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Shia fighters and Iraqi army members ride in vehicles during a patrol in Jurf al-Sakhar, Oct. 25, 2014. (Photo: Reuters). Iraq ISIS Diyala. A+ A A-. ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – Iraqi security forces have abandoned some villages in Diyala Province days after retreating from areas in southwestern Kirkuk amid ...
Iraqi security forces walk with their weapons during military training in Jurf al-Sakhar, in this April 9, 2015 file photo. (REUTERS). Related Articles. Paramilitaries should be incorporated in Iraqi security bodies: Top Shiite cleric · UN alarmed at clashes, house burnings in disputed Iraqi city · Turkish, US, Iraqi ...

... blocking thousands of Sunni families trying to return home. Some displaced people in northern Iraq accuse militias of trying to extort money from them. Shia-led forces regained control of the town of Jurf al-Sakhar from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group two years ago.
Iraq asked for international help Wednesday to collect and preserve evidence of crimes by Islamic State militants and said it was working with Britain to draft a U.N. Security Council resolution to establish the investigation. Britain, international human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and Nadia Murad, a woman ...
A security source told Baghdad Today that two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) exploded late Monday near a patrol of al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Units) in Jurf Al-Nasr (formerly known as Jurf Al Sakhar) in northern Babil, leaving one fighter dead and five others wounded. “The three ...
JURF AL-SAKHAR, Iraq — Capturing the Euphrates Valley farming town of Jurf al-Sakhar was arguably the Iraqi government's first big success in reclaiming territory from Islamic State militants. But when they expelled the militants in late October, the Shiite-dominated Iraqi security forces and their allied ...

Jurf Al Sakhar has a population of 80,000 in peacetime. With its large Sunni community, it's become an important staging area for suicide bombers and terrorist attacks targeting Shia holy cities in southern Iraq, particularly Karbala. Jurf Al Sakhar was the perfect target for a monumental victory to restore the ...
The town on the banks of the Euphrates was renamed this week to reflect the triumph of Iraqi security forces against Isis militants, who were driven out last week. Jurf al-Sakhar, or “rocky bank”, became Jurf al-Nasr, or “victory bank”. But a visit to the Sunni settlement this week laid bare the huge cost of that ...
Iraqi soldiers backed by Shia militiamen retook control Sunday of a Sunni town seized previously by Islamic militants, said an Iraqi official and state-run TV, a rare victory for Iraqi security forces that have been battling to regain areas lost to the militants. The provincial official said that government forces ...
Iraqi security forces walk with their weapons during military training in Jurf al-Sakhar, in this April 9, 2015 file photo. (REUTERS). Related Articles. Paramilitaries should be incorporated in Iraqi security bodies: Top Shiite cleric · UN alarmed at clashes, house burnings in disputed Iraqi city · Turkish, US, Iraqi ...
... blocking thousands of Sunni families trying to return home. Some displaced people in northern Iraq accuse militias of trying to extort money from them. Shia-led forces regained control of the town of Jurf al-Sakhar from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group two years ago.
Iraq asked for international help Wednesday to collect and preserve evidence of crimes by Islamic State militants and said it was working with Britain to draft a U.N. Security Council resolution to establish the investigation. Britain, international human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and Nadia Murad, a woman ...
A security source told Baghdad Today that two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) exploded late Monday near a patrol of al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Units) in Jurf Al-Nasr (formerly known as Jurf Al Sakhar) in northern Babil, leaving one fighter dead and five others wounded. “The three ...
But as the issue is not resolved, Sunni parliamentarians and tribal sheikhs state that the kidnapped are detained in prison in Jurf al-Sakhar, south of Baghdad, which is controlled by the PMU. These statements, however, remain “without … evidence,” according to Brig. Gen. Saad Maan, spokesman for the ...
JURF AL-SAKHAR, Iraq — Capturing the Euphrates Valley farming town of Jurf al-Sakhar was arguably the Iraqi government's first big success in reclaiming territory from Islamic State militants. But when they expelled the militants in late October, the Shiite-dominated Iraqi security forces and their allied ...
Jurf Al Sakhar has a population of 80,000 in peacetime. With its large Sunni community, it's become an important staging area for suicide bombers and terrorist attacks targeting Shia holy cities in southern Iraq, particularly Karbala. Jurf Al Sakhar was the perfect target for a monumental victory to restore the ...
The town on the banks of the Euphrates was renamed this week to reflect the triumph of Iraqi security forces against Isis militants, who were driven out last week. Jurf al-Sakhar, or “rocky bank”, became Jurf al-Nasr, or “victory bank”. But a visit to the Sunni settlement this week laid bare the huge cost of that ...

