Category: Safe Return

NINEWA SECURITY BULLETIN: NOVEMBER 29 – DECEMBER 6, 2019

  Summary: Security incidents during this reporting period included two kidnapping incidents targeting two civilians, one of whom was freed while the other was found murdered days after being kidnapped. There were also two small arms attacks in which three people were killed, two in the Sinjar area and one… Read more

NINEWA ISHM NO.6: OCTOBER 25 – NOVEMBER 29

Key Takeaways: Coalition resumes airstrikes over Ninewa; Turkey bombs Sinjar; Security forces intervene to prevent University students from demonstrating – The 53 security incidents recorded in Ninewa province by the research team during the reporting period included: 26 operations by Iraqi security forces (ISF), compared to 25 in the previous… Read more

NINEWA SECURITY BULLETIN: NOVEMBER 22 – NOVEMBER 29, 2019

  Summary: Security incidents during this reporting period included three operations by the Iraqi security forces (ISF) that resulted in the arrests of twelve suspected terrorists and uncovered weapons and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) inside Mosul city and in the Atshana mountain region to the west. There was also an… Read more

NINEWA SECURITY BULLETIN: NOVEMBER 15 – NOVEMBER 22, 2019

  Summary: Security incidents during this reporting period included two militant attacks using small arms fire that resulted in the deaths of two civilians, one of whom was a village mukhtar west of Mosul. Meanwhile, the Iraqi security forces (ISF) conducted at least seven security operations that resulted in the… Read more

NINEWA SECURITY BULLETIN: NOVEMBER 8 – NOVEMBER 15, 2019

  Summary: Security incidents during this reporting period included a multi-rocket attack that targeted the Qayyara military base south of Mosul that did not cause casualties among Iraqi security forces (ISF). There were also two militant attacks with improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Makhmour and Tal Afar in which five… Read more

NINEWA SECURITY BULLETIN: NOVEMBER 1 – NOVEMBER 8, 2019

  Summary: This reporting period recorded at least two airstrikes by the Turkish air force targeting positions belonging to the Sinjar Protection Units (YBS) in the Khan Sor and Bara areas north of Sinjar. The airstrikes on Monday and Tuesday resulted in several casualties. There were also reports last Sunday… Read more

NINEWA SECURITY BULLETIN: OCTOBER 25 – NOVEMBER 1, 2019

  Summary:  Security incident during this reporting period included four operations by Iraqi security forces (ISF) that resulted in the arrest of at least 12 suspects, including members of ISIS and one person accused of defrauding the relatives of detainees for money. In addition, the international coalition conducted an airstrike… Read more

NINEWA ISHM NO.5: SEPTEMBER 27 – OCTOBER 25

Key Takeaways: Noticeable decreases in security forces operations compared to September as insurgent attacks continue; Coalition air strikes halted – The 39 security incidents recorded in Ninewa province by the research team during the reporting period included: 25 operations by Iraqi security forces (ISF) (compared to 52 in August and… Read more

NINEWA SECURITY BULLETIN: OCTOBER 18 – OCTOBER 25, 2019

  Summary: Security incidents during this reporting period included six operations by the Iraqi security forces (ISF) in which the ISF arrested at least eighteen suspected terrorists in different regions of Ninewa, and one operation that resulted in confiscation an explosive belt. On the other hand, unknown militants conducted two… Read more

NINEWA SECURITY BULLETIN: OCTOBER 11 – OCTOBER 18, 2019

  Summary: This reporting period recorded four incidents in which civilians were killed in the explosions of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in various parts of Ninewa. There were also two incidents in which militants shot and killed two civilians, and Iraqi security forces (ISF) also found the body of an… Read more