Iraqi Kurdistan



  • لاریجانی Yesterday 20:42

    Iran, Turkey foiled Israeli plot in N Iraq: Larijani

    TEHRAN, Nov. 21 (MNA) – Iran-Turkey cooperating in preserving Iraqi territorial integrity was very important, says Ali Larijani, the Iranian Parliament Speaker in his meeting with his Turkish counterpart İsmail Kahraman on Tuesday.

  • بورا بایراکدار Yesterday 17:33

    Turkish expert:

    Iran,Turkey,Russia Coop. sends strong message to US

    TEHRAN, Nov. 21 (MNA) – Referring to possibility of revising the NATO membership by Turkey, Dr. Bora Bayraktar says the recent cooperation between Iran, Turkey and Russia despite differences sends strong message not only to US but also to the world.

  • صادق ملکی 2017-11-01 19:12

    PMU, fruit of Iraqi will independent from US: Sadegh Maleki

    Despite vehement oppositions to holding independence referendum in northern Iraq put up by Tehran, Baghdad, Ankara et cetera, Erbil conducted the poll and today has failed to preserve Kirkuk, which they used to name as the heart of Iraqi Kurdistan.

  • بازدید سرلشگر باقری رییس ستاد کل نیروهای مسلح از نمایشگاه دست آوردهای بومی قرارگاه پدافند هوایی 2017-10-30 13:45

    Army Chief Bagheri:

    Iran soon to ease border bottleneck with KRG

    TEHRAN, Oct. 30 (MNA) – The border restrictions imposed on Iraqi Kurdistan region following the KRG’s referendum on independence will be soon removed, Iranian Army Chief Bagheri said Monday.

  • Masoud Barzani 2017-10-29 11:15

    Barzani not to run for next term

    TEHRAN, Oct. 29 (MNA) – The President of Iraqi Kurdistan Masoud Barzani reportedly does not want to run for another presidential term after his duties expire.

  • ناظم دباغ 2017-10-28 19:26

    Netanyahu disrupting ME for his own interests: KRG rep. in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Oct. 28 (MNA) – The KRG rep. in Tehran, Nazim Dabbagh, says that Netanyahu is after disrupting and dividing the region to gain his own advantages and harness his own interests.

  • ارائه حکم جدید دکتر رهبر به عنوان رئیس دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی توسط دکتر علی اکبر ولایتی 2017-10-25 18:05

    Most Kurds after united Iraq: Velayati

    TEHRAN, Oct. 25 (MNA) – Iranian former foreign minister Velayati says that referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan was a mistake from very beginning as most of Iraqis support unity.

  • border 2017-10-25 09:10

    Iran reopens Bashmagh border gate with Iraq’s Kurdistan

    TEHRAN, Oct. 25 (MNA) – The Iranian consulate in Erbil announced that Bashmagh border with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) reopens as of today October 25.

  • Masoud Barzani 2017-10-23 17:35

    Iraqi Kurdish party calls on Barzani to resign

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – The Kurdish Movement for Change (Gorran) party on Sunday called on northern Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) President Masoud Barzani and Vice President Kosrat Rasul to resign.

  • iraq foreign ministry 2017-10-22 09:26

    Iraq slams attack on Iran consulate in Erbil

    TEHRAN, Oct. 22 (MNA) – Iraq’s Foreign Ministry in a Sat. statement has condemned a pre-planned attack on Iranian consulate in Erbil, holding authorities of the Kurdistan region responsible for endangering lives of the consulate staff.

  • نادر انتصار 2017-10-22 08:12

    Prof. Entessar:

    Developments in N Iraq likely to weaken Barzani's hold on power

    TEHRAN, Oct. 22 (MNA) – Nader Entessar Professor of Political Science says the recent developments in Iraqi Kurdistan region may weaken Barzani's hold on power at least in near future.

  • علاء الدین بروجردی 2017-10-21 14:00

    Senior MP:

    Referendum on KRG practically failed project

    TEHRAN, Oct. 21 (MNA) – Iranian Member of Parliament Boroujerdi said KRG’s independence plan had practically failed in view of recent developments in Kirkuk and arrival of Iraqi forces.

  • امیر پوردستان 2017-10-21 10:41

    Deputy Army Cmdr.:

    Iraq soon to spread rule over KRG

    TEHRAN, Oct. 21 (MNA) – Brig. Gen. Pourdastan, while pointing to neutralization of the American plot to break up Iraq, said the Arab country would increase its control over Kurdistan region in coming days.

  • شرکت روسنفت 2017-10-20 10:12

    Russia’s Rosneft enter oil pipeline infrastructure project in Iraq’s Kurdistan

    TEHRAN, Oct. 20 (MNA) – Russian oil major Rosneft and Iraqi Kurdistan announced the launch of a joint infrastructure project on the exploitation of a pipeline in the Kurdish autonomous region, the press service of the Russian company reported.

