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Anah (IraqiNews.com) Commander of Al-Jazeera Operations, Major General Qassim al-Mohamadi, announced on Tuesday, that 10 members of the Islamic State were killed in an air strike conducted by the international coalition air force, west of Anbar.
An Iraqi Air Force helicopter fires a missile against Daesh terrorists during a battle in Mosul, Iraq March 28, 2017. On Monday, Amnesty International also voiced its concerns over the number of civilian casualties in Mosul, suggesting the US-led ...
In an interview with Al Jazeera, deputy commander of the Iraqi Air Force, Lt General Faris Hassan Al Zireg Falah, was reluctant to acknowledge any cases of civilian deaths from Iraqi air strikes in Mosul.
In the past, the Iraqi Air Force has deployed Rainbow drones against rebels. In one battle in 2015, a Rainbow-4 destroyed an enemy stronghold, said Li Daguang, a professor at the National Defence University PLA China.
The US-led international anti-ISIL coalition has conducted hundreds of air strikes in support of the Mosul offensive, while the Iraqi Air Force has carried out its own, more limited operations. A spokesperson for the coalition acknowledged reports of ...
Meanwhile, joint security forces, backed by the army aviation, Iraqi Air Force and US-led coalition air force, continue their extensive military operations to liberate the western side of the city of Mosul, as well as driving out the Islamic State group.
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi Ministry of Defense announced on Saturday, that four F-16 fighter jets have arrived in Balad Air Base, based on the agreement made between Baghdad and Washington in 2011, to buy 36 fighter jets.
The chairman of Nineveh Provincial Council in Iraq, Bashar al Kiki, told CNN that at least 200 people were killed in the western Mosul neighborhoods of al Jadidah, al Amel and al Yarmouk in airstrikes by the US-led coalition and Iraqi Air Force on ...
Used as an ISIS base to launch attacks on nearby peshmerga, Kurdish military forces, it had been bombed by the Iraqi Air Force. Father Yousif also showed us the home he had been born in, now with its front door removed and its contents probably looted.
The chairman of Nineveh Provincial Council in Iraq, Bashar al Kiki, told CNN that at least 200 people were killed in the western Mosul neighborhoods of al Jadidah, al Amel and al Yarmouk in airstrikes by the US-led coalition and Iraqi Air Force on ...
On this occasion, however, airstrikes believed to be either from the US-led coalition or the Iraqi Air Force were entirely undeterred, leading to hundreds of civilians, including women and children, being obliterated in the air raid.
As F-35 production expanded, f-16 production contracted to a small section in the back of the massive factory. The only planes left on the assembly line are for the Iraqi Air Force. "The challenge for us was: how do you slow the production rate down ...
After building F-16s in Fort Worth since the 1970s, Lockheed Martin has finally decided to move future production of the aircraft.
Coalition forces badly mauled the Iraqi Army and the Iraqi Republican Guard, and nearly annihilated the Iraqi Air Force. Nevertheless, the Baathist government managed to stay in power, despite revolts in the north and the south, as well as a draconian ...
An Iraqi Air Force Cessna C-208, similar to the U-27As the 427th Special Operations Squadron has reportedly operated. Though there is no official public record, it is likely the Air Force established the 427th and the 66th after Seaspray came under ...
PHOTO: Reuters An Iraqi Air Force helicopter fires missiles against Islamic State militants during a battle in Mosul An elephant walks in Amboseli National Park in front of Kilimanjaro Mountain, Kenya.
An Iraqi Air Force helicopter fires missiles against ISIS militants during a battle in Mosul, March 17, 2017. Reuters/Youssef Boudlal.
Beirut, Lebanon (7:15 A.M.) - The Iraqi Air Force conducted several airstrikes over the city of Mosul on Sunday, destroying several sites that belong to the terrorist entity.
... Syrian war monitor says 465,000 killed in six years of fighting · Turkey seeks to build Syrian military cooperation with Russia · Syrian force "a few weeks" from Raqqa · Syrian Army announces recapture of Palmyra from Islamic State · Iraqi air ...
Kirkuk, Kurdistan Region - In a neighborhood of Kirkuk lives a family of a Baathist-executed Iraqi Air Force pilot. The pilot Aydn Mustafa defied orders from Saddam Hussein, refusing to drop poisonous gasses on March 16, 1988, when 5,000 people were ...
The coalition effort benefited from the latest military technology, including Stealth bombers, cruise missiles, so-called "Smart" bombs with laser-guidance systems and infrared night-bombing equipment.
"This block was hit by 14 air strikes targeting two Daesh fighters," he says, as he scoops up a scrap of paper dropped by the Iraqi Air Force. "They threw papers from planes telling us not to leave our homes so we stayed, but look what happened." "Now ...
Iraqi Air Force (IqAF) commander Lieutenant General Anwar Hamad Amin announced on 16 March that the IqAF has received its first batch of Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) T-50 jets.
