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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

Kurdistan’s leading parties to meet on cabinet formation, Kirkuk issue

Gulan Media - 2019-06-26 17:46

Kirkuk court issues arrest warrant for acting governor

Al Monitor - 2019-06-26 15:03

KDP, PUK to Decide on Kirkuk Governor

BAS News - 2019-06-26 11:56
ERBIL — High-level delegations from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are set to meet on Wednesday and discuss the prolonged disputes over the post of Kirkuk governor. The PUK says it deserves holding the post wh ...

IED Blast Hits Iraqi Police Convoy in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-06-26 11:56
ERBIL — An improvised explosive device (IED) exploded at an Iraqi federal police convoy patrolling an area in Kirkuk province on Tuesday, a source confirmed. The explosion left one officer killed and three others injured, Sumariya News cited an informed ...

Kurdistan’s leading parties to meet on cabinet formation, Kirkuk issue

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-26 11:34

Bomb targets Iraqi police in Kirkuk after arrest of ISIS ‘leader’ in area: reports

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-26 10:34

Repairs begin for key bridge connecting Mosul to Erbil, Kirkuk

Gulan Media - 2019-06-26 01:52

PUK announces an agreement on naming a new governor of Kirkuk

Kurdiu - 2019-06-25 23:01

Repairs begin for key bridge connecting Mosul to Erbil, Kirkuk

Rûdaw - 2019-06-25 17:20
The bridge, located in Gwer, was blown up by ISIS in late 2014. ...

Traditional tandoor makers survive in Kirkuk

Rûdaw - 2019-06-25 16:12

IS Kills Three Villagers in Kirkuk Province

BAS News - 2019-06-25 10:53
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) militants on Monday attacked a village in Kirkuk province where they killed at least three civilians. The jihadists opened fire at the residents of al-Wardiya village near Abbasiya district of Kirkuk, Sumariya News reported. It ...

IS Kills Three Civilians Near Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-06-25 01:29
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) jihadist group killed on Monday three civilians near the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk. A security source said that the extremists killed the three individuals in the village of Wardiya, in al-Abbasy vicinity in Kirku ...

Kirkuk: 14 IS Insurgents Killed, Senior Member Captured

BAS News - 2019-06-25 00:28
ERBIL - The Iraqi security forces managed on Monday to kill 14 members of the Islamic State (IS) in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk, while capturing a leader of the militant group in the area. The extremists were targeted during an operation by t ...

Arresting a leader of ISIS in Kirkuk

Kurdiu - 2019-06-24 23:18

Over 12,000 Arab families set to return to Kurdish-owned areas in Kirkuk: official

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-24 19:29

Parliament to vote on new KRG cabinet end of June – if PUK conditions met

Rûdaw - 2019-06-24 13:47
Kirkuk remains the key barrier to progress ...

Daquq: Kurdish Party Forced to Remove it’s Board for Word "Kurdistan"

BAS News - 2019-06-23 23:45
ERBIL - The Iraqi forces and pro-Iranian militias have forced a Kurdish party in the disputed town of Daquq, in Kirkuk, to remove its office board as it includes the word "Kurdistan." Talking to BasNews, head of local administration of the Kurdistan Comm ...

Kirkuk provincial council holds a meeting in Baghdad

Kurdiu - 2019-06-22 18:46

Acting governor of Kirkuk released on bail, faces corruption charges

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-21 06:12

Acting governor of Kirkuk released on bail, faces corruption charges

Gulan Media - 2019-06-20 23:50

Court Cancels Arrest Warrant Against Rebwar Talabani

BAS News - 2019-06-20 23:33
ERBIL - The arrest warrant which had been issued by an Iraqi court against Rebwar Talabani, a Kurdish figure and former head of Kirkuk Provincial Council, has been cancelled. In December, last year, the criminal court of Kirkuk sentenced Talabani to six ...

Kurdish neighborhoods in Kirkuk overlooked in annual reconstruction plans

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-20 23:24

Baghdad-Appointed Governor Orders Destruction of Kurdish Marketplace in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-06-20 13:06
ERBIL — The acting governor of Kirkuk, who was unilaterally appointed by the Iraqi government, ordered on Thursday the destruction of a marketplace. BasNews has learned the the majority of the people working at the marketplace were Kurds. Following the d ...

Iraqi army deploys troops between Kirkuk and Makhmour to prevent ISIS movements

Rûdaw - 2019-06-19 21:19
Troops will be responsible for laying out ambushes, setting up checkpoints, and filling the security vacuum in the area ...

Ex-Kirkuk governor lands in Erbil after reports of his arrest in Lebanon

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-19 10:08

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