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The Washington Times
Why Kurdish independence mattersno doubt, Tehran wants to control Kurdistan next,” said Hussein Yazdanpana, a k
Why Kurdish independence matters
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
no doubt, Tehran wants to control Kurdistan next,” said Hussein Yazdanpana, a key Kurdish commander operating near Kirkuk. “Their fighters are trying to enter portions of Kirkuk, but we won’t let them, and we don’t need them. Believe me,... Read more
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KERA North Texas
New Mental Health Clinic Aims To Help Veterans Struggling With Coming HomeIn 2004, Steve Papania was patrolling Kirkuk, Iraq, as a rifleman in the U.S. A
New Mental Health Clinic Aims To Help Veterans Struggling With Coming Home
KERA North Texas / Posted 3 days ago
In 2004, Steve Papania was patrolling Kirkuk, Iraq, as a rifleman in the U.S. Army. He’d enlisted immediately after 9/11. "We did a lot of raids, where we were kicking doors in and arresting people. We’d come into contact with [improvised explosive... Read more
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Aljazeera
Iraq: Kurds and Iran eye an oil dealsell it in international markets. The Kurdish oil will probably be pumped to I
Iraq: Kurds and Iran eye an oil deal
Aljazeera / Posted 4 days ago
sell it in international markets. The Kurdish oil will probably be pumped to Iran from fields in Sulaimaniya and possibly Kirkuk regions, according to Dabagh. But given that Kirkuk is a disputed zone between the Iraqi and Kurdish governments, it's... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
30 best tips for staying safe while travelling solobecause your guard is down - you just expect everything to be super fine and fu
30 best tips for staying safe while travelling solo
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
because your guard is down - you just expect everything to be super fine and fun and cool - whereas in say, Cairo or Kirkuk, you are vigilant. So, I present a by-no-means-cohesive list of How To Stay Safe on the Road. Or, alternatively,... Read more
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News.com.au
Best tips for staying safe while travelling solobecause your guard is down — you just expect everything to be super fine and fu
Best tips for staying safe while travelling solo
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
because your guard is down — you just expect everything to be super fine and fun and cool — whereas in say, Cairo or Kirkuk, you are vigilant. So, I present a by-no-means-cohesive list of How To Stay Safe on the Road. Or, alternatively,... Read more
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ABC News
Images From the Fight to Take Back Mosula Peshmerga fighter from the PAK units (Iran) scans towards ISIS positions at t
Images From the Fight to Take Back Mosul
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
a Peshmerga fighter from the PAK units (Iran) scans towards ISIS positions at the frontline of Hawijah, 9 miles from Kirkuk Iraqi Kurdistan, May 2016. Members of Peshmerga Special Units known as Task Force Black stand at their position... Read more
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ABC News
Those Who Fight Against ISISa Peshmerga fighter from the PAK units (Iran) scans towards ISIS positions at t
Those Who Fight Against ISIS
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
a Peshmerga fighter from the PAK units (Iran) scans towards ISIS positions at the frontline of Hawijah, 9 miles from Kirkuk Iraqi Kurdistan, May 2016. Members of Peshmerga Special Units known as Task Force Black stand at their position... Read more
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Daily Record
Father's day joy for dad-to-be who has come through war to find happinesstheir love they were threatened with death. It was love at first sight when th
Father's day joy for dad-to-be who has come through war to find happiness
Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
their love they were threatened with death. It was love at first sight when they glimpsed each other across the street in Kirkuk, Iraq. But it was forbidden love because iron worker Siriewn, 40, is a Shia and Hala, 24, is Sunni. The couple knew... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Iraqi forces push towards Mosul after Fallujah win KIRKUK: Iraqi forces renewed their offensive against the Islamic State group
Iraqi forces push towards Mosul after Fallujah win
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
KIRKUK: Iraqi forces renewed their offensive against the Islamic State group around the second city Mosul on Saturday after driving the jihadists out of most of Fallujah, the defence minister said.... Read more
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Rappler
Iraq forces hunt ISIS in Fallujah and eye Mosuland Raqa could be very different battles since when they fall the delusions of
