Iraq special forces are deployed in Kirkuk after the raising of the Kurdish flag over a political party headquarters revived tensions more than a year after Baghdad took the control of the disputed northern city.

Map. History of Iraq conflict

19 January 2019
Sulaimani flights Turkey will resume in 2 weeks after efforts from Iraqi President Barham Salih to lift Ankara's ban: PUK media reports
PM Adel Abdul Mahdi receives Iranian oil minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh
Iraq special forces are deployed in Kirkuk after the raising of the Kurdish flag over a political party headquarters revived tensions more than a year after Baghdad took the control of the disputed northern city.
Owner of one of Baghdad's famous restaurants killed by unknown gunmen in al-Sadr City.
Pompeo: Millions in Iraq and Syria are living normal lives with ISIS decline
Pompeo: Our military presence in the region is at the invitation of the countries in which we are present
Pompeo: ISIS has arrived in Iraq because of the reluctance of the United States
Iranian Oil Minister: We face difficulties in raising the amount of gas exported to Iraq
Reports that Samir Ali Shakara who was an assistant photographer for Al-Hurra was found murdered with gunshots to the head in Baghdad.
PUK deploy forces in front of headquarter in Kirkuk to prevent the Iraqi CT Forces to take down the Kurdistan flag.
[email protected] in Erbil press conference: QUESTION: @RT_Erdogan seems much more much less enthusiastic about withdrawal from Syria that you set as a condition to the protection of the Kurds. Does that put at risk the whole withdrawal, or how are you going to handle this. [email protected] "What I said last week is these have been folks that have fought with us and it’s important that we do everything we can to ensure that those folks that fought with us are protected. And Erdogan has made commitments; he understands that"
Pompeo: Important and productive meetings with some of Iraqi Kurdistan Region's officials @PMBarzani and @masrour_Barzani and our good friend @masoud_barzani.
Here is the newly relocated US troops who withdrew from Northern Syria into Anbar,   the US troops are stationed in Anbar in Iraqi-Syria border. Iraq   Photo  Mansour Al-Badrani1 week ago
Here is the newly relocated US troops who withdrew from Northern Syria into Anbar, the US troops are stationed in Anbar in Iraqi-Syria border. Iraq Photo Mansour Al-Badrani
US Secretry of State Pompeo met with President Barzani in Erbil
After Kurdish flag is raised in Kirkuk City, Iraq, Iraqi Counter-terrorism service responds by moving a battalion (Salah ad-Din Commando Battalion).
US Secretary of State Pompeo meets with US troops, Iraqi leaders on Iraq visit
US Secretary of State @SecPompeo arrived to Erbil and received by KRG officials, Pompeo to discuss Sanctions against Iran and the case of Oil exporting from KRI to Iran with Kurds.
US Secretary of State @SecPompeo has just arrived to Baghdad , Pompeo to meet Iraqi officials include Iraq's PM @AdilAbdAlMahdi to discuss about many issues includes corporation to defeat IS , sanctions against Iran and Syria.
Iraqi forces launch an operation to take down the Kurdistan flags raised on PUK offices in Kirkuk.
Iraq's new T-90S tanks made an appearance during an Army Day parade
Iraqi counter terrorism forces evacuated all KDP headquarters in Kirkuk.
PUK raises Kurdistan flag in disputed Kirkuk
Iraq PM Abdel-Mahdi: I have sent nominees for unfilled cabinet positions to political blocs for approval. I have no information on a new US base in Iraq but number of foreign forces is being reduced. We are watching ISIS buildup on Syrian border carefully.
Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi tells reporters he doesn't rule out involving ground forces across Syrian border in enhanced fight against ISIS.
Car bomb blast kills two police in Tikrit
A strong explosion on the northern entrance to the Iraqi city of Tikrit
Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi maintains Falih Fayyadh as candidate for Interior Minister, Salim al-Jibouri for Defense Minister, and Kurdish judge Rizgar Mohammed Amin for Justice Minister.
US military investigating service members in death of US contractor in Erbil Erbil US
Iraqi parliament postpones session to vote on completion of ministerial cabinet to Thursday.
Iraqi forces kill senior ISIS commander, arrest 17 others near Mosul
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