Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday slammed Presidential High Advisory Board member and former deputy prime minister Bulent Arinc over his remarks criticizing the jailing of philanthropist Osman Kavala and Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas.
Dr. Yassin Duman, a member of the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations at Coventry University, warned that Turkish Kurds are being treated as a foreign social mass as much as Syrian refugees in the country.
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The Turkish president’s warnings are targeted as much at Washington and Moscow as they are at Syria’s Kurds.
Ankara’s surprise request to purchase F-16 jets from the United States looks like a rational decision dictated by military realities, but some suspect it might well be a gambit to set the stage for warplane negotiations with Russia.
Iraq’s Independent High Electoral Commission has confirmed that the manual count for a sample of polling boxes matched the initial results released on Monday.
Iraq’s Kurdish autonomous region was not immune from chronically low turnout which appeared to blight the country’s early elections on Sunday.
Talks on the sale of Turkish armed drones and combat helicopters to Iraq have hit snags amid Iraqi efforts to extract concessions on contentious issues in bilateral ties.
An Indiana University professor warned the scenario of the US troops' withdrawal from Afghanistan could be repeated in Kurdish-controlled areas of Syria and Iraq.
A member of the representative office of the Syrian Kurdistan self-ruling government in the Iraqi Kurdistan region said the administration would take serious the threats of Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over attacking the Kurdish regions in northern Syria.
The public relations officer of the Kurdish Future Movement in Syria said that the people's vote for the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) in Iraqi October 10 parliament elections in Kirkuk and Shingal had a political message.
A member of the Kurdish Democratic Party in Syria (KDPS) stated the success of the Kurds in the Iraqi parliamentary elections affects the position of the Kurds in Syria.
The President General of the Islamic Party of Kurdistan (PÎK) believes Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan should be asked if there is no Kurdish issue in Turkey, then why thousands of Kurds have been killed for a hundred years and the war in Kurdistan has been ongoing for forty years.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that the U.S. had proposed the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey in return for its investment in the F-35 program.
Turkey is preparing for possible further military action against a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in northern Syria if talks on the issue with the United States and Russia fail, two Turkish officials said.
Iraq's Independent High Electoral Commission’s (IHEC) said on Saturday, October 16, that manual counting of ballots following the parliamentary election is 95 percent complete, bringing final results closer to being announced.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday Turkey would “do what is necessary for its security” after what it said was a rise in cross-border attacks by People’s Protection Units (YPG).
The security forces in Kirkuk arrested more than 71 ethnic Kurds in the city's Kurdish neighborhoods on Tuesday night, October 12, according to reports by Rudaw TV, Xendan website, Sharpress and Kurdistan 24 and NRT.