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Turkish soldiers raided villages in Batman

ANF - 2019-04-25 18:46
Soldiers raided some villages in Batman province and arrested residents. ...

Turkish Lira Languishes At Six-Month Low As CBRT Hold Benchmark Policy Rate At 24% - Exchange Rates UK

Exchangerates - 2019-04-25 17:26

Turkish opposition leader attacked at soldier’s funeral - BBC News

BBC - 2019-04-25 16:47

New campaign "#riseup4rojava – smash Turkish fascism!"

ANF - 2019-04-25 16:21
#RiseUp4Rojava: From Global Action Days to an worldwide campaign against Turkish fascism. ...

Wanted Kurd was granted asylum because of Turkish persecution - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus Mail - 2019-04-25 15:45

Turkish state tears down Afrin villages to build wall

ANF - 2019-04-25 15:18
The invading Turkish state has been building a wall in 3 parts in the Kimare, Cilbil and Meryemin villages in an attempt to completely cut Afrin off from the rest of the region. ...

Turkish FM to Visit Erbil Next Week

BAS News - 2019-04-25 15:10
ERBIL — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu is scheduled to visit Kurdistan Region’s capital Erbil next week on Monday, according to Turkish state-run Anadolu Agency. Cavusoglu will embark on a two-day trip to Iraq starting on 28th April, the repor ...

Prostitution through Turkey in Afrin

ANF - 2019-04-25 13:40
The invading Turkish state has accelerated the implementation of prostitution and drugs in Afrin as well as turning citizens into spies in recent months. ...

Swiss MP tabled motion on Afrin

ANF - 2019-04-25 11:10
Swiss deputy Bernhard Guhl drew attention to the ethnic cleansing practices carried out by the Turkish state and its mercenary allies in Afrin and demanded that the Swiss Federal Council take action against it. ...

Turkey detains suspect believed planning to attack ANZAC service: police

Reuters - 2019-04-25 09:43
Turkish authorities have arrested a suspected Islamic State member they believe was planning to attack a World War One commemoration at Gallipoli attended by hundreds of Australians and New Zealanders, police said on Wednesday. ...

The Turkish Constitutional Court caught red-handed

Al Monitor - 2019-04-25 02:57

Senators introduce bill to end wrongful detentions by Turkish government - Homeland Preparedness News

Homelandprepnews - 2019-04-25 02:57

Broad US opposition to Turkish purchase of S-400

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-25 00:13

Turkish army attacked a town of Shehba Canton

ANF - 2019-04-25 00:02
Turkish invasion army continues its attacks against northern Syria. ...

Kurdish-Turkish folk musician shares stage with Hindustani artistes - The Hindu

Thehindu - 2019-04-24 13:41

Invaders attack Armenian families in Bab

ANF - 2019-04-24 13:06
Invading Turkish state allied gangs attacked Armenian families in Bab on the anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. ...

Turkish Jets Again Strike Kurdistan Border

BAS News - 2019-04-24 12:42
ERBIL — Turkish warplanes once again bombarded the border areas of Duhok province on Wednesday. The airstrikes targeted the vicinity of Bakirman village near Akre district, a local official told Kurdistan 24. No casualties or serious damages to resident’ ...

Turkish opposition leader attacked at soldier's funeral | Euronews

Euronews - 2019-04-24 11:48

EuroLeague: Fenerbahce Beko Take Lead Against Zalgiris

Waar Media - 2019-04-24 10:42
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s Istanbul-based basketball giants Fenerbahce Beko upset Zalgiris Kaunas 66-57, claiming a 2-1 lead against their Lithuanian opponents in an away game in Turkish Airlines EuroLeague quarterfinal playoffs late Tuesday. Fenerbahce Beko’s ...

Leyla Güven: 168 day on hunger strike

ANF - 2019-04-24 08:38
The hunger strike resistance led by Leyla Güven has been joined by thousands in Kurdish and Turkish prisons as well as in many European cities. ...

