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Kirkuk Training Center concludes a Military Engineering Training Program

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-25 12:54
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 18, 2019, Kirkuk Training Center held the graduation ceremony of a military engineering course, attended by the center’s commander and high-ranking officers. The course was participated by a number of Peshmerg ...

Explosion in bus terminal in Kirkuk: 2 wounded

ANF - 2019-04-25 12:34
Two people were wounded in an explosion in the Kirkuk bus terminal this morning. ...

Blast Injures Two in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-25 12:14
ERBIL — A bomb blast hit the Kurdish disputed city of Kirkuk in the early morning on Thursday and left at least two people injured. The bombing targeted a public terminal where drivers gather to transport passengers between Kirkuk and Tuz Khurmatu. Two p ...

Kirkuk Training Center concludes another military training program

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-24 11:44
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 18, 2019, Kirkuk Training Center held the graduation ceremony for another training class of Peshmerga. The ceremony was attended by the Commander, Deputy Commander and high-ranking officers of the center as we ...

Postponement of Kirkuk Provincial Council session

Kurdiu - 2019-04-23 21:46

Peshmerga return to Kirkuk ‘intrinsic’ to defeating ISIS remnant

Rûdaw - 2019-04-22 00:36

Peshmerga Commanders Say IS Re-emerged in Disputed Areas

BAS News - 2019-04-21 23:50
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region's Peshmerga commanders have warned of re-emergence of the Islamic State (IS) in the disputed areas. The jihadist group is reportedly attempting to reorganize itself in the provinces of Kirkuk, Diyala, and Mosul, Peshmerga command ...

Iraq Dismisses Another Kurdish Official in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-21 14:57
ERBIL — Authorities ordered the dismissal of another Kurdish official in the disputed province of Kirkuk. According to the information obtained by BasNews, Jihan Ibrahim, manager of Kirkuk acting directorate of water and sewage is replaced by a new figur ...

Kurds in disputed Kirkuk call for united electoral list in local Iraqi elections

Gulan Media - 2019-04-21 03:55

Kurds in disputed Kirkuk call for united electoral list in local Iraqi elections

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-21 03:32

New Conspiracy Underway Against Kurds in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-20 12:26
ERBIL — Since the Kurdish Peshmerga forces and legitimate local administration have been pushed out of Kirkuk, the Kurdish province and other areas disputed between Erbil and Baghdad are facing drastic instability along with a new wave of Arabization of ...

Iraqi forces kill 12 'terrorists' in Kirkuk, arrest others in Anbar

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-19 21:18

Kurdish Villagers Protest Arabization Campaign in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-19 19:42
ERBIL - A great number of Kurdish villagers gathered in the disputed province of Kirkuk on Friday to protest the arabization campaign in the area. The Kurdish demonstrators in the Sargaran subdistrict of Kirkuk also condemned the "occupation" of their ag ...

Kurds chant yes to co-existence, no to division in Kirkuk

Rûdaw - 2019-04-19 17:15

PHOTOS: Iraqi police confiscate two trucks smuggling crude oil out of Kirkuk

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-19 12:33

ISIS kills Iraqi officer, injures two in ambush near Kirkuk village

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-18 10:23

Police Reveals Details on Oil Smuggling in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-17 22:13
ERBIL - Police forces of the North Oil Company have revealed that oil smuggling in disputed Kirkuk province continued while the Iraqi top officials have stayed silent towards the issue. The police pointed out that they, cooperatively with the intelligenc ...

Challenging norms, Kurdish woman gets awarded first heavy vehicle license in Kirkuk

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-17 14:24

Iraq to construct 150,000 bpd refinery in disputed Kirkuk: Oil Minister

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-16 16:02

Iraqi Airstrike Kills 20 IS Militants in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-16 15:18
ERBIL — Iraqi fighter jets carried multiple airstrikes in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk on Tuesday, killing at least 20 members of the Islamic State (IS). “Iraqi jets, backed by the US-led Coalition, targeted an IS gathering in Daquq, east of K ...

