-Ayadiyya area, 11 km to the northwest of Tel Afar, which is still witnessing clashes. According to the Iraqi Joint Operations Command, central Tel ...

Two US service members killed in Iraq

CNN - 2017-08-15 08:39
Two US service members were killed and five were injured Sunday during combat operations in northern Iraq, according to a statement from US Central Command. ...

2 US Soldiers Killed, 5 Wounded in Iraq

BAS News - 2017-08-13 18:05
ERBIL— Two American soldiers were killed and five more sustained wounds on Sunday in northern Iraq, the US Central Command said. The US military stated the soldiers were killed as they were conducting combat operations in the area but did not specify wha ...

Transcript of interview with Spokesman Col. Dillon about Tanf, Syria

Seth Frantzman - 2017-07-11 04:07
By Seth J. Frantzman Transcript July 2, 2017 – Interview with Col. Ryan S. Dillon, spokesman for the Combine Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, US Central Command – […] ...

Syrian Kurdish-led forces breach wall of Old City of Raqqa

E-Kurd - 2017-07-07 14:31
WASHINGTON,— U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces in Syria have breached the wall surrounding the Old City of Raqqa as they try to retake the city from the Islamic State group, the US Central Command has said. “Coalition forces supported the SDF advance into t ...

US Central Command Confirms Death of IS Finance Emir in Syria

BAS News - 2017-06-24 14:37
ERBIL — US Central Command announced on Friday that Fawaz Muhammad Jubayr al-Rawi, a facilitator who handled millions of dollars for the Islamic State (IS), was killed in an airstrike on June 16 in Abu Kamal, Syria. Al-Rawi's financial network was target ...

Barzani, US officials discuss regional developments, fight against IS

KurdPress - 2017-06-07 08:26
Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani met with the commander of the U.S. Central Command, General Joseph Votel, and Lt. General Stephen Townsend who leads the U.S. military in Iraq and Syria. ...

Coalition Jets Strike Pro-Syrian Regime Forces Again

BAS News - 2017-06-07 01:45
ERBIL — The US-led coalition has destroyed on June 6th additional pro-Syrian regime forces which “advanced inside the well-established de-confliction zone in southern Syria”, the US Central Command said. “Despite previous warnings, pro-regime forces ente ...

Barzani: Factors that Led to Rise of IS Are About to Re-emerge

BAS News - 2017-06-06 16:03
Barzani met with US military officials in Erbil ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani met on Monday with the US Central Command chief General Joseph Votel and his accompanying delegation, including Stephen J. Townsend, the commander of Combin ...

“Misdirected” Coalition Airstrike Kills 18 SDF Fighters

BAS News - 2017-04-14 01:39
ERBIL — The US-led coalition fighter jets have mistakenly killed 18 fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) said in a statement. “A Coalition air strike in support of partnered forces fighting ISIS sout ...

Koalition bestätigt zivile Opfer durch Luftschläge in Syrien und Irak

Sputnik - 2017-04-03 03:47
Die internationale Koalition unter der Führung der USA hat 15 Meldungen über den Tod friedlicher Bürger durch Koalitionsangriffe auf Mossul als „vertrauenswürdig“ bezeichnet, teilte das United States Central Command am Samstag mit. ...

US central command investigating Mosul’s deadly bombing

Rûdaw - 2017-03-27 15:04
"We will continue to take extraordinary measures to avoid harming civilians ...

U.S. air strike killed militants in Idlib: U.S. military

Reuters - 2017-03-17 03:04
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An air strike carried out by U.S. forces on Thursday in Idlib, Syria, killed several al Qaeda militants, U.S. Central Command said in a statement. ...

Injudicious US policies root cause of Mideast tensions: Iran

KurdPress - 2017-03-12 08:32
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has dismissed the “spiteful” anti-Iran remarks by the head of the US Central Command, saying Washington’s “injudicious and incorrect” policies are the root cause of tensions in the Middle East. ...

U.S. says January raid in Yemen killed 4 to 12 civilians

Reuters - 2017-03-09 20:00
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As many as 12 civilians died in a raid against al Qaeda in Yemen in late January, the head of the U.S. military's Central Command said on Thursday. ...

Coalition Strikes Destroy IS Positions In Syria And Iraq

BAS News - 2017-03-04 12:51
LEEDS — The US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS) carried out 16 airstrikes against the terrorist group in both Syria and Iraq on Thursday, the US Central Command said in a press statement released on Friday. The airstrikes included 10 airstrik ...

Central Command photos of Kurdish women fighting ISIS 'popular demand' - Business Insider Deutschland

Businessinsider - 2017-02-28 23:53

US Central Command shares photos of Kurdish women fighting ISIS in response to 'popular demand' - Yahoo Finance

Yahoo - 2017-02-28 23:29

US Army Gen. Joseph Votel, Makes Secret Visit to Rojava

Waar Media - 2017-02-26 12:16
WAAR-DUHOK: US General Joseph Votel, the commander of the US Central Command which coordinates operations against the Islamic State (ISIS) in the Middle East, has made an unannounced visit to Rojava (northern Syria) on Friday. In Syria, Votel met with th ...

Senior US Military Official Visits Rojava

BAS News - 2017-02-25 21:26
He met with SDF commanders to review the Raqqa operation ISTANBUL — US General Joseph Votel, the commander of the US Central Command which coordinates operations against the Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq، has made an unannounced trip to northern S ...

