17 August 2022
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Turkey'sTuesday 9 August 2022

Turkey's Erdogan reiterates plans for military offensive into Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday reiterated plans for a military offensive into Syria, saying the neighboring country would soon be “cleared of terrorists.”

ProfessorSunday 7 August 2022

Professor says Turkey is not interested in annexing Kurdistan Region

Dr. Zheger Hassan believes Turkey has a lot of influence in the Kurdistan Region and as a result, there is no need to add it to its own soil.

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.

US State Department stresses on continuing ties with Kurdistan RegionTuesday 16 August 2022

US State Department stresses on continuing ties with Kurdistan Region

The spokesperson of the US State Department says that his country continues to interact with the Kurdistan Region through high-level meetings.

Iraq's Sadr backtracks on call for huge protestTuesday 16 August 2022

Iraq's Sadr backtracks on call for huge protest

Iraq's firebrand Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr backtracked Tuesday after earlier urging his supporters to join a massive rally as a standoff with his political rivals appeared to be getting worse.

Coordination Framework planning for major protestTuesday 16 August 2022

Coordination Framework planning for major protest

The Coordination Framework has called on Iraqis to make preparations for a major demonstration to demand the formation of the new government in the interest of the people.

KDP urges parties to hold early election in IraqTuesday 16 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.

Sadr supporters to hold million-man demonstration in Baghdad, next SaturdayTuesday 16 August 2022

Sadr supporters to hold million-man demonstration in Baghdad, next Saturday

The Sadrist movement in a statement set the next Saturday to hold a million-man peaceful demonstration in Baghdad calling its supporters to join from all Iraqi provinces.

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.

Turkish defense delegation heads to U.S. for F-16 talksTuesday 16 August 2022

Turkish defense delegation heads to U.S. for F-16 talks

A Turkish military delegation on Monday headed to the United States for talks on the sale of F-16 jets to Turkey, state-run Anadolu news agency reported, citing the Defense Ministry.

Gov’t officials signal Erdogan-Assad meetingTuesday 16 August 2022

Gov’t officials signal Erdogan-Assad meeting

Senior members of Turkey’s ruling alliance are signaling talks between President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Syrian counterpart Bashar Assad after statements from Turkish foreign minister last week on contacts between the sides following a decade of rupture in ties.

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.

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.