25 January 2022
Special News :

By date

From  
Up to date  


By category:

Nominating Zebari for Iraqi presidency was a reaction to PUK insistence on Salih's nomination: officialTuesday 25 January 2022

Nominating Zebari for Iraqi presidency was a reaction to PUK insistence on Salih's nomination: official

A senior member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) announced that Hoshyar Zebari, a senior member of the party, was nominated for the Iraqi presidency after the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) insisted that Barham Salih will be nominated for the post.

Bafel Talabani visits Baghdad to discuss Iraqi PresidencyTuesday 25 January 2022

Bafel Talabani visits Baghdad to discuss Iraqi Presidency

The co-chair of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), Bafel Talabani, arrived on Monday evening in Baghdad to discuss the issue of the Iraqi presidency with the Shiite and Sunni political parties.

YPG is biggest issue between Ankara and Washington: Turkish FMTuesday 25 January 2022

YPG is biggest issue between Ankara and Washington: Turkish FM

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said US support for the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) was the main issue between his country and the United States, Turkish media reported on Sunday, January 23.

300 ISIS members surrender to SDF in HasakaTuesday 25 January 2022

300 ISIS members surrender to SDF in Hasaka

Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said 300 Islamic State (ISIS) members surrendered early on Monday, January 24, following days of clashes after a prison-break attempt in the northeast city of Hasaka.

PUK affirms its right to nominate candidate for presidencyMonday 24 January 2022

PUK affirms its right to nominate candidate for presidency

The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan’s (PUK) General Leadership Council reiterated its right to nominate its own candidate for the position of president of Iraq during a party meeting on Sunday, January 23.

Masoud Barzani, Bafel Talabani disagree to agree on a united presidential nomineeMonday 24 January 2022

Masoud Barzani, Bafel Talabani disagree to agree on a united presidential nominee

The Saturday meeting between Massoud Barzani, the leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), and Bafel Talabani, the leader of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), failed to make any agreement between the two sides over nominating a candidate to the Iraqi parliament to be selected as the next Iraqi president.

Turkmen Front says supports a majority government in IraqMonday 24 January 2022

Turkmen Front says supports a majority government in Iraq

Arshad Salehi, head of the Turkmen Front faction in the Iraqi parliament, stressed that he supports the formation of a majority government in the country.

Syrian self-ruling administration announces curfew regulations in HasakaMonday 24 January 2022

Syrian self-ruling administration announces curfew regulations in Hasaka

The governorate of northern and eastern Syria imposed a one-week curfew to secure the Hasaka region, where ISIS prisoners have managed to escape the prison in the province of Hasaka.

Masrour Barzani meets discusses ISIS threat with Peshmerga and interior ministersMonday 24 January 2022

Masrour Barzani meets discusses ISIS threat with Peshmerga and interior ministers

Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Masrour Barzani met with Peshmerga Minister Shorsh Ismael and Minister of Interior Rebar Ahmed on Sunday, January 23, to discuss the threat of recent Islamic State (ISIS) activity, official media reported.

Damascus accuses SDF, US of war crimes in HasakaMonday 24 January 2022

Damascus accuses SDF, US of war crimes in Hasaka

Syria’s Foreign and Expatriates Ministry on Saturday, January 22, claimed US forces and the Syrian Democratic Forces were guilty of war crimes during clashes to contain an Islamic State (ISIS) prison break in Hasaka, Syrian Arab News Agency said.

KRG says border with Rojava will be reopened limitedlyMonday 24 January 2022

KRG says border with Rojava will be reopened limitedly

The head of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Foreign Media Relations, Lawk Ghafuri, said on Sunday, January 23, the Semalka border crossing between the Kurdistan Region and Rojava will reopen on a limited basis for trade.

Hasaka prison is under SDF control, official tells KurdpressSunday 23 January 2022

Hasaka prison is under SDF control, official tells Kurdpress

The representative of the Syrian Democratic Assembly in the Iraqi Kurdistan region said Hasaka prison was under the control of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

Clashes continue around Hasaka prisonSunday 23 January 2022

Clashes continue around Hasaka prison

Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and Internal Security Forces (ISF) continued to battle Islamic State (ISIS) militants on Saturday, January 22, in the vicinity of a prison in Hasaka where sleeper cells staged an attempted prison break.

