26 June 2022
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WeSaturday 25 June 2022

We are witnessing positive changes in Damascus's stances

Aldar Xelil, a member of the leadership council of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) assessed the attitudes and positions of the Syrian central government towards the Kurds and the possible Turkish invasion of northern Syria are showing positive signs.

SDFSaturday 25 June 2022

SDF is ready to encounter Turkey’s military incursion: commander

We are ready to encounter Turkey’s military incursion in northern Syria, The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Friday, June 24.

Official calls for Iran and Iraq cooperation to combat dust stormsThursday 19 May 2022

Official calls for Iran and Iraq cooperation to combat dust storms

Director of the Center for International Affairs and Conventions of the Department of Environment Hossein Mousavifar on Wednesday called for boosting cooperation between the two countries aimed at combating dust storms.

Iranian new ambassador presents credentials to Iraqi presidentTuesday 17 May 2022

Iranian new ambassador presents credentials to Iraqi president

Iranian newly-appointed ambassador to Iraq Mohammad-Kazem Al Sadeq presented his credentials to Iraqi President Barham Salih on Tuesday, May 17.

Iran FM blames Turkey's construction of dams 'unacceptable'Thursday 12 May 2022

Iran FM blames Turkey's construction of dams 'unacceptable'

Iranian Foreign Minister, Hossein Amir Abdollahian, said on Tuesday, May 10, that Turkey's decision to build dams which would harm the Iranian people and negatively affect water flowing into the Islamic Republic is "not acceptable", IRNA news agency reported.

Iran, Turkey FMs stress on cooperation in a phone call on WednesdayThursday 5 May 2022

Iran, Turkey FMs stress on cooperation in a phone call on Wednesday

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, in a phone talk with his Turkish counterpart stressed the need for expanding cooperation between Iran and Turkey on protecting the environment and common water resources.

Iranian president hopes Iraq would see a powerful government soonThursday 5 May 2022

Iranian president hopes Iraq would see a powerful government soon

Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi expressed hope that the political process of the recent parliamentary elections in Iraq would end as soon as possible with the formation of a strong and powerful government.

Iran-Saudi tensions near end, Iraq PM saysSaturday 30 April 2022

Iran-Saudi tensions near end, Iraq PM says

An end to years of tension between Iran and Saudi Arabia is near, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi said in an interview published on Saturday.

SDF is ready to encounter Turkey’s military incursion: commanderSaturday 25 June 2022

SDF is ready to encounter Turkey’s military incursion: commander

We are ready to encounter Turkey’s military incursion in northern Syria, The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Friday, June 24.

Massoud Barzani sets three conditions for participating in Iraq political processFriday 24 June 2022

Massoud Barzani sets three conditions for participating in Iraq political process

In a meeting with the Danish ambassador to Iraq, the leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Massoud Barzani, sets three conditions for participating in the Iraqi political process, including "partnership, balance and agreement."

Dana Gas confirmed two casualties after it was struck by rocketFriday 24 June 2022

Dana Gas confirmed two casualties after it was struck by rocket

Two contractor staff suffered from minor injuries following Wednesday’s rocket attack on UAE-based Dana Gas company which operating in Khor Mor field, Sulaimani province.

KDP sets condition for joining new government in BaghdadFriday 24 June 2022

KDP sets condition for joining new government in Baghdad

An Iraqi MP from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) bloc the KDP’s precondition on joining the federal government in Baghdad was that the federal government not violate the rights of the Kurdistan Region.

Erbil, Baghdad officials discuss joint operationFriday 24 June 2022

Erbil, Baghdad officials discuss joint operation

A Kurdistan Region Peshmerga delegation and Iraqi Defence Ministry officials discussed joint security operations at a meeting in Baghdad on Thursday, June 23, the Ministry of Peshmerga announced.

