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11 homes were burned in Maqam village by ISIS near Hawija
Local source says PKK in Sinjar, Iraq, have withdrawn to northeast Syria near Turkish border. There are about 500 of them.
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Ezidis in Sinjar protested against the ongoing threats of the Turkish army and Erdoğan to invade the region
Iraqi MP says there are discussions with Kurdish Regional Government about returning Peshmerga to disputed areas but nothing agreed on. US is pressuring Baghdad to allow Peshmerga to return, which will complicate Baghdad's relations with PMU (Hashd).
Turkey's National Security Council says it expects Iraq to halt PKK activities in its territory, otherwise Ankara will take action
reports 14 additional civilian deaths in counter-ISIS operations in Iraq and Syria. At least 855 civilians have been killed by US-led coalition strikes since the start of ops in August 2014.
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Encouraging the growth of the private sector and attracting investment are key for the reconstruction of Iraq and job-creation
Peshmerga responds to Iraqi PM's statement requesting greater coordination with Peshmerga concerning disputed areas: we take our orders from the Kurdish Regional Government.
Muqtada al-Sadr announces he is ready to save Kirkuk province, Iraq, from terrorism, political struggle and sectarianism.
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: The @IraqiGovt is working with local and international partners to restore stability, maintain security and provide essential services to support the voluntary return of displaced people to their home
Iraq wants to 'keep away' from U.S.-Iran conflict, Prime Minister Abadi says
In air landing assault in Anbar province, Iraqi Counter-terrorism service arrests ISIS commander of the desert and his assistant.
US Defense Secretary says PKK presence in Sinjar in Iraq is a threat to Turkey. When asked if US would support Turkish operations in Sinjar, replies he has no knowledge of any future Turkish operation in Sinjar.
Iraqi PMU (Hashd) conducting security operations in Riyadh subdistrict of Hawija, Kirkuk province, finds ISIS cache of 1000 German landmines. Other PMU kill 14 ISIS in area between Ninawa and Saladin provinces.
Brigade 88 found a mass grave during operations on Hamrin Mountains.
Operation took place in vicinity of Husseiniya village near Zab town. Brigade 56's Zab regiment, Brigade 36's Black Tigris regiment, and the 6th Brigade of Federal Police were the units responsible for the elimination of 6 militants.
Counter Terror arrested the terrorist responsible for the Baghdad-Kirkuk attacks. The man known as Abu Suleiman al-Afri and 10 of his cohorts were taken in, based on Intelligence.He had maps and other info or planning future attacks.
ISIS jihadists killed several soldiers and set fire to 11 Iraqi army barracks #ISF during a raid west of #Kirkuk #Irak
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: We are implementing measures to attract investment, and encourage growth of the private sector. These measures are essential for the reconstruction of Iraq, improving public services to all Iraqis and the creation of jobs
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: We are restoring stability in captured areas and working across government agencies and with local and international partners to support the safe and voluntary return of displaced people to their home
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: We have a timetable for the reduction of the number of foreign troops in Iraq. Military operations and air sorties by our coalition partners are conducted only after they are authorised by the @IraqiGovt
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Our region is facing serious challenges; we must, therefore, work together to address them and cooperate to defeat extremism and root-out terrorism
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Our international relations are founded on the principles of shared interests, respect for national sovereignty, noninterference in the internal affairs of others and adherence to international law
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: As mandated by the Iraqi constitution, the @IraqiGovt will not tolerate any use of our territories for acts of aggression against our neighbours
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I spoke earlier to the Prime Minister of Turkey who reiterated his government's full respect for Iraq's sovereignty
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Iraq's Armed Forces are in complete control of all of Iraq's borders
Explosion hits central Kirkuk. Casualties unknown.
ISIS remnants in Syria from DeirEzzor down the river valley to alQaim by Iraq border, per Mattis
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Turkish drone circling over Iraqi Kurdistan
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Arrival of Iraqi top generals in Shingal today. Iraqi army on the ground accompanied several Member of the Ministry of Defense in Sinune and Khanasor. At the checkpoints, which was handed over, the flags of the PKK and YBŞ were taken down and replaced.