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Turkey would execute Öcalan if death penalty reinstated – far-right leader | Ahval

Turkey would execute Öcalan if death penalty reinstated – far-right leader | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-08-08 17:15

Turkey would execute Öcalan if death penalty reinstated – far-right leader | Ahval - Ahvalnews

Iran Warns “Firm” Response If Int. Laws not Followed in the Gulf

BAS News - 2018-08-29 15:28
ERBIL — Iranian Revolutionary Guards would respond firmly if foreign forces do not abide by international laws in the Persian Gulf, south of Iran, said a senior military official. “Thanks to the Revolutionary Guards’ Navy, the hostile countries are worri ...

Erdogan says Turkey will boycott U.S. electronic products

Waar Media - 2018-08-14 14:31
WAAR-DUHOK: President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey would boycott electronic products from the United States, which has imposed sanctions and raised tariffs against Ankara in a dispute about the detention of a U.S. evangelical pastor. Erdogan sai ...

Turkish “new economy approach” unhelpful to lira’s free fall

Waar Media - 2018-08-12 13:29
WAAR-DUHOK: Finance and Treasury Minister Berat Albayrak held a meeting on Friday at Dolmabahçe Palace in İstanbul to announce the policies Turkey would adopt for the new term, called the “New Economy Approach,” promising “decisive and strong steps,” the ...

Erdoğan's ultra-nationalist ally Destici: Turkey would execute Öcalan if death penalty reinstated - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2018-08-08 18:47

Barzani Responds to Saudi Newspaper

BAS News - 2018-08-07 12:20
“Things would have been different,” he said. ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, refuted a recent report by Saudi newspaper Alwatan which published a report on his wealth. The Kurdish leader rejected ...

Turkish teacher Gökhan Açıkkolu, tortured to death in police custody, would be acquitted if were still alive - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2018-08-06 22:22

Main opposition CHP says will not stand behind death penalty | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-08-06 18:10

Death penalty debate rekindled in Turkey | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-08-06 14:09

Iraq hands death penalty to al-Qaeda member responsible for massacre 11 years ago

Kurdistan24 - 2018-08-05 19:34
Human rights organizations repeatedly condemn the ongoing death sentences in Iraq. (Photo: Archive) ...

Newsweek: Turkey’s Erdogan wants to crush the Kurds and recreate the Ottoman World

Justice for Kurds - 2018-08-01 21:37
Consumed by the need for grandeur, despots tend to share their monstrous plans, then execute them. Running to be reelected in a race warped in his favor, Turkey’s President Erdogan campaigned by demonizing minority Kurds to create a common enemy—as tyrant ...

Erdogan Ready to Approve Law on Death Penalty if Passed by Parliament - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2018-08-01 18:53

Turkey Responds to US's Threatening

BAS News - 2018-07-26 21:30
ERBIL - Only a few hours after the US Vice President Mike Pence threatened Turkey to face "consequences" if it doesn't release an American pastor, Ankara on Thursday evening responded to its NATO ally and said that it "doesn't accept threatening language ...

US's Pence to Turkey: Release American Pastor or Prepare for Consequences

BAS News - 2018-07-26 20:37
ERBIL - US Vice President Mike Pence warned on Thursday Turkey of strong consequences if it doesn't release an American pastor who is currently under house arrest. "If Turkey does not take immediate action to free Pastor Andrew Brunson and send him home ...

Child tragedies reignite death penalty calls in Turkey

Al Monitor - 2018-07-17 02:46