Iraqi parliament to convene to resolve replacements of Sadrist MPsWednesday 22 June 2022

Iraqi parliament to convene to resolve replacements of Sadrist MPs

Iraq’s Parliament will hold its extraordinary meeting on Thursday, June 23, according to a statement released by the Parliament.

Russia, Iran won't endorse Turkish military operation in Syria / Fehim TastekinFriday 17 June 2022

Russia, Iran won't endorse Turkish military operation in Syria / Fehim Tastekin

At the latest Astana Group meeting on Syria, Russia and Iran tried to soothe Turkey by rejecting the Kurdish-led self-rule in northern Syria in a joint declaration this week.

PKK threatens journalists, lawmakers in Kurdistan as regional tensions riseThursday 16 June 2022

PKK threatens journalists, lawmakers in Kurdistan as regional tensions rise

The media and a member of the Kurdistan Region parliament have spoken out against threats and pressure from the PKK, as tensions and drone attacks increase.

Two Turkish soldiers killed in Kurdistan RegionSunday 12 June 2022

Two Turkish soldiers killed in Kurdistan Region

Two Turkish soldiers were killed in the Kurdistan Region, Turkey’s minister of defense announced in a statement on Saturday, June 11.

Kurds in Sweden on edge as Turkey presses government to ditch them in exchange for NATO membershipThursday 9 June 2022

Kurds in Sweden on edge as Turkey presses government to ditch them in exchange for NATO membership

As Sweden’s government survived a non-confidence vote today, its fate was tied to Kurdish lawmaker and former guerrilla Amineh Kakabaveh.

Turkey is ready to attack northern Syria - reportWednesday 8 June 2022

Turkey is ready to attack northern Syria - report

Hurriyet newspaper cited on Wednesday as saying Turkey would launch its new military incursion in northern Syria this week and the preparations are done. 

Turkey preparing for military operation in Syria / Kirill SemenovMonday 6 June 2022

Turkey preparing for military operation in Syria / Kirill Semenov

At its May 26 meeting, Turkey’s National Security Council (NSC) announced it was necessary to go on with current and prospective operations at the country’s “southern borders” to ensure Turkey’s security. Turkey’s NSC stressed that such operations are not directed against the sovereignty of its neighbors (likely a reference to Syria and Iraq).

We are witnessing positive changes in Damascus's stancesSaturday 25 June 2022

We are witnessing positive changes in Damascus's stances

Aldar Xelil, a member of the leadership council of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) assessed the attitudes and positions of the Syrian central government towards the Kurds and the possible Turkish invasion of northern Syria are showing positive signs.

SDF could merge with Syrian forces: Kurdish officialWednesday 22 June 2022

SDF could merge with Syrian forces: Kurdish official

The Syrian regime should try to reach an agreement with Kurdish-led authorities in the northeast to integrate the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) into the national army, a senior Syrian Kurdish opposition figure has said.

SDF refutes rumours of ISIS militant breakout from Syria prisonMonday 20 June 2022

SDF refutes rumours of ISIS militant breakout from Syria prison

Authorities in northeast Syria denied on Sunday rumours of a breakout at Raqqa's central prison, which hosts civilian prisoners and detainees affiliated with the Islamic State (ISIS), the Rojava Information Center reported on Sunday, June 19.

Turkey cannot attack Tal Rifat and Manbij without the US or Russia permission: officialThursday 16 June 2022

Turkey cannot attack Tal Rifat and Manbij without the US or Russia permission: official

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."

Turkish army has not sent troops to the border points yetSunday 5 June 2022

Turkish army has not sent troops to the border points yet

A field reporter from Kobani stated that the Turkish army has not yet sent troops to the border following President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's recent threats.

Kurdish forces will make ‘historical struggle’ against Turkey: SDFSunday 5 June 2022

Kurdish forces will make ‘historical struggle’ against Turkey: SDF

General Commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) Mazloum Abdi said the U.S.-backed Kurdish forces would make a “historical struggle” if Turkey launched a cross-border operation against the Kurdish areas in northeast Syria.