Iraq news, the latest Iraq news http://www.iraqinews.com Iraq news, the latest Iraq news from Iraqi News - IraqiNews.com Wed, 05 Aug 2015 04:23:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.3 75 vital & strategic bridges have been destroyed in Anbar, says Anbar Council http://www.iraqinews.com/features/75-vital-strategic-bridges-destroyed-anbar-says-anbar-council/ http://www.iraqinews.com/features/75-vital-strategic-bridges-destroyed-anbar-says-anbar-council/#comments Wed, 05 Aug 2015 04:23:19 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=143699 (IraqiNews.com) al-Anbar – The Committee of Planning and Observation in Anbar Provincial Council announced on Tuesday, that more than 75 strategic and vital bridges have been destroyed as a result of the military and terrorist operations in the province. The committee chairman, Yahya Mohammadi, stated for IraqiNews.com, “Military and terrorist operations that are taking place

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(IraqiNews.com) al-Anbar – The Committee of Planning and Observation in Anbar Provincial Council announced on Tuesday, that more than 75 strategic and vital bridges have been destroyed as a result of the military and terrorist operations in the province.

The committee chairman, Yahya Mohammadi, stated for IraqiNews.com, “Military and terrorist operations that are taking place in Anbar province since the beginning of 2014 have led to the destruction of the infrastructure in cities across the areas the province,” indicating that, “Over 75 vital and strategic bridges have been destroyed in the general areas and the cities of Anbar.”

Mohammadi added, “Anbar needs 150 billion dinars for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of those bridges,” noting that, “the time of the completion is ranging from one year to two years.”

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U.S. carries out its first airstrike in Syrian territory, announces Pentagon http://www.iraqinews.com/arab-world-news/u-s-carries-first-airstrike-syrian-territory-announces-pentagon/ http://www.iraqinews.com/arab-world-news/u-s-carries-first-airstrike-syrian-territory-announces-pentagon/#comments Wed, 05 Aug 2015 04:08:47 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=143696 (IraqiNews.com) The U.S. Department of Defense announced, that the U.S. carried out its first air raid in Syrian territory to defend a group of rebels that it had been trained and equipped. A spokesman for the Pentagon, Bill Orban, stated that the raid, which was carried out last Friday, is the first of its kind

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(IraqiNews.com) The U.S. Department of Defense announced, that the U.S. carried out its first air raid in Syrian territory to defend a group of rebels that it had been trained and equipped.

A spokesman for the Pentagon, Bill Orban, stated that the raid, which was carried out last Friday, is the first of its kind in Syrian territory, while pointed out that the raid was conducted to support a group of fighters trained by the U.S. and calling themselves the “new Syria group.”

Orban also added: “We have to defend the new group, which we have trained and equipped.”

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ISIS Wali of Khalidiya Island killed in aerial bombing east of Ramadi http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/isis-wali-khalidiya-island-killed-aerial-bombing-east-ramadi/ http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/isis-wali-khalidiya-island-killed-aerial-bombing-east-ramadi/#comments Tue, 04 Aug 2015 18:16:29 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=143693 (IraqiNews.com) Anbar – According to a security source in Anbar province, ISIS Wali of Khalidiya Island and dozens of his aides were killed in an aerial bombing east of Ramadi. The source said in an interview for IraqiNews.com: “the international coalition bombed the headquarters of ISIS gatherings in Khalidiya Island east of Ramadi, resulting in the killing of dozens of

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(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – According to a security source in Anbar province, ISIS Wali of Khalidiya Island and dozens of his aides were killed in an aerial bombing east of Ramadi.

The source said in an interview for IraqiNews.com: “the international coalition bombed the headquarters of ISIS gatherings in Khalidiya Island east of Ramadi, resulting in the killing of dozens of members of the organization.”

The source, who asked anonymity, added: “Among the dead was ISIS Wali of Khalidiya Island.”

