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Amal Clooney seeking Islamic State woman for Yazidi crimes | WTOP

WTOP - 2019-04-25 17:45

Civilian Presence Slows Offensive to Oust Islamic State in Syria - WSJ

WSJ - 2019-04-25 16:11

Local Arabs Impede Exhumation of Yezidi Mass Graves in Sinjar: Official

BAS News - 2019-04-25 15:10
ERBIL — A local official from Sinjar has warned about an intention in the area to impede the exhumation of the mass graves where the Islamic State (IS) militants buried Yezidi victims in 2014. The United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountabili ...

Civilians Held by Islamic State in Syria Go Free - WSJ

WSJ - 2019-04-25 14:56

Turkey detains suspect believed planning to attack ANZAC service: police

Reuters - 2019-04-25 09:43
Turkish authorities have arrested a suspected Islamic State member they believe was planning to attack a World War One commemoration at Gallipoli attended by hundreds of Australians and New Zealanders, police said on Wednesday. ...

Left struggles to acknowledge Islamic terrorists were behind Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-04-25 07:46

Four Sunni Kurdish Prisoners Transferred From Rajaee Shahr to Mahabad Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-04-25 02:19
Kurdistan Human Rights Network(KHRN): Four Kurdish religious prisoners – Anwar Khezri, Ayoub Karimi, Qasem Abasteh, and Dawood Abdollahi- were transferred from Karaj Prison to the Mahabad Prison for trial at the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Mahabad on A ...

SDF Refutes New Anti-IS Operation

BAS News - 2019-04-25 00:06
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has refuted the rumors claiming the US-backed Kurdish fighters were making preparations for a new military operation against the Islamic State (IS) in Syria. The SDF announced the full victory over t ...

Iraq Sentences IS Insurgent to Death

BAS News - 2019-04-25 00:06
ERBIL - A court in Iraq has sentenced an insurgent of the Islamic State (IS) to death after finding the militant guilty of being involved in a deadly car bomb in Diyala. The death penalty was issued by the Diyala Criminal Court for the extremist who alle ...

Iraq Criticizes Mass Executions in Saudi Arabia

BAS News - 2019-04-25 00:06
ERBIL - The Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq has strongly criticized the mass executions carried out by Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. A total of 37 people, 32 of them being from the country’s Shi'ite minority, were executed by Saudi Arabia for alleged "acts of ...

No Foreign Forces Allowed to Stay in Iraq: Hadi al-Amiri

BAS News - 2019-04-25 00:06
ERBIL - No foreign forces are allowed to stay in Iraq, Head of Fatih Coalition Hadi al-Amiri said on Wednesday during a special ceremony held to remember the fallen militiamen of the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi during the war against the Islamic State (I ...

Amal Clooney seeking Islamic State woman for Yazidi crimes -

KTAR - 2019-04-24 16:25

′Islamic State′ defeated in Syria: US-backed Syrian forces | News | DW | 23.03.2019

DW - 2019-04-24 15:18

Moscow Concerned Over New US Sanctions on Iran

Waar Media - 2019-04-24 10:42
WAAR_DUHOK Russia said Tuesday it is particularly concerned over a new round of U.S. sanctions on Iran. Under the threat of punishment, Washington is pressuring all countries to stop buying Iranian crude oil with the aim of undermining the Islamic Republ ...

Amal Clooney: Prosecute Islamic State extremists for rape

Rûdaw - 2019-04-24 09:04
"So far not a single person was tried for sexual enslavement crimes against Yazidis" ...

Kurdistan PM Discusses Politics, Security with Coalition

BAS News - 2019-04-24 01:04
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the Deputy Special Envoy to the Global Coalition to Defeat Islamic State Ambassador William Roebuck on Tuesday for talks on a number of political and security issues in the region. During ...

