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PKK to 'modernize, professionalize' its fighters: top commander

Rûdaw - 2019-08-16 23:25

Maxmur Camp celebrates 15 August 1984

ANF - 2019-08-16 16:06
on 15 August 1984, PKK commander Mahsum Korkmaz (Agit) fired the first bullet against the occupying Turkish state. ...

Peshmerga Repels IS Attack in Khanaqin: Commander

Gulan Media - 2019-08-16 15:03

SDF Commander General: Negotiations on ‘safe zone’ continue

ANF - 2019-08-16 14:23
The indirect talks with the Turkish state continue, explained SDF Commander General Mazlum Abdi, adding that a final agreement on a buffer zone in northern Syria has not been reached yet. ...

Atakan Mahîr - “Voice of my heart”

ANF - 2019-08-16 11:34
The Internationalist Commune of Rojava remembers Atakan Mahîr, a commander of the People’s Defense Forces (HPG), who fell a martyr in Dersim countryside on August 11, 2018. ...

Syrian Kurdish commander sets conditions for safe zone talks with Turkey

Al Monitor - 2019-08-15 22:36

Safe zone idea was proposed by Syrian Kurds, says SDF commander | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-15 17:18

Youth of Aleppo celebrate 15 August

ANF - 2019-08-15 11:59
15 August 1984 marks the first PKK (Kurdistan Workers’ Party) attack, led by guerrilla commander Mahsum Korkmaz, “Agit”. ...

15 August commemorated with hundreds initiatives

ANF - 2019-08-15 10:00
Today, 15 August 1984 is an important date for Kurds as it marks the first PKK (Kurdistan Workers’ Party) attack, led by guerrilla commander Mahsum Korkmaz, “Agit”. ...

SDF statement on ‘safe zone’

ANF - 2019-08-14 20:53
SDF Commander General Mazlum Ebdi said they were having indirect talks with the Turkish state on ‘safe zone’. ...

Captured ISIS commander admits beheading 3 Kurds: ministry

Rûdaw - 2019-08-13 14:10
"Our leader ordered me to behead them" ...

Peshmerga unit joins YBŞ in Shengal

ANF - 2019-08-05 14:04
A peshmerga unit (Sirya) including Peshmerga Commander Ismail Nemir joined the YBŞ in Shengal. ...

SDF Commander Newroz: War will spread if Turkey attacks

ANF - 2019-08-05 13:35
SDF General Command Member Newroz Ehmed said they have always favored dialogue and that they don’t want a war, stressing that there will be retaliation if Turkey attacks and that the war will spread. ...

The General commander of SDF issues a circular about preventing recruitment of minors

SDF Press - 2019-08-03 16:21
Military order ...

Peshmerga commander says ISIS fight ‘not over’ as attacks continue

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-03 16:08

PUK chooses Mustafa Chawrash as commander of peshmerga’s brigade 70

E-Kurd - 2019-07-31 19:56
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Mustafa Chawrash has been named as the new commander of the Peshmerga militias’ Brigade 70, which is affiliated with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK). PUK‌’s leadership council member, Chawrash told NRT TV on We ...

Commander of Italian Forces in Kurdistan visited the Ministry of Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-26 03:19
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On July 22, 2019, General Forteza, Commander of Italian Forces in Erbil, and Colonel Levato, Commander of KTCC, visited the Ministry of Peshmerga and met with Major-General Qaraman Kamal, Peshmerga Deputy Chief-of-Pesh ...

PKK commander ‘thanks’ perpetrators of Erbil high-profile shooting, denies group’s involvement

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-25 11:10

PKK commander praises Erbil attack, denies involvement

Rûdaw - 2019-07-25 10:15

Four ISIS militants killed in clash with Peshmerga, Ezidi forces in Shingal: Commander

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-24 16:53

US commander meets Syria Kurds to talk Turkey safe zones - The National

Thenational - 2019-07-23 09:27

Top US commander visits SDF leadership in Syria amid Turkish threats

Kurdistan24 - 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 ...

