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Syriacs in northeast Syria: We will resist Turkish invasion

Syriacs in northeast Syria: We will resist Turkish invasion

ANF - 2019-08-10 12:45
Representatives of the Syriacs living in northern and eastern Syria announced that they will not accept a possible Turkish invasion and will resist it with all their might. ...
Syriacs in northeast Syria: We will resist Turkish invasion - ANF

Turkey says Syria safe zone center to start work next week: Anadolu

E-Kurd - 2019-08-16 23:14
ISTANBUL,—A joint Turkish-U.S. operation centre to establish and manage a safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria will be fully operational next week, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Friday. Turkey and the United States agr ...

Human shields in Serekaniye: We will resist invasion to the end

ANF - 2019-08-12 15:38
The human shield action launched in Serekaniye against the Turkish state’s threats of invasion continues on day 5. Participants say they will resist the invasion to the end. ...

KCK: We will respond to KNK’s call and our people’s longings

ANF - 2019-08-11 17:22
KCK: We state that we will respond to the KNK's call and our people’s longings and promise that we are prepared to fulfill the requirements of this call. We will be showing this with all our attitudes and practices. ...

Turkish regime's war crimes in NE Syria to be taken to the ICC

ANF - 2019-08-11 11:28
The Union of Lawyers in Raqqa is preparing to document the war crimes committed by the Erdoğan regime in northern and eastern Syria, which will be handed over to the International Criminal Court. ...

Turkish attack on Syrian Kurds would spark a ‘big war’ if U.S.-Turkish talks fail: leader

E-Kurd - 2019-08-08 14:59
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A Turkish attack on Kurdish-led forces in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria would spark a “big war” if U.S. efforts fail to block Ankara’s plans, a top Kurdish official told Reuters on Wednesday. Badran Jia Kurd al ...

Syrian Kurdish official warns of 'big war' if U.S.-Turkish talks fail

Reuters - 2019-08-07 18:26
A Turkish attack on Kurdish-led forces in northeast Syria would spark a "big war" if U.S. efforts fail to block Ankara's plans, a top Kurdish official told Reuters on Wednesday. ...

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. ...

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 ...

Ankara-backed Syrian Arab fighters say ready to back Turkish operation against Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-08-06 12:08
AMMAN,— Syrian rebel commanders said on Monday they are ready to join Turkish troops in an offensive to seize back largely Arab-populated towns and villages in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria held by Kurdish-led-forces. Turkish President Tay ...

Holding the founding conference of the union of workers in Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-07-30 21:02
Tabqa-Under the slogan “with your help and support we will build our country” the founding conference of the Workers Union was held in Tabqa, members, and delegations of the Executive Council, civil society organizations and all relevant committees and in ...

Syriac Military Council: We will mount joint resistance

ANF - 2019-07-29 13:13
Ebcer Yaqûb said the Turkish state wants to destroy the co-existence of peoples in North and East Syria, stressing that they will be in joint resistance against possible attacks. ...

PYD Hesen: We will resist any attack

ANF - 2019-07-26 10:54
PYD co-chair Shahoz Hesen said that they are for dialogue but will resist if the Turkish state attacks. ...

U.S., Turkey open talks on safe zone in northern Syria

E-Kurd - 2019-07-23 17:35
ISTANBUL,— Turkey and the US began talks on Tuesday to establish a “security zone” in northern Syria aimed at creating a buffer between Kurdish fighters and the Turkish border. “Military officials from the two countries began, today in Ankara, to work to ...

“Turkey wants to revive ISIS with the ‘safe zone’ excuse”

ANF - 2019-07-23 15:31
Politician Sikri Hemo said the Turkish state aims to transfer out their domestic crisis and to revive ISIS with the “safe zone” they are attempting to set up in Northern and Eastern Syria. ...

YPJ: We will grow and defend the July 19 revolution

ANF - 2019-07-19 14:38
YPJ: In these 7 years, the peoples of Syria and the Kurdish people in particular have been greatly successful but they have also paid a great price. ...