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Displaced people of Afrin protest in front of Russian base

ANF - 2019-04-22 17:23
Yesterday, thousands of displaced people from Afrin marched to a Russian base in the northern Syrian canton of Shehba and called on Russia to break its silence on the Turkish occupation of Afrin. Russia had enabled Turkey to occupy the canton. ...

“Turkey wants to occupy more areas in northern Syria”

ANF - 2019-04-22 16:44
Co-chair of the Kobanê People's Council, Merwa Dirêi, says that the policy of the Turkish state against the Kurds is not new and that Ankara's Neo-Ottoman policy is meant to occupy more areas in northern Syria. ...

Police opens fire on human rights defenders in Ankara

ANF - 2019-04-22 14:32
Turkish police attacked lawyers from the hunger strike commission and human rights defenders in Ankara, using weapons and pepper spray and detaining several people. ...

[PICTURE] Turkey Detains Four PKK Fighters in Sinjar: Report

BAS News - 2019-04-22 14:26
ERBIL — Turkish forces have arrested and taken to Turkey four members of the Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK), said a source. The PKK fighters were identified by the state-run Anadolu Agency by first initials only: V.K. (34), M.K. (21), A.O. (20) and K.I. ...

Turkish opposition leader attacked at soldier's funeral | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-04-21 20:16

Police attacked Peace Mothers in front of Gebze Prison again

ANF - 2019-04-21 15:03
Again, the police attacked a sit-in protest in Gebze. Relatives of prisoners on hunger strike have been demonstrating in front of the women's prison in the western Turkish town for two weeks. There were several arrests. ...

HRE: Six Turkish soldiers killed, seven others wounded in Efrîn

ANF - 2019-04-21 14:41
At least six Turkish soldiers were killed and seven others injured in action by Afrin Liberation Forces. In Shera, the group targeted a Turkish military base. ...

HPG statement on Çukurca: 12 Turkish soldiers killed

ANF - 2019-04-21 14:14
Guerrillas hit the Turkish army in north and south Kurdistan. ...

Turkish state settles gangs in homes confiscated in Afrin

ANF - 2019-04-20 16:52
The Turkish state confiscates homes from the people of Afrin and settles gang members they brought in from Damascus in their stead. ...

Four Turkish soldiers killed in clashes with Kurdish PKK: ministry

E-Kurd - 2019-04-20 16:25
ISTANBUL,— Four Turkish soldiers were killed on Friday in clashes with Kurdish fighters from from Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) near the border with Iraqi Kurdistan, Turkey’s Defence Ministry said on Saturday. Demiroren News Agency said a military base h ...

Ten Turkish Soldiers Killed, Injured in Clash with PKK

BAS News - 2019-04-20 15:53
ERBIL — Turkish soldiers and fighters of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) clashed once again on Friday in the border areas between Turkey and Kurdistan Region, which resulted in killing of at least four Turkish troops. According to an official statemen ...

113 Years Old, Brazilian chooses Turkey’s Cappadocia

Waar Media - 2019-04-20 14:42
WAAR_DUHOK Well past 100, a centenarian from Brazil decided this year to celebrate her birthday Turkish style, among the fabled fairy chimneys of Cappadocia. Born in 1906, Cacilda Marilia Do Nascimento lives in Manaus in northern Brazil. After seeing the ...

Four Turkish soldiers killed in clashes with PKK: ministry

Reuters - 2019-04-20 11:43
Four Turkish soldiers were killed on Friday in clashes with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) near the border with Iraq, Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Saturday. ...

Soldiers dead and wounded in Çukurca action

ANF - 2019-04-20 09:24
An action was carried out against the Turkish soldiers in Çukurca, province of Hakkari. Many soldiers are reported killed or injured. ...

Turkey arrests suspected spies for UAE, investigating Khashoggi link

Reuters - 2019-04-19 17:43
Turkey has arrested two suspects who confessed to spying on Arab nationals for the United Arab Emirates, and is investigating whether the arrival in Turkey of one of them was related to the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a senior Turkish offi ...

Turkey’s electoral Council confirms ban on Kurdish elected officials

E-Kurd - 2019-04-19 10:55
ANKARA,— Turkey’s Supreme Electoral Council on Thursday upheld a ban on candidates from a pro-Kurdish party taking office after they won local elections, state news agency Anadolu reported. The council, known by its Turkish initials YSK, last week decide ...

