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Twin explosions leave 7 wounded in Khanaqin

ANF - 2019-07-18 11:04
Two security members and 5 civilians were wounded in the blasts. ...

Turkish consulate employee, 2 civilians killed in Erbil shooting: Security

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-18 08:24

Five Kurdish Activists Arrested in Marivan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-18 02:01
Five Kurdish activists were arrested in Marivan and surrounding villages transferred to an unknown location by security forces affiliated with the Marivan intelligence Office and . A reliable source from Marivan has… ...

The Early Edition: July 17, 2019 - Just Security

Justsecurity - 2019-07-18 00:54

Turkey-U.S. Relations Further Strained by S-400 Delivery – Defense Security Monitor

Forecastinternational - 2019-07-17 22:29

Turkish diplomat shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan

FOX News - 2019-07-17 21:29
Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan – At least one Turkish diplomat was killed in a shooting that took place on Wednesday in the Iraqi Kurdish capital, Kurdish security officials and Turkish media stated. ...

Turkish diplomat, one other shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan capital

E-Kurd - 2019-07-17 19:38
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— At least two people including a Turkish diplomat were shot dead on Wednesday in a rare attack in the Iraqi Kurdistan capital city of Erbil, Kurdish security officials and Turkey’s foreign ministry said. A gunman op ...

Turkish diplomat is among three people shot dead in Kurdish capital: security officials - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-07-17 15:36

Shingal administration calls on Baghdad for 'long-term solution' to town's unstable security situation

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-17 06:13

Erbil security bust online gambling operation; ‘unimaginable’ amounts of money sent abroad: official

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-16 23:18

The anti-terrorism units control a sleeper cell and a cell which smuggles ISIS terrorists in the villages of Hasakah and Deira-Zour

SDF Press - 2019-07-16 21:38
News Center – The anti-terrorism units of the Syrian Democratic Forces, carried out on Tuesday morning a security operation in the town of Dashisha in the countryside of Hasakah city, and arrested during a raid five people working in a cell which smuggles ...

The Academy of Martyr Ali Malham for Internal Security Forces graduated 60 members

SDF Press - 2019-07-16 17:09
Tabqa – Martyr Ali Melhem’s academy for internal security forces in Mansoura town which is located in the suburb of Tabqa city, ended a training course on Tuesday, the course which was named after Martyr Mustafa ended with a military ceremony attended by ...

Norway arrests Kurdish Islamic extremist cleric Krekar after Italian terror trial

E-Kurd - 2019-07-16 13:08
COPENHAGEN, Denmark,— The Norwegian domestic security agency says a Kurdish Muslim extremist cleric found guilty in Italy for planning terror has been detained on an Italian arrest warrant. The PST security agency says Iraqi Kurdistan-born Mullah Krekar ...

Al Gareen Farm … a perfect model for securing food security requirements

SDF Press - 2019-07-16 06:27
Tabqa-The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) opened the Second Gareen Farm, one of the city’s leading agricultural projects, providing food and milk products to the military forces, as well as providing employment for 200 male and female workers. The opening ...

Five provinces in Hakkari declared "Security Zones" for 15 days

ANF - 2019-07-15 11:43
The Governorship of Hakkari have declared 5 provinces Private Security Zone for 15 days, banning entry and exit. ...

Prisoner Kotan punished with 12 days isolation in Elazig

ANF - 2019-07-15 11:01
Erdal Kotan, who fell to 43 kilos due to a hunger strike in Elazig No. 1 High Security Prison, was sentenced to punished with 13 days of isolationl. ...

S-400 system will ‘guarantee peace and national security’: Erdog

Rûdaw - 2019-07-14 23:05

Security Council, after First Ever Visit to Iraq, Says Economic Reform Vital for Post-Conflict Recovery, Warning Fight Against Terrorism ‘Not Over’ - Iraq | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-07-14 14:04

Six Civilians Arrested in Mahabad and Oshnavieh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-14 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Following further arrests of Kurdish civilians in various cities, five civilians in Mahabad and another one in Oshnavieh (Shno in Kurdish) were arrested by security forces. KHRN… ...

SDF killed one of the most important princes of ISIS

SDF Press - 2019-07-13 00:30
In a security operation launched by the Syrian Democratic forces and the international coalition on the eleventh of June, during which the terrorist “Thabet” one of the most important elements of Daesh in Al-Soar area in the countryside of Deir al-Zour. W ...

