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Turkmen demanded a special brigade from Peshmerga ministry
Waar Media - 2017-02-09 21:42
WAAR-DUHOK: Aydin Maarouf Turkmen Front politburo member and a head of Turkmen block in Kurdistan parliament, announced to Anadolo agency that they (Turkmen front) has demanded from Peshmerga Ministry to take a practical step for establishing a Turkmen b ...

Peshmerga next to register under biometric payroll system combatting corruption
Rûdaw - 2017-02-08 00:26
'The process of biometric registration for salaries and elections cards has started in the Peshmerga Ministry ...

Arab Peshmerga Brigade Wraps Up Training
BAS News - 2017-02-07 18:12
The forces from the Sunni Arab tribes are commanded by the Kurdistan Ministry of Peshmerga ERBIL — 1,000 Peshmerga troops from the Sunni Arab tribes of Nineveh Plains on Tuesday concluded their military training and will operate under the command of Kurd ...

Canada to arm Iraqi Kurdish forces fighting IS
KurdPress - 2017-02-07 07:33
The Canadian Defense Ministry says it has received official approval from Iraqi authorities to supply Kurdish Peshmerga forces with light weapons, communication tools, defense equipment and medicine to help them fight Islamic State terrorists in Iraq. ...

Global Coalition Forces to Increase Military Advisors in Iraq
BAS News - 2017-02-02 18:55
ERBIL — Some countries in the international coalition against Islamic State (IS) will increase the number of their military advisors to Iraq and the Kurdistan Region as part of Iraq, said the secretary for Kurdistan Ministry of Peshmerga. Countries as th ...

US to arm two Peshmerga brigades: Jabar Yawar
KurdPress - 2017-01-27 10:51
The secretary general of the Peshmerga Ministry of Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) revealed the US would continue its support for Peshmerga forces this year. ...

US to arm two Peshmerga brigades: Ministry
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-22 15:15
Peshmerga soldiers with military vehicles at one of the front lines on the southern Kurdistan Region border. (Photo: Reuters) ...

Peshmerga Ministry: US to arm two more Peshmerga brigades in 2017
NRT - 2017-01-21 15:24

Peshmerga Representatives in NATO Training for First Time
BAS News - 2017-01-13 00:51
Iraq has never taken part in NATO training ERBIL — For the first time in the history, representatives from Kurdistan Region's Ministry of Peshmerga are participating in a training course by The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), an official confi ...

Kurdish forces will not withdraw from Iraq’s liberated areas, ministry says
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdish forces will not withdraw from areas taken from Islamic State (IS) militants before the Mosul operation, the Peshmerga Ministry spokesman said in response to remarks made by former Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri a ...

Kurdish Peshmerga fighters arrested for doing business with Islamic State
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Investigations are underway of nine Kurdish Peshmerga fighters and officers arrested on charges of business deals with Islamic State (IS), Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Peshmerga ministry announced on ...

PHOTOS: Peshmerga Ministry establishes first chemical defense division
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-11 04:09
Members of the Peshmerga chemical defense division participating in a theoritical session in Germany, Jan. 7, 2017. (Photo: Islam Chali) ...

Peshmerga Ministry to Maliki: You Don’t Draw Kurdistan’s Border
Kurdish Globe - 2017-01-09 18:56

Nine Peshmerga arrested on charges of business deals with ISIS
Rûdaw - 2017-01-05 04:21
Ministry's intelligence dep't is conducting an investigation ...

Peshmerga Ministry to Maliki: You Don’t Draw Kurdistan Border
BAS News - 2017-01-05 01:04
The ministry says Peshmerga forces will not withdraw from liberated areas in accordance to a joint agreement with US and Iraq LODZ — The Peshmerga Ministry of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has reiterated that Peshmerga forces will not withdraw from ...

Peshmerga Ministry: There will be no withdraw from liberated areas
NRT - 2017-01-04 20:48

Peshmerga To Demand Additional Support From French President
Rojikurd - 2017-01-03 00:02
Peshmerga needs additional support and this demand will be addressed to the French President François Hollande, said the press secretary of the Ministry of Peshmerga. Speaking to BasNews on Monday, Halgurd Hikmat said that Peshmerga will ask for further s ...

