PM @HaiderAlAbadi: While efforts to form the next government are underway, I urge political parties not to resort to negative attacks in order to undermine each other. There are many social media accounts dedicated to doing this. It is dangerous and harms our democracy
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I reiterate my congratulations to the newly elected Speaker of Parliament. Political blocs must move forward so that a new government is formed
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: The Iraqi people expect their political representatives to cooperate and reach a broad consensus on an effective programme for government that meets their expectations for better public services and a strong economy
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I ordered the army to remove all unauthorised, makeshift dams and end other transgressions affecting the flow of water to Basra from the Badaa Canal
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I also asked the Integrity Commission to launch an investigation into the delays that have affected a number of infrastructure projects in Basra and other southern provinces. We need to establish if corruption played a role in such delays
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: The senior ministerial team deployed by the Cabinet to Basra remains in the province. We have given the team wide-ranging powers to deliver tangible improvement in the quality of water and other services to the people of Basra
IS attacked village in Diyala's Khanaqin dist in northeast burned homes occupied town for short period
Pentagon: Rocket attack on U.S. Embassy in Baghdad last week an 'isolated incident' spokesman says; rockets landed well short into 'open field.' Secretary of State Pompeo blamed Iran for the attack last Friday
Pentagon: Iranian-backed forces firing rockets at U.S. Embassy in Baghdad 'don't have very good aim,' spokesman says
Deir ez-Zur: Iraqi helicopters were involved in providing air support to SDF militia, which was able to move towards in alBaghooz Fokani village in alBokamal countryside and reached the wooden bridge.
Iraqi PMF (Hashd) 29th Brigade prevents ISIS from infiltrating into village west of Mosul.
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Turkish security forces have arrested Abdulkhaliq al-Kurdi, former ISIS commander in Sinjar and Talafar and his son Mahdi al-Kurdi in a raid on their home in the Turkish city of Kayseri.
Two killed and 14 injured, mostly members of the federal police, by a roadside bomb on the Kirkuk-Baghdad road, police said.
Hadi al-Amiri announced the withdrawal of his candidacy for the post of Iraqi prime minister
Iraqi PMF (Hashd) Hezbollah militia says it will overthrow new Iraqi government if PMF are not respected.
Iraqi Health Ministry calls for protection of doctors and medical personnel after doctor attacked after death of patient in hospital in Maysan Province.
Two suspected terrorists have been neutralized in an air-assisted operation in the Zap area in northern Iraq.
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Basra people still protesting peacefully against the Iraq-i government accusing it of corruption, kidnapping and killing the protestors.
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(from Erbil) German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen : Iranian airstrike against PDK-I in Koye is an internal Topic.
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Latest satellite image from @planetlabs shows impact of the Sept 8th attack of Iranian Fateh-110 on Kurdish HQ in Iraq
In Iraq, unknown armed group kills village chief and injures his wife near Samarra in Salah ad-Din Province.
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Iraq federal border guards to be stationed along Turkish border to 'prevent breaches', document airspace violations, report back to UN: Iraq PM Abadi
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi orders the deployment of border guards along the border with Turkey
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen arrived in Erbil on Sunday.
In Iraq, PMF (Hashd) breaks terrorist cell planning to attack religious processions in Diyala Province.
Iraqi Parliament elects Mohammed Al-Halbusi as the speaker of the new Parliament
Iraqi security forces arrest 4 ISIS in Kirkuk Province.
The secret vote for the speaker of the Iraqi parliament ended with the participation of 251 lawmakers and as the ballot count got underway
Lawmakers have started private voting to elect the speaker for the parliament.
Sairoun alliance and Kurdistan Democratic Party MPs withdraw from an Iraqi parliament session aimed at electing a new speaker