War in Iraq (2013–2017)

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War in Iraq (2013–2017)
Part of the Iraqi conflict, spillover of the Syrian civil war and the war against the Islamic State

Iraqi special forces APC on the street of Mosul, Northern Iraq in 16 November, 2016 during the Battle of Mosul
Date30 December 2013[23][24] – 9 December 2017[25]
(3 years, 11 months, 1 week and 2 days)
Location
Iraq
Status

Iraqi and allied victory[26]

Main belligerents

 Iraq[1]

Allied groups:

 Iran
 Hezbollah
 Syria[2]


Iraqi Kurdistan[1]

Sinjar Alliance
PKK[4]
Template:Country data Rojava[4]


CJTF–OIR
 United States
 United Kingdom
 Canada[5][6]
 Australia[7]
 France
 Italy
 Netherlands
 Finland[8]
 Denmark[9]


Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant Islamic State


Ba'athists

Commanders and leaders

Haider al-Abadi2014–2017</ref>
Nouri al-Maliki2013–2014</ref>
Babaker Zebari2013–2015</ref>
Fadhil Barwari
Talib Shaghati
Abdel Emir Yarallah
Sabah Al-Fatlawi
Abdul Ghani al-Asadi
Template:Country data Popular Mobilization Forces Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis
Template:Country data Popular Mobilization Forces Akram al-Kaabi
Template:Country data Popular Mobilization Forces Hadi al-Amiri
Iran Ali Khamenei
Iran Qasem Soleimani
Iran Hamid Taqavi 


Massoud Barzani
Nechirvan Barzani
Template:Country data Kurdistan Region Sirwan Barzani

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi
Abu al-Hasan al-Hashimi
Abu Muhannad al-Suwaydawi 
Abu Muslim al-Turkmani 
Abu Fatima al-Jaheishi
Abu Abdulrahman al-Bilawi 
Abu Ahmad al-Alwani 
Abu Waheeb 


Ba'athist Iraq Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri[30]
Units involved
See order See order
Strength

Iraqi security forces
600,000 (300,000 Army and 300,000 Police)[31]
Template:Country data Popular Mobilization Forces: 60,000–90,000[32]

Awakening Council militias: 30,000[36]
Contractors: 7,000[37][38]


Peshmerga: 200,000[39][40]


US Forces: 5,000[41]
Canadian Forces: 600[42]
French Forces: 500[43]
Italian Forces: 500[44]
British Forces: 500

 ISIL:

Casualties and losses

Iraqi security forces and militias:
19,000+ killed and 29,000+ wounded[48]
Peshmerga fighters:[49]
1,837 killed
10,546 wounded
62 missing or captured

Kurdistan Workers' Party:
180 killed (2014–Jan. 2016)[50]

IRGC:
43 killed[51]

Liwa Zainebiyoun:
3 killed[51]

CJTF–OIR:

  • 57 killed (44 non-hostile), 58 wounded[52]
  • 1 killed (non-hostile)[53]
  • 1 killed (friendly fire) [54]
  • 1 killed[55]
  • 1 killed (non-hostile)[56]
Total: 21,124 dead and 39,546 wounded
ISIL 129,000+ killed[57][58][59][60]
67,376 civilians killed (Iraq body count figures)[61]
5,625,024 displaced (IOM Iraq figures)[62][63]
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The War in Iraq was an armed conflict between Iraq and its allies and the Islamic State (also known as ISIS or ISIL). This began in 2013 and ended in December 2017.

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