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Dublin hosts first Saudi opposition conference – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-11-21 14:48

Turkey’s Kurdish HDP party calls for early elections, won’t leave parliament

E-Kurd - 2019-11-20 22:15
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s pro-Kurdish opposition party called on Wednesday for an early election but ruled out withdrawing from parliament to protest the government’s dismissal of dozens of its mayors who were elected earlier this year. Authorities have remove ...

Opposition Good Party offers AKP alliance for return to parliamentary system | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-11-20 19:25

Co-chairs of HDP and DBP Antep branches jailed

ANF - 2019-11-20 15:19
The Turkish regime’s political genocide operations against the Kurdish people, their elected representatives and the opposition continue without interruption. ...

Challenges: Turquie: Le parti pro-kurdes HDP réfléchit à quitter le Parlement

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-20 10:30
ANKARA (Reuters) – Le principal parti prokurde HDP, deuxième force d’opposition en Turquie, a annoncé lundi réfléchir à quitter le Parlement turc pour protester contre la décision du gouvernement de démettre de leurs fonctions 24 de ses maires ces trois d ...

Opposition party weighs resigning to protest Turkish crackdown

Al Monitor - 2019-11-19 23:38

Jailed Kurdish politician Demirtaş: 'We continue our struggle together with all opposition' | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-11-18 22:48

Kurdish HDP party mulls pulling MPs from Turkish parliament

E-Kurd - 2019-11-18 18:24
ANKARA,— A Kurdish opposition party is considering withdrawing lawmakers from Turkey’s parliament due to mounting pressure it is facing, and as an act of protest against the government’s decision to oust 24 of its mayors in the past three months. Pro-Kur ...

Turkish-backed opposition angered by criticism from Kurdish opposition ally

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-18 08:41

Erdogan’s US visit goes smoothly, but tough issues remain unresolved

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-16 19:16
WASHINGTON DC (Kurdistan 24) Despite strong Congressional opposition to the visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Washington, his discussions on Wednesday with President Donald Trump passed uneventfully, even as it did not appear that any of ...

Nach Wahlen im März: Türkische Regierung soll 30 Bürgermeister der Opposition abgesetzt haben

Der Spiegel Online - 2019-11-16 13:07
Politiker der prokurdischen Partei HDP besetzten nach den türkischen Kommunalwahlen zahlreiche Bürgermeisterposten. 30 von ihnen sollen ihres Amtes enthoben worden sein - einige sitzen offenbar im Gefängnis. ...

Türkei: 30 Bürgermeister der prokurdischen Opposition bereits abgesetzt - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Spiegel - 2019-11-16 12:27

US affirms opposition to demographic change in northeast Syria

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-15 10:30

Video - Conflict and Compromise in Venezuela: The Two Sides Speak

International Crisis Group - 2019-11-15 03:27
In Caracas, International Crisis Group asked government officials, opposition activists and political analysts alike to speak to camera about their views on how to resolve Venezuela's catastrophic political and humanitarian crisis. ...

Bin Salman’s adviser threatened to kill opposition, even if they hide under the Kaaba curtain – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-11-14 02:24

Keeping Violence in Check after Bolivia’s Political Rupture

International Crisis Group - 2019-11-13 20:03
An opposition senator has laid claim to Bolivia’s highest office with the country’s first indigenous president, Evo Morales, in exile in Mexico. Amid polarisation, street unrest is unlikely to relent. An orderly transition that avoids bloodshed will requ ...

Turkey's ruling AKP sees slide in support, main opposition gains votes - survey | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-11-13 19:24

Russian FM: Turkey must distinguish between terrorists and patriotic opposition

NEWS - 2019-11-13 08:21

Britain's opposition Labour reports 'sophisticated' cyberattack

Gulan Media - 2019-11-13 08:07

Erdoğan targets Good Party to shatter Turkish opposition bloc - columnist | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-11-11 09:43

Opposition warnt vor Zusammenarbeit mit Ditib | SWR Aktuell Rheinland-Pfalz | SWR Aktuell | SWR

SWR - 2019-11-11 09:00

22 Festnahmen in Istanbul und Amed

ANF - 2019-11-09 01:38
Bei einer Festnahmewelle gegen die demokratische Opposition wurden 15 Personen in Istanbul festgenommen. Insgesamt soll es 45 Festnahmeanordnungen geben. Im nordkurdischen Amed wurden sieben Personen festgenommen. ...

