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Barzani calls on Islamic scholars group to be more active in spreading tolerance

Gulan Media - 2019-09-23 19:55

Iran’s IRGC Open Fire Injuring Kurdish Border Porters

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-09-23 02:00
The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) opened fire at a group of border porters known as Kolbar in the Sardasht area injuring Mohidin Khedri, Kolbar porter workers told Kurdistan Human Rights Netowork (KHRN). .… The post Iran’s IRGC Open Fire Injur ...

IS Suicide Bomber Killed in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-09-22 21:33
ERBIL - An Islamic State (IS) suicide bomber was killed on Sunday in the Iraqi capital Baghdad. The militant was killed by the Iraqi security forces in the district of al-Tarmiya, in north of the capital city, Baghdad Operations Command said in a stateme ...

The Islamic Movement in Kurdistan is suing those who insult Islam

Kurdiu - 2019-09-22 20:10

Barzani calls on Islamic scholars group to be more active in spreading tolerance

Kurdistan24 - 2019-09-22 17:13

Barzani Calls on Islamic Scholars to Continue Promoting Peace and Tolerance

BAS News - 2019-09-22 11:45
ERBIL — Kurdish leader and the president of ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, encouraged the Islamic scholars to continue contributing to the efforts in the direction of promoting peace, coexistence, and tolerance in the Kurdistan ...

Islamic State claims blast that killed 12 near Iraqi Shi’ite holy city of Karbala

E-Kurd - 2019-09-22 10:40
HILLA, Iraq,— Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for a deadly attack near the Iraqi Shi’ite holy city of Karbala on Friday, the group’s Amaq news agency said. A bus bombing killed at least 12 people and wounded five people on Friday a ...

IS Claims Deadly Bombing in Iraq’s Karbala

BAS News - 2019-09-22 10:36
ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for a bombing in Karbala, south of Iraq, on Friday, according to group’s Amaq new agency. The bombing targeted a civilian minibus while crossing through a checkpoint, killing at least 12 people an ...

President Barzani’s Statement on Anniversary of the Union of Islamic Scholars of Kurdistan

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-09-22 10:19
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 21 September 2019 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani conveyed a congratulatory message to the Union of Islamic Scholars of Kurdistan on their anniversary. Bellow is President Barzani’s statement: I congratulate the Unio ...

Trump threatens to release foreign Islamic State captives - StamfordAdvocate

Stamfordadvocate - 2019-09-22 06:18

Nineveh: Six IS Members Captured

BAS News - 2019-09-22 00:37
ERBIL - At least six members of the Islamic State (IS) were captured on Saturday in the Iraqi province of Nineveh, the Interior Ministry said in a statement. The six jihadists, among whom was a sniper, were arrested during a joint operation by the emerge ...

IS Claims It Targeted SDF Vehicle

BAS News - 2019-09-21 23:37
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) claimed that it targeted a vehicle of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) with an explosive device. The group's Amaq Agency claimed that the incident occurred in the town of Dahla, where everyone in the vehicle w ...

IS Hideouts, Drone Seized in Diyala

BAS News - 2019-09-21 23:37
ERBIL - A number of hideouts with a drone belonging to the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group were seized in the Iraqi province of Diyala. Iraqi reports cited a statement by the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi on Saturday as saying that its militias seized th ...

Trump threatens to release foreign Islamic State captives - GreenwichTime

Greenwichtime - 2019-09-21 06:14

Trump washing his hands of Islamic State won't solve the problem

Alaraby - 2019-09-20 22:46

Germany to Continue Military Training in Iraq, Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-09-20 15:00
ERBIL - The German government has decided to continue its forces' military training mission in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region to assist the country with the war against the Islamic State (IS). According to a statement by the German government, the country ...

Iraqi MP Warns of Reopening Arar Border Crossing with Saudi Arabia

BAS News - 2019-09-19 23:39
ERBIL - A lawmaker at the Iraqi Parliament has warned of reopening of the Arar border crossing with Saudi Arabia, adding that it could lead to an Islamic State (IS) resurgence in Iraq. Mohammed Saihud, an MP at the Council of Representatives, said in a s ...

Kurdistan Islamic Union bloc warns of not reaching an agreement with Baghdad

Kurdiu - 2019-09-19 20:29

The Terrorist Threat Posed by Neglect and Indifference

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-09-19 17:50
Months after the collapse of its territorial caliphate, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) remains a viable threat to the United States and the international community writ large. The organization’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, is alive and on th ...

