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Tillerson will not meet Turkey opposition in Ankara visit this week
Reuters - 2017-03-28 02:23
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will not meet members of Turkish opposition groups during a one-day visit to Ankara this week where talks with President Tayyip Erdogan will focus on the war in Syria, senior U.S. officials said ...

Turkish government seeks to close down HDP, party spokesman says
Rûdaw - 2017-03-27 19:09
“The AKP government which sees itself above the law ...

Strategic significance of Tabqa
ANF/English - 2017-03-27 18:10
With the liberation of Tabqa city and the Tabqa Dam, the corridor to Aleppo will be closed. The Turkish state’s logistical and military support line to ISIS and SNC gangs will be broken. Thus ISIS will enter the period of annihilation. ...

HPG: Turkish military operation and clashes in Çarçela continue
ANF/English - 2017-03-27 18:10
As the operation the Turkish army launched in Çarçela on March 25 continues, two soldiers were killed as result of actions by guerrillas. ...

Voting on Turkish referendum begins on Monday in Europe
Rûdaw - 2017-03-27 15:04
polling shows that the nearly 55 percent of registered voters would say “No” ...

Turkish Foreign Ministry summons Swiss ambassador over PKK rally in Bern
KurdPress - 2017-03-27 14:05
The Turkish Foreign Ministry on March 26 summoned Switzerland’s ambassador to Ankara to express its reaction over a Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) rally targeting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the Swiss capital Bern. ...

Turkish claims on Iran are baseless: Foreign Ministry spokesman
KurdPress - 2017-03-27 14:05
The Iranian Foreign Ministry on March 26 called recent remarks by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as “baseless and meddlesome,” stating that Ankara is playing a blame game to justify its expansionist polices, Hurriyet daily reported. ...

Turkish diasporans begin voting in referendum
Waar Media - 2017-03-27 13:10
WAAR-DUHOK: Absentee voting for Turkish citizens living in several western European countries on the referendum for constitutional changes that is seen as increasing presidential powers begins on Monday, while Turks in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq can b ...

More than a thousand refugees from Shehba region arrive in Efrîn
ANF/English - 2017-03-27 12:23
1050 refugees that were forced to leave the Shehba region due to the barbaric practices of the Turkish army have arrived in Rojava's Efrîn Canton. ...

Curfew in seven villages of Tatvan
ANF/English - 2017-03-27 12:23
The Turkish state has declared a curfew in seven villages in Bitlis' Tatvan district. ...

Swiss investigate protest sign calling for Erdogan's killing
Reuters - 2017-03-27 10:46
ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss prosecutors are investigating whether a protest sign calling for the killing of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan violated laws against inciting violence, police said on Monday. ...

HPG: Eight soldiers killed, one guerrilla martyred in Çarçela
ANF/English - 2017-03-26 22:34
HPG/YJA Star guerrillas inflicted heavy blows against the Turkish troops that started an operation in Çarçela area. Eight soldiers were killed and one guerrilla fell a martyr during clashes. ...

Turkey summons Swiss ambassador over anti-Erdogan protest in Bern: sources
Reuters - 2017-03-26 16:40
ANKARA (Reuters) - The Turkish foreign ministry summoned Switzerland's ambassador to Ankara on Sunday over a protest in Bern that it said was organized by supporters of terrorist groups and targeted President Tayyip Erdogan, foreign ministry sources said. ...

Turkey again bombarded Afrin villages
ANHA - 2017-03-26 16:34
AFRIN- The Turkish occupation army again bombarded Afrin canton villages. The bombardment caused financial damages without any human damages. On Saturday night at 12:30, the Turkish occupation army intensified bombardment on Jaqla village using dozens of ...

Turkish army counts on toy balloons to track guerrillas
ANF/English - 2017-03-26 14:21
The Turkish army is counting on toy balloons with installed tracking devices in them which they randomly scatter around in Medya Defense Zones in order to monitor the movement of guerrillas. ...

Erdogan’s Nazi slur could lose him the Turkish Cypriots - Cyprus Mail
Cyprus Mail - 2017-03-26 07:32

Turkish Army: We bombed 16 strongholds of the PKK
Kurdiu - 2017-03-25 21:13

Injustice is the foundation of the new Turkish state | openDemocracy
Opendemocracy - 2017-03-25 15:28

US urges Turkey, Europe to tone down rhetoric amid row
KurdPress - 2017-03-25 03:19
The United States has called on Turkey and European countries to “tone down the rhetoric,” amid tension between Ankara and the continent that kindled with the barring of Turkish officials to campaign for the upcoming constitutional referendum, with later ...