Peshmerga to receive more military aid from Canada: Ministry
Kurdistan24 - 2016-12-18 23:41
A Peshmerga soldier on one of the front lines in southern Kurdistan Region. (Photo: AFP) ...

Peshmerga Ministry: Shia militia threats is no news
Kurdistan24 - 2016-12-16 18:11
Peshmerga soldiers while trainning in Germany on the use of German MILAN weapon. (Photo: Archive) ...

Peshmerga ministry says Shiite leader should be tried for sectarian crimes
Rûdaw - 2016-12-16 10:39
“You have beheaded hundreds of Iraqis based on ethnic or religious identity," ...

US Committed to Military Agreement with Kurdistan Region: Carter
BAS News - 2016-12-12 08:03
The Pentagon chief highlighted military coordination between Erbil and Baghdad ERBIL — The United States will remain committed to the military agreement that was signed earlier this year between the Department of Defense and Peshmerga ministry, said top U ...

1,600 Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga killed in war on Islamic State: spokesman
E-Kurd - 2016-12-04 03:54
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A total of 1,600 Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters have been killed since the Islamic State group took over large parts of the country in June 2014, peshmerga officials said Thursday. Peshmerga ministry spokesman Hal ...

Washington to aid Peshmerga 200 million dollars: ministry
KurdPress - 2016-11-23 14:36
The ministry of Peshmerga in Kurdistan Region of Iraq has revealed that the U.S. has decided to send military and financial support to the forces. The aids worth some 200 million dollars. ...

Peshmerga has given no guarantee to U.S. to quit liberated regions in Mosul operation: ministry
KurdPress - 2016-11-23 14:36
The Ministry of Peshmerga in Kurdistan Region of Iraq has stated that the ministry has given no guarantee to the United States to leave the regions the Kurdish forces have liberated in operation to release the Iraqi northern city of Mosul from the contro ...

Washington to aid Peshmerga 200 million dollars: ministry
KurdPress - 2016-11-19 09:38
The ministry of Peshmerga in Kurdistan Region of Iraq has revealed that the U.S. has decided to send military and financial support to the forces. The aids worth some 200 million dollars. ...

Peshmerga has given no guarantee to U.S. to quit liberated regions in Mosul operation: ministry
KurdPress - 2016-11-19 09:38
The Ministry of Peshmerga in Kurdistan Region of Iraq has stated that the ministry has given no guarantee to the United States to leave the regions the Kurdish forces have liberated in operation to release the Iraqi northern city of Mosul from the contro ...

Peshmerga Ministry denies receiving financial support from Baghdad
Kurdistan24 - 2016-11-07 15:29
Peshmerga soldiers on the eastern Mosul front line. (Photo: Reuters) ...

Kurdistan’s Peshmerga ministry rejects reports it received funding from Baghdad
E-Kurd - 2016-11-06 20:17
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s Ministry of Peshmerga rejected claims that the ministry had received funds from the Iraqi government for Peshmerga forces fighting the Islamic State (IS) in the country. The Secretary-Genera ...

Peshmerga official says Kurds won’t enter Mosul City
Aranews - 2016-10-28 01:40
ARA News Erbil – Lieutenant General Jabbar Yawar, Secretary-General of the KRG Ministry of Peshmerga Affairs and the Spokesperson of the Kurdistan Region’s armed forces, told ARA News that after liberating Bashiqa District from ISIS, the Kurdish forces wi ...

US officials warn of possible IS chemical attack in Mosul
Kurdistan24 - 2016-10-20 15:58
A Kurdish Peshmerga fighter recovers on Feb. 11, 2016, after being injured in a reported chemical weapons attack. (Photo: Peshmerga Ministry) ...

No foreign forces allowed to participate in Mosul fight: Yawar
Waar Media - 2016-10-17 15:00
Waar, Duhok: No foreign forces are allowed to participate in the operation of liberation of Mosul, Jabar Yawar, chief of staff and spokesperson for the Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga ministry, said. Yawar said in a statement that those forces, whose names a ...

