Breaking News from Kurdistan, Europe and Middle East

Latest news

Security Forces

Nattoreh Commander: Self-defence is our legitimate right

ANF - 2019-12-13 15:51
In the centre of Til Temir, a small town mainly inhabited by Christians in northeastern Syria, security is ensured by the autonomous Sutoro police and the forces of Nattoreh. ...

Turkey: A Dozen Arrested over Alleged Ties with IS

BAS News - 2019-12-10 19:57
ERBIL - A dozen of people have been arrested in Turkey over their alleged ties with the Islamic State (IS), security sources said on Tuesday. Anadolu Agency cited sources as explaining that eight suspects were arrested by the Turkish police forces during ...

Kurdistan security forces seize counterfeit medicine, make arrests

Kurdistan24 - 2019-12-10 07:54

Identity of 156 Detainees of Over 1000 Kurdish Civilians of November Protests Revealed

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-12-10 02:46
Security forces have detained hundreds of protesters in various cities since mass protests shook Iran following skyrocketing petrol prices, local sources in Sanandaj, Marivan, Kermanshah, Javanrud, Ilam and Orumiyeh told the Kurdistan… The post Identity ...

Former Political Prisoner Rearrested

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-12-10 02:46
Civil right activist Akbar Goyli, who is also a former political prisoner, was rearrested by the Iranian security forces after attending the Sanandaj Judiciary and transferred to an unknown location on 7… The post Former Political Prisoner Rearrested app ...

Militias No Longer Allowed to Intervene in Baghdad Security

BAS News - 2019-12-10 01:14
ERBIL - Iraq has decided to no longer allow the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias to intervene in the security affairs in Baghdad and other protest sites. Speaking to reporters, the spokesman for the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Major Gener ...

Large Caches of IS Bombs Discovered in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-12-09 18:01
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces raided several locations in Kirkuk province where the Islamic State (IS) jihadists used as hideouts, seizing large caches of bombs and explosive devices. According to Kirkuk Join Operations Command, seven hideouts were disco ...

Iran. Les forces de sécurité abattent une Kurde qui observait les manifestations sur le toit de son immeuble avec ses voisins @KurdistanAu

L'Important - 2019-12-08 19:08
The Iranian security forces shot dead a Kurdish woman while she was watching the protests on the top of her apartment along with her neighbors. Mina ...

Report on Death of Kurdish Civilian During November Protests in Tehran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-12-08 02:58
The Iranian security forces shot dead a Kurdish woman while she was watching the protests on the top of her apartment along with her neighbors. Mina Sheikhi, born in 1960 and a… The post Report on Death of Kurdish Civilian During November Protests in Teh ...

Report on the killing and Burial of Mehran Tak’s Body in Marivan(Warning: this story contains a distressing image)

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-12-08 02:58
A driver known as Mehran Tak was shot dead by security forces during a mass protest in Shabrang Marivan Square on 16 November. Tak, born in 1987 and married with a child,… The post Report on the killing and Burial of Mehran Tak’s Body in Marivan(Warning: ...

Turkey Arrests Three More HDP Co-mayors

BAS News - 2019-12-07 11:12
ERBIL — Turkish security forces raided different locations on Friday and arrested three co-mayors belonging to the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP). The arrested officials are Yılmaz Şalan, the co-mayor of Muradiye Municipality, Yakup Almaç, t ...

Kurdish Activist Arrested in Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-12-07 02:08
Rashid Naserzadeh, director of the “Shno 24” Telegram Channel and environmental activist, was arrested in his way back from the Kurdistan Region of Iraq between Piranshahr and Oshnavieh (Shno in Kurdish) by the security forces on… The post Kurdish Activi ...

Kurdish Labour Activist Arrested in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-12-07 02:08
Labour activist Jalil Mohammadi, a member of the Coordination Committee for the Establishment of Workers’ Organizations, was arrested by security forces on 3 December, local sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network… The post Kurdish Labour Activis ...

