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  • Rouhani to visit Kurdistan on Wednesday 2019-04-22 22:47

    Rouhani to visit Kurdistan on Wednesday

    TEHRAN – President Rouhani will travel to Kurdistan Province on Wednesday to meet with people at Esteghlal club stadium in Sanandaj, the provincial capital.

  • Iran to ease visa rules for Iraqi Kurdistan travelers 2019-03-09 23:12

    Iran to ease visa rules for Iraqi Kurdistan travelers

    TEHRAN – Iran is to loosen travel restrictions for Iraqi Kurdistan travelers in the hope of boosting tourism by offering electronic visas instead of printed ones.

  • Pomegranate festival marks harvest season in Uraman 2018-10-22 19:51

    Pomegranate festival marks harvest season in Uraman

    Local children and young adults, clad in colorful traditional clothes, carry baskets of pomegranates during a local festival in Uraman, western Kordestan province, October 20, 2018.

  • Legendary Pir-e Shaliar warmly remembered in western Iran 2018-02-03 20:03

    Legendary Pir-e Shaliar warmly remembered in western Iran

    TEHRAN – Like every year, Pir-e Shaliar, a legendary figure for Iranian Kurds, was warmly remembered during a vast ceremony held in Uraman Takht rural district.

  • Kurdistan premier scheduled to visit Tehran on Sunday 2018-01-21 08:54

    Kurdistan premier scheduled to visit Tehran on Sunday

    TEHRAN - The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Nechirvan Barzani is scheduled to visit Tehran on Sunday to hold talks with Iranian officials.

  • Archaeologists unearthed considerable numbers of prehistoric pottery fragments at the Nadali-Beig Hill in western Iran. 2017-12-25 20:12

    7000-year-old residence found in western Iran

    TEHRAN – A previously spotted residence area at Nadali-Beig Hill in western Iran may date back to around 7,000 years ago, archaeological studies suggest.

  • Marivan: World crafts city of Kalash 2017-12-22 10:32

    Marivan: World crafts city of Kalash

    TEHRAN - A photo collection depicts artisans making Kalash in workshops which are ubiquitous across the city of Marivan, western Iran.

  • Tehran-Erbil relations in suspension: envoy 2017-11-14 09:19

    Tehran-Erbil relations in suspension: envoy

    TEHRAN – The Iraqi Kurdistan envoy to Iran, Nazem Dabaq, said on Monday that relations between Tehran and the Kurdistan region are in suspension.

  • Barzani offers condolences to Gen. Soleimani 2017-11-06 09:28

    Barzani offers condolences to Gen. Soleimani

    TEHRAN – Former President of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani has expressed condolences to Qods Force chief Major General Qassem Soleimani over the death of his father.

  • Baghdad: Iran closes border with Kurdistan upon Iraq’s request 2017-10-17 08:42

    Baghdad: Iran closes border with Kurdistan upon Iraq’s request

    TEHRAN – The Iraqi Foreign Ministry said on Sunday that Iran has shut its border crossings to the Kurdistan region at the request of the Iraqi central government.

  • Iraq 2017-10-08 09:52

    by Fehim Tastekin

    Turkey lays out plans for Iraq's Kurds after independence vote

    Turkey is studying a variety of ways to punish Iraqi Kurds for approving an independence referendum Sept. 25. In addition to restricting oil trade and cutting off airspace, one plan being considered would create a new border crossing to Iraq that supposedly would allow Turkey to bypass northern Iraq and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) altogether.

  • آيت الله هاشمی شاهرودی ، رئيس مجمع تشخيص مصلحت نظام 2017-10-07 20:04

    New plot to create another Israel, Shahroudi says of Iraqi Kurdistan referendum

    TEHRAN – Chairman of Iran's Expediency Council Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi on Saturday described the independence referendum in the Iraqi Kurdistan as an act of treason against the Muslim world.

  • Iraq 2017-09-23 03:59

    by Dilshad Hama Khidhir

    Refugees’ fate in limbo as Iraqi Kurdistan referendum nears

    With the referendum on independence in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq scheduled for Sept. 25, the fate of the large number of displaced Iraqis and Syrian refugees in the region is unknown.

  • Top advisor warns of consequences of Kurdistan vote 2017-09-22 03:10

    Top advisor warns of consequences of Kurdistan vote

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to the Supreme Leader, has warned of the consequences of the Iraqi Kurdistan’s September 25 independence referendum, underlining the need for peace in Iraq to prevent conflicts.

  • Kurdistan 2017-09-19 03:57

    By Barin Kayaoglu

    Ankara hardens opposition to KRG referendum

    Since the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) announced in June that it will hold a referendum on declaring independence from Iraq, the Turkish government has maintained a coolheaded approach — until now. As the Sept. 25 referendum approaches, Ankara seems to be toughening its stance against Iraqi Kurdistan independence.

