28 September 2021
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TurkeyFriday 1 January 2021

Turkey and Russia are seeking to dissolve Syrian Kurdistan self-ruling administration: lawyer

A Turkey Kurdish lawyer and politician told KurdPress in an interview that only the United States can prevent Turkey from re-invading Syrian Kurdistan and dissuade Turkey from conducting such an attack.

KurdFriday 1 January 2021

Kurd vs Kurd: Fears of full-scale war rise in northern Iraq

Fears are growing of a full-fledged war between Turkey’s outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and forces of the ruling Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in this autonomous region of northern Iraq.

Iran-Saudi Arabia talks progressing rapidly: envoySaturday 25 September 2021

Iran-Saudi Arabia talks progressing rapidly: envoy

Iranian Envoy to Baghdad Iraj Masjedi has said that the talks between Iran and Saudi Arabia are progressing rapidly.

Iran spokesman says nuclear talks would resume in coming weeksTuesday 21 September 2021

Iran spokesman says nuclear talks would resume in coming weeks

The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday that the Vienna talks between Iran and the remaining participants in the JCPOA known as the P4+1 will resume in the coming weeks.

Iranian president, Pakistan PM discuss forming inclusive government in AfghanistanFriday 17 September 2021

Iranian president, Pakistan PM discuss forming inclusive government in Afghanistan

Forming an inclusive government and preventing foreign interference is the key to solving Afghanistan's problems, Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi said in his meeting with the Prime minister of Pakistan.

Iranian Kurdish film Zalava wins Grand Prix at Venice Film FestivalSunday 12 September 2021

Iranian Kurdish film Zalava wins Grand Prix at Venice Film Festival

The Iranian movie "Zalava" directed by Arsalan Amiri, produced by Rouhollah Baradari and Samira Baradari won the "Grand Prize" in the competition section of the 36th edition of Critics' Week at the 78th Venice International Film Festival in Italy and the FIPRESCI Prize.

Iranian President Raeisi, Iraqi PM Kadhimi hold meeting in TehranSunday 12 September 2021

Iranian President Raeisi, Iraqi PM Kadhimi hold meeting in Tehran

The Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi met with visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi in Tehran on Sunday, September 12.

Iraqi Prime Minister arrives in IranSunday 12 September 2021

Iraqi Prime Minister arrives in Iran

The Iraqi prime minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi arrived in Tehran on Sunday to meet with Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi.

Zebari: KDP will return to disputed areas without Peshmerga forcesSunday 26 September 2021

Zebari: KDP will return to disputed areas without Peshmerga forces

Hoshyar Zebari, a senior member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), stressed that Peshmerga forces will not return to Kirkuk province and other disputed areas between Erbil and Baghdad.

Masoud Barzani backs Kurdistan Region's 2017 independence referendum 'historic achievement'Sunday 26 September 2021

Masoud Barzani backs Kurdistan Region's 2017 independence referendum 'historic achievement'

Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) leader Masoud Barzani said that the 93 percent vote in favor of secession from Iraq was an 'historic achievement.”

Iraq condemns Erbil forum promoting Iraq- Israel normalizationSaturday 25 September 2021

Iraq condemns Erbil forum promoting Iraq- Israel normalization

Baghdad has condemned a conference organized by a US think-tank and held in Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region on Friday that called for the normalization of ties with Israel.

KRG to take measures against forum that called for Iraq-Israel normalizationSaturday 25 September 2021

KRG to take measures against forum that called for Iraq-Israel normalization

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) ministry of interior said on Saturday that it would take necessary measures against the organization of a conference that called for normalization of ties between Iraq and Israel.

Conference in Erbil pushes Baghdad-Israel normalizationSaturday 25 September 2021

Conference in Erbil pushes Baghdad-Israel normalization

More than 300 Iraqis, including tribal leaders, attended a conference in the Kurdistan Region organized by a U.S. think-tank demanding a normalization of relations between Iraq and Israel, AFP cited organizers as saying on Saturday.