ISIS attacks US bases, Iraqi army and Peshmerga in Iraq

ANF - 2019-12-06 14:18
The ISIS, reorganized after its defeat, attacked US bases, Iraqi military, Peshmerga and security forces with missiles. ...

Over 300 Civilians Arrested in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-12-05 02:03
More than 300 civilians have been arrested by security forces since mass protests shook Iran in opposition of skyrocketing petrol prices of which 50 of them have been released on bail of… The post Over 300 Civilians Arrested in Sanandaj appeared first on ...

Detained Students Tortured at Marivan Intelligence Service

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-12-05 02:03
The Iranian security forces have put detained students under severe physical and psychological torture in solitary confinement, confirmed a civilian recently released from the custody. Local Sources in Marivan reported continuing detention… The post Deta ...

Iraq to prosecute over 40 security forces responsible for killing protestors: report

Kurdistan24 - 2019-12-04 21:02

December Alerts and November Trends 2019

International Crisis Group - 2019-12-04 02:26
In November, security forces in both Iraq and Iran brutally suppressed mass protests, with over 100 killed in both places; Iraq’s political instability could lead to more violence in coming weeks. In Syria, fighting escalated between Russian-backed gover ...

Peshmerga, Security Forces Capture Several IS Insurgents

BAS News - 2019-12-02 18:44
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region's Peshmerga and security forces have captured a number of Islamic State (IS) jihadists, an official said on Monday. Speaking to Kurdistan 24, Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) Coordinator for lnternational Advocacy, Dindar Ze ...

Iraq protesters burn shrine entrance in holy city in Najaf

E-Kurd - 2019-12-01 16:16
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi protesters set fire to the entrance of a shrine in the southern holy city of Najaf on Saturday and security forces fired tear gas to disperse them, police and a demonstrator at the scene said, risking more bloodshed after a rare day of ca ...

Civil Activist Arrested in Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-12-01 02:01
Yarsanian journalist and activist Fereshteh Cheraghi, who is also a member of the Dalahoo Green Sarv Association, was arrested by security forces at her home in Sare-Pole Zahab on 29 November, an… The post Civil Activist Arrested in Kurdistan appeared fi ...

Najaf Governor Urges Deployment of Forces as Protests Intensified

BAS News - 2019-11-30 22:58
ERBIL - Najaf Governor Luai al-Yasseri has called for the deployment of security forces as protests in the southern city have intensified. Yasseri has urged the federal government to take actions and out an end to the "bloodshed" in Najaf, calling for th ...

Iraqi Protesters Burn Shrine Entrance in Najaf

BAS News - 2019-11-30 22:58
ERBIL - Iraqi angry protesters on Saturday burned the entrance of a Shia holy shrine in the southern city of Najaf, with the security forces using tear gas to disperse them. Reuters cited local police as saying that the demonstrators set fire to a doorwa ...

ISIS increases activities in Iraq and Southern Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-11-30 13:18
Three members of the security forces were killed in attacks of the ISIS in South Kurdistan. Eight people were injured in the attacks, including three civilians. ...

PM Barzani Sends Condolences after IS Kills Kurdish Security Forces

BAS News - 2019-11-30 11:59
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani sent condolences after Islamic State (IS) attacked the security forces in Garmiyan, killing three personnel and wounding eight others. “I send my condolences to the families of the victims, may they ...

IS Mortar Attack Wounds Several Civilians, Security Forces in Jalawla

BAS News - 2019-11-29 22:48
ERBIL - The jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) attacked Jalawla, in south of disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk, on Friday night, resulting in the wounding of several civilians and security forces. Speaking to BasNews, Luqman Mohammed, an eyewitness, p ...

Canada "Strongly" Condemns Escalating Violence in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-11-29 17:49
ERBIL - Canada has "strongly" condemned the escalating violence in Iraq as tens of protesters have recently been killed or injured by the security forces. "Canada strongly condemns the escalating violence in Iraq, which has resulted in the deaths of hund ...

