PEJAK

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PEJAKParty of Free Life of Kurdistan
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"This is the first time they have used helicopters." The official added that the area was not considered a stronghold of the Party of Free Life of Kurdistan (PJAK), an Iranian Kurdish separatist group that appeared to have been the target of the raid.
Pejak (Party of Free Life of Kurdistan) warned it has the ability to "carry out bombings against Iranian forces" inside Iran.
Men who said they were from the Party of Free Life of Kurdistan (PEJAK) held a news conference in the village of Khoran in a mountainous area of northern Iraq, where PEJAK has bases, to announce the formation of a new group dedicated to dialogue.
The leaders from the Party of Free Life of Kurdistan (PJAK) held a news conference in the village of Khoran in a mountainous area of northern Iraq, where it has bases, on Monday to announce their new group.
The foreign ministers of Iran and Turkey announced plans to cooperate against rebels of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, and its Iranian wing, the Party of Free Life of Kurdistan, or PJAK, during a joint news conference in Ankara.
Iranian shelling has killed the deputy military leader of The Party of Free Life of Kurdistan (PJAK), a north Iraq-based Kurdish separatist group, it said in an online statement, the AFP reported.
The fighting comes less than a week after the Islamic Republic warned that it reserved the right to attack the bases of the PJAK, or the Party of Free Life of Kurdistan, in neighbouring Iraq s autonomous Kurdish region.
Western Iran, which has a sizeable Kurdish population, has seen deadly clashes in recent years between the Iranian security forces and Kurdish rebel groups, mainly the Party of Free Life of Kurdistan (PJAK) operating from bases in neighbouring Iraq.
Speaking to FNA, Dabbagh said that the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) considers PJAK (Party of Free Life of Kurdistan) as an offshoot of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) which has long been in an armed campaign against Turkey, and it thus treats the group similar to the PKK.
Iraqi Kurdistan-based fighters from the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) carry out periodic deadly attacks in Turkey, while the Party of Free Life of Kurdistan (PJAK) does the same in Iran.
Iranian forces often clash with Kurdish guerrillas said to be members of Party of Free Life of Kurdistan (PJAK), an offshoot of the PKK which took up arms in 1984 for an ethnic homeland in southeast Turkey and northwest Iran.
The shelling has targeted camps of the separatist Party of Free Life of Kurdistan (PJAK) since mid-July, and the two sides have engaged in on-off clashes along the Iraq-Iran border.