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In December, Abadi announced full liberation of Iraqi lands, declaring end of war against IS members. However, Islamic State continues to launch sporadic attacks across Iraq against troops. Security reports indicate that the militant group still poses threat against stability in the country. As many as ... bomb
Anbar (IraqiNews.com) An Iraqi official said Sunday that security operations meant to eliminate Islamic State members from Iraq's western desert have come to an end. Naeem al-Kaud, chairman of the security committee of Anbar Province council, told al-Hayat newspaper that "Iraqi forces have staged ...

However, Islamic State continues to launch sporadic attacks across Iraq against troops. Security reports indicate that the militant group still poses threat against stability in the country. As many as 3,298 civilians were killed and 4,781 others were wounded in 2017, excluding Anbar civilian casualty figures ... Islamic
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - Iraqi forces killed 14 ISIS militants in separated clashes in Kirkuk and Anbar provinces on Monday. "Today, a number of ISIS militants ... Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the end of the ISIS war in Iraq in December 2017. However, security forces have clashed ...
ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) - At least nine people were killed and wounded in a suicide attack in western Iraq, security said on Monday. It was the second such attack targeting areas in Anbar Province and comes a few weeks before the Iraqi legislative elections in May. Four suicide bombers attacked ... Iraqi forces Anbar

According to the sources, the troops also found a secret tunnel that was used by IS militant in Anbar desert. Iraq declared the collapse of Islamic State's territorial influence earlier in November with the recapture of Rawa, a city on Anbar's western borders with Syria, which was the group's last bastion in Iraq. Islamic
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) - Iraqi security forces on Wednesday announced the capture of a senior Islamic State (IS) leader and one of his aides following an operation in the desert region of Anbar Province. A statement by the Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Forces confirmed the arrest of notorious ... Anbar
... of the border troops and army on the international road in Anbar." The command stressed taking legal measures. Abadi announced in December full liberation of Iraqi lands, declaring end of war against IS members. However, Islamic State continues to launch sporadic attacks across Iraq against troops. military
Several areas in Markaz Hawija sub-district reportedly have not yet been cleared for return by the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF). In Anbar, most of the governorate's 6,528 returnees identified during February 2018 are in the recently retaken districts of west Anbar. DTM Emergency Tracking indicates that ... military
As many as 3,298 civilians were killed and 4,781 others were wounded in 2017, excluding Anbar civilian casualty figures for November and December, which are not available, UNAMI said in a report in December. Thousands of IS militants as well as Iraqi civilians were killed since the government ... military
Anbar (Iraqinews.com) – Iraqi troops killed on Wednesday seven Islamic State (IS) terrorists and seized a large cache of explosives and weapons in different parts in western Iraq. In a statement, a copy of which was obtained by Alghad Press, the Iraqi Defense Ministry said, “Troops of the Anbar Operations ... military
Iraq wants to attract investment mostly in the downstream, planning the construction of new refineries with different capacities, including one at the Al-Faw Port with a 300,000-bpd capacity. The other refinery projects are a 150,000-bpd refinery in the Anbar province and a new Al-Nasiriy refinery in Thi Qar ... military
Anbar (IraqiNews.com) Two soldiers were wounded in a blast caused by a bomb that was placed by Islamic State, near Fallujah dam, south of the city, ... of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in February, according to the monthly report issued by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). military
Iraq declared the collapse of Islamic State's territorial influence in Iraq earlier this month with the recapture of Rawa, a city on Anbar's western borders with Syria, which was ... In December, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi announced full liberation of Iraqi lands, declaring end of war against IS members. military
Iraq declared the collapse of Islamic State's territorial influence earlier in November with the recapture of Rawa, a city on Anbar's western borders with Syria, which was the group's last bastion in Iraq. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced in December full liberation of Iraqi lands, declaring end of ... military
After being controlled for more than 3 years by the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), the town of Ana in western Anbar was retaken by Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) in September 2017. Early REACH reports of the situation in western Anbar indicated limited access to food and lack of livelihood ... military

