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Swedish Peshmerga volunteer allegedly arrested by PKK-affiliated group in Sinjar - ARA News
Aranews - 2017-03-28 02:22

PKK Kidnaps Swedish Peshmerga Volunteer near Sinjar
BAS News - 2017-03-27 21:58
Swedish Foreign Ministry has confirmed ERBIL — Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) affiliates around the Yezidi town of Sinjar kidnapped a Swedish national who had joined the Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga forces to fight the Islamic State (IS). 51-year-old Swe ...

Photo of “PESHMERGA” wins the 3rd Istanbul Photo Awards
Waar Media - 2017-03-27 18:33
WAAR-DUHOK: Frederic Lafargue’s “Fleeing from Daesh” was chosen Photo of the Year 2017 by the international jury of the 3rd Istanbul Photo Awards, and winner photo is about Peshmerga forces when they rescuing civilians who they flee from ISIS terrors. Sp ...

Peshmerga would not enter Mosul, commander tells Kurdpress
KurdPress - 2017-03-27 14:05
a Peshmerga commander told Kurdpress that the Kurdish forces would not enter the Iraqi northern city of Mosul within the agreements made between Erbil, capital of Kurdistan Region, and the central government in Baghdad. ...

A Photo of Peshmerga Chosen the Photo of the Year 2017 in 3rd Istanbul Photo Awards
BAS News - 2017-03-27 13:28
ERBIL — A photo of the Kurdistan Region Peshmerga forces taken by the French photographer Frederic Lafargue was chosen the Photo of the Year 2017 in Anadolu Agency's third Istanbul Photo Awards. Lafargue's photo "Fleeing from Daesh" shows the Peshmerga f ...

Mass grave with possible Peshmerga bodies found in Jalawla
NRT - 2017-03-27 13:03

Over 300 Yezidis Abandon PKK in Sinjar: Peshmerga Official
BAS News - 2017-03-26 12:12
They join the Peshmerga forces after leaving PKK SINJAR — Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) fighters continue to abandon the party on a daily basis in Sinjar and join the Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga forces in the area, said a Peshmerga official. Smi Bosali ...

Yezidis Leave PKK to Join Peshmerga: Official
BAS News - 2017-03-25 18:52
SINJAR — Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) fighters continue leaving the party and joining Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga forces in the Yezidi town of Sinjar and surrounding areas, said a security official. “The increasing number of the PKK affiliates joining ...

In Pictures: Coalition Forces Continue Training Peshmerga
BAS News - 2017-03-23 22:33
ERBIL — The US-led coalition continues training Kurdish peshmerga forces as part of the global anti-Islamic State (IS) efforts. The trainings, according to the official Facebook page of the US Consulate General in Erbil, is mainly focused on counter-IED ...

Nujiyan Erhan, journalist injured in Shingal clashes, has died
Rûdaw - 2017-03-23 21:55
She was injured covering clashes between the Rojava Peshmerga and YBS ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – March 22, 2017
E-Kurd - 2017-03-23 05:55
Hundreds of displaced families return to their homes south of Kirkuk Kirkuk: Hundreds of displaced families have returned to their homes in the south of Kirkuk early on Wednesday. Head of Peshmerga Frontlines for the south of Kirkuk, Wasta Rasul, told NR ...

Unknown gunmen open fire on Peshmerga in Shingal
Rûdaw - 2017-03-22 22:18
“We do not know who has shot them and we do not suspect anyone.” ...

US Presses PM Abadi to Disestablish Hashd Al-Shaabi: Peshmerga Commander
BAS News - 2017-03-20 20:06
The US considers Hashd al-Shaabi a sectarian militia ERBIL — The US has pressured the Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi to disestablish the Shi'ite militia known as Hashd al-Shaabi, said a Peshmerga commander on Monday. Jamal Murtka, the Commander of ...

