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Beirut, Lebanon (10:35 P.M.) - The jihadist rebels are having a rough night in the Idlib Governorate after both of their counter-offensives ended in complete disaster. Led by Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham and the Free Syrian Army (FSA), the Islamist rebels attempted to retake the towns of 'Atshan and Sinjar on ...
The newly liberated towns in question have been identified as Nabbaz Qabli, Nabbaz Shamali, Ramleh, Siraa, Saree, Jadedah, Khyarah, Al-Matoustah, and Kafraya Al-Ma'arat - all are located to the east and west of Sinjar. Khyarah, Al-Matoustah, and Kafraya Al-Ma'arat were reported earlier on as ...

After ISIS attacked Sinjar city - home to 80,000 including Yezidis, Christians, Sunni and Shia Muslims, Kurds, Turkomen, and Arabs - over 100,000 people fled for refuge on the Sinjar Mountain to the north. Those who were able to reach the mountain were stranded, starving and surrounded by ISIS militants ...
Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi troops have run into 12 mass graves in west of Nineveh, security source was quoted saying on Wednesday. "The graves were found in Kojar region, Sinjar. They include bodies of Yazidi civilians who were executed by Islamic State since its control on the town in 2014," the ...
Sinjar (IraqiNews.com) The total number of mass graves of Yazidi victims have reached 62 in Sinajr, west of Nineveh, an official was quoted saying on Tuesday. Speaking to AlSumaria News, Fahd Hamed Omar, acting mayor of Sinjar, said, "a human rights team arrived at Sinjar and counted the amount of ...

At the foot of the craggy ridge line that slashes across the plains of northern Iraq, the devastated town of Sinjar is slowly repopulating. Crammed into their battered old cars, families pull up to houses they left in haste more than over three years ago, and have not seen since. With a home to return to, they are ...
Iraqi media reports say two mass graves containing 90 bodies have been discovered near the northern town of Sinjar. Iraqi news portal Shafaq News reported that the bodies of men, women, and children were found near Sinjar, which was seized by the Islamic State (IS) militant group in 2014. IS militants ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) - The Kurdistan Region's peshmerga Forces have announced the road connecting the Yezidi (Ezidi) majority town of Sinjar (Shingal) and the city of Duhok will reopen in the coming days. Babakir Zebari, the Supervisor of the Western Dijla frontline of the Peshmerga Forces, told ...
Aiming to advance and liberate all HTS-held areas in Idlib province, the Syrian forces keep advancing amid heavy clashes with the terror group. The video footage was released by the Syrian ministry of Defense -online- features scenes from inside the liberated Sinjar town in southern Idlib countryside.
In August of that year, ISIS massacred and kidnapped thousands of Yezidis in Sinjar, 90 miles west of Behzane. More than 6,000 women were enslaved, and men were lined up and shot outside their towns. Many more Yezidis died of dehydration and exhaustion during the siege of Sinjar mountain.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) - The Kurdistan Region's peshmerga Forces have announced the road connecting the Yezidi (Ezidi) majority town of Sinjar (Shingal) and the city of Duhok will reopen in the coming days. Babakir Zebari, the Supervisor of the Western Dijla frontline of the Peshmerga Forces, told ...
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The Iraqi consulate in Gaziantep, south of Turkey, received three Iraqi children who were rescued from Islamic State members, after years of abduction. The three children were abducted three years ago in Sinjar, northwest of Mosul in Nineveh. They were found by an Iraqi citizen ...
Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) A mass grave containing the relics of at least 50 people was found in western Nineveh, according to a security source quoted on Wednesday. Shafaq News quoted the source saying that security forces ran into the grave in Sinjar, northwest of Mosul. The forces await expert teams ...
Per the Ministry of Migration and Displacement (MoMD) and the DTM, there were quite significant returns during September. Mosul district followed by Telafar and then Hamdaniya have the highest number of returnees while Sinjar and Telkaif have the lowest number of returnees. Hatra district recorded its ...
In 2014, IS jihadists killed thousands of Yazidis in Sinjar and kidnapped thousands of women and girls from the religious minority to abuse them as sex ... Kurdish fighters backed by the US-led coalition against IS captured Sinjar from the jihadists in November 2015 before Iraqi security forces took control of ...
Sinjar (IraqiNews.com) Two mass graves containing relics of women and children were found in Sinjar, in Nineveh province, the pro-government paramilitary troops' media announced. "Troops of al-Hashd al-Shaabi [Popular Mobilization Forces]'s 15th brigade ran into a mass grave in Mujammaa ...

