Tag Archives: Erbil

Security Forces Arrest Eight Terrorists Across Iraq

The spokesperson for the Commander-in-Chief of the Iraqi Armed Forces announced the arrest of terrorists, including a “prominent” leader of ISIS. In a statement, Maj. Gen. Yahya Rasool said that the Iraqi forces carried out security operations in the governorates of Kirkuk, Erbil, and Al-Anbar. He added that the operations …

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Dust storm kills five, hospitalized hundreds in Iraq

A severe dust storm sweeping Iraq and the Kurdistan Region has resulted in five deaths in Salahaddin province’s Tuz Khurmatu along with hundreds of hospitalizations in Erbil and Sulaimani. “Five civilians have died of dust in Khurmatu and others have suffered from strain and are receiving treatment due to the …

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Flash Floods hit Erbil, Northern Iraq

Erbil experienced flash floods again on Thursday (January 13) due to heavy rainfall that started late Wednesday night. The neighborhoods of Shari Mamostayan, Sheikh Ahmad, and Shorsh all experienced floods. Ainkawa, 60 Meter Road, 100 Meter Road, Hawleri New, Tayrawa, Bahrka, Sebardan, Nusaran, and Gulan also dealt with a heavy …

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Iraq – Severe Floods Hit Erbil, claims 11 lives

The death toll from the floods that swept Erbil, northern Iraq, today has reached 11. Erbil city center deputy commissioner, Nabz Abdulhamid, said that among the victims were a Turkish man and another Filipino. Since yesterday evening, heavy floods swept Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region causing casualties and great material damages.

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Iraqi forces retake village in Kirkuk from ISIS terrorists

Iraqi forces have recaptured a village in northern Iraq that had fallen under the control of the ISIS terrorists the day before. Media reports quoting security sources said elite Iraqi Interior Ministry forces and Kurdish Peshmerga fighters managed early Monday to take control of Luhaiban village in Kirkuk. A cleanup …

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Iraqi security forces arrest ISIS’ administrative official for the South province

Iraqi security forces apprehended a senior administrative official of ISIS in Erbil, the capital city of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region. Spokesperson to the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Major General Yehya Rasool, said that the Iraqi Counter-Terrorism-Services (CTS) arrested an ISIS terrorist known as “Abu Mansour”. The aforementioned terrorist served …

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Two huge explosions in a fuel tank in Erbil

A fire broke out in a fuel tank, causing huge explosions in Erbil, the capital of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region. Witnesses said that a person was sustained serious burns due to the explosions. The fire caused two big explosions before the civil defense teams controlled it with four fire wagons, …

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US military base in Erbil targeted by drone: report

An Iraqi resistance group reported a drone strike on the US Al-Harir military base in Erbil, Iraq. Iraqi news outlets reported a drone strike on US Al-Harir military base in Erbil, Iraq, on Friday. According to the report, an Iraqi resistance group called ‘Lawae Al-Saerin’ claimed responsibility for the attack. …

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US base in Erbil hit by drones

A military base hosting US-led coalition forces inside Erbil International Airport in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region has come under attack by explosive-laden drones. Citing security sources, Iraqi media said the military base inside Erbil airport was “subjected to an attack by explosive-laden drones” late on Tuesday, with reports falling short of …

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Iraq: 12 ISIS terrorists killed during a security operation

Iraqi forces launched, on Wednesday, a military operation targeting ISIS sites in Makhmur district, which separates Nineveh and Erbil. A spokesman for the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces said in a statement received by ِAlghadeer.tv that, “Based on the directions of the Commander-in-Chief, and to complete a series of operations …

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Iraqi Kurdistan extends travel ban between provinces

The security authorities in the Kurdistan Region decided on Sunday to extend the travel ban between the provinces until mid-June. “The region’s Ministry of Interior decided to extend the travel ban between the provinces of Erbil and Sulaymaniyah, Dohuk and Halabja, and the two independent administrations “Raprin and Karmian” from …

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Iraq reported 672 new Coronavirus cases, 15 deaths.

Iraq reported 672 new cases of Coronavirus during the past 24 hours, the Iraqi Ministry of Health announced on Thursday. The new casualties were distributed as: Baghdad / Rusafa: 233 cases, Baghdad / Al-Karkh: 60 cases, Medical City: 70 cases, Basra: 28 cases, Najaf: 18 cases, Sulaymaniyah: 57 cases, Erbil: …

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