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‘Kurdish forces withdrew at Barzani’s order’

‘Kurdish forces withdrew at Barzani’s order’

TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (Press Shia Agency) – Spokesman of Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) criticized media and leaders of Democratic Party of Iraqi Kurdistan noting that certain satellite networks sought to hide the referendum’s failure.Sadi Ahmed Pira, a spokesman for the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, made the remarks at a press conference held minutes ago. Touching upon harsh attack by media...

Tehran to commemorate Talabani

Tehran to commemorate Talabani

TEHRAN, Oct. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – A service event will be held in Tehran to pay tribute to late Iraqi President Talabani who passed away last week at 84.A remembrance service ceremony to commemorate former Iraqi president and leader of Iraq's Patriotic Union of Kurdistan Jalal Talabani will be held on Thursday October 12, in a north western Tehran mosque. The Central Mosque of Shahrak...

Former Iraqi pres., Kurdish leader Talebani dies at 83

Former Iraqi pres., Kurdish leader Talebani dies at 83

TEHRAN, Oct. 03 (Press Shia) – Former Iraqi president and leader of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) Jalal Talabani died in Germany, at 83.Talabani, a veteran leader of the Kurdish struggle for self-determination, stepped down as president in 2014, after a long period of treatment following a stroke in 2012. Talabani was born near Erbil, now the seat of the Kurdistan Regional...

Terrorists’ withdrawal great victory for Iraqi nation

Terrorists’ withdrawal great victory for Iraqi nation

TEHRAN, Jul. 19 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Parliament Speaker, while voicing satisfaction with Iraq’s victory in fighting ISIL, said withdrawal of terrorists marked a notable victory for people of Iraq and region.Speaking at a meeting with a delegation of Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) on Tuesday in Tehran, Ali Larijani said “following the remarkable triumph, position of Iraq has...

Kurdish referendum plan to weaken entire Iraq

Kurdish referendum plan to weaken entire Iraq

TEHRAN, Jul. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s SNSC head Shamkhani warned that the decision by Iraqi Kurdistan Region to hold an independence referendum would isolate Iraqi Kurds and weaken Kurdistan region and the entire Arab country.Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani made the remarks in a meeting with a high-ranking delegation from Patriotic...

PUK delegation to meet Shamkhani

PUK delegation to meet Shamkhani

TEHRAN, Jul. 17 (Press Shia) – A high-ranking delegation from Patriotic Union of Iraqi Kurdistan (PUK) is scheduled to hold talks with Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani in Tehran on Monday.The delegation is headed by the PUK’s Deputy Secretary Generals Kosrat Rasul Ali and Chief of Executive Body of the union’s Political Bureau, Mala Bakhtiar. It was...

PUK Leader en route to Iran

PUK Leader en route to Iran

TEHRAN, Jul. 09 (Press Shia Agency) – Iraqi Former President Jalal Talebani is slated to make an official visit to the Iranian capital of Tehran soon.Talebani, Leader Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and Iraqi Former President, will travel to Tehran today or tomorrow. It is worth noting that in the past five years, Talebani has been practically excluded from the political scene as a result...