Map. History of Middle East conflict

17 October 2017
4 hour ago
Eastern Damascus: Jaysh al-Islam announce they have repelled a SAA attack at Zariqia front, followed by heavy clashes.
Iranian Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani planning Kirkuk attack on Peshmerga positions, pictured with Hadi Al-Ameri, prominent leader of Hashd.7 hour ago
Iranian Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani planning Kirkuk attack on Peshmerga positions, pictured with Hadi Al-Ameri, prominent leader of Hashd.
7 hour ago
Barzani Hussein: Without informing anyone, the PUK force withdrew suddenly from Mallah Abdullah where they were stationed and vacated the route for entry.
7 hour ago
Pentagon threatens to end Iraq train-and-equip mission
7 hour ago
Trump just said of fighting between Iraqi government and the Kurds in Kirkuk "we're not taking sides"
PMU (Christians) convoys supported by federal police moved toward Niineveh plains to regain control of it and Baashiqa east Mosul.7 hour ago
PMU (Christians) convoys supported by federal police moved toward Niineveh plains to regain control of it and Baashiqa east Mosul.
SAA and allies opperations on east bank of Deir ez-Zur7 hour ago
SAA and allies opperations on east bank of Deir ez-Zur
SAA and allies opperations on east bank of Deir ez-Zur
Warplanes bomb Khan Sheikhoun, idlib7 hour ago
Warplanes bomb Khan Sheikhoun, idlib
Warplanes bomb Khan Sheikhoun, idlib
8 hour ago
Hussein Barzani: Hashd al Sha'abi hasn't been in Kirkuk for a day and already, beheading, arson, looting, and arbitrary arrests have ensued in the city.
SDF fighters freed the Al Naim roundabout, 37 IS members surrendered and 11 foreign IS were killed8 hour ago
SDF fighters freed the Al Naim roundabout, 37 IS members surrendered and 11 foreign IS were killed
SAA and QSF capture Jubāb Tanāhaj from ISIS to the south of Ithriyah town, east Hama CS.(16 Oct, 2017)8 hour ago
SAA and QSF capture Jubāb Tanāhaj from ISIS to the south of Ithriyah town, east Hama CS.(16 Oct, 2017)
Iraq joint operations announced a complete security brief for Kirkuk operations.8 hour ago
Iraq joint operations announced a complete security brief for Kirkuk operations.
8 hour ago
Pro-Gov forces have attacked the positions of SDF fighters near the wheat silos and sugar factory northwest of Deir ez-Zor Monday afternoon. The attack with howitzers left 4 SDF fighters wounded, facing immediate response from the SDF.
9 hour ago
US @StateDept on the fighting in Kirkuk: "We are engaged with all parties in Iraq to de-escalate tension."
The lack of heavy armor of the Philipine vehicles against ISIS has make the crews to adopt an unuseful DIY armor make of wood.9 hour ago
The lack of heavy armor of the Philipine vehicles against ISIS has make the crews to adopt an unuseful DIY armor make of wood.
9 hour ago
SDF has captured Al-Sakhani and Al-Kurd and Al-Badu neighborhoods in Raqqa City
9 hour ago
"I am tired of being taken advantage of as a nation." - @POTUS on the @IranNuclearDeal - we are going to see what happens.
NSA Ajit Doval visits Kabul, meets Afghan NSA Mh. Hanif Atmar over working lunch to discuss bilateral strategic partnership.9 hour ago
NSA Ajit Doval visits Kabul, meets Afghan NSA Mh. Hanif Atmar over working lunch to discuss bilateral strategic partnership.
