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In a separate case, two brothers belonging to ISIS, who arrived in Finland in September 2015, were arrested on charges of terrorist murders for executing 11 unarmed Iraqi soldiers during a massacre in the Iraqi city of Tikrit in June 2014. These cases ...
Baru pada 2 Maret 2015, operasi besar-besaran menyerang Tikrit kembali dilakukan. Sebanyak 30.000 pasukan koalisi dari tentara Irak, sekutu dan milisi Syiah dan Iran ikut andil dalam operasi ini mengepung kota yang dijaga tak lebih dari 1000 milisi ISIS.

Islamic State fighters traded sniper fire and mortar rounds with Iraqi troops and allied Shi'ite militia forces on Sunday in the city of Tikrit amid further reports the militants had obtained chlorine for possible use as a chemical weapon. Picture ...
On the bottom: A "double-revolution staircase," constructed of white marble with a mother-of-pearl overlay, in one of the three reception palaces at Saddam Hussein's presidential compound in his hometown of Tikrit. (Note the third, uppermost staircase ...
After atrocities committed by Iraqi forces and militias in Fallujah and Tikrit, Human Rights Watch (HRW) called on Baghdad last July to ban "abusive militias" from the operation to recapture Mosul.
According to Sadid, the citizens in Mosul are also afraid that the liberating forces will enter the city, especially PMF who are dressed as security forces, and repeat the same scenario as that of Fallujah and Tikrit. political advisor of Uniters for ...

"I trained for three years in the Air Force as a trauma medic." While in Iraq, his tours included such places as Tikrit (hometown of Saddam Hussein) and Mosul. Butacan said that it was in Mosul that he saw the "bad stuff" as a truck driver. "Tikrit was ...
"Mosul is 12 x 12 miles, Ramadi was 5 x 5, Tikrit was tiny, only 2 x 3 miles." "Ramadi had a [population] of 300-490,000 maximum, Mosul was 1.4 million before 2014," Knights added.
Tikrit, Saddam Hussein's hometown, about 100 miles north of Baghdad, was the first major test of the Shiite-led government's ability to repopulate Sunni areas taken from the Islamic State.
... commander of the 98th Division (Initial Entry Training), and the 358th Civil Affairs Brigade that supported the First Marine Expeditionary Force in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003 and the follow-on mission with the 4th Infantry Division ...
While the recent trajectory of the military response to ISIL has been solely one-way, with Fallujah and Tikrit being retaken by Iraqi-led forces with international assistance, most expect the group to mutate to match its new situation.
Een brigade van het Iraakse leger heeft de terreurgroep Islamitische Staat (IS) vandaag een forse klap toegediend bij de opmars richting Mosul. Een legerwoordvoerder zei tegen CNN dat IS zware verliezen aan strijders en materieel heeft moeten incasseren.
The barbaric jihadists used Syria as a springboard to invade Iraq, capturing large swathes of territory for their self-proclaimed 'caliphate', including major cities like Tikrit, Fallujah, Ramadi and Mosul. Two years later they have been driven from ...
The participants underlined that Iraqi Sunnis still remember sectarian violence committed by pro-Iranian Shiite forces following the liberation of Tikrit, Ramadi, and Fallujah and, therefore, al-Hashd al-Shaabi's role in the operation is the biggest ...
Iraqi special forces have spearheaded the assaults of previously held Islamic State cities such as Tikrit, Baiji, Ramadi, and Fallujah.
Having already lost key cities -- such as Tikrit and Ramadi -- Mosul is the militant group's last bastion of power in the country.