  • shamkhani 2017-09-17 18:53

    Iran says only recognizes ‘united Iraq’

    TEHRAN - Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani on Sunday insisted on Tehran’s long-held position on the territorial integrity of Iraq, saying Tehran only recognizes an “integrated” and “federal” Iraq.

  • ‘Kurdish independence referendum is Zionist plot’ 2017-09-16 10:25

    ‘Kurdish independence referendum is Zionist plot’

    TEHRAN – Tehran Friday prayer leader Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami said on Friday that that a plan by the Iraqi Kurdistan to hold independence referendum is a Zionist plot aimed at disintegrating Iraq.

  • Peshmerga 2017-08-19 20:07

    Peshmerga warns against intervention in Kurdistan affairs

    TEHRAN – The Peshmerga ministry has said that no one other than the people of Kurdistan has the right to talk about the fate of the Kurdish people, Rudaw Media Network reported.

  • Iran eyes World Heritage tag for Uraman 2017-08-08 08:43

    Iran eyes World Heritage tag for Uraman

    TEHRAN – The Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization is following up on possible inscription of the Uraman cultural landscape on the UNESCO World Heritage list by 2018, ISNA reported on Monday.

  • A rider on horseback shows off his equestrianism skills during a local completion as musicians perform pieces of indigenous music in Sanandaj, Kurdistan province, on August 4, 2017. 2017-08-05 20:06

    Sanandaj hosts horseback competition

    A horseback rider shows off his equestrianism skills during a competition as musicians perform pieces of local music in Sanandaj, Kurdistan province, on August 4, 2017. Watched by hundreds of spectators, the competition was held in various sections for men and women.

  • Iraq 2017-07-02 08:36

    By: Amir A. Amirshekari

    Iraqi Kurdistan independence is illegal

    On 8 June 2017, Masoud Barzani the president of Iraqi Kurdistan called for a referendum for independence of the region on 25 September 2017.

  • سپاه پاسداران 2017-06-23 11:45

    IRGC kills three terrorists, arrests another in western Iran

    TEHRAN – In clashes on Friday morning the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps identified a terrorist group in the western province of Kurdistan, killing three of them and arresting another.

  • qassemi 2017-06-10 19:44

    Iran: United Iraq benefits all Iraqis

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Saturday that the “integrated”, “stable” and “democratic” Iraq will serve the interests of the Iraqi people all.

  • Bahram Qassemi 2017-04-04 09:34

    Tehran objects to regional flag flying in Iraq’s Kirkuk

    TEHRAN – Following a recent bid by the Kirkuk Provincial Council to raise the regional flag in front of some buildings, Iran says only Iraqi national colors must be allowed to fly in the country’s northern province of Kirkuk.

  • velayati 2017-02-16 10:34

    Iran reiterates support for unified Iraq 

    TEHRAN – The head of Iran’s Expediency Council Center for Strategic Research on Wednesday told a visiting Iraqi Kurdistan politician that Tehran only supports a unified Iraq.

  • 02br2 irna kurdistan100.jpg 2016-11-10 19:14

    IRGC denies rift between Iran and Iraqi Kurdistan

    TEHRAN – A spokesman for the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Wednesday dismissed reports of disagreement between Iran and the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region of Iraq, saying the Kurdish friends will never allow any hostile action against Iran’s national security.

  • سفر عبدالرضا رحمانی فضلی وزیر کشور به آذربایجان شرقی 2016-11-04 21:06

    Job creation at border areas a priority of Rouhani administration: minister

    TEHRAN – A focus of the Rouhani administration is to create jobs at the country’s borders though smuggling and security are getting in the way, the interior minister said on Wednesday.

  • Zarif: Iraqis must unite to defeat terrorism 2016-11-02 08:51

    Zarif: Iraqis must unite to defeat terrorism

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that all Iraqi tribes and ethnic groups must be united in order to defeat terrorism in their country.

  • Saudi Arabia intervenes in Kurdish internal affairs: Rezaei 2016-10-31 21:17

    Saudi Arabia intervenes in Kurdish internal affairs: Rezaei

    TEHRAN – Expediency Council secretary Mohsen Rezaei said on Monday that Saudi Arabia intervenes in the internal affairs of the Iraqi Kurdistan, IRNA reported.

  • 02-AK3 Kurdist.jpg 2016-09-27 21:05

    Report: Iran says it has arrested four Kurdish terrorists 

    TEHRAN – Four members of a Kurdish terrorist cell were arrested a week ago in western Iran, according to a report by Tasnim news agency released on Tuesday.