9 hour ago
Shoigu says counter-terrorism operation in Syria is about to end
Kirkuk - Erbil checkpoint now, drinking water is crucially needed for the returning Peshmerga and volunteers9 hour ago
Kirkuk - Erbil checkpoint now, drinking water is crucially needed for the returning Peshmerga and volunteers
9 hour ago
Pentagon: Dialogue is the best way to defuse the tension between Baghdad and Erbil and Washington supports the united Iraq
4th Division's Shilka and minesweeper hit by Faylaq Al-Rahman during an attempt to progress on Ain Terma front9 hour ago
4th Division's Shilka and minesweeper hit by Faylaq Al-Rahman during an attempt to progress on Ain Terma front
9 hour ago
SDF has captured Safirah Tahtani from ISIS
Kurdish protesters currently attacking the Iraqi embassy in London9 hour ago
Kurdish protesters currently attacking the Iraqi embassy in London
9 hour ago
Local reports claiming US airstrikes have targeted suspected IS camps in al-Bayda, Yemen.
Armoured vehicles, given to the Kurds by the US and other western allies, have been abandoned along Kirkuk's main roads.9 hour ago
Armoured vehicles, given to the Kurds by the US and other western allies, have been abandoned along Kirkuk's main roads.
10 hour ago
Currently roughly 5,200 US personnel in Iraq and 500 in Syria - per Pentagon
Eastern Damascus: Faylaq Al-Rahman blew up a building reportedly occupied by government fighters in Ain Terma.10 hour ago
Eastern Damascus: Faylaq Al-Rahman blew up a building reportedly occupied by government fighters in Ain Terma.
10 hour ago
Trump says total termination of the Iran nuclear deal is a very real possibility
10 hour ago
US officials say Raqqa 85% recaptured from ISIS, despite reports saying city has fallen
Russia(n) Defense Minister Sergei Soigu has landed in Israel ahead of talks with his Israel(i) counterpart @AvigdorLiberman and @netanyahu10 hour ago
Russia(n) Defense Minister Sergei Soigu has landed in Israel ahead of talks with his Israel(i) counterpart @AvigdorLiberman and @netanyahu
10 hour ago
US troops, inc special ops forces "in the vicinity of Kirkuk," taking force protection measures. Not saying how many. - Pentagon
10 hour ago
Pentagon spox says no info to support misuse of U.S military equipment, no comment on McCain statement
10 hour ago
Iraqi security announced that its units plus Hashd militia will be advancing into Nineveh and Sinjar, taking control of border sites with Turkey
10 hour ago
"We have not seen levels of violence suggested in some of the media reports." - Pentagon spokesman on Kirkuk
10 hour ago
Kirkuk police has enforced a curfew in the city from 7:00 PM to 6:00 AM.
Ahmad Khan Rahimi has been convicted of planting two pressure-cooker bombs on NYC streets that injured 30 people last summer.10 hour ago
Ahmad Khan Rahimi has been convicted of planting two pressure-cooker bombs on NYC streets that injured 30 people last summer.
Russian MOD Sergei Shoigu visits MOD @AvigdorLiberman and Israeli army chief Gadi Eisenkot in Israeli army headquarters in Tel Aviv10 hour ago
Russian MOD Sergei Shoigu visits MOD @AvigdorLiberman and Israeli army chief Gadi Eisenkot in Israeli army headquarters in Tel Aviv
10 hour ago
2 suspected terrorists were neutralized by police in Siirt
10 hour ago
8 PKK Members were Killed By Turkish Air Force in Northen Iraq
11 hour ago
Turkish government: We will begin to hand over control of the Khabur crossing with the Kurdistan region to the government in Baghdad
Statement by Senator @SenJohnMcCain on attacks on Kurdistan by Iranian proxies using American weapons11 hour ago
Statement by Senator @SenJohnMcCain on attacks on Kurdistan by Iranian proxies using American weapons
11 hour ago
Government Spokesman Bekir Bozdag: Turkish Airspace closed to flights from northern Iraq
Iraqi soldiers taking down Kurdistan symbols in Kirkuk city11 hour ago
Iraqi soldiers taking down Kurdistan symbols in Kirkuk city
11 hour ago
Masoud Barzani has ordered all KDP branches and offices to leave Slemani and Halabja provinces. PUK expect to do same in Erbil
11 hour ago
40+ Sultan Murad Bloc fighters defected because they don't want to fight their allies (other #FSA factions)
11 hour ago
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl said he is pleading guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.