‘Turkey should drop charges against Ünker’ – Casa to Turkish Ambassador - Newsbook

Newsbook - 2019-04-24 06:06

Turkish general snubs HDP mayor during official celebration | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-24 00:21

Erdogan leaves parliament, blames HDP for not reciting Turkish a

Rûdaw - 2019-04-24 00:21

Turkey to Find Alternative if US Refuses F-35 Deal: Turkish FM

BAS News - 2019-04-24 00:05
ERBIL - Turkey will find an alternative to meet its needs if the US refuses to supply the F-35 fighter jets, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday. "Why do we buy the S-400 [air defense systems]? Because we have an urgent need for an air defe ...

Turkish army shells villages of Afrin

ANF - 2019-04-23 18:23
The Turkish state continues its attacks against Rojava. ...

Turkish journalist Ünker's case discussed between Casa, Turkish ambassador

Timesofmalta - 2019-04-23 17:19

Journalists in Turkish-controlled N. Syria face intimidation, insecurity – report | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-23 17:19

Der Spiegel: There is ethnic and cultural cleansing in Afrin

ANF - 2019-04-23 15:45
Prominent German news journal Der Spiegel published an article-analysis on Turkish state occupied Afrin. The journal pointed out that there is an ethnic and cultural cleansing going on in Afrin. ...

Turkish army putting up wall in Afrin

ANF - 2019-04-23 15:25
The Turkish army is putting up a wall to include Afrin in their own territory. The invading army is also increasing their military bases and outposts near the city. ...

Macron sparks Turkish anger by meeting Syrian Kurds | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-04-23 15:21

140 villages in Bradost appeal to UN against Turkey

ANF - 2019-04-23 13:47
A letterwas sent to the international community, the Iraqi government and the Kurdistan regional government in the name of 140 villages in Southern Kurdistan’s Bradost region demanding the Turkish soldiers leave the region. ...

Friend of Jamal Khashoggi: Journalist 'killed in a very barbaric way,' according to Turkish officials - ABC News

GO - 2019-04-23 12:37

Turkish source says Pompeo heard recording of Khashoggi murder, State Department denies - ABC News

GO - 2019-04-23 12:37

Saudis' killing of Jamal Khashoggi was 'savagely planned,' Turkish president says - ABC News

GO - 2019-04-23 12:37

Alleged Khashoggi killers discussed plot minutes before he arrived: Turkish officials - ABC News

GO - 2019-04-23 12:37

Turkish police arrest AKP members for mob attack on opposition leader | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-04-23 12:37

20 relatives of prisoners detained in Batman

ANF - 2019-04-23 12:06
Turkish state forces attacked the prisoners’ relatives and detained 20 in Batman. ...

Action against Turkish MIT kills two in Azaz

ANF - 2019-04-23 12:06
At least two people were killed as result of an action against Turkish MIT in Azaz city center. ...

Kurdish Solidarity Cymru: decentralised day of action

ANF - 2019-04-23 08:42
Kurdish Solidarity Cymru call on people to support a boycott of Turkish holidays in solidarity with Kurdish hunger strikers. ...

Turkey has a long way to go to ensure children's rights

ANF - 2019-04-23 08:42
According to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) the employment participation rate for children in 2018 was 21,1%. ...

Macron sparks Turkish anger by meeting Syrian Kurds | Daily Mail Online

Dailymail - 2019-04-23 03:14

Turkish opposition leader attacked at funeral for slain soldier

Al Monitor - 2019-04-23 01:58

Member of ruling AKP arrested for attack on Turkish opposition leader

Rûdaw - 2019-04-23 01:07
The AKP member will face disciplinary hearing, possible dismissal ...

Turkey to restore relations with Erbil ahead of Cavusoglu visit: business leaders

Rûdaw - 2019-04-23 01:07
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will reportedly visit Erbil next week ...

Incendiary devices thrown at Turkish consulate in Zurich

Yahoo - 2019-04-22 21:51

Turkish Army sets up new military bases in Syria ahead of anti-SDF operation

Almasdarnews - 2019-04-22 20:03

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. ...

Incendiary devices thrown at Turkish consulate in Zurich

Citynews1130 - 2019-04-22 17:19

“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. ...

Turkish police arrest ruling party member, eight others after opposition chief attack

France24 - 2019-04-22 15:30

Member of ruling AKP arrested for attack on Turkish opposition leader

Gulan Media - 2019-04-22 14:50

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. ...

