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Deadlock in Kirkuk as Provincial Council delayed

The New Arab 14 Feb 2024
"The dispute is on Kirkuk's governor post; the Kurds, the Turkmens, and the Arabs consider the post as their entitlement ... and security posts among the primary components in Kirkuk Governorate.
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Iraq’s Disputed Territories and the Potential Impact of the Upcoming Provincial Elections

The Washington Institute 12 Dec 2023
Per Article 140 of the Iraqi constitution, Kirkuk and parts of other northern provinces are considered “disputed territories,” and a referendum will ultimately decide whether they become part of Iraqi Kurdistan or remain under the central government.
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What is driving ethnic tensions in Iraq's Kirkuk?

The New Arab 13 Sep 2023
The future stability of Kirkuk in northern Iraq hangs in the balance as Kurdish, Arab, and Turkmen communities grapple with historical grievances and competing claims, igniting concerns both locally and on the international stage.
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Iraq's top court halts government order to return Kirkuk army building to KDP

The National 04 Sep 2023
Kirkuk, which lies along the fault lines between the Kurdish autonomous region and areas controlled by Iraq's Shiite-dominated central government, has been the focus of some of the country's worst post-ISIS violence.Updated.
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Iraqi PM urges restraint after deadly clashes in Kirkuk

Press TV 03 Sep 2023
The restive oil-rich Iraqi province of Kirkuk has been the focus of some of the country’s worst post-Daesh violence amid US attempts to prolong its military presence under the pretext of fighting terrorism.
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Protester killed, dozen wounded in clashes in Iraq city of Kirkuk, police say

Reuters 03 Sep 2023
Kirkuk, a flashpoint oil-rich province in northern Iraq along the fault lines between the Kurdish autonomous region and areas controlled by Iraq's Shi'ite-dominated central government, has ...
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In Iraq, the Kurds Are Their Own Worst Enemy

The Washington Institute 17 Jun 2023
The Kurdish Role in Post-2003 Iraq ... As ISIS moved in in 2014, Peshmerga forces actually gained territory and economic resources by extending their control over the oil rich province of Kirkuk after federal Iraqi forces abandoned their posts.
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Islamic State group gunmen kill nine Iraqi police officers

Taipei Times 19 Dec 2022
AFP, KIRKUK, IRAQ ... The attack in the Kirkuk area — which police said ... Last month, a machine gun attack on a remote northern Iraqi military post killed four soldiers near Kirkuk, a military source said.
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IS fighters kill 9 police officers in northern Iraq

The Manila Times 19 Dec 2022
KIRKUK, Iraq ... The attack in the city of Kirkuk — which police said ... Last month, a machine-gun attack on a remote northern Iraqi military post killed four soldiers near Kirkuk, a military source said.
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Seven Iraqi police killed in suspected IS attack: police sources

Urdu Point 18 Dec 2022
Kirkuk, Iraq, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 18th Dec, 2022 ) .At ... Last month a machine gun attack on a remote northern Iraqi military post killed four soldiers near Kirkuk, a military source said.
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Nine Iraqi officers killed in suspected IS attack: police sources

Urdu Point 18 Dec 2022
The bomb blast in the Kirkuk area hit a vehicle transporting members of Iraq's Federal police ... Last month a machine gun attack on a remote northern Iraqi military post killed four soldiers near Kirkuk, a military source said.
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At least 9 Iraqi police officers killed in bomb blast near Kirkuk: security sources

Dawn 18 Dec 2022
... of the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, two security sources told Reuters ... Last month, a machine gun attack on a remote northern Iraqi military post killed four soldiers near Kirkuk, a military source said.
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Nine Iraqi police officers killed in bomb and gun attack

RTE 18 Dec 2022
The attack in the Kirkuk area - which police said left nine federal ... Last month a machine gun attack on a remote northern Iraqi military post killed four soldiers near Kirkuk, a military source said.
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At least seven Iraqi police killed in 'Daesh attack'

The News International 18 Dec 2022
Last month a machine gun attack on a remote northern Iraqi military post killed four soldiers near Kirkuk, a military source said.
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Nine Iraqi police officers killed in suspected IS attack

The New Arab 18 Dec 2022
The bomb blast in the Kirkuk area hit a vehicle transporting members of Iraq's federal police ... - Sleeper cells - ... Last month a machine gun attack on a remote northern Iraqi military post killed four soldiers near Kirkuk, a military source said ... ....

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