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KRG Delegation Visiting Baghdad to Discuss Budget

BAS News - 2018-11-17 09:50
ERBIL — A delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is visiting Baghdad today (17 November) to discuss the budget bill of 2019, including the share of Erbil. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the delegation will attempt to i ...

Chain Bombings Hit Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2018-11-15 16:07
ERBIL — Three bombings hit the center of Tuz Khurmatu in southern Kirkuk on Thursday. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the blasts were carried out via improvised explosive devices planted in different locations of Askari and Tin district ...

COUNTER DAESH INSIGHT BULLETIN 01-31 OCTOBER 2018

The Global Coalition - 2018-11-14 18:26
This summary includes information about current trends in Daesh propaganda from the previous month, focusing on the release of a video from Daesh called 'Smashing Heads'. It is intended as a quick overview for those who do not have time to follow monitor ...

PKK Claims Blast at Turkish Ammo Depot

BAS News - 2018-11-12 10:36
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has claimed responsibility for a deadly explosion last week at a Turkish army’s ammunition depot in the Kurdish province of Hakkari. "According to information we obtained from our own sources, 17 Turkish soldier ...

IS Senior Member Killed in Internal Fight in Diyala

BAS News - 2018-11-11 21:49
ERBIL - A senior Islamic State (IS) member was killed on Saturday in an internal armed conflict in the Iraqi province of Diyala, a source said. The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said in a statement that they had reliable information that t ...

Coalition Jets Bombard IS Positions near Makhmour

BAS News - 2018-11-10 08:44
ERBIL — Fighter jets for the US-led Coalition on Saturday targeted the Islamic State (IS) portions around Makhmour district, southwest Erbil. According to the information obtained by BasNews, two Coalition warplanes were engaged in the airstrikes, destro ...

US Late in Setting Bounties on PKK Leaders: Turkey

BAS News - 2018-11-06 22:48
ERBIL - Turkey said on Tuesday that the US Department of State's announcement of rewards for information on three senior leaders of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) is a "late decision", state media said. "We will take this cautiously, it is a late dec ...

US Offers Cash Rewards for Information on Three PKK Leaders

BAS News - 2018-11-06 18:44
ERBIL - The US Department of State announced on Tuesday that if offers cash rewards in exchange for information on three Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) senior leaders, among whom is one of the party's co-founders, Murat Karayılan. "The U.S. values its co ...

US authorizes rewards for info on Kurdish rebel leaders

Seattle Times - 2018-11-06 17:33
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The United States says it has authorized rewards for information on the whereabouts of three top Kurdish rebel leaders wanted by Turkey, in a sign of improving ties between the NATO allies. The announcement was made by U.S. Deputy A ...

Kurdish Security Forces Seize 7kg of Heroin, Arrest One

BAS News - 2018-11-04 13:53
ERBIL — Kurdish security forces in Soran district of Erbil province have arrested one individual with 7.2 kilograms of heroin. Head of Soran Directorate of Security Affairs, Siddiq Ali, said that they had received information on the shipment, and it was ...

IS Cuts Power Supply to Kirkuk's Hawija

BAS News - 2018-11-03 15:40
ERBIL - The extremist members of the Islamic State (IS) have exploded a couple of electricity towers delivering power supply to the district of Hawija in western Kirkuk province. According the information BasNews has obtained, the militants have carried ...

Nearly 20 IS Extremists Killed in Southwest Erbil

BAS News - 2018-11-01 22:00
ERBIL - At least 19 Islamic State (IS) insurgents were killed on Thursday in an air raid of the US-led coalition in an area near Makhmour, southwest of Erbil province. Iraqi Federal Police said in a statement that they had intelligence information on the ...

Ibrahim Kaypakkaya – Selected Works

Pirtuk û Wêje - 2018-10-29 10:46
Background Information of Ibrahim Kaypakkaya Founder of the Turkish Communist Party/Marxist-Leninist and of the People’s Liberation Army TIKKO. Ibrahim Kaypakka was part of the leading personalities of the revolutionary movement in Turkey and marked a cha ...