Occupation forces kidnapped several civilians in Afrin

ANF - 2019-04-18 20:32
Inhumane acts of the Turkish army and allied jihadists continue in Afrin. ...

Many soldiers killed as guerrillas hit Turkish troops in Cudi

ANF - 2019-04-18 18:56
HPG/YJA Star guerrillas hit the Turkish soldiers participating in a military operation in Cudi region. Many soldiers were killed. ...

Turkey banned Nuce Ciwan News Agency for 27th time

ANF - 2019-04-18 15:23
Nuce Ciwan News Agency has been banned for the 27th time in Turkey as part of the censorship attacks by the Turkish state. ...

Village School Closed Down as Turkey-PKK Conflicts Continue on Kurdistan border

BAS News - 2019-04-18 14:45
ERBIL — Local authorities had to close down a school in Shranshe village of Duhok province and send the students to a neighboring district as Turkish airstrikes against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) continue in the area. Shranshe village is located ...

4 Turkish-backed terrorists killed in Afrin

ANF - 2019-04-17 21:34
Fighters of the Wrath of the Olive Operation Room and Afrin Liberation Forces hit the invaders in Afrin. ...

Kurdish lawmaker Remziye Tosun injured as Turkish police disperse election protest

E-Kurd - 2019-04-17 21:01
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— A lawmaker from Turkey’s pro-Kurdish opposition was injured when police fired water cannon to disperse protests against results of the March 31 local elections in Turkey Kurdistan (southeastern Turkey), a Reuters witne ...

Bab-centered ISIS organization by the Turkish state

ANF - 2019-04-17 17:05
The Turkish state is restructuring and reorganizing ISIS under different uniforms and labels, centered around Bab, in Afrin and occupied areas of Shehba as well as in Turkey. ...

Turkey Backs Iran on US-Imposed Sanctions

BAS News - 2019-04-17 14:06
ERBIL — Turkey supports Iran against the sanctions Washington has imposed on Tehran, seeing the move as “wrong”, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said. Cavusoglu made the remarks during a joint press conference with his Iranian counterpart, Moha ...

Police attacked HDP people, injured MP Tosun in Amed

ANF - 2019-04-17 12:59
Demonstrations promoted by the HDP are facing never-ending repression and attacks by the Turkish regime forces. ...

The Turkish rupture could cause a fissure in NATO | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-04-17 01:50

Afrin Autonomous Administration: Silence is support for attacks

ANF - 2019-04-16 13:02
The Afrin Autonomous Administration protested the war crimes committed by the invading Turkish state and their allied gangs in Afrin. The administration said silence in the face of Turkey’s attacks means support for attempts to revive ISIS. ...

Invaders put up separation walls around 4 villages in Sherawa

ANF - 2019-04-16 12:05
The invading Turkish state is putting up 3 meter high walls to separate the Kimare and Berade, and Meryemin and Cilbire villages in Afrin’s Sherawa district. ...

US to ask Syrian Kurds to let Turkish forces through the door

Al Monitor - 2019-04-15 21:50

HPG reports Turkish air strikes against Medya Defense Zones

ANF - 2019-04-15 15:20
HPG announced continued air raids by the Turkish army against guerrilla zones in South Kurdistan. ...

Turkish forces bombed a village in Afrin

ANF - 2019-04-15 14:32
Yet another attack by the Turkish regime against Rojava. ...

MIT working to organize ISIS again

ANF - 2019-04-15 13:31
The Turkish state is working to organize ISIS again in Syria and in Turkey, as well as using ISIS as paramilitary forces,combining the gangs with state forces. ...

Make Rojava Green Again Meeting in Geneva

ANF - 2019-04-15 11:08
A networking meeting of the "Make Rojava Green Again" campaign took place this weekend in Geneva. The ecologically focused activists also showed solidarity with the hunger strikes in Turkish prisons. ...

YPG found Turkish-made ammonia gas in ISIS depo

ANF - 2019-04-15 09:14
The discovery made by the YPG of Turkish-made ammonia gas in an ISIS depot. ...

Female academic elected as the new Turkish judge to European court | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-15 06:16

Ancient manuscript seized from smugglers in Turkey

Waar Media - 2019-04-14 16:22
WAAR_DUHOK Turkish gendarmerie caught smugglers with a 1100 year old Hebrew manuscript in southeastern Diyarbakir, security sources said on Saturday. The smugglers were seeking a buyer in Ergani district. The 21-page ancient book written in Hebrew is sai ...

