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#Insurgency

# insurgency - Monday 8 August, 2016

At least 70 mourners killed in 'appalling' bomb blast at hospital in Pakistan
# Quetta
# Quetta

At least 70 mourners killed in 'appalling' bomb blast at hospital in Pakistan

Aug 8th 2016, 8:10 PM 18,229 Views 89 Comments

About 200 people had gathered at the hospital to mourn the death of a senior local lawyer.

# insurgency - Friday 11 July, 2014

Tensions flare as Kurds claim control of disputed northern oilfields in Iraq
# Crisis
# Crisis

Tensions flare as Kurds claim control of disputed northern oilfields in Iraq

Jul 11th 2014, 6:16 PM 6,605 Views 13 Comments

The move has put strain on the frayed relationship between Iraqi and Kurdish leaders.

# insurgency - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Mass grave of 53 men, tied up and executed, found in Iraq
# Baghdad
# Baghdad

Mass grave of 53 men, tied up and executed, found in Iraq

Jul 9th 2014, 4:51 PM 5,565 Views 18 Comments

Separately today, the Iraqi prime minister has accused the Kurdish government of protecting militants.

# insurgency - Thursday 3 July, 2014

While chaos reigns in Iraq, the Kurds want to form an independent state
# Vote
# Vote

While chaos reigns in Iraq, the Kurds want to form an independent state

Jul 3rd 2014, 7:58 PM 5,715 Views 35 Comments

Forces on the ground are struggling to break the stalemate with militants.

# insurgency - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Iran might be helping Iraq to fight ISIS by providing military jets
# CALIPHATE
# CALIPHATE

Iran might be helping Iraq to fight ISIS by providing military jets

Jul 2nd 2014, 7:35 PM 8,228 Views 52 Comments

Iraq had previously received a shipment of the SU-25 jets from Russia.

# insurgency - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Iraq receives delivery of Russian warplanes... but it might not have any pilots to fly them
# Insurgency
# Insurgency

Iraq receives delivery of Russian warplanes... but it might not have any pilots to fly them

Jun 29th 2014, 9:12 AM 9,709 Views 60 Comments

The only pilots with experience of the jets are those from Saddam Hussein’s air force.

# insurgency - Monday 23 June, 2014

US support for Iraq will be "intense, sustained"... but only if leaders work towards lasting peace
# Insurgency
# Insurgency

US support for Iraq will be "intense, sustained"... but only if leaders work towards lasting peace

Jun 23rd 2014, 4:18 PM 3,081 Views 21 Comments

The US Secretary of State John Kerry made the remarks today during a visit Baghdad’s Green Zone.

# insurgency - Friday 20 June, 2014

The Pentagon thinks Iran has sent a 'small number' of operatives into Iraq
# Isis
# Isis

The Pentagon thinks Iran has sent a 'small number' of operatives into Iraq

Jun 20th 2014, 10:32 PM 7,982 Views 46 Comments

There is no sign of a large deployment of army units.

# insurgency - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Iraq officially calls on the US to carry out air strikes on militants
# Insurgency
# Insurgency

Iraq officially calls on the US to carry out air strikes on militants

Jun 18th 2014, 5:11 PM 5,993 Views 35 Comments

However, a “military approach will not be enough”, Iraq’s foreign minister said.

# insurgency - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Iraqi security forces stage major counter-attack against militants
# Insurgency
# Insurgency

Iraqi security forces stage major counter-attack against militants

Jun 15th 2014, 1:43 PM 6,482 Views 61 Comments

As many as 279 “terrorists” have been killed in the past 24 hours, security officials said.

# insurgency - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Iran offers help against militants in Iraq... but only if the US makes the first move
# Insurgency
# Insurgency

Iran offers help against militants in Iraq... but only if the US makes the first move

Jun 14th 2014, 2:41 PM 7,959 Views 76 Comments

The offer came as Iraqi commanders said the army had recaptured two towns north of Baghdad as they prepared a fightback.

# insurgency - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Afghanistan: 7 killed in gun battle and bomb attack
# Kabul
# Kabul

Afghanistan: 7 killed in gun battle and bomb attack

Aug 2nd 2012, 4:23 PM 1,416 Views 1 Comment

Five people were killed in the gun battle today just outside Kabul while two NATO service members were killed in a separate bomb attack in the south of the country.

# insurgency - Monday 11 June, 2012

NATO to limit airstrikes on Afghan homes
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

NATO to limit airstrikes on Afghan homes

Jun 11th 2012, 5:35 PM 1,436 Views 14 Comments

A spokesperson for the military alliance says that airstrikes will not be used on civilian dwellings unless it’s a matter of ‘self-defence for troops on the ground’.