Urfa

Type: City
Name: Urfa
Country: Turkey
Latitude: 37.169998
Longitude: 38.790001
population: 449,785
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Periscope: Savoring memories, one cup at a time

Coffee.Dark and delicious, quintessential complement to comfort food of every variety, warm mug in hand on a chilled autumn morning, awakening aroma.Ahhh.In the 15th century, someone in Yemen took the seed from the berry, roasted it, ground it and poured ... [Published Oklahoma Journal Record - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Mystery journey of a pilot cutter

SHE should be called the Scarlet Pimpernel, because first he saw her, then he didn’t.In fact, looking up this boat, she seems to have been spotted once or twice over the years, only to sail on and return to obscurity, her current whereabouts being, at ... [Published Shields Gazette - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Children in Raqqa forced to train as Isis fighters and executioners

In a special camp in Syria’s Raqqa province, between 200 and 300 children are understood to be receiving training by Isis militants to become fighters and executioners for the terrorist group. The Al Sharea’l camp is reserved for children under the age ... [Published The Independent - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Questions remained unanswered toward Turkey’s terror captives

On Saturday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called the release of 46 Turks and 3 Iraqis captured in Mosul more than three months ago as a “pre-planned rescue operation” by Turkey’s national intelligence agency. The following day, he appeared to change ... [Published Islam Times - Sep 24 2014]
Entities: Turkey, Hostage, Ankara, Mosul
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

Kurdish refugees in Turkey adjust to harsh new reality

When he finally managed to cross the Turkish border to find sanctuary from jihadists in Syria, Abdelaziz Temo looked for shade to find refuge from the sun and water to refresh himself.Be the first to commentSyrian Kurd children sit in a truck after crossing ... [Published Berea Mail Online - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Turkey strains under surge of Syrian refugees

About 150,000 Syrians, mostly Kurds from northern and eastern Syria, have poured over the border into Turkey in search of safety during the past week but they are finding life on Turkish soil little better than it was at home.“People are sleeping on the ... [Published Irish Times - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Syrian refugees lament late U.S. arrival

URFA, Turkey -- Most Syrian refugees who spoke to CBS News' Holly Williams on Tuesday as they crossed the border into Turkey welcomed the U.S. airstrikes in their home country, but many of them said they had come too late.In less than a week, more than ... [Published CBS News - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Turkey bars Kurdish militants from releiving Kobani

The UN refugee agency reports that up to 70,000 Syrian Kurds have crossed into Turkey over the past 24 hours to escape the ISIS advance on the town of Kobani  (Ayn al-Arab). A Kurdish commander on the ground said ISIS forces had advanced to within 15 ... [Published World War 4 Report - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

60,000 Kurds flee from Syria to Turkey in a single day

More than 60,000 Kurds from Syria poured into Turkey between Friday night and Saturday afternoon, fleeing from attacks by the Islamic State, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus told a press conference.Kurtulmus went Saturday to Urfa province, ... [Published EFE - Sep 21 2014]
Entities: Kurds, Turkey, Syria
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Latin American Herald Tribune - 60,000 Kurds Flee from Syria to Turkey in a Single Day

ANKARA More than 60,000 Kurds from Syria poured into Turkey between Friday night and Saturday afternoon, fleeing from attacks by the Islamic State, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus told a press conference.Kurtulmus went Saturday to Urfa province, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 21 2014]
Entities: Kurds, Turkey, Syria
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 2 reports

More than three months they

were in the hands of the terrorist militia “Islamic State”, now are 49 Turkish hostages. They were taken prisoner, as the Islamists stormed the consulate in the Iraqi city of Mosul.Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced the good news in travel ... [Published National Turk - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Last night in Istanbul

ISTANBUL—Our last day in this city, and in Turkey, actually began halfway through it, when we left the Grand Tarabya Hotel, on the banks of the Bosphorus at nearly noon.Our first stop was the Spice Bazaar (also known as the Egyptian Bazaar) to pick up ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 02 2014]

Quotes

"It’s terrifying to see how these children change in a short time," Mr Raqqawi told the newspaper, "they are building a new generation of children who would do their bidding, including suicide bombings, without blinking"
"There (in Syria) we lived in houses and we felt happy at home. Now, we are refugees" said Abdelaziz
Ibrahim Mustapha fled ISIS three days ago with his family, and told Williams, "we just wish Obama had started the airstrikes even earlier, maybe then we wouldn't be here."
...Especially addressing the people of Urfa, the mostly Kurdish city on the Turkish side of the border, the statement read: "Let us remove the borders, unite Urfa with Kobani, defeat the ISIS aggressors and turn the Rojava Revolution into the revolution of Syria and the whole Middle East.... Tens of thousands of youths must join the resistance and respond to ISIS fascism."

