Pentagon: U.S. forces have been reduced to 2,500 in both Iraq and Afghanistan as ordered by President Trump in November

Map. History of Iraq conflict

22 April 2021
Mirroring developments in the U.S., Iraqi Shiite militia leaders have lodged formal complaints with the Iraqi government that major U.S.-based social media platforms are unfairly "blocking or banning" the accounts of their supporters for posting pro-militia content
Pentagon: U.S. forces have been reduced to 2,500 in both Iraq and Afghanistan as ordered by President Trump in November
The military crossing of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Militia reopens near the town of Al-Hri on the Syrian-Iraqi border
Iraq: PMU (Kataib Hezbollah) video which is presented as a bombardment several hours ago of what is indicated as positions of ISIS militants in the district of Al-Zorah, in the governorate by Samarra
Trump said in a statement: The number of US forces in Syria and Iraq is the lowest in years
3 month ago
Another day another alcohol shop in Baghdad gets bombed
Iraqi High Elections Commission: there are 25 million Iraqis eligible to vote in the June 2021 early elections. We don't know how many Iraqis living aboard are eligible but there were 800,000 in 2018. Coronavirus did not allow us to collect data
US Treasury Department places Iraqi PMF (Hashd) Chief of Staff Abu Fadk on international terrorism list for ties to Iranian Revolutionary Guards & for creating a security force not in Iraq's interests
The US Department of Treasury on Wednesday issued a fresh wave of sanctions targeting Iranian and Iran-backed entities – including Abu Fadak the chief of staff of the Popular Mobilisation Forces (Hashd al-Shaabi)
Iraq bans travel to 20 countries (Germany included) as new coronavirus variant spreads
Syria state news citing limitary source says citing: "At 1:10am Tuesday the Israeli enemy launched an air aggression against the city of Deir Ezzor and Al-Bukamal areas. The results of the aggression are currently being checked."
In Iraq, protesters in Hububi Square of Nasiriya City: we have stopped our protest but we await the release of detained protesters & activists. If random arrests continue, protests will escalate
YK-BAG  Cham Wings Airbus A320-212  From Tehran Iran  To Damascus Syria.  Pictures were taken moments ago from Ar Ramadi Iraq3 month ago
YK-BAG Cham Wings Airbus A320-212 From Tehran Iran To Damascus Syria. Pictures were taken moments ago from Ar Ramadi Iraq
3 month ago
The Iraqi Security Media Cell: 7 militants were killed and a tunnel destroyed in two air strikes carried out by international coalition warplanes in Kirkuk governorate
In Iraq, US ambassador tells Iraqi National Security Adviser Qasim Ariji he opposes US sanctions on PMF (Hashd) Council Chairman Falih Fayyadh
In Iraq, 2 members of Muqtada Sadr's Saraya Salam Militia assassinated & 3 injured on road in Maysan Province by unknown party. Saraya Salam consists of former members of Jaish al-Mahdi & Youm Mau'ud Brigade & was formed in 2014
Abu Faisal Al-Iraqi heads the Asa'ib militia in Al-Bukamal
The explosion in Iraq kills worker for British demining organization, wounds 2 more
An Iraqi refugee who had fled battles with ISIS in Mosul four years ago was shot and killed by unknown assailants who may have been connected to the Islamic State
ISIS has claimed responsibility for a shooting and grenade attack on an Iraqi army post near Al-Tarmiyah (north of the Iraqi capital Baghdad), allegedly wounding a soldier
3 month ago
In Iraq, security forces disarm improvised explosive device targeting International Coalition logistics convoy on road between Muthanna & Dhi Qar Provinces
In Iraq, 5 security forces in Dhi Qar Province injured in protests today
Iraqi Human Rights Commission: we call on PM Kadhimi to restore order in Dhi Qar Province. Security forces are using teargas, gunfire & rubber bullets on protesters. 43 have been injured, 2 assassinated & 30 arrested
Iraq's Foreign Affairs: The fugitive weapons are condemned and rejected by all Iraqi forces
An IED attack on a coalition logistics convoy in Babel, southern Iraq
Video out of Nasiriyah this morning appears to show the dismembered body of medic and activist Haider Yasser, kidnapped a few days ago. These killings are increasing, and there is no accountability
The Iraqi Foreign Ministry: The US Treasury imposed sanctions on the head of the Popular Mobilization Authority, Faleh al-Fayyad, came as an unacceptable surprise
In Iraqi, Interior Ministry Intelligence announces arrest of 3 ISIS in Samarra area of Salah ad-Din Province
Association for Journalistic Freedom in Iraq: reporter & photographer who covered protests in Hububi Square in Nasiriya City arrested & taken to unknown location
3 month ago
Iran-backed Iraqi Shiite militant group Qasim al-Jabarin Brigades has claimed responsibility for the IED attack targeting a convoy supplying the U.S. military as it passed through Al-Yusifiya, south of Baghdad
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