Federal Police with support from Army Aviation launched a cleansing op from two axes between Riyadh and Rashad. 1st Axis in direction of Khirbet Aziz, Hamraniyah, and Tal Al-Abed villages. 2nd Axis in direction of Umm Sahera, Nushin, Narbat, Rashadiya, and Al-Qerguhl villages
Iraqi Official in Ninawa: some of the volunteer teams recovering ISIS bodies from Old Mosul neighborhood, West Mosul, are selling the dead ISIS bodies to the relatives of the ISIS members for between $2K and $5K per dead body.
Reporters Without Borders condemn arrest of two Iraqi reporters
Two people killed in a car-bomb in Alliyawa, Baquba, Iraq.
Iran Army spox. Shkarchi: "We do not support a possible Qandil operation against PKK by Turkey because it violates the territorial integrity and sovereignity of Iraq."
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: In this post election period, the @IraqiGovt remains focused on the delivery of public services, creating an attractive environment for investors and building a fair economy for all
Turkish natural resources minister @BeratAlbayrak says Turkey-KRG relations to be normalised.
Iraqi Forces kill prominent ISIS leader known as "the black robe" in Dibs district in Kirkuk province. He was staying in a house along with 6 of his companions, who were also killed after shootout with security forces. Responsible for recent explosions.
Iraq discuss efforts to reopen border crossing that connects Al-Bukamal and Al-Qa'im cities
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45 ISIS militants in the custody of Nineveh Police after a visit to Zammar today.
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Security forces protest in Sulaimaniyah against annulation of their votes in Iraq elections
Iraqi Ninawa Police say 3 houses have exploded in Old Mosul neighborhood, West Mosul, killing 27, among them women and children. Displaced families had recently returned to these homes. Homes had not been demined. Iraqi Security Media Center denies story.
In Iraq election news, source says alliance between Sadr's Saeroon Coalition and Ameri's Fatah Coalition was arranged by Iran to prevent possible Shia conflict and to prevent current PM Abadi from having a 2nd term.
Iraqi PMU (Hashd) on Iraq-Syria border shells ISIS fighters assembling in Syria near Iraq border. Disperses ISIS.
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Iraq: ISIS fighter with MG3 in Salah ad-Din.
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IS released two videos at the same time. One from Wilayat Salahuddin where they have been keeping ISF and Federal Police busy in recent 3 months+ the other one from Jaish Khalid bin Walid.
Arrest warrants issued for 20 accused in blast in Sadr's Baghdad stronghold
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Peshmerga forces (PUK) protest in Slemani rejecting the Iraqi parliament's bill to cancel the votes of Kurdish security forces including Peshmerga.
Iraqi PM calls Turkey's claims of military operations in Qandil, Shingal 'electoral propaganda'
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I call on all political parties and blocs to work together to ensure that a strong and representative new Iraqi government is formed as soon as possible
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: The Cabinet today established a committee chaired by THE Federal Board of Supreme Audit tasked with investigating complaints from voters about electoral violations
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: The Cabinet is also calling on prosecuting authorities to expedite legal cases against those suspected of electoral violations
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I received a preliminary report into the fire at the storage facility housing ballot papers from the parliamentary elections. Initial indications suggest that it was arson
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: The fire was a crime against Iraqi voters, and our democratic system of government. It was part of a concerted attempt to derail our political process. All such attempts will fail and those behind them held to account
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Last week, the Iraqi Air Force carried out air strikes against Daesh positions in Syria. The strikes destroyed buildings used by the militants as command and control centres
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Iraq's Armed Forces, security services and intelligence agencies will pursue Daesh remnants inside Iraq and outside our borders
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: The @IraqiGovt remains focused on our strategic priorities: the security of Iraq, delivery of public services, creating better opportunities for all Iraqis and reconstruction
Security ops still underway by Hashd and ISF to eradicate Daesh sleeper cells in Tikrit, Diyala and Kirkuk
Return to Kirkuk must be Kurdish condition for new Iraqi government: Former Governor
Kurdish officials say no casualties in overnight Turkish airstrikes, which destroyed 12 PKK targets in Kurdistan Region