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Despite AKP sputtering, support grows for Erdogan rival

Despite AKP sputtering, support grows for Erdogan rival - Al Monitor

‘Erdogan û AKPê bersiva hevdîtina ji bo referandûma serxwebunê nedan'

Sputnik - 2017-09-11 12:50
Serokomarê Tirkiyeyê Recep Tayyip Erdogan û AKPê bersiva daxwaza hevdîtina Însîyatîfa Piştgirîya Referandûma Serxwebûnê nedan. Endamê inisiyatifê Vahit Aba ragihand ku agahîya Serokê CHPê ji rewşa kurdên Herema Kurdistanê tune û di hevditinê de ew agahdar ...

Iranian Kurdish Opposition Parties Back Protests in Support of Kolbars

BAS News - 2017-09-05 18:41
ERBIL—Two Iranian Kurdish opposition parties condemned the killing of Kolbars (backpack carriers) by Iranian armed forces and voiced support for public rallies against killing them. The Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (DPIK) and Kurdistan Democrati ...

Arab Tribes from Hamrin Basin Support Kurdistan’s Referendum

BAS News - 2017-08-25 10:37
KIRKUK — A number of tribal leaders and figures from Hamrin Basin, in northeastern Diyala Province, stated their support for Kurdistan Region’s independence referendum, calling on Kurdistan’s leadership to assure them of their rights within the new state ...

Despite his poor health, he joined to revenge for his son

ANHA - 2017-08-24 12:07
Despite his poor health and progress in life, he decided to join Syrian Democratic Forces which he saw as the only one capable of revenge for his son Hani, who was slaughtered by ISIS mercenaries in front of his eyes. ...

Erdogan, Mattis discuss US backing for PYD, KRG referendum

KurdPress - 2017-08-24 11:12
The U.S.’s ongoing support for the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) dominated Pentagon chief Jim Mattis’s talks in Ankara on Aug. 23, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan complaining about Washingto ...

Turkish president blames US for weapons sent to SDF in Syria

KurdPress - 2017-08-21 11:04
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has criticized the United States for its support of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), arguing that the weapons the U.S. provided in Syria “have ended up in Turkey.” ...

US Support for Peshmerga Continues: Official

BAS News - 2017-08-16 13:07
ERBIL — The US-led coalition continues its support for the Kurdistan Region and it will proceed with the reforming and reorganising process of the Peshmerga ministry. Jabar Yawar, the Chief of Staff of the Peshmerga Ministry, said on Wednesday that he re ...