Erdogan says 2-3 million Syrian refugees in Turkey, Europe can be resettled in ‘safe zone’

Kathimerini - 2019-09-19 07:38
-backed Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters. The YPG has been a main US ally in the fight against Islamic State ...

IS Hideout Seized, Two Militants Captured in Kirkuk, Diyala

BAS News - 2019-09-19 00:53
ERBIL - A hideout belonging to the jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) was seized in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk on Wednesday, while a militant was captured at the site as well. Spokesperson for the Iraqi Ministry of Interior, Saad Maan, exp ...

Islamic State leader says ‘daily operations’ underway in purported message

E-Kurd - 2019-09-18 00:47
CAIRO,— Islamic State’s media network on Monday issued an audio message purporting to come from its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi saying operations were taking place daily and urging freedom for women jailed in Iraq and Syria over their alleged links to th ...

Kurdistan Islamic Union bloc submits 5 draft laws to Kurdistan Parliament

Kurdiu - 2019-09-17 20:13

Islamic State fills the void in Nigeria as government soldiers retreat to ‘super camps’

E-Kurd - 2019-09-16 20:40
ABUJA/MAIDUGURI,— When Islamic State gunmen stormed the northeast Nigerian town of Magumeri on the night of August 21, they had free rein. Nigerian soldiers had left the town earlier that month under a new strategy of withdrawing to “super camps” that ca ...

Girls of the Sun shines a light on Kurdish women fighting the Islamic State

Noted - 2019-09-14 15:57

Secretary-General of the Kurdistan Islamic Union receives the Iraqi Minister of Planning

Kurdiu - 2019-09-13 00:33

Focus on the Big Picture: Washington’s Options in Syria

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-09-12 01:18
Even after eight years of civil war and the U.S. intervention to combat the Islamic State (IS), the future of northeast Syria still is unsettled. Washington faces the various divergent interests of powerful external actors, including Russia and Turkey—one ...

Pentagon fears Islamic State surge in Iraqi Kurdistan

Al Monitor - 2019-09-11 00:24

In Syria, lack of international recognition for Raqqa’s civilian administration hampering reconstruction

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-09-10 18:31
On 17 October 2019, it will be two years since the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) declared victory over Islamic State (ISIS) in Raqqa, which since 2014 had been the capital of the self-proclaimed ‘caliphate’. Tens of thousands of people who left the city ...

Baghdadi Is Back—and Vows the Islamic State Will Be, Too | The New Yorker

Newyorker - 2019-09-10 17:47

Nearly 40,000 People Emigrated from Kurdistan since January

BAS News - 2019-09-10 11:57
ERBIL — Since the beginning of 2019, roughly 40,000 people have emigrated from Kurdistan, mostly moving to the western EU countries, a monitoring group said. Following the emergence of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria in 2014, a large number of p ...

Coalition Airstrike Kills Six IS Insurgents Near Makhmour

BAS News - 2019-09-10 02:09
ERBIL - The US-led coalition killed in an airstrike on Monday night six militants of the Islamic State (IS) near Makhmour district, a Peshmerga commander confirmed. The air raid targeted the jihadists in the villages of Aliarash and Grdgraw on the outski ...

What Do ISIS and Al Qaeda Do Now?

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-09-10 00:17
Although the United States and its allies severed the Islamic State’s hold over a considerable amount of territory in Iraq […] ...

Secretary-General of the Kurdistan Islamic Union receives Speaker of Kurdistan Parliament

Kurdiu - 2019-09-09 22:01

Iraq: 15 IS Jihadists Killed in Airdrop Operation

BAS News - 2019-09-09 17:52
ERBIL — Iraqi counter-terrorism forces conducted an airdrop operation on Monday in an area between Diyala and Salahaddin provinces where they killed 15 Islamic State (IS) jihadists, security officials confirmed. Ali Haidar, an officer with Diyala intelli ...

Nineveh: Eight IS Militants Killed in Coalition Airstrike

BAS News - 2019-09-09 06:12
ERBIL - The US-led international coalition warplanes killed on Sunday eight members of the Islamic State (IS) in the Iraqi province of Nineveh. The eight jihadists were targeted in a hideout located in the district of Hamam al-Alil, Nineveh province, acc ...

