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IS Fires Rockets at Kurdish Village near Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-12-10 11:34
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) militants attacked a Kurdish village south of Kirkuk province overnight Monday. A resident of Tobzawa village confirmed to BasNews that at least three rockets had landed inside the village. Tobzawa is a Kurdish village populate ...

Large Caches of IS Bombs Discovered in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-12-09 18:01
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces raided several locations in Kirkuk province where the Islamic State (IS) jihadists used as hideouts, seizing large caches of bombs and explosive devices. According to Kirkuk Join Operations Command, seven hideouts were disco ...

ISIS attack kills 5 militiamen in Kirkuk as Iraqi PM orders anti-terror operations

Kurdistan24 - 2019-12-07 22:06

Bomb Blast Injures Civilian in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-12-06 18:25
ERBIL - A bomb explosion on Friday resulted in the wounding of a civilian in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk, a second incident in a few hours. Earlier the day, an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded and killed one police officer. BasNews ...

IED Blast Hits Police in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-12-06 12:58
ERBIL — An improvised Explosive Device (IED) went off on a street in Kirkuk on Friday, killing at least one police officer. The explosive device was reportedly placed under the fuel tank of an electricity generator, and it went off while a police vehicle ...

Iraqi forces capture former ISIS leader’s alleged deputy in Kirkuk

Kurdistan24 - 2019-12-04 21:02

Baghdadi's Former Representative in Kirkuk Captured

BAS News - 2019-12-04 08:27
ERBIL - The representative of slain Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in Kirkuk was captured on Tuesday. Iraq's Security Media Cell said in a statement that the senior IS member was arrested by a Hawija police force based on intelligence inf ...

Iraq: minaccia Stato islamico a Kirkuk, Baghdad invia comandante militare | Agenzia Nova

Agenzianova - 2019-12-02 13:21

Rudaw: Resettled Arabs confiscate Kurdish farmlands in Kirkuk

Justice for Kurds - 2019-12-01 15:27
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Kurdish farmers continue to have their land confiscated in Kirkuk for Arabs resettled during the Baath era, according to local villagers. “I feel like this tractor is running over my body,” said Kurdish farmer Dashti Agha as he w ...

VIDEO: Separate bombings in disputed Kirkuk leave at least 16 injured

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-30 20:25

Three Bomb Blasts in Kirkuk Leave 16 Civilians Wounded

BAS News - 2019-11-30 11:59
ERBIL — Three bomb blasts in the Kurdish disputed city of Kirkuk wounded at least 16 civilians on Saturday. The explosions, which occurred almost simultaneously, targeted a local marketplace. The wounded were rushed to the hospital while the security for ...

IS Mortar Attack Wounds Several Civilians, Security Forces in Jalawla

BAS News - 2019-11-29 22:48
ERBIL - The jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) attacked Jalawla, in south of disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk, on Friday night, resulting in the wounding of several civilians and security forces. Speaking to BasNews, Luqman Mohammed, an eyewitness, p ...

Tres explosiones en Bagdad, actividad del ISIS en Kirkuk

ANF - 2019-11-28 06:31
Tres explosiones simultáneas sacudieron Bagdad, matando a seis personas e hiriendo a más de una decena, dijeron las autoridades iraquíes. ...

Peshmerga Fighter, His Wife Assassinated near Daquq

BAS News - 2019-11-27 22:17
ERBIL - A Peshmerga fighter and his wife were assassinated on Wednesday night near the disputed town of Daquq, south of Kirkuk province. Confirming to BasNews, Idris Adil, a Patriotic Union of Kurdistan's (PUK) representative to the area, explained that ...

Iraqi Forces Destroy IS Hideout after Killing a Jihadist in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-11-27 13:57
ERBIL — Iraqi forces discovered an Islamic State (IS) hideout in Kirkuk province and destroyed it during a precise operation, federal police said in a statement. One jihadist was killed during the operation which took place in Abu Shahma area. A member o ...

Three explosions in Baghdad, ISIS activity in Kirkuk

ANF - 2019-11-27 10:43
Three simultaneous explosions rocked Baghdad, killing six people and wounding more than a dozen, Iraqi officials said. ...

