Iraq: Kurdistan Region records over 30 causalities to mines last year

The remains of decades-old explosives in the Kurdistan Region have killed or wounded over 30 people in 2022, according to figures published by the mines’ authority. A total of 24 people were wounded by unexploded mines across Iraq’s Kurdish region Read More …

Iraq: Explosion in Erbil Governorate kills two soldiers, injures three

Two soldiers were killed and three were injured in an explosion in northern Iraq, Iraqi state news said Thursday. The soldiers were traveling in an army vehicle a day earlier in the Makhmour district when an explosive device detonated, the Read More …

Iraq: Bomb explosion kills three children in Nineveh province

A mortar, believed to have been left by the Islamic State (ISIS), exploded to a number of children in Bashiqa town, Nineveh province on Saturday, killing three and injuring another, according to a local official. Rafaat Smo, deputy governor of Read More …

Turkish soldier killed by terrorist IED in northern Iraq

A Turkish soldier was killed in Türkiye’s anti-terror operation zone in northern Iraq, near the countries’ shared border, the Turkish National Defense Ministry said Monday. Mehmet Duman died after a bomb blast in Türkiye’s Operation Claw-Lock zone, the ministry said Read More …

Iraq: IED explosion kills Peshmerga officer, wounds seven others

In improvised explosive device (IED) attacks in the Garmiyan region of Sulaimani province on Wednesday, at least a Peshmerga officer was killed and seven others were wounded, the Kurdish force announced. The forces were deployed in Tawer Kawa village of Read More …

Iraq: Car bomb kills PUK counter-terrorism official in Erbil

A car exploded in the Kurdistan Region’s capital of Erbil on Friday afternoon, killing the driver and injuring several others. The Region’s counter-terrorism directorate (CTD) said the explosion was due to a “sticky bomb” attached to the vehicle. The explosion Read More …

Turkey: Two TSK soldiers killed in Op Euphrates Shield, one in Op Claw zone

Three Turkish soldiers have been killed in the Euphrates Shield and Claw zone operations the Defense Ministry has announced. The ministry said in a statement that two soldiers were killed after harassment fire opened in the Euphrates Shield Operation zone Read More …

IED explodes under vehicle carrying demining team in northern Iraq

An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blew up under a vehicle carrying a demining team in northern Iraq on Tuesday, injuring seven personnel, according to a press statement issued by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). The IED exploded Read More …

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 …