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Kurdistan Islamic Union receives the Iranian consul in the Kurdistan region

Kurdiu - 2019-07-17 19:41

UAE oil tanker missing in Strait of Hormuz after drifting into Iranian waters

Gulan Media - 2019-07-17 18:11

Portugal says Iranian visas suspended for consulate upgrade

Gulan Media - 2019-07-17 18:11

Iran hangs four ethnic Kurds in Iranian Kurdistan: watchdog

E-Kurd - 2019-07-17 11:53
ÛRMIYÊ, Iranian Kurdistan,— Four ethnic Kurds were hanged by Iran’s judicial authorities in Urmia Central Prison in Iranian Kurdistan (Rojhelat) on Tuesday. Hengaw Organization, which reports on human rights abuses in the Iranian Kurdistan, named the dec ...

Iranian bombings take toll on Kurdistan Region border villagers

Rûdaw - 2019-07-16 23:15
Iranian artillery shelling has struck Erbil province villages ...

An Iranian University signs MoU with universities in Kurdistan Region

Kurdiu - 2019-07-16 08:10

Some Iranian women take off hijabs as hard-liners push back

Rûdaw - 2019-07-15 20:56
"The morality police have been a failure" ...

Kurdish groups opposed to Iranian regime weigh options in Koya

Rûdaw - 2019-07-15 20:12

British capture of Iranian tanker won't go 'unanswered': officer

Yahoo - 2019-07-14 20:39

UK says seized Iranian oil tanker could be released

Gulan Media - 2019-07-14 13:09

Iran’s IRGC Attacks Iranian Opposition Targets in Iraq’s Kurdistan - Reports (Video) - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2019-07-14 09:18

Iranian Kurdish party claims it arrested Iranian agent on ‘espionage’ mission, plotting attack

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-14 00:53

UPDATE 1-Gibraltar police release all crew members of detained Iranian tanker

Yahoo - 2019-07-13 19:24

The IRGC confirmed the bombardment of the Kurdistan Region

Kurdpa - 2019-07-13 14:59
Kurdpa Agency: Public relations the Ground Forces of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps confirmed the bombardment of Kurdistan Region, claiming that they have targeted the Kurdish parties opposition of the Iranian government. ...

Thirty years ago... the murder of Dr. Abdul-Rahman Ghassemlou

ANF - 2019-07-13 12:18
Thirty years ago, on 13 July 1989, Dr. Abdul-Rahman Ghassemlou and two of his friends were murdered in an apartment in the outskirts of Vienna where they were holding talks with envoys sent by then Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani. ...

Gibraltar police release all crew members of detained Iranian tanker

Yahoo - 2019-07-13 03:03

Britain sending destroyer to Gulf amid Iranian threats

Rûdaw - 2019-07-12 21:18
Iran: This is a dangerous game and has consequences ...

A call for justice: Right to fair trail on Ghassemlou’s assassination

Kurdpa - 2019-07-12 20:08
July 13th marks the 30th anniversary of the assassination of Dr Abdolrahman Ghassemlou, one of the prominent leaders of the Kurdish nation and the General-Secretary of the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI), with his party comrade Abdullah Ghad ...

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 strikes militants in Iraqi Kurdistan

The Defense Post - 2019-07-12 16:27
Iran's IRGC said it launched strikes against militants in Iraqi Kurdistan in response to attacks against Iranian forces this week The post Iran strikes militants in Iraqi Kurdistan appeared first on The Defense Post. ...

A Kolbar Killed and Three Other Wounded by Iranian Border Guards

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-12 02:00
“Mansour Gerje”, a Kolbar from Sardasht, was killed by direct shooting of Iranian border guards in the border area of Sardasht while two other kolbars “ Gharib Azizadeh and Saman (Family name… ...

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block its oil tanker

Kurdiu - 2019-07-12 00:32

WATCH: Iranian shelling of Kurdistan Region injures 2 fighters, civilian

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-11 17:34

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, ...

Britain says Iranian vessels tried to block tanker in Gulf

Rûdaw - 2019-07-11 16:03
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif dismissed the British allegations ...