Former Turkish PM says alliance politics harmed Erdogan's AK Party

Yahoo - 2019-04-22 12:39

Senior Turkish Official Discusses Dispute With Trump Administration Over Military Deal | New Hampshire Public Radio

NHPR - 2019-04-22 09:52

Turkish opposition leader attacked at soldier’s funeral

BBC - 2019-04-22 00:34
CHP's leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu was set upon by protesters at a soldier's funeral in Ankara. ...

Trump, Erdogan discuss northern Syria: Turkish presidency - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-04-21 22:06

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

The Guardian - 2019-04-21 20:16

Protesters attack Turkish opposition leader at funeral

660citynews - 2019-04-21 18:28

Several Turkish soldiers allegedly killed in fierce battle with SDF troops

Almasdarnews - 2019-04-21 16:59

Four Turkish soldiers killed

Kurdiu - 2019-04-21 15:11

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. ...

Senior Turkish Official Discusses Dispute With Trump Administration Over Military Deal | WEMU

WEMU - 2019-04-21 11:18

Turkish, Russian FMs review Libyan crisis | MENAFN.COM

Menafn - 2019-04-21 06:20

Turkish President Erdogan airs mosque shooting video at rallies, threatens New Zealand, Australia - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

ABC - 2019-04-21 01:49

Four Turkish soldiers killed in clashes with PKK, says ministry | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-04-21 00:43

Four Turkish soldiers killed in clashes with PKK - ministry

Yahoo - 2019-04-21 00:08

Kurds Turn to Russia, Assad to Counter Potential Turkish Attack

Breitbart - 2019-04-20 22:55

Turkish police violence against Kurdish prisoners' mothers leads to uproar

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-20 22:27

Four Turkish soldiers killed in clashes with Kurdish rebels

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-20 20:58

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 ...

bne IntelliNews - LONG READ: Turkish economy reaches uncharted territory on cusp of election week

BNE - 2019-04-20 15:31

Four Turkish soldiers killed in clashes with Kurdish forces - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-04-20 14:45

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 ...

Macron sparks Turkish anger by meeting Syrian Kurds - Egypt Independent

Egyptindependent - 2019-04-20 13:41

Erdogan says Trump positive on Turkish military plan to push east in Syria - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-04-20 12:03

Action in Cukurca: Several soldiers killed

ANF - 2019-04-20 12:00
An action was carried out against Turkish soldiers in Hakkari's Cukurca district. Several soldiers were wounded and killed. ...

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. ...

Four Turkish soldiers killed in clashes with Kurdish terrorist organization - Breaking News - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-04-20 11:27

Four Turkish soldiers killed in clashes with PKK: ministry

Yahoo - 2019-04-20 11:11

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. ...

4 Turkish soldiers killed in skirmish with PKK: defense ministry

Rûdaw - 2019-04-20 08:53

Iranian and Turkish face off with Washington will have different outcomes | | AW

Thearabweekly - 2019-04-20 07:35

Macron sparks Turkish anger by meeting Syrian Kurds | Business Standard News

Business Standard - 2019-04-20 02:23

Macron sparks Turkish anger by meeting Syrian Kurds

Yahoo - 2019-04-20 00:24

Reports: Turkish government blocks social media in wake of airport attack

Mashable - 2019-04-19 22:01

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 ...

Clashes after Kurdish prisoner suicide in Turkish jail

Yahoo - 2019-04-19 17:33

Senior Turkish Official Discusses Dispute With Trump Administration Over Military Deal | KWBU

KWBU - 2019-04-19 17:13

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 ...

Turkish man sought after 3 killed in shooting in Netherlands – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-04-19 08:09

Trump willing to look at extraditing Turkish cleric, but noncommittal - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-04-19 07:33

Turkish opposition candidate named Istanbul mayor – POLITICO

Politico - 2019-04-19 06:16

Turkish opposition leader defends disqualified Kurdish mayors | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-19 02:40

Senior Turkish Official Discusses Dispute With Trump Administration Over Military Deal | WAMC

WAMC - 2019-04-18 23:38

Syrian safe zone must be controlled by Turkey – Turkish presidential spokesperson | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-18 23:38

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