The Early Edition: July 12, 2019 - Just Security

Justsecurity - 2019-07-12 14:35

Rojava conference calls for regional security and stability through self-administration

Green Left Weekly - 2019-07-12 07:07
An international conference hosted by the Rojava Center for Strategic Studies in the city of Amude in Kurdish-liberated northern Syria from July 7-9 called for international support for the establishment of self-administration in areas liberated from Isl ...

Three of Iran's Revolutionary Guards shot dead Frequent clashes occur in the region between security forces and Iranian Kurdish militant groups based in neighbouring Iraq July 10, 2019

The National AE - 2019-07-10 20:13

US sanctions Hezbollah lawmakers, security chief

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-10 15:48

The Early Edition: July 10, 2019 - Just Security

Justsecurity - 2019-07-10 15:08

Kurdistan security rejects claims of involvement in senior PKK leader’s death

Gulan Media - 2019-07-10 12:25

Kurdistan Region Security Council denies any role in PKK leader assassination

Rûdaw - 2019-07-10 00:38
Kurdish forces in Region "unfairly accused" of complicity in death of Diyar Ghareeb ...

KDP’s Kurdistan security council rejects claims of involvement in PKK leader’s killing

E-Kurd - 2019-07-09 18:24
KDP’s Kurdish security council blames PKK for conflict in Iraqi Kurdistan HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Region’s Security Council KRSC for the KDP-controlled areas of Iraqi Kurdistan on Tuesday blamed the Kurdistan Workers’ Party ...

Kurdistan security rejects claims of involvement in senior PKK leader’s death

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-09 14:43

Palestinian security officer nabbed by PA for planning terror attack | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-07-08 23:37

Explosion kills one, injures two in Diyala

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 12:36
A gap in security in areas disputed by Baghdad and Erbil have left an opening for ISIS attacks ...

The Syrian Democratic Forces and the Internal Security Forces dismantle three explosive devices in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-07-08 02:01
In the framework of its efforts to maintain the security and stability of Raqqa city. The Internal Security Forces in Raqqa, in coordination with the Syrian Democratic Forces, identified the place of 3 explosive devices in different areas of the city and ...

The Early Edition: July 5, 2019 - Just Security

Justsecurity - 2019-07-07 18:36

Iraqi Forces Launch Fresh Operation to Hunt Down IS Remnants

BAS News - 2019-07-07 13:37
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces have launched a new “large-scale” operation to mop up a desert area in northwest of the country from the remaining Islamic State (IS) militants. The area is a triangle-like desert located in the provinces of Nineveh, Salahud ...

Turkish Security Forces Neutralize at Least 3 PKK Militants in Country's South - Reports - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2019-07-07 09:01

Replace security forces with federal police in Kirkuk, Khanaqin: Iraqi MPs

Gulan Media - 2019-07-06 19:08

Over 230 Kurds Detained by Iranian Forces in 6 Months

BAS News - 2019-07-06 15:30
ERBIL — Iranian security forces arrested 231 Kurds during the first half of 2019, a monitoring group said. According to Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, 180 people from the detainees were accused of political activities. Twenty-seven others were arr ...

Replace security forces with federal police in Kirkuk, Khanaqin: Iraqi MPs

Rûdaw - 2019-07-06 12:56
Many different forces and units have created huge confusion in the disputed areas ...

[PICTURES]: IS Judge Arrested While Disguising as a Woman

BAS News - 2019-07-06 12:49
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces arrested on Friday an senior member of the Islamic State (IS) near Mosul. According to media reports, the jihadists served as a judge with IS while the extremist group was in control of Mosul. He was disguising in women’s ou ...

UK says security law does not ban humanitarian travel to northeast Syria

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-05 17:57

Congo security forces start evicting illegal miners from Glencore project

Yahoo - 2019-07-05 03:22

Hashd al-Shaabi ‘tightening noose’ around ISIS in Khanaqin

Rûdaw - 2019-07-04 23:41
The operation was launched Thursday to fill the security vacuum ...

Security stepped up at al-Hol camp after ISIS woman stabs guard

Rûdaw - 2019-07-03 21:55
The Iranian Kurdish security officer survived the attack ...

