Tag: Iraqi Forces

Iraq launches anti-IS operation near Syria border

Baghdad: Iraqi forces on Saturday launched an operation to clear the desert area near the border with Syria from the Islamic State (IS) militants, the military said. The Iraqi army, paramilitary Hashd Shaabi force and the border guards force advanced in the vast desert area to free the Akashat village and to clear nearby areas, […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Iraqi forces kill 80 IS terrorists near Tal Afar

Baghdad: Iraqi security forces on Monday killed 80 Islamic State (IS) terrorists during a search campaign in the liberated areas near the city of Tal Afar, the Iraqi military said. The soldiers of the 15 Infantry Division, backed by helicopter gunships, killed 65 IS terrorists and 15 suicide bombers wearing explosive belts at a village near […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi addresses the media in Ankara
Iraqi forces in last stages of defeating IS in Mosul: PM

Baghdad: Iraqi forces are in the last stages of defeating the Islamic State (IS) militant group in the remaining neighbourhoods of the western side of Mosul, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has said. Abadi made the statement on Monday during a visit to the battleground in western Mosul, where he met commanders of the Iraqi security forces […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Iraqi security forces march on the outskirts of Najaf, south of
New Zealand-Australian troops to train new Iraqi forces

Wellington: New Zealand and Australian troops in Iraq will train about 2,000 Iraqi security forces personnel in the next fortnight to fight Islamic State (IS) insurgents, the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) said in a statement on Friday. “A steady flow of capable personnel is crucial in sustaining the counter-offensive against the terrorist group,” Major […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Iraqi Forces Kill 42 IS Militants During Operation Near Mosul

Baghdad: The Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) killed 42 militants of the Islamic State (IS) terror group during an operation in Nineveh province, the country’s military has confirmed. Acting on intelligence reports, the CTS forces backed by Iraqi and international coalition aircraft, stormed into the Ayn al-Jahash area south of the provincial capital of Mosul, the […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021