A car bomb on Sunday rocked central Tikrit, the capital city of Iraq’s Salahuddin Province and one-time stronghold of the Islamic State (IS). “The blast resulted in the deaths of three women and two men while sixteen other individuals were injured,” a security source told Kurdistan 24 shortly after the blast. The explosion rang out…

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 40 people were killed in recent violence throughout Iraq on Fricay 3 August 2018: Turkish forces killed 23 members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (P.K.K.) in northern Iraq in the past week. Operations also took place in Turkey. Near Tikrit, four militiamen were killed in a blast. An overnight opertion left 12 Daech…

Suicide bombers back in action in Baghdad – 19 killed in Iraq Iraki troops clear the Hawija region Iraqi troops announced the clearance of Islamic State militants from 360 villages in the Hawija area. The maneuvers allowed for the reopening of a highway between Kirkuk and Tikrit. Operations in Diyala province are ongoing. Iraq has…

At least 71 people were killed, and 11 more were wounded in recent violence: – In Mosul, 22 torture victims were found in a mass grave. – One person was killed and six were wounded in a blast in Taji. – A lawyer was shot dead in Kirkuk. – A bomb wounded five in the…