Several Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) forces were killed and wounded in clashes with the Kurdistan Free Life Party (PJAK) guerillas Wednesday on Shaho Mountain.
An Iraqi Shiite militia, Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba which was branded a terrorist group by The United States in March, settled in the Iranian Kurdish border city of Shno (Oshnavieh) on late Sunday, local sources told Avatoday.
Iranian Kurds celebrated new year and traditional Newroz Eve on Wednesday, while use the opportunity to show their dissatisfaction with a corrupted failing system.
People in the earthquake-zone of Iran’s Kermanshah faced further difficulties now as President, Hassan Rouhani decided to visit the area in the coming days, almost two years after the tragedy.
Iranian teachers took the streets once again on Thursday across the country, protesting discrimination in salaries, privatization of schools, and the mass arrest of teachers.
An Iranian couple in the Kurdish city of Mahabad died on Sunday as the walls of a house in the ill-constructed Mehr units collapsed.
A Kurdish protester against airstrikes by Ankara was killed by Turkish soldiers on Saturday.
A scheduled seminar in Marivan’s Peyame Noor University on the so-called Kolbars was canceled by the security forces moments before the event starts on Wednesday, sources told Avatoday.
Local activists in the Iran’s Kurdish province of Kermanshah told Avatoday that the number of people hurt by the magnitude 6.3 earthquake on Sunday night estimated at least 530 and 12 others were dead.
Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit Iranian Kurdish region of Sarpole Zahab and Kermanshah on Sunday night, the US Geological Survey said Sunday.