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Bomb explosion kills two members of pro-Iranian militia in Iraq

The National 10 Nov 2020
A roadside bomb this week killed two members of a militia division of the Iraqi government in the northern oil-producing province of Kirkuk, the Iraqi news agency said ... Popular Mobilisation Forces in the Kirkuk village of Balkaneh ... Attack kills at least 11 at army post in Baghdad.
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Iraqi security officer killed in IS attack in Northern Kirkuk Province - Reports

Yahoo Daily News 27 Oct 2020
The attack, which took place at dawn on Tuesday, targeted a post, which has been set up to defend oil well No.10 in Kirkuk's district of Al-Multaqa, the news agency reported, adding that a member of the security staff was killed.
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US poised to SHUT DOWN Iraqi embassy over continuous rocket attacks in Baghdad’s Green Zone ...

Russia Today 28 Sep 2020
Multiple media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post and Sky News, reported on Sunday that US officials told their Iraqi counterparts that Washington will shut down its operations unless there is an end to rocket attacks on the embassy, which is located in the heavily-fortified Green Zone in Baghdad.
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Iraq orders travel ban on Baghdad-imposed governor of Kirkuk over corruption claims

Kurdistan Media 16 Sep 2020
The commission has previously ordered travel freezes against dozens of officials in Kirkuk, as well as employees working in the inner circle of Governor Jabouri, who took the post after the 2017 attack on Kurdish Peshmerga in the province by Iraqi forces and Iranian-backed militias.
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Iraqi lawmakers allege anti-Kurdish discrimination in Kirkuk, call on PM to take action

Kurdistan Media 29 Aug 2020
Mohammad is one of six Kurdish lawmakers representing Kirkuk in the national legislature, out of a total of twelve from the province ... Kurds in Kirkuk have complained of mistreatment and racist policies by the local administration, citing the unjust removal of Kurdish officials from their posts.
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Reacting Smartly to Harassing Tactics by Iraqi Militias

The Washington Institute 29 Jul 2020
helicopters transiting bases such as K-1 in Kirkuk. They have also posted images that claim to show a man-portable air-defense system (MANPADS) being (unsuccessfully) fired at a U.S ... militia power at Iraq’s airports, border posts, and state agencies via workmanlike reforms.
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Feature: Plasma trade booms as COVID-19 cases surge in Iraq

Xinhua 03 Jul 2020
Iraq records the third-highest daily increase of COVID-19 cases in the Middle East for weeks, lower than the epicenter of Saudi Arabia and Iran ... Mohammed Ali, a citizen from Iraq's northern city of Kirkuk, published a post on Facebook, begging for plasma to save his father who is confined in a quarantine hospital ... Dr ... .
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Iraqi police killed, militant captured in three ISIS attacks in disputed areas

Kurdistan Media 12 Apr 2020
... in southwest Kirkuk province ... Furthermore, Iraqi soldiers repelled another attack, as Islamic State fighters struck an army post in the village of Tal-Basal, located in Kirkuk's Daquq district ... Peshmerga official warns terrorist activity growing as ISIS claims attack in Kirkuk.
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US-led Coalition transfers al-Qaim base to ISF, amid broader redeployment

Kurdistan Media 18 Mar 2020
Earlier this week, The Washington Post reported that CJTF-OIR was redeploying from three smaller ... The two other smaller bases that the Post said coalition forces would be leaving are K-1, outside Kirkuk, and “Key West” (of course, it meant Q-West, south of Mosul.).
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Was the US "Wrong" About the Base Attack That Nearly Kicked Off A War With ...

Penny for your thoughts 09 Feb 2020
Khataib Hezbollah has not had a presence in Kirkuk Province since 2014 ... 2017 - Attacking Kirkuk ... This is about Kirkuk ... The Islamic State militants launched their attack late on Wednesday night at an army post in Kirkuk on the road between Daquq (home base for PKK) and the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, security sources told Kurdistan 24.
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ISIS Sleeper Cell Attacks In Kirkuk, Twice in Just One Week.

Penny for your thoughts 30 Jan 2020
The Islamic State militants launched their attack late on Wednesday night at an army post in Kirkuk on the road between Daquq ( home base for PKK ) and the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, security sources told Kurdistan 24 ... This is the second attack by the so-called Islamic State against the Iraqi army in Kirkuk within a week ... Deal With PKK in Kirkuk.
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ISIS sleeper cells attack Iraqi army in disputed Kirkuk, kill 2 soldiers

Kurdistan Media 30 Jan 2020
The Islamic State militants launched their attack late on Wednesday night at an army post in Kirkuk on the road between Daquq and the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, security sources told Kurdistan 24 ... This is the second attack by the so-called Islamic State against the Iraqi army in Kirkuk within a week.
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Kurdish protesters claim hiring practices in Kirkuk are ethnically-motivated

Kurdistan Media 24 Jan 2020
They called for increasing the percentage of Kurds employed by the local government to be a representative sampling of the ethnic makeup of Kirkuk ... An informed source told Kurdistan 24 that above 50 percent of the job postings available in Kirkuk had been reserved for Arabs, while Kurds only been allowed fewer than 20 percent of the positions.

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