Map. History of Iraq conflict

23 May 2018
Plan to truck oil from Iraq's Kirkuk to Iran delayed by security concerns
Iraq extends air blockade of Kurdistan by three months: airport sources
Iraqi Government extends the international flight ban on both Erbil and Sulaimani airports until June.
More than 50 arrested in security operations to impose law in Basra province, Iraq. Some of the wanted have been able to escape since the operation was announced in the press for other a week before it started.
Iraqi court sentences 16 Turkish women to death for joining ISIS
2 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Iraq today is a country reborn: strong, united and enjoys the confidence of the international community
Today, IS claims to have attacked powerful PMU militia Assaib Ahl al-Haqq HQ in Kirkuk suicide bombing.
3 ISIS escape from Badosh prison in Iraq. 2 of the escapees arrested in Baghdad and 1 still at large.
Car bomb attack targetting Asaeb Ahl Haq militia HQ in Kirkuk
Today in Kirkuk, according to Kurdish/Iraq media, IS is still attacking Khabaza oilfield
Rudaw says Kirkuk is not safe as Iraqi forces are withdrawing from south and southwest Kirkuk and quotes a PUK official saying ISIS in charge of 40% of south Kirkuk. NRT quotes another PUK official saying the city is safe
Unknown armed group attacks house of police official in Kirkuk province, Iraq.
Iraqi Army and PMF Militia leaving the majority of military locations around Kirkuk , The situation began to be a dangerous
"We're there for one reason. We're there to get ISIS, get rid of ISIS and go home" says @POTUS "We're not there for any other reason and we've largely accomplished our goal" re Syria Iraq
Asked about protecting civilians in Syria, Australia PM @TurnbullMalcolm notes core Aussie effort is in Iraq fighting ISIS, training Iraq's elite forces and armed police
Suspected ISIS attack kills 1 Iraqi PMU (Hashd) and injures 3 on Hawija-Kirkuk highway.
Armed opposition factions in Ghouta: The governments of Iraq and Lebanon bear responsibility for the actions of militias from both countries
Protests in Kurdistan Region against Baghdad's closure of airports to international flights, many holding banners saying "lift the ban, we need treatment abroad."
Lebanese PM sends letters to Iraqi PM and Iraqi religious leader Sistani requesting they stop visits of Iraqi PMU (Hashd) leaders to Lebanon.
US asks Iraqi PM to retrieve 9 US supplied M1A1 Abrams tanks that are in possession of PMU (Hashd).
The Baghdad mall is open for business-and the Baghdad Rotana is nearly complete
OIR Spokesman: [email protected] reiterates there are NO 'US bases' on Iraqi soil. @Coalition members are co-located with Iraqi Security Force partners to defeatDaesh. Security measures at these Iraqi bases remain multilayered and under constant review to protect both Iraqi and Coalition personnel.
Loud blast heard throughout Sulaimani city
Video of Iraqi 9th Armor Division arriving in Basra for operation impose the law. This article says purpose of operation is to pacify fighting and heavily armed tribes.
PKK have attacked Turkish army convoy in Kani Rash village on the Iraqi-Turkish border. 2 Turkish Soldiers killed.
Iraqi forces surround area near Basra city and begin searching for weapons and wanted persons as part of campaign to impose order in Basra province.
3 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: We support the work of Iraq's Independent High Electoral Commission and respect its independence. We are working with them, and with leading international organisations to safeguard the integrity of our parliamentary elections on 12 May 2018
3 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: The world is standing by us and international businesses and companies are keen to be part of the reconstruction of Iraq. International financial institutions have confidence in the @IraqiGovt and the measures we have taken to encourage investment
3 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I participated in the Munich Security Conference where we discussed Iraq's successful battle to defeat Daesh. Leaders from around the world expressed their admiration for the bravery of Iraq's armed forces and for the steadfastness of the Iraqi people
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: We continue to implement measures to bring all air and land border-crossings in Iraq's Kurdistan region under full federal control; once this process is concluded, the ban on international flights to airports in the Kurdish region will be lifted
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