Drone, explosive attacks target US forces across Iraq

U.S. forces were targeted in three attacks in Iraq on Thursday but suffered no casualties, a U.S. military official and security sources said, in the most widespread single day of strikes on U.S. assets since the Israel-Hamas conflict started. There Read More …

Iraq: Bomb explosion kills three children in Nineveh province

A mortar, believed to have been left by the Islamic State (ISIS), exploded to a number of children in Bashiqa town, Nineveh province on Saturday, killing three and injuring another, according to a local official. Rafaat Smo, deputy governor of Read More …

IED explodes under vehicle carrying demining team in northern Iraq

An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blew up under a vehicle carrying a demining team in northern Iraq on Tuesday, injuring seven personnel, according to a press statement issued by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). The IED exploded Read More …

Iraq: Two Killed, Four Injured in Roadside Blasts in Nineveh

Two people were killed while four others were wounded on Saturday after Daesh militants attacked northern and central Iraq. According to security sources, the first attack took place in Nineveh Governate, which borders Syria, where one soldier was killed and Read More …

Iraqi Security Forces destroyed an improvised explosive device lab, IEDs and ammunition in Nineveh, Saladin and Al Anbar Governorates

The Joint Operations Command forces alongside Popular Mobilization units seized and destroyed terrorist hideouts, an improvised explosive device lab, IEDs, bomb-making materials and ammunition including Katyusha rockets in joint operations in Nineveh, Saladin and Al Anbar Governorates. بعد أن شرعت Read More …

Iraq: Construction workers found found IEDs inside walls of al-Nuri mosque in Mosul

The iconic 12th Century mosque in the Iraqi city of Mosul is being rebuilt after ISIS nearly destroyed it five years ago. It’s now well under reconstruction — a symbol of the city’s comeback. Omar Taqa, the assistant site coordinator Read More …

Iraqi security forces seized cache of explosives and ammunition in western Nineveh governorate

Two separate operations were carried out based on accurate intelligence information from the Intelligence Division of the 15th Division, one of the joints of the Military Intelligence Directorate in the Ministry of Defense, which confirmed the presence of explosive materials, Read More …

Iraq: ‘Gentle steps forward’ in restoring Mosul’s Commonwealth war cemetery

There have been “gentle steps forward” in the effort to repair the war cemetery in Mosul, following years of ISIS occupation. Iraq’s second-largest city spent three years under Islamic State’s brutal rule and many of its buildings were destroyed, including Read More …

Iraq: IED explosion kills at least three soldiers near Sinjar

An improvised explosive device (IED) blew up on a group of Iraqi soldiers in the Yezidi-majority Sinjar district of Nineveh province, local media reported. The bombing killed at least nine people, one official claimed. The explosion took place as a Read More …

UN convoy hit by explosion in northern Iraq

The United Nations said one of its convoys was hit by an explosion Wednesday in northern Iraq; there were few other details. Two UN employees were reported injured. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, who heads the UN’s Iraq mission, told the UN Security Read More …