SDF's Ebdi: We agree with the Coalition on the solution of issues

ANF - 2019-07-22 16:03
SDF Commander General Mazlum Ebdi said they agreed with the International Coalition officials on the solution for issues in the meeting they held. ...

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. ...

SDF Commander General: We urge all parties to dialogue

ANF - 2019-07-20 14:23
"The regime cannot exclude us, not politically, not economically, not militarily. This is not like South Kurdistan. Syria cannot be a state without North and East Syria." ...

SDF Commander: If Turkey attacks, a great war will break out

ANF - 2019-07-19 16:05
SDF Commander General Mazlum Ebdi said, “If the Turkish army attacks anywhere, it will turn into a great war.” ...

Afghanistan war: Child used in suicide attack

BBC - 2019-07-13 01:44
Officials say a child was used to carry out a suicide attack targeting a militia commander at a wedding. ...

The commander of Hamza camp threatened the Kurdistan Region and Kurdish parties

Kurdpa - 2019-07-12 07:07

Former Saudi army commander says Riyadh has always supported the Kurds

Gulan Media - 2019-07-09 18:52

Former Saudi army commander says Riyadh has always supported the Kurds

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-09 14:43

Iraq Investigates Report of Senior Commander’s Link with CIA

BAS News - 2019-07-06 12:49
ERBIL — Iraqi Defense Ministry has launched an investigation into reports accusing Commander of Anbar Operations Mahmoud Fallahi of having links with the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). According to an official statement, Defense Minister Najah Sha ...

Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff meets with high-ranking Commanders from the Coalition Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-05 10:29
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On July 2, 2019, Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad, Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff, received a high delegation from the U.S. and Coalition Forces, led by General Krinkovich, Deputy Commander of Coalition Forces in Iraq and S ...

To protect children… The Syrian Democratic Forces sign a joint action plan with the United Nations in Geneva

SDF Press - 2019-07-02 22:19
SDF General Commander is in Geneva, and a joint action plan with the United Nations to protect children The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) signed on June 29 a plan of action with the United Nations in Geneva on how to protect and help children in the area ...

Kurdistan PM-designate talks security developments with Coalition Commander

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-02 07:03

Kurdistan PM-designate talks security developments with Coalition Commander

Gulan Media - 2019-07-02 02:16

Masrour Barzani, US-Led Coalition Review Security Situation

BAS News - 2019-07-01 16:17
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council and the Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani received a delegation from the Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR), led by deputy commander Major General Alexus Grynke ...

ISIS activity increase in Khanaqin raises security concerns: Peshmerga Commander

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-01 07:33

IS Activities Increase in Khanaqin: Peshmerga Commander

BAS News - 2019-07-01 02:47
ERBIL - A Peshmerga commander has warned about the increased activities of the Islamic State (IS) in the disputed Kurdish town of Khanaqin as the jihadist group has conducted several attacks in the area recently. "The security gap in Khanaqin and its sur ...

Kurdistan President, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Discuss Bilateral Ties

BAS News - 2019-06-27 16:10
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, spoke over the phone on Thursday. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed congratulated Barzani on his electio ...

Downing US Drone was “Firm Response” that Can be Repeated: Iran

BAS News - 2019-06-24 11:42
ERBIL — The Islamic Republic of Iran has warned that shooting down the US drone last week was not accidental, and it can repeat in the future. Navy commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said on Monday that downing the US drone was a “firm response” to ...

Conflict in Region Could Go Out of Control: Iranian Commander

BAS News - 2019-06-23 11:12
ERBIL — Any conflict in the Gulf region could spread and go out of control, said an Iranian senior military commander on Sunday. “If a conflict breaks out in the region, no country would be able to manage its scope and timing,” Iranian Fars News quoted M ...

The General Council approves the law of self-defense forces

SDF Press - 2019-06-22 21:47
The General Council of the Self-administration in North and East Syria approved today the law of self-defense forces and the bylaw of the self-defense office in north and east Syria. The general Commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces Mazloum Abdi, the ...

