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Jailed pro-Kurdish politician’s lawyer denies reports of Demirtaş’s release | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-06-16 15:56

Former Governor of Kirkuk Arrives in Erbil After Arrest Reports in Lebanon

BAS News - 2019-06-16 11:51
ERBIL — Former governor of the Kurdish province of Kirkuk, Najmaddin Karim, arrived in Erbil on Saturday evening. Previous reports claimed Karim’s arrest during his recent trip to Lebanon, which were soon refuted by the Kurdish politician himself. A sour ...

HDP former MP Ferhat Encü released from prison

ANF - 2019-06-14 14:11
Kurdish politician Encü has been released. ...

Ayad Allawi Congratulates PM-Designate Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2019-06-14 13:44
ERBIL — Iraqi politician and the leader of National Alliance Party, Ayad Allawi, has sent a message to Kurdistan PM-designate Masrour Barzani, wishing him success for wining the confidence of the parliament. “We also have confidence in you. We know that ...

FARC politician Santrich finally took his seat in Congress

ANF - 2019-06-13 12:49
After spending more than a year in jail, “without any evidence”, as he himself recalled, FARC former commander Jesus Santrich was formally sworn in in Colombia’s House of Representatives. ...

Dutch local politician stuck in Turkey on terrorism charges

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-06-12 10:40
SULAYMANYA – Murat Memiş, chair of the Socialist Party in the local council in the Dutch city of Eindhoven, was detained in the Turkish city of Antalya on 30 April in the presence of his wife and two young children. On 3 May he was released but Turkish au ...

Hadi al-Amiri Congratulates Nechirvan Barzani on Presidency

BAS News - 2019-06-11 21:28
ERBIL - Iraqi politician and head of Fatih Coalition Hadi al-Amiri has congratulated Nechirvan Barzani on his election as the new President of the Kurdistan Region. Amiri offered his congratulations during a phone call with Barzani on Tuesday evening in ...

What Makes a Politician the Enemy of the Mainstream Media? - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2019-06-11 12:32

Jane's Addiction's Perry Farrell Releases Music Video For His New Protest Song, 'Pirate Punk Politician' -

Blabbermouth - 2019-06-11 02:56

German politician Lübcke shot in head at close range

BBC - 2019-06-04 01:46
Police say Walter Lübcke was shot at close range but they have no idea of a motive. ...

Tehran ex-mayor Najafi handed to prosecutors over wife’s killing

BBC - 2019-05-31 00:30
Veteran politician Mohammad Ali Najafi says he shot her by mistake in a case that has shocked Iran. ...

Kati Piri MEP visited Kurds to thank them for their support

ANF - 2019-05-27 10:44
Dutch politician Kati Piri, who served as Turkey rapporteur in the European Parliament until the elections of 23 May, visited the DKTM in Den Haag to thank activists for their support. ...

Hoshyar Zebari Urges Iraq to Act to Fire Incidents in Disputed Areas

BAS News - 2019-05-27 00:04
ERBIL - Kurdish politician and former foreign minister of Iraq, Hoshyar Zebari, has expressed concerns over the recent fire incidents in the disputed areas which have targeted the farms of Kurdish citizens, urging Iraq to put the issue into consideration ...

Gunmen kill prominent politician-union leader in Mexico

Yahoo - 2019-05-26 08:48

Former PM Warns US against Using Iraq to Attack Iran

BAS News - 2019-05-25 11:08
ERBIL — Iraqi Shi’ite politician and the former prime minister of the country, Nouri al-Maliki, has warned the US to avoid using Iraq as a launchpad for its war against Iran. Speaking during an event hosted by pro-Iranian militias of Badr Brigade, Maliki ...

UK must not 'export its political crisis' to Europe: French politician Loiseau

Yahoo - 2019-05-22 09:38

Politician, family members among 11 killed in India ambush

Yahoo - 2019-05-22 02:15

European court says Turkey holding Kurdish politician too long without trial - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-05-22 01:34

Venezuelan court issues arrest warrant for opposition politician Lopez

Yahoo - 2019-05-19 06:12

Leyla Güven sends Mother’s Day message

ANF - 2019-05-12 19:10
On day 186 of her fast, Kurdish politician Leyla Güven sent Mother’s Day message. ...

