Iraq army takes last Kurd-held area of Kirkuk province: army - Yahoo Singapore News

Iraqi forces clashed with Kurdish peshmerga fighters Friday and retook control of the last sector of the disputed province of Kirkuk, near the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, the military command said. A security source in the northern province said the ...

Iraqi forces complete takeover of Kirkuk province after clashing with Kurds - Reuters

BAGHDAD/KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi forces took control on Friday of the last district in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk still in the hands of Kurdish Peshmerga fighters following a three-hour battle, security sources said. A cyclist gestures at ...

Iraqi and Kurdish forces clash near Kirkuk: security sources - Newsline

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi forces clashed on Friday with Kurdish forces at Altun Kupri, 35 kilometers (22 miles) north west of Kirkuk, on the road between the city and Kurdish capital Erbil, security sources said. Disclaimer: Fusion Media would like to ...

Peshmerga, PMF exchange heavy fire in Kirkuk: network - Iraqi News

Kirkuk (IraqiNews.com) Kurdistan Region's Peshmerga troops and the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces exchanged fire Friday morning, hours after deadly clashes were reported in Nineveh. Kurdish-owned Rudaw network said the two sides exchanged ...

Russia to Control Iraq Kurdistan's Main Oil Pipeline - Voice of America

Russian energy major Rosneft has agreed to take control of the main oil pipeline in Iraq's Kurdistan, further boosting its role as the main international investor in the semi-autonomous region. The move is an apparent part of a broader strategy by ...

Sen. Ted Cruz backs Kurdish independence, warns Iraq against further attacks - Kurdistan24

Senator Ted Cruz, Republican Senator from Texas, during an interview with Kurdistan 24, Washington, DC, United States, Jan. 5, 2017. (Photo: Kurdistan 24). Ted Cruz Independence Referendum Kirkuk. A+ A A-. WASHINGTON DC, United States (Kurdistan ...

Russia's Rosneft enter oil pipeline infrastructure project in Iraq's Kurdistan - TASS

VERONA, October 20. /TASS/. Russian oil major Rosneft and Iraqi Kurdistan announced the launch of a joint infrastructure project on the exploitation of a pipeline in the Kurdish autonomous region, the press service of the Russian company reported.

Iran Moves Into Kirkuk as Kurdish Governor Flees - Newsmax

Najmaldin Karim (C-R), the governor of Kirkuk governorate, visits Kurdish and Turkmen Shiite forces on the front line some 35 kilometres south of Kirkuk after they recaptured the northern Iraqi town of Bashir from the Islamic State (IS) group on May 1 ...