Yet another explosion in Tuz Khurmatu right now.

Map. History of Iraq conflict

20 November 2017
Iraqi forces reach the peshmerga statue on the other side of Kirkuk. There has been almost no Kurdish resistance1 month ago
Iraqi forces reach the peshmerga statue on the other side of Kirkuk. There has been almost no Kurdish resistance
Iraqi army tank crashing road sign with Barzani portrait on the way to Kirkuk1 month ago
Iraqi army tank crashing road sign with Barzani portrait on the way to Kirkuk
1 month ago
Presidency of the Kurdistan region of Iraq: Baghdad will pay a heavy price because of its military campaign on Kirkuk
1 month ago
PUK's Aras Talabani tells NRT that the Iraqi army was not supposed to come inside the city.
1 month ago
Electricity in Kirkuk city was cut off
1 month ago
Peshmerga reinforcements leaving from Dibis town towards Kirkuk.
Iraq counter-terrorism units reached Arfaa NW Kirkuk city.1 month ago
Iraq counter-terrorism units reached Arfaa NW Kirkuk city.
Destroyed vehicles of Peshmerga in Kirkuk1 month ago
Destroyed vehicles of Peshmerga in Kirkuk
1 month ago
Agence France Presse: 10 of the Peshmerga killed in night battles with Iraqi forces
1 month ago
Statement of the presidency of the Iraqi Kurdistan says that the Iraqi forces that attack the Kirkuk is led by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards
1 month ago
Heavy clashes between the Zeravani and PMF at ​​Mullah Abdullah, near Kerkûk.
1 month ago
Peshmerga forces command issue statement following Iraqi army entry into Kirkuk, saying “this is a war against the Kurds.”
Kirkuk exit road. The mix of volunteers, PKK, peshmerga remnants on city edges say determined to fight but little idea of events in city1 month ago
Kirkuk exit road. The mix of volunteers, PKK, peshmerga remnants on city edges say determined to fight but little idea of events in city
1 month ago
Peshmerga Command: 'Some PUK officials have collaborated in this conspiracy against the people of Kurdistan. This is major historic betrayal.'
1 month ago
Peshmerga Command: Shia PMF belonging to Iran and led by Iqbalpur have launched an open-direct war against Kurdistan in Kirkuk areas.
HPG (PKK) Guerrillas in Kerkuk1 month ago
HPG (PKK) Guerrillas in Kerkuk
Massive evacuation from Kirkuk1 month ago
Massive evacuation from Kirkuk
1 month ago
Iraq’s Prime Minister @HaiderAlAbadi appoints an Arab as the governor of Kirkuk, Rakan al-Jbourri.
PKK fighters in Kirkuk1 month ago
PKK fighters in Kirkuk
Smoke rising in the direction of Kirkuk airport and K1 military base. City is emptying rapidly.1 month ago
Smoke rising in the direction of Kirkuk airport and K1 military base. City is emptying rapidly.
Kurdish forces seen withdrawing from Rahim Awaa in Kirkuk toward Sulaymaniyah.1 month ago
Kurdish forces seen withdrawing from Rahim Awaa in Kirkuk toward Sulaymaniyah.
Coalition aircrafts circling over Kirkuk1 month ago
Coalition aircrafts circling over Kirkuk
1 month ago
The civilian disaster in Kirkuk is huge. The Kirkuk-Sulaimani road is now filled with thousands of cars of Kurdish civilians fleeing Kirkuk.
1 month ago
AP: Peshmerga leave their positions around the airport of Kirkuk
1 month ago
Ankara: we are ready to cooperate with Baghdad to end the existence of PKK in Iraq
1 month ago
Iraqi forces take control of Tuz Khurmatu after Peshmerga burn government HQ and withdraw, Kirkuk province.
9th armoured division of Iraqi army advances on road towards Lyalan, Kirkuk1 month ago
9th armoured division of Iraqi army advances on road towards Lyalan, Kirkuk
1 month ago
Iraqi militias have now reached the outskirts of Rahimawa, the largest Kurdish neighbourhood in Kirkuk.
Head of Gorran movement says Iraq would have still attacked Kirkuk even if the referendum was not held1 month ago
Head of Gorran movement says Iraq would have still attacked Kirkuk even if the referendum was not held
1 month ago
Iraqi forces take control of Baba Gurgur oil field near Kirkuk city.
