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Continued Arrest and Summons of Civilians in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-11-17 02:02
Following the arrest of the environmental activist known as Sahar Kazemi in early August, her husband and mother were also summoned and arrested by Sanandaj Intelligence headquarters and transferred to the Ministry of Intelligence Detention Centre in Sana ...

Pictures: Self-Proclaimed Wizard Captured in Anbar

BAS News - 2018-11-15 23:24
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces on Thursday arrested “one of the most dangerous self-proclaimed wizards” in the western province of Anbar. “Based on intelligence tips, security forces arrested one of the most dangerous wizards in northwest of Anbar,” a sec ...

Kurdistan: Archeological Artifacts Seized from Smugglers

BAS News - 2018-11-13 11:24
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region security forces announced on Tuesday the seizure of several dozens of artifacts from a group of smugglers. During an operation based on previous intelligence, the security forces captured a group of smugglers with 80 pieces of “i ...

Biggest IS Cell Captured in Iraq's Ramadi

BAS News - 2018-11-12 20:01
ERBIL - The biggest Islamic State (IS) cell was apprehended on Monday by the Iraqi forces in the Iraqi province of Ramadi, Iraqi Military Intelligence Directorate said in a statement. "Troops of the 10th Division of the Military Intelligence Directorate ...

Continued Detention of Environmental Activists in Sanandaj and Marivan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-11-08 02:00
Five environmental activists, called Arman Ghafouri, Sahar Kazemi, Kaveh Babamoradi,Varia Khosravi and Shawgar Golabi who were arrested by security forces in the cities of Sanandaj and Marivan, are still detained by the Ministry of Intelligence and the Ir ...

Three IS Leaders Killed in Diyala

BAS News - 2018-11-06 23:07
ERBIL - Three leaders of the extremist group of Islamic State ( IS) were killed on Tuesday during clashes with the Iraqi forces in the province of Diyala. "Intelligence officers carried out a security operation in the depth of Hamrin Mountains, 75 km nor ...

A Kurdish Civilain Arrested by Security Forces in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-11-05 02:00
Parastoo Mirza’i, a Kurdish civilian from Sanandaj, was arrested by the security forces following a telephone summons to the headquarters of the Sanandaj Intelligence Bureau. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) informed that Parastoo Mirza’i was arreste ...

In Saghez, two Kurdish citizens arrested

Kurdpa - 2018-11-03 19:56
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): Two Kurdish citizens, from the city of Saghez, were arrested by Iranian Intelligence Service. ...

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 ...

Denmark: Iranian Intelligence Service Suspected of Assassination Plot

BAS News - 2018-10-30 20:11
ERBIL - Denmark has accused the Iranian intelligence service of attempting to assassinate a figure of an Iranian Arab opposition in the European country. Earlier on October 21, a Norwegian citizen of Iranian origins was arrested in Sweden, who was believ ...

Four young Kurdish men, from Pawa, arrested in Mariwan

Kurdpa - 2018-10-28 03:11
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)’s Intelligence Organization arrested four Kurdish citizens, all of them from Pawa (Paweh) in the city of Mariwan. ...

France has expelled an Iranian diplomat

Roji Kurd - 2018-10-28 00:08
France had fired an Iranian diplomat about one month ago in connection with an attack on the June gathering of the MKO in northern Paris, but this news was not publicly disclosed,according five diplomatic sources close to the Western intelligence service ...

Iran: Three Kurds Detained for Alleged Links with Kurdish Parties

BAS News - 2018-10-24 14:36
ERBIL — Iranian intelligence service has recently detained three Kurdish citizens in Kurdistan province, accusing them of membership in Kurdish opposition parties. According to Hangaw Organization for Human Rights, the whereabouts of the three inmates ar ...

Iraqi Forces Capture IS Bomb Expert

BAS News - 2018-10-24 14:36
ERBIL — Iraq’s intelligence service announced the arrest of an Islamic State (IS) militant who is said to be the group’s explosives expert and bombing planner. According to an official statement, the insurgent was captured in Albu Taiban district of Anba ...

A Kurdish poet facing load of security charges

Kurdpa - 2018-10-21 09:47
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): A Kurdish poet was facing more than 15 security charges all of which had been brought by intelligence organizations in the cities of Malakshahi and Ilam. ...

A Kurdish journalist arrested in Mariwan

Kurdpa - 2018-10-18 06:10
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): A Kurdish journalist, from the city of Mariwan, was arrested by Iranian intelligence forces. ...

A young Kurdish arrested in Kirmashan

Kurdpa - 2018-10-16 19:38
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): A young Kurdish man, from Kirmashan (Kermanshah), was arrested by Iranian Intelligence Service. ...

At least 15 IS Members Captured in Mosul

BAS News - 2018-10-16 06:23
ERBIL - At least 15 extremist members of the Islamic State (IS) were captured in the group's previously stronghold city of Mosul on Monday, a security official said. "Acting upon intelligence reports, the Nineveh police arrested 15 Islamic State members ...

Iranian intelligence forces kill 2 Kurd separatists

Seattle Times - 2018-10-13 20:42
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency says members of the country’s intelligence service have killed two Kurdish separatists in a clash in the western city of Kermanshah. Saturday’s report quotes Iran’s intelligence ministry as saying ...

A labor activist arrested in Sna

Kurdpa - 2018-10-11 17:24
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): A labor activist, from Sna (Sanandaj), was arrested by Iranian Intelligence Service. ...

A Teacher Arrested in Saghez

Kurdpa - 2018-10-09 18:05
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): A teacher from Saghez in East Kurdistan (Iranian Kurdistan) was arrested by Iranian Intelligence Service and transferred to an unknown whereabouts. ...

