Map. History of Iraq conflict

23 May 2018
Iraq MPs call for timetable for foreign troop pullout: official
Unknown armed group attacks home of Peshmerga member in middle of Kirkuk city and kills him, Iraq.
25 Russian women with their children transferred from Mosul to Baghdad's women's prison in preparation for court trials as suspected ISIS members. They were held in Mosul by Iraqi PMU (Hashd).
Iraqi authorities are increasing pressure on families in camps in western Anbar province, to return to their homes ahead of national elections in May, international aid agencies warned on Wednesday
Iraqi PMU (Hashd) Commander: we have killed 8 ISIS hiding in village in south Kirkuk province.
Iraq open to business, including with Rosneft, foreign minister says
Explosion near a shopping mall in central Kirkuk (Quds Street). Bomb came in the form of a rigged motorcycle. No injuries being reported from the blast.
Multiple Da'ish hideouts and HQs were struck by Iraq's Air Force in northern Kirkuk province today. Air raids concentrated on the Al-Toon Kobri and Dibis areas
Suicide Bombing in Kirkuk city reported
2 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I have met representatives of all religious and ethnic groups in Nineveh province; we are engaged in an inclusive reconciliation process
2 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: It is our duty to safeguard the integrity of the parliamentary elections on 12 May 2018. Voters in every province must be able to receive their voting card; this is fundamental
2 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Contrary to what some have falsely claimed, all our military airports and bases are under Iraqi sovereign control
2 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I met INTERPOL Secretary-General in Baghdad; we discussed counter-terrorism and returning Iraqi money smuggled abroad. It is important that we also pursue those who committed acts of terrorism in Iraq and fled overseas
2 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Iraq is leading the fight against Daesh in the region. I told world leaders that we in our region can eradicate Daesh and end its existence just as we defeated them in Iraq
2 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Today, the world looks at Iraq differently, and admire our achievements
2 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Our intelligence and security services continue to hunt down Daesh remnants in the western desert and the Al-Jazeera regions. We will not stop until we have completely eradicated terrorism from Iraq
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said he has agreed with Kurdish authorities to resume Kirkuk oil exports.
2 month ago
Legal basis for US presence is Syria "largely driven by the collective self defense of Iraq" per Gen Votel
"That said, I think one of the most effective things that we can do in this particular area is build strong relationships" with Iraq military Syria Democratic Forces "to impede Iran's objectives in establishing lines of communications in these critical areas" per Gen Votel
Clashes happened last night in tikrit after swat opened fire on an unknown car Refuse to stop to the order
2 month ago
ISIS attacks Iraqi forces, Hashid al-Shaabi south and west of Kirkuk
After Iraqi forces abandoned their positions in areas in Shwan sub-district in northern Kirkuk due to ISIS threats, Peshmerga forces were deployed in those areas. Iraqi forces demand Peshmerga withdrawal, Peshmerga refuses
International Coalition in Iraq: there is no 100% proof that ISIS leader Baghdadi is dead. We continue to look for him.
Plan to truck oil from Iraq's Kirkuk to Iran delayed by security concerns
Iraq extends air blockade of Kurdistan by three months: airport sources
Iraqi Government extends the international flight ban on both Erbil and Sulaimani airports until June.
More than 50 arrested in security operations to impose law in Basra province, Iraq. Some of the wanted have been able to escape since the operation was announced in the press for other a week before it started.
Iraqi court sentences 16 Turkish women to death for joining ISIS
2 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Iraq today is a country reborn: strong, united and enjoys the confidence of the international community
Today, IS claims to have attacked powerful PMU militia Assaib Ahl al-Haqq HQ in Kirkuk suicide bombing.
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