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US, SDF to Resume Anti-IS Operations in Syria
BAS News - 2019-11-23 22:32 ERBIL - The US Central Command chief General Kenneth McKenzie revealed on Saturday that the US forces cooperatively with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) will resume the fight against the Islamic State (IS) in Syria soon. "Now I’ve got abou ... 11
US Central Command Says Anti-ISIS Operations to Pick Up | Asharq AL-awsat
Aawsat - 2019-11-23 13:55
Commander Çiçek Botan and Dılgeş Botan commemorated by HPG
ANF - 2019-11-23 11:29 HPG announced identities of the two martyrs in Dersim: PKK Central Committee and HPG and YJA Star Command Council Member Çiçek Botan and Dılgeş Botan. ... 8
US Military Confirms Its Convoy Came Under Fire in Syria
BAS News - 2019-11-04 09:38 ERBIL — The Central Command (CENTCOM) of the United States confirmed on Monday that its convoy had came under fire in northeast Syria but it was not hit. Earlier reports said rockets were fired at a US military convoy near Tel Tamar, a town currently und ... 7
Pentagon Releases Footage of Mission to Kill IS Leader al-Baghdadi
BAS News - 2019-10-31 00:13 ERBIL — General Frank McKenzie, head of U.S. Central Command, held a news conference on Wednesday to release images and a short footage showing the mission during which the Islamic State (IS) founder Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in northern Syria. Thi ... 5
A statement about Eager Lion, Central Command’s largest and most complex exercise, in Jordan
Seth Frantzman - 2019-10-03 21:03 I received this in September and forgot to post it, posting it now just for future reference. Lieutenant Colonel James Dunphy, lead CENTCOM Eager Lion planner: “Eager Lion, U.S. Central […] ... 2
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 ... 11
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 ... 7
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 ... 16
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. ... 11
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 ... 5
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 ... 5
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.” ... 10
[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 ... 5
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 ... 3
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 ... 4
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 ... 6
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 ... 45
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 ... 58
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. ... 49
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 ... 74
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 ... 57
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 ... 51
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.” ... 36
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 ... 18
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). ... 76
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 ... 29
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) ... 5
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 ... 31
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 ... 37
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 ... 45
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 ... 49
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. ... 51
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 ... 48
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 ... 45
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. ... 60
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 ... 52
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 ... 40
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. ... 70
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 ... 55
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 – […] ... 60
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 ... 19
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 ... 18
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. ... 45
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 ... 40
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 ... 60
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 ... 14
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. ... 14
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 ... 1
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. ... 1
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. ... 7
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. ... 1
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 ... 2
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 ... 1
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” ...
US tweet riles Turkey over Kurdish fighters
Dailymail - 2017-01-12 11:31 A tweet sent by US Central Command insisting its Kurdish allies in the fight against IS in Syria are not linked to outlawed militants in Turkey whipped up a ... ...
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 ... 1
Colonel Kris Carenz spokesperson of US Central Command in a special interview
Orient News - 2016-09-28 21:01
US-led coalition destroys 110 ISIS oil tankers in a week: official
Aranews - 2016-09-14 01:16 ARA News ERBIL – The US-led coalition destroyed more than 110 oil tanker trucks for the Islamic State (ISIS) radical group in one week, Lieutenant General Jeffrey Harrigian, head of the U.S. Air Forces Central Command, said on Tuesday. “Last week alone, w ... 19
US top commander: SDF is the most capable anti-ISIS force
Aranews - 2016-09-01 01:19 ARA News QAMISHLI – The head of US Central Command General Joseph Votel said Wednesday that the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are the most effective and reliable forces fighting ISIS, and they will continue to encourage factions to work with them. “What ... 2
Kurdish Peshmerga forces to play critical role in Mosul operation: US
Aranews - 2016-09-01 01:19 ARA News AMUDE – Iraqi Kurdistan’s Peshmerga forces will play a critical role amongst others in the anti-ISIS Mosul operation, the US Central Command said on Wednesday. “We have a very aggressive and I think a very interactive planning process going on, t ... 31
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 top general praises anti-ISIS forces in Manbij
Aranews - 2016-07-22 05:37 ARA News MANBIJ – Commander of the US Central Command General Joseph Votel, and the US secretary of Defence Ash Carter, praised the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and promised that the US-led coalition will investigate reports that suggested at least 50 c ...
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 ...
92 ISIS militants killed in operations by Iraqi army in Anbar
Aranews - 2016-07-16 05:16 ARA News ERBIL – Iraqi army forces launched heavy attacks on strongholds of the Islamic State (ISIS) in Anbar province on Friday, killing more than 90 ISIS militants, officials said. A statement by the Iraqi central command confirmed the death of 92 ISIS ... 1
Poland Sends 200 Soldiers Along with F-16s to Anti-IS Campaign
BasNews - 2016-07-05 17:28 The deployment will be subordinate to the central command of the US WARSAW – On June 19, 2016, President of Poland Andrzej Duda, at the request of Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło, signed a decision to send Polish armed forces to the Middle East. Polan ...