Over 50,000 Iraqi Kurdish fighters ready for Mosul operation: source
E-Kurd - 2016-10-16 13:49
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Over 50,000 Kurdish Peshmerga forces are ready to take part in the liberation operation of the city of Mosul, an informed source in Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s Ministry of Peshmerga Affairs told IRNA on Sunday. The Isl ...

Peshmerga at the ready for Mosul offensive: official
Waar Media - 2016-10-12 14:20
Waar, Duhok: Kurdish Peshmerga forces has been ready for the Mosul offensive for months from now, Peshmerga ministry’s media officer said. “The Peshmerga is fully prepared for the fight of Mosul and they are awaiting Iraqi security forces to complete thei ...

Turkish forces will not take part in Mosul operation: Jabbar Yawar
KurdPress - 2016-10-05 14:43
The Secretary General of the Peshmerga Ministry of Kurdistan Region stated that according to a deal between Baghdad, Erbil and the U.S., Turkish forces will not participate in the upcoming operation to liberate the northern city of Mosul from the control ...

Turkish forces will not take part in Mosul operation: Jabbar Yawar
KurdPress - 2016-10-04 10:55
The Secretary General of the Peshmerga Ministry of Kurdistan Region stated that according to a deal between Baghdad, Erbil and the U.S., Turkish forces will not participate in the upcoming operation to liberate the northern city of Mosul from the control ...

Erdogan: Mosul offensive will commence October 19
Rûdaw - 2016-09-25 18:42
Peshmerga ministry declined to confirm the date for security reasons ...

US-led coalition to arm two Peshmerga brigades for Mosul fight
Waar Media - 2016-09-21 22:15
Waar, Duhok: US-led coalition will arm two Peshmerga brigades for the liberation of Mosul city from Islamic State, Peshmerga Ministry Chief of Staff Jabar Yawar told a Turkish news agency. In a statement to Anadolu Agency, Yawar said two Peshmerga brigade ...

Peshmerga Ministry resumes digging trenches
Waar Media - 2016-09-21 22:15
Waar, Duhok: KRG’s Ministry for Peshmerga Affairs has resumed digging trenches in areas bordering territory controlled by the Islamic State terrorist group, a Peshmerga commander has said. Commander Abdulrahman Musleh told VOA the Peshmerga had began digg ...

Peshmerga to receive July salaries tomorrow: ministry
Waar Media - 2016-08-29 03:45
Waar, Duhok: Ministry of Finance and Economy said the distribution of July salaries of the employees of the Ministry of Peshmerga Affairs. In a statement, the Finance and Economy Ministry said the distribution will start tomorrow Monday. The post Peshmerg ...

Peshmerga under command of Kurdistan Commander-in-chief: Peshmerga Ministry
Kurdistan24 - 2016-08-20 13:47
Peshmerga soldiers in a military vehicle on one of the front lines at the Kurdistan Region border. (Photo: Archive) ...

Peshmerga forces will remain under Kurdish command, not Iraq: ministry
E-Kurd - 2016-08-20 07:33

Ministry: Peshmerga will remain under Kurdish command and control
Rûdaw - 2016-08-19 20:20
“The Peshmerga is not under the command or control of the Iraqi government. ...

Peshmerga Ministry to create brigade for Kirkuk Arabs, Turkmen
Kurdistan24 - 2016-08-06 14:21
Peshmerga forces during a military parade, Erbil, Kurdistan Region. (Photo: KRG) ...

Kirkuk Sunni tribes propose a 5,000 Sunni brigade within Ministry of Peshmerga
Rûdaw - 2016-08-02 19:39
'We need to know first who are the 5,000 fighters' ...

Peshmerag Won't Retreat from Liberated Areas: Peshmerga Ministry
BasNews - 2016-07-29 16:47
Peshmerga's withdrawal from liberated areas should take place according to an agreement between Baghdad and Erbil BAGHDAD - Iraqi defence ministry spokesperson stated that the ministry is only an executive institution and it does not interfere in the iss ...

