4 day ago
Texas will overtake Iran and Iraq as the world's third biggest "global" crude oil producers this year, says HSBC
Iraqi court discloses details of planned ISIS attack on Baghdad to coincide with anniversary of fall of Mosul. Attack was planned for 10 June 2018 and labeled the Ramadan raid. Security Forces disrupt planned attack.
The third largest oilfield in the world is under protesters siege at the moments, operations might come to a pause since majority of staff could not make it in. Rumaila oil field
Large demonstrations in front of the building of the province of Basra in southern Iraq and protesters are preparing to erect tents
5 day ago
Brett McGurk: Final @NATO communique just endorsed here in Brussels. Formal launch of a non-combat NATO training mission for Iraq. Important foundation for post-ISIS stability
Clashes between Peshmerga forces and IS near Karachokh mountain in the outskirts of Makhmour near Erbil. Many IS fighters have been killed one of them is high level official.
Iraqi PM Abadi arrives in Brussels to attend meeting of anti-ISIS coalition members following NATO summit
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: We will attend a counter-terrorism conference in Brussels focusing on supporting Iraq's stability, which is critical to our economic prosperity. I will also meet with world leaders attending the NATO Summit to discuss enhanced training for our security forces
IS Commander has been arrested n al-Risala neighborhood of Mosul. Had been responsible for accepting bayyahs.
Parliament votes to suspend Kurdistan Region presidency office
Armed group kills 3 Iraqi oil pipeline guards in northeast Diyala province.
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We'll increase the readiness of our forces, we'll modernize our Command Structure and we'll step up the fight against terrorism – incl with more troops + funding for Afghanistan and a new training mission in Iraq - @jensstoltenberg
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@JustinTrudeau announces Canada will lead new NATO training mission in Iraq with 200+ soldiers, helicopters — on heels of his visit to Canadian forces leading NATO presence in Latvia. Canada steps up.
Trudeau announced 250 Canadian troops, helo support for Iraq, and offer to lead future NATO mission in Iraq.
plugs new NATO mission in Iraq and calls on NATO to pursue comparable mission in Libya
6 day ago
Turkish planes hit PKK positions in Qandil region of Iraqi Kurdistan
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I salute Iraq's heroic Armed Forces, and honour our dead and wounded fighters who captured Mosul and achieved a historic victory
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I ordered an investigation into the death of a protestor during a recent demonstration in Basra. All Iraqis have the right to protest peacefully, and our security forces are committed to protecting this fundamental right
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I will travel to Brussels later to meet with leaders and heads of government attending the NATO Summit to discuss enhanced training for Iraqi forces and to share Iraq's considerable experience in fighting terrorism
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: The victory in Mosul was achieved thanks to the bravery of the Iraqi Armed Forces. I honour their sacrifices in Mosul and in every part of Iraq as they continue to hunt down Daesh remnants
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: The safe return of all IDPs to their communities remains one of our main priorities, and we are working with local authorities to ensure that essential services are restored as quickly as possible to all captured areas
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Today we mark the first anniversary of the liberation of Mosul which Daesh declared as the capital of their fake state, but the Iraqi people defeated them
Iraqi Security Media Center says International Coalition in Iraq aircraft have killed 8 ISIS in Hamrin area of Diyala province who were planning to set up a false security checkpoint. Air strike was based on intelligence from Iraqi Counter
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Brett McGurk: Spent five days in Iraq and Syria focused on completing campaign to defeat ISIS and stability in captured areas. On Thursday, @SecPompeo will convene 52 members of our @coaliton in Brussels to discuss details.
6 day ago
Kurdistan Region's @PMBarzani weclomed by Netherland's PM Mark Rutte @MinPres — discussions on regional stability, fight against ISIS and increasing cooperation to take place.
We'll take decisions to step up NATO's role in the fight against terrorism: launching a new training mission in Iraq + increasing our support to Tunisia and Jordan – @Jensstoltenberg
Kurdistan Parliament finishes first reading for bill to nullify president powers
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Continuing angry protests in the province of Basra
Kurdistan Region's @PMBarzani to meet with the Prime Minister of Netherlands in Amsterdam.
Shaswar Abdulwahid's New Generation claims to be runner-up in Kirkuk province elections following the manual vote recount in the province.