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... Despite the declaration of the defeat of ISIS in Iraq, the US-led international anti-ISIS coalition is "keenly aware" of ISIS remnants and reports of "multiple ISIS terrorists" in the Hamrin Mountains and Hawija, a city in Kirkuk Province, and reiterated the continuation of coalition training for Kurdish peshmerga ...
KIFRI, Kurdistan Region -- Kurdish peshmerga and Iraqi Army met and reached an agreement following a tense day in Kifri, a Kurdish official told Rudaw, while explaining both sides agreed for the Iraqi army to withdraw to its previous positions and to confront any ISIS movements in the region jointly.

"The battle of Mosul, the cooperation between the Iraqi security forces and the peshmerga, was something that was historic, something we still want to build upon even as there's tension between Baghdad and Erbil..." explained Brett McGurk, the US Special Presidential Envoy to the Global Coalition to ...
Ryan Dillon, Spokesman for the US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS), affirmed on Tuesday that the US continues its work with the peshmerga. That includes training peshmerga, as well as an ongoing readiness to support the forces as needed, such as when IS attacked the peshmerga on Tuesday in the Makhmour ...
DUHOK, Kurdistan Region - The peshmerga will reopen the road between Shingal and Duhok province, but the Iraqi Army is waiting for authorization before ... A checkpoint will be set up in Zummar after the road is reopened," Babakir Zebari, supervisor of peshmerga forces on West Dijla Front, told Rudaw.
peshmerga forces affiliated with northern Iraq's Kurdish regional government (KRG) have withdrawn from some 95 per cent of all territories disputed between the KRG and Baghdad, Nasreddin Said, the KRG's minister for disputed territories, said today. Speaking to the Anadolu Agency, Said noted that the ...

Germany briefly halted its training and support of peshmerga following the conflict with the Iranian-backed Shia Hashd al-Shaabi militias in Kirkuk in October, but regular support promptly resumed. The German government also voted by a clear majority to extend the reconnaissance and refueling of planes in Jordan in the ...
"Unfortunately, Mr. Abadi, once again failed to act as the prime minister and sidelined the role of the brave of peshmerga while the whole world witnessed that the peshmerga, before all the armed forces of Iraq whom were named by Abadi, managed to defeat the myth of ISIS," the peshmerga Ministry ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi delivered a televised address to the nation after Iraqi forces took the last ISIS positions in Saturday. He congratulated the Iraqi forces on the victory against the terrorist group, but conspicuously omitted the peshmerga in a speech that had high ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) - Over 100 soldiers from The Royal Regiment of Scotland have been deployed to the Kurdistan Region to train the peshmerga, an official revealed on Tuesday. For six month, more than 100 servicemen and women will be based in the Kurdistan Region to provide "first-class training" ...
Sheikh Saeed Sileman, who was in charge of the financial department of the command but is now in Germany, stated on his facebook page that there were 8,250 Yezidi peshmerga on their payroll before the October 16 events, costing the ministry more than $2 million a month. Each fighter received $300 ...
Sulaimaniya (IraqiNews.com) The Kurdish peshmerga Ministry has said that the Iraqi federal and paramilitary troops are rallying in south of Sulaimaniya, describing the step as dangerous one that does not helping de-escalation. In press remarks on Monday, Halgurd Hikmat said, "the recent deployment by ...
Diyala (IraqiNews.com) Two bodies of Kurdish peshmerga fighters were found after one day of their disappearance in northeast of Diyala, an informed source from the province said on Sunday. Speaking to Alghad Press, the source said, "two peshmerga personnel, from northeastern Diyala regions, went ...
Washington DC, United States (Kurdistan 24) - In an interview with Kurdistan 24, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R, California) explained why he felt strongly that the US must support the Kurds. "I am totally dismayed that there's been any talk whatsoever about reducing our arms support for the Kurdish ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) - The Iraqi government on Saturday deployed army near the peshmerga frontlines in Garmiyan area in Sulaimani province, Kurdistan 24 correspondent reported. Harem Jaff, Kurdistan 24 correspondent in Kalar district, the center of Garmiyan Administration, said the ...
Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region - The families of peshmerga who were killed in clashes with Iraqi forces in Kirkuk held a memorial in Sulaimani, where they ... He said the peshmerga commanders who were stationed in Kirkuk should be held accountable, referring to one commander who he claimed made ...
Kurdish peshmerga soldier aim their weapons during a military training session held ... the US Congress has agreed on continued support for the peshmerga.

