Tillerson makes unannounced visit to Iraq, hours after similar trip to Afghanistan

Map. History of Iraq conflict

20 November 2017
3 week ago
US Department of State: We support secure, stable Iraq where parties commit themselves to dialogue fulfilling their constitution. This leads to prosperous future.
3 week ago
Department of State: In Baghdad, Secretary Tillerson and PM @HaiderAlAbadi discussed defeating ISIS and the importance of a unified Iraq.
3 week ago
Abadi said Hashd as-Shaabi “is part of the Iraqi institutions,” rejecting Tillerson accusation it's Iranian proxy.
Popular Crowd leadership meeting from today. They're implementing unit assignment / tasking for West Anbar operations.3 week ago
Popular Crowd leadership meeting from today. They're implementing unit assignment / tasking for West Anbar operations.
Operation will be launched by AM to control several areas including Feshkhabor, other points. Goal is to set borders with Turkey3 week ago
Operation will be launched by AM to control several areas including Feshkhabor, other points. Goal is to set borders with Turkey
3 week ago
Unconfirmed reports that Iraqi army planning to push into KRG controlled Fish Khabur tonight
3 week ago
Shia militia leader Qais Alkhazali calls on US troops in Iraq to leave his country “immediately without delay”.
3 week ago
PMU leader is demanding US troops to prepare to leave Iraq
3 week ago
Six Islamic_State leaders escaping Hawija killed in Diyala: Commander
3 week ago
NW Iraq: Iraqi Forces closer to Turkish-Iraqi-Syrian triangle
3 week ago
During a phone conversation late this evening, President Barzani and President Macron exchanged views on the current situation in Kurdistan. The French President stressed on the importance of dialogue and his efforts in this direction will continue.
Briefing, October 21-23 - Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Militants in Syria and Iraq. via: @CJTFOIR @CENTCOM MFS HSNB SDF3 week ago
Briefing, October 21-23 - Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Militants in Syria and Iraq. via: @CJTFOIR @CENTCOM MFS HSNB SDF
4 week ago
“We left Iraq and it crated a vacuum" per fmr SecDef Leon Panetta “If we’re not there, make no mistake about it, Iran will be there”
“Worry that if the Iraqis keep going after the Kurds that we’ll have another civil war on our hands…sure as hell don’t need that”-Panetta4 week ago
“Worry that if the Iraqis keep going after the Kurds that we’ll have another civil war on our hands…sure as hell don’t need that”-Panetta
4 week ago
US Secretary of State Tillerson has arrived in Baghdad, to meet Iraq Prime Min. @HaiderAlAbadi and President Masum.
4 week ago
Tillerson makes unannounced visit to Iraq, hours after similar trip to Afghanistan
Abu Abdul Mohsin al-Russi (Russia) one of the 2 Suicide bombers in south of Anah Iraq4 week ago
Abu Abdul Mohsin al-Russi (Russia) one of the 2 Suicide bombers in south of Anah Iraq
4 week ago
5 villages taken in north Nineveh by Iraq Rapid Response Division today: Baroyia, Aslyia, Bait Al-Sham, Al-Ashary, Taban
4 week ago
BP says it held talks with Iraq's oil minister including about Kirkuk: Iraq wants BP to help state-run oil company develop Kirkuk oilfields.
4 week ago
Security sources: Iraqi PMU nears the pipeline for the export of oil from the Kurdistan Region
4 week ago
We have started to train an additional 400 Peshmerga troops: Germany Defense Ministry Spokesman
4 week ago
Germany Defense Ministry Spox confirms Peshmerga have not used German weapons against Iranian-backed Hashd al-Shaabi. (the @bundeswehrInfo spox said "keine gesicherten Erkenntnisse", so "no verified knowledge", whether or not GER weapons were used)
Iran lead 4 week ago
It's fake
Iran lead "Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba" militia now at Iraq/Syria border
Locals in central Kirkuk held a march carrying the longest Iraqi flag, supporting unity and federal forces actions against KDP Peshmerga.4 week ago
Locals in central Kirkuk held a march carrying the longest Iraqi flag, supporting unity and federal forces actions against KDP Peshmerga.
4 week ago
Zap operation: At least 20 PKK militants were killed in TAF airstrikes in Northern Iraq
Iraq @Mu_AlSadr in Jordan now after he was officially invited by @KingAbdullahII.4 week ago
Iraq @Mu_AlSadr in Jordan now after he was officially invited by @KingAbdullahII.
4 week ago
Kurdish security council concerned about buildup of Iraqi army troops and Iranian-backed Hashd al-Shaabi towards Kurdistan.
4 week ago
Dijlah Operations announce the death of 6 ISIS militants in al-Surha town in Diyala Province
KR Security Council: In the last 48 hrs, Iraq has continued to deploy tanks and artillery, as well as US equipment, including Humvees and Armored Personnel Carriers.4 week ago
KR Security Council: In the last 48 hrs, Iraq has continued to deploy tanks and artillery, as well as US equipment, including Humvees and Armored Personnel Carriers.
4 week ago
ISIS suicide bomb attack on police in Old Mosul neighborhood, W Mosul. No word on casualties.
Iraqi PMU commander issues public statement against all threats to the Kurdish Peshmerga statue in Kirkuk city4 week ago
Iraqi PMU commander issues public statement against all threats to the Kurdish Peshmerga statue in Kirkuk city
4 week ago
Russia will not abandon the Kurds, Russian FM says during joint presser with his Iraqi counterpart
Iran confirms 2 IRGC killed in clashes on the outskirts of Kirkuk and Altun Kupri4 week ago
Iran confirms 2 IRGC killed in clashes on the outskirts of Kirkuk and Altun Kupri
Russian FM says diplomatic and economic relations with KRG to continue during joint presser with Iraqi counterpart4 week ago
Russian FM says diplomatic and economic relations with KRG to continue during joint presser with Iraqi counterpart
4 week ago
Russian companies planning to expand their activities in Iraq, Iraqi Kurdistan - Russia FM Lavrov, speaking in Baghdad
Russia’s Foreign Minister says diplomatic missions to continue in Erbil city, no plans of withdrawal. KurdistanBlockade4 week ago
Russia’s Foreign Minister says diplomatic missions to continue in Erbil city, no plans of withdrawal. KurdistanBlockade
4 week ago
Jaafari: Russia's position is important in assigning Iraq against terrorism
4 week ago
4 PMUs were lost in Riyadh area yesterday after clashes with 17 ISIS elements who emerged from tunnels near the town.
Press conference of the Russian Foreign Minister and his Iraqi counterpart in Moscow4 week ago
Press conference of the Russian Foreign Minister and his Iraqi counterpart in Moscow
The number of militants neutralized in ongoing operations in the north of Iraq / Zap region increased to 47. 8 EYP was destroyed.4 week ago
The number of militants neutralized in ongoing operations in the north of Iraq / Zap region increased to 47. 8 EYP was destroyed.
4 week ago
Iraqi PM Abadi expresses surprises at Tillerson demand that Iranian-backed militias leave Iraq
4 week ago
The Iran-backed PMU have climbed Mount Shingal just days after the group entered the Yezidi town of Shingal.
4 week ago
No one has the right to interfere with Iraqi affairs and decide what Iraqis should do — Office of @HaiderAlAbadi to U.S. Secretary of State.
4 week ago
The office of @HaiderAlAbadi issues response to U.S. Secretary of State calling for Iranian-backed militias to leave Iraq.
4 week ago
Iraq's Kurdistan region elections delayed as no candidates: election board head
4 week ago
Erbil General Attorney issues lawsuit against 11 Iraqi officials, including MPs and Hashd leaders