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Head of Sudan's military council meets Abu Dhabi crown prince

Gulan Media - 2019-05-26 23:41

Anbar: Dangerous IS Member Captured

BAS News - 2019-05-26 23:25
ERBIL - The Iraqi security forces captured on Sunday a dangerous member of the Islamic State (IS) in the province of Anbar, confirmed the Military Intelligence Directorate in a statement. The directorate explained that the IS militant was identified as A ...

HE President Masould Barzani attends graduation ceremony of training program in Soran

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-05-26 17:55
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On May 25, 2019, HE President Masoud Barzani attended the graduation ceremony of a military training course at Erbil Infantry Training Center. The ceremony was also attended by Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshme ...

Car Bomb on Iraq-Syria Border Kills Five

BAS News - 2019-05-26 17:12
ERBIL — A car bomb blast in the border areas between Iraq and Syria on Sunday has left at least five people killed, Iraqi military sources said. The terrorist attack was carried out in Awinat village of Rabi’aa, western Iraq. Preliminary reports said als ...

Iran to Defend Itself Against Any Aggression: FM

BAS News - 2019-05-26 16:29
ERBIL — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif reiterated that his country will defend itself against any military operation by the US or others. “We will defend ourselves from any war efforts against Iran, whether it will be an economic war or a ...

Kirkuk Infantry Training Center completes two training courses for military engineering and developing internal training instructors

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-05-26 10:55
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On May 23, 2019, Kikruk Infantry Training Center held the graduation ceremony for two training programs, dedicated to military engineering and developing internal training instructors, attended by the center’s commande ...

The academy of martyr Sozdar Derik ended two new military training courses

SDF Press - 2019-05-25 23:52
Hasaka-The academy of martyr Sozdar Derik ended today in Hasakah two military training courses, the first one carried the name of martyr Bawar Zayad and included 50 fighters. the fighters received military training on heavy weapons such as Dushka, mortar ...

Iran Can Sink US Warships in the Gulf: Military Official

BAS News - 2019-05-25 15:13
ERBIL — The Islamic Republic of Iran has the military capacity to sink US warships deployed to the Gulf, said General Morteza Qorbani, an adviser to Iran’s military command, as reported by Mizan. He said his country can destroy the US aircraft carriers w ...

How would a war between the U.S. and Iran impact the Kurds?

Rûdaw - 2019-05-24 16:45
Liberalization and democratization within Iran, offers better prospects for Iranian Kurds than any military attack ...

Reuters.. US to send 5,000 troops to Middle East

Waar Media - 2019-05-24 12:58
WAAR_DUHOK (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday. Tehran and Washington ...

Former IS Military Advisor Captured in Anbar

Gulan Media - 2019-05-23 14:19

How viable is Turkey’s bid for military partnership with Iraq?

Al Monitor - 2019-05-22 17:35

Villages are converted into military bases in occupied Afrin

ANF - 2019-05-22 14:09
The Turkish occupation forces in the northern Syrian Afrin have seized 15 houses in the village of Kîmarê and converted them into military bases. ...

Turkey says it will not withdraw posts in Syria after government attacks

Reuters - 2019-05-22 12:48
Turkey will not evacuate its military observation post in northern Syria's Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the region, after a suspected Syrian government attack this month, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said. ...

UN human rights office "extremely worried" about military escalation in Syria's Idlib region - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-05-22 00:49

Ending a training course in the academy of martyr Brosk Piro

SDF Press - 2019-05-21 20:40
Hasaka- The academy of martyr Brosk Piro ended on Tuesday 21 May 21, 2019 a training course for SDF fighters. The course lasted 45 days in which the fighters received military training on various types of light and medium weapons. The leaders of the Syria ...

An Opening for Internally Displaced Person Returns in Northern Myanmar

International Crisis Group - 2019-05-21 16:32
In 2011, fighting between Myanmar’s military and Kachin rebels displaced more than 100,000 people. Now they might be able to go home. The military and insurgents should both cease fire while the government arranges for the internally displaced persons’ s ...

