15 August 2022
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Biden'sMonday 23 November 2020

Biden's presidency does not mean he will back Syrian Kurds: official

The election of US President- elect Joe Biden does not necessarily mean supporting the Syrian Kurds, and governments have interests with each other, and Turkey also has some winner cards, a member of the representative office of the Democratic Syrian Council in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region told KurdPress.

USMonday 23 November 2020

US withdrawal from Iraq won't affect Kurdistan Region: military advisor

The military adviser to the Kurdistan Region president stated that the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq will not affect the Kurdish region.

Iraq planning to boost gas import from IranWednesday 10 August 2022

Iraq planning to boost gas import from Iran

The chairman of Iran-Iraq Joint Chamber of Commerce said that Iraq tries to increase import of gas from Iran.

Iran denounces deadly attack on Kurdistan RegionFriday 22 July 2022

Iran denounces deadly attack on Kurdistan Region

The spokesperson for the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nasser Kanaani, condemned the Wednesday shelling of the Iraqi city of Zakho in northern Dohuk province, which resulted in the death of 10 and injury of 31 civilians.

Iran, Russia and Turkey presidents discuss Syria in Tehran meetingWednesday 20 July 2022

Iran, Russia and Turkey presidents discuss Syria in Tehran meeting

The 7th trilateral Astana Summit with the participation of Iran, Turkey, and Russia presidents was held in Tehran on Tuesday evening.

Supreme Leader says Americans should be forced to leave SyriaWednesday 20 July 2022

Supreme Leader says Americans should be forced to leave Syria

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin stressed that the Americans should be forced to leave the eastern side of Euphrates River in Syria.

Military attack on northern Syria will harm Turkey: Iran Supreme LeaderWednesday 20 July 2022

Military attack on northern Syria will harm Turkey: Iran Supreme Leader

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that any military attack on northern Syria will definitely harm Turkey, Syria, and the entire region and is rather to the benefit of the terrorists.

Turkish president Erdogan in Tehran for official visitTuesday 19 July 2022

Turkish president Erdogan in Tehran for official visit

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Iran’s capital Tehran on Monday night for an official visit.

Iraq’s instability spreading in Kurdistan RegionSunday 14 August 2022

Iraq’s instability spreading in Kurdistan Region

The chaos that has had Iraq in its grip since the parliamentary elections of October 2021 appears to be spreading in the country’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region, journalist Marc Daou wrote for France 24 on Friday.

KDP urges parties to hold early election in IraqSunday 14 August 2022

KDP urges parties to hold early election in Iraq

The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) politburo released a statement on Saturday calling for the parties to reach an agreement and hold an early election in Iraq.

Kurdistan Region electoral commission says polls could be postponed to 2023Saturday 13 August 2022

Kurdistan Region electoral commission says polls could be postponed to 2023

The head of the Independent High Electoral Commission and Referendum of the Kurdistan Region, Hendren Mohammed, said the Region’s parliamentary election might be postponed to March 2023.

Iraqi rival parties can't agree on path to new electionsWednesday 10 August 2022

Iraqi rival parties can't agree on path to new elections

The political crisis resulting from the conflict between Iraq's two main Shiite groups, the Sadrists and the Coordination Framework, is becoming more complicated with fewer options for a solution.

Ukraine war has negatively impacted Kurdistan Region, says analystWednesday 10 August 2022

Ukraine war has negatively impacted Kurdistan Region, says analyst

According to Momen Zellmi, the war in Ukraine has reduced the oil exports of the Kurdistan Region, increased the price of food and has intensified the disputes between the ruling parties in the Kurdistan Region.

Nouri al-Maliki says early election cannot take place before parliament resumes its sessionsWednesday 10 August 2022

Nouri al-Maliki says early election cannot take place before parliament resumes its sessions

Iraq’s former Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said concerning calls for holding an early election on Monday that no election takes place unless the parliament resumes its sessions.

