Breaking News from Kurdistan, Europe and Middle East

Turkey calls for global help to prevent humanitarian crisis in Syria’s Idlib | Ahval

Turkey calls for global help to prevent humanitarian crisis in Syria’s Idlib | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-05 17:59

Turkey calls for global help to prevent humanitarian crisis in Syria’s Idlib | Ahval - Ahvalnews

Turkey sentenced 41 dismissed mayors to over 230 years in jail - interior ministry | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-09-04 02:19

Russia slams US for 'indiscriminate' attack in Syria's Idlib | Battle for Idlib News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-09-02 02:22

Military escalation in Syria’s Idlib province tests Turkey’s resolve

Thedefensepost - 2019-08-21 23:37

TEV-DEM's Xelil appeals on France to prevent Turkish occupation

ANF - 2019-08-21 16:32
TEV-DEM co-chair Aldal Xelil has written an open-ed in the French paper Liberation in which he appeals to France to prevent the Turkish occupation of Northern Syria. ...

KCK calls for total resistance against AKP-MHP fascism

ANF - 2019-08-20 10:03
Following the dismissal of three Kurdish mayors by the Turkish regime, KCK called for total resistance to fascism, authoritarianism and the repression of the AKP regime. ...

Turkey calls for end to US support for Syrian Kurds | Jordan Times

Jordantimes - 2019-08-09 10:35

KCDK-E calls for massive protests against Turkish occupation

ANF - 2019-08-08 14:59
The Europe-wide Kurdish umbrella organisation KCDK-E called for demonstrations against the Turkish occupation efforts in Kurdistan this weekend. Protests have already been announced in numerous places. ...

Last-ditch talks to prevent Turkish military action in Syria's Kurdish-controlled north - Middle East News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-08-07 17:17

Pentagon chief says a solo incursion by Turkey into Syria is ‘unacceptable’ but doesn’t pledge to stop it

Washington Post - 2019-08-06 17:58
Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper said the United States does not intend to "abandon” Kurdish units in Syria, but he would not promise to defend them. ...

U.S. warns unilateral Turkey attack on Kurds in Syria ‘unacceptable’

E-Kurd - 2019-08-06 12:08
TOKYO,— The United States warned Tuesday that any “unilateral” offensive by Turkey to remove a Kurdish militia in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) would be “unacceptable” and vowed to step up talks to prevent such action. “Clearly we believe any unilateral acti ...

Turkey calls for end to US support for Syrian Kurds | MENAFN.COM

Menafn - 2019-08-05 20:36

Turkey Calls Online Content Companies to Obtain Broadcasting Licenses

Technadu - 2019-08-05 17:59

Humanitarian crisis in Maxmur refugee camp

Green Left Weekly - 2019-08-03 10:52
The Maxmur (Makhmour) refugee camp, in Iraqi Kurdistan (Bashur/Southern Kurdistan), is home to over 13,000 Kurdish refugees and is located in a town 60 kilometres south-west of the capital, Erbil. Many of the camp’s residents were forced to flee their ho ...

Urgent Appeal: Imminent Humanitarian Crisis in Maxmur Camp

ANF - 2019-08-01 14:05
Democratic People’s Council of the Maxmur Refugee Camp called on the UN to immediately ensure that the embargo on the Maxmur Camp is lifted, and that the Maxmur Camp has access to food supplies and medical care. ...

Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock - Briefing to the Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Syria, New York, 30 July 2019 - Syrian Arab Republic | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-07-31 07:26

Joint military operations by Russia and Turkey in Syria

ANF - 2019-07-29 14:42
Turkey has contributed to the withdrawal of armed groups from Aleppo, Dara and East Ghouta. Now, together with Russia, it is conducting operations against these groups in Syria. ...