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 …

ICRC: 8.5m Iraqis live among deadly mines

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) revealed yesterday that 8.5 million Iraqis live among deadly mines and unexploded remnants of war. “Iraq is one of the most contaminated countries on the planet’s surface with explosive munitions,” ICRC spokeswoman Read More …

Turkish soldier killed in IED explosion in northern Iraq anti-terror operation

A Turkish soldier was killed during an anti-terror operation in northern Iraq, Turkiye’s National Defense Ministry said on Sunday, Anadolu reports. Mumin Carkci, an infantry specialist sergeant, was killed in an explosion caused by an improvised explosive device on Saturday, Read More …

An Insurgency In Ukraine Is Growing, Says a Former FBI Acting Deputy Director and IED Expert

After the United States and coalition partners invaded Iraq on March 20, 2003, it was not long before improvised explosive devices – sometimes called roadside bombs or simply IEDs – began to take a toll. Less sophisticated at first, and Read More …

Turkish soldier killed in operation against PKK in northern Iraq

Turkish soldier was killed during Turkey’s newly launched cross-border operation in northern Iraq, the Defense Ministry said late Monday. The ministry said in a statement that First Lt. Ömer Delibaş was injured in the Operation Claw-Lock area due to a Read More …