7 May 2021
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USSaturday 14 November 2020

US military patrols in Syrian Kurdistan oil fields

A US military convoy patrolled the oil fields of Syrian Kurdistan.

WashingtonSaturday 14 November 2020

Washington has not given any military guarantees to Syrian Kurds against Turkey: US envoy

US Representative to Syria affairs, James Jeffrey, says that no one in Donald Trump administration had promised the Syrian Kurds to defend them against a Turkish military attack.

Iran, Turkey are serious about reaching highest levels of ties: EnvoyThursday 29 April 2021

Iran, Turkey are serious about reaching highest levels of ties: Envoy

The Iranian ambassador to Turkey stated in a Twitter message on Wednesday, April 29, that there is serious will in Tehran and Ankara for reaching the highest levels of relations.

Iranian FM Javad Zarif meets Nechirvan Barzani in ErbilWednesday 28 April 2021

Iranian FM Javad Zarif meets Nechirvan Barzani in Erbil

Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani met Mohammad Javad Zarif, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, and his accompanying delegation on Tuesday, April 27.

Zarif meets Mustafa al-Kadhimi in BaghdadTuesday 27 April 2021

Zarif meets Mustafa al-Kadhimi in Baghdad

Iran Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif visited Iraq on Monday and hold a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi.

Iran, Russia foreign minister meet in TehranTuesday 13 April 2021

Iran, Russia foreign minister meet in Tehran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday conferred with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Tehran on issues of mutual interests.

Tehran welcomes 'promising' US comments on sanctionsTuesday 6 April 2021

Tehran welcomes 'promising' US comments on sanctions

Iranian government on Tuesday, April 6, welcomed "promising" recent comments by US officials explicitly suggesting that the United States lift sanctions in order to return to the 2015 nuclear deal.

Tehran welcomes 'promising' US comments on sanctionsTuesday 6 April 2021

Tehran welcomes 'promising' US comments on sanctions

Iranian government on Tuesday, April 6, welcomed "promising" recent comments by US officials explicitly suggesting that the United States lift sanctions in order to return to the 2015 nuclear deal.

US delegation meets Masoud Barzani in ErbilWednesday 5 May 2021

US delegation meets Masoud Barzani in Erbil

A joint high-level delegation from the White House, US departments of State and Defense, met the head of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) in Saladin resort in Erbil,  the capital of the Kurdistan Region.

Kurdish officials warn Turkey aims to occupy the whole of Iraqi KurdistanWednesday 5 May 2021

Kurdish officials warn Turkey aims to occupy the whole of Iraqi Kurdistan

Turkey aims to occupy the whole of Iraqi Kurdistan, Kurdish officials warned on Tuesday, as the world remains largely silent on the Nato member state’s latest illegal military operation.

Lahur Talabani warns deadly attacks in Iraq would rekindle ISIS resurgentWednesday 5 May 2021

Lahur Talabani warns deadly attacks in Iraq would rekindle ISIS resurgent

A senior Kurdish official has said there are growing indications that Islamic State (ISIS) is trying to make a comeback after an increase in attacks in Iraq.

KRG has not sent customs and oil income to Baghdad: ministryWednesday 5 May 2021

KRG has not sent customs and oil income to Baghdad: ministry

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has not yet sent any customs income or oil to the federal government, which it is obligated to do under the terms of the 2021 Federal Budget Law, spokesperson for Iraq’s Ministry of Oil Asim Jihad said on Tuesday, May 4.

US delegation meets top Kurdish officials in ErbilWednesday 5 May 2021

US delegation meets top Kurdish officials in Erbil

Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani and other local party and government leaders met on Wednesday, May 5, with a delegation of senior US diplomatic and national security officials, including National Security Council Coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa Brett McGurk.

ISIS militants blow up two oil wells in KirkukWednesday 5 May 2021

ISIS militants blow up two oil wells in Kirkuk

The ISIS terrorist elements detonated bombs near two oil wells in Kirkuk province in northern Iraq.

