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Syria’s Ba’ath Party collects money to rebuild roundabout named for opposition figure in Aleppo
NPA Syria - 2021-06-13 17:38
Residents of #Syria’s #Aleppo say the government is spending millions of Syrian pounds on renaming and rebuilding a roundabout named for an opposition figure, all while services and living conditions there continue to deteriorate. The post Syria’s Ba’ath ...
German Green Party co-chair calls on int’l community to prevent deportation of educator İnandı to Turkey - Stockholm Center for Freedom
Stockholmcf - 2021-06-13 14:04
Left Party: German authorities must not become Erdogan's henchmen
ANF - 2021-06-13 13:35
The Left Party is outraged by the prevention of the delegation trip of #Delegation4Peace from Germany to South Kurdistan. "German authorities must not become Erdogan's henchmen," the party executive said. ...
Turkey occupies Syrian territory under pretext of establishing safe zones, says Future Syria Party
NPA Syria - 2021-06-13 13:15
RAQQA, Syria (North Press) – On Sunday, head of the Future Syria Party Ibrahim al-Qaftan said that Turkey occupies several Syrian territories under the pretext of establishing safe zones, though these zones “have turned into occupied areas where the right ...
Turkey: Public Prosecutor Moves to Ban Kurdish Party
Stratfor - 2021-06-13 03:42
Peace delegation to South Kurdistan banned from leaving Germany
ANF - 2021-06-12 12:27
German police have refused to allow Hamburg-based Left Party leader Cansu Özdemir and 16 other people in Düsseldorf to leave the country for northern Iraq. The delegation wanted to document the Turkish invasion of South Kurdistan and advocate for peace. ...
PKK says Turkey’s Erdogan offered ceasefire in Iraqi Kurdistan
E-Kurd - 2021-06-11 22:39
QANDIL MOUNTAINS, Iraqi Kurdistan,— Member of the executive committee of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Murat Karayilan on Thursday claimed that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent a delegation to the group in the recent past offering a ceasef ...
Police violence during protest demo against "deep state” in Istanbul
ANF - 2021-06-11 14:39
In Istanbul, a demonstration by the Revolutionary Party against criminal structures within the Turkish state apparatus was violently broken up by police. At least 15 people were detained. ...
KDP’s Peshmerga Unit 80 to join Peshmerga ministry: commander
Justice for Kurds - 2021-06-11 00:58
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — The Kurdistan Democratic Party’s (KDP) Unit 80 of the Peshmerga forces is to officially join the Peshmerga ministry, its commander confirmed to Rudaw English on Monday. “We have currently prepared two of our brigades with all the ...
"The fight for democracy will continue with or without the HDP"
ANF - 2021-06-10 17:25
The HDP represents over six million people in Turkey and is under - threat of being banned. The party’s foreign policy spokespersons Feleknas Uca and Hişyar Özsoy appealed for international solidarity. ...
Pro-Kurdish party politicians detained following house raids in İstanbul - Stockholm Center for Freedom
Stockholmcf - 2021-06-10 11:10
Ambassadors of Romania and Australia visit the HDP
ANF - 2021-06-10 08:57
The ambassadors of Romania and Australia visited the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) headquarters. The delegation was welcomed by HDP co-chairs Pervin Buldan and Mithat Sancar. ...
Iran sentences secretary of Kurdistan branch of National Unity Party to 10 months in jail
Kurdistan Human Rights - 2021-06-10 02:01
The four-year prison sentence of the secretary of the Kurdistan branch of the National Unity Party and lawyer Farhad Mohammadi, given by Branch 1 of the Islamic Revolutionary Court in Sanandaj in June 2020 on charges of “acting against national security”, ...
