Kongra-Gel

Type: Organization
Name: Kongra-Gel (KADEK, Kurdistan Workers Party, PKK, Freedom and Democracy Congress of Kurdistan, People's Congress of Kurdistan, The People's Defense Force, Halu Mesru Savunma Kuvveti)
Nationality: Turkey
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Kongra-Gel
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

PKK Returns To Turkish Cities

Middle East NewslineANKARA [MENL] -- Turkey's intelligence community has determined that Kurdishinsurgents returned from their bases in Iraq and Syria. ... [Published Middle East Newsline - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Works Ministry wants to merge PKK and BPU

| last updated at 10:11PMKOTA BELUD: The Works Ministry wants to merge its Contractor Service Centre (PKK) with the Entrepreneur Development Division (BPU) and harness their synergy to the maximum for the Bumiputra Empowerment Agenda.Deputy minister Datuk ... [Published New Straits Times - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Time to heal the Turkish Armed Forces

After months of silence, Turkey’s silent powerhouse has gradually shown signs of opening itself up to the public again. Last week, the Turkish Air Force War College in Istanbul hosted academics and Air Force commanders from more than 30 countries in the ... [Published Turkish Daily - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Minval.az: Head of Nakhijevan has ties with followers of Gülen and secretly cooperates with PKK and Israel

The Minister of Internal Affairs of Nakhijevan Autonomous Republic Ahmed Ahmedov has for a long time collected a dossier on the head of the republic Vasif Talibov. As it is reported by the Azerbaijani news portal Minval.az the dossier has disclosed Talibov’s ... [Published PANORAMA.am - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

The president and the Kurds

The controversy over the results of Turkey’s recent municipal elections has further damaged the country’s standing in the EU and US, writes Sayed Abdel-Maguid in AnkaraTurkey these days is brimming over with conflicting images that have been riveting ... [Published Al Ahram - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Opposition: New intel law reinforces coup legacy

ANKARAThe parliamentary debates on the law are marked by moments of tension. AA PhotoThe Turkish government’s new intelligence bill will strengthen the authoritarian aspects of the legacy of the 1980 coup rather than usher in a period of greater freedom, ... [Published Turkish Daily - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 3 reports

Is Fate of Kurdish Issue Tied to Erdogan's Future?

Plainclothes police officers tear down a billboard with a picture of imprisoned Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan in Diyarbakir, Feb. 11, 2014 (photo by REUTERS). Despite sending strong signals that he intends to run for the Turkish presidency in August, ... [Published AINA - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Iraqi Kurds entrench political faultline with Syria border ditch

Reuters, 17/04 17:29 CETBy Isabel ColesARBILIraqi Kurdish authorities say the ditch, which is approximately 3 metres deep and 2 metres wide, will help reduce smuggling and keep Islamist militants out of their relatively stable region as war grinds on ... [Published EuroNews - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Kurds, Syria, Iraq
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Turkish president to have final say for prosecution of intel chief

ANKARAMİT Undersecretary Hakan Fidan speaks with Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu during the eighth Turkey-Afghanistan-Pakistan Trilateral Summit in Ankara last February. HÜRRİYET PhotoIn investigations involving the chief of Turkey’s National Intelligence ... [Published Turkish Daily - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Turkey ordered to pay damages 20 years after military disappearances

STRASBOURG - The European Court of Human Rights ordered Turkey Tuesday to pay 65,000 euros ($90,000) each to four families whose relatives disappeared after a battle with security forces more than 20 years ago.The court ruled the families of those who ... [Published NOW News - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

PKK pressures Turkish government to accelerate talks as resumption of insurgency appears likely in two-month outlook

EVENTA delegation from the pro-Kurdish Peace and Democracy Party (Baris ve Demokrasi Partisi: BDP) handed a letter that expressed the current views of the PKK's operational command to Minister of Justice Bekir Bozdag, according to Turkish daily Hürriyet ... [Published Jane's - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Nobel Foundation does not rule out PKK leader’s nomination, but denies reports

ISTANBULA record of 278 candidates, including 47 organizations, received nominations for the 2014 prize.The Nobel Foundation has denied reports that an application for the nomination of the imprisoned leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), ... [Published Turkish Daily - Apr 14 2014]

