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

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

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 ...

Erdogan says Turkey won’t allow U.S. stalling in Syria deal

E-Kurd - 2019-08-29 10:20
ISTANBUL,— President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey’s deal with the United States to set up a “safe zone” in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria was a correct step and that Ankara would not let Washington delay the plan, CNN Turk reported on Thursda ...

Syrian Kurds say will help implement U.S.-Turkey ‘safe zone’

E-Kurd - 2019-08-25 03:22
HASAKA, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syria’s Kurds said on Saturday they would support the implementation of a US-Turkey deal to set up a buffer zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) along the Turkish border. The so-called “safe zone” agreed by Washington and Ankara e ...

U.S. concerned over Turkey’s removal of Kurdish mayors

E-Kurd - 2019-08-22 16:46
WASHINGTON,— The US State Department on Wednesday called the removal of three democratically elected mayors from the Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) in Turkey “obviously concerning.” U.S. Department of State spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said durin ...

El-Ebid: Turkey doesn't want a safe zone, but a surrender zone

ANF - 2019-08-20 16:05
Speaking at a human shield action in Serêkaniyê, Northern and Eastern Syria Autonomous Administration deputy co-chair, Hemdan El-Ebid, said that Turkey does not want a safety zone but a surrender occupation area. ...

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 ...

Ankara won’t tolerate US delay over Syria safe zone: Turkey’s foreign minister | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-08-17 19:43

Turkey Won't Tolerate US Delay over Syria Safe Zone — Naharnet

Naharnet - 2019-08-17 03:23

Turkey won’t tolerate US delay over Syria safe zone, says minister | World | Malay Mail

Malaymail - 2019-08-17 03:23

Turkey Says It Won't Tolerate US Delay over Syria Safe Zone

Theglobepost - 2019-08-17 03:23

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 ...

Yemen separatists said they are ready to hold talks

ANF - 2019-08-16 08:18
Yemen’s southern separatists said on Thursday they were ready to attend a summit in Saudi Arabia to resolve a standoff in Aden. ...

Pentagon says Syria safe zone agreement with Turkey will come in ‘stages’

E-Kurd - 2019-08-15 18:21
WASHINGTON,— An agreement between the United States and Turkey to establish a safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria will be implemented gradually, with some operations beginning soon, a Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday. “We are curren ...

Hong Kong : Gösteriler şiddetlendi; tüm uçuşlar iptal edildi

Nûpel - 2019-08-12 12:19
Hong Kong’ta devam eden protestolar ve özellikle havalimanında toplanan göstericiler nedeniyle havalimanındaki tüm uçuşlar iptal edildi. Göstericilerin şehirde uzunca bir süredir eylemlerini havalimanına da taşımalarının üzerinden 4 gün geçti. Hong Kong h ...

US-Turkey ‘safe zone’ in Syria won’t be another Afrin: analyst

Rûdaw - 2019-08-09 18:01
"I don’t think the Americans will allow the same sort of looting" ...

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 ...

U.S. warns unilateral Turkey attack on Kurds in Syria ‘unacceptable’

E-Kurd - 2019-08-06 12:08
TOKYO,— The United States warned Tuesday that any “unilateral” offensive by Turkey to remove a Kurdish militia in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) would be “unacceptable” and vowed to step up talks to prevent such action. “Clearly we believe any unilateral acti ...

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, U.S. to continue talks on Syria safe zone despite tensions: officials

E-Kurd - 2019-07-25 17:15
ANKARA,— Turkish and U.S. officials will continue to discuss a planned safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria, Turkish military officials said on Thursday after Ankara warned that it would launch a cross-border operation if a deal was n ...

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 ...