As Turkey’s @EuphratesShield continues, “Turkey’s cabinet, businesspeople to launch international PR campaign in bid to improve country’s image…

Turkey’s cabinet, businesspeople to launch international PR campaign in bid to improve country’s image Turkey’s economy ministries and a number of top businesspeople have decided to launch a comprehensive PR campaign to try to improve the country’s image abroad, following a series of negative recent events Exclusive footage shows retaken IS stronghold Jarablus  BBC News | Europe … Read more

As Biden comes to Turkey, Turkish military strikes YPG and ISIL targets in Syria, recalls ambassador to Austria after rows…

Turkish military strikes YPG and ISIL targets in Syria  AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH) Turkish army shells ISIL targets in Syria’s Jarablus and Kurdish YPG fighters north of Manbij. Turkey recalls ambassador to Austria after rows Turkey has recalled its ambassador to Austria to review relations after a series of disputes with the European Union member state, … Read more

State of Kurdish question in Turkey: “Armored ambulance starts serving in Diyarbakır…Amnesty Turkey 2015/2016 report….

It’s Time to Kick Erdogan’s Turkey Out of NATO huffingtonpost.com – Feb 23 Anadolu Agency via Getty Images It has always been a matter of historical curiosity that one of the American diplomats who was deeply involved in the creation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization was named Achilles. As the head of the State… … Read more

Deputies and journalists are directly targeted as Amnesty warns ” Turkish army operations ‘beginning to resemble collective punishment’…

Amnesty: Turkish army operations ‘beginning to resemble collective punishment’ The Turkish military operations backed by curfews in the country’s southeast have begun to resemble “collective punishment,” Amnesty International said on Jan. 20 Top EU official calls for ceasefire, return to Kurdish peace process EU Commissioner for Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn has called for an … Read more

As of yesterday, 25 women including 3 female politicians, 44 children killed in Turkey’s Kurdish cities…

Number of killed mentioned here in Turkish. 50 dead still await to be buried in Sur, Cizre and Silopi. 3 Politician Women Killed in Silopi  Bianet :: English Three politician women who were killed as trying to get to Yeşilyurt neighborhood from Karşıyaka neighborhood in Silopi have been determined as DBP PM Seve Demir, KJA member … Read more

Arab League denounces Turkish troop deployment in Iraq, Turkish PM vows to continue military presence in Iraq until “Mosul’s liberation”

Turkish PM vows to continue military presence in Iraq until Mosul’s liberation Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has reiterated his government’s resolve to maintain a military presence in northern Iraq until Mosul is “liberated” Arab League denounces Turkish troop deployment in Iraq The foreign ministers of the Arab League condemned on Dec. 24 a Turkish military deployment … Read more

100,000 people displaced in Turkey due to clashes in southeastern Turkey…

100,000 people displaced due to clashes with PKK Hurriyet Daily News A police report on the effects of the recent clashes in southeastern Turkey has revealed that some 100,000 people have been displaced in five towns in the region, with 1.3 million people being affected by the repeated curfews Erdoğan vows Kurdish rebels ‘will be buried in … Read more

Well, after all, Erdoğan wants the Presidential system…

Presidential system, new charter back on agenda Presidential system, new charter back on agenda Erdoğan starts pushing for system change in Turkey In line with the proverb “Strike while the iron is hot,” Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan lost no time bringing forward the issue of a radical shift in Turkey from the current parliamentary system to a … Read more

With more confidence after the election, attacks on Kurdish targets, journalist and opposition members arrests and denial of election promises…

Aerial Operation by TSK on Qandil  Bianet :: English General Staff has announced it hit Qandil and its surrounding area Turkish magazine critical of Erdoğan confiscated, editors detained 2 An Istanbul court has ordered the confiscation of the latest issue of Nokta magazine on the grounds that it “incites crime” due its cover and headline showing President … Read more

Kurdish news agency #DİHA in Diyarbakır raided by Turkish security forces, 10s detained; Turkey recruits more militias against Kurdish guerillas…

A video from the scene: A list of detained DIHA employees: DIHA agency website currently blocked in Turkey: http://www.diclehaber.com/en   Ongoing censorship blocks Kurdish, critical, data-based media … Today’s Zaman–Aug 16, 2015 The majority of sites that have been blocked are Kurdish media outlets, including ANF, ANHA, the Dicle News Agency (DİHA), Rojnews and … Almost 400 … Read more

In the end, “More than 20 Cizre civilians dead during eight-day curfew…

More than 20 Cizre civilians dead during eight-day curfew: Relatives More than 20 civilians died in the southeastern town of Cizre of the Şırnak province in clashes during the eight-day curfew between Sept. 4 and 12, eyewitnesses and relatives of the dead have elaborated on how the civilian deaths occurred. What Happened in Cizre While Governor Says … Read more

By suspending elected mayors, Turkish state is killing Kurdish civilian politics softly…

Mayor of Turkey’s Cizre suspended by ministry over terror charges Turkey’s Interior Ministry has suspended the mayor of a southeastern town over inciting people to armed uprising and terror propaganda. A curfew which was implemented late Sept. 4 in the Cizre district of Şırnak would be removed as of 7:00 a.m. on Sept. 12. Post-curfew photos tell … Read more

These underage civilians were killed by special forces and the Ağrı Governor labelled them as terrorists…

Two people killed by Turkish army in the east were underage civilians, says mayor Even though the eastern province of Ağrı’s governorate stated three members of the outlawed PKK had been killed in clashes after PKK members staged an attack on the Gendarmerie Command, the mayor of the district has claimed two of the dead were … Read more

End of ceasefire cost in one month: 24 Turkish security officers dead…

PKK militants kill 24th Turkish security officer in one month A Turkish police officer was killed and three others were injured in an attack on an armored police vehicle in southeastern Şırnak province late Aug. 7, increasing the death toll in PKK attacks to 24 in one month. HDP co-chair urges PKK and Turkish gov’t to resume … Read more

Erdoğan could not become a president and thus declared the end of peace process, but he might not be the only player in AKP… Let’s see..

Kurdish leader Demirtaş reveals details of peace process The gov’t’s refusal to provide legal guarantees for the PKK’s withdrawal, coupled with the construction of military fortresses, effectively ended the cease-fire, HDP co-chair says MAIN FOCUS: Turkey convenes Nato meeting | 28/07/2015 euro|topics At the request of Ankara Nato members will meet today, Tuesday, to discuss Turkey’s conflicts … Read more