PYD Threatens to Expel Families of Peshmerga
BAS News - 2017-03-20 20:06
ERBIL — Security forces affiliated to the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) have stepped up their pressure on the families of Peshmerga forces, leaving them with two options only, one of which is to leave Rojava (Syrian Kurdistan). In the past ...

PKK’s Bayik calls for retreat of Roj Peshmerga in Iraq’s Sinjar
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
QANDIL,— The KDP-affiliated Roj Peshmerga who were deployed to YBS controlled areas of Sinjar need to retreat if rival Kurdish groups are to solve the problems at the negotiation table, the Co-President of Executive Council Kurdistan Communities Union (K ...

Part of Yazidi Ezidkhan forces officially incorporated into Peshmerga forces
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Some 1,000 fighters of the Ezidkhan Protection Force, a Yazidi military group in the Shingal (Sinjar) region, has officially been put under Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga Ministry as the move is criticized by m ...

KDP forces kill, injure several pro-PKK protesters in Iraq’s Sinjar
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
SINJAR,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party KDP security forces opened fire on people protesting against the KDP Roj Peshmerga presence in the Sinjar area, killing one person and injuring several others, local media reported. On Tuesday, hundreds of people f ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – March 15, 2017
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
KDP deploys Peshmerga forces around PKK-held Qandil region Erbil: Iraqi Kurdistan’s KDP is deploying forces on the line of contact with the Qandil region held by the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). Reports of KDP’s preparations for a battle against the P ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – March 18, 2017
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
Roadside bomb wounds four Peshmerga militants near ethnically mixed Tuz Khurmatu Tuz Khurmatu: Four Peshmerga fighters on board a military vehicle were wounded after a roadside bomb blew up at Khurmatu frontline on Saturday, a Peshmerga commander told NR ...

PKK Steps up Pressure on Yezidi Peshmerga Families
BAS News - 2017-03-19 21:29
SINJAR — Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has stepped up pressure on the Yezidi families whose members are working for Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), said a local official. Head of Sinjar Mayoral Council, Wais Naif, told BasNews on Sunday the Yezidi ...

Shingal: Peshmerga verhaften êzîdîschen Parteivorsitzenden
EzidiPress - 2017-03-19 02:03
Shingal. In der Shingal-Region im Nordirak wurde am Freitagmorgen ein êzîdîscher Parteivorsitzender von Peshmerga festgenommen. Saleh Adi Khetif, Vorsitzender des „Hauses der Êzîden“ in Shingal, wurde Augenzeugenberichten zufolge von uniformierten und bew ...

Khurmatu ... explosion a bomb during the passage of Peshmerga forces
Kurdiu - 2017-03-18 23:47

Four Peshmerga Wounded in Roadside Bombing near Tuz Khurmatu
BAS News - 2017-03-18 21:09
TUZ KHURMATU — A roadside bomb on Monday hit a Peshmerga convoy near Tuz Khurmatu district, south of Kurdistan Region, injuring four Peshmerga forces. Mohammed Fayiq, Head of the media and communication department at Tuz Khurmatu administration, confirme ...

Peshmerga, Iraqi Army, US-led Coalition to Lead Hawija Assault
BAS News - 2017-03-18 20:11
A prior agreement between the three sides is need, a security official says KIRKUK — Kurdish Peshmerga forces, the Iraqi army and US-led coalition will be taking part in any future operation aiming at liberating Hawija from Islamic State (IS), a Kurdish ...

Roadside bomb wounds four Peshmerga near Tuz Khurmatu
NRT - 2017-03-18 12:29

Self-immolations on the rise among Iraqi Kurdish women / Laurene Daycard
KurdPress - 2017-03-18 11:19
Female Kurdish fighters, who represent less than 1% of the roughly 200,000 peshmerga forces, have become “the bankable icon” of the fight against the Islamic State. But beyond the illusions of a land that supports women’s rights, the reality in Iraqi Kurd ...

