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The report also highlighted the clash between the KRG and the central Iraqi government in Baghdad in the wake of the independence referendum held last year, as well as Turkey's Operation Olive Branch launched in Afrin. "In Iraq, despite the depth of the differences between the federal government and ...
The Islamic State group has been largely defeated in Iraq and is near destruction in Syria, where pockets of insurgents still operate along the Euphrates River, near the Iraq border and in other scattered locations. As a result, the coalition is shifting from an emphasis on combat operations to stabilization.

The men were part of a group of four Islamic State in Iraq and Syria militants known as the "Beatles" because of their British accents. Officials identified the two ... The SDF suspected the two men were foreign fighters and gave US Special Operations forces access to them, US officials said. The Americans ...
SOUTHWEST ASIA – Enabled by accelerated successes following the liberation of Mosul, the coalition will shift its focus in Iraq from enabling combat operations to sustaining military gains against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve officials ...
He was at the base as part of a British operation to support counter-Daesh operations in the region - including training Iraqi forces. His commanding officer, Lt Col Rob Hedderwick paid tribute to his “indispensable” colleague and said he was known for his compassionate nature. He said: “It is hard to do ...
British soldier Captain Dean Sprouting dies on Iraqi base ... A British officer has died at a base in Iraq where UK forces are operating as part of a mission against Islamic State. Captain ... He is the second British soldier to die on Operation Shader, the British element of the US-led mission to combat Isis.

Turkey's Operation Olive Branch will continue until all PKK and affiliated terror groups are cleared from Turkey's southern borders, all the way to Iraq, ... The president pointed to the U.S. operations in Afghanistan and Iraq as per the fight against Al-Qaida terrorism, saying the U.S. was in Afghanistan and Iraq ...
But the Greens intensified their criticisms of Senator Molan during Question Time, lambasting his record as chief of operations for coalition forces in Iraq almost 15 years ago. American, British and Iraqi forces launched multiple assaults on Fallujah in 2004 as they tried to root out Sunni insurgents in the city.
More than 20 alleged people smugglers accused of bringing hundreds of Iraqi Kurds have been arrested in a nationwide police operation. The National Crime Agency ... It was sparked by an investigation into a network suspected of smuggling people into the UK from France, Belgium and the Netherlands.
As a result of the successful operations by the coalition and its partners, ISIS has lost about 98 percent of the territory it once held in Iraq and Syria. ... develop the Iraqi security forces, ensuring they have the necessary capability and expertise to meet current and future security threats," said British Army Maj.
His name also reportedly turned up in Operation Jackal, which netted ... young men around the seaside town of Villanova i Geltru to go to Iraq.
The focus of those operations was on movement of individuals ... In one recent operation, London Metropolitan police discovered a fake ... who blew himself in a Jihadi bomb in Iraq, stayed with him before leaving Ireland.
I'll never forget the day my Iraqi driver arrived breathless at my hotel and related ... working with the CIA on clandestine counterterror operations — is one thing. ... The fact that the amoral Prince thinks he can resurrect British ...
The UK's Information Tribunal has rejected an appeal by campaigners ... Reaper drones are being used to bomb Islamic State in Iraq and Syria on March 1, 2016. ... to anti-Islamic State bombing operations from RAF Akrotiri at Cyprus. ... Publicising the number and location of UK drones in operation today ...
The Iraqi special forces soldiers accompanying us say it has the best .... Shia militias, Iraqi police or US and British special operations forces.
Saudi Arabia and Iraq, the two biggest oil producers in OPEC, ... days of clinching a deal to detach its £15bn British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) ... pave the way for it to merge its European operations with a German rival.
Operation Shelter uncovered older men preying on immature, vulnerable ... Those prosecuted were from the Bangladeshi, Pakistani, Iraqi, Indian, Iranian and Turkish communities in the city, and were mostly British-born.

