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Daily Mail
Cruel ISIS thugs blown up trying to booby trap a DONKEYkilled and five hurt as a bomb-laded donkey detonated They were in the al-Rash
Daily Mail / Posted an hour ago
killed and five hurt as a bomb-laded donkey detonated They were in the al-Rashad area of Iraq, about 25 miles southwest of Kirkuk city It is thought the new tactic is being employed so ISIS can evade US-led airstrikes The terrorists were trying... Read more
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Daily Star
ISIS appoints Brit female doctor as head of Iraq health departmentjoin the sick terror cult The evil terror cult named the UK citizen as head of
Daily Star / Posted 23 hours ago
join the sick terror cult The evil terror cult named the UK citizen as head of its medical services in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk within the group’s so-called caliphate. The unnamed woman – reportedly of Sudanese origin – is said to have arrived... Read more
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New Kerala
10 security personnel killed in three attacks by IS militants in Iraq - newkerala news #263774here, and its surrounding villages and area that stretch to the IS-held town of
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
here, and its surrounding villages and area that stretch to the IS-held town of Hawijah in the western part of the oil-rich Kirkuk province are under IS control. Iraqi security forces and allied paramilitary Hashd Shaabi units have freed the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
What is at stake in the Kurdistan poll?regularly to government employees for years. Another question of contention wi
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
regularly to government employees for years. Another question of contention with Baghdad is the oil-rich province of Kirkuk and huge swathes of territory that Kurdish Peshmergas fighters have seized and declared to be part of Kurdistan. By... Read more
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express
ISIS issues warning to jihadis against cutting HAIR BRAIDS with threat of 20-lashes & jailwho violate the order. ISIS threaten jihadis with 20-lashes and jail if they c
express / Posted 2 days ago
who violate the order. ISIS threaten jihadis with 20-lashes and jail if they cut their hair braids A local source from Kirkuk said that ISIS made the instructions through its media arm in Hawija, southwest of Kirkuk, in Iraq warning against... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Why is Massoud Barzani Standing UP Against the US Policies in Iraq?at the time was believed to be close to Hebrew Jewish leaders in New York City.
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 days ago
at the time was believed to be close to Hebrew Jewish leaders in New York City. Today Dr. Najmaldin Karim, the governor Kirkuk-Iraq, known as the close servant of Talabani family and partner of oil wealth, are repeating Dr. Mehrdad Izady's... Read more
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Gulf News
Iraq’s Kurds stick to independence vote despite US request to postpone itcorners of the north. The centre around Baghdad is mixed.Kurdish officials have
Gulf News / Posted 5 days ago
corners of the north. The centre around Baghdad is mixed.Kurdish officials have said disputed areas, including the oil-rich Kirkuk region, will be covered by the referendum, to determine whether they would want to remain or not in Kurdistan.The... Read more
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Reuters
Iraq's Kurds stick to independence vote despite U.S. request to postpone itof the north. The center around Baghdad is mixed. Kurdish officials have said
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
of the north. The center around Baghdad is mixed. Kurdish officials have said disputed areas, including the oil-rich Kirkuk region, will be covered by the referendum, to determine whether they would want to remain or not in Kurdistan. The... Read more
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FOX News
US, Baghdad warn against Kurdish independence votethe media, told Fox News. “The disputed territories must be handled first.” Ke
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
the media, told Fox News. “The disputed territories must be handled first.” Key areas in the country, including parts of Kirkuk and Nineveh Governorates, are among these contested areas. Furthermore, critics say, the Kurdish government does not... Read more
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FOX News
US, Baghdad warn against Kurdish independence votethe media, told Fox News. “The disputed territories must be handled first.” Ke