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Sri Lanka Bombings - WSJ

WSJ - 2019-04-24 00:40

As Sri Lanka mourns, Islamic State claims Easter bombings

Gulan Media - 2019-04-23 23:38

Islamic State is about Ideology, not Territory: Masrour Barzani

Gulan Media - 2019-04-23 23:38

The Islamic State claims Sri Lanka bombings, releases image of attackers [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-04-23 23:11

Senior IS Leader Captured in Diyala

BAS News - 2019-04-23 22:58
ERBIL - A senior Islamic State (IS) leader was captured by the Iraqi security forces in the province of Diyala on Tuesday. The insurgent leader was arrested in Hamrin mountain range based on accurate intelligence information, Sadiq al-Husseini, head of t ...

Paris Refuses to Repatriate IS French Nationals Held in Syria

BAS News - 2019-04-23 21:40
ERBIL - Paris has refused to repatriate the Islamic State (IS) French nationals held in Syria, arguing that a judge was not able to rule on the matter "given it involved negotiations with foreign authorities." "The Council of State (Conseil d'Etat) rejec ...

Islamic State is about Ideology, not Territory: Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2019-04-23 16:05
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, received on Tuesday the Deputy Special Envoy to the Global Coalition to Defeat Islamic State Ambassador William Roebuck to review the latest developments in security challenges of ...

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 ...

Cracks Deepening within KIG as More Senior Members Resign

BAS News - 2019-04-23 14:35
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG) is going through a difficult time as senior members abandon the party one after another. Earlier this week, three leading members of the KIG announced that they no longer belong to the party as the result of thei ...

Special Team Exhuming Yezidi Mass Graves Come Under Fire

BAS News - 2019-04-22 21:40
ERBIL - The special investigative teams, who have kicked off a campaign to exhume the mass graves of Kurdish Yezidi victims of Islamic State (IS) genocide in Sinjar region, came under fire on Monday by unknown armed men, a report said. Kurdistan 24 cited ...

US-backed forces launch 'decisive battle' against last Islamic State enclave in Syria - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

ABC - 2019-04-22 20:17

‘The Islamic State will never die’: their territory is gone but the jihadis are always with us | Coffee House

Spectator - 2019-04-22 11:35

Islamic State behind attack on Saudi security north of Riyadh: Arabiya TV

Yahoo - 2019-04-22 06:46

Peshmerga Commanders Say IS Re-emerged in Disputed Areas

BAS News - 2019-04-21 23:50
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region's Peshmerga commanders have warned of re-emergence of the Islamic State (IS) in the disputed areas. The jihadist group is reportedly attempting to reorganize itself in the provinces of Kirkuk, Diyala, and Mosul, Peshmerga command ...

Islamic State claims Kabul attack that killed 7

Gulan Media - 2019-04-21 22:16

Tehran: Khamenei Replaces Chief of IRGC

BAS News - 2019-04-21 22:06
ERBIL - Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has replaced the chief of the prominent Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Mohammad Ali Jafari, state media reported on Sunday. The local TV said that Hossein Salami, a deputy commander, was app ...

Iraqi court sentences four to death for joining Islamic State

E-Kurd - 2019-04-21 20:59
BAGHDAD,— An Iraqi court has sentenced four people to death by hanging for belonging to the Islamic State militant group and committing terrorist crimes in Iraq and Syria, a judiciary statement said on Sunday. The four men, wanted by Iraqi authorities, w ...

Notorious IS Commander Killed in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-21 15:43
ERBIL — Iraqi forces on Sunday killed a notorious commander of the Islamic State (IS) in the mountainous areas of Diyala province, security sources confirmed. Media reports cited a statement by Iraq’s War Media Cell as saying that “Abu Idris”, who was am ...

Leadership council of the Kurdistan Islamic Union holds an ordinary meeting

Kurdiu - 2019-04-21 15:11

Iraq Sentences 4 IS Militants to Death

BAS News - 2019-04-21 13:43
ERBIL — A court in Iraq has sentenced four people to death for joining the Islamic State (IS) and carrying out terrorist attacks in Iraq and Syria. A judiciary statement revealed on Sunday that the four men were previously captured by the Kurdish-led Syr ...

′Islamic State′ kills 35 Syrian fighters in ′comeback′ attack | News | DW | 20.04.2019

DW - 2019-04-21 02:09

IS Attacks Syrian Forces, Kills Nearly 50

BAS News - 2019-04-20 21:22
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) jihadists have killed nearly 50 Syrian fighters in the past two days, a monitoring group said on Saturday. The militant group was announced fully defeated in the Syrian village of Baghouz, eastern Syria, on March 23, but th ...

