27 January 2022
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Syria’sWednesday 26 January 2022

Syria’s Kurdish-led forces advance into Islamic State prison

Syrian Kurdish-led fighters have advanced slowly into the Hasakah prison amid reports of hostages.

KilicdaroguWednesday 26 January 2022

Kilicdarogu says Kurdish southeast key to Turkey’s path to democracy

Turkey’s path to the democracy can only go through the Kurdish-majority southeastern Diyarbakir province, the leader of the main opposition party said on Monday, ahead a visit to the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) stronghold later this month.

Iran and Turkey presidents hold phone talkSunday 23 January 2022

Iran and Turkey presidents hold phone talk

Iranian President Seyyed Ibrahim Raisi stated in a phone call with his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, that the Islamic Republic of Iran has a long-term and comprehensive view on relations and cooperation with Turkey.

Iran and Turkey presidents hold phone talkSunday 23 January 2022

Iran and Turkey presidents hold phone talk

Iranian President Seyyed Ibrahim Raisi stated in a phone call with his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, that the Islamic Republic of Iran has a long-term and comprehensive view on relations and cooperation with Turkey.

Iran, Russia and China to hold trilateral drills FridayThursday 20 January 2022

Iran, Russia and China to hold trilateral drills Friday

Iran, China and Russia will hold joint naval drills on Friday, semi-official ISNA news agency reported on Thursday. 

Iran parliament committee to visit IraqMonday 17 January 2022

Iran parliament committee to visit Iraq

The head of the Economic Committee of Iran’s Parliament said on Monday, January 17, that the committee plans to visit Iraq with the aim of strengthening economic ties and developing cooperation between the two neighboring states.

Iran parliament committee to visit IraqMonday 17 January 2022

Iran parliament committee to visit Iraq

The head of the Economic Committee of Iran’s Parliament said on Monday, January 17, that the committee plans to visit Iraq with the aim of strengthening economic ties and developing cooperation between the two neighboring states.

Heavy snowfall blankets Kurdish regions of IranMonday 17 January 2022

Heavy snowfall blankets Kurdish regions of Iran

Heavy snowfall blanketed the cities in Kurdish regions of Iran, in the west and northwest.

Nominating Zebari for Iraqi presidency was a reaction to PUK insistence on Salih's nomination: officialTuesday 25 January 2022

Nominating Zebari for Iraqi presidency was a reaction to PUK insistence on Salih's nomination: official

A senior member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) announced that Hoshyar Zebari, a senior member of the party, was nominated for the Iraqi presidency after the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) insisted that Barham Salih will be nominated for the post.

Bafel Talabani visits Baghdad to discuss Iraqi PresidencyTuesday 25 January 2022

Bafel Talabani visits Baghdad to discuss Iraqi Presidency

The co-chair of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), Bafel Talabani, arrived on Monday evening in Baghdad to discuss the issue of the Iraqi presidency with the Shiite and Sunni political parties.

PUK affirms its right to nominate candidate for presidencyMonday 24 January 2022

PUK affirms its right to nominate candidate for presidency

The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan’s (PUK) General Leadership Council reiterated its right to nominate its own candidate for the position of president of Iraq during a party meeting on Sunday, January 23.

Masoud Barzani, Bafel Talabani disagree to agree on a united presidential nomineeMonday 24 January 2022

Masoud Barzani, Bafel Talabani disagree to agree on a united presidential nominee

The Saturday meeting between Massoud Barzani, the leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), and Bafel Talabani, the leader of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), failed to make any agreement between the two sides over nominating a candidate to the Iraqi parliament to be selected as the next Iraqi president.

Turkmen Front says supports a majority government in IraqMonday 24 January 2022

Turkmen Front says supports a majority government in Iraq

Arshad Salehi, head of the Turkmen Front faction in the Iraqi parliament, stressed that he supports the formation of a majority government in the country.

Masrour Barzani meets discusses ISIS threat with Peshmerga and interior ministersMonday 24 January 2022

Masrour Barzani meets discusses ISIS threat with Peshmerga and interior ministers

Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Masrour Barzani met with Peshmerga Minister Shorsh Ismael and Minister of Interior Rebar Ahmed on Sunday, January 23, to discuss the threat of recent Islamic State (ISIS) activity, official media reported.

