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Iraqi forces claim rapid progress in operation to 'impose security' on Kirkuk | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-10-13 13:34

Iraq integrity commission says Kirkuk airport 'only one percent completed'

Kurdistan24 - 2019-10-12 03:45

Clashes as Iraq army takes last Kurd-held area of Kirkuk province

Yahoo - 2019-10-11 02:35

Kirkuk: Seven IS Militants Killed

BAS News - 2019-10-08 20:43
ERBIL - At least seven members of the Islamic State (IS) were killed on Tuesday in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk. The jihadists were targeted during a joint operation by the Iraqi Counter-Terrorism forces and US-led international coalition in K ...

Two years later, John McCain’s words still ring true: “I Choose the Kurds”

Justice for Kurds - 2019-10-08 08:57
Nearly two years ago, to the day, the late Senator John McCain penned a powerful op-ed in The New York Times supporting the Kurds as Kirkuk was invaded by Iranian and Iraqi forces, following the 2017 referendum. The silence from the West, particularly the ...

Iraq Dismisses Kirkuk Governor Amid Dispute With Kurds | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2019-10-07 20:09

Kurdish child from disputed Kirkuk named ‘Referendum’ denied gov. ID

Kurdistan24 - 2019-10-07 06:39

Kirkuk Infantry Training Center completes Military Engineering Training Program

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-05 20:25
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On October 2, 2o1i, Kirkuk Infantry Training Center completed a military engineering training program, supervised by the Coalition Forces. During the graduation ceremony, a number of speeches were given followed by pre ...

Kurds May Lose 200,000 Votes in Kirkuk If Provincial Elections Law Not Amended

BAS News - 2019-10-05 15:32
ERBIL - If the Iraqi Parliament does not amend the current provincial elections law, Kurds in disputed Kirkuk province may lose over 200,000 votes, a Kurdish official warned on Saturday. Based on the law, the displaced people will be deprived from castin ...

Kurdish parties unite under ‘Kirkuk is Kurdistani’ list for upcoming provincial election

Kurdistan24 - 2019-10-05 07:05

Protests in Iraq spread to disputed province of Kirkuk

Kurdistan24 - 2019-10-04 13:10

Iraq sends first shipment of Kirkuk oil to Jordan as part of 10,000 bpd deal

Kurdistan24 - 2019-10-04 10:15
Over 200 trucks filled with Kirkuk oil are expected to reach their destination in Jordan by Tuesday. (Photo: Archive) ...

The Kurdish Coalition announced its head, logo and slogan

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-04 02:40
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On October 1, 2019, the participating political parties in the Kurdish Coalition conducted their third meeting and elected their head, Abdulrahman Mustafa (former Kirkuk Governor), through majority votes. Additionally, ...

The New Humanitarian | Iraq’s Kirkuk: Oil deals, ethnic divides, and Kurdish grievances

Thenewhumanitarian - 2019-10-03 17:57

Coalition Airstrike Kills 10 IS Jihadists in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-10-03 06:35
ERBIL — At least 10 militants of the Islamic State (IS) were killed in a precise airstrike carried out by the US-led Coalition warplanes in northern Iraq, a security source said on Wednesday. The militants were eliminated while attempting to take control ...

Kirkuk remains unsolved and worse than before

Washington Kurdish Institute - 2019-10-03 01:49

Political party in Iraq's disputed Kirkuk claims local corruption, posts 'auctioned'

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-29 20:12

Iraq to construct new oil pipeline from Kirkuk to Turkey

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-29 16:00

Kakai dorpen in Kirkuk en controversiële regio’s opnieuw doelwit van ISIS – Koerdische Autonome Regio – Koerdisch Nieuws

Koerdischnieuws - 2019-08-28 17:15

Kakai villages in Kirkuk and controversial regions targeted again

ANF - 2019-08-28 14:36
The Kakais living in villages of Kirkuk and Daquq district are targeted by ISIS and similar groups. ...

ISIS attack kills 6, injures 11 in Kirkuk

Kurdiu - 2019-08-26 06:26

The Bodies of a Christian woman and her daughter found in Kirkuk

Kurdiu - 2019-08-26 06:26

Kirkuk experiencing 'organized Arabization campaign': official

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-25 23:03

Attacks Kill, Injure Over a Dozen in Southern Kirkuk

Gulan Media - 2019-08-25 19:38

Gunmen kill 6, wound several more in twin attack on Kirkuk stadium, PMF base

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-25 09:38

Iraq to begin exporting Kirkuk oil to Jordan in coming days: Minister

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-20 08:52
One of Iraq's oil pipelines. (Photo: Archive) ...

