Kirkuk


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a city in northeastern Iraq

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After the investigation we found out there were no terrorists, and that the person who was killed was a civilian," Halkawt Abdullah Aziz, the head of Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) security police in Kirkuk told MEE.
In the 1923 Conference of Lausanne, Turkey opposed the annexation of the Ottoman province (vilayet) of Mosul, including the district (kaza) of Kirkuk, to Iraq because the majority of the population of Mosul was in favor of joining Turkey.
Three car bombs blasted in city of Kirkuk, the first car explosion took place in north Kirkuk and the two other blasts happened in south Kirkuk, leaving four people dead and 15 others wounded, the police source in Kirkuk told KUNA.
Kirkuk police say Ansar al-Sunna, affiliated to al-Qaeda in Mesopotamia (AQM), was behind the kidnapping.
Also, he fears the disintegration of the Iraqi Army if the Kurdish-majority Iraqi forces in Kirkuk support the annexation of the city.
Intelligent is he who has orchestrated the massacre in Kirkuk two days ago.
The Peshmerga offered to patrol the roads in and out of Kirkuk, which is just outside Kurdish government territory.
With its mix of Arab, Assyrian, Kurdish and Turkomen communities, Kirkuk is something of a test case for co-existence and stability in the new Iraq.
In addition the project will bring significant investment money into Kirkuk and will create many jobs for Kirkuk citizens.
On a visit to the Peshmerga frontlines in Kirkuk on Wednesday, the Kurdish President Masoud Barzani said that the Kurdistani identity of Kirkuk must be established and the city kept out of enemy hands.
The Turkmens, a largely unarmed ethnic minority that also views Kirkuk as its home, are concerned about their own future in the historical capital.
KIRKUK/ Aswat al-Iraq: Police sources said here that a pro-government Sahwa (Awakening) leader was killed in an armed attack south west Kirkuk.
Seeking to head off an explosion of ethnic violence, the UN is to call for a power-sharing system of government for Kirkuk.
The two contracts include the Khurmala Dome Project in the Kirkuk Field and the Hamrin Oil Field Development Project.
Kirkuk / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / A source in Kirkuk announced the killing of an element in the popular mobilization near a village south of Kirkuk.