Kurds Demanding Freedom for Ocalan Disrupt European Parliament
A group of Kurds demanding freedom for jailed Kurdish politician Abdullah Ocalan interrupted the plenary session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday. Ocalan is the founder of Kurdistan’s Workers Party (PKK), who has been detained for more than...
Effigy of Erdogan Hung in Sweden
An effigy of Erdogan, hung in Stockholm on Wednesday, has caused diplomatic problems for Sweden. The country, which has bid to join NATO, now faces the possibility of having their application denied if Turkey refuses to grant their approval. The...
Turkish Airstrikes in Syria Jeopardize War Against ISIS, US Says
The rising intensity of Turkish airstrikes on targets in Syria has jeopardized operations against ISIS, according to US officials. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which are mostly bolstered by units from the Kurdish People's Protection Unit (YPG), have said they...
Turkey Bombs Towns in Northern Syria After Istanbul Blast
Turkey bombed towns in northern Syria on Saturday after Ankara blamed the Kurdistan Workers’ party (PKK) for last Sunday’s deadly bombing in central Istanbul. Airstrikes hit several towns, including the city of Kobane, Kurdish-led forces and a Britain-based monitoring group...
Protesters Taking Part in Rebellion in Iran Face Trials
Protestors who have taken part in the insurgent rebellion in Iran are now facing trials. The forms they take are however not certain. Iran is holding trials for the Mahsa Amini rebels, bringing charges against almost a thousand people in...
Turkey Admits Sending ISIS Terrorists to the West
Turkey admitted openly on Wednesday that it sent "thousands" of ISIS terrorists to the West. "We have sent thousands of members of the Daesh (ISIS) terrorist organization to the West because they transferred them to conflict zones," Soylu said. "They...
Greece Refutes Turkey’s Claims it Hosts Anti-Turkish Terrorists
Greece's Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement refuting baseless claims of Turkey.
US Fears for Turkish Democracy as Erdogan Cracks Down on Opposition
Turkish President Erdogan is cracking down on political opponents, as his party called on courts to ban the People's Democratic Party.
Turkey and US in Row Over Killings in Iraq
In a very unusual move, Turkey recalled its ambassador to Washington on Monday over a statement made by the United States regarding the recent killing of thirteen kidnapped Turks in the nation of Iraq. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared...
Turkey Blamed for Pressuring NATO on Kurdish Issue for Own Political Gain
A new confrontation between Ankara and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) appears to have been taking place over the last several days, according to an exclusive report from Reuters published on Tuesday. Turkey has allegedly been blocking a NATO...