28 June 2022
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IranianTuesday 28 June 2022

Iranian FM Amir Abdullahian travels to Turkey

Iran Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hossein Amir-Abdullahian, left for Ankara on Monday, June 27, for the first bilateral meeting at the invitation of his Turkish counterpart, Mevlut Cavusolu.

MinistryTuesday 28 June 2022

Ministry denies danger of clashes between Peshmerga, Iraqi forces

A representative of the Peshmerga Ministry in Joint Operations Command said there is no danger of clashes between the Iraqi army and the Peshmerga forces at Khor Mor gas field in Sulaimani's Chamchamal district.

Iranian FM Amir Abdullahian travels to TurkeyTuesday 28 June 2022

Iranian FM Amir Abdullahian travels to Turkey

Iran Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hossein Amir-Abdullahian, left for Ankara on Monday, June 27, for the first bilateral meeting at the invitation of his Turkish counterpart, Mevlut Cavusolu.

Barzani Movement historiography project released in TehranTuesday 28 June 2022

Barzani Movement historiography project released in Tehran

The six-volume "Barzan Movement" written by contemporary journalist and history scholar, Bahram Valadbeigi, has been published by Saless Printing House in collaboration with Kurdistan Cultural Institute in Tehran.

Iran and Iraq to facilitate monetary tiesSunday 26 June 2022

Iran and Iraq to facilitate monetary ties

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said on Sunday that Tehran and Baghdad have agreed to take new steps to expedite monetary cooperation.

Official calls for Iran and Iraq cooperation to combat dust stormsThursday 19 May 2022

Official calls for Iran and Iraq cooperation to combat dust storms

Director of the Center for International Affairs and Conventions of the Department of Environment Hossein Mousavifar on Wednesday called for boosting cooperation between the two countries aimed at combating dust storms.

Iranian new ambassador presents credentials to Iraqi presidentTuesday 17 May 2022

Iranian new ambassador presents credentials to Iraqi president

Iranian newly-appointed ambassador to Iraq Mohammad-Kazem Al Sadeq presented his credentials to Iraqi President Barham Salih on Tuesday, May 17.

Iran FM blames Turkey's construction of dams 'unacceptable'Thursday 12 May 2022

Iran FM blames Turkey's construction of dams 'unacceptable'

Iranian Foreign Minister, Hossein Amir Abdollahian, said on Tuesday, May 10, that Turkey's decision to build dams which would harm the Iranian people and negatively affect water flowing into the Islamic Republic is "not acceptable", IRNA news agency reported.

Ministry denies danger of clashes between Peshmerga, Iraqi forcesTuesday 28 June 2022

Ministry denies danger of clashes between Peshmerga, Iraqi forces

A representative of the Peshmerga Ministry in Joint Operations Command said there is no danger of clashes between the Iraqi army and the Peshmerga forces at Khor Mor gas field in Sulaimani's Chamchamal district.

Dana Gas halts expansion operations in Khor Mor, SulaimaniTuesday 28 June 2022

Dana Gas halts expansion operations in Khor Mor, Sulaimani

UAE-based Dana Gas has suspended its works in expanding the Khor Mor field in Chamchamal, Sulaimani province, after a series of missile attacks on the gas field in the past few days.

Dana Gas halts expansion operations in Khor Mor, SulaimaniTuesday 28 June 2022

Dana Gas halts expansion operations in Khor Mor, Sulaimani

UAE-based Dana Gas has suspended its works in expanding the Khor Mor field in Chamchamal, Sulaimani province, after a series of missile attacks on the gas field in the past few days.

Why are oil and gas companies in Kurdistan Region targeted?Monday 27 June 2022

Why are oil and gas companies in Kurdistan Region targeted?

The aim of recent missile attacks on oil and gas companies operating in the Kurdistan Region appears to be more political than anything else. 

Top U.S. energy company decided to exit Kurdistan RegionMonday 27 June 2022

Top U.S. energy company decided to exit Kurdistan Region

Top U.S. energy company Schlumberger has decided to exit Iraq’s Kurdistan region following an Iraqi federal court ruling which deemed a Kurdish oil and gas law unconstitutional, the Iraqi state-news agency (INA) said on Monday citing informed sources.

