At 07:30 AM on 8 June, 2021, Peshmerga soldier Rezwan Mohammad Ali was martyred and several others were injured in an attack carried out by the PKK in the Sharanish Village in the Dohuk Governorate.
Statement by the Ministry of Peshmerga on the Mount Matin attack
Today, a Peshmerga convoy was unjustifiably targeted on Mount Matin, near the border of the Amedi town, and was attacked by the PKK with both light and heavy weaponry. The ambush martyred five brave Peshmerga soldiers and injured seven more.
A Statement by the Ministry of Peshmerga regarding the attack near Amedi, Northern Kurdistan Region
Today, members of the PKK group ambushed and attacked a unit of the Peshmerga Forces on Mount Matina, near the town of Amedi in the northern Kurdistan Region.
Netherlands to continue supporting Peshmerga Forces in their fight against terrorism
Minister of Peshmerga Shorish Ismael, joined by high-ranking Peshmerga officers, today received a Dutch delegation headed by the Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Hans Akerboom, and the Military Advisor for the Dutch Consulate in Erbil, Col. Jan ten Hove.
Minister of Peshmerga receives Coalition delegation
The Peshmerga Minister, Shorish Ismael today met with a Coalition delegation headed by the new Deputy Commanding General of the Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, Brigadier General Richard Bell.
Minister of Peshmerga meets with Coalition delegation
Peshmerga Minister Shoresh Ismael today received a coalition delegation headed by Col. David Williams, the Director of the Joint Coalition Coordination Center (JCCC), to discuss ongoing support in the fight against terrorism.
Ministry of Peshmerga meets with Coalition Military Advisors
The Ministry of Peshmerga met with Coalition military advisors and representatives from the Reform Directorate to discuss future courses of action to continue supporting reform efforts within the Peshmerga forces.
A statement by Peshmerga Ministry regarding the missile attack in Kifri town
The Ministry of Peshmerga released the following statement in response to the attack on Kifri.
Kurdistan flag proudly featured for the first time on British Royal Sandhurst Academy unifrom
Lieutenant Amir Mahdi Mizuri became the first Peshmerga officer to graduate from the British Royal Sandhurst Academy after 14 months, earning the equivalent of a military Bachelor’s degree, and the first to wear the Kurdistan flag patch on his uniform.
Minister of Peshmerga commemorates 33rd anniversary of Halabja chemical weapons attack
Today, March 16, 2021, the Kurdistan Regional Government’s Minister of Peshmerga, Shoresh Ismail, his Deputy Minister, Serbast Lazgin, Secretary General, Chief of Staff, and other senior officers and employees of the Ministry of Peshmerga, observed a moment of silence to mark the 33rd anniversary of the chemical attack on the city of Halabja.