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UK Committed to Supporting Peshmerga Ministry Reform

BAS News - 2019-10-15 13:52
ERBIL — The UK is committed to the joint efforts aimed at introducing wide-range reforms at the Peshmerga ministry of Kurdistan Region, a senior military official said. During a meeting between Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani and UK’s Defens ...

Russia's military police patrol contact line between Syrian, Turkish forces: RIA

Reuters - 2019-10-15 13:38
Russian military police are patrolling the contact line between Syrian and Turkish forces in northern Syria, the RIA news agency cited Russia's defense ministry as saying on Tuesday. ...

China Urges Turkey to End Syria Offensive

BAS News - 2019-10-15 11:21
ERBIL — China has urged the Turkish government to put an end to its military incursion into Syria where over 160,000 civilians have been displaces in less than a week with several dozens killed, the foreign ministry said. Turkey has been pushing deeper i ...

China urges Turkey to halt military action in Syria-foreign ministry

Reuters - 2019-10-15 10:26
China's foreign ministry urged Turkey on Tuesday to stop military action in Syria and "come back to the right track". Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang made the comments at a daily briefing in Beijing. ...

For the first time in Kurdistan, a language center dedicated for the Peshmerga will be established

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-15 06:56
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga For the first time in Kurdistan, the Minister of Peshmerga, jointly with the Coalition Forces, is establishing a language center for the Peshmerga. The center will focus on the English and German languages, and will be ...

MOPE and Coalition Forces conduct their periodic meeting

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-15 02:12
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga During the periodic meeting between MOPE and Coalition Forces, KRG Minister of Peshmerga emphasized on increased relations and cooperation between them. On October 14, 2019, Shorsh Ismael (KRG Minister of Peshmerga) su ...

Staff of Peshmerga Hospital participate in a training program and receive certificates of completion

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-14 20:19
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On October 10, 2019, active staff of the Peshmerga Hospital participated in a theoretical and practical training course, supervised by the General Directorate of Medical Affairs and an American team from GSMSG, and rec ...

No Legal Justification for Turkish Offensive against Kurds: Germany

BAS News - 2019-10-14 15:34
ERBIL — Germany sees no justification for the ongoing Turkish military actions in north east Syria against the Kurds, a spokesman for the German foreign ministry said on Monday. “As things stand, we cannot see how the current situation in Syria could leg ...

President Nechirvan Barzani: “War paves the way for the resurgence of more serious and vicious terror campaigns.”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-13 16:39
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga President Nechirvan Barzani says the Kurdistan Region is deeply concerned about the military operation in Syria. In a statement on Thursday, the President of the Kurdistan Region called upon the international community ...

KRG Minister of Peshmerga: “There is a strong political motive to reorganize the Peshmerga.”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-13 03:28
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga KRG Minister of Peshmerga emphasized on improving the salaries and conditions of the Peshmerga and states, “We will fortify our efforts on reorganization and eliminating the large gap and difference between the Peshmer ...

Turkish troops seize the centre of Syrian border town

Al Jazeera - 2019-10-12 20:28
Turkish forces take control of Ras al-Ain, defence ministry says in claim rebutted by Kurdish forces. ...

Syrian Kurds deny Turkey has taken battleground border Serêkaniyê town

E-Kurd - 2019-10-12 15:49
BEIRUT,— Kurdish forces in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeastern Syria denied on Saturday claims by the Turkish defence ministry that its forces had taken the battleground border town of Serêkaniyê (Ras al-Ain), the first in its four-day-old offensiv ...

SDF Refutes Turkey’s Claim of Control over Ras al-Ayn

BAS News - 2019-10-12 15:05
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) rejected a report by Turkey which claimed its forces had taken control of the border town of Ras al-Ayn (Sare Kani) in East Euphrates, north of Syria. The claim was made by Turkey’s Defense Ministry ...

NATO warns of increased instability and continued threat from ISIS

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-12 00:07
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On October 11, 2019, Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), stated during a press conference in Turkey, “We are concerned about increased threats and instability in the re ...

