German Parliament decides to increase its troop levels in Iraq from 140 to 800. Training mission will expand from just training Peshmerga to include Iraqi Federal Forces. Training will focus on counter terrorism and removal of mines.

Map. History of Iraq conflict

23 March 2018
The sister of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's charged for "offering logistic support and help to [the militants] in carrying out criminal acts." Al-Baghdadi's sister sentenced to death in Iraq
2 week ago
Turkish troops to align with Baghdad in operation against PKK in Kurdistan: FM
Muslim Brotherhood in Iraq: Iran can become our best and closest partner in Iraq. We welcome Iranian advisors in Sunni areas to help rebuild them. We face 2 challenges - expelling militants and the US occupation.
Ninawa police released a photo gallery in early morning today showing a huge weapon contraband, caught on its way to the al-Quds neighborhood in Mosul. Islamic State has been certainly planning something
2 week ago
Cavusoglu says Turkey will carry out the cross-border joint operation with Baghdad against PKK militants in Iraq
2 week ago
Turkish FM Mevlut Cavusoglu says a joint cross-border operation into Iraq may start after the Iraqi elections in May
2 week ago
Turkish Foreign Min says operation in Afrin will be completed by May, TR will launch crossborder operation to wipe out PKK in Iraq after the elections in May. When asked If Afrin op does not end by that date, he says TR is capable of conducting two ops simultaneously.
International Red Cross praises Iraqi government for giving it access to detained ISIS family members in Iraq to provide humanitarian assistance and facilitate communications with home countries. Most from Turkey, France, Germany and former Soviet Union.
2 week ago
German Parliament decides to increase its troop levels in Iraq from 140 to 800. Training mission will expand from just training Peshmerga to include Iraqi Federal Forces. Training will focus on counter terrorism and removal of mines.
From yesterday Black Tigris and the Tribal Crowd of Sheikh Hamad village killed 2 ISIS in vicinity of the Tigris River.
Iraqi PMU (Hashd) kills tens of ISIS during ISIS attack in Sinjar area west of Mosul.
2 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Once all border-crossings in Kurdistan region are brought under federal jurisdiction, we will pay the salaries of state employees and lift the ban on international flights to region. I hope we can do this by 21 March
2 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: We are making good progress in our talks with the authorities in Iraqi Kurdistan
2 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: The @IraqiGovt is implementing measures to encourage foreign investors and international companies to come to Iraq and do business here, including making it easier to obtain entry visas
2 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: This week I met the Secretary-General of NATO in Baghdad. We discussed strengthening cooperation, especially the training of Iraq's security and counter-terrorism forces
2 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Parliament has approved the 2018 federal budget; this is a significant milestone for Iraq. The budget will enable us to fund our essential public services, invest in the reconstruction of our towns and cities and upgrade our counter-terrorism capabilities
2 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I also welcome the parliamentary vote to establish Iraq's National Oil Company. This is a an important measure for the development of Iraq's oil industry
[email protected] says Iraq will lift the Flight Ban on Kurdistan airports and send salaries before Newroz
Iraqi Ambassador received Pakistani Ambassador in Amman, Jordan
NATO: our forces will remain in Iraq based on request from Iraqi PM: NATO will send forces from 19 nations to train Iraqi forces on removing mines, military medicine and maintenance. We will help establish training academies and fight corruption in them.
NATO chief: We'll stay in Iraq as long as necessary
Islamic State claims assassination of a cadre of a #PMU popular mobilization militia in the Al-Shat area of ​​#Tarmiyah north of #Baghdad #Iraq
Jens Stoltenberg: NATO is in Iraq with our training activity. Today I had the privilege of visiting our trainers in Besmaya, seeing how they work and how proud they are of their important work, in helping the Iraqis to protect their own country and in our common fight against terrorism
PM Abadi meets @jensstoltenberg in Baghdad
2 week ago
Turkey detains 4 Iraqis planning US embassy attack: report
Secretary General @jensstoltenberg meets Iraqi forces benefiting from NATO training in Besmaya, Iraq
NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg is currently visiting Iraq - he'll meet Prime Minister @HaiderAlAbadi, visit @NATO training facilities and engage with Global @Coalition officials
Iraqi prime minister to re-open both Erbil and Sulaimani airports this month.
ISIS attacks Iraqi Federal Police company HQ in village west of Kirkuk city. Attack repelled and 8 ISIS killed. Remainder of ISIS attackers surrounded in village after Fed Police reinforcements arrive.
Islamic State reports killing 7 federal police and damaging 4 vehicles of Iraqi security forces #ISF during raid in Sadiyah village near #Hawija west of #Kirkuk #Irak
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