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Imprisoning of a 53 years old woman by the Turkish Army

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-11 09:32
Turkish Army attack to the citizens home “Baf”,town “Hazakh” arrested two people and also the imprisonment of a 53-year-old woman issued. According to report by Kurdistan Human Rights Association,Turkish Army attack to citizens home “Baf” , town “Hazakh” ...

The Turkish government makes wall between the north and east of Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-11 09:32
In a report to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, the Turkish government has launched a 3 meters long , 2 meters wide wall at the frontier between the north and east of Kurdistan. The Governor of Agri visited the site on Wednesday 9 August 2017, alon ...

Turkey Will Not Close Borders with Kurdistan: Envoy

BAS News - 2017-08-10 23:34
ERBIL — A Turkish official denied the rumours about Turkey's intentions to close the border crossing with the Kurdistan Region on Wednesday. Mohammed Akef Inam, the Turkish Consul General in Erbil, who spoke to Kurdistan 24, said that any information reg ...

The apparent threat of South and West Kurdistan by Erdogan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-10 13:18
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and chairman of the Akp Justice and Development Party at a news conference last week threatened to openly threaten South and West security forces in Kurdistan. At this press conference, Erdogan spoke of Peshmerg ...

The shelling of the Canton of Shahbah in western Kurdistan by the Turkish Army

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-10 13:18
According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, and according to local sources in Canton Shahba, the Turkish military and terrorist groups affiliated with this government, another village of the Ayn Daqna has been targeted by artillery attacks and co ...

Mercenaries killed, wounded attacking Afrin and al-Shahba

ANHA - 2017-08-10 11:01
People Protection Units and Women Protection Units in Afrin canton have responded to the Turkish occupation army’s attacks on Maranaz and Tel Baz villages amid reports of some mercenaries being killed and wounded. ...

Occupying Turkish army, tied gangs shell Ayn Daqna

ANHA - 2017-08-09 17:04
SHAHBA – The occupying Turkish army and tied gangs began shelling the Ayn Daqna village of the Shahba canton in the afternoon hours on Wednesday, it was reported. ANHA correspondent in Shahba reports of Turkish army and backed gangs’ shelling against Ayn ...

March against Turkish occupation in al-Raqqa

ANHA - 2017-08-09 13:28
Dozens of al-Raqqa young men joined a march to condemn the Turkish occupation army and its attacks on Democratic North-Syria Federation areas especially Afrin Region which is the first great activity organized by the youths in al-Raqqa. ...

Five Turkish soldiers killed in PKK attack

KurdPress - 2017-08-09 13:08
Five Turkish soldiers were killed in an attack by the forces of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) on a military base in Turkey southeastern province of Hakkari. ...

Turkish army strives at occupying internationally forbidden lands

ANHA - 2017-08-08 13:13
The Turkish occupation army is striving at occupying the internationally forbidden lands between Rojava and Bakur Kurdistan especially in Afrin Region by burning the fields amid bringing its machineries and mercenaries to the area. ...

Turkey bombs Tel Abyad border gate in northern Syria

KurdPress - 2017-08-08 09:07
Turkish army forces bombed the border gate of Tel Abyad in northern Syria with heavy weapons, officials of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Monday, ARA News reported. ...

Turkey tortures villagers under custody, report says

KurdPress - 2017-08-08 09:07
Thirty-six villagers who were detained as part of an operation by Turkish security forces against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in a village in Hakkari’s Semdinli province were allegedly tortured in police custody, the Cumhuriyet daily reported on Mo ...

The wall fence of the Turkish government on the borders of Rajo

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-08 08:59
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, the Turkish army has built a wall between the north and west of Kurdistan and this time, in the villages of Rajo subsidiary, Kanton Afrin has action has to the wall fence. Earlier, the Tur ...

A Few Turkish Troops Wounded in Northern Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2017-08-07 12:54
A planted bomb, belonging to Iraqi Baath regime, exploded ERBIL — The explosion of a planted bomb near Zakho city in northern Kurdistan Region led to a number of injuries among the Turkish troops in border areas of northern Kurdistan Region. Mohamad Hasa ...

Turkey is building another wall, cannons set at Rajo borders

ANHA - 2017-08-07 11:05
The Turkish occupation army is building another wall between Rojava and Bakur Kurdistan territories near Sorkê village and Adama village plain in Rajo district in Afrin canton, in coincidence with digging and setting cannons behind soil barriers on the bo ...

Turkey Arrests Three Iraqis Affiliated to IS

BAS News - 2017-08-06 23:55
ERBIL — Three Iraqi men were arrested by the Turkish authorities on suspicion of being affiliated to the so-called Islamic State (IS), a Turkish security source said on Sunday. According to the source, who spoke to Anadolu Agency on condition of anonymit ...