11 hour ago
Hashd al-Shaabi thanked PUK faction which ordered withdrawal of Peshmerga from some areas south of Kirkuk
Iraqi Army and Hashd Shabi troops are in the palace of the Governor of Kirkuk.11 hour ago
Iraqi Army and Hashd Shabi troops are in the palace of the Governor of Kirkuk.
11 hour ago
Iraqi forces are now in full control of Kirkuk, says Iraqi government
Federal Police led by Raed Shaker Jawdat are at the Kirkuk gas company.11 hour ago
Federal Police led by Raed Shaker Jawdat are at the Kirkuk gas company.
11 hour ago
Homs: government is cutting off electricity, water, and cell service to Homs Central Prison.
PKK holding a rally in Slemani right now11 hour ago
PKK holding a rally in Slemani right now
11 hour ago
Iraq Army 8th Division just reached Al-Baghdadi town in W Anbar for the coming offensive.
The Iraqi army has completely controlled Kirkuk.12 hour ago
The Iraqi army has completely controlled Kirkuk.
Everybody here on Kurdish side outside Kirkuk in state of shock. Peshmergas can't believe Kirkuk has fallen in one day12 hour ago
Everybody here on Kurdish side outside Kirkuk in state of shock. Peshmergas can't believe Kirkuk has fallen in one day
Image of a (KDP) Peshmerga convoy fleeing Makhmour, towards Erbil, as Iraq's armed forces continue their operations12 hour ago
Image of a (KDP) Peshmerga convoy fleeing Makhmour, towards Erbil, as Iraq's armed forces continue their operations
12 hour ago
Iraqi forces fully controlling Kirkuk.
Turkish Army drone action over western Aleppo province right now. Syria12 hour ago
Turkish Army drone action over western Aleppo province right now. Syria
12 hour ago
Lahur Talabani spoke on KurdSat from Kirkuk via phone. He is embedded with Iraqi forces in the city.
12 hour ago
Turkey's National Security Council recommends extending domestic state of emergency, closing airspace to flights from Northern Iraq.
12 hour ago
Lebanese President Michel Aoun urges international community to help Syrian refugees return
12 hour ago
KDP: Abadi and his party handed Iraq to the Iranians
12 hour ago
Heavy shelling of several areas in the south and west of the city of El Arish, Sinai
12 hour ago
[email protected]: Raqqa: colleague reports city fully under SDF control, all offensive operations halted. No airstrikes nor shelling. In effect, city retaken.
12 hour ago
PM Abadi orders the lifting of the Iraqi flag in Kirkuk and other disputed areas
This is the road from Kirkuk to Slemani with thousands of people fleeing violence in Kirkuk Iraq12 hour ago
This is the road from Kirkuk to Slemani with thousands of people fleeing violence in Kirkuk Iraq
Images from Tuz Khurmato as Iraq's armed forces retake checkpoints and other military positions from Kurdish militias12 hour ago
Images from Tuz Khurmato as Iraq's armed forces retake checkpoints and other military positions from Kurdish militias
13 hour ago
Peshmerga: until 4am we were chasing the Iraqis and then the order came to withdraw and that is when we lost the battle
13 hour ago
Kirkuk Oil is still flowing through the Ceyhan pipeline. The KRG will take no steps to stop that flow - MNR
Iraqi army is entering Kirkuk city13 hour ago
Iraqi army is entering Kirkuk city
13 hour ago
[email protected]: Dem Senator Schumer hated the Iran deal made by President Obama, but now that I am involved, he is OK with it. Tell that to Israel, Chuck!
Russian Mark Neymark from the town of Megion was recently killed in Syria. CITeam believes he could be a SOF operative.13 hour ago
Russian Mark Neymark from the town of Megion was recently killed in Syria. CITeam believes he could be a SOF operative.