Anbar: Four IS Insurgents Captured

BAS News - 2019-04-20 19:42
ERBIL - Iraqi security forces captured four jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) in the western province of Anbar on Saturday. The four militants were arrested during a military operation in the areas of al-Husainiat and Mueishar, in Haditha district, as ...

Islamic State attacks Syrian army, allies, killing dozens: monitor

E-Kurd - 2019-04-20 14:19
BEIRUT,— Islamic State attacks on the Syrian army and allied militias in central Syria have killed 35 soldiers over two days, a war monitor said early on Saturday. Although Islamic State lost its last territorial enclave in Syria at Baghouz near the Iraq ...

France Pledges Continued Support to Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 2019-04-20 11:00
ERBIL — French President Emmanuel Macron Received a delegation from Syrian Kurdistan on Friday and promised to continue supporting the war against the remaining Islamic State (IS) jihadists. The presidency office confirmed that a delegation from the Kurd ...

Turkey angered by Macron’s meeting with Syrian Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-04-20 09:18
PARIS,— French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday hosted representatives of the Kurdish-led force that defeated Islamic State (IS) extremists in Syria, drawing a sharp rebuke from Turkey’s foreign ministry. Macron assured the Kurdish envoys of French su ...

Franţa îi asigură pe kurzii sirieni de sprijinul ei în lupta cu Statul Islamic - Stiri pe surse - Cele mai noi stiri

Stiripesurse - 2019-04-20 06:01

Donald Trump to help Iraq Christians punish Islamic State - Washington Times

Washingtontimes - 2019-04-19 20:24

France’s Macron meets Syrian Kurds, vows to support in fight against Islamic State

E-Kurd - 2019-04-19 19:50
PARIS,— French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday hosted representatives of the Kurdish-led force that defeated Islamic State (IS) extremists in Syria, assuring them of France’s support in the fight against remaining jihadists. The US-backed Syrian Demo ...

Iraq: Two Dozens of IS Insurgents Killed, Captured in Separate Operations

BAS News - 2019-04-19 18:31
ERBIL - A couple of dozens of Islamic State (IS) insurgents were either killed or captured in separate military operations in north and west of the country, the Iraqi Security Media Cell said on Friday. The center explained in a statement that their forc ...

Christian Convert Islamic State Survivors Thriving in Syria

Breitbart - 2019-04-19 13:17

Kurdish Civilian Not Released Yet

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-04-19 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Shoeib Darvishzadeh, a Kurdish civilian from the village of “Habsh Sofla” of Khoy who was arrested by the Islamic Republic Guards Corp (IRGC) Intelligence forces on March 25, 2019 at the Sammas checkpoint, is still h ...

Iraq Allocates Financial Grants to Yezidi Women Who Survived IS

BAS News - 2019-04-18 22:10
ERBIL - Iraqi Minister of Displacement and Migration revealed on Thursday that the federal government will start its delivery of financial grants to each Yezidi girl or woman who has been freed from Islamic State (IS) captivity. Nofal Mousa made the rema ...

Three IS Hotbeds Destroyed in Diyala

BAS News - 2019-04-18 20:36
ERBIL - At least three hotbeds of the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group were destroyed in the Iraqi province of Diyala on Thursday. A security source told Baghdad Today that, apart from the three hideouts, a booby-trapped house was also destroyed during ...

Another 11 Kurdish Yezidis Freed from IS in Syria

BAS News - 2019-04-18 13:12
ERBIL — The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have liberated 11 more Kurdish Yezidis whom were abducted by the Islamic State (IS) back in 2014. They are women and children who were received by Yezidi Home Organization from the administration of al-Hol and t ...

U.S.-backed force in Syria conducts major evacuation from last Islamic State stronghold | The Japan Times

Japantimes - 2019-04-18 08:45

Iran’s Kurdish parties welcome IRGC terror designation

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2019-04-18 01:04
Iranian Kurdish parties have welcomed the United States’ decision to label Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist organization. ...