Turkish soldier killed, four wounded in clashes with PKK
KurdPress - 2017-03-25 03:19
A Turkish soldier was killed and four others were wounded in an armed attack by the Kurdish militants of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Turkey's southeastern province of Hakkari, the Turkish military said on Thursday. ...

British MPs say Turkish president using attempted coup to suppress human rights | World news | The Guardian
The Guardian - 2017-03-25 01:47

Turkish warplanes attack PKK bases in Kurdistan Region
Rûdaw - 2017-03-24 17:33
Turkish army claimed 3 PKK killed; the PKK has not confirmed the report ...

To win votes for his campaign Turkish president plans to visit Kurdish areas
Rûdaw - 2017-03-24 15:06
"We will try for the highest vote, over 60 percent Yes vote, ...

Syria's Ja'afari says U.S. action on Raqqa would be illegitimate
Reuters - 2017-03-24 14:46
GENEVA (Reuters) - Any U.S.- or Turkish-backed attack on Islamic State in the Syrian city of Raqqa would be illegitimate unless coordinated with President Bashar al-Assad's government, the Syrian chief negotiator at peace talks in Geneva said on Friday. ...

A Last Chance for Turkish Democracy - The New Yorker
Newyorker - 2017-03-24 11:46

Turkish shelling on Afrin: 4 wounded, 300 shells
ANHA - 2017-03-23 12:23
Turkish occupation army has been shelling during the past two days Afrin villages with more than 300 shells leaving huge damage to civilians' properties and many were wounded. ...

Afrin Executive Board: we will resort to legal self-defense
ANHA - 2017-03-23 10:20
The Executive Board in Afrin canton said that they have the right to self-defense against Turkish aggression on Afrin villages lying at the borders. ...

More than half of Turkish voters against constitutional referendum, poll shows
Rûdaw - 2017-03-23 09:58
The survey was conducted by the Turkish NET polling firm ...

One Turkish soldier killed, four wounded in clashes with Kurdish militants: army
Reuters - 2017-03-23 07:04
ANKARA (Reuters) - One Turkish soldier was killed and four were wounded in an armed attack by Kurdish militants in Turkey's southeastern province of Hakkari, the Turkish military said on Thursday. ...

Syrian Refugees Should Become Turkish Citizens
E-Kurd - 2017-03-23 05:55
Harun Yahya | Ekurd.net The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. The issue of granting citizenship to the Syrians was among the most important topics on the agenda of Turkey in July 2016. The issue had been a subject of heat ...

Two Turkish soldiers killed in operations against Kurdish PKK
E-Kurd - 2017-03-23 05:55
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey’s Kurdish region,— Two Turkish soldiers have been killed in operations against the Kurdish militants of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the Lice district of the southeastern Kurdish province of Diyarbakir in Turkish Kurdistan, s ...

HRW criticizes Turkey’s crackdown on Kurdish opposition
E-Kurd - 2017-03-23 05:55
ISTANBUL,— The Turkish government has jailed 13 members of the pro-Kurdish democratic opposition in parliament on terrorism charges and taken direct control of 82 municipalities in the Kurdish southeast region, suspending and incarcerating elected mayors ...

Russia negotiation with Turkey to involve Syrian Kurds in Geneva talks: Lavrov
E-Kurd - 2017-03-23 05:55
MOSCOW,— Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Moscow will work with the Turkish government to seek Kurdish involvement at the Syrian peace talks in Geneva. “We will continue to look for solutions to this issue with our Turkish partners, including ...

Syrian Kurdish YPG says Turkey shells villages in Afrin
E-Kurd - 2017-03-23 05:55
AFRIN, Syrian Kurdistan,— Turkish shelling of Syrian villages in the Kurdish region of Afrin in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) near the border wounded 10 civilians on Wednesday, the Kurdish YPG militia said. “This morning from 8 a.m. (0600 GMT) the Turkish ar ...

