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DIYARBAKIR, Turkey – Tens of thousands of people have taken part in Newroz celebrations across Turkey on Wednesday in support of their fellow Kurds in ... The main celebration attended by Kurdish politicians from across the four parts of Greater Kurdistan took place in Diyarbakir, or Amed, known as the ...
Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) launched attacks in Diyarbakır and Bitlis in south east Turkey on Monday, killing one soldier and two civilians, reports the Turkish press. The attacks took place right after in Syria Turkish forces and their Free Syrian Army (FSA) allies gained control of Afrin's largest city from ...

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday visited the Kurdish cities of Mardin and Diyarbakir where he attended provincial conventions of his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP). “During our activities to found the [AKP], and when we came to power, what our ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – A Turkish military operation on Tuesday against the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in the Kurdish city of Diyarbakir led to the killing of three soldiers and wounding of four others. A press release on the website of the Ankara-appointed governor's website said a roadside explosive ...
In the southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir, locals believe that the dessert was first baked in the Armenian houses of the cosmopolitan city in the 18th century. As the dessert became popular, the Armenians taught it to the Muslim population in the 19th century, mainly migrants from Bingol, a small city to ...
Curfews were imposed in dozens of villages and towns in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır on Feb. 14, ahead of an anticipated new operation against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). The Diyarbakir Governor's Office said a total of 176 curfews had been imposed in the province to ...

Dust storm hampers life, paints the sky red in southeastern Turkey's Mardin, Diyarbakır. ANADOLU ... According to Turkey's regional meteorological authorities, windy conditions and heavy dust reduced visibility and air quality in southeastern provinces of Diyarbakır, Şırnak, Mardin, Şanlıurfa and Batman.
Two Turkish security guards were martyred by PKK terrorists in southeastern Diyarbakir province late Saturday, according to an official ...
After an ill-fated love story forced oud player Yervant Bostanci to leave Diyarbakir, he has returned to his homeland and says he will never ...
The United Nations says that at least 355,000 people, mostly Kurds, have since been displaced, and numerous politicians, including the former co-mayors in Diyarbakir, have been imprisoned. The PKK, designated a "terrorist" group by Turkey, the European ...
People gather to celebrate Nowruz, which marks the arrival of spring and the new year, in the Kurdish-dominated southeastern city of Diyarbakir, Turkey, March 21, 2017. (photo by REUTERS/Sertac Kayar) ...
"Terror incidents in Diyarbakir city have now stopped and public security has been restored," Diyarbakir Governor Huseyin Aksoy told Al Jazeera, noting that an economic recovery plan and reconstruction efforts for the destroyed parts of Sur have been ...
The statement from the Diyarbakir governor's office said security forces launched 544 operations against the PKK in February -- with the aim of destroying its shelters, warehouses and anti-aircraft positions, and gathering evidence on links between the ...
And then there was Diyarbakir - a city of hopelessness and desolation, strange and remote, or as we say in Bulgarian, "10 mountains away".
ANKARA, March 8 (KUNA) -- A Turkish soldier was killed by Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in southeastern Diyarbakir province Wednesday. The incident took place in the province's Lice district, said a military source who told Anadolu News ...
Feleknas Uca, an MP for the socialist, pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) in Diyarbakir, was part of a delegation blocked from entering the village over the weekend.
Ever since the Erdogan regime began its crackdown on Kurdish cities and opposition politicians, numerous cultural professionals in the east of the country have felt the noose of repression tightening around them too.