EU Concerned over Ongoing Deadly Protests in Iraq, Calls for Dialogue

BAS News - 2019-11-29 15:01
ERBIL — The European Union expressed serious concern over the ongoing protests in Iraq with increasing casualties while several media outlets being closed down to prevent coverage of the unrest. “The use of live ammunition by security forces against demo ...

Dhi Qar Governor Resigns After Tens Killed in Southern Iraq Protests

BAS News - 2019-11-29 13:57
ERBIL — Governor of Iraq’s Dhi Qar province handed in his resignation after dozens of protesters were killed by the security forces in Nasiriyah. According to officials, at least 33 people were shot dead on Thursday by the security forces in Nisiriyah. A ...

Kurdish Vet Shot Dead in Protests

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-29 02:02
A Kurdish civilian from Marivan and a vet graduated from Orumiyeh University was killed by security forces during a mass protest in Kermanshah. Burhan Mansournia was in Kermanshah on his military service… The post Kurdish Vet Shot Dead in Protests appear ...

Iraqi forces kill 35 protesters after Iranian consulate torched in Najaf

E-Kurd - 2019-11-28 22:40
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi security forces shot dead at least 35 protesters on Thursday after demonstrators stormed and torched an Iranian consulate overnight, in what could mark a turning point in the uprising against the Tehran-backed authorities. At least 29 peo ...

Iraqi security forces fire rubber bullets and tear gas at protesters in third day of fierce clashes | Daily Mail Online

Dailymail - 2019-11-28 15:16

Iraq: At least 13 demonstrators killed in Nasiriyah

ANF - 2019-11-28 14:27
Iraqi security forces have opened fire on demonstrators in Nasiriyah, killing at least 13 people and injuring 80 others. ...

KDP forces arrest 12 young people returning from Rojava

ANF - 2019-11-28 13:16
Twelve activists from South Kurdistan who had set out to support the resistance in Rojava were arrested by KDP security forces. ...

[VIDEO]: Iraqi Security Forces Open Fire at Protesters

BAS News - 2019-11-28 11:37
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces appeared in an amateur footage opening fire directly at the protesters in the southern city of Nasiriyah. According the information obtained by BasNews, the footage shows the security forces firing live ammunition at protest ...

Five Iraqi protesters killed, dozens injured in clashes with security forces | MENAFN.COM

Menafn - 2019-11-28 07:15

Iraq Protests: UN "Extremely" Saddened to Witness Horrific Injuries

BAS News - 2019-11-26 23:33
ERBIL - Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Iraq, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, said on Tuesday that she was "extremely" saddened to witness the horrific injuries as a result of the clashes between the security forces and protesters. The ...

Amnesty International said 143 protesters were killed in Iran

ANF - 2019-11-26 13:02
Amnesty International said in a statement that "the intentional lethal use of force by Iranian security forces that has resulted in the killings of at least 143 protesters since demonstrations broke out on 15 November. ...

PM Barzani Reaffirms Peshmerga's Commitment to Regional Security

BAS News - 2019-11-25 23:41
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani has reaffirmed the Peshmerga forces' commitment to the regional security and the fight against the Islamic State (IS). The Kurdish premier made the remarks during a meeting with John Rood, the US Un ...

World "Must" Condemn Use of Lethal Force Against Iranian Protesters: Amnesty International

BAS News - 2019-11-25 23:41
ERBIL - The Amnesty International has argued that the world "must" condemn the use of lethal forces by the Iranian security forces against the protesters, which reportedly resulted in the killing of over 140 people. It cited "credible" reports as saying ...

Basra: Iraqi Security Forces Put on Alert

BAS News - 2019-11-24 21:35
ERBIL - The Iraqi security forces have been put on alert in the southern province of Basra, a source said on Sunday. The security measures come as demonstrations have been ongoing in central and southern parts of Iraq against the government. The source n ...

