The joint forces killed hundreds of militants in Khalidiya Island hiding in a secret network of tunnels



Launching a security operation to treat waste (Daash) in Khalidiya Island
Editor: 14/08/2016 01:35 Number of Views: 150


Long-Presse / Baghdad

Down hot confrontations waged by the joint forces in Khalidiya Island Mqanh provide answers about the liberation of Fallujah speed over a month ago.

Recently forces have managed to kill a large number of militants who escaped from Fallujah to Khalidiya Island, and disappeared in circumstances that raised a lot of speculation.

And until the moment facing the security forces in the “island” bond between Fallujah and Ramadi, the risk Daash militants who are hiding in the tunnels and trenches stretching over long distances, and the Bembagth military units from time to time.

So far, the region is experiencing the infiltration of militants across the Euphrates River from the desert areas, in repeated attempts to restore Khalidiya Island two weeks after the start of military operations cleared.

And raised the rapid liberalization of Fallujah, the end of last June, questions about the size of the organization Daash in the city that have undergone control for a period of two years.

The local official has revealed (range), days after the restoration of the city, Iraqi and coalition targeting aviation, for hundreds of Daash cars, graduating in mysterious circumstances of Fallujah toward the desert. The official confirmed that the aircraft was destroyed half the convoy, in which 450 of the wheel.There were conflicting reports about the size of the convoy and the number of gunmen inside.

The militants sought Daash, according to accounts of officials in Fallujah, to get to the point where she had witnessed his birth in Iraq, the so-called (Wadi Horan).

The army aviation commander Gen. Hamid al-Maliki, told a news conference published by the Ministry of Defence site, has talked about a convoy consisting of 700 cars was moving at 11 kilometers in length, confirming the destruction of 130 vehicles.

Abadi denied categorically denied allegations of allowing some terrorists out of Fallujah and the existence of a dialogue with them, saying it is “a crime against the Iraqi people and displaced and fighters.”

The island a haven for Daash

He says Ghassan Ithawi, a crowd of tribal leaders who are in Khalidiya Island, said that “Daash around the island into a safe haven for those who escaped from Fallujah and the inability to escape to the Upper Euphrates areas because of the military cordon imposed by the X band of the Iraqi army.”

He Ithawi, in connection with the (range) yesterday, that “Khalidiya island vast and rugged area, where dense groves,” adding that it “helped militants hiding inside.” He talked about the surprise security forces of killing a large number of gunmen arrived in several hundred.

It was Maj. Gen. Ismail Mahlawi, commander of the Anbar Operations, has recently announced that the military operations to cleanse the island of Khalidiya killed about 650 terrorists of al Daash, most of them suicide bombers who refuse to surrender.

Mahlawi said in a press statement, said that “military units managed through the process of finding an explosive device 480 have been processed, as well as the dismantling of dozens of homes mined.”

The commander of the Anbar Operations had announced the beginning of August now, launching a military operation to regain control of Khalidiya island, 23 km east of Ramadi.

Ithawi and asserts that “most of the gunmen who were killed were from Arab and foreign nationalities in addition to the local armed clans of the sons of those areas.”

Tunnels and intruders

And take responsibility in the region, each of the X band and federal police as well as the regiment’s Tactical Police Anbar and tribal crowd. These combined forces Taathdhir gingerly in clearing the rest of the enclaves on the island.

He says the leadership in mobilizing the tribes “are afraid of the militants who were hiding underground drilling as the organization a number of long tunnels.”

The local sources have revealed recently that the one who took over the incision spending in favor of Daash in Khalidiya Island, occurred in the grip of the security forces and the Barashadha to places tunnels.

Use Daash series of tunnels inside residential neighborhoods in Fallujah and Ramadi, to facilitate the movement of armed men through, and to prevent detection of the Iraqi Airways.

In addition to the network of secret tunnels, the hackers from Khalidiyah Island to the desert is something of concern to the security forces. Hackers are trying to search for a foothold for them by navigating across the Euphrates River.

Ithawi revealed that on Friday evening a number of infiltration of suicide bombers saw Daash to the island.But he said the “joint forces and tribal crowd were able to kill five of them, but there are still combing between the houses and orchards operations to search for the rest.”

The local sources in Mosul, has recently revealed the execution of the organization “Daash” Eight of its elements fleeing from Khalidiyah island battles by cooking gas.

And arrived fleeing across the road stretching between the island Khalidiya and Mosul, after he escaped from military operations in eastern Ramadi. Most of the executed from Arab and foreign nationalities. It was the execution before the eyes of passers-by in the city of Mosul.

