Japan temporarily closed its embassy in Baghdad, says foreign ministry

28 February 2021
The headquarters of the Asa'ib Ahl al-Haq militia was burned in the central Najaf governorate
Sr. Defense official says when @POTUS was presented the option to take out Soleimani , most of the other options presented "included far more casualties." Adds a plot to blow up US embassy in Baghdad was part of Soleimani's plans.
The chants of the protesters from Tahrir Square
US Army Helicopters flying over Erbil in Kurdistan region of Iraq
Gathering in Al-Rumaitha sit-in square to restore the momentum of the demonstrations and confirm the demands1 year ago
Gathering in Al-Rumaitha sit-in square to restore the momentum of the demonstrations and confirm the demands
A missile landed in the Dujail area of the Iraqi Salah al-Din Governorate, near the Balad military base that hosts US forces
1 year ago
Militants activity near Tabzawa town, southwest of Kirkuk. Federal Police engaged with ISIS elements
A missile hit an area near Balad Air Force Base, north of the capital, Baghdad
Pompeo met with UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab after Iranian ballistic missile attacks on Iraqi bases, which the top diplos called "dangerous and reckless." Comes after President Trump called for European allies to leave the 2015 Iran nuclear deal on Weds
In a press conference today IRGC had the flags of Hezbollah, Kataeb Hezbollah, Houthis among others
Iran: IRGC Aerospace Force Commander says the attacks aim was to target "the enemy's military machine", not to kill US troops
Iraqi caretaker PM Adel Abdul-Mahdi: Baghdad is committed to establishing balanced relations with neighboring countries and their regional and international surroundings in a manner that preserves the country's sovereignty
1 year ago
Erdogan: in Syria, in Iraq and as well as in the Mediterranean Turkey will continue until the end to defend its rights and interests.
Inbound traffic holding at Erbil airport #Iraq
Iraqi PMU: Launches of rockets into the Green Zone may be an individual act
The international coalition against ISIS suspends military activities in Iraq to focus on protecting Iraqi bases hosting coalition members
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 38km WNW of Sarpol-e Zahab, Iran
Leader of the IRGC Quds Force Ismail Qaani, in a message to the Iranian leader: We dealt the first blow to the strongest power in the world.
Babel: Civil disobedience of university and school students in the sit-in in the city of Hilla
Turkey's foreign minister arrives in Baghdad over US-Iran tensions
Iranian IRGC commander warns more attacks against US to come
Al-Anwar Bridge in Wasit reopened after clashes between demonstrators and security forces
1 year ago
ISIS launched an attack early Thursday against an Iraqi border police headquarters at the Iraq-Syria border, killing two people and wounding two others
Japan temporarily closed its embassy in Baghdad, says foreign ministry
People are waiting in long queue for kerosene in the oil rich city Kirkuk
Iraqi Shiite militia spokesman: "I assure you, brothers, that the response of the resistance factions will be very harsh and the coming days will be full of surprises."
US Secretary of Defense: There was no major damage, and the targets involved include tents and a parking lot. And a helicopter damaged
U.S. Defense Secretary: The United States has regained a level of deterrence against Iran
Gen Milley, Chairman of @thejointstaff said - he fully expects Shia militia groups - in Iraq, and maybe elsewhere in the region - to try and carry out further attacks against US facilities, US personnel
[email protected] confirms 16 missiles were fired and that only 12 impacted their targets. Only one impacted Irbil and the rest hit Al Assad. The missiles were launched from three locations within Iran
A senior US military commander told Reuters: It is too early to talk that Iran ended its strikes after the recent attack in Iraq
[email protected] Chairman Milley and Defense Secretary @EsperDoD just briefed journalists again: They believe Iran was targeting US lives at the Al Assad base, not intending to miss. Early warning saved those lives, they said
1 year ago
Trudeau: still have troops in Iraq. We should continue our mission against ISIS and it's important for that to continue
Khalid bin Salman: Saudi Arabia will do everything in its power to spare Iraq the danger of conflict between external parties
Baghdad: Riot police forces fire tear gas canisters at demonstrators in Al Wathba Square.
U.S. aircraft is flying over Baghdad after a missile landed near the American embassy in Baghdad
Two rockets landed near US Embassy in Baghdad's Green Zone. Sirens heard
In front of wasit police command, protesters demand wasit police chief resign In response to today's threats
Two explosions are heard in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, and sirens sound
Large demonstrations in Kut to protest the threats of Wasit police chief
1 year ago
Earthquake hits Duhok, Akre Bardarash and Nineva plane near Mosul northern Iraq
Leadership of Iran-backed KataibHezbollah urging patience among followers calling for revenge after death of PMF deputy Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis Statement, translated by @siteintelgroup, highlights need for ""precise timing in responding to the American enemy"
1 year ago
Airstrikes against ISIS elements going near Khannukh village in Shirqat subdistrict
Al-Sadr: The crisis ended after Trump's and Iranian officials speeches
Sadr calls on the Iraqi armed factions to be careful not to carry out military attacks
Trump: Minor damage to the two targeted bases
President Trump about to speak. Beside him, Defense Secretary Esper, Vice President Pence, Secretary of State Pompeo, and the Joint Chiefs
Iraqi Foreign Ministry: We reject the Iranian missile attacks and call them a violation of our country's sovereignty
Iraq - The Iraqi Foreign Ministry will summon the Iranian ambassador
Satellite imagery from @planetlabs and shared  @MIIS show extent of Damage from Iranian missile strike. Appears to be a precision strike of structures holding equipment1 year ago
Satellite imagery from @planetlabs and shared @MIIS show extent of Damage from Iranian missile strike. Appears to be a precision strike of structures holding equipment
[email protected] have released the first Sat. imagery of Ain Al Assad Airbase after the Iran attack showing the damage caused
Angry protesters burn the office of the Al-Najaba militia, in Nasiriyah.
A US defense official tells CNN that the US believes that 16 missiles were fired by Iran. but only 12 appeared to have reached their targets. It is possible the remaining 4 missed or failed in flight
1 year ago
Lavrov: Putin and Erdogan discussed developments in Iraq and stressed the need for peaceful solutions
Cancellation of a flight between Tehran and the city of Sulaymaniyah in the Kurdistan region of Iraq
1 year ago
Khamenei: Our parliament's enactment yesterday was very good. The day before yesterday, the enactment by the Iraqi parliament on expelling the US was also very good. God willing, He will grant them success and assist them to finish this path successfully
1 year ago
Lufthansa says halts overflying Iran and Iraq
"Air France" suspends all flights in Iranian and Iraqi airspace
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