We will launch a new training mission for Iraq at NATO summit in July. Foreign Ministers will agree further details tomorrow, planning for a training mission of several hundred - @jensstoltenberg

Map. History of Iraq conflict

21 May 2018
Mahan Air flight W5142 from Tehran to Damascus and Cham Wings Airlines flying a circle around Rutba3 week ago
Mahan Air flight W5142 from Tehran to Damascus and Cham Wings Airlines flying a circle around Rutba
Two Iraqi police officers killed in ISIS attack south of Kirkuk
ISIS attack on Iraqi Federal Police barracks in Daquq district in south Kirkuk province leaves 2 police dead and 3 injured.
We will launch a new training mission for Iraq at NATO summit in July. Foreign Ministers will agree further details tomorrow, planning for a training mission of several hundred - @jensstoltenberg
NATO SecGen: Ministers will address situation in Syria and NATO plans to scale up training in Iraq. @FedericaMog will join to discuss NATO-EU cooperation.
3 week ago
NATO SecGen: We will launch new training mission for Iraq at NATOSummit in July. Currently planning for several hundred to train Iraqis and help build military schools to help prevent reemergence of ISIS.
PM Abadi arrives Erbil
Amidst conflicting press reports, Iraqi Security Media Center denies that ISIS has seized control of villages south of Kirkuk city.
South of Kirkuk city, Iraq, ISIS attacks Federal Police detachment on outskirts of village, killing 2 police and injuring 3.
ISIS attacks 3 villages in Daquq district south of Kirkuk city, Iraq. Villagers flee.
Islamic State claims the attack on an intelligence officer and the destruction of his vehicle with an improvised explosive device near Kahtaniyah village in Dibs district of #Kirkuk #Irak
DShK recovered south of Riyadh today
Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi has arrived in Sulaimani as he campaigns for re-election
S. Damascus: Iraqi Abu Fadl Abbas Brigade (part of Republican Guard's Elite Forces) involved in battle vs HTS and ISIS announced death of 16 of its fighters past 3 days.
The most recent video from Wilayat al-Furat shows ISIS attacking the Medical Directorate of the Popular Mobilization Units. The under construction base was lightly defended.
3 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: We will not allow Iraq to be threatened again; we will target Daesh militants anywhere in the region
Turkish warplanes bombed the foothills of the Qandil Mountains. Head of the Qandil Municipality, Mohammed Hassan, told NRT that Turkish fighter jets attacked Gali Badran village in the foothills of the mountain at 12 p.m. on Wednesday3 week ago
Turkish warplanes bombed the foothills of the Qandil Mountains. Head of the Qandil Municipality, Mohammed Hassan, told NRT that Turkish fighter jets attacked Gali Badran village in the foothills of the mountain at 12 p.m. on Wednesday
3 week ago
Turkish warplanes bombarding PKK bases in Bokriskan valley, northern Erbil.
Iraqi PM @HaiderAlAbadi arrives in Suliamani and will visit Erbil and Dohuk in next a few days
Iraq speeds up oil and gas bidding process ahead of national elections, in a move that could deter some firms
Hawija Council in Kirkuk province, Iraq: lack of public services and security situation is preventing return of displaced persons to Hawija. ISIS is still active and only 40% of displaced persons have returned.
Turkish jets hit PKK targets on Monday and Tuesday and Wednesday in northern Iraq's Zap, Hakurk, Gara, Avasin-Basyan and Kani Rash regions
One Hashd al-Shaabi fighter killed, five others wounded in an ISIS attack southwest of Kirkuk Province.
Source close to PKK says PKK has killed and injured 15 Turkish soldiers in northern Iraq. Turkish forces respond with random artillery fire that damages villages and orchards.
Unknown gunmen assassinate a high-level member of the Kurdistan's Independent High Electoral Commission near Family Mall in Erbil.
Turkish warplanes striked several PKK bases northeastern Duhok.
Iraqi MP from Ninawa province: the US is sending money to Peshmerga in order to prepare for a new war that is a great danger to Iraq. The funding will allow Peshmerga to be independent from Baghdad or might go to the White Flag group.
At NATO summit in July, we expect to launch a new training mission in Iraq: this could be another area where NATO and Australia could join forces - @jensstoltenberg
Insurgency grows bolder in west Anbar and across northern Iraq. ISIS moving freely among villages, shopping for supplies, and using threats to enforce local compliance. In many areas, there's simply a complete lack of capable security.
Tunnel found by Iraqi Forces near Qa'im. It was destroyed shortly after.
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