Pakistan Government Decides To A Ban Radical Islamist Party Tehreek-i-Labaik | पाकिस्तान सरकार का कट्टर इस्लामी दल पर प्रतिबंध लगाने का फैसला
Abplive - 2021-06-10 01:20
Lahur Talabani says PUK is against any conflict between KDP and PKK
E-Kurd - 2021-06-09 23:58
SULAIMANI, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) co-president Lahur Sheikh Jangi Talabani said on Tuesday that his party opposes any conflict between Kurdish groups and condemns all who try to endanger the peace and stability of Iraq ...
EU criticizes Turkey’s latest move to ban pro-Kurdish party
Kurdistan24 - 2021-06-09 19:00
Foreign agendas target stability in northeast Syria: Future Syria Party
NPA Syria - 2021-06-09 12:35
MANBIJ, Syria (North Press) – On Wednesday, an official in the Future Syria Party in Manbij, north Syria, described demands of the people of the city as “just demands, despite Turkey other foreign parties’ attempts to sow sedition and to turn the peaceful ...
bne IntelliNews - Turkey risks displeasing US with refugee camp airstrike, new move to shut opposition party and Kabul airport security demands
Intellinews - 2021-06-09 12:08
Swiss Socialist Party expresses solidarity with HDP
ANF - 2021-06-09 11:11
The Swiss Socialist Party responded to the AKP-MHP government's reopening of the closure case against the HDP with a message of solidarity with the HDP. ...
Turkey's pro-Kurdish party says closure case is "political operation" | Reuters
Reuters - 2021-06-09 04:01
Turkey again seeks to close down pro-Kurdish political party - Stockholm Center for Freedom
Stockholmcf - 2021-06-09 01:04
Top Turkish prosecutor refiles case to shutter pro-Kurdish party - Al-Monitor: The Pulse of the Middle East
Al Monitor - 2021-06-09 00:06
PUK co-chair: We will not be a party to Kurdish civil war
ANF - 2021-06-08 21:24
During a meeting with military commanders of PUK, co-chair Lahor Şêx Cengî stressed that they would never be a party to Kurdish civil war. ...
KDP peshmerga militant killed in Iraqi Kurdistan, official blames PKK
E-Kurd - 2021-06-08 20:51
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— A Kurdish KDP party peshmerga fighter was killed by a sniper in Iraqi Kurdistan region on Tuesday a local official in Duhok governorate’s Zakho district said and accused the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) of responsi ...
Iraqi Kurd Soldier Killed by PKK Rebels: Mayor
The Defense Post - 2021-06-08 15:45
An Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighter was killed Tuesday in an attack by Turkey's outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party, a local mayor said. ...
Constitutional Court appoints rapporteur for HDP closure case
ANF - 2021-06-08 14:20
Turkish Constitutional Court has reassigned a rapporteur for the closure case against the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP). ...
Top Kurdish Official Killed in Turkish Operation in Iraq: Erdogan
The Defense Post - 2021-06-08 06:25
A senior official from Turkey's outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party was killed in a Turkish intelligence operation in Iraq, President Erdogan said Sunday. ...
Mexican President’s Party to Lose Supermajority After Midterm Elections Marred by Violence | Democracy Now!
Democracynow - 2021-06-08 02:20
PKK calls for independent investigation into Peshmerga deaths
Justice for Kurds - 2021-06-08 00:47
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — The Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) called for an “independent” investigation into the deaths and injuries of Peshmerga, who were in an armored car in a convoy in Duhok province, in an incident widely blamed to be a PKK attack, th ...
Millions spent on Assad victory celebrations amid poverty in Syria
NPA Syria - 2021-06-07 19:11
Syrian Ba’ath party officials told North Press that lavish parties with famous singers may cost millions of Syrian pounds, amid a severe economic crisis, rampant unemployment, and food insecurity in the country. The post Millions spent on Assad victory ce ...
Kurdistan Communist Party protests against Turkey’s military attacks on KRG
NPA Syria - 2021-06-07 17:30
Members of the #Kurdistan Communist Party demonstrated in front of the Kurdistan Regional Government (#KRG) of #Iraq’s Parliament, condemning Turkish military attacks on the KRG. The post Kurdistan Communist Party protests against Turkey’s military attack ...
