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 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Deputies Zana, Önder heads for talks with Talabani and KRG

ANKARAPeoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Istanbul deputy Sırrı Süreyya Önder. DHA PhotoIndependent Diyarbakır deputy Leyla Zana and Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Istanbul deputy Sırrı Süreyya Önder have travelled to northern Iraq for a week-long visit, ... [Published Turkish Daily - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

REUTERS - Kurds go to Syria from Turkey to fight Islamists

Kurds go to Syria from Turkey to fight IslamistsA new offensive by al Qaeda offshoot the Islamic State on Kurdish-held areas of northern Syria has triggered a regional call for arms from the Kurds, and Turkish Kurds are coming to their aid.The war in ... [Published Zaman - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

BERK - Law on social unity falls short

Law on social unity falls shortA new law called the “Law concerning ending terror and empowering social unity” was enacted last week, to be more specific on July 10. When I first read the name I was hopeful and expected to see a more advanced law that ... [Published Zaman - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

ISIL Updates; Jordan Calls American Approach “Foolish” – New

Even as the Israeli-Hamas conflict is capturing media attention re: Mideast coverage , important developments are occurring in Syria, Iraq and Jordan that I believe readers of this blog should know. The first link reports that Jordan views US policy ... [Published Prophecy Updates and Commentary - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

PKK Intervenes In N. Syria

Middle East NewslineNICOSIA [MENL] -- The leading Kurdish insurgency movement has intervened tosave its compatriots in Syria. ... [Published Middle East Newsline - Jul 17 2014]
Entities: Kongra-Gel, Syria
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

EMRE - Presidential election will be a vote of autonomy

Presidential election will be a vote of autonomyThus borders between camps became more and more pronounced in the run-up to the presidential election. Even if the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) says, for tactical reasons, that it won't support Recep Tayyip ... [Published Zaman - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 5 reports

Turkey Legalizes Peace Talks with Kurds in Step Towards Independence

In a sign that the Kurdish ethnic minority in the Middle East is increasingly closer to establishing a sovereign state, the Turkish government, a longtime opponent of the Kurdish independence movement, passed a law this week allowing peace talks with ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

PKK rebels kidnap 2 girls in southeastern Turkey

Rebels of the outlawed Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) have kidnapped two girls in Hakkari province in southeastern Turkey, private Dogan news agency reported on Wednesday.A group of PKK militants kidnapped the two girls, 16 and 14, in Yuksekova town of ... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 3 reports

Hundreds of Kurd fighters enter Syria from Turkey

BEIRUT: Hundreds of Kurdish fighters have entered northern Syria to help battle jihadists besieging the Kurdish city of Ain Al Arab, a monitor said on Tuesday.“At least 800 Kurdish fighters crossed the Turkish-Syrian border to help their comrades in Ain ... [Published The Gulf Today - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

Demirtaş says he will win, even if he loses

With Selahattin Demirtaş yesterday, on July 15, all three candidates for the Turkish presidential elections, with the first round on Aug. 10, have made their visions public.Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s vision as the candidate of the ruling Justice ... [Published Turkish Daily - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

Peak Acquisition Target, LongKey, Unveils its New Website

) - Peak Positioning Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE:PKK)(PINKSHEETS:PKKFF) ("Peak" or the "Company") today announced that its acquisition target, LongKey Software Limited ("LongKey"), has unveiled its new Website located at www.longkeysoft.com ."Our service ... [Published MarketWired - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 3 reports

900 Kurds enter Syria to defend Kurdish city against the Islamic State

As many as 900 Kurdish fighters have entered Syria via Turkey over the past few days to defend a predominantly Kurdish city in northern Syria against the al-Qaida- breakaway Islamic State (IS) militant group, activists reported Tuesday.The Kurdish fighters ... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 15 2014]
Entities: Syria, Kurds, Islamic State

Quotes

On top of this, competing claims to power in the region also stand in the way of an alliance, said Tastekin. "Both groups insist on being in charge and want to represent the interests of the Kurds."
...al-Assad attended his de-facto self-coronation affording him another seven years in power, Isis was making a mockery of the president's pledge to "not stop fighting terrorism and striking it wherever it is until we restore security to every spot of Syria"
...with US president Barack Obama, Peres told reporters that maintaining a unified Iraq would be impossible without "massive" military intervention. "The Kurds have, de facto, created their own state, which is democratic."
The former head of the village Ilis Begtas said that people are coming back as a part of the reconciliation process. Begtas said these people "longed for their village while they were in Europe and they grew up with this longing. We are working on the restoration of our village. Our first buildings start to rise up yet our budget is limited. Despite all this, we are planning to finish the constructions in a very short time. There are a lot of villagers living abroad. They all await news from us. They will return to the village as soon as possible."

