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Baghdad Provincial Council members vote to sack governor
NRT - 2017-01-19 16:03

French troops sing La Marseillaise with Hollande
Rûdaw - 2017-01-19 02:48
Hollande visited Baghdad and Erbil on Monday ...

As caliphate crumbles, Islamic State lashes out in Iraq
Waar Media - 2017-01-18 20:12
Waar, Duhok: Two days after Iraqi forces launched a new push against Islamic State in Mosul, bomb blasts ripped through a marketplace in central Baghdad – the start of a spate of attacks that appear to signal a shift in tactics by the Islamist group. The ...

Iraqi troops advance in northeastern Mosul - military
Daily Mail - 2017-01-18 13:23
BAGHDAD, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Iraqi army units advanced further into northeastern Mosul on Wednesday, pushing back Islamic State as they fought for the few dis... ...

As caliphate crumbles, Islamic State lashes out in Iraq
Reuters - 2017-01-18 12:53
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Two days after Iraqi forces launched a new push against Islamic State in Mosul, bomb blasts ripped through a marketplace in central Baghdad - the start of a spate of attacks that appear to signal a shift in tactics by the Islamist grou ...

Iraqi troops advance in northeastern Mosul: military
Reuters - 2017-01-18 12:32
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi army units advanced further into northeastern Mosul on Wednesday, pushing back Islamic State as they fought for the few districts still held by militants east of the Tigris river, a military statement said. ...

Car bomb kills seven in Shia neighborhood in southern Baghdad
NRT - 2017-01-18 09:35

Bomb blast in Baghdad kills at least seven: police and medical sources
Reuters - 2017-01-17 16:37
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb blast in southern Baghdad killed at least seven people and wounded 20 on Tuesday, police and medical sources said. ...

Kurdish Statehood Trade-off; Winning Throne, Failing ‘National Dream’
Kurdishpolicy - 2017-01-17 13:32
Kurds are no longer the kingmaker in Baghdad and financially, Kurdistan cannot even go back to its old deal with Baghdad by getting 17 percent of the national budget. Iraq is imposing many conditions on the KRG before sending any money while from 2006 to ...

Iraqi forces push into IS-held pocket in Mosul: military
Reuters - 2017-01-17 12:22
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi special forces pushed into a pocket of Islamic State-held territory in eastern Mosul on Tuesday, the military said, seeking to recapture the remaining districts under the group's control east of the Tigris river. ...

‘Moderate deal-broker’ to run Iran’s embassy in Baghdad
Rûdaw - 2017-01-17 11:39
'He is seen as a more moderate figure within the Quds force' ...

Boroujerdi, Nouri al-Maliki discuss developments in Syria and Iraq
KurdPress - 2017-01-17 09:06
Senior Iranian Member of Parliament, Alaeddin Boroujerdi, and Iraqi Vice-President, Nouri al-Maliki, discussed in Baghdad on Monday the latest developments in Iraq and Syria as well as regional developments. ...

Iranian official meets Iraqi President in Baghdad
KurdPress - 2017-01-17 09:06
Iran's Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi met Iraqi President Fuad Massoum in Baghdad on Monday when the two discussed latest bilateral and regional developments. ...

Iraq responsible for people in Kurdistan: Parl’t deputy speaker
E-Kurd - 2017-01-17 05:22
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Parliament’s Deputy Speaker said the central government is responsible for the lives of the Kurdistan Region’s people as the region is part of the country. Speaking during the Baghdad Dialogue Convention on Satur ...

War against Islamic State costs Iraq $35 billion so far: Abadi
E-Kurd - 2017-01-17 05:22
BAGHDAD,— The fight against Islamic State (IS) has cost the Iraqi government $35 billion, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said on Saturday. Abadi said while speaking at Baghdad Dialogue convention held in the Iraqi capital that $35 billion had been s ...

Iraq’s Abadi asks why Kurdistan withholds salaries despite selling oil: MP
E-Kurd - 2017-01-17 05:22
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has asked why the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) doesn’t pay public servants as it sells 1.3 million barrels of oil per day (bpd), a lawmaker has disclosed. A Kurdish lawmaker in the Iraqi Parliament, Ho ...

