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Nine-year-old Child Killed, Seven Civilians Injured by Gunman in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-12-14 21:40
ERBIL - A nine-year-old child was killed on Friday by a gunman in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk, local police reported, adding that seven other civilians were injured in the same incident. Talking to BasNews, Afrasiyaw Kamil, a spokesperson for ...

Kirkuk: Iraqi forces seize largest oilfields near city - BBC News

BBC - 2018-12-14 19:50

Kirkuk Students Prevented from Remembering Fallen Peshmerga

BAS News - 2018-12-13 23:09
ERBIL - The Iraqi forces and the presidency staff of the University of Kirkuk prevented on Thursday the Kurdish students from remembering the fallen Peshmerga fighters during a special exhibition, an official said. An exhibition was hosted by Kirkuk Univ ...

Interior Ministry orders sacking of more than 125 Kurdish cops in Kirkuk

Gulan Media - 2018-12-13 19:43

Interior Ministry orders sacking of more than 125 Kurdish cops in Kirkuk

Rûdaw - 2018-12-13 19:28
Abdul-Mahdi's cabinet is reviewing decisions in Kirkuk since Oct 16 ...

Reviving UN Mediation on Iraq’s Disputed Internal Boundaries

The International Crisis Group - 2018-12-13 18:26
The fallout is settling after the Iraqi army’s seizure of territories disputed between Baghdad and the autonomous Kurdish region. More conflict over these areas, particularly oil-rich Kirkuk, is predictable. The UN should take advantage of today’s quiet ...

Turquía entrena cuerpo paramilitar en Kirkuk

ANF - 2018-12-12 06:02
Tras la reciente visita del embajador turco a Kirkuk sus planes para la región han quedado completamente expuestos. La formación de grupos paramilitares en Kirkuk, al servicio del estado turco son un elemento central en su estrategia. ...

The New Arabization of Kirkuk

Washington Kurdish Institute - 2018-12-11 23:58

Kirkuk: Five IS Militants Killed, Wounded in Iraq-US Joint Operation

BAS News - 2018-12-11 22:37
ERBIL - At least five members of the Islamic State (IS) insurgent group were either killed or wounded in a joint operation conducted by the Iraqi and US forces in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk on Tuesday. According to the information BasNews ha ...

Kurdistan Region’s leading parties discuss gov. formation, Kirkuk

Kurdistan24 - 2018-12-11 14:20

Turkey trains mercenaries in Kirkuk

ANF - 2018-12-11 12:52
Turkey’s dirty plans for Iraq and Kirkuk have become clearer following Turkish Ambassador Fatih Yildiz’s visit. Mercenaries in Kirkuk are being trained by the Turkish state. ...

New phase in the plan to invade Southern Kurdistan

ANF - 2018-12-10 15:05
The AKP-MHP led Turkish state is encouraging settlements in Kirkuk and a multi-clash state in the new phase of the plan to invade Bashure Kurdistan. ...

Kurdish Man Gunned Down in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-12-10 08:59
ERBIL — A Kurdish man was shot dead in central Kirkuk by a group of armed men overnight on Saturday. Ali Osman, 29, was originally from Chamchamal and served as a member of Kurdistan Region Peshmerga forces. According to the information obtained by BasNe ...

A Dozen of IS Members Captured in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-12-09 23:55
ERBIL - A dozen of Islamic State (IS) insurgents were captured on Sunday while they were attempting to sneak into the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk, a security commander said. Commander of the Second Special Operations Command, Major General Moen w ...

ERBIL-Kirkuk Highway Closed due to Floods

BAS News - 2018-12-09 20:35
ERBIL - The main road between the provinces of Erbil and Kirkuk, which also connects Baghdad to the Kurdistan Region capital city, was closed on Sunday evening due to the recent flash floods. Shafaq News reported that a bridge in the disputed town of Tuz ...

