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Turkey Descends Into Civil War as Conflict in Southeast Escalates
World  (tags: world, terrorism, society, politics, middle-east, Turkey, Kurds )

Cal
- 6 days ago - ipsnews.net
In southern Turkey a local rebellion has escalated into regional devastation
WWIII The New Axis Of Evil
World  (tags: WWIII, humanity, middle east, Turkey, Iran, Israel, Syria, United States, UK, Lebanon, Qatar, Russia, Germany, France, Iraq, Saudi Arabia )

Unpacking
- 14 days ago - stormcloudsgathering.com
The concept that humanity is teetering on the edge of third world war is no longer the domain of the lunatic fringe. Those of you who have been paying attention know that in reality, the war is already underway. Watch it or read article both are the same
Man Opens Up Mosque's Doors For Stray Cats And Kittens
World  (tags: cats, Turkey, kindness, compassion )

Freya
- 26 days ago - thedodo.com
In a city where hundreds of cats roam the streets, never to call any place their home, one mosque in Istanbul, Turkey, is opening its doors to those who seek warmth and shelter.
Turkey's Dangerous Ambitions
World  (tags: Turkey, Russia, world, Shiites, Sunnis, Erdogan, Iraq protest, Turkish-Syrian border )

Nancy
- 49 days ago - meforum.org
Russia has increased its military assets in the region, including deploying S-400 air and anti-missile defense systems, probably ready to shoot down the first Turkish fighter jet flying over Syrian skies.
GOOD NEWS! Face-Saving Formula on Gaza Blockade Could Allow Israel-Turkey Normalization
World  (tags: society, world, politics, middle-east, israel, Turkey, diplomacy )

Cal
- 55 days ago - jpost.com
The Istanbul-based 'Daily Sabah', affiliated with the ruling Justice and Development Party [AKP] of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, reported on Saturday that Israel had agreed to ease the blockade.
The Palestinians Fleeing Syria Are Among the Most Vulnerable Refugees
World  (tags: Refugees, rights, support, Palestinians, Syria, Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan, israel, right of return, integration, resettlement )

Evelyn
- 68 days ago - thenation.com
Criticizing resettlement in terms of its effect on the right of return would be analogous to Arab states' using the right of return to deny Palestinian refugees their basic human rights. Nothing should negate Palestinians' individual right of return.
Turkey 'Downs Russian Warplane on Syria Border'
World  (tags: Russia, Turkey, ethics, middle-east, news, politics, Refugees&Relief, society, terrorism, UnitedNations, violence, war, world, conflict )

Frank
- 80 days ago - bbc.com
Russia's defence ministry said an Su-24 had crashed on Syrian territory after being hit by fire from the ground, and that its pilots had managed to eject.
Turkish Atheism Association Starts Petition Calling for 'Equal Treatment'| Middle East Eye
World  (tags: Atheism, Turkey, Turkish Atheists, equality, Muslim majority country, identity cards, Atheists amongst Muslims )

BMutiny
- 96 days ago - middleeasteye.net
The Petition called for the removal of the automatic registration of Turkish children as 'Muslim' at birth and for the removal of the religious affiliation category on Turkish identity cards. Atheists are calling for 'equal treatment' under the Law.
How Turkey Is Tackling Child Labor in Hazelnut Harvesting
World  (tags: child labor, world, Turkey, politics, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society )

Cal
- 157 days ago - csmonitor.com
Chocolate companies are wary of being cited for buying hazelnuts picked by underage migrant day laborers. Efforts to curb the practice in Turkey, the world's main producer, are bearing fruit, but some migrant families are resisting.
The Arab World's Wealthiest Nations Are Doing Next to Nothing for Syria's Refugees
World  (tags: Refugees&Relief, refugee crisis, syria, turkey, lebanon, egypt, iraq, jordan, saudi arabia, U.A.E., united arab emirates, kuwait, oman, bahrain, HumanRights, asylum seekers )

M.N.
- 160 days ago - washingtonpost.com
As Amnesty International recently pointed out, the "six Gulf countries - Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain - have offered zero resettlement places to Syrian refugees." This claim was echoed by Human Rights Watch.
Did the U.S. Betray the Kurds in Fight Against ISIS?
World  (tags: war onISIS, Turkey, Kurds, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, violence, world, war, middle-east, news )

Cal
- 179 days ago - cnn.com
The United States appears to have undercut -- perhaps even betrayed -- Kurdish militias, the only truly effective fighting force so far in the war against ISIS.
Spain (Andalusia) in the Eye of the Storm of Jihad
World  (tags: Muslim converts who still have their Chr, 50, 000 Muslim converts, entry point, Turkey )

Beth
- 243 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
The Islamic Conquest that took Spain and renamed it Andalusia/Al Andalus has once again become a hotbed of Islamists who plan to take it back and make it Islamic again.
"New Arab Debates" in Istanbul - MOTION: Turkish Democracy Is in Grave Danger (WATCH VIDEO)
World  (tags: Turkey, Human Rights, New Arab Debates, democracy, danger, society )

Evelyn
- 265 days ago - newarabdebates.com
Ankara's human rights and media record came under sustained attack at a public forum in Istanbul as a majority - Turkish audience warned against growing totalitarianism ahead of the June parliamentary elections.
Meet The Kurdish Woman Imprisoned For Singing In Turkey   video
World  (tags: Nudem Durak, singer, Turkey, Kurdish, Kurds, cultural imprisonment )

Unpacking
- 277 days ago - youtube.com
Nudem Durak sings and teaches Kurdish folk songs to kids in Turkey. She says her work honors her heritage, but the government recently imprisoned her for promoting Kurdish propaganda. Caught in a decades long conflict between Turkey and the Kurds.
Lebanon - Centenary Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide: "Releasing Lanterns Into Beirut Sky".   video
World  (tags: Armanian, genocode, centenary, #AgainstAllGenocides, Turkey, 1915, Beirut, Lebanon, lanterns )

Evelyn
- 298 days ago - youtu.be
19/04/2015 the sky of Beirut was enlightened by 500 lanterns that were released during an awareness event entitled #AgainstAllGenocides. The event was organized by the Zavarian Student Association on the occasion of the 100th anniversary
 

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