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KDP y PUK acuerdan sobre Kirkuk

ANF - 2019-02-18 06:17
KDP y PUK han llegado a un acuerdo sobre la provincia de Kirkuk, el ministerio del gobierno de Bagdad y la formación del nuevo gobierno regional. ...

Turkmen Front demands the post of Kirkuk governor

Kurdiu - 2019-02-18 01:31

IS Kills Five Iraqi Troops West of Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-02-17 12:35
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) jihadists on Sunday morning killed at least five Iraqi soldiers in an area west of Kirkuk province. According to media reports, the militants attacked a military base of the Iraqi army near Hawija (some 55 kilometers southwest ...

PUK dismisses ex-Kirkuk Governor from party eight months after his resignation

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-17 08:51

KDP, Gorran strike deal as PUK digs in heels over Kirkuk

Gulan Media - 2019-02-17 06:20

PUK to dismiss Najmaldin Karim from political bureau, Iraqi Kurdistan: party

E-Kurd - 2019-02-16 19:24
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) leadership council decided in a meeting on Saturday to dismiss former governor of Kirkuk Najmaldin Karim from the party’s political bureau. A member of the PUK’s political bureau ...

Without Kirkuk, PUK will not strike deal with KDP

Rûdaw - 2019-02-16 17:26
“Reaching an agreement is very easy: Kirkuk, Kirkuk, and Kirkuk” ...

KDP and PUK agree on Governorate and Government

ANF - 2019-02-16 14:15
KDP and PUK have reached an agreement on the Kirkuk Governorate, the ministry in the Baghdad government and the forming of the new regional government. ...

Kirkuk or Kurdistan parliament, what is the priority?

Rûdaw - 2019-02-16 13:13

Erbil-Baghdad Cooperation Required to Eliminate IS: Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2019-02-15 20:46
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani expressed concerns over the "increasing" Islamic State (IS) jihadist group's activities in Kirkuk, Mosul, Salahaddin, Diyala, and Anbar, arguing that a sustainable cooperation betwee ...

KDP, PUK agree on new Kurdistan government, president, Kirkuk governor

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-15 19:14

Turkish visa application center opens in Iraq’s Kirkuk: officials

E-Kurd - 2019-02-15 15:47
KIRKUK, Northern Iraq, ,— A Turkish visa application center opened in Kirkuk city in northern Iraq on Friday making it easier for local people to travel to Turkey. Acting governor of Kirkuk Rakan Saeed al-Jabouri said that the new visa office will help t ...

Kirkuk bolsters Iraqi oil exports in February

Rûdaw - 2019-02-15 13:01
"I am very optimistic that the Region will adhere to delivering 250,000 barrels per day ...

Kurd referendum crisis: Crude oil jumps as fighting in Iraq’s oil-rich Kirkuk shuts output – Lakeland Observer

Lakelandobserver - 2019-02-14 19:13

Security forces arrest a terrorist in Kirkuk

Kurdiu - 2019-02-14 16:42

Peshmerga Ministry Rejects Reports on Forming Operation Room in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-02-13 15:34
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Ministry of Peshmerga has reject media reports claiming the establishment of a join military operation room in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk. The ministry said in an official statement on Wednesday that the reports, w ...

Talabani calls members of the Kirkuk Provincial Council to hold an extraordinary meeting next week

Kurdiu - 2019-02-13 06:21

Fire Rages Another Local Marketplace in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-02-12 11:19
ERBIL — Several dozens of shops burned on Tuesday after fire ravaged a local marketplace in central Kirkuk. The incident was reported in Rizgari (Hurriyah) district of Kirkuk. No casualties and official statements of the scale of damage were reported yet ...

Kirkuk: Armed Men in Military Uniforms Raid Kurdish Shop

BAS News - 2019-02-10 23:18
ERBIL - A number of armed men in military uniforms have raided a Kurdish civilian's shop in the disputed province of Kirkuk, a report said on Sunday. The incident took place in the neighborhood of Failaq where the unidentified gunmen raided a store askin ...