Anbar (IraqiNews.com) Two children were killed as a landmine exploded in west of Anbar, a security source from the province was quoted saying on Tuesday. ... A total of 115 Iraqi civilians, excluding policemen, were killed and another 250 injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in Iraq in ... military
Anbar regional police chief Maj. Gen. Hadi Rizej Kessar had told Al-Monitor the previous day in an interview in Ramadi that the incident was "the Americans' fault. There was a man they wanted. The US forces and the Iraqi army went to the area to arrest the person. They did not coordinate with the police. military
Anbar (IraqiNews.com) Seven Iraqi soldiers were killed and injured as a bomb explosion took place in west of Anbar, the security media center said on Sunday. ... A total of 115 Iraqi civilians, excluding policemen, were killed and another 250 injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in Iraq in ... military
Two soldiers were killed and five others injured in a terror attack in Iraq's western Anbar province late Sunday, an Iraqi military officer told Anadolu Agency. ... Daesh's presence has recently been purged from Iraq -- by Iraqi forces and a U.S.-led military coalition -- after the terrorist group overran much of the ... military
By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Ramadi, Iraq, Feb 12 – In Iraq's Sunni-dominated Anbar province, residents struggling to rebuild after years of Islamic ... “They should be in a camp under the supervision of the Iraqi government and they should receive daily instruction on how to live together and to combat ... military
Anbar (Iraqinews.com) - Seven Islamic State (IS) militants were killed during a military operation to track down dormant terrorist cells in the desert areas ... Despite the group's crushing defeat at its main havens across Iraq last December, Islamic State continues to launch sporadic attacks against troops ... insurgents
In January, another 125,000 returnees were identified in the four provinces of Nineveh, Salahuddin, Kirkuk and Anbar,” the intergovernmental organization further said. On December 9, 2017, Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared the end of military operations against Daesh. On July 10, Abadi ... insurgents
Anbar (IraqiNews.com) Islamic State members have killed twenty residents from Anbar near the Iraqi-Syrian borders, west of the province, a security ... Speaking to AlSumaria News, the source said, “twenty smugglers from Anbar were trapped by IS members at the Syrian side from the borders with Iraq.”. insurgents
In the last three years, Anbar Governorate has received the largest number of returnees in the country, due to improved security, rehabilitation of services and ... During the Kuwait conference, the UN launched a two-year Recovery and Resilience Programme, in which IOM Iraq takes part, to assist the Iraqi ... insurgents
A total of 115 Iraqi civilians, excluding policemen, were killed and another 250 injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in Iraq in January 2018, according to casualty figures recorded by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). Baghdad was the worst affected governorate, with ... insurgents
Two soldiers were killed and five others injured in a terror attack in Iraq's western Anbar province late Sunday, an Iraqi military officer told Anadolu Agency. ... Daesh's presence has recently been purged from Iraq -- by Iraqi forces and a U.S.-led military coalition -- after the terrorist group overran much of the ... insurgents
A jogging British army officer was killed at an Iraq airbase when a forklift truck collided with him, an inquest heard. Captain Dean Sprouting, 46, was stationed at the ... Linda Sprouting, who works in the Civil Service. He was part of the Adjutant General's Corps that were based in the Anbar province of Iraq. insurgents
In early 2014, a few months before Daesh took over Mosul and most of Anbar province, with Iraq's armed forces nowhere to be seen, several news reports alluded to a several hundred million-dollar weapons purchase by the Iraqi government from Iran. Nouri Al-Maliki's cabinet initially confirmed the deal. insurgents
Since December's milestone, when DTM recorded more returnees than IDPs for the first time in the current Iraq conflict, return movements have continued ... In Anbar, most of the governorate's 5,982 returnees identified during January 2018 are in the recently retaken districts of west Anbar: Al-Ka'im (3,852 ... insurgents
Anbar (IraqiNews.com) Fear of revenge from tribes is holding back hundreds of displaced Iraqi families of Islamic State fighters from returning home in Anbar, a local official was quoted saying. Almaalomah website quoted Ragea al-Essawi, a member of anbar Province Council, saying that tribal feuds are ... insurgents
Anbar (IraqiNews.com) Officials at Iraq's Anbar province have recommended to resolve tribal disputes at the province before pushing forward with the repatriation of displaced civilians linked with Islamic State militants. Baghdad Today quoted Naeem al-Kaoud, chairman of Anbar's security committee, ... insurgents
>Ramadi: In Iraq's Sunni-dominated Anbar province, residents struggling to rebuild after years of Islamic State group rule are adamant: there will be no return ... "They should be in a camp under the supervision of the Iraqi government and they should receive daily instruction on how to live together and to ... insurgents
