Tag Archives | Kurdish Workers Party

PKK "planning to Sell Oil trough Iran"

By John Lee. BasNews reports that the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) is planning to extract crude oil in the border areas it controls in the Kurdistan Region and transport it to Iran by truck. According to some local sources, a PKK team is building a new 5-km road across the border areas of Kurdistan Region […]

Turkish Forces Raid Iraqi Kurdistan

By Simon Kent. The New York Times has reported on a Turkish incursion in the mountains of Northern Iraq to destroy Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) positions. The incursion comes in response to a recent IED attack inside Turkey which killed 14 police officers in a mini bus. The raids--20 military strikes according to the report--have […]