PYD Threatens Roj Peshmerga Families with Expulsion
BAS News - 2017-03-16 17:19
ERBIL — The Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) which is considered an offshoot of Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) has threatened to expel the families of the Rojava Peshmerga troops. BasNews has learned that PYD Asayish (Security Forces) have beg ...

No plans to incorporate Syrian Peshmergas in fight against IS: spokesman
KurdPress - 2017-03-16 13:04
A spokesperson for the US-led coalition against IS said on Thursday that the Syrian Kurdish Peshmerga forces, called Rojava Peshmergas, will not be incorporated in anti-IS operations in Syria. ...

Protesters in Sinjar Brought from Syria by PKK: Peshmerga Commander
BAS News - 2017-03-15 19:45
The protesters were carrying guns SINJAR — People in Khanasor, a town in western Sinjar, organized a protest against the presence of the Peshmerga forces in the area. The clashes between protesters, who reportedly support the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PK ...

Peshmerga Chemical Defense Unit exhumes victims of Halabja gas attack
Rûdaw - 2017-03-15 18:51
Thursday is the 29th anniversary of the Halabja chemical attack ...

Agenzia Nova | Articolo | Difesa: Esercito, nuovi corsi addestrativi per i Peshmerga nel Kurdistan
Agenzianova - 2017-03-15 16:45

A pro-PKK protesters in Khanasor (Shingal) had guns
Waar Media - 2017-03-15 16:38
WAAR-DUHOK: Several people thought to be from Khanasor town in western Sinjar (Shingal) on Tuesday protested against the deployment of Peshmerga forces in the area, resulting in the death of two women. The protest began around 10:00 a.m. and was directed ...

Khanasor: 16-jährige Êzîdîn bei Demonstration in Shingal erschossen
EzidiPress - 2017-03-15 02:00
Khanasor. In der nordirakischen Region Shingal haben am Dienstagmittag hunderte Menschen gegen die Angriffe auf die Stadt Khanasor durch Peshmerga der Demokratischen Partei Kurdistans (kurd. PDK) demonstriert. Kurz darauf lösten die sogenannten Rojava-Pes ...

Abadi and Yildirim discuss Shingal in phone call
Rûdaw - 2017-03-14 22:42
'Iraqi central forces in collaboration with the Peshmerga administrate the situation of Shingal' ...

KRG PM says 1,700 Peshmerga killed since start of ISIS fight
NRT - 2017-03-14 18:21

134 wounded Peshmerga recognized for bravery
Rûdaw - 2017-03-14 17:08
Today I am very glad to see their sacrifice has borne fruit ...

Dozens of Yezidi Youth Abandon PKK in Sinjar
BAS News - 2017-03-14 14:22
PKK recruits girls and boys of ages 12-13 and sends them to Qandil SINJAR — Following the armed confrontations between Peshmerga and Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in Khanasor area of Sinjar, dozens of Kurdish Yezidi youth have abandoned PKK so far. A co ...

PM Barzani: PKK should leave Shingal like Peshmerga left Kobani
Kurdistan24 - 2017-03-14 13:33

Shingal: Êzîdîsche HPÊ-Einheit offiziell Teil des Peshmerga-Ministeriums
EzidiPress - 2017-03-14 02:03
Shingal. Die êzîdîsche Verteidigungskraft Êzîdxan (HPÊ) ist seit gestern offiziell dem Peshmerga-Ministerium unterstellt. Das Ministerium akzeptierte die von HPÊ-Oberkommandant Heydar Shesho gestellten Voraussetzungen eines Beitritts. Demnach wird die HPÊ ...

Kurdistan Independence Not a Conspiracy Against Iraq: Peshmerga Commander
BAS News - 2017-03-13 17:59
A sovereign state of Kurdistan will guarantee better ties with Iraq, he said ERBIL — The establishment of a Kurdish independent state should not be interpreted as a conspiracy plan against Baghdad, said a Kurdish Peshmerga commander. “This [Kurdistan ind ...

