3 October 2022
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Special News

KurdistanFriday 18 December 2020

Kurdistan Region delegation meets Iraqi President Barham Salih

A Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) negotiating delegation met with Iraqi President Barham Salih on Thursday, December 17, in Baghdad, during which they discussed the importance of reaching constitutionally-sound solutions to the budget disagreements between the KRG and the federal government.

Al-KadhimiFriday 18 December 2020

Al-Kadhimi and Erdogan discuss strengthening economic cooperation

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara where they discussed strengthening economic co-operation between the two countries.

Syrian, Iranian officials discuss ways to boost cooperationTuesday 13 September 2022

Syrian, Iranian officials discuss ways to boost cooperation

Syria and Iran discussed cooperation in industrial sector, collaboration to resume joint industrial projects in Syria, and exchange of experiences to achieve their goals.

Iran and Iraq to reach $10b trade by springMonday 12 September 2022

Iran and Iraq to reach $10b trade by spring

Tehran-Baghdad trade is predicted to reach $10b by the end of the current Iranian year, March 20, an Iranian official announced on Monday.

Hamed Soleimanzadeh Joins 2023 Golden Globe Awards JurySaturday 10 September 2022

Hamed Soleimanzadeh Joins 2023 Golden Globe Awards Jury

Hamed Soleimanzadeh, an Iranian critic, researcher, instructor, and filmmaker, has been appointed as a jury member of 2023 Golden Globe Awards.

Iran shuts border to Iraq due to overflow of pilgrims for ArbaeenSaturday 10 September 2022

Iran shuts border to Iraq due to overflow of pilgrims for Arbaeen

Iran has shut down all land border crossings to Iraq used by pilgrims due to the massive volume of people crossing the border for the Shia holiday season of Arbaeen, officials said on Friday, September 9.

Iran interior minister meets Iraqi PM in BaghdadFriday 9 September 2022

Iran interior minister meets Iraqi PM in Baghdad

Visiting Interior Minister of Iran Ahmad Vahidi and his accompanying delegation met and conferred with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi on Arabeen rituals.

KRG PM, West Azerbaijan governor discuss mutual cooperationWednesday 24 August 2022

KRG PM, West Azerbaijan governor discuss mutual cooperation

Mohammad Sadegh Motamedian, governor of West Azerbaijan in northwest Iran discussed ways of mutual cooperation with Prime Minister of Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Masrour Barzani in a meeting on Tuesday.

US foundations release real amount of Kurdistan Region oil reservesSunday 2 October 2022

US foundations release real amount of Kurdistan Region oil reserves

Two American foundations said in a statement that the real amount of the Kurdistan Region oil reserves is not 45 billion barrels but it is about 4 billion barrels.

Asayesh forces liberate Yazidi girl from al-Hol CampSunday 2 October 2022

Asayesh forces liberate Yazidi girl from al-Hol Camp

The North and East Syria Autonomous Administration forces known as Asayesh liberated an 18-year-old Yazidi girl from al-Hol Camp in Eastern Hasaka in Hasaka province, Syria.

Baghdad prepares for Tishreen protest amid political deadlockSaturday 1 October 2022

Baghdad prepares for Tishreen protest amid political deadlock

Tishreen movement, supported by Sadrists, plan to march Saturday in Baghdad on the anniversary of the sweeping protests of 2019.

Senior source says, three Katyusha rockets landed inside Baghdad’s Green ZoneThursday 29 September 2022

Senior source says, three Katyusha rockets landed inside Baghdad’s Green Zone

A senior security source said, at least three Katyusha rockets landed inside Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone on Wednesday.  

Clashes rock Baghdad's Green Zone as Iraqi parliament re-elects speakerThursday 29 September 2022

Clashes rock Baghdad's Green Zone as Iraqi parliament re-elects speaker

As Iraqi lawmakers met on Wednesday in Baghdad's Green Zone to vote on the recent resignation of parliament speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi, clashes broke out between supporters of Iraqi populist cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and security forces.

