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Turkey will carry out operation in Kurdish northern Syria: Erdogan

Turkey will carry out operation in Kurdish northern Syria: Erdogan

E-Kurd - 2019-08-04 20:58
ISTANBUL,— Turkey will carry out an operation east of the Euphrates river in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria, in an area controlled by the Kurdish YPG militia, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday. Turkey has been running out of pa ...
Turkey will carry out operation in Kurdish northern Syria: Erdogan - E-Kurd

Mobile cinema brings movie magic to Kurdish children in Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-08-20 14:08
SANJAQ SAADUN, Syrian Kurdistan,— In a schoolyard of rural Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeastern Syria, boys and girls break out into giggles watching Charlie Chaplin’s pranks, a rare treat thanks to a mobile cinema roving through the countryside. In ...

Car bomb kills Kurdish police officer in Qamishlo, Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-08-18 16:36
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A car bomb killed a police officer and wounded two other people Sunday in the main Kurdish city of Qamishlo in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in in northeast Syria, police said, the second such attack in just over a month. Kurdish ...

Turkey won’t tolerate U.S. delay over setting up a safe zone in Kurdish northern Syria: FM

E-Kurd - 2019-08-15 18:21
ANKARA,— Ankara will not tolerate any delay from the US over setting up a safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria, Turkey’s foreign minister said on Thursday. “They (the US) first need to be sincere and need to understand that Turkey won ...

Turkey kills 2 more suspects in diplomat’s slaying in Iraq

Washington Post - 2019-08-08 12:33
Report: Turkish operation in northern Iraq kills 2 more suspects in last month’s assassination of Turkish diplomat ...

Turkey, US agree 'joint operation center' for northern Syria

Rûdaw - 2019-08-07 18:30
Joint operation center to be implemented "without delay" ...

Islamic State car bomb kills 5 in Syrian Kurdistan: monitor

E-Kurd - 2019-08-07 17:49
AL-QAHTANIYA,— A car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group killed five people, including three children, in a Kurdish town in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria on Wednesday, a war monitor said. The explosive-rigged vehicle detonated in Al ...

U.S., Turkish officials reportedly agree on safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan: state media

E-Kurd - 2019-08-07 17:49
ISTANBUL,— U.S. and Turkish military officials reportedly have agreed that the safe-zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria will be a “peace corridor” for displaced Syrians longing to return home, the Turkish National Defense Ministry said We ...

60 seconds in Ain Issa, Syria

The Global Coalition - 2019-08-07 17:24
"I want to see peace and stabilisation prevail in this place..." The people of Ain Issa, Syria have many hopes and aspirations for their city and country. Spend #60SecondsIn Ain Issa to find out more Article 60 seconds in Ain Issa, Syria Appeared first o ...

Esper says US would prevent ‘unilateral’ Turkish action against SDF in northern Syria

The Defense Post - 2019-08-06 21:25
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to "eliminate" the YPG in northeast Syria – a move deemed "unacceptable" by the Pentagon The post Esper says US would prevent ‘unilateral’ Turkish action against SDF in northern Syria appeared first on Th ...

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 ...

Kurds in Syrian Kurdistan warn of Turkish attack despite U.S. mediation

E-Kurd - 2019-08-06 12:08
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A top Kurdish political official in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria Monday warned neighbouring Turkey would attack at the first chance it got, despite US efforts to prevent a cross-border incursion. On Sunday, Tu ...

Turkey to launch offensive in Kurdish-controlled area in northern Syria: Erdogan - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-08-05 18:08

Erdogan: Turkey will carry operation in northern Syria

Gulan Media - 2019-08-05 00:57

Turkey to launch offensive in Kurdish-controlled area of northern Syria, Erdogan says It would mark the third Turkish incursion of Syria in as many years August 4, 2019

The National AE - 2019-08-04 23:47

Turkey to launch offensive in Kurdish-controlled area in northern Syria - Erdogan - SWI swissinfo.ch

Swissinfo - 2019-08-04 21:45

Turkey to launch offensive in Kurdish-controlled area in northern Syria: Erdogan | News | WSAU

WSAU - 2019-08-04 20:29

Turkey to conduct military operation in Kurdish-controlled Syria, Erdogan says - Turkey - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-08-04 18:52

Erdogan says Turkey will destroy Kurdish militants in north Syria regardless of U.S. talks

E-Kurd - 2019-07-26 13:26
ANKARA,— Turkey is determined to destroy the “terror corridor” east of the Euphrates river in Syria regardless of how talks conclude with the United States on a planned safe zone in the country’s Kurdish north, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday. Tu ...

Turkey will launch operation in Syrian Kurdistan if safe zone not established: minister

E-Kurd - 2019-07-22 18:24
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday that if a planned safe zone in northern Syria is not established, and if threats continue against Turkey, Ankara will launch a military operation east of the Euphrates river. Turkey has ...

Car bomb hits near church in Qamishlo, Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-11 21:41
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Twelve people were injured on Thursday when a car bomb exploded near a church in a Christian-majority neighborhood of Qamishlo in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), northern Syria, ANHA news agency reported. The bomb was caused by a ...