69 deutsche Bürger insgesamt 249 Personen sind YPG beigetreten

IMPN - 2018-10-28 02:46
In einer Antwort auf eine parlamentarische Information gab das deutsche Innenministerium bekannt, dass insgesamt 249 Menschen aus Deutschland nach Syrien und Irak gegangen seien, um gegen den IS in der YPG zu kämpfen. ...

Kurdistan Election: Latest Updates Show KDP Wining 45 Seats

BAS News - 2018-10-20 11:42
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has reportedly won 45 seats in the next parliament of Kurdistan, a source said. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the electoral commission has almost concluded the ballot counting process and r ...

Outgoing Iraqi PM Haider Abadi says ‘I will stay in politics’

E-Kurd - 2018-10-19 22:19
BAGHDAD,— Outgoing Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Thursday that he will not retire from politics following his departure as premiere. A statement issued by the Information Office of the Al-Nasr List on behalf of Al-Abadi said: “We are under ...

Kirkuk: 50 Families Escape Again as IS Threat Persists

BAS News - 2018-10-14 11:46
ERBIL — At least 50 civilian families have once again escaped their homes as the Iraqi security forces failed to protect them against the Islamic State (IS) in southern Kirkuk province. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the civilians have ...

At least Nine IS Extremists Captured in Mosul

BAS News - 2018-10-06 21:50
ERBIL - At least nine members of the Islamic State (IS) were captured on Saturday in western Mosul, a security official said. "Information collected by the intelligence enabled Nineveh police to arrest nine militants in regions of Sumar, Adan, al-Zahraa ...

Fire Ravages a Factory in Erbil

BAS News - 2018-10-02 15:35
ERBIL — A fire incident was reported at a tobacco factory in Kurdistan Region’s capital city with no casualties reported. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the hot weather caused the fire to dried materials abandoned in the factory’s open ...

Nechirvan Barzani to Visit Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-10-01 12:40
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, who is also the vice president of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), is heading to Baghdad amid the talks over competitions for Iraqi president position. According to the information obtained ...

Kurdistan Election: Initial Results of Polls for Armed Forces

BAS News - 2018-09-29 00:10
ERBIL - The unconfirmed preliminary results of Friday's regional parliamentary election for the armed forces have been revealed, according to which the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) comes on the first place. According to the information BasNews ...

Twin Bombings Kill, Wound Three near Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-09-27 13:39
ERBIL — Two blasts in the Kirkuk province have costed the life of one Iraqi police officer and wounded two others on Thursday. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the first explosion was on the road between Kirkuk and Riyadh district. The s ...

COUNTER DAESH INSIGHT BULLETIN 17-23 SEPTEMBER 2018

The Global Coalition - 2018-09-27 02:46
This summary includes information about current trends in Daesh propaganda from the previous 10 days, focusing on a propaganda video showing clashes taking place in Diyala and urging their followers to continue fighting until the end of time. It is inten ...

PUK Demanding KDP to Withdraw from Iraqi Presidential Race

BAS News - 2018-09-26 11:26
ERBIL — The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) is ready to make any compromise if the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) withdraws its nominee for Iraq’s president position, official said. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the KDP has so fa ...

IS Attacks Village in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-09-26 10:28
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) militants carried out an armed attack in southwest Kirkuk province overnight on Tuesday. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the attack took place in Abbassi subdistrict where the Iraqi federal police forces encou ...

Pictures: Kirkuk Hoisting Kurdistan Flag to Mark Independence Referendum

BAS News - 2018-09-25 10:10
ERBIL — People in Kirkuk have raised the Kurdistan flags across the disputed Kurdish city to mark the first anniversary of the landmark of the independence referendum a year earlier. According to the information and photographs obtained by BasNews, Kurdi ...

