Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) staged a multipronged offensive on terrorist positions along the Iranian border with Iraq’s northern semiautonomous Kurdistan Region, inflicting heavy losses on them.
The Arab League has strongly condemned Turkey's repeated airstrikes against the purported positions of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militant group in Iraq's northern semi-autonomous Kurdistan region, stressing that “such actions are in violation of the Iraqi state’s sovereignty.”
Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Nechirvan Barzani has set September 30 as the date for parliamentary and presidential elections in the semi-autonomous region of northern Iraq.
The Turkish military is constructing a new military base in the mountainous area of the country’s southeastern province of Hakkari in order to better monitor the movements of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants, and prevent any possible act of terror.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi agreed to lift a ban on international air traffic to the Kurdistan Region on Tuesday, in a decree which said international flights could resume their activities within one week.