Unknown Men Raid IS Families Camp in Salahaddin

BAS News - 2019-09-09 06:12
ERBIL - Unknown armed men have raided a camp in Iraqi Salahaddin province where the families of the Islamic State (IS) are based. Nouman al-Jabouri, an officer from Salahaddin Police, said in a statement that the incident occurred in the district of al-S ...

Another Four IS Jihadists Killed in Salahaddin

BAS News - 2019-09-09 06:12
ERBIL - Another four jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) were killed on Sunday in the Iraqi province of Salahaddin. The militants were killed during a military operation by the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias in Makhoul mountains, in northeast of Sa ...

Barzani Receives KIG Leader

BAS News - 2019-09-08 23:14
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and the president of ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, received on Sunday Ali Bapir, the leader of Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG). During the meeting, Barzani and Bapir discussed bilateral relations ...

Kurdistan Islamic Union receives a delegation from the Democratic People's Party

Kurdiu - 2019-09-08 21:03

Iran’s Actions “Negative But Not Definitive”: French FM

BAS News - 2019-09-08 15:46
ERBIL — The decision by the Islamic Republic of Iran to further reduce its commitment to the 2015’s Nuclear Deal is “negative”, but Paris will continue the talks over the issue, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves le Drian said on Sunday. “The actions they ...

US Welcomes Denmark's Plan to Deploy Forces to Syria

BAS News - 2019-09-08 06:25
ERBIL - The United States has welcomed a plan by Denmark to deploy forces to Syria to support the international coalition against the Islamic State (IS) war in the middle eastern country. "The United States welcomes the announcement by the Danish Governm ...

Three Islamic State children handed over by Syrian Kurds to Nigeria

E-Kurd - 2019-09-06 11:27
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Kurdish authorities in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria on Thursday handed over three siblings linked with the Islamic State group to Nigeria, the first such repatriation to the African country, an official said. ...

Roundtable: The Iranian Way of War

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-09-06 03:26
The Islamic Republic of Iran has been at war for almost its entire existence, beginning with the Iraqi invasion of the country in 1980 and, then, in an asymmetric way in support of regional clients, often working against American allies and partners in th ...

Kurdistan Islamic Union rejects the formation of "Kurdistan Regional Council"

Kurdiu - 2019-09-05 22:52

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps - Blitz

Weeklyblitz - 2019-09-05 08:34

Guns, filth and the Islamic State: Syrian camp is ‘disaster in the making’ - bdnews24.com

Bdnews24 - 2019-09-04 15:25

Turkey tolerates Islamic movements, to a point | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-09-04 15:10

Kurdistan Islamic Union bloc visits a group of parliamentary blocs

Kurdiu - 2019-09-03 21:43

Islamic State is regaining strength in Iraq and Syria - bdnews24.com

Bdnews24 - 2019-09-03 16:02

Kurdistan Islamic Union congratulates Muslims on the Islamic New Year

Kurdiu - 2019-09-02 06:10

Teachers’ Union Activist Sentenced to 15 Years of Imprisonment in Mahabad

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-29 02:00
Yaser Amini Azar, a Kurdish teacher and Teachers’ union activist, was sentenced to 15 months of imprisonment by the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Mahabad. This teacher was arrested by security forces in… The post Teachers’ Union Activist Sentenced to 15 ...

Ali Qaradaghi visits the Executive Council of the Kurdistan Islamic Union

Kurdiu - 2019-08-27 23:42

A Kurdish Worker Sentenced to One of Year Imprisonment

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-27 02:01
A worker, ‘Isaac Rouhi”, was sentenced to one year in prison by branch 1 of the Islamic Revolutionary Court in Sanandaj on charges of “propaganda against the state”. Kurdistan Human Rights Network… The post A Kurdish Worker Sentenced to One of Year Impri ...

Backgrounder: The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) :: Middle East Forum

Meforum - 2019-08-27 01:00

Secretary-General of the Kurdistan Islamic Union visits Ali …

Kurdiu - 2019-08-26 23:43

The Kurdish Islamic League holds its general conference in Sulaimaniyah

Kurdiu - 2019-08-26 23:43

Suspected Islamic State member brought to US for prosecution

Militarytimes - 2019-08-25 06:22

Secretary-General of the Kurdistan Islamic Union visits the city of Dohuk

Kurdiu - 2019-08-24 16:06

An anti-armor missile was found in al-Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-08-22 17:51
Al-Raqqa – Al-Raqqa Military Council found an anti-armor missile and / 3 / missile launchers leftovers from the Islamic State terrorists in an abandoned building in al-Tayyar neighborhood on Thursday. After receiving a complaint from one of the residents ...

