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Erdogan-backed militias in northern Syria: Islamists are torturing Kurds in Afrin

Erdogan-backed militias in northern Syria: Islamists are torturing Kurds in Afrin

E-Kurd - 2019-05-14 23:19
Dr. Kamal Sido | Middle East expert of the Society for Threatened Peoples According to reports, Jihadist militias are torturing Kurdish prisoners in the Syrian-Kurdish region of Afrin. The Islamists are supported by Turkey and tolerated by the ...
Erdogan-backed militias in northern Syria: Islamists are torturing Kurds in Afrin - E-Kurd

03. May 2019 – Mourning the loss of human rights activist and fairy tale researcher Ines Köhler-Zülch

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2019-05-22 09:16

“Danger will remain until ISIS members are tried at court"

ANF - 2019-05-21 15:57
Deputy Co-Chair of the Autonomous Euphrates Region Administration, Sara Xelîl, warns of imprisoned ISIS jihadists in northern Syria. Without an international court, they pose a great danger, she says. ...

America backs Sunnies in the Shia-Sunni conflict of interest in Middle East

E-Kurd - 2019-05-21 06:11
Abdul-Qahar Mustafa | Exclusive to Different type of conflicts have been going on in the Middle East for centuries. Millions of people have died, and trillions of dollars have been wasted, and hundred millions of people are still suffering as a ...

IS Attacks SDF in Syria's Hasakah

BAS News - 2019-05-21 00:33
ERBIL - The insurgents of the Islamic State (IS) carried out a bomb attack on Monday against the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in northern Syria, a spokesperson confirmed. The US-backed Kurdish fighters announced the full victory over the mi ...

15. May 2019 – Uprising of the civil society in Sudan

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2019-05-20 18:01

Trees and beaches killed for Erdogan’s mansion in Bitlis

ANF - 2019-05-18 12:49
Trees, beaches and the natural environment are being killed for the “Presidential Mansion” being built on orders from Turkish President Erdogan. ...

HRE: 2 terrorists killed in Afrin

ANF - 2019-05-18 12:03
Afrin Liberation Forces (HRE) announced that 2 gang members were killed and 4 were wounded in an action in the Basute village in Afrin’s Sherawa district on May 17. ...

10. May 2019 – Erdogan-backed militias in northern Syria

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2019-05-17 17:58

Pompeo’s Visit to Baghdad: US Warned Iraq over Iranian-backed Militias

BAS News - 2019-05-15 11:41
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit to Iraq earlier in May came after security alarms about Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias posing a serious threat to the US forces in Iraq, two security sources said. Pompeo reportedly warned the Iraqi lead ...

Protest against wall built in Afrin

ANF - 2019-05-12 10:21
A protest was promoted in Copenhagen to protest the wall built by Turkey in Afrin. ...

HRE: 2 Turkish soldiers and 3 jihadists killed in Azaz and Afrin

ANF - 2019-05-10 16:53
Afrin Liberation Forces continue to strike Turkish-backed jihadists in occupied areas. ...

Drug trade as a weapon of war against self-government

ANF - 2019-05-09 15:35
Internal Security Forces have determined that drugs are systematically smuggled out of Turkey and the occupied areas of northern Syria into self-governing areas. ...

[PICTURES]: B52 Bombers Arrive in Middle East: US

BAS News - 2019-05-09 12:37
ERBIL — The US Central Command (CENTCOM) has published photographs showing B52 bombers arriving in the Middle East. Two days earlier, Washington announced that it would deploy aircraft carrier strike group and bombers to the region to protect US forces a ...

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 ...

US Unsafe in the Middle East for Its Unpopularity: Iranian FM

BAS News - 2019-05-07 15:58
ERBIL — Washington’s concerns over the safety of its forces and interests in the Middle East comes from its unpopularity in the region not from Iran, said Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. “If US and clients don’t feel safe, it’s because they’re des ...

Turkey, Russia Considering Deployment to Tel Rifaat in Northern Syria

BAS News - 2019-05-05 11:03
ERBIL — Turkish and Russian authorities are taking into consideration the possibility of deploying forces to the border areas Tel Rifaat in northern Syria, where the US-backed Kurdish forces are in control. The measures come a day after Turkey confirmed ...

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 ...

“Turkey wants to occupy more areas in northern Syria”

ANF - 2019-04-22 16:44
Co-chair of the Kobanê People's Council, Merwa Dirêi, says that the policy of the Turkish state against the Kurds is not new and that Ankara's Neo-Ottoman policy is meant to occupy more areas in northern Syria. ...

Iranian Parliament Labels US Forces in Middle East as "Terrorists"

BAS News - 2019-04-17 02:00
ERBIL - Iranian Parliament overwhelmingly approved a bill on Tuesday to label the US troops in the Middle East as terrorists, only a day after Washington's decision of recognizing the Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) took effect. The bill was int ...