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Two SDGF members jailed in Ankara

ANF - 2020-10-19 17:27
The Turkish regime’s political genocide on the opposition continues. ...

HPG reports guerrilla actions in South Kurdistan

ANF - 2020-10-18 19:11
According to HPG, two Turkish soldiers died during sniper actions in Metina and Heftanin, and guerrilla sabotage in the region led to the withdrawal of the military from an already occupied location. ...

Turkish court remands two more Kurdish politicians over Kobani protests | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2020-10-16 20:22

Council of Europe discusses the arrest of journalists in Van

ANF - 2020-10-14 19:20
The journalists in question documented how two civilians were thrown from a military helicopter after getting arrested by Turkish soldiers. ...

HDP calls for international action for Turkish prisons

ANF - 2020-10-12 16:03
Two more sick prisoners died in Turkish prison and one prisoner died of COVID-19. ...

Four journalists jailed for reporting on the “helicopter torture”

ANF - 2020-10-09 19:39
Four Kurdish journalists have been imprisoned in Van for reporting the cases of two civilians who were thrown from helicopter by Turkish soldiers. ...

HPG: Two Turkish soldiers killed in Heftanin

ANF - 2020-10-07 19:24
In Heftanin, two soldiers of the Turkish army were killed by guerrillas. Meanwhile, the Turkish Air Force has bombed several areas in Southern Kurdistan. ...

Republican convention: Trump tells hostage held in Turkish prison for two years President Erdogan ‘was very good’

MSN - 2020-10-03 06:17

Turkey releases jailed German-Kurdish singer Hozan Cane after 2,5 years

E-Kurd - 2020-10-02 00:55
ISTANBUL,— A Turkish court has released a German-Turkish singer after nearly two and half years in prison for membership of a terrorist organisation, her lawyer told AFP on Thursday. Saide Inac, 52, who performs under the stage name Hozan Cane, was arrest ...

Turgut, thrown from a helicopter by Turkish soldiers, has died

ANF - 2020-09-30 09:17
Servet Turgut, one of the two villagers thrown from a helicopter by Turkish soldiers lost his life. ...

Police in Mersin take two HDP executives into custody

ANF - 2020-09-29 09:54
Turkish police has taken into custody HDP Mersin Provincial co-chair Gülbahar Şöfer and HDP Party Assembly member Barış Karabıyık. ...

EU imposes additional sanctions for human rights abuses and arms embargo violations on two Libyans and three Kazakhstani, Turkish and Jordanian companies |

Libyaherald - 2020-09-28 09:58

Two convicted for murder of Turkish diplomat in Iraqi Kurdistan released after appeal

E-Kurd - 2020-09-23 21:21
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Two people who had been in custody for the murder of a Turkish diplomat and two other people in Erbil last year were released on Tuesday following an appeal of their convictions. The Erbil Appeals Court issued a verd ...

Two guerrillas martyred in Besta

ANF - 2020-09-22 20:15
Two guerrillas died during an air attack of the Turkish army in the province Şırnak, Northern Kurdistan. ...

Turkish Cypriot caught between two sides | Cyprus Mail

Cyprus Mail - 2020-09-22 14:57

22/09/2020 Two men detained over killing of Turkish diplomat in Erbil released: source

ESTA - 2020-09-22 14:21

At least two dead and dozens injured in explosion at Turkish fireworks factory - The National

Thenational - 2020-09-21 03:18

Two civilians, including a woman, abducted in Afrin

ANF - 2020-09-19 17:36
Thousands of civilians have been kidnapped in Afrin since it was occupied by the Turkish army and allied mercenaries in March 2018. ...

Erdogan says two Turkish troops killed in Libya conflict | Reuters

Reuters - 2020-09-18 20:07

Regime forces attack two Turkish armoured vehicles in Syria

ANF - 2020-09-18 15:17
While the targeted armoured vehicles caught fire due to the attack, no casualties have been reported. ...

