Breaking News from Kurdistan, Europe and Middle East

SDF Won’t Be a Threat to Turkey: Co-chair

SDF Won’t Be a Threat to Turkey: Co-chair

BAS News - 2019-05-08 15:35
ERBIL — As the establishment of a ‘Safe Zone’ in the Kurdish territories of northern Syria is in the heated debate related to the region, Turkey continues insisting on having control over the proposed safe zone while the US rejects the idea. Turkey says ...
SDF Won’t Be a Threat to Turkey: Co-chair - BAS News

PKK needn’t be a hindrance to Turkish-Kurdish relations: Turkey’s ex-PM

Rûdaw - 2019-05-28 12:37
"The Turkey-Syria border is an artificial one" ...

Death fast activist Topkaya: Isolation is everybody’s problem

ANF - 2019-05-17 16:05
Political prisoner Ahmet Topkaya, who has been on a death fast in the Diyarbakir Type D Prison since April 30, said those who avoid their responsibilities today won’t be able to avoid being held to account by history. ...

PM: Iraq never to permit domestic threat against Turkey

Waar Media - 2019-05-16 13:30
WAAR_DUHOK Iraq will never allow any security threat against Turkey from its own territory, Iraq’s premier said on Thursday. “Turkey and Iraq are two neighbors and their people enjoy brotherly relations as well as a common history and political and econo ...

Kurds rally in front of CoE: Don't be a party to this crime

ANF - 2019-05-15 17:04
On the 150th day of the Kurdish hunger strike in Strasbourg, a rally against the silence of the European institutions took place in front of the Council of Europe. ...

Nisan ayı bütçe açığı 18.3 milyar lira

Nûpel - 2019-05-15 15:16
Hazine ve Maliye Bakanlığı’nın bugün açıkladığı verilere göre Nisan ayında 18,3 milyar lira, Ocak-Nisan döneminde 54,5 milyar TL bütçe açığı meydana geldi. Merkezi yönetim bütçesinden Ocak-Nisan döneminde 330 milyar 430 milyon lira harcama yapıldı. Bütçe ...

TEV-DEM Co-chair: The key to the solution is in Imrali

ANF - 2019-05-15 14:54
TEV-DEM Co-chair Xerib Hiso spoke about Ocalan’s recent message and said Turkey needs a fresh start: “The key to this fresh start is with Leader Apo.” ...

Iran poses no threat to US, foreign representatives in Iraq: PM

Rûdaw - 2019-05-15 11:46
"As of now we haven't recorded serious movements that could constitute a threat to anyone ...

NBA showdown starring a Turk won't be on Turkish TV - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-05-14 19:14

Guerrillas: Attacks against mothers won’t go without a response

ANF - 2019-05-13 15:19
YRK guerrillas said the attacks against mothers protesting to lend their voice to the hunger strikers in prisons won’t go without a response. ...

Iran Considers US Forces in Gulf a Target, Not a Threat: Commander

BAS News - 2019-05-13 01:45
ERBIL - Iran has said that it does not see the US forces in the Gulf as a threat as much as it does as a target, reports said on Sunday. The comments were made by a senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander, Amirali Hajizadeh, who is the head of the ...

Anti-Kurd Protests Seen as a Threat to US Plans in Syria - News From Antiwar.com

Antiwar - 2019-05-10 17:00

“Sadness, disappointment and rage consumed me.” Peace activist and journalist Suha Oda used writing as a way to combat Daesh and their rule.

The Global Coalition - 2019-05-06 18:21
In 2014 when Suha Oda was forced to flee Mosul due to the Daesh invasion, she was overwhelmed by the situation. Article “Sadness, disappointment and rage consumed me.” Peace activist and journalist Suha Oda used writing as a way to combat Daesh and their ...

Turkey, Russia Considering Deployment to Tel Rifaat in Northern Syria

BAS News - 2019-05-05 11:03
ERBIL — Turkish and Russian authorities are taking into consideration the possibility of deploying forces to the border areas Tel Rifaat in northern Syria, where the US-backed Kurdish forces are in control. The measures come a day after Turkey confirmed ...

“Those who remain silent will be held to account”

ANF - 2019-05-04 16:25
Sultan Bozkurt said: “Those who remain silent in the face of this tyranny will also have a responsibility in coffins coming from prisons, and they will be the first to be held to account.” ...

SDF in Indirect Talks with Turkey: Commander

BAS News - 2019-05-04 13:47
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is now in “indirect” negotiations with Turkey to address the outstanding issues, said Mazlum Abdi, the Commander-in-Chief of the SDF. During a ceremony on Friday, Abdi delivered a speech to reveal th ...

US Forces to Stay for a Long Time in Iraq: General

BAS News - 2019-04-28 21:08
ERBIL - The US forces will stay in Iraq for a long period of time, Chief of the US Central Command, General Kenneth McKenzie, said on Saturday, adding that Washington would be well capable to encounter Tehran if needed. McKenzie made the remarks during a ...

Hunger striker Iba: You step forward, because we won’t step back

ANF - 2019-04-22 14:06
Hunger striker Yusuf Iba said, “We won’t stop our protest until we achieve our goals,” as his health deteriorates. Iba called on peoples and institutions to support the resistance. ...

US Won't Stop Efforts to Oust Iranian Forces from Syria: Official

BAS News - 2019-04-08 21:56
ERBIL - One of Washington's main goals in Syria is to oust the Iranian forces from the country, a top US official was quoted as saying, noting that "there are a lot of tools we can use." Talking to The National on Monday, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of ...