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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said the United States "does not want to keep Syria as a state in its current borders", accusing Washington of seeking to establish a Kurdish-controlled entity along Turkish and Iraqi border zones. Speaking at an annual press conference in Moscow to review the ...
The SDF also captured other areas from IS in the northern countryside of Deir al-Zour late last year to consolidate its positions near the Iraqi border. The situation in northern Syria and the growing influence of the Kurdish militias have raised the ire of the Syrian government, which has for long accused ...
The first members of the Iraqi border Guard Force have completed 12 days of training under the Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve. The Defense Department said Sunday the Iraqi border Guard Force was formed to strengthen border security against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
First Iraqi border guards complete coalition training. By Rudaw 1/1/2018. An Iraqi Army Border Guard receives a graduation certificate from Spanish trainers on Sunday. Photo: US Army. ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - With the military defeat of ISIS' so-called caliphate in Iraq and Syria this year, the global coalition is focusing on ...
The Coalition-led Syrian Democratic Forces (of which Kurdish militias represent a core component) are approaching a highly-strategic city that was recently liberated from ISIS by pro-government forces last month. According to reports released by media outlets affiliated to the Kurdish Peoples Protection ...

Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces deployed 13 brigades to the Syrian border, however in a statement released on Saturday, the Iraqi military denounced rumors that the brigades were sent to support Iraqi border guard forces who were rumoured to have been involved in a gunfire attack this past Tuesday.
Beirut, Lebanon (9:25 P.M.) - The Turkish army killed 32 fighters from the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) near the Iraqi border on Friday, Ankara reported tonight. According to the Turkish Ministry of Defense, their forces attacked a large group of PKK fighters that were moving cross the Iraqi border this ...
A series of moderate earthquakes struck near the Iran-Iraq border and other areas of Iran on January 11, most of them occurring in the same region hit by a major quake in November that killed over 530 people. Four people suffered minor injuries from the latest quakes and little damage was reported, ...
Pickart said the area where most of the concerning encounters have occurred is in the airspace over the Middle Euphrates river Valley between the Syrian town of Mayadin and the Iraqi border, where the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces and Iraqi government troops are fighting the remnants of ISIS.
Beirut, Lebanon (1:35 P.M.) - The Iraqi armed forces have liberated the entire border with Syria, today, after conducting a swift operation between the Al-Anbar and Nineveh governorates. Led by the army and Hashd Al-Sha'abi, the Iraqi armed forces pushed their way north from the border-city of ...
Beirut, Lebanon (9:20 P.M.) - The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) reached the Iraqi border, today, after making a big advance from the Tanak oil fields. Backed by the US Coalition, the Deir Ezzor Military Council of the SDF pushed towards the northern countryside of Albukamal this ...
Baghdad insists on taking control of the Kurdistan Region's border crossings with Turkey and Iran, while authorities in Erbil refuse to hand them ...
Damascus, Nov.15 (Xinhua) -- The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) became 15 km from the Iraqi border, after advancing in the battle against the Islamic State (IS) in Syria's Deir al-Zour, a monitor group reported Wednesday. The progress comes as the SDF became 20 km from the eastern ...
Authorities reported that a powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck the Iraq-Iran border region on Monday and killed more than three hundred people in both countries, sent people fleeing their homes into the night and was felt as far west as the Mediterranean coast. Associated Press. In this photo ...
A 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck the border region between Iraq and Iran late on Sunday, killing at least 328 people and injuring an ...

