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Battle of Heftanin: Sikorsky helicopter damaged

ANF - 2019-09-15 15:33
Guerrillas hit the Turkish helicopters airdropping soldiers in Heftanin region in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

Satellite image shows 'ISIS-infested' island bombed by US reduced to smoking craters

FOX News - 2019-09-13 00:44
A satellite image taken this week shows the aftermath of a massive U.S. bombing campaign against an “ISIS-infested” island in northern Iraq. ...

US bombs ISIS-'infested island' in Iraq, new video shows

FOX News - 2019-09-11 06:09
U.S. jets bombed an ISIS-“infested island” in northern Iraq Tuesday, according to new video and a statement from the U.S.-led coalition battling the terrorist group. ...

HDP-DTK delegation visits PUK in Sulaymaniyah

ANF - 2019-09-10 13:45
Politicians from the HDP and DTK met PUK officials in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

HDP delegation meets with Barzani in Hewler

ANF - 2019-09-07 15:03
Politicians from the HDP met with Massoud Barzani in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

Peace Mothers from Maxmur continue their protest against embargo

ANF - 2019-09-04 15:00
For four days, mothers from the self-governing Maxmur refugee camp in northern Iraq have been protesting against the KDP’s embargo in place for 49 days. ...

Ancient city Kemune emerges in northern Iraq before sinking again | News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-09-01 17:14

Syriac Catholic Church reestablishes diocese in northern Iraq | Catholic Herald

Catholicherald - 2019-08-31 13:52

Turkish jets bomb Heftanin and Şemzinan

ANF - 2019-08-28 18:01
HPG reported continued air raids by the Turkish army in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

HPG: At least 20 Turkish soldiers killed in Heftanin

ANF - 2019-08-26 21:14
HPG stated that the Turkish army suffered a “historic blow” in their invasion operation in Heftanin region of southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

Turkish jets bomb South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-08-26 12:38
Yet another Turkish air raid in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

Three Turkish soldiers killed in northern Iraq The Turkish military is battling Kurdish militants in the Qandil mountains August 25, 2019

The National AE - 2019-08-26 00:31

Hashd al-Shaabi ammunition cache explodes in Iraq, fourth in recent months

The Defense Post - 2019-08-21 22:29
The head of Iraq's Civil Defense said that a "materiel stockpile" belonging to a Hashd al-Shaabi militia exploded at an airbase in northern Iraq The post Hashd al-Shaabi ammunition cache explodes in Iraq, fourth in recent months appeared first on The Def ...

Attack in restaurant in northern Iraq kills Turkish diplomat - Los Angeles Times

Latimes - 2019-08-21 22:28

Turkish warplanes kill 20+ PKK fighters in devastating attack over northern Iraq

Almasdarnews - 2019-08-20 12:57

4 wounded as Turkish jets bomb civilians in South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-08-19 11:21
Yet another attack by the Turkish army against civilians in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

Turkish airstrikes destroy 13 Kurdish targets in Northern Iraq - Reports

Uniindia - 2019-08-17 09:30

Turkish Airstrikes Destroy 13 Kurdish Targets In Northern Iraq - Reports - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2019-08-16 19:24

ISIS attacks kills 2 policemen, injures 2 others in Kirkuk

ANF - 2019-08-12 10:57
Yet another attack by ISIS in northern Iraq. ...

US Marine killed in Nineveh province brings spotlight on tensions, ISIS threat, in northern Iraq

Seth Frantzman - 2019-08-12 10:03
Is Iraq’s Nineveh boiling over? A US service member was killed on a mission assisting Iraqi security forces By SETH J. FRANTZMAN A version of this appeared at The Jerusalem Post […] ...

US military says service member killed in Iraq

Seattle Times - 2019-08-10 18:03
BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. military says a U.S. service member has died during a combat mission with Iraqi security forces in Iraq’s north. The statement by the U.S Central Command said the service member died Saturday in Iraq’s northern Nineveh province. T ...

30. July 2019 – 5th anniversary of the genocide crimes against the Yazidis of northern Iraq (August 3)

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2019-08-10 11:18

Turkey kills 2 more suspects in diplomat’s slaying in Iraq

Washington Post - 2019-08-08 12:33
Report: Turkish operation in northern Iraq kills 2 more suspects in last month’s assassination of Turkish diplomat ...

6 ISIS terrorists killed in Maxmur

ANF - 2019-08-05 13:02
Air raid by the International Coalition killed 6 ISIS members in northern Iraq. ...

