Erbil, Baghdad discuss helping 1.19M IDPs return home ahead of May elections

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18 August 2018
According to some officials in Kirkuk province; ISIS is back to Hawija. Recently returned Refugees have decided to leave again as ISIS emerged and has control over large parts of the area at night.
PM @HaiderAlAbadi on KRG salaries: We've started to pay the KRG Ministry of Water Resources staff, and we are auditing the salaries of the KRG Ministries of Education and Health. We've entrusted the Federal Board of Supreme Audit to go to the Region to audit all employees' salaries
Iraq PM @HaiderAlAbadi: "Kurdistan current oil revenue is more than enough to pay the Kurdistan Region salaries".
Car bomb explodes in Kirkuk
Car bomb explodes in Kirkuk
Turkish aviation bombs villages in Iraqi Kurdistan.
Iraq's Interior minister calls for the lifting of international flight bans imposed on Kurdistan Region's airports.
Kurdish Peshmerga forces are on high alert nearby the town of Kolajo in Kifiri as Iraqi army has begun movements towards the area
Erbil, Baghdad discuss helping 1.19M IDPs return home ahead of May elections
Iraqi forces and Peshmerga standoff in a disputed territory
62 resign from Iraqi PMU (Hashd) in order to participate in upcoming elections.
All international flights will resume to and from Erbil , Sulaimani airports in coming days - source
Turkey has entered the Heci Beg River, Bermize village and its surroundings, Siro Mountains and Geliyê Reş. Villagers say KDP wants to hand over the Bradost area to Turkey. Turkish army continue working with construction machines in Siro Mountains and the Bermize higher parts7 month ago
Turkey has entered the Heci Beg River, Bermize village and its surroundings, Siro Mountains and Geliyê Reş. Villagers say KDP wants to hand over the Bradost area to Turkey. Turkish army continue working with construction machines in Siro Mountains and the Bermize higher parts
Main foreign militias playing a role in the recent offensive on Beit Jinn were the Iraqi "Liwa al-Imam al-Hussein" and the Chechen "Death Battalion", embedded in 4th division of the Syrian army.
Day 7: Leader of New Generation movement - @shaswarrr - has been arrested by security forces seven days ago upon his arrival at Sulimania airport amid anti-government protests. His whereabouts are unknown and he has no access to lawyers
And IS has just claimed attack in Iraq, saying, that 6 officers among them colonel had been killed
A rough mapping of the areas PKK earlier declared as part of a new self-rule enclave this time in northern areas of Iraqi Kurdistan (around Qandil Mount) that they control for a long time.
Islamic State reemerges in Iraq, kills and injures 40 while attacking the Iraqi security forces and Iranian-backed Hashd al-Shaabi in south and west of Kirkuk.
Christians in Mosul Celebrate First Post-ISIS Christmas Mass
Unconfirmed: Kani Rash Village under Turkish Army Control.
Member Of Kirkuk Council, Iraq: Hawija Has Not Been Properly Cleared, ISIS Is Still There. ISIS Assassinated A Police Commander And His Son Yesterday.
Security forces on high alert as people protest against the privatisation of electricity in Nasiriyah, Iraq.
Two IS militants killed in campaign at Hamreen mountains
PKK Guerrillas have attacked Turkish troops which deployed in Kaniya Rash village inside Kurdistan Region territory, Turkish Army announced; 2 Turkish soldiers killed another one wounded.
PKK has announced a self-administration in parts of Soran region in Erbil province and Pishdar region in Sulimania that they control because 'KRI experience is a failure'; they are copying Northern Syria 's system in the new self-rule area. Kurdistanprotests PKK
Some in Kirkuk asked to indicate if they voted in Kurdistan referendum
Another attack on PMU forces near Samarra reported by IS. Significant increase in operations this month.
Iraqi government has asked Kurdistan Islamic Union to withdraw from KRG cabinet so that @PMBarzani loss the legitimacy, especially after Gorran and IslamicGroup withdrawal
Two Iraqi officials will visit Erbil today and meet with KRG interior minister. Both sides will discuss and setup the dynamic of returning the refugees to the newly captured areas.
7 month ago
Australia ending airstrikes against ISIS in Syria and Iraq
3 PMU fighters were killed as they were repelling ISIS attack in Salahadin governorate
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