Baghdad Operations: Assign a force to protect protesters in Tahrir Square in the Iraqi capital

Map. History of Iraq conflict

20 February 2020
The demonstrators redeploy in the Khelani Square in an attempt to close the Senak Bridge hours after it opened
Nasiriyah Activists: Securtity forces stationed on Al Nusur birdge and fired live bullets at the demonstrators
Renewed confrontations between protesters and security near the home of the governor of Babylon in Iraq
Security forces fire live bullets and tear gas canisters at demonstrators near "Al-Nasr Bridge" in Nasiriyah, southern Iraq
Iraqi Armed Forces: we are taking immediate steps to stop the closure of roads, bridges & schools
The continued attempts of the security services in Nasiriyah to disperse protesters towards Shamiya
Police riot forces assault the demonstrators demanding the release of 15 detainees who were arrested by the security forces two days ago in front of Al Ain University in Nasiriyah
Baghdad: The redeployment of demonstrators in al-Khilani Square and the closing of the al-Sink Bridge hours after its opening
Confrontations near Al-Senak Bridge in Baghdad
Dhi Qaq: Security forces fire live bullets at demonstrators at the Al-Bawwa intersection in Nasiriyah city
On Iraq, Stoltenberg says he expects NATO defense ministers to agree to "step up & provide more support to Iraq" "because it is extremely important that ISIS never return." We have seen the violence they are responsible for, and Iraq & @NATO allies have suffered, he added
Baghdad Operations: Assign a force to protect protesters in Tahrir Square in the Iraqi capital
1 week ago
Baghdad operations reopen the Al-Wathba, Al-Khulani, Jesr Al-Senak and Al-Rasheed streets in the Iraqi capital
US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper: What we want to do in Iraq is to increase the role that NATO forces are playing and to make sure that our capabilities meet the scale of the challenge we face
Esper: We would like to see greater cooperation in the Middle East from our NATO allies
Tahrir Square tonight. Baghdad
Muqtada al-Sadr announces on his Twitter account the dissolution of "blue hats"
Sit-in at Habboubi Square in the city of Nasiriyah, southern Iraq, embraces the crowds of university students, who went out to support the demands of the October Revolution
Semalka border crossing between Kurdistan Region and Northern Syria closed due to snowfall
The assassination of the general supervisor of the Rashid channel, "Nizar Thanoon", in the Al-Jamaa neighborhood in Baghdad
Baghdad: memorial was established on the site of Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis death
Protest at Al-Haboubi Square, Al-Nasiriyah tonight
A fire devoured the houses near Kuwait Street in the center of Basra, and it extended to neighboring houses
1 week ago
Convoy hit by apparent IED in Yusufiya south of Baghdad tonight were US army contractors, not US service members. No casualties reported
Erbil announces a public holiday tomorrow due to extreme low temperature forcasted.
The US military is preparing to report a more than 50% jump in cases of traumatic brain injury stemming from Iran's missile attack on a base in Iraq last month - more than 100 troops diagnosed with brain injuries
1 week ago
The explosion targeted a convoy transporting US military vehicles south of Baghdad. No casualties reported
1 week ago
An explosion targeted a convoy of American forces near Yusifiyah, south of Baghdad
Kurdish peshmerga forces launched an operation against IS sleeper cells near Kolajo and Jalawla towns near Salahadin province northern Iraq
Israeli Defense Minister Bennett: "I met with my colleague the American defense minister Mark Esper, and we sorted out the coordination exactly — they're taking Iraq, and we're taking Syria." Pentagon readout of Feb. 4 meeting (closed press) does not mention any agreement
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