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  • Turkey won't attack Syrian Kurds, analyst tells Kurdpress

    A Kurdistan correspondent and Turkey expert, Frederike Geerdink, believes Turkey will not attack Kurds as long as there are U.S. forces in the north of Syria and after the U.S. troops withdraal the Syrian army would control the Kurdish-controlled north of Syria and then there is no need for Turkey to attack them.

    10:28 AM
  • Barham Salih can be a good mediator between Iran and US: analystBarham Salih can be a good mediator between Iran and US: analyst

    A Kurdistan Region political analyst believes Iraqi President Barham Salih is a proper person to mediate between Iran and the U.S. as tensions between the two sides is high.

    11:23 PM
  • US unable to change Iraq policy towards Iran: envoyUS unable to change Iraq policy towards Iran: envoy

    The Iranian Consul to Erbil, the capita of Kurdistan Region believes the US pressures on the region and Iraq will led into no avail as the Islamic Republic of Iran and Iraq enjoy strong ties and Washington attempts and sanctions cannot disrupt the relation.

    12:23 AM
  • IS still threatening Iraq, senior Peshmerga official tells KurdpressIS still threatening Iraq, senior Peshmerga official tells Kurdpress

    The Secretary-General of the Kurdish forces of Peshmerga warned the threat of the militants of the Islamic State (IS) is not over and Peshmerga officials are in talks with Iraqi army authorities in order to hold a joint military drill to annul the threat of the terrorist group that was announced as being defeated by Iraqi army but many believe it is still a big threat to Iraq and the Kurdistan Region in the north.

    10:27 PM
  • Turkey willing to negotiate with PKK: analystTurkey willing to negotiate with PKK: analyst

    A Lyon University professor believes Turkey is willing to sit at negotiation table with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and Turkey permission to the lawyers of the PKK jailed leader Abdallah Ocalan after years is a sign of the willing.

    11:26 PM
  • Kurds, Damascus agreement is still likely, expert tells KurdpressKurds, Damascus agreement is still likely, expert tells Kurdpress

    An Australian-based free-lance writer believes Syria President Bashar al-Assad is not ready to accept autonomy for the Kurds in the north of the country but there is still the possibility of an agreement between the Kurds and Damascus.

    10:13 AM
  • Erbil-Baghdad ties not stable, logical: researcherErbil-Baghdad ties not stable, logical: researcher

    An Iraqi researcher believes ties between Erbil, the capital of Kurdistan Region and the Iraqi central government in Baghdad is neither legal nor stable and the most important issue behind the situation is the power struggle between the two families of Barzani and Talabani in Kurdistan Region.

    06:27 PM
  • New Generation deputy lashes out at leader Shaswar AbdulwahidNew Generation deputy lashes out at leader Shaswar Abdulwahid

    A leading member of the New Generation Movement lashes out at Shasawar Abdulwahid and accused him of making money through politics and breaching the very basics of democracy.

    03:34 PM
  • Syrian Kurds transfer arms to Afrin to attack Turkey army, alliesSyrian Kurds transfer arms to Afrin to attack Turkey army, allies

    A Syrian military analyst stated in an interview with Kurdpress that Kurdish forces in Syria are working to move weapons to Afrin, in the Kurdish northern regions, in order to attack and oust Turkey army forces and its allies.

    10:36 AM
  • Turkey seeking to divide Syria, Kurdish official tells KurdPressTurkey seeking to divide Syria, Kurdish official tells KurdPress

    The co-head of north and eastern Syria federation parliament says that Kurdish forces in the north of Syria would clear Afrin, a city in the region, from terrorist groups.

    09:59 AM
  • Unpleasant future awaiting Syrian Kurds, university professor tells KurdpressUnpleasant future awaiting Syrian Kurds, university professor tells Kurdpress

    A Lion University professor expressed his pessimism about the future of the Kurds in the north of Syria as no one is ready to accept their rights.

    12:27 AM
  • Kurds suffer from complicated situation in Syria, professor tells KurdpressKurds suffer from complicated situation in Syria, professor tells Kurdpress

    A researcher working at Carnegie Foundation believes the threat of the Islamic State is jeopardizing Syria, including the Kurds at a time that neither the opposition nor the central government in Damascus is not ready to accept Kurdish demands at a time that the US pullout issue has complicated the situation in the war-torn Syria.

    12:40 AM
  • Politician says Erbil and Baghdad should expand ties with IranPolitician says Erbil and Baghdad should expand ties with Iran

    A member of the Kurdistan Islamic Community (Komal) leading council blamed US destructive interventions in Iraq and urged deeper and more expansive political and economic ties between Iran and the governments of Erbil and Baghdad.

    02:53 PM
  • Economy to decide result of Sunday elections in Turkey, expert tells KurdpressEconomy to decide result of Sunday elections in Turkey, expert tells Kurdpress

    The head of the Geostrategic Observatory of the Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean believes the economic crisis in Turkey will leave a big impact on the March 31 municipality elections in the country and the votes of the Kurdish parties would not change a lot.

    02:56 PM
  • Newruz is a protesting festival: Ayshe AfandiNewruz is a protesting festival: Ayshe Afandi

    The co-Leader of the Syria Kurdistan Democratic Communities, Ayshe Afandi, stated that the festival of Newruz is the celebration of freedom.

    08:37 PM
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