Turkey begins reconstruction of the "Kaiseriya" market in Kirkuk

Kurdiu - 2018-12-09 18:12

Unknown gunmen shoot Peshmerga member in Kirkuk

Kurdistan24 - 2018-12-09 12:16

Arabization Intensified in Disputed Kurdish Territories: Official

BAS News - 2018-12-09 00:05
ERBIL - A Kurdish resident has been arrested by the Iraqi authorities in the disputed town of Daquq, in southern Kirkuk province, for alleged "acts against the Arabization campaign." According to a statement by the Kurdish people in the village of Yangij ...

Iraq resumes Kirkuk oil exports after yearlong pause

Newsok - 2018-12-08 20:44

Kirkuk to Join Kurdistan Independence Referendum - The American Interest

The American Interest - 2018-12-07 13:24

ISIS attacked a Kurd-inhabited village near Kirkuk, leaving one civilian killed and two injured

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2018-12-06 22:36
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Amidst the recent terrorist acts committed by ISIS in Kurdish regions outside the governance of the Kurdistan Regional Government, ISIS terrorists attached a Kurd-inhabited village near Kirkuk last night, leaving three ...

Arabization Extended to Khanaqin, Hanrin: Official

BAS News - 2018-12-06 17:12
ERBIL - The process of Arabization is not practiced in Kirkuk province only, but also in the other disputed Kurdish areas of Khanaqin and Hamrin, an official revealed on Thursday. Talking to BasNews, Amir Raf'at, a Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) offici ...

Iraqi-Kurdish cooperation in Kirkuk is vital for defeating Islami

Alaraby - 2018-12-04 23:32

Baghdad Suspends Work of Customs Offices at Border with KRG

BAS News - 2018-12-04 23:28
ERBIL - The federal government decided on Tuesday to withdraw all employees from the customs checkpoints which had been built in the past few months between the Kurdistan Region and the provinces of Kirkuk and Nineveh. The government in Baghdad establish ...

Iraq lifts customs checkpoints between Kurdistan and other cities in Iraq

E-Kurd - 2018-12-04 20:25
BAGHDAD,— The central government has begun implementing its order customs checkpoints between the Kurdistan Region and other cities in Iraq. Kirkuk Governorate said in a statement on Tuesday that the relevant authorities had been informed by Iraqi Prime ...

Iraq removes Nineveh-Duhok customs point, orders removal in Kirkuk

Rûdaw - 2018-12-04 13:53
it will become a square where trade and exchange between the two provinces can now openly place ...

ISIS attacks in Iraq at all-time highs in Kirkuk, Saladin provinces

Rûdaw - 2018-12-04 08:04
"This is due in part to the security vacuum caused by the forced withdrawal of Kurdish Peshmerga ...

IS Attacks Kurdish Village in Kirkuk, Kills and Wounds Three

BAS News - 2018-12-03 10:29
ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) insurgents attacked a Kurdish village in Kirkuk province overnight on Saturday, killing at least one civilian and wounding two others, security sources confirmed. The attack was carried out in Nasr village, near Rashad dist ...

IS militants attack Iraqi police barracks in Kirkuk, power lines in Diyala

Kurdistan24 - 2018-12-02 15:35

Arresting the mastermind of the attack on Kirkuk with mustard gas

Kurdiu - 2018-12-01 22:10

Three Wanted IS Insurgents Captured in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-12-01 21:13
ERBIL - At least three members of the Islamic State (IS) were captured in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk, an official said on Saturday. The Iraqi Interior Ministry Spokesperson Maj. Gen. Saad Maan said in a statement that the trio was captured b ...

Source Reveals Cause of Fire on Marketplace in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-12-01 20:05
ERBIL - Kirkuk's massive fire was caused by an electrical short circuit, a member of the committee of investigation, revealed on Saturday. A huge fire engulfed the Langa (better know as secondhand clothings) market in the disputed Kurdish province of Kir ...

Turkey ready to help rebuild Kirkuk’s Ottoman-era bazaar: Ambassador

Gulan Media - 2018-12-01 19:32

Iraq exported over 260k barrels of Kirkuk oil in November

Rûdaw - 2018-12-01 14:22
Total revenues exceeded $6 billion in November: Ministry ...

