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Iraqi Kurdish family drugged, burned in Iranian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-12-10 15:15
URMIYE, Iranian Kurdistan,— A woman from Halabja in Iraqi Kurdistan who was drugged and burned in Iran alongside her husband and mother died on Tuesday, NRT TV reported. The woman traveled to Urmia in Iranian Kurdistan (Rojhelat) last week along with her ...

Barzani Offers Condolences after Several Iranian Kurds Killed in Blast

BAS News - 2019-12-06 18:25
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former president of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has offered condolences after several Kurdish people were killed in a blast at a wedding party in Iran's Saqiz. Overnight on Thursday, a gas cylinder went off ...

Gas explosion in Iranian Kurdistan kills at least 11, injures dozens

E-Kurd - 2019-12-06 16:41
SEQIZ, Iranian Kurdistan,— At least 11 people were killed and dozens were injured in a gas explosion in Iran’s western Kurdistan province (Iranian Kurdistan, Rojhelat) on Thursday, the country’s semi-official Mehr news agency quoted a provincial emergenc ...

Over 100 Activists Summoned to Intelligence Offices in Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-12-05 02:03
The Iranian intelligence offices have summoned more than 100 activists in the cities of Javanrud, Ravansar, Kermanshah, Kamyaran, Marivan, Saqqez and Sanandaj, local soruces told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). As… The post Over 100 Activists ...

Kurdistan Human Rights Network: Latest news from mass protests in Iranian Kurdistan

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-27 03:54
During the recent protests in the Kurdish cities in Iran against the rise in petrol prices, many civilians were injured by firearms and undercover officers. Many of casualties are being treated at home rather than being hospitalized for fear of being iden ...

Latest news from mass protests in Iranian Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-27 02:01
During the recent protests in the Kurdish cities in Iran against the rise in petrol prices, many civilians were injured by firearms and undercover officers. Many of casualties are being treated at… The post Latest news from mass protests in Iranian Kurdi ...

Gathering in Erbil Decries Killing of Protesters in Iran

BAS News - 2019-11-24 15:01
ERBIL — A large number of Iranian Kurds living in Kurdistan Region, activists, and several local organizations held a gathering on Sunday outside the UN Office in Erbil to condemn the violent response by the Iranian government to protests across the coun ...

Iranian Kurdish KDPI party says a deal with Tehran is not ‘impossible’

E-Kurd - 2019-11-18 13:28
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— An agreement between Iran and the Iranian Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP-Iran) is not “impossible”, the party’s leader said, as protests against fuel price hike hit the country. Former General-Secretary of the par ...

Iranian Kurdistan Protest Death Toll Raises to 26 Killed

BAS News - 2019-11-17 15:37
ERBIL — At least 26 Kurdish protesters in Iran have been killed since Friday when massive demonstrations began across the country in reaction to government’s petrol price increase. According Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, a total of 147 Kurdish pr ...

One killed, Five injured in Kurdistan as Protests Erupt Following Skyrocketing Petrol Prices

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-17 02:00
One protester was killed and five others were injured in Marivan during protests against the decision of the Iranian authorities to increase petrol price, sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN).… The post One killed, Five injured in Kurdi ...

[WATCH]: Protests in Iranian Kurdistan as Fuel Price Tripled

BAS News - 2019-11-16 12:49
ERBIL - Joining other major cities in the country, people in the Iranian Kurdistan have been taking to the streets as fuel prices have been tripled by the government. Local media reports said on Saturday that people in the areas of Kermanshah, Sanandaj, ...

Kurdish Porter Shot Dead by Iranian Border Guards

BAS News - 2019-11-14 15:04
ERBIL — Iranian border guards on Thursday killed a Kurdish porter (commonly known as Kolbar) in the border areas between Iranian Kurdistan and the Kurdistan Region. Kamaran Bayanak, 24, was shot dead after the Iranian forces opened fire at a group of por ...

