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Roadside bomb ‘placed by PKK’ kills 2 Turkish soldiers in northern Iraq

The Defense Post - 2019-09-23 21:10
Two Turkish soldiers were killed in northern Iraq by a roadside bomb that Turkey's defense ministry blamed on the PKK The post Roadside bomb ‘placed by PKK’ kills 2 Turkish soldiers in northern Iraq appeared first on The Defense Post. ...

Are There Alternatives to a Military Victory in Idlib?

International Crisis Group - 2019-09-23 18:27
Last weekend, the presidents of Turkey, Iran and Russia met in Ankara to discuss, among other things, the latest developments in Syria amid Turkish concerns over the consequences of a Syrian government offensive in the last rebel enclave, Idlib. ...

Turkish army attacks villages in Shera, Afrin

ANF - 2019-09-23 16:52
The Turkish invasion army continues with its genocidal attacks against Northern Syria. ...

HRE: 4 Turkish soldiers killed in Afrin

ANF - 2019-09-23 14:41
HRE forces have carried out effective operations against the invading Turkish army and their bases in the Afrin region. ...

Turkish armored vehicle kills 22-year-old in Dersim

ANF - 2019-09-23 14:10
IHD report cited at least 63 armored vehicle collisions in the last decade: “As a result of 63 cases, 36 people, including 16 children and 6 women, have lost their lives." ...

Heavy fighting in Aleppo

ANF - 2019-09-23 13:13
In the neighborhoods in the west of Aleppo, heavy clashes are taking place between regime forces and Turkish-backed militia. ...

Kurdish-Turkish Prisoner Transferred to Iran’s Orumiyeh Intelligence Detention Centre

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-09-23 02:00
A Kurdish-Turkish citizen, who had been transferred to the Orumiyeh Central Prison after two months of interrogation at the Orumiyeh Intelligence detention center in late August, has now been transferred to the… The post Kurdish-Turkish Prisoner Transfer ...

Turkish superiority should not distract us from the aim to find a Cyprus solution, House President says –

In Cyprus - 2019-09-22 19:58

HPG: Three soldiers killed in the Battle of Heftanin

ANF - 2019-09-22 16:39
The Turkish army has been trying since August to occupy the guerrilla zone Heftanin in southern Kurdistan. The HPG launched an offensive to counter this operation. In this context, three soldiers have been killed. ...

US Delivers Logistical Support to Syrian Kurds: Turkish Media

BAS News - 2019-09-22 15:47
ERBIL — The US delivered another shipment of logistical support to the Syrian Kurdish forces overnight on Saturday, said the Turkish state-run Anadolu Agency. Over 200 trucks passed Semelka crossing on Syria-Iraq border on Saturday night, the report cite ...

Occupation forces attack Tel Rifat and Shera

ANF - 2019-09-22 12:55
The Turkish army continues its attacks from the occupied Afrin Canton. ...

US, Turkey Resume Joint Helicopter Patrols in Syria

BAS News - 2019-09-22 00:37
ERBIL - The US and Turkish forces continued their joint helicopter patrols in Syria for a planned safe zone as part of an agreement between the two NATO allies. This was the sixth phase of joint helicopter patrols in the east of the Euphrates River in no ...

Why isn't the media covering Turkish President Erdogan's ties to ISIS

Nypost - 2019-09-21 22:51

Turkey Returns Scores of Smuggled Artifacts to Iraq

BAS News - 2019-09-21 15:46
ERBIL — The Turkish government on Friday returned several dozens of ancient artifacts to Iraq, nearly 11 years after they were seized from smugglers in Turkey. The artifacts were being kept in a museum in Hatay, Turkish media reports said. Iraq previousl ...

Kurdish Porter Killed by Turkish Border Guards

BAS News - 2019-09-21 15:46
ERBIL — Turkish forces on the border between Turkey and the Iranian Kurdistan killed a Kurdish porter, a monitoring group said. Hengaw Organization for Human Rights confirmed the identity of the victim as Khalis Hamidzadeh, 22, from Ballooa village of Ma ...

Afrin: 29 women were abducted, more committed suicide in 2 months

ANF - 2019-09-21 14:24
At least 29 women were reported abducted in Turkish occupied Afrin in the last two months. Reports are coming through of increasing suicide rates due to abduction, violence and repression. ...

Turkish court orders rearrest of jailed Kurdish politician | News | The Mighty 790 KFGO

KFGO - 2019-09-21 13:56

Turkish Jet Hits PKK Vehicle near Amedi

BAS News - 2019-09-21 11:38
ERBIL — Turkish warplanes once again attacked the border areas near Amedi, in Duhok province of Kurdistan Region on Friday, hitting a vehicle reportedly belonging to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). BasNews has learned that the airstrike was carried o ...