Second day of Iranian shelling pummels northeastern Erbil province

Rûdaw - 2019-07-11 15:04
Villages in Haji Omran have come under “intense” artillery fire ...

Iraq Daily Roundup: Turkish and Iranian Strikes on Kurdistan; 21 Killed Across Iraq - Original

Antiwar - 2019-07-11 13:49

Britain says Iranian vessels tried to block tanker in Gulf

Gulan Media - 2019-07-11 13:00

Iranian Agent Arrested after Infiltrating Into Kurdistan Region to Kill Opposition Leader | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-07-11 09:58

One dead and two injured in Iranian artillery shelling targeting the Kurdistan region

Kurdiu - 2019-07-10 20:29

Three of Iran's Revolutionary Guards shot dead Frequent clashes occur in the region between security forces and Iranian Kurdish militant groups based in neighbouring Iraq July 10, 2019

The National AE - 2019-07-10 20:13

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 ...

Iran shells Iraqi Kurdistan border areas, civilians killed and wounded

E-Kurd - 2019-07-10 17:40
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A civilian was killed by Iranian army shelling in Iraqi Kurdistan region on Wednesday, an official has said. Imad Rekani, who works at the civil defense department, told NRT TV that a girl had been killed and two o ...

Kurdish demonstration against Iranian regime

Brusselstimes - 2019-07-10 16:26

Three Iranian IRGC members killed in northwest Iran - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-07-10 15:48

Iranian bombardment kills teenage girl, injures two more in Kurdistan Region

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-10 15:00

Kurdish fighters kill 3 elite Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards: reports

E-Kurd - 2019-07-09 22:32
PIRANSHAHR, Iranian Kurdistan,— Three members of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards were shot dead in the western city of Piranshahr in Iranian Kurdistan (Rojhelat) on Tuesday, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, citing a Guards statement. The ...

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 ...

Does Iran need nuclear weapons?

Rûdaw - 2019-07-09 11:00
Iranian, Israeli nukes merely satisfy ego and vanity of both countries ...

US, world powers ‘ignores’ Kurdish, other Iranian opposition: former KDP-Iran leader

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 20:04
We should be on the scene, persuading people not to surrender ...

Pentagon official disputes Iranian claims of rescuing sailors - report

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 15:11
IRNA reported Iran has rescued 44 sailors of two foreign oil tankers ...

Pompeo Warns Iran of Fresh Sanctions

BAS News - 2019-07-07 22:57
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has warned Iran of "further isolation and sanctions," following Tehran's attempt to begin the enrichment of uranium "at any level". Pompeo's warnings came after the Iranian authorities said on Sunday that Tehran ...

France's Macron condemns Iranian violation of 2015 nuclear commitments

Yahoo - 2019-07-07 16:08

Iran Begins Enrichment of Uranium “at Any Level”: Official

BAS News - 2019-07-07 13:37
ERBIL — Iranian authorities said on Sunday that the country was beginning the enrichment of uranium at any level and with any amount. Iran had previously warned of the move in protest to Washington’s withdrawal from the 2015 Nuclear Deal and EU’s alleged ...

Iran to raise enrichment level as EU barter channel stalls

Rûdaw - 2019-07-06 20:42
The liquidity for the deal is another major obstacle as Iranian oil exportation has dwindled ...

Over 230 Kurds Detained by Iranian Forces in 6 Months

BAS News - 2019-07-06 15:30
ERBIL — Iranian security forces arrested 231 Kurds during the first half of 2019, a monitoring group said. According to Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, 180 people from the detainees were accused of political activities. Twenty-seven others were arr ...

US calls for emergency summit with atomic agency nations after Iran increase

Rûdaw - 2019-07-05 22:30
Iranian Ambassador: Enrichment is the right of Iran ...

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 ...

Gibraltar detains Syria-bound super tanker with Iranian oil

Gulan Media - 2019-07-04 14:03

Iranian Forces Kill Two Kurdish Porters, Injure One

BAS News - 2019-07-04 13:30
ERBIL — Two Kurdish porters were killed and another was wounded after the Iranian border guards opened fire at groups of people in two separate incidents. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights said the first shooting took place overnight on Wednesday near ...