US Military Convoy of 60 Vehicles Enters Iraq from Jordan: Source

BAS News - 2019-05-20 16:51
ERBIL — US forces have mobilized a large convoy of over 60 vehicles from Jordan into Iraq’s western province of Anbar where the largest US military base on Iraq’s territory is located, a military source from Anbar told BasNews. “More than 60 US military ...

US-Iran war will be ‘end of Iraq’: Al-Sadr

Waar Media - 2019-05-20 14:07
WAAR_DUHOK Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has warned against dragging Iraq into any possible military conflict between the U.S. and Iran. “War between Iran and the U.S. will be an end of Iraq,” al-Sadr said on Twitter. “Any party that would drag Iraq ...

Katyusha rocket strikes Baghdad Green Zone: military

Rûdaw - 2019-05-20 03:12
There are currently no reports of casualties ...

Sudan crisis: Arrests over protesters' killings

BBC - 2019-05-20 00:02
The suspects have confessed to shooting at least five pro-democracy activists, the military says. ...

Iraq’s military confirms rocket fired into Baghdad’s Green Zone, no casualties

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-19 21:24

Turkish military siege and mass arrests continue in Halfeti

ANF - 2019-05-19 15:02
The operation that started after yesterday's armed clash in Halfeti district of Urfa continues. The region of Dergili is besieged by the military forces and there have been numerous arrests. ...

Diyarbakir and the Turkish military offensive: The spoils of urban warfare - Qantara.de

Qantara - 2019-05-19 08:48

US: Iran military could misidentify airliners amid tension

Gulan Media - 2019-05-19 01:42

US military ‘showing hand’ in Persian Gulf: analyst

Rûdaw - 2019-05-18 22:00
The deployment does not necessarily mean the US is on the brink of war with Iran ...

“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. ...

Peshmerga Staffing College, a Military Hub to develop officers and commanders

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-05-18 14:05
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga ...

Netherlands Mulls Resumption of Military Training Mission in Iraq - Reports - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2019-05-18 11:26

US warns commercial aircraft of risks flying over Persian Gulf

Rûdaw - 2019-05-18 11:24
Commercial aircraft risk being 'misidentified' during increased military activity: FAA ...

Germany to Resume Military Trainings in Iraq: Ministry

BAS News - 2019-05-17 20:15
ERBIL - German Ministry of Defense said on Friday that it has decided to resume its military trainings in Iraq, pointing out that the threat level has lessened now. The ministry explained that the decision came after a joint re-assessment by the coalitio ...

SDF Captures 42 IS Insurgents in Eastern Syria

BAS News - 2019-05-17 20:15
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has captured a total of 42 Islamic State (IS) insurgents in eastern Syria. The SDF said in a statement that the Kurdish fighters backed by the US-led coalition forces launched a military operation in ...

Military parade attack in Ahwaz, Iran: The Islamic Republic reels - Qantara.de

Qantara - 2019-05-17 15:28

Coalition to Resume Training Peshmerga Next Week: Ministry

BAS News - 2019-05-17 01:22
ERBIL - The US-led International Coalition will resume its military training to the Kurdistan Region's Peshmerga forces next week, said the Ministry of Peshmerga on Thursday in a statement. Following a security alert by the US Department of State on Wedn ...

Iraqi PM Abdul Mahdi visits Turkey, meets with president Erdogan

E-Kurd - 2019-05-16 17:47
Turkish, Iraqi leaders sign military cooperation agreement ANKARA,— Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi visited Turkey on Wednesday and met with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss bilateral issues, in a bid to further strengthen bilateral relati ...

Trump says he is ‘sure’ Iran will talk soon

Waar Media - 2019-05-16 13:30
WAAR_DUHOK President Donald Trump said Wednesday he is “sure” Iran will want to engage in dialogue “soon” amid a U.S. military buildup in the Middle East that his administration says is geared towards deterring unspecified threats from Tehran. Neither Tr ...

Taking the U.S. and Iran Off Collision Course

International Crisis Group - 2019-05-16 06:19
A series of escalations in both word and deed have raised fears of U.S.-Iranian military confrontation, either direct or by proxy. It is urgent that cooler heads prevail – in European capitals as in Tehran and Washington – to head off the threat of a dis ...

