Iraq’s Abadi champions decentralisation against ‘disunity’

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, in a meeting in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, championed decentralisation as the embracing of the country's diversity.Speaking at the...

Four killed in clashes between PKK and Turkish army – Kurdish...

The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK)'s armed wing has said three Turkish soldiers and one of its fighters were killed in clashes in southeastern Hakkari's Cukurca...

SDF goes behind IS lines in Tabqah

US Central Command's Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve confirmed the on-going offensive against Islamic State (IS) on the city of Tabqah on...

EU commission condemns Erdogan’s ‘Europe threat’ with verbal note

The European Commission has summoned Turkey's Ambassador to the EU to clarify comments made by the country's president on Wednesday.The ambassador, in the meeting...

Islamic State group claims responsibility for UK Parliament attack

The jihadist Islamic State (ISIS) group has assumed responsibility for the UK parliament attacked which resulted in the death of five, including the perpetrator.The...

‘Why was Kemal Kurkut shot?’ opposition lawmaker asks in Turkish parliament

The killing of Kurdish student Kemal Kurkut by police at the Diyarbakir Newroz celebration on Tuesday has been brought to the Turkish parliament.Opposition People's...

Kurdish man shot at Diyarbakir Newroz killed ‘execution style’

Reaction to the killing of Kemal Kurkut, a young Kurdish man who was shot dead by police in Diyarbakir before the launch of the...

Tillerson projects ‘large-scale military response’ in anti-IS summit

Officials from 68 countries and organisations gathered for a two-day summit to coordinate plans to fight the Islamic State (IS/ISIS) in Washington on Wednesday.Secretary...

Turkish foreign ministry summons acting Russian ambassador, complains about YPG

Turkey’s foreign ministry has summoned Russia’s acting ambassador after yesterday’s clashes between the Kurdish YPG and the Turkish army on the Syrian border near...

Sergey Lavrov: Kurds need to be at Geneva, Turkey making it...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that a solution needs to be found for the Kurds to participate in the Geneva talks set to...

Switzerland warns Turkish authorities over surveillance of citizens

The Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs announced that allegations about the surveillance of Turkish citizens living in Switzerland by the National Intelligence Organisation...

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Switzerland warns Turkish authorities over surveillance of citizens

The Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs announced that allegations about the surveillance of Turkish citizens living in Switzerland by the National Intelligence Organisation...

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Islamic State prepares for life after Mosul

By Paul Rogers, University of BradfordIraqi government forces are closing in on the historic Grand Mosque in Mosul, close to the heart of the old...

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‘Turkish government terrorising those voting ‘no’ in constitutional referendum’

Turkey's opposition Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) spokesperson Osman Baydemir spoke to Turkish daily Evrensel on the difficulties his party faces in the run-up to the...
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SDF goes behind IS lines in Tabqah

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Sergey Lavrov: Kurds need to be at Geneva, Turkey making it difficult

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that a solution needs to be found for the Kurds to participate in the Geneva talks set to...

Kurdish journalist shot by peshmerga force in Shingal dies

The journalist who was shot by the Rojava Peshmerga force in Yazidi homeland Shingal on 3 March, has died.Nujiyan Erhan was heavily wounded after...

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