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Erdogan meets Iraqi president as Turkey launches strikes on PKK

Erdogan meets Iraqi president as Turkey launches strikes on PKK

E-Kurd - 2019-05-29 13:46
ISTANBUL,— Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met his Iraqi counterpart Barham Salih on Tuesday while the Turkish military launched an operation against Kurdish militants in Iraqi Kurdistan. The two leaders held talks in Istanbul before attending a R ...
Erdogan meets Iraqi president as Turkey launches strikes on PKK - E-Kurd

Turkish soldier killed in clashes with Kurdish militants in Syrian Kurdistan: ministry

E-Kurd - 2019-06-26 19:29
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s Defense Ministry said one soldier was killed and five were injured during clashes with Kurdish militants in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria on Wednesday. The casualties, which the ministry said occurred during clashes with ...

Turkey says it has ‘neutralized’ 43 Kurdish PKK militants in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-08 22:03
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s Defence Ministry said on Saturday a total of 43 members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) had been “neutralized” as part of an operation Ankara launched in Iraqi Kurdistan region 13 days ago. The Turkish military launched what it ...

Turkey says it has 'neutralized' 43 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq

Reuters - 2019-06-08 17:51
Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Saturday a total of 43 members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) had been "neutralized" as part of an operation Ankara launched in northern Iraq 13 days ago. ...

Iraqi PM visits Qatar, meets with Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani

E-Kurd - 2019-05-30 09:49
DOHA,— Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi on Wednesday paid an official visit to Qatar and held talks with Qatari leaders aimed at boosting ties between the two countries. A statement by Abdul Mahdi’s office said that during the several-hour visit of ...

Iraqi president meets Erdogan as Turkey strikes PKK targets

Rûdaw - 2019-05-29 12:01
Barham Salih "rejected any unilateral military action beyond Iraq’s borders" ...

Turkey launches operation against PKK fighters in northern Iraq

Al Jazeera - 2019-05-28 21:52
Defence ministry says nine Kurdish fighters have been killed in the operation taking place in Iraq's Hakurk region. ...

Turkish military strikes against Kurdish militants in Iraq - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-05-28 17:54

Turkish military launches operation against Kurdish militants in northern Iraq - Region - World - Ahram Online

Ahram - 2019-05-28 13:11

Analysis: Erdogan Describes Armenian Genocide as 'Reasonable Relocation'

Worldisraelnews - 2019-05-28 12:14

Kati Piri MEP visited Kurds to thank them for their support

ANF - 2019-05-27 10:44
Dutch politician Kati Piri, who served as Turkey rapporteur in the European Parliament until the elections of 23 May, visited the DKTM in Den Haag to thank activists for their support. ...

Abdullah Ocalan: Kurdish militant leader calls for end to Turkey hunger strikes Thousands of MPs and prisoners have ended their 200-day protest following a request by the jailed militant leader and PKK founder May 26, 2019

The National AE - 2019-05-26 23:04

Iran expresses to expand cooperation with Iraq

Waar Media - 2019-05-26 17:18
WAAR_DUHOK Iraqi President Barham Salih and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Saturday discussed “prevention of war and reduction of tension in the region,” according to an official statement. During his official visit to Iraq, Zarif also discussed ...

Iranian FM Discusses Tensions in Region with Iraqi PM

BAS News - 2019-05-26 11:06
ERBIL — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi on Saturday in Baghdad to discuss the current situation in the region. Zarif’s trip to Baghdad comes amid growing tensions between Tehran and Washington, ...

Lawyers Visit PKK's Ocalan Again

BAS News - 2019-05-23 14:09
ERBIL - Lawyers of the jailed leader of Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) Abdullah Ocalan, visited the Kurdish leader on Turkey’s Imrali Island on Wednesday. Turkish media reports said that the two lawyers will have regular meetings with Ocalan as Turkey ha ...

Turkey: Erdogan Describes Armenian Genocide as 'Reasonable Relocation'

Gatestoneinstitute - 2019-05-22 15:46

Iraqi PM Abdul Mahdi visits Turkey, meets with president Erdogan

E-Kurd - 2019-05-16 17:47
Turkish, Iraqi leaders sign military cooperation agreement ANKARA,— Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi visited Turkey on Wednesday and met with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss bilateral issues, in a bid to further strengthen bilateral relati ...

Arab residents rally against Kurdish rule in Syria's Deir Az Zor

Al Jazeera - 2019-05-08 13:00
Protests against Kurdish rule widen in Deir Az Zor as Arabs complain of discrimination and forced conscription. ...

Istanbul Revote Decision ‘Important Step For Democracy’

Waar Media - 2019-05-07 17:33
WAAR_DUHOK Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called the country’s top election body’s decision for a do-over election in Istanbul an “important step in strengthening Turkey’s democracy”. “We see this decision of the Turkish Supreme Electi ...

Turkish-backed FSA Claims It Conducted Operation Against YPG

BAS News - 2019-05-04 23:04
ERBIL - The Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) claimed on Saturday that it has carried out an operation against the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in several villages in Tal Rifa'at city. The operation came after clashes erupted betwee ...

Turkey doctors get prison terms for criticizing offensive against Syrian Kurds in Afrin

E-Kurd - 2019-05-04 11:35
ANKARA,— Eleven members of Turkey’s leading medical association were sentenced to prison terms on Friday over criticisms of a military offensive against Kurdish militants in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) last year. They were given 20 months in prison for “in ...