Top U.S. energy company Schlumberger has decided to exit Iraq’s Kurdistan region following an Iraqi federal court ruling which deemed a Kurdish oil and gas law unconstitutional, the Iraqi state-news agency (INA) said on Monday citing informed sources.
The US Department of State condemned the recent missile attacks on Khor Mor gas field in Kurdistan Region in a statement on Sunday, June 26.
- State of Law Coalition selects Nuri al-Maliki as Iraq's PM candidate
- Swedish stance on ‘Rojava’ is fixed: Kurdish official
- Iranian FM expresses opposition to Turkey's military operations in northern Syria
- The candidate of two Kurdistani parties for Iraq presidency will be announced in near future: KDP official
- Peshmerga prevents Iraqi army to setup checkpoint near Khor Mor
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The Swedish government has come under fire for its concessions to Turkey in return for Ankara’s support for Sweden’s NATO membership, and the angst among Swedes of Kurdish origin is palpable.
The Syrian government forces are waging a revenge war against the Islamic State in the Syrian desert amid escalating attacks.
Turkey, Finland and Sweden have signed a memorandum "that addresses Turkey’s concerns."
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.
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.
A Syrian Kurdish politician said: "Turkey was not allowed to attack Syrian Kurdistan, but it will not stop occupying whenever the opportunity arises."
The head of the State of Law Coalition, Nouri al-Maliki said on Friday, June 17, the Coordination Framework will attempt to reach an agreement with all other blocs, including the Sadrist Movement.
The head of public relations for the future Kurdish Movement Party in Syria said: "It is necessary that in a situation where Syrian Kurdistan is in danger of being occupied, the Syrian Kurdish movements should seek to solve their problems in order to create unity to bring peace back to this region."
In an interview with Kurdpress, James Carey, an expert on Turkey affairs, spoke about the external and internal challenges of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan before the upcoming elections in 2023 and his specific actions to address them, including the opposition's efforts to oust him, the future of Turkey Kurds, many other issues in Turkey and the war in Ukraine as well as the unprecedented confrontation between the West and Russia after the outbreak of the war in Ukraine.
The representative of the Syrian Democratic Assembly in the Iraqi Kurdistan region said the self-government administration had prepared itself for any confrontation with possible dangers and was taking the threats seriously, politically and diplomatically, as well as socially and militarily.
The State of Law Coalition said on Sunday, July 3, the party’s candidate for the position of prime minister is Nuri al-Maliki, the head of the coalition.
The representative of the Syrian semi-autonomous region in Sweden said on Saturday that, the Swedish mighty party officials have assured their fixed stance regarding (Rojava), despite the bid to join NATO.
When it comes to Turkey, U.S. President Joe Biden is about to make the same strategic error as his predecessor, Donald Trump, which served to undermine U.S. strategy in the region.
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that any kind of military operation by Turkey in Northern Syria will result in instability and insecurity in the region.
The candidate of two Kurdistani parties for Iraq presidency will be announced in near future: KDP official
A member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) announced an agreement has been made between the two Kurdistani parties of the KDP and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) on a joint candidate for the post of Iraqi presidency and his introduction in a near future.