Posts Tagged “Kurdistan Workers’ Party”

Kurds celebrate Kobani victory with musicfest in Seruç, Turkey

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Kurds celebrate Kobani victory with musicfest in Seruç, Turkey

By Abdennour Toumi On Monday, according to local sources of Kurdish media, fighters of the YPG entered the city of Kobani, united with the forces of the Kurdish Alliance, and now together they control 90% of the town and its environs. The city of Kobani has been seen as a major testing-ground for the Kurdish…

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New Dilemmas for Turkey’s Syrian-Iraqi Kurds

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New Dilemmas for Turkey’s Syrian-Iraqi Kurds

New Dilemmas for Turkey’s Syrian-Iraqi Kurds By Abdennour Toumi, Mardin, Turkey As the civil war in Syria continues, the ethnic factor is just one of many paradoxes plaguing this dynamic conflict/crisis. Along Turkey’s southern long borders, it has become clear that with the regime change the Syrian opposition demands have caused Turkey and its regional policy…

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Farmers protest Turkish economic policies

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Farmers protest Turkish economic policies

Farmers protest Turkish economic policies By Abdennour Toumi Mardin, Turkey — Last week, fire and barricades blocked the roads for three days as farmers protested their electricity and water being cut off to irrigate their corn fields. In the southern districts of Derik and Kiziltepe. Residents of these districts are angered by the lack of water and…

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