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Washington should address Turkish-PKK conflict to solve Syria problem -analyst | Ahval

Washington should address Turkish-PKK conflict to solve Syria problem -analyst | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-11 16:43

Washington should address Turkish-PKK conflict to solve Syria problem -analyst | Ahval - Ahvalnews

Turkish military enters Kurdish northern Syria to begin joint U.S. ‘safe zone’ patrol

E-Kurd - 2019-09-08 12:49
AKCAKALE, Turkey,— Armed Turkish military vehicles crossed into Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria on Sunday to begin planned joint U.S.-Turkey patrols to establish a “safe zone” along the border. A Reuters witness said vehicles with Turkish fl ...

Turkish minister threatens ‘to devastate’ Istanbul mayor over ousted Kurdish mayors

E-Kurd - 2019-09-04 14:24
ANKARA,— Turkey’s interior minister on Tuesday threatened “to devastate” the mayor of Istanbul over his support for three Kurdish mayors who were replaced by state officials over alleged links to Kurdistan Workers’ Party PKK less than five months after t ...

KRG tells villagers near Turkish border to leave as Turkey-PKK conflict escalates | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2019-09-02 21:51

Warplanes strike near Turkish military post in northwest Syria

Reuters - 2019-08-28 17:52
Air strikes hit rebel positions near a Turkish military post in northwest Syria on Wednesday, where the Russia-backed army has waged a fierce offensive against rebels, according to activists and a senior Turkish security source. ...

PKK: Our fight will grow stronger in the 36th year

ANF - 2019-08-15 13:46
PKK promised to give an even stronger fight in the 36th year struggle. ...

Jailed PKK leader claims Turkish Gov.-PKK conflict can end ‘within a week’

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-09 10:46

JAILED KURDISH MILITANT LEADER OCALAN SAYS I CAN STOP THE TURKISH-PKK CONFLICT WITHIN A WEEK - STATEMENT FROM LAWYERS

Yahoo - 2019-08-09 06:18

Jailed militant Kurd is ready to solve conflict | World | The Times

Thetimes - 2019-08-09 06:11

UN official says over 100,000 detained and missing in Syria

Rûdaw - 2019-08-08 09:18
She called for the conflict to be referred to the International Criminal Court ...

Turkish mining hopes to strike gold | World Finance

Worldfinance - 2019-08-07 13:54

Trump’s Syria problem amid Turkey’s desire to launch operation

Seth Frantzman - 2019-08-06 19:17
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN *A version of this was published at The Jerusalem Post US President Donald Trump wants to end what he has called “endless wars” but he increasingly […] ...

Security Zone as part of Turkish expansionist policy

ANF - 2019-08-05 11:32
The Turkish state continues to threaten with an occupation of northern and eastern Syria. Today, a US military delegation will hold talks in Turkey on the "security zone". ...

Turkish attack injures two civilians in a village of Afrin

ANF - 2019-08-05 09:25
The Turkish regime has increased its attacks against northern Syria after Turkish President vowed to launch yet another operation against the region. ...

Clashes between Turkish army, Kurdish forces in Syria as Ankara deploys military to border - report | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-04 17:37

Squaring the Circles in Syria’s North East

The International Crisis Group - 2019-07-30 18:13
The U.S. decision to leave troops in north-eastern Syria has bought the area time but not lasting stability. Washington should press its Kurdish YPG allies to loosen their PKK ties – lest Ankara intervene – and stop obstructing their autonomy talks with ...

“Turkish state aims to do what ISIS couldn’t”

ANF - 2019-07-25 18:41
Azad Oso said Turkey is targeting the Autonomous Administration and that the Turkish state wants to do what ISIS gangs failed to achieve in Northern and Eastern Syria. ...

Turkish airstrike injures five civilians in Duhok village

Rûdaw - 2019-07-21 13:22
"We tell both Turkey and the PKK not to make our village a battleground ...

Turkey launches air strike on PKK in Iraqi Kurdistan after diplomat killed

E-Kurd - 2019-07-20 06:09
ANKARA,— Turkey on Thursday launched an air attack on Iraqi Kurdistan in response to the killing of a Turkish diplomat in the region, the country’s defence minister said. The Turkish vice consul to Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region was shot dead Wednesday ...

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 ...