Update: Dozens of Detained Protesters Remain Under Interrogation of Security Agencies in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-24 02:00
The Iranian security and intelligence forces are pursuing the civil activists and protesters in the Kurdish cities of Iran as the intelligence forces have intensified measures to crackdown the protests hit the… The post Update: Dozens of Detained Protest ...

Iraqi, Coalition Forces Arrest IS Logistic Official, Kill Several Jihadists

BAS News - 2019-11-23 12:38
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces and the warplanes of the US-led Coalition carried out separate operations in Iraq on Friday, during which they arrested an Islamic State (IS) logistics official and killed several jihadists belonging to the group. “An intern ...

SDF: 25 terrorists arrested in wider operations against ISIS

ANF - 2019-11-22 21:10
SDF security forces arrested 25 terrorists on different times and locations in operations against ISIS sleeper-cells. ...

Baghdad: Five Protesters Killed, Scores Injured

BAS News - 2019-11-22 19:25
ERBIL - At least five protesters were killed on Friday in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, while scores of others were wounded. Iraqi reports said that over 70 other demonstrators were also wounded in clashes with the security forces who reportedly used tear g ...

Latest News of Protests in Kurdish Cities

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-22 02:00
Although the security situation in Kermanshah has calmed down as compared to the last few days of protests hit Iran, the presence of Special Forces around Azadi Square, Jafarabad, Boulevard, Dolatabad and… The post Latest News of Protests in Kurdish Citi ...

Labour Activist Arrested in Tehran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-22 02:00
Labour activist Yashar Darulshafa, who had been sentenced to five and a half years in prison in 2010, was detained by the security forces and taken to an unknown location on 21… The post Labour Activist Arrested in Tehran appeared first on KHRN. ...

Protests in Baghdad leave at least four dead, 48 wounded: security

E-Kurd - 2019-11-21 17:39
BAGHDAD,— Four people were killed and 48 wounded early on Thursday when Iraqi security forces shot live fire and tear gas canisters at protesters near two key bridges in Baghdad, security and medical sources said. The cause of death was live fire and tea ...

RojNews correspondent in custody for four months

ANF - 2019-11-21 16:27
Journalist Zuber Bradosti has been detained by the security forces in South Kurdistan for four months without a reason being cited. ...

Afghanistan’s president claims victory over Islamic State

E-Kurd - 2019-11-20 14:44
JALALABAD, Afghanistan,— Security forces have “obliterated” Islamic State (IS) militants in Afghanistan, President Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday, hours after a prisoner swap with Taliban insurgents raised hopes of a lull in violence in the country. More t ...

Another Kurdish Civilian Killed by Security Forces in Javanrud

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-20 02:01
Several people of the Kurdish-Iranian city Javanrud continued protesting the hike in the petrol prices in Iran for the second day despite strong security measures main streets of the city where the… The post Another Kurdish Civilian Killed by Security Fo ...

Over 100 Protesters Killed in Iran: Amnesty International

BAS News - 2019-11-19 22:33
ERBIL - Amnesty International has revealed that over 100 Iranian protesters have so far been killed during clashes with the security forces across the country. "Verified video footage, eyewitness testimony from people on the ground and information gather ...

Iran Protests: 45 Kurds Killed, Hundreds Injured or Arrested

BAS News - 2019-11-19 13:37
ERBIL — At least 45 Kurds have so far been killed in violent protests across Iran while security forces intensify crackdown. According to the records by Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, the victims are from 14 Kurdish cities and towns in northwest I ...

Fearing arrest, wounded Kurdish protesters avoid clinics as Iranian security forces crackdown continues

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-19 07:16

Latest Updates: 37 Kurds Killed in Iran Protests

BAS News - 2019-11-18 10:58
ERBIL — At least 37 Kurdish protesters have so far been killed by Iranian security forces while the country is hit by a massive violent demonstration over petrol price increase. According to the reports received by BasNews from local sources, the casualt ...

Peshmerga not Involved in Security Crackdown against Iraqi Protesters: KDP

BAS News - 2019-11-18 08:51
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga forces have no role in the security crackdown against the ongoing protests in Baghdad and several other southern provinces of Iraq, said Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP). Since early October, thousands of Iraqis have ...