Iraqi Airstrike Kills 6 IS Militants in Diyala

BAS News - 2018-09-24 14:58
ERBIL — Iraq’s air-force carried out airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS) positions in the eastern province of Diyala, killing at least six insurgents. The air raids were carried out “based on intelligence information regarding the location of sever ...

Kurdistan Premier, US Secretary of State Discuss Iraq’s Politics

BAS News - 2018-09-23 10:35
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a phone conversation on Sunday to review the lates developments in the region. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the pair mainly discusse ...

No Information about the Fate of An Environmental Activists in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-09-22 02:01
Despite the consistent enquiries made by the family of the environmental activist, Kaveh Babamoradi, during the past three months, there is still no news about his fate. According to Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), this civil activist (who is a mem ...

Kurdish commander Gen. Fazil Barwari, dies

Waar Media - 2018-09-21 10:29
WAAR-DUHOK: A Kurdish commander of Iraq’s elite Golden Division, Fazil Barwari, has died due to a heart attack. The Kurdish commander passed away at the hospital in the capital city on Thursday evening, according to the information BasNews has learned. B ...

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COUNTER DAESH INSIGHT BULLETIN 10-26 September 2018

The Global Coalition - 2018-09-20 17:27
This summary includes information about current trends in Daesh propaganda from the previous 10 days, focusing on the release of a video of Daesh in Yemen. It is intended as a quick overview for those who do not have time to follow monitoring services on ...

Bombing Injures One Near Khanaqin

BAS News - 2018-09-20 12:12
ERBIL — An improvised explosive device (IED) went off on Thursday in a village near Khanaqin, leaving one civilian injured, officials confirmed. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the blast occurred in the village of Hussein Mama, near Kha ...

In Pictures: Bangladeshis Open their Own Marketplace in Central Erbil

BAS News - 2018-09-20 00:10
ERBIL - The Bangladeshi refugees, living in the Kurdistan Region capital city, have opened their own marketplace, selling groceries and foods of their own country and culture. According to the information BasNews has learned, the aim of opening the marke ...

IS Attacks Village near Khanaqin, Wounds Several

BAS News - 2018-09-18 10:33
ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) militants overnight Monday attacked a village near Khanaqin district of Diyala province, wounding at least five civilians. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the village of Qaya is populated by Shi’ite Arabs. ...

Dusseldorf Donates 100 Buses to Erbil

BAS News - 2018-09-17 15:24
ERBIL — Officials in the German city of Dusseldorf have decided to donate their old buses to Erbil, helping the Kurdish capital improve its public transporting network. According to the information obtained by BasNews, Erbil Governor Nawzad Hadi has sign ...

The Internal Security Forces found quantities of weapons and ammunition

SDF Press - 2018-09-10 09:48
Tabqa-As part of the security operation carried out by SDF in its security structures in Tabqa area, quantities of weapons, ammunition and explosives held by the armed terrorist groups were confiscated. After receiving information on intention of terroris ...

US Team Suspicious About Iran Claim on Koya Attack

BAS News - 2018-09-09 19:59
ERBIL - The results of an investigation launched by a US special team into Iran's missile attack on the two Kurdish opposition groups in Koya district near Erbil province, refuted the information claimed by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) ...

KDPI Headquarters Under Missile Attack in Kurdistan’s Koya

BAS News - 2018-09-08 11:23
ERBIL — Headquarters of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (KDPI) near Kurdistan Region’s Koya district came under missile attack on Saturday morning. According to the information obtained by BasNews, at least four missiles landed near the Iranian Ku ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Attacked in Central Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-09-06 09:48
ERBIL — The Iranian-backed militias of Hashd al-Shaabi came under rocket attack in central Kirkuk after midnight on Wednesday. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the militiamen of the Badr Brigade were stationed at the location. The buildi ...

