In Kirkuk city, Iraqi Counter-terrorism service arrests Kirkuk police media director after he accompanied Kurdish Nation Union while they set up a statue of former Iraqi President Jalal Talabani in Kirkuk citadel.
Turkish jets strike Kurdistan's Bradost region
Iraq's ation authority has issued a NOTAM (notice to airmen) for the resumption of international flights to Erbil and Sulaimani airports: director of Erbil airport
Iraqi MP criticizes various militias in Saladin province after death of commander of PM's bodyguard unit by Siraya Salam militia (not part of PMU). Says various militias, including PMU, do not coordinate with anyone or follow official orders.
Iraqi MoD spokesman: ISIS is not capable of holding a single village, but it can conduct isolated militants attacks. We are sweeping desert areas along Syria-Iraq border.
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President Assad received Faleh Fayyad the Iraqi National Security Advisor and the envoy of Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi
Erbil and Sulaimani international airports and all airline companies are waiting for Notam official document to restart international flights.
Erdogan says Turkey will soon 'stomp' on militants in northern Iraq
Iraqi PM opens investigation into death of his body guard commander at hands of Sadr's Siraya Salam militia in Samarra following verbal dispute. He was on his way to Ninawa in preparation for PM's visit.
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Federal procedures on immigration, customs and airport security will apply at Erbil and Sulaymaniyah airports
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Tillerson says the work remains to be done in Syria, Iraq and relations with Russia.
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Improving public services are critical to the lives of our citizens and is a priority for the @IraqiGovt. I issued directives to federal and local authorities to ensure that resources are mobilised to improve delivery of services in Baghdad and the provinces
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: We are focused on reconstruction, building our country and encouraging economic growth. Corruption remains a challenge but we are determined to root it out. I warn all corrupt individuals: we will pursue you and defeat you
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: The temporary ban on international flights to and from Kurdistan region was imposed to uphold Iraq's national constitution
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I hope that we can work together with the authorities in Kurdistan region to serve the Iraqi people and use Iraq's wealth and resources to build our country
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Today I issued an Executive Decree to permit the resumption of international flights to Erbil and Sulaymaniyah airports within a week; the airports will be under federal authority and jurisdiction
Clashes between PMF and Iraqi PM @HaiderAlAbadi bodyguards in Salahaddin Province which resulted in killing one of Abadi's senior commanders
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: The lives of all refugees and IDPs in the Kurdistan Region is protected. It is in the responsibility of @Kurdistan to protect them. Kurdistan is their home.
Kurdistan PM Nechirvan Barzani holding a press conference now, welcomes Al Abadi decision on lifting ban on airports
Motorcycle bomb wounds two in Kirkuk
Iraqi Counter-terrorism service 2nd ISOF Brigade denies there is an agreement with Peshmerga to open combined operations center in Kirkuk province.
Iraqi President rejects to approve 2018 federal budget
Iraqi PM Abadi lifts ban on international flights to Kurdistan Region
Iraq lifts ban on international flights to airports in Kurdistan region
International flight ban on the Kurdistan Region airports to be lifted this coming Thursday, sources say.
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People in Tikrit start noticing sounds of drills shovel and digging Underground the city people saying "we call the police but they said nothing to worry about yet the sound never stop" sound have been heard everyday around Qadisiyah
Iraqi Joint Operations Command: there is no agreement between Baghdad and Erbil to allow Peshmerga to return to disputed areas.
Iraqi Anbar source: Iraqi PMU (Hashd) is refusing to withdraw from captured areas in Anbar despite presence of other security forces. PMU is preventing displaced persons from returning to their homes. Mentions Badr, Hezbollah and Asa'ib Ahl al-Haqq.
: "PMF largely because of Sistani's call to come together when Daesh was moving towards Baghdad, they have played a vital role in the defeat of Daesh in a many circles and many places within Iraq, they are seen as the saviors of Iraq."
ISIS destroyed the Habib Mustafa Mosque located on the Tikrit-Kirkuk road.