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Turkey: Attacks on Journalists Turn More Violent

Turkey: Attacks on Journalists Turn More Violent

Gatestoneinstitute - 2019-06-12 23:44

Turkey: Attacks on Journalists Turn More Violent - Gatestoneinstitute

Demonstration against systematic attacks on kolbars in Brussels

ANF - 2019-07-03 17:36
Protest against the systematic attacks on kolbars in front of the Iranian Consulate in Brussels. ...

Drone Attacks on Saudi Pipelines Launched from Iraq not Yemen: Report

BAS News - 2019-06-29 16:28
ERBIL — US government has concluded that the drone attacks on Saudi oil pipelines in May this year originated from Iraq not Yemen, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. Intelligence experts believe the attacks were planned and launched from souther ...

“KDP is accomplice to the Turkish attacks on South Kurdistan”

ANF - 2019-06-28 17:00
Sheikh Maqsoud people protested the Turkish attacks on South Kurdistan and the silence of the Kurdistan regional government. ...

Parliament to Discuss PKK-Turkey Clashes on KRG Territories

BAS News - 2019-06-19 17:04
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament is planning a session to discuss the recent growing tensions between Turkey and Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) on Kurdistan Region territories, said a lawmaker. The armed conflict between the two disputed sides has rec ...

Pope Calls for Restraint after Tanker Attacks in the Gulf of Oman

BAS News - 2019-06-16 16:39
ERBIL — Pope Francis has called for de-escalation of the situation in the Middle East after the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman raised tensions between Iran and the US. “I invite everyone to use the instruments of diplomacy to resolve the ...

Turkey Presses Russia to Restrain Assad's Attacks on Idlib - Bloomberg

Bloomberg - 2019-06-14 14:04

Gulf of Oman tanker attacks: US blames Iran for explosions

BBC - 2019-06-14 00:01
The US secretary of state blames Iran for "unprovoked attacks" on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. ...

US Blames Iran for Attacks on Oil Tankers in Oman Gulf

BAS News - 2019-06-13 21:37
ERBIL - The United States has blamed Iran for attacks on the oil tankers in the Oman Gulf, which is a significant route for the world's oil trade. The comments were made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday where he also pointed out that the int ...

"Nobody" Can Give Turkey Ultimatum on S-400: FM

BAS News - 2019-06-13 20:26
ERBIL - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said that "nobody" can give Turkey an ultimatum regarding Ankara's plans to purchase Russia's S-400 missile defense system. The Turkish FM made the comments following an earlier statement by US acting ...

Vienna: Protest against Turkish attacks on South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-06-09 12:46
In the Austrian capital Vienna, a protest has taken place against the attacks of Turkey on South Kurdistan. ...

US Gives Turkey Ultimatum on S-400

BAS News - 2019-06-07 23:32
ERBIL - The US has given Turkey a two-month deadline to either abandon the S-400 missile defense system purchase with Russia or be ready for the punishment, reports said on Friday, citing the Pentagon. According to the deadline, Turkey is expected to dro ...

'State actor' behind UAE tanker attacks

BBC - 2019-06-07 02:30
A "state actor" is blamed by a United Arab Emirates report for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf. ...

“What happened in Kirkuk is the same as the attacks on Xakurke"

ANF - 2019-06-06 16:03
Political Observer Rauf said Turkey's intervention against Kirkuk and the attacks against Xakurke are not independent from each other and added: “They continue on with chaos and war so Kurds don’t achieve their rights and the region doesn’t have peace.” ...

Turkey's main opposition party demands probe of attacks on journalists | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-31 08:48

US’ Bolton says Iran behind attacks on oil tankers

Waar Media - 2019-05-30 17:41
WAAR_DUHOK US National Security Adviser John Bolton on Wednesday accused Iran of being behind attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) early this month. Speaking in Abu Dhabi, the UAE capital, Bolton said the attacks took pl ...

Turkey’s ruling party votes down parliamentary inquiry into attacks on journalists | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-29 15:58

Women in London protest attacks on mothers

ANF - 2019-05-24 12:50
Women in London protested the Turkish police attacks on the mothers of prisoners on hunger strike. ...