Iraqi parliament renews confidence in parliament speakerThursday 29 September 2022

Iraqi parliament renews confidence in parliament speaker

The State News Agency on Wednesday reported that the Iraqi council of representatives voted to renew the confidence in the parliament speaker after he submitted his resignation on Monday.

Turkish opposition revives questions over Islamic State burning execution / Sibel HurtasSaturday 1 October 2022

Turkish opposition revives questions over Islamic State burning execution / Sibel Hurtas

Almost six years on, Turkey’s public remains in the dark on the burning execution of two compatriots in Syria.

Sweden resumes arms exports to TurkeySaturday 1 October 2022

Sweden resumes arms exports to Turkey

Sweden's Strategic Production Supervision Organization has issued a license for Swedish companies to export arms to Turkey.

Where will Turkey be a year from now?Thursday 29 September 2022

Where will Turkey be a year from now?

The disputes with Greece will be useful ammunition for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan should he decide to manufacture a crisis that would divert attention away from his country’s economic disintegration.

Turkey police officer killed in Mersin province explosionWednesday 28 September 2022

Turkey police officer killed in Mersin province explosion

Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said one police officer was killed when a bomb exploded near a residence that houses police in the southern Turkish province of Mersin while wounding another officer.

Swedish delegation to go to Turkey for talks on Kurdish extraditionTuesday 27 September 2022

Swedish delegation to go to Turkey for talks on Kurdish extradition

A Swedish delegation will visit Turkey next week for talks on the extradition of people labelled as "terrorists" by Ankara, Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Monday, Ahval reported.

European committee urges top Turkish court to expedite Demirtas’s detention applicationTuesday 27 September 2022

European committee urges top Turkish court to expedite Demirtas’s detention application

The Council of Europe Committee of Ministers’ Deputies on Tuesday called on Turkey’s top court to expedite the application from Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas over his ongoing detention while renewing a call for his release.

Euphrates Region Executive Council condemns Turkey drone attack on Autonomous Administration buildingSaturday 1 October 2022

Euphrates Region Executive Council condemns Turkey drone attack on Autonomous Administration building

The Joint Chairman of the Executive Council of the Autonomous Administration of the Euphrates Region condemned the drone attack of the Turkish army on the building of the Executive Council of the Autonomous Administration and considered these attacks to be aimed at destroying the autonomous administration and the democratic experience of northern and eastern Syria.

Syrian Autonomous Administration representative meets senior American officialsSaturday 1 October 2022

Syrian Autonomous Administration representative meets senior American officials

Sinem Mohammed, the representative of the Kurdish Autonomous Administration in northern Syria, met and talked with various American officials, including the US special envoy in northeastern Syria.

Turkey attack on Syrian Kurds is still serious: commanderSaturday 1 October 2022

Turkey attack on Syrian Kurds is still serious: commander

Mazloum Kobani warned if Turkey gets the chance to attack the Syrian Kurds again, it will not hesitate.

Syrian opposition launches program to teach Kurdish language in AleppoThursday 29 September 2022

Syrian opposition launches program to teach Kurdish language in Aleppo

Syrian Kurds in the areas of the Syrian opposition welcomed the decision to launch a program to teach the Kurdish language at the opposition-affiliated Free Aleppo University in the city of Azaz.

Kurds fear 'everything will change' if Turkey, Syria reconcileFriday 23 September 2022

Kurds fear 'everything will change' if Turkey, Syria reconcile

Many Kurds in Syria have said that they could lose their newfound rights if Syria's government reconciles with Turkey.

PYD says political way is only solution to crisis in SyriaFriday 23 September 2022

PYD says political way is only solution to crisis in Syria

The Democratic Union Party (PYD) published a statement on the anniversary of its founding, saying that the solution based on democratic principles is the only way out of the current crisis in Syria.