Peshmerga, Iraqi army stepping up efforts to liberate Mosul: official
Waarmedia - 2016-07-28 14:37
Waar, Duhok: Secretary-General of the Ministry of Peshmerga said they have stepped up efforts to liberate Mosul city from the hands of Islamic State terrorist group. “We’re doing our best with the coalition and the Iraqi government to step up liberating M ...

Completely Defeating IS in Mosul Needs “About One Year”
BasNews - 2016-07-26 23:23
Peshmerga official says Peshmerga to bring up the rear in the Mosul operation ERBIL — Reiterating the participation of Kurdish Peshmerga forces in an assault to liberate Mosul form Islamic State (IS), a spokesperson for the Peshmerga ministry says the Ir ...

No U.S. military bases in Kurdistan Region: Peshmerga ministry says
Kurd Press - 2016-07-25 04:10
Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga ministry denied that the United States will establish a military base in the region. ...

Sweden to increase support to Peshmerga
Kurd Press - 2016-07-25 04:10
The Swedish government will increase its military advisors in Iraqi Kurdistan from 35 to 70, the Swedish Defense Ministry confirmed but denied Swedish government is ready to send military equipment. ...

Peshmerga ministry responds to Arabs’ representative in parliament
Waarmedia - 2016-07-24 17:42
Waar, Duhok: Jabar Yawar, chief of staff for the Peshmerga ministry, said the Peshmerga were not participating in the fight of controlling Hawija town from Islamic State terrorist group. Yawar’s statement came in response to Arab’s representative in Iraq’ ...

Peshmerga Will not Withdraw from Recaptured Areas: KRG
BasNews - 2016-07-24 12:29
According to the MoU, the Kurdish forces will only leave central Mosul after it is liberated ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga Ministry has declared that it will not withdraw from the areas they have so far recaptured from the Islamic State (IS) in no ...

Peshmerga will not withdraw from liberated areas, says ministry
Rûdaw - 2016-07-23 22:35
'The withdrawal is just for Mosul' ...

No U.S. military bases in Iraqi Kurdistan, Peshmerga ministry says
E-Kurd - 2016-07-22 06:43

MoU Between KRG and US Remains Active After Obama Administration
BasNews - 2016-07-14 15:06
Kurdish envoy to the United States says Peshmerga will take part in Mosul operation ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Representative to US says that the recently-signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Peshmerga ministry and Depart ...

Official: US to Provide Peshmerga with Heavy Arms
BasNews - 2016-07-13 21:06
Sending heavy and standard weapons, providing military trainings are part of the MoU between US and KRG ERBIL — The recently-signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Kurdistan Region’s ministry of Peshmerga and US Department of Defense requires W ...

Peshmerga will receive heavy weaponry from US: official
Waarmedia - 2016-07-13 19:49
Waar, Duhok: The Peshmerga will receive heavy weaponry from the United States according to recently-signed military protocol between the KRG and the US, Halgurd Hikmat, the spokesman for the Ministry of Peshmerga said. According to the protocol, the Peshm ...

US-KRG MoU Guarantees Continues Support for Peshmerga: Kurdish Politician
BasNews - 2016-07-13 18:25
The MoU revolves around US military and financial assistance to Peshmerga ERBIL — The memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the Peshmerga ministry and US Department of Defense is of major significance to the Kurdistan Region, particularly because it ...

MoU Between US and KRG Secures Direct Support for Peshmerga: Official
BasNews - 2016-07-12 19:34
The US extends its direct support for the Peshmerga forces ERBIL — After Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Peshmerga Ministry and the US Department of Defense signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to boost their bilateral cooperation in combating ...

Iraqi Kurdistan to pay Peshmerga salaries after earning $479.36m from oil exports in June
Aranews - 2016-07-12 02:50
ARA News QAMISHLI – Iraqi Kurdistan has earned $479.36m from oil exports to Turkey in June, the Kurdistan Regional Government’s Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) said on Monday. The Kurdish government exported 15,427,074 barrels of crude oil, or an aver ...