Hashd integration decree will reorganize Iraq’s security: PM

Rûdaw - 2019-07-03 21:55
"No to arms outside state control" ...

Two human shield activists taken into custody in Bashur

ANF - 2019-07-03 14:09
South Kurdistan security forces arrested two young persons who participated in the "Human Shield" action against the occupation attempts of the Turkish state. ...

Iran’s Guards kill two Kurdish PJAK fighters in Iranian Kurdistan: Fars

E-Kurd - 2019-07-03 11:51
TEHRAN,— Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards killed two members of an “anti-revolutionary terrorist” group in a security operation in Iranian Kurdistan (Rojhelat) in the northwest of the country, the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Tuesday. Fars ...

Agreement signed with the U.S. Office of Security Cooperation to make the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Administrative Affairs Electronic

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-03 06:56
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On June 23, 2019, Sarbast Lazgin, Deputy Minister of Peshmerga received Connor Delov, U.S. Military Consultant at Office of Security Cooperation, and his accompanying delegation. During the meeting, both sides discusse ...

Homeland Security Report Details Poor Conditions in Border Patrol Stations

Yahoo - 2019-07-03 02:31

To Stem the Flow of Refugees, Address the Conflicts at Its Core - Just Security

Justsecurity - 2019-07-02 21:08


Yahoo - 2019-07-02 20:46

UN Voices Support for Next KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-07-02 16:53
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani received the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary- General for Iraq (SRSG), Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, on Tuesday in Erbil to discuss the latest political, security, and ...

KDP threatens nomads in villages to evacuate the area

ANF - 2019-07-02 15:15
KDP security forces threatened nomads in many villages in Zaxo and the region in general to evacuate the area. ...

Kurdistan PM-designate talks security developments with Coalition Commander

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-02 07:03

Kurdistan PM-designate talks security developments with Coalition Commander

Gulan Media - 2019-07-02 02:16

Bomb Explosion Leaves Two Soldiers Injured in Eastern Iraq

BAS News - 2019-07-01 22:41
ERBIL - A bomb explosion resulted in the wounding of two Iraqi soldiers on Monday in the province of Diyala. The bombing attack targeted an army patrol in the village of al-Nada, in Diyala's Balad Ruz district, a security source told Alghad Press. The pa ...

Masrour Barzani, US-Led Coalition Review Security Situation

BAS News - 2019-07-01 16:17
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council and the Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani received a delegation from the Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR), led by deputy commander Major General Alexus Grynke ...

Mosul: Six IS Jihadists Killed in Joint Coalition-Iraqi Operations

BAS News - 2019-07-01 12:12
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces, in cooperation with the US-led Coalition warplanes, killed at least six Islamic State (IS) jihadists in the northern province of Nineveh, a military statement said. Coalition jets heavily bombarded an area near Ain Jahish i ...

UNSC Welcomes Progress in Kurdistan Government-Formation Talks

BAS News - 2019-07-01 11:21
ERBIL — The United Nations Security Council has welcomed the progress in the ongoing negotiations between political parties towards the formation of the new cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government. A large delegation from the Security Council visited Ir ...

Five areas in Hakkari banned entry and exit

ANF - 2019-07-01 11:17
Hakkari Governorship has banned entry and exit in 5 areas for 15 days for security reason. ...

ISIS activity increase in Khanaqin raises security concerns: Peshmerga Commander

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-01 07:33

IS Activities Increase in Khanaqin: Peshmerga Commander

BAS News - 2019-07-01 02:47
ERBIL - A Peshmerga commander has warned about the increased activities of the Islamic State (IS) in the disputed Kurdish town of Khanaqin as the jihadist group has conducted several attacks in the area recently. "The security gap in Khanaqin and its sur ...

Bomb Explosion Rocks Baghdad, Injures Two

BAS News - 2019-07-01 02:07
ERBIL - A bomb explosion rocked the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Sunday, resulting in the wounding of two civilians, a security source said. The incident, according to the source, occurred near a gathering of civilians in the area of Jaguk, northern Baghd ...

Diyala: Iraqi Soldier Killed by Unknown Armed Men

BAS News - 2019-07-01 02:07
ERBIL - Unknown armed men attacked a security checkpoint on Saturday night in the Iraqi province of Diyala, killing one soldier. The gunmen raided the checkpoint near the village of Hussein al-Hamadi, in southwest of Baqubah, a source was quoted by Baghd ...

