2 July 2022
Special News :

By date

From  
Up to date  


By category:

Iran and Iraq foreign ministers hold phone callFriday 1 July 2022

Iran and Iraq foreign ministers hold phone call

The Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and his Iraqi counterpart Fuad Hussein held a phone call on Friday, July 1.

Missile attacks on Khor Mor gas field carried out from inside Kurdistan Region- committeeFriday 1 July 2022

Missile attacks on Khor Mor gas field carried out from inside Kurdistan Region- committee

The joint committee of the Ministry of Peshmerga and the Iraqi Army concluded its investigation on the three recent rocket attacks on Khor Mor gas field near Qadir Karam area.

KRG says Baghdad has sent only 400 billion IQD of expected budgetFriday 1 July 2022

KRG says Baghdad has sent only 400 billion IQD of expected budget

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) said on Thursday, June 30, only 400 billion Iraqi dinars has been sent to Erbil from a total of 1 trillion, 200 billion the KRG says should have been transferred.

Kurds move to confront Turkish threatsFriday 1 July 2022

Kurds move to confront Turkish threats

Turkey, Finland and Sweden have signed a memorandum "that addresses Turkey’s concerns."

Conflict between Turkish and Kurdish forces in Iraq and Syria has decreased: instituteFriday 1 July 2022

Conflict between Turkish and Kurdish forces in Iraq and Syria has decreased: institute

According to a report of the Institute for Information Gathering in Wartime, the amount of military conflict between Turkish army forces and the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) forces in Iraq and the Syrian Democratic Forces in Syria has decreased significantly.

Turkish opposition wants Kurds onside in election battle against ErdoganFriday 1 July 2022

Turkish opposition wants Kurds onside in election battle against Erdogan

Turkey’s main opposition party is seeking a commitment from the country’s largest pro-Kurdish party to back a single challenger to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at presidential elections.

Erdogan says Turkey won't rush new operation in SyriaFriday 1 July 2022

Erdogan says Turkey won't rush new operation in Syria

Turkey will not hasten to stage a new military operation against armed Kurdish groups in northern Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, putting brakes on the promised offensive targeting the towns of Tal Rifaat and Manbij.

KDP announces six conditions for participating in the new Iraqi governmentFriday 1 July 2022

KDP announces six conditions for participating in the new Iraqi government

The media affiliated to the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) claimed that the Coordination Framework has received six conditions from this party and announced that it is waiting for the position of Mohammad Al-Halbousi, the speaker of the Iraqi parliament, in this regard.

KRG spokesman says oil companies not leaving Kurdistan RegionFriday 1 July 2022

KRG spokesman says oil companies not leaving Kurdistan Region

The spokesperson of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) said in a press conference on June 29 that none of the oil companies working in the Kurdistan Region has left.

Third top energy company in Kurdistan Region decides to exitFriday 1 July 2022

Third top energy company in Kurdistan Region decides to exit

Third top energy company Halliburton has declared withdrawal from the Kurdistan Region energy sector on Thursday following the Iraqi Federal Court ruling which deemed a Kurdish oil and gas law unconstitutional, according to a company’s document on June 28.

There is no arms embargo on Turkey, says German chancellorThursday 30 June 2022

There is no arms embargo on Turkey, says German chancellor

German chancellor Olaf Scholz said that there are currently no arms export restrictions imposed on Turkey, Deutsche Welle Turkish reported on Wednesday.

Biden-Erdogan meeting stresses on maintaining stability in SyriaThursday 30 June 2022

Biden-Erdogan meeting stresses on maintaining stability in Syria

According to a White House statement, the meeting between the presidents of Turkey and the United States stressed on the need to maintain stability in Syria.

Turkey lifts objection to Sweden, Finland joining NATO at last minute / Nazlan ErtanWednesday 29 June 2022

Turkey lifts objection to Sweden, Finland joining NATO at last minute / Nazlan Ertan

Following the signing of a memorandum between Turkey, Sweden, and Finland, Erdogan lifted his veto against the Nordic expansion of NATO hours before the Madrid summit started.