Road to the existing

Iraqi forces and a group of “islands” stretching from Ramadi even modern. In spite of that axis it includes some scattered villages, but they are located in a vast and open areas, and you will need a military effort and great human. According to the leaders of the field.

Daash militants still control the cities: Rawah, Anah, and Qaim, in western Anbar province, while the coalition forces have continued shelling (cupboard) for about 25 days, before the intervention of Iraqi forces last month.

It is expected Amal Fahdawi, a member of the Anbar province, to start editing those areas operations after securing “Khalidiya Island.”

Said Fahdawi (range) yesterday, said that “the decision to edit western Anbar areas, estimates relating to military command.” But he wished to commence operations as soon as possible and that preceded the border between Syria and Iraq cut.

And take Daash of spend-based head of the command and control center in Iraq, in terms of the city near the Syrian border, and the decline of strikes Iraqi army weapons and foreign about them.

The international coalition has carried out at the end of 2014 in terms of the existing pommel air strike targeted a meeting of the leaders of the big Daash. The news leaked out injured organization’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was a participant in the meeting.

And then the news has not been confirmed killed al-Baghdadi, but the sites and accounts of pro-regulation on social networking sites exchanged “mysterious condolences,” and calls for patience.

Controlled organization on the western Anbar regions in the summer of 2014, after his gunmen flow across the Syrian border, prompting Iraqi forces to withdraw from those cities.

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BarhemSaleh seeks further help from US for Peshmerga

Twilight News / visited US President Barack Obama’s envoy in the war against “Daash” Brett Macgork at the head of a US delegation, the second deputy secretary general of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, Barham Salih, in his residence in Arbil.
The US delegation included both the US ambassador to Baghdad, Stuart Jones and US Consul in Arbil, and the number of advisers in the US State Department, while the inclusion of the National Union delegation as well as the benefit of Minister of Construction of the Kurdistan Regional Government Derbaz Rasool.
During the meeting, as well as it emphasizes the need to provide relations between Erbil and Washington, touched on the preparations for the process of liberation from the control of Mosul “Daash”, stressing the need for the participation of all parties with all its capabilities to defeat the terrorists and eliminating the threat of terrorism.
And on the post “Daash” in preventing recurrence risk is similar to the base and “Daash,” and to find a radical treatment of the Iraqi crises cascading been talk about the role of political forces and parties, Iraqi and coalition forces, it was particularly talking about the possibility to exercise United States and allied countries an important role in this trend.
He said during the meeting in favor of the important role of international support and the US in the war against “Daash,” and urged support for more aid to forces Alپeshmrگh.
Come and visit Macgork to meet with the benefit of a long meeting held by the American side with the President of the Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani and discussed the preparations for the liberalization of Mosul.
Saleh had visited Tehran a few days ago and has held a number of meetings with senior officials in Iran.

Jubouri is threatening to file a lawsuit against the Minister of Defense and a number of officers



Since 13/08/2016 17:24 pm (Baghdad time)

BAGHDAD – balances News

He threatened the parliament speaker Salim al-Jubouri, Saturday, filed a lawsuit against Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi, and senior officers at the ministry on the background of a video published Obeidi included confessions to face charges of witness Jabouri and a number of officials.

Jubouri said in a statement received by the Office / balances News / copy of it, “some of the social networking sites picked up a video showing people hidden features in the Office of the Secretary of Defense as he spoke of allegations and lies, not much different from what we have heard and we have seen previously.”

The statement added that “tape is full of lies and fabrications which the least that the President of the House of Representatives does not possess any office in Diyala province,” explaining that “this registry have passed more than a week has sent the defense minister to be circulated as an indictment of House Speaker Salim al-Jubouri, the judiciary.”


He Jubouri, according to the statement that “the judicial authorities concerned has subsequently call the person on the tape for recording his statement formally, and if the witness before a magistrate collapsed, the witness admitted that he had taught the words that occur in the tape by the Minister of Defense and a number of senior officers in the ministry and some of whom appeared in the video, as the witness admitted that he had received promises by giving large sums of money and appointments in the ministry for himself and his relatives in exchange for it. ”


He pointed out that “the person in question is still being held by the competent organs on charges of perjury and false news”, adding that “what happened today is an extension of a series of legal violations and fabrications and allegations that are meant to mislead the public opinion.”