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
the media, told Fox News. “The disputed territories must be handled first.” Key areas in the country, including parts of Kirkuk and Nineveh Governorates, are among these contested areas. Furthermore, critics say, the Kurdish government does not... Read more
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Daily Mail
Fascinating photos show Iraq long before ISISin the seventh century for the Assyrian King Sennacherib A river of crude oil
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
in the seventh century for the Assyrian King Sennacherib A river of crude oil is pictured in the northeastern city of Kirkuk, which became increasingly urbanised in the latter part of the 20th century A fisherman is seen throwing a net into... Read more
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Gulf News
Iraq’s energy ministers never do the obvious thingthat “Iran and Iraq are moving closer to building a pipeline that would export
Gulf News / Posted 11 days ago
that “Iran and Iraq are moving closer to building a pipeline that would export crude oil from the northern Iraqi fields of Kirkuk via Iran.”Double the costThe ministers agreed to commission a feasibility study by international company based on a... Read more
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Breitbart
Kurdish PM: Kurds Have ‘Completely Lost Hope’ in Iraqany attempts to hold a referendum or annex any regions important to Iraqi inter
Breitbart / Posted 12 days ago
any attempts to hold a referendum or annex any regions important to Iraqi interests, such as the oil-rich province of Kirkuk. “Any decision concerning the future of Iraq must take into account the constitutional provisions, it is an Iraqi... Read more
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Gulf News
Iraq’s Kirkuk province spurns plan to ship its oil to Iranagreed a few days ago with his Iranian counterpart to study plans to build a pi
Gulf News / Posted 12 days ago
agreed a few days ago with his Iranian counterpart to study plans to build a pipeline ARBILIraq’s northern province of Kirkuk refuses to cooperate with any plans to ship its oil to neighbouring Iran because the central government didn’t consult... Read more
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The Star
For displaced Iraqi, eggplants offer seeds of hopeKIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - When Myasar Khalil Ali fled Islamic State with his fam
The Star / Posted 14 days ago
KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - When Myasar Khalil Ali fled Islamic State with his family three years ago one of the handful of possessions he was able to take were green eggplant seeds, which have germinated into a profitable small business. The Iraqi,... Read more
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Reuters
For displaced Iraqi, eggplants offer seeds of hopeKIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - When Myasar Khalil Ali fled Islamic State with his fam
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - When Myasar Khalil Ali fled Islamic State with his family three years ago one of the handful of possessions he was able to take were green eggplant seeds, which have germinated into a profitable small business. The Iraqi,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Many harrowing stories': Australian working to help Mosul rebuildThaier Al-Sudan ) Photo: Peshmerga forces stand behind rocks at a site of an a
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 days ago
Thaier Al-Sudan ) Photo: Peshmerga forces stand behind rocks at a site of an attack by Islamic State militants in Kirkuk, Iraq, October 21, 2016. (Reuters: Ako Rasheed) Photo: Peshmerga forces prepare their anti-tank guided missiles in... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Officials say 7,000 IS affiliates remain in Iraqstrongholds in western Iraq. IS still controls territories in parts of Ninawa a
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
strongholds in western Iraq. IS still controls territories in parts of Ninawa and Anbar governorates, in Hawija in Kirkuk governorate and in pockets elsewhere. Last week, Nick Rasmussen, director of the National Counterterrorism Center,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
7,000 Islamic State operatives remain in Iraq - security chiefsinsurgent strongholds in western Iraq. IS still controls territories in parts
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
insurgent strongholds in western Iraq. IS still controls territories in parts of Ninawa and Anbar, as well as Hawija in Kirkuk and in pockets elsewhere. Last week, Nick Rasmussen, director of the National Counterterrorism Centre, warned that... Read more