13 hour ago
[email protected] armySpokesperson: Israeli aircraft struck a Syrian SA-5 anti-aircraft battery 50km east of Damascus after a missile was fired at Israeli army planes
Iraqi army at Kirkuk airport, raising Shia sectarian flag13 hour ago
Iraqi army at Kirkuk airport, raising Shia sectarian flag
In the shadow of Peshmerga statue. the exodus from Kirkuk. Feels like entire city is leaving13 hour ago
In the shadow of Peshmerga statue. the exodus from Kirkuk. Feels like entire city is leaving
Hashd's commande Hadi Al Ameri tells BBC that PM Abadi has banned iraqi forces of entering the city of Kirkuk itself.13 hour ago
Hashd's commande Hadi Al Ameri tells BBC that PM Abadi has banned iraqi forces of entering the city of Kirkuk itself.
13 hour ago
Federal police enter the Kirkuk governorate building without a fight
13 hour ago
SDF secure al-Andalus and al-Matar Districts in Raqqa, only the National Hospital, city stadium and surrounding areas remain under ISIS
PMF recorded entering Kirkuk governors palace as their grip on city tightens13 hour ago
PMF recorded entering Kirkuk governors palace as their grip on city tightens
PKK attacked with German-made MILAN anti-tank guided missile on Turkish Kirpi MRAP. No casualties13 hour ago
PKK attacked with German-made MILAN anti-tank guided missile on Turkish Kirpi MRAP. No casualties
Iraqi Security Forces march on to Telkif and Ninewa valley13 hour ago
Iraqi Security Forces march on to Telkif and Ninewa valley
13 hour ago
An explosion in southeast Turkey kills 2 soldiers in Hakkari city near the Turkey-Iraq border
13 hour ago
Asa'ib Al Haq (AAH) militia move in armoured columns towards Bartella and Bashir
Update from @IraqiGovt on redeployment of federal troops in Kirkuk and disruption by 13 hour ago
Update from @IraqiGovt on redeployment of federal troops in Kirkuk and disruption by "regional party militias outside Kirkuk"
13 hour ago
Iraq/Kurdistan region: both Daquq and Tuz Khurmatu seem to be under ISF/PMU control, PUK Peshmerga abandoning positions en masse
13 hour ago
Iraqi PMU force heading to Salamiya area in Ninawa province, probably to take over disputed area.
13 hour ago
Iraqi forces and PMU entered the office of Kirkuk governor Najmuddin Karim and stripped the guards of their weapons
13 hour ago
Iraq's North Oil co says received signals from Kurdish authorities they will shut down production at Kirkuk’s oil fields
13 hour ago
More than 40 wounded Peshmerga arrive at hospital in Sulamaniya province.
Iraqi Special Forces pose in front of the Peshmerga statue along Erbil-Kirkuk entrance to the city13 hour ago
Iraqi Special Forces pose in front of the Peshmerga statue along Erbil-Kirkuk entrance to the city
US Consulate in Erbil issues a statement13 hour ago
US Consulate in Erbil issues a statement
Massive peshmerga withdrawal from Dibis today too. Hundreds of vehicles13 hour ago
Massive peshmerga withdrawal from Dibis today too. Hundreds of vehicles
Eastern Hama: HTS fighter captured several surrendering IS fighters alive and later executed them (execution part skipped from the original footage).13 hour ago
Eastern Hama: HTS fighter captured several surrendering IS fighters alive and later executed them (execution part skipped from the original footage).
13 hour ago
Washington: We support a joint administration in Kirkuk in accordance with the Iraqi constitution
CENTCOM statement on Kirkuk: exchange of fire = misunderstanding (we hope.) urges 13 hour ago
CENTCOM statement on Kirkuk: exchange of fire = misunderstanding (we hope.) urges "all sides to avoid escalatory actions."
.@SyriaCivilDef teams while rescuing civilians in Mesraba in Eastern Ghouta after heavy artillery bombing.14 hour ago
[email protected] teams while rescuing civilians in Mesraba in Eastern Ghouta after heavy artillery bombing.
