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KirkukNow is the leading Iraqi independent media that covers the disputed areas in the country.
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KirkukNow 1h
Fire destroys four tents at Kabartu IDP camp in Duhok
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KirkukNow 3h
The Kakai’s marginalized and excluded in decision making in Iraq ▪️ “The voice of the Kaka’is is unheard. Our loyalty and love for our homeland and country is unappreciated, as we are not deemed deserving a single [government] position.”
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KirkukNow 5h
Total COVID-19 infections in Iraq as of 5 August 2020. *With focus on the four provinces where the disputed areas lie.
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KirkukNow 23h
Baghdad sends Kirkuk only $0.42 per ton of garbage that has to be collected and disposed of
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KirkukNow 24h
US ambassador to Iraq, Matthew H. Tueller, announced that the US government will provide an additional $500,000 for the maintenance of the Ezidi temple in Lalish. Lalish Temple is one of the most important archaeological sites for Ezidis in Iraq.
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KirkukNow Aug 4
Bahar was subjected to horrors at the hands of ISIS for 20 months. "There was nothing left they didn't do to me." Her son & husband are missing; she doesn't know whether they are alive or killed. Living in uncertainty on top of all other hardships, she hopes to know their fate.
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KirkukNow Aug 4
Total COVID-19 infections in Iraq as of 4 August 2020. *With focus on the four provinces where the disputed areas lie.
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KirkukNow Aug 3
Yazidis demand ISIS atrocities against their community to be recognized as genocide ▪️ Six years after the date, ISIS atrocities in Shingal still not recognized as genocide, neither by the Iraqi government, nor by the international community.
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KirkukNow Aug 3
Kirkuk deputy governor: Don’t expect improvement of electricity service soon
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KirkukNow Aug 3
Six years after the genocide fate of 2887 Yazidis still unknown ▪️ “True, I have escaped the hell of ISIS, but I live in pain day and night. It’s been years, and I still await the return of my parents & brothers,” Hala Safil told KirkukNow.
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KirkukNow Aug 3
Total COVID-19 infections in Iraq as of 3 August 2020. *With focus on the four provinces where the disputed areas lie.
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KirkukNow Aug 2
Displaced Yazidis at camp in Duhok commemorate their loved ones they lost during the 2014 genocide at the hands of ISIS militants. Mother Shamé whose daughter was taken captive and committed suicide attended the commemoration. More than 20 members of her family are still missing.
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KirkukNow Aug 2
The town of Alqosh will be under lockdown for 48 hours ▫️ 10 individuals with symptoms of the COVID-19 virus were sent to a hospital in Duhok to be tested. ▫️ Health officials say that if it's confirmed the 10 individuals have contracted the virus, the lockdown will be extended.
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KirkukNow Aug 2
Iraqi court releases former commander of Nineveh Operations on bail ▪️ al-Gharrawi was sentenced to two years prison in the initial trial. Three other high-ranking officers were also sentenced.
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KirkukNow Aug 2
Iraqi Oil Ministry: Kirkuk oil production for July reduced by nearly 25% ▪️ Total revenue from crude oil sales has increased nonetheless due to a rise in oil prices: averaged $40,70 in July, about 19% increase compared to the price in June, averaged $33.
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KirkukNow Aug 1
Decision by entire village community in Diyala province: Boys to get education and girls to become housewives ▪️ Read a report by on IDP girls being deprived of education due to their families' poverty and patriarchal traditions at>>
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KirkukNow Jul 31
“It’s like doomsday” in Tuz Khumatu as people rush to get water from a reservoir scorching heat. Read the report by at:
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KirkukNow Jul 31
Witness accounts of the armed attack on the Kaka’i village Dara ▪️ “When we arrived, I saw that my nephew Safa, and my niece’s husband, Shahab, were martyred. Their bodies were sill on the ground. And two of my niece's sons were injured.”
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KirkukNow Jul 31
“It’s like doomsday” in Tuz Khumatu as people rush to get water from a reservoir scorching heat. Read the report by at:
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KirkukNow Jul 30
Replying to @Kirkuknow_DT
*correction 31 July to 8 August.
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