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Nov 12, 2017
At least 400 mass graves of civilians executed by Islamic State found in Iraq's Kirkuk provinceMass graves containing the remains of civilians executed by the Islamic State terror group have been found in Iraq's province of Kirkuk
Oct 05, 2017
Iraqi forces reclaim control over town of Hawija, one of Islamic State's last bastionsHawijah, 230 kilometres (140 miles) north of Baghdad, was at the centre of a pocket of mainly Sunni Arab towns that were among the final holdouts from territory seized by the jihadists in 2014.
Sep 25, 2017
Iraq Kurds begin historic independence referendum defying government; leave Baghdad, Ankara and Tehran fumingIraqi Kurds started voting in an independence referendum today in defiance of Baghdad which has warned of "measures" to defend Iraq's unity and threatened to deprive their region of lifeline oil revenues.
Sep 24, 2017
Kurdish referendum: Iraq's Kurds to vote on independence amid fears of unrest; Iran blocks all flights to regionFears of instability has stirred the entire Middle East as Iraq's Kurds are set to vote tomorrow in Kurdish referendum on support for independence
Sep 17, 2017
Iraq: Car bomb in Kirkuk kills three, injures nine amid local govt's disputes over oil exportsA car bomb explosion targeting shops selling alcohol in Iraq's northern city of Kirkuk on Saturday killed three civilians and wounded nine
Oct 24, 2016
Battle for Mosul: Limited gains in first week of Iraq's offensive against Islamic StateIn the week since Iraq launched an operation to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group, its forces have pushed toward the city from the north, east and south, battling the militants in a belt of mostly uninhabited towns and villages.
Oct 21, 2016
Islamic State attacks Iraq's Kirkuk as diversion for Mosul offensive; at least 13 deadIslamic State militants armed with assault rifles and explosives attacked targets in and around the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk early on Friday, in an assault that appeared aimed at diverting Iraqi security forces from a massive offensive against the IS-held city of Mosul.
Oct 21, 2016
Mosul battle: Suicide bombers kill 16 in deadly twin raids in northern IraqGunmen wearing suicide vests attacked government targets in the Kurdish-controlled city of Kirkuk and killed 16 at an Iranian-run construction site further north on Friday as troops advanced on jihadist bastion Mosul.
Jul 31, 2016
Five killed in attacks on Iraq gas facility, oil fieldThere was no immediate claim of responsibility for the assault on the gas facility in Iraq, and while it may have been carried out by IS,
Feb 05, 2015
11 Indian nurses rescued in Iraq, to return to India in 3-5 days: MEAA batch of 11 Indian nurses has been rescued from conflict-hit Kirkuk area of Iraq and will be arriving home in the next three-five days, said MEA.