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YPG Spokesperson: Turkey represents a danger for the whole world

YPG Spokesperson: Turkey represents a danger for the whole world

ANF - 2019-01-05 14:45
YPG Spokesperson Nuri Mahmoud said that Turkey’s threats are a danger for the whole world. ...
YPG Spokesperson: Turkey represents a danger for the whole world - ANF

Turkey’s jailed top Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas nominated for 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

E-Kurd - 2019-02-02 20:13
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey’s Kurdish region,— Turkey’s jailed top Kurdish politician and former leader of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin Demirtas was nominated for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for being “courageous” and “ ...

Pompeo: US understands Turkey’s concerns

Waar Media - 2019-01-13 11:12
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday said Washington understands Turkey’s concerns and its efforts to protect its borders and people. In an interview with the Saudi-funded Al Arabiya television, Pompeo said the U.S. seeks accountability for th ...

Turkey Considers Itself to be Kurds' "Only Friend"

BAS News - 2019-01-08 23:07
ERBIL - A Turkish senior official has said that Turkey has been the "only friend" of Kurdish people, warning that no one could guide Ankara to protect the Kurds. The remarks made on Tuesday by the spokesperson for the ruling Justice and Development (AK) ...

Turkey’s 12,000-year-old Kurdish Hasankeyf town about to be engulfed

E-Kurd - 2019-01-08 14:42
HASANKEYF, Turkey Kurdistan,— From the ancient citadel overlooking the valley, Ridvan Ayhan looks at the Tigris with a furrowed brow. The river that supported his family’s town for generations will soon destroy it. “My grandchildren will not see where I ...

Afrin’s olives on Switzerland’s agenda

ANF - 2019-01-08 12:33
Swiss MP Bernhard Guhl took the Turkish state looting Afrin’s olives to be sold to Spain to the Swiss parliament’s agenda. Guhl stressed that the Turkish state continues to violate international law in front of the whole world to see. ...

Platform to monitor prisons in Amed

ANF - 2019-01-07 16:24
The Amed Bar Association, IHD, OHD, Chamber of Medicine and TIHV have formed a platform for the hunger strikes. ...

Turkey's new tricks in place in Idlib

ANF - 2019-01-05 14:45
As clashes between gang groups continue in Idlib, the Turkish state remains silent. According to sources in the region, Turkey has instated a new game plan and that is why they are silent in the face of clashes. ...

Women in northern Syria have great goals

ANF - 2019-01-05 08:41
The women in North and East Syria who are strengthening their organization despite the attacks, experienced a significant struggle in 2018, and are beginning the New Year with greater goals against Turkey’s threats. ...

Turkey Expects PUK to Do More than Closing the PKK Headquarters

BAS News - 2019-01-02 17:27
ERBIL - The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) cannot please Turkey by only closing down the headquarters of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in Sulaimaniya province as Ankara demands for more, sources said. Iraqi President Barham Salih is expected to ...

HSM balance of the war for 2018: 2,103 Turkish elements killed

ANF - 2019-01-02 14:55
HSM Headquarters Command said: “2018 was a significant year in the Kurdistan Freedom Struggle and a year of resistance against pressure and attacks for the Kurdistan Freedom Guerrilla.” ...

2018 is being called “THE YEAR OF THE WORKER”

Waar Media - 2019-01-01 11:38
“Remember this. Throughout the ages some things NEVER get better and NEVER change. You have Walls and you have Wheels. It was ALWAYS that way and it will ALWAYS be that way! Please explain to the Democrats that there can NEVER be a replacement for a good ...

YPG to Lay Down Arms When Syrian Crisis Ends: Spokesperson

BAS News - 2018-12-31 12:50
ERBIL — The Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) will lay down the arms only after the Syrian crisis ended and peace returned to the country, spokesperson Nouri Mahmoud said. Concerning the areas which the Kurdish fighters recently handed over ...

Football: Manchester City stop the rot against Southampton

Waar Media - 2018-12-31 10:06
Manchester City showed they are willing to accept the challenge of Liverpool in the race for the Premier League title with a 3-1 win away to Southampton on Sunday (Dec 30). Following shock defeats by Crystal Palace and Leicester, reigning champions City ...

Kurdish MPs in Iran call on the UN to act against Turkey’s crimes

ANF - 2018-12-30 13:09
The Kurdish MPs condemned Turkey's against the Kurds with a green light from the Western and Eastern superpowers and called on the UN and human rights advocates to stop these crimes and the Turkish occupation of northern Syria. ...

Raqqa…the new year wishes

SDF Press - 2018-12-29 17:57
Raqqa_ the co-chair of people municipality congratulated the people of Raqqa for the new year and wished this year to be peaceful and full of success, this was mentioned in a statement to our website by the co-chair of the people municipality of Raqqa (Ib ...

Saturday Mothers demanded justice for the 718th week

ANF - 2018-12-29 16:13
Saturday Mothers met in Istanbul for the last Saturday of 2018. ...

Tribal leaders call on people to counter Turkey's threats

ANF - 2018-12-27 09:39
“The world public opinion should know that radical terrorist groups would threaten the security of the world again and DAESH terrorists would spread to Europe in the event that Turkey invaded northern and eastern Syria." ...

Christian leader says Turkish threats to invade Syria danger to Christians as well

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2018-12-20 08:54
Turkey’s threats to invade the east of the Euphrates is a danger to the existence of Christians in the north and east of Syria, said Sanharib Barsoum. ...

Turkish Writer Reveals Turkey's Aim in Attacking Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 2018-12-13 19:50
ERBIL - Turkey's goal in its possible upcoming military operation against the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in eastern Syria is to cut the geographic relations among the Kurdish cantons in Kobane city and al-Jazirah region, a Turkish off ...

Iranian Kurdish Singer Arrested in Turkey's Istanbul

BAS News - 2018-12-06 23:09
ERBIL - An Iranian Kurdish singer was arrested on Thursday in Turkey's Istanbul Ataturk International Airport, a report said. Yalda Abbasi, who had been in the country before a few times, was in Turkey to perform at a cultural event during the weekend, a ...