Iraq news, the latest Iraq news http://www.iraqinews.com Iraq news, the latest Iraq news from Iraqi News - IraqiNews.com Sun, 01 Mar 2015 14:22:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Iraqi forces kill, wound 19 terrorists in western Baghdad http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/iraqi-forces-kill-wound-19-terrorists-western-baghdad/ http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/iraqi-forces-kill-wound-19-terrorists-western-baghdad/#comments Sun, 01 Mar 2015 12:28:17 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=95433 Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) A source in Baghdad Operations Command stated Saturday, that 19 terrorists have been either killed or injured in a security operation in western Baghdad. The source stated to IraqiNews in an interview, “A force from the 53rd Brigade has managed to attack the terrorists’ hideouts in the areas of Albu-Elwan and al-Shurtan, located in western Baghdad,” […]

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Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) A source in Baghdad Operations Command stated Saturday, that 19 terrorists have been either killed or injured in a security operation in western Baghdad.

The source stated to IraqiNews in an interview, “A force from the 53rd Brigade has managed to attack the terrorists’ hideouts in the areas of Albu-Elwan and al-Shurtan, located in western Baghdad,” pointing out that, “The security operation resulted in killing 5 terrorists and injuring 7 others in the two areas.”

”Another force from the 33rd Brigade, with support from al-Hashed al-Sha’bi forces, conducted a counter operation against a terrorist group in the area of Albu-Elwan, resulting in killing 3 militants and wounding 4 others,” the source added.

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Iraqi joint forces kill 46 terrorists in al-Baghdadi, Anbar http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/iraqi-joint-forces-kill-46-terrorists-al-baghdadi-anbar/ http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/iraqi-joint-forces-kill-46-terrorists-al-baghdadi-anbar/#comments Sun, 01 Mar 2015 12:22:40 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=95429 Al-Anbar (IraqiNews.com) On Saturday, a military source in al-Jazirah and a-Badiyah Operations Command announced, that 46 terrorists have been killed in an extensive security operation by the Iraqi joint forces in al-Baghdadi district. The source informed IraqiNews, “A joint force consisting of army troops and local police elements, with support from the federal police and […]

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Al-Anbar (IraqiNews.com) On Saturday, a military source in al-Jazirah and a-Badiyah Operations Command announced, that 46 terrorists have been killed in an extensive security operation by the Iraqi joint forces in al-Baghdadi district.

The source informed IraqiNews, “A joint force consisting of army troops and local police elements, with support from the federal police and the Golden Division, in addition to armed tribesmen, has conducted an extensive security operation in the district of al-Baghdadi, located in al-Anbar province.”

“The operation resulted in killing 46 elements of the ISIS group, including 21 suicide bombers,” the source added.

“Violent clashes between the ISIS group militants and the security forces have broken out in the area between the residential block and the Guwana Bridge in west of al-Baghdadi district,” the source has noted.

 

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More than 2,000 fighters of Diyala will take part in battle of Tikrit http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/2000-fighters-diyala-will-take-part-battle-tikrit/ http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/2000-fighters-diyala-will-take-part-battle-tikrit/#comments Sun, 01 Mar 2015 12:17:03 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=95428 (IraqiNews.com) The security committee in the Diyala provincial council confirmed Saturday that more than 2,000 volunteer fighters from the people of the province will participate in the battle to liberate Tikrit. Committee chairman Sadiq al-Husseini said in an interview for IraqiNews.com, “More than 2,000 volunteer fighters from Diyala people will participate in the battle to liberate […]

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(IraqiNews.com) The security committee in the Diyala provincial council confirmed Saturday that more than 2,000 volunteer fighters from the people of the province will participate in the battle to liberate Tikrit.

Committee chairman Sadiq al-Husseini said in an interview for IraqiNews.com, “More than 2,000 volunteer fighters from Diyala people will participate in the battle to liberate Tikrit from ISIS control.”

Husseini added, “The liberation of Tikrit has a strategic importance to Diyala, because of the long common borders that have been exploited by ISIS to attack some areas, like al-Adim district (75 km north of Baquba), during the last few weeks.”