Nechirvan Barzani says Kirkuk issue is serious and needs solutionWednesday 22 September 2021

Nechirvan Barzani says Kirkuk issue is serious and needs solution

Kurdistan Region President, Nechirvan Barzani, has stressed that the issue in Kirkuk province was "serious, deep and in need of a solution."

Erdogan blames U.S. support for Syrian Kurdish forcesSaturday 25 September 2021

Erdogan blames U.S. support for Syrian Kurdish forces

Daily Sabah cited Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying the United States is supporting Kurdish forces in Syria “much more than expected."

HDP aspires to solve ‘Kurdish problem’ in parliament: DemirtasTuesday 21 September 2021

HDP aspires to solve ‘Kurdish problem’ in parliament: Demirtas

Jailed former co-chair of Turkey pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin Demirtas has said the party aspires to solve Turkey’s so-called Kurdish problem and is an interlocutor for negotiations to do it, pointing to the Turkish Parliament as the place for the talks, local media reported on Tuesday.

HDP welcomes inclusion by main opposition in Kurdish problem solution: co-chairTuesday 21 September 2021

HDP welcomes inclusion by main opposition in Kurdish problem solution: co-chair

The co-chairman of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) on Tuesday said he viewed positively recent remarks by main opposition party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu, saying the HDP should play a key role in finding a solution to Turkey’s Kurdish problem.

CHP leader says Turkey Kurdish problem should be solved through HDPMonday 20 September 2021

CHP leader says Turkey Kurdish problem should be solved through HDP

The leader of Turkey’s main opposition party on Sunday said the solution to Turkey’s decades-long Kurdish problem laid with the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), which is facing closure over alleged terror links.

Turkey faces gathering storm in SyriaSaturday 18 September 2021

Turkey faces gathering storm in Syria

Erdogan’s choices limited as Russian-backed Syrian forces increase attacks, weigh final assault on Idlib

Erdogan to visit Russia in late SeptemberSaturday 18 September 2021

Erdogan to visit Russia in late September

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Russia later this month to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin and discuss the violence in northwestern Syria, Reuters reported on Friday.

Turkey preparing to attack northern Syria, says journalistSaturday 25 September 2021

Turkey preparing to attack northern Syria, says journalist

An Arab journalist living in northern Syria said that resolving the Syrian crisis by the United States and Russia is not in Turkey's interest and that the country will take any action to stay in Syria.

US would remain in SyriaSaturday 25 September 2021

US would remain in Syria

The US House of Representatives rejected a proposal to end the US presence in Syria.

Russia agrees with some kind of decentralization in Syria: envoySaturday 25 September 2021

Russia agrees with some kind of decentralization in Syria: envoy

The representative of the Syrian Kurdish administration in the Kurdistan Region says "What Russia intends is not really federalism, but a project that recognizes the self-ruling and has reached an agreement with the central government."

Congress rejects US withdraw from Syrian Kurdish-controlled areasSaturday 25 September 2021

Congress rejects US withdraw from Syrian Kurdish-controlled areas

The drafter of a proposal to the US congress over the withdraw American troops from the Kurdish-controlled areas of Syria announced his proposal has been rejected in a Friday's vote.

Moscow does not believe in resolving Kurdish issue in Syria: officialWednesday 22 September 2021

Moscow does not believe in resolving Kurdish issue in Syria: official

Russia is only looking for its own interests and does not believe in resolving the political issue in Syria," said the head of the public relations office of the Syrian Kurdistan Future Movement.

SDF foils attack by Turkish forces, rebels in Ain IssaWednesday 22 September 2021

SDF foils attack by Turkish forces, rebels in Ain Issa

The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Wednesday repelled an attack carried out by Turkish forces alongside Syrian rebel allies against a village in Ain Issa, northern Syria.