Iraq PM Abadi: It is my constitutional duty to defend Iraq's unity, assert federal authority and protect Iraq's resources and citizens1 month ago
Iraq PM Abadi: It is my constitutional duty to defend Iraq's unity, assert federal authority and protect Iraq's resources and citizens
1 month ago
Iraq federal police units took full control of Peshmerga military camp in Qarah Tapah north Diyala after they fled.
1 month ago
Iraq’s Prime Minister @HaiderAlAbadi says Peshmerga troops must come under the control of Baghdad
1 month ago
Report of heavy fighting in Kirkuk industrial area, 12 Iraqi PMU killed and 7 vehicles destroyed.
1 month ago
Incoming mortar fire and heavy gunfire on edge of Kirkuk city now. Absolute chaos.
Iraqi tanks entering the city of Kirkuk.1 month ago
Iraqi tanks entering the city of Kirkuk.
These Kurds are now shooting towards k1 base, seems like mortars incoming1 month ago
These Kurds are now shooting towards k1 base, seems like mortars incoming
1 month ago
Reinforcements from Iraq 8th DIV arrive at Ein Asad base in W Anbar in preparation for liberation of Qaim.
Two men, believed to have volunteered to protect Kirkuk city from Hashd al-Shaabi suffer significant injuries.1 month ago
Two men, believed to have volunteered to protect Kirkuk city from Hashd al-Shaabi suffer significant injuries.
Peshmerga set on fire their HQ and withdraw from Daquq1 month ago
Peshmerga set on fire their HQ and withdraw from Daquq
1 month ago
PMF, Iraqi forces enters Kirkuk from K1 base axe western the city.
Rudaw’s war reporter Hunar Ahmed attempts to help civilians attacked by Hashd al-Shaabi in Kirkuk1 month ago
Rudaw’s war reporter Hunar Ahmed attempts to help civilians attacked by Hashd al-Shaabi in Kirkuk
First footage inside June 1st entrance to Kirkuk city, abandoned by Kurdish Peshmerga, Iraqi forces advancing into city1 month ago
First footage inside June 1st entrance to Kirkuk city, abandoned by Kurdish Peshmerga, Iraqi forces advancing into city
1 month ago
Meeting between members of PUK politburo and US consular in Erbil.
1 month ago
PUK Spokesperson says these events are preplanned by Turkey, Iran and Iraq and all the Kurdish political parties were aware of.
1 month ago
AlSumaria: PUK retreats from Qara Tappa, Diyala
1 month ago
Iraq Oil Ministry Statement: Kurds agreed to avoid fighting/confrontations near oil infrastructure in Kirkuk.
1 month ago
News that Hashd-Al-Shaabi have taken the airbase is false(daylight one), they have however moved as far as Qaiwan
1 month ago
Iraqi forces take control of the K-1 military base near Kirkuk: State TV (new, daylight claim)
Clashes between PUK and KDP members in #Kirkuk after PUK decision to hand over positions to ISF1 month ago
Clashes between PUK and KDP members in #Kirkuk after PUK decision to hand over positions to ISF
1 month ago
ERD now at Tal Jalaw checkpoint just outside Kirkuk. No sign of Peshmerga.