Lawyers Meet PKK Leader Ocalan for First Time in 7 Years

BAS News - 2019-05-06 14:39
ERBIL — Lawyers were allowed to meet the jailed leader of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Abdullah Ocalan for the first time since 2011. The meeting took place on 2nd May on Turkey’s Imrali Island, where the Kurdish politician is being held since 1999, ac ...

India election 2019: The killer air no one's talking about

BBC - 2019-05-03 03:39
Pollution killed 1.2 million Indians in 2017, but is fixing the bad air any party or politician's priority? ...

Kavak: Do whatever is in your hands for the hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-05-01 10:51
Politician Bedrettin Kavak called on everyone to mobilise around the hunger strikers in Strasbourg who have reached the 136th day of their fast. ...

Barzani, Usama al-Nujaifi Urge Addressing the Mosul Crisis

BAS News - 2019-04-24 15:37
ERBIL — Former president of Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani received on Wednesday a delegation led by Usama al-Nujaifi, a Sunni politician and leader of Qarar (Decision) alliance in Erbil. The leaders reviewed the latest developments in Iraq’s politics a ...

Iraq elects veteran Kurdish politician Barham Salih as its new president; government-formation to take place soon - Firstpost

Firstpost - 2019-04-22 16:57

Jailed Kurdish politician says election result is a response to one-man rule in Turkey | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-20 15:42

Egypt politician who supported coup, opposes constitutional amendments – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-04-18 16:13

Sadr Slams Hashd al-Shaabi Aid to Iran: Iraq Is Top Priority

BAS News - 2019-04-15 14:49
ERBIL — Powerful Iraqi Shi’ite politician and the leader of Sairoon bloc at the parliament, Muqtada al-Sadr, has slammed Hashd al-Shaabi aid convoyed to the flood-affected areas in Iran, saying Iraqis were priority. Hashd al-Shaabi, which is known for it ...

It Is Time to Dissolve Hashd al-Shaabi: Allawi

BAS News - 2019-04-14 16:04
ERBIL — Iraqi prominent Shi’ite politician and the president of Iraqi National Alliance, Ayad Allawi, has suggested that the time to dissolve the Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi has came. Speaking on Radio Sawa, Allawi argued that Hashd al-Shaabi was ...

Hollywood superstar shines a spotlight on jailed Kurdish politician - Opinion - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-04-13 21:04

Foza Yusif: ISIS is not only our problem

ANF - 2019-04-13 16:05
Kurdish politician Foza Yusif sees the danger of the Islamic terrorist organization ISIS not yet banished. In order to convict the ISIS members who are being held in northern Syria, an international tribunal needs to be set up in the region, she says. ...

Turkish ruling party says veteran Kurdish politician too old to be mayor | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-12 15:14

CIS Students Organize a Seminar on State and

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-04-11 02:01
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – April 9th, 2019- College of International Studies of the American University of Kurdistan organized a seminar for Kurdish prominent politician Mr. Ali Awni. Attended by the students of departments of international studies ...

287 NGOs launch vigil against isolation in Amed

ANF - 2019-04-06 18:49
Kurdish politician Leyla Güven has been on an indefinite hunger strike for 150 days. ...

Rightwing Turkish politician calls for expulsion of Armenian migrants | Eurasianet

Eurasianet - 2019-04-06 18:15

Turkey election day shooting: Politician from opposition party among three killed | World | News |

Express - 2019-04-05 19:09

Turkish court keeps Kurdish politician Demirtas in jail despite ECHR - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-04-05 02:42

US’ Biden Vows To Be ‘More Mindful’ Of Personal Space

Waar Media - 2019-04-04 11:22
WAAR_DUHOK Former Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday he will move away from his hallmark tactile political style after women came forward alleging the longtime politician made them feel uncomfortable in their encounters. Biden issued a video on his ...

