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Turkey’s ruling party changing meaning of legitimacy - analysis | Ahval

Turkey’s ruling party changing meaning of legitimacy - analysis | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-01 13:27

Turkey’s ruling party changing meaning of legitimacy - analysis | Ahval - Ahvalnews

The greatest damage done by Turkey’s ruling party: the destruction of institutions | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-30 06:08

Turkey’s arms diplomacy

Seth Frantzman - 2019-05-29 14:32
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Recent reports that Turkey transferred arms to Idlib and armored vehicles to Libya show how Turkey’s diplomacy is also one of arming regional allies. In this […] ...

Turkey election body orders re-run of Istanbul mayoral vote

E-Kurd - 2019-05-07 15:13
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s top election body ordered a re-run of Istanbul’s mayoral election on Monday after the party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan complained about its shock defeat in the vote, the state news agency reported. The winner of the election, E ...

Turkey’s ruling party risks sacrificing its unity for Istanbul | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-07 00:49

Turkey’s jailed Kurdish leader Ocalan meets lawyers for first time since 2011

E-Kurd - 2019-05-06 18:57
ISTANBUL,— The Kurdish leader of Turkey’s militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), Abdullah Ocalan, has met his lawyers for the first time in eight years, one of them said on Monday. “This is the first meeting with the lawyers since 2011. The meeting last ...

Turkey’s claims of PKK demise exaggerated

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-05-04 00:07
Late last month, Turkey’s state-run news agency reported that a Turkish airstrike had seriously wounded veteran Kurdish fighter Rıza Altun. Altun is a member of the executive council of the Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK), an umbrella organisation that ...

Turkey's top court says journalists' rights violated: NTV

Reuters - 2019-05-02 20:54
Turkey's Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday that authorities had violated the freedom of expression and personal security of two journalists detained on terrorism charges after the 2016 attempted coup, broadcaster NTV said. ...

Turkey’s Kurdish Islamic Huda-Par party opens office in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-05-02 19:26
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Free Cause Party, Hur Dava Party (Huda Par) opened its first foreign representative office in Iraqi Kurdistan region capital city of Erbil, which is controlled by the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Governme ...

Turkey's AK Party: U.S. move against Muslim Brotherhood would damage democracy in Middle East - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-05-01 20:29

Turkey's ruling party leads local elections but loses Ankara

Yahoo - 2019-05-01 19:31

Massoud Barzani meets Huda-Par delegation, a political extension of Turkish Hezbollah

E-Kurd - 2019-05-01 00:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Democratic Party leader, Massoud Barzani, receives Turkey’s delegation from Hur Dava Party (Huda Par), led by Ishaq Saglam, on Tuesday in Iraqi Kurdistan capital of Erbil. Barzani, who has good ties with ...

Turkey’s FM Cavusoglu arrives in Iraqi Kurdistan, meets with Kurdish officials

E-Kurd - 2019-04-29 15:54
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu arrived in Iraqi Kurdistan region capital city of Erbil on Sunday night to meet with senior Kurdish leaders. Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan B ...

Turkey's ruling party comes under fire on social media over attack against opposition leader | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-22 09:48

Pelican clique undermines Turkey’s ruling party, seeks Istanbul re-vote | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-11 17:07

Turkey’s ruling party uses New Zealand massacre as campaign fodder | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-09 08:34

Turkey elections: Are they really a “setback” for the ruling party?

Seth Frantzman - 2019-04-07 15:57
The elections are a temporary setback that will only fuel Turkey’s ruling party’s appetite and likely encourage the President towards more rash behavior, including his attempt to cement an alliance […] ...

Turkey's ruling party leads local elections but loses Ankara - National News - 13 WTHR Indianapolis

WTHR - 2019-04-05 09:48

Erdogan's ruling party challenges results of local Turkish elections | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-04-02 18:47

Turkey's Ruling Party Loses Big in Local Votes; Expects to Reverse Results on Appeal - News From

Antiwar - 2019-04-02 08:32

Turkey’s Ruling Party to Object Invalid Votes in Ankara

Waar Media - 2019-04-01 18:43
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s ruling party said Monday it will object to invalid votes and irregularities in the capital Ankara during local elections. “We have identified invalid votes and irregularities in most of the 12,158 polling stations in Ankara,” Fatih Sa ...