Turkey loses it’s first soldier in Syrian clash with Kurdish fighters

WarIsBoring - 2019-10-11 19:59
dpa, Hamburg, Germany A Turkish soldier was killed in the cross-border offensive in north-eastern Syria, the Turkish Defence Ministry said on Friday. This is Turkey’s first reported military fatality in Operation Peace Spring that started on Wednesday. Th ...

Two Turkish soldiers killed in Kurdish militant attack in Syria: ministry

Reuters - 2019-10-11 18:46
Two Turkish soldiers were killed after a mortar attack hit the area near a military post in a part of northern Syria where Ankara mounted an operation against Kurdish militants last year, the defense ministry said on Friday. ...

Turkey Reports First Military Fatality in Syria Incursion

Time - 2019-10-11 11:08
Turkey's Defense Ministry also said the total number of Kurdish fighters killed in the incursion now numbers 277 ...

Turkey presses Syrian assault as thousands flee the fighting

Washington Post - 2019-10-10 16:34
Turkey’s Defense Ministry says Turkish ground troops continuing advance against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria ...

Turkey says its forces seized targets in Syrian Kurdistan offensive: ministry

E-Kurd - 2019-10-10 13:29
ISTANBUL,— Turkey said its forces seized designated targets on the second day of an offensive against a Kurdish militia in Syrian Kurdistan, northern Syrian, after a withdrawal by U.S. forces opened up a dangerous new phase in the region’s eight-year-old ...

MOPE Director of Media & National Awareness participated in KRG Council of Ministers’ Media and Information seminar

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-10 08:11
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga KRG Council of Minister’s Directorate of Media & Information, in an effort to increase transparency, has a new agenda to reorganize the media department of all the ministers and collecting their data through a central ...

Turkey launches ground offensive in northern Syria, Kurds say attack ‘repelled’

E-Kurd - 2019-10-10 01:42
BEIRUT,— Turkish troops and pro-Ankara Syrian Arab rebels, who are considered as mercenary fighters for Turkey, entered Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria on Wednesday night, the Turkish defense ministry said, starting a land offensive against ...

Turkish forces hit 181 militant targets in Syria operation: defense ministry

Reuters - 2019-10-09 23:54
The Turkish army has hit a total of 181 militant targets with air strikes and howitzers since the start of operation into northeast Syria, the Turkish defense ministry said on Wednesday. ...

KRG’s statement on the recent developments across Western Kurdistan

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-09 01:43
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga “The Kurdistan Regional Government is deeply concerned by the United States’ decision to withdraw from the safe zone in northeastern Syria and by reports of a potential unilateral military operation by Turkey. The gove ...

Iraq Protests: 165 People Killed in One Week

BAS News - 2019-10-09 00:28
ERBIL - Iraq's Ministry of Health revealed in a statement on Tuesday that 165 people were killed during the one week of protests. A source from the ministry told Iraqi media reports that the majority of the victims were protesters, while part of them wer ...

Initiative to reorganize Peshmerga Infantry Brigades has began

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-08 16:59
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga KRG Ministry of Peshmerga, jointly with the Coalition Forces, has began an initiative to reform and reorganize the infantry units of Peshmerga brigades. The first step towards that objective was implemented for the 4th ...

Russia, Turkey discuss northeast Syria amid tensions

Reuters - 2019-10-08 15:37
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discussed the situation in northeast Syria with his Turkish counterpart by phone on Tuesday, the foreign ministry said, amid tensions over a possible Turkish military operation there. ...

Iran opposes Turkish military action in Syrian Kurdistan, Zarif says

E-Kurd - 2019-10-08 09:30
TEHRAN,— Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in a phone call that Tehran is opposed to military action in Syria, the foreign ministry said. “Zarif voiced opposition to military action” and “urged res ...

Turkish Defense Ministry says preparations complete for Syria offensive

Reuters - 2019-10-08 01:21
All preparations for a possible military operation into northeastern Syria are completed, the Turkish Defense Ministry said in a Twitter post late on Monday. ...

