16 June 2021
Trump: Formal announcement on defeat of Daesh 'caliphate' to be 'probably' made next week
Italy's PM Conte with KRG PM Barzani in Erbil. Conte's remarks: "we hope for a fast cabinet formation. Peshmerga were extraordinary against Daesh, which is still a threat, bilateral ties are positive and we agreed to develop them way more".
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has arrived in Erbil, received at the airport by KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani.
Iraqi foreign minister calls on world countries to support Baghdad in the war on ISIS
Pompeo: Iraqi forces have made progress against ISIS but the organization still has a presence in some areas there
US Secretary of State: Suicide bombing attack in Manbij confirms that ISIS remains a threat even to areas that they do not control
Pompeo: We have made progress against ISIS and has freed about 7 million people from the control of this organization
Falcons Intel Cell in the MOI conducted an operation today with coalition support in the Riyadh district of Kirkuk province, which killed 6 members of a Daesh unit that was responsible for several fake checkpoint attacks.
According to a source affiliated with the Hawija PMU, Brigade 56 is being supported by Coalition AH-64
Brigade 56 killed 3 ISIS wearing suicide belts during a visit to Maratah village in Hawija subdistrict. Operation continues with air support.
Italy an PM Conte has landed in Iraq, where he has met the Iraqi PM Adel Abdul Mahdi. Then he will have meetings with President Salih, Speaker al-Halbousi and KRG PM Barzani (in Erbil).
Iraqi Speaker of Parliament meets acting US ambassador and discusses the need to strengthen US-Iraqi relations. Iraq needs US assistance in rebuilding and investment.
"The Iraqi government categorically rejects the use of our territory to attack or monitor Iraq's neighbors" - Adil Abdul-Mahdi response to the Trump statement that he will keep US troops in Iraq to "watch" Iran.
US, coalition has "largely captured the so-called physical caliphate of ISIS" per @CENTCOM's gen Votel, adding ISIS controls less than 20 sq miles
One person was killed and another injured in a small-arms quarrel in Nahrawan, southeast of Baghdad.
PMU: The news that we have carried out an operation in Syria is baseless and confusing in terms of the role of the PMU on the border
New Pentagon IG Report on US withdrawal from Syria: "ISIS is regenerating key functions and capabilities more quickly in Iraq than in Syria, but absent sustained [counterterrorism] pressure, ISIS could likely resurge in Syria within 6 to 12 months and regain limited territory"
2 year ago
7 Iranian pilgrims wounded in shooting attack in Iraq
1 killed and 6 wounded by an explosive device in Jalam area east of Samarra
Aws Al Khafaji PMF leader: We can hurt US troops in Ayin Al Asad military base, Anbar.
Inherent Resolve:[email protected] Colonel Eric Van Den Bosch, director, CJTFOIR, Kurdistan Coordination Center, tours a Peshmerga training center with its commander, Kurdish Peshmerga Staff Brig. Gen. Zana Karim, near Sulaymaniyah, Iraq. The KCC represents CJTF-OIR in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region.
Iraqi President Barham Salih says that President Donald Trump did not ask Iraq's permission for US troops stationed there to "watch Iran"
Iraqi President: US forces in Iraq are under an agreement between the two countries
2 year ago
"Turkey will provide around $5 billion in loans for the reconstruction of Iraq" says @MevlutCavusoglu
The Iraqi security media center on Sunday announced that coalition fighter planes bombed ISIS hideouts in Salahaddin's Hamrin and Makhool mountainous areas.
Army Aviation struck a tunnel at Makhoul near the Baiji Refinery and are still active after receiving info about Daesh movements.
Venezuelan Ambassador to Iraq Jonathan Delfi Velasco Ramíre declares his split from the government of President @maduro_en
IS militants claim house raid that killed the mukhtar of 'Anaz village south of Falluja city:
PMF missile forces foiled another attempt by ISIS to infiltrate the border from direction of Baghuz.
Unknown armed men assassinated Alaa Mashdhub, Iraqi poet and novelist, in the city of Karbala. He was shot with 13 bullets in front of his house. Iraq
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