1 month ago
Around 40 wounded Peshmerga are being treated at Azadi hospital in Kirkuk, medical source
Kurdish Peshmerga arresting their fighters fleeing with all their ammunition from Kirkuk city1 month ago
Kurdish Peshmerga arresting their fighters fleeing with all their ammunition from Kirkuk city
The Iraqi army (Hashd Shaabi), are moving towards Kirkuk1 month ago
The Iraqi army (Hashd Shaabi), are moving towards Kirkuk
1 month ago
Peshmerga commanders in a meeting with International coalition commanders about Kirkuk crisis and Hashd Al-Shaabi attacks
Kurds burning tyres on exit road out of Kirkuk1 month ago
Kurds burning tyres on exit road out of Kirkuk
Three vehicles of PKK fighters going to the airbase in Kirkuk Picture via Hanna Noori1 month ago
Three vehicles of PKK fighters going to the airbase in Kirkuk Picture via Hanna Noori
1 month ago
Wasta Rasul says they thought they cannot continue fighting, chose to come back to Kirkuk to protect Kirkuk, urban fighting. The withdrawal has been consulted/ordered with Shaykh Jaafar, commander of 70 Division & Kosrat Rasul, deputy VP; both very close to Barzani
1 month ago
PUK Peshmerga commander Wasta Rasul rejected planned withdrawal, saying they fought but they were outnumbered, outgunned. PMF aims oilfields
Iraqi Joint operations announced the control of the North Gas facility, refinery, power station, areas and roads in Kirkuk and confirm the progress continues1 month ago
Iraqi Joint operations announced the control of the North Gas facility, refinery, power station, areas and roads in Kirkuk and confirm the progress continues
Kurdish volunteers in Kirkuk to Kurdish Leadership; “you are all traitors, you sold Kirkuk”1 month ago
Kurdish volunteers in Kirkuk to Kurdish Leadership; “you are all traitors, you sold Kirkuk”
Kurdish civilians throw rocks at retreating PUk peshmarga forces in Kirkuk and accuse them of betraying the city1 month ago
Kurdish civilians throw rocks at retreating PUk peshmarga forces in Kirkuk and accuse them of betraying the city
Kirkuk. Everywhere peshmerga, armed citizens, chaotic atmosphere. Burning tires, barricades on some streets.1 month ago
Kirkuk. Everywhere peshmerga, armed citizens, chaotic atmosphere. Burning tires, barricades on some streets.
Fighters of the Iraqi army (Hasadi Shabi) seized the town of Kifri in Tuzhurmatu region1 month ago
Fighters of the Iraqi army (Hasadi Shabi) seized the town of Kifri in Tuzhurmatu region
1 month ago
Peshmerga: PUK forces give up their positions near Kirkuk and handed over to the Iraqi forces.
1 month ago
OIR Spokesman: @CJTFOIR closely monitoring sit. near Kirkuk; urge all sides to avoid escalatory actions. Finish the fight vs. ISIS, biggest threat to all
Iraqi tank used by Iran-backed militias was destroyed by Kurds in Kirkuk1 month ago
Iraqi tank used by Iran-backed militias was destroyed by Kurds in Kirkuk
This is Kirkuk right now. Roads blocked. Very very tensed on the streets. People really angry1 month ago
This is Kirkuk right now. Roads blocked. Very very tensed on the streets. People really angry
Iraq joint operations oficially announced control of the following locations in Kirkuk.1 month ago
Iraq joint operations oficially announced control of the following locations in Kirkuk.
1 month ago
Joint operations: control of the North Gas facility, and a refinery and Kirkuk power station
Footage of clashes between Peshmerga and Hashid Al Shaabi southern Kirkuk1 month ago
Footage of clashes between Peshmerga and Hashid Al Shaabi southern Kirkuk
1 month ago
Hussein Barzani: PUK forces withdrew from Mallah Abdullah village checkpoint last night, leaving entrance to Kirkuk exposed. Shameful.
Kurds statement on conflict near Kirkuk1 month ago
Kurds statement on conflict near Kirkuk
Footage today shows Iranian-backed PMF deployed near Maktab Khalid, SW of Kirkuk, using US equipment for attack on Kirkuk1 month ago
Footage today shows Iranian-backed PMF deployed near Maktab Khalid, SW of Kirkuk, using US equipment for attack on Kirkuk
1 month ago
The Pentagon urges Iraq to “avoid escalatory actions” and turn to dialogue to resolve differences
1 month ago
VP Kosrat Rasul issues statement, says unfortunate Iraqi forces and Hashd al-Shaabi have started to attack Kirkuk.
1 month ago
Tuz Khurmato: Rudaw reporting that PMU fighters are withdrawing towards Amrli
1 month ago
US has banned Iraqi fighter jets from being used in the attacks against Peshmerga or will be shut down - Kurdish MP in Baghdad.
