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IS is not a threat to Kurds: Peshmerga official

capital of Erbil, according to a Peshmerga official. Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters currently pose no threat to the Kurdish capital Erbil, as Peshmerga forces continue to drive Islamist fighters out of Iraq’s semi-autonomous region, a Peshmerga official said. ...

18/09/2014 - 09:50 - comment 0

Kurdish forces attack ISIS militants in northern Iraq

the Islamic State in northern Iraq. Kurdish forces, or the Peshmerga, continue to battle militants from the Islamic State in northern Iraq. Peshmerga troops attacked Islamic State ... in Makhmur,” said Jabbar Yawar, Secretary General of the ministry of the Kurdish Peshmerga fighters. ...

06/08/2014 - 14:17 - comment 0

Kurdish forces make gains against ISIS in Iraq

Peshmerga forces in Iraq made significant gains ... Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Iraq have retaken the town of Makhmour near the Kurdish city of Erbil from ... Peshmerga have been here for several days fighting back ISIS militants’ advance . We have cleansed ...

12/08/2014 - 08:30 - comment 0

Kurds retake strategic mountain from IS

Kurdish Peshmerga forces have strengthened their hold ... militants, Press TV reports. Kurdish Peshmerga forces have strengthened ... of the Kurdish Parliament Peshmerga Committee, told Press TV. The Iraqi and Kurdish Peshmerga plan ...

07/09/2014 - 06:51 - comment 0

Kurdish troops backed by U.S. fight to retake Iraq's largest dam

Kurdish Peshmergas backed by U.S. air strikes launched ... Islamic State militants. The Peshmergas are t rying to take control of the country’s largest dam ... army. These are American weapons. The ones we are using are old,” said Peshmerga officer Derya Cashkri. ...

17/08/2014 - 11:05 - comment 0

Iraqi forces secure Mosul dam

Iraqi troops and Kurdish Peshmerga forces backed by US ... Kurdish Peshmerga forces  backed by US airstrikes have managed to secure the area near Iraq’s largest dam ... at the hands of bomb experts and are capable of remotely triggering bombs.” According to Kurdish Peshmerga ...

24/08/2014 - 07:54 - comment 0

US to bypass Baghdad and arm Kurds directly

only through the central government, and are now directly arming the Kurdish Peshmerga ... recently seized. But directly arming the Peshmerga risks alienating the Iraqi government even more, as the Peshmerga has not only fought ISIS but seized several Iraqi cities as well in recent months, and now has ...

13/08/2014 - 16:03 - comment 0

U.S. sending arms to Iraqi Kurds

weapons to the Kurdish forces in Iraq, AP reports. The weapons will hopefully allow the Peshmerga ... of Iraq. Originally, the U.S. only supplied arms to Iraqi forces, but Peshmerga fighters have been ... to the Kurdish forces in Iraq, AP reports. The weapons will hopefully allow the Peshmerga to make gains ...

11/08/2014 - 12:48 - comment 0

ISIS militants set fire to 3 wells in Iraq oil field amid Kurd attack

As Kurdish peshmerga forces launched a major attack against the group Thursday, ISIS militants set several ... operations and fleeing from the peshmerga. Since the group's aggressive Iraq infiltration in June, ... Main headlines, Iraq) As Kurdish peshmerga forces launched a major attack against the group ...

28/08/2014 - 14:36 - comment 0

Maliki orders Iraqi air force to help Kurds

to the leadership of the air force and the army’s aviation units to provide air support to peshmerga forces,” Maliki ... to provide air support to peshmerga forces,” Maliki said Monday. ...

04/08/2014 - 14:30 - comment 0