19 September 2021
Special News :
  • Saturday 18 September 2021

    Our existence is not tied to US presence in Syria: representative

    The representative of the Syrian Democratic Council in the Iraqi Kurdistan region says "The emphasis of the Centcom commander in his meeting with General Mazloum Kobani to keep American forces in Syrian Kurdistan does not diminish our will to maintain our achievements and we do not tie our existence to the United States."

  • Saturday 18 September 2021

    Syria Kurdistan delegation will travel to Washington after Moscow: official

    A member of the delegation of the North and East Syrian Autonomous Administration in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region stated that the visit of the delegation to Moscow and Washington sends a message to the international community that only two forces, the administration and the Syrian central government, will resolve the Syrian political crisis.

  • Saturday 18 September 2021

    Masrour Barzani, EU envoy discuss Iraq parliamentary elections

    Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani and the Special Representative of the European Union, Fiola von Cramon, discussed in a meeting on Friday, September 17, the issue of monitoring the parliamentary elections in Iraq.

  • Saturday 18 September 2021

    Turkish attacks on Syrian Kurds were discussed during Ilham Ehmed's visit to Moscow

    Syrian Democratic Council (SDC) head Ilham Ehmed raised the issue of Turkish attacks in northern Syria during a visit to Russia, as well as asked Moscow to facilitate a meeting with the Syrian leadership, SDC representative in the US, Bassam Saker, told Sputnik.

  • Friday 17 September 2021

    Official hopes PUK and Gorran would merge

    The head of the media office of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) stated that the party hopes to rejoin the Movement for Change (Gorran).

Special News

IranianSunday 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.

IraqiSunday 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.

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.

Iran and Iraq foreign ministers discuss ties, recent Baghdad summitThursday 9 September 2021

Iran and Iraq foreign ministers discuss ties, recent Baghdad summit

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and his Iraqi counterpart Fuad Hussein discussed in a phone call on Wednesday the latest developments in bilateral ties, the region, and the recent Baghdad summit.

Iran envoy to Baghdad condoles death of Iraq Grand Ayatollah al-HakeemSaturday 4 September 2021

Iran envoy to Baghdad condoles death of Iraq Grand Ayatollah al-Hakeem

Iran’s Ambassador in Baghdad Iraj Masjedi in a message extended condolences to Iraqi nation over death of Grand Ayatollah Mohammed Saeed al-Hakeem, top Shia leader in southern holy city of Najaf.

SOMO manager says Erbil has sent no oil or money to Baghdad despite budget obligationsSaturday 18 September 2021

SOMO manager says Erbil has sent no oil or money to Baghdad despite budget obligations

General Manager Iraq’s oil marketer SOMO Ala Yasseri said on Saturday, September 18, that the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has not delivered any quantity of crude oil or its monetary equivalent to the federal government, despite its obligations under the 2021 Federal Budget Law.

Nechirvan Barzani, Dubai Crown Prince meet in LondonSaturday 18 September 2021

Nechirvan Barzani, Dubai Crown Prince meet in London

Nechirvan Barzani, President of Iraq's Kurdistan Region, met Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, on the sidelines of their visits to the United Kingdom.

Grand Imam of al-Azhar to visit Kurdistan Region in NovemberSaturday 18 September 2021

Grand Imam of al-Azhar to visit Kurdistan Region in November

The Egyptian Islamic scholar and the current Grand Imam of al-Azhar, Ahmed el-Tayeb, is supposed to visit Kurdistan Region in November.

Masrour Barzani, EU envoy discuss Iraq parliamentary electionsSaturday 18 September 2021

Masrour Barzani, EU envoy discuss Iraq parliamentary elections

Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani and the Special Representative of the European Union, Fiola von Cramon, discussed in a meeting on Friday, September 17, the issue of monitoring the parliamentary elections in Iraq.

