American plans to establish a US base south of Mosul


American plans to establish a US base south of Mosul

BAGHDAD ( Reuters ) An Iraqi military source said that US forces since the days of working to establish amilitary base near the Hamam al- Alil area south of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. The source revealed for the US forces stationed in the region and the transfer of military equipment from Qayyarah Air Force Base and transported to alQaeda planned and enclosed sand barriers and concrete monument and watchtowers.

He explained that the base of those already for US forces to use and take ( DIFC ) before their departure from Iraq and handed over to the Iraqi army and the source pointed to the presence of reinforcements for special forces from the US military on the outskirts of Mosul airport in the western side of the city, which witnessed fierce fighting between Iraqi forces and the militant organization. He pointed to the possibility of a military base for US forces immediately release the right side established.

And monitor, these forces conduct of military operations department there, and is working to prevent any violations may get against the parents at the storming of the city by some unruly elements, according to thesource, who pointed out that the presence of US forces south of Mosul more than other areas of the city which is witnessing the movements of an ongoing for those troops away from the media since the control ofthe military airport Qayyarah months ago and guessed that this rule be permanent to prevent a repeat of the fall of Mosul again, in order to preserve civil peace in the city after its liberation. He disclosed that US forces prevented the entry of the popular pieces of the crowd to participate in the restoration of the right coast of the city process, and asked to rely on Iraqi forces only.


Killed dozens of terrorists targeting Western defenses Ayman Mosul

History of edits:: 02.25.2017 19:32 

{Baghdad} Euphrates News security forces killed on Saturday, dozens of terrorists Daesh gangs in the western side of the right coast of the city of Mosul.

A statement by the leadership of the Federal Police, the agency {Euphrates News}, a copy of it, that “received cleansing Jawasaq and areas adjacent to the West Bank of the river operations, which resulted in the killing of 26 terrorists and destroyed three wheels and 12 booby – trapped explosive device.” 

He added, ” The Daesh holed uprooted in the aviation district, Tlgm dozens of houses inhabited , ” pointing out that “our forces have surrounded the terrorists and target their defenses” .anthy


Source for “tomorrow Press”: the arrival of hundreds of American soldiers to the base-Assad in Anbar


Source for "tomorrow Press": the arrival of hundreds of American soldiers to the base-Assad in Anbar

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BAGHDAD / tomorrow Press:

A security source revealed early on Saturday, the arrival of hundreds of American soldiers Assad appointed base in Anbar province.
The source for “tomorrow’s Press,” that “the Americans did the soldiers arrived a few days ago under the name of protecting companies partner with the Iraqi government in the reconstruction of liberated areas program,” explaining that “the soldiers numbering in the hundreds equipped with weapons and medium armor and Hummers military.”
The source indicated that “the soldiers carried out several military missions in the cities of Ramadi, Haditha and Khalidiya and Fallujah.”

Prime Minister Dr. Haider al-Abadi receives Saudi Foreign Minister Mr. Adel Al-Jubeir

Information Office of the Prime Minister

2 5 February 2017

Mr. Prime Minister , Dr. Haider al – Abadi met in his office on Saturday , Saudi Foreign Minister Mr. Adel Al – Jubeir and his accompanying delegation.

During the meeting , they discussed strengthening bilateral relations between thetwo countries and ways of enhancing them in all fields and the fight against terrorist gangs Daesh and victories achieved for our heroine in the battle to liberate the right side.

Emphasis was placed on the importance of further efforts for cooperation in the fight against terrorism and ideas that affect the whole region and the world.

Mr. Jubeir congratulated the victories achieved in Iraq to the terrorist gangs and support Saudi Arabia to Iraq in the fight against terrorism , he expressed thereadiness of Saudi Arabia support to restore stability in the liberated areas.





Urgent edit Yarmouk power station Ayman Mosul

History of edits:: 02.25.2017 16:33

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Army troops liberated the Yarmouk main power station in the right side of the city of Mosul.
The commander of the operations are coming Aaninoy Lt. Gen. Abdul Amir Rasheed Aarallah according to a statement to the cell media Harbi received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of it, that “the pieces Armored Division ninth, freed Yarmouk power station and was dominated by the Orft Iraqi flag where” adding it was “the main station that feed the entire city of Mosul. ”

Iraqi forces close to the center conductor



First Published: 2017-02-25

Government troops advancing in several residential neighborhoods west of the city of Nineveh province, approaching the biggest exodus occurred since the fighting began.

Middle East Online

The most difficult stage of the battle

MOSUL, Iraq – backed by the United States within more areas in western Mosul, Iraqi forces have made and are close to the building of Nineveh province, after taking control of the city’s airport from the hands of the organization of the Islamic state hackers built-up areas in the last militant stronghold in the country.

Troops moved in several southern neighborhoods of the buildings, residents and a population of more through about a thousand civilian front lines of fighting in the largest exodus since the fighting began a week ago in order to deal a fatal blow to the organization of the Islamic state.

The new offensive comes after the government forces and its allies ended cleanse eastern Mosul from the Islamic state last month trapped militants in the western part of the city, which is divided into two parts Tigris River.

