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Iran launches cross-border drone strikes on Kurdish opposition groups

Iran launches cross-border drone strikes on Kurdish opposition groups

Rûdaw - 2019-07-12 15:48
KRG confirms the shelling was a retaliatory act ...
Iran launches cross-border drone strikes on Kurdish opposition groups - Rûdaw

Turkey says it 'neutralized' 34 PKK militants in air strikes on July 17-19

Reuters - 2019-07-27 16:49
Turkey's Defense Ministry said on Saturday it had "neutralized" 34 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in northern Iraq in air strikes on July 17-19. ...

Why Nadia talked with Trump on Yazidis and not on Kurdish issue?

E-Kurd - 2019-07-25 17:15
Omar Sindi | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Nadia, your meeting with the U.S President should’ve been more broad inclusive on the status of the Kurdish national issue than inclusive of the Yazidi Kurdish Faith only! On July 19th 2019, at the White House meeting ...

KCDK-E condemns Turkish air strikes on Maxmur

ANF - 2019-07-19 10:00
The KDCK-E called on everyone to support Maxmur in the spirit of national unity and to protest the attack and occupation targeting civilians. ...

US sanctions limit Iran’s reach, but at what cost to Kurdish opposition?

Rûdaw - 2019-07-18 18:56
"Consult the will of the people of Iran" ...

Iran launches drone and missile strikes on Kurdish positions in Iraq – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-07-14 23:23

Iran strikes Kurdish opposition positions on border with Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-12 16:58
TEHRAN,— Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards used drones and missiles to strike headquarters of a Kurdish militant group near Iran’s border with neighboring Iraq’s Kurdistan region, the Iranian semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Friday. “A large ...

Iran hits Iraqi Kurdish fighters with cross-border shelling - SFChronicle.com

Sfchronicle - 2019-07-12 15:08

Iranian agent tasked to kill Kurdish opposition PAK leader arrested in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-11 16:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— An Iranian Kurdish opposition party based in Iraqi Kurdistan announced on Wednesday that it has foiled an attempt to assassinate one of its leaders. “A 26-year-old Iranian intelligence agent called M. A. Mokhtari, ...

Iran artillery kills 18-year-old, wounds 2 of her brothers in Kurdistan Region

Rûdaw - 2019-07-10 18:49
Sidakan Mayor: On the premise of targeting the Iranian opposition groups in the region ...

Goods transported between Iran, Iraqi Kurdistan border point exceed $1bn so far in 2019

E-Kurd - 2019-07-09 20:42
MARIWAN, Iranian Kurdistan,— Director General of Iran’s Kurdistan province Customs Office Bakhtiar Rahmanipour said on Tue. that more than $1 billion worth of goods was transited from Kurdistan’s Bashmakh border crossing in the current Iranian calendar y ...

France’s Macron Condemns Iran’s Decision to Increase Uranium Enrichment

BAS News - 2019-07-07 13:37
ERBIL — French President Emmanuel Macron condemned on Sunday Iran’s announcement of enriching uranium beyond the limits set at the 2015 Nuclear Deal. Macron said the move was a “violation” of the agreement, which is also signed by France and other key US ...

Life shadows art for Kurdish actor turned kolbar

Rûdaw - 2019-07-07 13:02
Ayoub Ahmedi played a poor Kurdish orphan who had to resort to cross-border smuggling to help his family make ends meet in the 2000 film 'A Time for Drunken Horses.' ...

Iran to further scale back commitment on nuclear deal

ANF - 2019-07-07 10:26
Iran said on Sunday it would further scale back its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal. ...

39 Iranian Kurdish cross-border porters died in first half of 2019

E-Kurd - 2019-07-04 17:18
SNA, Iranian Kurdistan,— At least 39 Kurdish cross-border porters (Kolbars) died in Iranian Kurdistan in the first half of 2019, Hengaw Organization for Human Rights said on Thursday. The organization, which closely monitors developments in Iranian Kurdi ...

Three Iranian Soldiers Killed in Clash with “Kurdish Oppositions”

BAS News - 2019-07-03 15:40
ERBIL — Three Iranian soldiers were killed on Tuesday in an armed confrontation with an alleged Kurdish opposition group in the border areas of Western Azarbaijan province, northwest of Iran. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights said the confrontation to ...

Drone Attacks on Saudi Pipelines Launched from Iraq not Yemen: Report

BAS News - 2019-06-29 16:28
ERBIL — US government has concluded that the drone attacks on Saudi oil pipelines in May this year originated from Iraq not Yemen, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. Intelligence experts believe the attacks were planned and launched from souther ...

Trump Halts Strikes on Iran in Last Minute

BAS News - 2019-06-22 00:08
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump revealed on Friday that he halted military strikes on Iran in the last ten minutes so as to not kill people as ties between Washington and Tehran have drastically deteriorated following the shooting down of a US unmanned ...

Trump called off strikes on Iran due to large number of casualties

Rûdaw - 2019-06-21 17:22
Trump called off strikes on Iran saying it would not be a proportionate response ...

Iran Shoots Down US Drone

BAS News - 2019-06-20 10:28
ERBIL — Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) claimed it had shot down a drone belonging to the US army in southern Iran. Iranian armed forces’ news website Sepah News said on Thursday that it was a “spy” drone, taken down in the southern prov ...