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ISIS Is Using Its Captured Iraqi Weapons Agains... [Published Vice UK - 2 hours ago]
Deputies Zana, Önder heads for talks with Talab... [Published Turkish Daily - 18 hours ago]
BERK - Law on social unity falls short [Published Zaman - Jul 20 2014]
REUTERS - Kurds go to Syria from Turkey to figh... [Published Zaman - Jul 20 2014]
ISIL Updates; Jordan Calls American Approach “F... [Published Prophecy Updates and Commentary - Jul 19 2014]
The Emerging Iranian-Turkish Energy Partnership... [Published Eurasia Review - Jul 19 2014]
Jabhat al-Nusra, IS compete for foreign fighters [Published AlMonitor - Jul 19 2014]
Erdogan may win presidency but no promise of ex... [Published AlMonitor - Jul 18 2014]
Islamic State seizes major Syrian oil fields, a... [Published McClatchy DC - Jul 18 2014]
Kurds struggle to unify against ISIS [Published Deutsche Welle - Jul 18 2014]
America Needs to Change Its Failed Iraq-Iran Po... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 18 2014]
While Iraq Burns, ISIS Takes Advantage in Syria [Published AINA - Jul 18 2014]
While Iraq burns, Isis takes advantage in Syria [Published BBC - Jul 18 2014]
Islamic Radicals Holding More Than 140 Kurdish ... [Published EducationNews.org - Jul 17 2014]
Islamic State uses Turkish Consulate in Mosul a... [Published AlMonitor - Jul 17 2014]
PKK Intervenes In N. Syria [Published Middle East Newsline - Jul 17 2014]
Bank Technique to close its branch [Published Azeri-Press Information Agency - Jul 17 2014]
A new voice in the Middle East [Published Jewish Chronicle - Jul 17 2014]
The Crisis in Iraq And The Iraqi Labour Movement [Published Global Politician - Jul 17 2014]
Reconciliation Process Will Help Turkish Assyri... [Published AINA - Jul 17 2014]
Will Turkey midwife an independent Iraqi Kurdis... [Published AlMonitor - Jul 16 2014]
EMRE - Presidential election will be a vote of ... [Published Zaman - Jul 16 2014]
GÜNAY HİLAL - Demirtaş: a new star with a low c... [Published Zaman - Jul 16 2014]
Turkey Legalizes Peace Talks with Kurds in Step... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 16 2014]
Iraqi Kurds Talk Independence But Move For Stro... [Published Radio Free Europe - Jul 16 2014]
BBP becomes seventh party to lend support to İh... [Published Turkish Daily - Jul 16 2014]
PKK rebels kidnap 2 girls in southeastern Turkey [Published China.org.cn - Jul 16 2014]
Prosecutor uses PKK evidence against ‘girl with... [Published Turkish Daily - Jul 16 2014]
900 KURDS ENTER SYRIA TO DEFEND KURDISH CITY AG... [Published NAM News Network - Jul 16 2014]
Kurdish resolution reform takes effect after pr... [Published Turkish Daily - Jul 16 2014]
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ISIL Updates; Jordan Calls American Approach “F... [Published Prophecy Updates and Commentary - Jul 19 2014]
Even as the Israeli-Hamas conflict is capturing media attention re: Mideast coverage , important developments are occurring in Syria, Iraq and Jordan that I believe readers of this blog should know. The first link reports that Jordan views US policy ...
Turkey Legalizes Peace Talks with Kurds in Step... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 16 2014]
In a sign that the Kurdish ethnic minority in the Middle East is increasingly closer to establishing a sovereign state, the Turkish government, a longtime opponent of the Kurdish independence movement, passed a law this week allowing peace talks with ...
Peak Acquisition Target, LongKey, Unveils its N... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jul 15 2014]
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - July 15, 2014) - Peak Positioning Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE:PKK)(PINKSHEETS:PKKFF) ("Peak" or the "Company") today announced that its acquisition target, LongKey Software Limited ("LongKey"), has unveiled its new ...
Syrian Arab Republic: Syrian Kurds demobilise 1... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 09 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Syrian Arab Republic 07/08/2014 20:39 GMT by Jonathan FOWLER GENEVA, July 8, 2014 (AFP) - Syrian Kurdish forces have demobilised scores of child soldiers from their ranks over the past month, a Swiss group that works ...
Rethinking Kurdistan [Published Foreign Policy BlogsForeign Policy Blogs | The ... - Jul 08 2014]
Photo Credit: James (Jim) Gordon via Wikimedia Commons By Adam Tiffen The recent announcement of the founding of the “Islamic State” across vast regions of Iraq and Syria by a Sunni Islamic insurgency formerly known as ISIS has the potential to redraw ...
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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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