Kirkuk: If you see any abuses, contact Jwan

Ali Mahmoud Jwan Hasan Zangana lives in a turbulent time in Iraq and and resides in a city which is at the centre of the turmoil that has engulfed Iraq after Islamic State (ISIS) overran large part of northern Iran in June 2014. Over the…

A Presidential Ceremony without Iraqi Flag 

Kirkuknow “I am not an Iraq worshipper but I wish Mam Jalal [Talabani] was wrapped in an Iraqi flag alongside the Kurdistan flag, because the Great Uncle spent too much energy in his position as president,” Shia Mohammad, a female lawyer in Sulaymaniyah wrote on…

Children of Isis: stuck in a legal limbo

Islamic State militants have left behind hundreds of children in Iraq with no identifications and their surviving families are facing an uncertain future. Halawa Omar is 28 years old and the surviving wife of her cousin, an Isis militant from Hawijah, with two children that…

Green Spaces are disappearing in Kirkuk 

Ali Mahmoud The green spaces in Kirkuk are disappearing fast as the local authorities fail to look after them due to lack of funds from Baghdad.  Kirkuknow visited most of the green spaces in Kirkuk neighbourhoods and bazaars and established that these green spaces and…


Will Kurdistan referendum achieve its objective in disputed territories? 

Shorsh Khalid Masoud Barzani alongside several representatives of other political parties announced on 7th of June that a referendum for independence will be held on…


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