A Tale of Two Utopian Visions: As the Islamic State Crumbles, a Kurdish Feminist Army Takes Its Place - Brown Political Review

Brownpoliticalreview - 2019-04-17 23:27

MPs in Baghdad Looking for Kurds Who Joined IS

BAS News - 2019-04-17 11:36
ERBIL — Kurdish lawmakers are working to find out if the Kurdish members of Islamic State (IS) are among those jihadists arrested now in Baghdad. MP Nasr Harki told BasNews that they have prepared a list of those believed to have left Kurdistan to join t ...

U.S.-backed Syrian force: Islamic State in its 'final moments' - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-04-17 09:22

Prime Minister Barzani receives IICO delegation

KRG-Spain - 2019-04-17 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the International Islamic Charitable Organization (IICO), Dr. Abdullah Matouq Al-Matouq, and his accompanying delegation. ...

Christianity grows in Syrian town once besieged by Islamic State | Euronews

Euronews - 2019-04-16 20:11

Christianity grows in Syrian town once besieged by Islamic State - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-04-16 15:22

Iraqi Airstrike Kills 20 IS Militants in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-16 15:18
ERBIL — Iraqi fighter jets carried multiple airstrikes in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk on Tuesday, killing at least 20 members of the Islamic State (IS). “Iraqi jets, backed by the US-led Coalition, targeted an IS gathering in Daquq, east of K ...

[VIDEO] Iraqi Forces Arrest Four People Smuggling SIM Cards to IS

BAS News - 2019-04-16 14:36
ERBIL — Iraqi counter-terror forces on Tuesday announced the arrest of four people carrying 600 SIM cards to the Islamic State (IS) jihadists in the western province of Anbar. “The four, including a woman, were arrested with 600 mobile phone SIM cards in ...

IS Regrouping in Mount Hamrin Area of Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-16 11:24
ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) is eradicated from every populated area it once held in Iraq and Syria, but is now resorting to deserts and mountains to regroup and rebirth itself, according to several officials. Multiple reports recently warned of IS jih ...

Nineveh: IS Kidnaps Two Brothers

BAS News - 2019-04-15 22:25
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) jihadists have kidnapped a two brothers from the Iraqi province of Nineveh, a security source confirmed on Monday. Talking to Baghdad Today, the source pointed out that the incident took place in the district of al-Ba'aj, N ...

IS Releases Video Showing Execution of Several Iraqis

BAS News - 2019-04-15 15:26
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) militants released a new propaganda video purportedly showing a group of Iraqis being executed. The victims were said to be members of Iraqi paramilitary forces and village chiefs accused by IS of passing information to the Ira ...

Death, disease and Islamic State's moral police stalk Syria's al-Hawl refugee camp - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

ABC - 2019-04-15 14:07

Iraq begins trial proceedings for 900 Islamic State suspected militants

E-Kurd - 2019-04-15 12:04
BAGHDAD,— Iraq has begun trial proceedings for nearly 900 Iraqi suspected members of the Islamic State group caught fleeing jihadist territory in neighbouring Syria, a judicial source told AFP on Sunday. They were handed over to Iraqi authorities by the ...

Iraqi forces kill Islamic State commander, four fighters

Reuters - 2019-04-15 06:14
Security forces killed an Islamic State commander and four fighters in the Hamrin Mountains area of northeast Iraq on Sunday, the military said. ...

IS Wali Killed in Northern Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-14 21:43
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces killed an Islamic State (IS) Wali [Commander] in northern areas near Mount Hamrin. Commander of Join Operation Commands, Yahya Rasool, said the jihadist was apprehended during an aerial operation with fighter jets and helico ...

Masror Barzani Meets The Islamic International Charity Foundation

Waar Media - 2019-04-14 16:22
WAAR_DUHOK Masror Barzani, the Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council met Dr. Abdullah Al-Ma’touq the Chairman of the International Islamic Charitable Organization and the delegation accompanying him on Sunday. The meeting was attended by Ku ...

Kurdish Security Chief, IICO Review Humanitarian Aid to IDPs in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-04-14 13:11
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, received on Sunday a delegation from the International Islamic Charitable Organization (IICO) to discuss the humanitarian aid to the IDPs and refugees sheltered in the Kurdistan Re ...

