Four killed and 26 others left injured

In five different traffic accidents, four persons were killed and 26 others were left injured. The chief of the Prde police department Capitan Mussab AbuBakr told Kirkuk Now that on September 28 on the Shwan town crossroads, two pick-ups were involved in an accident which left one person dead and another thirteen severely injured. A […]

Two youths and cleric killed

In three different incidents in one day, a boy, a girl, and a cleric have been killed. Colonel Osman Abdullah, chief of the crime enforcement police stated that “After a week in which two sisters went missing and were thought to have been kidnapped, they have now returned to their home on Friday September 28, […]

Kirkuk Police Commander: We are not aware about a Tigris Ops meeting

A spokesman on behalf of the Tigris Operation has stated that on September 29, the Tigris Operation was officially announced in Diala, while three security officials of Kirkuk addressed their unawareness of the event, among them is a Kirkuk Police Commander. A spokesman behalf of the Tigris operation announced the under the command of the […]

Governor and KPC rescue Kirkuk FC

The Kirkuk FC, which had previously decided not to participate in any championships due to financial crisis, are to receive help from the head of Kirkuk Provincial Council and the Governor in an effort to aid and rescue the club. A source from the Kirkuk FC, who preferred to remain anonymous stated on September 27, […]

Kirkuk artists participate in Egyptian festival

The National Theatre Team and the Ali Mardan Centre for Maqam participated in a cultural festival held in Cairo, Egypt. Saman Aziz, a member of the Ali Mardan Centre stated “The Iraqi Embassy in Egypt invited us to participate in the festival of the Cairo Opera House which started on September 26.” He stated further […]

New US consul to stay two days a week in Kirkuk

During his first day in office, the new US consul has decided to be on duty only two days a week in Kirkuk and spend the rest of the week and weekends in Erbil. A source from the governorate administration, who preferred to remain anonymous, stated that “on September 26 in a ceremony held in […]

Shopkeepers protest

Due to an increase in their rent, more than 300 shopkeepers rallied in front of the building of the Kirkuk Governorate demanding their rents be decreased. Sirwan Kamal, one of the protesters said “We have been working there for more than ten years but they have recently raised the rents dramatically.” According to his statement, […]

Khak’s girls are among the elite

The girl’s volleyball team of the Khak Sports Club has reached the top as they can compete in Kurdistan Premier League from now on. On the evening of Tuesday, September 25 the last game of the first league qualification took place between Khak and the Ararat clubs, and the Khak Girls team showed their dominance […]

Police inspect schools as new school year starts

The schools in the city are currently being inspected in a campaign by the Civil Defense Police who are checking for suspicious wares and objects as a new semester is scheduled to start. The campaign started on Tuesday September 25 in the schools of the city and instructions were given to the principals, teachers, and […]

Electricity timetable for October set

On Tuesday September 25, the Kirkuk Provincial Council set the cost and duration for private power-providers for October which is five thousand ID per ampere for ten hours a day. Kamaran Ahmad, a member of the council stated on behalf of the Kirkuk Brotherhood List that “The price for private power-providers to provide electricity of […]

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