Mardin


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Mardin

 

a city in southeastern Turkey; center of Mardin Vilayet; population, 33,600 (1970). Mardin has a railroad station. It is a transit point on the route from eastern Turkey to Iraq. It has food and cement industries and production of hand-woven fabric. Mardin is the center of a large agricultural region (grains, cotton, opium poppies, sheep, and Angora goats).

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Turkish police on Monday detained a veteran Kurdish politician and a mayor in the south-eastern province of Mardin, security sources said, the latest Kurds to be held as part of a wider crackdown on government opponents since a failed coup in July.
ANKARA, Oct 30 (KUNA) -- Three Turkish security guards were injured in an attack by the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in the southern province of Mardin late Sunday.
Au moins 25 personnes ont ete blessees par l'explosion d'une bombe dans la province de Mardin, dans le sud-est de la Turquie, une attaque attribuee a l'insurrection du PKK, le Parti des travailleurs du Kurdistan, a annonce aujourd'hui un responsable turc.
Two civilians and a police officer died in the attack on police headquarters in the town in Mardin province, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim told reporters.
The ceremony was attended by a number of people including Mardin Governor Eumer Faruk Kocak and many top military officials.
Mardin, SANA- Four Turkish police officers were killed on Thursday in a bomb explosion in Mardin province, southeast of Turkey.
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Late on Saturday, PKK gunmen opened fire on a police car in the town of Midyat in Mardin province, killing one officer and wounding another, the Mardin governor's office said in a statement.
The Kingdom has called on Turkey to probe the recent killing of a Saudi in the southern district of Mardin.
On Sunday, the police fired teargas and used water cannons to disperse tens of thousands of protesters who held demonstrations in the city of Nusaybin in Mardin province and in Cizre in Sirnak province.
I cannot describe my feelings in words," the 31-year-old groom said during the wedding celebration in his hometown in the southeastern province of Mardin on Sunday.