Iraqi ministers vow more services in Kirkuk visit with acting go

Rûdaw - 2019-04-15 13:45

Irakiska kurder retirerar från Sinjar och oljefält efter förlusten av Kirkuk | Utrikes |

YLE - 2019-04-14 23:29

The body of a "Kurdish man" was found in Kirkuk

Kurdiu - 2019-04-14 23:08

Baghdad Delegation to Visit Erbil, Discuss Disputed Areas

BAS News - 2019-04-14 22:28
ERBIL — A delegation from Baghdad is set to visit Erbil on Monday to discuss the current situation and future plans in Kirkuk and other areas disputed between Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the Iraqi government. Peshmerga official Qaraman Kamal ...

Baghdad-appointed Governor of Kirkuk Thanks PUK for Releasing Dozens of Terror Convicts

BAS News - 2019-04-14 15:28
ERBIL — The Baghdad-appointed governor of Kirkuk, Rakan al-Jabouri, on Sunday thanked the leading members of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) for releasing a group of terror convicts, whom are referred to by Jabouri as “detainees”.Earlier this week ...

KDP and Turkmen party strike deal on disputed province of Kirkuk

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-13 10:46

Kirkuk’s Turkmen ready to nominate 2 candidates for governor

Rûdaw - 2019-04-12 17:28

Kirkuk – Erbil road re-opens days after bridge maintenance

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-12 14:02

KDP, Turkmeneli Agree on Normalizing Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-11 20:35
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Turkmeneli Party have agreed to work jointly on normalizing the situation in the disputed province of Kirkuk, an official confirmed on Thursday. Delegates from the KDP met with the members of the Turkm ...

PUK Releases Dozens of Terror Convicts in a Backroom Deal

BAS News - 2019-04-11 19:33
ERBIL - The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) has released dozens of terror convicts in a backroom deal with the Sunni Arab figures in the disputed province of Kirkuk, a source familiar with the issue revealed to BasNews on Thursday. In an exclusive sta ...

IS Logistic Man Arrested in Kala: Kurdish Security

BAS News - 2019-04-11 13:34
ERBIL — A man has been arrested in the Kurdish city of Kalar, south of Kurdistan Region, who was a member of the Islamic State (IS) and responsible for the group’s logistics in Kirkuk, security forces said. Head of press office at Garmiyan Directorate of ...

Chauvinist Mentality Hinders Progress and Rule of Law in Kirkuk: Najmaddin Karim

BAS News - 2019-04-10 15:21
ERBIL — The former governor of Kirkuk until Iraq’s assault in 2017, Najmaddin Karim, said on Wednesday that the persisting chauvinist mentality has created obstacle to the progress and rule of law in the disputed Kurdish province. “For the chauvinist men ...

Kirkuk council tasks officials with studying governor’s plans to

Rûdaw - 2019-04-09 18:56

Another Kurdish Official Dismissed in Kirkuk

Gulan Media - 2019-04-09 09:17

Iraq closes Kirkuk – Erbil main road for three days due to bridge maintenance

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-08 15:29

PUK Calls for Unified Kurdish Front in Kirkuk Provincial Election

BAS News - 2019-04-07 22:32
ERBIL - The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) has called for a unified Kurdish front in the Kirkuk provincial elections, while the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) says that it would not participate in the vote unless the situation is normalized in the ...

Kirkuk: Efforts Intensified to Oust Kurdish Families

BAS News - 2019-04-07 00:03
ERBIL - As the arabization continues in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk, tens of Kurdish families have been ordered to evacuate a certain neighborhood within a week, sources revealed. According to the information BasNews has learned from local so ...

Arab Figure Assassinated in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-06 22:39
ERBIL - An Arab figure was assassinated in the disputed province of Kirkuk on Saturday by unknown armed men. According to the information BasNews has learned, the victim was identified as Saed Adnan Hamid N'aemi who was a well-known figure in Kirkuk. A g ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Smuggles Kirkuk Oil to Iran Through Basra: Former Iraqi MP

BAS News - 2019-04-05 19:39
ERBIL - Pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias have used a new way to smuggle oil from the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk to Iran through Basra city, a former Iraqi lawmaker revealed on Friday. Talking to BasNews, Shakhawan Abdullah, a former member o ...

