Iraqi High Judicial Council orders the release of Basra protesters and the closing of unproven legal cases against them.

Map. History of Iraq conflict

18 November 2018
Eastern Deir Ez-Zor Governorate: coalition warplanes targeted Hajin, Ash Shafah the village of Abu Hassan and artillery shelling from the Iraqi side hit the Baguoz.
In Iraq, bomb in West Mosul near restaurant on Baghdad Street kills several civilians.
Kurdistan is ready to start talks with Baghdad to resolve issues: PM
Peshmerga on alert for growing ISIS threat
Iraqi High Judicial Council orders the release of Basra protesters and the closing of unproven legal cases against them.
In Iraq, 2 journalists working for PMF (Hashd) news agency go missing in Mosul. They are believed to have been arrest by security forces in Zuhara neighborhood but nothing else is known.
US says it's granted Iraq sanx waiver on importing Iran electricity; Well-informed Iraqi source tells @AFP US gave Baghdad 45 days to come with plan to wean off Iranian power
Iraqi PM Abdel-Mahdi says Iraq is not a part of organized sanctions against Iran. Says Iraq's position is similar to China, Russia and Japan.
Report: contact lost with group of Iraqi PMU militia amid clashes with Daesh in Eastern Deir-ez-Zur
Qatari Foreign Minister Mohamed bin Abdelrahman al-Thani is in Baghdad to be the second Arab foreign minister and first GCC minister to visit #Iraq since the new cabinet was formed.
Iraqi MP says US is responsible for the death of fish in Iraq.
Iraq Army Aviation deploys to Diyala countryside to evacuate stranded residents after floodwaters engulfed at least 6 villages today.1 week ago
Iraq Army Aviation deploys to Diyala countryside to evacuate stranded residents after floodwaters engulfed at least 6 villages today.
New @DeptofDefense Inspector General report on @CJTFOIR finds "an effective clandestine ISIS organization appears to be taking hold" in Iraq Syria and "in Syria ISIS functions as a "hybrid organization" capable of fighting both as a conventional force and as insurgents"
Iraq forces have crossed into Syria and taken police and military positions abandoned by SDF
Report says Iraqi PMF (Hashd) controls 30 fortified positions inside Syria about 100 meters from Iraqi border. PMF moved into Syria when Syrian Democratic Forces withdrew from the area.
Newly-appointed Kurdistan Region MPs take their oaths of office
IS left behind more than 200 mass graves in Iraq: UN
Iraq aims to supply China with about 60% more crude next year, as OPEC's second-biggest supplier double downs on its main market in Asia
Iraqi sources say PM Abdel-Mahdi will attempt to present 5 ministers to Parliament today and hopes to get vote of approval. Still no word on Defense Minister.
Kurdish activists are claiming that dozens of ISIS fighters were killed when they made failed attempts to press further in their recent counterattack on U.S.-backed SDF forces in eastern Syria near the Iraqi border.
South Syria: artillery shelling and ISIS guerilla tactics continue on Safa front. Offensive in E. Suweida desert entered its 3rd month today. Pictures show some soldiers recently killed and one IS Iraqi fighter captured.1 week ago
South Syria: artillery shelling and ISIS guerilla tactics continue on Safa front. Offensive in E. Suweida desert entered its 3rd month today. Pictures show some soldiers recently killed and one IS Iraqi fighter captured.
Despite widespread expectations that Iraq would be exempt from new Iran sanctions, it was not on Pompeo's list of 8 exceptions just announced - China, India, Italy, Greece, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and Turkey
Abdul Mahdi: PMU gave a force to the army and police and the rest of the security services
New PM @AdilAbdAlMahdi met with Hashd senior leadership at Hashd HQ in Baghdad
Yesterday, Iraqi National Security Council decided during a meeting chaired by PM Adel Abdul-Mahdi with presence of Foreign Minister, chief of Intelligence service and army commanders to postpone signing on UN treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
Iraq Counter-terrorism service 2nd ISOF Brigade commander announces arrest of terrorist cell in Kirkuk city. Cell contained 26 individuals, including women. Cell responsible for all terrorist attacks in Kirkuk city and had explosives, 2 car bombs, silenced weapons, etc.
Hashd al-Shaabi and PKK-affiliated YBS are coordinating to prevent the return of the (pro-KRG) legitimate administration to Shingal. Shia militias have handed over security dossier in some areas around Shingal to the PKK-affiliated group.
Iraqi security media center declared that Ninawa police command forces arrested a terror suspect and dismantled 12 IEDs in search operations in several villages in Mosul on Sunday.
ISIS claims at least 50 dead and injured in multiple IED attacks in different Baghdad areas
Multiple bombings hit the Iraqi capital of Baghdad. At least 3 killed and 14 wounded.
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