Protest in Hewler calls for expulsion of the Turkish state from Kurdistan
ANF - 2021-06-07 15:25
Upon the call of Kurdistan Communist Party, a protest action against Turkish invasion attacks was held in front of the parliament in Hewler, the capital city of Federal Kurdistan Region. ...
One dead, multiple injured in drive-by shooting at SLC graduation party
Yahoo - 2021-06-07 14:52
PCF delegation travels to Hewler
ANF - 2021-06-06 19:28
A delegation of the French Communist Party will travel to Hewlêr (Erbil) next week to express solidarity with the KNK amid Turkey's escalating military aggression in South Kurdistan (Bashur). ...
Women in Syria’s Suwayda excluded from participating in development
NPA Syria - 2021-06-06 11:29
SUWAYDA, Syria (North Press) – Because she doesn’t belong to Syria’s ruling Ba’ath Party, 50-year-old Amira al-Sayid (a pseudonym), an employee in one of the government departments in Suwayda, was not given the opportunity to be director of a “large and i ...
KJG party will ‘not accept’ a Kurdistan constitution less Islamic than Iraq’s
E-Kurd - 2021-06-05 00:30
SULAIMANI, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— A Kurdish Islamic party said on Thursday they will reject a Kurdistan constitution with less Islamic principles than what is specified in the Iraqi constitution. “We have often said this, we have said we will not accept ...
How Third-Party Auditors Make Oil Industry Fraud Possible
John Bolton - 2021-06-04 03:19
Major accounting firm KPMG is under fire from investors who filed a class action lawsuit against the firm for overstating the asset values of now-defunct oil exploration company Miller Energy Resources. And last month, a judge dismissed KPMG’s attempt to ...
Syria’s Labor Communist Party, a rich political history - International Viewpoint - online socialist magazine
Internationalviewpoint - 2021-06-03 19:21
Lawyer Erbaş: We must see the political roots of criminal groups
ANF - 2021-06-02 13:43
“We cannot grasp the essence of these relations without also evaluating the reality of war which stems from the the Kurdish question,” said lawyer Doğan Erbaş, a member of the HDP Party Assembly. ...
KCK says KDP and Iraqi Kurdistan govt criticize Turkey in a weak way
E-Kurd - 2021-06-02 10:56
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK) on Tuesday criticized statements issued by the Barzani’s Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) about illegal logging by Turkish forces in ...
AfD-Politikerin feiert Virus-Party - als Polizei kommt, rastet Gast komplett aus - FOCUS Online
Focus - 2021-06-02 02:08
PM Masrour Barzani congratulates PUK party on its 46th anniversary
Kurdistan24 - 2021-06-01 17:50
President Nechirvan Barzani congratulates Patriotic Union of Kurdistan on its anniversary
Presidency of Kurdistan - 2021-06-01 15:06
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, June 1, 2021 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani offered his sincere congratulations to the Co-leaders of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) on the occasion of the 46th anniversary of the founding of the party. The Pr ...
Far-right ELAM party makes big gains in Cyprus elections, but Conservatives win elections
ANF - 2021-05-31 10:23
Democratic Rally conservative party win the elections in Cyprus but far-right ELAM party makes big gains. ...
Whenever Turkey has occupied a piece of territory, it has never withdrawn from it: Adham Barzani
E-Kurd - 2021-05-30 17:36
SULAIMANI, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Speaking about the ongoing military campaign by Turkey in Iraqi Kurdistan region, former head of the Kurdistan Democratic Party’s (KDP) Leadership Council in Sulaimani Adham Barzani said on Saturday that, whenever the T ...
Ashley Biden: Vom Party-Girl zur Wohltäterin - so wandelte sich Bidens Tochter - Aus aller Welt - FOCUS Online
Focus - 2021-05-30 03:19
HDP party council member jailed in Van
ANF - 2021-05-29 15:58
Kurdish politician Fırat Keser has been arrested in Van. The HDP party council member is accused of "membership in a terrorist organization" in connection with a 2010 investigation in the western Turkish city of Aydın. ...