  • کوسرت رسول 2017-10-19 15:49

    Iraqi court issues warrant for arrest of Kurd region VP

    TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) –A Baghdad court on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for Kosrat Rasul, vice-president of northern Iraq’s Kurdish Regional Government (KRG), according to a statement released by Iraq's Supreme Judicial Council (SJC).

  • پرجم ایران ترکیه عراق 2017/10/19

    By: Payman Yazdani

    Iraq developments sends explicit messages to Washington, regional states

    TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) – Rapid developments in Iraqi Kurdistan which broke the back bone of the US backed secessionist plot for the Middle East shows the US is not the only key players in the region.

  • امیر عبداللهیان 2017-10-18 18:43

    Baghdad to retake Erbil faster than Kirkuk: Amir-Abdollahian

    TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) – Iranian Parliament's General Director for International Affairs Amir-Abdollahian posted on his Twitter account on Wednesday that a united Iraq is so close.

  • محسن رضایی 2017-10-18 15:51


    JCPOA valid as long as being fruitful

    TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) – Secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei said the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action will be considered valid by Iran as long as it is instrumental and promising.

  • نیروهای عراقی 2017-10-17 17:25

    Iraqi forces capture 3 disputed areas in Diyala

    TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (MNA) – Iraqi forces on Tuesday captured three disputed areas in the eastern Diyala province, according to a local police officer.

  • ورود نیروهای آلمانی به سوریه 2017-10-17 08:11

    Germany suspends Peshmerga military training in N Iraq

    TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (MNA) –Germany has suspended the training of Kurdish Peshmerga forces in northern Iraq amid concerns about growing tensions in Kirkuk, officials confirmed Monday.

  • وزارت خارجه آمریکا 2017-10-17 08:01

    US urges Baghdad, Kurds to avoid provocations

    TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (MNA) – The US State Department urged Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan to avoid provocations after Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi ordered the military operation to secure federal facilities in Kirkuk province amid Kurdish independence vote.

  • شورای امنیت ملی ترکیه 2017-10-16 19:14

    Turkey closes country's airspace for Iraqi Kurdistan

    TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (MNA) – The Turkish Security Council recommended in an October 16 statement to close the country's airspace for Iraqi Kurdistan amid the ongoing clashes between Iraqi federal forces and Peshmerga fighters in Kirkuk, which joined the September 25 Kurdistan's independence referendum.

  • سعدی احمد پیره 2017-10-16 15:18

    PUK spox:

    ‘Kurdish forces withdrew at Barzani’s order’

    TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (MNA) – Spokesman of Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) criticized media and leaders of Democratic Party of Iraqi Kurdistan noting that certain satellite networks sought to hide the referendum’s failure.

  • وزارت خارجه ترکیه 2017-10-16 14:45

    Ankara ready to help Iraq to eliminate PKK

    TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (MNA) – Turkish Foreign Ministry says the country is ready to cooperate with Iraqi forces to eliminate PKK terrorists.

  • ارتش عراق در نبرد موصل‎ 2017-10-16 13:49

    Iraqi forces seize control of Kirkuk airport

    TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (MNA) – Iraqi forces have launched a major operation over several fronts aimed at retaking the Kurdish-held city of Kirkuk.

  • Parviz Khan Border Terminal 2017-10-16 11:17

    Iran shuts Parviz Khan border with Kurdistan region

    TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (MNA) – Governor of Ghasreshirin has reported on temporary closing of Parviz Khan Border Terminal which neighbors Kurdish Regional Government (KRG).

  • پنتاگون 2017-10-16 09:05

    US urges Iraqi, Kurdish forces to avoid escalation

    TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (MNA) –The Pentagon urged Iraqi and Kurdish forces on Sunday to “avoid escalatory actions” and to turn to dialogue to defuse tensions and resolve their differences.

  • کرکوک 2017-10-16 08:38

    Iraqi army advances on Kurdish-held Kirkuk

    TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (MNA) - Exchanges of artillery fire reportedly took place on Monday south of the city of Kirkuk in Iraq between Iraqi Army and Kurdish forces.

  • ارتش عراق 2017-10-13 12:37

    Iraq army launches operation to retake Kirkuk from Erbil

    TEHRAN, Oct. 13 (MNA) – Iraqi troops launched operations on Friday to retake Kurdish-held positions in the disputed oil province of Kirkuk as tensions soar after an independence vote last month, a general told AFP.

  • حیدر العبادی 2017-10-12 16:04

    Army not to be used against Kurds: Iraqi PM

    TEHRAN, Oct. 12 (MNA) –While Iraqi Kurdistan region's offiicials in attempt to create a psychological war agains Baghdad claimed baghdad is preparing for military action against Kurdish region, al-Abadi said in televised comments broadcast on Iraqi state television,“We won’t use the army against the people and we won’t wage a war against the Kurdish people."