Top US general visits Kurdish-led SDF troops in Syria

KurdPress - 2017-02-25 10:30
General Joseph Votel, head of the U.S. Central Command, visited Kurdish headquarters at the Kobani and Raqqa frontlines on Friday to discuss the final phase of the Euphrates Wrath campaign to capture Raqqa, the self-called capital of the Islamic State (IS ...

US Needs More Talks with Russia on Deconflicting Operations in Syria: USAF Commander

BAS News - 2017-02-24 14:14
ISTANBUL — The US and Russia need to elevate deconfliction talks over Syria and Iraq, according to US Air Forces Central Command commander General Jeffrey Harrigian. Because US, Russian, Syrian and Turkish aircrafts are flying over same areas, there is a ...

U.S. Central Command meets Abadi for talks on counter-ISIS fight

NRT - 2017-02-23 21:29

U.S. provides Syrian Kurds with two kinds of armored vehicles

KurdPress - 2017-02-02 11:34
The United States has provided Syrian fighters battling the Islamic State (IS) with two kinds of armored vehicles for the first time, a spokesman for U.S. Central Command told VOA. ...

U.S. tweet about Syrian Kurdish fighters causes a storm in Turkey

E-Kurd - 2017-01-14 11:23
ISTANBUL,— A tweet sent by U.S. Central Command insisting its Kurdish allies in the fight against Islamic State (IS) in Syria are not linked to Kurdish militants in Turkey whipped up a storm Thursday, with Ankara asking if Washington had “lost its senses” ...

HPG: F-16 taken down in Amed

ANF - 2016-12-14 15:52
Peoples’ Defense Central Command announced that its Martyr Azad Farqin unit used special techniques to down a Turkish F-16 warplane in Amed on December 12. ...

U.S. soldier embedded with Syrian Kurdish-led forces killed fighting IS

E-Kurd - 2016-12-01 09:59
WASHINGTON,— A U.S. service member embedded with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces in northern Syria died Thursday from injuries from a blast by an improvised explosive device, U.S. Central Command, or CENTCOM, said in a statement. The U.S. Central ...

Colonel Kris Carenz spokesperson of US Central Command in a special interview

Orient News - 2016-09-28 21:01

Report: CENTCOM suffered problems in providing analysis about US efforts in Iraq, Syria Orient Net - IHS US Central Command (CENTCOM) suffered "persistent problems in 2014 and 2015" with providing overly optimistic ..

Orient News - 2016-08-12 10:41

US Central Command Reports Skewed Intelligence on ISIS Fight

AINA - 2016-08-12 05:00

US Central Command says anti-ISIS operation in Syrian border pocket will take time

Aranews - 2016-07-19 02:41
ARA News QAMISHLI – As Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) entered western Manbij, Syria, and pushed toward the heart of the city to hit ISIS there, “the operation will still take time due to huge number of explosives,” a U.S. Central Command spokesman said in ...

Head of US Central Command Makes Secret Visit to Syria

AINA - 2016-05-23 05:00

President Barzani Meets Head of US Central Command General Austin

Presidency - 2015-11-05 21:18

President Barzani Meets U.S. Commander of Central Command‏

KRP - 2015-05-05 06:09

President Barzani Meets U.S. Commander of Central Command‏

Presidency - 2015-04-30 16:26

President Barzani Meets U.S. Commander of Central Command‏

Gulan Media - 2015-04-22 07:16

Peshmerga fighters take key ridgeline in Iraq - US Central Command - In the world - Panorama | Armenian news

Panorama - 2015-03-13 10:14

Peshmerga fighters take key ridgeline in Iraq - US Central Command - Society - Panorama | Armenian news

Panorama - 2015-03-13 06:53

Peshmerga Fighters Take Key Ridgeline in Iraq - US Central Command / Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2015-03-13 02:51

US Central Command: Iraq push to retake Mosul from IS could begin in April | News | DW.DE | 19.02.2015

DW - 2015-02-20 00:47

US Central Command Twitter feed 'hacked by IS group'

Gulan Media - 2015-01-12 22:10

President Barzani Meets Head of US Central Command General Austin

KRP - 2014-11-18 19:42

U.S. Targets Islamic Militants With More Airstrikes in Syria, Iraq: Central Command

AINA - 2014-11-18 19:21

U.S. targets Islamic militants with more airstrikes in Syria, Iraq: Central Command

Gulan Media - 2014-11-17 22:22

U.S. targets Islamic militants with more airstrikes in Syria, Iraq - Central Command | TODAYonline

Todayonline - 2014-11-17 16:57

Central Command general to ISIS: We can hear you

PUK Media - 2014-11-07 13:06

Members of Anti-Islamic State Coalition May Drop Out Over Time: US Central Command | Politics | RIA Novosti

RIA - 2014-11-07 01:26

U.S. continues strikes against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq: U.S. Central Command

Gulan Media - 2014-11-06 01:19

President Barzani receives Commander of US Central Command

PUK Media - 2014-11-01 05:10

President Barzani Meets Head of US Central Command General Austin

Gulan Media - 2014-10-29 22:44

U.S., allies stage 22 air strikes in Iraq: U.S. Central Command

Gulan Media - 2014-10-25 22:25

ISIS suffers heavy losses in Syrian cty of Kobani: US Central Command - Ya Libnan

Yalibnan - 2014-10-17 22:43

President Barzani meets commander of US Central Command General Austin

Gulan Media - 2014-08-29 01:46

President Barzani Meets Commander of US Central Command General Austin

KRP - 2014-08-28 16:58

US Central Command: Iraq needs US political engagement

BasNews - 2014-07-26 23:26

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