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Periscope: Savoring memories, one cup at a time [Published Oklahoma Journal Record - 1 hour ago]
Mystery journey of a pilot cutter [Published Shields Gazette - Sep 29 2014]
Eastern Turkey: Top ten destinations [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 28 2014]
Will Turkey change tact? [Published Al Ahram - Sep 25 2014]
Children in Raqqa forced to train as Isis fight... [Published The Independent - Sep 25 2014]
Questions remained unanswered toward Turkey’s t... [Published Islam Times - Sep 24 2014]
Kurdish refugees in Turkey adjust to harsh new ... [Published Berea Mail Online - Sep 24 2014]
Turkey strains under surge of Syrian refugees [Published Irish Times - Sep 23 2014]
Kurdish Refugees in Turkey Adjust to Harsh New ... [Published Naharnet - Sep 23 2014]
Syrian refugees lament late U.S. arrival [Published CBS News - Sep 23 2014]
The infuriating uncertainty surrounding Turkey’... [Published Turkish Weekly - Sep 22 2014]
Looking for ISIL: How Turks become jihadists [Published Turkish Daily - Sep 22 2014]
Turkey bars Kurdish militants from releiving Ko... [Published World War 4 Report - Sep 22 2014]
60,000 Kurds flee from Syria to Turkey in a sin... [Published EFE - Sep 21 2014]
YONCA - CHP deputy Tanal: Hegemonic laws valid ... [Published Zaman - Sep 21 2014]
Latin American Herald Tribune - 60,000 Kurds Fl... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 21 2014]
Isis in Syria: 60,000 Kurds flee terror in new ... [Published The Independent - Sep 21 2014]
More than three months they [Published National Turk - Sep 20 2014]
Turkish PM cuts short his visit to Azerbaijan [Published News.Az - Sep 20 2014]
Obama’s Syrian dilemma [Published The Hindu - Sep 16 2014]
Follow the money: How the West created IS [Published Sott.net - Sep 14 2014]
It's not just Scotland. Catalonia and Kurdistan... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Sep 13 2014]
Arab Nation Hoax: Geared to Falsify Islamic His... [Published Afro Articles - Sep 08 2014]
Children Forced to Learn Beheading, Watch Execu... [Published RIA Novosti - Sep 07 2014]
Isil forcibly conscripting children to training... [Published Gulf News - Sep 04 2014]
With Blond Dolls And Kitchen Knives, ISIS Teach... [Published Worldcrunch - Sep 03 2014]
The Islamic State makes millions from stolen an... [Published AlMonitor - Sep 03 2014]
Last night in Istanbul [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 02 2014]
Syrians adjust to life under ISIS rule [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Aug 29 2014]
Refugees pour into Turkey amid Middle East chaos [Published Deutsche Welle - Aug 29 2014]
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The View From Your Window [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 15 2014]
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Turkey: UNHCR Turkey Syrian Refugee Daily Sitre... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 06 2014]
Source: UN High Commissioner for RefugeesCountry: Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey Highlights ● On 02 June 2014, AFAD - the Disaster and Emergency Management Agency of Government of Turkey - announced that the total number of Syrians registered and ...
Netanyahu to settler leaders: ‘I fight for you’ [Published Mondoweiss - May 29 2014]
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, meets with Dani Dayan, the former head of the Yesha settler’s council, on January 9, 2013 (photo credit: Gideon Markowicz/Flash90) Netanyahu to settlers: I’m fighting for you, but there are international ...
The destruction of the Shrine of Uways in Raqqa... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - May 20 2014]
[ by Charles Cameron -- the destruction by ISIS of the shrine of a remarkable Muslim saint, to be followed by a glimpse of the man himself ] . First, the destruction of the shrine of Uways in Raqqa: Before: I am not sure when the picture ...
Turkey: UNHCR Turkey Syrian Refugee Daily Sitre... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 24 2014]
Source: UN High Commissioner for RefugeesCountry: Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey Highlights ● On 18 February 2014, AFAD - the Disaster and Emergency Management Agency of Government of Turkey - announced that the total number of Syrians registered ...
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