Kurdistan Workers' Party or PKK (Kurdish: Partiya Karkerên Kurdistanê‎) is a left-wing organization based in Turkey and Iraq.  Flag of Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK)

Kurdistan Workers' Party or PKK (Kurdish: Partiya Karkerên Kurdistanê‎) is a left-wing organization based in Turkey and Iraq. Flag of Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK)

At the beginning of the month, the Turkish Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced that the Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) Anka medium-altitude long-endurance (MALE) UAV carried out its first armed strike against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). In the video released by the Turkish MoD, the... http://i-hls.com/archives/77681 -

At the beginning of the month, the Turkish Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced that the Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) Anka medium-altitude long-endurance (MALE) UAV carried out its first armed strike against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). In the video released by the Turkish MoD, the... http://i-hls.com/archives/77681 -

A female fighter of the Kurdistan Workers' Party stands guard at a PKK base on Mount Sinjar, in Sinjar, Kurdistan. (Photo Credit: Asmaa Waguih)

A female fighter of the Kurdistan Workers' Party stands guard at a PKK base on Mount Sinjar, in Sinjar, Kurdistan. (Photo Credit: Asmaa Waguih)

Ankara has strongly denounced McGurk’s “provocative” remarks, accusing Washington of terror sponsorship in Syria by supporting the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), which Ankara views as the Syrian branch of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), a militant group that has been fighting the central Turkish government since 1984.

Turkey, US accuse each other of terror sponsorship

Ankara has strongly denounced McGurk’s “provocative” remarks, accusing Washington of terror sponsorship in Syria by supporting the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), which Ankara views as the Syrian branch of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), a militant group that has been fighting the central Turkish government since 1984.

Profile: Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK)The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) has been a thorn in Turkey's side for decades. The group, which has Marxist-Leninist roots, was formed in the late 1970s and launched an armed struggle against the Turkish government in 1984, calling for an independent Kurdish state within Turkey. Since then, more than 40,000 people have died.

Who are Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) rebels?

Profile: Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK)The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) has been a thorn in Turkey's side for decades. The group, which has Marxist-Leninist roots, was formed in the late 1970s and launched an armed struggle against the Turkish government in 1984, calling for an independent Kurdish state within Turkey. Since then, more than 40,000 people have died.

HEROES: Kurdish female fighters face ISIS jihadists in Iraq’s north.  Tekoshin stands on a mountain in north Iraq with a rifle slung over her shoulder and a grenade tucked into her belt, facing jihadists in “a struggle to liberate women”.  Women have been fighting alongside men in the Kurdistan Workers’ Party to wrest Mount Makhmur in northern Iraq back from Islamic State jihadists, whose treatment of women makes the fight especially personal for the dozens of female fighters on the…

HEROES: Kurdish female fighters face ISIS jihadists in Iraq’s north. Tekoshin stands on a mountain in north Iraq with a rifle slung over her shoulder and a grenade tucked into her belt, facing jihadists in “a struggle to liberate women”. Women have been fighting alongside men in the Kurdistan Workers’ Party to wrest Mount Makhmur in northern Iraq back from Islamic State jihadists, whose treatment of women makes the fight especially personal for the dozens of female fighters on the…

Top News: "FRANCE POLITICS: Sakine Cansiz Death Sparks Massive Protests" - http://politicoscope.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Sakine-Cansiz-a-founder-of-the-Kurdistan-Workers-Party-PKK-in-the-early-1980s-and-two-other-Kurdish-women-were-found-dead-in-the-Kurdish-Information-Centre-in-Paris-.jpg - Sakine Cansiz, a founder of Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in early 1980s, and two Kurdish women were found dead in the Kurdish Information Centre in Paris.  on Politics: World Polit

Top News: "FRANCE POLITICS: Sakine Cansiz Death Sparks Massive Protests" - http://politicoscope.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Sakine-Cansiz-a-founder-of-the-Kurdistan-Workers-Party-PKK-in-the-early-1980s-and-two-other-Kurdish-women-were-found-dead-in-the-Kurdish-Information-Centre-in-Paris-.jpg - Sakine Cansiz, a founder of Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in early 1980s, and two Kurdish women were found dead in the Kurdish Information Centre in Paris. on Politics: World Polit

B2 - US Dept of State, Report to Congress Foreign Terrorist Organisations (FTO): The Kongra-Gel was founded by Abdullah Ocalan in 1974 as a Marxist-Leninist separatist organization and formally named the Kurdistan Workers’ Party in 1978. The group, composed primarily of Turkish Kurds, began its campaign of armed violence in 1984, which has resulted in some 30,000 casualties.

B2 - US Dept of State, Report to Congress Foreign Terrorist Organisations (FTO): The Kongra-Gel was founded by Abdullah Ocalan in 1974 as a Marxist-Leninist separatist organization and formally named the Kurdistan Workers’ Party in 1978. The group, composed primarily of Turkish Kurds, began its campaign of armed violence in 1984, which has resulted in some 30,000 casualties.

Female Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) fighters talk in an area they use for baking bread at a base in Sinjar, March 13, 2015. Women fighters at a Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) base on Mount Sinjar in northwest Iraq, just like their male counterparts, have to be ready for action at any time. Smoke from the front line, marking their battle against Islamic State, which launched an assault on northern Iraq last summer, is visible from the base. Many of the women have cut links with their families…

Ready for action: The female PKK fighters in northwest Iraq, in pictures

Female Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) fighters talk in an area they use for baking bread at a base in Sinjar, March 13, 2015. Women fighters at a Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) base on Mount Sinjar in northwest Iraq, just like their male counterparts, have to be ready for action at any time. Smoke from the front line, marking their battle against Islamic State, which launched an assault on northern Iraq last summer, is visible from the base. Many of the women have cut links with their families…

Turkey policeman stabbed to death by IS suspect http://ift.tt/2w28wan   The police officer died from his wounds after leaving the scene in an ambulance Dogan news service said (AFP Photo/OZAN KOSE)  More  Ankara (AFP) - A policeman was stabbed to death in Istanbul on Sunday by a suspected member of the Islamic State group who had been arrested for planning a suicide attack Turkish media said.  The assailant stabbed the officer at around 11 pm (2000 GMT) as he was being taken out of a patrol…

Turkey policeman stabbed to death by IS suspect http://ift.tt/2w28wan The police officer died from his wounds after leaving the scene in an ambulance Dogan news service said (AFP Photo/OZAN KOSE) More Ankara (AFP) - A policeman was stabbed to death in Istanbul on Sunday by a suspected member of the Islamic State group who had been arrested for planning a suicide attack Turkish media said. The assailant stabbed the officer at around 11 pm (2000 GMT) as he was being taken out of a patrol…

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