Thousands of Iraqis moved to oil-rich Basra in the hope of finding work in the energy industry. Instead they live in cramped and chaotic shanty towns

Map. History of Iraq conflict

21 May 2018
Footage of Iraq's Air Force flattening a Da'ish building in Syria, earlier today
Iraq, Iran, Syria and Russia، the joint intelligence-sharing headquarters in Baghdad today.
Iraqi jets bombed ISIS outside al-Shaddi, Syria near the Iraq-Syria border Thursday. The strike was approved by Iraqi PM Haider Al Abadi: U.S.-led coalition statement
Iraqi F-16 hit ISIS targets in Syria in support of government forces
The air strikes which targeted ISIS positions inside Syria, carried out in coordination with Damascus - Iraqi Army
Iraqi warplanes bombarding ISIS positions inside Syria.
Secretary General of Arab Tribes in Tuz district, Saladin province, Iraq: some entities (unnamed) are cooperating with ISIS. PMU (Hashd) do not perform duties professionally. The atmosphere is not correct for elections. Security bad since Peshmerga left.
1 month ago
Thousands of Iraqis moved to oil-rich Basra in the hope of finding work in the energy industry. Instead they live in cramped and chaotic shanty towns
ISIS/Daesh militants Claims Killing/Wounding 10 ISF Soldiers In North Of Baghdad Iraq
1st meeting of Iran-Iraq Security Cooperation Committee occurs in Baghdad. Iraqi Defense Minister meets with his Iranian counterpart and praises Iranian role in helping to defeat ISIS in Iraq.
Turkish forces in Kani Rash in northern Iraq
Iranian defence minister Amir Hatami arrives in Baghdad on an unannounced visit.
1 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Our forces continue to pursue Daesh cells in Al-Jazirah desert and upper areas of the Euphrates
Iraq - Australia confirms Australian detained in Iraq
Bomb hidden in ambulance wounds five in Kirkuk province Iraq
Barzani: there are no official talks between Baghdad and Erbil about return of Peshmerga to disputed areas. We worry about the situation in the disputed areas and Peshmerga is prepared to return. There are no plans for a Kurdish delegation to visit Baghdad.
Improvised explosive device injures 5 Iraqi soldiers south of Baqubah in Diyala province. 2 in serious condition.
Iraqi Anbar Operations Command begins operation on 7 axes to pursue ISIS north of Ramadi in Anbar province. 10th Division, Anbar Police Emergency Response unit, PMU and Tribal PMU. Supported by Coalition air.
ISIS wages attack on Anbar province, clashes with Iraqi army — local sources.
Two Shia Turkmen 'severely' wound a Kurd in Tuz Khurmatu
Iraqi forces launch an operation against ISIS sleep cells in western Baiji
1 month ago
Iranian-born Green Party (@Die_Gruenen) Bundestag deputy @nouripour says that Washington needs to "calm down" on Syria. Respecting international treaties, he adds, is the best way to stop Iran getting nuclear weapons
1 month ago
KRG delegation have met Turkish president Erdogan and Turkish economic minister in Istanbul.
1 month ago
Had a good discussion with MFA @MevlutCavusoglu on preparations for the NATO summit in July, when we plan to launch a NATO training mission in Iraq. I count on Turkey's support and future contributions to it - @jensstoltenberg
1 month ago
Turkey also helps build stability abroad: as part of our @ResoluteSupport mission, contributing to @NATO_KFOR and supporting training for Iraqi officers - @jensstoltenberg
Iraq new T-90S tanks shown by Ministry of Defence for first time following delivery from Russia earlier this year
Iraq new T-90S tanks shown by Ministry of Defence for first time following delivery from Russia earlier this year
Explosion in middle of Kirkuk city, Iraq, kills 1 civilian and injures 5. Turkmon leader was target of attack but escaped.
Turkey says its air force has killed PKK leader in north Iraq.
People in the Iraqi city of Basra protest against trilateral airstrikes by US, UK and France on Syrian government targets.
1 month ago
Khamenei: The U.S. played a major role in creating ISIS, they entered where ISIS was trapped to save them. They raised the wicked creatures [ISIS] with Saudi money, turning them [ISIS] lose on Iraqi and Syrian nations; but, resistance against the US and their agents saved these countries.
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