Erdogan calls on Europe to respect human rights, democracy Orient Net Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday (March 22) that Europeans across the world would ..
Orient News - 2017-03-23 02:04

Turkish army continues shelling Afrin villages
ANHA - 2017-03-22 22:06
AFRIN – The attacks of the Turkish occupation forces against the villages of the Afrin Canton continue. The Turkish army is attacking with artillery shells the villages of Raco, Şiyê and Mabeta districts of Afrin from this morning. Four citizens who were ...

Turkish President Sends Nawroz Congratulations in Kurdish
BAS News - 2017-03-22 14:20
He stresses coexistence and brotherhood among nations ERBIL — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan extended his congratulations to the people of Turkey on Nawroz occasion on Tuesday stressing brotherhood and coexistence in the country. Erdogan posted h ...

Turkey is bombarding Afrin villages
ANHA - 2017-03-22 10:55
AFRIN- The Turkish occupation army is still bombarding Malla Khalil village, and on Wednesday morning, it bombarded Deir Baloot village in Jendairs province, and Firfirk, Qara Baba villages in Rajo province in addition to Anqala village in Shieh province. ...

Flying Kurdish flag in Kirkuk destabilizes Iraq, says Turkish Foreign Ministry
Rûdaw - 2017-03-20 12:20
hoisting the Kurdish flag at official places in Kirkuk province will have destabilizing impacts ...

US Secretary of State, Turkish FM talk on phone: sources
KurdPress - 2017-03-20 09:35
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu have talked on the phone, diplomatic sources told state-run Anadolu Agency on March 19. ...

Russia ‘can’t satisfy’ Erdogan’s ambitions on Kurdish issue
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
MOSCOW,— On March 10, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Moscow. This was Erdogan’s second visit after the normalization of relations between the two countries. During the Friday meeting, the leaders discussed bilateral cooperation and the si ...

UN report refutes ethnic cleansing claims against Syrian Kurdish YPG, SDF
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
YPG says U.N. report proves Turkish accusations of changing demographics baseless QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— The Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) of Syrian Kurdistan said a report released by the United Nations proves that the claim by Turkey an ...

Iraq won’t accept PKK to use Iraqi soil to attack Turkey: Abadi
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said he will not permit an attack by the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) against Turkey to be launched from Iraqi territory, speaking in a phone conversation with Turkish PM Binali Yildirim on Tuesday. “The I ...

PKK roadside bomb kills Two Turkish soldiers in Kurdish region
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey’s Kurdish region,— Two Turkish soldiers were killed on Wednesday in a roadside bomb attack in the southeast blamed on Kurdish militants from the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), local media reported. The attack took place when secu ...

Turkey seeks diplomatic solution on Syria’s Manbij: minister
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
ANKARA,— Finding a diplomatic solution with the United States and Russia on northern Syria’s Manbij has become a necessity, and a military approach would only be considered if diplomacy failed, Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Isik said on Thursday. The US ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – March 17, 2017
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
Turkish intelligence chief holds talks in Duhok and Shinjar: Roj news Erbil: Turkish intelligence chief Hakan Fidan has visited the militants groups in Sinjar after meeting with KDP officials in Iraqi Kurdistan where he also visited a Turkish base. Relia ...

Turkey jails Kurdish Azadiya Welat journalist to over 9 years in prison
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey’s Kurdish region,— A Turkish court has issued a jail term of over nine years to the written affairs director of Kurdish-language daily newspaper Azadiya Welat in the country’s southeastern province of Diyarbakir in Turkish Kurdist ...

Turkey's Erdogan on German journalist: 'Thank God' he was arrested
Reuters - 2017-03-19 15:03
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday accused a jailed Turkish-German journalist of being a terrorist agent, adding "Thank God he has been arrested", comments likely to cause further unease in Berlin over the incident. ...

Turkey brands Germany ‘HYPOCRITES’ for allowing huge anti-Erdogan protest in Frankfurt
Waar Media - 2017-03-19 10:40
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish government has accused Germany of hypocrisy after it allowed tens of thousands of Kurds (from Turkey) to hold a protest in Frankfurt against Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s presidency. Ahead of the Kurdish new year (Newroz), some 30,000 demons ...

Running for their lives
BBC - 2017-03-19 03:14
BBC Arabic's Janay Boulos reports on the perils of being smuggled over the Syrian-Turkish border. ...

Thousands of Kurds Protest Erdogan, Turkish Referendum in Germany
Newsweek - 2017-03-18 17:20
Demonstrators fear the April referendum will give the Turkish president license to go after Kurds if voters approve it. ...