KDP stresses on Kurdish unity to discuss independence with Baghdad
Kurdish Globe - 2017-01-16 18:27

Baghdad media outlets open offices in Erbil, seeking press freedom
Rûdaw - 2017-01-16 13:12
"I know more than 100 journalists who have permanently moved to the Kurdistan Region ...

US support to Kurds because of oil: export
KurdPress - 2017-01-16 08:18
A political expert in U.S. affairs believes Washington’s support to Kurdistan Region of Iraq is because of the region’s oil reserves and that’s for the same reason that it supports Kurdish independence from Baghdad. ...

Iranian official, Ammar al-Hakim discuss Iran-Iraq ties
KurdPress - 2017-01-16 08:18
Iran Head of Parliament NSFPC Alaeddin Boroujerdi and Chairman of Iraqi National Coalition Ammar Hakim met in Baghdad on Sunday. ...

Baghdad forces push ISIS out of Mosul University
Orient News - 2017-01-16 02:01

Iraqi special forces sweep Mosul University for remaining militants: spokesman
Reuters - 2017-01-15 17:22
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi special forces swept through the campus of Mosul University on Sunday to clear it of any remaining Islamic State militants after taking full control of the area, a spokesman said. ...

UPDATE: Attack on Baghdad nightclub kills 6, injures 12 more
Rûdaw - 2017-01-15 00:17

Anti government protesters march through downtown Baghdad, defy security forces
Rûdaw - 2017-01-14 15:46
'This is a corrupt government with no respect for the suffering of the Iraqi people ...

Deputy speaker: Baghdad responsible for people in Kurdistan Region
NRT - 2017-01-14 15:44

Barham Salih: Decision on Kurdish independence must take place in Baghdad
NRT - 2017-01-14 13:20

More than 16,000 Iraqi civilians killed by violence in 2016
E-Kurd - 2017-01-14 11:23
BAGHDAD,— Violence and military operations claimed the lives of more than 16,000 civilians in Iraq last year, a research group that tracks civilian deaths in Iraq said Thursday, making it one of the deadliest years for war-weary Iraqis since the 2003 U.S. ...

Turkey to withdraw troops in Iraq when PKK pulls out from Sinjar: KDP MP
E-Kurd - 2017-01-14 11:23
BAGHDAD,— Turkish troops deployed in northern Iraq will remain in the country as long as the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) remain in Sinjar as a “threat” to Ankara, a Kurdish member of the Iraqi Parliament, Shakhawan Abdullah, said. Abdullah who is also ...

Iraqi court convicts 47 Shiite militants of charges including murder
E-Kurd - 2017-01-14 11:23
BAGHDAD,— Forty-seven members of the mainly Shiite Hashd al-Shaabi paramilitary were convicted for murder, kidnappings and possessions of weapons in Iraqi court, a top Iraqi judge announced. Majid al-Aaraji, head of Iraq’s Central Criminal Court, said tha ...

Air raid targeting IS militant kills up to 30 in Iraq's Mosul: residents
Reuters - 2017-01-14 09:46
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Residents of the Iraqi city of Mosul said up to 30 civilians died in an air strike on a district held by Islamic State this week. ...

Iranian official, Iraqi FM discuss regional developments
KurdPress - 2017-01-14 08:51
Head of Iran Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Alaeddin Boroujerdi and Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Jaafari discussed regional developments and bilateral ties in Baghdad on Friday. ...

Canada to reestablish embassy in Iraq after 26 years
Rûdaw - 2017-01-13 17:12
“Many, many years … we didn’t have an ambassador residing in Baghdad.. ...

A Mosul le truppe irachene conquistano terreno
Internazionale - 2017-01-13 10:32
A Mosul le truppe irachene conquistano terreno. L’esercito di Baghdad ha annunciato di aver conquistato il ponte della Libertà che collega la zona orientale della città da quella occidentale, ancora sotto il controllo dei jihadisti dello Stato islamico. È ...

