30 November 2020
Special News :
  • Sunday 29 November 2020

    PKK has no problem with Kurdistan government, KDP:  Jamil Bayik

    The joint chairman of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) Leadership Council called, in a statement, for talks to resolve the problems, saying that the PKK has no problems with the Kurdistan Region governance and the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP).

  • Sunday 29 November 2020

    Erbil and Baghdad need each other to overcome financial crisis: researcher

    A member of the Russian Council on Foreign Relations believes that although the relationship between the Kurdistan Region and the Iraqi central government is tense, they have no choice but to cooperate with each other.

  • Saturday 28 November 2020

    PYD should release political prisoners: ENKS official

    A member of the Syrian Kurdish National Council (ENKS) said that talks between the ENKS and the Patriotic Kurdish Patriotic Union Parties (PYNK) had been suspended due to the absence of the US representative in the talks.

  • Saturday 28 November 2020

    Joe Biden is against a Kurdish corridor in northern Syria: magazine

    The creation of a Kurdish corridor in northern Syria, even under Joe Biden, is not desirable for Washington, National Interest Magazine wrote about US President- elect Joe Biden's earlier opposition to the Syrian Kurds over the creation of a Kurdish corridor in northern Syria:

  • Friday 27 November 2020

    Iranian top official assassinated in terrorist attack

    Head of Research and Innovation Organization of the Ministry of Defense Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was assassinated by terrorists in a terrorist attack near Tehran on Friday.

Special News

AmmarSunday 29 November 2020

Ammar Hakim strongly condemn assassination of Iranian scientist

The leader of the Iraqi National Wisdom Movement and the Iraqi Coalition, Seyyed Ammar Hakim, condemned the assassination of the Iranian nuclear scientist Dr. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh and expressed his regret in this regard.

TEV-DEMSunday 29 November 2020

TEV-DEM condemns Baghdad actions against Shingal

The co-chair of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Society Movement (TEV-DEM) condemned Baghdad's efforts to send troops to the Kurdish Yazidi city of Shingal in northern Iraq.

Ammar Hakim strongly condemn assassination of Iranian scientistSunday 29 November 2020

Ammar Hakim strongly condemn assassination of Iranian scientist

The leader of the Iraqi National Wisdom Movement and the Iraqi Coalition, Seyyed Ammar Hakim, condemned the assassination of the Iranian nuclear scientist Dr. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh and expressed his regret in this regard.

Iranian foreign minister slams assassination of scientistFriday 27 November 2020

Iranian foreign minister slams assassination of scientist

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a statement vehemently condemned assassination of head of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Head of the Research and Innovation Organization of the Ministry of Defense.

Iranian top official assassinated in terrorist attackFriday 27 November 2020

Iranian top official assassinated in terrorist attack

Head of Research and Innovation Organization of the Ministry of Defense Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was assassinated by terrorists in a terrorist attack near Tehran on Friday.

Iranian Kurdish film wins special prize in Brazilian film festivalSunday 22 November 2020

Iranian Kurdish film wins special prize in Brazilian film festival

The Redundancy, an Iranian short film produced by a director from Kurdistan Province, won the special prize of the Brazil International Monthly Independent Film Festival (BIMIFF).

Oldest man in Iran and Kurdistan province passes awayThursday 19 November 2020

Oldest man in Iran and Kurdistan province passes away

Haj Ahmad Sufi, the oldest man in Iran and Kurdistan province in the northwest, died on Wednesday, November 18, at the age of 139.

Bodies of Iranian Kurdish asylum-seekers laid to rest in SardashtSunday 15 November 2020

Bodies of Iranian Kurdish asylum-seekers laid to rest in Sardasht

The body of an Iranian family member who drowned in La Manche Channel during a migration to England was buried to rest on Saturday, November 14, in the Iranian northwestern city of Sardasht.

TEV-DEM condemns Baghdad actions against ShingalSunday 29 November 2020

TEV-DEM condemns Baghdad actions against Shingal

The co-chair of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Society Movement (TEV-DEM) condemned Baghdad's efforts to send troops to the Kurdish Yazidi city of Shingal in northern Iraq.

Peshmerga ministry says no forces have been moved against PKKSunday 29 November 2020

Peshmerga ministry says no forces have been moved against PKK

Currently the only enemy of the Kurdistan Region is Islamic State (ISIS) and that no Peshmerga forces have been mobilized against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), military advisor to the Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Ministry of Peshmerga Staff, Major General Bakhtiar Muhammed, said on Saturday, November 28.

PKK has no problem with Kurdistan government, KDP:  Jamil BayikSunday 29 November 2020

PKK has no problem with Kurdistan government, KDP:  Jamil Bayik

The joint chairman of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) Leadership Council called, in a statement, for talks to resolve the problems, saying that the PKK has no problems with the Kurdistan Region governance and the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP).

