Tuesday, August 20, 2019 05:22

Kurdistan Regional Government

Kurdish leader says Iran has armed Kurds against ISIS

Masoud Barzani, the head of Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region, has confirmed that Iran has been providing weapons to the Kurdish resistance against ISIS extremists. » read more

U.S. "forced" out of Iraq: Supreme Leader

As American troops began exiting Iraq, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei said the U.S. finally has been “forced” to leave Iraq. » read more

Iranian artillery commander killed by PJAK forces

Abbas Ali Jannesari, the commander of artillery and air defence in Esfahan, has been killed in a battle with Free Life Party of Kurdistan (PJAK) forces. » read more

PJAK calls for ceasefire

Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps Commander Colonel Hamid Ahmadi has dismissed PJAK’s call for a ceasefire, saying it is “meaningless” under current circumstances. » read more

Iran says PJAK surrender imminent

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps announced yesterday that the dissident Kurdish group, the Free Life Party of Kurdistan (PJAK), will surrender within two months. » read more

PJAK forces attack Basij base near Sarvabad

PJAK militia forces have attacked a Basij base in Kurdistan, leaving one person dead and four wounded, Iranian media report. » read more

Iraqi Kurds protest Iran's artillery attacks

A group of Iraqi Kurdish activists and citizens demonstrated today in Arbil, the capital of the Kurdistan Regional Government, to decry Iran's artillery attacks in the Iran-Iraq border region. » read more

Six IRGC members killed in conflicts with dissident group

A commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) and five other Guards members have been killed in the conflict with the Kurdish militant group PJAK, says an Iranian media report. » read more

Iraq demands end to Iranian shelling

Iraq has called on the Islamic Republic to stop shelling in the Iraqi Kurdistan border region. Iraqi Foreign Minister Hooshyar Zibari has pressed his Iranian counterpart, Ali Akbar Salehi, to end the artillery attacks. » read more

Seven Iranian soldiers killed by land mines: KGR

The Kurdistan Regional Government says seven Iranian soldiers were killed by landmines on Thursday. » read more