The Timeline of the Iraq War (2015) covers a part of the 2015 year of the Iraq War.
Chronology[edit | edit source]
January[edit | edit source]
- January 8 – A suicide bomber targets a police checkpoint in the town of Youssifiyah, killing seven people.
- January 26 – Iraqi forces recapture the entire province of Diyala from Islamic State.
February[edit | edit source]
- February 24 – Multiple bomb attacks around Baghdad kill 37 people and wound dozens.
March[edit | edit source]
- March 2 – Second Battle of Tikrit begins.
- March 25 – American airstrikes on Tikrit, several Shiite militias go on strike.
April[edit | edit source]
- April – May: Al-Karmah offensive (2015)
- April 1 – After a month of hard fighting, Iranians, Iraqis and Shiite militia overcome ISIL fighters and take Tikrit.
May[edit | edit source]
- May 15 – ISIL seizes control of the main Government building and city centre in Ramadi, the provincial capital of Anbar Province.
- May 15 – 20 Battle of Ramadi.
- May 20 – ISIL captures Ramadi.
June[edit | edit source]
- June 4: ISIS fighters close Ramadi dam gates, cut off water to loyalist towns
- June 13: Militants attack government forces near Iraq’s Baiji refinery, killing 11 near the city of Baiji as part of the battle for control of Iraq's biggest refinery.
July[edit | edit source]
- July 13: Anbar offensive begins.
- July 17: A suicide bomber detonated a car bomb in a marketplace in the city of Khan Bani Saad during Eid al-Fitr celebrations, killing 120–130 people and injuring 130 more. Twenty more people were reported missing after the bombing.
- July 23: Turkey begins bombing alleged PKK bases in Northern Iraq.
August[edit | edit source]
- 13 August: 2015 Baghdad market truck bomb
- 21 August: ISIS imposes a curfew on Mosul after residents spray anti-ISIS graffiti on several walls.
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- "Suicide attack kills 7 in Iraq". 8 January 2015. http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/latest-news/suicide-attack-kills-7-in-iraq/story-fn3dxix6-1227178927361. Retrieved 12 January 2015.
- "Iraq forces ’liberate’ Diyala province from IS". Yahoo News. 26 January 2015. http://news.yahoo.com/iraq-forces-liberate-diyala-province-jihadists-130947834.html. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
- "Wave of bombings in Baghdad kills 37 people". 24 February 2015. http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/24/us-mideast-crisis-baghdad-idUSKBN0LS20H20150224. Retrieved 24 February 2015.
- "Iraq ’seizes districts from IS’ in Tikrit advance". BBC News. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-31699632. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
- Alkhshali, Hamdi; Smith-Spark, Laura (4 June 2015). "Iraq: ISIS fighters close Ramadi dam gates". CNN. http://www.cnn.com/2015/06/04/middleeast/iraq-isis-ramadi/. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
- "Militants attack government forces near Iraq’s Baiji refinery". The Daily Star Newspaper. http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2015/Jun-13/301943-militants-attack-government-forces-near-iraqs-baiji-refinery.ashx. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
- "Fallujah Liberation Key to Securing Anbar". US News & World Report. http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2015/07/20/fallujah-liberation-key-to-securing-anbar. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
- Salim, Mustafa (18 July 2015). "At least 130 are dead in Iraq after a massive bomb attack". The Washington Post. https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/at-least-130-dead-in-iraq-after-massive-bomb-attack/2015/07/18/01798182-74b9-4388-a2ed-cee7fd54976d_story.html. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
- "Iraq violence: Car bomb kills scores in mainly Shia town". BBC News. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-33577817. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
- "Isis imposes curfew in Mosul after spread of anti-Caliphate graffiti". Aug 2015. http://aranews.net/2015/08/isis-imposes-curfew-in-mosul-after-spread-of-anti-caliphate-graffiti/. .
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