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KRG trying to halt Turkish strikes, Iranian shelling: Masoud Bar

KRG trying to halt Turkish strikes, Iranian shelling: Masoud Bar

Rûdaw - 2019-08-12 18:58

KRG trying to halt Turkish strikes, Iranian shelling: Masoud Bar - Rûdaw

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. ...

Sweden Labor Party youth: Stop selling arms to Turkey!

ANF - 2019-08-17 10:58
The Social Democratic Labor Party's youth organization SSU demanded to halt the sale of arms to the Turkish government that is threatening to invade Rojava. ...

Want to fight radicalization? Start by changing your language, says scholar

Rûdaw - 2019-08-16 17:27
"Our language is reinforcing the very identities we’re trying to help people shed" ...

Farmer can’t plant crops for 4 years due to the Turkish army

ANF - 2019-08-12 14:54
A farmer named Xelil Abdullah’s fields along the Turkish border in Tirbespiye haven’t been planted for 4 years as soldiers open fire on anyone who approaches. ...

Kurdish-Syrian 'feminists' form giant human shield to resist Turkish incursion

FOX News - 2019-08-10 06:15
When the threat of an attack looms, scores of Kurdish women in every major township in their carved out canton of Rojava in northeastern Syria, routinely stand shoulder-to-shoulder with defiant faces. Amid a region ravaged by years of conflict and ISIS in ...

Ankara-backed Syrian Arab fighters say ready to back Turkish operation against Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-08-06 12:08
AMMAN,— Syrian rebel commanders said on Monday they are ready to join Turkish troops in an offensive to seize back largely Arab-populated towns and villages in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria held by Kurdish-led-forces. Turkish President Tay ...

Syrian Rebels Ready to Join Turkish Invasion of Syrian Kurdistan - News From Antiwar.com

Antiwar - 2019-08-06 06:06

US urges Turkey to halt announced offensive into Syria that threatens US allies and ISIS jails - ABC News

GO - 2019-08-05 22:37

Syrian rebels say ready to back Turkish-led operation in northeast - SWI swissinfo.ch

Swissinfo - 2019-08-05 21:39

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Kdal610 - 2019-08-05 21:27

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WHTC - 2019-08-05 21:12

Commission of Integrity calls on Iraqi Kurdistan gov’t to establish anti-corruption judicial court

E-Kurd - 2019-07-30 12:47
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan’s Commission of Integrity on Monday submitted a request to the new Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) cabinet to establish a court of justice focused solely on corruption cases. Musheer Ibrahim, th ...

Julie Ward MEP sent letter to UK Foreign Secretary on Hasankeyf

ANF - 2019-07-30 08:32
Member of the European Parliament, Julie Ward, sent a letter to UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, urging him to make representations to the Turkish government regarding the threat to Hasankeyf and the negative impacts of the Ilisu Dam. ...

Kurdistan National Congress meets today to discuss Turkish attack

ANF - 2019-07-27 10:12
The Brussels-based Kurdistan National Congress will hold a meeting at the Brussels Press Club at 10.30 today to determine its national stance. ...

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 ...

Reports: Turkish strikes kill planners of attack on diplomat

Washington Times - 2019-07-25 20:42
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkish media say Turkey's military has struck and killed the alleged planners of an attack that killed a Turkish diplomat in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region. Private DHA news agency says Thursday the military, acting on Turki ...

Thousands marched to the International Coalition base in Kobane

ANF - 2019-07-23 10:30
Thousands of people marched to the International Coalition base in Kobane to protest Turkish threats of invasion. ...

Why would Iran try to seize a UK tanker under the nose of the Royal Navy?

Seth Frantzman - 2019-07-17 09:21
What was Iran thinking in trying to seize British tanker By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Originally published in The Jerusalem Post, the post below has links to sources Sometimes Iran acts […] ...