Iraqi forces reach the peshmerga statue on the other side of Kirkuk. There has been almost no Kurdish resistance14 hour ago
Iraqi forces reach the peshmerga statue on the other side of Kirkuk. There has been almost no Kurdish resistance
Iraqi army tank crashing road sign with Barzani portrait on the way to Kirkuk14 hour ago
Iraqi army tank crashing road sign with Barzani portrait on the way to Kirkuk
The location of the Israeli raids near Damascus14 hour ago
The location of the Israeli raids near Damascus
14 hour ago
SDF has captured Al-Andalus,A l-Matar, and the mill in Raqqa City
14 hour ago
Presidency of the Kurdistan region of Iraq: Baghdad will pay a heavy price because of its military campaign on Kirkuk
14 hour ago
PUK's Aras Talabani tells NRT that the Iraqi army was not supposed to come inside the city.
14 hour ago
Electricity in Kirkuk city was cut off
14 hour ago
Peshmerga reinforcements leaving from Dibis town towards Kirkuk.
14 hour ago
EU's Mogherini to visit Washington 'early November' to defend Iran deal
Iraq counter-terrorism units reached Arfaa NW Kirkuk city.14 hour ago
Iraq counter-terrorism units reached Arfaa NW Kirkuk city.
14 hour ago
A woman killed, many children injured after heavy artillery bombing targeted Kafr Batna neighborhoods in RifDimashq
14 hour ago
Many civilians injured including children after heavy artillery shells targeted the neighborhoods of Douma, Mesraba and BeitSawa.
Destroyed vehicles of Peshmerga in Kirkuk14 hour ago
Destroyed vehicles of Peshmerga in Kirkuk
14 hour ago
Agence France Presse: 10 of the Peshmerga killed in night battles with Iraqi forces
14 hour ago
Statement of the presidency of the Iraqi Kurdistan says that the Iraqi forces that attack the Kirkuk is led by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards
15 hour ago
Heavy clashes between the Zeravani and PMF at ​​Mullah Abdullah, near Kerkûk.
15 hour ago
UK PM May's spokesman says may will discuss Brexit, Iran and counter-terrorism in Brussels
15 hour ago
Peshmerga forces command issue statement following Iraqi army entry into Kirkuk, saying “this is a war against the Kurds.”
Kirkuk exit road. The mix of volunteers, PKK, peshmerga remnants on city edges say determined to fight but little idea of events in city15 hour ago
Kirkuk exit road. The mix of volunteers, PKK, peshmerga remnants on city edges say determined to fight but little idea of events in city
15 hour ago
Peshmerga Command: 'Some PUK officials have collaborated in this conspiracy against the people of Kurdistan. This is major historic betrayal.'
15 hour ago
Peshmerga Command: Shia PMF belonging to Iran and led by Iqbalpur have launched an open-direct war against Kurdistan in Kirkuk areas.
HPG (PKK) Guerrillas in Kerkuk15 hour ago
HPG (PKK) Guerrillas in Kerkuk
15 hour ago
A source in the Syrian Air Defense confirmed that their forces fired an anti-aircraft missile at the Israeli warplane.
Afghanistan Taliban Claims Clashes Ongoing In Zarghun Shahr Area Of Logar Capital, Killing 21, Destroys 2 APCs and Vehicle.15 hour ago
Afghanistan Taliban Claims Clashes Ongoing In Zarghun Shahr Area Of Logar Capital, Killing 21, Destroys 2 APCs and Vehicle.
15 hour ago
Southern native independent candidate Madumarov denounced election results. He says voting was rigged by SDPK.
Massive evacuation from Kirkuk15 hour ago
Massive evacuation from Kirkuk
15 hour ago
Iraq’s Prime Minister @HaiderAlAbadi appoints an Arab as the governor of Kirkuk, Rakan al-Jbourri.
