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Syrian safe zone must be controlled by Turkey – Turkish presidential spokesperson | Ahval

Syrian safe zone must be controlled by Turkey – Turkish presidential spokesperson | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-18 23:38

Syrian safe zone must be controlled by Turkey – Turkish presidential spokesperson | Ahval - Ahvalnews

Netherlands hesitant about US request for Dutch troops in Syrian safe zone: Report

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-18 12:39

SDF Won’t Be a Threat to Turkey: Co-chair

BAS News - 2019-05-08 15:35
ERBIL — As the establishment of a ‘Safe Zone’ in the Kurdish territories of northern Syria is in the heated debate related to the region, Turkey continues insisting on having control over the proposed safe zone while the US rejects the idea. Turkey says ...

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 ...

Syrian safe zone stalemate | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-22 11:12

Syrian Kurds fear US sellout to Turkey on ‘safe zone’

Al Monitor - 2019-04-19 16:24

Turkey’s electoral Council confirms ban on Kurdish elected officials

E-Kurd - 2019-04-19 10:55
ANKARA,— Turkey’s Supreme Electoral Council on Thursday upheld a ban on candidates from a pro-Kurdish party taking office after they won local elections, state news agency Anadolu reported. The council, known by its Turkish initials YSK, last week decide ...

Turkey banned Nuce Ciwan News Agency for 27th time

ANF - 2019-04-18 15:23
Nuce Ciwan News Agency has been banned for the 27th time in Turkey as part of the censorship attacks by the Turkish state. ...

Turkish Defense Minister Discusses Syria Safe Zone in Washington

BAS News - 2019-04-17 13:44
ERBIL — Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar on Tuesday met with his US counterpart Patrick Shanahan to discuss Syria and Washington-Ankara defense cooperations. Turkish Ministry of National Defense confirmed in a statement that Akar “reiterated Turkey’s ...

Turkey’s Erdoğan must choose between losing Istanbul and losing legitimacy | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-13 22:09

In Sanandaj, the intelligence agencies do not consider themselves to be bound by urban engineering and urban laws

Kurdpa - 2019-04-13 15:34
Kurdpa Agency: the property of the general headquarters of the Law Enforcement Force Kurdistan has been entrusted to this government agency under the pressure of Sanandaj governor. ...

Deaths mar local elections linked by Turkey’s president to national survival | Evesham Journal

Eveshamjournal - 2019-04-12 14:15

Buffer zone should be within Turkey's Syria border - Michael Rubin | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-12 13:30

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 ...

Trump will resolve F-35 issue for Turkey - Turkish foreign minister | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-03 22:09

PUK: Kurdistan Region security should not be controlled by KDP a

Rûdaw - 2019-03-27 10:17

Syrian Safe Zone on Turkish Border Will Have No YPG Presence - US Envoy - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2019-03-26 00:17

Kurdish votes will be crucial in Turkey’s local elections

E-Kurd - 2019-03-25 21:44
ISTANBUL,— Millions of Kurdish votes will be crucial in determining the fate of Turkey’s March 31 local elections, as a pro-Kurdish party has made the strategic decision to send votes to an opposition rival to challenge the ruling party in key races in I ...

IS to be Defeated in Syria "By Tonight": Trump

BAS News - 2019-03-20 21:53
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the Islamic State (IS) in Syria will be "gone by tonight", showing reporters a pair of maps demonstrating the reduction of the militant group's presence in the Middle Eastern country since his elec ...