Anbar (IraqiNews.com) A civilian was killed, while two others were wounded due to a blast caused by the remnants of Islamic State militants in west of Anbar, ... A total of 115 Iraqi civilians, excluding policemen, were killed and another 250 injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in Iraq in ... insurgents
In Iraq's western Anbar province, tribesmen starting to rebuild have warned they will take revenge on the families of ISIL fighters if they return. Anbar is the biggest province in Iraq and one of the last places to be freed from ISIL, or the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group. ISIL, also known as ISIS, swept ... insurgents
RAMADI, Iraq: In Iraq's Sunni-dominated Anbar province, residents struggling to rebuild after years of Daesh (ISIS) rule are adamant: There will be no return for ... “They should be in a camp under the supervision of the Iraqi government and they should receive daily instruction on how to live together and to ... insurgents
Baghdad, Iraq, 12 February 2018 --- In the lead-up to the Kuwait International Conference for Reconstruction of Iraq, the World Health Organization (WHO) calls on the international community to further invest in Iraq's devastated health sector. In Anbar, Ninewa, Salah Al Din, and Kirkuk, 14 hospitals and ... insurgents
By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Ramadi, Iraq, Feb 12 – In Iraq's Sunni-dominated Anbar province, residents struggling to rebuild after years of Islamic ... “They should be in a camp under the supervision of the Iraqi government and they should receive daily instruction on how to live together and to combat ... insurgents
The Iraqi army is reportedly combing through the expansive western Anbar Province for possible pockets of the Takfiri ISIL terrorist group, which the country defeated territorially last December. Kurdish Rudaw television network reported on Saturday that the Iraqi army was carrying out an inclusive ... insurgents
It said the number of casualties did not include Iraqi troops and security members killed and wounded, as the Iraqi military declined to give such information. ... The figures excluded the casualties in Iraq's western province of Anbar, as UNAMI has not been able to obtain the civilian casualty figures from the ... insurgents
According to the Iraqi Ministry of Migration and Displacement, some 5 million Iraqis have been displaced from urban areas since the extremist IS group took control of large swathes in the provinces of Anbar, Salahudin, Kirkuk and Diyala in 2014. On Wednesday, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi ... insurgents
Security troops have control on the Iraqi borders with Syria, Jordan and Saudi Arabia, however, some of the landmines and explosives planted by IS target security patrols in west of Anbar. According to the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), 3298 civilians were killed and 4781 others were ... insurgents
At least eight Iraqis were reportedly killed and 20 wounded in the botched raid conducted by US-led coalition forces operating in Al-Anbar province, according to reports. Local police said civilians and police were wrongfully targeted by a Coalition air strike after Iraqi forces misidentified police vehicles as ... insurgents
Iraqi website Shafaq News quoted a security source in Anbar saying that al-Baghdadi district police chief in Anbar province, Col. Abdul-Salam al-Obaidi, died Monday after succumbing to his injuries. Iraq's military command said an armed group was bombarded by U.S.-led coalition warplanes early ... insurgents
A Simpsonville family said a soldier with ties to the Upstate has died while serving in Iraq. Willis Sullivan said military chaplains notified him Monday that his son, Javion "Jay" Sullivan, was killed in Iraq. The Department of Defense confirmed Sullivan died in a non-combat related incident in Al Anbar ... insurgents
Anbar (IraqiNews.com) An Iraqi municipal official said Friday that Islamic State militants still pose a threat to Iraq by maintaining presence at Syrian regions on the border with Iraq. Mohamed al-Dulaimi, a member of Anbar Province Council, was quoted saying in press statements that Hezein, Sousa and ... insurgents
Iraq declared the collapse of Islamic State's territorial influence earlier in November with the recapture of Rawa, a city on Anbar's western borders with ... Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared final victory over Islamic State three years after the militant group captured about a third of Iraq's territory. insurgents
Abu Aya is also a member of the Anbar SWAT forces and receives a salary from the Interior Ministry. He said that IS jails in Hejin and Soussa “have both Iraqi and Syrian former security officials'' in them. “[An estimated] 900-1,000 prisoners are being held in that area,” Abu Aya said. “I have been trying to ... insurgents
Alghad Press quoted a security source in Anbar saying that the children were injured when the IED, apparently left over by militants for along time, exploded while they were herding sheep in Tel Aswad, Hit. Islamic State militants invaded several Iraqi cities in 2014 and proclaimed a self-styled Islamic ... insurgents


 

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