Military leaders are expected to battle west of Mosul be harder than the east and partly due to the difficulty of tanks and armored vehicles moving through the narrow alleys of the old neighborhoods that dot the West.

But the Iraqi forces have made so far rapid progress on several fronts control of the northern Iraqi city airport Thursday, as troops planned to use it as a support and enable them to penetrate the berm length of three meters and a trench ordains organization Islamic state.

Advanced troops currently is less than three kilometers from the mosque, located in the old Mosul who declared Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, from the pulpit state “succession” in 2014 includes parts of Iraq and Syria, sparking international military campaign to defeat the organization.

And restore the city will spend probably the ambition of the militants for a state, but they are still in control of the territory in Syria and parts of northern and western Iraq, and they launched a guerrilla war in Iraq and planning attacks on the West.

Brigadier Hisham Abdul-Kadhim said the federal police force and unity especially in the Interior Ministry forces, known as REACT fully regained control of the amateur Jawasaq just north of the airport and began clearing houses in the neighborhood of aviation. He added that the Islamic state resisted by snipers and roadside bombs.

Separately, General Abdel-Wahab al-Saadi said a leader of the senior Iraqi counter-terrorism forces advancing on two fronts towards the valley of stone neighborhoods safe.

He said of the battle on a hill overlooking the cleansing operations are ongoing and that troops entered those areas.

Saadi said they destroyed a car bomb Islamic state on Saturday morning before attainable goal.

Civilians flee

And it participates in the campaign-strong force of about 100 thousand soldiers from the Iraqi forces and the popular crowd and fighters from the Sunni tribes. It supports an international coalition led by the United States, the process provides a vital air support as well as guidance and training on the ground.

The growing presence of Western advisers near the front lines of the fight to help coordinate air strikes and advise Iraqi forces, with the progress of the battle.

Provided about one thousand civilians, mostly women and children from areas in southwest Mosul Saturday and flown military trucks to the camps are located to the south.

The UN said up to 400 thousand civilians have been displaced by the new offensive amid shortages of food and fuel. And relief agencies warned Friday that the most dangerous in the attack phase is about to begin.

He said some of the escapees from a safe neighborhood that they originally of Hamam al-Alil, south of Mosul, but they are forced to move four months ago with the retreat of the Islamic state in the north to Mosul.

He said a civilian Mahmoud Nawaf claims that state regulation “began in bombed indiscriminately, which led us to hide in the bathroom. When the security forces came and called us we started to flee to.”

The government urged residents to stay indoors as much as possible, as it did in eastern Mosul, which led to the escape of a number less than expected.

And it saw a reporter near the airport nine families living in a house serves a population of divorced beards tea to the security forces and some of them said that the organization of the Islamic state forced them to move from Samarra, about 250 kilometers south of Mosul.

He said Abu damn about (37 years), he was surprised by the speed of the expulsion of the militants. “We were hearing voices outside and after 15 minutes they had left.”

A woman carrying a baby and she put it in the house before 22 days because of a very serious attempt to get to a hospital.

Commenting on Zebari’s visit Jubeir: Thanks to our American friends



Since 25/02/2017 15:53 pm (Baghdad time)

Baghdad balances News

Iraqi politician Hoshyar Zebari description, Saturday, visiting Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir to Iraq as a positive step and said, commenting on the visit and schedule “Thanks to our American friends.”

He said Zebari, who was foreign minister for 10 years after 2003, then finance minister, “Today’s visit to Baghdad, Saudi Arabia, Foreign Minister Adel Jaber excellent step for the normalization of the Iraqi – Saudi relations.”

He said advance signal on the main driver for this visit, “Thanks to our American friends.”

And he met with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in his office on Saturday, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir and his accompanying delegation

. According to a statement issued by the Office of Abadi, it “During the meeting, they discussed strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries and ways of enhancing them in all fields and the fight against terrorist gangs Daesh and victories achieved for our heroine in the battle to liberate the right side.”

It was emphasized, according to the statement, “the importance of further efforts for cooperation in the fight against terrorism and ideas that affect the whole region and the world.”

He congratulated Jubeir victories achieved in Iraq to the terrorist gangs and support Saudi Arabia to Iraq in the fight against terrorism, and expressed “readiness Saudi Arabia support to restore stability in the liberated areas.”

Saudi Arabia revealed its desire to open Jemima port with Iraq.

The source familiar with all the files that will be addressed during the visit of Jubair, saying that he will discuss strengthening Saudi-Iraqi relations and to resolve the problems outstanding between the two countries, especially after the tension experienced by the two countries after Iraq’s request to change the Ambassador of the Kingdom Thamer Sabhan, on the back of his remarks that described sectarianism by Iraqi parties.

The source said: “The visit will discuss issues related to regional security, terrorism and the issue of Syria, Yemen and Iraq, the positions of these files and the relationship with Iran.”

He added that: “Iraq called on Saudi Arabia more than once openly and directly that there will be a face-to-face negotiations with the Iraqis and Saudi officials to resolve the outstanding problems.”

The visit by the Saudi foreign minister to Baghdad, a day after the Iraqi army carry out air strikes against “Daesh” sites in the Abu Kamal region, in coordination with Damascus, and perhaps pave the coordination of other operations to come.

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