Turkey ready to help rebuild Kirkuk’s Ottoman-era bazaar: Ambassador

Rûdaw - 2018-12-01 12:45
'Our president thinks we should do all we can to help' ...

Turkey to rebuild burned Ottoman-era market in Kirkuk: Ambassador

Kurdistan24 - 2018-12-01 12:36

Kurdish, Turkmen MPs call for inquiry into Kirkuk market blaze

Kurdistan24 - 2018-12-01 03:30

Baghdad-appointed Governor of Kirkuk Settles Over 90 Arab Families in Kurdish Village

BAS News - 2018-11-30 01:09
ERBIL - The Baghdad-appointed governor of Kirkuk, Rakan Jabouri, has approved the settlement of 91 Arab families in a Kurdish village in Kirkuk province. According to an administrative order sent to the local administration of Sargaran subdistrict of Kir ...

More than 50 Arab families settled in Kirkuk’s Daquq district: local officials

Rûdaw - 2018-11-29 23:37
PUK officials say the newcomers were escorted by federal police ...

Four IS Hideouts Destroyed in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-11-29 12:28
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces announced on Thursday the discovery and destruction of four Islamic State (IS) hideouts in rural areas of Kirkuk province. Iraqi Federal Police Command revealed in a statement that the hideouts were destroyed in the villages ...

Iraq govt-Kurdish authorities agrees to restart Kirkuk oil exports | Devdiscourse News

Devdiscourse - 2018-11-29 06:48

Earthquake knocks Iranian gas imports offline, cuts 2,500mW from Iraqi grid

Rûdaw - 2018-11-28 20:16
Power cuts have been ordered for Baghdad, Diyala, Kirkuk, Euphrates area ...

Kurdistán: El Ejército de Irak toma el control de Kirkuk sin resistencia kurda | Internacional | EL PAÍS

El-Pais - 2018-11-28 13:15

Bahar T. Eskander, JFK Student Ambassador on “The takeover of Kirkuk”

Justice for Kurds - 2018-11-28 04:49
“The Takeover of Kirkuk” was written by Justice for Kurds Student Ambassador Bahar T. Eskander, Master’s student in Philosophy, Politics & Economics (PPE) at Witten/Herdecke University in Germany. THE TAKEOVER OF KIRKUK by Bahar T. Eskander March 15, 2018 ...

Fire rips through Kirkuk’s Ottoman-era Qaysari Bazaar

Rûdaw - 2018-11-27 16:37
"I don’t think anything has left. No shop is left" ...

Massive Fire Brakes Out in Kirkuk Local Market

BAS News - 2018-11-27 10:02
ERBIL — A large fire broke out overnight on Monday in a local market in central Kirkuk, causing massive damages. The fire first engulfed the Langa (secondhand clothings) market, and later spread to the Qaysari, a source said. No one was hurt, but the maj ...

Fire burns through Kirkuk‘s old market, destroys dozens of shops

Kurdistan24 - 2018-11-27 07:39

Bagdad llega a acuerdo preliminar con Kurdistán para exportar crudo de Kirkuk

Lavanguardia - 2018-11-27 02:56

Iraqi Federal Police Detains, Disarms Peshmerga Squad in Kirkuk: Source

BAS News - 2018-11-26 20:40
ERBIL - A squad of Peshmerga forces containing 20 fighters were detained on Monday by the Iraqi Federal Police in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk, a local source said. Talking to BasNews on condition of anonymity, the source explained that the Pe ...

Najmaldin Karim: Islamic State in Kirkuk is dominated by locals, and it is resurgent

Kurdistan24 - 2018-11-26 09:29

Kurds remain the majority in just two villages in western Kirkuk

Rûdaw - 2018-11-25 16:53

New Generation calls on Iraqi govt to reveal details on Kirkuk oil export deal with Kurds

E-Kurd - 2018-11-25 11:46
BAGHDAD,— The New Generation Movement (Newey Nwê) caucus in the Iraqi parliament called on the Iraqi government on Saturday to reveal the details of an agreement between the Kurdistan Region and Baghdad to resume the export Kirkuk’s oil. “We support rest ...

