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Montataire city council shows support for HDP

ANF - 2019-08-25 16:06
Montataire commune city council in France’s Oise region protested the usurpation of HDP municipalities and called on the French government to issue a strong condemnation. ...

Hong Kong police fire tear gas at protesters in fresh clashes

BBC - 2019-08-25 00:42
Police charge anti-government demonstrators, beating some with batons, in a 12th week of protests. ...

KIU bloc: Kurdistan Regional Government is not transparent

Kurdiu - 2019-08-24 16:06

Turkey’s Erdogan accuses dismissed elected Kurdish mayors of serving ‘terrorists’

E-Kurd - 2019-08-24 13:51
ISTANBUL,— Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday defended his government’s decision to remove three pro-Kurdish mayors from office and accused them of serving “terrorists”, in comments published in the official Anadolu news agency. The Kurdish ...

French Left Party calls for action against the Turkish regime

ANF - 2019-08-24 13:32
The Left Party of France protested the seizure of HDP municipalities and called on the French government to take action against the Ankara regime. ...

Swedish MEP Incir: We cannot accept the trustees

ANF - 2019-08-24 10:16
Swedish Social Democratic Labor Party MEP, Evin Incir, said that the AKP government's appointment of trustees and the dismissal of democratically elected mayors is unacceptable. ...

Syrian government opens corridor for civilians in rebel area

Rûdaw - 2019-08-23 17:26
The corridor was opened on the southern edge of area held by rebels until Wednesday ...

HDP MPs stage sit-in in Van

ANF - 2019-08-23 16:07
In the city of Van, where the HDP-run metropolitan municipality was seized by the government alongside Amed and Van, HDP MPs staged sit-in. ...

Syrian government lets civilians leave Idlib - The Hindu

Thehindu - 2019-08-23 01:00

KIU bloc meets with the Minister of Finance of the Kurdistan Regional Government

Kurdiu - 2019-08-22 22:08

Parties from Russia and Chile in solidarity with HDP

ANF - 2019-08-22 19:31
Growing support for the HDP which had three municipalities it had won in March 31 elections usurped by the government. ...

Protest in Marseille against AKP-MHP appointment of trustees

ANF - 2019-08-22 08:53
Protests against the AKP-MHP government decision to seize the HDP-run metropolitan municipalities of Van, Amed and Mardin are continuing. ...

Greece’s New Democracy government intensifies Syriza's anti-refugee policy - World Socialist Web Site

WSWS - 2019-08-22 08:25

Turkish police block protests over sacking of elected Kurdish mayors

E-Kurd - 2019-08-21 21:33
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— Turkish police on Wednesday blocked protests over the government’s sacking of three mayors in the Kurdish southeast accused of having links to Kurdish PKK militants, an AFP correspondent said. At least 200 people attem ...

Endangered Golden Goose: Hong Kong’s Economic Value to China

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-08-21 21:33
With anti-government demonstrations in Hong Kong showing few signs of abating, speculation is growing as to what China might do next. Already, China’s Hong Kong Affairs Office head warned, “If the situation worsens further, and there is turmoil that the H ...

Turkish German politicians criticize government-appointed trustees replacing elected mayors - The London Post

Thelondonpost - 2019-08-21 21:28

Turkey: 30 detained in protest over elected mayors’ ouster

Seattle Times - 2019-08-21 16:37
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish media reports say police have used water cannons to disperse crowds protesting a government decision to oust three elected mayors in Turkey’s mainly Kurdish-populated southeast and replace them with government appointees. Th ...

Governor of Van dismisses municipal employees, seizes the council

ANF - 2019-08-21 11:40
Governor Mehmet Emin Bilmez, who has been appointed to Van Metropolitan Municipality seized by the AKP government, has removed all heads of departments and directors from post. Several municipal employees have been taken into custody. ...

As warm welcome chills, Turkey clamps down on Syrians

Rûdaw - 2019-08-21 11:38
Turkish government denies claims they have forcibly deported refugees to Syria ...

HDP's Temelli: The government should revert its decision

ANF - 2019-08-21 09:30
The HDP co-chair said that the government should revert its decision to appoint trustees to Amed, Mardin and Van municipalities and added that it amounts to a political coup. ...

Argentinian Dialogo 2000 condemns Turkish government repression

ANF - 2019-08-21 08:55
Dialogo 2000 repudiates the new wave of anti-democratic repression in Turkey. ...

Will Iraqi Kurdistan government be able to solve PKK issue?