The town, under IS control since August 2014, has crucial ideological significance for the jihadists because of a prophecy that Christian and Muslim forces will wage battle there at the end of times.
"Many ISIS fighters from Diyala, Tikrit and Anbar are now in Mosul," he explained. He reported that ISIS leaders have warned the population through mosque loudspeakers against any attempt to leave the city.
In Malha, located east of the city of Tikrit, suicide bombers attacked a federal police position, killing eight and wounding 11 there.
Earlier in the day, eight police officers were killed and 11 others injured in an initial attack in Mutaibija, south of the city Tikrit. Three IS militants were killed. In a second attack, the wife and three children of Numan al-Mujamaie, the leader of ...
Eight policemen were killed and 11 others wounded in the first attack which took place in Mutaibija, south of the city of Tikrit, while the militants had three dead in their ranks. In the second, the wife and three children of Numan al-Mujamaie, the ...
Information Rudaw obtained from one source indicates that ISIS has reinforced its forces in the city, bringing in 2,250 fighters from Diyala, Anbar and Tikrit. They have also stationed foreign fighters in locations bordering the city: Hamdaniya, Tel ...
The majority of newly displaced families - about 70,000 people - have settled in Tikrit district in Salah alDin, where the government and aid organizations are providing assistance.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - Islamic State (ISIS) militants attacked the home of a tribal leader south of Tikrit, killing all the family members in the house at the time.
... Islam - al-Qaeda in Iraq. After US troops mostly left Iraq, it was the failure of the Maliki government to continue supporting the Awakening which helped the self-styled Islamic State move in and and occupy key cities like Ramadi, Fallujah, Tikrit ...
The sergeant said his unit traveled in a convoy from Tikrit to the front near the district of Khazer, on the edges of the Nineveh plain about 30 kilometers (18 miles) from Mosul.
On the bottom: A "double-revolution staircase," constructed of white marble with a mother-of-pearl overlay, in one of the three reception palaces at Saddam Hussein's presidential compound in his hometown of Tikrit. (Note the third, uppermost staircase ...
The Iraqi Air Force repelled a simultaneous attack in northern Tikrit, al-Jabouri added, killing four ISIL militants in the process.
While Iraq has had military victories against ISIS, retaking Tikrit, Ramadi, Fallujah and other cities from ISIS, analysts say finding a political solution to balancing the country's disparate groups and addressing sectarian divides is vital.
Tikrit, Iraq, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Iraqi security forces on Monday launched an operation to push out Islamic State (IS) militants from a rugged area along the border between the central provinces of Salahudin and Diyala, a security source said.
The battle for Mosul may be just as pivotal for Iraq. analysts say that seizure of the last major IS stronghold in the country - following government recapture of the cities of Tikrit, Ramadi, and, most recently, Fallujah in June - may also help change ...
( Salahuddin - Iraqi media reported on Wednesday that an explosives expert was killed and another one was wounded while trying to dismantle an improvised explosive device in western Tikrit. Al Mada Press stated, "An improvised explosive ...
A displaced family walks towards their home in Tikrit, 80 miles north of Baghdad, Iraq. Civilians are trickling back into Saddam Hussein's hometown as they look to start anew, the consequences of a year under Islamic State rule conspicuously written on ...
( Salahuddin - A senior leader in the Islamic State group (ISIS) stole 300 thousand US dollars from ISIS Bayt al-Mal in the left coast of Sharqat district, north of Tikrit, Al Mada website reported on Monday. The Iraqi media outlet stated ...
The majority of the newly displaced are in Salah al-Din (districts of Tikrit, more than 74,400 individuals, Baiji, 6,600, AlDaur, 1,000, and Balad, 450).
( Salahuddin - Iraqi media outlets reported in Thursday that the security forces managed to capture 32 members of the Islamic State group (ISIS) during security operations in the cities of Tikrit and Baiji, in northern Salahuddin. Al Mada ...
( Salahuddin - Salahuddin Operations Command reported on Tuesday that the security forces repelled an attack launched by ISIS members using seven booby-trapped vehicles on the security forces stationed in Tlul al-Baj area, north of Tikrit ...
In about 48 hours, Iraq's second biggest city of Mosul was firmly in the hands of the jihadists; in Tikrit, Iraqi soldiers were quickly surrounded in their base, rounded up, and executed in mass graves.
In April 2015, Iraqi security forces drove out Islamic State militants from the provincial capital, Tikrit, about 80 miles (130 kilometers) north of Baghdad.
Cel Putin 12 persoane au murit sambata la Tikrit dupa ce militanti islamisti au atacat un punct de control al politiei iar apoi au detonat o masina-capcana la intrarea in oras, relateaza Reuters, citand politia irakiana si surse militare.
Bij deze aanslag kwamen nog eens acht mensen om het leven. De 23 gewonden vielen allen hier. Het was de eerste grote aanslag sinds Tikrit in april 2015 werd heroverd op Islamitische Staat. Niemand heeft nog de verantwoordelijkheid voor de dubbele ...
Samarra: militants killed 12 people in a shooting and a suicide bombing on Saturday in the northern city of Tikrit, which was recaptured from the Islamic State group last year, police said.
( Baghdad - The Iraqi Ministry of Interior announced on Saturday that eight people were killed and 13 others injured in an ISIS attack, launched at the entrance to Tikrit in Salah-Uddin province. Ministry spokesman Brigadier General Saad ...
Thirteen people were killed in a double bomb blast at the entrance to the city of Tikrit in northern Iraq, media reported Saturday.
M.P. Ahmed Salmani warned that Shi'ite militias may be holding 3,000 Sunni prisoners in a secret jail in Jurf al-Sakhar under orders given by former Prime Minister and current Vice President Nouri al-Maliki.
In April 2015, Iraqi security forces drove out ISIS militants from the Salahuddin provincial capital, Tikrit, about 80 miles (130 kilometers) north of Baghdad.
militants have killed at least a dozen members of the Iraqi security forces in early morning attacks in the city of Tikrit, according to reports.
Tikrit: The hometown of late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein north of Baghdad, it fell to IS in June 2014, soon after Mosul. It was declared liberated in March 2015 in an operation by Iraqi troops, police and Shiite-dominated paramilitaries.
The movie portrays the life of Malayali nurses, who were trapped at a hospital captured by rebels at Tikrit in Iraq. Talking at a press meet held in Kochi, the director said he developed the subject after meeting the nurses in person and listening to ...






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