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23rd day of sit-in by Maxmur Peace Mothers

ANF - 2019-09-23 12:23
The embargo imposed on Maxmur Camp has reached day 68 while Peace Mothers have been protesting in front of the KDP security forces checkpoint for 23 day. ...

Erdoğan to discuss international peace, security at UN meeting | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-09-23 09:34

Makhmour: Iraqi Army Officer Killed in Bomb Blast

BAS News - 2019-09-23 00:22
ERBIL - An Iraqi Army officer was killed on Sunday in a bomb explosion in the disputed Kurdish district of Makhmour. A security source explained to Baghdad Today that the bomb blast targeted an army patrol in the disputed district, where a major was kill ...

Rouhani to Present Regional Security Plan at UNGA

BAS News - 2019-09-23 00:22
ERBIL - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is expected to present a plan at the United Nations General Assembly this week for establishing security in the Gulf cooperatively with other countries in the region. During a ceremony to commemorate the anniversa ...

Basra: Over 550 People Killed, Injured in Tribal Fights This Year

BAS News - 2019-09-23 00:22
ERBIL - Over 550 people were either killed or injured due to tribal fights in the Iraqi province of Basra, a report said on Sunday. Al-Sumariyah News cited an Iraqi security source as saying that a total of 113 individuals were killed due to the tribal f ...

Kirkuk: Four Bangladeshis Liberated After Abduction

BAS News - 2019-09-22 23:04
ERBIL - The security forces in Kirkuk province announced on Sunday that they managed to liberate four Bangladeshi emigrants who had been abducted by an unidentified group of people in the disputed city. Kirkuk Joint Operations Commander Saad Harbiya expl ...

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 ...

Over 260 Kurds Arrested in Iran During Six Months

BAS News - 2019-09-22 15:05
ERBIL — A total of 263 Kurds were detained in Iran during the past six months, Hengaw Organization for Human Rights said. The monitoring group said in a detailed report that nearly 92% of the detainees were accused by Iranian security forces of political ...

Girê Spî Military Council complied with new border security deal

ANF - 2019-09-22 11:33
The Girê Spî Military Council has fulfilled the requirements of the agreement reached for ensuring the security of the North and East Syria border. ...

U.S. hoping its security mechanism gamble in Syria will pay off - analysis - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-09-21 23:45

Iraq Arrests Man Suspected of Deadly Karbala Bombing

BAS News - 2019-09-21 17:15
ERBIL — Iraqi authorities said they have arrested a man who is believed to be the perpetrator of Friday’s deadly blast in the holy city of Karbala. "The national security forces detained the [suspected] perpetrator of the explosion in Karbala," a source ...

UN Security Council unanimously extends mandate of UNITAD

BAS News - 2019-09-21 15:46
BAGHDAD (UNITAD) — The Security Council remains united and resolute in its support of the work carried out by the United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/ISIL (UNITAD), as members today unanimously voted ...

Algerians took to the street despite massive police presence

ANF - 2019-09-21 12:02
Thousands of Algerians took to the streets of the capital in defiance of a heavy security presence to demand the ouster of the country’s army chief. ...

ISIS cell neutralized in Manbij

ANF - 2019-09-21 09:41
One of the largest cell structures of ISIS in Manbij was neutralized in an operation carried out by the Internal Security Forces. ...

President of the Kurdistan Region Meets Speaker of Iraqi Parliament

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-09-21 01:58
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 19 September 2019 President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani met with the Speaker of Council of Representatives of Iraq, Mohammed Al-Halbousi. They discussed the security situation in Iraq, stressing the need for maintai ...

Delegation from NE Syria visits the US

ANF - 2019-09-20 16:34
The talks in the US will handle various issues including Syrian constitutional committee and border security. ...

Security Council: Two draft resolutions, zero consensus on ceasefire in Syria’s Idlib | UN News

UN - 2019-09-20 12:35

KRG Agrees Actions on Intellectual Property, Support for Farmers and Border Security

KRG-Spain - 2019-09-20 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today chaired a meeting of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), reaching key decisions on important domestic issues. The KRG agreed that it would update and fully implement legis ...