Taha’s Geometry Theory: Dividing Angles and Circle Arcs

The Kurdish Project - 2019-08-17 10:58
In 1981, my oldest son was killed under Saddam’s Arabization of Kirkuk at the age of 12. In the years following, during the Arabization, Saddam killed hundreds of thousands of Barzani, Halapja, and Anfal people. In 1990, my family and I decided to give u ...

VIDEO: Rotting animal remains litter streets of Kirkuk after Eid holiday

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-15 11:28

Oil, budgets, Kirkuk still nag Baghdad-Erbil relations

Al Monitor - 2019-08-14 15:17

Iraqi security arrest three ISIS members who transferred explosives, money to Kirkuk

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-13 17:27

Kashmir, Kirkuk And Jerusalem | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-08-13 03:11

ISIS gunmen kill two Iraqi federal police near village in Kirkuk

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-12 18:38

ISIS attacks kills 2 policemen, injures 2 others in Kirkuk

ANF - 2019-08-12 10:57
Yet another attack by ISIS in northern Iraq. ...

Iraqi security free two men kidnapped by ISIS in Kirkuk

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-11 18:26

Kirkuk official alleges ‘Arabization’ as province gains new Arab voters in 2019

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-10 09:40

Kurdish parties reject 2020 provincial election in disputed Kirkuk

Gulan Media - 2019-08-08 18:56

Drug traffickers group arrested in Kirkuk

Kurdiu - 2019-08-05 18:29

Kurdish parties are demanding the UN to normalize the situation in Kirkuk

Kurdiu - 2019-08-04 19:04

Iraq launches ‘New Dawn’ operation against ISIS cells in southwest Kirkuk

Rûdaw - 2019-08-04 14:29
Several ISIS tunnels and bases have been destroyed, military sources said ...

Iraq to update voter lists in war-torn Nineveh, disputed Kirkuk

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-02 23:18

Four Kurdish security officials killed in ISIS attack south of Kirkuk

Rûdaw - 2019-08-01 09:26
ISIS attacked a checkpoint near Kifri ...

Turkmen, Arab parties in Kirkuk reject Iraqi court's view on dis

Rûdaw - 2019-07-31 20:45

Abadi criticizes Dawa Party, defends Kirkuk actions in interview

Rûdaw - 2019-07-29 18:34

Kakais say federal police cannot protect them from ISIS in Kirkuk

Rûdaw - 2019-07-29 15:18
Some Kakai have to fight ISIS themselves in Kirkuk province ...

ISIS shelling villages south of Kirkuk: official

Rûdaw - 2019-07-26 16:41
There are no reports of casualties ...

Several unidentified mortar shells land in Kaka’i village, southern Kirkuk

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-26 11:34

Kurdish parties in Kirkuk unite their position on local elections

Kurdiu - 2019-07-26 01:43

Iraqi forces in Kirkuk kill civilian family of nine reportedly mistaken for ISIS

Gulan Media - 2019-07-25 17:54

Iraqi forces in Kirkuk kill civilian family of nine reportedly mistaken for ISIS

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-25 12:51

Iraqi legislature approves provincial election law; vote to include Kirkuk

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-24 17:21

Kirkuk Kurdish MPs oppose Iraqi Provincial Elections Law amendment

Rûdaw - 2019-07-24 12:34
"We boycotted the session.. the administrative and security situation in Kirkuk should first be normalized ...

Iraqi legislature approves provincial election law; vote to include Kirkuk

Gulan Media - 2019-07-23 21:53

Kirkuk participates in provincial elections

Kurdiu - 2019-07-22 20:03

Arrest warrant issued for ‘Baathist’ Kirkuk protester: police

Rûdaw - 2019-07-15 18:02

Arrest warrant issued for ‘Baathist’ Kirkuk protester: police

Gulan Media - 2019-07-15 13:51

10 explosive devices found in Kirkuk

Kurdiu - 2019-07-15 01:15

MPs call to punish woman who promoted Baath party, Saddam in Kirkuk protest

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-14 20:09

Addressing Kirkuk Issues Requires Erbil-Baghdad Agreement: Barzani

Gulan Media - 2019-07-13 19:13

Following Kirkuk protest, Masoud Barzani says political solution is needed

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-13 17:10

Kirkuk’s Arab, Turkmen residents protest nomination of Kurdish governor

Rûdaw - 2019-07-13 15:36
"Kirkuk is an Iraqi city that a home is for everyone ...