Iraq forces hunt ISIS in Fallujah and eye Mosul
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
and Raqa could be very different battles since when they fall the delusions of holding a caliphate completely fall away," said Patrick Skinner, an analyst with the Soufan Group. – Khalil al-Murshidi with Marwan Ibrahim in Kirkuk, AFP / Rapp... Read more
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Gulf News
Iraq forces eye Mosul after Fallujah victoryretaking the city centre and trained their sights on Mosul, the Islamic State's
Iraq forces eye Mosul after Fallujah victory
Gulf News / Posted 7 days ago
retaking the city centre and trained their sights on Mosul, the Islamic State's last remaining major hub in the country. Kirkuk: Iraqi forces renewed their offensive against Daesh around the second largest city of Mosul on Saturday after driving... Read more
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asianage
Post-ISIS Iraq should be split in three: Kurdish officialon their territory through the state oil marketing company and not independentl
Post-ISIS Iraq should be split in three: Kurdish official
asianage / Posted 9 days ago
on their territory through the state oil marketing company and not independently. The Kurds also claim the oil region of Kirkuk, in northern Iraq, as part of their territory. Barzani said that the Sunnis' feeling of marginalisation by the... Read more
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asianage
Post-ISIS Iraq should be split in three Kurdish officialon their territory through the state oil marketing company and not independentl
Post-ISIS Iraq should be split in three Kurdish official
asianage / Posted 9 days ago
on their territory through the state oil marketing company and not independently. The Kurds also claim the oil region of Kirkuk, in northern Iraq, as part of their territory. Barzani said that the Sunnis' feeling of marginalisation by the... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Post-Islamic State Iraq should be split in three: top Kurdish officialon their territory through the state oil marketing company and not independentl
Post-Islamic State Iraq should be split in three: top Kurdish official
Bdnews24.com / Posted 10 days ago
on their territory through the state oil marketing company and not independently. The Kurds also claim the oil region of Kirkuk, in northern Iraq, as part of their territory. Barzani said that the Sunnis' feeling of marginalization by the Shia... Read more
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Reuters
Post-Islamic State Iraq should be split in three: top Kurdish officialon their territory through the state oil marketing company and not independentl
Post-Islamic State Iraq should be split in three: top Kurdish official
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
on their territory through the state oil marketing company and not independently. The Kurds also claim the oil region of Kirkuk, in northern Iraq, as part of their territory. Barzani said that the Sunnis' feeling of marginalization by the... Read more
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Breitbart
Peshmerga Commander: ‘Increase in Chemical Attacks’ by Islamic State in Iraqattacks by the group have wrought tremendous havoc. In March, ISIS launched tw
Peshmerga Commander: ‘Increase in Chemical Attacks’ by Islamic State in Iraq
Breitbart / Posted 13 days ago
attacks by the group have wrought tremendous havoc. In March, ISIS launched two chemical attacks in northern Iraq’s Kirkuk province, killing nearly 600 people, including women and children and wounding at least 100. Moreover, hundreds of... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
How one family escaped Islamic State-held Fallujah in Iraqfrom the city in return for smuggling his wife with us,” Abu Marwan said. “He
How one family escaped Islamic State-held Fallujah in Iraq
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 16 days ago
from the city in return for smuggling his wife with us,” Abu Marwan said. “He had cut a deal for his wife to be taken to Kirkuk. “Daesh calls the wives of its members ‘state women’ and women in the city who have not pledged allegiance to the... Read more
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The Columbian
Worker who exposed fraud wages long battleprosecutors. In a 2014 indictment, they alleged an audacious scam stemming fro
Worker who exposed fraud wages long battle
The Columbian / Posted 18 days ago
prosecutors. In a 2014 indictment, they alleged an audacious scam stemming from a single lie: that Wright was injured in Kirkuk, Iraq, on Aug. 30, 2005. Wright, then a first lieutenant with the Idaho National Guard, was near a battalion... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Long ordeal for Seattle worker who exposed veteran's fraudprosecutors. In a 2014 indictment, they alleged an audacious scam stemming fro
Long ordeal for Seattle worker who exposed veteran's fraud
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 19 days ago