Erbil and Baghdad need each other to overcome financial crisis: researcherSunday 29 November 2020

Erbil and Baghdad need each other to overcome financial crisis: researcher

A member of the Russian Council on Foreign Relations believes that although the relationship between the Kurdistan Region and the Iraqi central government is tense, they have no choice but to cooperate with each other.

Malla Bakhtiar says he is waiting for PUK Supreme Council decision to take position on his membership suspensionSaturday 28 November 2020

Malla Bakhtiar says he is waiting for PUK Supreme Council decision to take position on his membership suspension

The leading member of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) Supreme Political Council and Interests, Malla Bakhtiar, announced that he has postponed taking a position on his suspension decision by the PUK leadership council until after the announcement of the position of the Supreme Political Council.

Iraqi FM: closure of US Embassy in Baghdad has become historySaturday 28 November 2020

Iraqi FM: closure of US Embassy in Baghdad has become history

The Iraqi foreign minister stressed that the issue of closing the US embassy in Iraq has been resolved and Washington would not close the embassy.

Turkish Foreign Ministry condemns assassination of Iranian nuclear scientistSunday 29 November 2020

Turkish Foreign Ministry condemns assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist

The Turkish Foreign Ministry condemned the heinous crime of the assassination and martyrdom of an Iranian nuclear scientist.

Turkish police detain 641 in two days over suspected PKK linksSunday 29 November 2020

Turkish police detain 641 in two days over suspected PKK links

Turkish police has detained 641 people over the last 48 hours over alleged links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Diken news site reported on Saturday, citing the Interior Ministry.

Turkey Kurdish Human Rights lawyer Tahir Elci remembered five years onSunday 29 November 2020

Turkey Kurdish Human Rights lawyer Tahir Elci remembered five years on

Lawyers from the Diyarbakir Bar Association gathered on Saturday, November 28, to mark the five-year anniversary of the death of their former chairman Tahir Elçi, marching to the spot where he was killed.

How would Blinken impact U.S.-Turkey relations as secretary of state?Saturday 28 November 2020

How would Blinken impact U.S.-Turkey relations as secretary of state?

U.S. President elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate Antony Blinken as secretary of state. If nominated and confirmed, he would be a leading actor in the incoming administration’s bid to reframe U.S. relations with the rest of the world, including Turkey.

Analyst says possible EU sanctions on Turkey is ‘too little, too late’Thursday 26 November 2020

Analyst says possible EU sanctions on Turkey is ‘too little, too late’

European Union sanctions may be “too little, too late” to change Turkey’s direction, political analyst Salem Al Ketbi said in an article.

PKK military activities only exacerbates situation for Syrian Kurds and Kurdistan Region: politicianThursday 26 November 2020

PKK military activities only exacerbates situation for Syrian Kurds and Kurdistan Region: politician

A Turkey Kurdish lawyer and politician believes that the military power of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) does not extend that of Turkey, which is why the PKK military activity only exacerbates the problems of the Kurds in Turkey, Syria and the Kurdistan Region.

PYD should release political prisoners: ENKS officialSaturday 28 November 2020

PYD should release political prisoners: ENKS official

A member of the Syrian Kurdish National Council (ENKS) said that talks between the ENKS and the Patriotic Kurdish Patriotic Union Parties (PYNK) had been suspended due to the absence of the US representative in the talks.

Syrian Kurds seek U.S. mediation for stability in northeast SyriaSaturday 28 November 2020

Syrian Kurds seek U.S. mediation for stability in northeast Syria

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the Kurdish-led militia that played a decisive role in the territorial defeat of the Islamic State (ISIS), is seeking U.S. support for stability in northeast Syria, International Crisis Group (ICG), an independent conflict-prevention organization, said.

At least three Turkey-backed militants killed in Sari Kani bomb blastSaturday 28 November 2020

At least three Turkey-backed militants killed in Sari Kani bomb blast

At least three Turkey-backed militants were killed and two others wounded in a car bomb blast near Tal al-Janab village in the countryside of Sari Kani city northwest of Hasaka governorate on Friday, November 27.

Joe Biden is against a Kurdish corridor in northern Syria: magazineSaturday 28 November 2020

Joe Biden is against a Kurdish corridor in northern Syria: magazine

The creation of a Kurdish corridor in northern Syria, even under Joe Biden, is not desirable for Washington, National Interest Magazine wrote about US President- elect Joe Biden's earlier opposition to the Syrian Kurds over the creation of a Kurdish corridor in northern Syria:

Donald Trump committed worst crime against Syrian Kurds: dailyFriday 27 November 2020

Donald Trump committed worst crime against Syrian Kurds: daily

US President Donald Trump was the cause of Turkey's attack on the Syrian Kurds in 2019 and 2018, which led to their ethnic cleansing by Turkey, the Independent daily wrote in an article.

US FM candidate's views on PKK and Syrian KurdsTuesday 24 November 2020

US FM candidate's views on PKK and Syrian Kurds

Anthony Blinken has said the United States should continue to be present in Kurdish-controlled regions of Syria, but that it should do more to help Turkey oust the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) leaders in Qandil Mountains.