In Iraq, Anbar Province Council says ISIS suicide attacks in west Anbar near Syrian border are due to pressure from security forces; ISIS members have no choice but to blow themselves up as they are forced out of hiding places.

Map. History of Iraq conflict

19 April 2019
Captured ISIS oil minister interrogated by Syrian Democratic Forces says ISIS stole 40 tons of gold from Mosul and took it to Syria
In Iraq, Anbar Province Council says ISIS suicide attacks in west Anbar near Syrian border are due to pressure from security forces; ISIS members have no choice but to blow themselves up as they are forced out of hiding places.
Security forces in Erbil defuse an IED bomb on Erbil-Kasnazan road
Turkish war jets heavily bombarding some sites belong to Christian villages between Akre and Amedi towns near Duhok in Kurdistan region of Iraq.
The Iraqi city of Basra is struggling to cope with a growing drug problem that has overcrowded prisons and strained police resources, only months after violent protests over poor municipal services.
In Iraq, improvised explosive device targeting patrol kills 1 security force member and injures another in village south of Baquba in Diyala Province.
A number of ISIS militants were killed in coalition airstrikes targeted their hideout in Kirkuk on Monday.
Iraqi Najaf Province police announce the arrest of one of the top ISIS desert reconnaissance officers. He was responsible for transporting ISIS fighters through desert areas and desert safe houses.
Iraqi Foreign Minister: we reject US sanctions on Iran.
1 week ago
Turkish forces 'neutralise' wanted PKK member Mehmet Soysuren in northern Iraq, Turkey's Defense Ministry says
Rouhani: IRGC protected Erbil and Sulaimani from ISIS assaults.
Iraqi FM says Baghdad is working to bring Syria back into the fold at the Arab League. "The time has come for this."
Pompeo: Revolutionary Guards support terrorism in Iraq and Lebanon
The 'Belgian' terrorist involved in Daesh chemical attacks convicted by Iraqi court in Baghdad of terrorism
Local officials in Diyala said security forces arrested 3 ISIS operatives northeast ndar Mkhesa village of the province on Sunday.1 week ago
Local officials in Diyala said security forces arrested 3 ISIS operatives northeast ndar Mkhesa village of the province on Sunday.
PKK shelters in Hakurk and Avashin were targeted by Turkish Air Forces
Kurdish source says Iraqi PM Abdel-Mahdi has informed Kurdish leaders he will visit Erbil after new Kurdish government is formed. He will discuss disputed topic: oil exports, revenue passing to Baghdad and border crossings.
1 week ago
Iraqi Army 7th Division kills 2 ISIS members trying to plant improvised explosive devices on roads leading to Sakra region of west Anbar Province. No friendly losses.
The Altun Kupri (Altun Kupri) bridge was badly damaged in clashes between Peshmerga and Iraqi forces during October 2017. For three days, the traffic shall go through the town, instead of on the bridge.
Head of Diyala provincial council's security committee Sadiq Husseini on Sunday declared the arrest of a so-called prince of one of the most dangerous sleeper cells of ISIS operating in northeasern Diyala which was planning to launch terrorist attacks in the province.
Special Tactics regiment killed 2 suicide bombers who attempted to detonate themselves at a checkpoint near Ghaida valley west of Haditha
ISIS elements attacking the village of Hussein Naim, near Hawija. Brigade 56 responding.
In Iraq, President of Basra Province Council says referendum to establish Basra as a semi-independent region will be in 2 weeks.
Chief of Staff of Iranian Armed Forces said Tehran and Baghdad have agreed to launch air defense cooperation to combat possible threats to Iran's western border
Iraq Army killed a terrorist named Ammar Khamis who was hiding out in Tarmiyah orchards near Tel Tassa
Khamenei demands withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq
Iranian leader Ali Khamenei criticizes the Saudi - Iraqi rapprochement
1 week ago
Khamenei: U.S. and Saudi officials' remarks about Iraq contradict their covert intentions. At a time when ISIS occupied Mosul, they provided the militants with money, arms and equipment and that Iraq has overcome ISIS, they pretend to seek friendship.
1 week ago
Khamenei: Human assets and rich underground resources in Iraq will make it the most influential nation in the Arab world. The U.S. and its cohorts in region oppose Iraq's current democratic setting, figures and trends ruling the nation and consider them detrimental to their interests.
1 week ago
Khamenei: If the Iraqi government and officials follow the U.S., they won't have problems with them. But the current Iraqi government, parliament and political activists are unfavorable to the U.S., thus they devise plots to push this assembly out of the political scene in Iraq.
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