Protests continue in Basra City, Iraq, against lack of basic government services, lack of jobs and unfulfilled government promises.
US forces conduct air assault landing in south Riyadh area of Kirkuk Province, Iraq. Purpose unknown.
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Moments ago dozens of US military vehicles seen heading to Kirkuk's K1 military base from Erbil, capital of the Kurdistan Region.
Iraqi PMF (Hashd) 50th Brigade conducts sweeps in east Salah ad-Din Province to pursue ISIS sleeper cells. Operation conducted in conjunction with Diyala Operations Command, 5th Army Division and aviation support. 4 ISIS hiding places destroyed.
Six women killed as fire engulfs a homeless shelter for women in Baghdad's Adhamiyah district: Police Iraq
Erdogan: There are organizations such as the Daesh and the PKK
who threaten the security of both Turkey and Iraq
Turkish President Erdoğan: I hope we will continue the meetings of the High-Level Strategic Council with Iraq in this year.
Erdogan: We pledged $5 billion to Iraq to support reconstruction efforts
Turkey President Erdoğan and Iraqi President Salih hold joint press conference
Erdogan: Turkey has provided full and complete support to Iraq in its war against terrorism
Iraq FM says not obliged to abide by Iran sanctions, seeking bypass to continue trade
KDP returns to Kirkuk, Hashd forces to withdraw under new deal
KDP Asayish raided on two homes of PUK officials and activists in Erbil, kidnapping them without having any arrest papers. In last 10 days, 15-20 PUK members and officials have been kidnapped/arrested by KDP in KDP area.
Iraqi Security Forces arrest 15 ISIS attempting to infiltrate into Badush area 23 kilometers northwest of Mosul.
Trump: I like Kurds but I don't like them selling oil to Iran.
Trump scoffs at the military contributions of U.S. allies to U.S.-led coalitions, saying that a mere "200 soldiers to Iraq" or "100 soldiers from a big country to Syria or Afghanistan" doesn't make up for how these countries take advantage of the U.S. on trade and such.
Leader in Iraqi Dawa Party: Iraqi Forces cannot provide security against ISIS. We need foreign forces to assist us.
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Turkish Air Force targeted PKK's camps in KRG's Duhok in Iraq
Iraq Dec. total crude oil exports 3.726m b/d, up 354k b/d m/m - oil ministry: statement.
Reports say the fighter jets of the Turkish army bombed the vicinity of the Guheriz village and scout flights were made in the Zap and Kurejero regions. There is no information on the outcome of the attacks.
Iraqi president @BarhamSalih to visit Turkey tomorrow, according to some sources Turkish president @RT_Erdogan will receive him to discuss many issues including bilateral relations and the case of PKK.
Turkish Defense Minister Akar: We respect the territorial integrity of neighboring countries and our military operations in Syria and Iraq is not optional but the need to eliminate terrorism
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Military Intelligence managed to seize 3 of those ISIS-made suppressors from a tunnel in Makhoul range today. A total of 4 tunnels were destroyed this morning.
A final message, as well, from the US Special Envoy to the Defeat ISIS Coalition, @brett_mcgurk "I wish my former civilian and military colleagues well as they work under extremely difficult circumstances to protect the interests of our great country."
IQAF bombarded Susah SE Deir ez-Zur
Israel's army top spy says Iraq is under growing influence of Iran, suggests Israel could attack there as it does in Syria
'Ridiculous,' says KRSC after Syria puts Masrour Barzani on terror list
Syria's state news agency says President Assad has authorized Iraqi forces to attack the Islamic State group inside Syria without waiting for permission from authorities in Damascus.
US military says it is responsible for inadvertently killing 1,139 civilians in the ISIS war since August 2014, in 31,406 airstrikes per new internal @CENTCOM accounting. Also says 12 killed in May 2017 strike on Mosul bomb making facility from secondary explosion.
Iraqi SWAT forces arrest reporter covering protests in front of Basra Province government building. Initially, security forces tried to seize his equipment. When he resisted, he was arrested.