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US officials worry as Turkey poised to purchase Russian defense system purchase: Sources | Sandhills Express

US officials worry as Turkey poised to purchase Russian defense system purchase: Sources | Sandhills Express

Sandhillsexpress - 2019-04-16 02:47

US officials worry as Turkey poised to purchase Russian defense system purchase: Sources | Sandhills Express - Sandhillsexpress

US sends aircraft carrier and bomber task force to 'warn Iran'

BBC - 2019-05-07 01:29
US officials say they are prepared to counter any attack on their forces with "unrelenting force". ...

“Sadness, disappointment and rage consumed me.” Peace activist and journalist Suha Oda used writing as a way to combat Daesh and their rule.

The Global Coalition - 2019-05-06 18:21
In 2014 when Suha Oda was forced to flee Mosul due to the Daesh invasion, she was overwhelmed by the situation. Article “Sadness, disappointment and rage consumed me.” Peace activist and journalist Suha Oda used writing as a way to combat Daesh and their ...

US warns Turkey not to buy Russian missile defence system that could threaten its jets: 'You must choose' | The Independent

Independent - 2019-05-04 09:23

Syrian journalist sees journalism as a weapon to fight Daesh’s return

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-30 20:16
As a journalist from Raqqa, Rawad Mafdi was constantly under threat from Daesh. Even after liberation, the threat of Daesh’s return still torments him. Article Syrian journalist sees journalism as a weapon to fight Daesh’s return Appeared first on The Gl ...

Village School Closed Down as Turkey-PKK Conflicts Continue on Kurdistan border

BAS News - 2019-04-18 14:45
ERBIL — Local authorities had to close down a school in Shranshe village of Duhok province and send the students to a neighboring district as Turkish airstrikes against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) continue in the area. Shranshe village is located ...

US officials worry as Turkey poised to purchase Russian defense system purchase: Sources | KTIC Radio

Kticradio - 2019-04-17 11:14

Turkey says buying Russian defense system should not trigger U.S. sanctions

Gulan Media - 2019-04-16 01:51

Turkey Argues S-400 Purchase Shouldn't Trigger US Sanctions

BAS News - 2019-04-16 01:03
ERBIL - Turkey has argued that purchasing Russia's S-400 missile defense system should not trigger US sanctions, noting that Ankara is not an advisory of Washington, Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Monday. "We firmly believe that linking the S-400 t ...

Turkey to boycott US electronic goods as diplomatic row with Trump escalates, says Erdogan | The Independent

Independent - 2019-04-14 12:22

A Syria-Turkey buffer zone is a good idea — on Turkey’s side of the border

E-Kurd - 2019-04-13 03:16
Michael Rubin | American Enterprise Institute Shortly before Christmas, President Trump spoke with Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The Turkish ruler promised Trump that US forces were no longer needed inside Syria as Turkey would fight the Islamic State. Trump may ...

Production of S-400 Components Can be Organized in Turkey: Russia

BAS News - 2019-04-11 23:48
ERBIL - Russia has said that the production of some components of the S-400 missile defense system could be organized in Turkey as Ankara is determined to purchase the Russian product despite Washington's disputes on the issue. "We are not talking about ...

Amid Turkey's pending Russia defense system purchase, some question Trump's ability to push back: Sources

Yahoo - 2019-04-10 15:23

No F-35 for Turkey if It Buys S-400s: Top US Lawmakers

BAS News - 2019-04-09 23:28
ERBIL - Turkey will be prevented from purchasing the US F-35 fighter jets while it will be sanctioned if it buys Russia's S-400 missile defense system, top US lawmakers warned on Tuesday. If Turkey accepts the S-400, "no F-35s will ever reach the Turkish ...

Panic in Christian Villages as Turkey Bombs Kurdistan Border

BAS News - 2019-04-09 16:21
ERBIL — Turkish warplanes once again on Tuesday carried out multiple airstrikes in border areas of Akre, Duhok province of Kurdistan Region. Turkey conducts regular air and ground operations into Kurdistan Region territories, allegedly targeting the posi ...

U.S. and Turkey Escalate Feud Over Russian Missile System – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2019-04-02 23:15

US Halts Delivery of F-35 Related Equipment to Turkey

BAS News - 2019-04-01 22:56
ERBIL - The US has halted the delivery of equipment related to the stealthy F-35 warplanes to its NATO ally Turkey as the latter is determined to buy Russia's S-400 missile defense system, sources familiar with the situation revealed on Monday. The US of ...

Erdoğan’s hometown Rize divided as Turkey heads to polls | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-31 14:07