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Iraqi Armed Forces Advance Towards Kirkuk Captured Peshmerga Military Base

Iraqi Government forces continued advancing towards Oil-fields and a Kurdish Peshmerga Military Base in the Qatash area South of kirkuk, Monday morning… 
State TV reported Iraqi Army have already taken control of some areas, including Oil-fields, but this has been denied by Kurdish forces… 
Tensions between the two sides have been brewing since Iraqi Kurds are overwhelmingly voted for secession in a September 25 referendum that Baghdad as illegal… 
Kurdish Peshmerga forces took control of Oil-rich kirkuk after the Iraqi Army withdrew during a major offensive by the so-called Islamic state terror organisation in 2014…


9th Iraqi Armored Division Heading To Kirkuk Heavy Clashes Breakout As Iraqi Army Enter Kirkuk

9th Iraqi Armored Division heading to kirkuk, heavy clashes breakout as Iraqi forces enter the city in industrial zone after several units from the Iraqi Army, Federal Police, and Popular Mobilizations Units(Hashd al-Sa’abi) entered this province in Western Iraq… 
Meanwhile Iraq-based Afaq TV reported that the Iraqi Army has retaken the Kirkuk Airport, K 1 Base, and Afana Oil-fields from the Peshmerga after the latter withdrew without fight… 
Also Iraqi forces chased Peshmerga fighters from the two Towns, the kifri and Tuz-khotmato located to the South of Kirkuk city where a large battle is ongoing… 


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