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Three Turkish soldiers killed in northern Iraq The Turkish military is battling Kurdish militants in the Qandil mountains August 25, 2019

The National AE - 2019-08-26 00:31

Exclusive - Panic Rocks Kurds in Qandil Mountains over Incessant Turkey, Iran Attacks | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-08-24 09:55

Senior PKK female commander Helin Halana killed in Turkish airstrike

E-Kurd - 2019-08-23 12:47
QANDIL MOUNTAINS, Iraqi Kurdistan,— The People’s Defense Forces HPG, the armed wing of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) said on Thursday that one of its senior commanders was killed in a Turkish airstrike. Helin Halana, also known as Layla Karabash, wa ...

PKK confirms death of senior official in Turkish airstrike

E-Kurd - 2019-07-07 23:09
QANDIL MOUNTAINS,— The Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK), the political wing of the PKK, on Sunday confirmed the death of one of its leaders, just a few hours after Turkish media outlets reported that a senior member of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) ...

PKK says Iraqi Kurdistan gov’t statement will pave way for legitimizing Turkish attacks

E-Kurd - 2019-07-01 17:36
QANDIL MOUNTAINS,— The political wing of Kurdistan Workers’ Party PKK, the Kurdistan Communities Union KCK, said in a statement on Sunday that Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) response to last week’s deadly Turkish airstrikes would pave the wa ...

Lands of Iraqi Kurdistan are turned over to Turks, KCK leader says

E-Kurd - 2019-07-01 17:36
QANDIL MOUNTAINS,— The Executive Council Member of the Kurdistan Communities Union KCK, the political wing of Kurdistan Workers’ Party PKK, Mrs. Sozdar Avesta, said the Iraqi Kurdistan authorities have officially handed over the lands of South [Iraqi] Ku ...

Turkey Bombs a Group Of Leaders Of PKK

Waar Media - 2019-03-27 15:23
WAAR_DUHOK The Turkish army announced on Wednesday that four of Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) leaders were injured. The Turkish army and the intelligence service launched an attack in the Qandil mountains, wounding four PKK leaders, Anadolu News Agency r ...

KCK denounces PUK for closing Tavgari Azadi offices in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2018-11-30 19:03
QANDIL MOUNTAINS,— The Kurdistan Communities Union, (Koma Civaken Kurdistan – KCK), the political umbrella group that includes the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), strongly came out against the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) closing the branch offices ...

Villages high in Qandil Mountains damaged in recent floods

Rûdaw - 2018-10-30 16:29

PKK says 26 Turkish soldiers killed in attacks in Kurdish southeast

E-Kurd - 2018-08-24 19:35
QANDIL MOUNTAINS,— The Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) said it had carried out several attacks against the Turkish army in the Kurdish region in southeastern Turkey (Turkish Kurdistan), killing 26 soldiers. The military wing of the PKK, the People’s Defen ...

Continued Killing of Kolbars; A Young Kolbar killed by Military Forces in Piranshahr

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-08-09 02:00
Following the killing of Kolbars and tradesmen in different cities of Kurdistan, Iranian Disciplinary Forces (NAJA) fired at Qandil’s borderland mountains this morning and shot dead a young Kolbar. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed t ...

PKK calls Turkey's election results 'illegitimate'

Kurdistan24 - 2018-06-26 20:13
PKK fighters make their way through the Qandil Mountains of the Kurdistan Region. (Photo: Archive) ...

Turkish jets target PKK meeting in Kurdistan’s Qandil mountains, says Erdogan

Kurdistan24 - 2018-06-17 14:30
A Turkish Air Force F16 jet fighter takes off in a military base. (Photo: Reuters) ...

Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish militants in Iraq's Qandil, Erdogan says

Reuters - 2018-06-16 22:43
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish warplanes have struck a meeting of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in Iraq's Qandil mountains, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, adding that Ankara believed high-profile militants had been hit. ...

Iraqi PM denies giving support for Turkish anti-PKK operation in Qandil

Waar Media - 2018-06-14 12:24
WAAR-DUHOK: There is no understanding with Turkey about the launch of military operations in the Qandil Mountains; these statements are only electoral propaganda, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Tuesday. “Iraq’s sovereignty is a red-line, an ...

Turkish Defence Minister: Turkey is in full agreement with Baghdad on Qandil operation

Waar Media - 2018-06-12 13:46
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkey will remain in northern Iraq until all PKK groups are removed, Defence Minister Nurettin Canikli said on Tuesday, amid increasing government warnings of a military operation against Kurdish Guerilla based in the Qandil mountains. Speak ...

