Over 300 Yezidis abandon PKK in Sinjar: Peshmerga Official

(BAS News) BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:00 A.M.) - Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) fighters continue to abandon the party on a daily basis in Sinjar and...

In pictures: ISIS raids take deadly toll on Iraqi Army troops

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (10:00 P.M.) – On Saturday, the Islamic State conducted two simultaneous attacks in Iraq which were extensively documented by Amaq Agency. The first...

ISIS leader makes rare public appearance in Iraq

The Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham's (ISIS) founder and leader "Sheikh Ibrahim Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi" has reportedly made his public appearance this year...

Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units to partake in Hawija offensive

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:30 A.M.) - Iraq's Popular Mobilization Units (Hashd Al-Sha'abi) will be participating in the upcoming Hawija offensive, the commander of this paramilitary...

ISIS executes 28 people near Kirkuk

ISIS terrorists fighters have executed 28 people 55km southwest of Kirkuk the city of Kirkuk, a police official said on Wednesday. Most of those...

Iraqi Kurdistan’s leaders urge Baghdad to withdraw from Kirkuk

Iraqi Kurdistan sticks to a peaceful resolution of the current confrontation with Baghdad. Iraqi Kurdistan’s authorities have called on Baghdad to withdraw the troops deployed...

BREAKING: Clashes between Peshmerga and Yazidi militia intensified with casualties reported

Earlier, it was reported by Al-Masdar News that clashes began this morning between the Rojava Peshmerga who are loyal to Iraqi Kurdistan's President Masou...

VIDEO: Hero Iraqi driver uses bulldozer to block ISIS suicide bomber

An Iraqi bulldozer driver working with the Iraqi forces fighting ISIS in Mosul used his vehicle to block off an ISIS suicide bomber, thus...

Exclusive interview with Spanish Communist leader jailed for supporting the Kurds

Spanish al-Masdar has conducted this exclusive interview with Roberto Vaquero, the Secretary General of the PML(RC) which is one of the largest Communist party...

Iraqi Army liberates 12 more villages from the Islamic State –...

The Iraqi Armed Forces gained considerable headway in the battle for Mosul on Wednesday as government troops captured a dozen villages south of the...