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“The world must fulfill duties against Turkey’s attacks”

“The world must fulfill duties against Turkey’s attacks”

ANF - 2019-08-01 15:36
The Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria called on the international public to fulfill their duties against Turkey’s attacks and stressed that all efforts in the current process should focus on the democratic solution to the Syrian crisis. ...
“The world must fulfill duties against Turkey’s attacks” - ANF

SDF calls on Syrian regime to talks about Kurdish rights

Rûdaw - 2019-08-24 22:30
We ask Damascus to negotiate with representatives of the Autonomous Administration [of North and East Syria or NES] ...

Can the US and Turkey bridge their differences over the Kurds?

Al Jazeera - 2019-08-08 06:14
While Turkey considers the SDF a threat to its security, the US backs the group, its main ally against ISIL. ...

Turkey’s gambit on Syria pays off as Washington discusses “peace corridor”

Seth Frantzman - 2019-08-08 02:34
Turkey’s Syria gambit show US responds to threats and strength By SETH J. FRANTZMAN For several days Turkey did what it has done before, it threatened to launch a military […] ...

Turkey’s threats of invasion help revive ISIS

ANF - 2019-08-07 17:05
In tandem with Turkey’s threats to invade North and East Syria, ISIS has recently increased their attacks in the region. The Pentagon has also pointed to ISIS activity, while internal security forces say the gangs take their orders from Turkey. ...

Autonomous Administration: We won’t accept impositions

ANF - 2019-08-07 13:45
The Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria Spokesperson said the Turkish state’s “safe zone” is exemplified in Afrin. Ehme said the US has acted as a mediator between them and Turkey and added that they won’t accept Turkey’s impositions. ...

People of Kobane: We will resist Turkey like we resisted ISIS

ANF - 2019-08-07 10:50
Protesting Turkey’s invasion threats against North and East Syria, the people of Kobane vowed to resist, alongside their military forces, against the attacks of the Turkish state. ...

After 18 months of threats, how likely are the Turks to attack Syrian Kurdistan?

E-Kurd - 2019-08-06 20:22
BEIRUT,— After 18 months of threats, Turkey’s president warned Tuesday that his troops could attack Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), the Kurdish region in northeast Syria “very soon”. Why would Turkey lead such a cross-border incursion, what do Syria’s Kurds w ...

Turkey’s Erdogan threatens operation against Syrian Kurds ‘very soon’

E-Kurd - 2019-08-06 16:43
ISTANBUL,— Turkey and the US were on a collision course Tuesday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to “eliminate” a Kurdish militia in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria — a move deemed “unacceptable” by the Pentagon. Erdogan has repea ...

Gire Spi youth: We are ready to stand against Turkey’s attacks

ANF - 2019-08-05 15:26
Gire Spi youth vowed to resist the Turkish state’s threats of invasion against North and East Syria. ...

Events all over the world to remember Shengal

ANF - 2019-08-03 20:07
The genocide carried out by ISIS against the Yazidi on 3 August 2014 in Shengal, was commemorated in many cities throughout the world. ...

Building Trust in Colombia’s Hub of Coca and Conflict

International Crisis Group - 2019-07-29 20:02
Two years ago, Crisis Group found that major threats to Colombia’s peace process with former guerrillas all intersect in the Pacific coastal district of Tumaco. Our Colombia analyst Kyle Johnson made it his mission to find out more. ...

The Kurdish Struggle for Autonomy from the 1970s to the Present

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-07-26 21:24
As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump called himself a “big fan of the Kurds” and also defended Saddam Hussein’s use of chemical weapons against them, remarking "Saddam Hussein throws a little gas, everyone goes crazy, 'oh he’s using gas!’” As preside ...

Will the US sanction Turkey?

ANF - 2019-07-26 14:44
Turkey's S-400 deal with Russia continues to be discussed in the US. Congress has issued stern warnings, while the Trump administration takes cautious steps. ...

Turkey's first S-400 shipment complete, second planned for Ankara: officials

Reuters - 2019-07-25 18:00
Russia has completed delivery of the first shipment of its S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems to Turkey and a second shipment is now being planned, Turkish military officials said on Thursday. ...

Autonomous Administration condemns Turkish attacks and threats

ANF - 2019-07-17 14:11
The Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria said the Turkish state wants to hinder efforts for a solution to the crisis in Syria with their threats of invasion and attacks ...

The anti-terrorism units control a sleeper cell and a cell which smuggles ISIS terrorists in the villages of Hasakah and Deira-Zour

SDF Press - 2019-07-16 21:38
News Center – The anti-terrorism units of the Syrian Democratic Forces, carried out on Tuesday morning a security operation in the town of Dashisha in the countryside of Hasakah city, and arrested during a raid five people working in a cell which smuggles ...

Turkish attacks on Kurdistan Region must end, say Kurdish parties in Rojava

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 15:11
Kurdish parties in Syria called on the international community to put pressure on Turkey to end attacks ...

The Syrian Democratic Forces and the Internal Security Forces dismantle three explosive devices in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-07-08 02:01
In the framework of its efforts to maintain the security and stability of Raqqa city. The Internal Security Forces in Raqqa, in coordination with the Syrian Democratic Forces, identified the place of 3 explosive devices in different areas of the city and ...

If the world really wants to defeat ISIS, it needs to listen to North East Syria

The Defense Post - 2019-07-06 08:28
The organizers of the International Forum on ISIS hope to shed light on the next steps against the resurgent terror group in northeast Syria The post If the world really wants to defeat ISIS, it needs to listen to North East Syria appeared first on The D ...

To protect children… The Syrian Democratic Forces sign a joint action plan with the United Nations in Geneva

SDF Press - 2019-07-02 22:19
SDF General Commander is in Geneva, and a joint action plan with the United Nations to protect children The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) signed on June 29 a plan of action with the United Nations in Geneva on how to protect and help children in the area ...