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Soros foundation to close in Turkey after being bashed by Erdogan | News | Al Jazeera

Soros foundation to close in Turkey after being bashed by Erdogan | News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2018-11-27 14:18

Soros foundation to close in Turkey after being bashed by Erdogan | News | Al Jazeera - Aljazeera

Iran says US presence in Syria 'wrong' from the start | Iran News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2018-12-22 15:07

Ex-British soldier flees back to UK from Turkey after being sentenced to jail | Daily Mail Online

Dailymail - 2018-12-21 02:51

Defying Trump, US Senate votes to end US support for Yemen war | Saudi Arabia News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2018-12-14 01:46

Former British soldier jailed for nearly 8 years in Turkey after being accused of fighting against Islamic State

Telegraph - 2018-12-09 11:12

Soros foundation to close in Turkey after attack by Erdogan | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-12-08 14:44

Iraqi Man Arrested in Turkey over Links to IS

BAS News - 2018-12-06 00:33
ERBIL - An Iraqi man was arrested on Wednesday in Turkey over links with the Islamic State (IS), local reports said. According to Turkish media reports, the suspect was arrested during an anti-IS military operation in the city of Samsun. The Samsun secur ...

Ten Kurdish Porters Killed in November by Iranian Forces: Monitor

BAS News - 2018-12-03 10:29
ERBIL — At least 10 Kurdish porters have lost their lives after being shot by Iranian border guards in the month of November alone, according to Hangaw Organization for Human Rights. Two porters were gunned down in Kermnashah province, whereas three othe ...

KRG Confirms BasNews Report of Possible Opening of Representation Office in Turkey

BAS News - 2018-12-01 13:58
ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has confirmed a previous report by BasNews which revealed that its representation office will possibly be opened in Turkey. Earlier on 24 November, a source from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) r ...

Turkish court keeps Selahattin Demirtas in jail despite ECHR | Turkey News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2018-11-30 18:29

Trump threatens to close Mexico border “permanently”

Waar Media - 2018-11-26 23:46
WAAR(DUHOK): President Donald Trump on Monday threatened to close the US border with Mexico if the neighboring country did not act to stop the migrant caravan. Taking to Twitter, Trump wrote: “Mexico should move the flag waving Migrants, many of whom are ...

Soros foundation to end work in Turkey amid 'baseless claims' - BBC News

BBC - 2018-11-26 19:03

bne IntelliNews - Soros group pulling out of Turkey after Erdogan’s vilification

Intellinews - 2018-11-26 18:18

Iraq to vote in for the unfilled posts tomorrow

Waar Media - 2018-11-25 20:33
WAAR(DUHOK): Iraqi parliament to reconvene tomorrow to vote in the remaining ministers of the new cabinet. Mohammed al-Halbousi, the speaker of the parliament closed yesterday’s session and announced that voting to complete Adel Abdul-Mahdi’s cabinet to ...

Turkey says Syrian government and rebels swapped detainees | Turkey News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2018-11-25 10:26

KRG to Open Representation Office in Turkey: Source

BAS News - 2018-11-24 11:54
ERBIL — The relations between Erbil and Ankara are fast improving and the Kurdistan Region will soon open its first representation office in Turkey, said a source from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP). Following Kurdistan’s independence ref ...

Turkey hands list of Gulen suspects to US, requests extradition | News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2018-11-21 13:26

German-Kurdish singer Hozan Cane jailed in Turkey on ‘terror’ charge

E-Kurd - 2018-11-16 13:30
ISTANBUL,— A German-Kurdish singer was sentenced on Wednesday to more than six years in prison in Turkey for membership of a terrorist organisation, her lawyer said. Saide Inac, who performs under the name Hozan Cane, was arrested in Turkey on June 23 wh ...

A Kurdish citizen transferred to Urmia Central Prison after have been interrogated

Kurdpa - 2018-11-03 19:56
Kurdistan Press agency (Kurdpa): A Kurdish citizen, from the city of Piranshar (Piranshahr), was transferred to Urmia Central Prison after have been interrogated in the custody of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ (IRGC) Intelligence Service. ...

Iran: A Female Prisoner Sentenced to Death for Adultery

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-10-31 02:00
A female prisoner detained in Khoy Prison, who was arrested on November 2016, was accused of adultery (sex outside marriage) after being sued by her husband and has been sentenced to death by the Criminal Court (Branch 1). This prisoner has been identifie ...

France to Take in 100 Yazidi Women Stranded in Iraqi Kurdistan

The Kurdish Project - 2018-10-30 00:19
Macron's offer came after a meeting in Paris with Nadia Murad, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize this month for her campaign to end sexual violence as a weapon of war. The post France to Take in 100 Yazidi Women Stranded in Iraqi Kurdistan appeared f ...