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EUAM Iraq

EU Advisory Mission in support of Security Sector Reform in Iraq

Mandatiert seit: 10/17

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UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UN-Peacebuilding)
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EU adopts new strategy (22.01.2018)

The Council adopted conclusions establishing a new strategy on Iraq, following the joint communication by the High Representative and the Commission on elements for an EU strategy on Iraq adopted on 8 January 2018.

IS poses threat to Iraq one month after 'liberation' (18.01.2018)

Barely a month after Baghdad declared victory over the Islamic State group, the jihadists could still recapture areas of Iraq, especially near the border with Syria, experts and officials say. Ali al-Bayati, a commander of the Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitary units which fought alongside Iraqi...

Iraq celebrates victory over Islamic State with parade (10.12.2017)

Iraq celebrated its victory over the Islamic State with a military parade Sunday in the capital, a day after Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the successful ouster of the jihadist group from the country.

ISIL ‘down but not out’ in Iraq; UN envoy urges efforts to defeat group’s extremist ideology (22.11.2017)

[…] “Da’esh remains able and determined to continue devastating random attacks against the Iraqi civilian population, against civilians globally,” Ján Kubiš, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative and Head of the UN Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI), told the Security Council.

Iraqi forces launch offensive to recapture last town in Islamic State control (13.11.2017)

Iraqi forces launched an offensive on Saturday to capture Rawa, the last remaining town under Islamic-State control, leaving the group’s self-proclaimed caliphate on the verge of complete defeat.

Baghdad insists outcome of Kurdish independence vote be canceled (26.10.2017)

Iraq's federal government has insisted that the Kurdish independence referendum be declared void, in an apparent rejection of an offer by the Kurdistan regional government to suspend the results of the vote to facilitate dialogue with Baghdad.

Germany to stop training Kurdish peshmerga fighters in Iraq (18.10.2017)

Germany will temporarily stop training Kurdish peshmerga forces in Iraq in the wake of the conflict between Baghdad and the Kurds. Germany has been a major partner of the peshmerga, providing them weapons and training.