Camp Closes in Kirkuk after Return of Entire IDPs

BAS News - 2019-02-10 12:44
ERBIL — The Iraqi government has closed a camp for internally displaced people (IDP) in Kirkuk province after its residents were returned to their hometowns. "Some 402 refugees in the Nizrawa camp have been moved to their areas liberated from Daesh terro ...

Another Kurdish Police Commander in Kirkuk Dismissed

BAS News - 2019-02-10 11:55
ERBIL — The Baghdad-appointed administration in Kirkuk has dismissed another Kurdish police official in the city. Sherzad Marfi, head of police department for protecting the government institutions, has been ousted based on a court ruling, said a Patriot ...

Governor says he knows nothing of deal to return Peshmerga to Kirkuk

Rûdaw - 2019-02-09 20:03
Jabouri said federal forces must hold Kirkuk's security portfolio ...

Kirkuk: Seven IS Insurgents Killed in Coalition Airstrike

BAS News - 2019-02-09 17:20
ERBIL - At least seven insurgents of the Islamic State (IS) were killed on Saturday in an airstrike conducted by the US-led coalition warplanes in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk. The coalition aircrafts targeted the hotbeds of the militant group ...

Iraq closes refugee camp in Kirkuk

Kurdiu - 2019-02-09 16:01

Kamal Karkuki: Peshmerga Forces will Return to Areas Under Regional Administration in Kirkuk

Waar Media - 2019-02-09 12:58
WAAR_DUHOK The Member of Democratic Party of Kurdistan (KDP) political bureau Dr. Kamal Kirkuki participated in Mir Taseen Beg’s consolation. Kamal announced that peshmerga forces will return to areas under regional administration in Kirkuk. The post Kam ...

Shots Fired in Flashpoint City as Iraqi, Kurdish Forces Stand Off in Kirkuk

Voanews - 2019-02-09 12:50

IS Kills, Wounds Three Iraqi Policemen

BAS News - 2019-02-09 10:37
ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) militants once again attacked the Iraqi forces overnight on Friday, killing one policeman and injuring two others. The attack took place near Qaradar village of Dubiz district in Kirkuk province. The area, since October 201 ...

Iraq, Peshmerga to start Kirkuk field surveys on Sunday

Rûdaw - 2019-02-08 22:53

Iraqi army official says no agreement on return of Peshmerga to Kirkuk

E-Kurd - 2019-02-08 12:10
KIRKUK, Northern Iraq,— Spokesperson for Iraqi central government’s Joint Operations Command Brigadier General Yahya Rasoul denied reports on Wednesday of an agreement that would involve Kurdish Peshmerga forces deploying to Kirkuk province. Earlier, a s ...

Turkmen, Arabs won’t attend Kirkuk council meeting in Erbil

Rûdaw - 2019-02-07 21:56

Customs Checkpoints Between Kurdistan and Iraq Evacuated Ahead of Removal

BAS News - 2019-02-07 20:21
ERBIL - The customs checkpoints on the highways between Kirkuk-Erbil, Kirkuk-Sulaimaniya, and Duhok-Mosul were evacuated on Thursday as the offices are expected to be removed within two weeks, a report said. Kurdistan 24 cited its correspondent in the ar ...

Iraqi Parliament votes to sack Kurdish Governor of Kirkuk

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-07 17:54

IRIN | Kirkuk loss fractures fragile Iraqi Kurdish unity

Irinnews - 2019-02-07 17:54

PUK to Determine their Nominee for Parliament Presidency Through Voting

Waar Media - 2019-02-07 14:40
WAAR_DUHOK The parliament presidency is expected to be determined on February 18th, and PUK will nominate its candidate through voting. According to Waar reports PUK will hold a meeting to get prepare for Kurdistan parliament’s meeting and Kirkuk Governo ...