Barzani and UN Secretary-General Envoy to Iraq Discuss Post-IS Mosul
BAS News - 2017-03-13 14:22
Jan Kubiš congratulated Kurdistan Region and Peshmerga on Newroz occasion ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani received on Monday the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq, Jan Kubiš and his accompanyi ...

KCK’s Bayik calls for retreat of Roj Peshmerga in Sinjar region
NRT - 2017-03-13 13:00

Peshmerga Chemical Defense Unit Concludes Training
BAS News - 2017-03-13 12:39
The Iraqi defense ministry supervised the training ERBIL — Peshmerga Chemical Defense Unit on Sunday wrapped up a three-month training course on protection against chemical weapons. Islam Chali, chief of the Board to Combat Chemical Weapons (BCCW) in the ...

Controversial Yezidi force officially incorporated into Peshmerga army
Rûdaw - 2017-03-13 11:57
“The number of our force is 4,780. For the time being, only 1,000 have been registered ...

'Thank You Peshmerga' Marathon for Girls in Erbil on March 12
BAS News - 2017-03-13 10:26

Group of Sunni Arab leaders asks for Kurdish Peshmerga help in Hawija ops
Rûdaw - 2017-03-13 01:39
'We do have the Peshmerga and [Kirkuk] suburban police to ask [to assist] in re-controlling Hawija ...

US, NATO Prepare Roj Peshmerga for Anti-IS Campaign in Syria
BAS News - 2017-03-12 19:46
ISTANBUL — The Peshmerga forces operating under the control of the Syrian Kurdish National Council (ENKS) are currently being trained in northern Iraq by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the United States-led international coalition's ad ...

Agenzia Nova | Articolo | Iraq: presidente Kurdistan Barzani invia Peshmerga nella provincia di Kirkuk per prevenire scontri con Pkk
Agenzianova - 2017-03-12 17:50

Coalition, NATO training Roj Peshmerga in Kurdistan Region
KurdPress - 2017-03-12 15:27
Peshmerga military units affiliated to the Syrian Kurdish National Council (ENKS) are being trained by NATO and United States-led international coalition instructors to fight against the Islamic State (IS) terrorists, council representative Kawa Azizi sai ...

US-Led Coalition, NATO Training Kurdish Peshmerga Forces in Northern Iraq
Sputnik - 2017-03-12 15:03

The day after ISIL in Iraq / Selin Nasi
KurdPress - 2017-03-12 12:22
“I came [today] from a liberated Mosul… This is the first time that the Iraqi army is fighting with Kurdish Peshmerga forces side by side against ISIL [Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant] … [But] winning the war means nothing unless we also win peace,” ...

PYD Arrests a Local For His Brother's Membership with Roj Peshmerga
BAS News - 2017-03-12 11:44
Over 62 ENKS members are in PYD's prisons in Rojava ERBIL — Armed men affiliated to the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) arrested a member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Syria (KDP-S) on Sunday, on charges of his relatives ' membership w ...

Barzani visits Peshmerga forces in Kirkuk
KurdPress - 2017-03-12 08:32
Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani visited Peshmerga positions in Kirkuk on Saturday. ...

Barzani Visits Peshmerga Forces in Kirkuk
BAS News - 2017-03-11 18:08
KIRKUK — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani visited Peshmerga positions in Kirkuk on Saturday. Barzani, who is also the Commander-in-Chief of the Kurdish armed forces, paid a visit to the frontlines of the Peshmerga forces to closely inspect the s ...

Peshmerga Confirm Plans for Iraqi Army Overhaul Don't Involve Kurdistan Forces
Sputnik - 2017-03-10 20:17

Haider Shesho: Ezidkhan Units take orders from President Barzani, Peshmerga Ministry
Kurdistan24 - 2017-03-09 22:17

PKK Sends Reinforcements to Sinjar
BAS News - 2017-03-09 17:52
PKK is apparently preparing for another confrontation with Peshmerga SINJAR — Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) has increased the number of its forces and deployed further military equipment in Sinjar. According to the information obtained by BasNews from a ...

