"We're not complacent about force protection" in Iraq, adds Dunford
"We remain focused on supporting Iraq and supporting our forces in Iraq to go after ISIS," says @EsperDoD
Iraq: Hundreds of displaced Iraqis were transferred today from Hammam al-Alil camp in Nineweh to their hometown in Hawija, despite major concerns by humanitarian actors
Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi: "We affirm our readiness to respond firmly and by all available means to any aggression targeting Iraq."
Iraqi MP: next week, Parliament will discuss Israeli attacks on Iraq
Iraq: Cabinet met today and discussed "ongoing investigations" into attacks on PMF bases across Iraq over the last 5+ weeks, but no details on preliminary findings. With weekly presser with @AdilAbdAlMahdi cancelled, no opportunity today to ask him directly
Pentagon: "U.S. forces did not conduct the recent attack on a convoy or any recent attacks that resulted in the explosion of ammunition storage facilities in Iraq. Statements to the contrary are false, misleading, and inflammatory."
There are reports that Shiite militiamen from Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces have downed an unidentified drone aircraft in Iraq's Nineveh province
Goverment of UK's The Foreign and Commonwealth Office advise not to travel Iraq esp. Anbar, Ninewa, Diyala,Salahaddin, Kirkuk. Saying "The security situation throughout Iraq remains uncertain, and could deteriorate quickly."
The Iraqi Foreign Ministry says it will take all diplomatic and legal measures to stop any action that violates Iraq's sovereignty
Iraqi Foreign Ministry: We will take all diplomatic and legal measures to address any action that violates Iraq's sovereignty and territorial integrity
Turkish jets bomb Mount Kurejehro in Sheladize town in Duhok’s Amadiya district in Iraqi Kurdistan
Fatah's Coalition, who represents the Shiite militias in Iraq's Parliament, says Israel's attacks on the leaders of the PMF are a "dangerous turning point"
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Iraq: PMU 45th Brigade commander killed today by (suspected) Israel i drone strike near border with Syria. Reports up to 9 fighters were killed and warehouses also struck
Iraq paramilitary force says Israel behind latest drone attack
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First purported pictures of destroyed vehicles near the Syrian-Iraqi border after unidentified drones struck the Iraqi Hezbollah convoy, killing a number of its fighters
Unidentified drones strikes convoy of Iranian-backed Shi'a milita cars near the Syrian-Iraqi border
Turkish defense minister confirms that three Turkish soldiers were killed by PKK militants in northern Iraq. 7 soldiers were injured
In Operation Paw-3, at least 3 suspected PKK militants were killed by attack helicopters in the Haftanin area.
Pentagon responds to reports Israel hit a weapons depot in Iraq being used by Iran: "Iran must not use Iraqi territory to threaten other countries in the region" per spox "Iran's destabilizing activities undermine Iraq's security and increase the risk of regional conflict"
"We support Iraqi sovereignty and have repeatedly spoken out against any potential actions by neighbors that could lead to violence in Iraq" adds @DeptofDefense's Cmdr Sean Robertson - "Iraqis have a right to control their own internal security and protect their democracy"
The New York Times: The headquarters that was bombed north of Baghdad was used by the Revolutionary Guard to transport weapons to Syria.
Official head of Iraq paramilitary forces walks back his deputy's accusations that the US was behind a string of recent explosions at bases
Israel PM Netanyahu tonight: "We are not giving Iran immunity anywhere, We are operating in many places against a country who wants to destroy us" (Netanyahu in an Interview to Israel Channel 9)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that the military is operating in Iraq and other Middle Eastern countries where Iran is "setting up bases against Israel."
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ISI assesses: the sites attack aimed to destroy the Iranian land bridge from Tehran to Syria and Hizballah, as well as to prevent the Iranian capability of conducting attacks from Iraq against the surrounding countries
Iraqi Hezbollah Brigades: "We send a final warning to the American enemy that any new targeting will be punished by a harsh and brutal response by the Iraqi Hezbollah Brigades to the Americans."
Targeted UAV flying over the base of the 12th Brigade of the Popular Mobilization Forces PMF (الحشد الشعبي) near Baghdad
Iraqi Shi'ite Militias say they have targeted a drone over one of its bases in the Baghdad area Iraq
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Iraq, North Baghdad – Iran-proxy Shiite-Iraqi Militia Base Within Balad Airbase strike (20 August 2019) – Aftereffect