Iraqi Parliament Questions Chief of Baghdad Security
BAS News - 2017-01-13 00:51
A committee will conclude the questioning process in a report later BAGHDAD — Iraqi parliament has summoned the head of Baghdad Operation Command for questioning about the deteriorating security situation in the capital city. Kurdish Member of the Iraqi P ...

Iraq Against Forcible Deportation of Asylum Seekers from Finland
BAS News - 2017-01-13 00:51
BAGHDAD — Iraqi government has disagreed with deportation of Iraqi asylum seekers by Finnish government. Iraqi Deputy Minister of Displacement and Migration, Jasim al-Atiyyah, on Thursday met with Finish Ambassador to Iraq to discuss the situation of tho ...

Iraqi forces link up in north Mosul, make gains in southeast
Daily Mail - 2017-01-12 18:10
By John Davison and Stephen Kalin BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Iraqi forces joined flanks in northern Mosul and drove back Islamic State militants... ...

Iraqi forces make fresh gains in southeast Mosul: military statement
Reuters - 2017-01-12 10:21
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces drove back Islamic State militants in southeastern Mosul on Thursday, making gains in an area where advances have been particularly tough, the military said in a statement. ...

Kirkuk governor and Iraqi PM meet to discuss oil revenues, Hawija operation
Rûdaw - 2017-01-12 09:35
Governor asked Baghdad to hasten an anticipated offensive to reclaim Hawija ...

Kurdistan Region main parties to prepare for independence talks with Baghdad
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-12 00:45
Leaders of the KDP and PUK held a meeting in Erbil, capital of the Kurdistan Region, on January 11, 2017. (Photo: Kurdistan24) ...

New all-party committee to discuss referendum, independence with Baghdad
Rûdaw - 2017-01-11 18:26
It followed a high-level meeting between PUK and KDP ...

Iraqi female journalist kidnapped in Baghdad has been released
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
BAGHDAD,— An Iraqi journalist who was abducted from her Baghdad home last week has been released. “Thank God, I’m fine,” Afrah Shawqi al-Qaisi told the local NRT satellite TV station late Tuesday, shortly after her release. “The treated me well. They just ...

Iraqi military helicopter crashed near Mosul, all crew members killed
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
BAGHDAD,— An Iraqi attack helicopter crashed Wednesday south of the Mosul battlefield, killing all four crew members, security officials said. “During an army aviation mission this morning, an aircraft crashed due to a technical failure,” the Joint Operat ...

Kurdistan oil flow to Turkey exceeds agreements, Iraqi PM Abadi says
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
BAGHDAD,— The export of crude oil by Kurdistan to Turkey’s Ceyhan port exceeds the amount that the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and Baghdad agreed upon, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said on Tuesday. “The region is exporting more than its sh ...

Iraqi forces launch offensive on Islamic State near Syria border
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi forces launched an offensive against the Islamic State group near the Syrian border Thursday, piling further pressure on the jihadists’ crumbling “caliphate”. Baghdad and its allies also turned up the heat on IS in its last remaining Iraqi ...

Iraqi Shiite militias reject rights group report on war crimes
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
BAGHDAD,— Hashid Shaabi, an umbrella organisation of Shia militia groups, on Thursday denied Amnesty International’s report saying the militias have committed war crimes using weapons provided to the Iraqi military by the United States, Europe, Russia and ...

Iraq to get $1 billion loan from U.S. for public services, reform plan
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi governmental officials took the first step of borrowing up to $1 billion from the United States on Thursday to alleviate the country’s financial crisis, help reform plans and provide public services. “These funds will help the Government o ...

Iraqi Kurdistan oil a slippery issue
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
NAJAF, Iraq,— Iran and Turkey are trying to extend their economic influence over Iraqi Kurdistan oil, even as controversy flares over surreptitious deals between Kurdistan and Turkey. Iraqi Kurdistan has been shipping oil to Turkey without Baghdad’s knowl ...