Kurdistan Green Party Holds 2nd Congress
ANF - 2021-05-29 08:54
The Kurdistan Green Party held its 2nd Congress with the slogan "towards a democratic, pluralist and decentralised Syria with security of life in a healthy environment." ...
Journalism organizations: Whoever stays silent now is a party to this crime - english
Bianet - 2021-05-29 07:29
Turkey moves to ban pro-Kurdish HDP party, World News | wionews.com
Wionews - 2021-05-29 00:22
Vancouver police issue $11,500 in fines to downtown party host, guests
ANKARA,— A Turkish court handed another jail sentence to the country’s imprisoned top Kurdish political leader Selahattin Demirtas on Friday, his party said. Demirtas, the former leader and presidential candidate of the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Par ...
Turkey moves to close pro-Kurdish HDP Party – Public Radio of Armenia
Armradio - 2021-05-28 02:36
Islam, freedom should be prioritized in Iraqi Kurdistan constitution: Islamic KJG
E-Kurd - 2021-05-27 22:24
SULAIMANI, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Justice Group (KJG), formerly Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG), spokesperson Mohammed Hakim said on Thursday that his party insists that Islam, the disputed areas, freedom, and political balance within Iraqi Kurd ...
Lawyers Walk Out Of Turkish Court At Pro-Kurdish Party Members’ Trial, Alleging Further Abuse By Turkish Authorities To Harm The Party And Crush Dissent – The Organization for World Peace
Theowp - 2021-05-27 14:26
Court adjourns hearing of Demirtaş in Istanbul
ANF - 2021-05-26 15:42
The hearing of the former Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş has been postponed. ...
Two Syriac/Assyrian parties in Qamishli are discuss political agreement under US auspices
NPA Syria - 2021-05-26 14:37
QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – The co-chair of the Syriac Union Party said, on Wednesday, that they discussed with the Assyrian Democratic Organization a joint political agreement in Qamishli, northeastern Syria. On Tuesday, a joint delegation from the S ...
Ministers pay electoral promoting visits to Syria’s Aleppo
NPA Syria - 2021-05-25 18:24
ALEPPO, Syria (North Press) – On Tuesday, residents of the city of Aleppo, north Syria, considered the visits by Ministers of Endowments and Agriculture of the Syrian government to Aleppo as “promoting visit in order to support Baath Party’s candidate, Ba ...
7 political parties condemn Turkish government’s relation with mafia
ANF - 2021-05-25 17:41
HDP, EMEP, People's Houses, Left Party, TİP, TKP, TÖP have released a joint statement over the mafia-state relationship in Turkey, saying, "We urge everyone to mobilize and fight for a decent society by getting rid of this dirty alliance." ...
Ba’ath Party intensifies campaigning in Damascus promoting for elections
NPA Syria - 2021-05-25 17:02
DAMASCUS, Syria (North Press) – Sobhi Zayyat, a pseudonym for power tools dealer, was surprised when he saw children wearing Ba’ath Party-style clothes, which is consisted of a brown short and a yellow T-shirt bearing the logo of the Ba’ath Party in a sce ...
Mobilization and media promotion for Assad’s election campaign
NPA Syria - 2021-05-25 16:30
DAMASCUS, Syria (North Press) – Suhayla al-Asa’d, a pseudonym for a student at the Faculty of Political Sciences at the University of Damascus, pretended to be sick in order to be able to go home after the Ba’ath Party Branch in the faculty had obligated ...
Syriac political party calls for boycott of Syrian elections
NPA Syria - 2021-05-25 15:18
QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – On Tuesday, the Syrian Syriac Union Party (SUP) condemned the Syrian presidential elections in which Bashar Assad is competing against two approved candidates. In a public statement shared on their social media accounts, th ...
