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Zaid Ali, head of the forensic office, said a joint team from his bureau and the Martyrs Foundation found 158 bodies inside the palace compound of former dictator Saddam Hussein in Tikrit, located 140 kilometers northwest of the capital Baghdad, on April 2. He noted that DNA tests were being conducted ... women
Also on the day, a Hashd Shaabi force arrested two IS militants while they were planting a roadside bomb in Seniyah area in the west of the oil refinery town of Baiji, located some 40 km north of Salahudin's provincial capital Tikrit, the paramilitary group said in a separate statement. In western Iraq, a ...

TIKRIT, Iraq, April 4 (Xinhua) -- Hundreds of people suffer from diarrhea and colic admitted to hospitals during the past two days in Iraq's central province of Salahudin due to contamination of drinking water, medical sources said on Wednesday. "The tests in the laboratories confirmed that drinking ... pollution
Zaid Ali, head of the forensic office, said a joint team from his bureau and the Martyrs Foundation found 158 bodies inside the palace compound of former dictator Saddam Hussein in Tikrit, located 140 kilometers northwest of the capital Baghdad, on Monday. He noted that DNA tests were being ... Daesh
BAGHDAD, April 2 (Xinhua) -- Iraqi authorities discovered Monday the remains of 158 bodies believed to belong to soldiers of Speicher Camp who were executed by the Islamic State (IS) militants when the group seized Tikrit in June 2014, the Iraqi government said. A joint team from forensic office and ... soldiers
The aerial and ground imagery revealed five execution sites within the presidential palaces complex in Tikrit where ISIS fighters slaughtered between 560 and 770 men. A survivor gave a detailed account of being captured, feigning death, and managing to escape. At the time, we warned that the death ... Iraq

Tikrit ( The bodies of 157 Iraqi cadets massacred by Islamic State militants in 2014 have been discovered over the past 20 days, a committee observing the exhumations said on Wednesday. The Committee to Commemorate the Tikrit Massacre said 157 bodies were found at a burial place ...
Speaking to Alsumaria News on Tuesday, the source said, "Armed men believed to be members of the Islamic State group have sneaked into al-Mustafa mosque in al Alam district in Tikrit and detonated it." "The explosion caused material damage to the mosque but no human casualties were reported," ... militants
Chabalowski spent most of her day at Eastside talking to students in Zelaya's classes. During an hour with Zelaya's Spanish III International Baccalaureate class Thursday morning, Chabalowski gave an overview of the history of the institute, its mission and the work it does throughout the world. In Tikrit, ...
Image copyright 2018 Getty Images. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. TIKRIT, IRAQ - NOVEMBER 11: A U.S. Army Apache helicopter flies November 11, 2003 in TIKRIT, Iraq. With two helicopters shot down in the last two weeks the U.S. Army ... helicopter crash
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 ... helicopter crash
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. helicopter crash
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 ... helicopter crash
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, ... helicopter crash
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, ... helicopter crash
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 ... helicopter crash
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 ... helicopter crash

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 ... helicopter crash
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 ... helicopter crash
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,” ... helicopter crash
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 ... helicopter crash
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 ... helicopter crash
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 ... helicopter crash
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 ... helicopter crash
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 ... helicopter crash
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, ... helicopter crash
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 ... helicopter crash
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. helicopter crash
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 ... helicopter crash
Nineveh ( The Iraqi army is now advancing towards four axes starting from Tikrit island to liberate them from Islamic State ... helicopter crash
Baghdad ( Two Islamic State members were killed as they attempted infiltration toward security checkpoints, north of Tikrit, ... helicopter crash
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 ... helicopter crash
"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 ... helicopter crash
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 ... helicopter crash
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 ... helicopter crash
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 ... helicopter crash
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 ... helicopter crash
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 ... helicopter crash
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 ... helicopter crash
Salahuddin ( A security personnel was killed, while another was wounded in confrontations with suicide attackers in Tikrit island ... helicopter crash
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 ... helicopter crash
Tikrit ( Relics of fifteen Islamic State members were found in south of Tikrit, Salahuddin province, pro-government paramilitary ... helicopter crash
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 ... helicopter crash
Salahuddin ( Seven militants were revealed to have carried out the attack that took place earlier on Thursday south of Tikrit, ... helicopter crash
Under the Shiite premier's command and backed by a US-led multinational coalition, Iraqi forces have retaken Tikrit, Ramadi, Fallujah, Mosul ... helicopter crash
... 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. helicopter crash
Iraq announced the “liberation” of Tikrit, 160 kilometres north of Baghdad, in early 2015. The IS group's biggest defeat was in Mosul, where ... helicopter crash
Peshmerga man a checkpoint between Kirkuk and Tikrit. Sheikh Ahmed al-Sumaydahi says Arabs are viewed with suspicion at checkpoints. helicopter crash
... the bodies of Iraqi soldiers killed by Islamic State group militants when they overran Camp Speicher military base in Tikrit, Iraq, in June 2014. helicopter crash
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 ... helicopter crash


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