Facing the Challenge of the Islamic State in West Africa Province

International Crisis Group - 2019-05-16 06:19
Three years after Boko Haram broke apart, one faction, the Islamic State in West Africa Province, is forming a proto-state in northern Nigeria. The state should press its military offensive against the jihadists but also try undercutting their appeal by ...

Foreign military activity increasing in the Horn of Africa - defenceWeb

Defenceweb - 2019-05-16 06:10

Sudan crisis: Talks stall 'as military demands barricades removed'

BBC - 2019-05-16 00:02
Opposition leaders say the military is demanding barricades be dismantled before discussions resume. ...

German, Netherlands suspend military training in Iraq including Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-05-15 22:32
BERLIN,— Germany and the Netherlands said on Wednesday they were suspending military training operations in Iraq and Kurdistan region as the United States warned of increased threats from Iran-backed forces amid an escalation of tensions between Washingt ...

No Plans to Halt Military Training in Iraq: France

BAS News - 2019-05-15 22:00
ERBIL - The French government has made it clear that it has no plans to halt its military trainings in Iraq, a source close to country's Defense Ministry was quoted as saying. "There is no change regarding the French engagement at this time," the source ...

Following US, Germany Footsteps, Netherlands Halts Mission in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-15 16:17
ERBIL — The Dutch government announced on Wednesday that it has decided to suspend its military mission in Iraq due to security concerns, ANP reported. The decision came soon after Germany made a similar announcement, saying that it was at the result of ...

Suspension of German, US Military Trainings Include Kurdistan: Peshmerga Ministry

BAS News - 2019-05-15 14:35
ERBIL — A Kurdish Peshmerga official said Kurdistan was included in the suspension of German military trainings which was revealed to the media earlier the day. Secretary General of the Peshmerga Ministry, Jabbar Yawar, confirmed to BasNew that not only ...

Germany suspends military training operations in Iraq, Kurdistan

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-15 14:19

[PICTURES]: Turkish Drone Crashes in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-15 13:32
ERBIL — A Turkish military drone crashed on Wednesday in the border areas of Kurdistan Region, near Amdedi district of Duhok province. An eyewitness told BasNews that they saw the drone burning approximately 100 meters away from the main road leading to ...

Germany Suspends Military Trainings in Iraq as Tensions Rise

BAS News - 2019-05-15 13:32
ERBIL — Germany is suspending its military trainings for Iraqi armed forces due to heightened tensions in the region, DPA cited a military source on Wednesday. Details to Follow… ...

Four killed in Sudan protests, military rulers say they will not allow chaos

Kurdiu - 2019-05-14 23:53

No Plan to Deploy 120,000 US Troops to Middle East: Trump

BAS News - 2019-05-14 23:28
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump has denied the reports claiming that officials had talks on a military plan to deploy some 120,000 soldiers to the Middle East to counter Iran or the nuclear weapons acceleration by Tehran. "I think it's fake news, OK? N ...

Oil tankers 'sabotaged' as Gulf tensions soar

Rûdaw - 2019-05-14 14:27
US is floating military options, including sending 120,000 troops to Middle East ...

Anbar: Two IS Jihadists Captured

BAS News - 2019-05-13 21:43
ERBIL - A couple of Islamic State (IS) insurgents were captured on Monday in the Iraqi province of Anbar. The two militants were arrested in the district of al-Rutba in Anbar by the Iraqi security forces, the Military Intelligence Directorate explained i ...

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

New curfews in Turkey’s mainly Kurdish east ahead of military operations | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-12 23:02

Footage from guerrilla raid in Turkish military base in Şemdinli

ANF - 2019-05-12 19:56
Guerrillas raided a Turkish military base on May 4. ...

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

Iraqi Forces Seize Missile Depot in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-11 10:55
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces have confiscated a military depot containing a number of missiles, shells and explosive devices in Kirkuk. According to a statement by Iraq’s Interior Ministry, 17 anti-aircraft missiles and six Austrian-made mortar shells a ...

