Latest Kirkuk Stories

2006-06-13 00:54:04

KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - The death toll from a series of bomb attacks in Iraq's northern oil hub city of Kirkuk rose to at least 24 people, police sources said. The sources said the dead were mostly police and civilians. A total of seven bomb attacks were made on several targets, they said.

2006-06-13 00:41:05

KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - The death toll from a series of bombings in Iraq's northern oil hub city of Kirkuk on Tuesday rose to at least 14, police sources said. They said at least five bombs exploded, targeting a senior police official, U.S.

2006-06-13 02:49:08

By Sherko Raouf KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Insurgents launched six apparently coordinated attacks in the northern Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk on Tuesday, killing at least 14 people.

2006-06-12 23:49:57

KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Three bomb attacks killed at least eight people in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Tuesday, police and hospital sources said. One bomb targeted a police patrol and another was directed at a crowd that gathered to inspect the damage.

2006-04-30 12:56:13

By Alastair Macdonald TAZA, Iraq (Reuters) - A senior U.S. official said on Sunday Gulf Arab states and other foreigners should help Iraq build new power stations, as U.S. investment in the electricity sector winds down after three years of reconstruction aid.

2006-04-22 12:47:52

By Terry Friel BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani, who was re-elected as Iraq's president on Saturday, is a long-time champion of the Kurds who sees himself as the godfather of the country's political process.

2006-04-21 17:24:32

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. forces, wary of ethnic tensions in Iraq's northern oil-rich city Kirkuk, have received reports of a small influx of Shi'ite Muslims there and a widening presence of Shi'ite militias, a U.S. commander said on Friday. Army Col.

2006-02-17 13:03:55

SULAIMANIYA, Iraq (Reuters) - A small plane with four Germans and an Iraqi aboard crashed in mountainous northern Iraq on Thursday en route to Iraq from Azerbaijan, the U.S. military and Iraqi officials said on Friday.

2006-02-16 08:39:19

By Lin Noueihed BAGHDAD (Reuters) - It could be weeks or even months before Iraqis get their first full-term government since the ousting of Saddam Hussein, with political factions wrangling over top ministries and conflicting visions of Iraq's future.

2006-02-13 11:15:07

By Lin Noueihed BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Sick of bloodshed that has hit their economy and inflamed sectarian wounds, Iraqis held little hope on Monday that Prime Minister Ibrahim Jaafari could cure in his second term the ills he failed to heal in his first.

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  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
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The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.