Turkistan


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Related to Turkistan: Turkestan Desert, Xinjiang, East Turkistan

Tur·ki·stan

also Tur·ke·stan  (tûr′kĭ-stăn′, -stän′)
A historical region of west-central Asia extending east from the Caspian Sea into western China and south from the Aral Sea into Afghanistan. It has long been a crossroads for trade and conquest between East and West.
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Noun1.Turkistan - a historical region of central Asia that was a center for trade between the East and the WestTurkistan - a historical region of central Asia that was a center for trade between the East and the West
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
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The southern branch is from Turkistan, Iran, Iraq, Anatolia, Syria and Antioch to the Mediterranean Sea or through Damascus and the Levant to Egypt and North Africa.
Turkistan Islamic Movement - banned and recognized terrorist organization since August 20, 2003;
China and Afghanistan are against terrorism and we have made efforts in this area and we thank Afghanistan for its support in eliminating Eastern Turkistan terrorists," he said.
The Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP) has received little to no media coverage
The center quoted sources in the Chinese Defense Ministry as saying that the Chinese Army's Night Tigers and Siberian Tigers affiliated to counter-terrorism forces will soon arrive in Syria to attack Eastern-Islamic Turkistan Movement in Damascus province.
Taliban, the militant Islamic State group, Al Qaeda and its affiliates, including Eas-tern Turkistan Islamic Move-ment, Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, the Haqqani network, Lashkar-i-Taiba, Jaish-i-Mohammad, TTP and Hizbut Tahrir were mentioned in the declaration.
Al-Qaeda and its affiliates including Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement, Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, the Haqqani network, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, TTP and Hizb ut-Tahrir,' the leaders said in the declaration.
The Xiamen BRICS Declaration signed by the BRICS members specifically stated, "BRICS express concern on the security situation in the region and violence caused by the Taliban, ISIL/DAISH, Al-Qaida and its affiliates including Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement, Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, the Haqqani network, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, TTP and Hizb ut-Tahrir.
20 of the Turkistan students to be freed: Al-Azhar By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 12 July 2017: Dr.
Nationality-wise they were Sudanese 20; Nigerians 18; Bahrainis 13; Lebanese 11; Americans 9; Indians 2; Europeans 7; Burmese and Afghans 6 each; British and Turks 5 each; Eritrea and Mauritania 4 each; Tunisia 3; Turkistan and Indonesia one each.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- A senior representative of the Uighur diaspora community said Uighurs have been dismayed by President Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an's remarks during his visit to China last week in which he described the East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM) as a terrorist organization.
Eliminating East Turkistan Independence Movement (ETIM) is its manifestation.