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Turkey: Erdogan fires three Kurdish mayors; coup d'état to the oppositionPressenza - 2019-08-22 22:41
Portraits of the Kurdish StruggleJacobinmag - 2019-08-22 22:41
U.S. concerned over Turkey’s removal of Kurdish mayorsE-Kurd - 2019-08-22 16:46
WASHINGTON,— The US State Department on Wednesday called the removal of three democratically elected mayors from the Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) in Turkey “obviously concerning.” U.S. Department of State spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said durin ...
Three Turkish soldiers killed in clash with Kurdish militantsYahoo - 2019-08-22 16:07
Turkish Police Block Protests over Sacking of Pro-Kurdish Mayors | Asharq AL-awsatAawsat - 2019-08-22 14:32
A tradesman from Salmas was died as a result of the firing of the Revolutionary GuardsKurdpa - 2019-08-22 14:28
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish tradesman from Salmas was died after direct shootings by Revolutionary Guards forces in the "Kelashin" heights in Oshnavieh. ...
Another Kurdish citizen was arrested in DamavandKurdpa - 2019-08-22 14:28
Kurdpa Agency: Another Kurdish citizen from Sanandaj was arrested by intelligence forces in Damavand, Tehran. ...
Clashes between Turkish army and Kurdish PKK leave three soldiers deadE-Kurd - 2019-08-22 13:43
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— Three Turkish soldiers were killed in a clash with Kurdish PKK militants in Turkey Kurdistan, the Kurdish region in southeast Turkey, near the borders with Syrian Kurdistan and Iraqi Kurdistan, the local governor’s off ...
Iran Guards Hold Wargames Aimed At Kurdish Insurgents In NorthwestRadiofarda - 2019-08-22 12:22
Sweden Cup: Kurdish club Dalkurd qualify for group stage with 4-2 winKurdistan24 - 2019-08-22 11:02
Turkish police use water cannon, batons on Kurdish protesters » Manila Bulletin NewsMB - 2019-08-22 10:21
US statement on trustees: We are concernedANF - 2019-08-22 10:05
US State Department Spokesperson, Morgan Ortagus, criticized Turkey for suspend Kurdish mayors of Diyarbakir, Van, and Mardin. ...
US criticizes removal of Kurdish mayors in TurkeyKurdistan24 - 2019-08-22 08:43
US and Turkey defence chiefs discuss Syria 'security mechanism' Meanwhile, State Department spokeswoman expresses concern about Ankara’s removal of three elected mayors in Kurdish areas August 22, 2019The National AE - 2019-08-22 07:14
Car bomb kills Kurdish police officer in northeast Syria - Region - World - Ahram OnlineAhram - 2019-08-22 00:00
Turkey replaces three pro-Kurdish party mayors over terror probes - GulfTodayGulftoday - 2019-08-21 23:38
The Fiji Times » Turkish police use water cannon, batons on Kurdish protestersFijitimes - 2019-08-21 23:38
From the failed 2016 coup attempt to the S-400sKathimerini - 2019-08-21 22:57
beyond its borders with Syria in order to contain Kurdish fighters seemed to have persuaded the US ...
Turkey attacks Kurdish protesters as world shrugsAl Monitor - 2019-08-21 21:48
Arrest of three Kurdish citizens in DamavandKurdpa - 2019-08-21 21:36
Kurdpa Agency: Three Kurdish citizens from Sanandaj were arrested in Damavand, Tehran. ...
Turkish police block protests over sacking of elected Kurdish mayorsE-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 ...
Turkey ousts Kurdish mayors, launches security operation - Kuwait TimesKuwaittimes - 2019-08-21 21:33
Turkish police use water cannon, batons on Kurdish protesters | News | NewsTalk 610 AM & 103.9 FM KDALKdal610 - 2019-08-21 21:33
Turkey’s Kurdish Cities Become War Zones - WSJWSJ - 2019-08-21 21:29
Baghdad not fulfilling its duty toward Kurdistan Region: Kurdish lawmakerKurdistan24 - 2019-08-21 20:31
Attacks intensify in Kurdish region as journalists detention continues | Morning StarMorningstaronline - 2019-08-21 20:20
Removal of Kurdish mayors prompts fears of wider crackdown on Turkey’s opposition | The IndependentIndependent - 2019-08-21 19:04
Mobile Cinema Brings Charlie Chaplin Pranks to Syria's Kurdish Children | Al BawabaAlbawaba - 2019-08-21 17:29
Mobile cinema brings movie magic to Kurdish children | MEOMiddle East Online - 2019-08-21 17:29
Abu Dhabi's Taqa hits 1 million barrels a month production from Kurdish asset - The NationalThenational - 2019-08-21 17:28
Turkey replaces three pro-Kurdish party mayors for suspected militant links - Cyprus MailCyprus Mail - 2019-08-21 17:17
HRW says Turkey should reinstate removed Kurdish mayorsKurdistan24 - 2019-08-21 17:17
Turkey: 30 detained in protest over elected mayors’ ousterSeattle 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 ...
