PM @HaiderAlAbadi: The next Iraqi government must ensure that the rights of all Iraq's communities are protected, and that Iraqi women participate fully in the political process
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Acting on intelligence, yesterday the Iraqi Air Force carried out air strikes on Daesh positions in Syria. We remain concerned at the presence of this terrorist group on the Syrian side of the border and will take all measures to end this threat
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: This @IraqiGovt will continue to provide strong leadership, discharge its duties and safeguard the interests of Iraq until a new government is formed
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: The @IraqiGovt provided all necessary support to ensure that the elections were a success, and that the Iraqi people were able to vote in a safe and secure environment
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: The Independent Electoral Commission must deal with local complaints and appeals about election results swiftly and transparently as mandated by law
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I congratulate the Iraqi people on the success of the parliamentary elections on 12 May
3 month ago
Supporters of six parties protest against election results in Erbil
UK general: "War's brutal and if you want to fight in cities, everything is heightened. The idea you could capture a city like Mosul or Raqqa without civilian casualties is frankly a fools errand"
UK Air Commodore Johnny Stringer: Our Sentinel stand-off radar provided about 25%-30% of the overall coalition contribution
UK Major General @rupertthjones about Mosul air operation: "Other nations look to the UK to follow our lead to some degree. The Air Force relative to its size has not operated at this tempo since 1945. What the UK can bring is in the quality of its people. The more the Iraqis have got back into their stride its been them dictating the pace"
PUK asks the Iraqi Prime Minister to send reinforcement to Kirkuk to protect the elections commission employees in the province.
DeirEzzor: War planes came from Iraqi side targeted al Sousah and al Shaafah towns in al Bokamal countryside
Qasim Soleumani of Iran Revolutionary Guards in Baghdad to meet with Shia leaders to discuss new Iraqi government. He is trying to persuade Amiri and Maliki to form government and isolate Sadr, who won most votes in elections. Repeat of 2010 scenario.
Shi'ite cleric Sadr still in first place in Iraq election with 91 percent of votes counted: electoral commission
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi calls on all citizens to respect the results of an election in which he just suffered a humiliating defeat. That's a thing—or actually, several things—you don't see very often in neighboring countries.
3 month ago
The Independent High Electoral Commission announces the elections results from six provinces. Vote counting for Duhok and Kirkuk provinces still ongoing.
Iraq al Riyadh - 4 Islamic State militants killed while trying to target security sites
Sadr leads in Iraqi parliamentary election with 54 seats: figures
Improvised explosive device in Dibs district in Kirkuk province, Iraq, kills 3 tribal PMU (Hashd).
3 month ago
Looks like an airstrike just took place somewhere south of Mosul. Uploaded by a STR trooper.
Iraqi court sentences 'senior terrorist' to death over murder of Russian diplomat
3 month ago
Kurdistan Region's @PMBarzani meets with US envoy @Brett_McGurk following #IraqElection results.
Iraqi air force destroys the headquarters of the Daesh in Syria
Firebrand cleric Sadr on course to win Iraq election
Iraqi National Coalition party, led by Deputy President of Iraq, calls for cancellation of election results due to irregularities.
Iraqi Ninawa Police arrest 3 ISIS in east Mosul.
Eleven people injured by gunfire in Sulaimani: official
Governor of Iraq's Kirkuk: The elections results in Kirkuk are dangerous and illogical
Dual roadside bombs in south Hawija district, Kirkuk province, Iraq, kill tribal Sheikh and his son and injure 3 others.
President of Turkoman Front: the situation in Kirkuk city, Iraq, is extremely dangerous after election fraud.