Yesterday September 25, an Urban PDKI Peshmerga unit in Piranshar clashed with Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).
The Kurdish nation in eastern (Iranian) Kurdistan turned out in the thousands to express solidarity with southern (Iraqi) Kurdistan’s historic independence referendum. The people of eastern Kurdistan headed PDKI’s call for public demonstrations in support of the Kurdish nation’s right to self-determination.
Iran’s terrorist Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps begun shelling the Choman and Sidikan regions of southern (Iraqi) Kurdistan 12:40 local time today, September 24.
Iran-Based Hackers Created Network of Fake LinkedIn,,Facebook (two accounts),WordPress,Twitter,Blogger,Instagram Profiles
Hackers believed to be working for the Iranian government have impersonated a young female photographer on social media for more than a year, luring men working in industries strategically important to Tehran's regional adversaries, according to research published Thursday.
WASHINGTON — Iran continues to be the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism, the Trump administration said Wednesday in a new report that also noted a decline in the number of terrorist attacks globally between 2015 and 2016.
Leila Haghighatjou, the sister of Fatemeh Haghighatjou, an outspoken critic of the Islamic Republic, was arrested by the Revolutionary Guards to intimidate the former member of Parliament
Revolutionary Guards Pressured Judiciary for Harsh Sentences Civil rights advocate Aso Rostami—whose initial mass trial with three other activists lasted “barely 10 minutes”
Clashes broke out between Kurdish rebels and Iranian forces outside of the town of Mariwan during the 71th anniversary of the creation of the Republic of Kurdistan on Friday.
Political prisoner Mohammad Nazari, imprisoned in Tehran for the past 23 years, has told the Campaign for Human Rights in Iran that even though his prison warden sent a letter on his behalf, the Judiciary has denied his urgent request for medical furlough (temporary leave), claiming they have “lost” his case files.
The authorities severely curtailed the rights to freedom of expression, association and assembly, arresting and imprisoning journalists, human rights defenders, trade unionists and others who voiced dissent, on vague and overly broad charges. Torture and other ill-treatment of detainees remained common and was committed with impunity; prison conditions were harsh. Unfair trials continued, in some cases resulting in death sentences. Women and members of ethnic and religious minorities faced pervasive discrimination in law and in practice. The authorities carried out cruel punishments, including blinding, amputation and floggings. Courts imposed death sentences for a range of crimes; many prisoners, including at least four juvenile offenders, were executed.
In the last few days, at least 26 people, including two women, were reportedly executed in various Iranian prisons.
TEHRAN, Iran – Iran’s ex-president Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, an influential figure in the theocratic government for nearly three decades, died Sunday aged 82 because of a cardiac arrest, Iran state TV announced.
Non Persian Iran - Persians are at best a feeble majority, possibly as small as 51 percent of the total population.
When most people think of Iran, they think “Death to America,” terrorists and turbans, evil-looking beards and missiles rising from bright, arid canyons. If they think further,
TEHRAN, Iran – In the first five days of 2017, Iran had already executed at least eight people,
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan24) – The Kurdistan Region Security Council’s (KRSC) police forces (Asayish) on Monday announced the arrest of two suspects linked to the explosion at the Kurdistan Democratic Party-Iran (KDP) headquarters.
KDP-I Peshmerga carrying the coffin of a fellow fighter who was killed by a twin bombing which targeted their party’s headquarters in Koya, 70 kilometers east of Erbil.
Peshmerga fighters from the Kurdistan Democratic Party-Iran (PDK) show respect to the fallen Peshmergas killed in Tuesday bombings in Koya, 70 km east of Erbil. Photo: Rudaw
Khalid Azizi leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (KDP-I) speaks to reporters at the burial ceremony of five of his fighters who were killed when a twin bomb attack targeted his party's office in Koya. Photo: Rudaw video
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan24) – In a statement on Wednesday, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) strictly condemned the twin explosions in Erbil that killed seven and injured three people.
A twin bomb attack on the headquarters of an Iranian Kurdish party based in northern Iraq has killed seven people. It is unclear who is behind the attack, but signs point to Iran.
Explosion in front of PDK office in Koya, casualties
Iranian Kurds Join the Fight
The Progressive Alliance organized a Parliamentarian Conference on 17-18 October, 2016, at the European Parliament in Brussels entitled “For a New Agenda for Peace and Justice”. Mustafa Hijri, Secretary General of the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI), delivered the following speech during the second session of the conference devoted to the topic “Current Political Situation in the Middle East”:
The Kurdish struggle remains of the most compelling storylines in the geopolitical labyrinth that is the Middle East. This includes Kurdish confrontations with ISIS in Syria, the potential for increased sovereignty in Iraq, and nearly forty years of conflict in Turkey. The Kurds of Iran are also active, if not largely ignored by the international community.
A decision by a Kurdish opposition group to take up arms against Iranian authorities has senior officials in Tehran worrying that Saudi Arabia is seeking to undermine its stability in a deepening of their regional rivalry.