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Photos: Students, university professors are training on the use of weapons http://www.iraqinews.com/features/photos-students-university-professors-training-use-weapons/ http://www.iraqinews.com/features/photos-students-university-professors-training-use-weapons/#comments Tue, 04 Aug 2015 17:13:54 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=143682 (IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – After the invitation of the religious authority to students and university professors to take advantage of the summer vacation to train on the use of weapons, a number of students and professors have begun training on weapons and fighting in the universities. The following pictures show the training of 250 students and professors

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A number of students and professors have begun training on the use of weapons.
A number of students and professors have begun training on the use of weapons.

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – After the invitation of the religious authority to students and university professors to take advantage of the summer vacation to train on the use of weapons, a number of students and professors have begun training on weapons and fighting in the universities.

The following pictures show the training of 250 students and professors at the Faculty of Medicine in al-Aadamiya area northern Baghdad.

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The PKK announces the death of more than 50 Turkish soldiers in suicide attack http://www.iraqinews.com/arab-world-news/pkk-announces-death-50-turkish-soldiers-suicide-attack/ http://www.iraqinews.com/arab-world-news/pkk-announces-death-50-turkish-soldiers-suicide-attack/#comments Tue, 04 Aug 2015 16:38:34 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=143680 (IraqiNews.com) Sulaymaniyah – On Tuesday, PKK announced it carried out a suicide attack on a camp of the Turkish army resulted in the killing of more than 50 soldiers, while pointed out that the attack was in revenge for the victims of the Turkish bombardment on the north of Erbil. Popular Defense Forces, the armed

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The Popular Defense fighters.

(IraqiNews.com) Sulaymaniyah – On Tuesday, PKK announced it carried out a suicide attack on a camp of the Turkish army resulted in the killing of more than 50 soldiers, while pointed out that the attack was in revenge for the victims of the Turkish bombardment on the north of Erbil.

Popular Defense Forces, the armed wing of the party, said in a statement received by IraqiNews.com, “The Popular Defense fighters carried out, in the second day of the current month of August, a massive operation in the name of the martyr Cherfane Varto,” indicating that “the operation came in retaliation for the victims of the Turkish attack on the inhabitants in Qandil area north of Arbil.”

The statement added that “the operation was carried out through the bombing of a car bomb loaded with five tons of explosives inside the camp of Karaboulaa belonging to the Turkish.”

The statement stated that “the operation resulted in the killing of more than 50 Turkish soldiers and many injuries,” adding that, “the attack destroyed several military vehicles and military cars, as well as stores of weapons inside the camp.”

 

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5 ISIS militants killed in rocket attack east of Ramadi http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/5-isis-militants-killed-rocket-attack-east-ramadi/ http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/5-isis-militants-killed-rocket-attack-east-ramadi/#comments Tue, 04 Aug 2015 14:20:13 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=143678 (IraqiNews.com) Anbar – According to a security source in Anbar province, five ISIS militants were killed in a rocket attack targeted hideouts belonging to the organization east of Ramadi. The source said in an interview for IraqiNews.com, “The federal police of north Baghdad bombed at noon ISIS dens in Husaybah al-Sharkiya area east of Ramadi, which

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(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – According to a security source in Anbar province, five ISIS militants were killed in a rocket attack targeted hideouts belonging to the organization east of Ramadi.

The source said in an interview for IraqiNews.com, “The federal police of north Baghdad bombed at noon ISIS dens in Husaybah al-Sharkiya area east of Ramadi, which resulted in the killing of five militants of the organization.”

The source, who asked to remain anonymous, added: “the bombing was based on accurate intelligence enabled the forces of targeting those sites.”

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Japan donates ten million dollars for displaced Iraqis http://www.iraqinews.com/features/japan-donates-ten-million-dollars-displaced-iraqis/ http://www.iraqinews.com/features/japan-donates-ten-million-dollars-displaced-iraqis/#comments Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:19:11 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=143676 (IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – On Tuesday the Japanese government announced it has donated ten million dollars to support displaced Iraqis, while indicated that the total emergency grants provided to Iraq since February 2014 amounted to 151 000 300 US dollars. The Japanese Embassy in Baghdad said in a statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “The government of Japan

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(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – On Tuesday the Japanese government announced it has donated ten million dollars to support displaced Iraqis, while indicated that the total emergency grants provided to Iraq since February 2014 amounted to 151 000 300 US dollars.