Ankara ‘won’t leave’ Syria to Damascus and Kurds, Turkish minister saysSunday 14 August 2022

Ankara ‘won’t leave’ Syria to Damascus and Kurds, Turkish minister says

Turkey's interior minister said Ankara would not leave Syria to the regime, days after his colleague suggested Damascus and the Syrian opposition should reconcile.

Bahceli blames Kilicdaroglu for Roboski visitWednesday 10 August 2022

Bahceli blames Kilicdaroglu for Roboski visit

Turkey Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) chair Devlet Bahceli criticized the main opposition leader’s visit to southeastern Sirnak province last week, saying that the move was aimed at provocation.

Japan brings an end to the confusion of Turkey Kurdish refugeesWednesday 10 August 2022

Japan brings an end to the confusion of Turkey Kurdish refugees

By recognizing a displaced Turkey Kurd's citizenship as a political refugee, the Japanese government paved the way to end the uncertainty of 2,000 Kurdish citizens of Turkey in Japan.

US approves Sweden, Finland NATO, Turkey warns of conditionsWednesday 10 August 2022

US approves Sweden, Finland NATO, Turkey warns of conditions

US President Joe Biden signed Washington’s approval for Sweden and Finland to join the North Atlantic Treaty Alliance (NATO) on Tuesday, describing it as a “watershed moment” for European and global stability.

Heavy fighting erupts between Turkish forces and YPG on Syrian borderWednesday 10 August 2022

Heavy fighting erupts between Turkish forces and YPG on Syrian border

According to Turkish Ministry of Defense, a number of YPG forces have lost their lives in clashes on the Mardin-Syria border on Tuesday, August 9.

Turkish defense delegation to discuss F-16 in U.S. visit nest weekWednesday 10 August 2022

Turkish defense delegation to discuss F-16 in U.S. visit nest week

A Turkish delegation is slated to visit Washington next week to follow up on U.S. President Joe Biden’s pledge of delivering F-16 fighter jets for Turkey, SoL news site reported on Tuesday, citing the Turkish Defence Ministry.

Astana and Sochi sides are seeking to destroy northern Syria administration: official tells KurdpressSunday 14 August 2022

Astana and Sochi sides are seeking to destroy northern Syria administration: official tells Kurdpress

The representative of the Syrian Kurdish-led self-governing administration in Lebanon said: The success of the pressures of Astana and Sochi and the central government to destroy the self-governing administration depends on the resistance of our people and forces against these plans and positions of the international coalition.

Salih Muslim: no progress in negotiations between Kurds and DamascusWednesday 10 August 2022

Salih Muslim: no progress in negotiations between Kurds and Damascus

Saleh Muslim says that the negotiations between the Kurds and Damascus have not made any progress, and instead Russia has given the green light to Turkey to conduct ground operations against the Syrian Kurds, adding that the Russian government has agreed to Turkey drone attacks against the Kurds.

Four military personnel killed in Turkish drone attack in Qamishli – local reportsTuesday 9 August 2022

Four military personnel killed in Turkish drone attack in Qamishli – local reports

According to local news reports four military personnel have been killed in a Turkish drone strike on Tuesday in Qamishli city and one Syrian Democratic Forces leader included.

ENKS to hold its 4th congress soon: council memberTuesday 9 August 2022

ENKS to hold its 4th congress soon: council member

The Kurdish National Council announced it would hold its fourth congress after several years of delay.

Turkey's seeking to annex occupied areas of northern Syria to each other: politicianTuesday 9 August 2022

Turkey's seeking to annex occupied areas of northern Syria to each other: politician

A member of the central committee of the Kurdish Democratic Party in Syria (P.D.K.S), stated: Turkey did not receive a message for a ground attack from Russia and the United States, but it wants to make dissatisfaction among the people by destabilizing the situation in northern Syria.

Turkish army bombing rural areas of DerbasiaTuesday 9 August 2022

Turkish army bombing rural areas of Derbasia

The Turkish army has been intermittently bombarding the rural areas of Derbasieh in Hasaka Canton since Monday morning.