prosecutors. In a 2014 indictment, they alleged an audacious scam stemming from a single lie: that Wright was injured in Kirkuk, Iraq, on Aug. 30, 2005. Wright, then a first lieutenant with the Idaho National Guard, was near a battalion... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Long ordeal for Seattle worker who exposed veteran's fraudprosecutors. In a 2014 indictment, they alleged an audacious scam stemming fro
Long ordeal for Seattle worker who exposed veteran's fraud
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 19 days ago
prosecutors. In a 2014 indictment, they alleged an audacious scam stemming from a single lie: that Wright was injured in Kirkuk, Iraq, on Aug. 30, 2005. Wright, then a first lieutenant with the Idaho National Guard, was near a battalion... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Long ordeal for Seattle worker who exposed veteran's fraudprosecutors. In a 2014 indictment, they alleged an audacious scam stemming fro
Long ordeal for Seattle worker who exposed veteran's fraud
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
prosecutors. In a 2014 indictment, they alleged an audacious scam stemming from a single lie: that Wright was injured in Kirkuk, Iraq, on Aug. 30, 2005. Wright, then a first lieutenant with the Idaho National Guard, was near a battalion... Read more
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Island Packet
Long ordeal for Seattle worker who exposed veteran's fraudprosecutors. In a 2014 indictment, they alleged an audacious scam stemming fro
Long ordeal for Seattle worker who exposed veteran's fraud
Island Packet / Posted 19 days ago
prosecutors. In a 2014 indictment, they alleged an audacious scam stemming from a single lie: that Wright was injured in Kirkuk, Iraq, on Aug. 30, 2005. Wright, then a first lieutenant with the Idaho National Guard, was near a battalion... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Long ordeal for Seattle worker who exposed veteran's fraudprosecutors. In a 2014 indictment, they alleged an audacious scam stemming fro
Long ordeal for Seattle worker who exposed veteran's fraud
The Seattle Times / Posted 19 days ago
prosecutors. In a 2014 indictment, they alleged an audacious scam stemming from a single lie: that Wright was injured in Kirkuk, Iraq, on Aug. 30, 2005. Wright, then a first lieutenant with the Idaho National Guard, was near a battalion... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Long ordeal for Seattle worker who exposed veteran's fraudprosecutors. In a 2014 indictment, they alleged an audacious scam stemming fro
Long ordeal for Seattle worker who exposed veteran's fraud
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 19 days ago
prosecutors. In a 2014 indictment, they alleged an audacious scam stemming from a single lie: that Wright was injured in Kirkuk, Iraq, on Aug. 30, 2005. Wright, then a first lieutenant with the Idaho National Guard, was near a battalion... Read more
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Salon.com
Long ordeal for Seattle worker who exposed veteran’s fraudAlso Like In a 2014 indictment, they alleged an audacious scam stemming from a
Long ordeal for Seattle worker who exposed veteran’s fraud
Salon.com / Posted 19 days ago
Also Like In a 2014 indictment, they alleged an audacious scam stemming from a single lie: that Wright was injured in Kirkuk, Iraq, on Aug. 30, 2005. Wright, then a first lieutenant with the Idaho National Guard, was near a battalion... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Ezekiel Tetteh rediscovers form in Sudanese leaguethe premier League side Al-Amal SC Atbara. The 24-year-old burst straight into
Ezekiel Tetteh rediscovers form in Sudanese league
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 21 days ago
the premier League side Al-Amal SC Atbara. The 24-year-old burst straight into action after arriving from the Iraqi side Kirkuk SC where he had a short spell. Asked what transformed his play so much now compared to his days in the Ghana premier... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Living abroad in Europe, I wanted to help refugees waiting in limboone young man’s experience of being kidnapped, tortured and exiled from home. D
Living abroad in Europe, I wanted to help refugees waiting in limbo
The Globe and Mail / Posted 22 days ago
one young man’s experience of being kidnapped, tortured and exiled from home. Dastan, 22, was studying engineering in Kirkuk, Iraq, when he was forcibly taken from the factory where he worked. “My country is dangerous,” he wrote, slowly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
USAID Announces New Mission DirectorMission Director in Afghanistan, Mission Director in Yemen and representative o
USAID Announces New Mission Director