Thousands of ISIS sleepers are on the loose and could attack UK at any time warns Kurdish commander – The Sun

Thesun - 2019-06-19 12:14

Rocket Hits Mosul Presidential Compound Hosting US Forces

BAS News - 2019-06-19 10:48
ERBIL — A Katyusha rocket was fired overnight on Tuesday at the presidential compound in Mosul where the US forces are stationed. Numan Zubai’ee, commander of the Nineveh Operational Command, said no casualties and material damage was caused. Security fo ...

No Foreign Forces Allowed to Use Iraqi Territory to Threaten Neighbors: PM

BAS News - 2019-06-18 23:43
ERBIL - Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi, who is also Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, made it clear on Tuesday that no foreign forces are allowed to use the Iraqi territory for threatening its neighbors. Abdul-Mahdi pointed out in a statemen ...

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. ...

NATO Iraq mission not disrupted by Iran tensions, commander says | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-06-12 23:12

Private Koçpınar: The commander met with Ogün Samast

ANF - 2019-06-12 17:02
Private Recep Koçpınar gave a deposition in the hearing as a witness and said he saw Sergeant Satılmış Sahin speaking with Ogün Samast. ...

Nechirvan Barzani sworn into office as the President of Kurdistan Region and General Commander of Peshmerga Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-12 15:42
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On June 10, 2019, Nechirvan Idris Mustafa Barzani took oath of office and was sworn as the newly-elected President of the Kurdistan Region and General Commander of the Peshmerga Forces during a the periodic meeting of ...

US commander says he believes Iran threat still ‘very real’

Gulan Media - 2019-06-07 18:04

Commander says Syrian Kurds ready to negotiate with Turkey, Syrian regime | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-06-02 09:34

SDF to ‘restructure’ in upcoming congress: commander

Rûdaw - 2019-06-01 18:43

KTCC Commanders visit Duhok Training Center

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-01 06:06
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmrga On May 27, 2019, Brigadier General Salah Salih, Commander of Duhok Infantry Training Center, received Colonel Fantastico and his accompanying delegation of KTCC (Kurdistan Training Coordination Center) officers. During ...

FARC deputy Santrich free at last

ANF - 2019-05-31 10:17
FARC former commander Jesus Santrich was released on Thursday after a last attempt by the government to stop him walking free. ...

Colombia's Supreme Court ordered immediate release of Santrich

ANF - 2019-05-30 09:59
Colombia’s Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the immediate release of former FARC commander Jesus Santrich. ...

Police Commander Killed in Iranian Kurdish Town

BAS News - 2019-05-27 16:04
ERBIL — A group of armed men attacked the vehicle carrying the commander of police directorate in Sha Abad town of Kermanshah province in western Iran overnight on Sunday. According to local reports, Kourosh Haji Moradi was initially injured and he later ...

Syria: Rocket Attacks by Militants Kill, Wound 17 Civilians

BAS News - 2019-05-27 01:28
ERBIL - At least 17 civilians were either killed or wounded on Sunday in rocket attacks carried out by militant groups on the Idlib de-escalation zone on Syria's al-Suqaylabiyah, a commander was quoted as saying. Major General Viktor Kupchishin, the comm ...

Securing Qarachokh Mountain will end ISIS attacks in Makhmour: Peshmerga Commander

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-26 01:08

Nineveh: Two IS Militants Killed

BAS News - 2019-05-25 22:33
ERBIL - A couple of Islamic State (IS) insurgents were killed on Saturday in the Iraqi city of Mosul, an official confirmed. Talking to Al-Sumariyah News, Maj. Gen. Najim al-Jubouri, the commander of Nineveh Operations, pointed out that the two extremist ...

Dutch police arrest Syrian Nusra commander on suspicion of terrorism

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-25 00:57

Rebel commander injured in bombing attack in Syria’s Aleppo – Famagusta Gazette

Famagusta Gazette - 2019-05-24 19:20

Rebel commander injured in bombing attack in Syria's Aleppo - Xinhua |

Xinhuanet - 2019-05-24 12:47

Deal with Syria regime 'inevitable': Kurdish commander | Daily Mail Online

Dailymail - 2019-05-20 19:17

Iraqi forces nab Daesh commander in Mosul

Kurdiu - 2019-05-20 03:39

Iranian Commander: US "Afraid" to Fight Iran

BAS News - 2019-05-20 00:33
ERBIL - The United States is "afraid” of going to war with Iran, said the head of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Major General Hossein Salami on Sunday, while US President Donald Trump has threatened to "officially" end Iran if Tehran wants a war with Washin ...

