German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen arrived in Erbil on Sunday.

Map. History of Iraq conflict

18 September 2018
Iraq federal border guards to be stationed along Turkish border to 'prevent breaches', document airspace violations, report back to UN: Iraq PM Abadi
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi orders the deployment of border guards along the border with Turkey
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen arrived in Erbil on Sunday.
In Iraq, PMF (Hashd) breaks terrorist cell planning to attack religious processions in Diyala Province.
Iraqi Parliament elects Mohammed Al-Halbusi as the speaker of the new Parliament
3 day ago
Iraqi security forces arrest 4 ISIS in Kirkuk Province.
The secret vote for the speaker of the Iraqi parliament ended with the participation of 251 lawmakers and as the ballot count got underway
Lawmakers have started private voting to elect the speaker for the parliament.
Sairoun alliance and Kurdistan Democratic Party MPs withdraw from an Iraqi parliament session aimed at electing a new speaker
Iraqi parliament begins secret vote to elect new speaker
In Iraq, 8 bodies recovered from the rubble of Old Mosul neighborhood, west Mosul.
4 day ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: We continue to monitor developments in Basra to ensure delivery of water, electricity and other services
Iraqi PM Abadi gives up on getting a 2nd term. Says he will not cling to power and will respect the wishes of religious authority Sistani that former holders of power not lead new government.
Islamic State Claims Killing/Wounding 13 Soldiers In East Of Rutbah In Al-Anbar.
5 day ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: This @IraqiGovt over a period of three years was able to mobilise a national effort to capture our land, defeated attempts to divide Iraqis, restored federal authority across Iraq and improved our country's relations with the rest of the world
5 day ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Once again, I urge all political blocs to work together and move quickly to form the next @IraqiGovt. Delays harm Iraq's economy and security
5 day ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: While efforts are underway to form the next administration, the @IraqiGovt continues to discharge its duties as mandated by the constitution, including ensuring the delivery of key services and protecting Iraq's national security
5 day ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I was in Basra recently to meet with local leaders and citizens. I also visited a number of projects delivering essential services, and ordered several new measures to improve key services especially water
5 day ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: We have also ensured that Basra's financial allocations from the federal budget have been paid to the local authorities so they can invest in delivering good services to the people of Basra
Bunker / shelter, ammunition and fuel warehouses belonging to Pkk militants in the Qandil region of northern Iraq were destroyed by Turkish Air Force.
At a ceremony today in Baghdad, Iraq, US Army Lt. Gen. Paul LaCamera assumed command of the US-led military coalition fighting ISIS, Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve, taking over from Lt. Gen. Paul Funk
UK ambassador to Iraq @JonWilksFCO: We can't get a solution for Kurdish issue by military operation .
In Iraq, 13 Iraqi soldiers injured when a missile explodes during training at a military school in Dhi Qar Province.
ISIS militants storm health facility in Daquq, kidnap 2
Iran's Revolutionary Guard commander: targeting "militants" in Iraqi Kurdistan is a message to the enemies
Governor Eidani announces that he has evidence of Major General Jassim Al-Saadi accepting bribes during his time as Basra Police Chief before being replaced.
Eastern Deir ez-Zur: artillery shelling from Iraq targeting minefields near Baghuz Fawqani
Blast rocks Fallujah, Iraq.
Nasr alliance: Haidar al-Abadi is our only candidate for Iraq's prime ministry
6 day ago
Iraqi PMF (Hashd): an Iraqi government agency is probably responsible for shutting down the Twitter account of PMF Council deputy president, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis. This is part of a campaign to discredit the PMF.
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