Iraqi Kurdish, Turkmen leaders discuss Kirkuk's future

Kurdiu - 2018-11-24 22:43

Iraq Restarts Oil Export From Kirkuk | Financial Tribune

Financialtribune - 2018-11-24 21:00

Police Officer Assassinated on Kirkuk-Sulaymaniyah Highway

BAS News - 2018-11-24 11:54
ERBIL — A group of armed men opened fired at a vehicle on Saturday while traveling on the Kirkuk-Sulaymaniyah highway, killing one and injuring two others. Sulaymaniyah Police confirmed that a police officer from Kirkuk was gunned down in the attack. Two ...

Iraqi Kurdish, Turkmen leaders focus on Kirkuk’s future

Infosurhoy - 2018-11-24 05:06

Iraq to raise Kirkuk oil export to Turkey's Ceyhan port | Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Hellenicshippingnews - 2018-11-23 20:10

Iraq to unify customs procedures with Kurdistan, PM says

E-Kurd - 2018-11-22 16:27
BAGHDAD,— Iraq will unify customs procedures in all of its border areas, including within semi-autonomous Kurdistan, the prime minister said on Wednesday, signaling a further thaw in ties between Baghdad and Erbil after a resumption of Kirkuk oil flows. ...

Iraq to raise Kirkuk oil export to Turkey's Ceyhan port

Kurdiu - 2018-11-22 16:22

Why are Iraq's Kirkuk oilfields so important? - Business Insider

Businessinsider - 2018-11-22 16:17

Iraq to boost Kirkuk oil export to Turkey’s Ceyhan port

Infosurhoy - 2018-11-22 15:20

Baghdad Strikes Deal With Kurds To Restart Kirkuk Oil Exports

Radiofarda - 2018-11-22 11:54

Iraq resumes Kirkuk oil exports after yearlong pause | WSB-TV

Wsbtv - 2018-11-22 10:12

Iraq's Kirkuk to boost oil export to Ceyhan port | MENAFN.COM

Menafn - 2018-11-22 08:17

UPDATE 4-Iraq restarts some Kirkuk oil exports after year-long halt | Agricultural Commodities | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-11-22 05:01

Iraq restarts some Kirkuk oil exports after year-long halt

Trust - 2018-11-22 03:02

Iraq to unify customs procedures with Kurdistan, PM says

Reuters - 2018-11-21 21:31
Iraq will unify customs procedures in all of its border areas, including within semi-autonomous Kurdistan, the prime minister said on Wednesday, signaling a further thaw in ties between Baghdad and Erbil after a resumption of Kirkuk oil flows. ...

Iraq: leader curdo Barzani, "inaccettabile" realtà militare imposta su Kirkuk | Agenzia Nova

Agenzianova - 2018-11-21 18:51

Iraqi forces arrest ISIS torturer in Kirkuk

Rûdaw - 2018-11-21 15:57

Militarized Situation in Kirkuk “Unacceptable”: Barzani

BAS News - 2018-11-21 14:02
ERBIL — The imposition of an undesired status quo and continuing to militarize the Kurdish disputed province of Kirkuk under the rule of Baghdad shall not be accepted, said prominent Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan, Masoud Barzani. Barza ...

Iraq Agrees to Resume Oil Exports from Kirkuk | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2018-11-21 06:37

Iraq’s Oil Exports From Kirkuk Could Reach 400,000 Bpd | OilPrice.com

Oilprice - 2018-11-21 00:13

Iraq Resumes Kirkuk Oil Exports A Year After Halt | OilPrice.com

Oilprice - 2018-11-20 22:35

Iraq resumes Kirkuk oil exports after yearlong pause - Times Union

Timesunion - 2018-11-20 22:00

UPDATE 4-Iraq restarts some Kirkuk oil exports after year-long halt | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-11-20 19:50

Iraq restarts some Kirkuk oil exports after year-long halt | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-11-20 13:44

Hashd al-Shaabi says anti-IS operation in Kirkuk to start amid rising terror attacks

Kurdistan24 - 2018-11-20 13:44

Kurdish Official: Iraqi Kirkuk Oil Exports May Reach Up to 400,000 Barrels Daily - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2018-11-20 13:05

Family of 7 Killed in Fire Incident

BAS News - 2018-11-20 10:18
ERBIL — A massive fire engulfed a residential building in Chamchamal district of Kirkuk province overnight on Monday, killing at least seven people. All the victims are from the same family, the police confirmed. Initial investigations indicate that the ...

