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Iraqi forces reestablish security in Kirkuk after pushing out Kurds

October 17, 2017 9:09 am
Iraqi forces reestablish security in Kirkuk after pushing out Kurds

Iraqi forces ride atop a military vehicle as they advance toward villages between the northern cities of Hawija and Kirkuk on October 6, 2017, after retaking Hawija from the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group a day before. (Photo by AFP) Iraqi government forces have established security over the northern city of […]

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Turkish government ready to cooperate with Iraq to eradicate PKK from Kirkuk

October 16, 2017 6:37 pm
Turkish government ready to cooperate with Iraq to eradicate PKK from Kirkuk

This file picture shows a view of the entrance to the Turkish Foreign Ministry building in the capital Ankara. (Photo by Anadolu news agency) The Turkish government says it is ready to cooperate with the central Iraqi government against militants from the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the country’s oil-rich […]

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Iraqi government: PKK presence in Kirkuk amounts to declaration of war

October 15, 2017 9:45 pm
Iraqi government: PKK presence in Kirkuk amounts to declaration of war

Kurdish Peshmerga fighters stand on the rooftop of a building on the southern outskirts of Kirkuk, October 15, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Iraqi government has accused authorities of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) of bringing militants from Turkey’s outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) to the disputed oil province of Kirkuk, saying it considered […]

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Iraq forces retake positions from Kurdish peshmerga fighters in disputed Kirkuk

October 14, 2017 3:30 am
Iraq forces retake positions from Kurdish peshmerga fighters in disputed Kirkuk

An Iraqi army tank is seen near a former Kurdish military position on October 13, 2017 in the northern town of Taza Khurmatu in Iraq’s oil-rich multi-ethnic province of Kirkuk Iraqi forces Friday retook positions controlled by Kurdish peshmerga fighters since 2014 in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk amid a […]

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Kurdistan deploys tens of thousands of forces to oil-rich Kirkuk

October 13, 2017 1:48 pm
Kurdistan deploys tens of thousands of forces to oil-rich Kirkuk

A file photo of Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga forces Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region has deployed tens of thousands of Peshmerga forces to the Kirkuk region amid tensions with the central government over a controversial secession referendum it held last month. Kurdish TV channel Rudaw cited the region’s Vice President Kosrat Rasul […]

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Iran, Iraq seal deal to export Kirkuk oil

February 20, 2017 8:20 pm
Iran, Iraq seal deal to export Kirkuk oil

Iran and Iraq have signed a basic agreement that envisages exporting Iraqi oil through the Iranian territory. Iran and Iraq have signed a basic agreement that envisages exporting Iraqi oil through the Iranian territory – a scheme that would remove Baghdad’s reliance on the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to export […]

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Takfiri Daesh terrorists burn to death 15 Iraqi civilians in Kirkuk

February 12, 2017 10:30 pm
Takfiri Daesh terrorists burn to death 15 Iraqi civilians in Kirkuk

This file photo shows Takfiri Daesh terrorists in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. Members of the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group have reportedly burned to death more than a dozen young Kurdish women in Iraq’s northern oil-rich province of Kirkuk as the militants continue to perpetrate various crimes against humanity […]

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) urges investigation into Kirkuk airstrike

October 24, 2016 1:30 pm
Human Rights Watch (HRW) urges investigation into Kirkuk airstrike

Oil workers and firemen try to extinguish flames at the Khabbaz oil field, some 20 kilometers southwest of Kirkuk, on June 1, 2016, following a reported improvised explosive attack by the Daesh terrorist group at the site. (Photo by AFP) Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called for an investigation into […]

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Russia condemns deadly US-led airstrike near Iraq’s Kirku as ‘war crime’

October 22, 2016 9:30 pm
Russia condemns deadly US-led airstrike near Iraq’s Kirku as ‘war crime’

Iraqis search through rubble after a US-led coalition airstrike targeted a Shia mourning ceremony in the town of Daquq, south of the city of Kirkuk, on October 21, 2016. (Photo by Iraqi al-Ghadeer television network) Russia has condemned the recent bombing of dozens of civilian mourners in Iraq’s oil-rich northern […]

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Iraqi forces advance against Takfiri Daesh terrorist group in Kirkuk, Nineveh

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Iraqi forces advance against Takfiri Daesh terrorist group in Kirkuk, Nineveh

Iraqi forces make fresh advances as they engage in a sixth day of operations to retake the city of Mosul from Daesh a day after the Takfiri group’s surprise attack on the oil-rich Kirkuk.  From the terrorist group’s last stronghold, there are disturbing reports that Daesh militants have executed hundreds of civilians, […]

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