Clash between Turkish soldiers and HPG guerrillas in Xakurke

ANF - 2019-08-05 10:42
The Turkish state has increased its genocidal attacks against southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

Turkish destruction of nature in Bradost continues

ANF - 2019-08-05 10:42
The Turkish army continues its invasion attacks and destruction of nature in Bradost region in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

KDP dispatches peshmergas and heavy weapons to Sheladize

ANF - 2019-08-05 10:08
Increased military activity in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

Behind the Lines: Turkey sets course against the West in the Mediterranean

Jerusalem Post - 2019-08-02 20:40
Turkish forces are also present in northern Iraq, where they are engaged in action against the PKK presence in the Kurdish-controlled north. ...

Another village in South Kurdistan bombed by Turkish jets

ANF - 2019-07-30 14:24
Yet another attack by the Turkish army in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

Turkey says it 'neutralized' 34 PKK militants in air strikes on July 17-19

Reuters - 2019-07-27 16:49
Turkey's Defense Ministry said on Saturday it had "neutralized" 34 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in northern Iraq in air strikes on July 17-19. ...

Turkish jets bomb Amadiya region in South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-07-25 19:29
The Turkish state has accelerated its genocidal attacks against southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

For Christians In Northern Iraq, Rebuilding Is Still A Daunting Challenge – Eurasia Review

Eurasiareview - 2019-07-25 17:18

In Northern Iraq, Christians face obstacles on the road to rebuilding

Catholicnewsagency - 2019-07-25 08:53

Turkish aerial activity over Maxmur

ANF - 2019-07-21 13:52
The Turkish state has increased military activity and attacks in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

Drone targets base of Iran-backed militia in northern Iraq

FOX News - 2019-07-21 06:17
Iraqi security officials announced Friday that an unmanned drone dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-backed paramilitary forces in northern Iraq, wounding two people. ...

Turkish army bombs villages in Sidekan

ANF - 2019-07-20 15:06
Yet another attack by the Turkish army against civilian areas in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

Turkish helicopters bomb villages in Bradost

ANF - 2019-07-19 20:53
The Turkish state has intensified its genocidal attacks against southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

Turkish soldier killed, six wounded in operation in Iraq's north

Reuters - 2019-07-19 18:06
A Turkish soldier was killed and six wounded on Friday in an operation in northern Iraq during clashes with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the Turkish defense ministry said. ...

Iraqi militias bombed by unmanned aircraft, one killed: security sources

Reuters - 2019-07-19 18:06
An unmanned aircraft dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-linked Shi'ite paramilitary groups in northern Iraq on Friday, killing at least one person, the army and paramilitary sources said. ...

Hashd al-Shaabi militia bombed in northern Iraq

The Defense Post - 2019-07-19 18:02
A drone bombed a base belonging to a Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Units) militia in Tuz Khurmatu, northern Iraq The post Hashd al-Shaabi militia bombed in northern Iraq appeared first on The Defense Post. ...

Drone drops explosives on base in north Iraq, wounding 2

Seattle Times - 2019-07-19 17:51
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security officials say an unmanned drone has dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-backed paramilitary forces in northern Iraq, wounding two people. Two officials said the incident occurred overnight on the base in Amerli, i ...

Turkish soldiers open fire on a child in Bradost

ANF - 2019-07-19 15:11
A child was targeted by Turkish soldiers as he grazed sheep in Bradost region of southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

Turkish air raid injures 3 in Amadiya, South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-07-18 22:37
The Turkish state has increased its genocidal attacks against southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

Turkish army attacks a village in Bradost

ANF - 2019-07-18 15:10
Yet another attack by the Turkish army against southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

Turkish diplomat killed in northern Iraq

Seth Frantzman - 2019-07-17 18:43
Turkish diplomat killed in Iraq By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Turkish diplomats dining at a restaurant were reportedly targeted on Wednesday at a restaurant in the northern city of Erbil, which […] ...

Turkish diplomat killed by gunmen in northern Iraqi city of Irbil

Washington Post - 2019-07-17 17:41
The attack on a restaurant also killed an unidentified Iraqi citizen, according to Iraq’s Foreign Ministry. ...

Attack in restaurant in northern Iraq kills Turkish diplomat - San Antonio Express-News

Mysanantonio - 2019-07-17 15:21

'The situation is very vulnerable': Iran-backed militias ethnically cleansing northern Iraq

Telegraph - 2019-07-13 14:18

Turkey launches new operation against Kurdish militants in northern Iraq - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-07-13 13:48

UK Parliament Motion to condemn Turkish aggression of Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-07-11 08:41
A motion has been tabled in the UK Parliament to express "grave concern at the Turkish state’s intensified aggression against the people and territory of northern Iraq/southern Kurdistan." ...