Turkish court orders rearrest of jailed top Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas

E-Kurd - 2019-09-21 10:04
ISTANBUL,— The release from a Turkish jail of Selahattin Demirtas, a leading Kurdish politician and former leader of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), is set to be blocked after a court on Friday ordered his arrest on new terrorism-re ...

The ongoing Greek-Turkish drama

Kathimerini - 2019-09-21 07:54
Erdogan’s authority, economic woes, the Kurdish issue) and serious challenges in its relations ...

People's Democratic Party resistance continues in the face of Turkish state oppression | Morning Star

Morningstaronline - 2019-09-20 21:49

Turkish forces and mercenaries bomb Tel Rifat town in Shehba

ANF - 2019-09-20 20:38
The Turkish invasion army and allied mercenary groups continue their attacks against the people of northern and eastern Syria and their lands. ...

101 people abducted in Afrin in 19 days

ANF - 2019-09-20 12:09
Abductions by the Turkish army forces and allied jihadist terrorists continue in occupied Afrin. ...

Hundreds thousands of people and one hospital in Shehba

ANF - 2019-09-20 09:30
Hundreds of thousands of people who have been forced to settle in Shehba after the invasion of Afrin by the Turkish state continue to live in very difficult conditions. ...

Turkish convoy in Syria hit by airstrikes, Ankara claims | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-09-20 09:28

Explosion reported in Afrin

ANF - 2019-09-20 08:37
A violent explosion took place near the military hospital used by the occupying Turkish army and its mercenary allies on Thursday night. ...

Stop Turkey flooding the 12,000-year-old town of Hasankeyf!

Green Left Weekly - 2019-09-20 02:02
cultural heritage environment water Peter Boyle Issue 1238 Turkey Kurdistan Tigris River September 18, 2019 A global day of action on September 14 drew attention to the Turkish government’s controversial Ilisu dam project on the Tigris River in Turkish K ...

7 soldiers killed in revolutionary offensives of guerrillas

ANF - 2019-09-19 18:33
Seven soldiers of the Turkish army have been killed in the actions of the guerrillas. ...

Sweden: Turkish attack on Rojava gives rise to deepening conflict

ANF - 2019-09-19 17:47
Foreign Minister of Sweden warned Turkey on Rojava; “The situation of Kurds affects the whole region.” ...

Former MP for Amed resigns from the AKP

ANF - 2019-09-19 14:51
The Turkish governing party AKP is experiencing a process of disintegration amid increasing resignations and loss of power. ...

Selahattin Demirtaş: release order upon release order, but still in jail

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-09-19 09:46
Legally speaking, Selahattin Demirtaş should have been freed from prison three times already. Also legally speaking, he shouldn’t have been jailed in the first place. The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) said so and a Turkish court said so. Despite t ...

International solidarity for Turkish opposition party from women across the world | Morning Star

Morningstaronline - 2019-09-18 21:11

Governor of Mardin extends the ban on events

ANF - 2019-09-18 20:37
The Turkish regime has been introducing further bans to counter the crowds taking to the streets to reclaim the municipalities of Diyarbakır, Mardin and Van which were usurped from the HDP on August 19. ...

Turkish court rules to keep U.S. consulate worker in jail: lawyer | News | The Mighty 790 KFGO

KFGO - 2019-09-18 17:38

Guerrillas hit the Turkish army in Heftanin, Xakurke and Çukurca

ANF - 2019-09-18 17:19
Guerrillas hit Turkish military forces in Heftanin and Xakurkê regions in southern Kurdistan and Çukurca district of Hakkari in northern Kurdistan. ...

HDP rebukes Turkish government's ‘black propaganda’ against the party |

Rûdaw - 2019-09-18 16:35

Turkish families seek answers over relatives' disappearances | The Express Tribune

Tribune - 2019-09-18 07:48

Stop Turkey flooding the 12,000-year-old heritage town of Hasankeyf!

Green Left Weekly - 2019-09-18 07:24
cultural heritage environment water Peter Boyle Issue 1238 Turkey Kurdistan Tigris River September 18, 2019 A global day of action on September 14 drew attention to the Turkish government’s controversial Ilisu dam construction on the Tigris River in Turk ...