Hong Kong protests: Police tear gas met with petrol bombs

BBC - 2019-11-18 00:03
Fresh clashes between protesters and the security forces erupted in Hong Kong. Tear gas and water cannon were met with petrol bombs, bricks and other improvised weapons. ...

Iran: US Condemns Use of "Lethal Force" Against Protesters

BAS News - 2019-11-17 23:42
ERBIL - The United States has condemned the use of "lethal force" by the Iranian security forces against the protesters who have been taking to the streets since Friday night. Tens of thousands of people across Iran have been demonstrating against a surp ...

Tehran: Shop Owners Go on Strike to Protest Petrol Price Hiking

BAS News - 2019-11-17 18:30
ERBIL - A big marketplace in the Iranian capital Tehran was closed on Sunday to protest against the dramatic increase of the petrol price. According to Sky News, the shop owners were forcibly dispersed by the security forces before they could join the pr ...

Iran Petrol Price Protests: 21 Kurds Killed, Over 140 Injured

BAS News - 2019-11-17 09:46
ERBIL — At least 21 Kurds were killed by security forces since Friday when people across Iran took to the streets to protest the surprising increase of petrol prices. According to local reports, massive demonstrations have begun across Iran, including th ...

Iran ‘RISE UP’? Protests sweep Iran on November 15-16

Seth Frantzman - 2019-11-17 08:17
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Iranian mobile networks appeared to go offline on Saturday night amid rising protests in Iran. Videos from across the country showed security forces firing tear gas, […] ...

PICTURES: Growing Violence in Protests after Iran Hikes Petrol Prices

BAS News - 2019-11-16 18:46
ERBIL — Several dozens of people were killed or injured across Iran after protesters clashed with the security forces. Thousands of Iranians across the country took to the streets on Friday evening following a surprising increase of fuel prices. The Iran ...

Iraq Protests: 700 Protesters Disabled So Far

BAS News - 2019-11-16 15:33
ERBIL - At least 700 Iraqi protesters have so far been disabled after they were injured during clashes with the security forces since early October. Citing medical sources, Al-Arabiya Al-Jadeed revealed in a report that over 16,000 people have been wound ...

American-born woman who joined ISIS is not a citizen, judge rules

Seattle Times - 2019-11-15 06:21
The surprise ruling leaves the fate of Hoda Muthana and her child in doubt amid the deteriorating security environment in northern Syria since Turkey invaded territory held by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, a U.S. ally. The SDF supervises the ...

Four more demonstrators dead in Baghdad

ANF - 2019-11-14 16:04
Four more demonstrators were reportedly killed in the Iraqi capital Baghdad by security forces. ...

[PICTURES]: Seven IS Hideouts Destroyed in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-11-14 14:30
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces destroyed seven hideouts in Kirkuk used by Islamic State (IS) sleeper cells. Iraqi War Media Cell confirmed the report in a statement on Thursday, saying that the hideouts were destroyed during an operation near Ramal villag ...

Iraq Protests Thursday’s Death Toll: Two Killed, 35 Injured

BAS News - 2019-11-14 14:30
ERBIL — At least two Iraqi protesters were killed in Baghdad on Thursday after they clashed with the security forces, 35 others were injured. According to media reports, security forces used tear gas and live ammunition to disperse the protesters. More t ...

Turkey launches large-scale operation against Kurdish militant group

TASS - 2019-11-13 20:31
The operation involves 2,360 personnel from police and regional security forces ...

Internal Security Forces: Qamishlo bombs ordered from Turkey

ANF - 2019-11-13 16:10
In parallel with the invading attacks launched by the Turkish state on 9 October 2019, bomb attacks increased in the cities of North-East Syria. ...