Drone Attack Kills, Wounds 14 Militiamen near Syria-Iraq Border

BAS News - 2019-09-19 23:39
ERBIL - An airstrike by an unidentified drone on Thursday early morning resulted in the killing and wounding of 14 Iran-backed militiamen near the Syrian town of al-Bukamal on the border with Iraq, a report said. Sky News Arabia cited Iraqi security offi ...

Security authorities of Erbil prevents Mahmoud Sangawi from entering Erbil

Kurdiu - 2019-09-19 20:29

Iraq Rejects to Join US-led Coalition in Gulf

BAS News - 2019-09-19 17:41
ERBIL - Iraq has no plans to join the US-led International Maritime Security Coalition to protect the safety of maritime navigation and international trade, said the Foreign Ministry in a statement on Thursday. The ministry argued that it is the responsi ...

Kurdistan President, Halbusi Discuss Politics, Security in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-09-19 17:41
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received on Thursday the Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi in Erbil to discuss the latest political and security affairs. Barzani and Halbusi, during the meeting, stressed on the importance ...

Iraq’s Future Energy Export Needs Kurdistan: Analysis

BAS News - 2019-09-19 00:53
Following a few years of ups and downs in their relations, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the federal government of Iraq are now closer than ever to reach an agreement and start a new chapter in their political, security, and economic ties. ...

Kirkuk: 1343 Security Incidents Recorded Since January

BAS News - 2019-09-19 00:53
ERBIL - A total of 1343 violations have been recorded in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk since the beginning of this year, officials have confirmed. Talking to BasNews, the head of General Directorate of Kirkuk Police, Mafparwar Idris Rafat, said ...

U.S.-Turkey paper over looming crises with 'joint security mechanism' - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-09-17 12:01

Turkey-PKK peace talks would bolster Syria security: ICG | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2019-09-16 21:36

Senior KRG officials discuss political, security developments with Lebanese parliamentary delegation

Kurdistan24 - 2019-09-16 18:45

ISIS cell neutralized by SDF and Internal Security Forces

ANF - 2019-09-16 18:12
SDF and Internal Security Forces have neutralized an ISIS cell that carried out 14 bomb attacks in Raqqa and Tabqa. ...

Journalist for RojNews released on bail after 25 days in custody

ANF - 2019-09-16 14:17
Journalist Zubêr Hemedemin Nebi (Zubêr Bradosti) was arrested on 21 July while journalist Biryar Mihemed was detained in Hewlêr on 21 August by the KDP public security forces. ...

MOPE Sec-General: “There is a strong commitment in the MOPE towards reform and reorganization of the Peshmerga.”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-09-16 06:34
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga MOPE Sec-General discussed the Ministry’s reform process, Erbil-Baghdad relations as well as reorganization & unification efforts with a U.S. military team from the Office of Joint Security Cooperation in Kurdistan Reg ...

Turkish and EU representatives to meet on security cooperation | Foreign Brief

Foreignbrief - 2019-09-15 10:05

The Early Edition: September 13, 2019 - Just Security

Justsecurity - 2019-09-13 15:17

Nine White House officials of interest in Dem security clearance probe | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-09-13 11:43

Controlled explosion prevents ISIS attack in Deir Ezzor

ANF - 2019-09-13 08:58
Deir Ezzor Homeland Security Forces destroyed a tanker containing a large amount of explosives thus preventing a massacre attack. ...

Mine dismantling in the eastern countryside of Deira Zour

SDF Press - 2019-09-12 19:45
Deira Zour- The Mine Engineering section of the Internal Security Forces dismantled on Wednesday evening a group of mines planted by ISIS in the Tayana area in the eastern countryside of Deira Zour. The team went to the area after receiving reports from t ...

Minister of Peshmerga received Kurdistan Parliament’s Committees of Interior and Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-09-12 06:29
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On September 10, 2019, Kurdistan Parliament’s Committees of Interior, and Security and Peshmerga visited the Ministry of Peshmerga. During their visit, they shared a memorandum regarding the Peshmerga’s reform process, ...

Kurdish Civilian Released from Orumiyeh Central Prison on Bail

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-09-12 02:04
Ali Saeedi, a Kurdish detainee from Orumiyeh who was arrested by security forces on Aug 11, 2019, has been released from Orumiyeh Central Prison on bail. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has… The post Kurdish Civilian Released from Orumiyeh Central ...

