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#Kirkuk

# kirkuk - Monday 16 October, 2017

Iraqi forces seize ground from Kurds amid soaring tensions between two US allies
# Kirkuk
# Kirkuk

Iraqi forces seize ground from Kurds amid soaring tensions between two US allies

Oct 16th 2017, 2:55 PM 9,098 Views 10 Comments

The US-led coalition against the Islamic State has urged the two sides to focus on fighting the extremists.

# kirkuk - Sunday 25 October, 2015

Watch: Helmet cam footage of US Delta Force raid on Islamic State prison
# Gunfight
# Gunfight

Watch: Helmet cam footage of US Delta Force raid on Islamic State prison

Oct 25th 2015, 5:33 PM 21,820 Views 72 Comments

It’s the first time US ground forces have been in action against Islamic State militants

# kirkuk - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Attack on north Iraq police HQ kills 30
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# Kirkuk

Attack on north Iraq police HQ kills 30

Feb 3rd 2013, 9:12 AM 2,268 Views 3 Comments

A suicide bomber detonated a vehicle in Kirkuk during rush hour.

# kirkuk - Friday 23 March, 2012

Detainees escape from Iraqi prison 'through small window'
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# Prison Break

Detainees escape from Iraqi prison 'through small window'

Mar 23rd 2012, 12:00 PM 873 Views 0 Comments

Prisoners fashioned ropes out of blankets and escaped out of a small window, according to a police official.

# kirkuk - Monday 15 August, 2011

At least 56 dead as dozens of Iraqi cities targeted in bombings
# Iraq
# Iraq

At least 56 dead as dozens of Iraqi cities targeted in bombings

Aug 15th 2011, 10:39 AM 139 Views 1 Comment

The scope of the violence emphasised the still dangerous ability of insurgents to coordinate and carry out attacks despite repeated crackdowns by Iraqi and US forces.