2018–19 Iraqi protests
Several universities and schools shut down as many students join the protests across Iraq. Thousands continue to participate in spite of the violent crackdowns from the previous days.
Sources: Al Jazeera
Sources: Al Jazeera
Two children are killed and 28 wounded in a bombing targeting a gas pipeline in Muthanna Governorate, Iraq. It is the second time this week that an oil facility has been targeted.
United States Marine Corps general Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr. announces that the United States will reduce their troop presence in Iraq from 5,200 to 3,000.
Iraqi cleric and Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani condemns both the United States and Iran over the escalation of conflict in Iraq, saying it shows blatant disregard for Iraqi sovereignty and the suffering of the Iraqi people.
Fifteen more people are killed in clashes between security forces and protestors in Iraq, raising the overall death toll to 222 since protests began this month.
At least 40 people are killed and over 1,700 wounded when security forces violently clamp down on anti-government protestors in Iraq.
At least five people are killed in a second day of spontaneous protests against unemployment, government corruption and lack of basic services in Iraq. Police say they have "lost control" of the city of Nassiriya after exchanging gunfire with protesters. Curfews are imposed on the Iraqi cities of Baghdad, Nassiriya, Amarah and Hillah.
Denmark announces the partial withdrawal of its special forces from Iraq following the collapse of ISIL in the country.
ISIL claims responsibility as a response to take back launching of its stronghold Mosul by the Iraqi forces.
Two separate car bombs kill at least 12 people in Iraq's capital, Baghdad. The Islamic State claims responsibility for the blast at the security checkpoint in a northern district that killed nine and injured 28 others. Three people are killed and 11 injured at the second bombing in southern Baghdad that targeted an army convoy; no group has claimed responsibility.
Iraq's military reports bombing a convoy possibly carrying Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The group was headed to a meeting in the western Al Anbar Governorate, close to the Syrian border. Eight senior ISIS figures were killed, but al-Baghdadi did not appear to be among them according to Iraqi officials.