MOPE hosts anther English Assessment Test

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-09-11 17:15
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On September 8, 2019, the U.S. Security Cooperation Office in Iraq supervises another English assessment test where a number of officers and cadre from MOPE brigades and directorates participated in. The purpose of the ...

Bolton’s Out. Here’s What Trump Needs From A National Security Advisor

Thefederalist - 2019-09-11 13:32

Trump news: President claims he fired John Bolton, as former security adviser texts Fox News hosts live to say this isn't true | The Independent

Independent - 2019-09-10 22:57

President Trump fires national security adviser John Bolton, says they 'disagreed strongly' [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-09-10 20:47

Trump fires John Bolton as national security adviser | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-09-10 20:23

ISIS assassination official was killed in a security operation

SDF Press - 2019-09-10 14:51
Anti-terrorism units of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) conducted a raid on Tuesday at dawn north Shaddadi, on a tunnel where the terrorist Abu Harith Al-Iraqi was hiding in, Abu Harith Al-Iraqi was a leader and security officer of the Syrian-Iraqi bor ...

Kurdistan President, UN Envoy Discuss Various Political, Security Affairs

Gulan Media - 2019-09-10 06:06

In meeting with HDP, Masrour Barzani says will support any initiative to stabilize peace, security

Kurdistan24 - 2019-09-10 03:25

Kurdistan President, UN Envoy Discuss Various Political, Security Affairs

BAS News - 2019-09-09 22:17
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received on Monday the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, to discuss various political and security issues in Iraq and the region. Barz ...

Najmaldin Karim: We need to return to pre-2014 security arrangements in Kirkuk

Kurdistan24 - 2019-09-09 20:10

The Early Edition: September 9, 2019 - Just Security

Justsecurity - 2019-09-09 18:53

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 ...

House of Iraqi Official Attacked with Sound Bomb

BAS News - 2019-09-09 14:48
ERBIL — The house of head of Dhi Qar provincial council Council was raided by unknown people overnight Sunday, a security source said. Rahim al-Khaqani’s place was attacked by a sound bomb in the district of Shatra. A security source told al-Sumaria said ...

Protest steps up against arms fair in London

ANF - 2019-09-08 18:04
The world's largest biennial weapons fair will take place in London on Tuesday. The International Defense and Security Equipment Fair has been protested for several weeks. On Saturday activists demanded to end selling arms to the Turkish state. ...

Iraq Currently Unable to Buy Russian Air Defense System: MP

BAS News - 2019-09-08 06:25
ERBIL - Iraq is not currently capable of buying the Russian air defense system as the country is struggling with various economic and political issues, a lawmaker revealed on Saturday. Nasir Harki, a member of the security and defense committee of the Ir ...

Baghdad: Bomb Blast Leaves Two Civilians Wounded

BAS News - 2019-09-08 06:25
ERBIL - A bomb explosion on Saturday resulted in the wounding of two Iraqi civilians in the capital Baghdad. A security source explained to Al-Sumariyah News that a roadside bomb exploded in the district of Baladiyat, eastern Baghdad, injuring two innoce ...

Police call for protest in front of the HDP headquarters in Amed

ANF - 2019-09-07 18:34
The Turkish security forces are calling on families to protest in front of the HDP headquarters in Amed. ...

Two Labour Activists Arrested in Saqqez

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-09-07 02:00
Two labour activists, “Seyed Ali Hosseini” and “Kamran Sakhtemangar”, were arrested by security forces in Saqqez and transferred to the Sanandaj Intelligence Bureau on Sept 4, 2019. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN)… The post Two Labour Activists Arr ...

Heavy Sentence for Two Kurdish Civilians in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-09-07 02:00
Iran Rahpeykar, an activist from Mariwan who was arrested by security forces in Sanandaj on May 14, 2019, has been sentenced to 3 years in prison on charges of “acting against national… The post Heavy Sentence for Two Kurdish Civilians in Sanandaj appear ...