Kolbars targeted by Iranian commando units

ANF - 2019-07-04 13:28
Iranian regime forces have killed one kolbar and wounded another in their attacks against a group in the Hewraman region of Eastern Kurdistan. ...

Security stepped up at al-Hol camp after ISIS woman stabs guard

Rûdaw - 2019-07-03 21:55
The Iranian Kurdish security officer survived the attack ...

Demonstration against systematic attacks on kolbars in Brussels

ANF - 2019-07-03 17:36
Protest against the systematic attacks on kolbars in front of the Iranian Consulate in Brussels. ...

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 ...

Iran Sentences 64 Kurds to Death, Prison in 6 months

BAS News - 2019-07-03 14:09
ERBIL — A total of 64 Kurds were given death penalties or imprisonment sentences during the first half of 2019. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights said on Wednesday that one Kurdish activist was issued a death penalty by Iranian judicial authorities, w ...

Iran’s Guards kill two Kurdish PJAK fighters in Iranian Kurdistan: Fars

E-Kurd - 2019-07-03 11:51
TEHRAN,— Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards killed two members of an “anti-revolutionary terrorist” group in a security operation in Iranian Kurdistan (Rojhelat) in the northwest of the country, the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Tuesday. Fars ...

Iranians say US sanctions hurt people, not government

Rûdaw - 2019-07-03 01:34
“Instead of the nuclear program, the Iranian people need bread” ...

Kurdish Elite Congress Kicked Off in Iranian Kurdistan

Gulan Media - 2019-07-02 18:44

Iraq sets up 'loophole' in US sanctions to buy Iranian power

Rûdaw - 2019-07-02 15:41
"We would become Iran's ATM" ...

Kurdish singer Mazhari Khaleghi returns to Iran after 35 year exile

E-Kurd - 2019-07-02 14:29
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— After a 35-year absence, celebrated Kurdish singer Mazhari Khaleghi returned on Monday to his hometown of Sanandaj in Iranian Kurdistan (Rojhelat), western Iran, to receive an award from the Kurdish Elite Congress (KE ...

Several Suspected US Spies Will Possibly Receive Death Sentence: Iran

BAS News - 2019-07-02 14:27
ERBIL — Public prosecution in Iran is working to finalise the investigations and issue death penalties to several people accused of spying on Iranian military and nuclear bodies for the US, according to Iranian state media. Iran said last year in August ...

Iran ‘playing with fire’ after nuclear boost says Trump

Rûdaw - 2019-07-02 12:40
“Maximum pressure on the Iranian regime will continue ...

Kurdish Elite Congress Kicked Off in Iranian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-07-02 10:20
ERBIL — The first-ever Kurdish Elite Congress was launched on Thursday in the Iranian Kurdish city of Sanandaj. The event is organized by Kurdistan Province governorate to award 25 distinguished Kurdish artists, writers, scholars, and renowned figures in ...

Israel will be destroyed in half an hour if America attacks Iran: senior Iranian MP

Yahoo - 2019-07-02 02:18

Iraqi PM orders Iranian-allied militias to be reined in

Gulan Media - 2019-07-02 02:16

Iran Threatens to Destroy Israel in 30 Minutes If Attacked by US

BAS News - 2019-07-02 01:19
ERBIL - Iran has threatened to destroy Israel in half an hour only if it is attacked by the US, a senior Iranian parliamentarian said on Monday. According to the semi-official Mehr news agency, as cited by Reuters, the comments were made by Mojtaba Zolno ...

Sadr Welcomes PM's Order to Curb Hashd al-Shaabi's Power

BAS News - 2019-07-02 00:53
ERBIL - Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al- Sadr, head of the al-Saeroon coalition and the leader of Saraya al-Salam, a Shi'ite militia operating under pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi, has welcomed a decision by PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi to curb the power of the Shi' ...

No Talks with US Unless Sanctions are Lifted: Iran

BAS News - 2019-07-02 00:53
ERBIL - Iran has made it clear that it would hold no talks with the US unless the current sanctions on the country are lifted, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh revealed on Monday. "If United States and the administration wants to change the environmen ...

