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

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. ...
Turkey ranks first in Europe and third in the world in workplace - ANF

Iraq Sentences Three French Men to Death

BAS News - 2019-05-26 16:29
ERBIL — An Iraqi court on Sunday sentenced three French nationals to death for their membership in the Islamic State (IS), Reuters cited court officials. “They were sentenced to execution after it was proven that they were members of the terrorist Islami ...

‘Decision to rerun Istanbul elections based on law’

Waar Media - 2019-05-07 17:33
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s Foreign Ministry said late Monday that the decision to rerun local elections in Istanbul was taken on the basis of law and everyone should respect it. In a written statement, the ministry said the March 31 local elections were observe ...

Ocalan says conflict in Syrian Kurdistan should be avoided: lawyers

E-Kurd - 2019-05-06 21:17
ISTANBUL,— Lawyers for Turkey’s imprisoned Kurdish leader and the head of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Abdullah Ocalan said that they met with their client on May 2 in Imrali prison near Istanbul for the first time since 2011. Two of Ocalan’s lawyers r ...

Turkey says Israeli strikes in Gaza targeted building where its state news agency has office

Reuters - 2019-05-04 22:56
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday that Israeli forces had targeted a building in Gaza where the offices of Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency are located, and added that the attacks were a crime against humanity. ...

The ‘Return to Mosul’ Art Exhibition in Beirut, Lebanon

The Global Coalition - 2019-05-03 20:07
Daesh terrorists toppling ancient statues and smashing them with sledgehammers – these were the harrowing images beamed to the world in 2015. Article The ‘Return to Mosul’ Art Exhibition in Beirut, Lebanon Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against D ...

Sound bombs actions in Van

ANF - 2019-05-01 12:17
In Van, a group called ‘Martyr Zamani and Martyr Seve Revenge Units’ said that they carried out at least four sound bombings in April. ...

Coalition and Iraqi forces attack ISIS sleeper cells in Hamrin mountains

The Defense Post - 2019-05-01 06:42
CJTF-OIR and Iraqi forces attacked ISIS sleeper cells in northern Iraq, destroying tunnel systems, buildings, caves, and command positions The post Coalition and Iraqi forces attack ISIS sleeper cells in Hamrin mountains appeared first on The Defense Pos ...

Prime Minister Barzani and U.S. Vice President discuss developments in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq

KRG-Spain - 2019-04-30 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani held a phone call with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. They discussed the latest security developments in the disputed territories and the political situation in the Kurdis ...

Tracking the fallout, reactions and details of the NYT antisemitic cartoon scandal

Seth Frantzman - 2019-04-28 06:00
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN On April 27 media around the world began to react to an antisemitic cartoon that appeared in the April 25 edition, page 16, of the International […] ...

Europe wildfires: Norway police evacuate hundreds in Sokndal

BBC - 2019-04-25 02:20
Experts say the rate of forest fires in Europe is "way above the average". ...

PM Abdul-Mahdi Invites Pope to Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-24 10:52
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said on Thursday he has officially invited Pope Francis to visit his country. He said Iraq is introducing its new policy which emphasizes on partnership with other countries and communities around the world. ...

Control of the corrupt and expired materials in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-04-23 16:16
Raqqa – The General Control Committee of the Municipality of People in Raqqa during its daily tour of shops in the “Bab Baghdad” area seized corrupt and expired materials. The committee confiscated the materials and punished the owners financially. The he ...

Turkish army putting up wall in Afrin

ANF - 2019-04-23 15:25
The Turkish army is putting up a wall to include Afrin in their own territory. The invading army is also increasing their military bases and outposts near the city. ...

The role of the agricultural nurseries in preserving the environment

SDF Press - 2019-04-23 01:02
Tabqa- the agricultural nurseries continue to play an important role in the preservation of the environment by providing a large number of plants for various types of fruit trees and forestry as well as roses and ornamental plants. The residents planted a ...

Office of the families of the fighters in the Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-04-22 02:37
Tabqa-The Office of the families of the fighters was established in the Tabqa in early 2018. Since its establishment, it has worked to monitor the situation and affairs of the families of the fighters of Syrian Democratic Forces in Tabqa and its countrysi ...

Iraqi court sentences four to death for joining Islamic State

E-Kurd - 2019-04-21 20:59
BAGHDAD,— An Iraqi court has sentenced four people to death by hanging for belonging to the Islamic State militant group and committing terrorist crimes in Iraq and Syria, a judiciary statement said on Sunday. The four men, wanted by Iraqi authorities, w ...

Hunger striker Özkan Özdemir continues his action in Paris

ANF - 2019-04-19 10:14
ICOR representative said that they support the hunger strike undertaken in Turkey and Kurdistan as it is their duty to show solidarity with the Kurdish activists. ...

HDP delegation met with CPT

ANF - 2019-04-11 11:47
The CPT officials were told that deaths occurred in prisons also due to their failure to carry out their duties and that they were responsible for the new deaths that may occur. ...

Turkey's Erdogan to discuss possible operation in Syria with Putin - RIA

Jerusalem Post - 2019-04-10 06:03
Erdogan has vowed to crush US-backed Kurdish fighters east of the Euphrates in Syria and said last year that preparations were complete for an operation. ...

Turkey’s Vice President Casts Ballot In Local Elections

Waar Media - 2019-03-31 16:12
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s Vice President Fuat Oktay cast his ballot in the capital Ankara on Sunday in local elections. Speaking to reporters after casting his ballot, Oktay said he hopes they will continue their way with a stronger and a more stable Turkey on ...