Completion ceremony of a medical training program for the Peshmerga Hospital’s staff

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-06 22:42
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On October 6, 2019, the completion ceremony of a training program for the medical staff of the Peshmerga Hospital was held at Zeravani Bnaslawa Training Center, where the participants showcased their acquired practical ...

Deputy Minister of Peshmerga met with a U.S. Military Delegation

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-06 20:53
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On October 6, 2019, Sarbast Lazgin, KRG Deputy Minister of Peshmerga, met with Colonel Selin and Major Lov, consultants at the U.S. Joint Security Cooperation Office. During the meeting, in which BG Hazhar Omar (MOPE D ...

Sulemani Training Center completes Drill Instructor Training Program

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-06 07:29
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On October 2, 2019, Sulemani Infantry Training Center completed a drill instructor development training program. The ceremony was attended by Mustafa Chawrash (Commander of 70th unit), Lieutenant-General Imad (Commande ...

Kirkuk Infantry Training Center completes Military Engineering Training Program

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-05 20:25
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On October 2, 2o1i, Kirkuk Infantry Training Center completed a military engineering training program, supervised by the Coalition Forces. During the graduation ceremony, a number of speeches were given followed by pre ...

Minister of Peshmerga: “We value the support and cooperation of the Coalition Forces.”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-05 00:06
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On September 26, 2019, Shorsh Ismael (KRG Minister of Peshmerga) received a high military delegation from the Global Coalition, led by General Strikeland. During the meeting, in addition to mentioning increased relatio ...

Kurdish political parties form the (Kurdish Coalition) for the sake of the disputed terrorities in the upcoming election

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-04 23:38
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On September 28, 2019, in an effort to enter as a single list in the Council of Iraqi Provinces election in the coming April and preserve the Kurdish identity and voice of the disputed territories, 9 Kurdish political ...

Pentagon signs Memorandum, extending support and cooperation for the Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-04 23:13
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Minister of Peshmerga: “This decision proves your dedication and commitment to jointly working towards securing and stabilizing the region.” The United States of America extends their support and cooperation of the Pes ...

Kurdistan rejects call from Iraqi federal government to suspend Internet: ministry

E-Kurd - 2019-10-04 17:54
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan regional Government’s (KRG) Ministry of Transportation and Communications said on Thursday that it had rejected a call by the federal government to cut off the internet in the Kurdistan region. In res ...

Minister of Peshmerga: “The MOPE will always welcome Humanitarian Organizations with open arms.”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-04 16:52
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On September 29, 2019, Shorsh Ismael (KRG Minister of Peshmerga) met with Vera Rodvick (representative to Red Cross in Kurdistan Region) and Jyro Manabi (Medical Legislation Expert) and Rihan Ba’shir (Protection Office ...

MOPE Chief-of-Staff met with high delegation from the Coalition Forces, emphasizing on increased support for the Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-04 07:35
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On October 1, 2019, Lieutenant-General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff) received a delegation from the Global Coalition, consisting of both General Commanders, Colonel Holden and Colonel Selin, along with the ...

The Kurdish Coalition announced its head, logo and slogan

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-04 02:40
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On October 1, 2019, the participating political parties in the Kurdish Coalition conducted their third meeting and elected their head, Abdulrahman Mustafa (former Kirkuk Governor), through majority votes. Additionally, ...

Masrour Barzani: “We are working towards reorganization and reform within the Peshmerga.”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-04 00:33
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On October 2, 2019, during a conference in Kurdistan University regarding the strategy and stability of Iraq and Kurdistan Region, HE Masrour Barzani (KRG Prime Minister) gave a speech where he emphasized on KRG strate ...

Specialized medical course conducted for Peshmerga Hospital

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-03 21:18
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On October 2, 2019, the General Directorate of Medical Affairs partnered with the American GSMSG (Global Surgical and Medical Support Group), conducting a medical development course for the Peshmerga Hospital. The cour ...

Duhok Training Center completes a training program for Peshmerga Drill Instructors

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-03 16:28
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On October 2, 2019, Duhok Infantry Training Center completed a military training program, dedicated for Peshmerga drill instructors and administered by the Coalition Forces. The graduation ceremony was attended by BG S ...