Iraqi PM Orders Hashd al-Shaabi to be Part of National Army

BAS News - 2019-07-01 23:51
ERBIL - In an attempt to curb the power of the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi, Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi has ordered the Shi'ite militias to be an indivisible part of the national army. Based on the decree issued by the premier, there will be no ...

PDKI's Peshmarga clash with the IRGC in support of Kolbars

Kurdpa - 2019-07-01 20:38
Kurdpa Agency: Kurdistan Peshmerga Force affiliated with the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan were clashed with the Revolutionary Guards forces in the Piranshahr Heights. ...

A young Kurd was sentenced to three months in prison

Kurdpa - 2019-07-01 01:24
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish citizen from Sanandaj was sentenced to three months in prison on charges of "cooperating with one of fhe Kurdish opposition party to the Iranian government." ...

IS Attacks Hashd al-Shaabi in Khanaqin

BAS News - 2019-06-30 02:07
ERBIL - The pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi was attacked by the Islamic State (IS) militants in the disputed Kurdish town of Khanaqin on Saturday evening with casualties reported. The extremists raided a unit of the Shi'ite militias in the village of Shafiq, ...

Iran to Resist US Sanctions: FM

BAS News - 2019-06-29 16:28
ERBIL — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said his country would resist the US-imposed sanctions as it stood against Saddam Hussein’s chemical attack decades ago. Zarif tweeted on Saturday to commemorate the 1987’s chemical attack on Iranian ...

British-Iranian ends 15-day hunger strike in Tehran jail

Gulan Media - 2019-06-29 14:36

[PICTURES]: Kurdish Porter Hospitalized after Being Tortured by Iranian Border Guards

BAS News - 2019-06-29 13:46
ERBIL — Iranian security forces on the border with Kurdistan Region severely tortured a Kurdish porter that sent him later to the hospital. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights said “Sarhad Rahpeykar” was arrested on the border last Thursday in Kurdistan ...

US to Sanctions Any Countries that Import Iranian Oil: Envoy

BAS News - 2019-06-28 23:38
ERBIL - Washington will sanction any countries that would buy oil from Iran, US Special Envoy for Iran Brian Hook said on Friday, adding that no exceptions are now in place. "We will sanction any imports of Iranian crude oil… There are right now no oil w ...

Kurdish mother of 4-year-old son, sentenced to death in Iran

E-Kurd - 2019-06-28 16:07
SNE, Iranian Kurdistan,— The death penalty was upheld on June 24, 2019, for the Kurdish mother Soghra Khalili, incarcerated in the Central Prison of Sanandaj (Sne) in Iranian Kurdistan (Rojhelat). She has been imprisoned for seven years in the Central Pr ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Smuggles Oil in Kirkuk, Khanaqin: Former MP

BAS News - 2019-06-28 00:15
ERBIL - A former lawmaker in the Iraqi Parliament has revealed that the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias have continued to smuggle oil from the province of Kirkuk and the town of Khanaqin. Former MP Shakhawa Abdullah, told BasNews that they had provi ...

Khamenei calls US ‘most vicious regime’ – negotiations offer a ‘deception’

Rûdaw - 2019-06-26 16:58
"It offers negotiation on the assumption that Iranian people are gullible" ...

Iranians Will Not Retreat in Face of US Sanctions: Khamenei

BAS News - 2019-06-26 13:42
ERBIL — Iranian supreme leader Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that the nation will not retreat in the face of growing US sanctions. He described the embargo on Iran as “cruel”, according to Khamenei’s official website. Earlier this week, US President Don ...

Iran Never Seeks War: Rouhani

BAS News - 2019-06-26 12:55
ERBIL — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani held a phone conversation with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron to talk about the escalating tensions between Tehran and Washington. During the discussion, Rouhani said his country has never sought war, but ...

US sanctions Khamenei, Iranian leadership, amid major push to gain international support for its Iran policy

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-26 07:59

Environmental Degradation as a Form of Persecution Against the Iranian Kurds

Washington Kurdish Institute - 2019-06-26 06:41

US-Iran crisis: Trump lashes out at 'ignorant and insulting' statement

BBC - 2019-06-26 00:03
The US president tweeted after his Iranian counterpart responded to sanctions unveiled on Monday. ...

