Peshemrga sends reinforcement to Kolajo area, Garmiyan region after ISIS recent attacks

Map. History of Iraq conflict

19 February 2020
US State Department official Schenker says strong chance Iran is behind attack on Balad Air Base in Iraq (which houses US troops), but US is waiting for full evidence
Armed groups enter Tahrir Square and use live ammunition on protesters. The garage adjunct to Sinek bridge was set on fire. Protesters have been dwelling there for weeks
Baghdad operations dismantle three Katyusha rockets in Saba al-Bor area
One policeman is killed and another wounded; an explosive device targeted them, in Kirkuk, northern Iraq.
Blast hits central Kirkuk, Iraq
Iraqi security forces adhere to Sistani's instructions to protect peaceful protesters and property
Top Iraq cleric says new PM must be chosen without 'foreign interference'
Peshemrga sends reinforcement to Kolajo area, Garmiyan region after ISIS recent attacks
DOD considering sending thousands more troops to the Middle East to beef up air defense capabilities in face of Iranian moves including transfer of short-range missiles into Iraq: US officials. The most realistic option for now: 4,000 to 7,000. No decisions yet
Iraq parliament votes to "retire" electoral commission officials after protest pressure. Parliamentary speaker Halbousi calls move the "beginning of real reform"
A building belonging to Karbala Governorate set on fire by protesters
Iraq: Two projectiles fall on Balad air base without causing any damage
Suffocation cases in Karbala after security forces deployed tear gas against protesters
Rally at Tahrir Square in central Baghdad
Coalition envoy James Jeffrey met with Iraqi president @BarhamSalih Most likely coming to Hewler too
Large numbers of demonstrators heading towards Tahrir Square in Baghdad
Iran backed militias (Kataeb Hizbullah) launched new demonstrations in Tahrir Square with anti U.S/Saudi/Israel slogans, and posters
New York Times, citing intelligence and military officials: Iran exploited chaos in Iraq to build a hidden arsenal of short-range ballistic missiles to intimidate the Middle East and confirm its strength
ISIS attack injures 3 Peshmerga in Kolajo, Garmiyan. Clashes ongoing, according to Rudaw's reporter
2 month ago
Netanyahu says before his meeting with Pompeo that the demonstrations in Lebanon, Iraq and Iran give a big opportunity to enhance the pressure on the Iranian government
Team of NRT journalists freed shortly after being arrested in Sulaimani
The Iraqi PMF said their units conducted a pre-emptive operation in Ninewa's Jazira area near the Syrian border, indicating that they cleared 4 villages which ISIS militants used as bases to attack  security forces2 month ago
The Iraqi PMF said their units conducted a pre-emptive operation in Ninewa's Jazira area near the Syrian border, indicating that they cleared 4 villages which ISIS militants used as bases to attack security forces
Nine Iraqi security personnel were wounded when a grenade was thrown in Al-Rasheed Street in Baghdad
Skirmishes in Al Wathba Square in Baghdad between protesters and security forces
PMF dealing with attack by ISIS in Diyala
For the third time protesters set fire on the Iranian consulate in Najaf province
Iraqi security forces use tear gas and sound bombs to disperse demonstrators who tried to storm the local government building in central Karbala
Calm demonstrations in Najaf city tonight
Iraqi security officials in Kirkuk claim to have captured a cousin of former ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
Rockets landed in Ain Al-Assad Base, Al-Anbar, Iraq
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