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. ...

Turkey: Opposition party demands police release female activists immediately | Morning Star

Morningstaronline - 2019-11-07 19:30

James Jeffrey, U.S. Syria envoy, heads to Turkey amid clashes in Kurdish 'safe zones'

Washington Times - 2019-11-07 06:18
The State Department's special representative to Syria James Jeffrey will travel to Turkey this week to participate in meetings with senior government officials and members of the Syrian opposition as the Turkish-led military offensive in northeast Syria ...

Kurdische Bürgermeister in der Türkei: Vom Volk gewählt, von Erdogan abgesetzt

Der Spiegel Online - 2019-11-06 20:24
Die Türkei kämpft in Syrien gegen Kurdenmilizen und geht zu Hause verstärkt gegen kurdische Politiker vor. Die Opposition ist sich uneinig, wie sie damit umgehen soll. ...

Turkey’s main opposition embraces Erdoğanism over Syria offensive - columnist | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-11-06 18:14

Syrian Kurds take out 15 armed opposition militants in northeast Syria

TASS - 2019-11-05 11:44
The Syrian Democratic Forces report that clashes between Kurdish units with opposition forces happened on Monday evening in the area adjacent to the town of Ayn Issa ...

Kurdish Civilian Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-05 02:01
Kurdish civilian Mohammad Sharif Salem was sentenced to five years in prison on charges of “cooperation with one of the Kurdish opposition parties,” a source told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). Mohammad… The post Kurdish Civilian Sentenced to Fiv ...

Foreign member of a medic team killed in Syria’s northeast

Seattle Times - 2019-11-03 18:20
BEIRUT (AP) — A Kurdish official and a Syrian war monitor say Turkey-backed opposition fighters have struck an international medic group killing one of its members in northern Syria. Mustafa Bali, a spokesman for the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, ...

Constitutional Committee convenes with historic opposition involvement

Thearabweekly - 2019-11-03 09:59

U.S.-Backed Syrian Opposition Force Warns Of 'All-Out War' As Turkey Threatens Attacks

Rferl - 2019-11-02 21:18

Heseke people: We don’t accept any force other than SDF

ANF - 2019-11-02 15:12
People of Heseke held a demonstration and voiced their opposition against Turkey’s attempts to invade the region. ...

AI:Turkey arrests hundreds critics of military offensive in Syria

ANF - 2019-11-01 13:33
“The Turkish authorities must stop gagging opinions they don’t like and end the ongoing crackdown. All charges and prosecutions of those targeted for peaceful expression of their opposition to Turkey’s military operations should be immediately dropped.” ...

Government Delegates Meet With the Opposition to Discuss a New Constitution for Syria | NewsClick

Newsclick - 2019-11-01 09:52

Armenian Genocide Resolution: House Republicans Explain Opposition | National Review

Nationalreview - 2019-10-31 21:12

Solidarity with Rojava continues to grow

Green Left Weekly - 2019-10-31 11:05
international solidarity Fred Fuentes Issue 1243 Australia Rojava October 31, 2019 More trade unions have come out in opposition to Turkey’s invasion of the Kurdish majority, northern region of Syria, commonly known as Rojava. The Construction, Forestry, ...