PKK fighters in Kirkuk15 hour ago
PKK fighters in Kirkuk
Smoke rising in the direction of Kirkuk airport and K1 military base. City is emptying rapidly.15 hour ago
Smoke rising in the direction of Kirkuk airport and K1 military base. City is emptying rapidly.
Egypt: ISIS statement on yesterday's multi-pronged attack on several army positions around SheikhZuweid + Eshkol (Israel) rockets15 hour ago
Egypt: ISIS statement on yesterday's multi-pronged attack on several army positions around SheikhZuweid + Eshkol (Israel) rockets
Kurdish forces seen withdrawing from Rahim Awaa in Kirkuk toward Sulaymaniyah.15 hour ago
Kurdish forces seen withdrawing from Rahim Awaa in Kirkuk toward Sulaymaniyah.
15 hour ago
Israel's military carried out an air strike on an anti-aircraft battery in Syria east of Damascus after its planes were targeted by it.
15 hour ago
ISIS claims responsibility for rocket fire at Israel from Sinai
Coalition aircrafts circling over Kirkuk16 hour ago
Coalition aircrafts circling over Kirkuk
Hundreds protesting unfair Kyrgyzstan presidential election in western Talas province today.16 hour ago
Hundreds protesting unfair Kyrgyzstan presidential election in western Talas province today.
16 hour ago
The civilian disaster in Kirkuk is huge. The Kirkuk-Sulaimani road is now filled with thousands of cars of Kurdish civilians fleeing Kirkuk.
SDF spox. Jihan Sheikh Ahmad: 'During the next few days, Raqqa city will be captured from ISIS.'16 hour ago
SDF spox. Jihan Sheikh Ahmad: 'During the next few days, Raqqa city will be captured from ISIS.'
Aircrafts attacks on towns in besieged opposition-held Homs province16 hour ago
Aircrafts attacks on towns in besieged opposition-held Homs province
Aircrafts attacks on towns in besieged opposition-held Homs province
16 hour ago
Syrian Army captured al-Husayniyah, Deir Ez-zor
16 hour ago
IDF: The Syrian government is responsible for the anti-arcraft fire.The Israeli army maintains its ability to thwart hostilities against Israeli civilians
16 hour ago
AP: Peshmerga leave their positions around the airport of Kirkuk
16 hour ago
Hamas officially condemns ISIS' Sunday attacks on Egypt army positions in North Sinai that killed 9 soldiers
16 hour ago
IDF: In response, Israeli army aircraft targeted the anti-aircraft battery in Syria.
16 hour ago
Ankara: we are ready to cooperate with Baghdad to end the existence of PKK in Iraq
16 hour ago
IDF: Earlier today,an anti-aircraft missile was launched from Syria towards Israeli army aircraft during a routine flight over Lebanon. No hits confirmed
16 hour ago
Iraqi forces take control of Tuz Khurmatu after Peshmerga burn government HQ and withdraw, Kirkuk province.
9th armoured division of Iraqi army advances on road towards Lyalan, Kirkuk16 hour ago
9th armoured division of Iraqi army advances on road towards Lyalan, Kirkuk
16 hour ago
Iraqi militias have now reached the outskirts of Rahimawa, the largest Kurdish neighbourhood in Kirkuk.
Head of Gorran movement says Iraq would have still attacked Kirkuk even if the referendum was not held16 hour ago
Head of Gorran movement says Iraq would have still attacked Kirkuk even if the referendum was not held
16 hour ago
Iraqi forces take control of Baba Gurgur oil field near Kirkuk city.
Iraq PM Abadi: It is my constitutional duty to defend Iraq's unity, assert federal authority and protect Iraq's resources and citizens16 hour ago
Iraq PM Abadi: It is my constitutional duty to defend Iraq's unity, assert federal authority and protect Iraq's resources and citizens
16 hour ago
Iraq federal police units took full control of Peshmerga military camp in Qarah Tapah north Diyala after they fled.
