BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:20 P.M.) – The Iraqi Armed Forces continued their operations in the Kirkuk Governorate, Saturday, targeting the remaining towns under the control of the Kurdish Peshmerga in the eastern part of the province.

Led by their counter-terrorism units, the Iraqi Armed Forces pushed northeast of Kirkuk City, today, in a bid to reach the provincial border of the Suleimaniyeh Governorate.

The operation is geared to take control of Shamshamal (var. Chamchamal), which is a town located near the Suleimaniyeh Governorate’s provincial border with Kirkuk.

In response to this advance by the Iraqi forces, the Kurdish Peshmerga have begun withdrawing their troops from Chamchamal in order to avoid any conflicts with the government.

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Syria Forever
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2017-10-21 21:51

Seems the infamous “Peshmerga” are everything but soldiers.
In other hand.. when you have a look to Karkuk you will find out %90 of the inhabitants, of course the Kurds, are state-employed. All paid by the EU and others of the NATO-crime gang. What do those so called “state officials” have in common? All of those creatures are members of the Barzani gang of criminals.

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2017-10-22 04:22
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Your stance is a bit ridiculous : Peshmergas simply demolished ISIS in non-Kurdish areas, they don’t intend to keep control of Arab areas… Only masochists want to rule an Arab country.

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2017-10-23 13:22

Once Hydrocarbon Deposits are over the situation in Middle East will completely change. Most of these countries who have been earning from Oil revenue will find it difficult to survive in the long run with the dwindling outputs and world moving towards other forms of fuel say bio diesel. Wondering why Daesh did not take over Saudi Arabia instead of Iraq and Syria and establish their Caliphate inside Saudi Arabia? Saudi Arabia is accepted as the keeper of Islam with the 2 holy mosques and taking control of these 2 mosques would have given complete control to Daesh, may be… Read more »

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johnny was
2017-10-22 01:44

that’s all arabs have ever done – invade, invade, invade with their retarded religion