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Elif Shafak: A recalcitrant voice in Turkish literature | Dhaka Tribune

Elif Shafak: A recalcitrant voice in Turkish literature | Dhaka Tribune

Dhakatribune - 2019-08-10 14:30

Elif Shafak: A recalcitrant voice in Turkish literature | Dhaka Tribune - Dhakatribune

Kurdish businessman is building a historic monument in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-08-18 16:36
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,—A Kurdish businessman is building a historic monument in the province of Sulaimani that depicts historical Kurdish events over the past century. Zahiri Karima Rash built the monument called “Mrwari Rash,” or “the black ...

Turkey won’t tolerate U.S. delay over setting up a safe zone in Kurdish northern Syria: FM

E-Kurd - 2019-08-15 18:21
ANKARA,— Ankara will not tolerate any delay from the US over setting up a safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria, Turkey’s foreign minister said on Thursday. “They (the US) first need to be sincere and need to understand that Turkey won ...

Arrest of a Kurdish researcher in Tehran

Kurdpa - 2019-08-14 10:43
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish researcher was arrested in his own home in Tehran. ...

Arrest of a Kurdish citizen in Ilam

Kurdpa - 2019-08-13 16:56
Kurdpa Agency: Intelligence forces arrested a Kurdish citizen in Ilam. ...

US delegation in Urfa as part of preparations for “safe zone”

ANF - 2019-08-12 18:45
The Turkish regime announced that a delegation from the US has arrived in Urfa as part of discussions on a safe zone in the north of Syria. ...

HRE fighter martyred in Shera

ANF - 2019-08-10 11:58
Afrin Liberation Forces announced the identity of a fighter martyred in a Turkish artillery attack on Shera. ...

Three people including a pregnant woman detained in Amed

ANF - 2019-08-09 10:54
Police raided a home and detained three people, including a pregnant woman in Amed (Diyarbakır). ...

If Erdogan invades northern Syria, could its airspace be closed to Turkish jets?

Rûdaw - 2019-08-06 12:08
Turkish airpower played a major role in the Afrin operation ...

Explosion at military airport in Syria, casualties

ANF - 2019-08-04 09:02
At least 31 regime fighters were killed as a result of an explosion involving ammunition at a military airport in central Syria. ...

El Paso shooting: Police respond in Cielo Vista Mall

BBC - 2019-08-04 01:49
Multiple fatalities are reported from a shooting in a shopping mall in El Paso. ...

20 Turkish soldiers killed in clashes with PKK in Turkey’s Kurdish southeast: HPG

E-Kurd - 2019-08-04 00:08
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— Twenty Turkish soldiers were killed in clashes with Kurdish militants belonging to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party PKK in Turkish Kurdistan in the southeast of the country, HPG, the military wing of PKK said in a statemen ...

Arrest of a Kurdish activism in Marivan

Kurdpa - 2019-08-03 01:20
Kurdpa Agency: Intelligence forces raided the personal home of a Kurdish activism in Marivan and arrested her. ...

Turkish bombardment starts forest fire in a village of Afrin

ANF - 2019-07-31 16:11
Turkish bombing of the Sixuneke village in Afrin’s Sherawa district has caused a forest fire in the area. ...

Erbil attack planners ‘neutralized’ in Turkish strikes: state media

Rûdaw - 2019-07-26 10:11
A Turkish diplomat and two Kurdish civilians died in the July 17 attack ...

Iraqi Kurdistan authorities release photos of suspect in Turkish diplomat’s killing

E-Kurd - 2019-07-19 11:04
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan’s counterterrorism forces on Thursday identified the lead suspect in their investigation into the deadly shooting a day earlier in Erbil that killed a Turkish diplomat and two others. On Wednesday, ...

Turkish diplomat, one other shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan capital

E-Kurd - 2019-07-17 19:38
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— At least two people including a Turkish diplomat were shot dead on Wednesday in a rare attack in the Iraqi Kurdistan capital city of Erbil, Kurdish security officials and Turkey’s foreign ministry said. A gunman op ...

Occupying Turkish army built base in historical site in Afrin

ANF - 2019-07-15 15:27
The invading Turkish army established a military base in the hill of Kas Mound in the Jindirês district of Afrin. ...