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Peshmerga forces repel ISIS attack in Khurmatu

Waar Media - 2017-05-18 16:40
WAAR-DUHOK: Islamic State (ISIS) militants on Thursday attacked Peshmerga front lines in Tuz Khurmatu, in southern Kirkuk but were thwarted as Peshmerga forces killed several of the jihadists. On early morning Thursday, IS extremists attempted to cross a ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – May 18, 2017

E-Kurd - 2017-05-18 14:12
Peshmerga defeats Islamic State assault in Khurmatu, killing several militants Tuz Khurmatu: Kurdish Peshmerga forces repelled a pre-dawn assault by Islamic State Daesh in the predominantly Kurdish town of Khurmatu in Iraq’s north Diyala province on Thur ...

Peshmerga Forces Repel Serious IS Attack in Tuz Khumatu

BAS News - 2017-05-18 10:43
Dozens of militants were killed during the clashes TUZ KHURMATU — Peshmerga forces managed to ward off an attack carried out by Islamic State (IS) militants on Peshmerga frontline in Tuz Khurmatu city of Salahaddin provine in the early predawn hours of T ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – May 14, 2017

E-Kurd - 2017-05-18 04:52
Peshmerga thwart Islamic State attack in Tuz Khurmatu Tuz Khurmatu: Kurdish Peshmerga forces foiled an attack by Islamic State IS group (Daesh) militants in Tuz Khurmatu southeast of Kirkuk, a commander said. The head of Peshmerga frontlines in Tuz Khurm ...

Hashd Force Withdraws from Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-05-16 19:57
ERBIL— A force of Shi'ite paramilitaries of Hashd al-Shaabi on Thursday withdrew from the disputed Tuz Khurmatu district, Salahaddin province. Mohammed Fayeq, media secretary for Tuz Khurmatu's mayor, told BasNews that Imam Ali force, comprising 450 cons ...

Efforts Underway to Annihilate Kurds in Tuz Khurmatu: Official

BAS News - 2017-05-06 18:10
ERBIL— The events in the disputed town of Tuz Khurmatu are politically motivated, aiming at erasing Kurds from the town, said an official. Speaking to BasNews on Saturday, Ahmed Sheikh Langari, Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP)'s chief in Tuz Khurmatu sai ...

IED kills Peshmerga officer, injures two more in roadside south of Kirkuk

Waar Media - 2017-05-05 13:57
WAAR-DUHOK: The explosion of an improvised explosive device (IED) in western Tuz Khurmatu claimed the life of a Peshmerga officer and caused injuries to two other members of the Kurdish forces on Friday. Faruq Ahmed, Tuz Khurmatu’s Asayish (Kurdish secur ...

Peshmerga Officer Killed in Tuz Khurmatu Bombing

BAS News - 2017-05-05 10:43
Two more Peshmerga members were wounded ERBIL— The explosion of an improvised explosive device (IED) in western Tuz Khurmatu claimed the life of a Peshmerga officer and caused injuries to two other members of the Kurdish forces on Friday. Faruq Ahmed, Tu ...

Gunmen Attack Kurdish Policeman's House in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-04-23 22:04
The grenade attack did not cause any casualties ERBIL— Two motorcyclists threw a grenade at the house of a Kurdish policeman in Tuz Khurmatu, Salahaddin province, on Sunday evening. No one was hurt in the attack, said Mohammed Fayeq, a spokesperson for T ...

Tuz Khurmatu Arab Chieftain Urges Peshmerga To Stop "Hashd's Violence"

BAS News - 2017-04-17 17:23
He accuses the Shi'ite militias of killing civilians ERBIL— The leader of the Arab tribes in the disputed Tuz Khurmatu (Kirkuk province) called on Kurdistan Region Peshmerga as well as coalition forces to confront the "violations" by the Shi'ite Hashd mi ...

Four Abducted People in Tuz Khurmatu Freed

BAS News - 2017-04-17 16:20
Efforts by the local officials helped to free them, says official ERBIL— Four people who were abducted by unidentified gunmen in the town of Tuz Khurmatu, Kirkuk province, were set free on Monday, an official said. Mohammed Fayeq, the press secretary for ...