Tuz Khurmatu: Violent clashes are ongoing between Peshmerga and Iraqi Forces1 month ago
Tuz Khurmatu: Violent clashes are ongoing between Peshmerga and Iraqi Forces
NRT live shows a heavy force coming towards the Kurdish volunteers positions and the volunteers  withdrew1 month ago
NRT live shows a heavy force coming towards the Kurdish volunteers positions and the volunteers withdrew
1 month ago
KDP: 11 Hashid Al Shaabi fighters have been killed due to clashes
1 month ago
Rudaw: US AirForce orders jet fighters to fly over Kirkuk
Complete US Defense Department statement on the clashes near Kirkuk between Baghdad and KRG. “We oppose violence from any party”1 month ago
Complete US Defense Department statement on the clashes near Kirkuk between Baghdad and KRG. “We oppose violence from any party”
1 month ago
Kurdish sources: exchange of artillery fire south of Kirkuk
1 month ago
A Peshmerge commander from first brigade confirmed that they have ambushed four advancing PMF Hamvees, destroyed all of them and pushed them back in Taza Khuramtu
1 month ago
President Barzani has no alternative but to order Kurdish forces to repel and defend despite not wanting to engage in War.
1 month ago
An Iraqi forces convoy tried to enter Kirkuk from southern axe near Taza Khurmatu. Targeted by Peshmerga, 4 vehicles destroyed.
1 month ago
Pentagon: We are focused on fight against ISIS and call on those in the region to avoid stoking tensions among the Iraqi people
1 month ago
One Peshmerga killed and one wounded in the industrial area between Taza and Kirkuk when a mortar from Shia militias landed, -Peshmerga sources
1 month ago
Peshmerga forces respond to gunshots and shellings by the Iraqi Shia militias in the Taza frontline.
1 month ago
Peshmerga troops push back Hashd al-Shaabi militias in Tuz Khurmato according to senior adviser to Kurdish President Barzani.
1 month ago
Clashes between Peshmerga and Iraqi counter-terrorism forces, 9 armoured division on the road between Taza Khurmatu and Kirkuk, mortars and GRAD
Gunfire live on Rudaw on the outskirts of Kirkuk, Iraq1 month ago
Gunfire live on Rudaw on the outskirts of Kirkuk, Iraq
Heavy gunfire started live on Rudaw in Kirkuk1 month ago
Heavy gunfire started live on Rudaw in Kirkuk
Yet another explosion in Tuz Khurmatu right now.1 month ago
Yet another explosion in Tuz Khurmatu right now.
Peshmerga on the way to Taza: Clashes have started in Taza, 2 big explosions occured1 month ago
Peshmerga on the way to Taza: Clashes have started in Taza, 2 big explosions occured
1 month ago
Fire was opened on the Iraqi special ops forces near industrial district in Kirkuk, they answered back. Seems like clashes are going on
1 month ago
President Barzani: "If they attack you, give them a lesson that they will never forget in history."
Seems like clashes have died out now.1 month ago
Seems like clashes have died out now.
Kurdistan 24 LIVE footage shows heavy fire exchange in Tuz Khurmatu1 month ago
Kurdistan 24 LIVE footage shows heavy fire exchange in Tuz Khurmatu
In Tuzhurmatu, Kirkuk clashes started1 month ago
In Tuzhurmatu, Kirkuk clashes started
Explosion in Tuz Khurmatu right now. TV commentators say it's due to an RPG-7.1 month ago
Explosion in Tuz Khurmatu right now. TV commentators say it's due to an RPG-7.
Fire/explosion in Tuz Khurmatu1 month ago
Fire/explosion in Tuz Khurmatu
Exchange of gunshots inside Tuz Khurmatu right now.1 month ago
Exchange of gunshots inside Tuz Khurmatu right now.
Kurdistan's Task Force Black (Hêze Reşeke) just arrived in Kirkuk1 month ago
Kurdistan's Task Force Black (Hêze Reşeke) just arrived in Kirkuk
1 month ago
Kurdish military sources: Iraqi forces a few kilometers from the industrial neighborhood in Kirkuk.
1 month ago
US led Coalition planes are flying over Kirkuk right now
1 month ago
Iraiq PM @HaiderAlAbadi orders ISF to cooperate with Peshmerga and avoid confrontations, and to protect all civilians in the province
1 month ago
Iraqi Commander-in-Chief @HaiderAlAbadi has instructed Iraqi Army, Federal Police, CTS to secure bases and federal installations in Kirkuk province
Iraqi television says Iraqi forces have taken control of large areas in  Kirkuk.1 month ago
Iraqi television says Iraqi forces have taken control of large areas in Kirkuk.