PKK Presence in Kurdistan Against Iraqi Constitution: Official
BAS News - 2017-03-09 16:18
ERBIL — Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) presence in Kurdistan Region is not legal, said a Kurdish official. “According to the Iraqi constitution, the presence of any armed forces in Kurdistan Region, outside the control of Peshmerga Ministry, is against l ...

Hashd al-Shaabi: Peshmerga Should Retreat to Positions before 2014
BAS News - 2017-03-09 16:18
There is agreement between Barzani and Abadi allowing Peshmerga to remain in most of the liberated areas, Kurdish official says ERBIL — Kurdish Peshmerga forces should withdraw to the positions they were stationed before the Islamic State (IS) first atta ...

KRG seeks Poland’s approval to have wounded Peshmerga treated in the country
NRT - 2017-03-09 14:53

PMU says it does not want a conflict with the Kurdish Peshmerga in northern Iraq
Almasdarnews - 2017-03-09 08:29

Abadi praises cooperation between Peshmerga, Iraqi forces
KurdPress - 2017-03-08 21:47
The Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Wednesday during the Sulaimani Forum praised the cooperation between the Iraqi army and the Kurdish Peshmerga forces against IS, and said it shows differences can be overcome, ARA News reported. ...

PYD Arrests Dozens of Politicians from Rival Parties
BAS News - 2017-03-08 17:43
The detention has been stepped up after the PKK-Peshmerga clash near Sinjar ERBIL — The ruling Democratic Union Party (PYD) continues to detain politicians and activists from the rival political parties across the Syrian Kurdistan, better known as Rojava ...

Kurdistan’s Barzani gives instructions to bring Sinjar situation ‘under control’
E-Kurd - 2017-03-08 16:09
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Democratic Party KDP leader Massoud Barzani has given “relevant parties” and the Peshmerga ministry instructions regarding Friday clashes that erupted between the Roj Peshmerga and the Yazidi Sinjar ...

Kurdistan’s Barzani plans to boost Roj Peshmerga troops to 10,000
E-Kurd - 2017-03-08 16:09
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Plans are underway to increase the number of Syrian Peshmerga forces, also known as Roj Brigade, to 10,000 after deadly clashes erupted last week between them and the Yazidi Sinjar Protection Units (YBS) supported ...

Sulaimani Forum Mosul on verge of being liberated, says Peshmerga Ministry official
NRT - 2017-03-08 16:08

Roj Peshmerga Has the Right to Defend Sinjar: Peshmerga Official
BAS News - 2017-03-08 15:58
No one can reject Sinjar's annexation to Kurdistan Region, Sheikh Jaafar Mustafa says ERBIL — Sheikh Jaafar Mustafa, a senior Kurdish Peshmerga official, stated that they reject fratricidal war between the Kurdish parties, describing the latest confronta ...

Crónicas de Esperantia: Kurdistán, Irak y Siria contra el Daesh: Colapso del ISIS y Peshmerga entran en Siria
Esperantia - 2017-03-08 04:58

Peshmerga, Iraqi Forces Cooperation Destroying IS: US Envoy
BAS News - 2017-03-08 00:57
ERBIL — The cooperation between Kurdistan Region Peshmerga and the Iraqi forces is destroying the Islamic State (IS), said Brett McGurk, the US Special Presidential Envoy to the coalition battling IS. McGurk made the remark after Iraqi Prime Minister Hai ...

Rojava Peshmerga deny using German weapons in clashes with YBS
Rûdaw - 2017-03-07 22:15
Footage appears to show Rojava Peshmerga using German weapons ...

Four PKK Commanders Killed in Last Friday Clash with Peshmerga
BAS News - 2017-03-07 20:46
The party refuses to announce the deaths SINJAR — Four military commanders of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) have been killed during the Friday confrontations with the Kurdish Peshmerga forces near Sinjar, said a source. The PKK has so far refused to ann ...

