16 June 2021
Kurdistan Counter Terrorism releases photos of the rocket launchpad found by the security forces. It did not identify the location
Pkk drone footage from Gara made around 36.920526, 43.621124
I condemn in the strongest terms tonight's rocket attacks on Erbil. I urge all Kurdistanis to remain calm. I've instructed security services to start a full investigation and spoke with PM @MAKadhimi on ways to cooperate and identify the outlaws - PM Barzani
OIR Spokesman: Initial reports that Indirect Fire landed on Coalition Forces in Erbil tonight. There was 1 civilian contractor killed, 5 civilian contractors injured and 1 US service member injured
US State Department: We are looking into reports about the Erbil missile attack
Newly emerged "ghost" militia group that calls itself "Awlya al Dam" (Guardians of blood) claimed responsibility for tonight's rocket rocket attack targeting US troops in Erbil airport
The hole at the Chinese consulate in Erbil
Video of three rocket impacts near Erbil International Airport
Intense helicopter activity over Erbil right now. Video via @ennolenze
One civilian killed [Arab refugee from Syria] 4 others wounded due to Shia militias' rocket attack on Erbil — Kurdistan24
Those who perpetrated tonight's rocket attack will be punished - Senior Peshmerga official
The moment a rocket hit a residential building in Erbil amid a rocket attack which targeted Erbil International Airport on Monday evening. Via @EnglishBasNews
In Iraq, governor of Ninawa Province: the rockets which fell on Erbil did not come from Ninawa
At least five civilians reportedly wounded as three rockets out of five landed in residential areas Bakhtiyari, Naz City and near Kani Qrzhala of Erbil
A Kurdish security source: 8 missiles fell on the city of Erbil, targeting the vicinity of its international airport and residential neighborhoods
Leader in the Kurdistan Democratic Party Hoshyar Zebari: The authorities are investigating the source of the missile attacks and there will be consequences against the perpetrators
The closure of Erbil International Airport after it was targeted by missiles
The moment when one of the rockets fell 2KM south of Erbil international airport
VIDEO: Looks like a car dealership was damaged in the rocket fire in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan
Senior Kurdish official tells Rudaw Iran-backed PMF militias have fires the rockets from the Dibz area of the Kirkuk province
One of the rockets hit the wall of Naz city next to the Chinese consulate. This is an area popular with party goers and many cafes and shisha bars are in the area via @RudawEnglish
A rocket landed in the vicinity of Consulate General of China building in Erbil
One rocket landed in front of Bright Castle Motors - Mercedes Benz company
Iraqi security sources: 3 mortar shells landed near Erbil International Airport in northern Iraq, without any injuries
One rocket targeted Waziran district in Erbil
Heavy deployment of security forces around Erbil International Airport
Security sources: Two rockets landed near Erbil International Airport
Plumes of smoke over Erbil airport after the sound of explosions
Two rockets landed in Erbil international airport of Iraqi Kurdistan
4 month ago
ISIS has claimed responsibility for an IED attack targeting an Iraqi army foot patrol near the village of As-Sakhul (south of Daquq) in Iraq's Kirkuk Province, allegedly killing 1 and wounding several others
ISIS has claimed responsibility for shooting and killing an Iraqi army soldier in the Sheikh Baba area north of Jalawlaa in Iraq's Diyala Province, along with destroying a monitoring camera
Iran-linked militia also threatens to target Erbil, capital of the Kurdistan Region, if Turkey intensified its attacks4 month ago
Iran-linked militia also threatens to target Erbil, capital of the Kurdistan Region, if Turkey intensified its attacks
4 month ago
Iraqi Shiite insurgent faction "Brigades of Qasim al-Jabarin" has reportedly claimed responsibility for an IED attack targeting a convoy supplying the U.S. military as it traveled through the town of Al-Yusifiyah south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad
A video of Iraqi Shia militants from the Ashab al-Kahf targeting Turkish base in northern Iraq with indirect fire (Arash 4 rocket believed to be used)
4 month ago
Over 700 arrested after failed Turkish raid in northern Iraq. Several members of the Kurdish HDP political party are amongst those arrested
NATO defense ministers discuss Thursday expanding the mission of training Iraqi forces
Iran-backed group Ashab al-Kahf has claimed a projectile attack targeting Turkish military base in northern Iraq
4 month ago
