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NEWS | Feb. 10, 2017

Iraqi War Media Cell issues new guidance for media covering Mosul offensive

By CJTF-OIR Public Affairs

SOUTHWEST ASIA - The Iraqi War Media Cell announced that they have changed requirements and processes for all media outlets planning to cover Iraqi forces during the next phase of the Mosul campaign.

Effective immediately, War Media Cell media outlets, Iraqi, regional and international agencies alike, must contact Iraqi Col. Mohammed al-Baidhani to obtain approval.

Iraqi Brig. Gen. Yahya Rasoul remains the official spokesperson for the Iraq War Media Cell.

To coordinate for coverage of Iraqi forces, all media outlets can reach Col. Mohammed al-Baidhani at +964-770-438-1210.