Iraq sacks five local election officials on corruption charges

Sat, 28 Jul 2018 - 10:40 GMT

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi sacked five local election officials on Saturday on charges of corruption during the May 12 parliamentary election.

Bombs wound four people in Iraqi city of Kirkuk

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 08:19 GMT

Several roadside bombs wounded four people in the northern Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk on Wednesday

Iraqi election commission says Kirkuk voting stations under siege, staff inside

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Gunmen in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk were on Wednesday besieging several polling stations containing election staff.

Car bomb explosion hits Kirkuk

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 - 08:16 GMT

A car bomb explosion hit the northern Iraq province of Kirkuk

Iraq, BP to sign agreement to boost Kirkuk oil production

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 - 08:16 GMT

Iraq plans to sign an agreement with BP on Thursday to boost production from the northern Kirkuk oilfields

Iraq and Iran sign Kirkuk oil swap deal

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 - 08:33 GMT

Iraq has agreed to swap up to 60,000 barrels per day of crude produced from the northern Iraqi Kirkuk oilfield for Iranian oil, Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi said on Saturday.

Daesh attack kills 5 in Iraq's Kirkuk

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 - 03:30 GMT

Five people were killed in an attack by the terrorist Daesh group in the Iraqi province of Kirkuk.

Iraqi forces arrest terrorists in Kirkuk province

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 - 01:34 GMT

The Iraqi military media announced Friday that a number of terrorists were arrested in the northern Iraqi province of Kirkuk.

Iraqi forces kill 6 Daesh members in western Kirkuk

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 - 01:06 GMT

Commander of Kirkuk operations Ali Fadel Omran said Thursday six members of Daesh group were killed during a security operation in western Kirkuk.

Iraq denies deployment of US troops to Kirkuk

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 - 09:05 GMT

The Iraqi Joint Operations Command announced on Thursday that US troops have not been deployed to the oil-rich province of Kirkuk or any other part of Iraq.

Iraq plans new pipeline exporting Kirkuk oil to Turkey:oil ministry

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 - 09:30 GMT

Iraq plans to build a new pipeline that will ship oil from Kirkuk's oilfields to the Ceyhan port in Turkey, the oil ministry said on Sunday.

Iraqi security source: Unidentified drone shot down in Kirkuk

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 - 06:28 GMT

An unidentified drone was shot down by Iraqi anti-terror troops in central Kirkuk province.

Kurdish Parl't bureau in Kirkuk suspends work

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 - 09:36 GMT

The bureau of the Kurdistan Region Parliament in Kirkuk announced suspending its sessions temporarily and moving to Erbil, Al Sumaria channel reported.

Two suicide attacks kill at least five in Iraq's Kirkuk

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 - 12:25 GMT

Two suicide bombers struck in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Sunday.

Iraqi Kurdistan’s Media Suppression

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - 02:29 GMT

Realities on the ground in Iraqi Kurdistan are changing at a rapid pace, and for the passive international observer, it is impossible to stay informed

Barzani steps down leaving a vacuum of control in Kurdistan

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 - 04:49 GMT

“I will remain as a Peshmerga,” said Barzani in a letter to Parliament

Haider Al-Abadi receives a phone call from The French President

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 - 07:42 GMT

His Excellency Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi has received a telephone call from The French President Emmanuel Macron.

Fear of Iranian general left Iraqi Kurdish oil fields deserted

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 - 11:49 GMT

Engineers on a key oil processing facility from two major fields in the Kirkuk area of predominantly Sunni Kurdistan, had fled, fearing the military advance.

Kirkuk: One man’s story of a lost city

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 - 01:05 GMT

“I was born in Kirkuk; I’ve lived here all my life. Now I am a stranger, in a strange city.”

Nearly 30K Kurds displaced from Tuz, flashpoint city near Kirkuk

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 - 12:37 GMT

Nearly 30,000 Kurds have been displaced from Tuz Khurmato, a multi-ethnic city south of Kirkuk where sectarian and ethnic tension flared after Iraqi forces took.