2 July 2022
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IranFriday 1 July 2022

Iran and Iraq foreign ministers hold phone call

The Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and his Iraqi counterpart Fuad Hussein held a phone call on Friday, July 1.

KRGFriday 1 July 2022

KRG says Baghdad has sent only 400 billion IQD of expected budget

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) said on Thursday, June 30, only 400 billion Iraqi dinars has been sent to Erbil from a total of 1 trillion, 200 billion the KRG says should have been transferred.

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.

Iran and Iraq foreign ministers hold phone callFriday 1 July 2022

Iran and Iraq foreign ministers hold phone call

The Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and his Iraqi counterpart Fuad Hussein held a phone call on Friday, July 1.

Missile attacks on Khor Mor gas field carried out from inside Kurdistan Region- committeeFriday 1 July 2022

Missile attacks on Khor Mor gas field carried out from inside Kurdistan Region- committee

The joint committee of the Ministry of Peshmerga and the Iraqi Army concluded its investigation on the three recent rocket attacks on Khor Mor gas field near Qadir Karam area.

KRG says Baghdad has sent only 400 billion IQD of expected budgetFriday 1 July 2022

KRG says Baghdad has sent only 400 billion IQD of expected budget

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) said on Thursday, June 30, only 400 billion Iraqi dinars has been sent to Erbil from a total of 1 trillion, 200 billion the KRG says should have been transferred.

KDP announces six conditions for participating in the new Iraqi governmentFriday 1 July 2022

KDP announces six conditions for participating in the new Iraqi government

The media affiliated to the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) claimed that the Coordination Framework has received six conditions from this party and announced that it is waiting for the position of Mohammad Al-Halbousi, the speaker of the Iraqi parliament, in this regard.

KRG spokesman says oil companies not leaving Kurdistan RegionFriday 1 July 2022

KRG spokesman says oil companies not leaving Kurdistan Region

The spokesperson of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) said in a press conference on June 29 that none of the oil companies working in the Kurdistan Region has left.

Third top energy company in Kurdistan Region decides to exitFriday 1 July 2022

Third top energy company in Kurdistan Region decides to exit

Third top energy company Halliburton has declared withdrawal from the Kurdistan Region energy sector on Thursday following the Iraqi Federal Court ruling which deemed a Kurdish oil and gas law unconstitutional, according to a company’s document on June 28.

Kurds move to confront Turkish threatsFriday 1 July 2022

Kurds move to confront Turkish threats

Turkey, Finland and Sweden have signed a memorandum "that addresses Turkey’s concerns."

Conflict between Turkish and Kurdish forces in Iraq and Syria has decreased: instituteFriday 1 July 2022

Conflict between Turkish and Kurdish forces in Iraq and Syria has decreased: institute

According to a report of the Institute for Information Gathering in Wartime, the amount of military conflict between Turkish army forces and the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) forces in Iraq and the Syrian Democratic Forces in Syria has decreased significantly.

Turkish opposition wants Kurds onside in election battle against ErdoganFriday 1 July 2022

Turkish opposition wants Kurds onside in election battle against Erdogan

Turkey’s main opposition party is seeking a commitment from the country’s largest pro-Kurdish party to back a single challenger to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at presidential elections.

Erdogan says Turkey won't rush new operation in SyriaFriday 1 July 2022

Erdogan says Turkey won't rush new operation in Syria

Turkey will not hasten to stage a new military operation against armed Kurdish groups in northern Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, putting brakes on the promised offensive targeting the towns of Tal Rifaat and Manbij.

There is no arms embargo on Turkey, says German chancellorThursday 30 June 2022

There is no arms embargo on Turkey, says German chancellor

German chancellor Olaf Scholz said that there are currently no arms export restrictions imposed on Turkey, Deutsche Welle Turkish reported on Wednesday.

Turkey lifts objection to Sweden, Finland joining NATO at last minute / Nazlan ErtanWednesday 29 June 2022

Turkey lifts objection to Sweden, Finland joining NATO at last minute / Nazlan Ertan

Following the signing of a memorandum between Turkey, Sweden, and Finland, Erdogan lifted his veto against the Nordic expansion of NATO hours before the Madrid summit started.

Biden-Erdogan meeting stresses on maintaining stability in SyriaThursday 30 June 2022

Biden-Erdogan meeting stresses on maintaining stability in Syria

According to a White House statement, the meeting between the presidents of Turkey and the United States stressed on the need to maintain stability in Syria.

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."