Iraq Approves $5B Oil Refinery Project In Kurdistan’s Kirkuk http://betiforexcom.livejournal.com/24254572.html Iraq’s oil ministry has authorized the construction of a refinery in Kirkuk in the semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan that would cost US$5 billion, Kurdish media network Rudaw reported on Monday, citing an Iraqi lawmaker from Kirkuk. “The Iraqi oil ministry has given the go-ahead for a modern refinery to be built which will cost $5 billion,” Rebwar Taha from the Patriotic Union of…
6/9/17 Kirkuk’s oil to play big role in Kurdish independence The post-Islamic State era will be crucial for Kirkuk, as conflicts over the governorate's territory and oil will determine the future of relations between the Iraqi government and the Kurdistan Regional Government.
6/9/17 Iraqi Turkomans reject independence referendum by Kurds in Kirkuk - Xinhua | English.news.cn
Two Daesh leaders involved in making chemical weapons put on US terror list http://betiforexcom.livejournal.com/24891979.html Author: JOYCE KARAMTue, 2017-06-13 03:00ID: 1497312078084426300WASHINGTON: In a first designation of its kind, the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Monday designated two Daesh leaders “involved in chemical weapons development.” The Treasury added both senior Daesh members in Iraq, Attallah Salman ‘Abd Kafi Al-Jaburi and Marwan…
https://flic.kr/p/8Gzd9V | Rashaad Valley cordon and search | U.S. Army 1st Lt. Dan Chapman, a platoon leader with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry, “Golden Dragons” 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 25th Infantry Division out of Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, pulls security during a cordon and search, in the Rashaad Valley near Kirkuk, Iraq, Sept. 25.
A decision to set the referendum date in Kurdistan to determine the fate of the Kurdish nation in Iraq with the inclusion of Kirkuk and the all Kurdistani areas outside the Region was a crucial and brave move for all the parties that attended the meeting. It would, however, have more significance if the Change Movement (Gorran) and Kurdistan Islamic Group (Komal) had attended.
Photo Gallery: Striving to Preserve Peace in Kirkuk