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Turkey’s Jailed Kurdish leader Demirtas appears in court for first time

Turkey’s Jailed Kurdish leader Demirtas appears in court for first time

E-Kurd - 2018-01-12 23:13
ISTANBUL,— The jailed co-leader of Turkey’s main pro-Kurdish party on Friday appeared in court for the first time since his arrest in late 2016, insisting that his detention was unlawful. Selahattin Demirtas was given a hero’s welcome by supporters as he ...
Turkey’s Jailed Kurdish leader Demirtas appears in court for first time - E-Kurd

Ankara's rejection of Kurdistan referendum unites Iraq and Turkey Kurds

Kurdistan24 - 2018-02-09 00:16
The now imprisoned co-leader of Turkey's pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin Demirtas gives an engraving of the city of Diyarbakir to Kurdistan Region's President Masoud Barzani during a visit by his party to Erbil, Kurdistan, Sept 21, ...

Erdogan says Turkey will crush Kurdish militia in Afrin

Reuters - 2018-01-13 14:26
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey's military incursion in northern Syria's Idlib province would crush Kurdish militia forces that control the neighboring region of Afrin. ...

Homage to Demirtas: As he steps down, more leaders will rise

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-01-13 07:49
This article was published on The Region on 5 January 2018. Selahattin Demirtas, who is the co-leader of the ‘Peoples’ Democratic Party’ (HDP) in Turkey, will be stepping down from his position. This comes after a recent HDP party meeting where a letter f ...

Women allowed to attend football in Saudi Arabia for first time

Waar Media - 2018-01-13 04:49
WAAR-DUHOK: A Saudi Arabian football stadium will open its doors to women on Friday for the first time in the nation’s history. Friday’s Saudi Professional League game between Al-Ahli and Al-Batin, two clubs from Saudi Arabia’s western port city of Jedda ...

Election co-chair of councils in Jaqmaq Town, its municipalities

ANHA - 2018-01-12 14:21
The Executive Body of the Constituent Councils of the Democratic Federation in North Syria was held a meeting for the members of the council of Jaqmq al-Khbeer town which is related to Rajo region to elect the co-chair of the town councils and the People' ...

HDP Co-Chair Demirtaş to Appear Before Judge for First Time

BAS News - 2018-01-11 23:10
ERBIL — Selahattin Demirtaş, pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair, is expected to appear before the court on Jan. 12 for the first time since his arrest. Demirtaş, who is currently in prison in the western province of Edirne, will stand t ...

Turkey’s jailed Demirtas says to step down as Kurdish HDP party leader

E-Kurd - 2018-01-05 13:47
ANKARA,— The detained co-leader of Turkey’s third largest political party said on Thursday he would step down from his post at the party’s congress next month. Selahattin Demirtas, the charismatic co-chairman of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party ...

Iraqi’s PM meets spiritual leader of Yazidi community in Baghdad

Waar Media - 2017-12-18 12:24
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has vowed to pave the way for the safe return of the Yezidis displaced as the result of the ISIS war when he received the spiritual leader of the Yezidi community in Iraq, Baba Shekh, on Sunday. PM Abadi s ...