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“There is a profiteering and militarist attack on Hasankeyf”

Initiative to Keep Hasankeyf Alive activist Ercan Ayboğa protested the demolition in Hasankeyf and stressed that the State of Emergency is being used to facilitate the demolition.

S. ASUMAN DEMİR - Rocks in the Hasankeyf ancient city which will be submerged in the waters of the Ilısu Dam to be built in Batman have been detonated with dynamite because there will be filling efforts.


BYHERB KEINON Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rarely addresses the Kurdish issue.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a delegation of 33 Republican congressmen last week that he is in favor of an independent Kurdish state in parts of Iraq, The Jerusalem Post has learned.

According to a source who took part in the discussion on Thursday, Netanyahu expressed his “positive attitude” toward a Kurdish state in the Kurdish areas of Iraq, saying the Kurds are a “brave, pro-Western people who share our values.”