Baghdad, Tehran to increase economic exchanges: Iraqi PMSunday 26 June 2022

Baghdad, Tehran to increase economic exchanges: Iraqi PM

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi emphasized that withn the framework of mutual interests of the Iranian and Iraqi nations, the countries will expand their economic interactions.

Turkey should not view all Syrian Kurds as threats: Former PMTuesday 28 June 2022

Turkey should not view all Syrian Kurds as threats: Former PM

Turkey should not view all Kurds in Syria as threats or targets, Turkey’s former prime minister said on Sunday, also stressing the right of his country to take necessary measures to tackle the security concerns it faces on its borders with Syria.

Turkish police detain 36 HDP members on terror chargesTuesday 28 June 2022

Turkish police detain 36 HDP members on terror charges

Turkish police raided the homes of members and officials of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) and the headquarters of an art association on Monday, detaining 36 on terrorism charges, local media reported.

Russia, Iran won't endorse Turkish military operation in Syria / Fehim TastekinFriday 17 June 2022

Russia, Iran won't endorse Turkish military operation in Syria / Fehim Tastekin

At the latest Astana Group meeting on Syria, Russia and Iran tried to soothe Turkey by rejecting the Kurdish-led self-rule in northern Syria in a joint declaration this week.

PKK threatens journalists, lawmakers in Kurdistan as regional tensions riseThursday 16 June 2022

PKK threatens journalists, lawmakers in Kurdistan as regional tensions rise

The media and a member of the Kurdistan Region parliament have spoken out against threats and pressure from the PKK, as tensions and drone attacks increase.

Two Turkish soldiers killed in Kurdistan RegionSunday 12 June 2022

Two Turkish soldiers killed in Kurdistan Region

Two Turkish soldiers were killed in the Kurdistan Region, Turkey’s minister of defense announced in a statement on Saturday, June 11.

Kurds in Sweden on edge as Turkey presses government to ditch them in exchange for NATO membershipThursday 9 June 2022

Kurds in Sweden on edge as Turkey presses government to ditch them in exchange for NATO membership

As Sweden’s government survived a non-confidence vote today, its fate was tied to Kurdish lawmaker and former guerrilla Amineh Kakabaveh.

US and Russia did not allow a new Turkey invasion on Syria KurdistanMonday 27 June 2022

US and Russia did not allow a new Turkey invasion on Syria Kurdistan

A Syrian Kurdish politician said: "Turkey was not allowed to attack Syrian Kurdistan, but it will not stop occupying whenever the opportunity arises."

We are witnessing positive changes in Damascus's stancesSaturday 25 June 2022

We are witnessing positive changes in Damascus's stances

Aldar Xelil, a member of the leadership council of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) assessed the attitudes and positions of the Syrian central government towards the Kurds and the possible Turkish invasion of northern Syria are showing positive signs.

SDF could merge with Syrian forces: Kurdish officialWednesday 22 June 2022

SDF could merge with Syrian forces: Kurdish official

The Syrian regime should try to reach an agreement with Kurdish-led authorities in the northeast to integrate the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) into the national army, a senior Syrian Kurdish opposition figure has said.

SDF refutes rumours of ISIS militant breakout from Syria prisonMonday 20 June 2022

SDF refutes rumours of ISIS militant breakout from Syria prison

Authorities in northeast Syria denied on Sunday rumours of a breakout at Raqqa's central prison, which hosts civilian prisoners and detainees affiliated with the Islamic State (ISIS), the Rojava Information Center reported on Sunday, June 19.

Turkey cannot attack Tal Rifat and Manbij without the US or Russia permission: officialThursday 16 June 2022

Turkey cannot attack Tal Rifat and Manbij without the US or Russia permission: official

The head of public relations for the future Kurdish Movement Party in Syria said: "It is necessary that in a situation where Syrian Kurdistan is in danger of being occupied, the Syrian Kurdish movements should seek to solve their problems in order to create unity to bring peace back to this region."

Turkish army has not sent troops to the border points yetSunday 5 June 2022

Turkish army has not sent troops to the border points yet

A field reporter from Kobani stated that the Turkish army has not yet sent troops to the border following President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's recent threats.