Explosion kills one, injures two in Kirkuk

Rûdaw - 2019-06-30 20:00
A gap in security in areas disputed by Baghdad and Erbil have left an opening for ISIS attacks ...

Security Measures Tightened Around Embassies in Baghdad: Source

BAS News - 2019-06-30 16:06
ERBIL — Iraqi authorities have decided to tighten the measures around the foreign diplomatic missions in the capital city of Baghdad, a security source said. The decision was made at the request of Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi who has made it cl ...

From Baghdad, UN Security Council voices support for Iraq’s stability, reconstruction

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-30 11:34

UNSC Calls for Implementation of Article 140

BAS News - 2019-06-30 02:07
ERBIL - The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has called for the implementation of article 140 from the Iraqi Constitution, reiterating support for the process. The call was made by a UNSC's delegation who met with Kurdistan Region President Nechirv ...

Basra: Protesters Slightly Injured in Clashes with Forces

BAS News - 2019-06-29 22:32
ERBIL - A number of protesters were slightly wounded in clashes with the security forces after they attempted to raid the house of the governor of Basra on Saturday evening. Demonstrations have lately been ongoing once again as the federal government has ...

KRG President meets UN Security Council, vows to mend ties with Baghdad, protect Kurdish rights

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-29 18:24

Iraqi Parliamentary Committee to Meet over New PKK Group in Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2019-06-29 15:40
ERBIL — Committee of defense and security affairs at the Iraqi parliament is set meet on Sunday and discuss the reports claiming the establishment of a new armed group affiliated with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party. Earlier on Tuesday, PKK-affiliated media ...

UN Security Council delegation lands in Baghdad for first time in nearly 30 years

Gulan Media - 2019-06-29 14:36

Kurdistan President Meets with UNSC Delegation in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-06-29 13:46
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani met on Saturday with a delegation from the United Nations Security Council in Baghdad. The meeting was also attended by Kurdistan Region Parliament Speaker Vala Farid, Interior Minister Karim Sinjari, ...

[PICTURES]: Kurdish Porter Hospitalized after Being Tortured by Iranian Border Guards

BAS News - 2019-06-29 13:46
ERBIL — Iranian security forces on the border with Kurdistan Region severely tortured a Kurdish porter that sent him later to the hospital. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights said “Sarhad Rahpeykar” was arrested on the border last Thursday in Kurdistan ...

Democrats Clash on Top National Security Threats – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2019-06-29 01:42

UN Security Council members to visit Baghdad on Saturday: FM

Rûdaw - 2019-06-28 16:28
Security Council delegation invited by Iraqi government ...

North Korean problem fraught with unpredictable consequences — Putin

TASS - 2019-06-28 06:04
The Russian leader said "the tragedies of Libya and Iraq" have "inspired many countries to ensure their security at all costs" ...

Twin blasts on Kirkuk buses kill 1, injure 17

Rûdaw - 2019-06-27 21:10
Both Toyota Coaster buses were struck by IEDs, security officials confirmed ...

Suicide attacks target security forces in Tunis

Gulan Media - 2019-06-27 16:45

As Sudan Deadline Looms, a Playbook for a Massacre - Just Security

Justsecurity - 2019-06-27 16:09

Kurdistan security arrests network issuing fake German, Turkish visas

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-27 14:56

Erbil Police Arrests Several People for Forging Visas, Passports

BAS News - 2019-06-27 14:02
ERBIL — Kurdish security forces and police announced the arrest of a group of men in Erbil over multiple cases of forged visas, passports, and other documents. During a press conference on Thursday, Sami Jalal, a director and Kurdistan Region’s ministry ...

Kurdistan security arrest hundreds of drug dealers, consumers in six months

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-27 09:28

Kurdistan Region prevents its security forces from traveling abroad

Kurdiu - 2019-06-26 22:20

Journal of Bioterrorism & Biodefense: Independence of Iraqi Kurdistan, Iran’s National Security and Possible Scenarios

Justice for Kurds - 2019-06-26 21:25
Abstract From 1991 to today, the debate on the independence of the Kurdistan region of Iraq has been one of the main crises in Iraq. Massoud Barzani, head of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region, has set up a referendum on independence from the central government o ...

