161 Killed in Iraq, Including PKK in Turkish Strike
Amnesty International called on Kurdish
authorities to investigate the death of journalist Wedat Hussein Ali,
who was killed in August. The organization also criticized the lack of justice
for journalists who have been killed or tortured in Iraq and Kurdistan.
A former Tajik police commander has been appointed
the new Minister of War within the Islamic State. The United States had
for Col. Gulmurod Khalimov after he disappeared earlier this year.
Khalimov has received training from both U.S. and Russian instructors.
Ghazwan Al-Dawoudi, a representative of the Shabak
that the liberation
of Badanah by Nineveh Plains Protection Units two days ago was
not an attack against ISIS/Daesh militants but the destruction of a Shabak
village by the Christian militia.
At least 161 were killed and 34 were wounded:
Turkey claimed to have killed
30 members of the Kurdistan Workers Party (P.K.K.) in airstrikes on
officer was killed and four more were wounded when a roadside bomb exploded
civilians were wounded when militants blew up a number of homes in Hammam
An airstrike on a convoy near Haditha left 60
Security forces killed
18 militants near Hawija.
In Baaj, militants killed
14 of their own on desertion charges.
were killed in an artillery attack on Khorsabad.
In Mosul, an airstrike killed a militant
responsible for training children for combat.
A veiled woman shot
dead two militants in Sharqat.
Near Fallujah, security forces killed