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Turkey opposition candidate for Istanbul pledges to provide Kurdish courses

Turkey opposition candidate for Istanbul pledges to provide Kurdish courses

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-14 00:01

Turkey opposition candidate for Istanbul pledges to provide Kurdish courses - Kurdistan24

Iraqi Kurdistan’s electricity ministry ‘planning’ to provide 24-hour power supply

E-Kurd - 2019-07-13 13:27
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Ministry of Electricity in the new cabinet of Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is planning to provide 24-hour power to the region’s residents, an official said on Friday. Director of Electricity Contro ...

Jailed Kurdish politician backs opposition candidate for Istanbul mayor | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-06-29 09:36

Turkey’s opposition wins rerun of Istanbul’s mayoral election

E-Kurd - 2019-06-24 00:23
ISTANBUL,— The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party’s 25-year hold on Turkey’s biggest city ...

In Setback for Erdogan, Opposition Candidate Wins Istanbul Mayor Seat - WSJ

WSJ - 2019-06-24 00:11

Voting begins in Turkey’s re-do Istanbul elections

Waar Media - 2019-06-23 14:00
WAAR_DUHOK Polling started on Sunday for Turkey’s re-run local elections to elect a new mayor for Istanbul. Voting started at 8.00 a.m local time (0500GMT) and will continue through 5.00 p.m. local time (1400GMT) in 31,342 ballot boxes across 39 district ...

Turkey’s Erdogan's struggles to court Kurds in battle for Istanbul

Gulan Media - 2019-06-20 23:50

Turkey’s Erdogan's struggles to court Kurds in battle for Istanbul - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-06-20 20:18

KCDK-E: Don’t vacation in Turkey, don’t be a party to war

ANF - 2019-06-20 15:05
KCDK-E issued a call to boycott tourism in Turkey and said, “Tourism is at the top of the list of revenue feeding the war.” ...

British woman came to Amed to learn Kurdish

ANF - 2019-06-20 11:02
Cvane, who came to Amed in 2015 and loved the city, returned again this year to learn Kurdish. ...

US Envoy for Iran Heads to Middle East

BAS News - 2019-06-20 02:24
ERBIL - US Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook has been scheduled to travel to the Middle East on Wednesday to discuss "Iran's regional aggression," with officials in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain. The State Depa ...

Demirtas supports opposition candidate’s call for unity in Istanbul

Rûdaw - 2019-06-19 02:10
Former co-leader of HDP supports echoes call for unity by CHP Istanbul mayor candidate ...

UK pledges to build consensus for peace in Afghanistan

Waar Media - 2019-06-18 11:28
WAAR_DUHOK British Prime Minister Theresa May assured U.K.’s full support to build regional consensus for peace in Afghanistan during a meeting with the visiting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, an Afghan official statement said on Monday. According to the ...

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). ...

Masrour Barzani to Visit Kurdish Parties in Preparation for His Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-12 12:43
ERBIL — Masrour Barzani, who will soon take office as the new prime minister of Kurdistan Region, will lead a delegation to visit the Kurdish political parties and discuss the formation of his cabinet, a source said. Barzani’s candidacy was approved by K ...

Ocalan granted rare family visit with brother

Rûdaw - 2019-06-07 22:08
Ocalan calls for "new approaches" to peace between Turkey and the PKK ...

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

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-06 22:23

New Diyarbakir mayor backs opposition candidate in Istanbul election rerun

Al Monitor - 2019-06-05 02:00

Turkey: HDP welcomes opposition call to recognize Kurdish language

Rûdaw - 2019-05-28 08:46
CHP hopes to secure Kurdish votes in the rerun of Istanbul’s local election ...

Turkey opposition candidate named Istanbul mayor despite objections of Erdogan's party | The Independent

Independent - 2019-05-25 13:40