Istanbul Pride: Turkish riot police fire rubber bullets at LGBT marchers | The Independent

Independent - 2019-04-14 12:22

Sarah Jessica Parker shines light on Turkey’s jailed Kurdish leader Demirtas

E-Kurd - 2019-04-14 03:18
Kani Xulam | The Jerusalem Post Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has a severe case of Kurdophobia, but we may have to give the devil his due on this one. He has somehow let Selahattin Demirtas pen Dawn, a work of 12 fictional short stories, from hi ...

ISIS terrorists settled in Afrin

ANF - 2019-04-13 15:03
Large numbers of ISIS members in Idlib, Hama and northern rural areas of Latakia are being settled in Afrin by the Turkish sate. There are reportedly gang members who crossed from Deir ez-Zor to Idlib among the settlers. ...

HPG reports Turkish air raids in southern Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-04-13 13:52
The Turkish state continues its war against the Kurdish people within and beyond its borders. ...

A Syria-Turkey buffer zone is a good idea — on Turkey’s side of the border

E-Kurd - 2019-04-13 03:16
Michael Rubin | American Enterprise Institute Shortly before Christmas, President Trump spoke with Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The Turkish ruler promised Trump that US forces were no longer needed inside Syria as Turkey would fight the Islamic State. Trump may ...

Prisoner on day 118 of hunger strike put in solitary confinement

ANF - 2019-04-13 00:07
Never ending repression by the Turkish regime against Kurdish political prisoners. ...

The HDP and the Turkish elections

Green Left Weekly - 2019-04-12 17:49
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) suffered a historic defeat in Turkey’s local elections that even they could not spin as a victory. Following the AKP’s loss of the three biggest economic centres of Istanbul, Izmir and ...

Airstrikes against Zap and Avasin

ANF - 2019-04-12 14:26
Turkish jets have bombed the Zap and Avasin areas. Guerrilla forces don’t have any casualties in the airstrikes. ...

How the U.S. Can Thread the Kurdish-Turkish Needle » Mosaic

Mosaicmagazine - 2019-04-11 15:02

HDP executive detained in Amed

ANF - 2019-04-11 11:47
The Turkish regime’s political genocide against the Kurdish people and their elected representatives continues. ...

14 more civilians kidnapped in Afrin

ANF - 2019-04-11 10:10
After the 15 civilians kidnapped in Sera, ISIS mercenaries and Turkish occupying forces have kidnapped 14 more civilians in Raco, Afrin. ...

Anti-YPG Operation in Eastern Syria Imminent: Erdogan

BAS News - 2019-04-11 00:58
ERBIL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Wednesday of another military operation against the Syrian Kurdish forces, saying that Turkey is waiting for the right time. "We showed those who wanted to bring us to heel using the terror corrido ...

Erdogan Says S-400 Deal May Happen Earlier than Expected

BAS News - 2019-04-10 23:48
ERBIL - The purchase of Russia's S-400 missile defense system could happen even earlier than planned, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. "We answer that ‘this deal is done, everything is settled’. The delivery of the S-400 missile defense syste ...

The Turkish interjection in Indo-US relations | ORF

Orfonline - 2019-04-10 17:20

Mothers: The isolation must end now

ANF - 2019-04-10 14:05
Turkish and Kurdish mothers whose children are on hunger strikes demanding an end to the isolation imposed upon Ocalan said the isolation should end as soon as possible. ...

It only took five days for the Turkish government to launch a criminal investigation into two new Kurdish mayors | The Canary

Thecanary - 2019-04-10 11:00

Panic in Christian Villages as Turkey Bombs Kurdistan Border

BAS News - 2019-04-09 16:21
ERBIL — Turkish warplanes once again on Tuesday carried out multiple airstrikes in border areas of Akre, Duhok province of Kurdistan Region. Turkey conducts regular air and ground operations into Kurdistan Region territories, allegedly targeting the posi ...

'The Child in the News Handbook' is Online in Turkish and Kurdish - english

Bianet - 2019-04-09 15:59

IHD: There are 743 children with their mothers in prisons

ANF - 2019-04-09 15:46
IHD Amed Chapter Minors Commission pointed out that the Turkish state has violated international treaties and said: “There are at least 743 children with their mothers in prisons.” ...

