28 November 2022
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U.SFriday 25 December 2020

U.S is controlling Erdogan: former PM Davutoglu

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has become a security problem after changing from an independent leader to a figure controlled by the United States, the leader of opposition Future Party Ahmet Davutoglu said on Wednesday.

NoFriday 25 December 2020

No agreement has been reached between Erbil and Baghdad: MP

The representative of the Kurdistan Islamic Party in the Iraqi parliament stressed that no agreement has been reached between Erbil and Baghdad yet, and that the Kurdish parliament will not approve the budget bill as submitted by the government.

Iraqi PM to visit Teheran, says senior officialSunday 27 November 2022

Iraqi PM to visit Teheran, says senior official

A senior official on Sunday revealed that the Iraqi Prime Minister will visit Teheran where he is set to discuss several topics with officials there including the bombardments on the Kurdistan Region that recently witnessed escalation. 

Iraq says Iran-Saudi talks now on diplomatic pathThursday 24 November 2022

Iraq says Iran-Saudi talks now on diplomatic path

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry on Wednesday announced that negotiations between Iran and Saudi Arabia have now entered a diplomatic path.

Iran to formalize seven new border crossings with Kurdistan RegionWednesday 9 November 2022

Iran to formalize seven new border crossings with Kurdistan Region

The director-general of relations between the currently-expired Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and Iran said on Tuesday, November 8, that Iran has decided to formalize seven new border crossings between Iran and the Kurdistan Region.

Some reflection on Javid Rahman's false report on naming Jina/ Ehsan HoushmandTuesday 1 November 2022

Some reflection on Javid Rahman's false report on naming Jina/ Ehsan Houshmand

Referring to his fifth report on the conditions of human rights in Iran, Mr. Javid Rahman, Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran, presented some information about the human rights situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran on Wednesday, October 26, at a news conference hosted by the United Nations.

Iran condoles with Iraq over fatal tanker explosionSunday 30 October 2022

Iran condoles with Iraq over fatal tanker explosion

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani has expressed condolences with Iraq over a deadly gas tanker explosion in Baghdad.

Iranian president Raisi congratulates new Iraqi PM on electionFriday 28 October 2022

Iranian president Raisi congratulates new Iraqi PM on election

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi has congratulated Mohammed Shia al-Sudani for his election as Iraq’s new prime minister.

Nechirvan Barzani visits Baghdad once again in less than a weekSunday 27 November 2022

Nechirvan Barzani visits Baghdad once again in less than a week

Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani has once again in less than a week arrived in Baghdad to continue his meetings with the political leaders of Iraq, a statement Sunday said.

KRG delegation visits Baghdad for talks on drafting budget lawSunday 27 November 2022

KRG delegation visits Baghdad for talks on drafting budget law

A delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) visited Baghdad on Sunday, comprising of several senior Kurdish officials for talks on drafting the 2023 budget law.

PUK welcomes presence of Iraqi army in Kurdistan Region borders -Asharq al-AwsatSaturday 26 November 2022

PUK welcomes presence of Iraqi army in Kurdistan Region borders -Asharq al-Awsat

Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper announced in its new issue that the redeployment of the security forces of the Iraqi government on the borders of Iran and Turkey will prevent these two countries from attacking Iraq again, and this issue was welcomed by Iraqi Kurds and especially by the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan.

KDP MP warns embezzlement and terror threatening Kurdistan RegionWednesday 23 November 2022

KDP MP warns embezzlement and terror threatening Kurdistan Region

A representative of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) in the Parliament of Kurdistan declared: Those who were always a source of trouble for the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) were those who loot the revenues of this land and imported illegally, and they are not afraid of killing people, and they pretend to be innocent because as that people would not talk about their corruption.

Nechirvan Barzani visits BaghdadTuesday 22 November 2022

Nechirvan Barzani visits Baghdad

Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani arrived in Baghdad on Tuesday for talks on relations between Erbil and Baghdad, a statement said.

