ISIS/Daesh claimed responsibility for a bombing near the Syrian border.
Iraq’s president ordered the new parliament to convene for the first time next Monday.
Lawmakers from Basra province are threatening to delay the formation of the government if civic problems remain unaddressed.
At least 14 people were killed, and seven were wounded in recent violence: A shepherd was killed when a roadside bomb exploded near Daquq. A bomb in Hawija wounded three policemen. In Hit, a bomb wounded three soldiers. A roadside bomb wounded a civilian near Khanaqin. Ten militants were killed in Shura, south of Mosul, … Continue reading “New ISIS Operation in Mosul; 14 Killed in Iraq”
Contaminated water continues to sicken residents of Basra.
Disagreement over the control of checkpoints in Diyala province has escalated between members of the Iraqi army and Shi’ite militias. Militiamen reportedly kidnapped five soldiers. The army reacted by kidnapping 10 militiamen. Nearly a year after its approval, a United Nations team has begun collecting evidence of war crimes, acts against humanity, or genocide perpetrated … Continue reading “Militia and Army in Retaliatory Kidnappings; Eight Killed in Iraq”
Iraqi forces conducted strikes during an operation in Metabijh.
Dozens were killed or injured in an attack on an outpost.
A U.S. service member was killed and several other Coalition members were wounded.
Several political blocs, including one led by Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr met in Baghdad.