18/09/2020 Two Turkish soldiers killed in attack in northern Iraq: defense ministry

ESTA - 2020-09-18 12:15

Kurdish Attack Kills Two Turkish Soldiers in Northern Iraq | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2020-09-18 11:20

Two Turkish troops killed in attack in northern Iraq: ministry | Reuters

Reuters - 2020-09-18 09:27

HPG: Seven soldiers killed in guerilla actions in Gever

ANF - 2020-09-15 14:55
In Gever, seven soldiers of the Turkish army were killed in guerrilla actions. Two HPG fighters died during a military operation. ...

Two Turkish soldiers killed in Syria on eve of key Moscow meeting | Syria News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2020-09-14 18:57

TKP-ML announces martyrdom of two of its fighters

ANF - 2020-09-14 11:09
Erol Volkan Ildem, code name Nubar, member of the TKP / ML-Central Committee, and Fadime Çakıl, code name Rosa, TKP / ML TIKKO Unit Commander, fell martyr following Turkish air strikes in Dersim, a statement said. ...

Iraq army says Turkish drone killed two high-ranking commanders | Turkey News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2020-09-13 12:06

Two Turkish soldiers killed fighting in Libya, says Erdogan - The National

Thenational - 2020-09-12 06:29

HPG announces the identity of two fallen guerrillas

ANF - 2020-09-09 17:29
Guerrilla fighters Destan Hezo and Rêber Mordem were martyred during a Turkish army air raid in Van in August. ...

Turkish troops set fire to forests on Mount Bagok

ANF - 2020-09-07 19:43
Fire erupted in two separate locations in the countryside of the İdil district in Şırnak province. ...

War crimes: Two civilians abducted in Zirgan

ANF - 2020-09-06 16:00
The Turkish occupation army and allied jihadist gangs continue committing crimes against the people in occupied territories of North-East Syria. ...

Report: Increasing violence in occupied Afrin

ANF - 2020-09-06 15:12
Statistics from the month of August after two and a half years of Turkish occupation. ...

HPG: Two Turkish soldiers killed in Hakkari

ANF - 2020-09-05 16:42
Two soldiers of the Turkish army were killed in a guerrilla action in the province of Hakkari in Northern Kurdistan. ...

ISIS mine injures two kids in Shehba

ANF - 2020-09-03 16:04
Both kids are from displaced families from Afrin who moved to Shehba after the Turkish invasion. ...

Republican convention: Trump tells hostage held in Turkish prison for two years President Erdogan ‘was very good’ | The Independent | Independent

Independent - 2020-09-02 22:04

26/08/2020 Two civilians killed in Turkish airstrike in Sinjar: Iraqi military

ESTA - 2020-08-26 09:07

Kurdishness, or the mask of the KDP

ANF - 2020-08-24 09:55
The Turkish state's attack on Heftanîn lasted two months. ...

Erdogan tests Iraq’s sovereignty in latest round of airstrikes

Jerusalem Post - 2020-08-22 21:32
A Turkish airstrike in northern Iraq killed two high-ranking Iraqi security officials on Tuesday. ...

Youth activist allegedly handed over by KDP to Turkey

ANF - 2020-08-22 16:37
The Kurdish youth movement raises serious accusations against security forces in Duhok: a 19-year-old activist with Turkish citizenship, who has been in custody for two months, is said to have been handed over to Turkey. ...

HPG announces the names of Gabar martyrs

ANF - 2020-08-20 17:20
HPG published the identities of two guerrilla fighters who died in a Turkish air raid on Mount Gabar in Northern Kurdistan in early August. ...

Turkish warplanes bomb civilian areas in South Kurdistan

ANF - 2020-08-20 10:15
Turkish fighter jets bombed civilian settlements in two regions in South Kurdistan. ...

Two civilians abducted in a village of Til Temir

ANF - 2020-08-18 16:22
Turkish forces and jihadist allies continue committing crimes against humanity in the occupied territories of North-East Syria. ...

HPG: Turkish helicopter downed in Çarçella

ANF - 2020-08-17 14:25
HPG said they struck Turkish attack helicopters in Southern Kurdistan (Northern Iraq) as a retaliation for the Turkish aerial bombardment that killed an HPG commander and two Iraqi commanders. ...