Iraqi Air Force kill 14 ISIS militants in southern Kirkuk

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-05 17:55

Iraq: 14 IS Militants Killed in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-05 14:25
ERBIL — Iraqi warplanes killed at least 14 Islamic State (IS) militants on Friday in north of the country. The jihadists came under airstrikes in two separate raids in southern areas of Kirkuk province. The first airstrike killed six jihadists and eight ...

Mastermind of Hospital Robbery in Sulaymaniyah Arrested

BAS News - 2019-04-04 16:55
ERBIL — Security forces in Sulaymaniyah announced the arrest of a man believed to the mastermind behind a recent robbery of hospital salaries in the city. Local media identified the suspect as “Shaho Mahmoud”, saying that he had fled to Kirkuk after the ...

Arab Tribes Call for End to Militarization of Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-03 14:59
ERBIL — The local Arab tribes in Kirkuk called on Iraqi authorities to end the military rule in the Kurdish province so to help the stabilization of the region. Kirkuk is an oil-rich province in northern part of Iraq which is disputed between the central ...

Flood caused by heavy rainfall displaces 60 families in Kirkuk

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-02 16:40

[PICTURES] Prde: Kurdish District Partially Evacuated as Flood Hits

BAS News - 2019-04-02 13:29
ERBIL — Increasing water level of Zab River has resulted in the evacuation of two neighborhoods of Prde (Altun Kopri) as heavy rainfalls caused flood in the region. Prde is located some 40 kilometers northwest of Kirkuk, about 50 kilometers from Erbil. T ...

Kirkuk: Four IS Members Captured

BAS News - 2019-04-01 21:11
ERBIL - At least four members of the Islamic State (IS) were captured in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk on Monday, a spokesperson confirmed. Al-Maalomah news agency cited a statement by Interior Ministry spokesperson, M.G Saad Maan, as explainin ...

Turkmen leader discusses Kirkuk, minority rights with Masoud Barzani

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-01 16:32

Barzani and Turkmen Leader Highlight Diversity in Kirkuk

Gulan Media - 2019-03-31 19:59

Barzani and Turkmen Leader Highlight Diversity in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-03-31 17:09
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader and former President of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received the president of Turkmeneli Party, Riyadh Sari Kahya, on Sunday in Erbil to discuss latest political and security situation related to the components of I ...

KDP Won't Participate in Kirkuk Elections Unless the Province is Stabilized

BAS News - 2019-03-30 22:22
ERBIL - The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has made it clear that it would not participate in the provincial elections in disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk unless the security and military situation is normalized in the area. Talking to the Vo ...

IS Attacks Kurdish Village in Kirkuk, Kills One

BAS News - 2019-03-30 14:01
ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) militants attacked a Kurdish village overnight Friday near Daquq in Kirkuk province, killing a young man. A local source told BasNews that the jihadists stormed Sheikh Mahmoud village during the night and opened fire at a g ...

Halbousi Says Only People of Kirkuk Can Secure the Province

BAS News - 2019-03-30 12:14
ERBIL — Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi said security and stability in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk could only be achieved with the help of local components. Kirkuk, a diverse city of Kurds, Arabs and Turkmens, has been the main ...

Abadi Hopes to Harm Relations Between Erbil and Baghdad: Barzani Headquarter

BAS News - 2019-03-26 15:27
ERBIL - Prominent Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has criticized Haider al-Abadi over his recent remarks about Kurdistan Region, Peshmerga forces and Kirkuk, saying that Abadi hopes to damage the relations between ...

El domingo por la noche ISIS atacó un pozo petrolífero cerca de Kirkuk

ANF - 2019-03-26 06:12
El ataque fue repelido por las fuerzas policiales. ...

ISIS attacked Alas oil field near Kirkuk

ANF - 2019-03-26 02:42
Some ISIS members were killed and some others wounded as a result of the attack they carried out. ...

Newroz celebrations in Kirkuk

ANF - 2019-03-23 15:15
The people celebrate Newroz in the Shiwesur area in Kirkuk. ...