Iranian Forces Open Fire Kurdish Border Porters, Three Wounded

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-14 02:02
The Iranian checkpoints forces in Kurdistan opened fire at the Kurdish Kurdish border porters –known as Kolbar- of which three of the Kolbars were wounded, local sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network… The post Iranian Forces Open Fire Kurdish B ...

Two Kurdish Porters Injured by Iranian Border Guards

BAS News - 2019-11-09 10:37
ERBIL — Two young Kurdish porters were injured by Iranian border guards on Saturday in the border areas between Iranian Kurdistan and the Kurdistan Region. A medical source from Kurdistan Region’s Qaladize said the men were taken to a hospital in the cit ...

Ancient 70-Mile-Long Wall Found in Iranian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-11-07 13:23
ERBIL — Archeologist discovered an ancient wall, which extends for about 71 miles (115 kilometers), in the Iranian Kurdish town of Sar Pol-e Zahab, west of Iran. The structure runs north-south from the Bamu Mountains in the north to an area near Zhaw Mar ...

Iranian Ministry of Intelligence Detention Centre in Shiraz Keeps Political Activist Detained

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-10-30 02:01
A Yasuj-based political activist is “still” being questioned at the Ministry of Intelligence Detention Centre in Shiraz known as the No.1 Detention Center,” a source told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). Mohammad… The post Iranian Ministry of Intel ...

Kurdish Tradesman Killed in Anti-Smuggling Police Chase in Javanrood

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-10-26 02:00
Iranian Anti-Smuggling officers chased a vehicle belonging to a tradesman in Javanrood on 23 October who led up to his death, a local source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). Local tradesman… The post Kurdish Tradesman Killed in Anti-Smuggl ...

Iranian Kurdistan: Kurdish Protesters Take to the Streets in Solidarity against Turkish Offensive

UNPO - 2019-10-16 06:09

Two Border Porters Killed, Two Injured in Piranshahr, Paveh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-10-16 02:10
Iranian border guards have shot dead two Kurdish border porters, known as Kolbar, and wounded two other Kolbars in Kotran Ghandil on October 14, local sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network… The post Two Border Porters Killed, Two Injured in Pir ...

UNPO: Iranian Kurdistan: Kurdish Protesters Take to the Streets in Solidarity against Turkish Offensive

UNPO - 2019-10-15 15:26

President Nechirvan Barzani Meets with the Iranian Ambassador to Iraq

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-10-08 23:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 03 October 2019 President Nechirvan Barzani met with the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Iraq, Mr. Iraj Masjedi. During the meeting, both sides discussed the relations of the Islamic Republic of Iran with Iraq and t ...

Iraqi Militias Seize Christian Lands in Nineveh Plains: MP

BAS News - 2019-10-06 10:49
ERBIL - The pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias have seized the lands belonging to the Christians in the Nineveh Plains, said an MP at the Kurdistan Region Parliament on Sunday. MP Fareed Ya'qub said in a statement that the Christians have been prevente ...

Kurdish Iranian Refugee Killed by Husband in Turkey

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-10-04 03:06
An Iranian Kurdish refugee was killed by her Kurdish husband on “the pretext of defending his honor,” a source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). According to the source, the family… The post Kurdish Iranian Refugee Killed by Husband in Turk ...

Kurdistan President, Iranian Envoy Meet in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-10-04 00:26
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received on Thursday the Iranian Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi in capital Erbil. Barzani and Masjedi exchanged views on the ties between Iran, Iraq, and the Kurdistan Region, including the latest pol ...

Kurdistan PM, Iranian delegation discuss trade, Erbil–Baghdad relations

Gulan Media - 2019-10-03 20:57

Iranian regime forces killed yet another kolbar

ANF - 2019-10-03 17:02
The Iranian regime forces killed a kolbar in the city of Shino, in the Kelashin region of Eastern Kurdistan. ...