US to send $415 million in aid to Peshmerga
Waarmedia - 2016-07-10 16:58
Waar, Duhok: The United States is planning to send financial aid to the Peshmerga by the end of this month, Secretary-general of the KRG’s Peshmerga Affairs Ministry has said. In a statement to KDP’s website, Jabar Yawar said that a US delegation had visi ...

Iran consul in Erbil meets Peshmerga secretary general
Kurd Press - 2016-06-21 15:06
The website of Kurdistan Region Peshmerga ministry stated that the secretary general of the ministry and Iranian consul in Erbil met on Sunday June 19. ...

Wounded Peshmerga ‘in urgent need of medical help’, says ministry
Rûdaw - 2016-06-15 20:23
'Most Peshmerga deaths in the last two years could have been prevented if they had proper medical treatment on the frontline ...

Over 1400 Peshmerga soldiers killed so far in war on ISIS north Iraq
Aranews - 2016-06-15 06:27
ARA News DUHOK – Iraqi Kurdistan’s Peshmerga Ministry said in a statement that 1466 Kurdish soldiers have been killed since the start of the fighting against the radical group of Islamic State (ISIS) in northern Iraq. Also, 8610 Peshmergas have been repor ...

French Military Shipment to Arrive in Erbil: Official
BasNews - 2016-06-13 22:49
Defense ministry of France will deliver arms and munitions on Tuesday ERBIL — A significant shipment of French military aid will arrive in Kurdistan Region on Tuesday to help Kurdish Peshmerga forces in their battle against the Islamic State (IS), reveal ...

Over 1,400 Peshmerga killed, 62 missing in fight against IS: ministry
Kurd Press - 2016-06-13 12:46
Peshmerga Ministry of Kurdistan Region has stated that over 1400 Kurdish forces have been killed in war against the militant group of the Islamic State (IS). ...

Casualties of Peshmerga in War against IS
BasNews - 2016-06-13 11:04
62 Peshmerga have gone missing and over a thousand others killed ERBIL — Peshmerga ministry released the death toll of the Peshmerga casualties in the war against the Islamic State (IS) since it flared up in 2014. According to the report, 1,466 Peshmerga ...

US ready for more support to Peshmerga forces
Kurd Press - 2016-06-11 08:23
The U.S. Defense ministry has stated that it is ready to negotiate with Kurdish leaders to discuss more cooperation with the Kurdish forces of Peshmerga against the militants of the Islamic State (IS). ...

KRG: Clerics Spreading Extremism Banned
BasNews - 2016-05-02 16:22
Preachers are not allowed to spread extremism while Peshmerga are battling the extremist organisation of IS, Naqshbandi said ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Ministry of Endowment and Religious Affairs continues to prevent the muslim clerics who encourage extr ...

Kurdistan’s Peshmerga Ministry calls on Iraqi Shiite militia to leave Tuz Khurmatu
E-Kurd - 2016-04-25 11:51

PKK Not Needed in Sinjar: Peshmerga Official
BasNews - 2016-04-20 17:43
ERBIL — In an exclusive interview, General Secretary for the Peshmerga Ministry Jabar Yawar has reiterated that Peshmergas are in need of immediate military assistance while they are, most effectively, fighting against the Islamic State (IS). He also exp ...

It is time to declare Kurdish independence: former Peshmerga minister
Kurd Press - 2016-04-10 00:39
The former chief of Peshmerga Ministry in Kurdistan Region, Sheikh Jaafar Mustafa stated tensions between the Kurdish region and the central government in Baghdad have increased and it is time for the Kurdish region to declare its independence from Bagda ...

Sinjar Mayor: No Forces Other than Peshmerga are Welcome in Sinjar
BasNews - 2016-04-06 14:07
Mahma Khalil demands PUK to prevent YBS commander from establishing a force under the control of Hashd al-Shaabi SINJAR — The Mayor of Sinjar has once again warned that no forces outside the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Peshmerga Ministry can oper ...

