A joint operations room between the Iraqi Security Forces and Peshmerga forces has been formed in the district, which is located in northeastern Diyala governorate, Deputy Head of the Kurdistan Democratic party’s (KDP) Fifteenth Branch office in Khanaqin district Akbar Haidar said on Thursday, May 20.
An official of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) in Diyala demanded activating the security and intelligence role of the Asayish forces in the Khanaqin district.
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The political crisis resulting from the conflict between Iraq's two main Shiite groups, the Sadrists and the Coordination Framework, is becoming more complicated with fewer options for a solution.
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.
The AKP government, which faces an uphill battle to mend ties with the Alevi community ahead of next year’s elections, pledges to bring culprits to justice.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s continued political and financial support is needed for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to win re-election next year, a leading Russian analyst said on Monday, reflecting on a meeting between them in Sochi, Russia that has raised alarm in Western capitals.
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.
The Kurdish National Council announced it would hold its fourth congress after several years of delay.
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.
The head of the Kurdish Democratic Day Party in Syria stated: The self-governing administration is a successful example of democracy in the war-torn Syria, and Turkey does not want to see the existence of another Kurdish region on its borders.
The head of the Kurdistani Liberal Union Party stated the Kurds in Syria are discussing the formation of an operation room against a possible Turkish attack and other political issues with the central government in Damascus.
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.
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.
The head of the Independent High Electoral Commission and Referendum of the Kurdistan Region, Hendren Mohammed, said the Region’s parliamentary election might be postponed to March 2023.
The chairman of Iran-Iraq Joint Chamber of Commerce said that Iraq tries to increase import of gas from Iran.
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.