Suicide bombers attack Peshmerga south of Kirkuk
Xendan - 2017-03-07 20:38

Peshmerga General Command: PKK continue deploying reinforcements from Syria to Kurdistan
Kurdistan24 - 2017-03-07 03:59

PKK stands with Iranian, Assad regime, says Peshmerga chief
Orient News - 2017-03-07 02:05

Peshmerga say PKK leaders in Qandil could have stopped Sinjar clashes
Rûdaw - 2017-03-07 01:23
It claims PKK comanders in Shingal have no authority to make decisions ...

No Peshmerga-PKK Interactions in Makhmour: Mayor
BAS News - 2017-03-06 20:43
MAKHMOUR — The mayor of Makhmour has rejected reports claiming that Kurdistan Region Peshmerga forces and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) guerrillas have set up military lines against each other in the district. Rizgar Muhammed confirmed to BasNews th ...

PKK Against Sinjar to Be Annexed to Kurdistan Region: Commander
BAS News - 2017-03-06 20:16
The PKK commander says his party is against Kurdistan Region's independence and they are preparing for a serious war against Peshmerga SINJAR — Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) will be standing against Kurdistan Region's independence at any cost and they a ...

KDP and Turkey gangs are brought from Mosul to Khana Sor
ANHA - 2017-03-06 13:09
ŞENGAL- Hawar news agency obtained some information on the so-called “Rojava Peshmerga” being brought to Khana Sor region from Mosul Dam. According to information some local sources told ANHA, mercenaries’ gangs which were positioned at the old city part ...

Peshmerga Command: PKK continues to deploy reinforcements to border
NRT - 2017-03-06 10:45

Peshmerga not seeking clashes with PKK: commander
KurdPress - 2017-03-06 10:29
The commander of Peshmerga forces in Shingal, Kurdistan Region, stated that the forces are seeking clashes with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the city. ...

Kurdish presidency says Rojava Peshmerga more legitimate than YBS
Rûdaw - 2017-03-06 06:55
“It is impossible to allow any party to freely challenge the political will of the Kurdistan Region,” ...

Rojava Peshmerga deployment to Shingal is not to attack PKK, K. presidency
Rûdaw - 2017-03-06 06:55
YBS and so on, are all PKK armed forces ...

Masoud Barzani: Independent Kurdistan is loyal response to Peshmerga sacrifices
Rûdaw - 2017-03-06 06:55
“too many massacres have occurred, leaving no room for reconciliation,” ...

Plans to boost Roj Peshmerga troops to 10,000 amid concerns over renewed hostilities with PKK
Rûdaw - 2017-03-06 06:55
“We have plans to boost the number of our Peshmerga to around 10,000 ...

++Eilmeldung++ Shingal: PDK verlagert 500 sunnitische Peshmerga nach Sinune
EzidiPress - 2017-03-06 02:02
Eilmeldung Shingal. Die PDK-geführte kurdische Regierung hat im Konflikt mit den Êzîden in der nordirakischen Region Shingal seit Samstag mehrere Hundertschaften sunnitischer Peschmerga nach Shingal verlagert. Die rund 500 schwer bewaffneten Peshmerga, di ...

PKK Serving Iran's Shi'ite Crescent: Peshmerga Official
BAS News - 2017-03-05 23:29
Iran uses the PKK and its armed-groups to open a corridor to Syria ERBIL — The Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Sinjar receives salary from the Iranian-backed Hashd al-Shaabi militia group, Peshmerga official said on Sunday. Jamal Iminiki, the Chief of ...

PKK Deploying Forces, Heavy Weapons from Syria to Sinjar: Peshmerga Command
BAS News - 2017-03-05 23:29
ERBIL — After the military confrontations between Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)-affiliated forces and Peshmerga forces near Sinjar last Friday, PKK continues to deploy reinforcement equipped with heavy weapons from Syria to the border Khanasor in the Ku ...