Turkmen Engineer Abducted in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-04-16 18:38
Gunmen in military uniforms kidnapped the man, says an official ERBIL- A Turkmen engineer from the city of Kirkuk was abducted in Tuz Khurmatu (Kirkuk province) on Sunday as he was heading towards his home, said an official. Speaking to BasNews, Mohammed ...

Clashes Erupt Between IS and Hashd Militias in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-04-15 12:51
IS militants have alarmed the Shi'ite militias, says official ERBIL— The movements by the Islamic State (IS) fighters have created concerns in the ranks of the Shi'ite Hash militias in Tuz Khurmatu, leading to clashes between the two parties, an official ...

200 People Joined Hashd al-Shaabi in Tuz Khurmatu: Official

BAS News - 2017-04-03 21:39
TUZ KHURMATU — The Iraqi Shi’ite militia group, known as Hashd al-Shaabi or Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), has established a brigade in Tuz Khurmatu with at least 200 locals already enrolled for the armed group, a local official said. “The Hashd al-S ...

Six Peshmerga Injured in Roadside Bomb in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-04-02 13:44
TUZ KHURMATU — Two improvised explosive devices (IED) injured six Peshmerga troops in west of Tuz Khurmatu, south of Kirkuk province, early on Sunday. Mohamed Fayaq, head of Tuz Khurmatu media department said that the planted IEDs targeted a convoy of Pe ...

The ‘Black MBW’ Sold after Saving Dozens of Lives in Kirkuk Attack

BAS News - 2017-03-29 00:59
ERBIL — The owner of the ‘Black BMW’, who saved 70 people during an Islamic State (IS) attack on Kirkuk, has sold his bulletproof car despite a worldwide reputation it had gain. Ako Duzi, a Kurdish Peshmerga from Tuz Khurmatu district, told BasNews on Tu ...

Shi'ite Militias Conducting Random Arrests in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-03-25 18:52
TUZ KHURMATU — The militiamen from Hashd al-Shaabi have launched a campaign of random arrests against the Sunni civilians in the vicinity of Tuz Khurmatu district south of Kirkuk. Faruq Ahmed, chief of Tuz Khurmatu security forces (Asayish), told BasNews ...

Iraqi Sunni militia recruits Kurds in disputed city: PUK official

E-Kurd - 2017-03-23 05:55
TUZ KHURMATU, Iraq,— The Sunni backed militia group known as the Hashd al-Watani has recruited around 250 Kurdish members in the volatile Tuz Khurmatu city where tensions between Kurds and Arab Shiites and Sunni communities led to deadly confrontations l ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – March 18, 2017

E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
Roadside bomb wounds four Peshmerga militants near ethnically mixed Tuz Khurmatu Tuz Khurmatu: Four Peshmerga fighters on board a military vehicle were wounded after a roadside bomb blew up at Khurmatu frontline on Saturday, a Peshmerga commander told NR ...

Four Peshmerga Wounded in Roadside Bombing near Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-03-18 21:09
TUZ KHURMATU — A roadside bomb on Monday hit a Peshmerga convoy near Tuz Khurmatu district, south of Kurdistan Region, injuring four Peshmerga forces. Mohammed Fayiq, Head of the media and communication department at Tuz Khurmatu administration, confirme ...

Peshmerga Officer's House Attacked in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-03-05 11:33
TUZ KHURMATU — The Security Forces (Asayish) of Tuz Khurmatu district, south of Kirkuk, confirmed that the house of a Peshmerga officer came under attack in the district last night. Faruq Ahmed, Chief of Tuz Khurmatu Asayish, told BasNews the house of Go ...

Shi'ite Militias Prevent Return of IDPs in Kirkuk: Official

BAS News - 2017-02-28 21:20
He accuses Hashd al-Shaabi militias of exerting violence against people of Tuz Khurmatu ERBIL — Fighters from the Shi'ite Hashd al-Shaabi forces have occupied Suliaman Bag parish of Kirkuk and it has been for two years they do not allow IDPs to return ho ...

A Peshmerga Dies in a Roadside Bomb in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-02-23 14:03
An Iraqi soldier and a Peshmerga were also wounded TUZ KHURMATU — A Peshmerga soldier was killed and another was wounded by an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion in east of Salahuddin province on Wednesday. Mohamed Fayaq, head of Tuz Khurmatu me ...