Two ISIS children handed over to Australian delegation

ANF - 2019-10-03 09:12
Two children of ISIS members from Australia have been handed over to a delegation from the Australian Ministry of Foreign Affairs by the autonomous administration at the Sêmalka border crossing. ...

Iraq Puts Forces on High Alert as Protests Continue

BAS News - 2019-10-03 06:35
ERBIL - Iraqi Defense Ministry ordered on Wednesday the security forces to be put on high alert as the protests in several major cities have intensified. Defense Minister Najah al-Shammari ordered the forces to be ready to protect the country's public of ...

Iraq Summons Iranian Envoy over Comments on US Forces

BAS News - 2019-10-03 06:35
ERBIL - Iraqi Foreign Ministry has summoned the Iranian Ambassador to Baghdad Iraj Masjedi over his comments on the US forces in the country earlier last week. During an interview with an Iraqi TV channel, Masjedi threatened that his country could target ...

Iraqi Kurdistan halts import of vehicles manufactured before 2018

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 06:22
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Interior Ministry decided on Wednesday to suspend the importation of vehicles manufactured before 2018 and mandated that imported used vehicles must carry Certificate of Co ...

Turkey says it downed unidentified drone on Syrian border

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 06:22
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s air force on Sunday downed an unidentified drone on the Syrian border after it breached Turkish air space six times, the defence ministry said. “An unmanned aerial vehicle which violated our air space six times (on Saturday)… was down ...

Bryar passed away, following his father’s martyrdom

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-08-29 10:18
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Bryar is the son of martyr Aso Jalal, the Peshmerga martyr who lost his life in a terrorist attack on a base in Koks village in Garmian at the end of July. Due to the sorrow and mental stress induced by his father’s de ...

Medical Affairs of the Reform Consultancy Committee conducted a meeting

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-08-29 06:20
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On August 27, 2019, the periodic meeting between Reform Consultancy Committee and Coalition Forces was conducted. The meeting was supervised by Dr. Rizgar Ali (General Director of Medical Affairs) and attended by Dr. R ...

KRG Minister of Peshmerga meets with UNAMI delegation

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-08-29 01:20
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On August 27, 2019, Shorsh Ismael (KRG Minister of Peshmerga) met with Manoj Masio and Frank Lanaho, political consultants to United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). During the meeting, the Minister of Pesh ...

We don’t know any details about Iraqi Kurdistan oil deals for over 13 years: Finance Committee member

E-Kurd - 2019-08-28 23:04
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Member of the Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament’s Finance Committee Sherko Jawdat Mustafa said on Wednesday that the Ministry of Natural Resources has not shared any of the Kurdistan region’s oil contracts with the commit ...

Minister of Peshmerga: “Coalition’s support is vital for the Peshmerga.”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-08-28 19:10
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga KRG Minister of Peshmerga warns of ISIS’s new terrorist plan and threatening humanity in secrecy. On August 27, 2019, Shorsh Ismael (Minister of Peshmerga) met with Miklos Sabo (Hungarian Deputy Consul General in Erbil ...

Hundreds of Peshmerga completed a military training program in Bnaslawa Training Center

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-08-28 11:28
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On August 27, 2019, in the attendance of Rebar Ahmad (KRG Minister of Interior), Sarbast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga), Major-General Aziz Waisi (Commander of Zeravani Peshmerga Forces) and commanders of KTCC, ...

Deputy Minister of Peshmerga meets with high military delegation from the United States

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-08-27 17:05
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On August 26, 2019, Sarbast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga), in the attendance of Brigadier-General Hazhar Omar (Peshmerga Director of Cooperation & Relations), received a U.S. military delegation consisting of C ...

Eight HDP councillors dismissed by the Ministry of Interior

ANF - 2019-08-26 08:55
Eight HDP councillors of Tusba, Edremit and Çaldıran municipalities, in the province of Van, were dismissed. ...

Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff received a military delegation from the U.S. Consulate in Erbil

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-08-25 18:56
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On August 25, 2019, Lieutenant-General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff) received Colonel Selin (Military Cooperation Officer at U.S. Consulate in Erbil) and his accompanying delegation. During the meeting, bot ...

Three Turkish soldiers killed, seven wounded in clash with PKK in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-08-25 18:44
ANKARA,— Three Turkish soldiers were killed and seven were wounded in a clash with Kurdish militants in Iraqi Kurdistan region, the Turkish defence ministry said Sunday. The statement came after Turkey on Friday launched the third phase of an operation b ...

Turkey begins third phase ‘Operation Claw 3’ against PKK in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-08-24 16:09
ANKARA,— Turkey’s defense ministry says it has launched a third military operation against Kurdish militants of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party PKK in Iraqi Kurdistan region, state-run Anadolu agency reported. The ministry, in a statement Saturday, announce ...

Fourth phase of ‘Will of Victory’ operation begins: Iraqi defense ministry

Rûdaw - 2019-08-24 11:54
The latest anti-ISIS op is in the Anbar province ...

Peace in Kurdistan Campaign wrote to UK Foreign Minister

ANF - 2019-08-24 08:19
Peace in Kurdistan Campaign has written to UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab about the dismissal of the co-mayors of Diyarbakir, Van and Mardin by the Turkish Ministry of Interior on 19 August 2019. ...

Commemoration of the 36th Anniversary of Barzani Anfal Genocide

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-08-22 15:14
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga ...

Parliamentary question by Dutch parties on usurped municipalities

ANF - 2019-08-22 15:06
Several political parties and MPs in the Netherlands submitted a written question to the Dutch foreign ministry regarding the AKP-MHP confiscating the Amed, Van and Mardin municipalities. ...

Human Rights Watch: The AKP violated voters' rights

ANF - 2019-08-21 08:55
Human Rights Watch said that "the Turkish Interior Ministry’s removal of three democratically elected mayors in the major municipalities of the Kurdish southeast and eastern regions blatantly violates the rights of voters and suspends local democracy. ...

Iraq’s Baiji oil refinery operating normally, unaffected by nearby fire: Ministry

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-20 08:52
An oil refinery is seen in the city of Baiji, home to Iraq's largest oil refinery, Monday, Oct. 6, 2003. (Photo: AP/Ivan Sekretarev) ...

Turkish police detain 418 people in Kurdish militant probe: ministry

Reuters - 2019-08-19 18:24
Turkish police have detained 418 people in 29 provinces in an investigation targeting suspects with links to the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group, the Interior Ministry said on Monday. ...

Turkey ousts three Kurdish mayors for suspected militant links, launches security operation

Reuters - 2019-08-19 16:10
Turkey on Monday replaced Kurdish mayors with state officials in three cities and detained more than 400 people for suspected militant links, the Interior Ministry said, a move likely to fuel tensions in the mainly Kurdish southeast. ...

Turkey replaces pro-Kurdish party mayors in southeast over terror probes: ministry

Reuters - 2019-08-19 06:50
Turkey replaced the pro-Kurdish party mayors of the southeastern cities of Diyarbakir, Van and Mardin on Monday over terrorism-related investigations, appointing the state governors in those provinces in their place, the Interior Ministry said. ...

Meeting between the Ministry of Peshmerga and Coalition Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-08-18 21:10
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga ...

First 100 orphans born into ISIS to be handed over to Germany

ANF - 2019-08-18 12:43
On Monday some 100 orphans born to ISIS members will be handed over to the German Foreign Ministry envoys. ...

Trade body planning business mission to Iraq

Kathimerini - 2019-08-15 18:05
and Erbil, in Iraqi Kurdistan. The mission is sponsored by Greece’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs ...

Turkish drones start operating in Kurdish northern Syria: ministry

E-Kurd - 2019-08-14 21:23
ISTANBUL,— Turkish drones have started operating in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria where Washington and Ankara have agreed to create a safe zone, Turkey’s Defence Ministry said on Wednesday. Turkey and the United States agreed last week to s ...