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Reality TV World
The Almanac for July 28, the 209th day of 2017authorities said suicide bombers, including three females, killed 61 people and
Reality TV World / Posted 20 days ago
authorities said suicide bombers, including three females, killed 61 people and injured 249 others in ethnic violence in Kirkuk and Baghdad. In 2010, a plane flying in intense fog and rain to Islamabad crashed in the Himalayan foothills near its... Read more
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ABC News
Officials say 7,000 Islamic State affiliates remain in Iraqstrongholds in western Iraq. IS still controls territories in parts of Ninawa a
ABC News / Posted 20 days ago
strongholds in western Iraq. IS still controls territories in parts of Ninawa and Anbar governorates, in Hawija in Kirkuk governorate and in pockets elsewhere. Last week, Nick Rasmussen, director of the National Counterterrorism Center,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Officials say 7,000 Islamic State affiliates remain in Iraqstrongholds in western Iraq. IS still controls territories in parts of Ninawa a
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 days ago
strongholds in western Iraq. IS still controls territories in parts of Ninawa and Anbar governorates, in Hawija in Kirkuk governorate and in pockets elsewhere. Last week, Nick Rasmussen, director of the National Counterterrorism Center,... Read more
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The Washington Times
5 reasons for U.S. to support an independent Kurdistanthe upcoming battle for Hawija, a remaining ISIS snakepit in Iraq, to insert Ir
The Washington Times / Posted 21 days ago
the upcoming battle for Hawija, a remaining ISIS snakepit in Iraq, to insert Iranian proxies south of Kurdish-administered Kirkuk. Tehran also plans to spend $4 billion on intelligence activities inside the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI). The... Read more
23d
The Washington Times
Trent Franks warns Kurds against Iranian and Turkish influence in regionthe PMU. There is debate on whether the peshmerga will join the fight for the
The Washington Times / Posted 23 days ago
the PMU. There is debate on whether the peshmerga will join the fight for the liberation of Hawija. The city lies west of Kirkuk, one of the territories both the Kurds and Iraq claim as their own. It also has about one-third of the oil reserves of... Read more
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The Hill
The Kurds crave US support, engagement — give it to themvying for influence, and since January has been the sole market for the half-mi
The Hill / Posted 23 days ago
vying for influence, and since January has been the sole market for the half-million barrels of oil produced every day in Kirkuk, under KRG control. Turkey now has 18 military bases in Iraqi Kurdistan, which opponents to KRG President Massoud... Read more
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Rappler
How pro-ISIS fighters recruited Filipino youth for Marawi siegeyet. But inshaallah our brother and sister will declare it. […] Non-Filipino:
Rappler / Posted 26 days ago
yet. But inshaallah our brother and sister will declare it. […] Non-Filipino: How big is the city? Like big as the city of Kirkuk? Maute fighter: Not so big. We burned the school created by the americans. Non-Filipino: Isnt those old photos from... Read more
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Daily Mail
Images show how Mosul has been almost completely destroyed during warforces must now reclaim other IS-controlled territory in parts of Ninawa and An
Daily Mail / Posted 27 days ago
forces must now reclaim other IS-controlled territory in parts of Ninawa and Anbar governorates, in Hawija in Kirkuk governorate and in pockets elsewhere, he said. At the same time, Iraq must start demining, stabilizing and rebuilding... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Wahda HelwaStreet Theatre Company (Tuesday 25, 7pm). Dream, a street theatre show direct
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 29 days ago
Street Theatre Company (Tuesday 25, 7pm). Dream, a street theatre show directed by Nagat Negm and performed by Hawar Kirkuk of Iraq Company (Wednesday 26, 7pm). 101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Tel 02 2795 2484/2794 3016 Qawaaid Al-Ashq Al-Arbaain... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
What next in the IS saga?dozens of IS militants in Hawija, still under their control, have tried to snea
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 29 days ago
