Latest Updates on Iraq, 1 March 2021
– At least 5 PMU members were killed while defusing an ISIS VBIED in the al-Mudham area, southwest of Haditha in Anbar province.
– An ISIS leader was arrested by the Iraqi intelligence service in the city of Khanaqin in the Diyala province.
– The Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Forces arrested four ISIS terrorists in Fallujah and Taji after receiving information about the movement and presence of ISIS operatives in the area.
– Demonstrators set fire to the Diwaniyah provincial council office in southern Iraq.
– For the second day in a row, the PMU forces and the Iraqi Army continued to clear ISIS hideouts in northeastern Diyala.
– Three ISIs members were killed by the PMU in Jurf al-Nasr.
– The PMU forces and the Iraqi Army launched a joint security operation southwest of Kirkuk and another joint operation north of Khanaqin.
– Turkish Bayraktar TB2 drone flew in the northern regions of Iraq yesterday.
– Continuation of protests in Naseriyah
Since yesterday, the Iraqi army has been deployed to control the situation in the city.