Minister of Peshmerga receives a delegation from Kurdistan Democratic Party’s 2nd Branch

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-08-11 06:19
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On August 1, 2019, Shorsh Ismael, Minister of Peshmerga, received a delegation of Kurdistan Democratic Party’s 2nd Branch, led by Ahmad Kani, head of the branch. During the meeting, the delegation congratulated the new ...

Commemoration ceremony of the 5th Anniversary of Yezidi Genocide in Duhok

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-08-09 14:11
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On August 4, 2019, Nechirvan Barzani (President of Kurdistan Region), Masrour Barzani (KRG Prime Minister) and Mir Hazim Beg (Mir of Ezidis), Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert (United Nations Sec-General representative in Ira ...

Baghdad prison break 'mastermind' arrested: Interior Ministry

Rûdaw - 2019-08-08 21:46
The fugitive and an accomplice were arrested in the east of Baghdad ...

U.S., Turkish officials reportedly agree on safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan: state media

E-Kurd - 2019-08-07 17:49
ISTANBUL,— U.S. and Turkish military officials reportedly have agreed that the safe-zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria will be a “peace corridor” for displaced Syrians longing to return home, the Turkish National Defense Ministry said We ...

Minister of Peshmerga supervises periodic meeting between MOPE and Global Coalition

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-08-06 19:50
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Minister of Peshmerga, during the periodic meeting between the Ministry of Peshmerga and Coalition partners, reiterates the partnership and cooperation between them and says, “Cooperation and working together towards t ...

UK joins US Strait of Hormuz mission; Iran slams sanctions

Rûdaw - 2019-08-05 22:13
Britain’s Ministry of Defense said it “will draw largely on assets already in the region ...

Kurdistan Parliament recognizes August 3 as Yezidi Kurds Genocide Remembrance Day

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-08-04 10:21
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Kurdistan Parliament, despite being on a break, conducted a meeting on August 3, 2019 in order to vote on deciding a day to serve as the Yezidi Kurds Genocide Remembrance Day. They reached a resolution, through a unifi ...

3G Training Course concluded at Peshmerga Directorate of Communications

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-08-02 09:59
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On July 30, 2019, a training course for 3G in HARS for 15 officers and cadre from the brigades and directorates of MOPE concluded at the Directorate of Communications. The course took place over 3 days, where academic ...

KESK members attacked by police in Ankara

ANF - 2019-08-01 16:02
KESK members were attacked by the police during a press statement near the Labor Ministry. ...

Duhok Infantry Training Center

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-31 00:33
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Duhok Infantry Training Center was established at the same time of the Ministry of Peshmerga. It is located in Atroush region in Duhok Province, and continuously provides training for more than 6 Peshmerga brigades. In ...

Iraqi Kurdistan ministry ‘plans’ to build a railway network across the Kurdish region

E-Kurd - 2019-07-29 20:36
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) ministry has announced plans for an inter-province railway for Iraqi Kurdistan, as part of a wider regeneration of the Region’s transport network. “One of the plans of the reco ...

Media Instructor Development Training Course concluded in Baghdad, participated in by the Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-28 09:42
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On July 15, 2019, a number of officials and officers from the Ministry of Peshmerga and Iraqi Army participated in a media instructor development training course, supervised by the Coalition Forces. The conclusion cere ...

Peshmerga Officers participated in U.S. Defense Language Institute

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-27 01:35
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga As part of the military cooperation between the United States and Kurdistan Region, a number of Peshmerga officers participated in military training programs across the U.S. this year, with higher participation numbers ...

Minister of Peshmerga visited the Directorates and Departments at Ministry of Peshmerga’s Headquarters

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-26 19:00
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On July 21, 2019, after beginning his duties as the Minister of Peshmerga, Shorsh Ismael and Sarbast Lazgin, Deputy Minister of Peshmerga, as well as number of high officials visited the office of Chief-of-Staff, Secre ...

