Iraqi MP: Sunni political blocs in Iraq will request Washington and UN to provide security in northern Sunni areas of Iraq during upcoming elections.
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The 10th Mountain Division, based out of Fort Drum in New York, takes over command of the land component of the US-led coalition against ISIS in Iraq from 1st Armored Division. Part of draw-down of US Troops in Iraq
Soldiers of 20th Division dismantled a Sleeper Cell planning to carry out attacks south of Mosul.
Iraqi Army 20th Division arrests ISIS minister of finance north of Mosul.
Iraqi Speaker of Parliament spokesman: Iraq refuses the presence of PKK on its soil and is ready to cooperate with Turkey in this matter.
Iraqi MP: the PM and Foreign Minister bear the responsibility for the entry of Turkish forces into north Iraq. This is a violation of Iraqi sovereignty.
Kurdish PKK say they have killed 18 Turkish soldiers north of Erbil in northern Iraq. There are about 2000 Turkish soldiers in north Iraq.
PUK's Leadership Council to meet in Sulaimani
FIFA lifts ban on three Iraqi stadiums.
Iraqi Counter-terrorism service ISOF 2nd Brigade Commander, responsible for security in Kirkuk, tells Baghdad that there are no security obstacles to opening Kirkuk-Erbil road.
Turkey conducts ground operations in northern Iraq 15 kilometers deep into Iraqi territory against PKK.
: Between March 9-March 15, Coalition military forces conducted 23 strikes targeting ISIS in Iraq and Syria, 14 strikes in Iraq and 9 in Syria, first time in a while the number of strikes in Iraq was higher than in Syria
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