Over 2,500 Kurds Have Fled Tuz Khurmatu Due to Militia Atrocities

BAS News - 2017-02-15 18:49
Hashd al-Shaabi militia forces the Kurdish families out of Tuz Khurmatu ERBIL — A number of Kurdish families in the Tuz Khurmatu region in the Salahuddin province of Iraq are accusing the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), also known as Hashd al-Shaabi, o ...

Security Chief Warns about Increasing Drug-related Crimes in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-02-13 23:11
TUZ KHURMATU — Kurdish authorities in Tuz Khurmatu, south of Sulaymaniyah, have warned of an increasing number of drug consumers in the town, calling for immediate action. “The number of drug consumers is surprisingly increasing among the youths in Tuz K ...

Kurdish Delegation and Shi'ite Leaders to Discuss Militia Atrocities

BAS News - 2017-02-12 14:15
Hashd al-Shaabi militiamen continue to carry out atrocities in Tuz Khurmatu ERBIL — A Kurdistan Region delegation is expected to visit Baghdad for talks with grand Shi'ite references over the atrocities of the Hashd al-Shaabi Shi'ite militiamen in the Ku ...

Hashd Al-Shaabi Creating Brigades in Chamchamal, Sulaymaniyah: Observer

BAS News - 2017-02-08 09:58
Local PUK officials help Hashd al-Shaabi create armed units in Kurdish areas ERBIL — The Iraqi Hashd al-Shaabi Shi'ite militia is forming armed units in the Kurdish areas ranging from Tuz Khurmatu southern Kirkuk to Penjwen, bordering Iran in the west of ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – December 31, 2016

E-Kurd - 2017-01-01 04:37
Kurdish mobile clinics provided treatment for 26,850 Peshmerga in 2016 Tuz Khurmatu: Nearly 27,000 Kurdish Peshmerga fighters received medical treatment at round-the-clock Kurdish mobile clinics during the year of 2016, according to statistics released by ...

A Kurdish Citizen Murdered in Central Kirkuk

BAS News - 2016-11-17 11:12
KIRKUK — A Kurdish citizen from Tuz Khurmatu district was murdered last night in central Kirkuk by unknown gunmen. Kirkuk Police confirmed that a Kurdish citizen named Mohamed Ibrahim, known as Hama Risha, was murdered late on Wednesday at around 11:40 p ...

Islamic State extremists attack Kaka’i religious minority in Iraq

Aranews - 2016-09-04 01:50
ARA News ERBIL – The radical group of Islamic State (ISIS) claimed responsibility for a car bomb attack that hit the Tuz Khurmatu district east of Iraq’s Tikrit province on Saturday, and caused casualties among the Kaka’i religious minority. At least six ...

Peshmerga repel separate Daesh attacks in Tuz Khurmatu

KurdPress - 2016-08-20 11:32
Daesh (Islamic State) fighters launched separate attacks against Peshmerga in the town of Tuz Khurmatu on Tuesday and Wednesday, days after Kurdish forces announced successful operations against militants near their stronghold of Mosul. ...

Peshmerga repel separate Daesh attacks in Tuz Khurmatu

KurdPress - 2016-08-17 16:09
Daesh (Islamic State) fighters launched separate attacks against Peshmerga in the town of Tuz Khurmatu on Tuesday and Wednesday, days after Kurdish forces announced successful operations against militants near their stronghold of Mosul. ...

Peshmerga Forces Shut Down IS Drone in Tuz Khurmatu

BasNews - 2016-07-20 21:04
Its the second downed drone used by IS in the area TUZ KHURMATU — Kurdish Peshmerga forces on Thursday shot down a drone belonging to the Islamic State (IS) militants in near Tuz Khurmatu, northeast of Salahaddin province. Speaking to BasNews, a local Ku ...

PKK’s Activities in Tuz Khurmatu Against Constitution: Kurdish MP

BasNews - 2016-07-17 16:08
TUZ KHURMATU — Hoping to expand its influence in some areas of Kurdistan Region, Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has reportedly established a youth center in Tuz Khurmatu district with its supporters writing slogans on the walls across the town. A Kurdish ...

