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Why rehab fails to 'cure' Malaysian militants An Iraqi soldier in front of a painted Islamic State (IS) flag in Tikrit, northern Iraq, in April 2015. A number of Malaysian jihadists went over to the Middle East to join the IS fight to establish a caliphate in the region. - EPA pic, February 8, 2018. YAZID Sufaat, Mohd ...
The oil ministry announced on January 1 the nation's output had reached 900 million cubic feet a day. The militants captured the field in 2014, torching many of its wells a year later in a bid to obstruct an offensive by Iraqi forces to retake the city of Tikrit. The militants were expelled from the field in 2017.

A joint force from the Iraqi Army, police and paramilitary Hashd Shaabi brigades advanced in five routes in north and south of the city of Tuz-Khurmato, some 90 km east of Salahudin's capital Tikrit, to chase the terrorist rebel groups of IS, Ansar al-Sunna and the so-called the White Flags, who repeatedly ...
There was significant re-displacement of Hawiga residents to Al-Alam camps in Tikrit district, with around 95 families were re-displaced to Al-Alam camps in January. IDPs from Hawiga began returning to their place of origin from AlAlam camps on 6 November 2107 to villages in Riyadh district, ...
Between smoking cigars, decorating his extravagant palaces and ruling Iraq with an iron fist, it seems that the late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein also found time to publish at least one work of romantic fiction. Zabiba and the King, a 160-page allegorical love story set near Hussein's hometown of Tikrit, Iraq, ...
Tikrit: MSF has been running mobile clinics in the city of Tikrit and the surrounding areas since June 2016. The clinics offer outpatient and mental health consultations. In January 2017, MSF established a primary healthcare centre in Al Allam camp. As people return to their homes, the number of patients ...

Tikrit, Iraq, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- Iraqi security forces Saturday launched an operation to restore security and order in the ethnically-mixed city of Tuz-Khurmato in Iraq's central province of Salahudin, a provincial security source told Xinhua. Commandos of Counter-terrorism Service (CTS) and provincial elite ...
Tikrit, Iraq, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- Two people have died of contagious swine flu, also known as influenza A/H1N1, in Iraq's central province of Salahudin, a medical source said on Thursday. "We have many cases suspected to be infected with swine flu in the province, especially in the town of Balad, some 80 ...
Tikrit, Iraq, Jan. 9 (Xinhua) -- A policeman was killed and two others wounded Tuesday in a roadside bomb attack at a volatile area in Iraq's central province of Salahudin, a police source said. The attack occurred in Mteibijah area, some 100 km southeast of Salahudin's provincial capital Tikrit, when a ...
In a statement, the ministry said, "the troops of Salahuddin Operations Command carried out a wide-scale campaign to inspect an island in west of Tikrit. This came after information showed presence of group of militants in villages of al-Jouza and al-Shiha." While inspection, seven rest houses were seized," ...
Salahuddin ( The military intelligence has announced arresting an Islamic State militant, who escaped from Mosul city, in north of Tikrit, Salahuddin. In a statement on Tuesday, the department indicated instructions to tighten measures to arrest militants who flee liberated regions and hide ...
The attack took place late on Friday as gunmen opened fire on a gathering of civilians in the Farahiya district, north of Balad and south of Tikrit. Witnesses told Kurdistan 24 that four people were killed and ten others wounded. The assailants used automatic weapons and improvised explosive devices (IED) to carry out the ...
I raqi troops have seized 70 explosive belts within a self-styled Islamic state terrorist group hotbed at a village in Tikrit city, a police spokesman was quoted as saying. Spokesman for the Iraqi Interior Ministry Brigadier General Saad Maan said that "acting upon accurate intelligence reports, Iraqi troops ...
Tikrit ( - Iraqi troops have seized 70 explosive belts within an Islamic State hotbed at a village in Tikrit city, a police spokesman was quoted as saying. Speaking to Alghad Press on Thursday, Spokesman for the Iraqi Interior Ministry Brigadier General Saad Maan said, "Acting upon accurate ...
Tikrit, Iraq, Dec. 24 (Xinhua) -- Four paramilitary Hashd Shaabi members were killed and six others injured Sunday in an overnight attack by Islamic State (IS) in Iraq's central province of Salahudin, provincial security source said. The attack occurred began with mortar barrage on Hashd Shaabi base near ...
Salahuddin ( Four personnel of the pro-government paramilitary troops and three Islamic State militants were killed, east of Tikrit City in Salahuddin, a security source from the province said on Sunday. "IS members launched early today an attack against the ninth brigade near al-Dour city, ...
They were stranded in their hospital in Tikrit when the civil war between the ISIS forces and the Iraqi Army intensified. Their tale of desperation, ... On Thursday, ISIS told nurses to leave Tikrit, takes them to a location not far from Erbil, a non-conflict zone around 80km from Mosul. One of the nurses phones ...

