Map. History of Iraq conflict

23 March 2018
NATO: our forces will remain in Iraq based on request from Iraqi PM: NATO will send forces from 19 nations to train Iraqi forces on removing mines, military medicine and maintenance. We will help establish training academies and fight corruption in them.
NATO chief: We'll stay in Iraq as long as necessary
Islamic State claims assassination of a cadre of a #PMU popular mobilization militia in the Al-Shat area of ​​#Tarmiyah north of #Baghdad #Iraq
Jens Stoltenberg: NATO is in Iraq with our training activity. Today I had the privilege of visiting our trainers in Besmaya, seeing how they work and how proud they are of their important work, in helping the Iraqis to protect their own country and in our common fight against terrorism
PM Abadi meets @jensstoltenberg in Baghdad
2 week ago
Turkey detains 4 Iraqis planning US embassy attack: report
Secretary General @jensstoltenberg meets Iraqi forces benefiting from NATO training in Besmaya, Iraq
NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg is currently visiting Iraq - he'll meet Prime Minister @HaiderAlAbadi, visit @NATO training facilities and engage with Global @Coalition officials
Iraqi prime minister to re-open both Erbil and Sulaimani airports this month.
ISIS attacks Iraqi Federal Police company HQ in village west of Kirkuk city. Attack repelled and 8 ISIS killed. Remainder of ISIS attackers surrounded in village after Fed Police reinforcements arrive.
Islamic State reports killing 7 federal police and damaging 4 vehicles of Iraqi security forces #ISF during raid in Sadiyah village near #Hawija west of #Kirkuk #Irak
Senior Kirkuk policeman shot in Sulaimani
Iraq government urged to seize assets of Saddam cronies
Iraq's helicopter borne special forces catch 22 drug dealers in the Basra desert making weapon sales. Almost all the men had outstanding arrest warrants. Basra local Amir Alrubaye stated "God bless our soldiers, they're cracking down on criminals without mercy"
Member of Kirkuk Council, Iraq: there are areas in Kirkuk province that have not been captured from ISIS.
Iraqi local police foil armed group's attack on convoy transporting prisoners in middle of Ramadi, Anbar province.
Iraq PMU (Hashd) Kata'ib Hezbollah says it is preparing for confrontation with US forces in Iraq after Parliament's decision that Iraqi government prepare timeline for US withdrawal. Says US will insist on staying. US to create new group to replace ISIS.
Arab/Turkmen MPs prevent a Kurdish MP from talking in Kurdish during the press conference about holding provincial elections in Kirkuk province
Islamic State reports suicide bombing attack against an Iraq checkpoint at the Kilo 7 area west of Ramadi in Anbar Province Iraq
Islamic State claims to have destroyed 2 vehicles of Hashd Al-Shaabi #PMU on Sadiyah-Khanaqin Road in Diyala Province
Islamic State announces killing 2 Shiite militiamen from Hashd Al-Shaabi #PMU in Bashir village and destroys a federal police vehicle west of Al-Abbassi near #Hawija #Kirkuk #Irak
Islamic State claims to have killed 11 Iraqi #ISF soldiers with 2 explosive devices on the Jordanian border in Anbar Province #Iraq
US Army surveillance balloon was shot down and recovered by Islamic State jihadists east of #Tikrit in #Salahaddin #Irak Province
Iraqi parliament approves $88 billion 2018 budget: Lawmakers
Iraqi Parliament passes 2018 national budget. Speaker of Parliament says it addresses the needs of Kurdish Region regarding Peshmerga and employees' salaries.
Iraqi Federal Police in Hawija district southwest of Kirkuk city resist ISIS attack. 7 ISIS killed and 8th blows himself up. 1 Fed Police injured.
During Turkish Army Chief of Staff's visit to Iraq, Iraqi Defense Minister signs agreement for greater military cooperation between Iraq and Turkey for increased joint exercises and exchange of experience. Focus on border security and counter terrorism.
Iraqi 8th Division shoots down ISIS reconnaissance drone coming from Syria on Iraq-Syria border.
The US company that repairs Iraq's US-made M1A1 Abrams tanks has pulled many of its people from Iraq after at least 9 of the armored vehicles ended up in the hands of pro-Iran militias. Now, many of Iraq's tanks are immobilized for want of maintenance.
'We have opened the Erbil-Kirkuk road' says Kurdish Peshmerga commander
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