Iran Deploys Military Advisors to Tuz Khurmatu: Official

BasNews - 2016-07-03 11:49
The deployment is to support Hashd al-Shaabi against Kurds, a local security official says TUZ KURMATU — The Islamic Republic of Iran has deployed several military advisors to Tuz Khurmatu district in northeast Salahaddin province to stand against the in ...

Arab Tribes in Tuz Khurmatu Condemn Hashd al-Shaabi's Hostilities

BasNews - 2016-06-27 18:04
Hashd al-Shaabi is behind all the hostilities conducted against the residents of Khurmatu TUZ KHURMATU - On Monday, June 27th, the Council of Arab Tribes in Tuz Khurmatu district condemned the atrocities repeatedly committed by the Shi'ite militia Hashd ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Training Children for Military Services

BasNews - 2016-06-27 18:04
The children are between 7 to 16 TUZ KHURMATU - A source from the security forces of Tuz Khurmatu in southern Kirkuk revealed on Monday, June 27th that the Shi'ite militia Hashd al-Shaabi has opened training centres to provide military training to childr ...

Kurdish and Sunni Residents Being Forced to Leave Tuz Khurmau

BasNews - 2016-06-26 16:15
TUZ KHURMATU — Fearing the atrocities of the Shi'ite militia Hashd al-Shaabi, Kurds, Sunni Arabs and Sunni Turkmens are leaving their hometown of Tuz Khurmatu. On 26th of June, 2016, the director of Media and Communication Department of Tuz Khurmatu post ...

IS launches new offensive in Tuz Khurmatu

Waarmedia - 2016-06-21 00:11
Waar, Duhok: Islamic State militants launched a new attack on villages in Tuz Khurmatu in south Kirkuk, days after carrying out a car bombing claiming the lives of dozens of civilians as well as military personnel. The terrorists attacked Bashmale village ...

Shi'ite Militias Kill 9 Sunni Prisoners in Amrli

BasNews - 2016-06-19 15:15
Hashd al-Shaabi militias killed the prisoners in revenge for an IS attack TUZ KHURMATU — Officials of Tuz Khurmatu district confirmed the execution of 9 Sunni prisoners in Amrli sub district by the Shi'ite militia Hashd al-Shaabi. The Islamic State (IS) ...

3 killed in Tuz suicide attack on PUK

Kurd Press - 2016-06-19 13:07
A security source in Salahuddin Province said on Saturday that the outcome of the suicide bombing that targeted the headquarters of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) in Tuz Khurmatu District killed and injured 13 people, Iraqi News reported. ...

Another Kurdish Member of IS Killed by Peshmerga

BasNews - 2016-06-18 18:10
He was originally from Choman subdistrict and joined IS almost two years ago TUZ KHURMATU — After heavy clashes erupted between the Kurdish Peshmerga forces and Islamic State (IS) militants near Tuz Khurmatu on Friday, several jihadists, including a Kurd ...

Twin Blasts in Tuz Khurmatu Kill Two

BasNews - 2016-06-18 14:04
Two successive explosions in the city also left at least 10 injured TUZ KHURMATU — Two explosions rocked central Tuz Khurmatu district midday June 18th, leaving two people dead and several injured. The first explosion took place in Tin neighborhood of Tu ...

Tuz Khurmatu: A Terrorist was killed, Several Explosive Vests Seized

BasNews - 2016-06-16 13:26
The explosive vests were prepared for suicide attacks TUZ KHURMATU - A terrorist was killed in an operation conducted by the Tuz Khurmatu security forces to pursue the insurgents in the city late on Wednesday, June 15, said an official from the the city. ...

Shi’ite Militia Violations Continue in Tuz Khurmatu

BasNews - 2016-06-14 19:01
They show no respect to the agreement made between the Kurdish and Shi’ite officials TUZ KHURMATU — The Shi’ite militia Hashd al-Shaabi continues with the violations against the Kurdish residents of Tuz Khurmatu despite an agreement to settle down the te ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Militias Force Sunni Families to Abandon Their Homes

BasNews - 2016-05-26 12:07
They threaten to kill them if they refuse to leave TUZ KHURMATU - The Shi'ite militia Hashd al-Shaabi threaten a number of Sunni families in Tuz Khurmatu to leave the town, said a security source in the town. A source inside Tuz Khurmatu district reveale ...