Fmr Iraqi PM Maliki calls on US, Iran to end ‘military escalation’

Rûdaw - 2019-05-11 01:03
US actions are contrary international laws and norms ...

‘We May Be Moving Toward a Military Confrontation’ – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2019-05-10 18:20

Suspicious soldier death in Van

ANF - 2019-05-10 14:57
A young Kurdish men doing his mandatory military service in Van was found dead by the security gate he was on guard duty at. ...

Occupation police forces clash in al-Bab

ANF - 2019-05-10 12:05
The military police and civil police are clashing in Shehba’s Turkish state and allied gang invaded al-Bab. ...

Turkish military picked up intel about ISIL attack on US troops at Incirlik Air Base – Nordic Monitor

Nordicmonitor - 2019-05-09 22:07

Masrour Barzani Discusses Regional Developments with US Delegation

BAS News - 2019-05-09 15:46
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani received a diplomatic and military delegation from the US on Thursday to review the latest developments in the region. The US delegation was led by Acting Assistant Secretary David S ...

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 ...

Sudan military rulers want Islamic law to guide legislation

Kurdiu - 2019-05-08 21:39

Venezuela crisis: US lifts sanctions on general who broke ranks

BBC - 2019-05-08 00:02
Vice-President Mike Pence says the US will consider similar relief for other military defectors. ...

Mosul: IS Insurgent Captured Among IDPs

BAS News - 2019-05-07 19:23
ERBIL - The Iraqi security forces captured on Tuesday an insurgent of the Islamic State (IS) in an IDP camp in Mosul city. According to a report by Alghad Press, the jihadist was arrested by the Military Intelligence Directorate troops based on "intellig ...

Iraqi Forces Conducts Anti-IS Operation in Salahaddin

BAS News - 2019-05-06 22:54
ERBIL - Iraqi security forces have carried out an operation in the province of Salahaddin to clear an island from the remnants of the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group. According to a statement by the Security Media Cell on Sunday, the military campaign ...

UAE says it released a Qatari military boat held since end April

Yahoo - 2019-05-06 20:25

Russia's Lavrov, after Pompeo talks, warns against U.S. military action in Venezuela

Yahoo - 2019-05-06 18:08

Israel strikes 320 sites in blockaded Gaza Strip

Waar Media - 2019-05-06 13:02
WAAR_DUHOK Some 320 sites across the blockaded Gaza Strip were targeted since Saturday by the Israeli army, according to a statement. Avichay Adraee, spokesman of the Israeli army claimed that reconnaissance points, underground warehouses and military ce ...

Venezuelan Authorities Investigate Cause of Helicopter Crash That Killed 7 Military Officers [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-05-06 09:39

UNC Charlotte student killed while fighting shooter to be buried with full military honors [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-05-06 02:04

Venezuela crisis: Guaidó 'considering asking US for military intervention'

BBC - 2019-05-06 00:37
Venezuelan opposition leader tells the BBC he is evaluating "all options" to oust Nicolás Maduro. ...

Dangerous IS Member Captured in Anbar

BAS News - 2019-05-05 21:51
ERBIL - A dangerous insurgent of the Islamic State (IS) was captured on Sunday in the city of Fallujah, Anbar province. Iraqi media reports said that the militant was responsible for gathering information on the army troops during the military campaigns ...

Algeria military court jails ex-leader's brother, 2 generals

Yahoo - 2019-05-05 20:21

Sudan's military council says it will present vision for country's transition on Monday

Yahoo - 2019-05-05 19:17

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 ...

This Is One U.S. Military Planners’ Greatest Fears In A War With North Korea

Yahoo - 2019-05-05 16:22

Venezuelan military helicopter crashes, 7 officers killed

Yahoo - 2019-05-05 07:32

Damascus presses Idlib attack, artillery hits Turkish position

Reuters - 2019-05-04 22:56
Syrian government forces and their Russian allies pounded the rebel-held northwest of Syria with air strikes on Saturday, sources in the area said, as artillery hit a Turkish military position there, underlining the risk of wider escalation. ...