Turkish army provokes YPG in Kobanî

ANHA - 2017-08-06 18:57
The Turkish occupation army continues attacking Rojava and north of Syria violently, and during the two days ago, they launched two attacks on Kobanî canton while People Protection Units (YPG) and Women Protection Units (YPJ) responded to the attacks base ...

Lavrov: Russia, Turkey, Iran to meet in Tehran on August 8-9

Waar Media - 2017-08-06 17:14
WAAR-DUHOK: Representatives of Russia, Turkey and Iran will meet in Tehran on August 8-9 to discuss the strengthening of de-escalation zones in Syria, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Sunday. “With the Turkish counterpart [Turkish Foreign M ...

Cizîre people salute Afrin and al-Shahba’s resistance

ANHA - 2017-08-06 14:35
Thousands of Ad Darbasiyah, al-Hasakah, Tel Tamir, Zarkan, and Serê Kaniyê have taken to streets in a massive demonstration to condemn the Turkish occupation and its mercenaries’ attacks on Afrin canton and al-Shahba. ...

2 Turkish attacks on Kobanî, YPG repel

ANHA - 2017-08-06 14:35
KOBANÎ- The Turkish occupation army opened fire at the civilians in Kobanî on Sunday morning, and People Protection Units (YPG) responded to the attack. The Turkish occupation army’s forces opened fire at the civilians in Kobanî on Sunday morning at 10:00 ...

She left Turkish nationality for Erdogans’ practices

ANHA - 2017-08-06 14:35
"Farewell!" this is what the minister of Equal Opportunities Affairs in Belgium Zuhal Dêmîr who is from Kurdish origins said expressing her giving up the Turkish nationality. Zuhal Dêmîr also said that Ankara was depriving her of practicing Kurdish life. ...

PYD youths: Turkey has already tested our patience

ANHA - 2017-08-06 14:35
Hundreds of Afrin canton youths have denounced the Turkish occupation army and mercenaries' attacks on Afrin and al-Shahba areas, the youths also denounced the isolation imposed on the Kurdish people leader Abdullah Ocalan saying " you have already tested ...

Turkish army intensified their movements on Afrin border

ANHA - 2017-08-05 14:32
AFRIN/AL-SHAHBA- The Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries bombarded Afrin canton and al-Shahba villages with heavy weapons on Friday, they also intensified their movements in the opposite part to Janders district. Hawar news agency reporters from S ...

YPG: Turkish attack s’ outcome on Rojava

ANHA - 2017-08-05 14:32
People Protection Units (YPG) disclosed the outcome of the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries' attacks and violations on Rojava during the last 5 days. ...

PUK Firm on Holding Kurdistan’s Independence Referendum

BAS News - 2017-08-05 11:16
ERBIL — The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) is serious on holding Kurdistan’s independence referendum on time, and it may not change it’s position, said an official. The remarks were made by the party’s top officials in a meeting with the Turkish Cons ...

Turkey tells a story with major military personnel moves / Metin Gurcan

KurdPress - 2017-08-05 11:10
Yesterday, Al-Monitor colleague Amberin Zaman summarized the results of the Supreme Military Council's (SMC) critical decisions on promotions of generals in the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK). Today we will examine how these decisions might be interpreted. ...

Turkey set to open largest military camp in Somalia

Waar Media - 2017-08-04 13:34
WAAR-DUHOK: A Turkish military training camp is set to open in the Somali capital Mogadishu next month, the Somali defense minister said on Aug. 3. Abdirashid Abdullahi Mohamed said in a statement that the camp which had been under construction for the l ...

YPG, YPJ respond to Turkish shelling

ANHA - 2017-08-03 17:00
AFRIN– People Protection Units and Women Protection Units( YPG, YPJ) in Afrin canton have responded to Turkish occupation army’s shelling on Jilbirê (Jilbul) village in Şêrewa district. The Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries positioned in Kaljibr ...

Another HDP Lawmaker Detained

BAS News - 2017-08-02 19:52
ERBIL — Turkish police arrested pro-kurdish lawmaker from the People’s Democratic Party (HDP) on Wednesday. Local media reported MP Lezgin Botan was detained at the airport in the eastern province of Van before he could fly to Ankara. He is accused of su ...

Turkish occupation bombards Minag town and Jelbul village

ANHA - 2017-08-02 17:20
AL-SHAHBA- The Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries who are stationed in Mare’ town southern of Azaz are bombarding Minag town in al-Shahba liberated areas while the Turkish mercenaries who are stationed in Kaljibreen village are bombarding Jelbul ...