The statement continued that “Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jubouri, the process of the establishment of a lawsuit against the Minister of Defense and a number of senior officers in the ministry and follow legal avenues in that” .anthy 29/33 h

Barzani of Washington and Baghdad that there should be an agreement “accurate” for the post-Daash in Mosul


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Barzani's meeting with the US delegation - Iraq in Erbil .. XYZ

Barzani’s meeting with the US delegation – Iraq in Erbil .. XYZ

Twilight News president of the Iraqi Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani / reported on Saturday, an American delegation – Iraqi joint agreement that there should be “careful” to post-regulate Daash in Mosul before launching any attack to wrest the city from the militants.

This came during Barzani’s meeting of the joint delegation in Erbil, which included all of the Iraqi National Security Adviser Faleh al-Fayad, and US presidential envoy to the International Alliance Against Daash Brett Macgork, the US ambassador to Iraq, Stuart Jones, the American consul in Arbil Ken Cross, the number of advisers in the US State Department.

A statement issued by the presidency of the region seen by Twilight News, that Barzani discussed with the joint delegation of recent political developments and the developments of the war on Daash, the ongoing liberalization of Mosul to launch the process and preparations.

Through Obama’s envoy, during the meeting, he expressed “happiness coordination and joint action between Erbil and Baghdad in the war on Daash and the ongoing preparations for the liberalization of Mosul.”

Macgork and stressed the need to also focus on the humanitarian and political aspects of the military campaign to regain Mosul Daash.

He said Obama’s envoy, “thanks to the sacrifices and bravery of the Peshmerga and Iraqi forces, the organization Daash see further defeats and decline.”

For his part, Barzani thanked the United States of America and the International Alliance for their support for the Peshmerga forces and Iraqi forces, noting that “victories and gains to be realized were it not for US support and alliance.”

With regard to the liberalization of Mosul process, the President of the Kurdistan Barzani stressed “the need for a clear and precise agreement on a post-defeat Daash in Mosul, in order to ensure the involvement of all the province of Nineveh components in building a new life and to ensure the non-recurrence of disasters, the right of those components again, especially Yazidis and Christians “.

Barzani said that “disasters and injustices that befell the Christians and Yazidis by Daash can not never forget.”

The statement said that the meeting discussed the details and the practical steps for the Liberation of Mosul and agree on a post-defeat Daash, the various dimensions of the stage, and the sensitivity of the situation in the province of Nineveh, and the forces involved in the editing process.

The three parties offered their views on the challenges and the details of the process of liberalization of Mosul and post-defeat Daash, according to the statement.

Macgork and arrived in Irbil from Baghdad after he held during the past two days talks with Iraqi government officials and politicians in on the ongoing preparations for the military campaign against Daash in Mosul.

He did not announce a timetable for the military campaign but the ongoing preparations predict an imminent attack on militants in Mosul, Iraq’s second city and the largest city in the grip of Daash Iraq and Syria.

It is scheduled to Kurdish Peshmerga forces involved in the military campaign that the Iraqi government says it will end snap up the city of Daash before the end of the year.

But controversy still exists regarding the participation of the popular crowd, consisting of Shiite factions, some of which have close ties with Tehran.

Iraq sent a delegation to Kuwait to resolve the political and economic problems

Iraq sent a delegation to Kuwait to resolve the political and economic problems

# Algmehorah_uz directed the governor of Basra Majed Nasraoui with a high-level delegation to Kuwait to discuss the outstanding issues between the local government of Basra and Kuwait.

A statement by the Information Office of the Governor of Basra, said, “Nasraoui went, heading a high-level delegation to the State of Kuwait, on a visit during which he will meet a number of Kuwaiti officials, to exchange views and strengthen cooperation between Basra and Kuwait.”

The statement noted that “this visit comes within the framework of local government investment in regional relations get the economy moving.”

Central government allocates $ 340 million for sanitation in Erbil


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A revival of Erbil

Roudao – Erbil

Iraq ‘s parliament voted on Saturday, unanimously to allocate more than $ 340 million, granted by the financial loan from Japan, for sanitation projects in the city of Arbil , capital ofKurdistan Region.

A member of the Iraqi parliament, Najiba Najib, network Roudao media, said that “the Iraqi parliament today voted unanimously to allocate money from the loan Japan, sanitation projects in Erbil.”

The MP revealed, the ad hoc, for the displaced amount, and said that “allocated for sanitation projects the total amount, of about 34 billion and 417 million from the Japanese currency yen (340 000 194 thousand US dollars).”

It is noteworthy that the Iraqi government, signed a contract with the Japanese government is going in 2015 to borrow $ 5 billion, and be paid for 30 years, the benefits are estimated at less than 1%.

