ISIS militants have been burning the crops of farmers to the south and west of Kirkuk. This time, they have deliberately attacked as Iftar approaches, knowing that farmers are less able to respond after long hours of fasting.
On Monday, Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) announced that a strategic tunnel used by the Islamic State (ISIS) in the Hamrin Mountains, was destroyed. According to the security source, the tunnel was used by ISIS to move from one place into another in order to carry out terrorist attacks.
The Iraqi Oil Ministry announced on Wednesday that Iraq exported 3.543 million barrels per day from its Southern ports in July. These exports generated about $7.6 billion in revenue as the average price of a barrel in July was $69.163.
The date for the 2018 Iraqi Parliamentary Elections is quickly approaching. As a result, the Iraqi authorities are boosting their security procedures in order to protect the citizens throughout the Iraqi provinces.