Map. History of Iraq conflict

18 August 2018
4 month ago
Erdogan: Director of Turkish intelligence will meet with an Iraqi official to discuss the possible operation in Sinjar
4 month ago
Erdogan: If the Iraqi government's operation in Sinjar fails, we will do what is necessary
Federal Police seized one of the home-made rocket launchers during an operation near Samarra. We recall that ISIS made these en masse as an alternative to SPG-9 reloads during the Mosul battle. They're kept in batches for one-time use.
Iraqi governor of Kirkuk province: there are still ISIS pockets in the province. They will not be easy to clear because they disappear during security operations and then easily reappear. It is impossible to estimate ISIS numbers.
HPG/ PKK-affiliated Sinjar Resistance Units (YBS) still seen in the region
Iraqi troops were deployed in Sinjar district, where the PKK group retreated on Saturday, an army spokesperson said. Brigadier General Yahya Rasool,Iraqi military spokesperson said the 15th brigade of the army were deployed with heavy weapons in the Sinjar district and Sinun town
Turkish artillery bombards northeast of Duhok, wounding one
Reports of large-scale reinforcements being sent by several branches of Iraq's military to the Sinjar region and the northwestern border with Syria. Army, Federal Police and Hashd units are ready to secure the Sinjar area against any security threats
Turkish ambassador in Baghdad says there is currently no operation against PKK in Sinjar.
According to Iraqi security sources, editor of ISIS' Naba newspaper Abu Sayef al-Iraqi arrested in Mosul. No confirmation from ISIS or other sources. Naba, 124 issues in, is released on a consistent weekly basis.
Turkish warplanes are flying over Shingal (Sinjar) which is home to thousands of Ezidis
Turkish President Erdogan announces the start of operation in Sinjar to remove the PKK group
Islamic State announces killing of 7 Iraqi #ISF soldiers and Hashd Al-Shaabi #PMU militia in #Tarmiya area north of #Baghdad
Islamic State claims to have killed 9 Hashd Al-Shaabi militiamen in #Diyala
13 Iraqi ISF federal police and Hashd Al-Chaabi #PMU militia were captured (on the road Kirkuk- Baghdad) and then executed by Islamic State jihadists
Iraqi governor of Ninawa province calls for the quick fill of the security vacuum in Sinjar after PKK withdraws.
Families of the victims of Turkish airstrikes on civilians condemned Turkish attacks, calling on intl community, KRG and Iraqi Gov to stop the attacks on civilians, meanwhile they condemned KRG's statement
PKK decides to withdraw it's guerrillas in Sinjar - Statement
Islamic State reports killing 4 Iraqi army soldiers in the Khizaranah area east of #Baquba in Diyala #Iraq province
Islamic State claims to have destroyed 4 vehicles and killed 5 Iraqi security officials #ISF near Al-Alas oil field west of #Kirkuk #Irak
Islamic State announces killing 6 Iraqi Border Policemen #ISF at Jordanian border #Irak
4 month ago
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says Turkey will be reopening airspace to northern Iraq as of Friday but flights will be available to Erbil only
Mosul's chief administrator tells: If Baghdad doesn't properly invest in reconstruction, we may get 'something worse' than Islamic State
4 month ago
Turkish air space embargo on Kurdistan air space is over - Turkish PM
Eastern Damascus: Russian MP pictured with a brother of overall commander of Iraq|i militia Imam Hussein Brigade in Damascus who took part in Harasta Battle.
Iraq has received their last batch of Pantsir-S1 air defense systems after they signed a contract with Russia to deliver at least 48 of these vehicles
China promotes new anti-tank missile carrier for Iraqi Armed Forces
Turkish air strikes in northeast Iraq on villages containing suspected PKK positions result in the deaths of 4 civilians.
Turkish warplanes bombarding PKK bases in Baleyan valley, northern Erbil. at least 6 PKK Guerrillas and 4 villagers killed.
ISIS detonated a Kakayi shrine in Zanqara village, Daquq southern Kirkuk. IS re-arranging again, after failed Iraqi forces security management
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