With the liberation of the city of Qaim, along Iraq's westernmost border with Syria, IS has been eliminated almost completely from Iraqi territory.
Syrian opposition activists say Islamic State (IS) militants have regained control of the Syrian town of Boukamal after fierce fighting with Syrian ...
Beirut, Lebanon (7:40 P.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has begun advancing towards the Syrian-Iraqi border, reaching the southern ...
Iraqi forces advanced towards the city of Qaim, in Iraq's western Anbar Province near the Syrian border as they fight against remnant pockets of ...
An Iraqi border police captain also showed Reuters news agency photos of the Iraqi flag flying at the crossing, saying that it was "officially under ...
And just as Iraqi Christians thought their long nightmare was over, ISIS swept over the Iraqi border from Syria and quickly gained control of ...
... alongside Hezbollah, made a push towards the border-city of Albukamal this evening in a new bid to clear the Iraqi border with the Deir Ezzor ...
A statement from Khadim al-Aqabi, head of the Iraqi border crossings department, quoted by NRTTV, said efforts were underway t rehabilitate ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the Turkish border may soon be closed to the Kurdistan Region on ...
In line with Ankara's warning, the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) started a military drill along the Iraqi border, which later on saw the Iraqi military ...
Iraqi Kurdistan's neighbors have rushed to block the independence push, while the US and others downplay the situation. By Joseph ...
At crossings into Turkey and ran, Iraqi border officials backed by Iraqi troops would set up stations facing the Kurdish-run border stations inside ...
SIRNAK, Turkey - SEPTEMBER 26: Turkish and Iraqi armed forces launch a joint military exercise on the Turkish-Iraqi border following a ...
The Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) announced on Saturday that it has raised the level of a military drill it has been conducting near the ...
The Turkish army entered the fourth day of a military drill on the Iraqi border on Sept. 21, Doğan news agency has reported. The military has ...
The Turkish army said it launched a military exercise on Turkey-Iraq border on Sept. 18, just a week before the Iraqi Kurdish Regional ...
A French citizen detained on the Iraqi border last month on terror charges was released by a Turkish court on Friday. The 26-year-old man's ...
Beirut, Lebanon (1:00 A.M.) - The so-called Islamic State (IS) downed a Syrian fighter jet over the southeastern countryside countryside of Deir Ezzor, tonight, the terrorist group's media wing reported. According to the report, IS fighters shot down the fighter jet while it was conducting a mission over the ...
Dramatic footage captures Syrian government forces and militia fighters bombard key ISIS locations near the Iraq border. Syrian government's ...
A view of Hajj Omran border between Iran and Kurdistan, Iraq October 14, 2017. Picture taken October 14, 2017. (Reuters) ...
... the Syrian Army is also planning to launch a parallel offensive to reclaim Albukamal, a city along the Euphrates river near the Iraqi border.
... one leading to Kirkuk and the autonomous Kurdish region, the other to Mosul and further on to the Iraqi border with Syria and Turkey.
Ankara, Beirut - Russia racing the US-led coalition forces to al-Mayadeen in the Syrian Deir al-Zour province near the Iraqi border by ...
One is to support Israeli military interventions in Syria, while the other is to seal off the Syrian-Iraqi border. The latter appears to be the goal of ...
The unrest happened Tuesday in Baneh, which is near the Iraqi border and its semi-autonomous Kurdish region. A report by yjc.ir, which is ...
29 that "transporting such large numbers of terrorists across long distances to areas neighboring the Iraqi border is unacceptable, disturbing ...
... breaching a three-year-old Daesh siege on parts of the contested city near the Iraqi border, the army command and a war monitoring group ...
"The coalition will not condone ISIS [IS] fighters moving further east to the Iraqi border," the coalition said in a statement. "Relocating terrorists ...
The of the Iraq Jordan borders closure dropped exports from $1.2 billion in 2014 to $690 million in 2015. (AFP). Shehab Al Makahleh, Special ...
A source in the Iraqi border guards, who was not authorized to speak to the media, told Al-Monitor, "There is ongoing Iraq-Saudi coordination to ...
A member of the Saudi border guards patrols the fence on Saudi Arabia's northern border with Iraq, near Arar City, in this February 23, 2015 file ...
Prince Faisal bin Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, governor of the Northern Borders Province, receives Iraqi Ambassador to Saudi Arabia ...
Iraqi border officials still weren't ready for a reopening, initially collecting passports of journalists to stamp them, but then handing back the ...


 

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