Bagdad ocupa Kirkuk em vitória estratégica contra o Curdistão - Renascença

SAPO - 2019-03-22 15:57

Iraqi Kurdistan Aims To Up Kirkuk Oil Output To 600,000Bpd Despite OPEC Deal - Politician - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2019-03-22 12:38

Kirkuk to Resist and Survive: Ex-Governor

BAS News - 2019-03-21 16:00
ERBIL — Well-know Kurdish politician and former governor of Kirkuk, Najmaddin Karim, said in his Nawroz message that the Kurdish province will survive the current situation of instability through its spirit of resistance. Karim, who is still accepted by ...

IRAQ : UPK still dreams of Kirkuk

Intelligenceonline - 2019-03-20 18:40

Kurdish rebels say Kirkuk is set to fall – archive, 20 March 1991 | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-03-20 06:53

Newroz, 1991 uprising will be marked in Kirkuk: Kurdish parties

Rûdaw - 2019-03-18 06:41

Newroz, 1991 uprising will be marked in Kirkuk: Kurdish parties

Gulan Media - 2019-03-18 03:27

Irak: Streit um kurdische Flagge in umstrittener irakischer Stadt Kirkuk | ZEIT ONLINE

ZEIT - 2019-03-17 06:33

Iraq Denies Conducting Airstrikes Against IS in Kirkuk Recently

BAS News - 2019-03-16 19:34
ERBIL - Iraq has denied the reports claiming that the Ministry of Defense's warplanes carried out airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS) positions in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk. Certain reports claimed that the Iraqi F16 warplanes targete ...

IS Attacks Hashd al-Shaabi in Western Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-03-14 23:13
ERBIL - Islamic State (IS) carried out an attack on the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias in western disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk on Thursday night. The jihadists targeted the Shi'ite militias in the village of Mahouz in western Kirkuk at aroun ...

Turkmen nominate an "acceptable personality" to the governor of Kirkuk

Kurdiu - 2019-03-13 22:29

Kirkuk battle sees Kurds in Iraq lose more ground civilians return - CBS News

Cbsnews - 2019-03-13 21:00

Two IS Insurgents Killed in Southern Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-03-12 22:47
ERBIL - A couple of Islamic State (IS) militants were killed on Tuesday in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk. The two jihadists were targeted by the US-led coalition warplanes in the district of al-Rashad, southern Kirkuk, a security source explain ...

Kurdish Villagers Protest Arabization in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-03-11 10:20
ERBIL — Several dozens of residents of a village in southern Kirkuk gathered on Sunday to protest the Arabs’ returning to the area with the help of local government to seize the Kurdish-owned lands. According to a source from the area, the gathering was ...

Kurds in Kirkuk defiantly celebrate Traditional Clothing Day

Rûdaw - 2019-03-11 08:17

Two people arrested in Kirkuk for siphoning crude oil pipeline

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-10 23:58

Iraq: turcomanni di Kirkuk contro nuovo governatore curdo e chiedono intervento Onu | Agenzia Nova

Agenzianova - 2019-03-06 15:24

Iraq: forze curde si accordano per nomina governatore di Kirkuk (2) | Agenzia Nova

Agenzianova - 2019-03-06 08:05

Specter of ISIS in Iraq lingers for Kirkuk's Kakai minority

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-05 22:06

Kirkuk’s Arabs demand suspension of provincial council

Rûdaw - 2019-03-05 20:21

The PUK And the KDP Began Their Meeting

Waar Media - 2019-03-04 18:47
WAAR_DUHOK KDP and PUK politburos met today in Erbil and the two sides are expected to agree on the formation of the new government and determine Kirkuk and Baghdad issues. “Today, at 11.00 am, a high-level delegation of the Kurdistan Democratic Party ( ...

Baghdad wants PUK with KDP to settle on justice minister, Kirkuk

Rûdaw - 2019-03-04 12:45

Bomb Blast Kills One Iraqi Policeman in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-03-02 19:34
ERBIL - A bomb explosion killed on Saturday an Iraqi policeman in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk. The bomb attack was carried out in the district of Hawija, southwest of Kirkuk, Baghdad Today cited a statement by the federal police. The victim w ...