Islamic State car bomb in eastern Baghdad kills 13, wounds dozens
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
BAGHDAD,— Islamic State claimed a suicide bomb attack that police and medics said killed 13 people at a vegetable market in eastern Baghdad on Sunday. The Islamic Jihadi group said in an online statement that a suicide car bomber had detonated his explosi ...

Iraqi elite forces advance further in eastern Mosul: spokesman
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi special forces made further advances against Islamic State in Mosul on Monday, pushing militants out of another district a day after driving them back to the eastern bank of the Tigris river, a spokesman said. The elite counter-terrorism s ...

PKK accuses Turkey of provoking tensions between Kurdistan, Baghdad
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The political wing of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party PKK, Communities in Kurdistan (KCK), accused the Turkish government on Monday of provoking tensions between Baghdad and the Kurdistan Region, saying the group’s pre ...

Iraq exported 3.51 million barrels of oil per day from Basra in December
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
BAGHDAD,— Oil exports from Iraq’s southern Basra ports reached a record high of 3.51 million barrels per day (bpd) in December, the oil ministry said on Monday. Iraq’s Oil Minister Jabar Ali al-Luaibi said the unprecedentedly high exports from the south w ...

Iraq’s Abadi says improved ties with Turkey depends on troops withdrawal
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi stressed on Tuesday that neighboring Turkey should pull its forces out of Iraq, otherwise Ankara-Baghdad relations will not see an improvement. Abadi said in his weekly remarks to reporters in Baghdad: “I tol ...

Turkey says to discuss troops withdrawal with Iraq after Mosul operation: minister
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
ANKARA,— Turkish troops’ withdrawal from a base near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul will be discussed with Baghdad after the area is completely rid of Islamic State (IS) group, Turkey’s defense minister said Wednesday. “The main aim of the Bashiqa camp ...

Will Turkey, Iraq open new chapter in ties? / Semih Idiz
KurdPress - 2017-01-11 11:02
Prime Minister Binali Yildirim’s visit to Iraq last week set a new tone in the ties between the two countries, which have been highly tense in recent months. Following his talks with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Baghdad, Yildirim met with Iraqi Kurd ...

Turkey invites Iraqi top commander to Ankara
KurdPress - 2017-01-11 08:04
Turkey has invited Iraq’s Chief of General Staff Osman al-Ghanimi to Ankara for talks on both anti-terror fight and the status of the Bashiqa camp after Prime Minister Binali Yildirim’s key visit to Baghdad over the weekend. ...

Iran ready to export gas to Iraq: official
KurdPress - 2017-01-11 08:04
Iranian official has stated that his country is is ready to proceed with the project to export natural gas to Iraq as soon as Baghdad takes measures to make the related payments. ...

PUK official: Kurdish parties must resolve problems to meet post-ISIS challenges
Rûdaw - 2017-01-11 05:58
Baghdad will become stronger and more assertive towards Erbil ...

Coalition coordinates with Baghdad to strike IS in protected sites: Spokesperson
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-11 04:09
The spokesperson of the US-led coalition Col. John Dorrian. (Photo: Kurdistan24) ...

US supports Turkey’s campaign against PKK
ARA News - 2017-01-11 02:57
ARA News Amsterdam – The United States backs talks between Turkey and Iraq, and also supports Turkish actions against the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), US State Department said. The Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim visited Erbil and Baghdad earlier ...

Iraq says Turkey relations cannot improve without troop withdrawal: TV
Reuters - 2017-01-10 16:40
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Tuesday relations with northern neighbour Turkey could "not move forward one step" without a withdrawal of Turkish forces from a camp in northern Iraq, state television reported. ...

Iraqi forces advance in Mosul but civilian toll mounts
Reuters - 2017-01-10 16:40
ERBIL, Iraq/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces pushed Islamic State fighters back further in Mosul on Tuesday in a renewed effort to seize the northern city and deal a decisive blow to the militant group, though progress was slower in some districts, the ar ...

Iraq forces advance in Mosul but civilian toll mounts: spokesman, U.N.
Reuters - 2017-01-10 11:12
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces have fought their way into two more southeastern districts of Mosul but their advances are being slowed by Islamic State's tactic of using civilians for cover, a military spokesman said on Tuesday. ...

