Kirkuk in Transition
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
At the same time, traditionally Turkmen areas of
Kirkuk city (e.g., Tis Ayn) saw an influx of Arabs, while
registration as a Turkmen carried growing penalties...
Threats, tension in Kirkuk as Iraq census delayed -
Tuesday October 12, 2010
Abu Mohammed, an Arab, moved to the Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk four years ago to escape rising violence in neighbouring Diyala province. Recently, he says, he was ordered by Kurds to get out....
Iraq Elections Set, but Kurdish Tensions Remain - November 10, 2009
Behind-the-scenes U.S. pressure has finally forced Iraq's leaders to accept a political compromise, with Sunday's vote in the Iraqi parliament
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In Iraq's Oil Battle, Kirkuk Is Key - October 31, 2009
The president of Iraq's semiautonomous Kurdish region has demanded the disputed, ethnically divided city of Kirkuk, which dominates the northern oilfields, be put under his control...
Kirkuk: Voices from a divided city
- October 28, 2009
Iraqi lawmakers have been in deadlock over laws covering nationwide elections in January, with one of the thorniest issues being the vote in the oil-rich northern city of Kirkuk.