Bernie crosses floor to opposition benches - Cayman Islands Headline News : Cayman News Service

Caymannewsservice - 2019-10-31 07:24

UPDATE 2-Syria gov't raps occupation, opposition urges justice as peace panel opens - Agricultural Commodities - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-31 01:52

UPDATE 2-Syria gov't raps occupation, opposition urges justice as peace panel opens - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-30 23:56

Syria's opposition: It is our duty to find a way to live together - The National

Thenational - 2019-10-30 23:04

Syria government raps occupation, opposition urges justice as peace panel opens - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-30 20:24

Mal wieder etwas Syrien-Diplomatie

SRF - 2019-10-30 18:24
Regierung und Opposition sprechen endlich miteinander – die Kurden bleiben aussen vor. Der Ausgang ist offen. ...

Syria govt hits at occupation, opposition urges justice as peace panel opens - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-30 17:01

Syria govt hits at ‘occupation,’ opposition urges justice as peace panel opens | National Post

Nationalpost - 2019-10-30 14:06

Turkish opposition’s complicity on clear display over Syria incursion | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-10-29 07:50

Turkish opposition’s complicity on clear display in Syria opposition | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-10-28 21:35

Montag, 28. Oktober 2019: Deutsche Politiker kritisieren Maas‘ Verhalten bei Türkeibesuch, EU-Kommissar Oettinger will Türkei Zahlungen kürzen, Britische Opposition legt Plan für Neuwahlen vor | European Circle

European Circle - 2019-10-28 06:02

Johnson stellt sich gegen Höchstgericht und drängt Opposition zu Misstrauen - derStandard.de

Derstandard - 2019-10-27 09:15

PKK-Prozess: »Die Opposition gegen Erdogan wird hier vor Gericht gestellt« [Online-Abo]

Junge-Welt - 2019-10-25 03:44
Kurdische Frauenrechtlerin muss als mutmaßliches PKK-Mitglied in Berlin vor Gericht. Ein Gespräch mit Lukas Theune ...

Crackdown on Kurdish mayors raises pressure on Turkish opposition

Al Monitor - 2019-10-24 22:40

Sicherheitszone in Nordsyrien: AKK lässt weiter Fragen offen

TAZ - 2019-10-24 16:21
Die Verteidigungsministerin präsentiert ihre Pläne im Bundestag. Abgeordnete von Opposition und SPD vermissen aber noch immer Details. mehr... ...

Christian groups defend Trump despite opposition to Syria decision | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-10-23 03:50

UK opposition Labour's Starmer: Johnson should have sent one letter to EU

Yahoo - 2019-10-20 12:29

Mauritania disappointed as Morocco hosts opposition – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-10-19 14:17

Can the Turkish opposition develop a sustainable Kurdish coverage? | Industry Ping

Industryping - 2019-10-18 18:06

Sudan opposition pushes ahead with two-day strike from Tuesday – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-10-18 17:34

Opposition factions in southern Syria prepare for major operation against regime – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-10-18 16:35

Can the Turkish Opposition Develop a Sustainable Kurdish Policy? - Lawfare

Lawfareblog - 2019-10-18 15:02

Pence Says US Will Withdraw New Turkey Sanctions Despite Bipartisan Opposition

National Review - 2019-10-18 03:11
Pence met with Turkey's Erdogan and agreed on the ceasefire, which gives Kurdish fighters 120 hours to leave the occupied zone along the Turkey-Syria border. ...

Syria opposition: Assad will strip citizenship of half the population with new ID cards – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-10-18 01:23

Syrien/Türkei: Merkel von Opposition kritisiert - Erdogan wird scharf attackiert | Politik

FNP - 2019-10-17 19:21

Can the Turkish opposition develop a sustainable Kurdish policy?

Brookings - 2019-10-17 19:10

Syrien/Türkei: Merkel von Opposition kritisiert - Erdogan wird scharf attackiert | Politik

Merkur - 2019-10-17 16:26

Protesters punch Turkish opposition leader at funeral - The Boston Globe

Bostonglobe - 2019-10-17 15:09

Syrian Kurds call on Russia, int’l community to ensure safe exit of Ras al-Ayn residents

TASS - 2019-10-17 14:39
Reportedly, the Turkish army attacks on Ras al-Ayn and nearby border areas were resumed as supported by units of the Syrian armed opposition ...

