28 November 2021
US military convoys enter the Taji camp, north of Baghdad
Message from the envoy of Iraq to the Security Council: the American raid on the vicinity of Baghdad airport violates the sovereignty of Iraq
"Bottom line. This was a mistake," Gen. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told reporters. "This was an honest mistake." Milley called the letter "poorly worded" which "implies withdrawal. That's not what's happening."
The US Secretary of Defense: We remain committed to fighting ISIS in Iraq with our allies and partners
[email protected] on Iraq: "We are re-positioning forces throughout the region number one. Beyond that with regard to the letter which I've read once. I can't tell you the veracity of that letter and I can tell you what I've read. That letter is inconsistent of where we are right now."
Esper says that his staff is "trying to figure out" what memo is "there are no plans to leave" - may reflect repositioning, but not a withdrawal
[email protected] says memo on withdrawal is not accurate "there's been no decision whatsoever to leave Iraq."
1 year ago
Hundreds of US-led forces are being moved out of a base in Baghdad's Green Zone to elsewhere in Iraq and Kuwait following Friday's killing of Major General Qassem Soleimani but the coalition says they will remain in their theatre of operation
1 year ago
Britain decides to cut the number of its staff at its embassies in Iran and Iraq
The US military informs Iraq it is preparing to "move out": official letter
Abdul-Mahdi to the American Ambassador: The strength of the Iraqi government is in everyone's interest
Iraqi PM Abdul-Mahdi: Iraq is making efforts to prevent the slide towards open war
Abdul-Mahdi meets the American ambassador in Baghdad
Jens Stoltenberg, @NATO secretary general, announces that Nato forces have suspended training in Iraq. "We are taking all precautions necessary to protect our people. We are keeping the situation under close review." Says training will restart when situation is safe
1 year ago
Military spokesman for Iraqi PM: the decision to withdraw foreign forces from Iraq involves combat forces & air support. International Coalition support for training, arming, & logistics will continue
US Mission to the UN @USUN accused Russia & China on Monday of blocking @UN United Nations Security Council statement "underscoring the inviolability of diplomatic & consular premises" after a Dec. 31 attack on US embassy in Iraq by pro Iran/ Iraqi militias
Iraq's Samarra Ops Command located and raided a Da'ish rocket cache near Mukayshifah in Salahuddin province. Dozens of rocket were seized in addition to IEDs
Iraqi Kataib Hezbollah: If Trump insists that his forces remain in Iraq, we will turn their air bases into rubble
1 year ago
Johnson stresses by phone call to Abdul Mahdi on the need to reduce the escalation after Soleimani's death
1 year ago
A Downing Street spokesperson says Prime Minister Boris Johnson has spoken to Iraq's prime minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi and both discussed the need to "de-escalate tensions" in the Middle East following the death of Iranian official major general Qassem Soleimani in a U.S. airstrike
Iraq's Prime Minister Adil Abdul al-Mahdi receives China's ambassador to Iraq, Zhang Tao conveyed Beijing's readiness to provide military assistance
Iranian Foreign Minister: The end of the negative US military presence in the Middle East has begun
Three new cases of H1N1 flu recorded in Akre
Australian government 'strongly concerned' after US troops told to leave Iraq
Trump threatens sanctions against Baghdad and says his country will not leave Iraq until he pays for the US bases there
Tensions between the Wasit demonstrators and the deputy head of the teachers 'union1 year ago
Tensions between the Wasit demonstrators and the deputy head of the teachers 'union
University students march in Karbala
Iraqi protestors attack pro Khamenei Hashd al Shaabi militia building in Dhi Qar, Iraq. The fight against Soleimani & Khamenei's oppression continues
Najaf: The demonstrators in Sadr Square announce their continued support for the protesters in Tahrir Square
2 soldiers from Iraq Army 11th Division, 45th Brigade were killed following an attack by ISIS elements near the village of Tal Thiyab in Kirkuk. 3 wounded
Two Iraqi soldiers were killed and 3 wounded in an ISIS attack on a security post in the Kirkuk governorate
1 year ago
Security Media just confirmed the total was 3 rockets, 2 fell in the Green Zone and the 3rd was the one that hit the house in Jadriya
Footage of tonight's rocket attack on the US Embassy, Baghdad
The sound of a large blast heard near the US Embassy in Baghdad
Protesters in Tahrir square in Baghdad shouting against BOTH American and Iranian intervention in Iraq.
The Iraqi PM resigned because of Iranian interference - Pompeo
The Iraqi parliament votes to end the security agreement with the coalition forces. Votes to end the American military presence and confine arms to the state
A message from Moqtada Al-Sadr to the Iraqi parliament calling for the closure of the American embassy in Baghdad
A message from Muqtada al-Sadr to the Iraqi parliament calling for the agreement with the United States to be canceled
Iraqi Prime Minister calls for an end to the presence of foreign troops
The Iraqi Foreign Ministry presents a formal complaint to the Security Council regarding the killing of Soleimani and the "Engineer"
Iraq's Prime Minister Adel Abd al-Mahdi says the options are for the US troops to leave immediately or to set a timetable for them to do so
Iraqi lawmakers are demanding that the country be protected from Iranian interference in the event of a US troop exit
The aftermath of PMF office after angry protesters set on a blaze Nasriyah, Iraq
Coalition statement on suspension of training and counter-Daesh operation in Iraq
The Iraqi prime minister urges parliament to quickly end the selection and formation of the new government
Nasrallah: And if law on expulsion of U.S. troops doesn't pass in the Iraqi parliament, I know that Resistance fighters in Iraq will not allow one American soldier to remain in Iraq
Iraqi Prime Minister: ending the presence of American forces in our country is in the interest of both countries
Masked gunmen burn the tents of the sit-in protesters at the Al Bahri square in Basra
Abdul-Mahdi: We ask Parliament to study the implications of any decision to discuss protecting the sovereignty of Iraq
Mass demonstration of student continue in Baghdad
No session yet, MPs are just having chitchat between each other, still no quorum
Kataib Hezbollah threaten to "expose" everyone(MPs) who stands against the passage of the law to remove U.S. forces from Iraq
Dhi Qar: The protesters in Nasiriyah announce a curfew on the militias in the city by cutting off roads after the attacks on peaceful demonstrators at funerals of Soleimani and the "Engineer"
Two demonstrators killed and dozens wounded in Nasiriyah; after they refused to enter the symbolic rites of Soleimani
Iraqi Parliament set to vote on draft bill that ends U.S. presence in Iraq, closes access to Iraqi airspace for military activities — Iraqi State TV
Anti-terrorist forces deployed around the Iraqi parliament building in anticipation of any emergency
A demonstration in front of the Qurna oil field in Basra to demand the termination of the American Exxon Mobil contract
Extensive student participation in the Diwaniyah sit-in square in support of the popular protests
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