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Turkey to tell Trump to keep to promises on Kurdish fighters | WTOP

WTOP - 2019-11-12 13:34

Baghdad-appointed Governor of Kirkuk Issued Arrest Warrant

BAS News - 2019-11-12 13:31
ERBIL — Iraq’s Integrity Commission issued an arrest warrant for Rakan al-Jabouri, the Baghdad-appointed governor of the Kurdish disputed province of Kirkuk, the commission said on Tuesday. The warrant is issued based on Jabouri’s involvement in corrupti ...

Turkish Troops Open Fire at Protesters in Syrian Kurdish Town of Kobane

BAS News - 2019-11-12 13:31
ERBIL —Turkish forces opened fire at a group of protesters in the Kurdish town of Kobane, northern Syria. Reports of at least four civilians injured were confirmed. More details to follow… ...

Turkey Jails Two HDP Co-mayors

BAS News - 2019-11-12 11:50
ERBIL — Turkish authorities took into custody two more members of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party since last Friday. Shehzade Kurt and Azim Yacan were co-mayors of Van’s İpekyolu district municipality. Turkey accused them of affiliation with th ...

IDPs in Kurdistan Region Can Vote in Iraq’s Provincial Election: Federal Court

BAS News - 2019-11-12 11:02
ERBIL — Iraqi Federal Court issued a ruling on Tuesday to allow the displaced people from the disputed Kurdish areas to cast their votes in the upcoming provincial elections. Kurdistan Region Parliament previously appealed to the Federal Court of Iraq to ...

MA reporter Ruken Demir taken into custody in İzmir

ANF - 2019-11-12 09:36
The Turkish regime’s crackdown against Kurdish journalists continues. ...

Protest in Marseille and Paris against Turkish invasion

ANF - 2019-11-12 08:33
Kurdish Revolutionary Youth Movement has recently launched the “Nehele” (Don’t allow) campaign against Turkish invasion in northern Syria. ...

Syrian media, Kurdish news agency report at least one explosion in a northern Syrian town near border with Turkey - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Sandiegouniontribune - 2019-11-12 03:30

Turkey starts repatriating Islamic State detainees

Kathimerini - 2019-11-12 02:57
of the assault against Kurdish militia who have been holding thousands of the group's fighters and tens.... Turkey launched its offensive into northeastern Syria against the Kurdish YPG militia last month ...

Two Border Porters Wounded in Sardasht Border Area

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-12 02:01
A group of Kurdish border porters –known as Kolbar- and tradesmen were shot dead near the Kani Zard village of Sardasht on 9 November, local media reported. According to the reports, two Kolbars… The post Two Border Porters Wounded in Sardasht Border Are ...

D.C. Area Kurdish Children Paint Messages to Their Displaced Peers

Washingtoncitypaper - 2019-11-11 22:56

Nikki Haley: The U.S. Should Always Have the Backs of Our Kurdish Allies - GV Wire

Gvwire - 2019-11-11 22:56

Turkey reports 1st death in Syria incursion, claims 277 Kurdish fighters killed | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-11-11 21:04

Lawyers seek Kurdish politician's release from Turkish jail: source | World | News | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-11-11 20:39

Kurdish leader says U.S. spurred talks with Syrian government by pulling out | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-11-11 20:06

Bombings kill six civilians in key Kurdish city in Syria after Islamic State takes credit for other carnage | The Japan Times

Japantimes - 2019-11-11 20:06

HDP co-mayors of Van's İpekyolu district jailed

ANF - 2019-11-11 20:01
The Turkish regime’s political genocide operations against the Kurdish people and their elected representatives have increased. ...

ISIS has a plan to bust out 70,000 supporters from Kurdish jails now that the US has abandoned the area to the Turkish military | Business Insider India

Businessinsider - 2019-11-11 18:50

Jailed ex-mayor calls on int’l community to stand against seizure of Kurdish municipalities | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-11-11 18:26

Nashville Kurdish professionals group looks to mentor next generation

Tennessean - 2019-11-11 18:18
In its third year, a Nashville Kurdish Professionals group seeks to mentor youth and lift the profile of Kurdish professionals ...