Kilicdarogu says Kurdish southeast key to Turkey’s path to democracyWednesday 26 January 2022

Kilicdarogu says Kurdish southeast key to Turkey’s path to democracy

Turkey’s path to the democracy can only go through the Kurdish-majority southeastern Diyarbakir province, the leader of the main opposition party said on Monday, ahead a visit to the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) stronghold later this month.

Kilicdarogu says Kurdish southeast key to Turkey’s path to democracyWednesday 26 January 2022

Kilicdarogu says Kurdish southeast key to Turkey’s path to democracy

Turkey’s path to the democracy can only go through the Kurdish-majority southeastern Diyarbakir province, the leader of the main opposition party said on Monday, ahead a visit to the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) stronghold later this month.

YPG is biggest issue between Ankara and Washington: Turkish FMTuesday 25 January 2022

YPG is biggest issue between Ankara and Washington: Turkish FM

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said US support for the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) was the main issue between his country and the United States, Turkish media reported on Sunday, January 23.

Pro-Erdogan business leaders anxious about Turkey's economy / Mustafa SonmezSaturday 22 January 2022

Pro-Erdogan business leaders anxious about Turkey's economy / Mustafa Sonmez

The pro-government business association MUSIAD has stood behind Erdogan’s controversial economic policies but appears concerned that both borrowing costs and foreign exchange prices remain above the desired levels.

Erdogan accused of criminalizing opposition ahead of critical polls / Sibel HurtasSaturday 15 January 2022

Erdogan accused of criminalizing opposition ahead of critical polls / Sibel Hurtas

A controversial probe into the opposition-led Istanbul municipality might be the prelude of a campaign to criminalize and sideline Erdogan’s potential opponents in the upcoming presidential race, critics say.

Turkish prison bans fourth novel by DemirtasSaturday 15 January 2022

Turkish prison bans fourth novel by Demirtas

Prison officials at a jail in northwestern Turkey have denied a novel penned by jailed Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas, to be sent to an inmate, citing the book’s “obscene" content, Gazete Karinca reported.

Syria’s Kurdish-led forces advance into Islamic State prisonWednesday 26 January 2022

Syria’s Kurdish-led forces advance into Islamic State prison

Syrian Kurdish-led fighters have advanced slowly into the Hasakah prison amid reports of hostages.

SDF makes futher gains in regaining Hasaka prisonWednesday 26 January 2022

SDF makes futher gains in regaining Hasaka prison

Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Tuesday, January 25, nine members of staff at the al-Sinaa prison who had been taken hostage by Islamic State (ISIS) militants have been rescued.

Islamic State prison break reinforces value of US military protection for Syria's Kurds / Amberin ZamanWednesday 26 January 2022

Islamic State prison break reinforces value of US military protection for Syria's Kurds / Amberin Zaman

‘Cubs of Caliphate’ are among 700 boys held in Islamic State prison, as Syrian Kurdish forces keep up the battle to retake control

300 ISIS members surrender to SDF in HasakaTuesday 25 January 2022

300 ISIS members surrender to SDF in Hasaka

Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said 300 Islamic State (ISIS) members surrendered early on Monday, January 24, following days of clashes after a prison-break attempt in the northeast city of Hasaka.

Syrian self-ruling administration announces curfew regulations in HasakaMonday 24 January 2022

Syrian self-ruling administration announces curfew regulations in Hasaka

The governorate of northern and eastern Syria imposed a one-week curfew to secure the Hasaka region, where ISIS prisoners have managed to escape the prison in the province of Hasaka.

Damascus accuses SDF, US of war crimes in HasakaMonday 24 January 2022

Damascus accuses SDF, US of war crimes in Hasaka

Syria’s Foreign and Expatriates Ministry on Saturday, January 22, claimed US forces and the Syrian Democratic Forces were guilty of war crimes during clashes to contain an Islamic State (ISIS) prison break in Hasaka, Syrian Arab News Agency said.