Iranian General Reportedly Played Key Role In Swift Takeover Of Iraq's Kirkuk

Rferl - 2019-02-06 23:36

Arabs of Kirkuk refuse to hold a meeting of the provincial council in Erbil

Kurdiu - 2019-02-06 23:02

A father kills his son in Kirkuk

Kurdiu - 2019-02-06 23:02

A joint Kurdish committee to visit Baghdad to normalize the situation in Kirkuk

Kurdiu - 2019-02-06 23:02

The US plan for Kirkuk, the deal between PUK and KDP

ANF - 2019-02-06 15:39
The military aspect of the plan is to resolve the issues of Kirkuk’s security and the Hashd al Shaabi and army forces in the city center. ...

Fire kills three children in Kirkuk IDP camp

Rûdaw - 2019-02-06 06:40

Kurdistan Parliament, Kirkuk Council to convene on Feb. 18: KDP and PUK

Gulan Media - 2019-02-06 00:46

Kirkuk - Four children were killed in a fire in a camp for displaced people

Kurdiu - 2019-02-05 23:30

Customs Checkpoints Between Kurdistan and Iraq to be Removed Soon

BAS News - 2019-02-05 22:41
ERBIL - The controversial customs checkpoints on the highways between Kirkuk-Erbil, Kirkuk-Sulaimaniya, and Duhok-Mosul are said to be removed soon as the relations between Kurdistan Region and Iraq are improving. The customs offices, which were built by ...

Iraqi Integrity Board Reveals Huge Internet Smuggling in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-02-05 20:34
ERBIL - The Iraqi Integrity Board has discovered a huge internet theft in the disputed province of Kirkuk which worths $ one million per month. The board said in a statement on Tuesday that its teams found the internet smuggling operation in four differe ...

Kurdistan Parliament, Kirkuk Council to convene on Feb. 18: KDP and PUK

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-05 18:42

KDP, PUK Agree on Parliament, Kirkuk Provincial Council to Hold Sessions This Month

BAS News - 2019-02-05 14:12
ERBIL — High-level delegations of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) held another meeting on Tuesday to proceed with the negotiations over the government formation procedures. Following the meeting, PUK Spokesperson S ...

Iraqi Forces Prevent PUK Acting SG from Entering Kirkuk with Security Guards

BAS News - 2019-02-05 12:30
ERBIL — Iraqi Federal Police units blocked the security guards for Kosrat Rasoul, the acting secretary general of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), from entering Kirkuk on Monday. Rasoul was reportedly accompanied by a large convoy of security guar ...

Tent Fire Kills 4 IDP Children in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-02-05 12:30
ERBIL — Four siblings have been killed in a fire that ravaged their tent at a camp for internally displaced persons (IDP) on the outskirt of Kirkuk. The parents were injured in the incident which occurred overnight on Monday, according to Kurdistan 24. T ...

Tent fire at IDP camp in Kirkuk kills four children

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-05 12:27

Kosrat Rasul makes first return to Kirkuk since events of October 16

Rûdaw - 2019-02-05 01:18
"We will never relinquish Kirkuk and it is our duty to protect all the different ethnicities ...

Political efforts to export Kirkuk oil to Lebanon

Kurdiu - 2019-02-04 23:11

Hunger strike in Strasbourg reached day 49

ANF - 2019-02-03 17:15
“We must stand up. Otherwise see, what happened to Afrin? What happened to Kirkuk? If we don't stand up, the entire Kurdistan could go from our hands.” ...

Iraq Redeploys Military Forces in Kirkuk

Waar Media - 2019-02-03 11:00
WAAR_DUHOK Iraqi military forces on Sunday were redeployed in the northern Kirkuk province, according to an army officer. “The redeployment came shortly after the forces arrived in the area,” the officer told Anadolu Agency on condition of anonymity beca ...

Two IS Insurgents Killed in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-02-02 22:11
ERBIL - At least two insurgents of the Islamic State (IS) were killed on Saturday in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk. The two militants were killed by the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias in the district of Hawija after receiving intelligence ...

