100 families resume business on Kirkuk-Erbil road

Kirkuk, 27 August 2018, Hamaamin Ibrahim with his nine year-old son visits his recently opened shop, closed previously due to the confrontation between peshmerga and federal forces on 16 October 2017. Photo: Karwan Salhi

Karwan Salhi – Kirkuk His items were all broken due to the fires of the confrontation last year, but Hamaamin enters his shop on the Kirkuk-Erbil road, “Now the business is booming here and I have to resume my work in the shop,” he said. He closed down his shop for 10 months, like many […]

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Tavga Tahseen has recently started a shop to exhibit and sell her craft

Narin Rostam – KirkukNow Tavga Tahseen never leaves a country empty-handed, always collecting various gems and stones she could have to use them in her craft as a jeweller. It has been her longing for 30 years, as she recently considered opening a place to exhibit and sell her craft in the form of necklaces […]

Iraq’s thirst for water is not only due Turkey and Iran

Ninewa, 2017, Mosul Dam is the fourth largest in the Middle East, now it needs renovation. Photo: Sina Muhammad, Metrography Agency

Yassen Taha From one crisis to another, Iraqis once again go through a rough patch. Only months after announcing the final victory over the Islamic State (ISIS), conducted in massive battles with heavy prices regarding casualties and finance, the cities on the Tigris riverbank are shocked to see the decreased level of the water. The […]

The Iraqi National Internet Project will launch in Kirkuk

Kirkuk-Kirkuknow The examination phase of the National Internet Project in Iraq will start to operate initially and temporarily in Kirkuk according to a statement of Iraqi ministry of communication. The mentioned ministry has announced on April 9th that the project started at the main publication center of Kirkuk province, and the service will be provided […]

Turkey is Ready to Receive Kirkuk’s Oil

After the Kurdistan regional prime minster visited Turkey, the Turkish Energy minister considered Kirkuk as an important source for oil exportation. He mentioned that if Kirkuk exports oil, they will be ready to transfer it. In a statement to Anadolu Agency, Taner Yildiz the Turkish energy minister said, “Kirkuk is an important source for oil […]

Petrodollar Contracts in the Controlled Areas by the ISIS Ended

According to a source, the contracts with the employees in the areas that are controlled by the gunmen will end by a decision from Kirkuk Province. The sources added this decision was made because the supplementary budget and investment was not approved. He mentioned that the bad security situation in the city and the control […]

Gold Price and Dollar Exchange Rate Are Rising

According to the Commercial Control Directorate in Sulaymaniyah, the price of gold and the dollar exchange rate are rising. The Commercial Control Directorate in Sulaymaniyah announced on Monday, June 23rdthat the price of gold and the dollar exchange rate are dramatically rising in Kurdistan’s markets. One ounce of 18 carat gold is worth 194,000 IQD, […]

Oil Production Decreases from 650,000 Barrels to 30,000 Barrels

The average production of oil decreased from 650 thousand barrels to 30 thousand barrels a day because of the oil crisis that is occurring in the country. In a statement to Almada Press, a source from an oil company said, “Oil production in Kirkuk from the Hassan, Alkhabaz, and Ajeel oil fields dramatically decreased because […]

Provincial Administration forms New Committees

Kikrkuk’s Provincial Administration decided to form two committees, a technical committee and an urban planning committee. The administration also decided not to grant the lagging companies any further project. This was decided in a meeting that included Kirkuk’s governor NajimAldin Omer Karim and the heads of the service departments. One of the decisions was to […]

Retirees Receive Degree Allowance Next August

The retirement organization of Kirkuk announced that degree allowance will be given to civil retirees only, and it will be according to the type of degree they hold. The money from the previous months will also be given. The head of the retirement organization, Nadhir Hana Mikha told Kirkuk Now that the organization will give […]

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