Two killed, another wounded in suspected Turkish airstrike in Duhok: local official

Rûdaw - 2020-08-15 06:23

14/08/2020 Turkish warplanes bomb PKK vehicle in northeast of Duhok, killing two

ESTA - 2020-08-14 14:43

Iraq summons Turkish ambassador after two officers killed in drone strike

Al Monitor - 2020-08-12 20:30

Arab Parliament condemns deadly Turkish attack on Iraqi land

ANF - 2020-08-12 20:25
Reactions against Turkey killing two top Iraqi commanders continue growing. ...

Iraq cancels visit by Turkish Defense Minister over attack

ANF - 2020-08-12 10:12
Iraqi Foreign Ministry canceled the visit of the Turkish Defense Minister in protest to the Turkish state's attack on Tuesday which killed two soldiers and summoned the Turkish Ambassador. ...

Turkish drone strike kills two senior Iraqi officers, army says

Al Monitor - 2020-08-12 02:10

11/08/2020 Iraqi presidency condemns Turkish attack killed two commanders in Sidakan

ESTA - 2020-08-11 20:29

Iraqi Army says two senior commanders killed in Kurdish region by Turkish drone | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2020-08-11 20:11

'Turkish attack' kills two Iraqi border officials... | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2020-08-11 17:12

Two Turkish-backed fighters killed in clashes in northern Syria | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2020-08-10 14:06

04/08/2020 Two Turkish warplanes launch strikes in north of Sulaimani: local official

ESTA - 2020-08-04 13:54

Turkish warplanes target civilian vehicle, kill two

ANF - 2020-08-02 00:30
The invading Turkish state warplanes targeted a civilian vehicle in Amêdiyê and 2 civilians in the vehicle were killed. ...

Soldiers arrest civilians in Şırnak

ANF - 2020-08-01 14:12
In the village of Bana in Şırnak, which has been besieged by the Turkish army since Monday, a shepherd and two people working in the garden have been arrested by soldiers. ...

Turkish Court refuses to release two lawyers on death fast

ANF - 2020-07-30 16:40
Despite the fact that Ebru Timtik and Aytaç Ünsal have been found incapable of imprisonment by forensic medicine, the competent Istanbul court has refused to release them from prison. The two lawyers are in mortal danger after months of death fast. ...

Civilian vehicles bombed by Turkish jets in South Kurdistan

ANF - 2020-07-26 19:21
In the town of Bamernê in Southern Kurdistan, two vehicles were bombed by Turkish fighter jets. There are said to be dead and injured, the exact number is unclear. ...

HPG: Seven soldiers killed in Xakurke and Gever

ANF - 2020-07-23 15:03
Seven soldiers of the Turkish army were killed in guerrilla actions and clashes in Xakurke and Gever. The Turkish air force has bombed nine locations in guerrilla areas in Southern Kurdistan in the past two days. ...

Internal Security Forces say Turkey targeted Russian army point

ANF - 2020-07-17 09:17
The Internal Security Forces said in a statement about the drone attacks carried out for two days in Dirbêsiyê: "The military point targeted by the fascist Turkish state is a strategic point,". ...

Erdogan says two Turkish troops killed in Libya conflict - Reuters

Reuters - 2020-07-15 17:32

Two guerrilla fighters martyred in the Zap region

ANF - 2020-07-12 12:44
Two guerrilla fighters died during an air attack of the Turkish army on the Zap region in Southern Kurdistan. The HPG published their names. ...

Two years in: Turkish economy suffers, unemployment soars under presidential system | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2020-07-11 17:59

8 Turkish soldiers killed in Heftanin and Çukurca

ANF - 2020-07-11 15:59
Eight soldiers have been killed in Heftanin and Çukurca during actions of the Kurdish guerrilla force against the Turkish army. Two military positions, a heavy A4 weapon and a howitzer were destroyed. ...

Memories of guerrilla Şîyar Gabar

ANF - 2020-07-09 10:07
German guerrilla fighter Jakob Riemer (Şîyar Gabar) lost his life two years ago in a Turkish airstrike on Çarçella in northern Kurdistan. Hêlîn Şîyar remembers him. ...