Turkey, Qatar launch joint military exercises

Waar Media - 2017-08-02 12:55
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkey and its main regional ally Qatar on Tuesday launched military exercises in the emirate that will involve some 250 Turkish troops and 30 armoured vehicles, reports said. The exercises come as Ankara presses on with its unequivocal backi ...

Al-Sultan Murad mercenaries sabotage civilians

ANHA - 2017-08-02 12:50
Al-Sultan Murad Division, under direct command of the Turkish MIT, are sabotaging properties and money of Qa’ar Kalbeybin village’s residents in al-Bab area under the pretext of dealing with the People Protection Units or the Syrian regime, in coincidence ...

Yazidi Union’s head: massacre aimed at ending Yazidi religion

ANHA - 2017-08-02 12:50
The co-chair of Yazidi Union in Afrin canton Abdul Rahman Shamo assured that Şengal massacre was planned by the Turkish intelligence with the Kurdish Democratic Party (PDK) acceptance aiming at removing the Yazidi religion and culture in Şengal. Moreover, ...

Arrests of 213 Kurds in northern Kurdistan by the Turkish government

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-01 23:22
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, end of week of July 2017, the Turkish government and its ruling party, led by Erdogan, during their recent repression in northern Kurdistan, arrested more than 213 people by their military ...

Turkish Missiles Hit Bordering Areas of Duhok

BAS News - 2017-08-01 18:11
ERBIL—Turkish fighter jets pounded Baze Vally of Duhok province Tuesday afternoon, damaging the woodland in the area. At 4:30 two missiles targeted the areas around the village of Baze (close to Baze Vally) in Upper Barwari district, said Sarbast Sabri A ...

Turkish army formed groups in al-Shahba to trade in children organs

ANHA - 2017-08-01 17:11
SULEIMAN AHAMD AL-SHAHBA- A special source of Hawar news agency from al-Shahba occupied areas stated that the Turkish MIT formed groups to arrest children from the Kurdish villages and trade in their body organs. A source stated that a group of agencies d ...

PYD dismisses reports of Turkish forces entering villages near Kobane

KurdPress - 2017-08-01 13:07
The reports about the Turkish forces entering several villages near the Syrian city of Kobane are untrue, Rezan Hiddo, the representative of the Syrian Democratic Council, which includes the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), told Sputnik on Monday. ...

Turkey slams US for ‘supporting PKK, YPG’

KurdPress - 2017-08-01 13:07
Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu has criticized the United States, indirectly saying that it supports the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) through its Syrian wing, the People’s Protection Units (YPG). ...

Another Parliamentarian “HDP” arrested

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-01 01:16
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, Aisha Ajar Yasharan, a representative of the city of Elieh in the People’s Democratic People’s Party, was arrested by the Turkish police, two days ago, another member of parliament Saadat ...

Attacking The Turkish Army to Kobani

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-31 19:45
In a report to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association on Sunday 30 July 2017, the Turkish Army harassed Ruzhava with a number of armored forces and armored vehicles in the western part of Kurdistan and entered the Kanton Kobani. The report states that at ...

Turkish occupation passes to Kobanî

ANHA - 2017-07-31 12:49
KOBANÎ- The Turkish occupation army passes to Kobanî canton lands amid mobilizing its troops. Hawar news agency’s reporter stated that the Turkish occupation army passed Kobanî canton lands at 21:30 from two points west of Kobanî which are Siftek and Boba ...

Al-Tabqa: More than 120 thousand refugees in dire need of help

ANHA - 2017-07-31 12:49
In coincidence with the disturbances witnessed in the Turkish-held areas in the Syrian north, refugees number has steadily increased in al-Tabqa and its countryside, thus the number of refugees has reached 125 thousand refugees in al-Tabqa, according to O ...

Turkish army’s aim of its incursion into Kobanî

ANHA - 2017-07-31 12:49
The commander in People Protection Units (YPG) Yeşar Kobanî stated that the Turkish occupation army was planning to occupy Siftek and Bobanî villages when it penetrated deeply into Kobanî canton lands on Sunday assuring that they warned the Turkish occupa ...

The bombed Turkish army and injuring four people in southern Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-30 20:26
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Righ Association quoted by the Kurdistan media, the Turkish military said on Friday evening of 28 July a “Pas Agha” valley near the city of Zakho in southern Kurdistan on the pretext of the presence of the Gu ...

Turkish Army Claims Killing 12 PKK Guerrillas

BAS News - 2017-07-30 15:56
ERBIL — the Turkish military announced on Sunday the killing of 12 PKK guerrillas in separate operations in southeastern Turkey and northern Kurdistan Region. According to a Turkish Armed Forces' statement, the operations in northern Kurdistan Region wer ...

YPG may leave Raqqa operation if Turkish attacks continue: commander

KurdPress - 2017-07-30 13:23
A commander of Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), the largest component of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) stated that the forces may leave the coalition operation in Raqqa if Turkish forces continue to attack Kurdish-dominated regions ...