YPJ commander: Our fight against ISIS sleeper cells will continue

ANF - 2019-05-19 15:54
YPJ commander Ronahi Halep explains that the fight against the sleeper cells of the ISIS is being resolutely continued. ...

FARC Santrich release and re-arrest a new blow to peace

ANF - 2019-05-19 11:30
People's Alternative Revolutionary Force (FARC) executive and former guerrilla commander Jesus Santrich (Seuxis Paucias Hernandez Solarte) has been re-arrested by Colombia's ESMAD forces two minutes after being released from the La Picota prison in Bogot ...

“Turkey takes advantage of the crisis in occupied lands”

ANF - 2019-05-18 14:50
Bab Military Council Commander General Cemal Ebu Cuma said Turkey has caused chaos in occupied Bab since the beginning and taken advantage of it. Commander Ebu Cuma said the crisis in Idlib was also created by Turkey. ...

JEP ruled immediate release for former FARC commander Santrich

ANF - 2019-05-16 09:28
The Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP) has ruled to release former FARC commander Jesús Santrich who stayed over a year in prison over fake charges. ...

Former FARC commander murdered

ANF - 2019-05-15 10:39
Another former FARC commander has been murdered in Colombia. ...

Memorial Service for Martyr Brigadier General Eskendar Gardi

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-05-14 19:32
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On May 13, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga held an official memorial service for Brigadier General Eskendar Gardi, Commander of the 3rd Zeravani Commando Brigade at Erbil International Airport, after his corpse was tra ...

New York Times: They Were ‘Comrades in Arms’ Against ISIS. Now the U.S. Is Eyeing the Exit

Justice for Kurds - 2019-05-14 18:11
RMEILAN, Syria — Dressed in camouflage and sipping tea, the Syrian commander who emerged as America’s closest ally in the battle that defeated Islamic State looked to an unsettling future. The Kurdish leader of the Syrian Democratic Forces, known by the n ...

Securing Qarachokh Mountain will put end to ISIS attacks in Makhmour: Peshmerga Commander

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-14 16:20

SDF Wants Part of US Forces to Stay in Syria: Top Commander

BAS News - 2019-05-13 23:50
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) wants the US to keep part of its forces in Syria to not repeat a mistake Washington made in Iraq, a top Kurdish commander has said. The comments were made by General Mazlum Kobani, the Commander-in-C ...

US Navy fleet sent to Middle East to ward off threats represents a target, Iranian commander says

Gulan Media - 2019-05-13 19:54

Iran commander calls U.S. military in Gulf a target not a threat: ISNA

Gulan Media - 2019-05-13 06:09

Peshmerga Commander Dies After Being Injured in Military Training

Gulan Media - 2019-05-13 06:09

Iran Considers US Forces in Gulf a Target, Not a Threat: Commander

BAS News - 2019-05-13 01:45
ERBIL - Iran has said that it does not see the US forces in the Gulf as a threat as much as it does as a target, reports said on Sunday. The comments were made by a senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander, Amirali Hajizadeh, who is the head of the ...

New IRGC commander tells parliament US war with Iran ‘not possib

Rûdaw - 2019-05-12 20:16

Peshmerga Commander Dies After Being Injured in Military Training

BAS News - 2019-05-12 18:38
ERBIL - A Peshmerga commander passed away on Sunday, only three days after he was injured in an accident during a military training exercise. Earlier on Thursday, Commander Askandar Gardi and two other Peshmerga fighters were wounded after a mortar round ...

