An official in the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) denied that the organization had anything to do with Sunday’s terrorist bombing in Istanbul.
“Two bases of the Israeli Intelligence and Special Operations Organization (Mossad) in the city of Erbil in the Iraqi Kurdistan region were targeted by missiles.”
The number of women who have filed domestic violence reports in Iraqi Kurdistan has decreased since the start of the pandemic.
Sheikh Rissan al-Halboussi from Anbar province said that "normalization with Israel is now a necessity."
Graham, who didn't look happy as Trump's errands boy, said, "I do hope that Turkey and Armenia can come together and deal with this problem."
Israel has “a vested interest in maintaining the Kurds’ and other minorities’ power in the northern Syria region as moderate and pro-Western elements who have proven their value many times over the years.
“What [Russian President Vladimir] Putin wants is a resolution to the Syria crisis on his terms,” said Anna Borshchevskaya of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. “And he is closer to that resolution.”
Erdoğan: Turkey will resume its assault in northern Syria “with determination” when the U.S.-brokered ceasefire expires on Tuesday if all Kurdish forces have not withdrawn from the Syria-Turkey border region.
Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz: "Of course, what is happening in Syria should remind us of one principle - that we must maintain our ability to defend ourselves."
The demonstrators held picket signs that referred to the Holocaust, with some of the signs reading, “Never Again.”
"“It is a message for all the region’s people and all those who bet on the Americans."
Graham believes there would be more than enough votes to override a presidential veto: "Who the hell supports Erdogan over the Kurds?"
The Kurdish civilian administration in northeastern Syria issued a “general mobilization” call on Wednesday, in preparation for a full-blown Turkish invasion.
Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on Monday denounced Trump's decision to pull US troops out of northeastern Syria, calling it a "stain on America's honor."
Erdogan has been threatening and planning for months to send the Turkish army into northern Syria on a mission to annihilate the Kurdish defense forces there.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday that the thousands of Turkish troops amassed along the Syrian border would attack whether the US is out or not.
"It is impossible to accept the message given by Mr. Bolton in Israel," Erdogan told members of his ruling party.
I didn’t like the fact that they’re selling the small oil they have, to Iran. And we asked them not to sell it to Iran.... I'm not happy about that at all."
“They are allies and I hope that they will win in their battle against the Turks."
In 1996, Zammar visited Afghanistan for a second time, to formally join al-Qaeda, on the personal invitation of Osama bin Laden.
Turkey has been attacking the Kurds in Afrin, in an attempt to drive them out of the region.
Last week, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan declared that Turkish forces would enter Syria, with Russia's consent, to "vanquish" the Kurdish militia that control Afrin, along the Turkish border.
Israel's last major earthquake struck in 1927, killing 130 in Jerusalem, but there are many minor quakes each year.
The Trump Administration's urgent warnings against Kurdish independence convinced the Iranian-backed militias and the Iraqi government they had a green light from Washington to invade Kurdistan without fear of American intervention.
Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, on Tuesday told Tehran Times that the US and the "Zionist regime...
“If Israel does not reconsider its support for Kurdish independence, Turkey will not be able to take many steps we would have with Israel, too."
All of Kurdistan's neighbors have been advancing military units towards its borders, possibly scheming to repeat the attempt in 1948 by seven Arab states to choke the fledgling State of Israel.
The hunger for a state of their own dates as far back as the time when the Ottoman Empire was broken up after World War I and European nations divided the territory.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel "clearly differentiates between the PKK and the legitimate efforts of the Kurdish people."
Lapid also said Israel must let go of what he called a “misguided dream” it will build a gas pipeline to Turkey.