Tag Archives: Kirkuk

Six ISIS members were detained in Kirkuk, Saladin, and Al-Anbar

On Thursday, the Federal Intelligence and Investigations Agency (FIIA) stated that six people affiliated with ISIS were arrested in three governorates. The Agency explained that three terrorists were apprehended in Saladin, two in Kirkuk, and one in Al-Anbar. In 2017, Iraq declared final victory over ISIS after Iraqi forces drove …

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PMF raids ISIS sites in 3 provinces

On Saturday, the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) raided ISIS positions in the areas among Diyala, Saladin, and Kirkuk governorates. A PMF leader told Al-Ghadeer News that the PMF artillery bombarded five ISIS sites in the border areas between the Al-Azim district, north of Diyala, and the outskirts of Kirkuk and …

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Iraq’s CTS captured senior terrorist “Abu Hamza” in Kirkuk

Iraq’s Counter-Terrorism Agency has apprehended a senior ISIS commander in Kirkuk, a spokesperson to the Commander-in-Chief of the Iraqi Armed Forces, Major-General Yehya Rasool, said on Monday. The arrestee, Abu Hamza al-Mitwity, is a security commander in the so-called Wilayat of Kirkuk and a commander of the Raid team of …

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Iraqi police arrested two terrorists in Kirkuk

The Federal Police announced arresting two terrorists in Kirkuk on Monday. A statement by the police said that it had launched an inspection campaign in Hilal al-Kulsh village in Kirkuk, during which the two terrorists were caught. The arrestees were referred to the concerned authorities.

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Iraqi PMF launches a large-scale security operation in Kirkuk

Iraqi Al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces-PMF) launched a large-scale search campaign south of Kirkuk, an official statement said on Sunday. The statement said that the operation aims to secure the vicinity of the Daquq district and close the security gaps that ISIS militants might exploit to wage terrorist attacks in …

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Two terrorists arrested in al-Anbar and Kirkuk

The Iraqi intelligence agency announced arresting two terrorists on Friday. The Security Media Cell said in a statement that the two terrorists were separately arrested in al-Anbar and Kirkuk. In the same context, the agency’s units in the al-Anbar governorate discovered a 200-meters long tunnel, used by terrorist gangs to …

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Iraqi forces destroy ISIS terrorists’ largest base in Kirkuk

The commander of the Kirkuk Joint Operations Command announced that the ISIS terrorists’ largest base in the Wadi al-Shay area of ​​Kirkuk province was destroyed on the third day of the Iron Hammer operation. Lieutenant-General Ali Al-Fariji said that a number of weapons, equipment, ammunition, and explosives belonging to ISIS …

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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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Iraqi CTS kills three ISIS terrorists in Kirkuk

Three ISIS terrorists have been killed in a security operation of the Iraqi forces in Kirkuk, spokesperson to the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Major General Yehya Rasool, said on Thursday. Rasool said in a statement earlier today that a force from the Counter-Terrorism-Services (CTS) was able to eliminate three …

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Five ISIS terrorists were arrested in Kirkuk and Baghdad

The Directorate of Counter-Terrorism Agency reported that a military commander of ISIS had been arrested in Kirkuk Governorate. The Agency said in brief on Thursday, “We arrested a terrorist commander, affiliated with ISIS gangs, along with his assistant, on the outskirts of Kirkuk Governorate.” In the same context, the Iraqi …

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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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Seven terrorists arrested in separate security operations across Iraq

Iraqi security forces apprehended Seven terrorists in separate security operations in Kirkuk, Nineveh, and al-Anbar. The Spokesperson to the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Major General Yehya Rasool, said that the Counter-Terrorism-Services (CTS) apprehended five terrorists in different districts of the western governorate of al-Anbar. “Two terrorists were also arrested …

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