Topic: Abdullah Ocalan

Turkish fighter jets have been flying attacks against Kurdish positions in northern Iraq and northern Syria for days (photo: Eren Bozkurt/AA/picture alliance)

Turkey, Iran – and Iraq's Kurds

Days of reckoning

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks following a Cabinet meeting, in Ankara, Turkey, 23 May 2022 (photo: Turkish Presidency/AP Photo)

Osman Kavala and Turkey's travesty of justice

Exploiting the fog of war

Kurdish militias in Syria (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/S. Suna)

Kurdish autonomy in northeast Syria

Between Assad and Erdogan

Turkey's Nation Alliance opposition leaders: Republican People's Party (CHP) chair Kemal Kilicdaroglu (left) and populist Good Party (IYI) chair Meral Aksener (photo: DHA)

Turkey

Joint Kurdish plan? Turkish opposition hope for election boost

Bashar al-Assad's uncle, Rifaat al-Assad (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/AP Photo/M. Euler)

Stealth wealth from the Middle East

How Assad's family and others have filled their European coffers

Member of the YPG observes as IS positions near Baghouz come under attack in Syria (photo: Getty Images/AFP/G. Cacace)

Counter-terrorist, terrorist – what's the difference?

YPG returnees under suspicion

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan chats with Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan in Istanbul on 29 May 2015 (photo: EPA/SEDAT SUNA)

Support for Turkey's AKP dwindles

Erdogan’s homegrown rivals

Syria's dictator Bashar al-Assad visits military units in Habeet in the province Idlib (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Syria's constitutional committee

Geneva is key to Assad's rehabilitation

Kurdish YPG fighter in Kobani (photo: picture-alliance/Photoshot/J. Raa)

Turkey's Syria offensive

Burying the Kurdish autonomy project

Supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) celebrate in front of the election co-ordination centre of their mayoral candidate Ekrem Imamoglu in Istanbul, Turkey, 23 June 2019 (photo: Reuters/C. Alkaya)

The Kemalist CHP and the Kurdish HDP

Decision time for Turkeyʹs opposition

Supporters of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan react during an election rally in Istanbul, Turkey, 17 June 2018 (photo: Reuters/Osman Orsal)

Countdown to the Turkish election

Erdogan beats the nationalist drum

Muharrem Ince, seen as a strong contender to end president Recep Tayyip Erdogan's 16 year rule next month and presidential candidate of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), waves to supporters in Menderes, Turkey on 27 May 2018 (photo: picture alliance/AP Photo/CHP/Z. Koseoglu)

Turkey's snap election

The calculus of alliances

Turkey begins Operation Olive Branch against Afrin in Syria (photo: picture-alliance/abaca/Depo Photos)

Turkey’s Afrin offensive

Wrong, but not unjustified

Troops belonging to the Syrian Democratic Forces pose in front of a banner bearing the likeness of Abdullah Ocalan, leader of the PKK, in Raqqa on 19 October 2017 (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Syria and the war against IS

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Strange bedfellows

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