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Iraqi forces, protesters clash in Baghdad, injuries on both sides

Oct 25 2020

BAGHDAD Iraqi security forces clashed with anti-government demonstrators in Baghdad on Sunday with at least 39 people, most of them police officers, injured by projectiles unleashed from each side, security officials said. | Video

Iraqi forces use water cannon, tear gas against protesters in Baghdad

Oct 25 2020

BAGHDAD, Oct 25 Iraqi security forces fired water cannon and tear gas at anti-government protesters on Sunday to prevent them crossing barricades on a bridge leading towards government buildings.

U.S.-led troops withdraw from Iraq's Taji base

Aug 23 2020

CAMP TAJI, Iraq United States-led international coalition troops withdrew from Iraq's Taji military base on Sunday and handed it over to Iraqi security forces, Reuters witnesses and the coalition said. | Video

Iraqi security forces raid protest camps after Sadr supporters withdraw

Jan 25 2020

BAGHDAD Iraqi security forces fired bullets and tear gas on Saturday in raids on protest camps in Baghdad and southern cities, killing four people and wounding dozens more, police and medical sources said. | Video

Two killed, 200 wounded in Iraqi protests after police open fire

Oct 01 2019

BAGHDAD At least two people were killed and 200 wounded in clashes in Iraq on Tuesday as security forces used tear gas, water cannon and live fire to disperse demonstrations over unemployment, corruption and poor public services.

Iraqi police open fire, use tear gas and water cannon to disperse Baghdad protests

Oct 01 2019

BAGHDAD, Oct 1 Police used tear gas, water cannon and live fire to disperse demonstrators in Baghdad on Tuesday, wounding several people as thousands of Iraqis rallied in protest against unemployment, government corruption and poor services.

Iraqi forces face tough resistance from IS in final Tal Afar battle

Aug 28 2017

AL-'AYADIYA/BAGHDAD Iraqi forces said they faced tough resistance on Monday from Islamic State fighters driven out of the city of Tal Afar to a small town where they had "nothing to lose" by fighting to the end.

Iraqi forces retake most of Tal Afar from Islamic State: military

Aug 27 2017

TAL AFAR, Iraq Iraqi forces have retaken almost all of Tal Afar, Islamic State's stronghold in the country's northwest, the Iraqi military said on Sunday. | Video

Islamic State stronghold Tal Afar about to fall, says Iraqi military

Aug 26 2017

TAL AFAR, Iraq Iraqi forces raised the national flag on Saturday in the heart of Tal Afar, Islamic State's stronghold in the country's northwest, and said they were poised to take full control of the city after a week-long offensive. | Video

Iraqi forces say they have broken through Islamic State lines in Tal Afar

Aug 25 2017

TAL AFAR, Iraq Iraqi government forces broke through Islamic State's lines inside Tal Afar on Friday, reaching the old city center and the neighborhood around the Ottoman-era citadel, according to a military statement.

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