Middle East
27 October 2017
One Of Top Peshmerga Commanders Was Killed In Clashes With Iraqi Forces

Wahid Bakozi, one of the top commanders of Peshmerga units loyal to President Of Iraqi Kurdistan Masoud Barzani was killed in clashes with Iraqi government forces in Zumar area.

27 October 2017
Syrian Army Advances Near Al-Mayadin As Situation In Omar Oil Fields Remains Unclear

Last weekend, the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced that they captured the Omar oil fields on the eastern bank of Euphrates in the province of Deir Ezzor. However, so far pro-Kurdish sources have not been able to provide a visual confirmation of this SDF advance.

25 October 2017
Syrian Military Appoints New Commander Of Forces In Deir Ezzor Following Death Of Gen Zahreddin

The Syrian military has appointed Gen Ghassan Tarragon as the new commander of Syrian forces in Deir Ezzor city.

25 October 2017
Iraqi Forces Make Last Preparations For Advance On Al-Qaim

Major General Fadhil Jamil al-Barwari, a commanding officer of the Iraqi Special Operations Forces also known as the Golden Division entered the Assad airbase.

22 October 2017
Iranian Chief Of Staff Met With Syrian President

Chief of the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Bagheri met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday.

19 October 2017
A look of the Kurdistan Democratic Party media game on making tensions between Kurds, Hashd al-Shabi and the Iranian Revolutionary Guards

In recent days, KDP affiliated media have claimed in widespread and false propaganda that the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and general Soleimani have a major role in making the Iraqi government and Hashd al-Shabi(PMU) attack Kirkuk. While the intensive meetings and ongoing consultations of general Soleimani and other Iranian representatives with the authorities of all parties […]

19 October 2017
Israel’s Strategic Ambitions Thwarted in Iraqi Kurdistan and Will be in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor

By David Macilwain
David lives in Australia, but grew up and graduated in the UK.

18 October 2017
Summary: Operation of the Federal Government of Iraq in disputed areas with the Iraqi Kurdistan Region

Two days after the start of operations to regain the disputed areas between the federal government of Iraq and the Kurdistan regional government, the Iraqi forces managed to control over 10,000 square kilometers of disputed areas.

16 October 2017
PMU Leaders, Army Commanders Discuss Upcoming Anti-ISIS Operation At Syrian-Iraqi Border

While all eyes are on Kirkuk city and the Iraqi Kurdistan Region, commanders of Iraqi forces deployed in Anbar province have held a meeting with a number of Popular Mobliziation Units (PMU) leaders.

16 October 2017
Latest map update of Deir Ezzor battle

The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) made a significant push in the Al-Mayadeen countryside, Monday, liberating several sites occupied by the so-called Islamic State (ISIS).

16 October 2017
ISIS Attacked Iraqi Forces Restoring Government Control Over Areas In Kirkuk Countryside

Hours after the Iraqi army established control over Kirkuk city, ISIS members attacked Dibis area north of the village of Bai Hassan controlled by government forces.

15 October 2017
Footage of targeting ISIS vehicles in the Syrian desert by Iranian drones