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“Kahya survived the assassination attempt and was unhurt, but a civilian was killed and ten others were wounded, including a driver and a bodyguard,” Al-Obeidi told the Anadolu Agency. In Baghdad, Captain Ahmed Khalaf said: “Unknown gunmen riding in a civilian car shot at the convoy of MP Abdul ...
The incident took place in the afternoon when a booby-trapped car detonated at a car selling market in al-Khadhraa district in southwestern Kirkuk, some 250km north of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, Najor Ali al-Obeidi from Kirkuk police told Xinhua. The huge blast also caused fire on a nearby civilian car, ...

One former resident of this town, Fathi al-Obeidi, knows that retreat well. A commercial diver turned militiaman, the fiftysomething Mr. Obeidi played a fateful role on the night of the attack. What happened to him in the months and years that followed shows how Libya's complex rivalries and divided loyalties ...
Earlier, Libyan National Army political administration head Hussein al-Obeidi said that Haftar had left France and returned to Benghazi on Friday, according to the EREM News portal. Al-Obeidi said that he had personally met Field Marshal Hafter upon his return to Libya, and said that the field marshal's ...
Elsewhere in Kirkuk province, Iraqi security forces killed five Daesh terrorists in a separate operation, according to Kirkuk Police Captain Hamed al-Obeidi.“Iraqi forces killed five armed men in the village of Al-Hamra in the Rashad district some 35 kilometers southwest of Kirkuk during a raid on a suspected ...
Khalifa al-Obeidi, a spokesman for Haftar's Libyan National Army, denied the claim as fake news generated by Haftar's opponents, and his aides pointed to undated photographs of Haftar inspecting troops inside Libya. But media organisations including Le Monde and France 24 reported claims suggested ...

“Iraqi forces killed five armed men in the village of Al-Hamra in the Rashad district some 35 kilometers southwest of Kirkuk during a raid on a suspected Daesh hideout,” al-Obeidi told Anadolu Agency. Recently, Daesh remnants appear to have stepped up attacks in and around Kirkuk, erecting fake security ...
Yemeni pro-government fighters gather around the destroyed turret and body of a tank near Al Shuraiga in the Lahj province, about 66 kilometres south-west of the city of Taez, on March 27, 2018. Saleh Al Obeidi / AFP. A landmine planted by Houthi rebels killed a couple and their three young children on a ...
Yemeni government fighters backed by the Saudi-led coalition ride in the back of a pickup truck with mounted heavy machine gun while closing in on an Al Qaeda location in the Mesini Valley of Hadramawt province on February 21, 2018. Saleh Al Obeidi / AFP. Al Qaeda's entrenched presence in Yemen is ...
Captain Ahmed al-Obeidi said Iraqi security forces found the bodies of five pro-government fighters, better known by the Arabic word Hashd al-Sha'abi, outside their base in the town of Hawijah, located 45 kilometers west of Kirkuk, hours after they had been kidnapped by the Takfiri militants. PressTV-Iraqi ...
On March 20, Major Ali al-Obeidi from Kirkuk police told Xinhua that IS militants kidnapped 10 federal policemen who were on vacation in north of the Iraqi capital Baghdad. The incident occurred when the extremist militants set up a fake checkpoint on the main road near the mountainous Himreen area and ...
A bomb exploded near a group of Turkmen celebrating the annual Nevruz spring festival on Friday in Iraq's northern city of Kirkuk, according to a local police source. “A bomb planted in downtown Kirkuk went off as local Turkmen were celebrating the Nevruz holiday,” Police Captain Hamed al-Obeidi told ...
The incident occurred after midnight when the extremist militants opened fire on the car carrying the border guards, who were in civilian uniform, and killed them all on the main road near Trebil border crossing with Jordan, Major Mohammed al-Obeidi from the Border Guards Command told Xinhua.
According to Ubeydi, the incident took place in Hawija town. On March 12, Daesh terrorists killed 10 people and injured five along the Kirkuk-Baghdad highway. Home to Arabs, Kurds and Turkmen, the city of Kirkuk is being secured by Peshmerga forces of the Kurdish Regional Government in northern Iraq.
Iraqi forces yesterday launched a large military operation against Daesh in the province of Kirkuk, a security source said. Police Captain Hamed Al-Obeidi told the Anadolu Agency that “the joint forces of the Federal Police and the Popular Mobilization Forces have launched a military operation to secure ...
In this file photo, a fighter from the separatist Southern Transitional Council walks in the southern Yemeni port of Aden, February 25, 2018. / AFP / SALEH AL-OBEIDI. RSS; Follow; Email; Print; Share. Reuters. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of The Daily Star ...
Yemenis inspect the site of an explosion from a suicide bombing that hit UAE-trained Yemeni troops in Aden. Saleh Al Obeidi / AFP Photo. A suicide bombing hit Yemeni troops trained by the UAE in the government bastion of Aden on Tuesday, a security source said, with at least five people dead or ...