IS Attacks Iraqi Army in Jalawla: Casualties Reported

BAS News - 2019-11-24 22:08
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) insurgents carried out an attack on the Iraqi army in Jalawla, south of Kirkuk, on Sunday night, with casualties reported. Confirming to BasNews, Mahmood Dalo, a Kurdistan Democratic Party's (KDP) representative to the area ...

Iraq’s Commission of Integrity issues arrest warrants for several officials in Kirkuk

E-Kurd - 2019-11-21 14:23
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s Commission of Integrity said on Wednesday it had issued arrest warrants for several officials, including Kirkuk’s deputy governor for technical affairs. The Commission said in a statement that it had also issued arrest warrants for Kirku ...

Kirkuk: Baghdad-appointed Governor's Son Arrested over Corruption

BAS News - 2019-11-19 23:05
ERBIL - The son of Rakan al-Jabouri, the Baghdad-appointed governor of the Kurdish disputed province of Kirkuk, was arrested on Tuesday over corruption cases, a report said. Sources from the Kirkuk Police and Iraq’s Integrity Commission revealed to Kurdi ...

Mentre le condizioni mediche dei cinque militari feriti nell'agguato nei pressi di Kirkuk si stanno stabilizzando, si moltiplicano le domande sull'attentato | Aciclico.com

Aciclico - 2019-11-16 03:04

[PICTURES]: Seven IS Hideouts Destroyed in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-11-14 14:30
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces destroyed seven hideouts in Kirkuk used by Islamic State (IS) sleeper cells. Iraqi War Media Cell confirmed the report in a statement on Thursday, saying that the hideouts were destroyed during an operation near Ramal villag ...

Three IS Jihadists Killed after Iraqi Forces Discover a Hideout near Hawija

BAS News - 2019-11-13 15:10
ERBIL — Iraqi forces carried out an operation to destroy a hideout for the Islamic State (IS) in southwest Kirkuk province on Wednesday, killing at least three jihadists after a confrontation broke out. According to local security sources, the operation ...

Baghdad-appointed Governor of Kirkuk Issued Arrest Warrant

BAS News - 2019-11-12 13:31
ERBIL — Iraq’s Integrity Commission issued an arrest warrant for Rakan al-Jabouri, the Baghdad-appointed governor of the Kurdish disputed province of Kirkuk, the commission said on Tuesday. The warrant is issued based on Jabouri’s involvement in corrupti ...

Coalition Jets Pound IS Positions near Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-11-07 12:13
ERBIL — Warplanes of the US-led Coalition carried out multiple airstrikes on Thursday against the Islamic State (IS) in the remote areas of Kirkuk province, an official confirmed. IS was announced defeated in December 2017 in Iraq, however, the group rem ...

Five IS Jihadists Killed near Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-10-27 11:06
ERBIL - At least five jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) were killed in an operation carried out by the US-led international coalition warplanes near Kirkuk province. Speaking to BasNews, head of Dibz Police Directorate, said that the air raid was condu ...

Completion ceremony of a training program at Kirkuk Infantry Training Center

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-27 03:31
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On October 24, 2019, Kirkuk Infantry Training Center concluded a training program. The ceremony was attended by the center’s Commander and Deputy Commander, Commander of Peshmerga 6th Infantry Brigade and a number of C ...

Bomb Blast Kills, Wounds Three in Hawija

BAS News - 2019-10-24 17:19
ERBIL - A bomb explosion in Hawija, in southwest of disputed province of Kirkuk on Wednesday, resulted in the killing and wounding of three people. Ahmed Khwrshid, a member of the Hawija Mayoral Council, told BasNews that the incident occurred in a villa ...

“I and Kirkuk” Published on 2nd ‘Prde Battle’ Anniversary

BAS News - 2019-10-20 14:59
ERBIL — Sponsored by Bas Media Group, Harmin Ahmed published her first book titled “I and Kirkuk” on the second anniversary of Prde Battle. During a large event in Erbil on Saturday, attended by many senior Kurdish political and military officials, Ahmed ...

IS Slaughters Six Shepherds in Kirkuk: Source

BAS News - 2019-10-19 20:01
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) has recently slaughtered six shepherds in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk, as the jihadist group has begun violations in the region, a security source said on Saturday. The source, who wished to remain anonymous, to ...

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

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