Security forces stormed the defenses Daesh and evacuates hundreds of civilians in the old Mosul

Journal July 3, 2017

BAGHDAD – The Journal News has 

managed the security forces Monday, storming the strongest defensive barrier to the terrorist organization Daesh and the evacuation of hundreds of civilians in the old city of Mosul.
According to a statement of the cell media war he received for «Journal News», “The Sixth Infantry Division Ten Iraqi army breaks and breaks the most powerful defensive barrier to organize Daesh terrorist was caught by foreign fighters in Katunah area and Ras Al Khor, killing 67 Ar¬habiya of different nationalities.”
“It has also been destroyed in large piles Shahwani area and the explosion of bombs under the control of two wheels while the band field of engineering lifting more than 72 large-sized packaging was Mz¬ruah for the purpose of obstructing progress cuts.”
He said another statement, the cell that “the sixteenth Iraqi Army Division evacuates 196 civilians after the opening of safe passages in the area of ​​Ras Alcor and Alhatonah and Tualb and increasing numbers.”


America notify Barzani opinion referendum of independence

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Twilight News / expressed US Ambassador to Iraq Douglas Suleiman, during a meeting with the President of Kurdistan , Massoud Barzani, on Monday, he expressed hope that deals with the subject of the referendum and relations between Erbil and Baghdad through dialogue and understanding between the two sides. 

In a statement to the Presidency of the Kurdistan Region it responded to Twilight News, that Barzani met in the resort of Salahuddin in Arbil on Monday, the US ambassador to Iraq , Douglas Suleiman and his accompanying delegation. 

The statement noted that Suleiman expressed his country ‘s thanks to the role of Barzani and the Peshmerga forces in the defeat of “Daesh” and spoke of the importance of coordination and cooperation between the two Kurdish and the US in the war against terrorism, stressing the continuation of this coordination and cooperation. 

The statement added that Suleiman also expressed his country ‘s thanks for the Kurdistan Region for excellent coordination with Iraq in the liberation of Mosul process, expressing appreciation and appreciation for the Kurdistan Region , which received large numbers of displaced persons and refugees in these difficult circumstances, describing the value of humanitarian ideals. 

The statement noted that the meeting witnessed the process of liberation of Mosul and its implications discussed was talking about the anxiety caused by the violations that get Khalalv previous agreements and understandings that may cause future problems and greater risks to the coexistence between the components of the province. 

The statement noted that Barzani For his part , expressed his thanks and appreciation to the people and the government and the army of America for their role in the war against terrorism and to help the people of Kurdistan and the Peshmerga forces, explaining that the post “Daesh” stage of a very sensitive stage and must prevent the recurrence of the ground that has created the appearance of “Daesh”. 

The statement added that Barzani said the guest that the delegation before the start of editing Nineveh called the process of the existence of political and administrative plans , along with military plans for the province of Nineveh, expressing regret for the absence of such plans and the lack of agreement emerged now , the beginnings of the problem, as he put it . 

Barzani said that under the coordination and cooperation between the Peshmerga forces and the Iraqi army and the support of the international coalition forces led by the US, nearing liberation of Mosul operations to finish the defeat and destruction of Daesh and expelled from Mosul, but this does not mean the elimination of “Daesh” and terrorism, stressing that he should end the reasons the factors that have contributed to the emergence and strengthening of terrorism and must feel the sons of the components of this province and reassured the protection of their lives. 

The statement also noted that the meeting dealt in detail with the decision the people of Kurdistan to hold the referendum next September 25 to explain Barzani reasons that prompted the people of Kurdistan to urge the pace to hold the referendum, noting that the people of Kurdistan is moving towards the referendum and independence by peaceful means through to obtain rights dialogue , in order not to repeat wars and new problems. 

The statement noted that the US ambassador expressed hope that address the issue of the referendum and relations between Erbil and Baghdad through dialogue and understanding between the two sides

URGENT .. Iraq announces the killing of dozens of terrorists and destroy the “most powerful” defenses Daesh

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Twilight News / announced media war a cell enables Iraqi forces to break the “strongest” line defenses organization Daesh in the old city , where the final battle take place to restore the city of Mosul , a stronghold of militants. 

According to a statement of the cell it responded to Twilight News, the Sixth Infantry Division Ten Iraqi army breaks and breaks the most powerful defensive barrier to terrorist gangs Daesh was caught by foreign fighters in the area Katunah and Ras Al Khor.
He added that troops also managed 67 terrorists of various nationalities and destroy large piles in the Shahwani area and the explosion of bombs under the control of two wheels.
He said while the band field of engineering lifting more than 72 large-sized explosive was planted for the purpose of obstructing progress cuts

of the organization of the Islamic state under siege .. Iraq is preparing to celebrate victory

Twilight News / fighters of the “Islamic state” continues to fight to hang on the last few streets are still under their control in the old city of Mosul on Monday in what seemed like the last minute desperate steadfastness in the former stronghold. After heavy fighting forced Iraqi army units militants to retreat and trapped in a rectangular area gradually shrinking now there is currently more than 300 meters and a length of 500 meters on the bank of the Tigris River, according to a map published by the Information Office of the Army. 

The smoke covered parts of the old city , which came under air strikes and a barrage of artillery shells during the morning. 

The shrinking number of militant group fighters in Mosul when thousands of government troops began their offensive by more than eight months to about two hundred now, according to the Iraqi army. 

And access to the Tigris River, expected this week, Iraqi forces have seized control of the entire city. 

