Tikrit


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Tikrit

(tɪˈkriːt)
n
(Placename) a town in N central Iraq on the River Tigris; birthplace of Saladin and Saddam Hussein. Pop: 28 900 (2002 est)
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Mohammed al-Baidhani told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / today that the "formations of the federal police arrived at the outskirts of Tikrit and Al-Dor south of Tikrit besieged from all sides.
SALAH AL-DIN / Aswat al-Iraq: Police sources said today that Assistant of Great Crimes Director in the province was killed with his driver and another officer wounded in an ambush in Beiji area, north of Tikrit. The source added that they were ambushed by a pseudo checkpoint, 40 km north of Tikrit.
Tikrit / NINA / A force of the federal police and the popular defense forces managed to control a factory for making car bombs east of Tikrit.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iraqi army backed by the popular forces liberated several strategic villages located between Samarra and Tikrit cities after breaking ISIL's fortified defensive positions.
2 arrested for terrorism charges north Tikrit SALAHAL-DIN / Aswat al-Iraq: Iraqi army forces arrested two wanted persons for terrorist charges and seized an explosives dump north Tikrit.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iraqi army intensified its fight against the Takfiri terrorists in the city of Tikrit, capital of Salahuddin province, on Tuesday, and killed ISIL's No.
BAGHDAD / NINA / The forces of north military convoy of Tikrit liberation advanced in the early hours of the start of the operation and liberated Qadisiyah neighborhood north of Tikrit.
SALAH AL-DIN / Aswat al-Iraq: Three students were killed by a bomb blast in Yathrib area, south of Tikrit city, security sources said today.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iraqi army repelled attacks by terrorists on two oilfields in Tikrit region in Salahuddin province, killing nearly a dozen terrorists.
Tikrit / Nina / The emergency battalions managed on Thursday in coordination with the Directorate of Fighting the Explosives of cleaning al-Teen neighborhood in Tikrit completely.
Summary: Amnesty is investigating reports of violations during Tikrit offensive, including allegations of executions, abductions and burning of homes.
Iranian-backed militias in Iraq that were deployed to re-take the city of Tikrit a month ago advanced very slowly, then stopped in mid-month, raising questions about their competence.