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Munich police chief chummy with Turkish nationalists

Munich police chief chummy with Turkish nationalists

ANF - 2019-05-15 14:21
Munich Chief of Police Hubertus Andrä has been meeting with representatives from pro-AKP and MHP Turkish organizations. ...
Munich police chief chummy with Turkish nationalists - ANF

Iran OK with Iraq’s Mediation Efforts, but ‘Will Have Its Own Say’

Waar Media - 2019-05-23 14:09
WAAR_DUHOK Speaking to reporters on Wednesday at the end of a weekly cabinet session, Chief of Staff of the Iranian president Mahmoud Vaezi said Iran and Iraq have close ties as two long-time neighbors. “If they want to send a delegation to Iran, we won’ ...

PKK clash with Turkish forces in northern Erbil province

Rûdaw - 2019-05-21 06:17
At least 4,356 people have been killed in the conflict since July 2015 ...

Interview with Turkish writer Aslı Erdoğan: "It's my country too" -

Qantara - 2019-05-17 15:28

Interview with Turkish-German writer Feridun Zaimoglu: "A Muslim cannot be an identitarian" -

Qantara - 2019-05-17 15:28

Meeting between Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff with Coalition’s Cooperation Center

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-05-15 22:06
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga ...

Iraqi PM meeting with Turkish president to discuss security, trade, energy

Rûdaw - 2019-05-15 10:10
Turkey: Particularly in the fields of trade and energy will be discussed ...

Police Arrests Arms Dealer in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-05-12 11:50
ERBIL — Police forces in Kurdistan Region’s capital city arrested a man in possession of a large quantity of arms. Police chief Abdulkhaliq Talaat told BasNews that the man was arrested during a special operation at his place, where they initially found ...

Former intelligence chief admits to “Turkish imams as agents”

ANF - 2019-05-11 13:17
Former president of the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution Hans Georg Maaßen said the DITIB member imams are working for Turkish intelligence. ...

Iraqi PM to Visit Turkey This Month

BAS News - 2019-05-11 10:55
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi is set to visit Ankara on 15th May where he will meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Veysel Eroglu, Turkish special presidential envoy to Iraq, told his country’s parliament that the issues rela ...

Police attacked mothers with pressurized water in Amed

ANF - 2019-05-10 14:33
Mothers with white scarves protesting in Amed for their relatives on hunger strike were attacked by the police with pressurized water. Some protesters fainted. ...

Demos in Europe in solidarity with mothers of hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-05-10 09:29
Demonstrations and actions in solidarity with the mothers of hunger strikers who have been attacked by Turkish police have been held in Paris, Hamburg and Aarau (Switzerland). ...

Man Killed By His Wife and Son in Erbil: Police

BAS News - 2019-05-08 16:13
ERBIL — A man has been found dead outside Erbil, police said on Wednesday, revealing that he was killed by his own wife and son. Erbil Police Chief Abdulkhaliq Talaat told BasNews that they have arrested the suspects and investigations are underway. The ...

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 ...

Nearly 1,400 People Quit Syrian Camp

BAS News - 2019-05-03 02:39
ERBIL - Chief of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the conflicting sides in Syria Viktor Kupchishin revealed on Thursday that nearly 1,400 people abandoned a cam for displaced Syrians near the borders with Jordan on Wednesday. "On May 1, another 1 ...

Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Commission meets with Directorate of Reform and Coalition partners

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-29 11:21
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 28, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Commission, consisting of Sarbast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga), Jabbar Yawar (Peshmerga Sec-General), Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief-of-S ...

Turkish court arrests former intelligence chief of police for insulting Erdoğan | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-26 18:28

Tehran: Khamenei Replaces Chief of IRGC

BAS News - 2019-04-21 22:06
ERBIL - Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has replaced the chief of the prominent Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Mohammad Ali Jafari, state media reported on Sunday. The local TV said that Hossein Salami, a deputy commander, was app ...

Ministry of Peshmerga meets with delegation from Iraqi Ministry of Defense

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-20 07:35
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 15, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Committee, led by Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff) and attended by Lieutenant General Jabbar Yawar (Peshmerga Sec-General) and a number of ...