In Iraq, sources say incoming PM Abdel-Mahdi is unhappy with the recent series of decisions outgoing PM Abadi is implementing. Also, most of new cabinet was been selected except for MoD and MoI, which are still being discussed with political blocs.
New Generation announces opposition in Baghdad
ISIS in Iraq has released a video from their Dijlah province (southern Nineveh, northern Salahuddin), their first in exactly a year.
Unknown gunmen killed an entire Turkmen family in Jalawla, Diyala province.
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Thousands of Iranian pilgrims crossed borders with Iraq on foot on Sunday in order to arrive in Karbala on October 30th for the annual Shiite pilgrimage of Arbaeen, footage captured by Iranian state TV in Shalamcheh, Khuzestan province showed
During visit to Baghdad Operations Command, outgoing PM Abadi emphasizes the need to continue to clean security agencies of harmful elements.
Iraqi Federal Police arrest 3 ISIS members in Hawija district of Kirkuk Province.
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Iraqi troops are deployed along more than 120 miles from al-Qaiem to Tel Safok area. The border line is under total control by the Iraqi Security Forces with no gaps in their security.
Major General Faisal Kazem Al-Abadi, Diyala Police Commander: ISIS war council in the governorate has collapsed completely as a result of anti-terror operations in 2018.
Election commission publishes official #KRGelection results: KDP: 45 seats; PUK: 21 seats; Gorran: 12 seats; New Generation: 8 seats; KIG: 7 seats; Towards Reform: 5 seats
Kurdistan region election commision announces the final results of parliamentary elections.
Electoral Commission: Kurdistan Democratic Party gets 45 seats
Kurdistan Region Election Commission to announce final results of parliamentary elections at midnight — Kurdish Media
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Major operations by Iraq's army from the eastern Salahuddin desert stretching all the way to the Himreen mountains, hunting down Da'ish militants hiding out in this remote region.
Iraq in talks with Kurds to resume oil exports to Ceyhan
Macron phones Kurdistan PM, Iraqi PM-designate to discuss Iraq political process
ISIS taking 4 more soldiers hostage in Anbar. 2 have already been missing for the past week after an ambush in Aqaz Field.
Last night, a group of ISIS attempted to attack a security checkpoint at Kilo 18 west of Ramadi. ISF monitored their activity and killed all 3 militants.
Iraq Army 7th Division, 29th Brigade killed 4 ISIS trapped in a tunnel west of Hit
Iraqi police forces killed on Saturday three militants and seized two explosive belts in the oil-rich Iraqi province of Kirkuk.
Iraqi Federal Police kill 3 militants in ambush in Rishad area in southwest Kirkuk Province.
9th Armored Division leaves Hawija for northern Salahuddin
Iraqi Ninawa Police arrest 10 ISIS in Karama neighborhood in East Mosul.
In Iraq, improvised explosive device explodes at entrance to mosque in Zubair district south of Basra City. Material damage only.
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Inherent Resolve:Al-Anbar and al-Jazeera operations commands have launched operations to hunt down the remnants of ISIS to secure these areas and Iraqi-Syrian borders.
Iraqi authorities launch a joint military operation to track ISIS cells in areas south and east Baqubah to end the existence of these cells in the province of Diyala
Iraqi Security Forces and PMF (Hashd) conduct night operation to break terrorist cell west of Mosul. 1 terrorist detained. Ninawa Province continues to have car bombings, suicide bombings, improvised explosive device attacks and armed attacks.
The OFAC sanctions follow raids conducted in Erbil and Baghdad over a three-day period, from October 6 to October 9. ISIS
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Iraq The fourth stage of Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) operation began from two axes in al-Sodur and Basatin areas with support of Iraqi warplanes to clear ISIS cells in Diyala province.
International Coalition in Iraq: ISIS still has some safe havens in Anbar and Kirkuk Provinces. There are 1500 to 2000 ISIS fighters in Euphrates Valley in Syria.