The Japanese Embassy in Baghdad said in a statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “The government of Japan decided at the end of the month of July to provide emergency aid to Iraq of ten million US dollars to support displaced persons affected by the security crisis in many parts of the country.”

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9 ISIS members killed, rocket launcher destroyed east of Ramadi http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/9-isis-members-killed-rocket-launcher-destroyed-east-ramadi/ http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/9-isis-members-killed-rocket-launcher-destroyed-east-ramadi/#comments Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:10:24 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=143675 (IraqiNews.com) Anbar – On Tuesday, a security source in the First Rapid Intervention Division in Anbar province announced that a force from the division killed nine members of the ISIS organization and destroyed a rocket launcher east of Ramadi. The source said in an interview for IraqiNews.com: “a force of the First Rapid Intervention Division

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(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – On Tuesday, a security source in the First Rapid Intervention Division in Anbar province announced that a force from the division killed nine members of the ISIS organization and destroyed a rocket launcher east of Ramadi.

The source said in an interview for IraqiNews.com: “a force of the First Rapid Intervention Division clashed with elements of ISIS in Subaihat area in al-Karma district (53 km east of Ramadi), killing nine members of the organization and destroying a missile launcher during the confrontations” .

The source, who asked to remain anonymous, added: “Another force from the same division managed to destroy ISIS vehicle carrying mono weapons in al-Harariyat area in al-Karma district as well.”

 

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The most prominent ISIS booby-trapping expert killed in Saqlawiyah http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/prominent-isis-booby-trapping-expert-killed-saqlawiyah/ http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/prominent-isis-booby-trapping-expert-killed-saqlawiyah/#comments Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:07:30 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=143673 (IraqiNews.com) Diyala – The leader in al-Hashed al-Sha’bi volunteers in Diyala province, Jabbar Maamouri, announced on Monday the killing of one of the main ISIS experts in booby-trapping vehicles in Saqlawiyah. Maamouri said in an interview for IraqiNews.com, “A joint security force backed by al-Hashed al-Sha’bi volunteers managed to kill the so-called Nbelov with one

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(IraqiNews.com) Diyala – The leader in al-Hashed al-Sha’bi volunteers in Diyala province, Jabbar Maamouri, announced on Monday the killing of one of the main ISIS experts in booby-trapping vehicles in Saqlawiyah.

Maamouri said in an interview for IraqiNews.com, “A joint security force backed by al-Hashed al-Sha’bi volunteers managed to kill the so-called Nbelov with one of his bodyguards in a security ambush in the northern suburbs of Saqlawiyah in Anbar,” noting that, “the terrorist is one of the most prominent booby-trapping experts.”

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Over 100 Yazidis leave Iraq everyday, says official http://www.iraqinews.com/features/100-yazidis-leave-iraq-everyday-says-official/ http://www.iraqinews.com/features/100-yazidis-leave-iraq-everyday-says-official/#comments Tue, 04 Aug 2015 05:17:33 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=143668 (IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – A Yazidi official has announced on Monday, that more than 300 Yazidis, mostly women and children, are still being held by ISIS, while also pointed out that more than 100 Yazidis are leaving the country on a daily basis. Hussein Qaiada, an official of the office of abducted Yazidis, stated for IraqiNews.com,

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(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – A Yazidi official has announced on Monday, that more than 300 Yazidis, mostly women and children, are still being held by ISIS, while also pointed out that more than 100 Yazidis are leaving the country on a daily basis.

Hussein Qaiada, an official of the office of abducted Yazidis, stated for IraqiNews.com, “Over 300 Yazidi people, mostly women and children, are still being held by the ISIS organization,” noting that “ISIS treats them cruelly and expose them to various types of abuse and torture.”

“More than 100 Yazidis are heading outside the country everyday,” Qaiada also added.

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