Kurdistan PM, Iranian delegation discuss trade, Erbil–Baghdad relations

Kurdistan24 - 2019-10-03 09:50

Iranian regime forces killed yet another kolber

ANF - 2019-10-03 09:12
The Iranian regime forces killed a kolber in the city of Shino, in the Kelashin region of Eastern Kurdistan. ...

Kurdistan PM, Iranian Envoy Discuss Politics in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-10-03 06:35
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani received on Wednesday the Iranian Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi for talks on the latest political developments in the country. The pair, during the meeting, also shed light on the bilateral ties b ...

Sex industry grows in Iranian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 06:22
SNE, Iranian Kurdistan,— It is common to see women late at night wandering down Shashi Bahman Street in Sanandaj, Iranian Kurdistan, while wealthy men pass in luxurious cars. It is also common to see these cars stop and for groups of two or more girls to ...

Woman kidnapped, raped by taxi driver in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 06:22
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The kidnap and rape of an Iranian woman by an Erbil taxi driver earlier this month has once more laid bare the threat to women’s safety in Erbil, where reports of rape and sexual assault by taxi drivers continue to ...

Iran Jails British Anthropologist in ‘Solitary Confinement’

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-31 02:01
The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has learned that Iranian authorities have kept detaining British-Kurdish anthropologist Kameel Ahmady in “solitary confinement,” and that his whereabouts remain unknown to the public and his… The post Iran Jails ...

Revolutionary Guards member killed in Iranian Kurdistan: Fars

E-Kurd - 2019-08-27 01:20
TEHRAN,— A member of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards was killed in Iranian Kurdistan (Rojhelat) in northwest Iran near the border with Iraqi Kurdistan on Monday, the semi-official Fars news agency reported in a Twitter posting. The Guards member was “a ...

PDKI: Zarif's words and other statements by regime officials do not mean real negotiations to resolve Kurdish issues

Kurdpa - 2019-08-25 13:19
Kurdpa Agency: The second deputy chief executive of the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan has stated that Zarif's words in connection with negotiations with Kurdish representatives, do not mean as a real negotiation. ...

Iranian Kurdistan: Open Letter to the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Finland, Sweden and Norway

UNPO - 2019-08-21 22:14

Another kolbar killed by Iranian forces in East Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-08-21 19:01
Iranian forces continue their attacks against kolbars. ...

UNPO: Iranian Kurdistan: Open Letter to the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Finland, Sweden and Norway

UNPO - 2019-08-20 13:23

British-Iranian Kurdish academic Kameel Ahmady arrested in Tehran

E-Kurd - 2019-08-16 10:52
TEHRAN,— Kameel Ahmady, a British-Kurdish academic originally from the city of Mahabad in Iranian Kurdistan was arrested on Sunday in Tehran, according to his wife and human rights activists. Ahmady, a British-Iranian dual national and social anthropolog ...

Another kolbar killed in East Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-08-13 09:43
The security forces of the Iranian regime have shot another kolbar at the border with South Kurdistan near the city of Shino. ...

A Kolbar Killed by Iranian Border Guards

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-09 02:00
A 25-year-old Kolbar “Fakher Abdollahi” was killed by direct shooting of Iranian border guards in the border area of Piranshahr on August 07. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has learned that, more… The post A Kolbar Killed by Iranian Border Guards ...

UNPO: Iranian Kurdistan: Venezuelan Author Writes in Memory of Assassinated Kurdish Leader

UNPO - 2019-07-23 06:52

Iranian Kurdistan: Venezuelan Author Writes in Memory of Assassinated Kurdish Leader

UNPO - 2019-07-22 18:05

12 Kurdish Citizens Arrested by Iranian Border Guards in Kurdistan Region

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-22 02:00
A reliable source in the Kurdish region has told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) that Piranshahr border guards had detained 12 Kurdish civilians from the Kurdistan province in Iraq and detained more… ...

