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Report: Iranian Regime Strikes At Kurdish Groups In Koya, Iraq
Tsarizm.com ^ | 9/8/18 | Seth Frantzman

Posted on 09/08/2018 12:22:36 PM PDT by Pavegecko

On September 8 Kurdish groups in and around the city of Koya in northern Iraq were struck by a bombardment. Locals said that missiles and drones were used in an attack. Video showed rockets streaming across the sky from the direction of Iran towards Koya. Iran is known to possess both the missile capabilities and artillery to strike the area. However it would be the first time the Iranian regime has used missiles at this distance to strike deep inside Iraq.

In the past months Kurdish groups, including the PDKI, KDP-I, PJAK and PAK have increased their activity in Iran and there have been numerous clashes since June. MECRA has been closely following this uptick in clashes and we mapped the clashes on August 12. For instance a large clash between the PDKI and Iranian regime in mid-August resulted in more than a dozen casualties on both sides. These Kurdish groups have put out recent statements regarding their cause and their desire to increase opposition to Tehran. This comes after PDKI leader Mustafa Hijri and Komala head Abdullah Mohtadi visited Washington in June seeking support. Hijri discussed his party’s current policies, noting “The Islamic Republic of Iran is not only against the Kurds. It is also against stability. It is against peace in the Middle East and they always try to destabilize the region, especially the Muslim world as a kind of instrument for their foreign relations.”

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TOPICS: Military/Veterans
KEYWORDS: billgertz; blogtrash; djibouti; eritrea; hassannasrallah; hezbollah; iran; iraq; kdpi; kurds; lebanon; pak; pdki; pjak; raidertroll; sudan; yemen

1 posted on 09/08/2018 12:22:36 PM PDT by Pavegecko
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To: Pavegecko

Sounds like the Kurds are fixen to get their homeless butts kicked real bad.


2 posted on 09/08/2018 12:29:15 PM PDT by raiderboy (Trump promised “shut down the government” in September; if no wall!!)
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To: Pavegecko; Texas Fossil

Iran verses the Kurds part xcvii.

Making the world safe for socialist Muslims, one rocket at a time.


4 posted on 09/08/2018 1:09:47 PM PDT by texas booster (Join FreeRepublic's Folding@Home team (Team # 36120) Cure Alzheimer's!)
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To: texas booster

Could all Kurds in 4 countries come together as one?


5 posted on 09/08/2018 3:54:49 PM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: DIRTYSECRET

That idea makes sense but would require cooperation from multiple countries in the area.

So I’ll chalk that idea up to “Not likely”.


6 posted on 09/08/2018 7:11:52 PM PDT by texas booster (Join FreeRepublic's Folding@Home team (Team # 36120) Cure Alzheimer's!)
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The Three Amigos

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, Russia's Vladimir Putin and Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan meet in Sochi, Russia November 22, 2017. (photo credit: SPUTNIK/MIKHAIL METZEL/KREMLIN VIA REUTERS)

Column One: Portents of quagmires in Syria

7 posted on 09/09/2018 6:54:27 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...
Weeks away?

8 posted on 09/09/2018 6:57:28 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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To: Pavegecko

I assume the United States is paying for this... with the cold hard CASH Obama and Kerry gave them...


9 posted on 09/09/2018 9:00:47 AM PDT by GOPJ (Democrats offer Tech Thugs all the CHEAP LABOR they want... while shafting American workers)
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