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HDP issues official statement on today’s attacks against party offices and members

Two hours ago the HDP issued a new statement on its official Facebook page concerning today’s attacks on its party offices and members. The statement has been translated into English below:  … Continue reading

December 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

What Is The Kurdish Calculation In Rojava?

The following is a translation of an article written by Fehim Taştekin for Radikal. In the article Taştekin interviews Eldar Halill, a member of the executive committee of TEV-DEM, and … Continue reading

March 13, 2016 · 2 Comments

ISIS Fighters Attack Rojava From Turkey As Ceasefire Begins In Syria

  Officials speaking for the YPG and the Rojava cantons report that at least some of the ISIS fighters who infiltrated the border-town of Girê Spî (Til Abyad) early yesterday … Continue reading

February 28, 2016 · 1 Comment

Turkish PM Threatens Rojava: We Will Attack At The First Opportunity

    In an interview with Al Jazeera Arabic Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu blamed the recent attacks in Ankara on the YPG and suggested that Turkey was preparing for … Continue reading

February 24, 2016 · 7 Comments

New Interview With YPS Commander In Şirnex On Ongoing War In North Kurdistan

  In a new interview for Özgür Gündem journalist Ersin Çaksu sat down with Xalid Şevger, the YPS commander in Şirnex (Turkish: Şırnak), on the occasion of the 17th anniversary … Continue reading

February 18, 2016 · 1 Comment

31 More Bodies Brought To Hospital Following Massacres In Cizre

  Şirnek/Cizre – The bodies of 31 more people have been brought to Cizre State Hospital following the attacks carried out by state forces on buildings where scores of wounded … Continue reading

February 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

American Tanks Will Leave Diyarbakir

  Local residents in Diyarbakir are voicing their anger at the United States and European countries for providing Turkey with weapons while failing to condemn its security services’ attacks against … Continue reading

February 8, 2016 · 2 Comments

6-Story Building Collapses In Sur Following Turkish Army Shelling

(ANF) A six-story building has collapsed in the Savaş neighborhood of the Sur district of Diyarbakır following a heavy bombardment by the Turkish Army. Turkish security forces are shelling the … Continue reading

January 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Balance Changing In Syria as HSD Advance Toward Azaz

  The balance in Northern Syria could be changing as forces affiliated with the HSD close in on the town of Azaz, report Newroz Osman and Sevin Osman in an … Continue reading

January 4, 2016 · 3 Comments

Civil Defense Force Founded In Nisêbîn

  Local youth have formed a new civil defense force in the border-city of Nisêbîn (Turkish: Nusaybin), where martial law has been declared 6 times in recent months – reports … Continue reading

December 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

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