One of the satellite channels held a televised meeting with the current Iraqi President Fuad Masum, in which he was asked about the files of executions that reach the presidency in order to be approved, Mr. Fouad Masoum said” Are there any files that we receive that someone has collaborated with ISIS - nothing until now”,
He added “All the files of executions that we receive are criminal files, we have not received cases about people involved in the practice of real ISIS terrorism”, and when the journalist asked the President “ Since 2014”, the President answered “Since 2014 and to date, one has not been arrested yet because they are suicide bombers”.
ISIS (or what is called Da'esh) dominated large areas of Iraq in 2014, after which former Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki announced the war on terrorism in cooperation with the international coalition to fight Da’esh. Military operations began to expel ISIS members from Iraqi cities.
These operations continued during the period of the current Prime Minister Haider Abadi, military operations continued until 2017, the current Prime Minister Haider Abadi announced the end of military operations against Da'ash in December 2017.