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Turkey Will Respond to Attacks from Syrian Kurds: Erdogan

BAS News - 2017-04-28 22:42
ISTANBUL — Turkey will respond to mortar attacks on its military outposts launched from a Kurdish-controlled area in northern Syria, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday. "[Turkey] has been subjected to mortar fire from the Syrian side f ...

Erdogan: Airstrike on Peshmerga “Mistake”

BAS News - 2017-04-28 22:42
ISTANBUL — Receiving Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani in Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan stated last weeks airstrikes around Sinjar was “mistakenly” carried out that resulted in several Peshmerga casualties. The two offi ...

KRG’s PM to Meet Turkish President in Istanbul

Waar Media - 2017-04-28 18:33
WAAR-DUHOK: After he attended the 2017 Atlantic Council’s Istanbul Summit, Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani is set to meet with the Turkish President Recep Tayip Erdogan on Friday afternoon. The Atlantic Council’s Ista ...

Turkey, Russia clinch agreement on S-400 air defense system deliveries

Waar Media - 2017-04-28 18:33
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkey and Russia have reached an agreement in principle on the delivery of Russian-made S-400 long-range surface-to-air missile systems to the Turkish side and are negotiating the price and joint production issues, Turkey’s Foreign Minister ...

KRG PM Nechirvan Barzani to Meet with Turkish President in Istanbul

BAS News - 2017-04-28 16:05
KRG PM attended the 2017 Atlantic Council's Istanbul Summit ERBIL — After he attended the 2017 Atlantic Council's Istanbul Summit, Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani is set to meet with the Turkish President Recep Tayip ...

Tensions escalate between Kurdish YPG forces and Turkish troops in Rojava

Waar Media - 2017-04-28 13:35
WAAR-DUHOK: Clashes continued for the third consecutive day between Kurdish fighters of the People’s Protection Units (YPG) and Turkey’s military in several areas in northern Syria, military sources reported on Friday. The Turkish Army bombed several vil ...

Warmongering and attacks against Rojava Kurdistan Turkish government

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-04-27 14:52
According to the report on the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, the Turkish army with heavy weapons to the villages Canton Efrin attacked these areas in Rojava Kurdistan bombing has made the People’s Defense Forces (Y P G) the duty to protect this part ...

YPG responds, wreaks a Turkish tank

ANHA - 2017-04-27 12:58
YPG responded to the attack that was launched by the Turkish occupation troops. Some reports stated that some elements of the Turkish occupation forces have been killed. An armored vehicle was wrecked in Firfirk village in Rajo district. ...

Al-Saloum: Global coalition must end Turkish aggression

ANHA - 2017-04-27 12:58
The Co-Chair of Constituent Council of the North of Syria Federal System Mansour al-Saloum denounced the Turkish attacks on Qereçox (Krashok) region in Rojava, and appealed to the global coalition to put an end to what he called as” Turkish barbaric aggre ...

Afrin: Turkish bombardment extends to Shia, YPG, YPJ respond

ANHA - 2017-04-27 12:58
AFRIN- Turkish occupation army has extended its attacks on Afrin canton and is bombarding Mullah Khalil and Çeqela Jorin in Shia district. Meanwhile, the Turkish occupation army is bombarding Çeqela Jorin and Mullah Khalil villages, coinciding with this i ...

Tukey prepares to occupy more in north of Syria

ANHA - 2017-04-27 12:58
A source stated that the Turkish occupation army is getting ready to set up a military base in al-Shiekh Barakat Mountain that is near Daret Azeh city west of Aleppo that is dominated by the mercenaries of Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham. ...

Turkish occupation warplanes hover over Afrin

ANHA - 2017-04-27 12:58
AFRIN- Turkish occupation warplanes are hovering over Mullah Khalil and Deir Ballut villages and the border villages in Janders district in Afrin canton. According to a military source from the region, Turkish warplanes are hovering over Deir Ballut and M ...

Iran denounces Turkish air raid in Shingal

KurdPress - 2017-04-27 11:49
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has censured Turkey’s air raid in northern Iraq, saying any violation of countries’ national sovereignty will lead to instability in the region. ...

Russia blames Turkish airstrikes against Kurdish forces

KurdPress - 2017-04-27 11:49
Russia said on Wednesday that Ankara has hindered efforts to combat the Islamic State (IS) and blamed Turkish military operations in Shingal, northern Iraq, and Syria that killed several Kurdish fighters. ...

Turkey offers condolences over Peshmerga deaths

Waar Media - 2017-04-27 10:06
WAAR-DUHOK: Ankara has offered condolences to Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) President Masoud Barzani over the killing of Peshmerga troops in a Turkish airstrike on April 26, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported. Prime Minister Binali Yıldırm made th ...

Turkish Authorities Console Barzani for Loss of Peshmergas

BAS News - 2017-04-26 20:58
Six Peshmergas died in the Turkish airstrikes against PKK ERBIL- Senior Turkish authorities extended their condolences to the President of the Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani for the death of the six members of the Peshmerga forces who died in the recent ...

Scenes express Turkish mercenaries’ barbarity

ANHA - 2017-04-26 15:54
AL-SHAHBA- Turkish occupation mercenaries have inflicted huge damage to the civilians’ properties in al-Shahba region villages. The Turkish occupation mercenaries have launched a massive attack on al-Shahba region villages” al-Wahshiya, al-Shahba Dam, al- ...

US ‘deeply concerned’ about Turkish airstrikes in Iraq, Syria

Waar Media - 2017-04-26 14:11
WAAR-DUHOK: Acting US State Department spokesperson Mark Toner has criticized Turkey for attacking Kurdish Militery forces in Syria and Iraq early on Tuesday and not coordinating the operation with the United States in advance. The Turkish military carri ...

Willy Nilly: al-Shahba people forced to sell lands to Turkish agents

ANHA - 2017-04-26 13:19
The Turkish occupation army obliges the occupied areas people in al-Shahba to sell their lands to the agents related to them. The Turkish occupation army is still changing the demography in the occupied al-Shahba and following the policies of Turkificatio ...

Coalition forces’ silence encourages Turkey to continue attacks

ANHA - 2017-04-26 13:19
personalities from the Syrian opposition condemned the Turkish bombardment on Rojava-North Syria, and they considered that the global coalition forces' silence about Turkish attacks encourages Turkey to continue its acts. The Syrian opposition also noted ...

Turkey says detains 1,000 'secret imams' in police purge

Reuters - 2017-04-26 11:58
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish authorities arrested more than 1,000 people on Wednesday they said had secretly infiltrated police forces across the country on behalf of a U.S.-based cleric blamed by the government for a failed coup attempt last July. ...

Masrour Barzani: Turkish Bombing Raids on Mount Sinjar "a Surprise"

BAS News - 2017-04-26 10:37
ERBIL — Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani said the Turkish bombing raids on Mount Sinjar were unexpected as the Turkish military had never bombed the area before. “It [Turkish attack on Mount Sinjar] was a surpris ...

Turkish army attacks Afrin village, YPG and YPJ respond

ANHA - 2017-04-26 10:04
AFRIN- Meantime, Turkish occupation army is attacking Firfirk village in Rajo district using heavy weapons and canons, YPG and YPJ, in turn, responded to the attacks. According to our reporter from the region, Turkish occupation army is attacking now the ...
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