Iraqi forces guard PUK office in Kirkuk after protest against Kurdish governor appointment

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-13 00:46

Kurdiu: The two parties of power in the Kurdistan region reached an agreement on the governor of Kirkuk

Justice for Kurds - 2019-07-12 03:43
The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), on Monday announced reaching an agreement with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan on a candidate for governor of Kirkuk, revealing new dialogues between Erbil and Baghdad to normalize the situation in the disputed areas ...

Displaced Iraqis return home to Kirkuk

The Global Coalition - 2019-07-11 18:38
Article Displaced Iraqis return home to Kirkuk Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Kurdistan's KDP, PUK agree on candidate for Kirkuk governorship

Gulan Media - 2019-07-11 18:25

Kurdistan's KDP, PUK agree on candidate for Kirkuk governorship

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-11 12:08

The two parties of power in the Kurdistan region reached an agreement on the governor of Kirkuk

Kurdiu - 2019-07-09 23:15

KDP, PUK at continued loggerheads over Kirkuk governor appointment

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 12:36
The KDP-PUK deadlock comes while violence flares in Kirkuk ...

Update: KDP, PUK say they will back candidate for Kirkuk governor

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 12:36
KDP: The KDP and PUK will back a candidate approved by both parties ...

KDP, PUK agree on candidate for Kirkuk governor: officials

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 12:36
"Tayb Jabar is the strongest candidate who has the chance to assume the post" ...

Iraqi Parliament Calls for Ousting PKK from Sinjar

BAS News - 2019-07-08 11:00
ERBIL — The parliament of Iraq has reportedly urged the country’s government to oust the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) from the predominantly Yezidi town of Sinjar. Since October 2017 when the Iraqi army attacked the Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Kirkuk a ...

Replace security forces with federal police in Kirkuk, Khanaqin: Iraqi MPs

Gulan Media - 2019-07-06 19:08

Unusual animals for sale at teeming Kirkuk market

Rûdaw - 2019-07-06 12:56
Monkeys, foxes, ostriches, large lizards, baboons, cats.... ...

Replace security forces with federal police in Kirkuk, Khanaqin: Iraqi MPs

Rûdaw - 2019-07-06 12:56
Many different forces and units have created huge confusion in the disputed areas ...

KDP : normalization the situation of Kirkuk before the elections of the Provincial Councils of Iraq

Kurdiu - 2019-07-05 12:06

[PICTURES]: Bombs, IEDs, Explosive Belts Seized from IS Hideout in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-07-04 15:12
ERBIL — Iraqi federal police raided a suspected location in west of Kirkuk province where they discovered a large cache of explosives belonging to the Islamic State (IS). According to a press release by the police, the hideout was located in Abu Sahma ar ...

KDP and PUK Almost Agreed on New Governor of Kirkuk: Official

BAS News - 2019-07-04 12:19
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) have almost reached a final agreement on the post of Kirkuk governor, said a PUK leading member. PUK insists that the new Kirkuk governor should be its member, and KDP contin ...

Kurdistan Parliament Committee Visits Kirkuk to Asses Current Situation

BAS News - 2019-07-04 12:19
ERBIL — Parliament Committee of Kurdistani areas outside the KRG visits Kirkuk to assess the current situation of the disputed Kurdish areas under the control of the Iraqi government. MP Mohiaddin Hassan told BasNews that the committee is planning to wri ...

KDP, PUK agree candidate for Kirkuk governor: officials

Rûdaw - 2019-07-03 16:58
"Tayb Jabar is the strongest candidate who has the chance to assume the post" ...

Part of Federal Police Withdraws from Kirkuk: Report

BAS News - 2019-07-03 00:10
ERBIL - The Federal Police has begun to withdraw part of its forces from the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk, a report said on Tuesday. Kurdistan 24 cited its correspondent as saying that the Brigade 5 from the federal police has started to withdraw ...