NJ AG: One arrested in house party shooting deemed 'targeted attack'
Yahoo - 2021-05-25 09:45
KDP doesn’t want to use constitution to make Massoud Barzani Iraqi Kurdistan’s Marja: Eminki
E-Kurd - 2021-05-25 00:38
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Politburo member Jaffar Ibrahim Eminki said on Monday that party leader Massoud Barzani wants general political and public agreement on a constitution for Iraqi Kurdistan region, whic ...
Masoud Barzani final authority in KDP: party... | Rudaw.net
Rûdaw - 2021-05-24 21:41
Baath Party exonerates Syrian government from displacing people of Quneitra
NPA Syria - 2021-05-23 13:41
QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – On Saturday, Secretary of the Baath Party branch in Quneitra governorate, Khalid Abaza, said, the Syria state has not displaced anyone from Umm Batnah town, and what has happened is based on negotiations between the residen ...
HDP calls on Masoud Barzani to hold national conference
NPA Syria - 2021-05-21 21:01
The Peoples' Democratic Party (#HDP) made an appeal to head of the #Kurdistan Democratic Party (#KRG) Masoud #Barzani calling for the holding of a #Kurdish national conference. The post HDP calls on Masoud Barzani to hold national conference appeared firs ...
Syriac party calls for boycott of Syrian presidential elections
NPA Syria - 2021-05-21 11:06
QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – On Friday, the Syriac Union Party stated that the presidential elections in Syria “come with the aim of consecrating the influence of the Syrian regime and domination over the areas it controls in an attempt to give itself ...
UNAMI chief calls for internal unity, end to party divides in Kurdistan Region
Rûdaw - 2021-05-20 09:09
Supporting Assad’s election campaign in Suwayda costs tens of millions
NPA Syria - 2021-05-19 19:09
Nowadays, #Suwayda is witnessing activities in support of the current president, Bashar al-Assad, supported by #Baath Party branch and the security authorities. The post Supporting Assad’s election campaign in Suwayda costs tens of millions appeared first ...
Imagine a Conservative party led by Rona Ambrose. Where would it be now? - Macleans.ca
Macleans - 2021-05-19 11:41
Ex-Turkish presidential contender forms new political party
Yahoo - 2021-05-18 19:18
Against Whom Is Ankara Waging War in Syria: The Kurds or The Kurdish Workers’ Party? - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Carnegieendowment - 2021-05-17 11:48
Erbil police seek arrest of Kurdish opposition leader Shaswar Abdulwahid
E-Kurd - 2021-05-17 00:36
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Erbil police have asked their Sulaimani counterparts to arrest the head of the opposition party of New Generation Movement, Shaswar Abdulwahid, and hand him over, according to documents published by NRT, the media ou ...
Turkey plans to shut down pro-Kurdish opposition party: ruling party official
Yahoo - 2021-05-15 23:16
TGTE Congratulates Nicola Sturgeon, the leader of the Scottish National Party(SNP) for her impressive electoral victory - EIN Presswire
Einnews - 2021-05-15 02:04
A third party threat?
AEI - 2021-05-15 00:07
More than 100 Republicans have signed a letter announcing their intention to consider forming a third party if the Republican Party does not make certain changes. Polls show strong support for a third party in the abstract. The post A third party threat? ...
The lasting impact of the 2021 British elections
AEI - 2021-05-15 00:07
Last Thursday’s UK elections will have lasting implications for the politics and constitutional structure of Britain. Despite 11 years of power in Downing Street, the Conservative Party managed to once again defy the odds and emerge stronger across Britai ...
Teen shot to death during his own birthday party in Indianapolis
Yahoo - 2021-05-14 15:40
HDP headquarters in Ankara attacked with stones
ANF - 2021-05-14 15:04
The HPD headquarters in Ankara has been attacked with stones by unknown persons. The party sees connections with the mafia war within the Turkish state. ...