**Syria's Assad Allows Iraq to Conduct Airstrikes in Syria as ISIS Remains Scattered in Anbar - **Syrian president Bashar al-Assad will permit the Iraqi Air Force to participate in anti-ISIS operations in Syria, and may expect reciprocal permissions ...
25, and against busloads of Iraqi Shiite pilgrims in Damascus on March 11. The two attacks killed a combined 116 people, with the latter sparking calls among Iraq's Shiite community for the Iraqi Air Force to begin airstrikes against HTS in ...
At about 11 o'clock on the morning of 16 March 1988, after two days of conventional bombing by the Iraqi Army from nearby hills, airplanes belonging to Saddam Hussein's Iraqi Air Force began bombing the city of Halabja. For several hours the planes ...
In June 2014 Daesh killed some 1,700 Shia Iraqi Air Force Cadets in what became known as the Camp Speicher massacre. There is an "element of revenge" to what is happening in Iraq today, says Zaradasht; "there are lots of misunderstandings and civilians ...
The Iraqi Air Force has dropped millions of leaflets on western Mosul, where food and water are scarce and electricity sporadic, warning residents of the ongoing offensive and remain in their homes if they feel safe.
"After fierce fighting, the militants were forced to withdraw to the center of western Mosul amid intense airstrikes by the Iraqi Air Force," Mohamed said. He did not, however, provide the number of losses sustained by either side. Established in 2014 ...
the Pentagon says his whereabouts are unknown but he is characterized as being "on the run," by a U.S. defense official. Iraqi Air Force Commander Hamid Maliki told the Anadolu news agency that Mosul should fall to Iraqi forces "within the next six ...
Beirut, Lebanon (04:35 A.M.) - Two videos have been published by the Iraqi Defense Ministry showing the Iraqi Air Force destroying an ISIS car bomb.
He explained that IS attacked a control post of the Sunni fighters in a village 22 kilometers (13.6 miles) east of Tikrit. He added that the Iraqi Air Force lent support to the fighters and bombed the supply lines, concentration points and vehicles of ...
... established in Iraq and the larger region. Commander of the Iraqi Air Force Hamid al-Maliki, who also took part in the exhibition, said Iran is still No.
The repaired main runway is now used by the coalition to resupply its troops in the field and by the Iraqi Air Force, which is flying no less than 50 sorties per day.
Iraqi Air Force used different types of fighter-bombers on that day, including MiG, Mirage, and Sukhoi, according to the testimonies of the chemical attack survivors and the rights organizations Human Rights Watch, which published a comprehensive ...
Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) A security source in Nineveh Province revealed that 20 members of the Islamic State were killed by Iraqi air strike near the city of Mosul, Alsumaria News reported on Monday.
Iraqi security forces are progressing as planned in their battle to recapture Mosul from the Islamic State group but the fighting will get tougher as they approach the city center, a US general said Saturday.
24, Abadi ordered the Iraqi Air Force to "strike IS sites in Husaybah [in Iraq] and in Abu Kamal inside Syria," according to a statement issued by the prime minister's office, which noted that the operation was carried out successfully.
In 2016, Aero re-opened the manufacturing line for a single new Iraqi Air Force unit. However, Aero CEO Giuseppe Giordo noted that "demand for light combat aircraft will increase in [the coming] years and [the] L-159 is very competitive in its category.
"Iraqi Air Force carried out an air strike, based on information obtained from Falcon intelligence Cell, on a headquarters belonging to the Islamic State in al-Baida area, killing 15 terrorists, including 10 suicide bombers," the statement added.
Iraq Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has reportedly ordered the Iraqi Air Force to conduct strikes against ISIS positions inside Syria.
The Syrian government has given the Iraqi Air Force the green light to conduct airstrikes inside Syria; thus far, areal sorties have been conducted at both Deir Ezzor and Abu Kamal based off Syrian intelligence while some reports suggest Iraqi ...
soldiers from 4th Battalion The rifles spent four months training Iraqi armed forces and protecting an air base.
Iraqi Air Force hits Islamic State inside Syria for first time. Print. Written by Reuters, Monday, 27 February 2017. An F-16.
At the same time, if this marks the beginning of regular Iraqi bombings of Syria, it further complicates the situation in the air over ISIS territory, and adds an Iraqi Air Force with limited capacity and a history of dubious targeting in cities where ...
On Saturday afternoon, the Iraqi Army's 9th Division officially took control of the Yarmouk Power Station that supplies west Mosul with electricity.
An Iraqi Air Force commander said the airstrikes against IS inside Syria were carried out with F-16 warplanes at dawn and "were successful.
An Iraqi Air Force commander said the airstrikes against IS inside Syria were carried out with F-16 warplanes at dawn and "were successful.
(AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed). Iraqi special forces advance towards the western side of Mosul, Iraq, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. The advance comes as part of a major assault that started five days earlier to drive Islamic State militants from the western ha.
The Iraqi Air Force on Friday morning carried out its first airstrike against the Islamic State in Syria, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi confirmed.


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