Monday, 6 September 2021 (YJC)_ The Prime Minister and Commander-in-Chief of the Iraqi Armed Forces has ordered pre-emptive operations against secret gangs following the recent ISIL attacks in Kirkuk province.
TEHRAN, October 18 -After the Iraqi army took over Kirkuk, Baghdad has said that Kurdish independence is “a thing of the past” and the controversial referendum should be forgotten, as the UN says 61,000 people have fled the northern city of Kirkuk.
TEHRAN, October 17 - A senior member of Iran’s Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati, dismissed the notion that the country helped the central government in neighboring Iraq to take full control over the disputed region of Kirkuk, which was previously held by Kurdish Peshmerga forces.
TEHRAN, October 16 - A member of Iran’s Expediency Council said the Kurdish Peshmerga forces’ withdrawal from the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk put an end to a dangerous plot hatched against regional security.
TEHRAN, October 16 - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has ordered the hoisting of Iraqi national flag in the country’s oil-rich northern province of Kirkuk as well as other areas under the control of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG).
TEHRAN, October 16 - Iraqi security forces have launched a "major operation" in the Kurdish-held region of Kirkuk, advancing towards oil fields and a strategic military base, according to Kurdish and Iraqi officials.