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Mission Director in Afghanistan, Mission Director in Yemen and representative on the Provincial Reconstruction Team in Kirkuk, Iraq. He also held chief health posts in Indonesia, Kenya, Angola, Cambodia, and Tanzania, and on humanitarian aid... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Invisible Wounds: A report on the VA and vets with traumatic brain injuriesfor VA benefits is an example of how difficult the battle can be. WOUNDED BY A
Invisible Wounds: A report on the VA and vets with traumatic brain injuries
KCEN-TV / Posted 24 days ago
for VA benefits is an example of how difficult the battle can be. WOUNDED BY A CAR BOMB Gatlin was a platoon leader in Kirkuk, Iraq in 2006, when a car bomb detonated in front of him. Knocked down by the blast and flying debris, he was... Read more
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The Star
In void left by Iraqi state, turf war partitions northern townto control the town are part of a greater Shi'ite regional agenda to challenge
In void left by Iraqi state, turf war partitions northern town
The Star / Posted 26 days ago
to control the town are part of a greater Shi'ite regional agenda to challenge their hold on the disputed oil city of Kirkuk, around 80 km (50 miles) north. They put their differences aside to drive Islamic State further away from Tuz... Read more
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Reuters
In void left by Iraqi state, turf war partitions northern townto control the town are part of a greater Shi'ite regional agenda to challenge
In void left by Iraqi state, turf war partitions northern town
Reuters / Posted 26 days ago
to control the town are part of a greater Shi'ite regional agenda to challenge their hold on the disputed oil city of Kirkuk, around 80 km (50 miles) north. They put their differences aside to drive Islamic State further away from Tuz... Read more
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Daily Mail
Presidnet Obama pays tribute to the fallenpaid tribute to Master Sergeant Joshua L. Wheeler (pictured) 39, of Roland, Okl
Presidnet Obama pays tribute to the fallen
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
paid tribute to Master Sergeant Joshua L. Wheeler (pictured) 39, of Roland, Oklahoma, was killed in action Thursday in Kirkuk Province, Iraq But he said it was also important to do more than only honor their memory, such as hiring a veteran... Read more
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Daily Mail
Brave TV reporter stands metres away as ISIS suicide car bomb explodeswith Kurdish forces come as ISIS struggles to prevent losses in northern Iraq,
Brave TV reporter stands metres away as ISIS suicide car bomb explodes
Daily Mail / Posted 27 days ago
with Kurdish forces come as ISIS struggles to prevent losses in northern Iraq, having already lost territory at Tikrit, Kirkuk and more recently near Baghdad at Ramadi. MOST WATCHED NEWS VIDEOS Terrified four-year-old grabbed and dragged by... Read more
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DW
On 'IS' front line with peshmerga in Iraqi Kurdistan |a thick concrete wall and barbed wire and toward a peshmerga military base in D
On 'IS' front line with peshmerga in Iraqi Kurdistan |
DW / Posted 27 days ago
a thick concrete wall and barbed wire and toward a peshmerga military base in Dakuk, Iraq, half an hour's drive south of Kirkuk. The Ninth Brigade's headquarters are located here, just a kilometers from the front lines, where the Kurdish forces... Read more
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International Business Times
Kurdish Peshmerga troops gear up to retake Isis-held Mosul trucks don't come this way and then the main confrontation will start," explain
Kurdish Peshmerga troops gear up to retake Isis-held Mosul
International Business Times / Posted 27 days ago
trucks don't come this way and then the main confrontation will start," explained Qadir Hama Saleh, a Peshmerga from Kirkuk. The ground deployment of coalition military personnel at the front line in northern Iraq has been reported, although... Read more
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The Atlantic
No Kurd Will Die to Restore Iraqi UnitySoviet-era equipment to clear over 8,000 miles of territory. We intend to keep
No Kurd Will Die to Restore Iraqi Unity
The Atlantic / Posted 28 days ago
Soviet-era equipment to clear over 8,000 miles of territory. We intend to keep it all, including the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, which the Iraqi army abandoned in June 2014 as ISIS swept across northern Iraq. We are part of the global coalition... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Sykes-Picot feteto establish major oil producing companies. What they needed now were political
Sykes-Picot fete
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 29 days ago
to establish major oil producing companies. What they needed now were political entities linked to oil production in the Kirkuk oil fields and to two pipelines, one leading from Kirkuk to Tripoli in northern Lebanon and the another from Kirkuk to... Read more

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