dozens of IS militants in Hawija, still under their control, have tried to sneak out through Kurdish-held territories near Kirkuk. There is also the possibility that the group, in disarray since its defeat in Mosul, will now splinter and other... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Separated by war, Iraqi children wait for parentsthe jihadists from Mosul, the main city of northern Iraq. Adel remembers the l
Manila Standard Today / Posted 30 days ago
the jihadists from Mosul, the main city of northern Iraq. Adel remembers the long trek on foot out of Hawijah―a town in Kirkuk province that is still held by IS―as he and others made their way to Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region. “We walked all... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
The next steps in the fight against ISIScontrols in Syria. The coalition believes that ISIS has about 1,000 fighters i
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 30 days ago
controls in Syria. The coalition believes that ISIS has about 1,000 fighters in Al Qaim. Hawijeh is close to the city of Kirkuk, an area currently controlled by US-backed Kurdish Peshmerga forces. Coalition officials believe that the fewer than... Read more
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KECI Missoula
The next steps in the fight against ISIScontrols in Syria. The coalition believes that ISIS has about 1,000 fighters i
KECI Missoula / Posted 30 days ago
controls in Syria. The coalition believes that ISIS has about 1,000 fighters in Al Qaim. Hawijeh is close to the city of Kirkuk, an area currently controlled by US-backed Kurdish Peshmerga forces. Coalition officials believe that the fewer than... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
The next steps in the fight against ISIScontrols in Syria. The coalition believes that ISIS has about 1,000 fighters i
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 30 days ago
controls in Syria. The coalition believes that ISIS has about 1,000 fighters in Al Qaim. Hawijeh is close to the city of Kirkuk, an area currently controlled by US-backed Kurdish Peshmerga forces. Coalition officials believe that the fewer than... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
The next steps in the fight against ISIScontrols in Syria. The coalition believes that ISIS has about 1,000 fighters i
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 30 days ago
controls in Syria. The coalition believes that ISIS has about 1,000 fighters in Al Qaim. Hawijeh is close to the city of Kirkuk, an area currently controlled by US-backed Kurdish Peshmerga forces. Coalition officials believe that the fewer than... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
The next steps in the fight against ISIScontrols in Syria. The coalition believes that ISIS has about 1,000 fighters i
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 30 days ago
controls in Syria. The coalition believes that ISIS has about 1,000 fighters in Al Qaim. Hawijeh is close to the city of Kirkuk, an area currently controlled by US-backed Kurdish Peshmerga forces. Coalition officials believe that the fewer than... Read more
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express
ISIS flog teenagers for playing football as desperate jihadis continue reign of terror50 thrashes of the whip. Their cruel punishment was handed down after the youn
express / Posted 30 days ago
50 thrashes of the whip. Their cruel punishment was handed down after the young boys left the line of duty in Hawija, Kirkuk to have a quick kick about. Football is banned under the cruel regime of ISIS, just one of the many restrictions the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Foreign-born recruits, promised citizenship by the Pentagon, flee the country to avoid deportationDream for a Canadian one. Rafeeq was eager as a teenager to translate for U.S.
The Mercury News / Posted 30 days ago
Dream for a Canadian one. Rafeeq was eager as a teenager to translate for U.S. troops stationed in his home town of Kirkuk in 2005. He immigrated to Portland, Oregon, to study seven years later, hoping to don an Army uniform after earning... Read more
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FOX News
UN envoy warns that Iraq faces major challenges after Mosulforces must now reclaim other IS-controlled territory in parts of Ninawa and An
FOX News / Posted 30 days ago
forces must now reclaim other IS-controlled territory in parts of Ninawa and Anbar governorates, in Hawija in Kirkuk governorate and in pockets elsewhere, he said. At the same time, Iraq must start demining, stabilizing and rebuilding... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Foreign-born recruits, promised citizenship by the Pentagon, flee the country to avoid deportationDream for a Canadian one. Rafeeq was eager as a teenager to translate for U.S.