Three IS Jihadists Killed after Iraqi Forces Discover a Hideout near Hawija

BAS News - 2019-11-13 15:10
ERBIL — Iraqi forces carried out an operation to destroy a hideout for the Islamic State (IS) in southwest Kirkuk province on Wednesday, killing at least three jihadists after a confrontation broke out. According to local security sources, the operation ...

Perpetrators of the Qamishlo attack captured

ANF - 2019-11-13 08:13
North and East Syrian Internal Security Forces vowed to continue their struggle and protect the people and their land against the occupation forces. ...

Iraqi Security Forces Kill 14 IS Jihadists near Mosul: State Media

BAS News - 2019-11-11 15:35
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces carried out an operation against the Islamic State (IS) near Mosul, north of Iraq, during which they killed at least 14 jihadists. According Iraq’s state-owned news agency, the operation was conducted in the remote areas sou ...

Three Protesters Killed in Southern Iraq: Source

BAS News - 2019-11-11 10:15
ERBIL — At least three protesters were shot dead by the Iraqi security forces in the southern city of Nassiriya on Sunday, medical sources confirmed to Reuters. According to the sources, the Iraqi security forces used live ammunition to disperse a large ...

UN proposes road map for Iraq, US call for new elections

ANF - 2019-11-11 09:34
At least 319 protesters have been killed by security forces in Iraq since the economically driven protests and unrest began last month, according to the latest figures. ...

National security adviser says U.S. "concerned" about war crimes in Syria despite Erdogan visit to White House

CBS News - 2019-11-10 23:17
National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien says the idea that the United States greenlighted Turkey's offensive on Kurdish forces in Syria is "false." ...

Iraq Says Rocket Launchpad Destroyed after Friday’s Fire at Qayyara Base

BAS News - 2019-11-09 13:52
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces discovered and destroyed a rocket launchpad from where multiple Katyusha rockets were fired at Qayyara military base in Nineveh province, said commander of joint operations command, Nawman Zubai’ee. Late on Friday, the secur ...

Rockets Target Iraqi Base Housing US Forces

BAS News - 2019-11-09 00:55
ERBIL - A number of rockets on Friday night fell near an Iraqi military base which houses the US forces, with no casualties reported. Reuters cited a security source speaking on condition of anonymity as explaining that a total of 17 rockets landed near ...

Karbala: Eighteen Iraqi Protesters Killed by Security Forces, Hundreds Left Injured

Thedailybeast - 2019-11-08 23:44

Baghdad: 4 Protesters Killed, 35 Injured on Thursday

BAS News - 2019-11-07 13:23
ERBIL — At least four protesters were killed and 35 others were injured by the security forces in central Baghdad on Thursday, Reuters cited police and hospital sources. People in Baghdad and across several southern provinces have taken to the streets si ...

Three More Iraqi Protesters Killed in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-11-06 23:14
ERBIL - At least three more protesters were reportedly killed on Wednesday during clashes with the security forces in the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad. According to Iraq's High Commission for Human Rights, another 17 more people were also injured during ...

U.K. Minister for Armed Forces: “We will continue to support the Peshmerga.”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-11-06 17:07
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Mark Lancaster, U.K. Minister for Armed Forces, shared some words regarding their role in Iraq and Kurdistan Region during a Parliament session and said, “The United Kingdom is committed to support the Iraqi Security F ...

Death Toll: 14 Protestors Killed in Two Days

BAS News - 2019-11-06 10:34
ERBIL — At least 14 protestors were killed in clashes with security forces during violent demonstrations in Baghdad and several other provinces south of Iraq. According to medical sources and media reports, the casualties are from protests last Monday ni ...

Security concerns forces two villages in disputed Khanaqin region to evacuate

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-05 17:07

Five Protestors Killed in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-11-04 19:53
ERBIL — At least five more protestors were killed on Monday after they clashed with the security forces in Baghdad, Reuters said. Violent protests in the Iraqi capital and other southern provinces have so far left more than 260 people killed and thousand ...

