Map. History of Iraq conflict

26 September 2018
2 civilians killed and 9 injured in suicide bomber attack on political party "Hall" headquarters in Hit district, Anbar province, Iraq. Among injured is political candidate in upcoming elections.
Turkish warplanes bombarding PKK targets near Kesta village, northeastern Duhok.
Iraqi PM media advisor: news about return of Peshmerga to Baghdad-Erbil disputed areas is fake. There are no discussions about this topic.
According to some sources today US has deployed a military unit on the Iraqi-Syrian border.
Turkish army has established 6 permanent military bases in Duhok and Erbil provinces.
Turkish army entered 19 kilometers into Kurdistan Region: official
Kurdish Jabar Yawar denies rumours of Peshmerga returning to Kirkuk and says no meetings yet with Iraqi Federal Gov on this matter
Abu Reda Al Najjar, Commander of Northern Axis, announces the arrest of another ISIS member who was directly involved in the Federal Police killings at the Baghdad-Kirkuk Highway. Terrorist was captured during searches west of Tuz by Brigades 16, 52, and Federal Police.
Turkish air raids into north Iraq last night kill 14 PKK. PKK said to be in 515 villages in Iraqi Kurdish Region.
Peshmerga commander says Baghdad has agreed with International Coalition to allow Peshmerga to return to Kirkuk province and other disputed areas. Iraqi-Peshmerga coordination room to be established at K-1 base south of Kirkuk city.
S.T.R searching for isis sleep cells inside the city of Tikrit. Two militants were arrested and the search continue
Three people wounded in bomb blast, north of Baghdad
It's propaganda
Iraq Islamic State Claims Raids On PMU In Krikuk.
5 month ago
Turkish presidential spokesman @ikalin1 says 'we have an understanding with Baghdad's government to end PKK attacks from Iraqi soil.'
Japan's Abe faces fresh headache over Iraq troop dispatch logs
Saraya Salam responding to ISIS near Zirkosh village tonight.
Turkish army has shelled Semalka boarder gate (between Northern Syria and Iraqi Kurdistan), and media source say " US troops are going there ".
PMF announced the killing of 82 ISIS between Feb 24th and March 27th during operations in Riyadh and Rashad admin districts encompassing 20 villages. They eliminated notable commanders like Jassim Al-Marzouk, Emir of the Riyadh district (continued)
Special Technical governmentnt of Iraqi Police in Anbar carried out operation against IS cell in Tharthar desert north of Ramadi.
Iraqi premier Haider al-Abadi arrives in Japan for official visit
Commander Qassem Shasho (Yazidi) says that PKK withdrawal from Sinjar is a lie.
5 month ago
KCNA: "Before the Afghan War the U.S. claimed thatit would provide the Afghan people with 'genuine democracy.' The slogan when the U.S. put up to invade Iraq was to offer 'freedom' and 'democracy.' But the Iraqi people did not receive freedom and democracy."
5 month ago
"That's a very deep ideological divide" per @brett_mcgurk "That makes the problem harder than just, hey, we have to get the Kurds over the river and everything will be fine"
5 month ago
Ideological divides also playing out in/around Manbij per @brett_mcgurk - inside tending to be more secular while groups outside Manbij tend to be "more Islamist orientation"
5 month ago
"Where we are is a diplomatic process to try to resolve some of the tensions across that demarcation line outside of Manbij" per @brett_mcgurk "It's is incredibly complex"
5 month ago
The Iraq border - "That is where ISIS still remains," per @brett_mcgurk "We are committed to finishing the campaign against ISIS we're not finished"
5 month ago
"How desperate that situation was, it's really impossible to exaggerate" per Special Presidential Envoy @brett_mcgurk of Iraq ISIS in 2014 "We were dusting off plans to possible evacuate our embassy" FraughtTerrain
Iraqi Interior Minister Qassim al-Araji: Iraq, Kuwait and SaudiArabia set to work jointly on shared borders in post-ISIS period
5 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I will visit Japan soon to discuss strengthening the partnership between the two countries and encourage Japanese investment in Iraq
Operation Tigris Shield: Turkish forces advance 17 km in Iraqi Kurdish region and establish new bases and roads in order to face PKK.
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