Turkish military hits Kurdistan Region with airstrikes - reportsTuesday 4 May 2021

Turkish military hits Kurdistan Region with airstrikes - reports

The Turkish air forces have launched a series of strikes on the Kurdish region inthe northern Iraq, Sky News Arabia TV reported Friday, citing Kurdish sources.

EU Rights court fines Turkey over lifting parliamentary immunity of HDP deputyTuesday 4 May 2021

EU Rights court fines Turkey over lifting parliamentary immunity of HDP deputy

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has fined Turkey for violating the freedom of expression of Filiz Kerestecioglu, a pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) lawmaker, by lifting her parliamentary immunity based on a constitutional amendment in 2016, Turkish media reported on Tuesday.

Turkey blames U.S. for supplying missiles to PKKTuesday 4 May 2021

Turkey blames U.S. for supplying missiles to PKK

Turkey’s Defence Minister Hulusi Akar issued a sideswipe criticism of U.S. support for Syria’s Kurdish militants during a visit with Turkish troops, Rudaw said in a report on Monday, May 3.

HDP blames Turkey establishment of a military base in Iraqi KurdistanMonday 3 May 2021

HDP blames Turkey establishment of a military base in Iraqi Kurdistan

Following the announcement of Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu's decision to establish a military base in Iraqi Kurdistan in the Matina region, the executive board of Turkey pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP) issued a statement and blames the  decision.

Turkey will be driven out of Kurdistan, PKK saysSunday 2 May 2021

Turkey will be driven out of Kurdistan, PKK says

Turkey's invasion of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region of Iraq is where its “occupation will be broken and the beginning of lasting freedom will take place,” the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) insisted today.

Turkey is gradually separating Kurdistan Region from Turkish and Syrian Kurdistans: HDP officialSunday 2 May 2021

Turkey is gradually separating Kurdistan Region from Turkish and Syrian Kurdistans: HDP official

A leading member of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) said that Turkey's goal is to remain permanently in Iraqi Kurdistan and separating it from Turkish Kurdistan and Syrian Kurdistan.

Syrian Kurds hire Washington lobbyist to have US supportSunday 2 May 2021

Syrian Kurds hire Washington lobbyist to have US support

Syrian Kurdish forces hired their first Washington lobbyist on Friday as part of a growing bid to secure U.S. recognition of the autonomous region under their control.

US pressure on Turkey is in interest of Kurds: ENKS officialSaturday 1 May 2021

US pressure on Turkey is in interest of Kurds: ENKS official

A member of the Kurdish National Council of Syria (ENKS) said the US pressure on Turkey is in interest of the Kurds, especially the Kurdish administration in northern Syria.

Kurdish official denies clash occured between Asayesh and Russian forces in QamishloFriday 30 April 2021

Kurdish official denies clash occured between Asayesh and Russian forces in Qamishlo

A member of the representative office of the North and East Syrian Autonomous Administration in the Iraqi Kurdistan region denied reports of clashes between Syrian Kurdish forces known as Asayesh and Russian forces in Qamishlo in Syrian Kurdistan.

CENTCOM chief warns children risk radicalization at Syrian Kurdish-controlled campThursday 29 April 2021

CENTCOM chief warns children risk radicalization at Syrian Kurdish-controlled camp

Gen. Kenneth “Frank” McKenzie said radicalization would remain a problem unless countries repatriate and reintegrate the children of suspected Islamic State fighters.

US ties with Syrian Kurds are political, militarily and economic: officialThursday 29 April 2021

US ties with Syrian Kurds are political, militarily and economic: official

The representative of the Democratic Syrian Assembly in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region stated that the United States is pursuing a different policy towards the Kurds in Syria during [US President Joe] Biden."

Turkey used chemical weapons in Kurdistan Region three times: KCK spokesmanThursday 29 April 2021

Turkey used chemical weapons in Kurdistan Region three times: KCK spokesman

Turkish military forces have used chemical weapons during the bombing of several areas in the Kurdistan Region in northern Iraq, an official from the Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK), a Kurdish umbrella group, told the Morning Star.