EM – Syrian singer Souleyman arrested in Turkey


The internationally known Syrian singer and DJ Omar Souleyman is in custody in Turkey for alleged links to terrorism, reports local media.

Souleyman has been held by police in the southeastern city of Sanliurfa since Wednesday, one said Singer close source of the DPA news agency.

According to the daily Cumhuriyet, he is accused of links to the banned Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).

The exact allegations against him could not be confirmed immediately.

The 55-year-old is known for songs like Warni Warni and his unique mix of techno and Middle Eastern folklore.


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