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Turkish court arrests former intelligence chief of police for insulting Erdoğan | Ahval

Turkish court arrests former intelligence chief of police for insulting Erdoğan | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-26 18:28

Turkish court arrests former intelligence chief of police for insulting Erdoğan | Ahval - Ahvalnews

Ministry of Peshmerga and Coalition partners discuss the role of women in the Peshmerga Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-05-26 02:10
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On May 21, 2019, Major General Basil Mohammad, Deputy Chief-of-Staff for Administration & Logistics, received a delegation from the Coalition partners at the main hall of the Ministry of Peshmerga. During their meeting ...

Ruling AKP aware of slowdown caused by years of crisis management, says Erdoğan | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-20 15:21

Northern Cyprus judge acquits two journalists of insulting Erdoğan | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-05-18 15:01

Munich police chief chummy with Turkish nationalists

ANF - 2019-05-15 14:21
Munich Chief of Police Hubertus Andrä has been meeting with representatives from pro-AKP and MHP Turkish organizations. ...

Former intelligence chief admits to “Turkish imams as agents”

ANF - 2019-05-11 13:17
Former president of the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution Hans Georg Maaßen said the DITIB member imams are working for Turkish intelligence. ...

KJK: Erdoğan even fears the white head scarves of mothers

ANF - 2019-05-11 12:42
The dictator Erdoğan knows that his end is approaching. He is even afraid of the white head scarves of the peace mothers, explains Rewşan Merdin of the coordination of the KJK. ...

Turkey police block rally backing Kurdish hunger strikes for ocalan

E-Kurd - 2019-05-03 11:12
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— Turkish anti-riot police used their shields to push back dozens of female relatives of Kurdish hunger strikers during an attempted protest in the southeast of the country on Thursday. Security forces prevented the wome ...

Top Turkish court says journalists' rights violated: report

Rûdaw - 2019-05-03 08:15
At the same time, the court rejected the appeals of four other journalists. ...

Turkish Jets Again Strike Border Areas of Duhok

BAS News - 2019-04-30 16:23
ERBIL — Turkish warplanes once again on Tuesday (30th April) bombed the border areas of Kurdistan Region in Duhok province. Turkey carries out regular bombardments in the region, allegedly targeting Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) positions. Today’s airst ...

Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Commission meets with Directorate of Reform and Coalition partners

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-29 11:21
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 28, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Commission, consisting of Sarbast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga), Jabbar Yawar (Peshmerga Sec-General), Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief-of-S ...

Amnesty’s own staffer accuses group of ‘shameful’ suppression of protesters

UN Watch - 2019-04-29 10:00
In a rare move, an Amnesty International campaigner is now accusing his own organization of ‘pretend[ing] to defend the right to protest’ even as it called in the police for what he called a ‘shameful’ and ‘violent attack’ to ‘suppress protesters’ at the ...

Delegation from Baghdad Staffing College visit Ministry of Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-25 06:20
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 23, 2019, Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff), Major General Qaraman Kamal (Deputy Chief-of-Staff, Operations), Major General Basil Mohammad (Deputy Chief-of-Staff, Administration & Lo ...

Erbil Police Arrests Three Members of Drugs Band

BAS News - 2019-04-24 15:05
ERBIL — Police forces in Erbil announced on Wednesday the arrest of three people over possession of illicit drugs. According to an online statement, three people were arrested during an operation in central Erbil. Police said some of the arrestees were i ...

Tehran: Khamenei Replaces Chief of IRGC

BAS News - 2019-04-21 22:06
ERBIL - Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has replaced the chief of the prominent Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Mohammad Ali Jafari, state media reported on Sunday. The local TV said that Hossein Salami, a deputy commander, was app ...

Sudan arrests several top members of former ruling party: senior party official

Yahoo - 2019-04-21 00:56

Ministry of Peshmerga meets with delegation from Iraqi Ministry of Defense

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-20 07:35
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 15, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Committee, led by Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff) and attended by Lieutenant General Jabbar Yawar (Peshmerga Sec-General) and a number of ...

Ex-Chief of Staff Suggests Erbil-Baghdad Summit on PKK-Turkey Conflict

BAS News - 2019-03-31 17:09
ERBIL — Iraqi army’s former chief of staff has suggested a high summit to be held between Erbil and Baghdad to discuss the ongoing conflict between Turkey and Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) on Iraq and Kurdistan territories. For decades, the PKK has set ...

IS Shifts Back to Insurgency Fight: Former Chief of Staff

BAS News - 2019-03-28 13:08
ERBIL — Since it has been defeated on the frontlines in both Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State (IS) militants have now begun an insurgency fight on both sides of the border, said Babakir Zebari, the former Chief of Staff of the Iraqi army. IS was defeate ...

Protester injured by police files ECHR complaint against Erdoğan | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-28 01:53