A Civilian Released on Bail While Two other Civilians are Still Being Held at Kamyaran Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-09-06 02:07
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has learned Xaled Zamani, a Kurdish Civilian arrested by security forces in Kamyaran in early April, has been released on a bail of 600 million Tomans. Basam… The post A Civilian Released on Bail While Two other Civi ...

Minister of Peshmerga: “We have revamped our efforts to improve Peshmerga salaries and to unify the Peshmerga Forces under one roof.”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-09-06 00:36
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga KRG Minister of Peshmerga met with U.S. Consul General in Erbil, discussing the region’s recent events and security climate. Regarding the unification process of the Peshmerga Forces, both sides agreed on the importanc ...

Anruf zwischen US-Vizepräsident und Präsident Barzani

KRG Austria - 2019-09-05 20:49
President Barzani discussed about security and commerce with the US Vice President ...

ISIS attacked Tikrit, 5 dead among security forces

ANF - 2019-09-05 11:11
ISIS carried out an attack last night in Tikrit, Iraq. The attack killed five people from the Iraqi army and Hashdi Shabi forces. ...

Remarks of SRSG Ghassan Salamé to the United Nations Security Council on the situation in Libya, 4 September 2019 - Libya | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-09-05 02:50

The Early Edition: September 4, 2019 - Just Security

Justsecurity - 2019-09-04 14:21

Journalists Bradosti and Mihemed still in custody

ANF - 2019-09-04 11:08
Journalist Zubêr Hemedemin Nebi (Zubêr Bradosti) was arrested on 21 July while journalist Biryar Mihemed was detained in Hewlêr on 21 August by the KDP public security forces. ...

'Tip of the iceberg' as police officers fired after corruption and security inquiries - DutchNews.nl

Dutchnews - 2019-09-04 09:14

Minister of Peshmerga: “The consultancy and cooperation with the U.S. Forces is vital for us.”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-09-04 00:43
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga KRG Minister of Peshmerga, during a meeting with a team from U.S. Military Cooperation at KTCC, discussed their military partnership, security climate of the region as well as MOPE’s reform process. On September 2, 201 ...

Four Kurdish Civilians Arrested in Paveh, Marivan, and Oshnavieh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-09-03 02:00
During the past week, four Kurdish civilians have been detained by security forces in the cities of Paveh, Marivan and Oshnavieh (Shno in Kurdish) without an arrest warrant. Kurdistan Human Rights Network… The post Four Kurdish Civilians Arrested in Pave ...

Erbil security arrest ISIS member in refugee camp

Gulan Media - 2019-09-02 20:23

Gire Spi Military Council: We will defend our peoples and lands

ANF - 2019-09-02 14:02
Gire Spi Military Council Spokesman stated that they as the security forces of the region would continue to protect their lands and peoples. ...

Kurdish security forces arrest alleged ISIS member for ‘beheading’ a man in camp | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2019-09-02 13:27

Tevgera Azadi member jailed in Hewlêr on hunger strike

ANF - 2019-09-02 12:20
Tevgera Azadi member, Idris Selim Mihemed, was imprisoned by the KDP public security forces 118 days ago. Mihemed has been on hunger strike for 32 days against this unlawful arrest. ...

Mothers of Maxmur in sit-in against KDP Public Security Forces

ANF - 2019-09-02 08:30
Martyr Rüstem Cudi (Maxmur) Peace Mothers who wanted to discuss the ongoing embargo on the Refugee Camp with the KDP Public Security Forces were prevented by the same forces and subjected to attacks and insults. ...

Biarritz's Main Beach Deserted as G7 Security Forces Restrict Area Ahead of Summit [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-08-31 15:23

Five ‘Special Security Zones’ in Hakkari - english

Bianet - 2019-08-31 09:53

U.N. Security Councils mulls calling for Idlib truce, Russia likely to oppose

Gulan Media - 2019-08-30 00:05

UN envoy says Iraq-Peshmerga cooperation is essential to security

Gulan Media - 2019-08-30 00:05

UN envoy says Iraq-Peshmerga cooperation is essential to security

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-29 20:38

The Early Edition: August 29, 2019 - Just Security

Justsecurity - 2019-08-29 14:47

Iraqi Interior Minister, delegation arrive in Erbil for security talks

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-29 06:41

Turkey, Benin agree on security cooperation that covers operational intelligence – Nordic Monitor

Nordicmonitor - 2019-08-29 02:36

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 ...

