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IS kidnaps 20 people from Kirkuk

a town in Kirkuk. Islamic State extremists kidnapped 20 people from Kirkuk ... This kidnapping follows the abduction of roughly 50 people from another Kirkuk town last week. Islamic State ... Main headlines, Iraq) Islamic State extremists kidnapped 20 people from Kirkuk Thursday, AFP ...

11/09/2014 - 18:04 - comment 0

Iraq Kurds take Kirkuk

Kurdish security forces have seized the city of Kirkuk as militants head towards Baghdad. Iraqi Kurds are now in control of Kirkuk ... forces of Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region fought off ISIL militants to seize oil-rich Kirkuk after ...

12/06/2014 - 11:41 - comment 0

City council chief shot dead in Kirkuk

A city council chief in Kirkuk was shot dead by ISIL ... have shot dead the city council chief of Kirkuk. Iraqi police said on Tuesday that Munir ... of the northern city. According to Kirkuk's deputy police chief Major General Torhan Abdul-Rahman ...

25/06/2014 - 07:08 - comment 0

ISIL seizes Mosul, parts of Kirkuk

and the Levant (ISIL) have seized the Iraqi city of Mosul and parts of the northern province of Kirkuk. Militants have seized several areas in Iraq's northern province of Kirkuk f ollowing the capture ... and the Levant (ISIL) took six different areas of Kirkuk province, police Colonel Ahmed Taha said. ...

11/06/2014 - 06:57 - comment 0

With Iraq in disarray, Kurdistan takes advantage of the situation and links Kirkuk to its independent pipeline

Iraqi Kurdistan has built a link connecting Kirkuk to its newly-built pipeline to Turkey, its ... and reducing its reliance on Baghdad. The link could allow the Kurds to start exports of Kirkuk crude oil ... of sovereign statehood as Iraq falls into increasing disarray. The new link connects Kirkuk’s Avana dome ...

18/06/2014 - 08:15 - comment 0

Militant infighting leaves 17 dead in Iraq's Kirkuk while ISIS captures border crossing

in Iraq's Kirkuk province, and ISIS has captured a key Iraq-Syria border crossing. At least 17 militants were killing in infighting in Iraq's Kirkuk province, according to Agence ... Main headlines, Iraq) At least 17 militants were killing in infighting in Iraq's Kirkuk ...

21/06/2014 - 13:37 - comment 0

Iraqi forces retake parts of Kirkuk from ISIL militants

of Kirkuk in a battle with militant group, Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Iraqi forces have taken back the control of a major region near the northern Iraqi province of Kirkuk ... On Tuesday, the Takfiri militants seized several areas in Iraq’s Kirkuk following the capture ...

11/06/2014 - 12:27 - comment 0

U.S. says Syria may have conducted airstrikes in Iraq, bomb reported in Kirkuk

Reuters reported that a suicide bomber in the city of Kirkuk left four people dead and 16 wounded. ... neighborhood, police sources told Reuters. Kurdish forces took over control of Kirkuk on June 12.  ...

25/06/2014 - 18:31 - comment 0

At least a dozen killed in Iraq's Kirkuk, Sulaiman Bek

from bomb attacks in Kirkuk and Sulaiman Bek. At least a dozen people were killed in Iraq Sunday from bomb attacks in Kirkuk and Sulaiman Bek, according to Agence France Presse.  In Kirkuk, a suicide car bomb attack at a road checkpoint left seven policemen dead. Another 11 were also ...

13/04/2014 - 11:52 - comment 0

Bomb near Iraq's Kirkuk kills two women at polling station

A bomb targeting a polling station in Iraq's city of Kirkuk left two women dead Wednesday. A bomb near a polling station ... the ethnically-mixed city of Kirkuk, according to a police official and a doctor at a nearby hospital. Elsewhere, ...

30/04/2014 - 12:31 - comment 0