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Jun 5 2021

Iraq: Five Peshmerga members were killed by PKK

According to the latest reports, the Peshmerga engineering unit, which was heading to the mountains overlooking the city of Emadiyah to clear and establish a military post, was targeted by a guided missile by the PKK group. Shooting was reported in the area for several hours after the attack. Five Peshmerga members were killed and six others were wounded in the attack. The PKK militants warned in a statement this morning that the group’s forces are resisting Turkish aggression and called on Peshmerga to refrain from entering PKK-controlled areas of Matina. In another statement, PKK militants said that Barzani’s Peshmerga …

May 31 2021

Latest Updates on Northern Iraq, 31 May 2021 (Map Update)

On 28 May PKK forces engaged Turkish army in Metina area. PKK claims to kill and wound four Turkish soldiers. Later, Turkish artillery shelled the areas Haruri and Metian severely. PKK claims to destroy a Turkish IFV and ambush Turkish soldiers on Zandura hill in Metina area. PKK also said that six of their militants killed from 18 to 30 May in the conflicts. PKK accuses Turkey of using chemical weapon in Zap area. It is noteworthy that due to Turkish warplanes roads to Zap and Avashin areas the plants of the area caught fire. Since Turkish army’s assault to …

May 5 2021

Latest Updates on Northern Iraq, 5 May 2021 (Map Update)

PKK also claimed that the Turkish army had twice used banned chemical weapons in its attacks on northern Iraq. On May 4, the Turkish army heavily bombarded the area around the village of Kistah. As a result of these bombings, 15 families have been evacuated from Kistah village so far. The Turkish army has so far taken control of Mount Zanar, Mount Kistah and the surrounding areas, as well as the northern areas of Hiror. Clashes also continue in the Avashin area. According to field reports, the Turkish army has set up a military point in the northern mountains of …

May 1 2021

Two Turkish soldiers killed in Iraq

The Turkish soldiers were killed during clashes with PKK militants in northern Duhok. On April 23, the Turkish Army launched a joint air and ground operation against the PKK group in northern Iraq. Operation Pence-Simsek (Thunder Claw) and Pence-Yildirim (Lightning Claw) is the third Turkish military operation in northern Iraq in less than two months. New Turkish military operation in northern Iraq Turkish military operations continue in northern Iraq Turkish Army and PKK casualties in northern Iraq FORUM

Apr 30 2021

“Turkish Falcon” Protracts Its Claws Over Kurdistan Yet Again

Support SouthFront To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK: Donation alerts: https://donationalerts.com/r/southfront Gumroad: https://gumroad.com/southfront Boosty: https://boosty.to/analysis-intelligence Or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ Turkey launched two brand-new operations in Iraq’s Kurdistan region. The operations against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) began in the provinces of Sirnak and Hakkari on April 29th. The operation in Sirnak province is code-named Eren Cudi-Besta and the one in Hakkari province is code-named Eren Kazan-Ogul. They are named after a 15-year-old boy who was a collateral …

Apr 27 2021

Turkish Army and PKK casualties in northern Iraq

Several days after the operation began, the Turkish Ministry of Defense announced that a soldier had been killed in ongoing clashes with PKK militants in Dohuk province. Later, Turkish Ministry of Defense announced that two Turkish soldiers have been killed and one wounded so far. The Turkish military also said 37 PKK militants had been killed since the start of operation. On the other hand, PKK stated that 38 Turkish soldiers were killed and more than 12 others were wounded in northern Iraq. Currently, clashes continue in the northern regions of Iraq, and if the Turkish operation continues, there is …

Apr 26 2021

“Leviathan Moves”: Turkey Launches New Operation In Iraq, Establishes Post In Syria

Support SouthFront To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK: PayPal: [email protected] Donation alerts: https://donationalerts.com/r/southfront Gumroad: https://gumroad.com/southfront Boosty: https://boosty.to/analysis-intelligence Or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ Turkey’s numerous operations in northeastern Syria and Iraq have become infamous. For every keen observer every successive operation is a chance to learn about some new, grand achievements of the Turkish Armed Forces. Announced on April 24th, the most recent operation is called “Claw-Lightning” and it aims to completely end the presence of the terror threat …

Mar 25 2021

Breaking: Heavy clashes between the Turkish army and PKK in Duhok province

Turkish fighters are currently bombing the area. FORUM

Feb 14 2021

Turkey announces end of Operation ‘Claw-Eagle 2’ in northern Iraq

This morning, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, accompanied by the Chief of General Staff Yasar Guler and a number of Turkish commanders, announced the end of the operation after visiting the ‘Claw Eagle 2’ operation room in Turkey’s Sirnak province. Hulusi Akar claimed that 40 PKK members were killed in the Turkish operation in Gare Mountain and also stated that 4 army personnel were killed in the last four days. According to information released by the Turkish Defense Ministry, the bodies of 13 Turkish nationals were found in a cave in Gare Mountain, while on the other hand the PKK …

Feb 13 2021

Iraq: PMU enters Sinjar again to counter Turkish attack!