Instead, advisory report language accompanying the bill addresses recent clashes between Iraqi security forces and Kurdish peshmerga forces ...
A peshmerga stands watch. The deputy minister said the peshmerga will not initiate a war with Iraq, but are ready to defend. File photo: Rudaw.
File photo shows a British military adviser instructs Kurdish peshmerga fighters during a training session in Arbil. Photo: AFP/Getty Images.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - The Iraqi military has accused the Kurdish peshmerga of "withdrawing" from a draft agreement reached between ...
The Iraqi central government has called on Kurdish peshmerga forces to withdraw to the pre-2003 border amid tension between Baghdad and ...
Duhuq (IraqiNews.com) Kurdish peshmerga forces have dug trenches to hamper advance of Iraqi troops toward border crossing near Syria, ...
peshmerga, Iraqi Army reach deal on fish Khabur ... The peshmerga delegation is headed by acting peshmerga Minister Karim Shingali and ...
Kurdish peshmerga forces have blown up a small bridge linking Zammar, northwest of Mosul, with the Zakho district of Dohuk province in the ...
Erbil (CNN) Clashes between Iraqi forces and Kurdish peshmerga fighters broke out Friday as Iraqi units moved north of Kirkuk to the town of ...
The Kurdish peshmerga liberated the Yezidi town of Shingal in late 2015 from the ISIS militants who took it in 2014. File photo: Getty Images.
The Kurdish peshmerga command has said the Iraqi government will pay a "heavy price" for its military campaign in Kirkuk, which it described ...
A convoy of peshmerga fighters in vehicles flying Kurdish flags travels through the centre of Kirkuk early on Monday in images broadcast by ...
Sulaimani - The United States will allocate$364 million USD to the peshmerga ministry as assistance, a Kurdish official said, arming two peshmerga brigades. "The U.S. will provide the peshmerga ministry with $364 million USD, bypassing Baghdad," said the Director of Coordination and Relations for ...
In peshmerga, which was released in 2016 with a special screening at the Cannes Film festival, Levy and his team of cameramen spent months alongside the Kurdish fighters, covering a 1,000-kilometer frontline that separated the Kurdistan Region from ISIS militants to document daily fighting against the ...
KRG's US representative BAYAN Sami Abdul Rahman (L) and foreign relations representative Falah Mustafa (R) met with US Senator Marco ...
Iraqi pro-government paramilitaries launched an offensive against Kurdish troops on Tuesday near the Turkish frontier, pushing towards a ...
Sulaimani -- Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Thursday (September 28) Turkey has terminated training for peshmerga ...
Sulaimani - A peshmerga killed after a member of Hashid al-Shaabi opened fire at a group of peshmerga forces in Tuz Khurmatu. Head of ...
Jabar Yawar, the secretary general of the peshmerga ministry, told Rudaw on Thursday that they do not take part in the operation. He said that ...
Volunteer peshmerga Sait Curukkaya talks to Kurdistan 24's Unknown soldier program several months before his death in the war against the Islamic State (IS), ...
The families, consisting of foreign women and children, surrendered to Kurdish peshmerga forces at the end of August following the offensive against the militant ...
Germany put a stop temporarily to its weapons' deliveries to the Kurdish peshmerga forces last year, after reports surfaced that some of the ...
A flag of the Kurdistan Region flies next to a Kurdish peshmerga fighter as he takes position to monitor the area in Bashiqa, north-east of Mosul, ...
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Kurdish peshmerga forces have handed over 96 Islamic State militants arrested in Nineveh to Iraqi government ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - Kurdish peshmerga forces defeated an ISIS attack in Tuz Khurmatu south of Kirkuk at dawn on Thursday, another in ...
Stephen Townsend, commander of the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria, hailed the contribution of the peshmerga to the battle.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region -- The commander of the global coalition's forces in Iraq and Syria expressed that Kurdish peshmerga have done ...
Earlier this month, fourteen peshmerga personnel were killed and injured as the militant group launched an attack against forces deployed in ...
The Islamic State is losing ground in Iraq and Syria, but south of Kirkuk, the militants are inflicting heavy casualties on peshmerga fighters, who ...
Tal Afar (IraqiNews.com) peshmerga troops have repelled an Islamic State attack launched west of Tigris River, northwest of Tal Afar town, ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - ISIS resumed fresh assaults on the Kurdish peshmerga positions in Tuz Khurmatu, south of Kirkuk at dawn on ...
A $22 million U.S. Defense Department fund that has helped pay the salaries of Kurdish peshmerga fighters in northern Iraq is due to run dry in ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - Kurdish peshmerga announced that in the course of the past three days, they have killed more than 100 ISIS ...


 

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