Jailed Turkish writer Ahmet Altan: My words cannot be imprisoned | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-09-17 23:05

Israel Responds to Turkish Allegations of 'Apartheid' - The Media Line

Themedialine - 2019-09-17 23:05

Turkish award for activist who survived assault by coal mafia - The Hindu

Thehindu - 2019-09-17 23:05

Dossier on Maxmur submitted to the UN office in Bonn

ANF - 2019-09-17 19:47
Cologne/Bonn Women’s Council submitted a dossier on the embargo on Maxmur and Turkish attacks against southern Kurdistan to the UN office in Bonn. ...

HDP Karayazı co-mayor taken into custody

ANF - 2019-09-17 15:21
The Turkish regime’s political genocide operations against the Kurdish people and their elected representatives continue increasingly. ...

Gerila TV footage from action in Silopi

ANF - 2019-09-17 14:45
Gerîla TV has published footage from an action in which guerrillas hit the Turkish soldiers in the countryside of Şırnak province, northern Kurdistan. ...

HPG calls out to families of Turkish soldiers under their arrest

ANF - 2019-09-17 14:06
HPG Commander Mahir Deniz stated that the AKP-MHP government did nothing to reunite the Turkish soldiers under HPG custody with their families. Deniz said the government furthermore ignored this issue and avoided discussing it. ...

Peace Mothers of Maxmur reached day 17 of their sit-in

ANF - 2019-09-17 11:21
Martyr Rüstem Cudi (Maxmur) Refugee Camp has been under embargo for 61 days since the attack on a restaurant in Hewlêr targeting Turkish consulate employees. ...

İlhami Balı, the mastermind of ISIL attacks in Turkey, worked with Turkish intelligence agency MİT - Nordic Monitor

Nordicmonitor - 2019-09-17 06:30

U.S.-led coalition says ‘good progress’ in north Syria buffer zone

E-Kurd - 2019-09-16 20:40
GIRE SPI, Syrian Kurdistan,— The US-led coalition said Sunday that “good progress” was being made in implementing a buffer zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria along the Turkish border. Turkey and the United States last month agreed on the ...

Turkey bombs villages in Amadiya, South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-09-16 12:53
The Turkish state’s genocidal attacks against the Kurdish people and their lands are resulting in further damages and losses every day. ...

Explosion in Rai, at least 8 dead

ANF - 2019-09-15 21:54
A bomb-loaded vehicle exploded in Rai which is under the occupation of the Turkish state and its mercenary allies. ...

Battle of Heftanin: Sikorsky helicopter damaged

ANF - 2019-09-15 15:33
Guerrillas hit the Turkish helicopters airdropping soldiers in Heftanin region in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

Turkish soldiers and mercenaries cut 300 olive trees in Afrin

ANF - 2019-09-15 09:48
The invading Turkish soldiers and their mercenary allies have cut at least 300 olive trees in the village of Berad, in the province of Şêrawa (Afrin). A military base will be built in the region. ...

Houses damaged in Turkish warplanes raids in South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-09-15 08:48
Civilian settlements were heavily damaged during an air raid carried out by the occupying Turkish state in the Çoman region on Friday evening. ...

Guerilla launches offensive in Heftanin: 8 soldiers killed

ANF - 2019-09-14 18:08
The Turkish army has been trying since August to occupy the guerrilla zone Heftanin in southern Kurdistan. The HPG launched an offensive to counter this operation. In this context, eight soldiers have been killed. ...

Turkish attacks cause material damage for civilians in Bashur

ANF - 2019-09-14 17:08
The Turkish state’s genocidal attacks against the Kurdish people and their lands are resulting in further damages and losses every day. ...

46 MEPs to Erdoğan: Election results must be respected

ANF - 2019-09-14 12:30
46 Members of the European Parliament sent an open letter to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan expressing concern and urging him to end repression of HDP members. ...

U.S. won’t send more troops to northern Syria for joint Turkish patrols

E-Kurd - 2019-09-14 06:44
BAGHDAD,— The U.S. military will not increase troop levels in Syria to carry out joint patrols with Turkish forces, a top general said on Friday, adding that his goal was to eventually reduce the number of U.S. forces in the country. U.S. troop levels in ...

Libyan Air Force shoots down three Turkish drones

ANF - 2019-09-13 19:10
Two drones were downed in the area around the al-Jufra airbase in Hun, and a third drone was downed in the Kufra district. ...

HPG: 15 Turkish military elements killed in Mardin

ANF - 2019-09-13 16:03
HPG/YJA Star guerrillas inflicted heavy blows against the Turkish army in Mardin where 8 PÖH, 5 soldiers and 2 contras were killed. ...