Over 300 Yezidi Families Displaced by Latest Clashes in Sinjar
BAS News - 2017-03-05 12:59
SINJAR — More than 300 Yezidi families in Sinuni subdistrict in Sinjar became displaced due to the recent armed confronations between a group afiliated to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and Roj Peshmerga forces in the area. Naif Saido, Mayor of Sinun ...

Peshmerga Officer's House Attacked in Tuz Khurmatu
BAS News - 2017-03-05 11:33
TUZ KHURMATU — The Security Forces (Asayish) of Tuz Khurmatu district, south of Kirkuk, confirmed that the house of a Peshmerga officer came under attack in the district last night. Faruq Ahmed, Chief of Tuz Khurmatu Asayish, told BasNews the house of Go ...

Peshmerga forces preparing to conduct extensive attack on Shingal: YBS
KurdPress - 2017-03-05 10:02
Shingal Defense Units (YBS), affiliated with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has released a statement over its clashes with Rojava Peshmerga on Friday and stated that Rojava Peshmerga are preparing themselves to conduct an extensive attack on Shingal, ...

The 1991 Uprising: Kurdish Nation Awareness
BAS News - 2017-03-05 08:20
The 1991 uprising, or better known as the major uprising, was led by the Kurdish population across Kurdistan Region against the Baath regime. The Kurdish Peshmerga were also involved in the move after they left the mountains and joined the people in the ...

Nobody allowed to interfere in Kurdistan, restrict Peshmerga: Presidency Spokesperson
Kurdistan24 - 2017-03-05 04:14

Seven YBS fighters killed in Friday's clashes with Rojava Peshmerga
Rûdaw - 2017-03-05 01:15
Seven YBS, YJS, HPG fighters were killed on Friday ...

Barzani calls on 'relevant parties' to bring Shingal situation 'under control'
Rûdaw - 2017-03-05 01:15
“No party is entitled to ... prevent the movements of the Peshmerga forces, ...

Peshmerga issues new warning as it releases five YBS fighters
Rûdaw - 2017-03-05 01:15
Whoever "prevents the movement of the Peshmerga will face a harsh response ...

Peshmerga Releases 5 PKK Guerrillas: Commander
BAS News - 2017-03-04 18:26
Such incidents do not serve PKK, Peshmerga official says SINJAR — Kurdish Peshmerga forces on Saturday released five Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) guerrillas who are from the predominantly Yezidi town of Sinjar, said Peshmerga commander Sarbast Lezgin. ...

Barzani orders Peshmerga Ministry to seek stabilisation in Shingal
Waar Media - 2017-03-04 17:17
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani is concerned about the recent incidents that took place in Shingal (southern Kurdistan Region) and has instructed the Ministry of Peshmerga to stabilize the situation, said the spokesperson for the Ku ...

PKK Supporters Storm KRG Representation Office in Brussels
BAS News - 2017-03-04 16:51
ERBIL — Following the military confrontations between the Kurdish Peshmerga and forces of Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) on Friday, the PKK supporters stormed the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) representation office in Brussels, Belgium. Dilawar Azh ...

Barzani Directs Peshmerga Ministry to Stabilize Situation in Sinjar
BAS News - 2017-03-04 15:14
KRP spokesperson says Barzani is deeply saddened by the recent incidents in Sinjar ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani is concerned about the recent incidents that took place in Sinjar and has instructed the Ministry of Peshmerga to stabili ...

Gorran Movement Incites Fratricidal War in Kurdistan
BAS News - 2017-03-04 12:51
A leader from Gorran Movement states support to anti-Peshmerga forces ERBIL — A leader from Gorran (Change) movement in Kurdistan Region encourages a fratricidal war among the Kurdish parties and he even offers support to the anti-Peshmerga forces. Abdul ...

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