Thursday, December 8, 2022

Iran-Kurdistan Relations

MP: Iranian raids destroyed dozens of terror bases in Iraqi Kurdistan

An Iranian lawmaker says the country’s Armed Forces destroyed over 70 terror bases with missiles and drones during raids on Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region, significantly boosting security on the Iranian side of the border.

Iran’s IRGC deploying reinforcements to Iraq Kurdistan border areas

The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’s Ground Force says reinforcements are being deployed to regions along Iran’s western and northwestern borderline as the military steps up the campaign against separatist terror groups in the Iraqi Kurdistan region.

Iran UN mission urges Iraq to counter threats from Kurdistan region

Iran told the United Nations that the military operations against separatist terror groups based in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region aim to defend the country’s national security. It called on the central Iraqi government to shoulder its responsibility to maintain effective control over its entire territory and internationally-recognized borders.

IRGC launches new missile, drone raids on terror bases in Iraqi Kurdistan

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has launched a new barrage of missiles and drones against hideouts of separatist terrorists in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region.

Iran resumes military operation against separatist groups in Iraq’s Kurdistan

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) announced that its ground forces have launched a new round of drone and missile attacks on the positions of separatist groups in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region on Monday.

Iran launches aerial operation against terrorists in Iraq’s Kurdistan

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has once again smashed the positions of terrorist groups operating near the country’s western borders in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region.

Iraq’s Kurdistan Region PM says local govt. open to closer economic cooperation with Iran

The prime minister of Iraq’s Kurdistan Region says the local government is prepared to increase economic cooperation with Iran, especially the neighboring Iranian province of West Azarbaijan.

Iran’s Center of Commerce and House of Innovation and Technology inaugurated in Sulaymaniyah

 Iran’s Center of Commerce and House of Innovation and Technology was launched in Sulaymaniyah before noon on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, in a ceremony attended by Iranian and Iraqi Kurdish officials as well as representatives of the private sectors of the two sides.

Iran-Kurdistan Region Trade and Technological Conference held in Sulaymaniyah

The trade conference of Iran and Iraq’s Kurdistan region was held on Monday, July 4, 2022, at Sulaymaniyah’s Titanic Hotel with the participation of 33 Iranian knowledge-based companies and over 100 companies and merchants from the Kurdistan region.

Iran, Iraq’s Kurdistan discuss closer trade ties

Iran says it stands ready to make investments in Iraq, calling for closer trade and economic relations between the two countries.

Iran general warns of more anti-terror attacks in Iraq’s north

The Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major-General Mohammad Baqeri has warned of more operations against terrorist cells in Iraq’s northern Kurdistan region.

Tehran Says Prepared for Development of Relations with Erbil

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with a delegation from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) co-chaired by Lahur Sheikh Jangi and Bafel Talabani in Erbil.

Iraqi Kurdistan’s Soil Won’t Be Used for Threatening Iran: Barzani

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with Masoud Barzani, the leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party in Iraq, in Erbil.

Iran, Iraqi Kurdistan Region Discuss Closer Cooperation

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with Nechirvan Barzani, the president of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region, in Erbil.

Barzani Says Kurdistan Won’t Turn into Staging Ground for Attacking Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with Masoud Barzani, the former President of the Kurdistan Region and the leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), in Erbil.

Border Crossing between Iran, Iraqi Kurdistan Reopens

A border crossing between Iran and the Iraqi Kurdistan Region has reopened and the trade exchanges via land border have resumed in the normal way, officials say.

Iran, Iraqi Kurdistan Express Concern over ISIS Revival

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Prime Minister of the Iraqi Kurdistan Masrour Barzani have expressed concern over the ISIS terrorist group’s revival.

Assyrian Christians Indebted to Qassem Soleimani: MP

The representative of Iranian Assyrians and Chaldean Catholics at the Iranian Parliament says Assyrians are beholden to General Qassem Soleimani, because thanks to his efforts over 30,000 of the Assyrians living in Iraq survived ISIS invasion.

Iraqi Kurds Arriving on Kish Island on Direct Flights

Direct flights have been officially launched between Iraq’s Sulaymaniyah and Iran’s Kish Island, and the first passenger plane carrying the Kurdish tourists landed on the Persian Gulf island earlier this week.

Eminent Singer Cancels Turkey Concert in Solidarity with Kurds

Iranian virtuoso musician Shahram Nazeri has canceled a concert in Turkey’s Konya in deference to the Kurdish people of Syria affected by a Turkish military operation.

Photo Exhibition in Iran Depicts Sufferings of Iraqi Kurdish Refugees

A photo exhibition is underway in Tehran, portraying the sufferings of refugees and the migration of Iraqi Kurds during the rule of former Iraqi strongman Saddam Hussein.

IRGC Launches Retaliatory Attacks on Terrorists’ Positions

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says it has launched retaliatory attacks on positions of anti-Iran terrorist groups along the Iranian borders with the Iraqi Kurdistan region.

Iran Congratulates Barzani on Election as KRG President

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has congratulated Nechirvan Barzani on his election as the new President of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government.

Iran’s FM Meets PUK Secretary-General

The top Iranian diplomat Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with Secretary-General of Patriotic Union of Kurdistan Kosrat Rasul.

Ties with Iran Highly Important: Barzani

Iraqi Kurdistan’s Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani says the ties between the Iraqi Kurdistan’s region and the Islamic Republic of Iran are very important adding that broadening cooperation in various sectors, including economic and commercial ones is part of the KRG’s policy.

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