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Turkey Considers Adding Kurd Islamist Group to Peace Talks

The Turkish government is considering including a Kurdish Islamist party in its off-and-on peace talks with the county’s main Kurdish separatist party, the Kurdistan’s Workers’ Party (PKK) - this is setting the scene for the revival of an old and deadly feud. Known as Huda-Par, the Free Cause Party is an offshoot of the violent Kurdish Hizbullah group that was locked in a power struggle with the PKK in the 1990s that saw hundreds killed in assassinations and bombings, mainly in southern...

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