Fighters of Kurdish peshmerga forces get ready for an operation in the city of Sinjar, in this December 20, 2014 file photo, at the Mount Sinjar, south-west of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. (AFP). QAMISHLI, Syria: Washington will "adjust" its delivery of weapons to an anti-terrorist alliance in Syria dominated ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) - Another mass grave of Ezidis was found in norther Sinjar region on Wednesday, containing dozen bodies that were ...
Sulaimani - The fighters of Hashid al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Units) have started to withdraw from the district of Sinjar, a Kurdish ...
London, 17 Nov - Sinjar in Iraq is proving to be a very wanted area. PKK (the Kurdistan Workers Party), Turkey and Iran all have their eyes on this area because it is strategically important to each of them, but in different ways. Turkey is bombing all PKK positions to gain control over its strongholds.
London, 17 Nov - Sinjar in Iraq is proving to be a very wanted area. PKK (the Kurdistan Workers Party), Turkey and Iran all have their eyes on ...
Diyarbakir, Turkey -- Sinjar, Iraq, is shaping up to be the essential gem in someone's crown, but there are several contenders. Turkey, Iran ...
In August 2014, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) captured Ninewa Governorate's town of Sinjar and surrounding villages, killing and ...
The Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) and other Kurds, which developed several unofficial crossings for their fight against IS at Sinjar in Iraq, ...
Her family, who are Yazidi, lived until 2014 in Sinjar, where they owned a house, a car and a small business. The area was home to around ...
In 2014, when I was 21 years old, ISIS invaded my village, Kocho, in the Sinjar region of northern Iraq. They gave the Yazidis--my ...
The Iraqi Kurds recently did so in the town of Sinjar, severing the logistically important link between the key ISIL strongholds in Syria and Iraq.
We do not have to ask for permission, if the legal sovereign state in Qandil or Sinjar cannot solve the problem, then we will settle it. We do not ...
The president said the PKK presence in Sinjar did not come up during talks with Abadi, but noted that the Iraqi prime minister was aware Turkey ...
The Sinjar massacre and subsequent siege of Kobani provided stark examples not just of horrific acts of inhumanity but showed the world the ...
Just a month prior to the siege of Kobane, ISIS militants had carried out the Sinjar massacre, killing and abducting thousands of Yazidi men and kidnapping the ...
Displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing the violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar, re-enter Iraq from Syria at the Iraqi-Syrian border ...
Here, displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing the violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar, re-enter Iraq from Syria via the crossing on ...
Just a month prior to the siege of Kobane, ISIS militants had carried out the Sinjar massacre, killing and abducting thousands of Yazidi men and kidnapping the ...
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned against the presence of PKK terrorists in northern Iraq's Sinjar and Qandil areas on Wednesday.
"There is PKK presence in regions such as Qandil, Sinjar. We are determined to continue joint struggle in solidarity in all these regions."
In the town of Sinjar, commander of the local Yazidi militia, Masloum Shingali, says the Kurdish forces left before dawn on Tuesday, allowing ...
Baghdad: Iraqi forces said on Tuesday that they had taken the Yazidi Kurdish town of Sinjar from Kurdish peshmerga forces as they pressed ...
Iraqi forces said Tuesday that they had taken the Yazidi Kurdish town of Sinjar from Kurdish peshmerga forces as they pressed a campaign ...
Iraqi forces captured the Yazidi Kurdish town of Sinjar from Kurdish forces on Tuesday as they pressed a campaign against Kurdish-held areas ...
The mainly Shiite Hashd al-Shaabi are also in control of the Yezidi town of Shingal or Sinjar, west of Mosul, after the withdrawal of the Kurdish ...
The Yazidi group called Lalesh, extended their control over all of Sinjar after the withdrawal late on Monday of peshmerga fighters who were ...
Beirut, Lebanon (9:40 A.M.) - For the second time in three years, the Kurdish peshmerga forces have abandoned the city of Sinjar in ...
The commander of local Yazidi fighters, Masloum Shingali, said Kurdish forces had left the town of Sinjar before dawn on Tuesday, allowing ...
Female peshmerga detachments have been fighting Daesh terrorists in the areas of Mosul, Bashi, Sinjar and Kirkuk for the last three years.
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei met with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Tehran on Wednesday. Khamenei called ...
These Arabs from Sinjar say they were forced to flee their villages, already under IS control, when Kurdish forces started battling to retake the ...
Sinjar (IraqiNews.com) Three persons were killed as they returned back to their house before being purged from explosives in Sinjar, Shafaq ...
Sinjar (IraqiNews.com) The pro-government Shia-led paramilitary troops have denied clashes with Kurdish forces deployed in west of Mosul.


 

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