Non-Military Means Needed Now to Eradicate IS: Allawi

BAS News - 2019-04-03 11:38
ERBIL — Iraqi politician and the leader of al-Wataniya Alliance, Ayad Allawi, said on Wednesday that the elimination of Islamic State (IS) now requires non-military means and strategies. The prominent politician made the remark with reference to the rece ...

HDP Kars co-mayor candidate Bilgen voted

ANF - 2019-03-31 09:09
HDP politician Ayhan Bilgen is the co-mayor candidate for Kars province. ...

Swedish conservative politician: Vote for HDP

ANF - 2019-03-30 11:45
Swedish Moderate Party City Council Member Makbule Colak said she believes HDP will get stronger with the elections despite all hostile policies and attacks by Erdogan. ...

Leyla Güven on hunger strike for 143 days

ANF - 2019-03-30 11:17
Kurdish politician Leyla Güven is on day 143 of her hunger strike today. 20 MPs from Germany’s Die Linke have called on the Merkel government to take action for the hunger strikers. ...

Top Syrian Kurdish politician in Washington says US position unclear

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-27 15:23

Kurds to be key swing vote in Turkey's local elections 'We are a party that will determine the fate of the elections in Istanbul,' says Kurdish politician March 25, 2019

The National AE - 2019-03-25 15:38

Iraqi Kurdistan Aims To Up Kirkuk Oil Output To 600,000Bpd Despite OPEC Deal - Politician - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2019-03-22 12:38

Kirkuk to Resist and Survive: Ex-Governor

BAS News - 2019-03-21 16:00
ERBIL — Well-know Kurdish politician and former governor of Kirkuk, Najmaddin Karim, said in his Nawroz message that the Kurdish province will survive the current situation of instability through its spirit of resistance. Karim, who is still accepted by ...

Pro-govt media group distorts Kurdish politician’s words in smear | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-17 14:19

Who’s the real target of politician’s arrest in north? - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus Mail - 2019-03-17 06:18

Minnesota politician thanks Fox for condemning Jeanine Pirro | KGAN

Cbs2iowa - 2019-03-11 20:11

End isolation, say activists in Paris

ANF - 2019-03-03 11:13
The crowd moved from Republique Square to Bastille Square where Kurdish politician Fırat Varto saluted the resistance led by Leyla Güven and other hunger strikers. ...

Sunni Politician Denies Returning to Iraq for Unfair Accusations

BAS News - 2019-03-02 13:23
ERBIL — Iraqi Sunni politician and former Vice President, Tariq Hashimi, refused reports claiming that he will soon return to Iraq. Speaking to BasNews, Hashimi said he has no intention of returning to Iraq and work in political arena again after he was ...

Corsican politician Alfonsi visited hunger strikers in Strasbourg

ANF - 2019-02-24 14:25
Alfonsi criticised France's policy and said the entire Middle East situation should be addressed in a different way in Europe, recognising the true friends and condemning authoritarian regimes who are oppressing their people, especially women. ...

Kurdish politician jailed in Germany released from prison

ANF - 2019-02-23 12:02
Mahmut Kaya who was arrested in Germany last year, has been released on probation. ...

Turkey blocks Kurdish politician's mayoral bid in Batman city

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-23 01:52

Hunger strikers in Strasbourg speak up – Mustafa Sarıkaya

ANF - 2019-02-22 10:36
At this critical phase of the hunger strike action, ANF shares the messages sent to the public opinion by some of the hunger strikers in Strasbourg. We begin with politician Mustafa Sarikaya’s remarks. ...

Irish MEP visits Leyla Güven on day 104 of fast

ANF - 2019-02-19 12:29
Irish MEP Martina Anderson visited Kurdish politician Leyla Güven who has been on an indefinite hunger strike for 104 days. ...