Clashes continue around Hasaka prisonSunday 23 January 2022

Clashes continue around Hasaka prison

Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and Internal Security Forces (ISF) continued to battle Islamic State (ISIS) militants on Saturday, January 22, in the vicinity of a prison in Hasaka where sleeper cells staged an attempted prison break.

Iran and Turkey presidents hold phone talkSunday 23 January 2022

Iran and Turkey presidents hold phone talk

Iranian President Seyyed Ibrahim Raisi stated in a phone call with his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, that the Islamic Republic of Iran has a long-term and comprehensive view on relations and cooperation with Turkey.

Iran and Turkey presidents hold phone talkSunday 23 January 2022

Iran and Turkey presidents hold phone talk

Iranian President Seyyed Ibrahim Raisi stated in a phone call with his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, that the Islamic Republic of Iran has a long-term and comprehensive view on relations and cooperation with Turkey.

Peshmerga ministry warns ISIS sleeper cells are notable threatSunday 23 January 2022

Peshmerga ministry warns ISIS sleeper cells are notable threat

The Peshmerga Ministry on Saturday, January 22, called for a review of security procedures in light of a renewed threat from Islamic State (ISIS) sleeper cells, days after an attack from the militant group that killed 11 members of Iraqi forces in Diyala.

Pro-Erdogan business leaders anxious about Turkey's economy / Mustafa SonmezSaturday 22 January 2022

Pro-Erdogan business leaders anxious about Turkey's economy / Mustafa Sonmez

The pro-government business association MUSIAD has stood behind Erdogan’s controversial economic policies but appears concerned that both borrowing costs and foreign exchange prices remain above the desired levels.

Iraq, Kurdistan Region PMs agree to intensify efforts to defeat ISISSaturday 22 January 2022

Iraq, Kurdistan Region PMs agree to intensify efforts to defeat ISIS

On Friday, Prime Ministers of Iraq and Kurdistan agreed to intensify joint efforts to defeat ISIS.

Iraqi army boots PKK-linked leader’s statue from Sinjar, arrests fighters / Shelly KittlesonSaturday 22 January 2022

Iraqi army boots PKK-linked leader’s statue from Sinjar, arrests fighters / Shelly Kittleson

The Iraqi army has arrested several fighters from a PKK-linked Yazidi faction operating in Sinjar as part of an attempt to get them to abide by an accord signed in 2020 for greater stability and security.

Iraqi PM vows to respond decisively to ISIS Friday attack in DiyalaSaturday 22 January 2022

Iraqi PM vows to respond decisively to ISIS Friday attack in Diyala

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi on Friday, January 21, promised "decisive” action in response to an Islamic State (ISIS) attack against the Iraqi army in Diyala that killed nearly a dozen people.

23 militants killed after ISIS attackes prison in HasakaSaturday 22 January 2022

23 militants killed after ISIS attackes prison in Hasaka

Kurdish-led forces in Syria killed 23 Islamic State (ISIS) militants including foreigners after the militant group attacked a prison in the Kurdish province of Hasaka in northeast Syria on Thursday, Reuters cited a military source as saying.

Eleven killed in ISIS attack in Iraq's DiyalaSaturday 22 January 2022

Eleven killed in ISIS attack in Iraq's Diyala

Eleven people were killed including police officers in an Islamic State (ISIS) group militants attack in al-Khalis district in Diyala governorate on Friday, January 21, the governorate’s police spokesperson said.

Nechirvan Barzani, Swiss envoy discuss Iraq political situationThursday 20 January 2022

Nechirvan Barzani, Swiss envoy discuss Iraq political situation

During a meeting between the President of the Kurdistan Region and the Swiss Ambassador to Iraq and Jordan, the latest developments and the political situation in Iraq were discussed.

Spokesman says Hadi al-Ameri asked Barzani not to support any Shia partyThursday 20 January 2022

Spokesman says Hadi al-Ameri asked Barzani not to support any Shia party

Head of Iraq’s al-Fateh Alliance Hadi al-Ameri has asked leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Masoud Barzani not to support any Shia party against the other, a State of Law coalition’s spokesman said on Wednesday.