21 June 2021
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PKKSaturday 19 June 2021

PKK should operate in Turkey Kurdistan, not in Iraqi Kurdistan: official

The head of the Public Relations Office of the Syrian Kurdistan Future Party blamed the Kurdistan Workers'Party (PKK) for operating in the Kurdistan Region and stated that the party should operate in Turkey Kurdistan.

IranianSaturday 19 June 2021

Iranian President Rouhani congratulates President-elect Raeisi

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani congratulated the President-elect Ebrahim Raeisi on his victory in the 13th presidential election.

Iranian President Rouhani congratulates President-elect RaeisiSaturday 19 June 2021

Iranian President Rouhani congratulates President-elect Raeisi

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani congratulated the President-elect Ebrahim Raeisi on his victory in the 13th presidential election.

Ebrahim Raeisi leads Iran presidential election with 17.8m votesSaturday 19 June 2021

Ebrahim Raeisi leads Iran presidential election with 17.8m votes

Initial results emerged so far from the June 18 Iran presidential election announced by the Election Office suggest that Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Raeisi has taken a wide lead over rivals with 17.8 million votes out of 28.6 million ballots counted.

Iran, Kurdistan Region discuss cooperation in field of animal husbandaryMonday 7 June 2021

Iran, Kurdistan Region discuss cooperation in field of animal husbandary

Iranian deputy minister of agriculture Morteza Rezaei held a meeting with Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG-) Minister of Agriculture, Begard Talabani on Monday to discuss bilateral cooperation.

Iran's soil mechanics lab. to start job in Iraqi KurdistanSunday 30 May 2021

Iran's soil mechanics lab. to start job in Iraqi Kurdistan

Sulaimani Governor Haval Abubakir informed on Saturday that preparation will soon be made for the presence of the Iranian Technical and Soil Mechanics Laboratory (TSML) in Iraqi Kurdistan.

Sulaimani governor arrives in Kurdistan provinceMonday 24 May 2021

Sulaimani governor arrives in Kurdistan province

The governor of Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan, arrived in Sanandaj, the capital of Kurdistan province in northwestern Iran, to meet with the officials of the province, participate in an economic conference and attend the inauguration of several tourism projects in the province.

Iranian and Turkish presidents hold phone call on SundayMonday 17 May 2021

Iranian and Turkish presidents hold phone call on Sunday

Iranian President Hasan Rouhani and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a phone conversation on  Sunday, May 16, when the Iranian president Palestine as the most important common issue of the Islamic Ummah.

Enemies attempting to incite intra-Kurdish conflict: KRG vice presidentSaturday 19 June 2021

Enemies attempting to incite intra-Kurdish conflict: KRG vice president

Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Vice President Sheikh Jaafar Mustafa said on Friday, June 18, that there is an effort to incite an unwanted war between the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and the Peshmerga in the Kurdistan Region.

US seeking to cut forces, batteries in Middle EastSaturday 19 June 2021

US seeking to cut forces, batteries in Middle East

The Pentagon is cutting the number of troops and air defense units deployed to the Middle East, confirming a Wall Street Journal report that eight Patriot batteries are being moved out from the region.

Baghdad will send Kurdistan Region's share of budget soon: MPFriday 18 June 2021

Baghdad will send Kurdistan Region's share of budget soon: MP

Rapporteur for the Council of Representatives' Finance Committee Ahmed Safar said on Thursday, June 17, that cash transfers from Baghdad to Erbil are expected to begin in the next few days.

PKK serving as a means for Turkey to weaken Iraqi Kurdistan: spokesmanFriday 18 June 2021

PKK serving as a means for Turkey to weaken Iraqi Kurdistan: spokesman

The war between Turkey and the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) is politically serving to weaken the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), said KRG spokesperson Jotiar Adil on June 15.

Spokesman says Iraq will respond to Turkey violationsTuesday 15 June 2021

Spokesman says Iraq will respond to Turkey violations

Spokesperson for Iraq’s Commander-in-Chief said on Tuesday, June 15, that diplomatic moves were underway by the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs to respond to repeated Turkish attacks on Iraqi territory.

Iraqi minister says local police will take over security in ShingalTuesday 15 June 2021

Iraqi minister says local police will take over security in Shingal

Iraqi Federal Minister of Interior Othman al-Ghanmi said on Monday, June 14, that a local police force will take over security responsibilities in Shingal district.