Michael D. Fay, a retired Marine in Lebanon, Pa., is still haunted by that cold November day in 2005 when his platoon rushed into a building to pull out dead and injured colleagues who had been ambushed in a firefight in Old Ubaydi, Iraq. The building, which he calls the death house, had been ...
The volunteers are tutored on “faith, Islamic jurisprudence and the Hadith (sayings of Prophet Mohammad) to allow them to counter the ideas of [ISIS] and its intellectual terrorism,” Sheikh Saleh al-Obeidi, president of the Ulema Forum of Mosul, told Agence France-Presse. However, such soft power is likely ...
... Yemen, on December 13, 2015. U.S. naval forces operating off the coast of Yemen say the country's ongoing civil war has created a surge in the use of laser weapons in the area, as various factions test offensive and defensive laser capabilities. SALEH AL-OBEIDI/AFP/Getty Images. In the same hearing, ...
Meanwhile, Amran Obeidi, the director of media and spokesman at the Ministry of Culture, told Al-Monitor that the ministry believes preserving Baghdad's Safafeer market, the largest of the copper markets in the country, does not fall under its responsibilities according to laws and regulations in force.
Smoke from one of the explosions rises in Aden, the Yemeni government's de facto capital. Photograph: Saleh al-Obeidi/AFP/Getty Images. At least 14 people have been killed and 40 wounded when car suicide bombers and gunmen tried to storm the headquarters of a Yemeni counter-terrorism unit in ...
A campaigner for one of the protesting organizations, Hamza Obeidi, told DW News in January 2018: “The Tunisian economic system has not improved after the revolution because it is still based on the policies adopted since independence.” He said the country is still battling with the corruption of the Ben ...
Sheikh Obeidi said the brigades will go out and "combat the extremist ideas on social media and by calling on residents in their homes". ... Sheikh Obeidi said that the classes would expand to cover "all social groups and both sexes", although it was still looking for permanent premises in the war-battered ...
"The lessons are concentrated on human rights, human development, peaceful coexistence and communal peace," the forum's president Sheikh Saleh al-Obeidi told AFP. He said participants were tutored on "faith, Islamic jurisprudence and the Hadith (record of the sayings of the Prophet Mohammad) to ...
Sheikh Obeidi said the brigades will go out and “combat the extremist ideas on social media and by calling on residents in their homes.” ... Sheikh Obeidi said that the classes would expand to cover “all social groups and both sexes,” although it was still looking for permanent premises in the war-battered ...
Nineveh ( – Thirteen Islamic State militants were killed in an airstrike by the U.S-led international coalition warplanes on a terrorist hotbed in Nineveh province, a well-placed military official was quote as saying Monday. Speaking to Rai Alyoum news website, Major Safwan al-Obeidi, a senior ...
A joint force from the police and provincial special forces, known as Rapid Response, backed by Sunni tribal fighters, carried out an operation in the mountain ranges of Himreen and Makhoul in east of the provincial capital Tikrit, Major Salih al-Obeidi told Xinhua. The operation resulted in the killing of six ...
Al-Obeidi also said that the matter depends on the cooperation of those countries, some of which have already begun to control such archeological pieces and their delivery to Iraq, including several European Union countries, especially France and Italy, as well as the United States of America and the ...
Amman, April 18 (Petra)-Minister of Social Development, Hala Lattouf, met on Wednesday with Tunisian Minister of Women, Family and Childhood, Naziha Obeidi. During the meeting, the ministers discussed the joint social development cooperation protocol and the executive plan of the women's economic and social ...
A Yemeni fighter loyal to the government backed by the Saudi-led coalition stands atop a destroyed tank near the town of Al Shurayja in the southern Lahij province. Saleh Al Obeidi / AFP. An Al Qaeda ambush killed 12 Yemeni elite forces in what has been the deadliest single attack on the military this year.
The announcement was made during a five-day visit to Morocco by a LAIP delegation headed by its Chairman and General Manager Mohammed Attieh al-Mansouri al-Obeidi. The visit came at the invitation of the Moroccan Commercial Foreign Bank, which has shared interests with LAIP in a number of ...
Men with thick, bushy, black mustaches and large families are ubiquitous here, where the dominant tribe is al-Obeidi. The town's police chief, who was a member of the tribe and was killed in the Jan. 27 incident, had "about 15 children" and two wives, according to one of his relatives in the town. "This isn't a ...


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