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Pro-Kurdish HDP submits queries to interior minister on Armenian woman attacked in Istanbul | Ahval

Pro-Kurdish HDP submits queries to interior minister on Armenian woman attacked in Istanbul | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-06-12 19:24

Pro-Kurdish HDP submits queries to interior minister on Armenian woman attacked in Istanbul | Ahval - Ahvalnews

Turkey’s Kurdish HDP party says Ocalan’s call does not change strategy in Istanbul

E-Kurd - 2019-06-21 17:44
ISTANBUL,— The Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) said on Friday its strategy of supporting the opposition in the Istanbul mayoral election has not changed despite a last-minute call from Turkey’s jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan for it to be n ...


Yahoo - 2019-06-21 12:01


Yahoo - 2019-06-21 12:01

HDP Apparently Rejects Ocalan’s Suggestion for Impartiality in Istanbul Elections

BAS News - 2019-06-21 00:44
ERBIL - Pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has apparently rejected an alleged call from the jailed leader of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Abdullah Ocalan who had reportedly urged the Kurdish party to remain impartial in the upcoming local elec ...

Ocalan Calls for HDP Impartiality in Istanbul Election

BAS News - 2019-06-20 22:50
ERBIL - The jailed leader of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Abdullah Ocalan has called on the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) to stay impartial in the upcoming local elections in Istanbul on Sunday, state media claimed on Thursday evening. An ...

Kurdistan Parliament to Visit Disputed Kurdish Areas Before Heading to Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-06-20 14:05
ERBIL — A group of Kurdish lawmakers are set to visit the Kurdish territories disputed between the Kurdistan Region and Iraq before going to Baghdad for discussions over remaining issues pertaining to these areas. MP Mahialddin Hassan told BasNews the la ...

Temelli: We will go to the polls on June 23

ANF - 2019-06-18 12:39
HDP Co-chair Sezai Temelli said HDP voters will be going to the polls on June 23 against fascism in even greater numbers. ...

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. ...

Kurdistan’s PM-designate in Sulaimani to discuss formation of new cabinet

E-Kurd - 2019-06-17 16:26
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan prime minister-designate Masrour Barzani arrived in Sulaimani city on Monday to meet officials from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and Change Movement (Gorran). Barzani headed to the PUK Pol ...

Houthi Missile Attack on Saudi Airport Wounds Dozens

BAS News - 2019-06-12 14:33
ERBIL — Yemeni militias of pro-Iranian Houthis carried out a missile attack on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, wounding at least 26 people. The Saudi-led Coalition soon blamed Iran for the attack, saying it proved Tehran’s invol ...

33 detained as police attacked HDP youth in Hasankeyf

ANF - 2019-06-12 11:35
HDP youth set to denounce the destruction in Hasankeyf were attacked by the police. 33 people, including a journalist, were taken into custody. ...

HDP Kaya: Armenians in Istanbul are threatened and attacked

ANF - 2019-06-11 09:38
HDP Istanbul MP ​​Hüda Kaya underlined the threats issued against the Armenians in Istanbul last week and warned about their safety in Samatya. ...

Kurdish Political Prisoner Transferred to IRGC Intelligence Unit

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-06-11 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): The political prisoner “Esmat (Mohammad) Salahshour“, detained at the Orumiyeh Central Prison, was transferred to the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) intelligence unit for the second time in the past two mo ...

Barzani, Turkish FM Discuss Bilateral Ties, Reconstruction of Mosul

BAS News - 2019-06-11 00:20
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani received on Monday the Foreign Minister of Turkey, Mevlut Cavusoglu, in Erbil, where they discussed a range of issues pertaining to the political and security developments in the region. Cavusoglu was in Er ...

Masrour Barzani Meets With Turkish Foreign Minister While in Erbil

Waar Media - 2019-06-10 16:11
WAAR_DUHOK Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met with Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani in Erbil on Monday. Cavusoglu arrived in Erbil today to attend the taking oath ceremony of Nechirvan Barzani as the new Kurdista ...

Iranian Oil Minister: Iran Has No Intention of Withdrawing From OPEC

Waar Media - 2019-06-08 14:14
WAAR_DUHOK The oil minister’s remark comes after Tehran vowed last month to take retaliatory measures if its interests in the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) are harmed. The Iranian official also pointed out that the organisation is ...

Pro-Kurdish HDP to redeem seized votes in Istanbul redo, says co-chair Buldan | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-29 02:25

Peace process to be relaunched without ruling AKP, says pro-Kurdish HDP | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-23 14:06

Peace process to be re-launched without ruling AKP, says pro-Kurdish HDP | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-22 19:03