Three village chiefs were executed by jihadists in less than a week in northern Iraq, reported local officials to AFP, bringing to nine the number of local officials killed in the area in the past seven months. In the Hawija region, one of the last bastions taken over by the Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraq,…

At least 23 people were killed and two were wounded in recent violence: Near Mosul, four policemen were killed in two bombings in the Shura and Makhmour areas. Three Turkmen belonging to the same family were beheaded in Hawija. The family included a married couple and their daughter. In Jalawla, another family of three was…

Thursday 11 october: ISIS Attack on Oil Field; 15 Killed in Iraq At least 15 people were killed, and 10 others were wounded in recent violence: Ten security personnel were killed during an attack at the Akkas oil field in Anbar province. In Tikrit, a bomb near a petrol station left one person dead and…

At least 18 people were killed, and 28 were wounded on 19 September 2018 A bomb killed five federal policemen on a bus in Azerban. One soldier was killed and 14 were wounded when a roadside bomb exploded on a highway between Kirkuk and Baghdad provinces. A bus driver was also killed. In Shirqat, a…

At least six people were killed, and four were wounded: Four bodies were found in a grave in Hawija. Three of the men were Peshmerga members and kidnapped in 2014. A roadside bomb in Tal Afar killed one person and wounded four more. In Riyadh, a federal policeman was shot dead. Turkish airstrikes targeting Kurdistan…

There are reports that Iranian troops have moved about 12 miles into Iraqi Kurdistan and taken control of a mountain. Iran demanded Iraq and the Kurdish Regional Government hand over Kurdish dissidents based in Iraq. On Saturday, Iran bombed the headquarters of two Iranian dissident parties in Koya. Iranian agents were blamed for today’s attack…

At least 31 were killed and one more person was wounded: Uniformed men attacked Shahij, killing four members of the Shammar tribe and telling others to leave town. The presumption is that they were Islamic State militants in disguise. In Baghdad, a bomb killed one security member and wounded another. Militants near Hawija executed a…

Iraq admitted that 262 security personnel were wounded during recent riots over jobs and services. That’s 74 more injured security personnel than reported in recent days; however, they could have been counted as civilians previously. Protestors were reported to have been beaten at the entrance to the Zubayr oil field on Tuesday. Security forces used…

Digging through rubble to find bodies slowed down by lack of funds and equipment Authorities announced that 5,228 bodies have, so far, been recovered from the rubble in Mosul. Hundreds, if not thousands, more bodies are believed to be still lying in the ruins. The victims are evenly distributed among civilians and militants. About 2,658…

Iraqi federal police killed a dangerous ISIS leader in southwest Kirkuk, a security source said Wednesday July 4, 2018. Shehab Ahmed al-Sallab, an ISIS leader, was killed by 56th Brigade troops and federal police on the outskirts of Hawija, southwest of Kirkuk. Sallab, according to the source, “is one of the most dangerous leaders of…