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Crisis-hit Istanbul residents get bread for 1 lira in Ramadan | Ahval

Crisis-hit Istanbul residents get bread for 1 lira in Ramadan | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-07 07:15

Crisis-hit Istanbul residents get bread for 1 lira in Ramadan | Ahval - Ahvalnews

The Management of “Feeding a Fasting Person” Program in Tabqa Distributes 200 Food Baskets Everyday

SDF Press - 2019-05-11 22:08
Tabqa– For nine consecutive year the program of “Feeding a Fasting person” which is organized by volunteers in Tabqa city continues to provide food baskets consisting of (vegetables, fruits, milk, dates and meat) for the residents. The program covers 1,20 ...

Lawyers Meet PKK Leader Ocalan for First Time in 7 Years

BAS News - 2019-05-06 14:39
ERBIL — Lawyers were allowed to meet the jailed leader of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Abdullah Ocalan for the first time since 2011. The meeting took place on 2nd May on Turkey’s Imrali Island, where the Kurdish politician is being held since 1999, ac ...

Committee of Self-Defense in Tabqa .. Organization of the affairs of the fighters and the establishment of a defensive army

SDF Press - 2019-05-04 00:07
Tabqa- The Committee for Self-Defense in Tabqa one of the committees of the Executive Council, which was established on 1/11/2017 and began to work to facilitate the participation of the residents of Tabqa to protect and defend the city. The center of sel ...

Iraqi Kurdistan ‘repaid’ over $1 billion in loans: KRG finance minister

E-Kurd - 2019-05-03 12:27
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has repaid several separate loans worth of more than $1 million, Finance and Economy Minister Rebaz Hamlan said on Thursday. During a meeting with a delegation from the Fre ...

May 1 celebrations in Europe salute hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-05-01 19:23
Kurdistanis attending May 1 celebrations in European cities protested the Imrali isolation and saluted the hunger strikers. ...

Taksim'e çıkmak isteyenlere müdahale edildi, 10 gözaltı | Dutzende Festnahmen bei Protesten zum 1. Mai in Istanbul

WDR - 2019-05-01 17:35
1 Mayıs Emek ve Dayanışma Günü’nde polis tarafından bariyerlerle kapatılan Taksim Meydanı’na ulaşmaya çalışan gruplara polis müdahale etti. Polis, yaşanan arbedenin ardından 10 kişiyi gözaltına aldı. | Bei Protesten zum Tag der Arbeit hat es in Istanbul D ...

Isolation protests in May 1 celebrations in Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-05-01 17:27
Workers took to the streets in Kurdistan for May 1. AKP’s anti-labor practices were protested in the demonstrations where the workers also drew attention to the isolation and the hunger strikes. ...

White scarves form human chain in Amed

ANF - 2019-05-01 15:48
Women wearing white headscarves attended the May 1 celebrations in Amed where they formed a human chain to draw attention to the political prisoners on hunger strikes. The crowd in the square frequently chant for the resistance in the prisons. ...

Prisoners’ mothers with white scarves in Istanbul's May 1 cortege

ANF - 2019-05-01 14:44
Mothers of prisoners attended the May 1 celebrations in Bakirkoy wearing their white headscarves. ...

White scarved mothers not allowed in May 1 celebrations in Amed

ANF - 2019-05-01 13:32
May 1 celebrations led by the KESK, DISK, Amed Chamber of Medicine and TMMOB have started in Amed. The police is not allowing mothers wearing white headscarves in to the celebration grounds. ...

Global steel demand to rise 1.3% in 2019: Forecast

Waar Media - 2019-04-17 12:45
WAAR_DUHOK The World Steel Association (Worldsteel) projected global steel demand will rise 1.3% in 2019, compared to the previous year in a report on Tuesday. “Worldsteel forecasts global steel demand will reach 1.73 billion tons in 2019,” said the grou ...

Syrian LGBT refugees to sue Britain’s Home Office for leaving them in Turkey | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-16 06:06

ÖHD Prison Commission announced report on hunger strikes

ANF - 2019-04-09 09:46
The members of the Istanbul Branch of Jurists for Freedom (ÖHD) Prison Commission announced their report on the situation of prisoners in Marmara region on hunger strike at the Istanbul branch of the Human Rights Association (İHD). ...

Crisis-hit tractor industry shifts focus to exports | The Express Tribune

Tribune - 2019-04-07 07:18