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Peshmerga official optimistic about advances on ISIL, calls for more help

to assist the Peshmerga. Kurdish Peshmerga forces continue to advance ... Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani told Asharq Al-Awsat . “The ... of areas that had been under ISIL control. The morale of the Peshmerga forces is high, and we have been ...

06/11/2014 - 20:05 - comment 0

Baghdad, the ISIL, and the Kurds' apetite for oil revenues

share of total Iraqi oil sales should be as high as 25 percent, the KRG's official spokesman said on Monday.The Kurdish position has arguably never been stronger.Baghdad's military retreat from the north ... 25 percent," Dizayee said from his office at the Council of Ministers in the region's ...

18/06/2014 - 13:37 - comment 0

IS casualties high in battle for Kobani

of Ain al-Arab overnight as ISIS fighters attacked Kurdish defenders with mortar bombs and car bombs, sources in the town and an anti-regime monitoring group said Sunday. ISIS fired 44 mortars at Kurdish ... that two ISIS car bombs hit Kurdish positions Saturday evening, leading to casualties. A fighter from ...

20/10/2014 - 06:33 - comment 0

Kurdish solution "must be protected against external influence": Turkish PM

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has characterized the Kurdish solution process ... Kurdish separatist terror group, the PKK, which has claimed the lives of more than 40,000 people. He said ... with the aim of assessing public opinion on the settlement of the Kurdish issue. During their efforts ...

20/10/2014 - 15:22 - comment 0

Report: possible Islamic State chemical attack on Kobani

Kurdish fighters defending the Syrian city of Kobani against the ISIL say the militants have used chemical weapons. Kurdish officials ... of the Kurdish city late on Tuesday. Aysa Abdullah, a senior Kurdish official based in Kobani, said ...

23/10/2014 - 06:34 - comment 0

Thousands of Kurds protest in Europe against IS attacks on Kobani

of support for besieged Kurdish fighters currently battling Islamic State (ISIS) forces in Kobane. The Kurdish city of Kobane on the border of Syria and Turkey has been the scene of fierce fighting for weeks now between Kurdish resistance forces and the advancing ISIS jihadists. In a show of solidarity ...

12/10/2014 - 08:13 - comment 0

Anti-IS protests rage through Europe as Kurdish Forces fall back

the Islamic State and what they see as a lag in military aid to Kurdish Forces battling the military group along the Turkish border. In Turkey, Kurdish protesters also clashed with Salafi Muslims in a fierce, ... Yazidis live in Germany. Last night's violence in Germany came as at least nine Kurdish ...

08/10/2014 - 13:31 - comment 0

Kurds in Syria hoping for oil discoveries

the YPG said that “only the High Kurdish Council and the Syrian National Coalition have the right to hold ... Several days ago, the Popular Protection Units (YPG), a Kurdish militia in Syria, declared that it had seized three cities with adjoining oil fields, most notably Rumeilan. Kurdish militants took control ...

13/03/2013 - 11:21 - comment 1

Beware, Baghdad! It's not just the Kurds that want their independence

to the creation of an independent Kurdish state. There are several reasons, but the most urgent one ... are especially high this time. Whoever wins on August 10 — and it will almost certainly be Erdogan — will become ... and diplomat Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu. The third contender, Selahattin Demirtas, is from Turkey’s Kurdish ...

05/07/2014 - 14:03 - comment 0

Abu-Ghazaleh member of high advisory council of the ICP speaks at the 3rd Bosphorus Regional Cooperation Summit

Organization (TAG-Org) was selected as member of the High Advisory Council of the International Cooperation ...

Press Release - 18/12/2012 - 04:38 - comment 0