Map. History of Iraq conflict

18 August 2018
Meanwhile, Islamic State claims an ambush on civilian bus, that celebrated Newroz. At least 35 killed and wounded in the massacre, after the bus was caught on a fake checkpoint near Daquq, Baghdad - Kirkuk road
Turkish Army is conducting operations to clear PKK from Northern Iraq's Kani Rash area. The operations are ongoing to clear PKK from all Northern Iraq.
The @CanadianForces are training the Iraqi Security Forces to locate and deal with explosive threats
Iraq has detained or imprisoned more than 19,000 people accused of Islamic State, militant links
Turkish jets have "neutralised" 12 armed militants, who were plotting an attack in northern Iraq, according to a statement by the Turkish military
ISIS false security checkpoint between Daquq and Tuz district in Saladin province, Iraq. 21 civilians killed and wounded. Also clash between ISIS and PMU (Hashd) in west of Tuz.
5 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I met with representatives from the @WorldBank and also with EU heads of mission in Baghdad to discuss the next steps to action the commitments and undertakings announced at the international conference on reconstruction of Iraq held in Kuwait in February
5 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Reconstruction of all of Iraq's provinces is a top priority for the @IraqiGovt, and we are determined to build our infrastructure, develop our industry, protect our national products, and invest in the housing and agricultural sectors
5 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: We welcome the presence of international observers during Iraq's parliamentary elections, but we will not permit anyone outside Iraq to interfere in our elections or try and influence their outcome in any way
5 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: The parliamentary elections on 12 May are very important; I call upon my fellow Iraqis to turn out and vote for their chosen candidates, and not to heed the calls by some to boycott the elections
5 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Those calling for a boycott of the elections have a vested interest in maintaining the status-quo and seek to protect their power and privilege
5 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: The new victorious, united and stable Iraq today enjoys the confidence of global institutions and is a trusted and valued partner for international peace and security
5 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I send my warmest wishes to everyone celebrating Nowruz in Kurdistan, the rest of Iraq and throughout the world. This is a special occasion that brings us together and unite all Iraqis
5 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Our security forces are conducting operations to hunt down remnants of Daesh. Iraqi intelligence services have advanced and sophisticated capabilities
Fireworks and gunfire rocked the Kurdish town of Akre today as thousands snaked their way through the mountain for Newroz celebrations, drawing Kurds across the region.
Iraqi security forces open fire on Kurds celebrating Newroz (Kurdish New Year) in Kirkuk
It's propaganda
IS claims in Mosul the kidnapping and then "slaughtering" of a leader of a pro-government tribal militia and the death in a bombing of a city councilman, responsible for the neighborhood al-Qadisiyah.
5 month ago
India's foreign minister says DNA tests confirm that the bodies of 39 Indian workers abducted by militants in Iraq three years ago have been found
Bodies of 39 Indian workers found near Mosul. They were killed by ISIS in 2014 and found in a mound of dirt.
Iraqi Dijla Operations Command announces start of large military operation to pursue ISIS cells in Hamrain Lake area in northeast Diyala province.
Footage of the airdrop mission conducted by Iraq's special forces deep inside the western Anbar desert. 2 senior Da'ish figures were among those arrested in the operation which was conducted with 10 Iraqi army aviation helicopters
5 month ago
Erdogan warns Turkey may start new operation in Sinjar, Iraq
Iraqi MP: Sunni political blocs in Iraq will request Washington and UN to provide security in northern Sunni areas of Iraq during upcoming elections.
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
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