Iraqi protesters block port; security forces kill one, wound over 90 | The Japan Times

Japantimes - 2019-11-03 09:13

Security forces kill protester in Iraq, wound dozens | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-11-02 20:23

Baghdad Protests: One Killed and 91 Wounded

BAS News - 2019-11-02 18:53
ERBIL — At least one protester was killed and 91 others were injured on Saturday in clash with security forces in Baghdad, security and medical sources confirmed. Hundreds of thousands of Iraqis have been staging mass demonstrations in the capital city a ...

Syriac Military Council takes over the security of Khabour area

ANF - 2019-11-02 14:42
Syriac Military Council forces will be deployed in all frontlines in the Khabour area. ...

Joint patrol by Russia and local forces not joined by Turkey

ANF - 2019-10-30 12:22
North and East Syrian Internal Security Forces and Russian military police have conducted patrol between Qamishlo-Amude-Dirbesiye. Turkey didn’t join the patrol. ...

Iraq's Karbala: Nearly 20 Protesters Killed

BAS News - 2019-10-29 10:51
Over 800 more were injured in the Shia holy city ERBIL - Nearly 20 protesters were killed during clashes with the Iraqi security forces in the Shia holy city of Karbala on Monday night, while hundreds more were injured. According to Iraqi reports, 18 dem ...

Kurdish Source Provided Intel for Raid against al-Baghdadi, Including DNA From Used Underwear

Newsweek - 2019-10-29 06:16
A Kurdish source who reportedly acted as one of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's security advisers gave DNA samples to U.S. forces prior to the raid that led to al-Baghdadi's death. ...

Syrian Kurdish forces keeping closer watch on ISIS prisoners in wake of al-Baghdadi’s death

FOX News - 2019-10-28 23:44
Syrian Kurdish forces say they're ramping up security in prisons and detention facilities where ISIS militants are being held amid concerns about possible riots or attacks in the wake of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s death. ...

Top Pentagon officials on al-Baghdadi raid, Syria security

CBS News - 2019-10-28 20:12
Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley briefed reporters Monday after the Special Forces operation resulting in the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Esper reiterated that oil fields in northern ...

Syrian Kurdish Forces Reportedly Kill Potential al-Baghdadi Successor, Increasing Security at ISIS Prisons After Leader’s Death

Time - 2019-10-28 18:01
Kurdish forces said they are continuing operations to hunt down IS leaders in Syria ...

Turkey: 20 Foreign Nationals Detained for Alleged IS Links

BAS News - 2019-10-28 17:29
ERBIL - Turkish security forces detained on Monday 20 foreign nationals for alleged links to the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group. Turkish officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Middle East Eye that the 20 suspects were arrested during oper ...

Two ISIS members arrested in Raqqa

ANF - 2019-10-27 22:08
Security forces have arrested two ISIS members in the village of Salihiya near Raqqa. During the operation, weapons, money, ID cards and many other items were seized. ...

UN Urges Iraqi Forces, Protesters to Exercise "Maximum Restraint"

BAS News - 2019-10-26 14:11
ERBIL - Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres has expressed strong concerns over the fresh demonstrations in Iraq, urging both the security forces and protesters to avoid violence and exercise "maximum restraint." Thousands of people i ...

At least 40 protesters killed in Iraq as Iranian-backed militia opened fire

E-Kurd - 2019-10-26 12:33
BAGHDAD,— At least 40 protesters were killed in Iraq on Friday when security forces used tear gas and an Iranian-backed militia opened fire to try to quell renewed demonstrations against corruption and economic hardship, security sources said. A governme ...

Iraq Protests: Nearly 30 People Killed

BAS News - 2019-10-25 22:27
ERBIL - Nearly 30 people have so far been killed as a result of clashes between the protesters and Iraqi security forces in capital Baghdad and other cities. Thousands of people took back to the streets on Friday to protest against corruption, poor publi ...

Joint patrol by Internal Security Forces and Russian troops

ANF - 2019-10-25 14:18
The patrol took place between Qamishlo and Dirbesiye. ...
2894 results in 0.07 sec.