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Pashinyan Slams Erdogan Who Said Armenian Deportations Were ‘Reasonable’ | Asbarez.com

Pashinyan Slams Erdogan Who Said Armenian Deportations Were ‘Reasonable’ | Asbarez.com

Asbarez - 2019-04-26 02:15

Pashinyan Slams Erdogan Who Said Armenian Deportations Were ‘Reasonable’ | Asbarez.com - Asbarez

Turkey: Erdogan Describes Armenian Genocide as 'Reasonable Relocation'

Gatestoneinstitute - 2019-05-22 15:46

SDF Wants Part of US Forces to Stay in Syria: Top Commander

BAS News - 2019-05-13 23:50
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) wants the US to keep part of its forces in Syria to not repeat a mistake Washington made in Iraq, a top Kurdish commander has said. The comments were made by General Mazlum Kobani, the Commander-in-C ...

Kurdish man who shot himself live on Facebook in Iraqi Kurdistan dies

E-Kurd - 2019-05-01 15:15
AKRE, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A civilian who shot himself while broadcasting a video live on Facebook on Tuesday night has succumbed to his injuries, a hospital official said in Akre city in Iraqi Kurdistan. Hakim Goran died from injuries sustained in ...

Armenia Urges International Community to Condemn Erdogan’s Insult | Asbarez.com

Asbarez - 2019-04-29 22:33

Turkey Arrests 22 People, Including Iraqis, Suspected of IS Links

BAS News - 2019-04-29 16:14
ERBIL — Turkish police arrested 22 suspected Islamic State (IS) members on Monday in Ankara, according to TRT Haber. The suspects are 17 Iraqis and five others from Syria. The report said the suspects were preparing to recruit people and connect them to ...

President Erdogan due to visit Iraq towards end of year

Waar Media - 2019-04-28 23:44
WAAR_DUHOK President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is due to visit Iraq towards end of this year, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Sunday. “President Erdogan will visit Iraq to hold 4th High-Level Strategic Cooperation Council meeting towards end of this ye ...

Turkey ranks first in Europe and third in the world in workplace

ANF - 2019-04-28 16:11
HDP Labor, Economy, Agriculture and Social Policy Co-Vice President Günay Kubilay, in a written statement, said that they were mourning for workers killed in their workplace. ...

Three IS Militants Captured in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-28 15:44
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces have arrested three people who belong to the Islamic State (IS) in Kirkuk, north of the country. An official statement said the suspects were captured during a special operation by elite counter-terror service on Sunday. The ...

An Armenian from Tirbesiye: Let’s unite against massacres

ANF - 2019-04-23 14:43
An Armenian man in Tirbespiye, Iskender Sabri said: “Let’s unite against massacres.” ...

Officials in Iraq’s Nineveh province stole $60 million: commission

E-Kurd - 2019-04-23 14:03
MOSUL,— The Iraqi Commission of Integrity has revealed that nearly $60 million of public money was stolen by officials in Nineveh province who were close to former governor Nawfal Hammadi al-Sultan. The Commission said in a statement on Monday that offic ...

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 ...

WHO: Di şerên li Lîbyayê de 205 kes hatin kuştin

BAS News - 2019-04-19 11:40
BasNews - Rêxistina Tenduristiya Cîhanê (WHO) ragihand ku di pevçûnên li herêma Trablus a Lîbyayê de 205 kes hatine hatine kuştin û ji wan 18 kes sivîl in. Li Trablusê, şer û pevçûn di navbera General Hafter û hêzên hikûmetê de du hefteyên berê destpê ki ...

Iraq Ignores Reports on Torture in Mosul Jail: HRW

BAS News - 2019-04-18 16:07
ERBIL — The Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thursday that Iraq is leaving its reports on persisting torture in Mosul prisons with no response. In its August 2018 report on Faisaliya detention facility, Human Rights Watch interviewed Mahmoud who said he ...

Pro-Kurdish party slams Erdogan ban on elected mayors taking office - Egypt Today

Egypttoday - 2019-04-11 17:46

Reuters: Erdogan Could Lose In Big Cities

Waar Media - 2019-03-31 16:12
WAAR_DUHOK Turks began voting on Sunday in local elections that President Tayyip Erdogan has described as a matter of survival for the country. Erdogan, who has dominated Turkish politics for more than 16 years thanks in part to strong economic growth, h ...

Turks begin voting in local polls which Erdogan could lose in big cities

E-Kurd - 2019-03-31 11:55
ANKARA,— Turks began voting on Sunday in local elections that President Tayyip Erdogan has described as a matter of survival for the country. Erdogan, who has dominated Turkish politics for more than 16 years thanks to strong economic growth and supreme ...

Turkey Claims Airstrikes against PKK Positions on Mt. Qandil

BAS News - 2019-03-30 12:14
ERBIL — Turkish warplanes attacked the positions of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) on Mount Qandil of Kurdistan Region early morning on Saturday, Turkish Defense Ministry claimed. A statement by the ministry said the positions were for the PKK “ringleade ...