Iranian forces arrest 11 shepherds inside the Kurdistan region

Kurdiu - 2019-07-21 23:47

Iranian border guards detain 11 nomads in Kurdistan Region

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-21 14:29

Squeezed by sanctions, Iranian Kurds seek day jobs in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-20 06:09
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— When the car pulled up to the curb in Iraqi Kurdistan’s Erbil, a half-dozen Iranian labourers swarmed around it. Squeezed by US sanctions on Tehran, they were hunting for work across the border. Mostly Kurds themse ...

Kurdistan Islamic Union receives the Iranian consul in the Kurdistan region

Kurdiu - 2019-07-17 19:41

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

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

Sputnik - 2019-07-14 09:18

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. ...

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. ...

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, ...

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

Antiwar - 2019-07-11 13:49

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

Kurdish Elite Congress Kicked Off in Iranian Kurdistan

Gulan Media - 2019-07-02 18:44

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

[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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Kurdistan Sends Crew to Fight Fire in Iran

BAS News - 2019-06-18 14:10
ERBIL — Kurdish firefighters were dispatched urgently after Iranian officials at the KRG-Iran border crossing called for help to extinguish a massive fire on a truck. On Tuesday morning, Kurdish authorities at Haji Omaran border crossing opened the gates ...

Iranian Passenger Bus Catches Fire in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-16 00:06
ERBIL - An Iranian passenger bus caught fire on Saturday in the Kurdistan Region's Soran district, Erbil province, with no casualties reported. Explaining to Kurdistan 24, the head of civil defense corps directorate in Soran, Emad Rekani, said that the i ...

The KMMK-G demanded the immediate and unconditional release of Zara Mohammad

Kurdpa - 2019-06-14 17:17
Kurdpa Agency: the Association for Human Rights in Kurdistan of Iran-Geneva (KMMK-G) calls on the UN Special Rapporteur for Iran to urge Iranian authorities the immediate and unconditional release of Zara Mohammad. ...

KRG Condemns Missile Attack on Saudi Airport

BAS News - 2019-06-13 23:59
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has condemned Wednesday's missile attack carried out by the Yemeni militias of pro-Iranian Houthis on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia which left at least 26 people injured. "We strongly condemn ...

Magnitude 4.1 Earthquake Hits Iranian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-13 10:26
ERBIL — An earthquake of 4.1 on richter scale struck the Iranian Kurdish province of Kurdistan on Thursday. Iranian Mehr news agency said it occurred at 03:52 (Tehran Time), with its center at Shwesha, some 28 kilometers far from Sanandaj. There have bee ...

Iranian companies display goods at fair in Kurdistan Region capital

Rûdaw - 2019-06-11 18:22

Three Kurdish Porters Injured in Iran

BAS News - 2019-06-11 13:26
ERBIL — Three Kurdish porters were injured in separate incidents on the border between Iranian Kurdistan and the Kurdistan Region. According to Hangaw Organization for Human Rights, Iranian border guards opened fire at a group of Kurdish porters on Sunda ...

Two Komala's Peshmergas died in a car crash

Kurdpa - 2019-06-08 20:23
Kurdpa Agency: Two Peshmergas of the Komala Party of Iranian Kurdistan lost their lives in a car accident. ...

Lightning Strike Kills Two in Iranian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-08 14:36
ERBIL — At least two people were killed by separate lightning strikes in the rural areas of Kermanshah province, west o Iran. In the first accident, a 30-year-old man was killed after he was struck by lightning while he was tending to his farm near Chagh ...

Javad Zarif has Congratulated Nechirvan Barzanion Election as KRG President

Waar Media - 2019-05-30 17:41
WAAR_DUHOK In a phone conversation on Wednesday, the Iranian top diplomat also wished success for Barzani and the people of the Kurdistan region. The Iraqi Kurdish parliament elected Barzani, the nephew and son-in-law of veteran leader Masoud Barzani, as ...

Zarif Congratulates Nechirvan Barzani on Kurdistan Presidency

BAS News - 2019-05-29 23:29
ERBIL - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has send a congratulatory message to Nechirvan Barzani on his election as the President of the Kurdistan Region. Zarif offered his congratulations during a phone call with Barzani on Wednesday evening ...

