Map. History of Iraq conflict

18 September 2018
A well-known activist named Harith Al-Salmi died today as a result of head trauma sustained during yesterday's clashes at West Qurnah.
Bodies of mother and three children drowned in Aegean Sea repatriated to Tuz Khurmatu
An Iraqi civilian was killed and two others were wounded in a bomb attack in southern Kirkuk, a security source was quoted as saying.
ISIS made attacks in Kurkuk, Haddar, Salahudin and in Anbar
Reports that Iraq's security forces have forced a suicide bomber to detonate himself, shot dead a second bomber and wounded a third east of Samarra.
US Department of State: [email protected] spoke with PM @HaiderAlAbadi of Iraq and @PMBarzani Barzani of the Kurdistan Regional Government. The Secretary expressed appreciation for the leaders' progress in resolving outstanding Baghdad-Erbil issues according to Iraqi constitution's framework for dialogue.
A police officer was also wounded in the incident at West Qurnah Field today
American Special Forces at the Baghdad Airport arrest a gang smuggling U.S. Dollars from Baghdad to Tehran, Iran.
Haidar al-Abadi returns to Baghdad after concluding his visit to Turkey
OIR Spokesman: Last week alone, ISF operations across Iraq have resulted in the arrests of more than 50 suspected militants and the removal of more than 500 improvised explosive devices and munitions.
Alton Kupri bridge on the Erbil-Kirkuk road is being repaired Federal Police-Peshmerga coordination and should be reopened in the next few days.
1 month ago
Erdogan joint press conference with Abadi: Iraqi problems are our problems; We want to open a new border crossing with Iraq; We reopen our consulates in Basra and Nineveh
Big demonstration in Mosul today with people demanding that Kata'ib Sayyid Shuhada remain in the city
The army fired live bullets at the demonstrators at the West Qurna 2 field, and reported more than three casualties.
Child among Three Killed in Baghdad Blast
Bomb kills two in crowded Baghdad market - police
Iraqi PM @HaiderAlAbadi meets Turkish President @RT_Erdogan in Ankara on Tuesday to discuss trade, security, and watercrisis1 month ago
Iraqi PM @HaiderAlAbadi meets Turkish President @RT_Erdogan in Ankara on Tuesday to discuss trade, security, and watercrisis
ISIS force strength may be close to its peak in 2015. As of June 2018, estimated 28,600 to 31,600 Daesh fighters in Iraq Syria per IG report US intelligence estimates had 33,000 ISIS fighters at group's peak in 2015
Nursing, medical, dentistry graduates protest in Sulaimani against unemployment
Sheikh of Al-Ibrahim clan killed; Rashid Jawad al-Bahloul and one of his companions were killed in an attack by armed militias in the district of Sayed Dakhil, east of Nasariah.
1 month ago
KRG PM @PMBarzani to visit Turkey on 18 October to participate in AKP congress
1 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Earlier I announced the dismissal of several senior officials in the Ministry of Electricity and in other ministries. We will replace officials who fail to carry out their duties, are suspected of corruption or those who waste public funds
1 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Maintaining good relations with all our neighbours is a key pillar of our foreign policy. This is in the interest of the Iraqi people and for the peace, prosperity and security of the region
1 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: We recently marked the fourth anniversary of the crimes committed by Daesh against our Yazidi community. Those who instigated, facilitated and carried out these crimes will be held to account. We are working with the UN to ensure there will be no impunity
1 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: We are investing in upgrading the operational and fighting capabilities of our armed forces. We continue to face a terrorist threat, and we must ensure that our armed and security forces have the equipment and training they need
More wildfires near the Umm Al Binni lake and marshes in southern Iraq, seen with Sentinel 2 @sentinel_hub
Iraqi security source: ISIS cells are active in Tarimiyya district north of Baghdad in agricultural areas and have clashed with security forces in recent days. They are a threat to civilians.
Abadi: We are committed not to use the dollar in dealing with Iran and not to apply sanctions
Construction work continue on a steel bridge and joint checkpoints on the road between Erbil and Kirkuk. According to an agreement between KRG and Iraqi Government the Road is due to reopen before the Muslim feast of Eid al-Adha on August 22
Iraqi Defense Ministry says East Anbar Operations Command Intelligence has foiled suicide motorcycle attack on alley approaching one of the most popular restaurants in Fallujah.
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