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ISIS suicide bomber in Suruc, Turkey blows himself up at cultural centre | Daily Mail OnlineDailymail - 2018-12-14 20:50
Court rules Student Oath should be reinstated in Turkey | AhvalAhvalnews - 2018-12-14 20:50
Turkey to enter Syria’s Manbij if Kurdish militias fail to leave area, Erdogan warnsTASS - 2018-12-14 20:12
On December 12, the Turkish leader said that Ankara was ready to begin an offensive against Kurdish units east of the Euphrates River in Syria ...
US-Turkey agree ‘roadmap’ on Kurd-held Manbij in Syria - Al Arabiya EnglishAlarabiya - 2018-12-14 19:58
Kurdish politicians in Turkey to protest at militant's isolation | ReutersReuters - 2018-12-14 19:50
Scores of years in prison for 100 Kurdish politicians in TurkeyKurdistan24 - 2018-12-14 19:50
Kurds in Germany march against Turkey′s ′massacre′ in Afrin | Germany| News and in-depth reporting from Berlin and beyond | DW | 17.03.2018DW - 2018-12-14 19:50
Festival of Newroz celebrated across Turkey even as arrests are made | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2018-12-14 19:50
Turkey arrests over 150 Kurdish politicians, journalists, and activistsKurdistan24 - 2018-12-14 19:50
Turkey presses EU to make good on promise of visa liberalization | Vestnik KavkazaVestnikkavkaza - 2018-12-14 19:32
Turkey’s Kurds Slowly Build Cultural Autonomy - The New York TimesNytimes - 2018-12-14 19:25
German Kurds protest Turkey′s Afrin assault in Cologne | Germany| News and in-depth reporting from Berlin and beyond | DW | 27.01.2018DW - 2018-12-14 19:25
Turkey has Janus face when it comes to opposing nationalism in Israel - Diaspora - Jerusalem PostJpost - 2018-12-14 19:25
Erdogan's long arm: The Turkish dissidents kidnapped from Europe - Turkey - Haaretz.comHaaretz - 2018-12-14 19:25
13. December 2018 – North-eastern Syria: Prevent Turkey's new war against Kurds!The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2018-12-14 18:32
Juvenile Detention Guards Sexually Abusing Minority Children in Turkey - The AtlanticTheatlantic - 2018-12-14 18:32
In Turkey, Kurdish classes taught by a girl who is young enough to be in grade school | Public Radio InternationalPRI - 2018-12-14 18:32
The forgotten child soldiers recruited by Kurdish militants in Turkey and Syria | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2018-12-14 18:32
Turkey's battles in Syria, Iraq - CNNCNN - 2018-12-14 18:32
Turkey Shutters Popular Kurdish Kids ChannelVoanews - 2018-12-14 18:32
Turkey and the Road to GenocideJacobinmag - 2018-12-14 18:32
Erdogan Is Throwing Turkey’s Journalists Into JailNewsweek - 2018-12-14 18:32
15 days into Turkey’s operation in Afrin - Daily News EgyptDailynewsegypt - 2018-12-14 18:32
Nephew of Turkey's intelligence service head fights against Turkish soldiers - Stockholm Center for FreedomStockholmcf - 2018-12-14 18:32
Press Release: Turkey’s attack on Rojava resuscitates ISISKurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-12-14 18:25
December 13, 2018 The Turkish state’s hostility towards the Kurdish people and its threats against Rojava continue. On December 12, 2018, the Turkish Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, during his speech at a meeting with the defense industry, declared the following: “ ...
Turkey's war on Kurdish cities - clearing the way for 'urban regeneration'?Theecologist - 2018-12-14 18:25
Kurdish Residents Return to Their Devastated City in Southeast Turkey - The AtlanticTheatlantic - 2018-12-14 18:25
Behind the Barricades of Turkey’s Hidden War - The New York TimesNytimes - 2018-12-14 18:25
Turkey shuts off internet service in 11 Kurdish citiesEngadget - 2018-12-14 18:25
Kurdish Pastor: Turkey Bigger Threat to Israel than Iran | CBN NewsCBN - 2018-12-14 18:25
Week of government wrath for intellectuals in TurkeyKurdistan24 - 2018-12-14 18:25
Turkey is in Syria and Iraq to stayAlaraby - 2018-12-14 18:25
Yazidis in Turkey are still awaiting their fate | AhvalAhvalnews - 2018-12-14 18:25
US warns Turkey against attacking SDFKurdistan24 - 2018-12-14 18:25
Turkey’s Erdogan vows to ‘bring peace’ to east of Syria’s Euphrates RiverE-Kurd - 2018-12-14 18:15
ISTANBUL,— Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said Turkey was determined to bring peace to areas east of the Euphrates controlled by a Kurdish militia after he warned this week of a new operation in Syria. “We are determined to bring peace ...