UPDATE 4-Turkey ousts three Kurdish mayors for suspected militant links, launches security operationYahoo - 2019-08-21 15:21
Turkey ousts three Kurdish mayors for suspected militant links, launches security operation | News | WSAUWSAU - 2019-08-21 15:07
Ministry of Interior Publishes its Decree on Trustees in Kurdish As Well - englishBianet - 2019-08-21 15:07
ISIS Is Radicalizing Kidnapped Kurdish Students - VICEVICE - 2019-08-21 14:56
Kurdish Boys from Kobane Detail Awful Abuses at the Hands of the Islamic State - VICEVICE - 2019-08-21 14:56
Resistance in Amed continues amid police violence and attacksANF - 2019-08-21 14:42
HDP MPs held a press statement during the sit-in against the usurpation of municipalities in Amed. HDP MP Leyla Guven said a Kurdish alliance is needed against these policies. Meanwhile, the police detained at least 15 people during the attacks. ...
Turkey removes pro-Kurdish mayors - GulfTodayGulftoday - 2019-08-21 10:34
A citizen sentenced to seven years in prisonKurdpa - 2019-08-21 10:31
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish citizen was sentenced to seven years in prison by the Criminal Court 2 of Piranshahr. ...
PSOL of Brazil condemns destitution of HDP co-mayorsANF - 2019-08-21 10:20
The Socialism and Freedom Party (PSOL) of Brazil: "Erdogan takes power from Kurdish cities in favor of his party". ...
Turkey Fires Kurdish Mayors Ahead of Military Push Into SyriaYahoo - 2019-08-21 10:05
Human Rights Watch: The AKP violated voters' rightsANF - 2019-08-21 08:55
Human Rights Watch said that "the Turkish Interior Ministry’s removal of three democratically elected mayors in the major municipalities of the Kurdish southeast and eastern regions blatantly violates the rights of voters and suspends local democracy. ...
Turkey removes pro-Kurdish mayorsBangkokpost - 2019-08-21 08:18
Turkey Removes Pro-Kurdish Mayors - Globe Post TurkeyTheglobepost - 2019-08-21 07:10
'Jihadi Jack,' Man Accused of Joining ISIS, Stripped of British Citizenship, Hopes Canada Will Save HimNewsweek - 2019-08-21 06:29
Canadian politicians might not be able to save "Jihadi Jack" from a Kurdish prison, where he has been held for two and a half years. ...
Kurdistan’s Weekly Brief August 20, 2019Washington Kurdish Institute - 2019-08-21 03:10
Turkey: Erdogan Removes 3 Kurdish Mayors from Office, Alleging 'Terrorist Sympathies'Breitbart - 2019-08-21 03:05
Turkey dismisses 3 Kurdish mayors, detains hundreds on terrorism charges - Stockholm Center for FreedomStockholmcf - 2019-08-21 02:43
Turkey replaces three pro-Kurdish party mayors over terror ...Trust - 2019-08-21 02:43
Turkey replaces three pro-Kurdish party mayors for suspected militant links - CNAChannelnewsasia - 2019-08-21 02:43
UPDATE 2-Turkey replaces three pro-Kurdish party mayors for suspected militant linksDevdiscourse - 2019-08-21 02:43
Turkey removes pro-Kurdish mayors | Free Malaysia TodayFreemalaysiatoday - 2019-08-21 02:32
Kurdish Civilian Transferred from IRGC Detention Centre to Orumiyeh Central PrisonKurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-21 02:01
Saber Kamani, residing at “Anbeh village” of Taregor Region in Orumiyeh, was transferred to the Orumiyeh Central Prison yesterday after being interrogated for five days at Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) detention… The post Kurdish Civilian Tran ...
Latest Statue of Kurdish Political and Religious Prisoners at Orumiyeh Central PrisonKurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-21 02:01
One of the five Kurdish political and religious prisoners at the Orumiyeh Central Prison, who have been on hunger strike for about a month, ended his strike yesterday. Four others are still… The post Latest Statue of Kurdish Political and Religious Priso ...
