We receive 448,000 barrels of oil from Kurdistan, says Oil Minister

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – Oil Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi announced on Monday, that Baghdad receives 448,000 barrels of oil from the Kurdistan region on a daily basis, emphasizing that his ministry aims to get rid of the import of oil derivatives, while also confirmed the existence of an increase in production and exports. Abdul-Mahdi said at

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Coalition warplanes destroy vital tunnel for ISIS in south of Mosul

(IraqiNews.com) Nineveh – On Thursday, a Kurdish official source asserted, that a tunnel under construction for the ISIS group has been destroyed in an air strike in Sinjar area south of Mosul. Giyas Surji, an official spokesman of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) stated in an interview for IraqiNews.com, “Warplanes of the international coalition

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30 kidnapped Yazidis escape ISIS captivity in Sinjar

(IraqiNews.com) Sinjar – The Yazidi Affairs Directorate of Kurdistan announced on Tuesday that 30 Yazidi held in captivity by ISIS in Sinjar, including women and children, were able to escape, adding that the Kurdish security forces helped bring them to a safe haven. Yazidi Affairs director Khairi Bozani informed IraqiNews.com “30 kidnapped Yazidi, including women and children,

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Kurdish PUK and Peshmerga forces kill 35 ISIS militants, liberate two villages in Kikruk

Kirkuk (IraqiNews.com) On Saturday, a security source in Kirkuk province said that an Iraqi joint force had managed to kill 35 ISIS fighters and retake two villages in Daquq district, located 40 km south of Kirkuk. The source stated to IraqiNews.com in an interview, “This afternoon, a joint force comprised of Peshmerga troops and anti-terror squads of the Patriotic

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ISIS suicide bomber kills 3, injures 6 by US consulate in Erbil

(IraqiNews.com) Erbil – A security source in Erbil Province announced on Friday that 3 people were killed and 6 others injured in a suicide bombing targeting the US consulate located in the northern province’s Ankawa district which is a predominantly Christian neighborhood packed with cafes popular with foreigners. ISIS has claimed credit for the attack. The source said in

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12 ISIS militants killed in artillery shelling by Peshmerga forces east of Mosul

Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) On Thursday, a Kurdish official announced, that the paramilitary Kurdish Peshmerga forces have managed to kill 12 ISIS elements including a senior leader of the group in east of Mosul. Saeed Mumozini, the Kurdistan Democratic Party spokesman in Mosul, stated for IraqiNews, “The Peshmerga forces began shelling sites for the ISIS group militants […]

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U.S.-led strike burns ISIS rank, kills 20 militants in al-Qaim

Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) On Wednesday, a source within the Kurdish Peshmerga forces said, that 20 ISIS elements have been killed in an air strike by the U.S-led international coalition in north of Mosul. The source informed IraqiNews.com, “Today, warplanes of the international coalition conducted an air strike against a rank for the ISIS group militants in the […]

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20 Turkish officers train Iraqi volunteer forces for Mosul battle

(IraqiNews.com) The Turkish military began training 800 fighters of al-Hashed al-Watani militia in a camp in the area of al-Shaikhan, located 12 km north of Mosul, according to the Turkish Anadolu News Agency. Mahmoud Surchi, a Kurdish commander of al-Hashed al-Watani militia, told Anadolu, “20 Turkish officers are participating in the training 800 Sunni and Turkeman […]

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