U.S. and partner forces implement security mechanism in northeast Syria

CENTCOM - 2019-08-28 23:00
TAMPA, Fla. – The Syrian Democratic Forces, a Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve partner force in the fight against Daesh, completed the destruction of People’s Protection Unit, also known as YPG, fighting positions in northeast Syria ...

Chuck Schumer criticizes the Trump administration for diverting $271 million from FEMA for border security [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-08-28 22:44

Warplanes strike near Turkish military post in northwest Syria: monitor, security source

Gulan Media - 2019-08-28 21:55

Warplanes strike near Turkish military post in northwest Syria

Reuters - 2019-08-28 17:52
Air strikes hit rebel positions near a Turkish military post in northwest Syria on Wednesday, where the Russia-backed army has waged a fierce offensive against rebels, according to activists and a senior Turkish security source. ...

VP Mike Pence and President Nechirvan Barzani discuss security, protecting minorities

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-28 17:11

In apparent jab at Netanyahu, Gantz won't comment on security briefing | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-08-28 17:00

Why we need a Middle Eastern security architecture: Part III | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-08-28 15:34

ISIS wives, children in Iraqi IDP camps ‘ticking time bomb’: security official

Rûdaw - 2019-08-27 18:59
Ali Nassir Binyan is aide to Iraq's national security advisor ...

Iraqi delegation to visit Erbil Wednesday to discuss security in disputed areas

Rûdaw - 2019-08-27 18:59
Kurdish-Iraqi relations are tense due to an oil dispute ...

First phase in Northern Syrian border security implemented

ANF - 2019-08-27 12:56
The Autonomous Administration announced that the first phase of the triple agreement on border security has been implemented. ...

A report on the Continued Detention of Kurdish Civilians and the Militarisation of Kurdistan Since July

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-27 02:01
According to statistics compiled by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), there has been an intense security crackdown in Kurdistan since July. At least 22 Kurdish civilians and activists have been arrested by… The post A report on the Continued Detenti ...

A Kurdish Civilian Arrested in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-27 02:01
A Kurdish civilian “Mohsen Saeedpour” was arrested by security forces in Sanandaj. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has obtained information that Security forces have raided the Kurdish civilian’s home on Wednesday, Aug… The post A Kurdish Civilian ...

24 Kurdish fighters neutralized in fresh Turkish security operations: ministry - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-08-26 22:44

Daquq mayor requests security forces to expand front outside town

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-26 21:45

Two Kurdish Civilians Arrested in Marivan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-24 02:00
Security forces have arrested two Kurdish Civilians, Aram Nikpey and Abdullah Beshtam from “Ney village” of Marivan during the past couple of days. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has obtained information that… The post Two Kurdish Civilians Arrest ...

Erdogan tells Putin that Syrian offensive is causing humanitarian crisis

Reuters - 2019-08-23 23:42
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russia's Vladimir Putin on Friday that Syrian army attacks in northwest Syria are causing a humanitarian crisis and threaten Turkey's national security, the Turkish presidency said. ...

Erdogan tells Putin Syrian offensive is causing humanitarian crisis

Reuters - 2019-08-23 14:23
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russia's Vladimir Putin on Friday that Syrian army attacks in northwest Syria are causing a humanitarian crisis and threaten Turkey's national security, the Turkish presidency said. ...

The Iraq-Turkey Pipeline Dispute: Opportunity in an Arbitration - Just Security

Justsecurity - 2019-08-22 22:25

US and Turkey defence chiefs discuss Syria 'security mechanism' Meanwhile, State Department spokeswoman expresses concern about Ankara’s removal of three elected mayors in Kurdish areas August 22, 2019

The National AE - 2019-08-22 07:14

Second Roj News journalist arrested in Iraqi Kurdistan capital

E-Kurd - 2019-08-21 21:33
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A reporter for outlet Roj News was arrested in Iraqi Kurdistan capital city of Erbil on Wednesday by the security forces, the pro-Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Roj News reported. Bryar Muhammad was arrested in Erb ...
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