German defense minister meets Islamic State victims in Iraq | News | DW | 21.08.2019

DW - 2019-08-21 23:23

Kurdish Boys from Kobane Detail Awful Abuses at the Hands of the Islamic State - VICE

VICE - 2019-08-21 14:56

Kurdish Civilian Transferred from IRGC Detention Centre to Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-21 02:01
Saber Kamani, residing at “Anbeh village” of Taregor Region in Orumiyeh, was transferred to the Orumiyeh Central Prison yesterday after being interrogated for five days at Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) detention… The post Kurdish Civilian Tran ...

Germany takes back four Islamic State children from Syria

Jerusalem Post - 2019-08-20 18:35
Thousands of Islamic State members, including foreigners, women and children, are being held by Kurdish-led authorities in northern Syria. ...

Islamic State fighter stripped of UK citizenship hopes Canada will take him

E-Kurd - 2019-08-20 17:24
LONDON,— A Muslim convert who was stripped of his British citizenship after traveling to Syria to fight with Islamic State said on Monday he hoped Canada, where he is a citizen, would take him from the Kurdish prison in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) he is be ...

How two Islamic groups fell from power to persecution: Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and Turkey's Gulenists

Theconversation - 2019-08-20 17:15

Statul Islamic ameninţă să-şi intensifice... | News.ro

NEWS - 2019-08-20 08:26

Islamic State claims bombing at Kabul, Afghanistan wedding that killed 63 [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-08-20 01:00

ISIS Resurgence: confirmed by US Air Force statistics

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-19 23:30
Although the Islamic State no longer controls territory, it still has thousands of fighters in Iraq and Syria. (Photo: Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images) ...

Syrian Kurds hand over four Islamic State children to Germany

Gulan Media - 2019-08-19 22:52

4 German children born to IS to return home from Syria

Washington Times - 2019-08-19 17:52
BEIRUT (AP) - Four German children fathered by Islamic State militants, including an ill toddler, were handed over to Germany on Monday by Syria's Kurdish-led administration, a Kurdish official and Germany's foreign minister said. The children had been h ...

Syrian Kurds hand over four Islamic State children to Germany: official

E-Kurd - 2019-08-19 17:30
SIMALKA CROSSING, Syrian Kurdistan,— The Kurdish authorities in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria Monday handed over four children linked with the Islamic State group to Germany in their first such repatriation to the European country, an offi ...

Syrian Kurds hand over four ′Islamic State′ children to Germany | News | DW | 19.08.2019

DW - 2019-08-19 16:53

Pentagon IG: Islamic State 'Consolidated Its Insurgency' in Iraq and Syria

Breitbart - 2019-08-18 06:07

A Kurdish Civilian Transferred to Orumiyeh Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-17 02:00
Adel Salem Fard, a Kurdish civilian of Oshnavieh (Shno in Kurdish) who was arrested by the Intelligence Organization of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps in late June, was transferred to the Orumiyeh… The post A Kurdish Civilian Transferred to Orumiy ...

Iran and Other Islamic Countries Weigh In on Kashmir Crisis - Communal News

Communalnews - 2019-08-16 00:59

Captured ISIS fighters get short sentences and art therapy in Syria

Washington Post - 2019-08-14 17:55
The Syrian Kurds hope leniency will boost reconciliation and prevent a resurgence of the Islamic State. ...

Three Yazidi girls freed from Islamic State captivity in Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-08-14 14:14
DUHOK, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The director of the Yazidi Rescue Center in Duhok city in Iraqi Kurdistan, Hussein Qaidi, said on Wednesday that three Yazidi girls had been rescued from Islamic State group (ISIS) captivity. Qaidi said the girls are betw ...

Secretary-General of the Kurdistan Islamic Union sends a mes…

Kurdiu - 2019-08-14 01:19

Insurgents and the Flip Side of Special Operations

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-08-13 22:31
While the Islamic State’s physical caliphate is no more, it is clear that the group has successfully transitioned back to a uniform insurgency contesting for influence in areas of Syria and Iraq. Certainly, its far-flung affiliates in Asia and Africa beli ...

