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

Monday, November 21, 2022

Turkish President Says Syria Operations Not Limited to Air Campaign

President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey's military operations in northern Syria and Iraq were not limited to just an air campaign, and discussions would be held on the involvement of ground forces, Turkish media reported.

Friday, June 3, 2022

Not to invade again in northern Syria - Russia, US "warned" Türkiye, the EU is silent



 Russia urged Türkiye* not to launch an offensive in northern Syria after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan renewed threats of a "military campaign" targeting Kurdish “terrorists”.

Monday, March 29, 2021

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

EU chiefs to visit Turkey

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).

Friday, January 22, 2021

UN says 12 murdered at al-Hol camp in Syria since start of year | Al Jazeera

al-Hol camp in Syria

Twelve people have been murdered at the overcrowded al-Hol camp for displaced people in northeastern Syria since the beginning of the year, according to United Nations figures.

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.