Two meetings in al-Hasakah confirm thatAfrin resistance will win

ANHA/Kurdî - 2020-07-08 19:40
Democratic Society Movement (TEV-DEM) has explained the latest developments and developments in the region, especially in Afrin of the attacks of the Turkish occupation army during two separate meetings held in Silco Hall and Rasho Hall. During the two me ...

HPG: Two Turkish soldiers killed

ANF - 2020-07-07 18:42
According to HPG, two soldiers died during guerrilla actions against the Turkish army in Northern and Southern Kurdistan. ...

Germany admits Turkish presence in Rojava "not legitimate"

ANF - 2020-07-06 10:06
For the first time, two years after the invasion of Northern and Eastern Syria carried out by Turkey, the German Federal Government admitted that the "occupation is not justified under international law." ...

Iraq sets up border posts to try to prevent Turkish advance It comes after two weeks of airstrikes as Ankara continues to target Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq July 4, 2020

The National AE - 2020-07-04 09:36

Iranian and Turkish regimes: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Washington Kurdish Institute - 2020-06-29 23:57

Turkish airstrike on Iraqi Kurdistan kills two, wounds six others

E-Kurd - 2020-06-26 08:48
KUNA MASI, Iraqi Kurdistan,,— A Turkish airstrike on Iraqi Kurdistan killed two people and wounded six others Thursday, a local official said, as Ankara pushed an assault on the north of the country. On June 17, Turkey launched a cross-border ground and a ...

Civilians killed and wounded in Turkish strike in north Iraq Two PKK fighters were also reportedly killed in the strike near the Iraqi Kurdish city of Sulaymaniyah June 25, 2020

The National AE - 2020-06-26 00:57

Women killed by Turkish attack in Kobanê laid to rest

ANF - 2020-06-25 20:28
A Turkish drone deliberately killed three activists of the women's movement in Kobanê two days ago. ...

Rudaw: What does Turkey want to capture in claws Eagle and Tiger?

Justice for Kurds - 2020-06-25 20:25
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — While lumbered with economic crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic and tensions between its major political parties, the Kurdistan Region was the primary target of two Turkish operations against alleged Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) bas ...

Turkish army targets civilians and commits crime against humanity

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2020-06-24 20:03
KMMK: Turkish army launched airstrikes on KRG, the Kurdistan Region in northern Iraq, and killed five civilians in Shiladze. According to the received reports two civilians from Sidan village have been killed by the Turkish airstrikes. Both were between 3 ...

Twin explosions in Manbij: Two civilians injured

ANF - 2020-06-24 13:37
According to Manbij Military Council, the explosions were organised by Turkish intelligence service MIT. ...

Two members of HDP Youth Council detained in Mardin

ANF - 2020-06-23 20:20
The Turkish regime’s political genocide against the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) continues unabated. ...

Turkish armed UAVs bomb a village of Kobanê, killing two women

ANF - 2020-06-23 20:20
The Turkish state has increased its attacks in its ongoing military campaign seeking to invade North and East Syria. ...

HPG: 34 Turkish soldiers killed in Heftanin

ANF - 2020-06-22 16:24
Guerrillas hit operational units of the Turkish army in Heftanin almost every hour. According to HPG, 34 soldiers were killed on Sunday; two attack helicopters were hit and forced to retreat. ...

KMMK strongly condemns the Turkish and Iranian military attacks on KRG

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2020-06-21 18:37
KMMK strongly condemns the Turkish and Iranian military attacks on KRG, the Kurdistan Region in northern Iraq. The new attacks are the continuation of aggressive, inhumane and fascistic policies of these two governments against Kurdish people.Over the pas ...

HPG: Two helicopters damaged, 22 soldiers killed in Heftanin

ANF - 2020-06-20 15:16
Guerrillas continue inflicting blows on the occupant Turkish army in Kurdistan territory. ...