Iraqi soldiers backed by Shia militiamen retook control Sunday of a Sunni town seized previously by Islamic militants, said an Iraqi official and state-run TV, a rare victory for Iraqi security forces that have been battling to regain areas lost to the militants. The provincial official said that government forces ...
At least four TOS-1s were sold to Iraq in 2014, and they were first seen entering action against ISIS in the battle for Jurf al-Sakhar in 2014 [9]. The battle was a victory for an Iraqi Shia militia, although how much the TOS-1s contributed to that is unclear. Later video footage shows TOS-1s ripple-firing rockets ...
Shia-led forces regained control of the town of Jurf al-Sakhar from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group two ...
Iraq asked for international help Wednesday to collect and preserve evidence of crimes by Islamic State militants and said it was working with ...
... Mobilization Units) in Jurf Al-Nasr (formerly known as Jurf Al Sakhar) in northern Babil, leaving one fighter dead and five others wounded.
... Peace Brigades, partaking in the sectarian bloodshed of Sunni civilians in the Salahudeen Province in the city of Samaraa and Jurf al-Sakhar ...
But as the issue is not resolved, Sunni parliamentarians and tribal sheikhs state that the kidnapped are detained in prison in Jurf al-Sakhar, south of Baghdad, which is controlled by the PMU. These statements, however, remain “without … evidence,” according to Brig. Gen. Saad Maan, spokesman for the ...
But as the issue is not resolved, Sunni parliamentarians and tribal sheikhs state that the kidnapped are detained in prison in Jurf al-Sakhar, ...
JURF AL-SAKHAR, Iraq — Capturing the Euphrates Valley farming town of Jurf al-Sakhar was arguably the Iraqi government's first big success ...
Jurf Al Sakhar is a rural town on the Baghdad-Karbala road, approximately 60 kilometers south of Baghdad and 65 kilometers north of Karbala.
Jurf al-Sakhar, or “rocky bank”, became Jurf al-Nasr, or “victory bank”. But a visit to the Sunni settlement this week laid bare the huge cost of that ...
Iraqi soldiers backed by Shia militiamen retook control Sunday of a Sunni town seized previously by Islamic militants, said an Iraqi official and ...
Southwest of Baghdad, thousands of Sunni Arabs have been unable to return to Jurf al-Sakhar, a Sunni pocket in mainly Shiite Babel province ...
The shadow of a Shi'a fighter flashing the "V" sign is cast on a wall in Jurf al-Sakhar, Iraq. Picture: Alaa Al-Marjani. Baghdad - A suicide car ...
Shia-led forces regained control of the town of Jurf al-Sakhar from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group two ...
From October through December 2014, PMU liberated Dhuluʿiya and Jurf Al Sakhar. In November 2014 the operation to liberate Anbar ...
Iraq asked for international help Wednesday to collect and preserve evidence of crimes by Islamic State militants and said it was working with ...
... Mobilization Units) in Jurf Al-Nasr (formerly known as Jurf Al Sakhar) in northern Babil, leaving one fighter dead and five others wounded.
... Peace Brigades, partaking in the sectarian bloodshed of Sunni civilians in the Salahudeen Province in the city of Samaraa and Jurf al-Sakhar ...
But as the issue is not resolved, Sunni parliamentarians and tribal sheikhs state that the kidnapped are detained in prison in Jurf al-Sakhar, ...
... civilians during anti-Daesh operations carried out last year in Anbar and the town of Jurf al-Nasr (previously known as Jurf al-Sakhar) in Iraq's ...
The Iraqi government has resisted releasing casualty figures throughout the ongoing operations in Mosul. Among them are the numbers of ...
JURF AL-SAKHAR, Iraq — Capturing the Euphrates Valley farming town of Jurf al-Sakhar was arguably the Iraqi government's first big success ...
Jurf Al Sakhar is a rural town on the Baghdad-Karbala road, approximately 60 kilometers south of Baghdad and 65 kilometers north of Karbala.
Iraqi soldiers backed by Shia militiamen retook control Sunday of a Sunni town seized previously by Islamic militants, said an Iraqi official and ...
Further south, Iraqi security forces are reported to have ejected IS from Jurf al-Sakhar near Baghdad, in a battle to secure a Shia pilgrim route.
Iraqi government forces and Shi'ite militias took control of the strategic town of Jurf al-Sakhar just south of Baghdad on Saturday. They took ...
... Mobilization Units) in Jurf Al-Nasr (formerly known as Jurf Al Sakhar) in northern Babil, leaving one fighter dead and five others wounded.
Tasheen said how he began fighting Isis in Jurf al Sakhar, south of Baghdad, and has fought with them almost the breadth of the country, almost 400 miles, to Nineveh Province.
Soleimani and Taghavi were furthermore credited with contributing to a 2014 victory over the Islamic State in Jurf al-Sakhar, a small village south of Baghdad, where Iraqi forces secured a vital road for a Shiite pilgrimage. Taghavi operated as both ...
Since 2014 and the creation of the Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF), paramilitary groups formed to push back the Isis advance, the labourer has picked up a gun twice to fight against the militants in Saqlawiya, outside Fallujah, and Jurf al-Sakhar ...
And they still raise religious banners that portray Shiite imams and logos of partisan groups. The militias also control at least half a dozen of their own prisons, according to local officials, police and army sources.
The militias also control at least half a dozen of their own prisons, according to local officials, police and army sources. One is located in Jurf al-Sakhar, a town south of Baghdad that was captured by security forces and militia fighters in 2014 ...


 

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