Turkey doctors get prison terms for criticizing offensive against Syrian Kurds in Afrin

E-Kurd - 2019-05-04 11:35
ANKARA,— Eleven members of Turkey’s leading medical association were sentenced to prison terms on Friday over criticisms of a military offensive against Kurdish militants in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) last year. They were given 20 months in prison for “in ...

UN Envoy Visits Sinjar, Urges Efforts for IDP's Safe Return

BAS News - 2019-05-04 11:32
ERBIL (UNAMI) — Although the military defeat of Da’esh in Iraq was announced in December 2017, more than 1.6 million Iraqis remain displaced. With that alarming statistic in mind, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Ira ...

Sudan protesters reject army's position on civilian rule

BBC - 2019-05-04 00:02
Protesters criticise Sudan's ruling military council for ruling out a civilian-majority government. ...

What you need to know about US military involvement in Syria as Trump orders withdrawal - ABC News

GO - 2019-05-03 13:32

1 Turkish soldier killed in Syria, military retaliates – ministry – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-05-03 11:20

Can Iraq Get Out of the Storm’s Heart?

E-Kurd - 2019-05-03 01:26
Dr. Diyari Salih | Exclusive to Ekurd.net A few days ago, Trump administration issued a resolution that emphasized the classification of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), which has been considered the most important security and military pillar i ...

Military Training at Martyr Akad Academy

SDF Press - 2019-05-03 01:11
Hasakah – The academy of martyr Akad of the Syriac Military Council opened a training course named martyr “Poppel”, for a period of 30 days. The fighters receive intensive training on light and medium weapons and combat strategies, as well as political le ...

As Trump Moves to Label Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Group, US Military Aid to Egypt Funds Human Rights Abuses - Citizen Truth

Citizentruth - 2019-05-03 00:44

Saqezi Kolbar's body was found after a three-month in heights of Baneh's border

Kurdpa - 2019-05-03 00:42
Kurdpa Agency: The body of a Kurdish Kolbar from Saqez, which was disappeared three months ago in pursuit of the government military in the Baneh's heights, was found. ...

Air Force carries out airstrike with F-35 for first time in combat

WarIsBoring - 2019-05-02 23:40
Chad Garland Stars and Stripes A pair of Air Force F-35A Lightning II aircraft carried out an airstrike on an Islamic State tunnel network in northern Iraq on Tuesday, marking the service’s first combat use of the aircraft, the military said. The strike b ...

New US Commander in Europe amid NATO Worries and Tensions | Military.com

Military - 2019-05-02 21:19

Dangerous IS Insurgent Captured in Mosul

BAS News - 2019-05-01 22:04
ERBIL - A dangerous member of the Islamic State (IS) has been captured in the Iraqi city of Mosul who was reportedly behind the killing scores of people in Iraq. Alghad Press quoted a statement by the Military Intelligence Forces as explaining that the i ...

Trump threatens Cuba amid Venezuelan military uprising

Waar Media - 2019-05-01 11:49
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Tuesday to impose an embargo and sanctions on Cuba amid a military uprising aimed at ousting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. “If Cuban Troops and Militia do not immediately CEASE military and other o ...

Gunfire in Caracas as Guaido says military units back him over Maduro

Seth Frantzman - 2019-04-30 22:17
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Gunfire erupted on Tuesday morning hours after Juan Guaido announced that military units backed him to begin the “final phase” of Operation Freedom to end the […] ...

Sudan’s military council: We are ready to negotiate but no chaos after today

Gulan Media - 2019-04-30 21:20

Graduates from Baghdad Defense Institute visit Zakho Military Academy during a research project

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-30 18:33
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 27, 2019, the recent class from Baghdad Defense Institute visited Zakho Military Academy during a research project. The visit was supervised by a delegation from Iraqi Defense Ministry consisting of Lieutenant ...

Turkey criticizes Venezuelan opposition call for uprising

Reuters - 2019-04-30 18:33
Turkey criticized Venezuelan opposition calls on Tuesday for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro, saying they amounted to a challenge to the country's constitutional order. ...

Pentagon IDs Soldier who Died in Non-Combat Incident in Northern Syria | Military.com

Military - 2019-04-30 18:28

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