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House divided
Kurds head to Baghdad apart

Iraq, September 2017, A child riding his bike with the flag of Kurdistan region. Photo: Reuters

Maaz Farhan – KirkukNow Seven political parties, three alliances, enter discussions to form the Iraqi government, without a unified agenda on their demands, including the issue of the “disputed areas”. Seven Kurdish parties could win seats in the 12 May election of Iraqi parliament, yet…

After two months of investigation
Case of Halawa’s death leads nowhere

Halawa Nasradin, 65, with her oldest son, Jumaa Abdulkarim. Photo: KirkukNow exclusive

Soran Muhammad – Kirkuk After two months of investigation by a committee formed by the Iraqi government, the murder case of Halawa Nasradin, 65, and wounding of three others have no results. On 13 June, an Anti-terrorism unit was attacked in Shoraw, Kirkuk, with grenades.…

Militants leave no space to rest
New wave of displacement returns in Kirkuk

Kirkuk, 4 October 2017, Displaced families from Hawija reach Maktab Khalid in the southwest of Kirkuk. Photo: Soran Muhammad

Kirkuk – KirkukNow Abdulla Obeidi did not rest much in his village after the liberation process when he was, once again, forced to move as militants started to threaten his family again. Obeidi, like many others, used to live in a village in the environs…

Erbil governor promises easy access with Kirkuk passengers

Erbil, 20 August 2018, Nawzad Hadi, Erbil governor, visited the Sherawa checkpoint and promised to facilitate for passengers coming from Kirkuk. Photo: K24 website

Kirkuk – KirkukNow The governor of Erbil Nawzad Hadi promised a smooth access to Erbil for passengers coming from Kirkuk, following the official reopening of the bridge between the two cities on 19 August. The road between Erbil and Kirkuk was closed since the federal…

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House divided
Kurds head to Baghdad apart

Iraq, September 2017, A child riding his bike with the flag of Kurdistan region. Photo: Reuters

Maaz Farhan – KirkukNow Seven political parties, three alliances, enter discussions to form the Iraqi government, without a unified agenda on their demands, including the…

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  • Kocho village, Sinjar, 1 June 2017, Nadia Murad is sitting where the Islamic State [ISIS] gathered all people of Sinjar in August 2014 when they took over the city. Photo: Fazil Hawrami
  • Tavga Tahseen has recently started a shop to exhibit and sell her craft

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