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Iran-Turkey terrorism campaign necessary: official

KurdPress - 2017-04-26 09:30
Deputy General Director of Foreign Ministry's Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS) has described the Iran-Turkey cooperation in combating terrorism and extremism as 'necessary'. ...

Erdogan says Turkey won't wait at Europe's door forever

Reuters - 2017-04-26 02:22
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey will not wait at Europe's door forever and is ready to walk away from EU accession talks if rising Islamophobia and hostility from some member states persist, President Tayyip Erdogan told Reuters in a wide-ranging interview on T ...

Turkey Claims It Killed 70 PKK Guerrillas in Tuesday Airstrikes

BAS News - 2017-04-26 00:13
SOFIA — The Turkish military has claimed the killing of 40 Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) fighters in northern Iraq and 30 more in northeast Syria on Tuesday, the Turkish General Staff said. According to a statement released by the Turkish General Staff ...

Peshmerga, Injured by Turkish Airstrike, Receive Treatment in Turkey

BAS News - 2017-04-26 00:13
DUHOK — Three injured Kurdish Peshmerga forces will be sent to Turkey for medical treatment after they were injured by Turkish airstrikes on Mount Sinjar. Early morning on April 25th, Turkish fighter jets bombarded areas around the predominantly-Yezidi t ...

Turkey jets attacks Shingal, Syria’s northeast

KurdPress - 2017-04-25 23:15
Turkey jets bombed the Iraqi northern city of Shingal and some Kurdish regions in Syria northeast which is under the control of the Kurdish forces of Peoples’ Protection Units (YPG). ...

Barzani to Help Resumption of Kurdish Peace Talks in Turkey

BAS News - 2017-04-25 20:59
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani and Kurdish politician Leyla Zana are said to be renewing efforts to resume the peace talks in Turkey in hopes of finding a solution to the case of Kurds in the country. According to the information obtai ...

KDP Condemns Turkey's Deadly Strike against Peshmerga

BAS News - 2017-04-25 18:46
Apart from war and trouble, PKK is of no use to Sinjar, it says ERBIL— The politburo of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) on Thursday strongly denounced the airstrikes by the Turkish jets in Sinjar, which left five members of Peshmerga forces dead and cau ...

Iraq’s Foreign Ministry denounces Turkish airstrikes on Sinjar

Waar Media - 2017-04-25 17:36
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraq’s Foreign Ministry denounced the airstrikes on Sinjar as a “violation against Iraq’s sovereignty” and called on the international community to put an end to such “interferences” by Turkey. “Any operation that is carried out by Turkish go ...

Fourth Day in a Raw, Turkish Jets Bombard KRG Borders

BAS News - 2017-04-24 23:32
ERBIL — Turkish fighter jets for the fourth consecutive day continued an aerial campaign against Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) positions along KRG-Turkey borders. The airstrikes were carried out in Duhok province’s Kani Masi area, local officials stated. ...

YPG Hindered US Aerial Support for Turkish Operation in Syria: FM

BAS News - 2017-04-24 21:47
SOFIA — Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) has called on the US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS) to stop supporting the Turkish army, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday. Cavusoglu spoke to reporters about Turkey's p ...

Turkey intensifies its movements along Afrin border

ANHA - 2017-04-23 17:20
AFRIN- The Turkish occupation army intensified its elements and military machineries along the border of Shieh district in Afrin canton in addition to bringing armored vehicles to Tofah and Jarjam police stations that are adjacent to the area. The Turkish ...

Turkey strives for a new occupying operation

ANHA - 2017-04-23 14:23
The Turkish occupation army agreed with its mercenary gangs of Kurd al-'Ammal after Turkey declared the end of its first occupying operation in al-Shahba areas. Discussions were held about filtering al-Shamiyah Front. ...
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