Map. History of Iraq conflict

22 April 2021
Protesters are pushing toward the green zone again, while massive gun shots are used by security forces to stop the wave of protesters from entering the green zone area.
Iraqi security forces fire live ammunition against protesters in Nasriya
The moment when a young protester body reportedly killed by security forces in Kut, Wasit is being evacuated
Massive protests restarted tonight after the internet is back in service, also protesters are restored their path to the Green Zone area in Baghdad.
Heavily censored Internet returns to parts of Iraq 28 hours after blackout amid widespread unrest; real-time data show national connectivity up to 60% but some providers have extended social media restrictions
ISIS: This evening Baghdad-Samarra road was cut
Iraqi Security Media Cell: terrorist group that cut off the Baghdad-Samarra road was eliminated
Demonstrators in Baghdad showing what security forces using against them
Video from Al Khilani Square in Baghdad
Demonstration in Wasit
Internet access has just returned in Najaf but electricity still cut off in some areas of the city. Residents could hear non-stop gunfire through the night yesterday and it started again this afternoon: "It's as if we're in the middle of a war"
Bayaa area in the city of Baghdad today
The Internet has returned to some areas of Iraq, but not in full force. This happened in conjunction with the prime minister's speech
Some of Iraq's last remaining internet connections are being cut 27 hours after nationwide information blackout; real-time network data show new drops in connectivity with leading provider Earthlink from 19:30 UTC; incident ongoing
Southwest Baghdad, protesters burned a Humvee
The KRG Ministry of Transport and Communications rejects Iraqi Federal government request to shut down the internet services in the Kurdistan Region
Amid the ongoing violence & protests in Iraq, @EsperDoD & Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Milley met with Iraqi National Security Advisor Falih Al-Fayyad at the Pentagon Thurs. "to reaffirm the strategic defense relationship between the United States & Iraq" per DoD
Clashes between the demonstrators and the security forces in the city of Baquba in Diyala province; security forces are using batons
Clashes between demonstrators and security in al-Khalani square in Baghdad
Protesters burn security checkpoints in Baghdad's Amel neighborhood
Iraq - Clashes between demonstrators and security forces in Al-Amel neighborhood, southwest of Baghdad
Najaf demonstrators control several security centers. And the armed confrontations continue in Kufa
Special forces of CTU arrived to Diwaniyah southern Iraq after protesters advanced towards some governmental buildings
Iraqi crisis cell announces the death toll of demonstrations at 31 people
Dozens of protesters in Kirkuk took to the streets on Thursday to show support to the ongoing protests in Baghdad and other provinces
Clashes between demonstrators and security again erupted near Baghdad airport
Iraqi forces firing live bullets to disperse protesters in Tayaran square, central Baghdad
Rioters attack Iraqi security with Petrol Bomb from close range.
Bahrain calls on its citizens not to travel to Iraq at the present time because of security conditions
Clashes between demonstrators and security in Muthanna airport street
Clashes between demonstrators and security forces near Aden Square in Baghdad, security forces vehicles were set on fire
Iraqi demonstrators accuse pro-Iranian parties of firing shots at them and suppressing demonstrations
1 year ago
Protesters burn government headquarters in Taji, north of Baghdad
Iraq - Protestor killed in Baghdad's Khalani Square
Health Bureau in Dhi Qar: 6 demonstrators killed in the province today
15 people were injured as a result of live bullets fired at demonstrators by protecting the building of Dhi Qar governorate in southern Iraq
One demonstrator killed near Tahrir Square in Baghdad
Police use live bullets against demonstrators and injure 20 civilians in Najaf, Iraq
Security forces fire live bullets and tear gas to disperse demonstrators in Qadisiyah province.
Rioting continues in Al Tayaran square area in Baghdad
A curfew was imposed in Babil province, south of Baghdad, from 5 pm until further notice
Iranian Foreign Ministry commenting on the demonstrations in Iraq: Baghdad government will not allow movements that may be exploited by foreigners
Security forces in the southern Iraqi city of Diwaniyah disperse demonstrators with gunfire and arrest a number of them
Security forces fire live bullets to disperse demonstrators in Al-Saadoun area of Baghdad.
The protesters chasing the security forces in Baghdad
Curfew declared in Najaf, southern Iraq
Death toll of demonstrations in Iraq rises to 21. Violent clashes with security forces in multiple cities, including Baghdad
Iraqi activist: 10 demonstrators wounded in Nasiriyah by the PMU militia
Security forces close all entrances to Tahrir Square in Baghdad and disperse the crowds with live bullets.
KRG President Nechirvan Barzani has said the region is committed to "protect and promote peace in our region and elsewhere."
Security officials: an Iraqi activist and his wife were shot dead by unknown gunmen in Basra
An Iraqi citizen collected a large amount of casings after gunfire and says that they were fired by the police at the demonstrators Photo:AFP
Iraqi Joint Operations Command: The security situation is under full control, although there are some gatherings of demonstrators
Two people were killed and 70 wounded in violence that accompanied protests on Wednesday evening and early Thursday in Kut
Iranian media: Iranian border guards close two border crossings with Iraq due to unrest in Baghdad and other cities
Protests renewed in the Iraqi province of Dhi Qar
1 year ago
There are injured as security forces opened fire on rioters attempting to storm the municipal council of Al Refai in Southern Iraq
Renewed shooting in Baghdad on the third day of protests despite the curfew in the Iraqi capital
UN Mission in Iraq: Demonstrators' demands for reform, fighting corruption and creating legitimate jobs
Iraqi security forces cut off key roads between Baghdad neighborhoods to prevent protests
1 year ago
11 protesters killed in last night demonstrations in multiple cities southern the country - Iraqi human rights commission
Some areas in Baghdad refuse to adhere to the curfew imposed by the Iraqi government
A complete blackout of the Internet in Baghdad and a partial interruption of communications
US military in Baghdad issues unusually blunt warning amid sustained protests in Iraq. "Coalition troops always reserve the right to defend ourselves."