Erdogan says had fruitful talks with BidenTuesday 15 June 2021

Erdogan says had fruitful talks with Biden

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday he held a "fruitful and sincere" meeting with his US counterpart Joe Biden on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Brussels.

Will Washington buy Ankara’s ‘drone crescent’ against Russia? / Metin GurcanTuesday 15 June 2021

Will Washington buy Ankara’s ‘drone crescent’ against Russia? / Metin Gurcan

Scrambling for a thaw with Washington, Ankara hopes to draw on the success of its military drones — battle-proven against Russian weaponry — to cast itself as a key partner in US efforts to contain Russia in eastern Europe and beyond.

Analyst says Turkey attempts to use Afrin hospital bombing to justify fight against KurdsTuesday 15 June 2021

Analyst says Turkey attempts to use Afrin hospital bombing to justify fight against Kurds

Turkey is using the bombing of a hospital in northern Syria for propaganda purposes ahead of a meeting between President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and United States President Joe Biden, Dr. Seth Frantzman wrote in a column on Sunday.

At his weakest moment, Erdogan to meet Biden / Cengiz CandarMonday 14 June 2021

At his weakest moment, Erdogan to meet Biden / Cengiz Candar

The forthcoming Erdogan-Biden meeting on June 14 comes at a time when Erdogan is experiencing his weakest term in his very long reign.

PKK commander says Erdogan sent a delegation to the group, called for cease-fireSaturday 12 June 2021

PKK commander says Erdogan sent a delegation to the group, called for cease-fire

Murat Karayilan, Member of the Executive Committee of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), claimed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent a delegation to the group in the recent past offering a ceasefire in “northern Kurdistan.”

Top Turkish prosecutor refiles case to shutter pro-Kurdish party / Diego CupoloWednesday 9 June 2021

Top Turkish prosecutor refiles case to shutter pro-Kurdish party / Diego Cupolo

The pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), Turkey’s third largest party, faces the threat of closure once more after a top prosecutor refiled an indictment late Monday seeking to ban nearly 500 members from politics on terror-related charges.

PKK should operate in Turkey Kurdistan, not in Iraqi Kurdistan: officialSaturday 19 June 2021

PKK should operate in Turkey Kurdistan, not in Iraqi Kurdistan: official

The head of the Public Relations Office of the Syrian Kurdistan Future Party blamed the Kurdistan Workers'Party (PKK) for operating in the Kurdistan Region and stated that the party should operate in Turkey Kurdistan.

Washington 'puts pressure on Syrian Kurds' to form united political authorityFriday 18 June 2021

Washington 'puts pressure on Syrian Kurds' to form united political authority

The US State Department is said to be pushing the parties of the Kurdish-led Autonomous Administration of Northeast Syria and the parties of the Kurdish National Council (KNC) to return to the negotiating table to form a single Syrian-Kurdish political authority to represent them as attempts are made to achieve a political solution to the Syrian issue.

Two killed as explosion hits AfrinTuesday 15 June 2021

Two killed as explosion hits Afrin

Two people were killed and four others were wounded when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED) went off in Kafar Jannah village in Afrin on Tuesday, June 15.

PKK must leave Kurdistan region: Syrian Kurdish officialTuesday 15 June 2021

PKK must leave Kurdistan region: Syrian Kurdish official

A member of the Kurdish Patriotic Council called on the forces of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) to quit the Kurdistan Region.

Syrian Kurdish party leader urges KDP to end ties with Turkey as soon as possibleMonday 14 June 2021

Syrian Kurdish party leader urges KDP to end ties with Turkey as soon as possible

Kamal Sheikh Baghi, secretary general of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Party, called on the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) to end its ties with the Turkish government and "join the people of Kurdistan."

Deputy blames arrest of Syrian Kurdish self-ruling administration representative office membersSunday 13 June 2021

Deputy blames arrest of Syrian Kurdish self-ruling administration representative office members

The Syrian Kurdistan Democratic Council deputy in the Kurdistan Region denounced the arrest some members of the Syrian Kurdish self-ruling administration representative office by the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) security forces in Erbil, calling it a pressure tool and goes back to the events of Matina and Turkey demands.