Tuz


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(tŭz)
n.1.A lock or tuft of hair.
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Tuz Khurmatu is one of the disputed areas between the Iraqi Central Government and the Kurdistan Regional Government.
In April, fighting broke out between peshmerga (KRG military) and Popular Mobilization Units in Tuz Khormato, causing many people to flee to nearby Kirkuk .
Mayor Shalal Abdel said that under the deal, local police would take control of Tuz Khurmato -- home to Kurds, Shiite Turkmen and Sunni Arabs.
The clashes in Tuz Khurmatu could not come at a worse time for Iraqi prime minister Abadi, who has failed in his efforts  to rid the country of (http://www.
Abdullah Hameed Gul said that Fatima Tuz Zahra (AS) was a role model for all and there was need to follow her personality.
The Peshmerga forces, supported by the volunteers, liberated all the 45 villages in Tuz Khormatu district from the control of the ISIL terrorists," an informed source said.
Tuz Khurmatu, densely populated by Turkmens, lies within territory administered by the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG).
Gunmen managed to take over three villages between Tuz Khormatu province and Amirli south Kirkuk, while 20 civilians were killed during the clashes," the province governor, Shalal Abdoul, said.
Gunmen attacked an army checkpoint in a village north of Baquba, killing three soldiers and wounding three more, while a bomb targeted a police major general's convoy near Tuz Khurmatu, killing two of his guards and wounding three.
By Salih Waladbagi At least eight people have been killed and more than 30 others injured in two terrorist attacks in the district of Tuz Khurmatu on Saturday, November 23.
Shalal Abdoul, the governor of the northern town of Tuz Khurmatu, said an explosive device planted at the side of a main road in the east of the city of Tikrit targeted the motorcade of Minister of Youth and Sports Jassem Mohammad Jafar, but there were reports of casualties.
Outside Baghdad, a suicide bomber detonated a bomb in a car on a busy street in the town of Tuz Khurmato, 170 km (105 miles) north of the capital, killing at least 10 people and wounding 45, medical and police sources said.