Dutch govt to send military experts to train Peshmerga in war on ISIS
Waarmedia - 2016-03-31 16:24
Waar, Duhok: Dutch Defense Ministry said it will send 25 military personnel to Kurdistan Region to train Peshmerga forces battling IS terrorists on several fronts since August 2014. Addressing the Dutch parliament, defense minister Hennis-Plasschaert said ...

Dutch govt to send military experts to train Kurdish Peshmerga in war on ISIS
Aranews - 2016-03-31 06:03
ARA News ERBIL – The Dutch government will send a Mobile Support Team (MST) to help small groups of the Kurdish Peshmergas in their war on the Islamic State (ISIS) extremist group in northern Iraq, the Dutch Defense Ministry revealed on Wednesday. The Dut ...

IS Executioner of the Peshmerga Captive Identified
BasNews - 2016-03-29 18:11
The Militant is an Iranian Kurdish national MOSUL — The Islamic State (IS) executioner shown in the video released yesterday beheading the Peshmerga captive is an Iranian citizen, said the head of the Communication and Media Department of the Ministry of ...

Peshmerga Ministry seek to determine identity of Kurd executed in Mosul
Rûdaw - 2016-03-29 16:04
“We have yet to determine if the individual beheaded by ISIS is a member of the Peshmerga or a civilian,” ...

Russia assisted Peshmerga’s war against ISIS, says ministry
Rûdaw - 2016-03-14 08:01
more Russian help has been promised ...

Jabar Yawar: Peshmerga ready for Mosul fight
Waarmedia - 2016-03-10 19:50
Waar, Duhok: Jabar Yawar, Chief of Staff of the Peshmerga Ministry, said that the Peshmerga fighters were prepared to liberate Mosul from IS, adding that the reason behind delaying the Mosul attack was because the Iraqi army was not ready yet for the assa ...

Peshmerga Ministry Delegation to Visit USA
BasNews - 2016-02-28 15:57
The Kurdish delegation will be asking for military and financial support ERBIL — A delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is supposed to visit USA to seek military and financial support for Peshmerga forces, said a Senior Peshmerga Offic ...

Peshmerga forces educated in human rights law, says ministry
Rûdaw - 2016-02-28 12:32
We have given strict instructions to our Peshmerga that they cannot violate human rights ...

Iraqi army not ready for Mosul offensive: Peshmerga Ministry
Rûdaw - 2016-02-15 11:58
The outskirts of Ramadi, Fallujah, Hit and Haditha have not been recaptured yet ...

ISIS attacks Kurdish headquarters north Iraq, killing scores of Peshmergas
Aranews - 2016-02-01 02:00
ARA News ERBIL – At least eight fighters from the Kurdish Peshmerga were killed and six more wounded when militants of the Islamic State (ISIS) bombed Peshmerga’s headquarters in northern Iraq, military sources reported on Sunday. The Peshmerga ministry o ...

Germany main arms supplier to Kurdistan Region: Peshmerga ministry
Kurd Press - 2016-01-27 00:41
Most of the weapons and military vehicles recently supplied to the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG)’s Peshmerga forces have come from Germany, a KRG official said Monday. ...

Peshmerga fighters sell off German-supplied guns in black market
Kurd Press - 2016-01-25 00:39
Machine guns and pistols delivered by the German Defense Ministry to the Iraqi Kurdish fighters of Peshmerga are being sold on the black market, research by public broadcaster NDR shows. ...

Peshmerga killed dozens of IS militants near Mosul
Kurd Press - 2016-01-25 00:39
The Kurdistan Region forces of Peshmerga have killed at least 20 and wounded more than 25 militants from the Islamic State (IS) near Mosul city in Iraq’s northwestern province of Nineveh, Peshmerga ministry said in a statement on Saturday. ...

Barzani and Czech Delegation Discuss IS Crisis
BasNews - 2016-01-12 02:15
Prague to continue supporting Peshmerga against IS: Deputy Czech Defence Minister ERBIL — A delegation from Czech Defence Ministry arrived in the Kurdistan Region and met with President Massoud Barzani on Monday, discussing a range of issues pertaining t ...

