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Russia prioritizes Turkey over Rojava in talks with Damascus - report

Russia prioritizes Turkey over Rojava in talks with Damascus - report

Rûdaw - 2019-04-13 00:21
“Russia is still claiming that it is working on that initiative but to no avail ...
Russia prioritizes Turkey over Rojava in talks with Damascus - report - Rûdaw

Turkey, U.S. getting closer on ‘safe zone’ in northern Syria: foreign minister

E-Kurd - 2019-05-02 21:19
ANKARA,— Turkey and the United States are getting closer to an agreement on the details of a planned safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria along the Turkish border, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday. Cavusoglu ...

Four Turkish soldiers killed in clashes with Kurdish PKK: ministry

E-Kurd - 2019-04-20 16:25
ISTANBUL,— Four Turkish soldiers were killed on Friday in clashes with Kurdish fighters from from Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) near the border with Iraqi Kurdistan, Turkey’s Defence Ministry said on Saturday. Demiroren News Agency said a military base h ...

Four Turkish soldiers killed in clashes with PKK: ministry

Reuters - 2019-04-20 11:43
Four Turkish soldiers were killed on Friday in clashes with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) near the border with Iraq, Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Saturday. ...

Iran FM visits Damascus for talks with Syria’s Assad

Waar Media - 2019-04-16 12:23
WAAR_DUHOK Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif arrived in Syrian capital Damascus on Tuesday, according to the official IRNA news agency. Zarif is scheduled to meet with Bashar al-Assad and other top regime officials during the visit. The top diplomat’s ...

Turkey's Erdogan to discuss possible operation in Syria with Putin - RIA

Jerusalem Post - 2019-04-10 06:03
Erdogan has vowed to crush US-backed Kurdish fighters east of the Euphrates in Syria and said last year that preparations were complete for an operation. ...

SDF Ready for Talks with Turkey Under Two Conditions: Commander

BAS News - 2019-04-09 11:45
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) says it is ready for negotiations with Turkey only if it leaves Afrin and ends threatening the Kurdish areas in northern Syria, said a senior commander. Turkey sees the US-backed Syrian Kurdish force ...

Syrian Kurds ready for talks with Turkey if they leave Afrin: SDF

E-Kurd - 2019-04-09 06:02
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— The top military commander of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, Mazloum Kobani, says we are ready for talks with Turkey if they agree to leave Afrin and end its threats to Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), Hawar News Agency ...

Turkey's Erdogan to discuss possible operation in Syria with Putin

Kathimerini - 2019-04-08 17:51
, Russia's RIA news agency reported. Erdogan has vowed to crush US-backed Kurdish fighters east..., Washington's main Muslim ally within NATO, considers Syria's YPG Kurdish militia an enemy and has already ...

Turkey's Erdogan to discuss possible operation in Syria with Putin: RIA

Reuters - 2019-04-08 10:41
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he planned to discuss a possible Turkish military operation in Syria when he visits Moscow for talks with President Vladimir Putin on Monday, Russia's RIA news agency reported. ...

Italians in solidarity with Kurds join the hunger strike protest

ANF - 2019-04-07 12:55
While the indefinite hunger strike of two activists in the Hague approaches the 80th day, the hunger strike in Rome entered day 17, joined by Italians in solidarity with the demand of the Kurdish activists. ...

Autonomous Administration proposes congress on ISIS prisoners

ANF - 2019-04-06 12:40
The autonomous administration of northern and eastern Syria, in talks with the International Coalition Against ISIS, has proposed a congress to resolve the ISIS prisoners issue. ...

March in solidarity with hunger strike resistance in Ecuador

ANF - 2019-04-06 09:09
A march was held in Quito, Ecuador, in solidarity with the Kurdish political prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey. ...

Another Kurdish prisoner commits suicide in Turkey over Ocalan’s prison conditions

E-Kurd - 2019-04-06 03:58
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— More Kurdish prisoners in Turkey are ending their life to protest the isolation imposed on jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan, Firat news agency reported. Political prisoner Mahsum Pamay jailed in Elazığ T Type Pris ...

Kurdish Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Solidarity with Political Prisoners in Turkey

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-04-03 02:00
Kurdish Human Rights Network (KHRN): Sixteen Kurdish political prisoners in Iran’s prisons went on a three days hunger strike in solidarity with Kurdish political prisoners in Turkey who have been on hunger strike for the past several weeks. According to ...

US suspends F-35 deliveries to Turkey over S-400

Waar Media - 2019-04-02 14:11
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. announced Monday that it has suspended “deliveries and activities” related to Turkey’s procurement of the F-35 fifth-generation stealth fighter jet over Ankara’s plans to buy Russia’s S-400 surface-to-air missile system. “We very much ...

Johnny Depp Regrets Falling In Love With Amber Heard & Hopes His Lawsuit Delivers Redemption

Waar Media - 2019-03-28 14:51
WAAR_DUHOK Johnny Depp, 55, is not reminiscing on fond memories of his time with ex-wife Amber Heard, 32, as he gears up for another legal battle with the Aquaman star. “Johnny feels completely used by Amber and he regrets ever falling in love with her,” ...

Syria's Kurds cautiously progress in talks with Damascus

Al Monitor - 2019-03-14 07:20