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China Boosts Turkey’s Foreign Reserves; Erdogan Drops Criticism of Beijing’s Treatment of Uighurs

China Boosts Turkey’s Foreign Reserves; Erdogan Drops Criticism of Beijing’s Treatment of Uighurs

Cnsnews - 2019-08-12 20:13

China Boosts Turkey’s Foreign Reserves; Erdogan Drops Criticism of Beijing’s Treatment of Uighurs - Cnsnews

Turkey’s gangs abduct more civilians, shoot villagers in Afrin

ANF - 2019-09-11 12:38
Turkey’s mercenary allies abducted more civilians from a village of Afrin and opened fire on the villagers who resisted. At least 52 civilians have been abducted in the occupied city this September. ...

Turkey’s HDP delegation visits Iraqi Kurdistan, meets with Kurdish officials

E-Kurd - 2019-09-08 17:20
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A high-profile delegation from Turkey’s pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) arrived in Iraqi Kurdistan capital city of Erbil on Saturday for talks with Kurdistan region’s authorities and political leaders. ...

In Turkey, attack on democracy continues with removal of Kurdish mayors

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-09-06 03:28
The mayors of Diyarbakir, Van and Mardin were elected with more than 50 per cent of the vote in local elections on 31 March 2019. Yet on 19 August, Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) announced it had removed them from office and appointed ...

March in Deir ez-Zor against Turkey’s threats of invasion

ANF - 2019-08-29 20:26
People of northern Syria continue their protests against Turkey’s threats of invasion. ...

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 ...

Syria ‘safe zone’ will alleviate Turkey’s ‘legitimate’ security concerns: Pentagon

Rûdaw - 2019-08-13 14:10
"We take Turkey’s legitimate security concerns seriously" ...

The Dark Side of Turkey’s Intelligence Community

E-Kurd - 2019-08-13 13:25
Michael Rubin | American Enterprise Institute Last week the US Embassy in Turkey released a statement that said Washington had reached an agreement to implement “initial measures to address Turkey’s security concerns” and to establish a “peace corridor” ...

"Muslim countries should stand against Turkey’s threats”

ANF - 2019-08-12 15:57
Religious scholar Heysem Xelil stressed the importance of resistance against the Turkish state’s threats of invasion and called on Muslim countries to stand against Turkey’s tyranny. ...

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. ...

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 ...

Turkey’s tests of wills in northern Syria

Rûdaw - 2019-08-06 10:27
Turkey does not need a safe zone on Syrian territory ...

Syrian Kurdish Left Party condemns Turkey’s occupation threats

ANF - 2019-08-06 10:09
Celebrating the 54th anniversary of its establishment, the Syrian Kurdish Left Party condemned the Turkish state’s occupation threats. ...

Turkey’s irresolute opposition gives Erdogan time to recover | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-06 02:44

“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. ...