Posts Tagged ‘kurdish’

Iraqi Kurdistan’s inaction over Kurdish militants angers Iran

Iraqi Kurdistan’s inaction over Kurdish militants angers Iran – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – In the latest indication that Iraqi Kurdistan’s regional government has not sufficiently heeded Iran’s earlier warnings over the activism of dissident groups, a senior Iranian general starkly warned the Iraqi Kurdish authorities to rein in the activities of these groups.  Brigadier General Mohammad […]

Kurdish SDF Terrorists Block Syrians from Voting in Presidential Election

 ARABI SOURI MAY 25, 2021 The Kurdish SDF terrorists occupying regions in northern Syria with the help of the US forces have blocked all the crossings from the regions they occupy into government-controlled areas to prevent the Syrians from voting in the presidential election. A statement issued by the so-called Syrian ‘Democratic’ Administration stated that all crossing with […]

Iranian movies pulled from London Global Kurdish Film Festival over separatism policy

TEHRAN – Three Iranian movies were withdrawn from the 12th Global Kurdish Film Festival in London on Monday over its alleged policy of promoting separatism. In statements published by the Documentary and Experimental Film Center (DEFC) and Mohsen Sakha, the producers of “Sky Sun, Tile Sun” and “Children of the Night” and “Car Wash”, said […]

EU chiefs to visit Turkey amid tensions over Ankara’s crackdown on Kurdish-supporting party

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel have announced they will visit Turkey on April 6, amid tensions over Ankara’s crackdown on the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP). The trip to Turkey, where the two EU leaders are set to meet with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was announced by the […]

Threat to close pro-Kurdish party echoes long tradition in Turkey’s politicskurd

HDP may be added to long list of left-wing and Islamist parties shut down over the decades by the Turkish state Supporters of the pro-Kurdish Democratic Society Party (DTP) demonstrate against the party’s closure in front of the Turkish parliament on 8 December 2009 (AFP) By Alex MacDonald Published date: 20 March 2021 10:41 UTC In 1998, […]

Turkish police arrest pro-Kurdish party officials, rights group head

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Turkey’s move to shut pro-Kurdish party worries its Western allies

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Turkey plans to shut down pro-Kurdish opposition party, ruling party official says

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Turkey to shut down pro-Kurdish opposition party – ruling party official

 Turkey’s government plans to shut down the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), the ruling AK Party’s deputy parliament chairman was quoted as saying on Tuesday, the most senior official to endorse nationalist demands for its closure. President Tayyip Erdogan’s government and its nationalist MHP allies accuse the HDP of links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers […]

Turkey will expand operations against Kurdish militants, Erdogan says after Iraq killings

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Turkey says it killed 15 Kurdish militants preparing attack in northeast Syria

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European court rules Turkey must free prominent Kurdish politician Demirtas

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Erdogan ally calls for Turkey’s pro-Kurdish party to be banned

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Eleven killed in clash between Kurdish, Turkey-backed fighters in Syria, war monitor says

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Turkey bans Kurdish-language play from Istanbul theatre, organisers say

Turkish authorities have banned a Kurdish-language play from a municipal theatre in Istanbul, according to organisers. “Beru”, a Kurdish translation of the play “Horn and Trumpets… and Petarades” by famous Italian writer Dario Fo, was included in the Istanbul Municipal Theatre’s October programme. But the play was reportedly removed from the schedule on Tuesday. It […]

The world celebrated Kurdish women’s fight against ISIS. Now it’s silent as they’re raped and tortured

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Kurdish official says thousands of Syrians to leave detention camp for ISIS families

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Turkey orders arrests of 82, including Kurdish opposition, over Kobani protests

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Six More Kurdish SDF Militiamen Killed in Deir Ezzor and Raqqa Provinces

September 19, 2020 Arabi Souri Land Thieves and Oil Thieves Six more militiamen of the US-sponsored Kurdish militia SDF were killed in separate attacks targeting them in the provinces of Deir Ezzor and Raqqa, in northern Syria. A military vehicle carrying Kurdish SDF armed militiamen was targeted with an IED (Improvised Explosive Device) near the Al Omar oil field in […]

Kurdish girl soldiers: Heroines or victims in Syria’s civil war?

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The Kurdish Freedom Movement, Rojava And The Left

Above photo: Protesters demonstrate against Turkey’s military action in northeastern Syria, in Berlin, Germany, October 12, 2019. Christian Mang/Reuters. The revolution in the Kurdish region of Syria called Rojava has generated significant enthusiasm among broad segments of the left in Europe and North America. The heroic resistance by Kurdish forces in Kobane, Syria during the siege […]

‘Open support for terrorism’: Turkish deputy PM slams Macron’s pro-Kurdish statement

Emmanuel Macron met a delegation from Syria on Thursday, which included the YPG, the Kurdish militias, as well as the Kurds’ political arm, the PYD. The president’s office later released a statement of support for the Kurd-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which played a key role in the US-led coalition’s effort to crack down on […]

Turkey arrests German for alleged links to Syrian – Kurdish PYD

nsnbc : Turkish security sources report that the 28-year-old, German Patric Kraiker, who was detained on March 14 on suspicion of links to the […]

Turkish military says took full control of Syria’s Afrin from Kurdish militants

“All villages have been cleared from terrorists. Afrin is under full control [of Turkish Armed Forces],” the General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces was quoted as saying by the NTV broadcaster. The General Staff said a total of 3,733 “terrorists” had been “neutralized” since the start of the so-called Operation Olive Branch against Afrin, […]

Erdogan hopes Kurdish-held Afrin town to be fully captured by Turkey Wednesday evening

‘Breaking point in relations with US’ – Turkish FM The statement came as Erdogan addressed local administrators at the presidential compound in Ankara. He also said civilian residents of the area were being evacuated through humanitarian corridors organized by Turkey. Ankara launched an operation in northwestern Syria two months ago after the US announced that […]

SDF / YPG urge Syrian – Kurdish diaspora to take to European streets to protest Turkey’s invasion of Afrin

nsnbc : The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) with its main constituent, the Syrian – Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) are calling on the Syrian […]

Iraqi-Kurdish MP’s divided on Damascus-Afrin agreement

nsnbc : Politicians in Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KAR) stand divided on the arrival of pro-Syrian-government forces into Afrin in northern Syria’s predominantly Kurdish […]

Turkey imposes Kurfew in predominantly Kurdish Diyarbakir province

nsnbc : Turkey, on Wednesday, imposed curfews in dozens of villages and towns in the predominantly Kurdish Diyarbakir province, prompting fears of a new, […]

Kurdish Militias in Conflict-Ridden Northeastern Syria Turn to Kidnapping, Conscription, ISIS-like Tactics

Sarah Abed is an independent journalist and political commentator.  She covers a broad range of issues relating to the Syrian war, Kurdish issues in Iraq and Syria, as well as U.S policy in the Middle East.  The following is an account of Sarah’s conversations with Aramean Christians living under Kurdish rule in occupied northern Syria, as […]

Turkey bombs giant portrait of Kurdish leader Ocalan near Afrin (VIDEO)

According to Turkish media, the skyward-facing portrait is located on the slope of Mount Darmik in the north-western Syrian Kurdish enclave, which is being targeted by a Turkish air-and-ground operation. The footage of the airstrike shows the giant portrait from the air before a powerful explosion hits it. As the clouds of smoke and dust […]

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