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Armed Clash Erupts Between Iranian Army and Kurdish Opposition

Armed Clash Erupts Between Iranian Army and Kurdish Opposition

BAS News - 2017-08-07 12:54
ERBIL — In an armed confrontation between the Iranian Kurdish opposition forces and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) of Iran, at least two Kurdish fighters and several Iranian troops were killed. The Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (KDPI) ...
Armed Clash Erupts Between Iranian Army and Kurdish Opposition - BAS News

Over 45 IRGC Members Killed or Wounded in Past 5 Months

BAS News - 2017-08-16 13:07
ERBIL — 25 members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) have been killed and 22 others wounded during the clashes with the Kurdish opposition parties in the last five months. Hengaw Agency for human rights in the Iranian Kurdistan said in a re ...

Armed Clash Breaks Out Within IS in Tel Affar

BAS News - 2017-08-11 20:25
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) is now suffering form increasing internal conflicts between its militants. As the most recent incident, dozens of insurgents participated in armed clashes in Tel Affar (some 65 kilometres west of Mosul). Citing local sources, s ...

Iran Shells Choman district of Erbil province

Waar Media - 2017-08-11 11:44
WAAR-DUHOK: Iranian army’s artillery units bombarded overnight Thursday Kurdistan Region border areas, claiming to have been targeting Iranian Kurdish opposition forces, locals said. A source from Choman district of Erbil province reported to press that ...

The Turkish government makes wall between the north and east of Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-11 09:32
In a report to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, the Turkish government has launched a 3 meters long , 2 meters wide wall at the frontier between the north and east of Kurdistan. The Governor of Agri visited the site on Wednesday 9 August 2017, alon ...

Iran Shells KRG Borders

BAS News - 2017-08-11 00:21
ERBIL — Iranian army’s artillery units bombarded overnight Thursday Kurdistan Region border areas, claiming to have been targeting Iranian Kurdish opposition forces, locals said. A source from Choman district of Erbil province reported to BasNews that th ...

Six IRGC Members Killed in Kamyaran, Iran

BAS News - 2017-08-10 10:32
ERBIL — Six members of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) were killed over the past two days due to the armed conflicts that erupted between IRGC and a group of unidentified armed men in Kamyaran, a county in Kurdistan Province of Iran. A local ...

Occupying Turkish army, tied gangs shell Ayn Daqna

ANHA - 2017-08-09 17:04
SHAHBA – The occupying Turkish army and tied gangs began shelling the Ayn Daqna village of the Shahba canton in the afternoon hours on Wednesday, it was reported. ANHA correspondent in Shahba reports of Turkish army and backed gangs’ shelling against Ayn ...

Gorran Evading Responsibility for Extreme Stances against KDP: Official

BAS News - 2017-08-09 12:46
ERBIL— Kurdish Change Movement (Gorran) seems to vacillate over reviewing its policy and this compels the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) to settle Kurdistan parliament rift with the rest of the parties, said a KDP official on Wednesday. The entire part ...

The wall fence of the Turkish government on the borders of Rajo

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-08 08:59
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, the Turkish army has built a wall between the north and west of Kurdistan and this time, in the villages of Rajo subsidiary, Kanton Afrin has action has to the wall fence. Earlier, the Tur ...

PYD youths: Turkey has already tested our patience

ANHA - 2017-08-06 14:35
Hundreds of Afrin canton youths have denounced the Turkish occupation army and mercenaries' attacks on Afrin and al-Shahba areas, the youths also denounced the isolation imposed on the Kurdish people leader Abdullah Ocalan saying " you have already tested ...

Turkish army intensified their movements on Afrin border

ANHA - 2017-08-05 14:32
AFRIN/AL-SHAHBA- The Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries bombarded Afrin canton and al-Shahba villages with heavy weapons on Friday, they also intensified their movements in the opposite part to Janders district. Hawar news agency reporters from S ...

Turkish occupation bombards Minag town and Jelbul village

ANHA - 2017-08-02 17:20
AL-SHAHBA- The Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries who are stationed in Mare’ town southern of Azaz are bombarding Minag town in al-Shahba liberated areas while the Turkish mercenaries who are stationed in Kaljibreen village are bombarding Jelbul ...

At least 11 YPG fighters killed in clashes with IS in Raqqa

KurdPress - 2017-07-30 13:23
The Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) said on Saturday that at least 11 of their fighters have been killed in renewed clashes with Islamic State’s (IS) extremists in Syria’s northern Raqqa city. ...

Kurdish Journalist's Health Condition Deteriorating in PYD Prison

BAS News - 2017-07-20 19:48
ERBIL— A Kurdish journalist has been abducted and imprisoned by the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) and his physical and psychological condition is deteriorating in the prison, according to a report by the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) official p ...

KDP and Gorran Senior Officials Meet Soon: Gorran MP

BAS News - 2017-07-20 16:32
ERBIL— To discuss the imminent independence referendum of the Kurdistan Region, Gorran (Change) Movement and the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) will meet soon, a Gorran lawmaker confirmed. Bestun Fayeq told BasNews on Thursday that in the high level me ...