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.
Mustafa Hijri, the leader of PDKI, visited the PDK’s Peshmerga Forces in the Zagros Mountains. In a speech, he praised the Peshmerga Forces for their determination in fighting for the liberation of the Kurdish nation, as well as for freedom, democracy and gender equality.
Iran’s exiled Kurdish opposition groups have jointly called on Kurdish voters to boycott upcoming general elections in the country describing the May elections as “a masquerade” staged by “a regime that has deprived the human and just rights” of the people in Iran’s Kurdistan.
The Iraqi Kurdish parties expect to engage in armed clashes with the Iran’s hard-line Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in the Islamic Republic’s Kurdish-majority province of Kermanshah, reports Ryan Mauro, a national security analyst at the Clarion Project and professor of counterterrorism at Liberty University.
A commencement ceremony was held on Saturday, February 11, for a brand new platoon of Kurdistan Democratic Social gathering of Iran (KDPI) Peshmerga.
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.
In the last few days, at least 26 people, including two women, were reportedly executed in various Iranian prisons.
The Kurdish youth organization Lawan will start selling these t-shirts (see below) with pictures of former PDKI martyrs and leaders. The profit of the campaign will directly go to youth of Kurdistan in form of education and other activates. We all are incredible excited about this and we hope that you all support us in buying these shirts and share this with your friends on social media.
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.
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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
On December 17, 1945, the PDKI overtook the last Iranian military barrack in Mahabad and raised the Kurdish flag. The Peshmerga Forces of Kurdistan was officially founded on the same day.
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.
Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps has for the past three days continuously shelled two locations outside the cities of Naghadeh and Mahabad in eastern (Iranian) Kurdistan. According to local sources, the shelling has caused great damage to the environment.
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.
In a statement, PDKI’s leadership rejects Iranian allegations that the Kurdish nation’s struggle for its national rights and human dignity is an international conspiracy against Iran. PDKI also responded to recent military threats by Iranian officials, vowing to continue the struggle in pursuit of the liberation of the Kurdish people.