Turkey detains 740 suspects in operations against Kurdish militants: Anadolu
Reuters - 2017-03-18 16:32
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish authorities have detained 740 people for suspected links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) over the last three days, state media reported on Saturday citing an Interior Ministry source. ...

Thousands of Kurds protest against Turkey's Erdogan in Frankfurt
Reuters - 2017-03-18 15:38
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Around 9,000 Kurdish supporters demonstrated in the German city of Frankfurt on Saturday against Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and an April referendum that would give him sweeping new powers. ...

Turkey Arrests 10 Iraqi Nationals Suspected of IS Membership
BAS News - 2017-03-17 19:13
ERBIL — Turkish security forces on Friday arrested 10 Iraqi nationals in the north of country, suspecting them of having links to the Islamic State (IS). According to Anadolu Agency, the arrests were made in northern Samsun province of Turkey. It is not ...

The US must heed Turkish concerns in Syria
Orient News - 2017-03-17 02:06

HDP calls on Turkish parliament to recognise Halabja massacre as genocide
Rûdaw - 2017-03-16 13:36
We have in the past asked the (Turkish) parliament to form a committee and investigate the events in Halabja ...

Turkish Airstrikes On U.S.-Backed Kurdish Militia Kill Up to 200 In Syria | The Huffington Post
Huffingtonpost - 2017-03-16 00:07

The US must heed Turkish concerns in Syria | Turkey | Al Jazeera
Aljazeera - 2017-03-15 20:19

Pro-Erdogan supporters hack Twitter accounts
Waar Media - 2017-03-15 16:38
WAAR-DUHOK: The hackers posted early on Wednesday morning using the hashtags nazialmanya (Nazi Germany) and Nazihollanda (Nazi Netherlands), a swastika symbol and the sentence “See you on April 16.” This is date of a referendum that Turkish President Rec ...

Two Turkish Soldiers Die in a Bomb Attack Southeast Turkey
BAS News - 2017-03-15 14:12
PKK is suspected to be behind the attack MARDIN — At least two Turkish soldiers died in a roadside bomb attack which hit a military convoy in the Kurdish southeast of Turkey, according to local security sources. The roadside bomb targeted a vehicle carry ...

Turkish unemployment rises 12.7 percent highest since 2010
Waar Media - 2017-03-15 12:42
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkey’s unemployment rate hit its highest in almost seven years in the November-January period, rising to 12.7 percent from 10.8 percent a year earlier, data from the Turkish Statistics Institute (TurkStat) showed on Wednesday. The three-mon ...

Next meeting on Syria to be held in Astana May 3-4
Waar Media - 2017-03-15 12:42
WAAR-DUHOK: The next international meeting on Syria in Astana is scheduled for May 3-4, says the joint Russian, Turkish and Iranian statement following the Astana meeting read out by Kazakhstan’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Akylbek Kamaldinov. “A new meetin ...

Two Turkey soldiers killed in mine explosion in Kurdish southeast
KurdPress - 2017-03-15 10:54
Two Turkish soldiers killed in mine explosion in Kurdish southeast region of the country. ...

Two Turkish soldiers killed, 3 injured in suspected PKK bomb attack
Rûdaw - 2017-03-15 10:52
Turkish army have launched an operation to track down the PKK fighters in the area ...

Two Turkish soldiers killed in southeast after Kurdish militants detonate mine: DHA
Reuters - 2017-03-15 09:24
ANKARA (Reuters) - Two Turkish soldiers were killed after a mine was detonated by Kurdish militants on a highway between the southeastern provinces of Diyarbakir and Mardin, Turkey's private Dogan news agency said on Wednesday. ...

Iraqi, Turkish PMs Discuss PKK in Sinjar
BAS News - 2017-03-15 00:03
LEEDS — Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has reaffirmed that his country will continue fighting “terrorist groups” in Syria and Iraq, including the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and the Democratic Union Party (PYD). During a phone conversation wit ...

Turkey's Erdogan says apology from Netherlands not enough, attacks Merkel
Reuters - 2017-03-14 16:10
ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday a diplomatic row with the Netherlands could not be dismissed with an apology and warned of further possible measures, after Ankara suspended high-level diplomatic ties with the D ...