Kirkuk: Kurdish Citizen Stabbed to Death

BAS News - 2019-03-01 22:18
ERBIL - A Kurdish citizen has been stabbed to death by an Arab man in the disputed province of Kirkuk, an official confirmed on Friday. Mohammed Fayaq, former head of Tuz Khurmatu media, said in an online statement on his Facebook feed that the incident ...

Peshmerga’s return to Kirkuk raises Arab and Turkmen fears

Al Monitor - 2019-03-01 14:10

Operation against ISIS by Iraq and the Coalition

ANF - 2019-02-28 12:31
The Iraqi army and the International Coalition carried out an operation against ISIS in and around Kirkuk with air strikes. 4 ISIS members were killed in the operation. ...

Coalition Jets Pound IS Hideouts around Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-02-28 10:01
ERBIL — Fighter jets belonging to the US-led Coalition carried out multiple airstrikes against the hideouts used by Islamic State (IS) jihadists in the remote areas of Kirkuk province. Iraqi media cited military sources as saying that several IS militant ...

Kirkuk: Newborn Found on Street

BAS News - 2019-02-27 19:50
ERBIL - A newborn baby, whose age is apparently not more than a few days, has been found in Kirkuk by the local police. BasNews has learned that the child, who had been abandoned by the parents, was discovered in the neighborhood of Rahimawa. However, th ...

PUK Political Delegation Visits Baghdad Today

Waar Media - 2019-02-27 13:50
WAAR_DUHOK A political delegation from PUK party arrived in Baghdad last night, the reason behind the visit was to determine the position of the Ministry of Justice and appoint a governor for the province of Kirkuk. “A political delegation from PUK heade ...

IS Attacks Oilfield near Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-02-27 10:24
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) militants attacked an oilfield overnight Tuesday near Kirkuk, north of Iraq. The jihadists killed at least one police officer at Alas oilfield, an official statement confirmed. Police forces successfully warded off the attack w ...

WHO condemns attack on Kirkuk doctor following death of 70-year-old woman

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-26 21:15

Baghdad strengthens its security forces in Kirkuk

Kurdiu - 2019-02-26 17:38

Iraq deploys special forces in Kirkuk amid Kurdish flag... | Daily Mail Online

Dailymail - 2019-02-26 12:57

Kirkuk... A member of the Asayish forces was killed

Kurdiu - 2019-02-25 19:31

Deputy British Ambassador: UK ‘very keen’ to see Kurdistan, Iraq resolve differences on Kirkuk

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-25 19:25

IS Attacks Village near Kirkuk, Kidnaps One

BAS News - 2019-02-25 09:31
ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) militants attacked a village in western Kirkuk province overnight on Sunday, and kidnapped one civilian. The jihadists besieged the village of Saif Saad and fired multiple rounds of RPGs, said a Patriotic Union of Kurdistan ...

ISIS militants assault village in Kirkuk, injure civilian: source

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-25 01:31

Perché l'Iraq fa la guerra al Kurdistan e occupa Kirkuk - Panorama

Panorama - 2019-02-24 03:05

Iraq defence chief denies formation of Kirkuk joint ops center

Rûdaw - 2019-02-23 19:54
Talks are still ongoing between the Peshmerga and Iraqi Defense Ministry ...

IS Group Leader Killed in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-02-23 13:53
ERBIL — Another regional leader of the Islamic State (IS) has been killed in an armed conflict with the security forces in central Kirkuk, reports claimed. The insurgent, identified with first initials only, was surrounded by the Iraqi security forces in ...

Iraqi forces say ISIS judge killed in Kirkuk as part of 'lightning operation'

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-23 01:00

Two Kurdish Journalists Flee Kirkuk After Threatenings from Security Forces

BAS News - 2019-02-22 23:02
ERBIL - A couple of Kurdish journalists have fled the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk to Kurdistan Region's capital Erbil after they were threatened by the local security forces, an official said on Friday. Mariwan Jalal, a spokesperson for the Kurdi ...

Iraq forms Joint Operations Command in Kirkuk without Peshmerga

Rûdaw - 2019-02-22 12:36
'members of that force are not natives to the city ...

Streit um kurdische Flagge in umstrittener irakischer Stadt Kirkuk -

Derstandard - 2019-02-22 01:17

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