PM Barzani, PSK Delegation Meet in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-11-11 17:32
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani met on Monday with a delegation of the Kurdistan Socialist Party – Turkey (PSK) in Erbil. During the meeting, the Kurdish premier stressed on unity among the Kurdish parties in Turkey so as to resol ...

Bombings kill 6 civilians in main Kurdish city in Syria

France24 - 2019-11-11 16:51

Turkish state bombs people in highlands in South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-11-11 16:21
The Turkish state continues its genocidal attacks as part of its all-out war against the Kurdish people and their lands in various parts of Kurdistan. ...

Samaritan's Purse Delivers Aid to Syrian Refugees in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-11-11 14:36
ERBIL — A plane loaded with humanitarian aids provided by Samaritan's Purse landed at the Erbil International Airport on Monday. The shipment goes to the Kurdish refugees who escaped their homes after Turkey attacked a massive military operation in north ...

Multiple Explosions Heard in Syria’s Qamishli

BAS News - 2019-11-11 14:36
ERBIL — Multiple expositions were heard in the Kurdish town of Qamishli, north of Syria on Monday. Preliminary reports said men on motorcycles assaulted a security checkpoint in central Qamishli before a bomb rocked the area. Details to follow… ...

Kurdish and American children paint for Rojava in Washington

ANF - 2019-11-11 14:11
Children send a message for the war in Rojava to end. ...

U.S. Senator Told Russian Prank Callers He’s ‘Sympathetic’ to Turkey in Kurdish Row - The Moscow Times

Themoscowtimes - 2019-11-11 13:42

Waterford man volunteers with Kurdish forces in Syria during fight against ISIS - Waterford Live

Waterfordlive - 2019-11-11 13:24

Jailed Kurdish mayor says charges against him groundless | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-11-11 12:27

How the Syrian Democratic Forces Were Suddenly Transformed into "Kurdish Forces" -

Counterpunch - 2019-11-11 11:35

Dallas' Kurdish Community Stirred to Action by Trump's Abandonment | Dallas Observer

Dallasobserver - 2019-11-11 11:30

ENKS, Mazloum Abdi Meet to Discuss Unity in Syrian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-11-11 11:12
ERBIL — Delegations from the Kurdistan National Council of Syria (ENKS) and the Democratic Society Movement (TEV-DEM) met in the recent days to discuss the solutions to their disputes and create unity among Syrian Kurdish political forces, an official re ...

KRG to Present Reform Package to Parliament in the Nearest Future: MP

BAS News - 2019-11-11 11:12
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is taking the final steps in preparing a comprehensive reform package to send it for a parliamentary vote in the nearest future, said a Kurdish lawmaker. The new cabinet of the KRG, under the leadership of ...

Nikki Haley: The U.S. should always have the backs of our Kurdish allies - Middle East News -

Haaretz - 2019-11-11 11:01

Turkish forces kill 2 Kurdish fighters, seize Syrian border town of Ras al-Ain

Aninews - 2019-11-11 10:13

Five Italian special forces personnel injured in IED explosion in northern Iraq

The Defense Post - 2019-11-11 09:44
Five Italian special forces personnel were wounded when they were struck by an IED while supporting Kurdish Peshmerga in northern Iraq The post Five Italian special forces personnel injured in IED explosion in northern Iraq appeared first on The Defense ...