Iraqi army recaptures key town from ISIS
Aranews - 2016-05-27 05:06 ARA News DUHOK – Iraqi army forces and allied militias recaptured on Thursday the strategic town of Karma near Fallujah from the Islamic State (ISIS) group, military sources reported. The Iraqi central command said that government forces have regained con ... 1
Head of US Central Command Makes Secret Visit to Syria
AINA - 2016-05-23 05:00
28 specialist sergeants refusing to fight in Sur resign from duty
ANF - 2016-02-11 11:45 28 specialist sergeants serving under the command of Brigadier General Aydoğan Aydın have resigned from duty refusing to participate in the operation in Amed's central Sur district. ...
President Barzani meets CENTCOM Commander
Waarmedia - 2016-01-22 16:24 Waar, Duhok: Kurdistan Region President on Thursday discussed with the Commander of the US Central Command (Centcom) General Lloyd Austin the war against the Islamic State group, the presidency of the region said. According to the Kurdistan Region Preside ...
20 coalition airstrikes in Iraq, Syria leave IS shaken
Waarmedia - 2016-01-15 15:46 Waar, Duhok: Coalition aircraft on Thursday launched 20 airstrikes against the hideouts and positions of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria inflicting heavy losses on the terrorist group, the US government said. The US Central Command (CENTCOM) said that ... 1
US Pledges Further Support for Peshmerga
BasNews - 2015-12-09 13:19 Barzani and General Lloyd Austin meet in Erbil ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani met with Commander of US Central Command Lloyd Austin in Erbil on Tuesday. They discussed the current situation and latest developments in the fight against ...
President Barzani Meets Head of US Central Command General Austin
Presidency - 2015-11-05 21:18
US: Peshmerga have made advances in Kirkuk
Kurd Press - 2015-10-08 00:19 The U.S. central command said in a statement that the Kurdish forces of Peshmerga in northern Iraq have made advances against the militants of the Islamic State (IS) and have liberated 23 villages in the northern province of Kirkuk. ...
Pentagon: No, We Don’t Actually Have U.S. Troops Fighting in Syria
Kurd Press - 2015-09-18 00:37 It was a tough day on Capitol Hill for Gen. Lloyd Austin, the head of U.S. Central Command. First, he was forced to admit that the $500 million Pentagon plan to train 5,400 Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State has lost all but five of its fighters ov ...
HSM calls to strengthen the struggle against AKP colonialism and fascism
ANF - 2015-07-26 15:09 People's Defense Central Headquarters Command called on all the Kurdish people to undertake further responsibility in this process of struggle against colonialism and fascism, and to get united in the course of the Kurdish leader Öcalan. ... 1
Clash between HPG and Turkish army in Ardahan
ANF - 2015-07-13 16:03 People's Defense Central Headquarters Command said that yesterday's armed attack by Turkish soldiers against civilians had been planned and organized by the Turkish military. ...
HSM: Right to retaliate will be used against any attack by Turkish forces
ANF - 2015-07-01 17:24 People's Defense Central Command (HSM) underlined that; “Within the scope of the right of self defence, our guerrilla forces will defend themselves and retaliate against any attack by Turkish state forces.” ...
HPG: Turkish army conducted bombardment with warplanes
ANF - 2015-06-30 21:22 HPG Central Headquarters Command said that the Turkish army which continuously violated the conditions of ceasefire up to date has completely finished the truce unilaterally. ...
US commander meets Massoud Barzani
Kurd Press - 2015-06-16 08:12 Commander of the US Central Command Gen. Lloyd J. Austin met with Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani to discuss deployment of American commando and Black Ops teams in the region. ...
U.S.-led coalition bombs major staging areas of militants in Syria and Iraq
Aranews - 2015-06-14 03:47 ARA News Damascus, Syria – U.S.-led international coalition renewed its airstrikes against locations of the Islamic State radical group (IS/ISIL) in Syria and Iraq, the U.S. Central Command said in a statement on Saturday. The coalition conducted 12 airst ...
U.S.-led coalition launches fresh strikes against ISIS, hitting militants’ tactical units
Aranews - 2015-06-08 10:34 ARA News Damascus, Syria – The U.S.-led international coalition carried out a fresh round of airstrikes against the radical group of the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, U.S. Central Command said in a statement on Sunday. Coalition’s warplanes launched 22 ...
PART 2: Ali Khedery on Iraq, Kurdistan, ISIS and oil
Rûdaw - 2015-05-10 11:13 Khedery was special assistant to five American ambassadors in Iraq and senior adviser to three chiefs of US Central Command from 2003 through 2010. ... 1
PART 1: Ali Khedery on Iraq, Kurdistan, ISIS and oil
Rûdaw - 2015-05-08 15:30 Khedery was special assistant to five American ambassadors in Iraq and senior adviser to three chiefs of US Central Command from 2003 through 2010. ...
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
U.S.-led coalition target ISIS weaponry
Aranews - 2015-04-23 08:17 ARA News Damascus, Syria – United States and allies conducted a new round of airstrikes against militants of the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq over the last two days. The U.S. Central Command reported in an official statement on Tuesday that the interna ...
President Barzani Meets U.S. Commander of Central Command