In Iraq, source says security forces fire on protesters in Baghdad and injure at least 12. Protesters had been separated from employment. Also report of at least 1 death.

Map. History of Iraq conflict

22 May 2019
The US State Department calls on its non-essential staff to leave Iraq
US-led coalition fighting ISIS at a "high level of alert" due to a "possible imminent threat to US forces in Iraq," according to @DeptofDefense statement.
CENTCOM is pushing back on a statement made by a senior British general that "there has been no increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq and Syria.". CENTCOM says comments "run counter to the identified credible threats available to intelligence from U.S. and allies."
In Iraq, source says security forces fire on protesters in Baghdad and injure at least 12. Protesters had been separated from employment. Also report of at least 1 death.
Russia's foreign minister, on Venezuela, points to Iraq and Libya as evidence of US "coups" leading to "nothing good."
[email protected] Maj. Gen Ghika: There are "in the order of 10,000" ISIS fighters operating across Iraq today - including members of support network.
In Pentagon briefing from Baghdad top British General says "no increased threat from Iranian backed forces" to coalition troops in Iraq, adding "we have no part of Iran in our mission," Maj Gen Chris Ghika.
Tension in Kirkuk after hundreds of Arab people supported by military forces attacked Sargaran sub district to take over Kurdish properties. Kurdish people say they can't move away from their houses at any case otherwise they lose theirs.
Iraqi Prime Minister: Tehran and Washington do not want war
Syrian Il-76 returned to Damascus shortly after take off
Iraq: Vandalism against ships threatens the security of the entire Gulf
Unusual path flight for Syrian Il-76 YK-ATB from Damascus1 week ago
Unusual path flight for Syrian Il-76 YK-ATB from Damascus
Islamic State militants kill two civilians in Iraq's Diyala
Iraqi Airways is preparing to reopen a flight between Baghdad and Damascus
ISIS sets fire on agricultural lands in Ali Rash village in Makhmour.
Nineveh Provincial Council votes in Mansour Marid as new governor Mosul
ISIS kills two Kurdistan Socialist Democratic Party members in Khanaqin: party
PMF attacks, abducts two Kurdistan Socialist Party cadres in Khanaqin: party
IS militants claim to have targeted the tower of the Iraqi army in Tarmiyya north of Baghdad yesterday, destroying it and killing a soldier
Ninewa directorate of intelligence arrested an ISIS spy disguised as an IDP in eastern Mosul's Salamiya camp.
The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad advises all U.S. citizens of heightened tensions in Iraq and the requirement to remain vigilant. Additional information can be found on the U.S. Embassy website at U.S. Citizen Services.
Iraqi Counter-terrorism service announces arrest of terrorist in Mosul planning to target civilians. Mosul Battalion, 2nd ISOF Brigade.
Iraqi interior ministry spokesman said federal police units destroyed 3 ISIS hideouts in southern Kirkuk's Wadi Zghaitun area, which contained ammunition and IEDs.
Brigade 88 carried out a mission deep in Hamrin range, resulting in the destruction of 10 supply caches. Unit also claimed the killing of 3 militants.
On the night of May 9th, ISIS cells carried out an attack in Marata village near Hawija. At least 1 Federal Police officer from 3rd Division was KIA.
Iraqi PMF announced the success of the operations against remnants of ISIS in the Hamrin area, reaffirming that the group no longer poses threat to the main road between Kirkuk and Baghdad.
The directorate of military intelligence announced the arrest of a leading member of ISIS in an ambush in Diyala's northeastern sub-district of Qara Tappa.
IS has claimed responsibility Friday for a suicide bombing at a Baghdad market the previous day that killed eight people
Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes near Iraq's Sulaimaniya - USGS
1 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 - 32km SW of Halabjah, Iraq
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