PHOTOS: Kurdish farmer organizes festival in Erbil to display local produce

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-11 08:19

Trump: Kurdish fighters 'didn't help us in Second World War' - BBC News

BBC - 2019-11-11 07:20

Turkey begins offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria - The DePaulia

Depauliaonline - 2019-11-11 06:25

Turkey's pro-Kurdish party leader refuses to attend court in handcuffs: party - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-11-11 03:25

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For Kurdish Iraq's women entrepreneurs, persistence pays off

Yahoo - 2019-11-11 01:36

Facing ‘existential threat’ from Turkey, rival Syrian Kurdish groups meet: Source

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-11 01:26

Turkey Considering Use of Air Force in Kobani: Monitor

BAS News - 2019-11-10 23:31
ERBIL - Turkey is reportedly considering the use of its Air Force in Kobani to force the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) out of the strategic city, a monitor revealed on Sunday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) cited a source ...

National security adviser says U.S. "concerned" about war crimes in Syria despite Erdogan visit to White House

CBS News - 2019-11-10 23:17
National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien says the idea that the United States greenlighted Turkey's offensive on Kurdish forces in Syria is "false." ...

Nikki Haley: The U.S. should always have the backs of our Kurdish allies - U.S. News -

Haaretz - 2019-11-10 19:38

The Washington Post: ‘Filled with hatred and a lust for blood’: Turkey’s proxy army in northern Syria accused of abusing civilians

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-10 19:23
BEIRUT — In the month since Turkey intervened to drive U.S.-allied Syrian Kurdish fighters from a broad swath of northern Syria, proxy forces backed by Ankara have been blamed for a growing ledger of abuses against the local population, residents say, und ...

Bomb Blast Wounds Five Peshmerga, Coalition Troops Near Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2019-11-10 18:23
ERBIL - A bomb explosion on Sunday resulted in the wounding of five Peshmerga and US-led coalition troops near the Kurdish town of Tuz Khurmatu. Speaking to BasNews, Ahmed Latif, a Peshmerga official in the area, said that the incident took place in an a ...

Kurdish leaders tell EU: Get tough with Turkey or face Islamic State fighters - World News -

Haaretz - 2019-11-10 16:08

Kurdish medics injured in apparent attack on ambulance in Syria | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-11-10 16:08

Turkey launches offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria

WDAM - 2019-11-10 15:09

YPG, Syrian Army Fortifying Fronts in Kobane for Possible Turkish Assault

BAS News - 2019-11-10 14:15
ERBIL — The Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) together with the Syrian regime army are preparing a defense line in case of a possible Turkish assault on Kobane, sources familiar with the issue told BasNews. Turkey took control of several str ...

Barzani Receives Holy See Envoy to Discuss Latest Developments in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-11-10 13:25
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader Masoud Barzani on Sunday received Alberto Ortega Martín, the apostolic nuncio to Iraq and his accompanying delegation in Erbil. The Holy See representative thanked Barzani for his leadership and the Peshmerga forces for t ...

Kurdish Representatives in ‘Constitution Amendment Committee’ Doubled

BAS News - 2019-11-10 13:25
ERBIL — Three more Kurdish representatives have been added to the committee which works on amending the Iraqi Constitution, said Deputy Parliament Speaker Bashir Haddad. “With the support of Kurdistani factions [at the Iraqi House of Representatives] we ...

Turkey Blocks Plane Carrying Aid to Syrian Refugees in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-11-10 11:25
ERBIL — A US cargo plane carrying humanitarian aid to the Syrian Kurdish refugees sheltered in Kurdistan Region was blocked by Turkey. The shipment, prepared by Samaritan’s Purse organization, was due to arrive at Erbil International Airport on Sunday, 1 ...

Syrian Kurdish refugees arriving in Kurdistan Region surpasses 15,000: KRG

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-10 10:41

Syrian Kurdish official warns that Europe could face a wave of ISIS fighters

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-10 06:30

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Kurdish Yarsan Student Denied Education

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-10 02:01
A Kurdish Yarsan student was barred from completing his dissertation by Razi University of Kermanshah for mentioning his religion as Yarsan (also known as Ahle Haqq) at a questionnaire as part of… The post Kurdish Yarsan Student Denied Education appeared ...