An explosive device explodes targeting a coalition column in Yusufiya, south of Baghdad
4 month ago
Erdogan accused the US of supporting Kurdish militants who executed 13 kidnapped Turks in northern Iraq, adding that a US statement of condemnation was a "a joke"
4 month ago
Turkish aircraft bomb two villages in the Iraqi province of Dohuk
4 month ago
Erdogan holds social media responsible for the killing of Turkish soldiers
4 month ago
Iraqi Army: 5 precise air strikes targeting ISIS operatives in Lake Hamrin
Turkish air strike in Dohuk region
During the trial court in Erbil, the Journalist Sherwan Sherwani has been accused of "working for Iran and keeping secret watch on @masoud_barzani's movements and many more
Turkish air strike at Gara mount south of Deraluk
Turkish threats to occupy areas in Iraq are a violation of Iraqi sovereignty and its constitution, and an indication of its lack of respect for the protocol and laws of neighboring countries, an official from Sinjar/Shengal stated
4 month ago
Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu vowed to avenge the victims, saying all efforts would be made to capture Murat Karayilan, the head of the PKK's armed wing known as the People's Defense Forces (HPG), and to "cut him into a thousand pieces
4 month ago
Countries claiming to be fighting terrorism are either silent on PKK massacre or trying to slur over it: Turkish foreign minister
The Security Media Cell: Iraqi air strikes against terrorist sites in the Hamrin mountain range
Iraqi PM Mustafa Al-Kadhimi announced "GANG OF DEATH that terrified people in Basra and killed dear lives, is arrested by heroes of the security forces" - Their identity not revealed, not clear if they're linked Iran-backed militias or not
Prominent Kurdish politician Roj Nuri Shaways dies at the age of 74, his family has told Rudaw
US Foreign Affairs: The US regrets the death of Turkish citizens in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. We stand by our NATO ally Turkey, offer our condolences to the families of those killed in recent clashes
The assassination cell in Basra has links with militant Islamic parties
The arrest of 3 persons suspected of assassinating activists in Basra two years ago
4 month ago
Iraqi security official says International Coalition Forces at Ein al-Asad Base in Anbar Province will stop using local Iraqi companies to provide services in the base because of the threat posed by company employees providing information to Iran
4 month ago
Shiite militiamen from Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces claim to have thwarted an ISIS "plot to blow up electricity transmission towers on the outskirts of Al-Azim sub-district" in Iraq's Diyala Province
Iraq Federal Police: A drone and two missiles were found during a security operation at the border with Syria
Al-Hasakah: The administration of the Semalka border crossing of the Syrian Democratic Forces announces the suspension of livestock exports to northern Iraq
First batch of COVID19 vaccine will arrive in Iraq within the next few days — Iraqi Health Minister
Iraqi MP from Basra Province: we have arrested 3 from the team of death who are accused of killing 2 reporters & the former governor
US Dept of State Dash 8-300 N800AW departed Baghdad en route to Amman. US Dept of State Dash 8-300 N569AW en route to Baghdad
Turkish govt claims that 13 Turks, soldiers and Intel personnel probably, were killed by the PKK during its latest operation. They were being held in a cave. PKK denies killing them, blames government
While our activities in Operation Claw-Eagle 2 area were continuing, mortal remains of 13 citizens who were detained in a cave, which was taken under control following intense clash, were found, said Akar. All the terrorists in the cave that killed our citizens were killed4 month ago
"While our activities in Operation Claw-Eagle 2 area were continuing, mortal remains of 13 citizens who were detained in a cave, which was taken under control following intense clash, were found," said Akar. "All the terrorists in the cave that killed our citizens were killed"
4 month ago
Turkish Defense Minister: We killed 48 PKK members, including 3 officials, and captured 2 in the operation in northern Iraq
4 month ago
Turkish Defense Minister: The military operation in northern Iraq has ended, and our ground and air forces have returned to their positions
The Turkish military operation on Gara mountain against PKK is over - Defense Minister
Ashab al-Kahf: "The American and NATO forces in Iraq must understand that the Turkish army is part of NATO forces, and in the event of more hostile Turkish military activity, [we] will destroy all the camps that contain NATO forces
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