Don't Let Erdogan Steal the Election and End Turkish Democracy |

Newsmax - 2019-04-09 06:42

Putin and Erdogan to discuss fresh Syrian offensive in Moscow The Turkish president has said his army is ready to intervene against Kurdish groups ‘at any moment’ April 8, 2019

The National AE - 2019-04-08 18:02

Erdogan, Putin to discuss Turkish military operation into Syria - report

Rûdaw - 2019-04-08 16:57
"We are completely ready. We have made all necessary preparations in areas along the Syrian border. ...

Turkey is Ready for Another Military Operation in Syria: Erdogan

BAS News - 2019-04-08 16:33
ERBIL — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that his country’s army was ready to conduct another military operation into neighboring Syria. Erdogan has been threatening to kick off the offensive so to remove the Kurdish forces from its ...

Banksy unveils New York City mural protesting against Turkish artist Zehra Dogan’s imprisonment

Pirtuk û Wêje - 2019-04-08 16:15
‚I’ve painted things much more worthy of a custodial sentence‘ Banksy’s latest artwork has been unveiled; a New York-based mural dedicated to the Turkish artist Zehra Dogan, who was reportedly jailed for nearly three years over a painting. The anonymous B ...

Families appeal for bodies stolen from Garzan

ANF - 2019-04-08 13:26
10 new families appealed for the bodies the Turkish state stole from the Garzan Cemetery in Bitlis. ...

People of Sherawa resist attacks

ANF - 2019-04-08 12:55
Turkish troops and allied gangs have increased their attacks against the villages of Afrin’s Sherawa district since March. People have died and were wounded in mortar fire against civilians, but people stress that they will resist until Afrin is liberated ...

“Stand against the Turkish state invasion”

ANF - 2019-04-08 12:25
Prominent members of society and Arab sheiks in Afrin and Shehba called on clan leaders in Syria to stand against Turkey’s invasion. ...

Six people detained in Malazgirt

ANF - 2019-04-08 11:25
The Turkish regime’s political genocide operations against the Kurdish population continue. ...

Erdogan to Visit Moscow to Discuss S-400s Deal with Putin

BAS News - 2019-04-07 23:08
ERBIL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is scheduled to visit Moscow on Monday for talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on the controversial deal of S-400 missile defense system. The expected visit comes while Ankara's determination o ...

Fire Exchange Between Syrian Regime, Rebels Leaves 15 Dead

BAS News - 2019-04-07 21:48
ERBIL - The fire exchange between the Syrian regime and rebels in northwestern Syria on Sunday resulted in the killing of 15 people in the area, reports said. The recent attacks in the region have violated a Russian-Turkish ceasefire deal which was signe ...

Turkish democracy is the winner in these momentous local elections | Sinan Ülgen | Opinion | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-04-07 19:37

Keeping Hope Alive: The Promising Results of the Turkish Local Elections | The Platform

The Platform - 2019-04-07 16:26

Piri asks why Election Council rejects claims by the opposition

ANF - 2019-04-07 16:25
EP Turkey Rapporteur questioned the Turkish Election Council rejecting the appeals filed by the opposition to re-count the votes in some places. ...

Civilian tortured to death by the occupation forces in Afrin

ANF - 2019-04-07 13:47
Yet another civilian was killed by the atrocities of the Turkish troops and allied jihadist mercenaries that have occupied Afrin. ...

Turkey Appoints New Special Envoy to Resolve Water Disputes with Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-07 12:36
ERBIL — The Turkish government has appointed a new special envoy to Iraq who will be responsible for resolving issues related to water sharing between the two countries, Iraq’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. Deputy Foreign Minister Nizar al-Khairallah ...

Turkish army bombed another village in northern Iraq

ANF - 2019-04-06 18:35
Yet another attack by the Turkish state against the Kurds beyond its borders. ...

Turkish warplanes bombed the border areas of …

Kurdiu - 2019-04-06 18:25

Turkish electorate show yellow card to the ruling party | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-06 16:31

Der Spiegel: Turkey was the perfect transit country for IS terror

ANF - 2019-04-06 14:14
Der Spiegel inspected the passports obtained by the YPG in operations against ISIS and said, “They all have one thing in common: At least one Turkish entry stamp.” ...

US to deliver 4th F-35 jet today: Turkish minister

Waar Media - 2019-04-06 12:27
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s defense minister said thee of four F-35 military aircraft were delivered by the U.S. and the last one is expected to be delivered Friday. “In order to protect our right and law, we are maintaining our contacts and negotiations,” Hulus ...

