Tehran’s political and military involvement in Syria and Iraq have helped to turn their state structures upside-down.
At least four rockets struck an Iraqi airbase, the Iraqi military says in a statement, while other officials say one person was wounded at the base where an American defence company services combat aircraft.
Turkey’s success in eliminating the PKK in the region will determine its future in Sinjar and Mosul.
Turkey-Iraq, as well as Turkey-Erbil cooperation, will bring important developments in the coming period in fighting terrorism, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar says following his visit to the neighbouring country.
"We are waiting for the Sinjar Agreement to be implemented, but it has not yet been applied," Prime Minister of Kurdish Regional Government of Iraq Masrour Barzani says.
The two sides sign an agreement to take back control of Sinjar, which has become a hotbed of the PKK's terror activities in northern Iraq.
With millions suffering from years of war and severely degraded medical facilities, countries at war cannot pay the price of a new frontline.
At least three rockets hit the US embassy in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone. Although no group claimed responsibility so far, fingers are pointed at Iran-backed armed groups.
"We're receiving some encouraging intelligence that Iran is sending messages to those very same militias not to move against American targets or civilians, and we hope that that message continues to echo," says US Vice President Mike Pence.
Nechirvan Barzani, a powerful Kurdish leader in northern Iraq, argues that Turkey is targeting terrorists, not ‘the Kurds’.
President of the Kurdish Regional Government in Northern Iraq, Nechirvan Barzani, said that his government had previously warned Syrian Kurds to distance themselves from the PKK terror group.
Kurdish Regional Government says Mazlum Dag is the main suspect of killing Turkey's Consulate General Osman Kose in an armed attack at a restaurant in Erbil city on July 17.
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