The Iraqi Security Forces have launched a series of anti-ISIS operations north of Baghdad in a bid to ensure that the militants do not take advantage of the vacuum resulting from the country's political uncertainty and the on-going tensions between the US and Iran.
After the defeat of ISIS, olive groves are thriving in the city of Bashiqa in Nineveh province once again. The biggest challenge for production is the absence of government support and the competition of imported products.
In order to rid the country of ISIS sleeper cells, the Iraqi Security Forces continue their security operations in the Diyala Province. In this operation ISIS hideouts were destroyed in Buhriz and Kanaan districts.
The number of ISIS sleeper cells in Nineveh is dwindling dramatically thanks to the efforts of the Counterterrorism units of the Iraqi Army. The security forces call upon citizens to aid them in eliminating ISIS sleeper cells in their areas.