ISWNews Analysis Group: Iraqi forces launched an operation named “Black Soil” in the Zur Kan’us area northeast of Saladin province with heavy US-led coalition air support against ISIS remnants in the area.
SWNews Analysis Group: Iraq’s Hashd al-Shaabi announced the downing of an unidentified drone in Diyala province that was planning to attack Iraqi forces in the Kanaan area.
ISWNews Analysis Group: An American explosives expert was killed as he tried to diffuse a bomb in Nineveh Province on Tuesday.
According to Hashd Al Shaabi information, Hashd Al Shaabi vehicles were bombed by Israeli drones near the Al Qaim border yesterday, killing two of its forces.
ISWNews Analysis Group: Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Forces(PMU) confirms the loss of two of its forces and the wounding of another in an unidentified UAV attack in Anbar province.
Grand Ayatollah Kazem Husseini Haeri, a prominent Twelver Shi’a Marja in Iraq, regarding the attacks on PMU’s bases said: “Remaining of US troops in Iraq by whatever name, such as training, military consulting or counterterrorism that they themselves originate, is a religious prohibition”
ISWNews Analysis Group: Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, Deputy Chairman of Popular Mobilization Units in a statement blamed the United States for the recent attacks on the PMU’s bases in Iraq and stated that whatever happens from now on, its responsibility is on the United States.
Muhammad Baldawi, an Iraqi MP claimed that the airbase was attacked and the target was Hashad Sha’abi forces located in it.
Adil Abdul-Mahdi, Iraqi Prime Minister and Commander in Chief, banned all sort of flights military or civil of any kind including helicopter and drones in Iraq’s Airspace.
ISWNews Analysis Group: Israeli company ImageSat Intl. released photos of Hashad Sha’abi(PMU) and Iraqi Police ammo warehouse which was exploded two days ago in south of Baghdad.
ISWNews Analysis Group: According to the released statistics there are 13 people wounded so far that two of them are from federal police and 4 from the Popular Mobilization Units personnel.
US spy drone fell over Ridhwaniyah area, west of Baghdad