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This essay is part of the Middle East-Asia Project (MAP series on “ "Civilianizing the State in the Post-Arab Spring Middle East and North Africa: Reflections on and Insights from the Asia Pacific Experience.” The series explores the  past and ongoing processes of Security Sector Reform (SSR) in Asia-Pacific countries and examines the steps already taken and still needed in the MENA region.  See Resources  …"
"Apart from that, the government hoped the combined synergy would also result in collaboration between bumiputra contractors and entrepreneurs" she said at a corporate social responsibility programme organised by the PKK with the cooperation of the Malaysian Construction Academy, Sabah at Kampung...
"We are telling him 'how are you?' on the phone, no answer" his son, Munir Tugrul, 30, told SES Türkiye. "He is suffering there, we are suffering here."
After a meeting between deputies of both pro-Kurdish parties Kurkcu said: "We plan to act jointly under the roof of HDP party in the parliament, during the presidential elections. The transfer of BDP deputies will be completed as soon as possible."

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Civilianization of Politics in Turkey [Published Middle East Institute - 3 hours ago]
Cars on the road to reach 3.9 million by 2025, ... [Published thestar.com.my - 6 hours ago]
Presidential elections and Kurds [Published Turkish Daily - 8 hours ago]
No one can stop us from announcing the state of... [Published Kurdish Globe - 10 hours ago]
PKK Returns To Turkish Cities [Published Middle East Newsline - 14 hours ago]
Works Ministry wants to merge PKK and BPU [Published New Straits Times - Apr 19 2014]
Human rights advocates call for prison reforms [Published Turkish Weekly - Apr 19 2014]
10 Cold-Blooded Professional Killers [Published LewRockwell.com - Apr 19 2014]
Turkey's pro-Kurdish parties 'to merge soon' [Published World Bulletin - Apr 19 2014]
Generation TBD: War drives more than half of Sy... [Published GlobalPost - Apr 19 2014]
Time to heal the Turkish Armed Forces [Published Turkish Daily - Apr 18 2014]
Minval.az: Head of Nakhijevan has ties with fol... [Published PANORAMA.am - Apr 18 2014]
Turkish Law Gives Spy Agency Controversial Powers [Published VOA News - Apr 18 2014]
The president and the Kurds [Published Al Ahram - Apr 18 2014]
Opposition: New intel law reinforces coup legacy [Published Turkish Daily - Apr 18 2014]
Is Fate of Kurdish Issue Tied to Erdogan's Future? [Published AINA - Apr 17 2014]
Peace on a gravestone: A glimpse into Kurdish g... [Published Turkish Daily - Apr 17 2014]
Is fate of Kurdish issue tied to Erdogan's future? [Published AlMonitor - Apr 17 2014]
Turkish parliament approves law expanding spy p... [Published West Australian - Apr 17 2014]
Is Turkey reverting to a 'muhaberat' state? [Published AlMonitor - Apr 17 2014]
European court fines Turkey on freedom of expre... [Published Turkish Weekly - Apr 17 2014]
Iraqi Kurds entrench political faultline with S... [Published EuroNews - Apr 17 2014]
Surveillance state? [Published Deutsche Welle - Apr 17 2014]
Iraqi Kurds entrench political faultline with S... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 17 2014]
Hailing pace process, Kurdish politician return... [Published Turkish Daily - Apr 17 2014]
Turkish president to have final say for prosecu... [Published Turkish Daily - Apr 17 2014]
We're all from Erzurum [Published Zaman - Apr 17 2014]
Islamists make their move in Kurdish problem [Published Turkish Daily - Apr 16 2014]
The facts: European separatist movements [Published Abu Dhabi National - Apr 16 2014]
Villagers file suit against ministry over stray... [Published Zaman - Apr 16 2014]
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As we noted here, Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan had blocked Twitter access to his nation ahead of what was rumored to be a "spectacular" leak before this weekend's elections . Then this morning, amid a mad scramble, he reportedly (despite the nation's ...
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Clashes go into the night in Turkey [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 15 2014]
Kurds clash with police in southeasternTurkey [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 02 2014]
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