Iranian troops cross border Into Iraqi Kurdistan
Iranian troops crossed Tuesday the border into Kurdish-controlled northern Iraq, Iraq’s al-Arabiya channel reported. The incursion caused 220 families to flee the area, Arabiya said without giving further details or saying where it got the information.
Iranian troops were operating three kilometers inside Iraqi territory following a series of clashes in recent days between Iranian forces and rebels of Party of Free Life of Kurdistan (PJAK), an Iraqi official said, requesting anonymity.
Following the reports in the media about corruption in the Chief in Military Inspection of the Ministry of Defense, the management of the Ministry conducted an investigation and found serious violations in the actions of the Inspection, contact.az reported.
The main Kurdish militia in Rojava is the Democratic Union Party (PYD), an offshoot of the Turkish-Kurdish rebel movement known as the PKK. According to news reports, the PKK has sent several hundred fighters from Turkey to Syria to help the PYD against the jihadists.
Eurotunnel - which manages and operates Channel Tunnel services - says migrant incursions are now "an almost nightly occurrence" - in addition to Tuesday night's incident, some 2,000 migrants had tried to get into the terminal on Monday night.