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AKP candidate for Istanbul says 'Kurdistan' while his government bans it

AKP candidate for Istanbul says 'Kurdistan' while his government bans it

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-06 22:23

AKP candidate for Istanbul says \'Kurdistan\' while his government bans it - Kurdistan24

Jailed Kurdish politician backs opposition candidate for Istanbul mayor | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-06-29 09:36

Turkey: Opposition wins Istanbul election

Green Left Weekly - 2019-06-24 15:34
Republican Peoples Party (CHP) candidate Ekrem Imamoglu won the election for mayor of Istanbul on June 23. Imamoglu defeated the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) candidate Binali Yildirim. This election was a re-run of the election held in Marc ...

HDP will contribute to a new AKP defeat in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-06-18 11:35
The HDP did not nominate candidates in Istanbul on 31 March, which contributed to the AKP-MHP alliance to lose the elections. ...

HDP stepped up work for Istanbul elections

ANF - 2019-06-16 12:03
The HDP has sped up its work for the Istanbul elections to be re-run on 23 June following the decision of the YSK (Elections Supreme Board). ...

Masoud Barzani thanks Germany for Continuing Supporting Kurdistan

Waar Media - 2019-06-15 18:38
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdistan leader Masoud Barzani received a German diplomatic delegation headed by the State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development Martin Jager in Pirmam. “Pleased to receive a German government delegation h ...

Turkey opposition candidate for Istanbul pledges to provide Kurdish courses

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-14 00:01

Belgium Reaffims Support for Next KRG

BAS News - 2019-06-12 21:42
ERBIL - Belgium has reaffirmed its "international cooperation" and support for the future Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) which will be led by PM-designate Masrour Barzani. The comments were made by the Belgian Ambassador to Jordan and Iraq Hendrik V ...

Kurdistan Region swears in Nechirvan Barzani as new president

The New Mail - 2019-06-10 19:36
Nechirvan Barzani delivers first speech as IKR President Nechirvan Barzani thanked his predecessor, Masoud Barzani, for his leadership of the Kurdish nation since he was 16 years old. Nechirvan Barzani… The post Kurdistan Region swears in Nechirvan Barza ...

Iraqi Leaders Attend Kurdistan Presidential Inauguration, Call for Continued Dialogue

BAS News - 2019-06-10 13:58
ERBIL — Several Iraqi leaders attended the inauguration ceremony of the new president of Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, in Erbil, calling for continued talks between Kurdistan Region and Iraq so to address the remaining disputes. Iraqi President Ba ...

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 ...

Nasir Yagiz visits Maxmur for Eid

ANF - 2019-06-07 15:37
Nasir Yagiz, who was on a hunger strike for 187 days before ending his protest on the call of PKK Leader Abdullah Ocalan, visited Maxmur for Eid. ...

Kurdistan’s Soran prepares for tourists on Eid al-Fitr

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-05 22:47
Bekhal waterfall is a scenic site, and an attractive tourist destination for Kurds, Iraqis, and foreigners alike, June 2, 2019. (Photo: Kurdistan 24) ...

New Diyarbakir mayor backs opposition candidate in Istanbul election rerun

Al Monitor - 2019-06-05 02:00

Erdogan, AKP Vie for Key Kurdish Votes With Promises of Reconstruction, Peace

Voanews - 2019-06-01 08:40

Kommunalwahlen in der Türkei: 28.000 Stimmen zu wenig: Erdogan-Partei AKP liegt in Istanbul hinten | shz.de

SHZ - 2019-05-31 12:50

Turkey's election board orders rerun for Istanbul mayor - CNN

CNN - 2019-05-31 02:55

KDP Officially Nominates Nechirvan Barzani for Kurdistan Region President

BAS News - 2019-05-14 15:52
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) on Tuesday officially nominated Nechirvan Barzani, the party’s deputy president, for president of Kurdistan Region. BasNews has learned that KDP faction submitted Barzani’s nomination documents to the parliament. ...

Nechirvan Barzani is Kurdistan presidential candidate of KDP, PUK, Gorran: MP

E-Kurd - 2019-05-14 15:16
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Current Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani is the presidential candidate for the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), and Change Movement ...

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 ...

Opposition urges respect for Istanbul revote decision

Waar Media - 2019-05-08 15:36
WAAR_DUHOK A Turkish opposition leader on Wednesday called for respecting the Supreme Election Council’s (YSK) decision of a do-over election in Istanbul. Devlet Bahceli, head of Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), was speaking at his party’s parliamentary ...