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120,000 Kurdish Civilians Displaced from Kirkuk, Tuz Khurmatu: Ministry

BAS News - 2017-10-22 01:16
ERBIL — Since the beginning of military confrontations between the Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi and Kurdish Peshmerga forces, nearly 120,000 civilians have been displaced from their homes in Kirkuk and Tuz Khurmatu, according to Iraq’s Ministry of ...

7,000 Families from Tuz Khurmatu Flee to Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-10-21 17:21
ERBIL— At least 7,000 families from Tuz Khurmatu, Salahaddin province, have so far left their homes behind as a result of the Shi'ite militias attack on their town. Hashd al-Shaabi militias, backed strongly by the Iranian Qods force, occupied Kirkuk, Tuz ...

UN Concerned about Violence in Tuz Khurmatu and Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-10-19 14:58
Hashd al-Shaabi militias are looting and destroying houses of civilians ERBIL — The United Nations is concerned about reports regarding the destruction and looting of houses, businesses and political offices, and forced displacement of civilians, predomi ...

PUK Influential Faction Orders Withdrawal of Peshmerga from Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-10-16 14:35
TUZ KHURMATU — Ordered by a particular faction within the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), the Peshmerga forces have evacuated Tuz Khurmatu district in south of Kirkuk to fall into the hands of the Shi’ite Arab militias of Hashd al-Shaabi. The Kurdish ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Looting Properties Belonging to Kurds in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-10-15 23:27
ERBIL — The Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi, backed by Tehran and Baghdad, are now looting civilian properties in Tuz Khurmatu district, south of Kirkuk. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the houses which are looted by the militias be ...

Baghdad-backed Shi’ite Militias Set PUK Office in Tuz Khurmatu on Fire

BAS News - 2017-10-15 17:11
TUZ KHURMATU — The Shi’ite Arab militias of Hashd al-Shaabi, which are backed by the Iraqi central government, set fire on Sunday to a branch bureau of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) in Tuz Khurmatu. Mohammed Fayiq, an official from Tuz Khurmatu ...

Situation in Tuz Khurmatu “Calm”: Official

BAS News - 2017-10-14 17:29
ERBIL — Following hours of fire exchange between the Baghdad-backed Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi and Kurdish forces in Tuz Khurmatu, the situation in the town is now calm, said a local official. “Since midday 14th October, the situation in Tuz Khu ...

Hashd Al-Shaabi Targets Kurdish, Turkmen Districts in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-10-14 11:09
TUZ KHURMATU — Hashd al-Shaabi militias threw hand grenades at a Peshmerga base and civilian houses in Tuz Khurmatu on Friday night, leading to exchanging fire between Peshmerga and the militias. Shalal Abdul, Mayor of Tuz Khurmatu, told BasNews Hashd al ...

Hash al-Shaabi Open Fire at Peshmerga in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-10-14 00:50
ERBIL — A group of Shi’ite Arab Militias of Hashd al-Shaabi reportedly opened fire overnight Friday at Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Tuz Khurmatu district south of Kirkuk, a source said. There is no report of casualties or damages, and Kurdish Peshmerga fo ...

Hashd Al-Shaabi Threatening Kurdish Families in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-10-12 15:53
ERBIL — The Arab Shi’ite militia groups of Hashd al-Shaabi have threatened a number of the Kurdish residents of Tuz Khurmatu to leave their homes, said the chief of the city’s security. Kawa Kakayi, Chief of Tuz Khurmatu Security, told BasNews Hashd al-S ...

IS Attacks Iraqi Forces in Tuz Khurmatu, 9 Militants Killed

BAS News - 2017-09-24 10:09
TUZ KHURMATU — After the Islamic State (IS) militants attacked Hashd al-Shaabi and Iraqi troops in Tuz Khurmatu last night, the Iraqi jets pounded the positions of the militants. Head of Tuz Khurmatu District’s Media Department, Mohamed Fayaq, told BasNe ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – August 29, 2017

E-Kurd - 2017-09-05 14:01
Peshmerga fighters thwart multiple IS attacks in Tuz Khurmatu Tuz Khurmatu: Kurdish Peshmerga forces foiled multiple attacks from Islamic State (IS) militants in the district of Tuz Khurmatu. A Peshmerga commander said IS militants attacked the Kurdish f ...

PKK Training Youths and Teens in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-08-29 11:40
ERBIL — A number of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) guerrillas are providing a military drill to dozens of youths and teenagers of Tuz Khurmatu, in south of Kirkuk province. A local source confirmed to BasNews that five PKK guerrillas have begun training ...