As diplomacy breaks down before elections, Turkish nationalists give a boost to their Dutch counterparts [VIDEO] | The Canary
Thecanary - 2017-03-14 14:38

Dutch-Turkish fight harmful to Turkish community in Holland
Rûdaw - 2017-03-14 13:49
For the Dutch to be called Nazis is painful, ...

French blames Turkey comments on Nazism and fascism
KurdPress - 2017-03-14 13:05
French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault blamed on Monday, March 13, remarks by Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his mention of Nazism and fascism during a diplomatic row with the Netherlands. ...

Turkey army should leave Syria: Damascus
KurdPress - 2017-03-14 10:58
Syrian foreign Ministry has told the UN Security Council and its secretary general that Turkish forces end their occupation of Syrian soil. ...

‘Zero threat’ to Turkish security in Manbij, says coalition
Rûdaw - 2017-03-13 21:26
The US and Russia both have forces on the ground near Manbij ...

Lavrov, Cavusoglu discuss preparations for Syria meeting in Astana
Waar Media - 2017-03-13 14:43
WAAR-DUHOK: Russian and Turkish Foreign Ministers, Sergey Lavrov and Mevlut Cavusoglu, discussed over the phone on Monday preparations for a meeting on Syria in Astana and the implementation of the ceasefire agreements, the Russian Foreign Ministry repor ...

Netherlands will pay the price: Erdogan
KurdPress - 2017-03-13 14:10
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told on March 12 that Ankara would retaliate in the “harshest way” after Turkish ministers were barred from speaking in Rotterdam, Netherlands, in a row over campaigning among Turks living in the country, Hurriyet da ...

Turkey killed 4 Syrians for refusing joining its gangs
ANHA - 2017-03-13 12:09
The Turkish occupation army killed four citizens from the Arabic component as they refused to join their mercenaries, and it threw their corpses on the border between Rojava and Bakur Kurdistan. ...

Turkey occupied Shieh lands and shoot shepherds
ANHA - 2017-03-13 12:09
AFRIN- The Turkish occupation army occupied 700 meters from Jaqlah village lands in Shieh district in Afrin canton, and it sniped a shepherd and killed 7 sheep. The Turkish occupation army is continuing its violations against Afrin people, and occupied 70 ...

Turkey summons Dutch envoy to complain over Rotterdam police action -ministry sources
Reuters - 2017-03-13 10:09
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey summoned the Dutch envoy in Ankara on Monday to complain about the actions of Rotterdam police against Turkish protesters over the weekend, foreign ministry sources said. ...

Interior minister against Turkish rallies in Germany- The New Indian Express
Newindianexpress - 2017-03-13 07:07

Turkish minister complains of ‘ugly treatment’ by Dutch
Rojikurd - 2017-03-13 00:02
Turkish Family Minister Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya flew back to Istanbul on Sunday after being expelled from the Netherlands and escorted back to Germany, describing the Dutch treatment as “ugly.” “We were subjected to rude and tough treatment… Treating a fem ...

Turkish minister complains of ‘ugly treatment’ by Dutch
Waar Media - 2017-03-12 15:05
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish Family Minister Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya flew back to Istanbul on Sunday after being expelled from the Netherlands and escorted back to Germany, describing the Dutch treatment as “ugly.” “We were subjected to rude and tough treatment… T ...

Turkey referendum: Protests as consulate in Rotterdam is blocked
BBC - 2017-03-12 14:24
Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya is stopped by police as she tries to enter the Turkish consulate in Rotterdam. ...

Deported Turkish minister claims 'inhuman treatment' in Netherlands
Rûdaw - 2017-03-12 14:13
The Dutch Foreign Ministry described her visit to Rotterdam “irresponsible” ...

A Turkish minister was dismissed from Holland
ANHA - 2017-03-12 11:23
NEWS DESK- The Turkish Family Secretary Fatma Betül Sayan Kaya stated that her transmitting procedures from Holland to Germany are taking place across the border of Nijmegen city in Holland. On her account on twitter Sayan said “I am being moved from Holl ...

Turkey vows ‘strong reprisal’ after Dutch expel minister
Waar Media - 2017-03-12 11:14
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Sunday his country will strongly respond to Dutch authorities’ “unacceptable treatment” toward Turkish ministers who were prevented from addressing Turkish citizens in the Netherlands. Turkey’s Fami ...

Netherlands cancels flight permit for Turkish FM
KurdPress - 2017-03-12 08:32
The Netherlands has canceled a flight clearance for Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on March 11. ...

