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Jailed pro-Kurdish politician’s lawyer denies reports of Demirtaş’s release | Ahval

Jailed pro-Kurdish politician’s lawyer denies reports of Demirtaş’s release | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-06-16 15:56

Jailed pro-Kurdish politician’s lawyer denies reports of Demirtaş’s release | Ahval - Ahvalnews

Kurdish Women's Platform call for dialogue

ANF - 2019-07-12 10:24
The United Kurdish Women's Platform has issued an open letter to condemn Turkey and Iran intervention. ...

Kurdish politician’s hearing held in Stuttgart

ANF - 2019-07-11 18:07
Kurdish politician Salih K.’s hearing was held in Stuttgart. ...

ECHR finds Turkey guilty of violating rights of jailed pro-Kurdish HDP MP Demirtaş | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-07-09 15:40

Istanbul mayor İmamoğlu wishes to visit jailed pro-Kurdish deputy Demirtaş | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-07-04 06:57

Turkey’s jailed Ocalan reportedly tells Kurds to stay neutral in Istanbul election

E-Kurd - 2019-06-21 14:19
ANKARA,— Turkey’s imprisoned Kurdish leader and the founder of Kurdistan Workers’ Party PKK, Abdullah Ocalan, called on supporters of a pro-Kurdish political party to remain politically neutral ahead of a local election in Istanbul this weekend, suggesti ...

TURKEY'S PRO-KURDISH HDP LEADERS SAY STATEMENT BY JAILED MILITANT LEADER OCALAN IS IN LINE WITH HDP'S STRATEGY UNTIL NOW

Yahoo - 2019-06-21 12:01

TURKEY'S PRO-KURDISH HDP LEADERS SAY PRESIDENT ERDOGAN SEEKING TO PIT HDP AND OCALAN AGAINST EACH OTHER SHOWS DESPERATION

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 ...

Trump appoints a Kurdish from Erbil as ambassador to America in Portugal

Waar Media - 2019-06-19 15:44
WAAR_DUHOK The White House announced the appointment of the Kurdish politician Heroo Kader Mohammad Amin Mustafa as US ambassador to Portugal. Heroo has held several diplomatic positions in the US government and worked at the United States Embassy in Por ...

Jailed pro-Kurdish leader Demirtas throws weight behind opposition Istanbul candidate | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-06-19 06:10

Former Governor of Kirkuk Arrives in Erbil After Arrest Reports in Lebanon

BAS News - 2019-06-16 11:51
ERBIL — Former governor of the Kurdish province of Kirkuk, Najmaddin Karim, arrived in Erbil on Saturday evening. Previous reports claimed Karim’s arrest during his recent trip to Lebanon, which were soon refuted by the Kurdish politician himself. A sour ...

The Kurdish Women Movement and the YPJ explained in Sweden

ANF - 2019-06-12 10:08
The seminar given by Kurdish women on YPJ and the Kurdish women's movement in Uppsala, Sweden, was met with great interest. ...

Kurdish Delegation from Former Soviet Union Meet with Barzani

BAS News - 2019-06-11 18:11
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Tuesday a group of Kurdish figures from the former Soviet Union countries. The Kurdish figures highlighted Barzani’s role in the efforts to unify Kurds ...

'Peppa Pig' owner Entertainment One denies reports of Mark Gordon's exit

Yahoo - 2019-06-06 12:50

Pro-Kurdish party campaigns for Turkish opposition in Istanbul mayor vote | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-31 12:16

Pro-Kurdish HDP lawmaker says detained foreign ministry staff being tortured | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-27 21:48

Hoshyar Zebari Urges Iraq to Act to Fire Incidents in Disputed Areas

BAS News - 2019-05-27 00:04
ERBIL - Kurdish politician and former foreign minister of Iraq, Hoshyar Zebari, has expressed concerns over the recent fire incidents in the disputed areas which have targeted the farms of Kurdish citizens, urging Iraq to put the issue into consideration ...

Talk on the Kurdish Women’s Movement

ANF - 2019-05-24 12:50
A talk titled The Kurdish Women’s Movement: On Revolution, Militarism and Body Politics will address the history of the Kurdish women's liberation movement. ...