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ISIS attack on Iraqi-Saudi border foiled http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/isis-attack-iraqi-saudi-border-foiled/ http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/isis-attack-iraqi-saudi-border-foiled/#comments Sun, 01 Mar 2015 12:13:06 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=95426   (IraqiNews.com) Ministry of Interior announced Saturday, that an ISIS attack on a Saudi-Iraqi border has been foiled, leaving a number of attackers dead and wounded, while others fled. Ministry spokesman Brigadier General Saad Maan said in a statement received by IraqiNews.com, “A force of the 5th Brigade in the border guard foiled an attack […]

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(IraqiNews.com) Ministry of Interior announced Saturday, that an ISIS attack on a Saudi-Iraqi border has been foiled, leaving a number of attackers dead and wounded, while others fled.

Ministry spokesman Brigadier General Saad Maan said in a statement received by IraqiNews.com, “A force of the 5th Brigade in the border guard foiled an attack by ISIS elements Mahfour Ngenh station in Anbar.”

Maan added, “A number of ISIS elements were killed and wounded, while others fled.”

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Iraqi forces kill 16 ISIS militants, repel attack on Sur-Nash http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/iraqi-forces-kill-16-isis-militants-repel-attack-sur-nash/ http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/iraqi-forces-kill-16-isis-militants-repel-attack-sur-nash/#comments Sun, 01 Mar 2015 11:28:45 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=95412 Salahuddin (IraqiNews.com) On Saturday, a security source in Salahuddin province said, that the Iraqi security forces have managed to repel an attack by the ISIS group militants and kill 16 elements of the group in northern Samarra. The source stated to IraqiNews in an interview, “Security forces have managed to repel an attack by the […]

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Salahuddin (IraqiNews.com) On Saturday, a security source in Salahuddin province said, that the Iraqi security forces have managed to repel an attack by the ISIS group militants and kill 16 elements of the group in northern Samarra.

The source stated to IraqiNews in an interview, “Security forces have managed to repel an attack by the ISIS group militants on the area of Sur-Nash, located in northern Samarra,” pointing out that, “The forces killed 16 elements of the ISIS group including a key Arab leader, in addition to destroying five armored vehicles that belonged to the group.”

 

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Dozens of volunteer fighters killed, injured during fierce battles south of Samarra http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/dozens-of-casualties-among-al-hashed-al-shabi-forces-in-samarra/ http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/dozens-of-casualties-among-al-hashed-al-shabi-forces-in-samarra/#comments Sun, 01 Mar 2015 11:25:49 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=95418 Salahuddin (IraqiNews.com) On Saturday, a security source in Salahuddin province said, that 17 elements of al-Hashed al-Sha’bi have been killed, while many others were injured during clashes with the security forces in south of Samarra. The source stated to IraqiNews in an interview, “This afternoon, two suicide explosions have targeted two sites for the security forces on the Fallujah-Samarra road, which […]

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Salahuddin (IraqiNews.com) On Saturday, a security source in Salahuddin province said, that 17 elements of al-Hashed al-Sha’bi have been killed, while many others were injured during clashes with the security forces in south of Samarra.

The source stated to IraqiNews in an interview, “This afternoon, two suicide explosions have targeted two sites for the security forces on the Fallujah-Samarra road, which links between Baghdad and south of Samarra,” pointing out that, “The two explosions were followed by fierce clashes between the security forces and the ISIS group militants.”

“17 deaths and dozens of injuries among al-Hashed al-Sha’bi soldiers were estimated as the number of casualties.”

“The clashes between the two sides also resulted in cutting the Samarra-Baghdad road,” the source added

 

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Iraqi forces kill 9 ISIS militants in artillery strike near Tikrit http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/iraqi-forces-kill-9-isis-militants-artillery-strike-near-tikrit/ http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/iraqi-forces-kill-9-isis-militants-artillery-strike-near-tikrit/#comments Sun, 01 Mar 2015 11:23:52 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=95423 Salahuddin (IraqiNews.com) On Saturday, a security source in Salahuddin province said, that nine elements of the ISIS group have been killed in an artillery strike by the security forces in west and south of Tikrit. The source stated to IraqiNews in an interview, “Security forces backed by al-Hashed al-Sha’bi fighters have conducted an artillery strike […]

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Salahuddin (IraqiNews.com) On Saturday, a security source in Salahuddin province said, that nine elements of the ISIS group have been killed in an artillery strike by the security forces in west and south of Tikrit.

The source stated to IraqiNews in an interview, “Security forces backed by al-Hashed al-Sha’bi fighters have conducted an artillery strike on headquarters for the ISIS group militants in the areas in west and south of Tikrit, pointing out that, “The operation resulted in killing 9 elements of the ISIS group and destroying two vehicles that belonged to them.”