Against Whom Is Ankara Waging War in Syria: The Kurds or The Kurdish Workers’ Party? – Your Middle East
Yourmiddleeast - 2021-05-14 03:53
Amid growing crackdown, pro-Kurdish party calls for new elections in Turkey - Al-Monitor: The Pulse of the Middle East
Al Monitor - 2021-05-14 00:08
Scottish party leaders take oaths and affirmations
Yahoo - 2021-05-13 23:19
HDP meets with Catalan Esquerra Republicana delegation
ANF - 2021-05-13 21:27
The HDP held an online meeting with a Catalan delegation of the Catalonian Republican Left Party (ERC). At the meeting, it was decided to organize joint events in both Spain and Turkey. ...
HDP: We will bring those responsible for Soma mine massacre to justice
ANF - 2021-05-13 11:47
The Peoples 'Democracy Party (HDP) commemorated the 301 miners who lost their lives in the coal mine massacre in Soma seven years ago and said: "We will bring those responsible to justice.” ...
Turkey Starts Trial of HDP Party Kurdish Politicians Over Deadly Protests - Bloomberg
Bloomberg - 2021-05-13 00:48
Colorado gunman killed six at party 'as he was not invited'
BBC - 2021-05-12 02:08
The man who shot his girlfriend and five relatives at a birthday celebration had "control issues". ...
HDP MPs march for Istanbul Convention in Istanbul
ANF - 2021-05-11 13:54
Female deputies of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) marched on Taksim Istiklal Avenue on the anniversary of the introduction of the Istanbul Convention. ...
Expelled lawmaker denied letters, news reports in prison sent by his party - Stockholm Center for Freedom
Stockholmcf - 2021-05-11 06:04
Gunman shoots dead six people at Colorado Springs birthday party
BBC - 2021-05-10 01:43
The suspect opened fire in a mobile home before taking his own life, police in the US city say. ...
DKP / BÖG pays tribute to its martyrs
ANF - 2021-05-09 11:22
The Revolutionary Communes Party / United Freedom Forces (DKP / BÖG) Central Executive Committee issued a statement within the scope of the “Week of the Immortals”, from 9 to 16 May. ...
Barzani’s KDP lawmakers praise court decision against journalists, activists
E-Kurd - 2021-05-09 00:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Reacting to a decision widely condemned as flawed and politically motivated, the Barzani clan’s Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) caucus in Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament on Friday released a statement calling on the Kurd ...
Turkey Court Finds ‘Flaws’ in Case Seeking to Ban HDP Kurdish Party - Bloomberg
Bloomberg - 2021-05-08 23:17
Erdogan's party is furious at a picture of the mayor of Istanbul ... and his lawyers reveal die Details - Asume Tech
Asumetech - 2021-05-07 01:53
Turkey moves to ban pro-Kurdish HDP party - Times of India
Indiatimes - 2021-05-07 01:09
Syrian regime runs election according to 2012 constitution: Syrian politician
NPA Syria - 2021-05-06 22:14
The head of the Future #Syria Party stated that the country’s presidential elections are illegitimate, as 16 million Syrians live outside of the regime’s control, and the elections are based on an old and outdated constitution. The post Syrian regime runs ...
Democratic Party member Elen Asatryan introduces resolution urging release of Armenian POWs – Public Radio of Armenia
Armradio - 2021-05-06 16:03
Students’ Union suppress anti-government protests: University students in Syria’s Suwayda
NPA Syria - 2021-05-06 11:28
Students’ Union in #Suwayda is supported by #Ba'ath Party and is used as a front for it to suppress any protests or students’ requests even if they were related to living conditions. The post Students’ Union suppress anti-government protests: University s ...
Massive North Carolina house party prompts 911 calls
Yahoo - 2021-05-06 10:19
HDP and HDK pay tribute to Deniz Gezmiş, Hüseyin Inan, and Yusuf Aslan
ANF - 2021-05-06 10:02
Peoples' Democracy Party (HDP) and Peoples' Democratic Congress (HDK) commemorated Deniz Gezmiş, Hüseyin Inan, and Yusuf Aslan on the 49th anniversary of their execution. ...