France Warns Iran against Reducing Commitment to Nuclear Deal

BAS News - 2019-06-25 16:59
ERBIL — French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday that they have warned Iran against reducing Tehran’s commitment to the 2015’s Nuclear Deal. “An Iranian violation would be a serious mistake and a bad response to the pressure exerted by ...

Trump puts sanctions on Iranian supreme leader, other top officials

Gulan Media - 2019-06-25 07:37

Turkey Slams US as Tensions Escalate Over Iranian Sanctions | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2019-06-25 01:54

Iranian FM Says Trump is Right about US Forces in the Gulf

BAS News - 2019-06-25 01:29
ERBIL - Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has said that US President Donald Trump is "100% right" in saying that the US forces are not needed in the Persian Gulf. ".@realDonaldTrump is 100% right that the US military has no business in the Persian Gul ...

New US Sanctions to Target Iranian Supreme Leader: Trump

BAS News - 2019-06-24 19:10
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump ordered on Monday a series of new sanctions on Iran, initially saying that the move was in retaliation for Iran’s downing of a US drone last week. Trump also told reporters that the fresh sanctions were targeting Iranian ...

Iran Says US Cyber Attacks Were Unsuccessful

BAS News - 2019-06-24 11:42
ERBIL — Iran’s minister of information and communications technology, Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi, said on Monday that Washington was unsuccessful in its cyber attacks targeting Iranian missile launch system. “They try hard, but have not carried out a s ...

Daquq: Kurdish Party Forced to Remove it’s Board for Word "Kurdistan"

BAS News - 2019-06-23 23:45
ERBIL - The Iraqi forces and pro-Iranian militias have forced a Kurdish party in the disputed town of Daquq, in Kirkuk, to remove its office board as it includes the word "Kurdistan." Talking to BasNews, head of local administration of the Kurdistan Comm ...

Magnitude 4.6 Earthquake Hits Kurdistan Borders

BAS News - 2019-06-23 23:45
ERBIL - A strong earthquake hit the Kurdistan Region on Sunday evening with no casualties reported yet. The epicenter of the quake, measured at 4.6 on Richter scale, was on the borders between the Kurdistan Region and Iranian Kurdistan (Rojhelat). Howeve ...

PKK Kills Former Guerrilla in Iranian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-23 11:12
ERBIL — Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) forces killed a man in Iranian Kurdistan who previously served as a fighter with the Kurdish guerrilla force. Saman Danishwar was reportedly dragged out of his home in Gweza Kwera village of Marivan, Kurdistan provi ...

Conflict in Region Could Go Out of Control: Iranian Commander

BAS News - 2019-06-23 11:12
ERBIL — Any conflict in the Gulf region could spread and go out of control, said an Iranian senior military commander on Sunday. “If a conflict breaks out in the region, no country would be able to manage its scope and timing,” Iranian Fars News quoted M ...

Airlines re-route flights away from Iranian airspace after US drone shot down

Gulan Media - 2019-06-22 17:05

Iran Says Its Airspace Safe and Secure

BAS News - 2019-06-22 13:28
ERBIL — Iranian Civil Aviation Organization said on Saturday that the country’s airspace is safe for airliners to fly over, according to Tansim. The statement came after several airliners announced that they had re-routed flights to avoid the Persian Gul ...

Iran Vows to Respond to Any US Threat

BAS News - 2019-06-22 12:21
ERBIL — Iranian forces will respond firmly to any threat posed by the US against Iran, said a spokesperson for Iranian Foreign Ministry. “We will not allow any violation against Iran’s borders. Iran will firmly confront any aggression or threat by Americ ...

Trump says he aborted retaliatory strike to spare Iranian lives - Japan Today

Japantoday - 2019-06-22 11:52

Exclusive: Trump warned Iran via Oman that U.S. attack was imminent, called for talks - Iranian officials

Yahoo - 2019-06-22 09:54

US bans flights over Iranian-controlled airspace

Kurdiu - 2019-06-21 16:36

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