Al Monitor - 2019-08-21 07:10

Turkish government removes mayors in opposition crackdown | Phnom Penh Post

Phnompenhpost - 2019-08-21 01:52

Turkey: Government Replaces Mayors of 3 Kurdish-Majority Cities

Stratfor - 2019-08-21 00:51

Italy government crisis: PM Conte quits amid coalition row

BBC - 2019-08-21 00:11
Giuseppe Conte's resignation came after he accused his coalition partner of being "irresponsible". ...

Hamburg artists and politicians protest seizure of municipalities

ANF - 2019-08-20 19:40
Politicians and artists living in Hamburg have strongly condemned the decision by the Turkish government to appoint trustees to the HDP-run municipalities of Amed, Van and Mardin. ...

Iraqi Kurdistan government planning to reform its hiring process: spokesperson

E-Kurd - 2019-08-20 17:24
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Spokesperson for Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Jutyar Adil has said that the government is planning to reform its hiring process, using new forms and methods. Adil, who recently replaced Safin Dizayee a ...

Istanbul police attack lawyers and MPs for HDP municipalities

ANF - 2019-08-20 15:01
Istanbul police attacked lawyers and deputies who protested against the seizure of HDP municipalities by the government. ...

Italy’s Government Crisis Comes to a Head – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2019-08-20 14:02

Italy set for 'unpredictable' crisis as populist government crashes

Gulan Media - 2019-08-20 13:57

Armenian Cultural Union of Argentina protest Erdogan policies

ANF - 2019-08-20 13:17
The Armenian Cultural Union (UCA) of Argentina condemned the order issued today by the Turkish government to replace three HDP co-mayors with state-appointed trustees ...

Frente Amplio of Uruguay condemns persecution of Kurds

ANF - 2019-08-20 10:48
Frente Amplio legislators criticized the illegal intervention of the Ankara government against the HDP-run municipalities of Amed, Mardin and Van. ...

A Kurdish citizen was injured while gathering "Aleppo oak" in Sardasht

Kurdpa - 2019-08-20 10:02
Kurdpa Agency: Government troops shoot a Kurdish citizen during "Aleppo oak" gathering in Sardasht. ...

Ireland faces its biggest challenge as Brexit becomes reality

ANF - 2019-08-20 08:04
The Sunday Times revealed details of leaked Cabinet office documents declaring that the British government believes there will be a hard border on the island of Ireland in the event of a no-deal Brexit. ...

Syrian government forces enter key Idlib town amid fierce clashes | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-08-19 21:53

Who has been arrested in Amed, first names list

ANF - 2019-08-19 18:12
Following the seizure of Amed, Van and Mardin municipalities by the AKP-MHP government, dozens have been taken into custody. ...

Turkey removes elected pro-Kurdish mayors of Diyarbakir, Mardin and Van

E-Kurd - 2019-08-19 13:09
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— The Turkish government removed three elected Kurdish mayors from office on Monday over alleged links to Kurdish PKK militants as Ankara deepened its crackdown on the opposition. The mayors of Diyarbakir [Amed], Mardin ...

HDP Amed offices under blockade

ANF - 2019-08-19 12:42
The AKP-MHP government has usurped HDP’s municipalities and set a blockade around the party’s Amed provincial chapter offices. ...

Amed co-mayor Mızraklı: What is being seized is the people's will

ANF - 2019-08-19 09:16
Amed Metropolitan Municipality co-mayor Selçuk Mızraklı, whose charge was sized by the AKP - MHP government that appointed a trustee, said: “What has been usurped is the will of the people”. ...

New rally to be held today in Hong Kong

ANF - 2019-08-18 16:10
A major anti-government rally has been planned for today in Hong Kong. ...

HDP deputies met Argentinina Secretariat of Human Rights

ANF - 2019-08-18 08:20
As part of their tour of Latin America, HDP deputies Gunay and Paylan met with the Secretariat of Human Rights and Cultural Pluralism of the government of Argentina. ...

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. ...

Withheld in Turkey: How the government exploits removal requests to silence critical and independent voices - Global Voices Advox

Globalvoices - 2019-08-17 10:38

Syrian rebels counter-attack after government advances

Yahoo - 2019-08-16 22:47

Syrian rebels counter-attack after government advances - GulfToday

Gulftoday - 2019-08-16 22:17

Iraqi Prime Minister warns countries flying without authorization

ANF - 2019-08-16 13:50
Prime Minister Adil Abdulmehdi issued a warning to aircrafts entering Iraqi airspace without authorization from the government. ...

Syrian rebels counter-attack after government advances - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-08-15 23:17

A Kurdish tradesman was injured in Sardasht

Kurdpa - 2019-08-15 13:55
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish tradesman was injured due to direct firing by government troops in Sardasht. ...

A Kurdish tradesman was wounded at the border of Nowsud

Kurdpa - 2019-08-13 16:56
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish tradesman was injured due to direct firing by government troops at the Nowsud's border. ...