Peshmerga Defeats IS Militants on Tuz Khurmatu Front

BAS News - 2017-08-29 11:40
TUZ KHURMATU — Kurdistan Region Peshmerga forces managed to repel early on Tuesday an offensive of the Islamic State (IS) militants in Tuz Khurmatu district, south of Kirkuk Province. A Peshmerga commander said that the IS militants attacked the Peshmerg ...

Dos peshmerga ferits en un atac islamista a Tuz Khurmatu

KurdisCat - 2017-08-25 15:50
Hejar Salah i Bextiyar Ehmed han resultat ferits en un nou atac amb bomba a la zona de Salahaddin on Estat Islàmic prova, des de fa setmanes, de trencar el front i avançar sobre Tuz Khurmatu. Lluny d'estar afeblit, en aquesta zona, l'IS s'ha vist reforça ...

Coalition Jets Strike IS Militants in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-08-13 15:41
ERBIL — US-led International Coalition against the Islamic State (IS) targeted last night a gathering of IS militants in Zarga area in southern Tuz Khurmatu district. Abdullah Bor, Commander of Peshmerga forces on Tuz Khurmatu front line, told BasNews “T ...

Peshmerga Forces Defeat IS Attack in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-07-30 09:30
A number of insurgents were killed TUZ KHURMATU — The Kurdistan Region Peshmerga forces last night repelled an attack by the Islamic State (IS) militants in Tuz Khurmatu, killing a number of extremists. The confrontations took place late on Saturday in Z ...

Peshmerga Repels IS Attack South of Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-07-29 19:57
ERBIL— Kurdistan Peshmerga forces on Saturday evening drove back an Islamic State (IS) offensive in Tuz Khurmatu, Salahaddin province. Several IS jihadists launched an attack against Peshmerga trenches in Zarga battlefields near Tuz Khurmatu, about 75 km ...

[PICTURES]: Car Bomb Wounds 4 Civilians in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-07-28 00:52
TUZ KHURMATU — At least four civilians have reportedly been injured after a car bomb went off in central Tuz Khurmatu (some 88 kilometres south of Kirkuk). Mohammed Fayiq, a local official, said the terrorist attack took place at around 17:50 (local time ...

Hashd al-Shaabi No Different Than IS: Tuz Khurmatu Tribal Official

BAS News - 2017-07-20 18:51
Kurdish official accuses Shi'ite militias of abducting 80 people this year ERBIL— A Kurdish official from the ethnically mixed Tuz Khurmatu (Salahaddin province) accused the Shi'ite paramilitaries of Hashd al-Shaabi of abducting and expelling the non-Shi ...

Tuz Khurmatu: Shi’ite Commander Involved in Oil Black Market Escapes

BAS News - 2017-07-16 12:14
ERBIL — Commander of Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi in the Kurdish town of Tuz Khurmatu has fled after he was revealed to have been involved in oil black market. Director of Tuz Khurmatu Security, Farouq Ahmed, told Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) ...

Peshmerga Captive Freed in Exchange for IS Emir

BAS News - 2017-07-15 19:57
ERBIL— A Peshmerga troop was released in Kirkuk on Saturday after setting an Islamic State (IS) emir free, a Peshmerga commander stated. Abdulla Bor, Peshmerga commander at Tuz Khurmatu frontlines, told Kurdistan24 news channel that the Peshmerga member, ...

Shi'ite Hashd Forces Arrest RT Journalists in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-07-13 20:51
ERBIL— A group of the Shi'ite paramilitaries of Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces) on Thursday arrested a team of journalists from the RT channel, according to a report on the RT Arabic news. RT correspondent Buzurg Mohammad reported that a gr ...

Shi'ite Militias Kidnapped 69 Civilians in Tuz Khurmatu in Six Months

BAS News - 2017-07-08 16:55
ERBIL—Since the beginning of 2017, the Shi'ite paramilitaries of Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces), have kidnapped 69 civilians in Tuz Khurmatu district of Salahaddin province. Mohammed Fayeq, press secretary for Tuz Khurmatu mayor, said 29 o ...

Peshmerga repels another ISIS Attack in Kirkuk

Waar Media - 2017-07-03 12:15
WAAR-DUHOK: Peshmerga forces repeled an assault of Islamic State (ISIS) militants carried out last night in Tuz Khurmatu, south of Kirkuk. ISIS militants orchestrated an offensive against Peshmerga forces in Zarga village in Tuz Khurmatu late on Sunday. ...