Iraqi Shiite militias reject U.S. naming of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as terrorist group

E-Kurd - 2019-04-14 12:52
NAJAF, Iraq,— A group of Iraq’s Shi’ite militia groups said on Saturday that they strongly rejected the designation of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) as a terrorist organization by the United States. The groups, backed and trained by Teh ...

Reports of Islamic State's defeat premature, say troops on the ground | Newshub

Newshub - 2019-04-13 23:30

Hashd al-Shaabi Strongly Rejects US' Designation of IRGC as Terrorist Organization

BAS News - 2019-04-13 20:17
ERBIL - Pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi in Iraq has strongly rejected the US' decision of designating Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) as a "terrorist organization". The Shi'ite militias reiterated their backing to the people of Iran and the I ...

Syria Kurds return 25 Yazidis freed from Islamic State to Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-04-13 19:23
QAZLAJOKH, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syrian Kurds on Saturday repatriated 25 women and children from Iraq’s Yazidi minority after freeing them during the final push against the Islamic State group, a local official said. The US-backed Kurdish fighters say they ...

Syrian Kurds hand over 200 Islamic State militants to Iraq: source

E-Kurd - 2019-04-13 19:23
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi security forces received Friday a batch of 200 Islamic State (IS) militants captured by the U.S.-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in neighboring Syria, a security source said. “Iraqi security forces have received 200 IS m ...

Foza Yusif: ISIS is not only our problem

ANF - 2019-04-13 16:05
Kurdish politician Foza Yusif sees the danger of the Islamic terrorist organization ISIS not yet banished. In order to convict the ISIS members who are being held in northern Syria, an international tribunal needs to be set up in the region, she says. ...

[PICTURES]: Second Mass Grave of Yezidis Exhumed in Sinjar

BAS News - 2019-04-13 16:00
ERBIL - The second mass grave of Yezidi victims of the Islamic State (IS) genocide was exhumed in the town of Sinjar on Friday. Head of the Iraq's Medico-Legal Directorate under the Ministry of Health, Zaid Ali Abbas, said in a statement that the grave h ...

Anbar: Three IS Insurgents Killed

BAS News - 2019-04-13 16:00
ERBIL - At least three militants of the Islamic State (IS) were killed on Saturday in the Iraqi western province of Anbar. A security source explained to al-Maalomah news agency that the trio was killed by the Iraqi security forces cooperatively with the ...

IS Ambushes Hashd al-Shaabi in Khanaqin

BAS News - 2019-04-13 11:56
ERBIL - The jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) ambushed overnight on Friday the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias in the disputed Kurdish town of Khanaqin. Talking to BasNews, Abu Montarz, a Hashd al-Shaabi commander, confirmed that the militants ra ...

A Syria-Turkey buffer zone is a good idea — on Turkey’s side of the border

E-Kurd - 2019-04-13 03:16
Michael Rubin | American Enterprise Institute Shortly before Christmas, President Trump spoke with Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The Turkish ruler promised Trump that US forces were no longer needed inside Syria as Turkey would fight the Islamic State. Trump may ...

SDF Hands Over Another 200 IS Militants to Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-12 19:48
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Friday sent over 200 Islamic State (IS) prisoners to the Iraqi authorities. An Iraqi security source confirmed that the Iraqi army’s 8th Division received the jihadists and transferred them to a m ...

Teenage brides trapped between Islamic State and its victors - World | The Star Online

Thestar - 2019-04-12 18:20

Teenage brides trapped between Islamic State and its victors | Euronews

Euronews - 2019-04-12 17:19

Teenage brides trapped between Islamic State and its victors - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-04-12 15:06

FATAH: ‘Hinduphobia’ at an Islamic Centre? | Toronto Sun

Torontosun - 2019-04-12 07:41

Islamic State: The women and children no-one wants - BBC News

BBC - 2019-04-12 01:33

Syria: Mass Grave of IS Victims Discovered

BAS News - 2019-04-12 00:07
ERBIL - A mass grave of victims of the Islamic State (IS), including nearly two dozens of bodies, was discovered on Thursday in eastern Syria. The grave was found in the town of Mayadeen, eastern Deir ez-Zor province, which included 23 bodies, field sour ...

