Map. History of Iraq conflict

18 November 2018
Reports that Kata'ib Hezbollah ambushed a stray group of ISIS near the Iraqi border, leading to the militants retreating back towards Baghuz.
Alleged Iraqi airstrikes targeted the Baghuz town, the eastern Deir Ezzor countryside.
ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack on Shiite pilgrims in Khanaqin
KRG and Iraq agree on return of Sinjar administration, says official
2 week ago
ISIS militants attacked several villages in Hawija's Abbasi sub-disrtict southwest of Kirkuk. One civilian was killed in the attacks.
Iraqi aircrafts continue to drop leaflets on Daesh-controlled areas in Eastern Deir ez-Zur urging militants to surrender
Iran's first vice-president Eshaq Jhangari arrived in the holy city of Najaf Tuesday for a one-day visit to Iraq. He also visited the holy city of Karbala after paying tribute to the shrine of first Shi'a imam in Najaf.
In Iraq, local government official in Sinjar says ISIS activities south of Sinjar and in Plains of Ninawa have greatly increased in the past 10 days. He has informed Baghdad numerous times in the past week but without response.
12 million visitors entered Karbala in the past 10 days alone, for Arbaeen according to official figures based on Electronic Monitoring
New Iraqi PM Abdel-Mahdi ultimately plans to withdraw Army from all cities and turn over internal security duties to Interior Ministry. Will cancel Army's regional operations commands. Army will focus on external threats.
Iraqi PMF (Hashd): the US is behind the return of ISIS to the Syria-Iraq border. The US is doing this to pressure the new Iraqi government so it will not discuss removing US Forces from Iraq.
Heavy airstrikes on Makhoul range today.
The Iraqi F16 hit Daesh VBIED at Baghuz area on Syrian side of Syria-Iraq border
Judicial Council of Kurdistan approves the final results of Parliament elections.
2 week ago
Italy to end military presence in Iraq by early 2019
At least two people killed, one wounded in a bomb attack in the Kurdish city of Khanaqin, in Diyala province.
A short clip of some of the Mechanized detachments leaving for the border earlier tonight after orders were passed down from the Prime Minister
PM Mahdi orders ISOF supported by Armored and Mechanized forces to secure the border with Syria opposite from Baghuz
ISIS militants attacked a village near Abasi town, western Kirkuk. Killed two persons and ran away.
ISIS attacking Al Bukamal city in Syria that is on the border with Iraq Anbar province
E. Syria: for the 2nd time this year pro-Assad forces led by Al-Quds Brigade and 11th Armored Division are preparing to launch sweeping operations to clear SE. Homs desert from ISIS presence (T-3 - T-2 - Iraqi border).
Baghuz/Albukamal: First unconfirmed reports are coming in and claiming that IS has used an ATGM missile against an Iraqi Army pickup stationed at the Iraqi-Syrian border which resulted in the killing of 4 Iraqi soldiers. Official IS sources did not confirm this report yet.
Baghdad Operations Command Forces kill suicide bomber attempting to target Arba'een visitors in Tarimiya area in north Baghdad.
The International Coalition continues to carry out air raids by bombing a number of areas in Anbar province in western Iraq2 week ago
The International Coalition continues to carry out air raids by bombing a number of areas in Anbar province in western Iraq
Firefighters are extinguishing flames from an overturned oil tanker near Domiz refugee camp in Duhok Kurdistan
An Islamic State bomb maker lost his life Monday while trying to manufacture explosive charges in Diyala province.
PUK asks Baghdad to handover the security dossier in Kirkuk to the local police and allow Peshmerga forces return to areas it controlled before 2014.
PUK: the Peshmerga will return to Kirkuk.
Popular forces(Hashd) announces state of alert on the Iraqi-Syrian border
Iraqi MP says all MPs from Basra Province will suspend their membership in Parliament due to lack of ministers from Basra in PM Abdel-Mahdi's new cabinet. Will try to force PM to select Oil or Transportation Minister from Basra.
Baghuz/Albukamal: Iraqi helicopters are dumping leaflets close to Baghuz Al-Tahtani village in which they demand the militant IS fighters to give up and turn themselves over. Same eyewitness who filmed this said that IS has raised their flags in Baghuz Tahtani.
Deir ez-Zur: The Iraqi army is throwing paper leaflets over the Baghuz and Sousse in the countryside of Boukamal calling Daesh members to surrender.
[email protected]_barzani and the Russia n envoy stressed the importance of strengthening ties between Erbil and Moscow.
15 officers from Iraqi Security Forces arrested in Kirkuk and charged with corruption.
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