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New chapter in Iran-Turkey ties could have major impact on Syria

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Iran, Iraq and Turkey reiterate opposition to Kurdistan Referendum

KurdPress - 2017-09-21 10:52
Foreign ministers of Iran, Turkey, and Iraq have held trilateral talks on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York where the three sides reiterated their countries opposition to the planned referendum of the Iraqi northern region of Kurdistan, ...

Iran, Russia, Turkey agree on Syria de-escalation zones

KurdPress - 2017-09-15 16:18
Iran, Turkey and Russia have agreed to set up de-escalation zones in Syria for six months, negotiators for the three nations said in a joint statement on Sept. 15 after talks in Kazakhstan. ...

Kurdish singer Ayub Ali holds concert in Iran

KurdPress - 2017-09-14 15:32
Iraqi Kurdish singer Ayub Ali held concerts in some Kurdish cities of Iran, including Sanadaj, Saqqez, Mariwan and Kameran. Reporter’s code: 50101 ...

Whereabouts of Injured Kurdish Prisoner in Iran Remain Unknown

BAS News - 2017-09-11 20:57
ERBIL — The whereabouts of a Kurdish man, who was shot and detained in late June remain unknown, said the family on Monday. Rami Hossein Panahi was arrested on the 23rd of June this year and remains in custody of the Iranian intelligence agency to this d ...

[In Pictures] Festival in Support of Kurdistan Referendum in Oslo

BAS News - 2017-09-09 19:39
ERBIL— Hundreds of Kurdish diaspora in Europe gathered on Saturday in Oslo, Norway, to attend a festival organized for supporting the independence referendum of the Kurdistan Region. The Kurds, from Iran, Turkey, Iraq and Syria, all holding Kurdistan fla ...

KODAR: Kurdish MPs in Iran must support laborers

ANHA - 2017-09-07 12:04
The Democratic Society for East Kurdistan (KODAR), said that the Iranian regime is pushing the people to carrying goods across the border, and they must resolve their cause, calling on the Kurdish parliamentarians in Iran to support the rights of the labo ...

Kurdish Female Prisoner in Iran Denied Proper Medical Help: Amnesty

BAS News - 2017-08-27 22:31
ERBIL — Severely ill Kurdish woman, who is serving a life sentence in Iran has been denied adequate medical care, according to a report by Amnesty International released on Friday. Zeynab Jalalian, a 35-year-old Kurdish prisoner, serving a life sentence ...

IRGC Rejects Iran-Turkey Joint Military Plan Against PKK

BAS News - 2017-08-22 17:04
ERBIL — Iran’s Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) refused on Tuesday to carry out any joint operations with Turkey against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) outside its borders. After the visit of chief of staff of the Iranian armed forces to Ankara, the Tu ...