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News Iraq » Kirkuk: ISIS claims attack on Shiite militia in Iraq; 27 dead

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/isis-claims-attack-on-shiite-militia-in-iraq-27-dead/ar-BBJlLxV
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

It was the deadliest attack against Iraq's Shiite-led Popular Mobilization Units since the country's forces wrested Hawija from the terror group in October. At least 27 PMU fighters died in the Sunday night assault, southwest of Kirkuk, according to a ...

News Iraq » Kirkuk: Kurdistan to reopen Erbil routes to Kirkuk, Makhmour

News channel or source: http://www.rudaw.net/english/kurdistan/220220182
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

The Erbil-Kirkuk and Erbil-Makhmour roads were officially closed after clashes between the Peshmerga forces and Iraqi forces with Iranian-backed Hashd al-Shaabi last October. The road closures have caused many problems. People living in Makhmour have ...

News Iraq » Kirkuk: Islamic State kills 27 Iraqi militiamen near Kirkuk

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/islamic-state-kills-12-iraqi-militiamen-near-kirkuk-101530445.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Islamic State militants ambushed a convoy of pro-government militia fighters near the northern Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk late on Sunday, killing at least 27 of them, the government-backed Popular Mobilisation Forces said on Monday.

News Iraq » Kirkuk: Iraq declares intentions for Kurdistan flight ban.

News channel or source: https://sofrep.com/99974/iraq-declares-intentions-for-kurdistan-flight-ban/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

I am being honest,” during press conference yesterday. The flight ban was put in place after the Kurdish vote for independence and the turn over of Kirkuk to Iraq supported military forces. Talks between the Kurdish Regional Government and the Iraqi ...

News Iraq » Kirkuk: Islamic State kills 27 Iraqi security personnel in Kirkuk

News channel or source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2018/02/19/Islamic-State-kills-27-Iraqi-security-personnel-in-Kirkuk/8621519085660/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Feb. 19 (UPI) --Islamic State militants ambushed a convoy and killed at least 27 Iranian-backed Popular Mobilization Forces fighters in Iraq, the militia said. The PMF said IS set up a fake checkpoint by disguising themselves as police officers and using ...

News Iraq » Kirkuk: Islamic State ambushes Iraqi Shiite-led force, killing 27 fighters

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/ambushes-iraqi-shiite-led-force-killing-27-fighters-article-1.3829292
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Islamic State militants ambushed a group of Iraq's Shiite-led paramilitary fighters ... said in a statement that the attack took place southwest of the northern city of Kirkuk, where the paramilitaries were conducting overnight raids.

News Iraq » Kirkuk: UPDATE 1-Iraq southern oil exports around 3.5 mln bpd so far in Feb -sources

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/iraq-oil/update-1-iraq-southern-oil-exports-around-3-5-mln-bpd-so-far-in-feb-sources-idUSL8N1QC4WY
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Iraq plans to export oil to Iran from the northern Kirkuk oilfield using tanker trucks. Iraq and Iran agreed in December to swap up to 60,000 bpd of crude produced from Kirkuk for Iranian oil to be delivered to southern Iraq, with the crude trucked to Iran ...

News Iraq » Kirkuk: Iraqi Catholic leaders urge Christians: Remain steadfast in Lent

News channel or source: https://cruxnow.com/global-church/2018/02/23/iraqi-catholic-leaders-urge-christians-remain-steadfast-lent/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

We don’t dare to go back.’ So, these people are still sheltering in Irbil or in the camps for internally displaced people in Kirkuk and Sulaimaniyah,” Mirkis said of the northern Iraqi cities providing Christians with refuge. “Qaraqosh is a little ...

News Iraq » Kirkuk: How Will Iraq Contain Iran's Proxies?

News channel or source: https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/02/the-man-who-could-help-rebuild-iraq/553799/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

As a result of that onslaught, Iran’s proxies now control Kirkuk and other strategically vital towns and cities. With every inch of territory Iran’s proxies acquire, their influence becomes stronger in the rest of Iraq. Al-Abadi has even contemplated ...

News Iraq » Kirkuk: Iraqi Catholic Leaders Urge Assyrians to Remain Steadfast in Lent

News channel or source: http://www.aina.org/news/20180223174312.htm
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

We don't dare to go back.' So, these people are still sheltering in Irbil or in the camps for internally displaced people in Kirkuk and Sulaimaniyah," Mirkis said of the northern Iraqi cities providing Christians with refuge. "Qaraqosh is a little bit better.