Death Row Political Prisoner Taken to IRGC Intelligence Unit

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-10 02:01
A death row Syrian Kurdish political prisoner was transferred to the detention centre of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), from Orumiyeh Central Prison on 7 November, as source told the Kurdistan Human… The post Death Row Political Prisoner T ...

District governor replaces pro-Kurdish HDP mayor in Turkey’s Van province | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-11-09 23:50

Turkish police detain dozens of pro-Kurdish HDP youth council members | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-11-09 21:35

Pro-Kurdish HDP’s co-chairs under investigation for ‘terror propaganda’ | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-11-09 20:42

Turkey launches offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria

KY3 - 2019-11-09 18:43

A Dozen of SDF Fighters Killed in 24 Hours: Statement

BAS News - 2019-11-09 17:41
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) revealed in a statement on Saturday that a total of 12 of its fighters had been killed in clashes with the Turkish forces and Ankara-backed rebels in the past 24 hours. According to the statement, cl ...

Syria: heavy clashes between regime troops and Turkish-backed forces Turkey invaded north-east Syria last month to push out Syrian Kurdish fighters near the border November 9, 2019

The National AE - 2019-11-09 17:26

Turkey detains 3 pro-Kurdish party mayors over 'terror' links - Saudi Gazette

Saudigazette - 2019-11-09 14:08

Kurdish leader calls on Europe to get tough with Turkey - Reuters | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-11-09 13:15

Turkish Military Vehicle Runs Over and Kills Syrian Protester

New York Times - 2019-11-09 10:54
Kurdish residents of northeastern Syria opposed to the Turkish invasion have thrown rocks at Turkish and Russian vehicles patrolling the area. ...

Kurdish-led authority in north Syria calls for general mobilization, urges residents to resist ... | WPXI

WPXI - 2019-11-09 10:43

Barzani Wishes Peace and Prosperity on Mawlid

BAS News - 2019-11-09 10:37
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) sent a message on Saturday to mark Muslim’s Eid of Mawlid. “On the occasion of the birth of Prophet Muhammed (peace be upon him), I send warmest wishes to the Muslims ...

Two Kurdish Porters Injured by Iranian Border Guards

BAS News - 2019-11-09 10:37
ERBIL — Two young Kurdish porters were injured by Iranian border guards on Saturday in the border areas between Iranian Kurdistan and the Kurdistan Region. A medical source from Kurdistan Region’s Qaladize said the men were taken to a hospital in the cit ...

Turkish Armored Vehicle Runs Over and Kills Kurdish Protester in Syria

BAS News - 2019-11-09 10:37
ERBIL — A Syrian Kurdish protester was killed after a Turkish armored vehicle ran him over in northern Syria during an unwelcome patrol. The incident took place while several dozens of Kurdish men and women were gathering to protest against a joint milit ...

Turkey begins offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria - Washington Times

Washingtontimes - 2019-11-09 08:04

Kurds protest Turkish and Russian forces in Syria

CBS News - 2019-11-09 07:34
The president of Turkey is set to visit Washington next week and protests are expected over Turkey's invasion into Syria and the slaughter of America's abandoned Kurdish allies. As Charlie D'Agata reports, Kurds in Syria are fighting back. ...

Reuters: Kurds tell EU: Get tough with Turkey or face Islamic State fighters

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-09 00:25
LONDON (Reuters) – The European Union could face a wave of returning battle-hardened Islamic State fighters from Syria unless it gets much tougher with Turkey, including breaking off any accession or trade talks, a senior Kurdish leader told Reuters. Pres ...

Turkey's Operation Peace Spring in northern Syria: One month on

Al Jazeera - 2019-11-08 23:40
Al Jazeera looks at last month's developments that followed Ankara's offensive on Kurdish fighters in northern Syria. ...

Erdogan says Turkey to stay in Syria until other states pull out

Al Jazeera - 2019-11-08 23:40
Turkish president also says offensive will continue until all Kurdish forces leave the region. ...