Bafel Talabani lashes out at Kurdistan Regional GovernmentTuesday 22 November 2022

Bafel Talabani lashes out at Kurdistan Regional Government

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is dealing inappropriately with the citizens at the border areas of Sulaimani, Halabja and Garmian provinces, Bafel Talabani stated in a meeting with the US ambassador to Iraq.

US again tries to thwart Turkish invasion of northern SyriaSaturday 26 November 2022

US again tries to thwart Turkish invasion of northern Syria

Erdogan says military operations are "just beginning" against Syrian Kurdish groups, while teasing possibility of talks with Assad.

Turkish army will enter Syria after airstrikes: ErdoganThursday 24 November 2022

Turkish army will enter Syria after airstrikes: Erdogan

Turkey's airstrikes in northern Syria are just the beginning of a campaign against the Kurdish People's Protection Forces (YPG), which will continue with a ground offensive in their wake.

Former US official says Turkey cannot annihilate Syrian Kurdish forcesThursday 24 November 2022

Former US official says Turkey cannot annihilate Syrian Kurdish forces

James Jeffrey, the former US special representative for Syrian affairs, emphasized that Turkey cannot destroy either the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) or the Syrian Kurdish forces through military operations.

Turkey increasing pressure on Syrian KurdsTuesday 22 November 2022

Turkey increasing pressure on Syrian Kurds

While threatening to continue air and possibly ground military operations against Syrian Kurds, Turkey has asked Sweden to return the wanted Kurds and completely cut off its relationship with Syrian Kurdish organizations.

Turkey's high-stakes campaigns in SyriaSunday 20 November 2022

Turkey's high-stakes campaigns in Syria

Turkey has launched a string of offensives in neighboring Syria since 2016 targeting Kurdish militias, Islamic State group jihadists and forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad.

Turkey bombs Kurdish groups in Syria and Kurdistan RegionSunday 20 November 2022

Turkey bombs Kurdish groups in Syria and Kurdistan Region

The Turkish military carried out cross-border operations in Syria and the Kurdistan Region on Sunday, November 20, targeting Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and bases of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), killing at least 12 members of Syrian regime forces and 13 people in SDF controlled areas, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said.

Thousands protest Turkish strikes on Kurdish groups in SyriaSunday 27 November 2022

Thousands protest Turkish strikes on Kurdish groups in Syria

Thousands of Kurds protested on Sunday in the Syrian city of Qamishli against days of deadly Turkish cross-border strikes targeting Kurdish groups in the country's northeast.

SDF commander says US is against Turkey's invasion on Syria KurdistanSaturday 26 November 2022

SDF commander says US is against Turkey's invasion on Syria Kurdistan

The Commander-in-Chief of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Mazloum Abdi, told NRT in a statement on Saturday, November 26, that the United States is against Turkey's offensives in Syria.

Number of Turkish air operations against Syrian KurdsSaturday 26 November 2022

Number of Turkish air operations against Syrian Kurds

According to the Syrian Human Rights Watch, within 5 days of air operations, Turkey has targeted 65 positions in the area under the control of the Syrian Kurds, killing and injuring 125 people.

US urges de-escalation in northern SyriaThursday 24 November 2022

US urges de-escalation in northern Syria

US urged on Wednesday an immediate de-escalation in northern Syria following recent attacks by Turkey, destabilizing the area and threatening the process of fighting Islamic State Organization (ISIS).

SDF Commander says US president halts Turkish ground offensiveThursday 24 November 2022

SDF Commander says US president halts Turkish ground offensive

Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) Commander in Chief, Mazloum Abdi, demanded on Wednesday US President, Joe Biden, prevents the Turkish potential ground offensive against northeast Syria from occurring.

Commander says Kobani likely target of threatened Turkish ground offensiveWednesday 23 November 2022

Commander says Kobani likely target of threatened Turkish ground offensive

In his first interview with international media following Tuesday's drone strike on his main headquarters in northeast Syria, Mazlum Kobane (also known as Mazloum Abdi), the commander of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), said that the most likely target of a potential Turkish ground offensive against the Kurdish-controlled areas would be his native city of Kobani.