Turkish Warplanes Pound Areas NE of Duhok

BAS News - 2017-07-29 18:23
ERBIL— Turkish fighter jets resumed bombardment of the districts of Amedi (approx. 80km northeast of Duhok) on Saturday afternoon. The jets pounded Rashava Valley of Deraluk parish as well as Balnda Valley of Nerwa and Rekan districts of Shiladze parish, ...

Kurdish MP Arrested in Turkish Airport

BAS News - 2017-07-29 17:48
ERBIL— Saadet Becerikli, a Kurdish lawmaker from the People's Democratic Party (HDP), was arrested on Saturday by Turkish police in Batman Airport. Turkish media reported that Becerikli was taken to an unknown destination after landing in the airport in ...

Another mercenary gang in al-Shahba formed

ANHA - 2017-07-29 11:16
Turkish occupation army has formed another mercenary gang in Azaz city under new label, this gang’s aim is fighting the revolutionary forces in al-Shahba areas. ...

Turkish Parliament Expels 2 HDP Lawmakers for Absenteeism

BAS News - 2017-07-27 17:19
ERBIL — Turkish parliament’s General Assembly voted on Thursday to dismiss two lawmakers from the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) reportedly for absenteeism. Tugba Hezer Ozturk, a deputy representing Van, and Faysal Sariyildiz, who represents ...

Turkish Jets Strike PKK Positions in Northern Duhok

BAS News - 2017-07-27 16:20
ERBIL — The Turkish warplanes bombed on Thursday PKK’s positions in the villages around Shiladze district in Amedi city in northern Duhok province. Local sources told BasNews that the Turkish fighter jets carried out air raids against the Kurdistan Worke ...

Turkish occupation army shells YPG, YPJ positions

ANHA - 2017-07-27 14:48
AFRIN– Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries shelled on Wednesday evening the bordering villages in Shia district, Afrin canton with heavy arms. The Turkish occupation army shelled People Protection Units and Women Protection Units (YPG, YPJ) in Shi ...

Netanyahu asks Erdogan to focus on Kurds or Cyprus, not Jerusalem

Waar Media - 2017-07-27 14:26
WAAR-DUHOK: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as a hypocrite, after the Turkish leader accused Israel of not respecting the right of worship in the al-Aqsa mosque. “It would be interesting to see wha ...

The Turkish occupation shells al-Shahba with artillery

ANHA - 2017-07-27 11:36
AL-SHAHBA– Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries positioned at Kaljibreen village have been Ain Daqna and Minag villages in al-Shahba areas with heavy arms. Hawar news agency reporter from al-Shahba areas noted that, meantime, the Turkish occupation ...

Turkey targets Afrin villages and al-Shahba areas

ANHA - 2017-07-26 13:16
The Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries targeted on Tuesday night Afrin canton villages with drones loaded by bombs in coincidence with attacking al-Shahba areas. ...

Iran, Turkey to expand anti-terrorism cooperation

KurdPress - 2017-07-26 10:27
High-ranking Iranian and Turkish officials in a meeting in Tehran on Tuesday underlined the necessity for expanding mutual cooperation in the war against terrorism, specially the IS, and blocking the terrorists’ financial resources and networks. ...

HDP nationwide protests to continue until November

KurdPress - 2017-07-26 10:27
Turkey pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputies launched a series of protests on Tuesday that will continue until November 4, the anniversary of the detention of HDP Co-chair Selahattin Demirtas along with eight other party deputies, Turkish M ...

Continuation of arrests in northern Kurdistan by the Turkish government

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-26 02:47
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, today, 25 July, 2017, the Turkish police forces attacked the home of “Mousa Farisoghluolari in city of Amid in Northern Kurdistan he was arrested. The report quoted him as the joint head o ...

Afrin people respond again to Turkish attacks

ANHA - 2017-07-25 20:00
Dozens of thousands people of Afrin canton raised their voices again condemning the Turkish occupation and bombardment on Afrin canton and al-Shahba areas in a massive demonstration which is the second one that has been launched during one month. ...

A commander: with 200 shells, they targeted Ayn Daqnah

ANHA - 2017-07-25 14:59
The commander in revolutionary joint forces Siyamend Afrin stated that the Turkish occupation bombarded al-Shahba areas with more than 200 cannons and missile launchers during the last two days. In addition to that, they intensified their movements to lau ...

Life ceased in Afrin preparing for protest

ANHA - 2017-07-25 14:59
AFRIN- In preparation for the protest that people will launch in Afrin center in order to condemn the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries’ attacks on Afrin canton, life ceased in Afrin. Afrin people are getting ready to start a demonstration conde ...
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