The Everlasting Struggle of the Kurdish People – St. Norbert Times

Wordpress - 2019-11-08 23:03

Elderly Kurdish civilian dies after assault by Turkish-backed group in Syria’s Afrin

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-08 22:56

Russia reinforces Kurdish controlled areas in Syria – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-11-08 22:41

Kurdish leaders tell EU: Get tough with Turkey or face Islamic State fighters - Middle East News -

Haaretz - 2019-11-08 22:28

Kurdish kids get urgent medical treatment in Israel - Heritage Florida Jewish News

Heritagefl - 2019-11-08 20:45

Two HDP members imprisoned in Kars

ANF - 2019-11-08 20:42
The Turkish regime has accelerated its political genocide operations against the Kurdish people and their elected representatives. ...

Nov 13 | The Human Costs of War: 40 Years of Turkish-Kurdish Conflict | Culver City, CA Patch

Patch - 2019-11-08 19:22

Kurdish leader warns EU must deal with Turkey or risk Isis fighters heading to Europe | inews

Inews - 2019-11-08 19:20

Erdogan does not rule out Peace Spring operation in Syria may continue — TV

TASS - 2019-11-08 19:12
On Thursday, the Turkish leader said that the Kurdish People’s Protection Units, which Ankara considers to be a terrorist organization, had not completed their pullout from northeastern Syria yet ...

KCDK-E calls for Europe-wide protests for Rojava on Saturday

ANF - 2019-11-08 19:09
The Kurdish umbrella organisation KCDK-E calls for Europe-wide protests for the defence of Rojava on Saturday. ...

Russian, Turkish armored vehicles pelted with rocks, shoes as joint patrol enters Kurdish area of northern Syria

Washington Post - 2019-11-08 18:22
Patrol mounted a week after a deal was struck between Russia and Turkey that moved Syrian government forces into border regions held by Kurdish groups. ...

Pro-Kurdish Mayor Arrested in Turkey | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-11-08 17:26

The US withdrawal from Syria has once again dashed Kurdish hopes for an independent Kurdistan

Scroll - 2019-11-08 17:26

AFP: Pentagon: Syria oil revenue going to Kurdish fighters

Focus Fen - 2019-11-08 16:54

Pro-Kurdish mayor and deputy arrested in southeastern Turkey | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-11-08 15:06

22 detained in political genocide operation in Istanbul and Amed

ANF - 2019-11-08 14:20
The Turkish regime has accelerated its political genocide operations against the Kurdish people, their elected representatives and the opposition. ...

WATCH Russia and Turkey head out to patrol Kurdish areas in northern Syria — RT World News

RT - 2019-11-08 13:57

Permanent People's Tribunal issued call in defence of Kurds

ANF - 2019-11-08 12:04
The Permanent People's Tribunal issued a call in defence of the Kurdish people and of the rights of peoples. ...

On the ground with U.S. military convoy protecting oil fields in northern Syria

CBS News - 2019-11-08 11:56
Turkey's president is accusing the U.S. of not living up to its commitment to move Kurdish forces out of northern Syria, as President Trump promised. U.S. troops are still in that region where the recent arrival of Syrian troops, backed by Russia, is maki ...

Pro-Kurdish mayor arrested in Turkey | The Express Tribune

Tribune - 2019-11-08 11:11

Erdogan accuses U.S., Russia of not clearing Kurds from Syrian safe zone

The New Mail - 2019-11-08 07:18
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Russia and the United States of not fully driving Kurdish fighters from northern Syria while also announcing the capture of slain terrorist leader Abu Bakr… The post Erdogan accuses U.S., Russia of not clearing Kurd ...

World Resistance Day for Rojava marked in Sydney

Green Left Weekly - 2019-11-08 06:54
international solidarity Fred Fuentes Issue 1244 Australia Rojava Sydney November 8, 2019 Members of the Kurdish community and supporters rallied in Sydney on November 3 as part of World Resistance Day for Rojava, the Kurdish-majority territory in north- ...
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