Dr. Salim al-Jubouri- Twitter



House of Representatives voted today on the anti-terrorism law in a step will ensure the rights of its affiliates heroes who proved their merit and their courage to defend the honor of Iraq


The directive to distribute the final version of the draft general amnesty law on the MPs in preparation for a vote at a meeting on Monday.

Fayad and Barzani discuss joint cooperation battle of liberation of Mosul



Since 13/08/2016 14:57 pm (Baghdad time)

Baghdad balances News

Search National Security Adviser Faleh al-Fayad, Saturday, with Kurdish regional President Massoud Barzani of joint cooperation between the government and the region in the battle to liberate Mosul.

Information Office of the Fayyad said in a statement received / balances News / copy of it, “National Security Adviser Faleh al-Fayad met with the President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Massoud Barzani in Arbil envoy for the prime minister,” pointing out that “a number of officials from both sides attended the meeting.”

The statement added, “The meeting discussed areas of cooperation and coordination between the federal government and the provincial government, as well as addressing the areas of joint action and create prerequisites for the battle to liberate Mosul and its aftermath.”

And between, that “the two sides discussed the completion of the formation of the popular crowd of people of the province supplies” .anthy 29 / A 43


Zain launches electronic payment solutions and prepared the first time in Iraq

Economy News / Baghdad

Zain has announced the launch of new features on the list of Zain Cash services to include electronic payment gateway via the Internet, indicating that the volume of electronic commerce in the Arab Gulf countries is expected to reach $ 40 billion in early 2020.

And the statement issued by Zain received the “Economy News”, a copy of it that this service is the first of its kind in Iraq, which will contribute significantly to support e-commerce in Iraq, noting that it allowed this service for sellers to use electronic payment mechanism for receiving their payments for Using websites and applications of mobile phones easy, fast and safe manner at any time and from any place, and on the other hand, will provide this service for individuals to buy goods and services via the internet.

The statement pointed out that the direct cash deal is now prevailing in Iraq and that the absence ofother payment methods , where the cash deal imposes high operational cost to the traders and theeconomy in general because of the collection and storage of money mechanisms that adversely affect trade, especially for service providers and business electronic commerce.

The statement infanticide that portfolio Iraq serve Zain Cash aims to change that by providing electronic payment gateway “Pay with Zain Cash” because it is considered an ideal solution to provide accurate work environment for service providers and to promote the digital economy and to support e-commerce, with the launch of the service, “I pay with Zain Cash” will become Iraqis can get a wide choice of products and services and paid from anywhere and at any time and effort and costs much less direct ways Mqarndta payment these will include tickets, movie tickets, other products and services.

He weighs Tamimi, General Manager of Iraq’s portfolio in the text of the statement, “The volume of e-commerce in the Arab Gulf countries is expected to reach $ 40 billion in early 2020, and as the number of Iraq’s population, nearly 70 percent of the Gulf’s population and in addition to having a large consumer segment This heralds a bright future for e-commerce in Iraq as well.

He added that the first electronic payment means in Iraq will contribute to the expansion of e-commerce areas and will have a similar effect to the effect of “PayPal” on e-commerce in the United States or the impact of credit cards on the global economy.

Electronic payment will enable users to deposit the electronic money into their mobile phones, the transfer of funds to and from all of Iraq’s provinces, to withdraw and deposit money from the thousands of accredited centers, buy electronic goods and products via the Internet, and more.



The benefits of the central bank for loans simple parliamentary economy

Date Added 13/08/2016 – 11:46

Economy News / special

The economic and investment commission parliamentary promised that the benefits of agricultural, industrial and commercial loans and even residential imposed on citizens by the Central Bank of Iraq, “simple.”

Committee Chairman Ahmed Alknati in an interview for “Economy News”, all industrial, agricultural, commercial and residential loans were very simple benefits to the citizens they are considered liquidity to banks.

He added that his committee “confirmed during the recent meeting with the industrial, agricultural and commercial banks managers in addition to the bank Rafidain and Rasheed that the fees are very simple to the requirements of the needs of these banks and the wages and salaries of their employees, therefore, these simple benefits do not affect the loan nor the citizens.”

It is noteworthy that, the cabinet approved during its meeting on the 31 of last May, to launch a Government loan to the sectors of housing, industry and agriculture form the amount of “6.5 trillion dinars” in the framework of the axis of economic reform, diversifying its sources and transportation of rentier economy to a productive economy and transform the state system the economic system from a consumer to a multi-resource production system, according to what has been announced by the media spokesman of the Office of the Prime Minister Saad al-Hadithi.