Map. History of Iraq conflict

20 April 2021
1 year ago
Nearly 500 US military vehicles entered Iraq through Jordan
Mourners in Najaf this weekend carrying the coffin of Iraq photographer Ahmed Mhanna who was killed during protests in Baghdad. @AFP photo
4 (Katyusha) rockets hit a military base near Baghdad international airport, wounding 6 members of Iraqi security forces - Security Media Cell (statement).
Two rockets targeted Iraqi Counter Terrorism office at Baghdad Airport last night. Five members of ICT were wounded, two of them are in critical conditions.
Sounds of strong explosions heard near Baghdad Airport. Reports of rockets landed near (or at) the airport.
Riot forces fire tear gas canisters at demonstrators between Al-Wathba Square and Shorja in Baghdad
Statement of Saraya Al Salam: The bombing that targeted Muqtada al-Sadr's house is a dangerous precedent and we will have a response that no one expects
The US embassy in Baghdad demands that the government hold accountable those who fire at the demonstrators
Iraqi parliamentary sources: 50 people were killed in yesterday's events in Baghdad
1 year ago
The Sadrist movement announced that Moqtada Al-Sadr's house in Najaf, southern Iraq, was attacked by a drone
Paris calls on the Iraqi government to reveal the identity of the demonstrators' killers
Iraqi officials: The death toll from the demonstrations in the capital, Baghdad, has increased since yesterday to 25, and 130 others wounded
The Iraqi Ministry of Interior: Investigations are continuing to find out the causes of the Al-Sink fire yesterday
US Special Representative in Syria James Jeffrey met with Mesrur Barzani in Erbil
At 7 AM Baghdad time, trucks filled with masked men tried to get closer to Tahrir square while refusing to identify themselves to the Iraqi army checkpoint, they were refused entry
The Iraqi army announces the deployment of forces to al-Khilani Square in Baghdad and its vicinity to protect demonstrators
Demonstration at AL Tahrir now
Baghdad just now, a sniper was shooting protesters near al-Khilani Square
The unarmed "blue hats" who are Saraya al-Salam militias members belongs to Muqtada al-Sadr have captured an individual claiming that he is a AAH militant who opened fire against protesters in Khilani Square according to a protesters who sent @LawkGhafuri the video.
Baghdad Operations Commander: We agree to continue protests, but under the supervision of the security forces to protect them
The convoy of the unknown militants that fired live ammunition at protesters in Sinak area, Baghdad
Tahrir Square is packed today with protesters who are facing live ammunition from the armed groups in Baghdad. The protester sent this video claims that the protesters are ready to face the pro-Iranian militias & their "Snipers" tonight.
Power is off in Khilani Square near Tahrir Square as armed groups are still using live ammunition against the protesters in the streets. At least 15 people killed and more than 60 people wounded according to @AP tonight in Baghdad.
A video by a protester near Tahrir Square in Baghdad claims that armed group wearing civilian outfits are heading toward Tahrir Square tonight. A bloodbath occurr tonight in Baghdad after armed group started to use live ammunition against the protesters.
AAH leader al-Khazali asks the militants to withdraw from the squares and let the security forces to control the situation. NOTE: He is accused of attacking the protesters in Baghdad
There are the US sanctions: U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated three leaders of Iran-backed militias in Iraq that opened fire on peaceful protests, killing dozens of civilians
The first footage of the unknown militants targeted the protesters with live ammunition in Baghdad
In Baghdad, militias in vehicles open fire on protesters in Tahrir Square & Sinak Bridge areas. 10 killed & 30 injured. Security Forces open investigation
Photographer Ahmed Muhanna Al Lami was killed in Khulani Square by militiamen who attacked the protesters today
Number of victims killed by unknown militiamen at Al Khalani square in central Baghdad rises to 16, with 70 more injured
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