Basketball: EuroLeague Regular Season Ends

Waar Media - 2019-04-06 12:27
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s Fenerbahce Beko finished at top in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague regular basketball season and will face Lithuania’s Zalgiris Kaunas in the playoffs. In the final round of the regular season, the leader Fenerbahce Beko beat Israel’s ...

Police rake through random houses in Silvan

ANF - 2019-04-06 12:18
Reports say Turkish police surrounded the Mescit and Konak neighborhoods in Amed’s Silvan district and raked through random houses. ...

Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi journalist 'recorded his own torture and murder on Apple Watch', Turkish paper claims | The Independent

Independent - 2019-04-05 22:32

'This is Turkey!': Syrian refugees face the force of growing Turkish resentment | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-04-05 22:11

Turkish jets bombed villages in Qandil

ANF - 2019-04-05 21:51
The Turkish state continues its genocidal attacks against the Kurdish people in their lands. ...

Three people detained in Erciş

ANF - 2019-04-05 17:32
The Turkish regime continues its political genocide operations against the Kurdish population. ...

Congress urges Turkey to recount votes without interference

ANF - 2019-04-05 17:18
“We look to Turkey to ensure that the adjudication of these electoral challenges will be conducted fairly and honestly fully in accordance with the rule of law and the democratic choices made by the Turkish people.” ...

Why has the Turkish lira slumped to a record low? | The Independent

Independent - 2019-04-05 16:27

Kurdish journalist detained in Van once again

ANF - 2019-04-05 14:20
The Turkish regime’s repression against Kurdish media workers continues. ...

Turkish FM Criticizes US Statement of Meeting with Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-04-05 00:55
ERBIL - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has strongly criticized the US State Department’s readout of his meeting with his US counterpart Mike Pompeo, stating that part of the statement does not reflect the truth. Ties between the two NATO allie ...

Rumors about the “death” of Russian-Turkish alliance in Syria greatly exaggerated - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-04-04 18:40

Turkish foreign minister says he has no idea what the US policy in Syria is – POLITICO

Politico - 2019-04-04 14:45

Turkish Jets Bomb Kurdistan Border Areas

BAS News - 2019-04-04 12:05
ERBIL — Turkish warplanes carried out multiple airstrike on Thursday in the border areas of Duhok province, Kurdistan Region. The airstrikes were focused on the surroundings of Sigere village near Amedi, according to Kurdistan 24. Turkey, almost on a dai ...

Turkish authorities begin vote recount of Istanbul districts in local election | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-04-04 00:36

Turkish FM says no turning back from Russia arms deal | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-04-03 18:35

Turkey says proposed working group to ease U.S. worries over Russian S-400s

Reuters - 2019-04-03 18:03
Turkey has proposed to the United States that they form a working group to determine that Russian S-400 missile defense systems do not pose a threat to U.S. or NATO military equipment, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday. ...

Turkish, Russian leaders to meet 3rd time since January

Waar Media - 2019-04-03 16:46
WAAR_DUHOK Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are set to have their third meeting on Monday since the beginning of 2019 in Moscow. Erdogan will attend the High-Level Cooperation Council between the two count ...

Turkish Language Trainings start at 53 Public Education Centers under “Turkey Resilience Project in response to the Syria Crisis (TRP)” - Turkey | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-04-03 13:33

Turkish troops enter Afrin in northern Syria as offensive against Kurds continues | The Independent

Independent - 2019-04-02 19:54

The Debate - Erdogan fatigue? Turkish president suffers setbacks in local elections

France24 - 2019-04-02 19:16

Erdogan's ruling party challenges results of local Turkish elections | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-04-02 18:47

Turkish army attack on graves of guerrillas protested in Bismil

ANF - 2019-04-02 14:29
A protest was held against the Turkish soldiers’ attack on the graves of YPG and HPG fighters in Bismil. ...

Isolation to be discussed in Swedish Parliament today

ANF - 2019-04-02 12:35
The aggravated isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan by the Turkish state and the hunger strikes in prisons and in Europe protesting the isolation will be discussed in today’s session in the Swedish Parliament. ...

Another Village Evacuated as Turkey-PKK Conflict Continues on Kurdistan Border

BAS News - 2019-04-02 12:06
ERBIL — Residents of a village in Kurdistan Region’s Duhok province, near the Turkish border, have evacuated their homes in fear of continued Turkish airstrikes. Turkey conducts airstrikes in different areas of Kurdistan Region, allegedly aimed at the po ...
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