Iraq summons Turkish ambassador over airstrikesSeattle Times - 2018-12-14 17:50
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s Foreign Ministry says it has summoned Turkey’s ambassador to protest Turkish airstrikes on Kurdish militia positions in northern Iraq. The ministry said in a statement Friday that it had rebuked Turkey over two air raids on Iraq’s S ...
Briton jailed in Turkey on terrorism charges flees bail back to UK | World news | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2018-12-14 15:42
Turkey court orders Kurdish leader to remain in custody - Journal du CamerounJournalducameroun - 2018-12-14 15:18
Turkish fighter jets bomb alleged PKK positions in Iraq’s Sinjar and MakhmourE-Kurd - 2018-12-14 15:06
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Turkish warplanes bombed several areas in Sinjar and Makhmour in northern Iraq on Thursday night. Turkish jets conducted airstrikes against alleged PKK targets in the Sinjar and Qarachogh mountains, Turkey’s Defenc ...
Turkey court orders top Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas to remain in custodyE-Kurd - 2018-12-14 15:06
ANKARA,— A Turkish court on Thursday ordered the continued detention of Top Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas despite a European rights court ruling calling for his release, an official from his political party said. The European Court of Human Righ ...
Top SDF commander vows strong response if Turkey attacks northeaRûdaw - 2018-12-14 14:45
Bangladesh hails Turkey’s efforts over Rohingya disaster | InfosurhoyInfosurhoy - 2018-12-14 14:45
turkey: Turkey targets military over alleged Gulen links - The Economic TimesIndiatimes - 2018-12-14 14:33
Turkey's Erdogan hails constitutional referendum win - CNN.comCNN - 2018-12-14 14:03
EU referendum: Row over Turkey's membership bid escalates - BBC NewsBBC - 2018-12-14 14:03
Turkey's constitutional reform: All you need to know | Recep Tayyip Erdogan | Al JazeeraAljazeera - 2018-12-14 14:03
Turkey's Referendum: Erdogan Seeks Support from Turkish Diaspora in EuropeHandelsblatt - 2018-12-14 14:03
Erdogan: Turkey may hold EU accession referendum | Turkey News | Al JazeeraAljazeera - 2018-12-14 14:03
‘No’ campaigners find themselves victims of violence ahead of Turkey referendum - The NationalThenational - 2018-12-14 14:03
Turkey’s Vote Makes Erdoğan Effectively a Dictator | The New YorkerNewyorker - 2018-12-14 14:03
Turkey Referendum: Sultan Erdogan's Constitutional Coup | NewsClickNewsclick - 2018-12-14 14:03
Turkey: the referendum and the media | Media | Al JazeeraAljazeera - 2018-12-14 14:03
Academic voices her fears for Turkey ahead of referendum - BBC NewsBBC - 2018-12-14 14:03
Turkey issues arrest warrants for 2 Saudi aides over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killingYahoo - 2018-12-14 13:30
Romania Refuses to Extradite Journalist to Turkey :: Balkan InsightBalkaninsight - 2018-12-14 13:30
The limits of transactionalism in Turkey-Kurdistan relations | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2018-12-14 13:16
FEDA: Turkey has committed blatant crimes against humanityANF - 2018-12-14 12:38
“The aerial attack against an area under United Nations control is a blatant crime against humanity according to international laws of warfare, committed in front of the world to see.” ...
Yûsif: Turkey wants to expand the life of the Syrian crisisANF - 2018-12-14 11:58
Foza Yûsif, co-chair of the Executive Council of the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria, remarked that forces such as Turkey, Iran and Syria are not in favour of a democratic solution and insist on carrying out massacres. ...
Syrian Kurds say fight against Islamic State threatened by TurkeyE-Kurd - 2018-12-14 11:17
BEIRUT,— The main Syrian Kurdish-led militia warned on Thursday that threats by Turkey’s president to launch a new military operation against U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria will negatively impact their fight against the Islamic State group. Nuri M ...
Romania detains Turkish journalist on Turkey's requestWTOC - 2018-12-14 10:20
Identities of four women killed by Turkey in Makhmur announcedANF - 2018-12-14 09:14
Last night’s strikes by Turkish aircraft killed 4 women from Makhmur, 3 of them from the same family. ...
Turkey again tops yearly global anti-press freedom listRûdaw - 2018-12-14 08:37
"For the third consecutive year, every journalist imprisoned in Turkey is facing anti-state charges, ...
