Armed conflict continues in Iraq

The dangerous safety and security situation in Iraq continues. South of Baghdad, Takfiri militants killed at least nine people in an attack. The ISIL attacked the Mahmudiyah area south of Baghdad. Also on Wednesday, militants seized several small oil fields, and assaulted one of Iraq’s largest air bases. According to the United Nations, at least 1,000 people have been killed since the start of the conflict with the ISIL three weeks ago.

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