March for KCK’s Xerib in Sulaymaniyah

ANF - 2019-07-09 19:21
KCK executive Diyar Xerib and two guerrillas lost their life as result of a Turkish air raid in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

Mortar attack kills three people in northern Iraq: police

Gulan Media - 2019-07-09 18:52

Mortar attack kills three people in northern Iraq – police

Jerusalem Post - 2019-07-09 17:48
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KDP accused of dispatching ammunition for Turkish bases

ANF - 2019-07-09 14:18
Increasing Turkish military activity in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

Turkey says it has ‘neutralized’ 43 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq - Al Arabiya English

Alarabiya - 2019-07-09 11:39

Senior KCK member killed in Turkish attack in northern Iraq | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-07-08 11:34

Turkey delivers massive blow to PKK in northern Iraq: MoD

Almasdarnews - 2019-07-05 06:56

The world must 'wake up' to the scale of the crisis in northern Iraq, warns British aid worker | The Independent

Independent - 2019-07-03 20:20

KNK condemned Turkish aggression of South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-07-02 12:07
KNK asked the international community and defenders of human rights worldwide to call for an end to the Turkish aggression in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

Human shields in Bradost: KRG serves the enemy

ANF - 2019-06-30 16:10
Human shield activists condemned the massacre of civilians by the Turkish state in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

Turkey mulls permanent military presence in northern Iraq

Al Monitor - 2019-06-26 14:56

Turkish attacks on South Kurdistan continue

ANF - 2019-06-23 12:44
Yet another air raid by the Turkish army in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

US Sanctions Send Iranians to Northern Iraq Looking for Work and War

Dailysignal - 2019-06-21 08:41

UPDATE - Turkish Forces Neutralize 7 PKK Militants In Northern Iraq - Reports - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2019-06-17 10:17

Turkey steps up military intervention in Iraq

Green Left Weekly - 2019-06-14 18:49
Turkish jets began bombing the Xakurke region of northern Iraq on May 26. The following day Turkish helicopters transported troops into the area. This was the latest step in Turkey’s growing military intervention in the predominantly Kurdish north of Ira ...

Turkey ‘Neutralizes’ Kurds Sought in Northern Iraq Sweep - The Media Line

Themedialine - 2019-06-14 00:01

Iraqi Hezbollah Blames Saudi Arabia for Resurgence of Terrorism

BAS News - 2019-06-13 12:57
ERBIL — Iraqi Shi’ite militia of Hezbollah accuses Saudi Arabia for the violence and continued terror across Iraq. The group released a statement to lay the blame on Saudi Arabia for recently increasing terrorist attacks in northern and western Iraq, inc ...

Lightning Kills Three Men in Northern Iraq

BAS News - 2019-06-10 15:42
ERBIL — Three men near the northern Iraqi city of Tel Afar were killed on Monday by a lightning strike. The men were on a wheat farm as harvesting season begins, but they were hit by a lightning and immediately killed, said Waisi Naif, head of Sinjar may ...

Turkey says it has 'neutralized' 43 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq

Gulan Media - 2019-06-09 01:01

43 Kurdish militants 'neutralized' in northern Iraq operation, Turkey says - Turkey - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-06-08 22:49

Turkey says it has 'neutralized' 43 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq

Reuters - 2019-06-08 17:51
Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Saturday a total of 43 members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) had been "neutralized" as part of an operation Ankara launched in northern Iraq 13 days ago. ...

Kurdish Yezidi Man Shot Dead in Baghdad Apartment

BAS News - 2019-06-08 12:05
ERBIL — A Kurdish Yezidi man was found dead at his residence in Iraq’s capital city on Friday. Shamo Darwesh, from Khatari village of al-Qoush in northern Iraq, was killed with multiple bullets at his personal apartment. A family member of Darwesh said a ...

Turkey says it has 'neutralized' 43 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-06-08 11:25

In Turkey, violence starts as hunger strikes end

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-06-07 18:10
On 27 May 2019, the Turkish army launched a military operation against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the Hakurk area in northern Iraq. It was not just an air operation for a change but a seemingly limited ground operation as well, with soldiers dr ...

Northern Iraq oil city targeted by 6 blasts; at least 4 killed, 23 wounded, officials say

FOX News - 2019-05-31 08:07
Iraqi security officials say a series of explosions in the northern city of Kirkuk has killed at least four people and wounded 23. ...