Explosion hits western Baghdad, casualties reported
NRT - 2017-01-10 10:12

Yıldırım in Baghdad: Why is it good for Kurdistan Region?
Rûdaw - 2017-01-09 22:36
The Kurdistan Region should capitalize on these relations ...

Iraq special advance further in eastern Mosul: spokesman
Reuters - 2017-01-09 13:15
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi special forces made further advances against Islamic State in Mosul on Monday, pushing militants out of another district a day after driving them back to the eastern bank of the Tigris river, a spokesman said. ...

KCK accuses Turkey of provoking tensions between Erbil, Baghdad
NRT - 2017-01-09 13:12

Sinjar Mayoral Council Threatens to Sue Baghdad on Aiding PKK
Gulan Media - 2017-01-09 10:06

At least seven killed in Baghdad bombing attack
KurdPress - 2017-01-09 07:06
At least seven people were killed and several others were wounded after a suicide bomber blew himself up at a busy market in eastern Baghdad on Sunday. ...

Baghdad ’reaches deal’ on Turkish forces in northern Iraq
Orient News - 2017-01-09 02:05

Iraq: New car bombing hits Baghdad’s al-Sadr
Orient News - 2017-01-09 02:05

Turkey PM urges unity among Iraqi Turkmens
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-09 00:57
Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim met with prominent Iraqi Turkmen leaders and politicians in Baghdad, Iraq, Jan. 07, 2016. (Photo: Turkey Prime Ministry) ...

Baghdad: 20 killed in twin blasts
Waar Media - 2017-01-08 22:41
Waar, Duhok: At least 20 people were killed in twin attacks in Iraq’s capital, Baghdad, the police said in a spate of militant attacks that have been targeting the capital. In the first attack, a suicide attacker drove an explosives-rigged vehicle into a ...

Turkish PM Yildirim visits Iraq to mend relations
Aljazeera - 2017-01-08 20:06
The two-day visit to Baghdad and Erbil are meant to improve economic ties, and a coordinated effort to target the PKK. ...

Dead body with explosive belt causes explosion in Baghdad hospital
NRT - 2017-01-08 16:43

At least seven dead, as bomb targets Shia neighborhood in Baghdad
NRT - 2017-01-08 16:43

Suicide bombs rock Baghdad, killing at least 12
Rûdaw - 2017-01-08 15:58
A soldier at the gate of Jamilah Market opened fire on a suicide car bomb, ...

Iraqi special forces reach Tigris river in Mosul: spokesman
Reuters - 2017-01-08 15:35
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi special forces reached the eastern bank of the Tigris in Mosul on Sunday for the first time in a U.S.-backed operation to drive Islamic State militants out of the city, a spokesman said. ...

Autobomba a Baghdad, 12 morti
ANSA - 2017-01-08 15:34
Attentato rivendicato dall'Isis ...

Suicide bomb attack kills seven in Baghdad market: police, medical sources
Reuters - 2017-01-08 14:41
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowded marketplace in eastern Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least seven people and wounding over a dozen others, police and medical sources said. ...

Un’autobomba esplode in un mercato di Baghdad, tredici morti e più di cinquanta feriti.
Internazionale - 2017-01-08 11:55
Un’autobomba esplode in un mercato di Baghdad, tredici morti e più di cinquanta feriti. L’esplosione è avvenuta la mattina dell’8 gennaio in un mercato affollato nel distretto di Jamila, a est della capitale irachena. Il gruppo Stato islamico (Is) ha rive ...

Iraq, autobomba in un mercato a Baghdad: 12 morti | L'Isis rivendica l'attentato
Mediaset - 2017-01-08 11:15

Bomb attack on vegetable market kills at least 12 in Baghdad
NRT - 2017-01-08 10:21

Another explosion in Baghdad: 12 dead, 50 injured
ANF/English - 2017-01-08 09:48
A car bomb attack took place in the Shia-population eastern part of the Iraqi capital Baghdad. 12 people died and 50 others got injured during the attack. ...