Concern Over the Fate of Arman Ghafouri, Detained Environmental Activist

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-09-01 02:00
After 37 days in which no information has been received about the fate of Arman Ghafouri and a news release on some Kurdish websites that he was killed in the Sanandaj Intelligence Detention Centre, there is a serious concern about his fate. According to ...

Nearly 200 IS Militants Move From Mosul to Diyala: Source

BAS News - 2018-08-30 11:33
ERBIL — Around 180 Islamic State (IS) militants have recently infiltrated Iraq’s Diyala province from Mosul, a source said. “Information from security departments confirmed that 180 Islamic State members sneaked from Mosul into some regions in Diyala,” A ...

Counter Daesh Insight Bulletin 20-29 August 2018

The Global Coalition - 2018-08-30 00:22
This summary includes information about current trends in Daesh propaganda from the previous 9 days, focusing on the release of an audio recording by the Daesh leader. It is intended as a quick overview for those who do not have time to follow monitoring ...

Turkish court decides to remain Demirtas under arrest

Waar Media - 2018-08-29 11:14
WAAR-DUHOK: The Turkish court decided for the continuation of arrest for imprisoned former HDP Co-chair Selahattin Demirtas. The hearing was postponed. Demirtas attended the hearing through the Audio Visual Information System (SEGBIS). Demirtas’s lawyers ...

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Shi’ite Delegations in Erbil to Discuss Government Formation

BAS News - 2018-08-27 10:48
ERBIL — Delegations from Muqtada al-Sadr’s Sairoon Alliance and Haider al-Abadi’s Victory Alliance have arrived in Erbil to hold talks over the future Iraqi government with Kurdish factions. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the Shi’ite A ...

German prosecutors probe Yazidi woman’s claim about IS man

Seattle Times - 2018-08-19 15:12
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors said Saturday they are taking seriously a Yazidi refugee’s claim that she ran into her former Islamic State captor twice in Germany, but say they need more information to identify him. The case of 19-year-old Ashwaq Haji ...

German prosecutorial makes new probe to Yezidi survivor girl

Waar Media - 2018-08-19 14:57
WAAR-DUHOK: German prosecutors on Saturday said they are taking seriously a Yezidi (Ezidi) refugee’s claim that she ran into her former Islamic State (IS) captor twice in Germany, and that more information was needed to identify him. Ashwaq Haji, a 19-ye ...

KRG Needs Strategic Plan to Encounter Drug Addiction: MP

BAS News - 2018-08-18 10:00
ERBIL — A Kurdish lawmaker has warned of increasing rate of drug addiction across the Kurdistan Region, saying that government needs to devise a strategic plan to encounter the issue. “According to the information we have obtained, and based on official ...

No Information about the Fate of Two Civil Rights Activists

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-08-18 02:01
Despite more than ten days since the arrest of two female civil activists in Ilam and Sanandaj, no information has been received about their fate and whereabouts. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that Ilam Intelligence Forces raided ...

Afrin: Ankara-backed Rebels Confiscate Civilian Properties

BAS News - 2018-08-14 16:44
ERBIL — Islamist armed groups which are supported by Turkey continue unlawfully confiscating properties belonging to civilians in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin, northwest of Syria. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the armed men of the Fre ...

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IS Kills Three Hashd al-Shaabi Militiamen

BAS News - 2018-08-08 09:31
ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) militants attacked a unit of Hashd al-Shaabi militia in Kirkuk province in the early hours of Wednesday, killing three men from the Shi’ite fighters. According to the information obtained by BasNews, armed conflicts between ...

Saudi Newspaper Apologises for False Report on Barzani’s Wealth

BAS News - 2018-08-05 10:35
ERBIL — After publishing a report about the wealth of prominent Kurdish leader, Masoud Barzani, a Saudi newspaper has apologised to him and its readers for publishing inaccurate information. Alwatan Newspaper, wrote in a clarification message on Saturday ...

