Iraqi local official in Diyala province announces start of large investigation to determine who is responsible for repeated improvised explosive device attacks in 2 villages northeast of Baquba.

Map. History of Iraq conflict

21 July 2018
7 ISIS fighters killed in US-led coalition airstrike south of the Qarachugh mountain range, one kilometer from Peshmerga front lines
Coalition warplanes have targeted ISIS bases beneath Karachukh mount, Makhmour.
Iraqi Ninawa Police: there are still 11K people missing from the time ISIS took Iraq in 2014 until it was captured. Mostly young men.
Iraqi arrested in Rasafa area of Baghdad accused of having sold weapons to ISIS.
Mosul governor has given 10 days of ultimatom for PKK to leave Sinjar/Iraq.
Iraqi Ninawa Council gives PKK 10 days to clear out of Sinjar. PKK are occupying a number of government buildings in Sinjar.
Unnamed local Iraqi Police source says PMU (Hashd) has arrested 13 young men from their homes in Mosul without legal warrants. Men are suspected of being linked to ISIS but families say they are innocent and ask PM to intervene.
Turkey says its fighter aircraft have destroy 18 PKK targets in Iraqi Kurdish Region in north Iraq.
Iraqi Federal Police and PMU (Hashd) start security operation in Hawija district southwest of Kirkuk city to find ISIS sleeper cells. PMU says it is using new methods through the creation of special forces selected from all its brigades.
Turkish warplanes destroy 18 Kurdish militant targets in Iraq: Anadolu
Iraqi local official in Diyala province announces start of large investigation to determine who is responsible for repeated improvised explosive device attacks in 2 villages northeast of Baquba.
Islamic State re-grouping in Kirkuk, Mosul, warns Peshmerga spokesman
Reports that a major offensive is imminent in Kirkuk province. Iraq's armed forces (including the Hashd) are prepped and awaiting the green light from PM @HaiderAlAbadi
Assyrian Monitor for Human Rights calls for investigation of murder of Christian doctor, his wife and daughter in their home in Mashtal area of Baghdad. Murdered by unknown armed group on 8 March.
Iraqi PMU militias targeting the village of Al-Atashana in the southern countryside of Al-Hasakah near the Syrian-Iraqi border with mortars.
The budget is not satisfactory because we think it's not enough to maintain macroeconomic stability in Kurdistan, which is an important region of Iraq - IMF
Iraqi PMU (Hashd): the Iraqi Army has become a support force for PMU.
Iraqi MP: Maliki will not oppose leader of Badr Organization in becoming next PM.
Iraqi Government to send a delegation to finalize the procedures of lifting the air embargo on Kurdistan airports tomorrow 11-March.
1 Soldier of the Counter Terror Service was KIA in Kirkuk city after his unit was struck by a RPG-7 while defending a local Turkmen Headquarters.
Iraqi PMU (Hashd) Asa'ib Ahl al-Haqq: government must preserve our independence. We don't want to be incorporated into Iraqi Security Forces, or we will lose our doctrine. We need to be developed like Counter-terrorism service, Emergency Response Div and Fed Police.
The sister of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's charged for "offering logistic support and help to [the militants] in carrying out criminal acts." Al-Baghdadi's sister sentenced to death in Iraq
4 month ago
Turkish troops to align with Baghdad in operation against PKK in Kurdistan: FM
Muslim Brotherhood in Iraq: Iran can become our best and closest partner in Iraq. We welcome Iranian advisors in Sunni areas to help rebuild them. We face 2 challenges - expelling militants and the US occupation.
Ninawa police released a photo gallery in early morning today showing a huge weapon contraband, caught on its way to the al-Quds neighborhood in Mosul. Islamic State has been certainly planning something
4 month ago
Cavusoglu says Turkey will carry out the cross-border joint operation with Baghdad against PKK militants in Iraq
4 month ago
Turkish FM Mevlut Cavusoglu says a joint cross-border operation into Iraq may start after the Iraqi elections in May
4 month ago
Turkish Foreign Min says operation in Afrin will be completed by May, TR will launch crossborder operation to wipe out PKK in Iraq after the elections in May. When asked If Afrin op does not end by that date, he says TR is capable of conducting two ops simultaneously.
International Red Cross praises Iraqi government for giving it access to detained ISIS family members in Iraq to provide humanitarian assistance and facilitate communications with home countries. Most from Turkey, France, Germany and former Soviet Union.
4 month ago
German Parliament decides to increase its troop levels in Iraq from 140 to 800. Training mission will expand from just training Peshmerga to include Iraqi Federal Forces. Training will focus on counter terrorism and removal of mines.
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