8 December 2021
Within the hour PMU fighter injured by an ISIS sniper near Muqdadiyah
Iraq's Civil Aviation Authority has confirmed at the request of Turkish Health Authority, the international flights from/ to Turkey will be suspended as of October 3 until further notice
The Ministerial Council for National Security in Iraq stresses on holding the security forces accountable in the areas where any security breach occurs
Al-Kazemi stresses at a meeting of the Iraqi National Security Council to strengthen measures to protect embassies and diplomatic missions
The Ministerial Council for National Security in Iraq affirms that measures will be taken against the aggressive acts that targeted the vicinity of Erbil Airport
President of the Office of the Presidency of the Kurdistan Region: We support all measures taken by the Al-Kadhemi government
Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker reiterated that the US "will not hesitate to take action when we deem it necessary to keep our personnel safe" when asked about the possible closure of the US Embassy in Baghdad
Iraq: 4,493 new cases of coronavirus were recorded, and 50 deaths
1 year ago
Witnesses: A Turkish drone fell in the Iraqi province of Dohuk
The Security Media Cell in Iraq: A convoy of the International Coalition was subjected to a missile attack in Al-Diwaniyah Governorate
The Joint Operations Command in Iraq: We will not tolerate any party that harms the security of Iraq
Rockets targeting Erbil launched more than 1,000 meters from PMF checkpoint: brigade commander. Camera: Ranja Jamal/Rudaw
COVID19: Kurdistan Region records 684 new cases along with 21 fatalities in the past 24 hours - health ministry
ISIS leader arrested by Iraqi intelligence in Sulaimani province: The ISIS leader admitted to carrying out more than 22 terrorist operations, according to Iraq's interior ministry
Erbil - President of the Kurdistan Region Commenting on the Erbil attack: Iraqi forces must confront the perpetrators of the sabotage attacks
1 year ago
Erdoğan: The instability that has been ongoing in Iraq since the Gulf War has damaged Turkey the most because the PKK had the chance to flourish in the country
Tahrir Square is packed with protesters and students in Baghdad, as they are commemorate the first anniversary of IraqProtests. Their main demand is justice for more than 500 protesters who were killed by unidentified armed groups that yet to be identified.
Iraq Joint Operations: The Interior Ministry arrested 3 persons accused of targeting diplomatic missions
Amnesty International: We support the efforts of the Iraqi government to achieve justice for the victims of the protests
The Foreign Relations Committee of the Iraqi Parliament calls on the Council to take a firm stance towards protecting the embassies and diplomatic bodies in the country
Tahrir Square tunnel is packed with Iraqi protesters and students marching, as they are celebrating the first anniversary of Iraqi nationwide protests that started back in October 2019
Tahrir Sq. In Baghdad today in the first anniversary of October Revolution
A US defense official called the recent Erbil attack "troubling" because of the number of rockets involved and the possible use of larger-scale weapons
US State Department: There are no assurances about losses in the consulate or American soldiers
Protesters are gathering on Jimhuriyah bridge near Tahrir Square once again after months of being empty to celebrate the first anniversary of Iraqi nationwide protests that started back in October 2019
The Iraqi Army: The vehicle used in launching the missiles was burned
US army's CRAM defence system in Erbil didn't go active tonight as rockets rocket fell far from US-led coalition base in Erbil airport, a US official says
President of KR spoke with Iraq PM and stressed the need for those involved in Erbil rocket attack to be held accountable
Directorate General of Counter Terrorism (CTD) says these vehicles were used by PMU to carry out attack on (near) the Erbil airport
Counterterrorism in Kurdistan: The Iranian-backed crowd fired 6 missiles at Erbil airport
Clashes between Kurdish Peshmerga forces and Iraqi Army units near the checkpoint of Sabhan between Erbil and Mosul. 1 Iraqi soldier injured
The rockets were launched from Sheikh Ameer village (55 km west of Erbil) in Ninawa Plain which is under control of Iran backed militias
The Interior Ministry of Kurdistan: We call on the federal government to take the necessary measures
Kurdistan Region Government threatens to respond to PMF attacks if needed
Iraqi protesters in Tahrir Square already resumed their marches inside the square tonight, as tomorrow is the 1st anniversary of IraqProtests that started back in Oct 2019, which resulted in killing 100s of protesters & wounding 1000s others
Official statement from from KRG says six rockets were fired from a region controlled by PMF near Mosul toward Erbil International airport and says they are investigations the incident
International Coalition: No casualties in the rocket fire accident in Erbil
There is a KDPI camp in Gerdachal just NW of Erbil & close to Erbil Internationsl airport where the coalition have their Patriot Batteries. senior KDPI tells @RudawEnglish no casualties as a result of at least 4 'small' explosions reportedly from rockets
Mosul-Erbil road is closed after targeting an American base
3 Katyusha rockets landed near Erbil International Airport in Kurdistan, Iraq
"Incoming alarm" sounding in military base inside Erbil international airport, hosting US troops after explosions heard, local sources say
1 year ago
A rocket landed inside An Iraqi military base hosts US Army members near Haditha Dam in Anbar western Iraq
Iraqi protesters in Tahrir Square in Baghdad are preparing for the 1st anniversary of the nationwide protests that started back in October 2019, which resulted in killing hundreds of protesters & wounding thousands. Even Tuk Tuks are back to the square.
1 year ago
"An unknown rocket rocket hits US military base in Al-Anbar Iraq" local sources report
Iraq Foreign Minister @Fuad_Hussein1 tells press conference US has made an 'initial decision' to close Baghdad embassy, says he fears others could follow. Emphasizes Iraq trying to reverse the decision by improving security
Iraqi Foreign Minister: Targeting of foreign missions is targeting Iraq
Iraqi PM Al-Kazemi, while receiving 25 ambassadors: We are keen to limit weapons to the hands of the state
The Iraqi President congratulates the Emir of Kuwait, Nawaf Al-Ahmad, on his assumption of the reins of power
Iraq: launching a search and search operation to pursue ISIS remnants
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