Peshmerga Wards off Another IS Attack in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-07-03 10:35
TUZ KHURMATU — Peshmerga forces thwarted an assault of Islamic State (IS) militants carried out last night in Tuz Khurmatu, south of Kirkuk. IS militants orchestrated an offensive against Peshmerga forces in Zarga village in Tuz Khurmatu late on Sunday. ...

Second Peshmerga killed by IS Sniper in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-07-02 01:49
ERBIL— Another Peshmerga troop was gunned down by an Islamic State (IS) sniper in Tuz Khurmatu, Salahaddin province, on Saturday evening, only a few hours after another one was shot dead by snipers from the extremist organization. At 7:00 p.m. Dlshad Mus ...

Peshmerga Troop Killed by IS Sniper in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-07-01 09:51
TUZ KHURMATU — A Peshmerga fighter was killed on Friday by an Islamic State (IS) sniper in the vicinity of Tuz Khurmatu city in south of Kikruk province. A Peshmerga troop from Regiment 2 of Brigade 11 of the Peshmerga forces, named Awni Maghdid Rasul, w ...

Two Dead in IS Rocket Attack in Diyala Province

BAS News - 2017-06-24 23:45
ERBIL — the Islamic State (IS) militants carried out overnight on Saturday a rocket attack on civilian-populated areas of Qara Tapa subdistrict of Diyala province which resulted in the death of two. Mohammed Fayiq, a local official in Tuz Khurmatu, confi ...

Peshmerga Forces Repel Another IS Attack in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-06-20 11:11
TUZ KHURMATU — Peshmerga forces thwarted an assault of Islamic State (IS) militants carried out late on Monday in Tuz Khurmatu, south of Kirkuk. IS militants orchestrated an offensive against Peshmerga forces in Zarga village in Tuz Khurmatu at around 11 ...

Peshmerga Forces Thwart IS Attack on Airbase in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-06-18 10:18
ERBIL — Peshmerga forces foiled an offensive of Islamic State (IS) militants carried out early on Sunday on an airbase in Tuz Khurmatu, south of Kirkuk. Around four IS suicide bombers had managed to sneak into Hiliwa airbase in Tuz Khurmatu where regimen ...

One Peshmerga Troop Killed in IS Attack Near Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-06-14 09:33
The IS attack was successfully warded off TUZ KHURMATU — Kurdish Peshmerga forces last night repelled an attack by Islamic State (IS) near Tuz Khurmatu, causing serious damages to the extremist group. The confrontations took place at 11pm on Tuesday on t ...

Nine Arabs Abducted in Disputed Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-06-13 18:27
ERBIL— Eight unidentified gunmen abducted nine Arab civilians from Sulaiman Bag parish of Tuz Khurmatu (Salahaddin province) on Tuesday. The people were forced into two cars in the IDP neighborhood, in front of Sulaiman Bag Municipality, at around 04:00 ...

IS Mobilising Militants near Tuz Khurmatu: Peshmerga Commander

BAS News - 2017-05-30 23:52
ERBIL — Kurdish Peshmerga forces have been put on alert as Islamic State (IS) has started mobilising insurgents in the areas around Tuz Khurmatu, south of Kirkuk, said a military source. Peshmerga commander Abdulrahman Mousa, however said the Kurdish for ...

Two Fleeing IS Detainees Arrested in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-05-30 16:30
ERBIL— The two Islamic State (IS) militants who escaped from a detention center of Tuz Khurmatu intelligence service were arrested, confirmed an official on Tuesday. Speaking to BasNews, Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) chief in Tuz Khurmatu (Salahaddin ...

IS Offensive against Peshmerga Foiled

BAS News - 2017-05-28 23:36
TUZ KHURMATU — Islamic State (IS) militants organised an attack on Kurdish Peshmerga forces near Tuz Khurmatu before their plan was foiled by coordinated airstrikes, said a local official. IS insurgents intended to attack Peshmerga positions via car bomb ...

IS Chief of Intelligence in Tuz Khurmatu Captured

BAS News - 2017-05-28 23:36
ERBIL — Iraqi counter-terrorism and security forces captured Islamic State (IS) chief of intelligence in Tuz Khurmatu, some 55 kilometres south of Kirkuk, Iraq’s Interior Ministry said. Based on intelligence gathered from sources, the Iraqi forces conduc ...

Peshmerga Forces Repel IS Attack near Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-05-28 01:26
TUZ KHURMATU — Islamic State (IS) militants late on Saturday carried out an attack against Peshmerga near Tuz Khurmatu, but they were warded off by the Kurdish forces. Head of Media Department in Tuz Khurmatu administration, Mohammed Fayiq, confirmed the ...

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 ...
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