TASS: World - Lavrov, Kurdish politician discuss Syria issue, war on terror

TASS - 2019-02-15 14:48

Kurdish politician Güven taken home in critical condition after 98-days on hunger strike | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-02-13 22:47

Kurdish politician Leyla Güven's health critical after 98-days on hunger strike | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-02-13 20:32

Veteran Kurdish politician Hatip Dicle says HDP to prove its legitimacy in March polls | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-02-08 14:57

Armenian MP of Turkey expresses solidarity with Kurdish female politician on hunger strike

NEWS - 2019-02-07 09:13

Roboski families visited Leyla Güven

ANF - 2019-02-06 08:30
The Kurdish politician has been on an indefinite hunger strike for 91 days. ...

Armenian Genocide-recognizing Kurdish politician of Turkey is nominated for Nobel Prize

NEWS - 2019-02-05 10:46

Turkey’s jailed top Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas nominated for 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

E-Kurd - 2019-02-02 20:13
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey’s Kurdish region,— Turkey’s jailed top Kurdish politician and former leader of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin Demirtas was nominated for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for being “courageous” and “ ...

Swedish MP nominates jailed Kurdish politician Demirtas for Nobe

Rûdaw - 2019-02-02 09:31

Iraqi politician Ammar al-Hakim promises jobs for Kurdish Faili minority

E-Kurd - 2019-02-02 09:30
BAGHDAD,— The Head of the Reconstruction and Reform Alliance Ammar al-Hakim stressed that Faili (Feyli) Kurds have been subjected to great injustice and their rights have to be protected and preserved. Receiving a delegation of Faili Kurds in Baghdad on ...

Top Syrian Kurdish politician in Washington says US position unclear

Gulan Media - 2019-01-30 17:28

Swedish writer Anna Jörgensdotter supports Leyla Guven

ANF - 2019-01-30 13:16
International solidarity with Kurdish politician Leyla Guven, on hunger strike for 84 days, is growing. ...

Letter from Leyla Güven to the President of the CPT

ANF - 2019-01-30 10:40
“I am convinced that the CPT will use its authority and powers to accelerate the necessary steps that must be taken against the unlawful isolation in the Imrali prison,” said Kurdish politician Leyla Güven on hunger strike for 83 days. ...

Jailed Kurdish politician on hunger strike: We are determined

ANF - 2019-01-29 13:03
Imprisoned former HDP Hakkari MP and former DTK Co-chair Selma Irmak sent a message to the ANF and said they are determined to stand against total isolation. ...

Parliament elects Kurdish politician Barham Salih president of Iraq - Egypt Today

Egypttoday - 2019-01-28 20:31

Ankara's Withdrawal From NATO Just a Matter of Time – Turkish Politician - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2019-01-27 08:22

Canada politician says crucifix 'not religious symbol' - BBC News

BBC - 2019-01-25 14:13

Turkish court orders release of Kurdish politician on hunger strike | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-01-25 10:33

Court rules for Leyla Güven's release from prison

ANF - 2019-01-25 09:07
Kurdish politician Leyla Guven who has been on a hunger strike for 79 days to protest the isolation of Abdullah Ocalan, is set to be released. ...

Opposition likely to fail Turkey again in March vote - Kurdish politician | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-01-24 14:49

ECHR sentenced Turkey to pay compensation to Kurdish politician

ANF - 2019-01-21 13:59
Turkey has been sentenced by the ECHR to pay compensation to Kurdish politician Mahmut Alinak. ...

Safe zone in Syria must be ‘without Turkish fingers’: Senior Kurdish politician

E-Kurd - 2019-01-19 11:00
BEIRUT,— A senior Syrian Kurdish politician and former co-chair of the Diplomatic Committee of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) Salih Muslim said that he supported a proposed buffer zone along the Turkish border as long as Ankara has no involvement. “We ...