YEREVAN, JANUARY 26, ARMENPRESS. Osman Baydemir, former mayor of Diyarbakir and lawmaker of the People's Democratic Party (HDP) has been released from prison, Demokrathaber.
YEREVAN, JANUARY 26, ARMENPRESS. Osman Baydemir, former mayor of Diyarbakir and lawmaker of the People's Democratic Party (HDP) has been released from prison, Demokrathaber.
Turkish authorities removed an Assyrian sculpture from a public square on January 8. The sculpture, an Assyrian winged bull known as a Lamassu, was in front of the local council building in Diyarbakir. No explanation has been provided by the Turkish ...
Three police officers were killed and three others injured in a terror attack in the Sur district of Turkey's southeastern Diyarbakir province on Monday, according to a security source. Explosives planted by PKK terrorists blew up as a police vehicle ...
Terror attack targeting police has claimed the lives of four police officers and injured two more in Turkey's southeastern Diyarbakir province's Sur district on Monday. Turkey's Anadolu Agency reported that the attack took place near Dicle University ...
A Kurdish tale, told in melancholic trance by Dengbej singers, tells of a story, one of many, that's haunted Diyarbakir for more than a hundred years. Zembil Firos was a seller of baskets. The young Kurdish man was deeply in love with an Armenian woman ...
The camp, which had been managed by the Yenisehir municipality of Diyarbakir, has fallen victim to political maneuvering because its just-replaced mayor was from the Kurdish Democratic Regions Party (DBP).
After parliament lifted the HDP deputies' legal immunity last March, the Diyarbakir Chief Public Prosecutor opened an investigation into them.
The city of Diyarbakir in southeastern Turkey suffered terrible damage during the 2015 clashes between the Turkish military and Kurdish armed groups.
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Kurdistan24) - A Turkish F16 warplane crashed in the Kurdish city of Diyarbakir on Monday evening, reported a Kurdistan24 correspondent there.
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey - Turkey needs to compensate tens-of-thousands people and permit them to return to their homes in the Sur district of Diyarbakir, a UNESCO world heritage site, after they were displaced by Turkey's crackdown over the past year, ...
Turkish prosecutors Tuesday pushed for up to 230 years in prison for Diyarbakir's ousted mayor as part of its anti-terrorism efforts, according to judicial sources.
Hatice Kamer, (who also goes by the name Khajijan Farqin), a freelance reporter working for the Voice of America's Kurdish service, has been released after being detained by Turkish authorities in Diyarbakir. Details of her arrest Saturday were relayed ...
50 of these organizations are based in Diyarbakir, in my city. There are associations that support the families who lost their houses during the curfews or families who live under the poverty line in the region.
Police using teargas and water cannon,Diyarbakir region, December 2015. Demotix/ Avni Kantan. All rights reserved.On November 2, 2016, the Metropolitan Municipality of Diyarbakir has been put under forced administration by the central Turkish ...
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey - Around 8 a.m. Nov. 4, life was just getting animated in Diyarbakir when a white minibus drove to the entrance of the police compound in the Baglar district.
Turkish security forces detained 10 people over suspected involvement to a blast that killed 11 people including two police officers in southern Diyarbakir city last week, Anadolu Agency quoted a police source on Tuesday. Friday's car bomb attack, that ...
An offshoot of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party, or PKK, has claimed responsibility for a deadly car bomb attack in Turkey's southeast.
Shortly after the Friday attack, the Turkish Governor's Office in Diyarbakir claimed "members of the divisive terrorist organization" Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) had taken responsibility for the blast.
Daesh claims responsibility for Diyarbakir blast. The extremist group has claimed responsibility for a car bomb in the southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir yesterday through their Amaq news agency. The attack killed nine people and wounded more than ...
MANAMA, Nov 4 (KUNA) -- Bahrain strongly denounced the bombing in the Turkish city of Diyarbakir, which resulted in the killing and wounding of dozens of people, terming it as a "terrorist act".
"An insider source for Amaq Agency: Fighters from the Islamic State detonated an explosives-laden vehicle parked in front of a Turkish police headquarters in Diyarbakir in southeastern Turkey," the SITE Intelligence Group said, citing Amaq, which is a ...
The number of people killed an explosion in front of a police station in the Kurdish city of Diyarbakir Friday morning has risen to nine with more than 100 wounded.
Isis claims responsibility for Turkey car bomb attack, but government blames Kurdistan Workers Party. The blast occurred outside a police station in Diyarbakir on 4 November amid a crackdown on pro-Kurdish leaders in the country. By Ananya Roy.
At least eight people have been killed after a blast hit the center of Turkey's southeastern city of Diyarbakir, which has witnessed tensions between Ankara's forces and Kurdish militants.
YEREVAN, NOVEMBER 4, ARMENPRESS. The Radio and Television Supreme Council of Turkey has suspended coverage of the Diyarbakir blast, Anadolu reports. The Council's statement says media coverage of the explosion - except official ...
Diyarbakir: Around 20 people were wounded when a blast struck outside a police building early Friday in Turkey's southeastern city of Diyarbakir, the centre of the country's Kurdish community, security officials said. Several ambulances were dispatched ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan24) - Turkey's pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) on Tuesday announced it would not recognize a trustee the Turkish Government appointed to run the municipality of Diyarbakir, after putting its two mayors in ...
Diyarbakir (Turkey) (AFP) - Turkey appointed an unelected state trustee on Tuesday as the mayor of the biggest Kurdish-majority city in the southeast, the governor's office said, after arresting Diyarbakir's co-mayors last month. Gultan Kisanak and ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - Diyarbakir's co-mayors have been suspended pending trial following a hearing on Sunday, five days after their arrest.
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Most Searched. body : Layout 27 : Cell 1. NewsWar & Conflict 25 October 2016. Turkey detains Diyarbakir co-mayors. State media cites an ongoing investigation into outlawed armed PKK group as the reason for the politicians' detentions.


 

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