Shi'ite Militias Take down the Kurdish Flag in Tuz Khurmatu

BasNews - 2016-05-04 16:43
Hashd al-Shaabi militants reportedly looted a public property, a journalist said TUZ KHURMATU — Following the latest tensions in Tuz Khurmatu district between the Shi'ite militias and Kurdish residents, the Kurdish flag was taken down from the public adm ...

Peshmerga Brigade from Tuz Khurmatu Youths to Be Established

BasNews - 2016-05-03 20:06
The Peshmerga brigade will defend the people of Tuz Khurmatu against the Shi'ite militias TUZ KHURMATU — A delegation from Tuz Khurmatu visited Masoud Barzani, the Kurdistan Region President, and asked him to establish an armed group consisting of people ...

KRG spokesman: Situation in Tuz Khurmatu ‘not acceptable’

Waarmedia - 2016-04-27 22:38
Waar, Duhok: The spokesman of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Safeen Dizayee has said that what was happening in Tuz Khurmatu was “not acceptable” and announced that there wee ongoing efforts to end the conflict. Participating at an event today, D ...

US concerned over clashes in Tuz Khurmatu

Waarmedia - 2016-04-27 22:38
Waar, Duhok: The United States has voiced its concern over the ongoing tensions and clashes between Kurdish Peshmerga Forces and Shia militias in the town of Tuz Khurmatu. “There have been ongoing, I believe, skirmishes between Kurdish Peshmerga forces an ...

Tuz Khurmatu: Hashd al-Shaabi mortar round burns 2 Kurdish children

Waarmedia - 2016-04-27 22:38
Waar, Duhok: Hashd al-Shaabi militants have targeted a Kurdish family in the town of Tuz Khurmatu and burnt two of the children. Head of Khurmatu Press, Muhammad Faiq, said that the militants started shelling Komari neighborhood last night when a mortar r ...

Kurdish Officers Dismissed by Tuz Khurmatu Police

BasNews - 2016-04-26 22:08
Hashd al-Shaabi is extending the aggressions against Kurds in the district TUZ KHURMATU — Following the tensions in Tuz Khurmatu between the Kurds and the Shi'ite militia Hashd al-Shaabi, Kurdish police officers were dismissed from their positions by Tuz ...

Barzani Releases Statement on Latest Aggressions in Tuz Khurmatu

BasNews - 2016-04-26 15:24
Those who provoke aggressions need to be prevented, Barzani said TUZ KHURMATU — Masoud Barzani, the Kurdistan Region President, released a statement today on April 26 regarding the latest tensions erupting in Tuz Khurmatu, southern Kirkuk province, betwe ...

Kurds and Shi’ites clash in Tuz Khurmatu despite ceasefire

Waarmedia - 2016-04-26 10:12
Waar, Duhok: Clashes between Kurdish and Shi’ite Turkmen fighters in an Iraqi town late on Monday cut the main road from Baghdad to the north for the second day in a row and threatened to undermine a ceasefire agreement reached by military leaders a day e ...

Iranian Armed Forces Fight Alongside Shi’ite Militias in Tuz Khurmatu

BasNews - 2016-04-25 17:21
The Shi'ite militant groups are significantly supported by Iran TUZ KHURMATU — Iranian and Hizbullah armed forces have reportedly participated in the latest aggression in Tuz Khurmatu against Peshmerga forces. According to Asharq Al-Awsat, Iranian and Hi ...

Iraqi PM Calls on Army to Stop Tensions in Tuz Khurmatu

BasNews - 2016-04-24 17:34
Abadi asks the Iraqi forces to concentrate on fighting IS instead BAGHDAD — The Iraqi Prime Minister, Haidar al-Abadi called on the Iraqi Joint Operations Command to put an end to the tensions in Tuz Khurmatu. Abadi has urged the commanders of the Iraqi ...

Peshmerga Reinforcement Deployed to Tuz Khurmatu

BasNews - 2016-04-24 12:43
The Peshmerga forces attempt to drive out Hashd al-Shaabi from the city, a Peshmerga commander said Tuz Khurmatu — After clashes waged between Peshmerga and the Shi'ite militia Hashd al-Shaabi in Tuz Khurmatu district of southern Kirkuk, a huge Peshmerga ...