Inside Istanbul's Grand Bazaar in Turkey which has 91M visitors a year | Daily Mail OnlineDailymail - 2018-12-14 08:03
Syrian Kurdish force: Turkey attack would impact war on IS | FOX13Fox13memphis - 2018-12-14 07:50
Turkey launches space programme – Middle East MonitorMiddleeastmonitor - 2018-12-14 07:02
US-backed Syria Kurds say fight against Islamic State threatened by TurkeyMilitarytimes - 2018-12-14 06:54
Turkey to expand cross-border military operations | Arab NewsArabnews - 2018-12-14 06:37
Ergin Ergül Daily Sabah Turkey Archives - Daily TimesDailytimes - 2018-12-14 01:46
Syrian Kurdish force: Turkey attack would impact war on ISWTVM - 2018-12-14 01:46
Pentagon cautions Turkey over new operation against Syrian Kurds – BorneoPost Online | Borneo , Malaysia, Sarawak Daily News | Largest English Daily In BorneoTheborneopost - 2018-12-14 01:07
Turkey conducts airstrikes against PKK targets in Iraq - NEWS 1130Citynews1130 - 2018-12-14 00:58
Syrian Kurdish force: Turkey attack would impact war on ISIS - Middle East - StripesStripes - 2018-12-14 00:26
Erdogan rival accepts election results as he warns of Turkey becoming 'one-man regime'Telegraph - 2018-12-13 23:32
U.S.-Turkey narrative shifts as Khashoggi murder fades from front pages - scholar | AhvalAhvalnews - 2018-12-13 23:10
Turkey court orders Kurdish leader to remain in custodyFrance24 - 2018-12-13 22:13
Turkey goes to space | Vestnik KavkazaVestnikkavkaza - 2018-12-13 21:31
Turkish Jets Shell Alleged PKK Positions in Sinjar, Makhmour RegionsBAS News - 2018-12-13 20:55
ERBIL - Turkish warplanes carried out airstrikes on Thursday night in the regions of Sinjar and Makhmour, near Erbil province, allegedly targeting Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) positions in the area. Turkey's ministry of defence confirmed in a statement ...
Turkey Threatens Offensive Against U.S.-Backed Kurds in Syria | Democracy Now!Democracynow - 2018-12-13 20:31
Turkish Writer Reveals Turkey's Aim in Attacking Syrian KurdsBAS News - 2018-12-13 19:50
ERBIL - Turkey's goal in its possible upcoming military operation against the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in eastern Syria is to cut the geographic relations among the Kurdish cantons in Kobane city and al-Jazirah region, a Turkish off ...
US voices 'grave concern' over Turkey's planned Syria operationGulan Media - 2018-12-13 19:43
Update: Turkey train crash leaves 9 dead, dozens injuredRûdaw - 2018-12-13 19:28
Rescue teams sent to the scene were looking for more survivors ...
Turkish soldier killed north of Aleppo, SyriaRûdaw - 2018-12-13 19:28
Turkey blamed YPG, but Syria media reports Syria-Turkish clash ...
Syrian Kurdish force: Turkey attack would impact war on ISFOX News - 2018-12-13 18:02
The main Syrian Kurdish-led militia warned on Thursday that threats by Turkey's president to launch a new military operation against U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria will negatively impact their fight against the Islamic State group. ...
Turkey vows to take on US-backed Kurdish militia in Syria - ABC NewsGO - 2018-12-13 18:02
Turkey Will Target U.S.-Backed Syrian Kurds Within DaysThe Wall Street Journal - 2018-12-13 17:52
Turkey is set to launch a military intervention in northeastern Syria to combat U.S.-backed Kurdish rebels it regards as terrorists, drawing a stern warning from the Pentagon and signaling new tension between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organization all ...
KNK: Turkey's attack on Rojava resuscitates ISISANF - 2018-12-13 16:37
“The world and humanity must not remain silent spectators to these attacks. Remaining silent in the face of oppression and tyranny is complicity in crime. Nobody ought to serve as supporters of the dictatorial Erdoğan regime”, KNK said. ...
English Lawyer Bowen writes about Demirtaş trialANF - 2018-12-13 14:25
This trial is clearly of the utmost importance for the political future of Turkey, said Bowen. ...
Turkey Will Target U.S.-Backed Syrian Kurds Within Days - WSJWSJ - 2018-12-13 13:48
Turkey remains the world's worst offender against press freedom - Cyprus MailCyprus Mail - 2018-12-13 11:45
TASS: Press Review - Press review: Will Turkey, US clash in Syria and Theresa May survives no confidence voteTASS - 2018-12-13 11:17
Kino Gabriel: Turkey not able to invade the east of the EuphratesKurdistan24 - 2018-12-13 10:15
Turkey: Erdoğan regime threatens full-scale invasion of RojavaGreen Left Weekly - 2018-12-13 10:07
The following edited statement was released by the Democratic Kurdish Community Centre (NSW) on December 13. *** The Turkish state’s hostility towards the Kurdish people continues, having now escalated its threats against Rojava. Turkish president and di ...
Turkey to focus on eastern bank of Euphrates in Syria | Arab NewsArabnews - 2018-12-13 09:13
US Warns Turkey not to Attack Syrian KurdsBAS News - 2018-12-13 08:44
ERBIL — The United States has warned Turkey to avoid another military incursion into the Syrian Kurdistan to attack Washington allies. "Unilateral military action into northeast Syria by any party, particularly as US personnel may be present or in the vi ...