Kurdish Women’s Rights Activist Arrested in Iran

BAS News - 2018-10-09 13:40
ERBIL — Iranian security forces have arrested a Kurdish advocate of women’s right while her family remains uninformed about her whereabouts. Mina Rad, who is also a known Kurdish poet, was summoned by Iranian intelligence service last Saturday, and since ...

Kurdistan Has Turned into A Military Garrison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-10-07 02:01
The Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corp, in coordination with the Ministry of Intelligence of the Islamic Republic of Iran, has turned the Kurdish cities such as Sanandaj, Kamyaran, Shaho, Paweh, Mariwan and Sarwabad into a military garrison through dispatc ...

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 ...

France accuses Iran over bomb plot near Paris

Waar Media - 2018-10-03 14:41
WAAR-DUHOK: France has accused Iran’s intelligence ministry of being behind a foiled plot to bomb an exiled opposition group near the French capital in a move that risks straining already complicated ties between Paris and Tehran. The French government a ...

At Least Seven IS Insurgents Captured in Mosul

BAS News - 2018-10-02 18:47
ERBIL - At least seven members of the Islamic State (IS) were captured in Mosul, one of whom admitted to the assassination of security forces, the Iraqi interior ministry’s spokesman said. "Karama security forces, acting upon intelligence reports, arrest ...

Student Activist arrested in Kirmashan

Kurdpa - 2018-10-02 16:22
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): a Kurdish student activist was arrested by Iranian Intelligence Service in Kirmashan (Kermanshah). ...

France Seizes Assets Belonging to Iranian Intelligence

BAS News - 2018-10-02 13:31
ERBIL — The French government said on Tuesday it had seized the assets belonging to Iranian intelligence and two other Iranian individuals in response to a previous attack that was foiled near Paris. The foiled attack was planned to target a rally of the ...

In Pictures: Assassins of Iraqi Beauty Queen Arrested

BAS News - 2018-09-28 23:12
ERBIL - Hours after Iraqi PM ordered an immediate investigation into the recent murder cases in the capital city, the assassins of the model girl Tara Fares were arrested, reports said. The Iraqi intelligence agency was able to find the two suspects via ...

Six Kurdish citizens arrested in Bana

Kurdpa - 2018-09-25 17:51
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): Six Kurdish citizens, all of them from Bana (Baneh), were arrested by Iranian Intelligence Service. ...

A Kurdish citizen arrested in Sardasht

Kurdpa - 2018-09-24 20:51
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): Iranian Intelligence Service arrested a Kurdish citizen, from the city of Sardasht and kept his whereabouts unknown. ...

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 ...

Turkey Arrests 9 People in Afrin over Suspected PKK Links

BAS News - 2018-09-16 10:26
ERBIL — Turkish National Intelligence Service (MIT) has arrested nine people in Syrian Kurdish town of Afrin, and brought them to Turkey over alleged links with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). According to a local authority, the arrests were made dur ...

Two labor activists arrested

Kurdpa - 2018-09-05 20:44
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): Two Kurdish labor activists, from Sna (Sanandaj) were arrested by the Iranian Intelligence Service. ...

Iran Using Civilian Flights to Smuggle Weaponry to Hezbollah: Report

BAS News - 2018-09-04 11:28
ERBIL — The Islamic Republic of Iran is using civilian airlines to send weapons to the Lebanese Hezbollah through Iraqi airspace, according to Western intelligence officials cited by Fox News. Two flights operated by Qeshm Fars Air flights made trips fro ...

IS Funder Arrested in Mosul

BAS News - 2018-09-04 10:43
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces on Monday announced the arrest of an Islamic State (IS) member who was responsible for providing the group’s sleeper cells near Mosul with goods. According to a statement the Iraqi military intelligence department, which was ...

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 ...

Komala Refutes the Iranian Ministry of Intelligence’s claim

Kurdpa - 2018-08-31 01:55
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): The Komala Party of Iranian Kurdistan refutes a statement of the Ministry of Intelligence of the Islamic Republic of Iran in which they claim that they have arrested a dozen of the party’s members and Peshmergas. ...

Iran Arrests Dozens of People Accused of Espionage

BAS News - 2018-08-29 10:33
ERBIL — Iranian authorities announced on Tuesday the arrest of “tens of spies” who work in the state bodies. Country’s Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi revealed that many of those arrested were duel nationals. “I have repeatedly asked people to inform ...

A Kurdish citizen arrested in Kamyaran

Kurdpa - 2018-08-25 05:07
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): The Iranian Intelligence Service forces arrested a young Kurdish citizen, from Kamyaran, kept him in custody. ...

A Kurdish citizen arrested in Shno

Kurdpa - 2018-08-21 15:56
Kurdpa Agency: The Iranian Intelligence Service arrested a Kurdish citizen, from Shno and kept his whereabout unrevealed. ...

IRGC arrested a Kurdish citizen in Shno

Kurdpa - 2018-08-21 15:56
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): A Kurdish citizen, from Shno (Oshnavieh) was arrested by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)’s Intelligence agents. ...

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 ...

The New Scenario of Ministry of Intelligence Denied by Zeynab Jalalian

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-08-17 02:02
On July 30, following the announcement of a three-day hunger strike by Zeynab Jalalian along with nine prisoners of ordinary offences in protest to being deprived of weekly visits and basic prison facilities, one of the websites linked to the Ministry of ...

HDP Condemns Turkey's Air Raid on Sinjar

BAS News - 2018-08-16 23:37
ERBIL - Turkey's pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has condemned an airstrike conducted by Ankara Air Force against the Yezidi populated region of Sinjar on Wednesday which was also coordinated with local intelligence and killed a senior leader ...
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