Category Archives : PDKI’s

VOA: Kurdish Rebels, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Renew Decades-old Conflict
13 Jul
10:26

VOA: Kurdish Rebels, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Renew Decades-old Conflict

July 13, 2016 Sirwan Kajjo Mehdi Jedinia Kurdish rebels have been clashing with Iran’s Revolutionary Guard since mid-June in an area along the Iran-Iraq border, according to Iran’s state TV. Videos on social media also allegedly show Iran shelling positions held by Kurdish rebels. The fighting, near Oshnavieh, in northern…

Iran’s Rojhelat Mourn the Loss of Their Leader with Public Strikes
12 Jul
8:24

Iran’s Rojhelat Mourn the Loss of Their Leader with Public Strikes

Following Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan’s (PDKI) call to stage a general strike across Rojhelat (Eastern Kurdistan) in Iran to commemorate the assassination of Dr. Ghassemlou, eye witnesses report of massive response to PDKI’s call.  Major Kurdish cities such as Sine (Sanandaj), Kamyaran, Bokan,  Mahabad, Saqiz, Paweh, Kirmashan (Kermanshah), Mariwan, Bana,…

Call for General Strike on 27th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Ghassemlou
11 Jul
7:13

Call for General Strike on 27th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Ghassemlou

PDKI.ORG July 13, 2016, marks the 27th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Ghassemlou by Iranian diplomats in Vienna, Austria. PDKI has in the past called on the Kurdish people in eastern (Iranian) Kurdistan to stage general strikes to commemorate the assassination of Dr. Ghassemlou. This year, PDKI calls for…

PDKI Deputy Leader: We have always been fighting against the Islamic Republic.
11 Jul
2:51

PDKI Deputy Leader: We have always been fighting against the Islamic Republic.

If we wait to see unity, a ripe situation & all met means to continue our struggle in #Rojhelat it means never #Iran pic.twitter.com/dG0cj4RHHQ — Sharif Behruz (@sharif_behruz) July 11, 2016

UNPO Roundly Condemns Iranian Military Aggression and Shelling of Civilian Villages in Iranian and Iraqi Kurdistan
08 Jul
3:06

UNPO Roundly Condemns Iranian Military Aggression and Shelling of Civilian Villages in Iranian and Iraqi Kurdistan

UNPO Brussels, 8 July 2016 – The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) strongly condemns Iran’s increasing military aggressions in Iranian and Iraqi Kurdistan. After 15 June 2016, the situation in this region has been spiralling out of control as Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) have started shelling civilian villages…

Continued clashes between PDKI Peshmerga and IRGC Terror Group, Two Peshmergas Martyred
08 Jul
3:02

Continued clashes between PDKI Peshmerga and IRGC Terror Group, Two Peshmergas Martyred

PDKI Following ten days of clashes in the Sawlawa region of Mariwan, clashes continued on Tuesday in the village of Boriar. Two of our brave Peshmergas, Kawa Jawanmard and Sarkawt Samadi, fought a large force of Iran’s Islamic revolutionary guards, armed with heavy artillery. Following a heroic battle that lasted…

Why Iranian Kurdish party is stepping up fight against Tehran
01 Jul
3:11

Why Iranian Kurdish party is stepping up fight against Tehran

Mohammed A. Salih for Al-Monitor ERBIL, Iraq — The leader of a major Iranian Kurdish party has vowed to gradually step up his group’s fight against Iranian security forces, as the group ends almost two decades of a unilateral cease-fire with Iran after a series of recent clashes between the two…

PDKI and PKK Abrupt Clashes Kill and Injure Several
27 May
1:42

PDKI and PKK Abrupt Clashes Kill and Injure Several

0    News, PDKI's  SHARIF BEHRUZ

Kurdpa: Kurdistan Workers Party, PKK guerilla fighters, attack teams of PDKI Peshmargas in Eastern Kurdistan mountainous areas. On Friday, PDKI leadership informed the media of the siege of a team of their Peshmargas in the hands of PKK fighters. Mohammad Saleh Qadiri, Head of the PDKI’s Erbil office, told Rudaw…

What are Iran’s Goals in Iraq?
22 Mar
4:12

What are Iran’s Goals in Iraq?

By: Mustafa Hijri pdki.org Currently, Iranian forces alongside with Shiite militias, who are funded and controlled by Iran, are fighting the Islamic State in Tikrit and other places in Iraq. The Islamic State, or Daesh, gained international attention following the seizure of Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city. However, more than…

TEV-DEM and ENKS from Rojava visited PDKI
29 Oct
2:55

TEV-DEM and ENKS from Rojava visited PDKI

from pdki.org On October 26, a joint delegation representing TEV-DEM and ENKS from Syrian Kurdistan visited the PDKI’s headquarters to discuss recent progress made with respect to Kurdish unity. PDKI’s leader Mustafa Hijri received the delegation. Mr. Hijri praised their efforts toward unity and expressed PDKI’s support for the Kurds…

PDKI and Komala reject claims of having negotiated with Iran
10 Oct
2:18

PDKI and Komala reject claims of having negotiated with Iran

By pdki.org On October 7, 2014, Iranian intelligence minister Mahmoud Alawi appeared before the parliament and claimed that his ministry had negotiated with the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI) and Komala. PDKI and Komala immediately issued a statement, describing Alawi’s claim as false. According to PDKI and Komala, no…

Iran’s Kurds: A Possible Gateway to Political and Democratic Change?
03 Oct
2:06

Iran’s Kurds: A Possible Gateway to Political and Democratic Change?

  UNPO Brussels, 30 September 2014 – Justice for Iran’s Kurds was the title and overarching theme of a conference jointly organised by the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) and the International Network of Iranian Kurdistan Human Rights (INIKHR), which was held yesterday [29 September 2014] at Nieuwspoort in…

Mustafa Hijri: “Iran’s military doctrine is aggressive, not defensive”
24 Sep
3:22

Mustafa Hijri: “Iran’s military doctrine is aggressive, not defensive”

pdki.org In an article, published on PDKI’s official website Kurdistanmedia.org, Kurdish leader Mustafa Hijri raises questions on a classified Defense Department assessment on Iran’s military doctrine. The Pentagon report, delivered to Congress on July 7, has leaked to the press. The thrust of the report, which departs from Pentagon’s previous…

Iran’s Kurdish leader: Iraq’s crisis, an extension of Iran’s destructive policies
10 Sep
3:24

Iran’s Kurdish leader: Iraq’s crisis, an extension of Iran’s destructive policies

In an interview with the Kurdish weekly Levin, Kurdish leader and PDKI Secretary-General Mustafa Hijri addressed recent political developments in Iraq and, in particular, the question of independence for South (Iraqi) Kurdistan. According to Mr. Hijri, the unfolding crisis in Iraq is the result of the sectarian policies of the…

#ISIS #Iran ‘s Islamic Republic, the main source of terror in the region
21 Aug
1:05

#ISIS #Iran ‘s Islamic Republic, the main source of terror in the region

35 years ago today the Islamic Republic of Iran declared Jihad or holy war against Kurdistan and the Kurdish people in Iran.  As the regime rampage started in 1979 against the burgeoning Kurdish resistance movement in Iran, the world knew little about the threat of ISIS or ISIL then or…