On February 11, Hashd al-Shaabi (PMU) forces consisting of three brigades including 9,000 to 10,000 troops were deployed in the Sinjar region and surrounding areas by order of Mustafa al-Kadhimi, commander-in-chief of the Iraqi Armed Forces.According to reports, after dispatching Hashd al-Shaabi forces to the area, Abdul Aziz al-Muhammadawi (Abu Fadak), deputy head of Hashd al-Shaabi forces organization, and his entourage visited the town of Sinjar, Tal Afar and surrounding areas and met with local people. Deputy head of Hashd al-Shaabi forces organization Following Erdogan’s threats of a possible Turkish attack on Sinjar under the pretext of PKK presence in …

Feb 1 2021

Kurdish Card And Prospects Of Resumption Of Hostilities In Northern Syria

Donate To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK: PayPal: [email protected], http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront, BTC: 3Gbs4rjcVUtQd8p3CiFUCxPLZwRqurezRZ, BCH ABC: qpf2cphc5dkuclkqur7lhj2yuqq9pk3hmukle77vhq, ETH: 0x9f4cda013e354b8fc285bf4b9a60460cee7f7ea9 The conflict in Syria does not seem to be nearing its end despite the diplomatic efforts to find a solution for it. Every participant in the standoff is undertaking actions to pursue their interests, and many of them evidently are in conflict with one another. Israel and its never-ending fight against the ‘Iranian threat’, as usual, appears to be …

Dec 27 2020

Aviones De Combate Rusos Atacan Fuerzas Militantes Respaldadas Por Turquía En El Gran Idlib

Donate [embedded content] DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK: PayPal: [email protected], http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront, BTC: 3Gbs4rjcVUtQd8p3CiFUCxPLZwRqurezRZ, BCH ABC: qpf2cphc5dkuclkqur7lhj2yuqq9pk3hmukle77vhq, ETH: 0x9f4cda013e354b8fc285bf4b9a60460cee7f7ea9 Watch SouthFront videos in Spanish on Lbry.tv and YouTube El 24 y 25 de diciembre, aviones de combate de las Fuerzas Aeroespaciales Rusas llevaron a cabo una serie de ataques aéreos contra posiciones de grupos militantes respaldados por Turquía en el norte de Lattakia. Gran parte de los ataques aéreos tuvieron como objetivo las afueras de la ciudad de Kabani. Fotos compartidas por activistas de la oposición muestran humo elevándose desde varias colinas en las cercanías de la ciudad, donde durante los …

Dec 25 2020

Russian Warplanes Pounding Turkish Proxies In Greater Idlib

Donate To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK: PayPal: [email protected], http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront, BTC: 3Gbs4rjcVUtQd8p3CiFUCxPLZwRqurezRZ, BCH ABC: qpf2cphc5dkuclkqur7lhj2yuqq9pk3hmukle77vhq, ETH: 0x9f4cda013e354b8fc285bf4b9a60460cee7f7ea9 On December 24 and 25, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces carried out a series of airstrikes on positions of Turkish-backed militant groups in northern Lattakia. A large part of the airstrikes targeted the outskirts of the town of Kabani. Photos shared by opposition activists show smoke rising from several hills in the town’s vicinity, where a complex network …

Dec 8 2020

Kurd Runner 2020

Donate To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK: PayPal: [email protected], http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront, BTC: 3Gbs4rjcVUtQd8p3CiFUCxPLZwRqurezRZ, BCH ABC: qpf2cphc5dkuclkqur7lhj2yuqq9pk3hmukle77vhq, ETH: 0x9f4cda013e354b8fc285bf4b9a60460cee7f7ea9 The situation in the northern Syrian provinces of Aleppo and al-Hasakah is once again escalating amid speculations on the upcoming Turkish advance in the area. In recent weeks, the Turkish military and its proxies increased the intensity of strikes on positions of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and even on nearby positions of the Syrian Army along the …

Dec 6 2020

SDF commander confessed that PKK present in north of Syria battles

The commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Mazloum Abdi, said in an interview that 4,000 members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) terrorist group had been killed in recent years in Syria’s north and northeastern battles against ISIS, the Turkish army and its militant proxies.These people are those who were killed in the form of YPG or SDF forces or even independently in the form of the PKK group in northern Syria. In the past, the United States and Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria have remained silent or denied the existence of the PKK. The official announcement by the …

Jul 29 2020

Two Iranian border guards killed in western Iran

During the past few days, “Amir Hossein Alikhani” from the Basij forces in the Goizeh area of Sardasht and “Afshin Ashnavar” a soldier of the Piranshahr Border Regiment were martyred. In recent weeks, the activities of Kurdish terrorist groups on Iran’s borders have increased, and it is likely that the Iranian armed forces will take new measures to control and suppress the terrorist operations of groups such as PJAK and the PKK in the area. FORUM

May 28 2020

Iraq: Turkey missile attack to Sulaymaniyah

According to local sources, the vehicle was destroyed and five PKK passengers killed. The attack damaged the Mawat hospital and a few buildings.PKK and Turkish army conflict intensified after gas pipeline between Iran and Turkey was hit on March 31 and Turkey conducted several air strikes on PKK positions and gatherings with coordination of Iqlim in north of Iraq. FORUM

Apr 20 2020

Turkey’s aircraft attacked north of Iraq again

According to local sources, today morning Turkish warplanes bombed Derbi village heights between Warte and Qandil areas in northeast of Irbil province. The bombing took place at 4:40 and the planes were flying over the area until 7:00. In the past week this is Turkey’s third assault to Iraq and bombing the Kurdish inhabited areas. The discord between two ruling Kurdish parties in Iqlim has increased over whether sending troops to the region or no. If the dispute doesn’t settle, there is a chance that the sovereignty of the Iqlim is divided between Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union …

Apr 19 2020

Opinion: PKK attacks on Turkey and Iran: Two birds with one stone!

In the same sense, PKK blew up Iran-Turkey gas line in border area Doğubayazıt, on 31 March. This suspicious terrorist attack can be addressed as follows, 1. Although the attack took place in Turkish soil and against Turkey, but another one was addressed, too.PKK message is to show the ability of launching operation and continue it after Turkey’s extensive attack to their positions in north of Iraq and Syria. This attack and terrorist blast in Silvan area, Diyarbakır province, is an endeavor to show that Turkey’s attacks were not effective and deny Turkish officials claim on defeating PKK. 2. Iran …