Israeli fans to be allowed to fly flags in soccer stadium but not outside -- ministry | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-07-26 11:31

Commander of Italian Forces in Kurdistan visited the Ministry of Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-26 03:19
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On July 22, 2019, General Forteza, Commander of Italian Forces in Erbil, and Colonel Levato, Commander of KTCC, visited the Ministry of Peshmerga and met with Major-General Qaraman Kamal, Peshmerga Deputy Chief-of-Pesh ...

High Military Delegation from Germany visit the Ministry of Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-25 17:57
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On July 23, 2019, Shorsh Ismael (Minister of Peshmerga), Sarbast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga), Peshmerga Sec-General, Chief-of-Staff and Director of Peshmerga Cooperation & Relations received a high military d ...

Ministry of Peshmerga conducted Periodic Meeting with the Coalition Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-25 06:15
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On July 23, 2019, Shorsh Ismael (Minister of Peshmerga) supervised the periodic meeting between the Ministry of Peshmerga and Coalition partners. Sarbast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga), Sec-General and Chief-of- ...

Israel says hosting Iraqi, Saudi journalists for the first time

E-Kurd - 2019-07-22 21:55
JERUSALEM, Israel,— Israel’s foreign ministry said Sunday the country will this week host six journalists from Arab countries including, for the first time, Iraq and Saudi Arabia. The visit comes as Israel seeks to improve ties with Gulf Arab countries, ...

Train carried phosphate attacked in Syria

ANF - 2019-07-22 08:29
The Syrian Ministry of Transport reported a "terrorist" attack on a train carrying phosphate in the center of the country. ...

Ministry of Peshmerga welcomes new Minister

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-20 16:08
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On July 15, 2019, Karim Sinjari (acting Minister of Peshmerga), Sarbast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga), Peshmerga Sec-General, Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff and a number of high officials and commanders from the Mini ...

Turkish soldier killed, six wounded in operation in Iraq's north

Reuters - 2019-07-19 18:06
A Turkish soldier was killed and six wounded on Friday in an operation in northern Iraq during clashes with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the Turkish defense ministry said. ...

Gunmen ambush Turkish diplomats inside Iraqi restaurant, killing one

The New Mail - 2019-07-18 11:29
A Turkish diplomat was shot and killed in a restaurant in the Kurdish region of Iraq Wednesday, the Turkish Foreign Ministry and media said. The attackers entered the restaurant in… The post Gunmen ambush Turkish diplomats inside Iraqi restaurant, killin ...

Peshmerga a pillar of discussion between the Kurdistan Region’s High Delegation with Iraqi President, Prime Minister and Head of Parliament

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-17 21:22
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, Masrour Barzani, KRG Prime Minister, and his accompanying delegation consisting of the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Peshmerga, Minister of Interior, Minister of Finance and Head of the ...

Turkish diplomat, one other shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan capital

E-Kurd - 2019-07-17 19:38
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— At least two people including a Turkish diplomat were shot dead on Wednesday in a rare attack in the Iraqi Kurdistan capital city of Erbil, Kurdish security officials and Turkey’s foreign ministry said. A gunman op ...

Turkish diplomat killed by gunmen in northern Iraqi city of Irbil

Washington Post - 2019-07-17 17:41
The attack on a restaurant also killed an unidentified Iraqi citizen, according to Iraq’s Foreign Ministry. ...

The verdict of a Kurdish citizen has increased in the appeals court with the pressure of the Ministry of Intelligence

Kurdpa - 2019-07-15 14:33
Kurdpa Agency: The verdict of a Kurdish citizen from Piranshahr with the pressure of the Ministry of Intelligence increased in the Urmia Appeal Court. ...

Mayor of Paris thanks the Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-15 12:21
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Nechirvan Barzani, President of Kurdistan Region, visited France upon an official invitation. After meeting with Emanuel Macron, France’s President, and Jean-Yves Le Drian, France’s Minister of Europe and Foreign Affai ...

Ministry of Peshmerga and German Military Team sign a medical agreement

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-15 00:41
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On July 10, 2019, Peshmerga Deputy Chief-of-Staff for Administration & Logistics and the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Director of Health met with a German military team at the Peshmerga Hospital in Erbil. During the meeting ...
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