Showing posts with label autonomous Kurdistan region. Show all posts
Showing posts with label autonomous Kurdistan region. Show all posts

Saturday, April 8, 2023

Iraqi President Condemns Turkish Bombing of Sulaymaniyah Airport in Kurdistan Region

Iraqi President Abdul Latif Rashid criticized the recent shelling of Sulaymaniyah airport by the Turkish military, calling on Ankara to halt hostilities and apologize for attacking the area.

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Turkey closes airspace to Iraq’s Sulaimaniyah, cites PKK presence

Turkey has closed its airspace to planes taking off from and landing in Iraq’s northern city of Sulaimaniyah, citing what it said was the heightened presence of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) fighters there, according to a spokesman from its Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Friday, March 17, 2023

7 killed in helicopter crash in N. Iraq

A helicopter crashed in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region of northern Iraq, killing all passengers onboard, the regional Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) said on Thursday.

Monday, November 21, 2022

Iraq condemns Iranian, Turkish attacks on Kurdistan region

Iraq on Monday condemned Iranian and Turkish attacks on its northern Kurdistan region, the state news agency INA reported, citing a foreign ministry statement.

Monday, November 14, 2022

Irans's IRGC Resumes Attacks on Terrorists in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force launched a new round of artillery and missile attacks on the positions of terrorist groups in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region on Monday.

Sunday, October 16, 2022

Iran Calls on Iraq to Take Action against KRG-Based Terrorists – Al-Manar TV Lebanon

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian called on Baghdad and Kurdistan Regional Government to take action against terrorist groups based in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region and prevent them from posing a threat to Iran.

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Nine dead in Iranian attacks on Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq

Iran has attacked an Iranian-Kurdish opposition group in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq, killing nine people and injuring several others, Kurdish officials said.

Monday, July 25, 2022

Iraq Withdraws from Islamic Solidarity Games in Turkey - Tasnim News Agency

Iraq decided to withdraw from the Islamic Solidarity Games scheduled to be held in Turkey in August to protest against a deadly bombardment on a northern Iraqi resort.

Thursday, July 21, 2022

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

VIDEOS: Iraqi PM slams Turkey after Kurdistan strike kills 9 civilians


  Nine civilians, including at least two children, were killed in a park in Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region Wednesday by artillery fire Baghdad blamed on neighbouring Turkey, a country engaged in a cross-border offensive.

Friday, March 18, 2022

IRAN: If Kurdistan Keeps Israeli Sites, We’ll Strike Them Again – Al-Manar TV Lebanon

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) spokesman, Ramadan Sharif, stressed that Iran has the right to destroy any headquarters posing a threat to its security, considering this as a red line.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Iraqi PM Reopens Kurdish Airports to International Flights

Kurdish Airports to International Flights
Iraq is reopening airports in the country's Kurdish region to international flights after federal authority was restored at the hubs, according to a statement from Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Tuesday.

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Iraqi Parliament Adopts Year's Budget Amid Protests of Kurds

Iraqi Parliament
The Iraqi parliament adopted amendments to the country’s budget for 2018 despite protests of the Kurdish lawmakers, member of the Iraqi parliament’s finance committee Masud Haidar said.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Turkish base in Iraqi Kurdistan attacked

Turkish base in Iraqi Kurdistan attacked
A Turkish base in Iraqi Kurdistan came under attack Tuesday, a witness and the rebel Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) said, without claiming responsibility.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Iraqi PM Abadi: Whoever Attacks Iraqi Troops, Not to Be Safe

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi
Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi warned against targeting or opening fire against federal troops at disputed regions, warning that whoever violates will not be safe.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Iraq accuses Kurdish military of reneging on agreement to redeploy federal forces

agreement to redeploy federal forces
The Iraqi Joint Operations Command (JOC) on Wednesday accused the Kurdish military of reneging on draft of agreement with federal military to redeploy federal forces in disputed areas and border crossing points...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Turkey PM confirms Iraqi gov't in control of main land border

main land border iraq turkey krg
Iraq's central government has taken over control of the main land crossing into Turkey from the autonomous Kurdish Regional Government (KRG), Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Tuesday.

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