Main suspect of killing PKK member arrested in SulaimaniSaturday 18 September 2021

Main suspect of killing PKK member arrested in Sulaimani

Security forces have detained the main suspect of killing and wounding two persons, including a Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) member in Sulaimani, authorities said on Saturday.

Official hopes PUK and Gorran would mergeFriday 17 September 2021

Official hopes PUK and Gorran would merge

The head of the media office of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) stated that the party hopes to rejoin the Movement for Change (Gorran).

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.

Turkish civic groups protest abductions, forced disappearances / Sibel HurtasFriday 17 September 2021

Turkish civic groups protest abductions, forced disappearances / Sibel Hurtas

Civic groups and legal experts say reports of abduction and forced disappearances of opposition party members are on the rise.

Two Turkish soldiers killed in Iraq and SyriaSunday 12 September 2021

Two Turkish soldiers killed in Iraq and Syria

Two Turkish soldiers were killed in cross-border operations in Iraq and Syria, the defense ministry said on Sunday.

Turkish jets bomb village in KurdistanFriday 10 September 2021

Turkish jets bomb village in Kurdistan

Turkish warplanes on Thursday bombed a village in the Kurdistan Region’s sub-district of Batifan, killing a number of livestock.

Turkey uses internal disputes among Iraqi Kurds to confront PKKFriday 10 September 2021

Turkey uses internal disputes among Iraqi Kurds to confront PKK

Al-Bawaba news website warned in a report that Turkey is using internal divisions within Kurdish parties in the Iraqi Kurdistan to strike at the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in Iraq.

Turkey building smart towers along Iran borderWednesday 8 September 2021

Turkey building smart towers along Iran border

Turkey is constructing a modular wall and smart towers along is Iranian border in the southeast of the country in a bid to prevent illegal migration and smuggling activities, state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Monday.

Syrian initiative blames Turkey for demographic change in AfrinSaturday 18 September 2021

Syrian initiative blames Turkey for demographic change in Afrin

The National Initiative for Afrin on Monday accused Turkey of attempting a demographic change in Afrin, a Kurdish city located in northwest Syria, North Press Agency reported.

Our existence is not tied to US presence in Syria: representativeSaturday 18 September 2021

Our existence is not tied to US presence in Syria: representative

The representative of the Syrian Democratic Council in the Iraqi Kurdistan region says "The emphasis of the Centcom commander in his meeting with General Mazloum Kobani to keep American forces in Syrian Kurdistan does not diminish our will to maintain our achievements and we do not tie our existence to the United States."

Syria Kurdistan delegation will travel to Washington after Moscow: officialSaturday 18 September 2021

Syria Kurdistan delegation will travel to Washington after Moscow: official

A member of the delegation of the North and East Syrian Autonomous Administration in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region stated that the visit of the delegation to Moscow and Washington sends a message to the international community that only two forces, the administration and the Syrian central government, will resolve the Syrian political crisis.

Turkish attacks on Syrian Kurds were discussed during Ilham Ehmed's visit to MoscowSaturday 18 September 2021

Turkish attacks on Syrian Kurds were discussed during Ilham Ehmed's visit to Moscow

Syrian Democratic Council (SDC) head Ilham Ehmed raised the issue of Turkish attacks in northern Syria during a visit to Russia, as well as asked Moscow to facilitate a meeting with the Syrian leadership, SDC representative in the US, Bassam Saker, told Sputnik.

US would remain in Syrian Kurdistan: Centcom CommanderThursday 16 September 2021

US would remain in Syrian Kurdistan: Centcom Commander

The commander of the US Central Command emphasized in a meeting with Mazloum Kobani that the US would continue to stay in Syrian Kurdistan and the US support for Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) will endure.

Delegation from Syrian Kurdistan visits MoscowThursday 16 September 2021

Delegation from Syrian Kurdistan visits Moscow

A delegation from the autonomous administration of North and East Syria met with Russian officials in Moscow on Wednesday, according to the council.