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PKK Leader Hopeful of Successful Outcome in Turkish Peace Talks

The jailed leader of Turkey’s outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) said Sunday he was hopeful the peace process with the authorities would be concluded successfully within five months with enough determination. 274 more words

Politics

4 Turkish terrorists caught in Texas after being smuggled across border

By Stephen Dinan:

Four men flew from Istanbul through Paris to Mexico City in late August, where they were met by a Turkish-speaking man who stashed them in a safe house until their Sept. 565 more words

Counter Jihad Report

#ISIS warns #Kurdish female fighters face forced marriage

Staff writer | Al Arabiya News.

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has sent Iraqi Peshmerga an ominous message that the militants will forcibly marry any female member of the Kurdish militia they manage to capture, the… 373 more words

Postaday

Iraqi Peshmerga Finally On Way to Assist Kurds in Kobane

Iraqi Peshmerga fighters headed for the Syrian town of Kobane on Tuesday to help fellow Kurds repel an Islamic State advance that has defied U.S.-led air strikes and become an important test of the coalition’s ability to combat the Sunni insurgents. 790 more words

International Affairs

The danger of dormant conflicts

To many in the Western world, the present crisis unfolding in the Middle East is considered complex and distant. This is despite an incorrigible wave of religio-inspired extremism now within touching distance of infringing upon the sovereignty of a NATO member state. 385 more words

Conflicts