He is expected to visit the Prime Minister Haider al – Abadi Mosul to announce the victory officially and there are plans for celebrations across the country last week. 

Mosul is the largest city controlled by the organization of the Islamic state at all. 

Including about three years ago , the organization announced the establishment of “Caliphate State” on parts of the territory of Iraq and Syria. 

The fall of Mosul , will represent the actual end of the half reality in Iraq from the State of “succession” announced by the organization three years ago on parts of Iraq and Syria. But regulation is still in control of the territory to the west and south of the city where tens of thousands of civilians live. 

Brigadier – General Yahya messenger , spokesman for the Iraqi Joint Operations Command official television “Victory is very close leaving only 300 meters separating the security forces from the river bank.” 

Abadi announced on Thursday the end of the “mini – state falsehood” declared by the Islamic state after security forces took control of the Great Mosque of Al – Nouri archaeological site. 

And from the pulpit of the mosque of Abu Bakr al – Baghdadi he declared himself the “successor” on the fourth of July 2014 the first and last appearance so far. 

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with the rapid shrinking of the areas under his control given the organization to launch suicide attacks in parts of Mosul , Iraqi forces recovered and elsewhere in the country. 

Security sources said a suicide bomber dressed as a veiled woman killed 14 people and wounded 13 others in a camp for the displaced west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday. Announced the organization of the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack. 

The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Iraq , Lise Grande said in a statement , “those attacked had fled to Kilo 60 to keep them safe. Many of them moved great distances for help , ” referring to the camp of displaced persons who witnessed the bombing. 

Islamic state said on Sunday it had launched 32 suicide attacks in June in Iraq and 23 in Syria , including 11 attacks on the Syrian Kurdish US – backed forces are attacking their stronghold in tenderness. 

Provided thousands of densely populated old city during the twenty – four hours past according to state television. 

Some were able to escape and said that it is believed that thousands of civilians are trapped there in poor conditions with little food, water and medicine supplies and actually use as human shields. 

Estimates of relief organizations indicate that continuing for nearly nine months , the campaign has caused the displacement of 900 thousand people, are almost half the city ‘s population before the war, and also led to the deaths of thousands. 

The US and Iraqi military sources said al – Baghdadi , leaving the fighting in Mosul for local leaders and is believed to be hiding in the border region between Iraq and Syria. 

According to sources of US intelligence last month that the organization of the transfer of the rest of the command and control fields to the area in eastern Syria structures.

Counter-terrorism: 200 meters separates us from the Tigris


July 3, 2017

Military vehicles in Mosul belonging to the anti-terrorist forces

Military vehicles in Mosul belonging to the anti-terrorist forces

A spokesman for the anti-terrorism forces, Brigadier-General Sabah Numan announced Monday in a statement to “free site” Edit Header Alcor area in the old city of Mosul.

Numan confirmed that only 200 meters is all that separates the fight against terrorism for the completion of its objectives in the center axis and access to the bank of the Tigris River forces.

Leaving militants trapped Daesh in the narrow space by Nu’man only a “hidden group in cellars and basements of houses, most of them suicide bombers, some tried to enter the homes of civilians and blow up themselves in retaliation for the reception of Iraqi forces welcome and cheer.”

Numan stressed that the vast majority of the remaining numbers of militants Daesh are foreign suicide bombers, noting that the troops managed Sunday killed 17 suicide.

And prevented the fight against terrorism Monday and the arrival of suicide bombers to the homes of civilians, adds Numan, were killed, most of them foreign women, reflecting “the amount of bankruptcy, which reached Daesh.”

The death toll Daesh since Iraqi troops entered the old city and even enter the mosque Nouri area more than 900 people dead, and the number continues to grow with the progress of Iraqi forces, according to Noman.

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Iraqi minister announces the return of about 4 thousand displaced to Mosul



JULY 3, 2017


BAGHDAD / The head of the Iraqi Ministry of Displacement and Displaced Jassim Mohammed Al-Jaf announced on Monday the return of 4,000 displaced people from camps in the south and east of the northern city of Mosul to their liberated areas.
In a statement seen by Anatolia, the JAF said that the ministry’s field teams transported 3,087 displaced people from the camps to their liberated areas in cooperation with the Ministry of Transport and the Joint Operations Command, as well as private trucks to transport their furniture.
He also pointed out that “the displaced returned to their areas in the neighborhoods of sugar, Rashidiya, Karama, Jerusalem and Kukli, as well as Wadi Hajar and martyrs and safe and flowers and unity, in addition to the neighborhoods of victory and friend and stoning of iron and Ghazlani and Tenk, as well as areas of Tel Rumman and Zahra and Khadra and Yarmouk, “He said.
He pointed out that “all aid was provided to them during the transfer to their areas.”
He added that “there are other payments of displaced people will return in the next two days, because they want to return to their liberated areas in Mosul.”
For her part, member of the Committee on Migration and Displaced Parliamentary Nahla Hussein Hababi, told Anatolia, “This return shows the improvement of security and services in the areas to which they return.”
She pointed out that there is a race of displaced people to return to their areas and hope that the crisis of displacement will soon end, and return to their areas after the liberation of all territory of the control of the terrorist Islamic state.
The United Nations has forecast about one million people displaced from the city of Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city, out of the two million people who lived in the city when the military campaign began on October 17, 2016.
In total, about 4 million Iraqis have fled their homes since the organization seized control of large areas in the north and west of the country in the summer of 2014, half of them returned home after being freed from the organization, according to official figures.