Massrour Barzani: International Military Supports for Peshmerga “Not Enough”
BasNews - 2016-01-12 02:15
Barzani meets with Czech military delegation in Erbil ERBIL — In a meeting with a delegation from the Czech defence ministry, Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council, Massrour Barzani, said that as the Kurdish Peshmerga forces hold a long fro ...

Erbil ready to receive US weapons: Peshmerga commander
Kurd Press - 2015-12-19 00:10
The Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga Ministry has revealed that a US military shipment is due to arrive in Erbil, which will assist Peshmerga forces in the war against Islamic State (IS). ...

Peshmerga Commander Says Erbil Ready to Receive US Weapons
BasNews - 2015-12-15 11:03
Types of arms not yet clear, Peshmerga commander says ERBIL — The Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga Ministry has revealed that a US military shipment is due to arrive in Erbil, which will assist the Kurdish Peshmerga forces in the war against Islamic State (IS ...

Coalition Jets Destroy Islamic State Weapons Dump in Western Mosul
BasNews - 2015-12-10 18:33
Several jihadists killed and wounded ERBIL – The Peshmerga Ministry has announced the international coalitions have destroyed a store of weapons of the Islamic State militants in northern Iraq. The Peshmerga Ministry announced on Wednesday that a huge cac ...

Turkish Foreign Ministry: Troops North of Mosul Trains Iraqi Army
BasNews - 2015-12-09 13:19
Turkey has so far trained more than 5,000 Iraqi and Peshmerga troops ANKARA – The Turkish Foreign Ministry says that Islamic State (IS) is a common enemy, and the country will support Iraq in fighting them. On Tuesday, the ministry released a statement cl ...

Peshmerga Ministry spokesman talks of arming Kurds
Gulan Media - 2015-12-06 00:44

Health Ministry: Wounded Peshmerga to be Sent Abroad for Medical Treatment
BasNews - 2015-12-05 19:44
Over 6,000 Peshmerga injured since the beginning of war against Islamic State ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government's Health Ministry has formed a committee to facilitate the sending of wounded Peshmerga abroad to receive medical treatment. Member of ...

Peshmerga Ministry spokesman talks of arming Kurds
Rûdaw - 2015-12-05 18:01
Exclusive interview with Jabar Yawar ...

Mosul Operation to Start From Kurdistan Region: Iraqi Defence Ministry
BasNews - 2015-11-29 18:33
Peshmerga will take part in mission: spokesperson Mohammed BAGHDAD — The Iraqi Defence Ministry says that the move on Islamic State (IS) in Mosul will advance from the Kurdistan Region. The Iraqi defence Ministry spokesperson Nasir Nouri Mohammed said tha ...

1,288 Peshmerga killed since IS war: ministry
Kurd Press - 2015-11-28 00:42
Peshmerga Ministry spokesman Jabar Yawar announced that since the start of the Islamic State (IS) war against Kurdistan Region, more than a year ago, some 1,288 Peshmerga have been killed and 7,544 wounded. ...

Germany to Increase Military Support for Peshmerga
BasNews - 2015-11-26 17:10
Berlin to send 50 extra military advisors to Erbil BERLIN - Germany is to increase military aid for Kurdish Peshmerga forces fighting Islamic State (IS). The German defence ministry announced it will send a further 50 troops to the Kurdistan Region. A to ...

KRG: 1,288 Peshmerga Killed Since Start of Islamic State War
BasNews - 2015-11-24 13:22
Peshmerga Ministry says 62 Peshmerga remain missing ERBIL – The Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga Ministry has updated Peshmerga casualties figures. On Tuesday Peshmerga Ministry spokesman Jabar Yawar announced that since the war with Islamic State (IS) began ...

Cost of feeding of Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga forces exceeds $200,000 a day: ministry
E-Kurd - 2015-11-23 15:21

Ministry: Daily food bill for Peshmerga forces exceeds $200,000
Rûdaw - 2015-11-23 14:24
2,000 Iraqi dinars are allocated for every soldier’s food and drink ...

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