Erdogan declares Qandil operation against PKK

Waar Media - 2018-06-11 17:01
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday said an operation against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has begun in the Qandil mountains on the Iraq-Iran border and the Yezidi-Kurdish homeland of Shingal (Sinjar), which is under the c ...

Erdogan says Turkey will strike northern Iraq if Baghdad does not clear Kurdish militants

Reuters - 2018-06-08 01:04
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey will strike Kurdish militant camps in the mountains of northern Iraq in Qandil, Sinjar and Makhmur if the Iraqi central government does not clear the area of militants, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday. ...

Turkey threatens to invade Kurdish stronghold of Qandil mountains soon

The Region - 2018-06-05 02:27
Turkey threatens to invade Kurdish stronghold of Qandil mountains soon ...

Turkish warplanes bomb foothills of Qandil Mountains in Kurdistan Region

NRT - 2018-04-25 13:22

Turkish Warplanes Bombard Qandil Mountains

BAS News - 2018-03-29 10:41
ERBIL - The Turkish warplanes have again bombarded the mountainous areas in the Kurdistan Region overnight on Wednesday with no immediate casualties reported due to heavy strikes. According to local sources, the Turkish jets have carried out airstrikes o ...

Iraq's foreign minister says no joint anti-PKK campaign with Turkey

K24 - 2018-03-21 18:47
Soldiers of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), headquartered in the Qandil Mountains of northern Iraq. (Photo: Reuters) ...

Turkish jets strike foothills of Qandil Mountains

NRT - 2018-01-29 09:48

The victim of 2 people due to artillery attacks Iranian Revolutionary Guards Islamic Republic of Iran

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-14 01:01
According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association Report, IRGC artillery attackes in Baleh Kaya Ti region near the city of Rania _Chuman and Qandil Mountains have resulted in the loss of two Kurd citizens and many financial losses. According to a citize ...

Turkish jets shell foothills of Qandil Mountains (Video)

NRT - 2017-07-20 13:31

Turkish jets shell Qandil Mountains in Kurdistan Region

KurdPress - 2017-06-21 09:34
Turkish warplanes shelled villages in the foothills of the Qandil Mountains in the Kurdistan Region on Tuesday, June 20, evening. ...

Turkish jets once again shell Qandil Mountains in Kurdistan Region

NRT - 2017-05-31 12:26

Turkish warplanes shell foothills of Qandil Mountains

NRT - 2017-05-30 14:03

PKK Moved Over 250 Young Yezidis to Mount Qandil: Official

BAS News - 2017-04-04 15:16
Among them are children who fled IS ERBIL — Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) has armed and transferred more than 250 youth from the Kurdish Yezidi dominated Sinjar town to their bases in Qandil Mountains and due to PKK's acts, Sinjar people no longer trust ...

Kurdish MP Calls for Expelling PKK from Occupied Villages

BAS News - 2017-03-01 12:54
He blames PKK for collecting taxes from people ERBIL — Kurdistan Region authorities should force Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) guerrillas to withdraw from the villages at the skirt of Qandil Mountains, a Kurdish MP said.Speaking to BasNews on Wednesday, ...

Karayilan: PKK are completely prepared for any fight against Turkish forces in the Qandil Mountains

Waar Media - 2017-02-23 12:29
WAAR-DUHOK: A Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Executive Committee member has predicted a “tough fight” between the PKK and Turkish forces in the Qandil Mountains. PKK Executive Committee member, Murat Karayilan, told the PKK’s media wing on Wednesday (Feb ...

PKK leader predicts “tough fight” with Turkish army in Qandil Mountains

KurdPress - 2017-02-23 12:05
A member of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Executive Committee has predicted a “tough fight” between the PKK and Turkish forces in the Qandil Mountains. ...

PKK’s Karayilan predicts “tough fight” with Turkish army in Qandil Mountains

NRT - 2017-02-23 09:39

Turkish jets target PKK positions in Qandil mountains

Rûdaw - 2017-02-22 16:26
Today’s bombings come two days after the bombings of the surrounding areas. ...

Turkey must respect martyrs’ cemeteries

ANHA - 2017-02-20 13:49
KOBANÎ- The Democratic Society Movement warned the Turkish government about bombarding Martyrs’ cemetery in Qandil Mountains, and said that these attacks are against the most precious for Kurdistan so the Turkish state must be careful about that and respe ...

