After all Russia was warned repeatedly both about airspace violations and the attacks on Turkoman
villages just south of the Turkish border and it is well known that Russia has been attacking rebel civilian targets in support of the Assad regime rather than ISIS.
The Safawis' name derived from a dynasty whose first ruler Shah Isma'il-I was a Turkoman
Sunni Shi'itised by leading Jabal Amel imams in the early 1,500s AD.
The Safawi ideology was created in the early 1500s when an ambitious Turkoman
war-lord Shi'itised himself through Ja'fari (Twelver) theologians from South Lebanon's region of Jabal Amel.
Mulla Taha, the filmmaker's great uncle, was a renowned vocalist who, in the 1920s and 30s, sang maqamt (songs of the classical tradition) in Arabic and Farsi as well as Turkoman
The coalition is formed of 63 representatives, out of whom 23 are from the SNC, 14 from local revolutionary authorities in 14 Syrian provinces, three represent Kurdish movements and three from the Turkoman
community while eight were selected from among prominent national figures.
The parliament session led by Speaker Osama al-Nujiefi and with the attendance of 230 lawmakers, choose Turkoman
representative Kulshan Kamal as the ninth and final member of the long-disputed commission," a source from the parliament told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
Shalal Abdoul, mayor of the town of Tuz Khormato, said the attack happened outside the nearby Turkoman
village of Amerili.
And in the ethnically mixed city of Kirkuk, also in the north, insurgents attacked and then blew up the home of Turkoman
MP Arshad al-Salehi, also a member of Iraqiya.
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The bomb in a parked car detonated near the home of a provincial official from the Turkoman
minority in the town of Tuz Khurmato, southeast of the city of Kirkuk in a region wrestled over by Iraq's majority Arabs and minority Kurds.
Neighboring Turkey in particular has repeatedly pledged to 'protect the rights of Kirkuk's Turkoman
minority', as if to imply that this minority ethnic group were currently oppressed
Tal Afar, a mostly Turkoman
city, is located along one of the major smuggling routes from Syria to Mosul and has gone through erratic cycles of stability and instability for years.
but I am silent; I get a massage, I buy a Turkoman
The toll from the attack in the farming town of 26,000, mostly Shiites from Iraq's ethnic Turkoman
minority, was still not clear.
And last night there were reports that another 100 people died in a suicide bombing at the market of a Shia Turkoman
town north of Baghdad.