Iraqi Prime Minister Abdul Mahdi announced a total curfew in Baghdad from 5 am on Thursday until further notice
Iraqi premier Adil Abdul-Mahdi orders to impose curfew in Baghdad starting from 5:00 AM (local time) until further notice
Death toll in southern Dhi Qar protests rises to 6 (Anatolia medical source)
Protest in Babylon now
Protests in Baghdad's Tahrir Square tonight. Video NRT Arabic
The deputy commander of Baghdad operations was injured while dispersing demonstrators near Tahrir Square.
Protesters in Najaf are heading towards the airport
Demonstrators entered the parking of Baghdad International Airport, in the square of Abbas bin Firnas.
1 year ago
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey warns Turkish citizens to avoid traveling to areas in Iraq where demonstrations continue
Hundreds of civilians in the disputed province of Kirkuk took to the streets on Wednesday as protests against corruption within the Iraqi government spread to other parts of the country
Internet providers stopped the service in Mosul. People are using the cell phone data right now.
Iraqi security forces control the security situation in Basra city and secure roads leading to the local government building
Protesters burn tires outside Baghdad International Airport entrance
Iraq is largely offline amid widening mass-protests; situation on the ground unclear due to blackouts; real-time network data show ~75% of country including Baghdad offline (excl. autonomous regions)
Iraqi demonstrators returned again to Tahrir Square in central Baghdad
Iraqi authorities impose curfew in Najaf and Babel cities
Demonstrators attempt to storm the Al-Jumhuriya Bridge to reach the Green Zone in Baghdad
The United Nations calls on the Iraqi authorities to exercise "restraint" in dealing with the protests
Reuters quoting sources: Iraqi authorities impose a curfew in the cities of Nasiriyah, Amara and Hilla in the south of the country
Internet access cut across much of Iraq: internet blockage observatory NetBlocks
1 year ago
Turkish army reports 5 suspected PKK militants were killed in airborne operations in Gara in Northern Iraq
Passenger from inside Baghdad International Airport Said: "the arrival and departure passengers not allowed to enter or exit the airport. we're stuck"
Iraqi security forces close all gates of the Green Zone
Protesters in the Aden square in the center of Baghdad continue their demonstrations demanding the downfall of the government
Protesters storm the building of Najaf governorate and the office of al-Dawa Party.
'Neither side will get everything they want' in Erbil-Baghdad talks: PM Masrour Barzani
Demonstrators storm the headquarters of the Dawa party in Najaf
The three presidencies hold an emergency meeting to discuss the developments of the protest movement in Baghdad and a number of provinces
Iraqi media: demonstrators burn tires in front of the local government building in Basra
Two killed and 30 wounded in Maysan province in southern Iraq after clashes between demonstrators and security forces
Iraqi Defense Ministry: We will resort to the use of force if protesters use weapons against security forces or attack public properties.
The building of Dhi Qar province administration south of Baghdad set on fire
Demonstrators in Basra in southern Iraq
After days of protests, Iraqi Defense Minister declares the state of emergency, and calls forces to be "on high alert"
Tonight: Protesters are blocking the main road leading to Baghdad International Airport in Iraq
Second protester shot dead in southern Iraq today, bringing total toll in protests over two days to 5 dead (2 in Baghdad, 3 in Nasiriyah) and a few hundred wounded
Iraq - 10 civilians and six security forces wounded in demonstrations in Najaf
Crowd has stormed the Babil provincial council building
US State Department: Concerned about casualties in demonstrations in Iraq
Popular protests in Basra
The National Security Council in Iraq affirms that appropriate measures are taken to protect citizens and public and private property
Internet service is cut off from a number of neighborhoods of the Iraqi capital Baghdad
Iraq Prime Minister chairs an emergency session of the National Security Council
Now, to Tahrer square, Baghdad
Smoke from burning tires filled the skies east of Baghdad
Iraq: Medical & security sources told @AFP a 55yo man was wounded in aftermath of Tuesday's protest, died at Kindi Hospital today
The US Embassy in Iraq regrets the use of violence and urges the easing of tension
ISOF-1 carried out a raid on Hamrin range and destroyed 9 supply caches belonging to ISIS
Iraqi security forces fire tear gas to disperse a demonstration in al-Tayaran Square in central Baghdad
UN Expresses Concern after Violent Protests in Iraq, Urges Calm and Restraint
Demonstrators gather in the Al Tairan square in the center of Baghdad
Iraqi security forces fire in the air to disperse demonstrators in al-Zaafaraniya area of Baghdad
OHCHR: Two civilians killed in demonstrations in Baghdad and Dhi Qar since yesterday
Iraq - Large riot, emergency, rapid reaction and police forces deployed in central Baghdad
Iraq - Clashes break out between demonstrators and security forces near Tahrir Square in central Baghdad
Demonstration begins in the Zaafaraniya area of the Iraqi capital Baghdad
First in Claw Operation: Bora missiles first used against real target1 year ago
First in Claw Operation: Bora missiles first used against real target
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