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Demirtas warns Turkey may be using Kurdish peace as election too

Demirtas warns Turkey may be using Kurdish peace as election too

Rûdaw - 2019-02-07 21:40

Demirtas warns Turkey may be using Kurdish peace as election too - Rûdaw

Ankara to open border gate with Turkey-occupied Syria’s Kurdish Afrin next week: minister

E-Kurd - 2019-03-05 22:55
ANKARA,— A border gate between Turkey and Turkey-occupied northern Syria’s Kurdish Afrin region is ready and will be opened next week, Turkey’s Trade Minister was quoted by state media as saying on Tuesday, advancing a project aimed at speeding up aid an ...

Why a nuclear-armed N Korea may actually be good for peace

Ejinsight - 2019-02-11 19:20

Nasir Yagiz: Whatever the end may be, I will continue

ANF - 2019-02-08 13:38
Nasir Yagiz is experiencing heart arrhythmia on the 80th day of his indefinite non-alternating hunger strike in Hewler. Yagiz said, “Whatever the end may be, I am determined to continue my protest. We will prevail and break the isolation.” ...

Turkey warns Syrian army against helping Kurdish YPG in Afrin | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-02-04 03:20

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 “ ...

British tourists in Turkey could be targeted by terrorists after Istanbul airport attack | Daily Mail Online

Dailymail - 2019-02-02 02:17

Venezuela crisis: Why Russia has so much to lose

BBC - 2019-02-02 00:03
Russia's appetite for protecting relations with Caracas may be more limited than its rhetoric suggests. ...

British PM May Warns Turkey's Erdogan Not to Lose Sight of Democratic Values

Voanews - 2019-02-01 13:57

Trade irritants with Turkey to be resolved soon: Suresh Prabhu

Thestatesman - 2019-02-01 10:40

Trump's Mideast 'Deal of the Century' May Be a Raw One for Israel :: Middle East Forum

Meforum - 2019-02-01 02:01

American allies wanted — why Kurdistan may be one | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-01-31 23:13

Kurdish HDP leader warns Turkey may ban his party

Kurdistan24 - 2019-01-19 17:04

Leyla Guven’s letter: Whatever the price may be, we will prevail!

ANF - 2019-01-19 13:28
Leyla Guven said: “I am breathing in a reality of life worth dying for and I am at a point where I will gladly embrace death for this cause. Whatever the price may be, we will prevail." ...

Turkey’s Erdogan says planned 32-km safe zone in Syria may be extended

E-Kurd - 2019-01-16 00:21
ANKARA,— Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that he viewed a planned 20-mile (32 km) safe zone in Syria positively and added that its range may be extended further. Erdogan said earlier that he had discussed a safe zone which Turkey would s ...

Trump May Be Secretly Undermining Jared and Ivanka, Too

Nymag - 2019-01-15 20:17

US presses for deal with Turkey to protect Syrian Kurdish partners

The Defense Post - 2019-01-14 19:17
US officials are stepping up diplomatic efforts to reach a settlement with Turkey to protect the Coalition’s partner in the war against ISIS The post US presses for deal with Turkey to protect Syrian Kurdish partners appeared first on The Defense Post. ...

Pompeo Expresses Optimism that Syrian Kurds, Turkey Could be Protected

BAS News - 2019-01-12 22:47
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed on Saturday optimism that there could be a way to protect the Syrian Kurds while ensuring Turkey's stability by defending itself from "terrorists," after the US forces withdraw from Syria. "We are confi ...

Kurdish party: 162 inmates on hunger strike in Turkey

Washington Times - 2019-01-09 16:38
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - A pro-Kurdish party lawmaker says scores of prisoners have joined a hunger strike in a show of solidarity with an imprisoned opposition legislator who has been refusing food since November. People's Democratic Party legislator Meral ...