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Diversionary move? Turkey accuses two Palestinians of ‘spying’ for UAE | AW

Diversionary move? Turkey accuses two Palestinians of ‘spying’ for UAE | AW

Thearabweekly - 2019-04-23 23:00

Diversionary move? Turkey accuses two Palestinians of ‘spying’ for UAE | AW - Thearabweekly

Fifteen villagers detained in the region of Van

ANF - 2019-05-20 11:07
Fifteen out of the 41 people detained following home raids in Van last week were remanded in custody accused of spying for the Iranian state. ...

Two Members of Kurdish Political Party Killed near Khanaqin

BAS News - 2019-05-13 14:30
ERBIL — A group of armed men attacked a village near Khanaqin overnight on Sunday and killed two members of Kurdistan Socialist Democratic Party, an official confirmed. Khanaqin is a Kurdish town disputed between Kurdistan Region and Iraq. It is under th ...

Two academies of SDF end tow training course for 41 fighters

SDF Press - 2019-05-05 21:37
The academy of martyr Fayyad al-Shibli and martyr Saraya Ronahi, ended two training courses for SDF fighters. The first training course was about mines and explosives and the second was about sniper. They carried the names of the martyrs, Saqr Mansoura an ...

World Press Freedom Day: Turkey the biggest jailer of journalist

ANF - 2019-05-03 10:34
Today is World Press Freedom Day. For the third year running, Turkey is the biggest jailer of journalists and other media workers. ...

Rights group: 3,000 prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey

Seattle Times - 2019-04-30 18:49
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The number of prisoners who have joined a hunger strike to press Turkish authorities to end the isolation in jail of Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan has increased to close to 3,000, a human rights group said Tuesday. Human Righ ...

Suspect detained on charges of spying for UAE ‘kills himself’ in Turkish jail | The Independent

Independent - 2019-04-29 18:00

Sri Lanka attacks: Relatives of key suspect Zahran Hashim killed

BBC - 2019-04-29 00:25
Police say the father and two brothers of the suspected Easter bombings mastermind died in a raid. ...

Shaswar Abdulwahid accuses KDP, PUK of trying undermine New Generation

E-Kurd - 2019-04-26 01:21
New Generation leader says he was ‘betrayed’ by friends SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The founder and president of the New Generation (Newey Nwê) Movement late on Thursday addressed accusations of nepotism, blackmail, and prioritizing business dea ...

Iraq: Two Dozens of IS Insurgents Killed, Captured in Separate Operations

BAS News - 2019-04-19 18:31
ERBIL - A couple of dozens of Islamic State (IS) insurgents were either killed or captured in separate military operations in north and west of the country, the Iraqi Security Media Cell said on Friday. The center explained in a statement that their forc ...

Turkey arrests suspected spies for UAE, investigating Khashoggi link

Reuters - 2019-04-19 17:43
Turkey has arrested two suspects who confessed to spying on Arab nationals for the United Arab Emirates, and is investigating whether the arrival in Turkey of one of them was related to the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a senior Turkish offi ...

Two years of the Civil Council of Raqqa

ANF - 2019-04-18 17:46
Two years have passed since the founding of the Civil Council of Raqqa. Despite limited possibilities, the Civil Council has been able to implement important projects. ...

Turkey banned Nuce Ciwan News Agency for 27th time

ANF - 2019-04-18 15:23
Nuce Ciwan News Agency has been banned for the 27th time in Turkey as part of the censorship attacks by the Turkish state. ...

EU trade balance sees $32.3B deficit in Jan-Feb

Waar Media - 2019-04-18 11:39
WAAR_DUHOK EU’s foreign trade balance posted €28.4 billion ($32.3 billion) deficit during the first two months of 2019, the union’s statistical authority announced on Wednesday. Eurostat said the 28-member bloc’s exports of goods surged 4.1% year-on-year ...

MEPs visit hunger strikers in Strasbourg

ANF - 2019-04-17 14:46
Two members of the European Parliament visited the indefinite non-alternating hunger strikers in Strasbourg. ...

Erdogan accuses US, Europe of ‘meddling’ after Turkey vote

Rûdaw - 2019-04-07 06:12
Council of Europe "not fully convinced" Turkey has "free and fair electoral environment" ...

Turkey Bombs a Group Of Leaders Of PKK

Waar Media - 2019-03-27 15:23
WAAR_DUHOK The Turkish army announced on Wednesday that four of Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) leaders were injured. The Turkish army and the intelligence service launched an attack in the Qandil mountains, wounding four PKK leaders, Anadolu News Agency r ...

US Targets Network with Sanctions over Supporting Iran's IRGC

BAS News - 2019-03-26 21:20
ERBIL - The US Treasury has blacklisted more than two dozens of Iranian companies and individuals in Iran, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates, accusing them of transferring billions of dollars to Tehran's elite Revolutionary Guards. "We are exposing an ...