Iran's Guards commander says U.S. military presence in Gulf is 'an opportunity': ISNA

Kurdiu - 2019-05-12 18:12

Residents of 50 Villages in Iraq to be Armed for Self-defense Against IS

BAS News - 2019-05-09 21:20
ERBIL - Residents of 50 villages in the Iraqi province of Nineveh will be armed so that they can defend themselves against the Islamic State (IS) jihadists, a commander confirmed on Thursday. Najim Abdullah al-Jubouri, commander of Nineveh Operations Com ...

Three Peshmerga Troops Injured in Training Accident

BAS News - 2019-05-09 13:17
ERBIL — At least two Peshmerga troops and one commander were injured after an accident during their military training exercise. A Peshmerga source confirmed to BasNews that a mortar round exploded as the result of a mistake and left the three with injuri ...

Adel Abdul-Mahid: We have good relations with the Peshmerga Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-05-08 18:22
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On May 7, 2019, Adel Abdul-Mahdi, Iraqi Prime Minister and General Commander of Iraqi Armed Forces, stated during his weekly press briefing, “The relations between Erbil and Iraq is at a high point. We still have diffe ...

Completion of the 3rd Class at Ministry of Peshmerga’s Qalachwalan Military College

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-05-05 19:07
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On May 2, 2019, the graduation ceremony for the 3rd class at Qalachawalan Military College was held. The ceremony was attended by Sheikh Jaafar Mustafa (Commander of the 70th unit), Lieutenant General Jabbar Yawar (Pes ...

SDF in Indirect Talks with Turkey: Commander

BAS News - 2019-05-04 13:47
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is now in “indirect” negotiations with Turkey to address the outstanding issues, said Mazlum Abdi, the Commander-in-Chief of the SDF. During a ceremony on Friday, Abdi delivered a speech to reveal th ...

PUK Refutes Dismissal of Senior Peshmerga Commander

BAS News - 2019-05-03 01:18
ERBIL - The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) has refuted reports claiming that Sheikh Jaafar Mustafa, commander of 70th Brigade of Peshmerga forces, was removed from his post. Talking to BasNews, Ahmed Latif, a spokesperson for the 70th Bregade, said t ...

New US Commander in Europe amid NATO Worries and Tensions |

Military - 2019-05-02 21:19

SDF Commander Survives Assassination

BAS News - 2019-05-01 22:04
ERBIL - A Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) commander survived on Wednesday an assassination attempt in the Syrian northern city of Manbij. The incident occurred near the roundabout of al-Kitab, in Manbij, where a bomb explosion targeted the car ...

New US commander in Europe amid NATO worries and tensions -

Startribune - 2019-05-01 21:13

SDF commander survives assassination attempt in Manbij

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-01 21:01

Iranian Naval Commander Threatens to Close Strait of Hormuz |

Thetrumpet - 2019-04-30 01:46

Iran top commander rejects negotiation with US as total surrender

Rûdaw - 2019-04-29 17:55
Soleimani made the remarks at the 23rd Summit of Iran police chiefs ...

Talks with US Impossible Under Economic Pressure: Iran's Quds Commander

BAS News - 2019-04-29 13:30
ERBIL — Commander of Iran’s Quds force, Qasem Soleimani, has made it clear that negotiations with the US will not happen under the current circumstances. Cited by Fars News, Soleimani explained that Iran’s clerical establishment will not enter talks with ...

Anti-IS Operation Conducted in Khanaqin

BAS News - 2019-04-27 23:03
ERBIL - An operation was carried out on Saturday against the remnants of the Islamic State (IS) group in the disputed town of Khanaqin, Diyala Police Commander confirmed. The Diyala Operations Command cooperatively with the fifth brigade of the Iraqi arm ...

Coming summer big test for Iraqi government post-ISIL: Canadian commander | nanaimonewsNOW

Nanaimonewsnow - 2019-04-26 20:05

Coming summer big test for Iraqi government post-ISIL: Canadian commander | Burnaby Now

Burnabynow - 2019-04-26 10:48

Trump’s Embrace of Haftar Will Reignite Libya’s Proxy War

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-25 20:04
General Khalifa Haftar, the military commander of the loosely affiliated Libyan National Army (LNA), a militia that receives military support from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), and Egypt, has engaged with the world’s top l ...
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