3 week ago
2 killed, 11 wounded in car bomb explosion in Tal Afar, Iraq
Victims in a car bomb explosion in the center of Tal Afar, west of Mosul
ISIS kidnapped 14 civilians in Rashad, southwest Kirkuk, including a village chief (mukhtar). Militants also stormed into Parapara village near Khormatu, kidnapping 4 Kurds — one escaped.
Iraq PM says Iraqi troops could deploy into Syria to protect from threats across the border -latest fallout from US decision to withdraw. He said Iraq concerned ISIL could expand footprint. He spoke with Pompeo. US didn't request to deploy in Syria but possibility "circulating"
A couple of days ago, @POTUS tweeted he did not know @brett_mcgurk
with criticism for former Special Envoy to the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS @brett_mcgurk . and saying the US is being respected for his moves as president
Turkey again extends flight ban on the Kurdistan Region's Sulaimani airport until March 24, 2019.
A Hashd al-Shaabi force in Shingal attacked Peshmerga forces who were in charge of protecting Yezidi temple in the region, abducting a number of them, according to Peshmerga Commander Haider Shasho
: "It should not be the job of America to replace governments around the world. This is what President Trump recognized in Iraq, that it was the biggest foreign policy disaster of the last several decades, and he's right.The generals still don't get the mistake." @RandPaul
3 week ago
Iraq's Baghdad's Green Zone opens its gates to public after 15 years.
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: I have taken a whole series of briefings while in Iraq. Our presence will remain and we will continue doing the very important job that we are doing.
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Iraqi President Barham Salih. Secretary Pompeo discussed the recent territorial defeat of ISIS in Syria with President Salih and reaffirmed U.S. support for Iraq
State Department: Washington is working with Baghdad to end Iraq's dependence on Iranian gas
At least 10-15 ISIS wearing ISF uniforms were reported west of Abbasi town 2 nights ago in W Kirkuk. The security forces put a serious dent on terror activity in Riyadh subdistrict but the vicinity of Gharib still needs to be dealt with.
ANHA : An Iranian military convoy consisting of nearly 80 military vehicles, with about 400 personnel heading to DeirAlZour near the Iraqi borders.
Akar on Sinjar and Karacak Mountain air operation: we have killed only militants, no civilians
US administration official: We reject the comparison between Trump's decision to withdraw from Syria and Obama's decision to withdraw from Iraq
Coalition forces are bombing ISIS targets on Mount Qarachogh, in Makhmour
PKK claimed sniper attacks against Turkish army in Turkey and Iraq, killed 2 Turkish soldiers
SDF has rejected the presence of Northern Syria Peshmerga and The Syrian Tomorrow's movement in Northern Syria between the Syrian and Turkish border. SDF has the intention to let the Syrian government protect Northern Syrian jointly with SDF.
Iraq-Jordan border to reopen beginning of next year: state media
39 police officers detained on suspicion of corruption in Kirkuk
PUK is asking for deputy PM position, Speaker of parliament and Vice President. KDP has rejected that and currently the internal issues within PUK is complicating the process. PUK has threatened KDP to create two administration zones if they don't participate in next cabinet.
German foreign minister @HeikoMaas to visit Erbil today. He will meet KRG @PMBarzani and representatives of minorities in Kurdistan.
India to send high-level business delegation to Kurdistan Region: Consulate
National Defense Minister Akar: Sinjar will not be allowed to be a new Kandil
1 month ago
Sharing a message after his meeting with Nadia Murad, Minister of Foreign Affairs Çavuşoğlu has stated that they discussed "the situation of Yezidis" while Murad has written that they met "to discuss the Turkish airstrikes in Sinjar"
1 month ago
Netherlands Foreign Minister arrives in Erbil, capital of the Kurdistan Region. He will meet with the KRG officials tomorrow.
HPG reports Turkish airstrikes on Gare, Xakurke and Heftanin
The Consul General highlighted the ongoing operations of Russia's oil giants in the region, noting that their continued work would "improve the economy of Kurdistan [Region]."