Car bomb in eastern Baghdad kills 12, wounds dozens - police and medics
Reuters - 2017-01-08 08:53
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb blast killed at least 12 people and wounded 50 others at a vegetable market in eastern Baghdad on Sunday, police and medical sources said. ...

Iraq car bomb kills 11 in Baghdad
BBC - 2017-01-08 08:36
A car bomb blast in Iraq kills at least 11 and injures dozens more in eastern Baghdad. ...

US: Baghdad only got loan guarantees not cash in recent agreement
Rûdaw - 2017-01-07 16:03
a loan guarantee is much different than a loan. ...

Iraq says deal reached over withdrawal of Turkish forces from Bashiqa
Reuters - 2017-01-07 14:22
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Saturday an agreement had been reached with Turkey over an Iraqi demand that Turkish forces withdraw from a town near Mosul in the north of the country, Iraqi state TV reported. ...

Twin bombings in Baghdad kill 4 people, wound 8 others
ANF/English - 2017-01-07 13:52
Twin bombings in Baghdad have left 4 people dead and 8 others wounded as Turkish PM Binali Yıldırım meets with his counterpart Abadi in the capital city. ...

Turkish Prime Minister arrives in Baghdad
KurdPress - 2017-01-07 12:41
Turkey’s Prime Minister Binali Yildirim arrived in Baghdad on Saturday for talks with top Iraqi officials scheduled to primarily focus on Turkish military presence in Iraq. ...

PHOTOS: Turkish Prime Minister arrives in Baghdad
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-07 11:52
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi (R) and his Turkish counterpart Binali Yildirim meet in Baghdad, Iraq, Jan. 7, 2017. (Photo: Archive) ...

Turkish Prime Minister in Baghdad for official talks
ANF/English - 2017-01-07 11:34
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım arrived in Baghdad and was welcomed by the Iraqi Minister of Water Resources Saturday morning. ...

Turkish Prime Minister arrives in Baghdad
NRT - 2017-01-07 10:35

Turkish PM to visit Iraq today
KurdPress - 2017-01-07 09:24
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim is planned to make an official visit to Iraq today, January 7, to met officials in Baghdad. ...

In renewed push, Iraqi forces enter Mosul from north for first time
Daily Mail - 2017-01-06 15:30
By Isabel Coles and Saif Hameed NORTH OF MOSUL, Iraq/BAGHDAD, Jan 6 (Reuters) - Iraqi troops entered Mosul from the north for the first time on Friday, part ... ...

Iraqi forces launch nighttime raid as new phase of Mosul campaign unfolds
Reuters - 2017-01-06 14:53
NORTH OF MOSUL, Iraq/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Elite Iraqi troops bridged a river under the cover of darkness to seize a district of Mosul in an unprecedented night raid early on Friday, part of a new phase in the battle to capture the city from Islamic State a ...

Iraqi forces launch nighttime raid as new phase of Mosul campaign unfolds
Daily Mail - 2017-01-06 14:30
By Isabel Coles and Saif Hameed NORTH OF MOSUL, Iraq/BAGHDAD, Jan 6 (Reuters) - Elite Iraqi troops bridged a river under the cover of darkness to seize a dis... ...

Week in Pictures: From Baghdad blasts to Turkey attack | | Al Jazeera
Aljazeera - 2017-01-06 13:52

Iraqi forces advance against Islamic State in Mosul night raid: spokesman
Reuters - 2017-01-06 11:10
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Elite Iraqi troops advanced against Islamic State militants in eastern Mosul in their first night-time raid in the city, a spokesman said on Friday, in a U.S.-backed operation which officials say is gaining momentum. ...

Kurdistan Region Presidency denounces Baghdad blasts
NRT - 2017-01-06 11:02

Iraq receives $1 billion loan from U.S.
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-06 09:52
Stephanie William, the U.S. Embassy's Chargé d'Affaires and Fadhil Nabi, the Iraqi deputy minister of finance signed the agreement, January 5, 2017. (Photo: US Embassy Baghdad) ...

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