Turkey seeks to expand its influence in Iraqi Kurdistan: Iraqi religious officialWednesday 29 June 2022

Turkey seeks to expand its influence in Iraqi Kurdistan: Iraqi religious official

The head of the Union of Iraqi Muslim Scholars stressed that the Turkish invasion of areas in the Kurdish region destroys the fate of 10 Kurdish families daily.

Bafel Talabani meets top Iraqi leaders in BaghdadWednesday 29 June 2022

Bafel Talabani meets top Iraqi leaders in Baghdad

The President of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) Bafel Talabani met the top leaders of the Shiite coordination framework, al-Azm alliance as well as Babylon movement at former Iraq’s president (Jalal Talabani) palace in Baghdad on Monday. 

Attacks on Khor Mor gas field are aimed at creating tension between Erbil and Baghdad: former spokesmanWednesday 29 June 2022

Attacks on Khor Mor gas field are aimed at creating tension between Erbil and Baghdad: former spokesman

A former spokesman for the International Coalition Against ISIS in Iraq and Syria said the missile strikes on Khor Mor gas field in Sulaimani were aimed at creating tension and violence between Erbil and Baghdad.

Erdogan: we will attack Syria as soon as preparations are readyWednesday 29 June 2022

Erdogan: we will attack Syria as soon as preparations are ready

As soon as the security corridor on the Syrian border is completed, Turkey will launch a new operation against the northern regions of Syria, Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.

Iraq presidency issue will be resolved in following days: PUK officialWednesday 29 June 2022

Iraq presidency issue will be resolved in following days: PUK official

A senior member of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) stressed the need to resolve the issue of the Iraqi presidency in the next few days.

Turkey lifts veto on Finland, Sweden joining NATOWednesday 29 June 2022

Turkey lifts veto on Finland, Sweden joining NATO

NATO ally Turkey lifted its veto over Finland and Sweden’s bid to join the Western alliance on Tuesday after the three nations agreed to protect each other’s security, ending a weeks-long drama that tested allied unity against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Iraqi forces appeal Kurdish held checkpoint in disputed areasWednesday 29 June 2022

Iraqi forces appeal Kurdish held checkpoint in disputed areas

A checkpoint in the disputed areas between Iraq’s government and the Kurdistan Region led to a quarrel on Wednesday, the Iraqi army demanded the Peshmerga forces hand over it in Zanana area, north of Tuz Khurmatu district, Salah al-Din governorate, Esta reported.

Turkey in northern SyriaTuesday 28 June 2022

Turkey in northern Syria

Turkey’s preparations for a further military campaign in northern Syria are intended to shore up President Erdogan’s popularity at home.

Turkey should not view all Syrian Kurds as threats: Former PMTuesday 28 June 2022

Turkey should not view all Syrian Kurds as threats: Former PM

Turkey should not view all Kurds in Syria as threats or targets, Turkey’s former prime minister said on Sunday, also stressing the right of his country to take necessary measures to tackle the security concerns it faces on its borders with Syria.

Iranian FM Amir Abdullahian travels to TurkeyTuesday 28 June 2022

Iranian FM Amir Abdullahian travels to Turkey

Iran Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hossein Amir-Abdullahian, left for Ankara on Monday, June 27, for the first bilateral meeting at the invitation of his Turkish counterpart, Mevlut Cavusolu.

Moscow Kurdish Film Festival to be held late JuneTuesday 28 June 2022

Moscow Kurdish Film Festival to be held late June

This year Moscow Kurdish Film Festival will be held from June 29 to July 13 in the iconic cinema center «Oktyabr» in partnership with KARO.ART.

Turkish police detain 36 HDP members on terror chargesTuesday 28 June 2022

Turkish police detain 36 HDP members on terror charges

Turkish police raided the homes of members and officials of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) and the headquarters of an art association on Monday, detaining 36 on terrorism charges, local media reported.