Showing posts with label Kirkuk. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Kirkuk. Show all posts

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Kurdish forces seize oil wells from Iraqi control - The Jerusalem Post

Forces from the regional Kurdish government have taken control of some oil wells in northern Kirkuk, Iraq's state-run North Oil Company said in a statement on Saturday, but the Kurdish government denied this.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Iraqi PM Abadi: Whoever Attacks Iraqi Troops, Not to Be Safe

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi
Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi warned against targeting or opening fire against federal troops at disputed regions, warning that whoever violates will not be safe.

Barzani: US knew Iraqi forces planned Kirkuk takeover

Iraqi forces planned Kirkuk takeover
Masoud Barzani, the ex-president of the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq, has said that a major Iraqi operation last month to take over Kirkuk and other Kurdish-held areas took place with the full knowledge of the US and the UK.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Iraqi-Kurdish talks make progress despite pending points

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The Iraqi and Kurdish army commanders made progress Saturday in talks, aiming at ceasefire between the federal and Kurdish Peshmerga forces, but the two sides fell short to agree on some pending points.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Iraqi government, Kurds agree to temporary ceasefire northwest of Mosul

ceasefire northwest of Mosul
The Iraqi government forces and Kurdistan's Peshmerga forces have agreed to a temporary ceasefire in a town located northwest of the northern city of Mosul, following nearly two weeks of fighting, a security official told EFE on Friday.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Iraqi army captures 44 oil wells in disputed areas in Nineveh

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Iraqi security forces on Friday took control of 44 oil wells in disputed areas in Iraq's northern province of Nineveh after the withdrawal of Kurdish Peshmerga forces, the Iraqi military said.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Army in 'full control' of central Kirkuk: Iraqi govt

Iraqi government forces
Iraqi government forces have assumed "full control" over Kirkuk's city center, according to a statement issued late Monday by the army's Joint Operations Command.

Kirkuk Offensive Aimed at Protecting Iraq’s National Unity: Abadi

Kirkuk Offensive
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said an offensive by the Arab country’s army to take control of the northern province of Kirkuk was aimed at protecting national unity.

Thousands of people are leaving the Iraqi city of Kirkuk

people are leaving the Iraqi city of Kirkuk
Thousands of people are leaving the Iraqi city of Kirkuk as the Iraqi army advanced on Kurdish military positions around the city.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Kurdish leaders refuse to reject referendum result

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Kurdish leaders have refused Iraqi government demands to reject the result of an independence referendum ahead of talks on the future of Iraqi Kurdistan.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Iraqi forces take down Kurdistan flag in southern Kirkuk

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An Iraqi military official said on Friday that the Iraqi army has demanded Kurdish troops out of the military base and oil reserves in Kirkuk governorate.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Bagdad da dos días a los peshmerga kurdos para abandonar Kirkuk

Bagdad da dos días a los peshmerga kurdos
El Gobierno de Irak exigió que los milicianos kurdos peshmerga se retiren de la provincia de Kirkuk en 48 horas, declaró a Sputnik un portavoz del mando de las fuerzas kurdas.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Iran to close borders if KRG secedes from Iraq, security chief says

Iran to close borders if KRG secedes from Iraq
Iran will close its borders with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) should there be a "yes" vote in an independence referendum planned for September 25, Supreme National Security Council head Ali Shamkhani said Sunday.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Iran warns Kirkuk over Iraqi Kurdistan referendum

Iraqi Kurdistan
Iran on Wednesday warned the Iraqi province of Kirkuk against taking part in next month's Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum, saying it is "wrong, provocative and unacceptable".

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Kirkuk’s participation in referendum is breach of Iraqi constitution: Turkey

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The Turkish Foreign Ministry has criticized a decision by the local administration of Kirkuk to participate in a planned referendum by the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Sept. 25, saying it is a “serious breach” of the Iraqi constitution.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

5 killed in attack by ISIS "militants" in Iraq's Kirkuk

Iraq's Kirkuk
A total of five people, including four civilians and a policeman, were killed on Tuesday in an attack by the Islamic State (IS) "militants" at a village near Iraq's northern city of Kirkuk, a local police source said.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Iraqi Kurds Announce Independence Vote in September

The leaders of Iraqi Kurdistan have announced that they will be holding an independence referendum September 25, part of a plan to fully secede from Iraq and create an independent Kurdish state for the first time in centuries.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Turkey will not accept any attempt to declare independence in northern Iraq

Turkey will not accept any attempt to declare independence in northern Iraq and to incorporate Kirkuk into the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said, vowing they will continue to stand with Iraqi Turkmen groups.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Iraqi parliament votes against flying KRG flag in Kirkuk

The Iraqi Parliament on April 1 voted against the decision of Kirkuk Provincial Council to raise the flag of Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) alongside the Iraqi flag in the disputed oil-rich city of Kirkuk.

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