Turkish jets bomb PKK bases in Qandil

KurdPress - 2017-02-18 09:33
Turkish warplanes bombed the bases of Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and two villages at the skirts of Qandil Mountains, in Kurdistan Region. ...

Turkish Jets Strike PKK Positions in Qandil

BAS News - 2017-02-17 16:50
Bombs hit two villages of Kurdistan Region ERBIL — The bases of Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) came under airstrikes by Turkish warplanes and two villages at the skirts of Qandil Mountains were affected by the bombing. A number of villagers from Warte Di ...

Turkish jets bomb Qandil Mountains

KurdPress - 2017-01-07 09:24
Turkey jets bombed, on the excuse of the presence of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) forces, the Qandil Mountains in Kurdistan Region. ...

PKK to withdraw from Iraq’s Sinjar, senior PKK figure says

E-Kurd - 2017-01-01 04:37
QANDIL MOUNTAINS,— A senior figure from the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and member of its political wing, Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK) Murat Karayilan has said the group will withdraw its forces from the Sinjar district near Mosul in northwest Ira ...

Exclusive: Senior Kurdish rebel leader warns Iraq must stay united to defeat ‘savage’ Isis

- 2016-12-25 00:24
Fazel Hawramy in the Qandil mountains, 29 December 2014 The Guardian Iraq must remain a united country in order to defeat the jihadis of the Islamic State, a senior leader of the rebel Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has insisted. Cemil Bayik, co-founder o ...

Turkey cannot defeat PKK in Iraqi Kurdistan, top leader Bayik says

E-Kurd - 2016-11-20 21:16
QANDIL,— The head of the Communities in Kurdistan (KCK) , the political wing of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Cemil Bayik, said Turkey would face a “big loss” if it launched an operation in Iraqi Kurdistan’s Qandil Mountains, where PKK are positioned. T ...

Turkey won’t allow Shingal to turn into another Qandil: Erdogan

KurdPress - 2016-11-06 05:04
Ankara would not allow the Iraqi northern Kurdish city of Shingal to turn into another Qandil, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, referring to Qandil Mountains in the north of Iraq which is the main basis of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). ...

Turkey won’t allow Shingal to turn into another Qandil: Erdogan

KurdPress - 2016-10-29 11:28
Ankara would not allow the Iraqi northern Kurdish city of Shingal to turn into another Qandil, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, referring to Qandil Mountains in the north of Iraq which is the main basis of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). ...

Iran says 12 Kurdish fighters killed in clashes

Kurdistan24 - 2016-10-05 15:37
Members of the Party of Free Life of Kurdistan (PJAK) are seen at their base in the Qandil mountains stretching along the Kurdistan Region and Iran border, May 2014. (Photo: AFP) ...

Turkish warplanes renew airstrikes on Qandil mountains

PUK Media - 2015-10-19 00:25

Life in the Qandil Mountains of Iraqi Kurdistan

Jadaliyya - 2015-10-08 15:00

Turkey jets bomb Qandil Mountains

Kurd Press - 2015-08-22 11:40
Turkey fighter jets bombed the bases of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Qandil Mountains in Kurdistan Region northern Iraq. ...

NewHDP delegation heads to Qandil Mountains to meet KCK leaders

NRT-TV - 2015-05-20 14:28

HDP delegation travels to Qandil Mountains for talks with PKK

Kurd Press - 2015-02-23 20:48
A pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) delegation has traveled to the Qandil Mountains in northern Iraq to meet senior members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) as part of talks on the ongoing settlement process being conducted betwee ...

HDP committee heads to Qandil Mountains

Kurd Press - 2014-12-24 09:01
As the reconciliation process continues to be negotiated between Ankara and the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) in order to end the decades-long Kurdish conflict, the details of Monday's meeting have been released. The meeting was described by all pa ...

HDP delegation pays visit to Qandil Mountains

Kurd Press - 2014-12-10 16:38
The Peoples' Democratic Party's (HDP) delegation, with the exception of Istanbul Deputy Sirri Sureyya Onder, visited the Qandil Mountains in Iraqi Kurdistan to discuss the details of its recent meetings, with Deputy Prime Minister Yalcin Akdogan on M ...

PUK delegation visits Qandil Mountains

Kurd Press - 2014-10-09 13:24
In order to express their support to the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani and discussing that latest situation in the city, a delegation from Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) is planned to visit Qandil mountains, where there are tha bases of the Kurdi ...

Qandil Mountains under Iranian military control

BasNews - 2014-06-04 18:58

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