1 month ago
The price of Brent oil just spiked $0.60 to $57.85 as a move on Kirkuk is reported to be underway
State TV - Iraq PM Hiader al-Abadi calls upon the Armed Forces to protect all people from all sects in Kirkuk.1 month ago
State TV - Iraq PM Hiader al-Abadi calls upon the Armed Forces to protect all people from all sects in Kirkuk.
1 month ago
Iraq’s Prime Minister @HaiderAlAbadi declares start of offensive to take control of Kirkuk city from Peshmerga troops.
1 month ago
PMU: The goal of the Kirkuk operation is not to storm the city but to control the oil fields
1 month ago
Kurdistan Region VP just arrived Kirkuk accompanied by 5000 Peshmerga. Boosts Kirkuk citizens moral.
Iraqi forces at Khalid checkpoint1 month ago
Iraqi forces at Khalid checkpoint
Massive Iraqi forces crowd spotted near Taza Khurmatu, southern Kirkuk.1 month ago
Massive Iraqi forces crowd spotted near Taza Khurmatu, southern Kirkuk.
1 month ago
"News of war or invasion are simply not true. No clashes are occurring. Federal forces returning their original positions" Iraqi Army Spox
1 month ago
"We're here at K1 base and won't leave Kurdish soil. We'd rather give our lives than leave this land." - Kurdish Peshmerga Officer
Air activity over Kirkuk amid #kirkukcrises over the objectives Iraqi army claims to aim for and frontlines1 month ago
Air activity over Kirkuk amid #kirkukcrises over the objectives Iraqi army claims to aim for and frontlines
1 month ago
Confirmed: K1 base and Kirkuk airfield is under Peshmerga control(1:40 am)
1 month ago
Iraqi forces are moving toward Kirkuk university(South of Kirkuk)
The governor of Kirkuk Najmaldin Karim urges the people of the city to come out on the streets to protect themselves from Hashd.1 month ago
The governor of Kirkuk Najmaldin Karim urges the people of the city to come out on the streets to protect themselves from Hashd.
1 month ago
Iraqi forces are moving toward in Nineveh plains to regain control areas controlled by Peshmerga.
1 month ago
Kirkuk Governor: We will defend our city and we will not remain spectators
1 month ago
It's fake
Iraqi media reports that K1 airbase was handed over to Iraqi forces by Peshmerga without any fight
1 month ago
Rudaw live: no gun fire or contacts between Iran backed militiamen and Peshmerga yet. Be aware of fakenews
1 month ago
Iraqi forces came to the north oil company and asked the forces inside to hand it over to federal govt forces. Kirkuk
1 month ago
Two Peshmerga from Maktab Khalid: we have withdrawn to Topzawa
Iraqi forces backed by Iranian militias heading towards Kirkuk.1 month ago
Iraqi forces backed by Iranian militias heading towards Kirkuk.
1 month ago
Iraqi military sources confirm the launch of a military operation in Kirkuk to surround the city
1 month ago
Forces that have been tasked to retake Kirkuk are: Iraq Army 9th and 15th Div , Federal police, Counter Terrorism, PMU not participating
1 month ago
Senior Peshmerga source: Shia Militias/other Forces are approaching our positions,a real risk of confronting now in Kirkuk
Video: Iraqi forces celebrating at they seized abandoned Peshmerga checkpoint1 month ago
Video: Iraqi forces celebrating at they seized abandoned Peshmerga checkpoint
1 month ago
Iraqi army says the movement is just "redeployment" of forces around Kirkuk."
1 month ago
KR Security council: Iraqi forces/PMF now advancing from Taza in South of Kirkuk in a major op with intention to enter the city and takeover K1 base and oil fields.
1 month ago
Iraqi forces are heading toward Bai Hassan oilfield Kirkuk.
1 month ago
Reuters: Iraqi forces advancing towards the city of Kirkuk
PMU that withdrew from Talward this afternoon are coming back1 month ago
PMU that withdrew from Talward this afternoon are coming back
Now in Taza Khurmatu. PMF Forces movements , telling people we are heading to Kirkuk.1 month ago
Now in Taza Khurmatu. PMF Forces movements , telling people we are heading to Kirkuk.