Barzani Receives Top British Diplomat in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-26 16:37
ERBIL — Kurdish leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, received on Wednesday the British Consul General in Erbil, Martyn Warr. During the meeting, Barzani and Warr reviewed the latest security and political developm ...

Organizing joint patrols to maintain the security and stability of Tabqa city

SDF Press - 2019-06-26 06:29
Tabqa – The military discipline units of the Syrian Democratic Forces continue to coordinate with the Internal Security Forces and conduct joint patrols in Tabqa city in order to maintain the safety and security of civilians and their property. The forces ...

Protests Continue in Basra

BAS News - 2019-06-26 00:12
ERBIL - Iraqi demonstrators on Tuesday continued to protest against the poor public services provided in the southern province of Basra. People in Basra held hundreds of protests last year, in which, hundreds of people, including security personnel, were ...

Four IS Jihadists Captured in Nineveh

BAS News - 2019-06-25 23:21
ERBIL - At least four jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) were captured on Tuesday in the Iraqi province of Nineveh. According to a report by Alghad Press, citing a statement by the Security Media Cell, the militants had used fake names while joining the ...

A Tale of Two Councils: Strengthening AU-UN Cooperation

International Crisis Group - 2019-06-25 21:29
Since 2002, when the African Union was founded, its Peace and Security Council has worked closely with the UN Security Council to resolve the continent’s multiple conflicts. But sharp disagreements have hampered cooperation of late. Practical remedies ca ...

Masrour Barzani, US Trade Mission Discuss Non-Oil Investment

BAS News - 2019-06-25 20:03
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council and Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani received on Tuesday a trade mission led by US Chamber of Commerce to discuss challenges and opportunities to foreign investments in the Kurdistan Region. ...

Iran to Further Reduce Commitment to Nuclear Deal Next Month

BAS News - 2019-06-25 16:59
ERBIL — Iran has planned new steps to further reduce its commitment to the 2015’s Nuclear Deal on 7th July, said the Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani. It comes amid increasing tensions between Iran and the US, while the l ...

A mine exploded in Manbij

ANF - 2019-06-25 10:00
A member of the Internal Security Forces was wounded in a mine explosion in Manbij. ...

US sanctions mark ‘permanent closure of path to diplomacy’: Iran

Rûdaw - 2019-06-25 09:00
Trump destroying "mechanisms for maintaining peace and world security" ...

IS Kills Three Civilians Near Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-06-25 01:29
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) jihadist group killed on Monday three civilians near the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk. A security source said that the extremists killed the three individuals in the village of Wardiya, in al-Abbasy vicinity in Kirku ...

Kirkuk: 14 IS Insurgents Killed, Senior Member Captured

BAS News - 2019-06-25 00:28
ERBIL - The Iraqi security forces managed on Monday to kill 14 members of the Islamic State (IS) in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk, while capturing a leader of the militant group in the area. The extremists were targeted during an operation by t ...

Masrour Barzani Receives US Diplomatic Delegation in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-06-24 17:06
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council and the Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani received a diplomatic delegation of the United States on Monday. US Ambassador to Iraq, Matt Tueller, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Ira ...

Kurdish guard at Istanbul Airport commits suicide due to racism and discrimination

E-Kurd - 2019-06-24 00:23
ISTANBUL,— A Kurdish security guard working at İstanbul Airport committed suicide on Monday evening, jumping from an elevated area in an airport terminal and indicating the social exclusion he faced due to his Kurdish identity was the reason for taking h ...

Salahaddin: Three IS Members Captured, Plot Foiled

BAS News - 2019-06-23 22:49
ERBIL - The Iraqi security forces managed on Sunday to capture three Islamic State (IS) militants in the province of Salahaddin while a plot by the jihadist group was foiled. The security media cell said in a statement that the trio was wanted by the Ira ...

Ten IS Tunnels Destroyed in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-06-23 22:49
ERBIL - The Iraqi security forces have destroyed ten tunnels belonging to the Islamic State (IS) jihadists in the areas between the provinces of Nineveh and Salahaddin. The security media cell said in a statement that the counter-terrorism forces, backed ...

Kurdistan PM-Designate, British Parliamentary Group Discuss Improving Investment

BAS News - 2019-06-23 14:17
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council and the Prime Minister-designate, Masrour Barzani, received on Sunday a delegation from the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) in Kurdistan to discuss further fostering ties between Erbil and L ...
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