Pentagon says all seven service members aboard American helicopter that crashed in Iraq were killed
Iraqi asylum seeker guilty of London Tube bombing
: "At approximately 6:45 p.m. GMT March 15, 2018, a US HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter crashed in western Iraq. The crash does not appear to be a result of enemy activity. This incident is under investigation. 'All personnel aboard were killed in the crash,'"
US mil official: all personnel aboard HH-60 crash in western Iraq are deceased. 2nd helo reported no signs of hostile fire.
ISIS mass grave found in Tal Afar district 70 kilometers west of Mosul, Iraq, containing the bodies of 36 ISIS leaders of various nationalities. They were executed by ISIS due to internal disagreements.
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Military representatives from Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Russia met at their joint operations HQ in Baghdad yesterday at the invitation of Iraq's Defence Minister to discuss ongoing security cooperation. The HQ was first established in 2014 to coordinate the war against ISIS
Turkey says its air strikes in north Iraq have killed 10 PKK. Also Turkish ground sweeping operations 10 to 15 kilometers inside north Iraq to find weapons.
U.S. accuses Iran of trying to influence Iraq's election
: "A US military aircraft has crashed in western Iraq with US service members aboard. Rescue teams are responding to the scene of the downed aircraft at this time. Further details will be released when available. An investigation will be initiated to determine the cause"
American HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter crashed in Al Qaim, Iraq; 7 people on board, fatalities expected
Unconfirmed reports that an American helicopter has crashed in Iraq's Al-Qa'im district in western Anbar. Reports indicate 2 crew members died.
A US helicopter reportedly crashed west of Iraq
Turkey's Air Force has bombed "PKK targets" in the northern part of Erbil province in Iraq's Kurdish region. For the third day in a row. Today, Turkish jets struck more than 8 different targets in a number of Kurdish villages.
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Iraq's Federal Police have concluded a successful week-long op in and around Hawijah district, focused on disrupting Da'ish activities in the area and hunting down terror cells
7 soldiers of the Iraqi Army were killed today during operations in Wadi Houran. A unit from 1st Division, 53rd Brigade recieved information about the location of a terrorist training camp in Wadi Houran. The soldiers inadvertently walked into an ambush and were attacked from 3 sides. 7 KIA, 7 wounded.
The @IraqiGovt welcomes the announcement by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) certifying that Iraq has destroyed all of its chemical weapons remnants, and fulfilled all its obligations deriving from the Chemical Weapons Convention
In Kirkuk city, Iraqi Counter-terrorism service arrests Kirkuk police media director after he accompanied Kurdish Nation Union while they set up a statue of former Iraqi President Jalal Talabani in Kirkuk citadel.
Turkish jets strike Kurdistan's Bradost region
Iraq's ation authority has issued a NOTAM (notice to airmen) for the resumption of international flights to Erbil and Sulaimani airports: director of Erbil airport
Iraqi MP criticizes various militias in Saladin province after death of commander of PM's bodyguard unit by Siraya Salam militia (not part of PMU). Says various militias, including PMU, do not coordinate with anyone or follow official orders.
Iraqi MoD spokesman: ISIS is not capable of holding a single village, but it can conduct isolated militants attacks. We are sweeping desert areas along Syria-Iraq border.
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President Assad received Faleh Fayyad the Iraqi National Security Advisor and the envoy of Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi
Erbil and Sulaimani international airports and all airline companies are waiting for Notam official document to restart international flights.
Erdogan says Turkey will soon 'stomp' on militants in northern Iraq
Iraqi PM opens investigation into death of his body guard commander at hands of Sadr's Siraya Salam militia in Samarra following verbal dispute. He was on his way to Ninawa in preparation for PM's visit.
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Federal procedures on immigration, customs and airport security will apply at Erbil and Sulaymaniyah airports
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Tillerson says the work remains to be done in Syria, Iraq and relations with Russia.
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Improving public services are critical to the lives of our citizens and is a priority for the @IraqiGovt. I issued directives to federal and local authorities to ensure that resources are mobilised to improve delivery of services in Baghdad and the provinces
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: We are focused on reconstruction, building our country and encouraging economic growth. Corruption remains a challenge but we are determined to root it out. I warn all corrupt individuals: we will pursue you and defeat you
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: The temporary ban on international flights to and from Kurdistan region was imposed to uphold Iraq's national constitution