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Iraqi War Report – October 16, 2017: Iraqi Army Pushes To Retake Kirkuk From Peshmerga

Iraqi War Report – October 16, 2017: Iraqi Army Pushes To Retake Kirkuk From Peshmerga

…from SouthFront Late on October 15, Iraqi government forces launched a military operation to take back the area of Kirkuk from the Peshmerga, the military force of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). According to Iraqi sources, the 9th Armoured Division, the Federal Police and Iraqi Special Operations Forces, widely known as the Golden Division, entered […]

Why Invasion of Iraqi Kurdistan May Result in Collapse of Mid-East

Why Invasion of Iraqi Kurdistan May Result in Collapse of Mid-East

Ekaterina Blinova Sputnik: The Iraqi Kurdish issue should be solved only through diplomatic means, Israeli political analyst Avigdor Eskin told Sputnik. According to Eskin, one should take into account both the political and economic interests of regional and global players in the region, as well as the unstoppable Kurdish enthusiasm to gain independence. In case […]

‘Iraqi soldiers who suffered under ISIS see Mosul victory as payback time’

‘Iraqi soldiers who suffered under ISIS see Mosul victory as payback time’

The 16th Division of the Iraqi Army consisted of Mosul residents persecuted by ISIS, and now they consider it payback time, says Saad al-Matlabi, member of the Security Committee for the Baghdad provincial council. The US-led coalition spokesman has recently said that Iraq needs to investigate reports of war crimes committed by the Iraqi Army […]

Syrian War Report – May 19, 2017: US-Led Forces Fights With Syrian Army For Iraqi Border

Syrian War Report – May 19, 2017: US-Led Forces Fights With Syrian Army For Iraqi Border

…from SouthFront Warplanes operating under the US-led coalition carried out airstrikes against a Syrian Arab Army (SAA) convoy advancing along the Al-Tanf-Damascus-Baghdad international road. The airstrikes targeted Syrian forces in Al-Shuhaimi area, 50 km from the town of Al-Tanf located at the Syrian-Iraqi border. The airstrikes destroyed two battle tanks, and damaged a Shilka vehicle, […]

Iraqi War Report – February 28, 2017: Storm Of Western Mosul

Iraqi War Report – February 28, 2017: Storm Of Western Mosul

…from SouthFront Since the start of the operation in western Mosul on February 19, the Iraqi Army and the Federal Police have retaken a number of areas from ISIS terrorists, including the Mosul Airport, the Ghazlani military camp, the districts of Jawsaq and al-Tayaran and further advanced inside the city. According to reports from the […]

Breaking: ISIS Combat Drones In Battle For Mosul

Breaking: ISIS Combat Drones In Battle For Mosul

…from SouthFront Iraqi military for the first time officially admitted their losses from bombing, carried out by small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), used by ISIS. The casualties were suffered during incidents in eastern and southern Mosul on February 21. As the Daily Sabah newspaper reported, citing Brigadier General Abdul-Mahdi al-Ameri, an ISIS UAV “fired a […]

Iraqi Forces Are Close To Full Liberation Of Eastern Mosul From ISIS

Iraqi Forces Are Close To Full Liberation Of Eastern Mosul From ISIS

…from SouthFront Iraqi security forces (ISF), backed up by US-led coalition warplanes and military advisors, have regained more areas from the ISIS terrorist group inside the major Iraqi city of Mosul in the province of Nineveh. ISF troops have recently, liberated the districts of Al-Hadba, Kafaat, al-Kindy, Andalus, Dhubat, al-Furqan, Al-Faisaliyah, and al-Shorta. Also liberated […]

Iraqi Security Forces Rapidly Gaining Ground In Eastern Mosul

Iraqi Security Forces Rapidly Gaining Ground In Eastern Mosul

…from SouthFront On January 9, Iraqi security forces (ISF) took control of the al-Baladiyat district of Mosul and announced the liberation of Domiz. Separately, ISF units entered the district of Sukkar after a series of firefights with ISIS units in the area. Yarmjah, Mazari, and Palestine districts remained conten[d]ed areas between ISF and ISIS. Pro-government […]

Iraqi Army Prepared to Block Turkish ISIS Shield

Iraqi Army Prepared to Block Turkish ISIS Shield

  Members of the Popular Mobilization Units supporting the government forces drive military vehicles on the outskirts of the Iraqi city of Najaf on September 24, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Iraqi security officials warn the army may attack occupying Turkish forces deployed to the north should they intervene in an upcoming operation to liberate the city […]

PressTV: US-led air raid kills 20 Iraqi pro-government fighters

PressTV: US-led air raid kills 20 Iraqi pro-government fighters

  This photo taken on September 21, 2016 shows a British fighter jet in flight during a coalition mission over central Iraq. (By AFP) At least 20 Iraqi pro-government fighters have been killed when the US-led coalition targeted their position near the militant-held northern city of Mosul, media reports say. A local source, speaking on condition […]

Syria: Iraqi Popular Forces Arrive in Ancient Palmyra to Join War on ISIL

Syria: Iraqi Popular Forces Arrive in Ancient Palmyra to Join War on ISIL

TEHRAN (FNA)- Hundreds of Iraqi fighters have arrived in the ancient city of Palmyra (Tadmur) to join the Syrian government forces’ fight against ISIL terrorists in Eastern Homs, military sources announced. “An estimated 1,100-1,200 Iraqi fighters from Kata’eb Imam Ali, Kata’eb Hezbollah and Liwa Abu Fadl al-Abbas have arrived to Palmyra, while Russian fighter jets […]

Syrian and Iraqi War Report – July 14, 2016: Syrian Army Gains Ground in Aleppo

Syrian and Iraqi War Report – July 14, 2016: Syrian Army Gains Ground in Aleppo

…from SouthFront The Russian Aerospace Forces have been conducting a series of airstrikes south of Palmyra, purging ISIS manpower and military equipment near the Talilah Crossroad and T-3 Military Airport. The efforts of Russian warplanes are aimed to lift the ISIS pressure from Palmyra amid the ongoing operations in Aleppo city where the Syrian army […]

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