IS Woman Put Makeup on Me for Slave Market: Yezidi Survivor

BAS News - 2019-04-11 15:09
ERBIL — A Kurdish Yezidi girl who survived Islamic State (IS) barbarism, sat with BasNews after her freedom to tell the world that the true face of IS and its brutality is yet to be fully comprehended by the world. Shadi (a given name to the Yezidi girl ...

IS Logistic Man Arrested in Kala: Kurdish Security

BAS News - 2019-04-11 13:34
ERBIL — A man has been arrested in the Kurdish city of Kalar, south of Kurdistan Region, who was a member of the Islamic State (IS) and responsible for the group’s logistics in Kirkuk, security forces said. Head of press office at Garmiyan Directorate of ...

Iraq Ready to Try IS Prisoners Held in Syria for Multi-billion Dollar Fee

BAS News - 2019-04-11 01:27
ERBIL - Iraq has showed readiness to try tens of thousands of Islamic State (IS) prisoners held in neighboring Syria by the US-backed Kurdish forces, with Iraqi officials seeking a multi-billion dollar fee in return, reports revealed on Wednesday. Accord ...

Iraq offers to try all Islamic State foreigners for a fee: officials

E-Kurd - 2019-04-11 00:29
BAGHDAD,— Iraq has offered the US-led coalition to put hundreds of accused foreign Islamists on trial in Baghdad in exchange for millions of dollars, three government sources have told AFP. Western countries have been rocked by fierce public debate over ...

Germany news: Islamic State bride on trial over death of 5-year-old Yazidi slave girl

9news - 2019-04-10 21:46

Kurdish Film on Peshmerga Wins al-Nahj Film Festival

BAS News - 2019-04-10 16:42
ERBIL — Kurdish film “Facing Death with Wirecutter” has won the first place at the 2019 Al-Nahj International Film Festival. The film highlights the bravery of Kurdish Peshmerga forces who face death with a wirecutter to defuse Islamic State (IS) bombs. ...

Iraq Arrests Man Involved in Speicher Camp Massacre

BAS News - 2019-04-10 15:55
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces confirmed on Wednesday that they had captured a man who is suspected of involvement in Speicher Camp Massacre in 2014. The man, a member of the Islamic State (IS) jihadists group, took part in slaughtering 1,566 Shi’ite sold ...

Kurdish Oppositions Welcome US Designation of IRGC as “Terrorist”

BAS News - 2019-04-10 14:41
ERBIL — Four Iranian Kurdish opposition parties gathered within The Cooperation Center of Iranian Kurdistan’s Political Parties and have welcomed the US’ decision to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization. ...

IS Attacks Local Fighters in Western Iraq, Kills One

BAS News - 2019-04-10 13:04
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) militants overnight Tuesday attacked the local Sunni Arab fighters in Iraq’s western province of Anbar, local security sources confirmed. The targeted forces were a Sunni Arab fighters affiliated with the Shi’ite militias of Ha ...

SDF Thanks Peshmerga for Joining Kurdish Fighters Against IS

BAS News - 2019-04-09 21:48
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has thanked the Kurdistan Region's Peshmerga forces for joining the US-backed Kurdish fighters against the Islamic State (IS) in Syria. After the militant group attacked Kobane in 2014, former Presid ...

Qassem Soleimani is "Terrorist": Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-04-09 21:16
ERBIL - Commander of IRGC's Qods Force Qassem Soleimani is a "terrorist" and he will be viewed the same as Islamic State (IS) and other jihadist groups leaders, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday. Both Washington and Tehran have already de ...

Secretary-General of the KIU meets with head of the Iraqi Islamic Party

Kurdiu - 2019-04-09 20:32

Khamenei on US Decision to List IRGC as Terrorist: Vicious Move

BAS News - 2019-04-09 16:50
ERBIL — Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei condemned US’s decision to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a “foreign terrorist organization”, saying that the move was “vicious”. “They wish to plot against our Sepah [the Guard c ...
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