Turkish warplanes hit targets in northern Iraq; 19 Kurdish militants 'neutralised' | Devdiscourse News

Devdiscourse - 2019-05-30 13:41

Turkey launches operation against PKK fighters in northern Iraq

Al Jazeera - 2019-05-28 21:52
Defence ministry says nine Kurdish fighters have been killed in the operation taking place in Iraq's Hakurk region. ...

Turkey launches military operation in northern Iraq against Kurds - Middle East News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-05-28 13:49

Turkish military launches operation against Kurdish militants in northern Iraq - Region - World - Ahram Online

Ahram - 2019-05-28 13:11

Turkish military launches operation against militants in northern Iraq

Yahoo - 2019-05-28 10:54

6 Daesh militants killed in northern Iraq

Kurdiu - 2019-05-19 02:29

After Attacks On Assyrians, Northern Iraq’s Christian Minority Recommits To A Homeland | The Daily Caller

Dailycaller - 2019-05-17 01:57

Police investigate beating, robbery of Christian women in northern Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-05-15 14:59
BARTELLA, Northern Iraq,— Nineveh police launched an investigation into a reported robbery on Tuesday in the northern Iraqi town of Bartella that ended with the severe beating of two elderly Christian women and robbery of a mother and daughter. “Nineveh ...

Authorities in northern Iraq investigate beating, robbery of Chr

Rûdaw - 2019-05-14 17:30

[PICTURES]: Leader of IS Terrorist Cell Captured near Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-08 16:44
ERBIL — Iraqi intelligence service announced on Wednesday the arrest of a leading member of the Islamic State (IS) in an area between Kirkuk and Salahaddin provinces in northern Iraq. The man was the leader of an IS terrorist ring in the area who was res ...

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 ...

Coalition and Iraqi forces attack ISIS sleeper cells in Hamrin mountains

The Defense Post - 2019-05-01 06:42
CJTF-OIR and Iraqi forces attacked ISIS sleeper cells in northern Iraq, destroying tunnel systems, buildings, caves, and command positions The post Coalition and Iraqi forces attack ISIS sleeper cells in Hamrin mountains appeared first on The Defense Pos ...

Iraqi Forces Target Daesh Sleeper Cells in northern Iraq

CENTCOM - 2019-04-30 23:00
SOUTHWEST ASIA – In the largest combined operation since the defeat of Daesh’s so-called physical caliphate, Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve supported an Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Service attack on Daesh sleeper cells and its support ...

Can Christianity in northern Iraq survive after ISIS? | America Magazine

Americamagazine - 2019-04-22 12:58

Turkey: 2 soldiers killed, 8 wounded in northern Iraq – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-04-18 21:57

Turkey Says Kurdish PKK Members Attack Base in Northern Iraq

Bloombergquint - 2019-04-16 12:17

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 ...

Kurdish protesters sack Turkish base in northern Iraq | Milbank Monitor

Milbankmonitor - 2019-04-13 22:18

Syria Kurds say deal made for return of 31,000 displaced Iraqis

E-Kurd - 2019-04-11 21:25
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syrian Kurds on Thursday announced a deal with Baghdad for 31,000 displaced Iraqis, mostly women and children, to return from camps in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria, to Iraq. Tens of thousands of people live in ...

Iraq receives six F-16 fighter jets from U.S.: ministry

E-Kurd - 2019-04-07 21:26
BAGHDAD,— Iraq has received a new batch of F-16 fighter jets from the U.S., the Defense Ministry said on Saturday. Iraqi Ministry of Defense said in a brief statement on Twitter that six F-16 jets landed in Balad Airbase, northern Baghdad. The arrival of ...

Turkish army bombed another village in northern Iraq

ANF - 2019-04-06 18:35
Yet another attack by the Turkish state against the Kurds beyond its borders. ...

Arab Tribes Call for End to Militarization of Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-03 14:59
ERBIL — The local Arab tribes in Kirkuk called on Iraqi authorities to end the military rule in the Kurdish province so to help the stabilization of the region. Kirkuk is an oil-rich province in northern part of Iraq which is disputed between the central ...

Iraq to open border to allow its refugees to return

ANF - 2019-04-03 11:28
The Iraqi government said it is ready to reopen border to allow its citizens who fled DAESH and went to Northern and Eastern Syria to return. ...

Turkey Strikes Massive Blow on PKK Positions in Northern Iraq - Defence Ministry - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2019-03-30 12:20

Ferry tragedy and corruption in Mosul affect all Iraq

Jerusalem Post - 2019-03-26 06:06
Accusations that militias profited off island where ferry sank, calls for governor to resign and anger sweep important northern Iraq city two years after liberation from ISIS ...
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