Hong Kong protests: Police defend use of 'disguised' officers

BBC - 2019-08-13 00:01
Police defend their use of officers dressed as anti-government protesters during Sunday's unrest. ...

Children of British Isis members will not be allowed to return to UK, government rules | The Independent

Independent - 2019-08-12 23:10

Withheld in Turkey: how the government exploits removal requests to silence critical and independent voices · Global Voices

Globalvoices - 2019-08-12 20:13

Killing of stray dogs causes concern in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-08-11 22:56
GARMIAN, Iraqi Kurdistan,— Residents and activists in the Garmian area in Iraqi Kurdistan have called on the government to rethink the methods it uses to control populations of stray animals, which usually involves killing them. Under current law, which ...

Services in Serdem Camp in Shehba nearing completion

ANF - 2019-08-11 12:28
At the Serdem camp in Shehba, where displaced people from Afrin live, work on the construction of the sewer system and the roads is nearing completion. This has been possible through the created self-government structures in the camp. ...

A Kurdish Kolbar died due to firing of government troops in Piranshahr

Kurdpa - 2019-08-10 06:20
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish Kolbar from Piranshahr was died in a direct shootings by the government troops at the border of this city. ...

Syrian government gains ground from rebels in northwest - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-08-09 16:25

Ocalan is ready to reach a solution with the Turkish government

Kurdiu - 2019-08-09 06:37

Kurdistan Regional Government announces Eid al - Adha holiday

Kurdiu - 2019-08-09 06:37

Syrian government gains ground from rebels in northwest - SWI

Swissinfo - 2019-08-09 01:18

Syrian government gains ground from rebels in northwest | Euronews

Euronews - 2019-08-08 22:28

Shamima Begum being investigated by British police despite government vow not to bring her back to UK | Nosy Media

Nosymedia - 2019-08-08 20:17

Syrian government says U.S.-Turkish deal is an attack on Syria

E-Kurd - 2019-08-08 18:31
BEIRUT,— The Syrian government said on Thursday that an agreement between Turkey and the United States over Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), northeastern Syria, represented a “blatant attack” on Syria’s sovereignty and territorial unity and a “dangerous escala ...

Syria government ‘categorically rejects’ US-Turkey buffer zone plans

The Defense Post - 2019-08-08 17:42
Damascus said it rejects a US-Turkish plan to establish a buffer zone in northern Syria, blaming Syria's Kurds for the proposal The post Syria government ‘categorically rejects’ US-Turkey buffer zone plans appeared first on The Defense Post. ...

How the German Government is helping the Yazidis in Iraq - Iraq | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-08-08 13:36

Iraqi government plans to disarm civilians

Rûdaw - 2019-08-07 18:30
Present, limited regulation has made it difficult to maintain Iraq's public order. ...

Turkish court prohibits 136 websites and social media accounts: monitor

E-Kurd - 2019-08-07 14:23
ISTANBUL,— A Turkish court has banned 136 websites and social media accounts mainly belonging to organizations and people critical of President Tayyip Erdogan’s government, a monitoring group said on Tuesday, fuelling criticism of state censorship. Biane ...

Genel Energy confident on Bina Bawi talks with Iraqi Kurdistan authorities

E-Kurd - 2019-08-06 12:08
LONDON,— Iraqi Kurdistan-focused Genel Energy said it is confident it is making progress on its Bina Bawi gas project as it holds talks with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) over exact terms. It wrote down $424 million at the Miran field in March ...

Hong Kong protests: Police and protesters fight running battles

BBC - 2019-08-06 00:55
Protesters block roads and besiege police stations as the government pledges to restore order. ...

Peace and Electoral Democracy in Myanmar

International Crisis Group - 2019-08-05 23:38
Myanmar’s 2020 polls are a chance to consolidate electoral democracy in the country. Yet many ethnic minorities doubt that voting gives them a real say. To preempt possible violence, the government and outside partners should work to enhance the ballot’s ...

$1.1 billion in stolen Iraqi government funds retrieved: Integrity Commission

Rûdaw - 2019-08-05 22:13
1.3 trillion Iraqi dinars returned to the state treasury between January and June 2019. ...

Buttigieg links El Paso mass shooting to white nationalism 'condoned by highest level of our government' [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-08-05 07:05

Sudan crisis: Military and opposition sign constitutional declaration

BBC - 2019-08-05 02:33
It will pave the way for a new period of transitional government in the turmoil-hit country. ...

Kurdistan region activate its government representation in Baghdad

Kurdiu - 2019-08-04 19:04

Sinn Féin: End delaying legislation on presidential voting rights

ANF - 2019-08-04 11:03
Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald has urged the government to “end the delay” in publishing legislation to allow for a referendum on extending presidential voting rights. ...