Anti-terrorism handed over the security file in Kirkuk to the special forces

Kurdiu - 2019-02-02 19:50

Iraq agrees to supply Jordan with 10,000 bpd of oil from Kirkuk

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-02 19:17

Iranian commander issued stark warning to Iraqi Kurds over Kirkuk | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-02-01 02:21

Iraq to Export Kirkuk Oil to Jordan at Lower Prices

BAS News - 2019-01-31 23:54
ERBIL - Iraqi Council of Ministers has decided to export oil from the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk to Jordan at lower prices in comparison to the world market. According to an official document, Baghdad will start exporting 10,000 barrels per day ...

Kurdish MPs denounce former Iraqi prime minister's comments on Kirkuk

Kurdistan24 - 2019-01-31 21:19

US takes first steps for Kirkuk plans

ANF - 2019-01-31 13:50
The US is accelerating the plans for Kirkuk. Meetings are held about the process and decisions are being made. ...

Head of Customs Checkpoints Between Erbil and Kirkuk Arrested over Corruption

BAS News - 2019-01-30 22:58
ERBIL - Baghdad has arrested the head of the customs checkpoints between the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk and Kurdistan Region's capital Erbil, Iraq's Board of Integrity said in a statement on Wednesday. The checkpoints, the main aim of which was ...

Clarification Statement on false news circulating regarding the return of Peshmerga to Kirkuk

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-01-30 14:23
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Lieutenant General Jabbar Yawar Manda, Peshmerga Secretary General, shares a clarification statement regarding recent updates to the Kirkuk situation and the return of Peshmerga to those regions. The statement that has ...

How Iran is winning game of chess in Kirkuk

Al Monitor - 2019-01-30 14:16

Angels of death: Iraq launches offensive to seize oil-rich Kirkuk

NEWS - 2019-01-30 12:43

Attacks kill 4 Iraqis in Kirkuk, Baghdad

Waar Media - 2019-01-30 11:10
WAAR_DUHOK Four people, including a policeman, were killed in attacks in Iraq, according to security officials on Wednesday. Suspected Daesh militants opened fire on a checkpoint manned by federal police forces late Tuesday in al-Dibs district, northwest ...

Jordan wants to buy 10k bpd of Kirkuk oil: Abdul-Mahdi

Rûdaw - 2019-01-29 22:34
'Jordan is an important country for Iraq,' said Abdul-Mahdi ...

Kirkuk deadlock: Components rival to secure key posts

Kurdistan24 - 2019-01-29 21:51

Sulaimani security hands over 9 ISIS suspects to Kirkuk authorities

Rûdaw - 2019-01-29 10:19
The group is believed to have been involved in many crimes against civilians in Kirkuk ...

Iraqi Kurds say federal forces attack near disputed Kirkuk

Usatoday - 2019-01-29 09:51

De-escalation Efforts: Baghdad Deploys New Army Brigade to Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-01-28 22:44
ERBIL - Brigade 61 from the Iraqi army was deployed to the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk on Monday to replace the counter-terrorism forces in the city. The brigade, which is commanded by Lieutenant General Karim Abboudi al-Tamimi, is expected to be ...

Iraq: Threat of renewed conflict as tensions rise over Kirkuk – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-01-28 14:14

Ayad Allawi, Iraqi vice president, warns of 'civil war' over Kurdish-held Kirkuk - Washington Times

Washingtontimes - 2019-01-28 02:22

Kirkuk leaders meet with UN, US to resolve province’s disputes

Gulan Media - 2019-01-27 14:21

Kirkuk leaders meet with UN, US to resolve province’s disputes

Rûdaw - 2019-01-27 09:23

Tensions rekindle in Iraq’s oil-rich Kirkuk | Azhar Al-Rubaie | AW

Thearabweekly - 2019-01-26 22:44

Police Officer Detained after Prisoner Escapes in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-01-26 22:34
ERBIL - A police officer has been detained after a prisoner, who had been jailed on murder charges, escaped the prison in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk, the Iraqi Ministry of Interior said in a statement on Saturday. According to a statement by ...

Iran-backed Badr accuses acting Kirkuk governor of sectarianism

Rûdaw - 2019-01-26 11:18
“The biggest loser in this unjust equation is the Turkmen, and even bigger losers are the Shiites ...