Statul Islamic ameninţă să-şi intensifice atentatele vizând kurzii şi coaliţia antijihadistă în Siria

A1 - 2019-08-12 18:13

ISIS sleeper cell preparing for an attack neutralized by YPG

ANF - 2019-08-12 18:12
Alongside Turkey's invasion threats, sleeper cells of the "Islamic State" have been activated in northern and eastern Syria recently. ...

Islamic State says will step up fight against Syrian Kurds, coalition

E-Kurd - 2019-08-12 11:25
BEIRUT,— The Islamic State group vowed to intensify its fight against the US-led coalition and Kurds in eastern Syria, in a video posted Sunday on its Telegram channel. “The fire of the battle between us and them has been reignited and will intensify,” t ...

Five Years of Imprisonment for a Kurdish Civilian

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-12 02:01
Aref Mohammadi, a Kurdish civilian from the village of Bavan in the Margevar area of Orumiyeh, was sentenced to five years’ imprisonment by the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Orumiyeh. Kurdistan Human Rights… The post Five Years of Imprisonment for a Kur ...

Islamic State group vows to escalate fight against Syrian Kurds, US-led coalition | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-08-12 01:19

Islamic State vows to step up fight against Syria Kurds, U.S.-led coalition | The Japan Times

Japantimes - 2019-08-12 00:35

Martyrs remembered at the Feast of Sacrifice in Rojava

ANF - 2019-08-11 10:14
On the occasion of the Islamic Feast of Sacrifice, people from northern and eastern Syria are visiting the graves of the martyrs. ...

Secretary-General of the Kurdistan Islamic Union sends a congratulatory message on the occasion of E…

Kurdiu - 2019-08-11 00:48

Norway mosque shooting: Man opens fire on Al-Noor Islamic Centre

BBC - 2019-08-11 00:02
Police say they have arrested a "young white man" after a shooting inside a mosque left one injured. ...

Syrian Kurdish official warns of 'big war' and Islamic State resurgence if U.S. talks fail to block Turkish onslaught | The Japan Times

Japantimes - 2019-08-09 12:56

Six Kurdish Civilians Sentenced to Imprisonment

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-09 02:00
Six civilians from the village of Celin of Hewraman have been sentenced to three months to four years in prison by the Marivan Islamic Revolutionary Court for cooperating with one of the… The post Six Kurdish Civilians Sentenced to Imprisonment appeared ...

Islamic State wages desert-based insurgency in Iraq and Syria | FDD's Long War Journal

Longwarjournal - 2019-08-08 21:07

Kurdish Islamic League distributes aid to orphans

Kurdiu - 2019-08-07 19:54

Islamic State is ‘resurging’ in Syria as U.S. withdraws troops, watchdog says

E-Kurd - 2019-08-07 17:49
BEIRUT,— The Islamic State (IS) jihadist group is “resurging” in Syria even as the United States withdrew troops, and is solidifying its insurgent capabilities in neighboring Iraq, a Defense Department watchdog said Tuesday. The Islamic jihadists — who s ...

Islamic State car bomb kills 5 in Syrian Kurdistan: monitor

E-Kurd - 2019-08-07 17:49
AL-QAHTANIYA,— A car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group killed five people, including three children, in a Kurdish town in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria on Wednesday, a war monitor said. The explosive-rigged vehicle detonated in Al ...

Islamic State has as much as $300 million to fight, says UN chief

E-Kurd - 2019-08-07 14:23
UNITED NATIONS,— Secretary-General António Guterres says in a report that the Islamic State extremist group IS/ISIS has been left with as much as $300 million following the loss of its so-called “caliphate” in Iraq and Syria, “with none of the financial ...

Kurdish Civilian Transferred to Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-07 02:01
Jamal Doostan, a Kurdish civilian from Orumiyeh who was arrested by Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) on July 1, 2019 was transferred to Orumiyeh Central Prison. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has… The post Kurdish Civilian Transferred to ...

Kurdistan Islamic Union denies taking a post in the presidency of the region

Kurdiu - 2019-08-05 18:29

Baloch, Kurds, Azeris, Arabs and Turkmen gathered against the Islamic Regime

KurdisCat - 2019-08-05 15:30
Baloch, Arabs, Kurds, Turks and representatives of other non-Persian nations of Iran gathered in London on Friday (26 July) to express their support to President Trump’s policy against the Islamic regime of Iran. The press conference was organised by the ...

Kurdistan Islamic Union issues a statement in memory of the Sinjar tragedy

Kurdiu - 2019-08-04 19:04

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