Video: Iraqi forces moving onto Kirkuk in the night1 month ago
Video: Iraqi forces moving onto Kirkuk in the night
Iraqi forces advancing towards Taza, Debis, Bai Hassan Oil fields and Kirkuk airbase1 month ago
Iraqi forces advancing towards Taza, Debis, Bai Hassan Oil fields and Kirkuk airbase
1 month ago
Report that Peshmerga hands over checkpoints and vehicles to Iraqi forces at Dibis district of Kirkuk
1 month ago
Iraqi forces are advancing toward Kirkuk airbase.
Iraqi forces deployed Abrams tanks to Kirkuk area1 month ago
Iraqi forces deployed Abrams tanks to Kirkuk area
1 month ago
PMF send more reinforcement from Hawija to Kirkuk perimeters.
Shia militias publish videos of burning Kurdish houses in Tuz Khormato in south Kirkuk Iraq Kurdistan via Turkmen Youths of Iraq T.G.M1 month ago
Shia militias publish videos of burning Kurdish houses in Tuz Khormato in south Kirkuk Iraq Kurdistan via Turkmen Youths of Iraq T.G.M
Iraqi Forces uncovered an IED / SVBIED factory in Akashat, West Anbar today.1 month ago
Iraqi Forces uncovered an IED / SVBIED factory in Akashat, West Anbar today.
1 month ago
KRG: we are ready to resolve all outstanding problems with the federal government through understanding and dialogue
Iraqi forces are on the move. Kirkuk1 month ago
Iraqi forces are on the move. Kirkuk
South Kirkuk now: CTS, Army, Federal police, and PMU commanders.1 month ago
South Kirkuk now: CTS, Army, Federal police, and PMU commanders.
Another video with PKK in Kirkuk area1 month ago
Another video with PKK in Kirkuk area
1 month ago
PMF burns a Peshmerga house in Khurmatu, southern Kirkuk.
1 month ago
KRG denies bringing in PKK fighters
1 month ago
Baghdad accuses Kurdish authorities of bringing PKK fighters to Kirkuk
1 month ago
Baghdad: PKK's presence in Kirkuk is a declaration of war
Iraq government accuses Kurdish authorities of bringing PKK fighters to Kirkuk, says PKK involvement in Kirkuk is ''declaration of war''1 month ago
Iraq government accuses Kurdish authorities of bringing PKK fighters to Kirkuk, says PKK involvement in Kirkuk is ''declaration of war''
1 month ago
Iran shuts border crossings to Kurdistan Region, says Iraqi Foreign Ministry
1 month ago
Sources say KDP-PUK agreed on suspending the referendum for 1 yr, but this will be too problematic as future of Kirkuk will remain disputed
1 month ago
KDP-PUK meeting seemed to be positive as they seem to have given up their stubborness. Both support dialogue and independence isn't mentioned
1 month ago
Jalal Talabani presidential special brigades (all Kurds but under Iraq control) to be brought to Kirkuk. Kirkuk governor to be changed
1 month ago
According to a source, KDP and PUK agreed on following to settle the Kirkuk crisis with Baghdad: a joint Pesh-ISF force in K1 base and airport
1 month ago
KDP and PUK reject demands to nullify the referendum results, refuse preconditions for dialogue with Baghdad
1 month ago
Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs denies that land borders with Kurdistan Region have been closed, ISNA
Barzani arrived at the meeting of Kurdish leaders in Dokan1 month ago
Barzani arrived at the meeting of Kurdish leaders in Dokan
1 month ago
President @masoud_barzani meets Iraqi President Fuad Masum in Sulaimani to discuss Kirkuk tension
Residents in Taza Kirkuk welcoming the Iraqi Army 9th Div, residents have opened their houses for the troops and cooked for them.1 month ago
Residents in Taza Kirkuk welcoming the Iraqi Army 9th Div, residents have opened their houses for the troops and cooked for them.
1 month ago
Iran closes its border crossings with the Kurdistan Region
1 month ago
Iran shuts down the trade line crossing border gate with Kurdistan in Haji Omaran and Bashmakh. Tourism line is still operational.
IQAF carried out several airstrikes near Horan Valley, to include destroying an ISIS oil tank convoy comprised of 300 vehicles.1 month ago
IQAF carried out several airstrikes near Horan Valley, to include destroying an ISIS oil tank convoy comprised of 300 vehicles.