Oil exports from Kirkuk pipeline reach 100k bpd

Rûdaw - 2019-01-25 20:30

US Considers New Security Structure for Kirkuk, Including Peshmerga

BAS News - 2019-01-24 22:02
ERBIL - The US has considered a new security structure for the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk which includes the Kurdish Peshmerga forces, a source revealed on Thursday. The source, who wished to remain anonymous, told BasNews that the US Embassy in ...

Car bomb kills soldier near Iraq’s Kirkuk

Gulan Media - 2019-01-24 03:14

Damaged temporary Erbil-Kirkuk bridge at Pirde may have to close

Rûdaw - 2019-01-23 22:31

Car bomb explodes south of Kirkuk

Kurdiu - 2019-01-23 20:40

Car Bomb Kills Two Iraqi Police Officers

BAS News - 2019-01-23 17:43
ERBIL — A bomb blast targeted a checkpoint of Iraqi federal police in western Kirkuk on Wednesday, killing at least two officers. A local security source said the attack occurred in Riyadh subdistrict of Kirkuk province. It was carried out by a suicide b ...

Suicide car bomb targets Iraqi federal police checkpoint in southwestern Kirkuk

Kurdistan24 - 2019-01-23 14:54

How Iran helped Baghdad seize back Kirkuk

Al Monitor - 2019-01-23 14:40

US Troops Deployed to Tuz Khurmatu Countryside: Source

BAS News - 2019-01-23 14:15
ERBIL — Fresh US forces have been stationed in the suburb of Tuz Khurmatu district, south of Kirkuk in the recent days, said a local source. The mission of the new US deployment is not yet clear, but they have carried out multiple rocket attacks on the M ...

Kirkuk heavy metal band challenges cultural stereotypes

Rûdaw - 2019-01-22 22:49
Iraq's first heavy metal takes on corruption, religion, stereotypes ...

US Secretary of State tries to normalize situation in Kirkuk

Kurdiu - 2019-01-22 21:24

Baghdad Authorities in Kirkuk Orders Kurdish Families to Evacuate

Gulan Media - 2019-01-22 00:14

Kurds in Kirkuk protest evictions, blame NOC

Rûdaw - 2019-01-21 17:41

Baghdad Authorities in Kirkuk Orders Kurdish Families to Evacuate

BAS News - 2019-01-21 17:10
ERBIL - The Baghdad-appointed administration in the disputed Kirkuk province has ordered a number of Kurdish families to evacuate their homes in the city. According to the information obtained by BasNews, tens of Kurdish families have been notified by th ...

Two IS leaders Captured in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-01-21 11:36
ERBIL — Iraqi forces have arrested two leaders of the Islamic State (IS) in Kirkuk, an official statement confirmed. One of the men was introduced as a military commander fighting alongside IS during the past few years when the jihadist group was in cont ...

Iraq Kurds: Army claims full control of Kirkuk province - BBC News

BBC - 2019-01-20 16:27

Turkmen propose 2 year rotating governorship for Kirkuk

Rûdaw - 2019-01-20 15:19
"Also there should be joint administration — 32 percent for each group ...

Shi’ite Militias Prepare to Encounter US Forces in Kirkuk: Source

BAS News - 2019-01-20 11:42
ERBIL — Militiamen for a group operating within the Hashd al-Shaabi is reportedly preparing to encounter the US troops recently deployed to Kirkuk, said a Kurdish commander. Earlier this month and after the announcement of Washington’s decision to withdr ...

The arrest of four ISIS elements south of Kirkuk

Kurdiu - 2019-01-20 00:36

Turkey wants to open a consulate in Kirkuk and a new commercial port with Iraq

Kurdiu - 2019-01-20 00:36

Kirkuk is occupied and must be run by its people, says KDP official

Gulan Media - 2019-01-19 02:43

Kirkuk is occupied and must be run by its people, says KDP official

Kurdistan24 - 2019-01-19 00:27

Iraqi Sources: twin explosions kill seven in the northern city of Kirkuk | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-01-18 02:32

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