16 hour ago
Iraq’s Prime Minister @HaiderAlAbadi says Peshmerga troops must come under the control of Baghdad
16 hour ago
Report of heavy fighting in Kirkuk industrial area, 12 Iraqi PMU killed and 7 vehicles destroyed.
16 hour ago
Incoming mortar fire and heavy gunfire on edge of Kirkuk city now. Absolute chaos.
Iraqi tanks entering the city of Kirkuk.16 hour ago
Iraqi tanks entering the city of Kirkuk.
These Kurds are now shooting towards k1 base, seems like mortars incoming16 hour ago
These Kurds are now shooting towards k1 base, seems like mortars incoming
16 hour ago
Reinforcements from Iraq 8th DIV arrive at Ein Asad base in W Anbar in preparation for liberation of Qaim.
Two men, believed to have volunteered to protect Kirkuk city from Hashd al-Shaabi suffer significant injuries.16 hour ago
Two men, believed to have volunteered to protect Kirkuk city from Hashd al-Shaabi suffer significant injuries.
Peshmerga set on fire their HQ and withdraw from Daquq16 hour ago
Peshmerga set on fire their HQ and withdraw from Daquq
16 hour ago
PMF, Iraqi forces enters Kirkuk from K1 base axe western the city.
Rudaw’s war reporter Hunar Ahmed attempts to help civilians attacked by Hashd al-Shaabi in Kirkuk16 hour ago
Rudaw’s war reporter Hunar Ahmed attempts to help civilians attacked by Hashd al-Shaabi in Kirkuk
First footage inside June 1st entrance to Kirkuk city, abandoned by Kurdish Peshmerga, Iraqi forces advancing into city17 hour ago
First footage inside June 1st entrance to Kirkuk city, abandoned by Kurdish Peshmerga, Iraqi forces advancing into city
17 hour ago
Philippines Army(AFP) chief of staff Gen Año: end of hostilities in Marawi before the end of October or earlier
17 hour ago
Meeting between members of PUK politburo and US consular in Erbil.
17 hour ago
PUK Spokesperson says these events are preplanned by Turkey, Iran and Iraq and all the Kurdish political parties were aware of.
17 hour ago
AlSumaria: PUK retreats from Qara Tappa, Diyala
17 hour ago
Iraq Oil Ministry Statement: Kurds agreed to avoid fighting/confrontations near oil infrastructure in Kirkuk.
18 hour ago
News that Hashd-Al-Shaabi have taken the airbase is false(daylight one), they have however moved as far as Qaiwan
18 hour ago
Iraqi forces take control of the K-1 military base near Kirkuk: State TV (new, daylight claim)
Clashes between PUK and KDP members in #Kirkuk after PUK decision to hand over positions to ISF18 hour ago
Clashes between PUK and KDP members in #Kirkuk after PUK decision to hand over positions to ISF
18 hour ago
ERD now at Tal Jalaw checkpoint just outside Kirkuk. No sign of Peshmerga.