Turkey destroys hundreds of houses for building the Afrin wall

ANF - 2019-09-13 14:37
The Turkish state is fortifying the occupation of Afrin in order to separate it from the rest of Syria. Hundreds of houses have now been demolished in the villages of Cilbir and Kimar in Sherawa and in the village of Meryemin in Shera. ...

Six-year-old killed by Turkish police vehicle laid to rest

ANF - 2019-09-13 14:07
Efe Tektekin, who was killed by an armored vehicle of the Turkish police, has been laid to rest in Amed (Diyarbakır). ...

Nine more civilians kidnapped in Afrin

ANF - 2019-09-13 12:47
Reports of the kidnapping of civilians in the Turkish-occupied Afrin are coming through every day. Nine more civilians have been kidnapped. ...

Turkish army and its mercenaries bombing Şêrawa

ANF - 2019-09-13 09:54
The Turkish army is bombing villages in the province of Şêrawa. ...

Explosion on a road in southeast Turkey kills 4, wounds 13

Seattle Times - 2019-09-12 20:29
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish officials say Kurdish rebels have detonated an improvised explosive device on a road in southeast Turkey, killing four people and wounding 13 others. The local governor’s office said the explosion Thursday on a road near the ...

Turkey’s Erdogan Wants to Rope in NATO Countries

E-Kurd - 2019-09-12 19:25
Dr. Kamal Sido | German Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) Syria summit with Putin, Erdogan, and Rouhani in Ankara on September 16. Next Monday, September 16, 2019, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet the heads of state of Russia ...

Lawyers seek Selahattin Demirtas' release from Turkish jail The former leader of Turkey's pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party has been imprisoned for almost three years September 12, 2019

The National AE - 2019-09-12 18:37

Seven detained on terrorism charges in İzmir

ANF - 2019-09-12 13:25
The Turkish regime continues with its political genocide operations. ...

Al-Nusra member stripped of Swiss citizenship

ANF - 2019-09-12 11:04
The Swiss Federal Council stripped of the Swiss citizenship a citizen of Turkish nationality accused of being a member of al-Nusra. Ümit Y. may be deported. ...

Lawyers seek Kurdish politician's release from Turkish jail: source | News | The Mighty 790 KFGO

KFGO - 2019-09-11 23:42

Denmark to summon Turkish ambassador over denunciation of Kurds

ANF - 2019-09-11 20:08
The Danish Foreign Minister will summon the Turkish Ambassador. The reason is the practice of the Turkish state to promote denunciation of Kurds living in Denmark. ...

HRE: Three Turkish-backed terrorists killed in Azaz and Bab

ANF - 2019-09-11 15:26
HRE announced continued operations against mercenaries and attacks by the occupation forces. ...

Kirkuk writers express solidarity with the HDP

ANF - 2019-09-11 10:46
Kirkuk writers reacted to the harassment of the HDP and said that the Turkish state has crossed the borders of democracy and stated that they would stand by the HDP against all attacks. ...

One civilian murdered and one kidnapped in Afrin

ANF - 2019-09-11 09:26
The occupying Turkish state and its mercenary allies had kidnapped the director of Cîhan Hospital, Sebir Henan and tortured and murdered a civilian. ...

The Turkish empire strikes back – Red Deer Advocate

Reddeeradvocate - 2019-09-10 21:35

Turkish jets bomb Amadiya

ANF - 2019-09-10 20:08
The Turkish state continues with its genocidal attacks against the Kurdish people and their lands. ...

ESP: Secret Services playing dirty tricks against the HDP

ANF - 2019-09-10 16:17
The ESP issued a written statement to expose the "games played by the MIT" [Turkish secret services] against the HDP. ...

Guerrillas hit Turkish soldiers from the air

ANF - 2019-09-10 14:50
HPG guerrillas carried out an aerial action against a group of Turkish soldiers stationed in South Kurdistan. ...

Academics: The call for peace cannot be put on trial

ANF - 2019-09-10 13:16
The Turkish state continues to target the academics for peace since the joint declaration of their stance towards the war of the Turkish government against the civilian population in Turkey's Kurdish region. ...

Elderly man tortured by Turkish-linked mercenaries in Afrin

ANF - 2019-09-10 12:30
The occupying Turkish state and its mercenary allies continue to harass the people who stayed in Afrin. ...

MED-DER: Assimilation process in the new school year

ANF - 2019-09-10 08:16
Sedat Baran, Director of MED-DER, said that Turkish educational institutions were the center of assimilation and called for Kurds to adopt their mother tongue. ...

