Northern Iraq: Explosive drone detonates in Erbil

A drone exploded in Iraq’s northern city of Erbil on Wednesday injuring three people and damaging several cars, according to a statement by Kurdistan’s counter-terrorism service. The explosive drone detonated on Pirmam road in Erbil’s outskirts at 9:35 p.m. Iraq Read More …

Northern Iraq: Bomb injures person near headquarters of Iranian opposition party in Erbil

A person was injured when an improvised explosive device (IED) attached to a car detonated near the headquarters of an Iranian opposition party in the Kurdistan Region capital Erbil, the Kurdistan Region’s Directorate General of Counter-Terrorism (CTD) reported on Monday. Read More …

5 brothers on mission to educate rural communities about threat of landmines in Kurdistan Region

The loss of their father has motivated five brothers to embark on a mission to raise awareness among local communities in mountainous border areas in the Kurdistan Region of the danger they face from thousands of unexploded mines planted there Read More …

Iraq’s Erbil airport targeted in drone attack

Erbil International Airport in northern Iraq has been targeted in a drone attack, Kurdish security officials said, the latest in a series of similar incidents over the past year. The internal security service for Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region, of which Read More …

Bombing kills Iraqi soldiers near disputed town, as anti-terror operations continue

The Iraqi army on Monday announced that an improvised explosive device (IED) had killed two of its soldiers, as they were conducting anti-terror operations near the disputed town of Makhmour, some 100 kilometers southeast of Mosul. Iraq’s Security Media Cell, Read More …