Showing posts with label Kurds. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Kurds. Show all posts

Friday, May 25, 2018

Turquie: le parti prokurde demande à la cour constitutionnelle de libérer Demirtas

Selahattin Demirtas
Les dirigeants du principal parti prokurde de Turquie ont appelé vendredi la cour constitutionnelle à ordonner au plus vite la libération de son candidat à la présidentielle de juin, Selahattin Demirtas, lors d'un rassemblement de campagne près de sa prison.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Turkish President Puts All Kurdish-Held Towns in Syria, Iraq on "Notice"

Turkish President Puts All Kurdish-Held Towns in Syria, Iraq on "Notice"
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced just a day after pro-Ankara forces seized Afrin that Turkey’s military "operation"/invasion in Syria will target other Kurdish-held towns – and may even spill over into Iraq.

Friday, March 9, 2018

Turkey to carry out cross-border "operation" against PKK in Iraq

Turkey to carry out cross-border "operation"
Turkey said Thursday it could launch a cross-border military operation against Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) elements in Iraq in cooperation with the Iraqi army.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Unrest haunts Mideast as Syria becomes wrestling venue for various powers

the involvement of Turkey in its anti-Kurd crackdown northeastern Syria
Syria has become a theatre for regional and international actors with different and even conflicting goals and interests, while fighting terrorism represented by the Islamic States (IS) militant group and its affiliates is depicted as a common goal.

Monday, January 29, 2018

311 detained in Turkey over ‘terror propaganda’ on social media amid Afrin operation

311 detained in Turkey over ‘terror propaganda’
The Interior Ministry stated on Jan. 29 that a total of 311 suspects have been detained so far over “making terror propaganda” on social media regarding Turkey’s operation into the northern Syrian district of Afrin.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Kurds in Germany protest Turkish Syria offensive

Kurds in Germany protest
Hundreds of Kurds took to the streets of Cologne on Saturday in protest over Turkey's offensive in northern Syria, as German officials warned against tensions between the country's huge Kurdish and Turkish communities.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

51 people detained for ‘PYD, PKK promotion’ on social media in Turkey

51 suspects were detained across Turkey
Some 51 suspects were detained across Turkey on Jan. 21 for allegedly promoting the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) on social media, according to a security official.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Iraq, Iran, Turkey agree to counter Kurds' independence referendum

Kurds' independence referendum
Iraq, Iran and Turkey agreed on taking countermeasures if the semi-autonomous Kurdish region insisted to hold an independence referendum in northern Iraq, said an official statement on Thursday.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

We Will Not Allow A Kurdish State on Our Borders

A Kurdish State
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Turkey will not allow the foundation of a Kurdish state on its southern border, reiterating earlier comments on the Democratic Union Party (PYD) and its armed wing the People’s Protection Units (YPG) in northern Syria.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Des députés suédois attaquent Erdogan pour génocide

Des parlementaires suédois ont saisi la justice contre le président turc Recep Tayyip Erdogan qu’ils accusent de génocide, de crimes contre l’humanité et de crimes de guerre dans le sud-est de la Turquie.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Turkey detains 740 PKK suspects in operations

A total of 740 Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) suspects were detained in last three days' 36 simultaneous operations, Turkey's Interior Ministry said on Saturday.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

UN accuses Turkey of ‘serious’ abuses

The UN on Friday accused Turkish security forces of committing serious abuses during operations against Kurdish militants in southeast Turkey after a cease-fire collapsed in July 2015.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Kurds pledge to fight Turkey to retain Syria's Manbij

The commander of Kurdish fighters in Syria's Manbij city has told Al Jazeera that his forces will fight to defend any move by Turkey to take over the area.

Friday, January 27, 2017

Russia: Moscow never proposed Kurdish autonomy in Syrian constitution draft

Russia did not offer to enshrine Kurdish autonomy in the new draft Syrian сonstitution, which was presented at the Astana talks, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, told a press briefing on Friday.

Friday, January 6, 2017

US embassy issues fresh warning after car bombing in Turkey's Izmir

The US embassy in Turkey on Thursday issued a fresh warning after a car bombing attack left four dead earlier in the day in the country's western city of Izmir.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Syria accuses Turkish airstrikes of killing 150 in Aleppo

The Syrian army on Thursday accused Turkish airstrikes of killing 150 people in the countryside of the northern province of Aleppo a day earlier, state news agency SANA reported.

Friday, September 9, 2016

Turkey suspends 11,285 teachers over alleged PKK links

A total of 11,285 teachers were suspended over alleged links with the outlawed Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK), Turkish Education Ministry announced on Thursday.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.