Category: Development In Iraq


  170,000 people have been displaced from Kirkuk by Iraqi forces The government expects more will flee because of violence, torture, looting, burning of homes and property by Iraqi forces Camps will not be set up because officials hope problems […]


  Peshmerga forces give up Sinjar after Iraqi forces secured full control over Kirkuk Sinjar is inhabited by Yazidi Kurds, a non-Muslim Kurdish minority ISIS was driven out of Sinjar two years ago Peshmerga forces also began a withdrawal in […]


  Iraqi forces have taken “full control” over Kirkuk’s city center as announced late Monday Earlier Monday, the forces reportedly took control over central Kirkuk’s main government headquarters Iraqi authorities imposed a citywide curfew in Kirkuk that was set to […]


Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) President Masoud Barzani met with Iraqi Vice Presidents Ayad Allawi and Osama al-Nujaifi in Sulaimaniyah on Saturday.  According to a statement from Barzani’s office, the three leaders agreed on starting dialogue between Erbil and Baghdad […]


Iraq has stopped selling dollars to leading banks in the country’s autonomous Kurdish region, as part of Baghdad’s retaliation against the recent Kurdish independence referendum, banking and government sources said. This latest action follows Baghdad’s banning of international flights to […]


Iraqi forces recaptured late on Sunday, a military airport and 25 villages in Iraq’s northern city of Kirkuk from ISIS, according to an Iraqi military source. The country’s army forces and the Hashd al-Shaabi [a unit of the Iraqi army] […]