Iranian Forces Kill Four Kurdish Porters, Injure Two

BAS News - 2019-05-28 15:55
ERBIL — Iranian border guards opened fire at a group of Kurdish porters on the border between Kurdistan Region and Iran, killing four porters and injuring two others. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights said in a report that the shooting took place in S ...

Iranian Kurdistan: 30 People Commit Suicide in 30 Days

BAS News - 2019-05-21 14:08
ERBIL — Over the past month, a total of 30 people have committed suicide in different Kurdish provinces of Iran. According to statistics by Hangaw Organization for Human Rights, 17 women and 13 men killed themselves between 20th April and 20th May in the ...

Magnitude 5.3 Earthquake Hits KRG-Iran Border

BAS News - 2019-05-11 14:14
ERBIL — A powerful earthquake hit the border areas of Kurdistan Region and Iranian Kurdistan on Saturday. Initial reports measured the shake at 5.3 on Richter scale, with its center was designated as 32 kilometers southwest of the border town of Halabja. ...

Kurdish Porter Shot Dead by Iranian Forces

BAS News - 2019-05-11 13:22
ERBIL — Iranian border guars killed a Kurdish porter on the border between Iranian Kurdistan and Kurdistan Region on Friday. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights reported that the victim was severely injured and was transferred to a hospital before succu ...

KRG-Iran Border: Kurdish Porter Dies After Falling from Cliff

BAS News - 2019-05-09 15:07
ERBIL — A Kurdish porter from Iranian Kurdish city of Jwanro died on Thursday after falling from a cliff in the mountainous areas between Kurdistan Region and Iranian Kurdistan. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights reported that Hadi Mousazadeh, 50, died ...

Two Sisters Stabbed to Death by Family Members in Iranian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-08 23:45
ERBIL - Two sisters were stabbed to death by their father and a brother in the Iranian Kurdistan on Wednesday evening, a monitoring group confirmed. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights said that the incident took place in the Kurdish city of Sanandaj on ...

Tree Kurdish Tradesmen Killed during the Attack of Iranian Law Enforcement Officers

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-07 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Two Kurdish Tradesmen were killed by direct shootings of law enforcement forces in Oshnavieh (Shno in Kurdish). A Tradesman from Saqqez passed away due to the cardiac arrest during the chase by police forces. “On Apr ...

Iranian Intelligence Bureau Filming the Confessions of Detained Kurdish Activists in Kamyaran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-07 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): On Wednesday evening, Apr 24, 2019 security forces transferred a number of Kurdish environmental activists and Kurdish members of the National Unity Party from the Ministry of Intelligence Detention Centre in Sananda ...

Iranian Kurdistan: Man Slaughters Sister for “Honor”

BAS News - 2019-05-05 15:44
ERBIL — A man in Iranian Kurdistan killed his sister overnight Saturday allegedly as an “honer killing”. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights cited a family friend of the victim who revealed that the man hanged his sister and then beheaded her. The sourc ...

Iranian Forces Kill One Kurdish Porter, Injure Three

BAS News - 2019-05-04 11:32
ERBIL — Iranian border guards in the early morning on Saturday killed a Kurdish porter and injured three others on the border between Iranian Kurdistan and Kurdistan Region. The attack took place near Pawa district of Kermanshah province when the Iranian ...

Kurdistan Oil Best Alternative to Iranian Crude for Turkey: Report

BAS News - 2019-05-03 17:22
Turkey could take into consideration the Kurdistan oil to feed its refineries as it is being forced under US sanctions to distance form Iran when it comes to oil, according to a report by Iraq House Institute for Strategic Studies. The United States anno ...

Iraq hands over Kurdish PAK fighter to Iran, after three-month detention

E-Kurd - 2019-05-02 22:50
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Iranian Kurdistan Freedom Party (PAK) said on Thursday that the federal government has handed over one of their fighter to the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) three months after he was detained ...
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