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Turkish lira crisis a boon for tourism, curse for other sectors

Turkish lira crisis a boon for tourism, curse for other sectors

Gulfnews - 2019-05-04 18:32

Turkish lira crisis a boon for tourism, curse for other sectors - Gulfnews

The Turkish Lira Outlook Deteriorates With A 70% Probability Of A Currency Crisis » Exchange Rates UK

Exchangerates - 2019-05-19 16:04

NG, KIG and KIU in talks to nominate a candidate for Kurdistan president

E-Kurd - 2019-05-13 17:01
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The New Generation Movement, the Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG), and the Kurdistan Islamic Union (KIU) caucuses are in talks to select a joint candidate for President of Iraq’s Kurdistan Region. That person would face ...

La "imparcial" junta electoral obliga a repetir les eleccions a Istanbul on Erdogan fou derrotat

KurdisCat - 2019-05-07 22:46
Erdogan torna a retorçar la "democràcia" a Turquia com si fos un drap moll que calgués assecar. La borsa en màxims (+2 %) i la lira turca a mínims (-2,7 %) de set mesos respecte al dòlar. Aquests són els efectes sobre els mercats de la decisió amb la qua ...

Deir ez-Zor people protest Turkish attacks and wall construction

ANF - 2019-05-06 10:53
In a village of Deir ez-Zor, hundreds of people have protested against Turkish aggression in northern Syria. The Turkish state builds a wall in Afrin with the purpose of annexing the area. ...

UPDATE 2-Turkish GDP growth fades to 1.6 pct as lira crisis bites - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-05-04 18:32

Writer Turk and 2 prisoners take turn for worse

ANF - 2019-05-04 11:08
Hunger strikers writer Murat Turk and prisoners Abdulvahap Siyar Aydemir and Vahdettin Yalciner’s conditions have taken a turn for the worse. ...

Turkish chef ‘Salt Bae’ fined for threatening to kill employee | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-02 03:35

Soran: Police Announces the Arrest of Group of Thieves

BAS News - 2019-04-30 21:53
ERBIL - Security forces in Soran district of Erbil province announced on Tuesday the arrest of a group of thieves in the area. Talking to BasNews, Sa'adun Hawdiyani, a spokesperson for the local police directorate, said that they arrested a group of six ...

Iran’s Rouhani Signs Bill to Designate CENTCOM as “Terrorist”

BAS News - 2019-04-30 17:00
ERBIL — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday signed a bill that officially designates the US forces in the Middle East as “terrorist”. The bill was passed by Iranian parliament last week in a tit-for-tat move after Washington announced that it had ...

Turkey: 1 soldier killed, 3 wounded in YPG attack in Syria

FOX News - 2019-04-30 16:23
Turkish officials say a soldier has been killed and three others were wounded in an attack by Syrian Kurdish militants in a Turkish-controlled region in northern Syria. ...

Iraq's Hikma Party to Join Opposition

BAS News - 2019-04-30 12:49
ERBIL — Iraqi Hikma party, led by Ammar al-Hakim, has said that it is willing to be an opposition in the next cabinet, a lawmaker confirmed on Tuesday. Hassan Fad'am, a representative for the Hikma party at the parliament, said in a statement to reporter ...

Turkey Seeks Working Group on S-400s

BAS News - 2019-04-29 23:00
ERBIL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a phone call with US counterpart Donald Trump on Monday for talks on a proposal for a working group on Russia's S-400 missile defense system, the Turkish presidency said in a press release. "Our Honorab ...

Turkish forces bombed a village in Afrin

ANF - 2019-04-15 14:32
Yet another attack by the Turkish regime against Rojava. ...

Police murdered a young man in Amed

ANF - 2019-04-14 12:41
Turkish police killed a young man in Amed Saturday evening. ...

Turkish lira nears lowest since crisis as elections, economy weigh | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-12 18:19

CIS Students Organize a Seminar on State and

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-04-11 02:01
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – April 9th, 2019- College of International Studies of the American University of Kurdistan organized a seminar for Kurdish prominent politician Mr. Ali Awni. Attended by the students of departments of international studies ...

A Win For Democracy, A Loss for Turkish President Erdogan - Citizen Truth

Citizentruth - 2019-04-09 15:33

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 […] ...

Turkish economic growth dips, lira crisis darkens outlook - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-04-06 18:49

Why has the Turkish lira slumped to a record low? | The Independent

Independent - 2019-04-05 16:27