Labour leader Corby: Turkish invasion must end

ANF - 2019-10-17 11:38
UK Labor Party leader and main opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn told a television program that the "invasion or Northern and Eastern Syria carried out by Turkey must be stopped." ...

Keeping Sudan’s Transition on Track

International Crisis Group - 2019-10-16 19:48
Following the ouster of Sudan’s strongman Omar al-Bashir, sustained pressure yielded a power-sharing agreement between the military and opposition alliance. But the settlement is fragile and the economy is in deep distress. In this excerpt from our Watch ...

Opposition wirft Regierung im Bundestag Leisetreterei gegenüber Erdogan vor

Stern - 2019-10-16 17:47
Redner der Opposition haben der Bundesregierung Leisetreterei angesichts des türkischen Einmarschs in die Kurdengebiete Nordsyriens vorgeworfen. ...

Qatar backs Turkey’s Military Operation in Syria despite Opposition from US

Globalvillagespace - 2019-10-16 16:37

Trump to meet Congress leaders amid Syria withdrawal rebuke

Al Jazeera - 2019-10-16 08:21
Trump's Republican allies, opposition Democrats set to vote on resolution rebuking his decision to ditch Kurdish allies. ...

Krieg vereint das Land. Das weiß auch Erdogan

Die Welt - 2019-10-15 11:25
Seit das türkische Militär eine Offensive gegen die Kurden gestartet hat, stehen Öffentlichkeit und Opposition in der Türkei hinter dem Einsatz. Die Rechnung von Präsident Erdogan geht auf. Dabei wäre innertürkischer Widerstand gerade jetzt wichtig. ...

Kurds launch counteroffensive, gain back control over Ras al-Ayn in northern Syria — media

TASS - 2019-10-15 11:08
According to the al-Hadath TV channel, Kurds and units of the Syrian armed opposition supporting Turkey are engaged in intense fighting on the town’s fringes ...

Amed: 17-Jähriger zum zwölften Mal festgenommen

ANF - 2019-10-15 01:00
Im Rahmen des politischen Vernichtungsfeldzugs gegen die kurdische Opposition sind zahlreiche Menschen bei Hausdurchsuchungen in Amed festgenommen worden. ...

Kommunalwahl in Ungarn: Opposition siegt in Budapest

Tagesstimme - 2019-10-15 00:14

Türkische Offensive: Erdogans brutaler Kampf gegen die Kurden

Der Spiegel Online - 2019-10-14 18:05
In Nordsyrien gehen türkische Truppen und ihre Verbündeten Berichten zufolge gnadenlos gegen Kurden vor. International isoliert sich Ankara. Im Land spaltet die Offensive die Opposition. ...

PM Barzani meets with Syrian opposition leader to discuss regional developments, Turkish offensive

Kurdistan24 - 2019-10-13 19:19

Opposition to Turkey’s Syria operation crushed at home as it multiplies abroad | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-10-13 17:53

Democracy denied - Turkey cancels the opposition’s victory in the Istanbul election | Europe | The Economist

Economist - 2019-10-13 14:39

PM Barzani Calls for End of Violence in Syrian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-10-13 13:41
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Sunday received a delegation from the Syrian opposition headed by Ahmed Jarba, the president of Syria's Tomorrow Movement, to discuss the evolving crisis in Syria. During the meeting, Barzani and ...

Barzani, Opposition Leader Meet on Syrian Crisis

BAS News - 2019-10-12 20:55
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and president of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, received on Saturday the leader of Syria's Tomorrow Movement Ahmed Jarba in Erbil to discuss the recent developments in Syria. During their meeting, B ...

Russian senior diplomat, Syrian opposition politician discuss situation in northern Syria

TASS - 2019-10-12 19:31
On October 9, Ankara launched an offensive in north Syria dubbed Operation Peace Spring, which began with airstrikes on Kurdish units ...

