Coalition shells ISIS-held bridge on eastern Tigris River

February 21, 2015 0

ERBIL, Kurdistan (Rudaw) – Warplanes from the US-led coalition have shelled Badoosh Bridge along the eastern Tigris River, with heavy ISIS casualties reported. “Four coalition warplanes are carrying out intense airstrikes on the area, and […]


Stratfor: Fight for Kirkuk Goes Beyond the Islamic State

February 19, 2015 0

Summary The Islamic State is not the only concern for Kurdish leaders in Kirkuk province. The Shiite-dominated Iraqi government and its backers in Iran will prevent the Kurds from consolidating control over the oil-rich province. […]


Iraq: 3583 Yazidi Kurds still missing

December 30, 2014 0

ANF – The Human Rights Commission in Iraq announced that the 3583 Yazidi Kurds including 1597 women are missing since the control of the so called the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant on […]


Kurds Confirm Al-Baghdadi’s Deputy Killed in Mosul

December 20, 2014 0

Mosul (Basnews) – The Kurdistan Region’s Security Council (KRSC) has confirmed reports that a senior leader of Islamic State and deputy of leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed during United States-led airstrikes near the […]


Baghdad Asks Erbil to Hand Over Terrorists

December 18, 2014 0

(Basnews) ERBIL, Iraqi Ministry of Defense has asked the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to hand over those terrorists to Baghdad that have been arrested by the Kurdistan Region’s security force in recent times. On Wednesday, […]

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