Ankara calls on Iraqi authorities to "immediately identify the perpetrators" of the "heinous terrorist attack" that killed Ahmet Tahir, a former officer at the Iraqi Turkmen Front's security department.
Iraq’s Prime Minister has ordered authorities to ensure Turkmen remains part of the official languages in Kirkuk, along with Arabic, Kurdish.
Nine officers from Iraq's federal police were killed in one of the deadliest such incidents in months.
The headquarters of three ethnic parties of Iranian Kurds have been hit in northern Iraq as Iran's Revolutionary Guard accuses the groups of smuggling weapons into Iran.
Large number of weapons and ammunition were seized during the large-scale raid in Kirkuk.
At least 12 civilians were killed after two separate attacks targetted Kirkuk and Diyala provinces, where farmers were harvesting their crops.
Maintaining the tenuous peace in the multi-ethnic city of Kirkuk will require a nuanced approach as part of a wider strategy to counter Daesh.
Daesh terrorists reportedly take over remote Luhaiban village while fighting near Qara Salem village leaves five people, including four Peshmerga soldiers, dead.
Without Muqtada al Sadr, Iraq's kingmaker, no coalition government can be formed, experts say. And if it is formed, Sunni bloc’s Halbousi and Kurdish leader Barzani are likely to be in the new government.
Iran-backed groups have lost significant ground in Iraq but Tehran still has some supporters to help it keep its influence over the neighbouring country.
At least 13 policemen killed in attack on a checkpoint near Kirkuk city, officials say.
Iraq Turkmen Front leader, Ershad Salihi, says the PKK is using drug trafficking across the country to support its terrorist activities.
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