Breaking News from Kurdistan, Europe and Middle East

Turkey Claims It Killed 2 PKK Guerrillas on KRG Border

Turkey Claims It Killed 2 PKK Guerrillas on KRG Border

BAS News - 2017-09-07 15:50
ERBIL — Turkish security forces claim that they have killed two members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) on Wednesday after a counterattack on Kurdistan Region’s border with Turkey. Hakkari governor's office said in a statement that the counterattac ...
Turkey Claims It Killed 2 PKK Guerrillas on KRG Border - BAS News

Turkey Claims It Killed over 1,800 PKK Fighters Since January

BAS News - 2017-09-13 10:57
ERBIL — The Turkish General Staff released an official statement on Tuesday to claim that its forces have killed more than 1,800 members of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) since the beginning of this year. A total of 562 military operations, including ...

Turkey Claims It Killed Nearly 100 PKK Fighters in Two Weeks

BAS News - 2017-09-10 10:48
ERBIL — Turkish security forces claimed on Saturday they have killed 99 guerrillas of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) over the past two weeks. According to an official statement, the Kurdish fighters were targeted in Sirnak and Hakkari provinces where ...

HDP members begin ‘justice watch’ outside Ankara court

KurdPress - 2017-09-06 09:07
Turkey pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) on Tuesday began a “conscience and justice watch” in front of the Constitutional Court in Ankara to protest unfair treatment of detained party members. ...

Developing PKK kidnapping story concerns KRG officials / Fazel Hawramy

KurdPress - 2017-09-06 09:07
Information on the reported seizure of two Turkish spies by members of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) near the city of Sulaimaniyah on Aug. 3 is scarce, as Turkey stays silent and the PKK and the Iraqi Kurds refrain from divulging details about what ha ...

Turkish Jets Target PKK Positions in KRG Border Areas

BAS News - 2017-09-04 17:49
DUHOK — Turkish fighter jets once again on Monday bombarded Kurdistan Region border areas allegedly targeting the military positions used by Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). Mahmoud Nihili, head of the local administration of Nihel subdistrict in Duhok Pr ...

Two Kurdish Porters Killed by Iranian Border Guards

BAS News - 2017-09-04 17:49
ERBIL — Iranian armed forces on the border with Kurdistan Region killed on Monday two Kurdish porters — better known as Kolbar in Kurdish, a human rights monitoring group reported. According to Hangaw, which observes human rights situation across Iranian ...

Turkey security guards killed in PKK attack

KurdPress - 2017-09-02 09:48
Two security guards were killed in southeastern Turkey in an attack by the forces of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), security sources said Thursday night. ...

Kurdistan Region’s senior delegation discusses referendum with Iraqi PM

Waar Media - 2017-08-15 12:37
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region’s senior delegation on independence referendum concluded late on Monday a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Baghdad. Erbil’s delegation expressed Kurdistan Region’s firmness on its decision to hold the refe ...