Turkey’s Kurds demonstrate for their rights on Women’s Day
E-Kurd - 2017-03-11 21:49
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey’s Kurdish region,— Thousands of Kurdish women on Wednesday demonstrated in the southeastern main Kurdish city of Diyarbakir in Turkish Kurdistan to demand their rights and protest against injustices against women on International ...

Turkey to hit Syrian Kurdish forces in Manbij if they stay: FM
E-Kurd - 2017-03-11 21:49
Russia’s potential support for Syrian Kurds may be headache for Turkey ANKARA,— Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday Turkey would strike against U.S.-backed Kurdish YPG militia in the Syrian town of Manbij if they did not leave. Cav ...

Turkey warns U.S. relations at risk if Syrian Kurds help retake Raqqa
E-Kurd - 2017-03-11 21:49
ANKARA,— The United States risks major damage to its relationship with NATO ally Turkey if the U.S. includes Syrian Kurdish forces in the fight to retake Raqqa, the Islamic State group’s de facto capital, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Thurs ...

U.N. accuses Turkey of ‘serious’ abuses, killings in Kurdish region
E-Kurd - 2017-03-11 21:49
GENEVA,— The UN on Friday accused Turkish security forces of committing serious abuses during operations against Kurdish militants in Turkish Kurdistan (southeast Turkey) after a regional ceasefire collapsed in July 2015. A report from the United Nations ...

Turkey slams ‘biased’ UN report alleging Kurd abuses
E-Kurd - 2017-03-11 21:49
GENEVA,— Turkey condemned on Friday a UN report as “biased” after it accused Turkish security forces of committing serious abuses during operations against Kurdish militants in the nation’s southeast after a ceasefire collapsed in July 2015. The report f ...

65 hectors were occupied, 5690 trees were uprooted, the Turkish aggression outcome in February
ANHA - 2017-03-11 16:41
In February, the Turkish occupation army occupied more than 65 hectors from Afrin canton lands, and uprooted 5690 olive trees, in addition to the successive bombardment on Afrin villages. Moreover, YPG responded and defended. ...

Kurdish HDP asks Turkey not to ban Newruz
KurdPress - 2017-03-11 15:46
Turkey’s pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) has made a request to the Turkish authorities to allow the public celebrations of the holiday Newruz in Turkey. ...

Differences arise among the Turkish occupation gangs
ANHA - 2017-03-11 14:58
AL-SHAHBA- 60 Turkish occupation mercenaries have split from the Turkish army due to the low salary the provided, while the Turkish occupation army has kidnapped 15 mercenaries and taken them to unknown destinations because of the differences between them ...

Potential Russian support for the Kurdish YPG is problematic: Turkish FM
Almasdarnews - 2017-03-11 14:52

Erdogan calls the Dutch ‘Nazi remnants” after Netherlands cancels Turkish FM flight
Rûdaw - 2017-03-11 14:21
Cavusoglu said that Turkey will impose “severe sanctions” on the Dutch government ...

Petition calls on Turkey to release two Iranian Kurdish writers
Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-03-11 02:02
Kurdish writers and cultural activists, as well as PEN International, have voiced concerns over the fate of two Iranian Kurdish writers that the Turkish police have held in pre-trial detention for several months in Mardin area. They call for their immedia ...

HDP Asks Turkey not to Ban Nawroz
BAS News - 2017-03-11 01:02
ISTANBUL — Turkey’s pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) has made a request to the Turkish authorities to allow the public celebrations of the holiday Nawroz in Turkey. Nawroz is celebrated by Kurds, as well as 300 million other people in multiple ...

Turkish army, gangs target villages in Shahba region
ANHA - 2017-03-11 00:48
SHAHBA – Forces of the occupant Turkish army are shelling villages in the Shahba region, it has been reported. According to reports from the region, occupant Turkish forces deployed in Azaz alongside backed gang groups launched bombardment targeting Malik ...

Turkish and Russian presidents meet in Moscow to discuss Syria
Rojikurd - 2017-03-11 00:06
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is in Moscow to discuss the two countries’ roles in the Syria conflict. They are increasingly cooperating in the complex Middle Eastern war. Russia partially lifted an import ban on Turkish agricultural goods ahead o ...

The Latest: Syria calls for retreat of Turkish troops - Northern Michigan's News Leader
9and10news - 2017-03-10 20:58

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