Fire Ravages Erbil Marketplace

BAS News - 2018-08-05 01:36
ERBIL — A massive fire incident overnight Saturday damaged part of Erbil’s local marketplace. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the fire has damaged several dozens of clothing stores near Erbil citadel. Only one civilian was reportedly in ...

Active Member of Islamic Group Arrested over Erbil Attack

BAS News - 2018-07-28 16:11
ERBIL - An active member of the the Kurdistan Islamic Group (Komal) in Erbil has been arrested by the city's Security (Asayish) over suspected involvement in last week's Erbil Governorate building terrorist attack. According to the information BasNews ha ...

Counter Daesh Insight Bulletin 12-17 July 2018

The Global Coalition - 2018-07-23 15:41
This summary includes information about current trends in Daesh propaganda from the previous week, focusing on Daesh attacking rival groups and the release of an 18 minute video by Daesh’s so-called West Africa Province. It is intended as a quick overvie ...

A Kurdish Citizen Killed by Security Forces in Miandoab

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-07-17 02:02
The security forces have targeted a Kurdish citizen’s vehicle on the Miandoab route to Bokan. This attack resulted in the death of a Kurdish citizen while there is no information on the fate of the other three passengers in the vehicle. Kurdistan Human Ri ...

Mass Arrests of Kurdish Activists in Different Cities of Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-07-13 02:01
In the past few days, security forces have arrested at least seven Kurdish civil and cultural activists in Kangavar, Kermanshah, and Koohdasht. There is no information available on the fate of several of them. An anonymous source, who did not want to be i ...

Counter Daesh Insight Bulletin 04 -11 July 2018

The Global Coalition - 2018-07-12 00:32
This summary includes information about current trends in Daesh propaganda from the previous week. It is intended as a quick overview for those who do not have time to follow monitoring services on a daily basis and is not a comprehensive listing of ever ...

IS Kills Six Iraqi Security Personnel in Western Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-07-11 11:33
ERBIL - At least six Iraqi security personnel were killed in an Islamic State (IS) attack in the district of Dibiz west of Kirkuk overnight on Tuesday, sources reported. According to the information BasNews has obtained from local sources, the militants ...

KRG's DIT to Undertake Radical Salary Reforms

BAS News - 2018-07-10 11:05
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) Department of Information and Technology (DIT) has revealed a list of over 100,000 public servants who receive illegal double salaries at the same time, a Kurdish official said on Tuesday. "There are over ...

No Information about the Fate of A Civil Rights Activist

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-07-10 02:02
Despite three days since the arrest of a poet and civil activist known as “Anwar Arab” from the city of Bukan by the security forces, no information has been received about his fate and whereabouts. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed ...

Counter Daesh Insight Bulletin 27 June – 3 July

The Global Coalition - 2018-07-05 22:47
This summary includes information about current trends in Daesh propaganda from the previous week. It is intended as a quick overview for those who do not have time to follow monitoring services on a daily basis and is not a comprehensive listing of ever ...

Pictures: Bomb Explosion Targets Kurdish Judge's House in Khanaqin

BAS News - 2018-07-05 10:17
ERBIL - A bombing attack targeted overnight on Wednesday the house of a Kurdish judge in the disputed Kurdish city of Khanaqin with no casualties reported. According to the information BasNews has obtained from local sources, the terrorist offensive has ...

Watch: Munitions Storage Depot Blasts in Kurdistan's Erbil

BAS News - 2018-06-30 12:19
ERBIL - A large military storage, where ammunition was kept, went off on Saturday early in the morning, in Kurdistan Region's capital city of Erbil. According to the information BasNews has learned, the incident occurred at around 4:00 am (Erbil time) in ...

Counter Daesh Insight Bulletin 19-26 June

The Global Coalition - 2018-06-26 21:01
This summary includes information about current trends in Daesh propaganda from the previous week. It is intended as a quick overview for those who do not have time to follow monitoring services on a daily basis and is not a comprehensive listing of ever ...
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