Kirkuk oil pipeline deal a ‘positive gesture’ for Erbil-Baghdad relations: PM Barzani

Rûdaw - 2018-11-19 20:46
"Complicating the issues and using the logic of force has had no benefit" ...

UPDATE 2-Iraq restarts some Kirkuk oil exports after year-long halt | Devdiscourse News

Devdiscourse - 2018-11-19 14:08

Iraq resumes Kirkuk oil exports via Ceyhan port » Kallanish Energy News

Kallanishenergy - 2018-11-19 11:49

Kirkuk won’t benefit from Erbil-Baghdad oil pipeline deal: councilor

Rûdaw - 2018-11-18 19:36
"Kirkuk will only have its smoke and dirty environment" ...

El Gobierno iraquí y los kurdos acuerdan reanudar la exportación de petróleo de Kirkuk - Sputnik Mundo

Sputnik - 2018-11-18 12:35

Baghdad and Kurds strike deal to resume Kirkuk oil exports

Kurdiu - 2018-11-17 18:10

Kirkuk oil deal could strengthen Kurdish hand in Iraq budget tal

Rûdaw - 2018-11-17 17:07

Iraq restarts some Kirkuk oil exports after year-long halt

Ibtimes - 2018-11-17 14:40

Baghdad strikes deal with Kurds to restart Kirkuk oil exports | Business Recorder

Brecorder - 2018-11-17 14:40

US Delegation Visits Barzani, Underscores Resumption of Kirkuk Oil Export

BAS News - 2018-11-17 13:16
ERBIL — A US delegation headed by Andrew Peek, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iraq and Iran, met with the Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, on Saturday to discuss the latest developments in the relation ...

Peshmerga abducted in Kirkuk has been freed: local official

Gulan Media - 2018-11-17 13:03

US, KRG welcome Baghdad's resumption of Kirkuk oil exports

Gulan Media - 2018-11-17 13:03

Iraq restarts some Kirkuk oil exports after year-long halt - The National

Thenational - 2018-11-17 11:14

US Welcomes Resumption of Kirkuk Oil Exports

BAS News - 2018-11-17 09:50
ERBIL — The United States has welcomed Friday’s agreement between the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the government of Iraq to resume the oil exports from the disputed province of Kirkuk. “Congratulations to the Iraqi government and the governme ...

Iraq restarts Kirkuk oil exports after deal with Kurds

E-Kurd - 2018-11-17 09:08
BAGHDAD,— Iraq on Friday restarted exports of Kirkuk oil, halted a year ago due to a standoff between the central government and Kurdistan’s semi-autonomous region, after a new government in Baghdad agreed a tentative deal with Erbil. The development is ...

Peshmerga abducted in Kirkuk has been freed: local official

Rûdaw - 2018-11-17 08:36
He was one of two Kurds seized near Dubiz. The other, a civilian, was killed. ...

US, KRG welcome Baghdad's resumption of Kirkuk oil exports

Kurdistan24 - 2018-11-17 07:30

Iraq Resumes Export Of Oil From Kirkuk Under U.S. Pressure

Rferl - 2018-11-17 07:17

Baghdad strikes deal with Kurds to restart Kirkuk oil exports - Global Village Space

Globalvillagespace - 2018-11-17 06:38

Bagdad llega a acuerdo preliminar con Kurdistán para exportar crudo de Kirkuk

Contactohoy - 2018-11-17 03:01

Iraq resumes Kirkuk oil exports after yearlong pause

Washington Times - 2018-11-17 01:15
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq began piping oil from its fields around the disputed city of Kirkuk on Friday, more than a year after exports were halted over troubles with the autonomous Kurdish administration north of the country. The region will export between 50 ...
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