Clashes in Tuz Khurmatu: Shi’ite Militias Kill Civilians

BasNews - 2016-04-24 09:53
Hashd al-Shaabi ignited the fight by attacking Peshmerga Tuz Khurmatu — After the Shi'ite militia Hashd al-Shaabi militants attacked Peshmerga in Tuz Khurmatu last nigh at 11:00 pm, heavy clashes broke out between the two sides in the city which resulted ...

Barzani: Harming Coexistence in Tuz Khurmatu “Not Allowed”

BasNews - 2016-04-17 23:49
Kurdistan Region President met with local officials from Tuz Khuramtu ERBIL — Expressing his concerns over the security situation in Tuz Kurmatu, Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani reiterated that they will stand against any attempt aiming to harm ...

More Peshmerga Forces Deployed to Tuz Khurmatu

BasNews - 2016-03-28 19:02
The Kurdish forces were sent at the request of the residents TUZ KHURMATU — A huge number of Peshmerga have spread across Tuz Khurmatu district, aiming to put an end to the atrocities carried out by the Shi'ite Militia Hash al-Shaabi against the Kurdish ...

Peshmerga Prevents Shi’ite Militias from Entering Tuz Khurmatu

BasNews - 2016-03-24 20:26
A convoy of Hashd al-Shaabi returned after Peshmerga blocked their way at the Sulaiman Bag checkpoint TUZ KHURMATU — Shi’ite Militia Hashd al-Shaabi sent a number of armed men to Tuz Khurmatu district in Salahaddin province on Thursday, but Kurdish Peshm ...

Military Conflict Erupts Among the Shi’ite Militia in Tuz Khurmatu

BasNews - 2016-03-14 16:42
One militia is reportedly wounded and several others arrested TUZ KHURMATU — An official from Tuz Khurmatu revealed on Monday that internal conflicts have erupted within the shi’ite militia Hashd al-Shaabi. Muhammad Fayaq, the official in Tuz Khurmatu, t ...

Separation Barrier Set up Between Kurds and Turkmens in Tuz Khurmatu

BasNews - 2016-03-06 12:59
The wall is intended to protect Kurdish residents against the violent actions of Shi’ite militias Tuz Khurmatu — After the deadly conflicts between the Shi’ite militias and Kurdish security forces caused the period of unrest in Tuz Khurmatu, local offici ...

Kidnapped Iraqi Presidential Guards Rescued

BasNews - 2016-02-14 14:24
Three presidential guards were abducted by the Shi’ite militias yesterday near Tuz Khurmatu TUZ KHURMATU — After being abducted on their way from Baghdad to Kirkuk, the three Iraqi presidential guards were rescued by the Iraqi security forces late on Sat ...

PKK Runs Military Training Courses in Tuz Khurmatu

BasNews - 2016-02-02 15:36
The unusual situation in Tuz Khurmatu has given some parties the ground to establish offices without receiving permission from the authorities, a local authority says TUZ KHURMATU — The Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) is allegedly running military trainin ...

Peshmerga and Shi’ite Militia to be Removed from Tuz Khurmatu

BasNews - 2016-01-20 12:20
Local security forces will replace them TUZ KHURMATU — In order to put an end to the conflicts in Tuz Khurmatu, the local administration has decided to evict Kurdish Peshmerga forces and Shi’ite militia Hashd al-Shaabi from the town. Mohammed Fayiq, a Ku ...

Shi'ite Militia Hashd al-Shaabi shot Kurds in Tuz Khurmatu

BasNews - 2016-01-04 13:18
No casualties reported ERBIL - Shi'ite militia Hashd al-Shaabi shots a number of Kurdish residents in Khurmatu Town in southern Kirkuk Province; clashes take place between both sides. Mohammed Fayiq, a Kurdish official from Tuz Khurmatu, told BasNews tha ...

Iran Aiming to Influence in Kirkuk: Iranian Kurdish Peshmerga Commander

BasNews - 2015-12-05 19:44
Plans follow Hashd al-Shaabi failure in Tuz Khurmatu, Yazdanpanah says TUZ KHURMATU — Iranian Kurdish Peshmerga Commander and Secretary General of the Freedom Party of Kurdistan Hussein Yazdanpanah has claimed that the Islamic Republic of Iran plans to e ...
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