Acquitted for Terror Charges, Boston Celtics' Player's Father Released from Turkish Jail After Two Years - EssentiallySports

Essentiallysports - 2020-06-20 10:37

Turkish and mercenaries forces bomb two villages in Girê Spî

ANF - 2020-06-16 19:38
Turkish occupation forces and its mercenary allies continue to attack villages in Girê Spî. ...

Turkey arrests journalist for revealing state secrets: lawyer

Reuters - 2020-06-12 14:12
A Turkish court jailed a prominent opposition journalist from an online news outlet pending trial on accusations that she revealed state secrets in two articles about Ankara's military involvement in Libya, her lawyer said on Friday. ...

300 olive trees cut down in a village of occupied Afrin

ANF - 2020-06-10 15:57
The Turkish invasion of Afrin has left two years behind. During this period of time, the Turkish state and allied mercenaries have committed numerous crimes and massacres. ...

Occupation forces burn fields in two villages of Til Temir

ANF - 2020-06-09 19:50
Crimes by the Turkish army and allied mercenaries continue unabated in occupied territories of North and East Syria. ...

Women protesting for Leyla Güven detained in Istanbul

ANF - 2020-06-05 16:19
Turkish police take brutal action against those taking to the streets today to protest against the removal of parliamentary membership of two HDP MPs and one CHP MP on Thursday. ...

Turkish parliament strips status of two Kurdish HDP and CHP lawmakers

E-Kurd - 2020-06-05 03:29
ANKARA,— Turkey’s parliament stripped two pro-Kurdish lawmakers and one MP from the main opposition party of their parliamentary status on Thursday after convictions against them became final, drawing sharp criticism from their parties. Those stripped of ...

Turkish parliament strips three MPs of immunity - UPDATE

ANF - 2020-06-04 15:21
Two HDP MPs and one CHP MP had their parliamentary immunity removed on Thursday. ...

HPG: Turkish attack killed two civilians in Zap, South Kurdistan

ANF - 2020-06-01 19:19
HPG said that the murdered civilians will be avenged. ...

Two mercenaries flee from Serêkaniyê and surrender to the SDF

ANF - 2020-05-27 16:52
Violent clashes are increasingly taking place between Islamist proxy troops in the Turkish occupation zone in northern Syria. Two jihadists from Serêkaniyê have surrendered to the SDF due to internal conflicts. ...

HPG: Two positions destroyed, three soldiers killed in Çukurca

ANF - 2020-05-25 16:27
Guerrillas continue inflicting blows on the occupant Turkish army in Kurdistan territory. ...

Turkish army wound two civilians in Kobanê

ANF - 2020-05-20 22:18
The invading Turkish army bombed the town of Şiyûx, west of Kobanê with artillery shots. 2 civilians were injured in the attack. ...

Two Turkish soldiers killed in Southern Kurdistan

ANF - 2020-05-17 13:33
Guerrillas continue inflicting blows on the occupant Turkish army in Kurdistan territory. ...

Turkish state prevents families from performing burying rituals

ANF - 2020-05-14 13:38
The washing of two HPG guerrillas who fell martyr following clashes in the Adıyaman countryside last week was prevented by soldiers from the Turkish state. Only 5 people were allowed to attend the burial ceremony. ...

Turkey reduces water flow into North East Syria

ANF - 2020-05-13 12:23
The water level of the Euphrates river has decreased by 60% in the past two weeks. This was due to the Turkish state reducing the flow of the river. ...

Young Kurdish activists hold actions in Marseille

ANF - 2020-05-11 13:28
The Revolutionary Youth Movement (Tevgera Ciwanên Şoreşger-TCŞ) carried out two separate actions in Marseille to protest the Turkish occupation attacks. ...

Two Turkish drones shot down in Libya

ANF - 2020-05-08 15:52
LNA troops have attacked positions of the Libyan Muslim Brotherhood government. Arms depots were destroyed and two Turkish drones shot down. ...

Turkish folk singer dies two days after pausing 'death fast' | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2020-05-07 20:50

Turkish bombardment injures two Syrian soldiers

ANF - 2020-05-07 18:10
Turkey's genocidal campaign seeking to invade North and East Syria in violation of international law has continued since October 9. ...
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