“Security forces are advancing to retake the areas in south of al-Door, located in southeast of Tikrit,” the source added.

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US authorities arrest 6 Bosnians for supporting ISIS in Iraq and Syria http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/us-authorities-arrest-6-bosnians-supporting-isis-iraq-syria/ http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/us-authorities-arrest-6-bosnians-supporting-isis-iraq-syria/#comments Sun, 01 Mar 2015 11:22:10 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=95410 (IraqiNews.com) US authorities announced on Saturday, that 6 Bosnian immigrants have been arrested on suspicion of supporting ISIS in Iraq and Syria, stressing that they were using coded languages on social media websites and sending money and military equipment. CNN quoted a source within the American police in an interview, “The authorities arrested six immigrants from Bosnia in […]

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(IraqiNews.com) US authorities announced on Saturday, that 6 Bosnian immigrants have been arrested on suspicion of supporting ISIS in Iraq and Syria, stressing that they were using coded languages on social media websites and sending money and military equipment.

CNN quoted a source within the American police in an interview, “The authorities arrested six immigrants from Bosnia in the United States on suspicion of having links with terrorist activities related to ISIS in Iraq and Syria.”

The source added, “The six immigrants were arrested in the state of Illinois and the state of St. Louis. They were using coded languages in messages sent over the social media websites to avoid detection, they also sent money and military equipment shipped by brokers to Turkey,” adding that, “They now face charges of conspiracy and contact with terrorists in front of the US Federal Court in St. Louis.”

 

 

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Maliki congratulates Iraqi teachers on Teacher Day http://www.iraqinews.com/baghdad-politics/maliki-congratulates-iraqi-teachers-on-teacher-day/ http://www.iraqinews.com/baghdad-politics/maliki-congratulates-iraqi-teachers-on-teacher-day/#comments Sun, 01 Mar 2015 14:22:00 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/PoliticalNews/maliki-congratulates-iraqi-teachers-on-teacher-day Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The Vice President, Nouri al-Maliki, congratulated the Iraqi teachers on the Teacher Day. Maliki stated in a press statement to IraqiNews.com “I would like to congratulate all the teachers in Iraq on the Teacher Day.” “I do appreciate the humanitarian, social, scientific and educational message of the teachers that aims at sustaining peace […]

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Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The Vice President, Nouri al-Maliki, congratulated the Iraqi teachers on the Teacher Day.

Maliki stated in a press statement to IraqiNews.com “I would like to congratulate all the teachers in Iraq on the Teacher Day.”

“I do appreciate the humanitarian, social, scientific and educational message of the teachers that aims at sustaining peace and intimacy in addition to the moral lessons,” he added.

“Despite the economic and security difficult situations in Iraq, the teacher plays a vital role where they must be supported to continue their educational progress for the new generation,” he concluded. /End/

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Romania’s coast guard rescues 70 Iraqi and Syrian immigrants http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/romanias-coast-guard-rescues-70-iraqi-syrian-immigrants/ http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/romanias-coast-guard-rescues-70-iraqi-syrian-immigrants/#comments Sun, 01 Mar 2015 11:10:47 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=95407   (IraqiNews.com) Romania’s coast guard announced Saturday, that 70 migrants, mostly from Iraq and Syria, have been saved from drowning while they were trying to cross to Europe using a fishing boat, indicating that they are currently undergoing medical tests and they can apply for asylum. Coast guard spokesman Marius Akonescu said in an interview for […]

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(IraqiNews.com) Romania’s coast guard announced Saturday, that 70 migrants, mostly from Iraq and Syria, have been saved from drowning while they were trying to cross to Europe using a fishing boat, indicating that they are currently undergoing medical tests and they can apply for asylum.

Coast guard spokesman Marius Akonescu said in an interview for Reuters, “The coast guard was able to rescue 70 migrants, mostly Syrians and Iraqis; they were hiding in a fishing boat that was in danger of sinking, attempting to cross to Europe near the Romanian coast.

Akonescu stated, “The boat set sail from Istanbul in Turkey and was found 16 km away from the Romanian coast,” adding that, “The coast guard was able to help the migrants, including 20 women and seven children, to anchor the boat in the Romanian port of Constanta.”

Akonescu indicated that the immigrants tried to get to Romania by sea and are now undergoing medical tests and they can apply for asylum.

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