Two people were killed in a car bombing in Iraq's northern city of Tikrit on Saturday, according to a local police officer. A car parked in central Tikrit exploded, killing two and injuring two others, Lieutenant Numan al-Jabouri told Anadolu Agency. He said a number of shops were damaged in the bombing.
As ISIS was pushed back from Tikrit and then from Sunni strongholds in Fallujah, Ramadi and finally Mosul, it was Shiite fighters--prominently backed by Iran--who led the way. Many Shiites now view the victory not only as a force of will but as an act of God. Jassem's brigade, Liwa Ali al-Akhbar, is affiliated ...
Nineveh ( The Iraqi Army is now advancing towards four axes starting from Tikrit island to liberate them from Islamic State ...
Baghdad ( Two Islamic State members were killed as they attempted infiltration toward security checkpoints, north of Tikrit, ...
Tikrit, Iraq, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) -- Up to 20 people were killed and more than 60 wounded on Tuesday in a car bomb explosion at a crowded ...
"Take Off" is a thriller drama, based on the ordeal of Indian nurses in the city of Tikrit, Iraq, in 2014. The film is the directorial debut of editor ...
In 2003, a few days after shock and awe and the fall of Baghdad, I took the road to Tikrit for Asia Times to survey Uday Hussein's bombed ...
Tikrit, Iraq, Nov. 11 (Xinhua) -- At least six Islamic State (IS) militants were killed on Saturday in a search operation at a desert area in Iraq's ...
In the 2014 incident, young Indian nurses were held hostage by militants at a hospital in Tikrit in the battle-torn country of Iraq. The miraculous ...
Baghdad - 12 November 2017: Iraqi warplanes on Saturday killed 13 suicide bombers who were holed up in a tunnel in the city of Tikrit in ...
Voss, 35, was killed Oct. 8, 2004, when his convoy was struck by an improvised explosive device near Tikrit, Iraq. The Carthage soldier had served in the army since 1988, with more than nine years on active duty and seven years with the North Carolina National Guard. He was a veteran of operations ...
Its gunmen were greeted by many Sunni as liberators in places like Tikrit, the city near which Saddam Hussein was born and grew up. It was ...
Salahuddin ( A security personnel was killed, while another was wounded in confrontations with suicide attackers in Tikrit island ...
Dozens of people have been killed in a series of attacks in the northern Iraqi city of Tikrit, according to security sources. The overnight attacks ...
Tikrit ( Relics of fifteen Islamic State members were found in south of Tikrit, Salahuddin province, pro-government paramilitary ...
A separate attack on a convoy transferring him from Tikrit Central prison to the notorious Abu Ghraib complex managed to free him just a few ...
Salahuddin ( Seven militants were revealed to have carried out the attack that took place earlier on Thursday south of Tikrit, ...
Under the Shiite premier's command and backed by a US-led multinational coalition, Iraqi forces have retaken Tikrit, Ramadi, Fallujah, Mosul ...
... looking on the ground for roadside bombs," said Cain, 28, who spent a year in combat, much of it in Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit.
Iraq announced the "liberation" of Tikrit, 160 kilometres north of Baghdad, in early 2015. The IS group's biggest defeat was in Mosul, where ...
peshmerga man a checkpoint between Kirkuk and Tikrit. Sheikh Ahmed al-Sumaydahi says Arabs are viewed with suspicion at checkpoints.
... the bodies of Iraqi soldiers killed by Islamic State group militants when they overran Camp Speicher military base in Tikrit, Iraq, in June 2014.
June 9-11, 2014 - ISIS takes control of Mosul and Tikrit. June 20, 2014 - The United Nations announces that more than one million Iraqis have ...
peshmerga man a checkpoint between Kirkuk and Tikrit. Sheikh Ahmed al-Sumaydahi says Arabs are viewed with suspicion at checkpoints.
... with a mother-of-pearl overlay, in one of the three reception palaces at Saddam Hussein's presidential compound in his hometown of Tikrit.
Iraqi security forces and allied paramilitary Hashd Shaabi units have freed Tikrit, about 170 km north of Baghdad, and other key cities and ...
Tikrit, Iraq, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- The Iraqi forces on Sunday killed 12 Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq's northern central province of Salahudin ...
Baghdad, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- The Iraqi paramilitary Hashd Shaabi units on Saturday killed a suicide bomber in the city of Tikrit, the units said ...
A court in Baghdad sentenced 27 men to death on Tuesday over the massacre at Iraq's Camp Speicher, near the city of Tikrit. Some 1,700 ...
The killings have come to be known as the Speicher massacre because they took place at Camp Speicher, a former US base near Tikrit, after ...
Iraqi forensic specialists continue to exhume remains of scores of victims of the 2014 massacre by Takfiri Daesh terrorists at the Speicher air ...
ISIS fighters conquered Tikrit, 87 miles northwest of Baghdad and home to roughly 160,000 people, in June of 2014. They began their reign of ...
Tikrit ( Security forces killed two Islamic State suicide attackers north of Tikrit, Salahuddin, the Interior Ministry said Thursday.


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