Internet censorship law extends Turkish government’s reach over journalism, culture | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-04 08:29

Western sanctions push war-weary Syrians deeper into poverty

Rûdaw - 2019-08-03 11:32
"They are not punishing the government. They are punishing us ...

Implications of the Death of Hamza bin Laden

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-08-02 20:21
Several unnamed U.S. government officials recently leaked the news that Hamza bin Laden, the son of al-Qaeda founder and its longtime leader Osama bin Laden, has been killed. Details surrounding Hamza’s death have been murky, although it now appears that ...

New government in Iraqi Kurdistan: Report - Region - World - Ahram Online

Ahram - 2019-08-02 18:53

How Iraqi Kurdistan intelligence agencies damaged Dr. Farhad Pirbal’s brain

E-Kurd - 2019-08-01 18:20
Araz Barwari | Exclusive to Farhad Pirbal is an author and intellectual of Kurdish literature. He is well known for his criticism of the Iraqi Kurdish regional government (KRG) particularly against politicians of Barzani and Talabani families. ...

Tevgera Azadi: End the embargo on Maxmur

ANF - 2019-08-01 16:39
Tevgera Azadi protested the KDP embargo against Maxmur and called on the government to end it. ...

New KRG cabinet to amend last government’s reform package

Rûdaw - 2019-08-01 13:44
The bill did not pass in the previous parliament. ...

CHP leader support the AKP occupation project

ANF - 2019-08-01 10:33
CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu supported the new occupation project of the government which goes under the name of ”Peace Corridor for Rojava". ...

Sinn Féin: Irish government must seek Unity referendum

ANF - 2019-08-01 08:46
The Irish Government must plan for reunification and seek a Unity referendum in the event of a no-deal crash Brexit, Sinn Féin Uachtarán Mary Lou McDonald has said. ...

How will demographic divergence impact Baghdad-Erbil relations?

E-Kurd - 2019-07-31 12:25
Michael Rubin | American Enterprise Institute The fraught federal relationship between the Iraqi government in Baghdad and the Kurdistan Regional Government remains a dominant feature of broader Iraqi politics. The issue is not only the default confessio ...

KRG to establish Public Service Council as part of government sector reforms

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-31 10:52

An Oshnavieh's tradesman was injured in Kelashin

Kurdpa - 2019-07-31 06:16
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish tradesman from the city of Oshnavieh was transferred to medical centers after being wounded due to a direct firing of government troops in kelashin. ...

Greek government planning more handouts ahead of elections | News |

Ekathimerini - 2019-07-31 02:28

Kurdistan Regional Government to form two committees to dialogue with Baghdad

Kurdiu - 2019-07-30 17:13

Iraqi government starts planning for a census, says PM Adel Abdul Mahdi

E-Kurd - 2019-07-30 15:34
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi announced on Monday that the federal government has begun planning for a countrywide census, noting that it has been more than 30 years since the last count. Citing the 50th anniversary of the United Nation ...

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. ...

The councilor\'s leader of the Iranian government threatened the Kurdish parties

Kurdpa - 2019-07-29 21:53

Iraqi Kurdistan ministry ‘plans’ to build a railway network across the Kurdish region

E-Kurd - 2019-07-29 20:36
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) ministry has announced plans for an inter-province railway for Iraqi Kurdistan, as part of a wider regeneration of the Region’s transport network. “One of the plans of the reco ...

Sri Lanka : Sri Lanka keen to expand ties with New Kurdistan government

Colombopage - 2019-07-29 17:40

30 dray-horses were killed in Kelashin Oshnavieh

Kurdpa - 2019-07-29 13:40
Kordpa Agency: 30 dray-horses were shot dead by firing of government troops in Kelashin heights of Oshnavieh. ...

The Egocentric, Biased and Greedy Rulers of Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-29 11:34
Abdul-Qahar Mustafa | Exclusive to In a country where all decisions are made or controlled only by a group of rich men who came together in the form of a political party, people have very little say in the actions and decisions of government. T ...

Celtics news: Enes Kanter explains what happened with the Turkish government, Long Island basketball camp

Clutchpoints - 2019-07-29 08:00

Air strike on Libya hospital kills five doctors

BBC - 2019-07-29 01:44
The government has accused the forces of rogue general Khalifa Hafta of carrying out the attack. ...

KRG calls on former ministers to return government property

Rûdaw - 2019-07-28 23:27

The councilor's leader of the Iranian government threatened the Kurdish parties

Kurdpa - 2019-07-28 18:03
Kurdpa Agency: Assistant and Advisor to the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in his speeches in Kermanshah, threatened the Kurdish opposition parties to revenge. ...
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