Shi’ite Leaders “Press Hard” to Expel US Troops from Iraq: Kurdish Politician

BAS News - 2019-01-19 10:25
ERBIL — Kurdish politician and former Foreign Minister of Iraq, Hoshyar Zebari, has warned of new emerging issues in Iraq as the Shi’ite leaders are working to “evict” the US forces through a parliamentary vote. Zebari wrote on his official Twitter accou ...

Leyla Güven’s hunger strike on day 73

ANF - 2019-01-19 08:58
Güven’s lawyers stated that the Kurdish politician is in critical condition. ...

Prominent Kurdish politician argues to save Islam from Salafism

Rûdaw - 2019-01-18 11:12

Turkey, release hunger striking Kurdish politician - U.S. activist | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-01-17 13:54

ECHR Backs Kurdish Politician Against Ankara’s Imprisonment Sentence

BAS News - 2019-01-17 12:48
ERBIL — European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled out an imprisonment sentence by a Turkish court against Kurdish lawmaker and politician Osman Baydemir. The imprisonment sentence was given after Baydemir’s speech during a gathering to mark an alle ...

Iraqi Politician Calls for Peace Accord with Israel

BAS News - 2019-01-13 10:39
ERBIL — Leader of the Iraqi Ummah (Nation) Party, Mithal al-Alusi, has called on his country’s president to make an initiative for a peace agreement with Israel. “For the people and state of Iraq, I call on Barham Salih to shoulder his responsibility and ...

Kurdish Politician Flees from Turkey to Greece Seeking Asylum |

Greekreporter - 2019-01-12 17:56

US Seeking To Hinder Talks Between Damascus, SDF - Kurdish Politician - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2019-01-12 06:16

A Kurdish politician has been detained at Košice airport. Will he be sent to Iran to be executed?

Dr. Yekta Uzunoglu - 2019-01-10 13:56
On Tuesday 8th January, Kurdish politician Brahram Samani was detained at the airport in Košice, Eastern Slovakia. Samani is running away from political persecution in Iran. He managed to cross the border to Turkey where he obtained a false Slovenian pass ...

Italy minister defends his use of uniforms

BBC - 2019-01-08 01:15
The politician says his appropriation of police and fire service insignia is a sign of respect. ...

Senior German politician argues for UN buffer zone to protect Syria’s Kurds

Kurdistan24 - 2019-01-02 20:05

Turkey: Kurdish politician’s conviction over speech upheld

Therepublic - 2019-01-02 12:30

Turkey: Kurdish politician's conviction over speech upheld

WWLP - 2019-01-01 23:35

Rojhilat people in solidarity with Güven against isolation

ANF - 2019-01-01 12:06
Kurdish families from Rojhilat (East Kurdistan), in exile in Kurdistan Region of Iraq (South Kurdistan), issued a message announcing their support with imprisoned Kurdish politician Leyla Guven. ...

Demirtas: Not without Ocalan!

ANF - 2018-12-31 14:02
Imprisoned Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas spoke against the Imrali isolation and in support of Leyla Guven’s resistance and said, “Not without Ocalan”. ...

Turkey: Kurdish politician's conviction over speech upheld - NEWS 95.7

News957 - 2018-12-29 21:43

No Syrian government forces inside Manbij town, but are deployed nearby: PYD

E-Kurd - 2018-12-29 17:06
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A senior Kurdish politician and co-chair of the Diplomatic Committee of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) Salih Muslim said on Friday that there are no Syrian government forces in Manbij town, but are deployed around it. Salih ...

European court rules Turkey violated pro-Kurdish politician's right to speedy trial | Euronews

Euronews - 2018-12-25 09:47

Turkey: Kurdish politician's conviction over speech upheld - 9 & 10 News

9and10news - 2018-12-25 09:47

Syria Deploys Reinforcements in Response to President Trump’s Plan to Pull U.S. Troops

Time - 2018-12-23 06:12
A senior Kurdish politician called on France to play a larger role in Syria ...

'It's Dividing Neighbours, Friends': UK Politician Says Brexit Spat Escalating - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2018-12-22 09:37

Leyla Güven: More than just a politician | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-12-21 06:42

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