18 hour ago
Around 40 wounded Peshmerga are being treated at Azadi hospital in Kirkuk, medical source
Kurdish Peshmerga arresting their fighters fleeing with all their ammunition from Kirkuk city18 hour ago
Kurdish Peshmerga arresting their fighters fleeing with all their ammunition from Kirkuk city
The Iraqi army (Hashd Shaabi), are moving towards Kirkuk18 hour ago
The Iraqi army (Hashd Shaabi), are moving towards Kirkuk
18 hour ago
Peshmerga commanders in a meeting with International coalition commanders about Kirkuk crisis and Hashd Al-Shaabi attacks
Kurds burning tyres on exit road out of Kirkuk18 hour ago
Kurds burning tyres on exit road out of Kirkuk
Three vehicles of PKK fighters going to the airbase in Kirkuk Picture via Hanna Noori18 hour ago
Three vehicles of PKK fighters going to the airbase in Kirkuk Picture via Hanna Noori
Army captured several buildings in al-Rusafa, Deir ez-zor19 hour ago
Army captured several buildings in al-Rusafa, Deir ez-zor
19 hour ago
Wasta Rasul says they thought they cannot continue fighting, chose to come back to Kirkuk to protect Kirkuk, urban fighting. The withdrawal has been consulted/ordered with Shaykh Jaafar, commander of 70 Division & Kosrat Rasul, deputy VP; both very close to Barzani
19 hour ago
PUK Peshmerga commander Wasta Rasul rejected planned withdrawal, saying they fought but they were outnumbered, outgunned. PMF aims oilfields
Iraqi Joint operations announced the control of the North Gas facility, refinery, power station, areas and roads in Kirkuk and confirm the progress continues19 hour ago
Iraqi Joint operations announced the control of the North Gas facility, refinery, power station, areas and roads in Kirkuk and confirm the progress continues
Kurdish volunteers in Kirkuk to Kurdish Leadership; “you are all traitors, you sold Kirkuk”19 hour ago
Kurdish volunteers in Kirkuk to Kurdish Leadership; “you are all traitors, you sold Kirkuk”
Kurdish civilians throw rocks at retreating PUk peshmarga forces in Kirkuk and accuse them of betraying the city19 hour ago
Kurdish civilians throw rocks at retreating PUk peshmarga forces in Kirkuk and accuse them of betraying the city
Kirkuk. Everywhere peshmerga, armed citizens, chaotic atmosphere. Burning tires, barricades on some streets.19 hour ago
Kirkuk. Everywhere peshmerga, armed citizens, chaotic atmosphere. Burning tires, barricades on some streets.
Egypt- following surge in ISIS offensive activities in North Sinai in recent days, EAF conducted retaliatory/preventative airstrikes19 hour ago
Egypt- following surge in ISIS offensive activities in North Sinai in recent days, EAF conducted retaliatory/preventative airstrikes
Fighters of the Iraqi army (Hasadi Shabi) seized the town of Kifri in Tuzhurmatu region19 hour ago
Fighters of the Iraqi army (Hasadi Shabi) seized the town of Kifri in Tuzhurmatu region
20 hour ago
Peshmerga: PUK forces give up their positions near Kirkuk and handed over to the Iraqi forces.
20 hour ago
OIR Spokesman: @CJTFOIR closely monitoring sit. near Kirkuk; urge all sides to avoid escalatory actions. Finish the fight vs. ISIS, biggest threat to all
Iraqi tank used by Iran-backed militias was destroyed by Kurds in Kirkuk20 hour ago
Iraqi tank used by Iran-backed militias was destroyed by Kurds in Kirkuk
This is Kirkuk right now. Roads blocked. Very very tensed on the streets. People really angry20 hour ago
This is Kirkuk right now. Roads blocked. Very very tensed on the streets. People really angry
Iraq joint operations oficially announced control of the following locations in Kirkuk.20 hour ago
Iraq joint operations oficially announced control of the following locations in Kirkuk.
20 hour ago
Joint operations: control of the North Gas facility, and a refinery and Kirkuk power station
Footage of clashes between Peshmerga and Hashid Al Shaabi southern Kirkuk20 hour ago
Footage of clashes between Peshmerga and Hashid Al Shaabi southern Kirkuk
20 hour ago
Hussein Barzani: PUK forces withdrew from Mallah Abdullah village checkpoint last night, leaving entrance to Kirkuk exposed. Shameful.
Kurds statement on conflict near Kirkuk21 hour ago
Kurds statement on conflict near Kirkuk
Footage today shows Iranian-backed PMF deployed near Maktab Khalid, SW of Kirkuk, using US equipment for attack on Kirkuk22 hour ago
Footage today shows Iranian-backed PMF deployed near Maktab Khalid, SW of Kirkuk, using US equipment for attack on Kirkuk
23 hour ago
The Pentagon urges Iraq to “avoid escalatory actions” and turn to dialogue to resolve differences
3 day ago
Turkey releases employee of US Consulate in Adana detained since February. Moving to diffuse diplomatic crisis.