Turkish agency says key highway reached in Syria offensive

Washington Post - 2019-10-12 10:41
Turkey’s official news agency says Turkey-backed Syrian opposition forces have reached a strategic highway in northeastern Syria as Turkey’s offensive against Syrian Kurdish fighters enters its fourth day ...

Former Journalists of Turkey Opposition Daily Freed From Prison | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2019-10-12 00:55

Russia election results for Moscow City Council seen as "victory" for opposition over Vladimir Putin today - CBS News

Cbsnews - 2019-10-11 21:43

More than 20 Kurdish fighters killed in two days in Turkish operation in Syria

TASS - 2019-10-11 19:08
Earlier, it was reported that the Syrian Democratic Forces were blocked in Tell Abyad after the Turkish forces and the Syrian opposition took under control communities to the east and west of the town ...

Amnesty: Saudi uses death penalty to crush opposition – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-10-11 13:01

Republicans Trash Trump on Syria—but Not Ukraine

NewYorker - 2019-10-11 02:38
Susan B. Glasser writes about the Republican criticism of President Donald Trump over his decision to abandon Kurdish allies in Syria to Turkey and the contrasting silence over the President’s soliciting of opposition research from Ukraine against his pol ...

Turkey investigates Kurdish leaders, detains 21 for criticism of Syria offensive

Reuters - 2019-10-10 16:03
Turkish authorities on Thursday started investigations into leaders of the pro-Kurdish opposition and detained 21 people for criticizing the military offensive against a Kurdish militia in northeast Syria, state-owned Anadolu news agency said. ...

Editor of BirGün daily taken into custody

ANF - 2019-10-10 13:40
The wave of arrests of political opposition in Turkey is not sparing the press, which indeed is one of the first target. ...

Erdogans Werk und Kilicdaroglus Beitrag

Telepolis - 2019-10-10 00:48
Mit der Unterstützung für Erdogans Krieg gegen die Kurden macht die türkische Opposition ihre Erfolge der letzten Monate zunichte - und begünstigt neue Allianzen mit Islamisten ...

Mozambique: Opposition candidate facing pre-election death threats and intimidation | Amnesty International

Amnesty - 2019-10-09 23:34

Prominent Saudi opposition figure says a revolt is waiting to happen – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-10-09 22:23

At least 30 people detained in Urfa

ANF - 2019-10-09 12:10
The Turkish regime continues its political genocide operations against the Kurdish people and their elected representatives and the opposition. ...

Iran opposes Turkish military operation in Syria

ANF - 2019-10-08 14:17
Iranian Foreign Minister Jawad Zarif has expressed opposition to a Turkish military operation against North and East Syria. ...

SDF’s Abdi: Watching over ISIS prisoners now a 'second priority'

ANF - 2019-10-08 12:43
Syrian opposition fighters assigned to guard thousands of ISIS captives are rushing to the border ahead of an expected attack by Turkish forces, a top Kurdish general told NBC News. ...

Iran opposes Turkish military action in Syrian Kurdistan, Zarif says

E-Kurd - 2019-10-08 09:30
TEHRAN,— Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in a phone call that Tehran is opposed to military action in Syria, the foreign ministry said. “Zarif voiced opposition to military action” and “urged res ...

Turkish courts sentence ousted opposition mayors to 257 years in prison - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-10-07 22:07

‘Erdoğan tekrar olağanüstü koşullar yaratarak muhalefeti bastırabilir’| 'Erdogan könnte durch die erneute Schaffung eines Ausnahmezustands die Opposition unterdrücken'

WDR - 2019-10-07 08:09
Doç. Dr. Bilgehan Özpek: Erdoğan iktidarını korumak için olağanüstü koşullar yaratarak muhalefeti yeniden bastırıp yıkımın faturasını ABD ile savaşa kesebilir... | "Das Chaos in der AKP und der Aufstieg des Istanbuler Oberbürgermeisters Ekrem Imamoglu zei ...

Kurdish-backed body sets stage for democratic opposition conference inside Syria

Kurdistan24 - 2019-10-07 07:51

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