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Turkey’s Erdogan vows to ‘bring peace’ to east of Syria’s Euphrates River

Turkey’s Erdogan vows to ‘bring peace’ to east of Syria’s Euphrates River

E-Kurd - 2018-12-14 18:15
ISTANBUL,— Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said Turkey was determined to bring peace to areas east of the Euphrates controlled by a Kurdish militia after he warned this week of a new operation in Syria. “We are determined to bring peace ...
Turkey’s Erdogan vows to ‘bring peace’ to east of Syria’s Euphrates River - E-Kurd

Erdogan says asking Turkey to protect Kurdish fighters is a 'serious mistake'

CNN - 2019-01-09 00:54
US National Security Advisor John Bolton made "a serious mistake" telling reporters that the United States would only pull out of Syria if Turkey pledged not to attack its Kurdish allies there, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Tuesday. ...

Erdogan: Trump adviser's Syria comments are a 'serious mistake'

CNN - 2019-01-08 16:57
US National Security Advisor John Bolton made "a serious mistake" telling reporters that the United States would only pull out of Syria if Turkey pledged not to attack its Kurdish allies there, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Tuesday. ...

Iraq’s Salih to Visit Turkey This Week

BAS News - 2019-01-02 12:34
ERBIL — Iraqi President Barham Salih is scheduled to visit Turkey on Thursday this week, Turkish president’s press office confirmed. Salih will meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan while in Ankara. He is expected to discuss a range of issues ...

Erdogan Accuses Damascus of “Psychological Operation” in Manbij

BAS News - 2018-12-28 18:44
ERBIL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that the Syrian forces' statement on entering the city of Manbij is just a "psychological operation" and that the situation in the region is not clear yet. Earlier on Friday morning the Syrian ...

Why did Trump decide to leave eastern Syria? Seth Frantzman’s podcast discussing thee withdrawal

Seth Frantzman - 2018-12-20 13:26
In a new podcast posted on youtube I discuss US President Donald Trump’s momentous decision to withdraw from Syria. It touches on the following points. Challenges for the region? Is […] ...

Christian leader says Turkish threats to invade Syria danger to Christians as well

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2018-12-20 08:54
Turkey’s threats to invade the east of the Euphrates is a danger to the existence of Christians in the north and east of Syria, said Sanharib Barsoum. ...

Turkey’s Erdogan vows to ‘remove’ Syrian Kurdish militia east of Euphrates

E-Kurd - 2018-12-18 00:51
ANKARA,— Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday vowed Turkey would remove a Kurdish militia viewed as terrorists by Ankara from Syrian Kurdistan (northern Syria) if the US failed to ensure fighters leave the east of the Euphrates. The threat co ...

Erdogan says Trump positive on Turkish military plan to push east in Syria

Reuters - 2018-12-17 18:14
Turkey may start a new military operation in Syria at any moment, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, adding that the White House has responded positively to Ankara's plans to push into territory where its forces have not previously operated. ...

Erdogan vows to 'eliminate' Kurdish fighters in Iraq if US military doesn't

Almasdarnews - 2018-12-17 06:51

Recep Tayyip Erdogan vows to 'drown' Syrian Kurdish force set up by US | The Independent

Independent - 2018-12-16 21:43

TEV-DEM calls for resistance against Turkey’s invasion attacks

ANF - 2018-12-15 13:23
TEV-DEM: We are calling the peoples of Northern Syria and the peoples of Syria, Iraq and the Middle East as well as all of humanity to stand up against the invading Turkish state attacks. ...

Turkish Writer Reveals Turkey's Aim in Attacking Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 2018-12-13 19:50
ERBIL - Turkey's goal in its possible upcoming military operation against the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in eastern Syria is to cut the geographic relations among the Kurdish cantons in Kobane city and al-Jazirah region, a Turkish off ...

Turkey vows to take on US-backed Kurdish militia in Syria

FOX News - 2018-12-13 01:08
Turkey will launch a new military operation against U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria "within a few days," President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday, a move likely to further strain ties between NATO allies Turkey and the United States. ...

Turkey sends tanks, howitzers to Syrian border: report

Rûdaw - 2018-12-12 18:36
Deployment comes just hours after Erdogan threatened operation east of Euphrates ...

Erdogan announces new operation against YPG in Syria ‘within days’

The Defense Post - 2018-12-12 17:46
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned he will launch a new operation in Syria within days against the YPG risking renewed tensions with the US The post Erdogan announces new operation against YPG in Syria ‘within days’ appeared first on The Defen ...

Erdogan signals for new invasion in Northern Syria

ANF - 2018-12-12 14:55
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke of a date for a new invasion operation targeting Kurds in Rojava. ...

SRTF announced a new project in Raqqa

The Global Coalition - 2018-11-30 11:14
SRTF announced a new project in Raqqa L’article SRTF announced a new project in Raqqa est apparu en premier sur The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

European court urges Turkey to free Kurdish leader Selahattin Demirtas

E-Kurd - 2018-11-20 19:19
STRASBOURG, France,— Europe’s top rights court on Tuesday called on Turkey to release the Kurdish leader Selahattin Demirtas, who has been held for two years on “terror” charges — a call immediately rejected by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Dem ...