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 30 days ago
Dream for a Canadian one. Rafeeq was eager as a teenager to translate for U.S. troops stationed in his home town of Kirkuk in 2005. He immigrated to Portland, Oregon, to study seven years later, hoping to don an Army uniform after earning... Read more
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TribLIVE
Some of the toughest battles still to be fought against ISIStensions. Hawija: Located in an isolated pocket of mostly rural territory sout
TribLIVE / Posted a month ago
tensions. Hawija: Located in an isolated pocket of mostly rural territory southwest of the Kurdish-controlled city of Kirkuk, Hawija is the easternmost of the Islamic State's territories. It is also known as an early outpost of Islamic State... Read more
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The Washington Times
Rajeh Saber Abboud al-Moussavi, top Iraqi diplomat, says Kurdish independence bid illegalto the Iraqi parliament while also benefitting from revenue sharing from northe
The Washington Times / Posted 1 months ago
to the Iraqi parliament while also benefitting from revenue sharing from northern Iraq’s lucrative oil fields in Kirkuk. Referendum critics continue to claim the move is a thinly veiled power grab by KRG President Masoud Barzani, who... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Some of the toughest battles still to be fought against ISIStensions. Hawija: Located in an isolated pocket of mostly rural territory sout
Brisbane Times / Posted 1 months ago
tensions. Hawija: Located in an isolated pocket of mostly rural territory southwest of the Kurdish-controlled city of Kirkuk, Hawija is the easternmost of the Islamic State's territories. It is also known as an early outpost of Islamic State... Read more
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WA Today
Some of the toughest battles still to be fought against ISIStensions. Hawija: Located in an isolated pocket of mostly rural territory sout
WA Today / Posted 1 months ago
tensions. Hawija: Located in an isolated pocket of mostly rural territory southwest of the Kurdish-controlled city of Kirkuk, Hawija is the easternmost of the Islamic State's territories. It is also known as an early outpost of Islamic State... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Some of the toughest battles still to be fought against ISIStensions. Hawija: Located in an isolated pocket of mostly rural territory sout
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 1 months ago
tensions. Hawija: Located in an isolated pocket of mostly rural territory southwest of the Kurdish-controlled city of Kirkuk, Hawija is the easternmost of the Islamic State's territories. It is also known as an early outpost of Islamic State... Read more
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The Age
Some of the toughest battles still to be fought against ISIStensions. Hawija: Located in an isolated pocket of mostly rural territory sout
The Age / Posted 1 months ago
tensions. Hawija: Located in an isolated pocket of mostly rural territory southwest of the Kurdish-controlled city of Kirkuk, Hawija is the easternmost of the Islamic State's territories. It is also known as an early outpost of Islamic State... Read more
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heraldscotland
Mosul’s agony is far from oversecession, but to strengthen Kurdish claims over the disputed territories, such
heraldscotland / Posted 1 months ago
secession, but to strengthen Kurdish claims over the disputed territories, such as the oil-rich region and city of Kirkuk, whose future has been a bone of contention for decades. During a recent visit to Iraqi Kurdistan political leaders... Read more
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Breitbart
Report: Senior Islamic State Official Declares Himself Successor to ‘Caliph’ Al-Baghdadifollowing the reported death of leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Abu Haitham al-Ob
Breitbart / Posted 1 months ago
following the reported death of leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Abu Haitham al-Obaidi, a military commander in Hawija, Kirkuk, has now withdrawn dozens of his loyal followers in Hawija in preparation for further violence in the region. “Abu... Read more
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Canberra Times
After liberation, anxieties echo in the rubble of Mosulthrive. Amidst the IS crisis in Iraq, the Kurds seized more territory in the n
Canberra Times / Posted 1 months ago
thrive. Amidst the IS crisis in Iraq, the Kurds seized more territory in the north, the oil-rich area around the city of Kirkuk in particular, and now they have set September 25 for an independence referendum. In turn, that has triggered debate... Read more
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WA Today
Fears of a 'slide back to chaos and radicalism' echo in the rubble of Mosulthrive. Amidst the IS crisis in Iraq, the Kurds seized more territory in the n
WA Today / Posted 1 months ago
thrive. Amidst the IS crisis in Iraq, the Kurds seized more territory in the north, the oil-rich area around the city of Kirkuk in particular, and now they have set September 25 for an independence referendum. In turn, that has triggered debate... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Fears of a 'slide back to chaos and radicalism' echo in the rubble of Mosulthrive. Amidst the IS crisis in Iraq, the Kurds seized more territory in the n
Brisbane Times / Posted 1 months ago
thrive. Amidst the IS crisis in Iraq, the Kurds seized more territory in the north, the oil-rich area around the city of Kirkuk in particular, and now they have set September 25 for an independence referendum. In turn, that has triggered debate... Read more
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