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Pressegespräch: PKK-Verbot aufheben

Civaka Azad - 2017-11-17 04:00
ISKU | Informationsstelle Kurdistan e.V. Pressemitteilung von Civaka Azad – Kurdisches Zentrum für Öffentlichkeitsarbeit, 16.11.2017 Während in der Türkei Rechtsstaat und Demokratie abgebaut werden und die Regierung unnachgiebig die Opposition verfolgt, ...

New agreement between mercenaries and Turkish State

ANHA - 2017-11-02 15:31
Free Syrian Army intends to hand over the border crossings in Jarablus and Azaz to the interim government of the Syrian Opposition Coalition related to the Turkish state. ...

Turkey Sentences HDP Lawmaker to 1 Year Imprisonment

BAS News - 2017-11-01 20:55
ERBIL — A court in Diyarbakir on Wednesday sentenced a Kurdish opposition lawmaker to 11 months and 20 days in prison for insulting a public servant. MP Ziya Pir is from the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP). The court overruled an appeal by Pi ...

Tehran Pushing Baghdad on Crackdown Against Iranian Kurdish Oppositions

BAS News - 2017-10-28 20:17
ERBIL — The threats Islamic Republic of Iran is posing to the Kurdish opposition parties in Kurdistan Region are “real”, said an official. After invading Kirkuk, Tuz Khurmatu and other Kurdish disputed territories, the Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias of ...

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): A Dangerous Stalemate

International Crisis Group - 2017-10-26 19:59
Political uncertainty and increasing polarisation between government and opposition, combined with escalating violence in many provinces, have set the DRC on a dangerous trajectory. In this excerpt from the Watch List 2017 – Third Update early warning re ...

Le Premier ministre irakien reçu par Erdogan en Turquie

Institut kurde - Paris - 2017-10-25 15:24
Le Premier ministre irakien Haidar al-Abadi effectuait mercredi une visite en Turquie où il a été reçu par le président Recep Tayyip Erodgan, dans un contexte de rapprochement entre Ankara et Bagdad, unis dans leur opposition à l'indépendance des Kurdes ...

Netanyahu: le monde doit se préoccuper de l'avenir des Kurdes

Institut kurde - Paris - 2017-10-24 23:25
Le Premier ministre israélien Benjamin Netanyahu a affirmé mardi que le monde devait se préoccuper de l'avenir des Kurdes d'Irak, qui ont organisé un référendum d'indépendance dans leur région autonome malgré l'opposition de Bagdad. ...

An Election Delay Can Help Avert Kenya’s Crisis

International Crisis Group - 2017-10-23 20:49
The rerun of Kenya’s presidential elections scheduled on 26 October risks escalating a political crisis, as the main opposition leader has withdrawn and the risk of violence is high. The election commission should seek from the Supreme Court a 30-45 day ...

KDPI Forces on Alert as Iranian-backed Militias Approach Their Bases

BAS News - 2017-10-22 00:50
ERBIL — The Peshmerga forces of Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (KDPI) are now on full alert after Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias and military personnel of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) attempted on Saturday to approach the opposition grou ...

Hashd Al-Shaabi Approaching Taqtaq, Southern Erbil: KDPI

BAS News - 2017-10-21 15:11
The militias allegedly aim to attack the Iranian opposition Kurdish parties ERBIL — Following the invasion of Pirde town south of Erbil on Friday, the Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi mobilized its forces towards Taqtaq town, western Er ...

Turkish Lira, Iranian Toman Drop Due to Anti-Kurdistan Stances

BAS News - 2017-10-09 11:25
ERBIL — Due to their opposition to the independence bid of the Kurdistan Region, the Turkish and Iranian currencies have significantly slumped against the US dollar. The Turkish lira had dropped by 4.3 percent since September 15 due to the country’s oppo ...

How to Ensure a Credible, Peaceful Presidential Vote in Kenya

International Crisis Group - 2017-10-02 16:14
Following the annulment of August’s historic vote, Kenya must hold repeat presidential elections by 1 November. But rising tensions and the threat of an opposition boycott could result in missing the vote's deadline and risk a constitutional crisis. Both ...

Last flight departs as Iraq imposes ban for Kurdish independence vote

Reuters - 2017-09-30 03:52
ERBIL, Iraq/ANKARA (Reuters) - The last international flight left Erbil airport on Friday as the Baghdad government imposed an air ban on Iraqi Kurdistan in retaliation for an independence vote that has drawn widespread opposition from foreign powers. ...

US: We Remain Friends with Kurds

BAS News - 2017-09-29 13:58
ERBIL — The United State has reiterated its opposition to any possible violence against the Kurdistan Region as the result of the independence referendum, saying Washington remains a friend of the Kurds. “We would oppose any violence if that were to take ...

Le Kurdistan irakien vote massivement pour le "oui" à l'indépendance

Institut kurde - Paris - 2017-09-27 20:59
Le Kurdistan irakien a voté, sans surprise, à plus de 92% en faveur de l'indépendance, selon les résultats du référendum organisé par cette région autonome malgré l'opposition du pouvoir central à Bagdad et de nombreuses capitales. ...

Kurd independence vote raises fears in region

Washington Times - 2017-09-26 04:42
IRBIL, Iraq — The lines in Ainkawa, a Christian suburb of the Kurdistan Regional Government capital of Irbil, wrapped around the block by noon. Kurds came to vote Monday for independence, and nothing — not the determined opposition of Iraq's central gover ...

People of Kurdistan votes in historic Referendum

Waar Media - 2017-09-25 13:47
WAAR-DUHOK: The Kurdistan Region’s independence referendum started on Monday, September 25, as was planned. The vote proceeded despite the threats and strong opposition from Iraq, regional and world powers. Polling stations opened on Monday at 8:00 am lo ...

Iraqi PM Releases Over 15 Statements in 4 Hours Against Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-09-25 10:59
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi posted over 15 statements on his official Facebook account against Kurdistan Region's independence referendum in just four hours. In 19 different statements on Facebook, Abadi reiterated his opposition to the ...

People of Kurdistan Begin to Vote in Historic Referendum

BAS News - 2017-09-25 09:30
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Region’s independence referendum started on Monday, September 25, as was planned. The vote proceeded despite the threats and strong opposition from Iraq, regional and world powers. Polling stations opened on Monday at 8:00 am local ...
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