Mostly British-born, they are from Iraqi, Bangladeshi, Pakistani, Indian, ... As those arrested under Operation Sanctuary were from a number ...
The firm was founded by former British infantry officer Chris St. George ... But these operations have made many Iraqis uneasy, especially given ...
Those prosecuted were from the Bangladeshi, Pakistani, Indian, Iraqi, Iranian and Turkish communities and mainly British-born, with most living ...
... Iraqi, Iranian and Turkish communities and mainly British-born, with most ... The wider operation has seen around 100 people convicted of a ...
An investigation codenamed Operation Sanctuary identified more than ... of suspects from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Iran, Iraq, Kurdistan, Turkey, ...
The trials were the result of police investigation Operation Shelter, which fell under the ... and Rochdale, which featured gangs of British Asian men abusing white girls. ... including Bangladeshi, Pakistani, Indian, Iraqi, Iranian and Turkish. ... about the force's approach to child sexual exploitation operations.
RAF Waddington aircraft returns home from successful mission in helping Iraq fight against ISIS ... The British aircraft played a significant part in the battle for Mosul as its ... in-depth forensic analysis that will help with future operations. ... During the operation the Sentinel aircraft was airborne for 235 hours ...
... SAS-style raid to resupply Britain's besieged embassy in Iraqi-occupied Kuwait, ... three weeks to transfer their operations to Baghdad but the British along with ... of resupply of our embassy by means of a military operation.
The military is investigating photographs posted on Facebook purportedly showing elite special forces in training missions and on front line ...
Tal Afar (IraqiNews.com) A famous British sniper fighting for the Islamic ... It is a main target for the next Iraqi government operations against IS.
British marines who fought alongside Alexander Blackman were out of control and "gung-ho", abusing Afghan citizens, treating local allies with contempt and showing little regard for the rules of engagement, a former senior officer has claimed.
The fallout from one of Britain's Blair-era extraordinary rendition operations continued to inch its way through the high court this week, in a case involving MI6, the SAS and allegations of a high-level cover-up of a blunder.
Such a base would add to the UK's already substantial presence in the region. As well as ongoing operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, the UK recently opened a naval base in Bahrain and still had advisers embedded in Saudi Arabian headquarters ...
Votel, who is pretty sharp and a star of the US Army's Special Operations 'mafia,' also just warned that India and Pakistan risked triggering a nuclear war, a grave danger this writer has been worrying about for years.
UK politician, broadcaster, and writer George Galloway told RT that the Mosul and Aleppo operations were covered by Western media very similarly - with bias and hypocrisy.
It is to prevent the extent of how much British soldiers and intelligence officers were involved in rendition torture operations from coming to light. Yunus Rahmatullah and Amanatullah Ali, two Pakistani nationals, were captured by British special ...
That year, "a coalition led by the U.S. invaded Iraq to depose Saddam, in which U.S. President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair accused him of possessing weapons of mass destruction." Hussein was captured on December 13, 2003 hiding ...
On March 19 Bush addressed the nation via live television and announced "Operation Iraqi Freedom has begun to rid Iraq of tyrannical dictator Saddam Hussein and eliminate Iraq's ability to develop weapons of mass destruction." The American-led ...
Human Rights Watch released a report detailing the conditions some detainees, including children as young as 13, are suffering in makeshift prisons.
On March 19 Bush addressed the nation via live television and announced "Operation Iraqi Freedom has begun to rid Iraq of tyrannical dictator Saddam Hussein and eliminate Iraq's ability to develop weapons of mass destruction." The American-led ...
December 17, 1998 - United States and British forces launch air strikes against Iraq. Operation Desert Fox lasts for four days.
British Top Guns pounding Islamic State should be awarded a special campaign medal, Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon was told today.
Over 280,000 Iraqis have been displaced from Mosul since the military operation to reclaim it from Daesh began in October last year, the UN's refugee agency said on Thursday.
The stark warnings were made in a Government response to the all-party Defence Select Committee's report on UK military operations in Syria and Iraq. Since 2014 RAF warplanes and drones have carried out more than 1,100 strikes against ISIS - also ...
The Queen was joined by Prime Minister Theresa May, other politicians, royals and members of the armed services and their families for a service of remembrance at Horse Guards Parade.
British Museum experts in touch with their colleagues in Iraq led by Saleh Noman - who was in the first group of Iraqi archaeologists trained in London to survey and rescue whatever has survived - believe that the Isis tunnels ran so deep under the ...
Britain's defence ministry and secret intelligence service (MI6) are insisting that claims made by Pakistani and Iraqi citizens alleging complicity in torture must be heard behind closed doors, the high court in London heard this week. It is the first ...
The White House had said the earlier ban was needed to prevent terrorists from entering the country, but has now removed Iraq from the list under pressure from the state department and the defence department, which had noted the close co-operation ...
Iraqi forces recaptured several sites in west Mosul on Tuesday, including the provincial government headquarters and the city's museum, in the third day of a new drive against the Islamic State group.
"This loan is exclusively allocated to British companies," Iraqi Acting Finance Minister Abdul Razzak al-Essa told journalists at the official signing.
May 1, 2003 - Speaking on the USS Abraham Lincoln, President Bush declares "major combat operations" over, although some fighting continues.
Dozens of countries have committed personnel and resources to the fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. While the US had assumed a leading role in the coalition, the British military has assisted the campaign on both the ground and in the air. In the ...
The two prime ministers spoke by phone on Thursday morning local time in a "substantial" conversation which also covered their hopes for a trade deal following Brexit, co-operation in the fight against Islamic State and relations with Iran, Downing ...


 

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