Safe Zone Fail: A Turkish Ground Incursion into Syria Remains Likely | The National Interest

Nationalinterest - 2019-09-09 22:54

Prison sentence for Jinnews reporter on terrorism charges

ANF - 2019-09-09 18:13
The Turkish regime continues to implement the policy of imprisonment against journalists working for Kurdish press in Turkey. ...

Explosive-laden fuel truck detonated in Azaz

ANF - 2019-09-09 17:01
The Syrian city of Azaz is under the occupation of the Turkish state and allied gang groups. ...

14 more civilians abducted in Turkish occupied Afrin

ANF - 2019-09-09 15:04
The Turkish invasion army and allied mercenaries continue with their barbaric practices in the Afrin Canton under their occupation for over a year now. ...

7 HDP members dismissed in Muş

ANF - 2019-09-09 14:36
The Turkish regime’s mass dismissal practices against elected representatives of Kurdish citizens continue to grow. ...

Turkish threats against Rojava land in Swedish parliament

ANF - 2019-09-09 10:59
The Swedish Left Party brought the threats issued by Turkey to invade Rojava to Parliament. ...

Mohamed Morsi death: Former Egyptian leader was murdered, says Turkish president Erdogan | The Independent

Independent - 2019-09-09 07:34

Turkey Disagrees with US' Steps on Syria 'Safe Zone': Erdogan

BAS News - 2019-09-09 06:12
ERBIL - Only hours after a joint military patrol by the US and its NATO ally Turkey in Syria as part of the establishment of the long-planned 'safe zone' in the country, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that Ankara disagreed with Was ...

Damscus Calls Turkish-US Joint Patrols Violation of Syria’s Sovereignty

BAS News - 2019-09-08 23:14
ERBIL — Syria condemned the Turkish-US joint patrols in northeast of the country, calling it a “flagrant violation” of its sovereignty. Turkish armored vehicles on Sunday crossed the Syrian border to join the US forces and conduct the first round of join ...

Afrin Liberation Forces: Two mercenaries killed in Ezaz and Mare

ANF - 2019-09-08 19:39
Two mercenaries were killed in an action against the occupying Turkish army in Ezaz and Mare. ...

Protest steps up against arms fair in London

ANF - 2019-09-08 18:04
The world's largest biennial weapons fair will take place in London on Tuesday. The International Defense and Security Equipment Fair has been protested for several weeks. On Saturday activists demanded to end selling arms to the Turkish state. ...

Guerrilla TV released footage of action in Çelê

ANF - 2019-09-08 17:43
On 28 August, Guerrilla TV released footage of the guerrillas action targeting and destroying a Turkish army vehicle in Çelê. ...

Turkey-US Joint Patrols in North Syria Begin

BAS News - 2019-09-08 15:46
ERBIL — Turkish military vehicles entered northern Syria on Sunday to join a US convoy and conduct the first joint patrol as part of preparations to establish a ‘safe zone’ in the region. Six armored vehicles with Turkish flags joined the US forces 30 ki ...

Turkish military enters Kurdish northern Syria to begin joint U.S. ‘safe zone’ patrol

E-Kurd - 2019-09-08 12:49
AKCAKALE, Turkey,— Armed Turkish military vehicles crossed into Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria on Sunday to begin planned joint U.S.-Turkey patrols to establish a “safe zone” along the border. A Reuters witness said vehicles with Turkish fl ...

Solidarity to Rojava and Kurdish women from the Basque Country

ANF - 2019-09-08 11:15
Activists in the Basque Country reaffirmed their solidarity to Kurdish women and condemned the threats to invade Rojava issued by the Turkish state. ...

Six more civilians abducted in Afrin

ANF - 2019-09-08 10:10
Mercenaries affiliated to the Turkish state have abducted six civilians in Rajo district of Afrin.. ...

8 HDP members detained in Ankara

ANF - 2019-09-08 08:28
The Turkish regime’s repression against the HDP continues. ...

Turkey's Erdogan says will discuss Syria with Trump at U.N.

Reuters - 2019-09-07 19:04
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he expects to meet U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations later this month to discuss military operations in northeast Syria, where Turkey plans to resettle one million Syrian refugees. ...

Police call for protest in front of the HDP headquarters in Amed

ANF - 2019-09-07 18:34
The Turkish security forces are calling on families to protest in front of the HDP headquarters in Amed. ...

Two more civilians abducted by Turkish-backed terrorists in Afrin

ANF - 2019-09-07 14:01
The inhumane practices of the Turkish forces and allied militias in Afrin continue increasingly. ...
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