Turkey Removes 3 Pro-Kurdish Mayors from Office | Newsmax.comNewsmax - 2019-08-21 01:52
Turkey removes elected pro-Kurdish mayors, accused of links to teAlaraby - 2019-08-21 01:52
Turkey removes pro-Kurdish mayors from office | Taiwan NewsTaiwannews - 2019-08-21 01:52
Turkey removes three pro-Kurdish mayors over terrorism charges - The NationalThenational - 2019-08-21 01:43
Turkish police use water cannon, batons on Kurdish protesters - ReutersReuters - 2019-08-21 01:43
Mobile films bring movie magic to Syria Kurdish kids | Life , Living | THE DAILY STARDailystar - 2019-08-21 01:43
Turkey removes pro-Kurdish mayorsYahoo - 2019-08-21 01:19
Turkey dismisses three Kurdish mayors for suspected terror activity | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-08-21 00:51
Three pro-Kurdish mayors replaced in southeastern Turkey | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2019-08-21 00:51
Turkey ousts three Kurdish mayors for suspected militant links, launches security operationYahoo - 2019-08-21 00:51
Live: Turkey's pro-Kurdish HDP set to protest ousting of mayors | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-08-21 00:51
Turkey suspends 3 mayors, alleging links to Kurdish militants - Connecticut PostCtpost - 2019-08-21 00:51
Turkey removes pro-Kurdish mayors, launches crackdown - Saudi GazetteSaudigazette - 2019-08-21 00:51
Turkey removes pro-Kurdish mayors from office | News | DW | 19.08.2019DW - 2019-08-21 00:51
Turkey: Government Replaces Mayors of 3 Kurdish-Majority CitiesStratfor - 2019-08-21 00:51
Kurdish cities again under unjust occupation | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-08-21 00:51
EU questions Turkey’s respect for democracy after dismissal of Kurdish mayors | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-08-21 00:51
EU warns Turkey over dismissing three Kurdish mayors | New EuropeNeweurope - 2019-08-21 00:51
Police intervene in protests in Kurdish-majority provinces, Istanbul over dismissed mayors | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-08-21 00:51
Turkey: Three Kurdish Mayors Removed From Office, Says HRW – Eurasia ReviewEurasiareview - 2019-08-21 00:51
A Kurdish citizen was injured while gathering \"Aleppo oak\" in SardashtKurdpa - 2019-08-21 00:31
Turkish police use water cannon, tear gas on Kurdish protestersKurdiu - 2019-08-20 23:36
Turkish police use batons, water cannon on Kurdish protestersE-Kurd - 2019-08-20 20:01
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— Riot police fired water cannon and tear gas to disperse protesters demonstrating in Turkish Kurdistan, the Kurdish region in the southeast of the country, on Tuesday against the ousting of three Kurdish mayors five mon ...
Germany takes back four Islamic State children from SyriaJerusalem Post - 2019-08-20 18:35
Thousands of Islamic State members, including foreigners, women and children, are being held by Kurdish-led authorities in northern Syria. ...
An Iraqi-Kurdish MP Discusses The Importance Of Good Relations With Baghdad - TsarizmTsarizm - 2019-08-20 18:28
Mobile cinema brings movie magic to Syrian-Kurdish kids in remote areas - Taipei TimesTaipeitimes - 2019-08-20 18:28
Istanbul mayor İmamoğlu slams dismissal of Kurdish deputies | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-08-20 18:28
The Turkish invasion into Syria- Interview with Bassam IshaqWashington Kurdish Institute - 2019-08-20 17:49
Islamic State fighter stripped of UK citizenship hopes Canada will take himE-Kurd - 2019-08-20 17:24
LONDON,— A Muslim convert who was stripped of his British citizenship after traveling to Syria to fight with Islamic State said on Monday he hoped Canada, where he is a citizen, would take him from the Kurdish prison in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) he is be ...
Police attack sit-in protest led by MPs in AmedANF - 2019-08-20 16:35
Attacks against the Kurdish people and their elected representatives, who stand up to reclaim their municipalities seized by the AKP regime, continue uninterrupted. ...
The fingers of a Kurdish Kolbar will be cut offKurdpa - 2019-08-20 15:26
Kurdpa Agency: The fingers of a Kurdish Kolbar from the city of Nowdeshah will be cut off to stop suffering. ...
Mobile cinema brings movie magic to Kurdish children in Syrian KurdistanE-Kurd - 2019-08-20 14:08
SANJAQ SAADUN, Syrian Kurdistan,— In a schoolyard of rural Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeastern Syria, boys and girls break out into giggles watching Charlie Chaplin’s pranks, a rare treat thanks to a mobile cinema roving through the countryside. In ...
Turkey: 3 Kurdish Mayors Removed from Office | Human Rights WatchHRW - 2019-08-20 13:23
Syrian schools continue to struggle with Kurdish curriculumAl Monitor - 2019-08-20 11:56
Turkey replaces three pro-Kurdish party mayors for suspected militant links | News , World | THE DAILY STARDailystar - 2019-08-20 10:27
Turkey ousts three more pro-Kurdish mayorsAl Monitor - 2019-08-20 10:27
KCK calls for total resistance against AKP-MHP fascismANF - 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. ...
A Kurdish citizen was injured while gathering "Aleppo oak" in SardashtKurdpa - 2019-08-20 10:02
Kurdpa Agency: Government troops shoot a Kurdish citizen during "Aleppo oak" gathering in Sardasht. ...
Kurdish festival in TorontoANF - 2019-08-20 09:32
The 17th Kurdish Culture and Peace Festival was held in Toronto, Canada. ...