The two parties of power in the Kurdistan region agree on naming the governor of Kirkuk

Kurdiu - 2019-07-02 06:02

Iraqi court acquits former head of Kirkuk Council Rebwar Talabani

E-Kurd - 2019-07-01 21:43
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s federal court acquitted the former head of the Kirkuk Provincial Council, Rebwar Talabani, reversing a six-month prison sentence issued against him earlier in December, Talabani announced on Sunday. Talabani said on Monday that corruptio ...

KDP, PUK One Step Closer to Finalize Deal over New Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-07-01 13:37
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) delegations met on Monday to discuss the formation of the new cabinet and the issues pertaining to Kirkuk. Dilshad Shahab, a member of the KDP negotiating team, told reporter ...

KDP, PUK in decisive meeting on post of Kirkuk governor

Rûdaw - 2019-07-01 12:50
KDP: The post of the governor is part of the talks ...

Iraqi court acquits Kirkuk Council head, reverses six-month prison sentence

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-01 11:01

Kurdistan’s KDP, PUK to meet and discuss Kirkuk situation, new governor

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-01 09:58

KDP, PUK to Meet on New Cabinet, Kirkuk Governor

BAS News - 2019-06-30 21:25
ERBIL - The two major parties, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), are expected to meet on Monday and resume talks on the formation of the new cabinet. They will hold the meeting in Sulaimaniya province where ...

Explosion kills one, injures two in Kirkuk

Rûdaw - 2019-06-30 20:00
A gap in security in areas disputed by Baghdad and Erbil have left an opening for ISIS attacks ...

Iraqi Forces Discover and Destroy IS Hideouts in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-06-30 14:28
ERBIL — Iraqi federal police discovered several secret locations used by Islamic State (IS) sleeper cells near Riyadh district, west of Kirkuk province. The Iraqi forces raided the hideouts on Sunday and destroyed the location after seizing different mat ...

Kurdish Head of Kirkuk Provincial Council Acquitted by Baghdad Court

BAS News - 2019-06-30 13:52
ERBIL — Iraqi Federal Court decided on Sunday to acquit Kurdish politician and the head of Kirkuk provincial council, Rebwar Talabani, from charges related to misuse of power and corruption. Talabani was accused by the Baghdad-appointed acting governor o ...

ISIS has ‘completely regrouped, stronger than before’: Peshmerga chief

Rûdaw - 2019-06-29 14:58
"ISIS has sleeper cells in Sunni neighborhoods of Kirkuk" ...

ISIS 'sticky bombs' cause at least 18 casualties in Kirkuk: Health official

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-29 07:11

Two Civilians Killed in IED Blast near Kirkuk

Gulan Media - 2019-06-29 02:42

Two Civilians Killed in IED Blast near Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-06-28 11:36
ERBIL — Another explosion hit a village in the suburb of Kirkuk early morning on Friday, leaving at least two people killed. BasNews has learned that the explosion was carried out via an improvised explosive devise (IED) in the village of Um Tayyib, near ...

Three IS Members Detained Over Recent Farm Fire Incidents in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-06-28 00:56
ERBIL - A court in Iraq announced on Thursday the arrest of three Islamic State (IS) members who confessed to have been behind the farm fire incidents in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk. "The [Kharkh] criminal court is investigating three suspect ...

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 ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Smuggles Oil in Kirkuk, Khanaqin: Former MP

BAS News - 2019-06-28 00:15
ERBIL - A former lawmaker in the Iraqi Parliament has revealed that the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias have continued to smuggle oil from the province of Kirkuk and the town of Khanaqin. Former MP Shakhawa Abdullah, told BasNews that they had provi ...

Twin blasts on Kirkuk buses kill 1, injure 17

Rûdaw - 2019-06-27 21:10
Both Toyota Coaster buses were struck by IEDs, security officials confirmed ...

Kirkuk: Hospital Guards Attacked with RPG Fire

BAS News - 2019-06-27 10:46
ERBIL — A group of armed men attack Iraqi police forces overnight Wednesday at the entrance of Azadi Hospital in central Kirkuk. A source told BasNews that the attack occurred at around 23:30 local time when the men fired an RPG-7 at the police checkpoin ...

Killing and wounding a number of federal police in Kirkuk

Kurdiu - 2019-06-26 22:20

Iraq to send ministerial council to oversee Kirkuk’s annual budget

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-26 22:14

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