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Barzani Condemns Deadly Bombings in Kirkuk

Barzani Condemns Deadly Bombings in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-31 00:51
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has condemned Thursday's deadly bomb explosions in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk where six people were killed and over a dozen more were injured. Acc ...
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Bomb Blast in Kirkuk Leaves 18 People Injured

BAS News - 2019-06-28 00:15
ERBIL - At least 18 people were injured in a bomb explosion targeting a public bus in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk on Thursday. The explosion occurred in the neighborhood of Khazra, in southern Kirkuk, where an improvised explosive device had ...

Former Governor of Kirkuk Arrives in Erbil After Arrest Reports in Lebanon

BAS News - 2019-06-16 11:51
ERBIL — Former governor of the Kurdish province of Kirkuk, Najmaddin Karim, arrived in Erbil on Saturday evening. Previous reports claimed Karim’s arrest during his recent trip to Lebanon, which were soon refuted by the Kurdish politician himself. A sour ...

KRG Condemns Missile Attack on Saudi Airport

BAS News - 2019-06-13 23:59
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has condemned Wednesday's missile attack carried out by the Yemeni militias of pro-Iranian Houthis on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia which left at least 26 people injured. "We strongly condemn ...

Barzani Calls on New President of Kurdistan to Work on Disputes with Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-06-10 13:14
ERBIL — Kurdish charismatic leader and the former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, reiterated a call on political forces in Erbil and Baghdad to work together and address the prolonged disputes, namely those pertaining to the contested Kurd ...

“Turkish state engages in espionage in Kirkuk through the MIT”

ANF - 2019-06-04 17:02
YNK Kirkuk Office Administrator Xazi Kerkuki said the Turkish state has increased the number of MIT operatives in Kirkuk. ...

ISIS sets fields on fire in Kirkuk

ANF - 2019-05-31 15:34
ISIS gangs started to set the villagers’ fields on fire in Kirkuk. ...

Latest Updates on Thursday Bombings in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-31 13:09
ERBIL — Iraqi Health Ministry said on Friday that at least two people were killed and 38 others were injured in a series of terrorist attacks in Kirkuk. Overnight on Thursday, seven blasts hit central Kirkuk while the security forces said two other bombi ...

Kurdistan Parliament on Kirkuk Bombings: Iraq Failed to Protect its People

BAS News - 2019-05-31 13:09
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament condemned the chain bombings in central Kirkuk, saying that the Iraqi government has failed to protect the people of the Kurdish province. Late on Thursday, a series of terrorist attacks rocked Kirkuk and left at least ...

Oil Smuggling Continues in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-31 00:51
ERBIL - Making holes into the pipelines and smuggling oil in Kirkuk province have been continued and the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias are accused of being involved in the process, an official revealed on Thursday. Talking to BasNews, Mariwan Jala ...

Chain Bombings Rock Kirkuk, Several Casualties Reported

BAS News - 2019-05-30 22:56
ERBIL - At least six bomb explosions reportedly hit the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk on Thursday night, resulting in the killing of three, while 17 more were injured. The six bomb blasts occurred within 20 to 30 minutes only, initial reports said, ...

Burning Kurdish-Owned Farms in Disputed Areas “Grave Crime”: Barzani

BAS News - 2019-05-30 16:06
ERBIL — Repeated fire incidents on the agricultural lands owned by Kurdish farmers in the disputed areas of Kirkuk are “grave crimes and deliberate cruelty”, said Masoud Barzani, a prominent Kurdish leader and the former president of Kurdistan Region. Ov ...

Barzani Receives Palestinian Consul General in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-05-28 16:18
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and the former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Tuesday the Consul General of Palestine in Erbil to discuss the regional politics and bilateral ties. Nazmi Hzouri, the Palestinian diplomat, prais ...

Iraqi Forces Destroy Seven IS Hideouts in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-28 13:28
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces announced on Tuesday that hey have destroyed seven hideouts in Kirkuk used by Islamic State (IS) militants. According to an official statement, the operation was led by Iraqi federal police on Monday, in an area known as Mam ...

Young Kurdish Man Gunned Down in Central Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-27 13:23
ERBIL — A group of armed men opened fire at a young Kurdish man in the early hours on Monday in Kirkuk and killed him instantly. A family member of the victim said “Jum’aa Yousif” was shot dead at around 02:00 am while walking to his home in Panja Ali ne ...

US blames Iran for tanker bombings in UAE, Saudi attack

Waar Media - 2019-05-25 13:07
WAAR_DUHOK The Pentagon on Friday blamed Iran and its proxy forces for recent tanker bombings in the United Arab Emirates and an attack on a pipeline in Saudi Arabia. This determination came the same day U.S. President Donald Trump announced the deployme ...

Barzani Receive Ayad Alawi in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-05-24 12:37
ERBIL — Masoud Barzani, prominent Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, received Ayad Allawi, head of the Iraqi National Alliance, on Wednesday in Erbil. The pair reviewed the latest political developments in Iraq and the wider region, ...

Over a Dozen of IS Jihadists Killed in Anbar

BAS News - 2019-05-07 20:21
ERBIL - Over a dozen of Islamic State (IS) jihadists have been killed during an operation in the Iraqi western province of Anbar. Iraqi Ministry of Defense explained in a statement that a fighter jet was targeted with gunfire in Qaem city, in Anbar, wher ...