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Turkey Assault in NE Syria Displaces 300,000: MonitorTheglobepost - 2019-10-17 21:44
Turkey agrees with U.S. to pause Syria assault while Kurds withdrawReuters - 2019-10-17 21:10
Turkey agreed on Thursday to pause its offensive in Syria for five days to let Kurdish forces withdraw from a "safe zone" Ankara had sought to capture, in a deal hailed by Washington but which Turkish leaders cast as a complete victory. ...
GUE/NGL to call for establishment of no-fly zone over NE SyriaANF - 2019-10-17 20:31
The Left in the European Parliament (GUE/NGL) has repeatedly condemned Turkey's illegal assault on Northern Syria. ...
Pence Announces Cease-fire in Turkish Assault in Syria | Voice of America - EnglishVoanews - 2019-10-17 20:11
What's driving Turkey’s Syrian fighters' brutal assault on the Kurds - Syria - Haaretz.comHaaretz - 2019-10-17 18:23
Malta's Kurdish community to protest Turkish assault on RojavaTimesofmalta - 2019-10-17 18:06
Trump announces sanctions over Turkey’s assault on Syrian Kurds — National Politics — Bangor Daily News — BDN MaineBangordailynews - 2019-10-17 17:31
Turkey-Syria offensive: Turkish president Erdogan branded ‘assassin’ as assault continues | World | News | Express.co.ukExpress - 2019-10-17 16:46
Turkey's assault in Syria is a boon for Erdogan. Here's why - CNNCNN - 2019-10-17 16:33
Turkey assault in NE Syria displaced 300,000: monitorFrance24 - 2019-10-17 09:42
Trump orders sanctions on Turkey over Kurdish assault as US scrambles for Syria exit | 1 NEWS NOW | TVNZTVNZ - 2019-10-17 07:48
Pence's mission to Turkey could be his most significant yetWashington Times - 2019-10-17 06:02
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Mike Pence departs for Turkey to undertake arguably his most significant mission yet, seeking to halt a weeklong assault on Syrian Kurds begun after President Donald Trump withdrew U.S. forces from northern Syria. Pence w ...
Trump downplays Turkey's assault in Syria, touts sanctions over fightingReuters - 2019-10-17 01:37
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday played down the crisis in Syria touched off by Turkey's incursion against U.S.-allied Kurdish forces, saying the conflict was between Turkey and Syria and that it was up to the countries there to work it out. ...
Turkey’s Assault in Syria Threatens the Growing Kurdish ... | Christianity TodayChristianitytoday - 2019-10-17 00:45
U.N. Security Council concerned about northeast Syria, U.S., China, Europeans urge ceasefireReuters - 2019-10-16 21:19
The United Nations Security Council voiced concern on Wednesday over the risks of a deterioration in the humanitarian situation in northeast Syria and the escape of Islamic State fighters, but made no reference to a Turkish assault on U.S.-allied Syrian K ...
U.N. Security Council concerned by situation in northeast Syria, U.S. urges ceasefireReuters - 2019-10-16 19:59
The U.N. Security Council voiced concern on Wednesday over the risks of a deterioration in the humanitarian situation in northeast Syria and the escape of Islamic State fighters, but made no reference to a Turkish assault on Syrian Kurdish militia in the ...
Turkish Offensive on NE Syria “Not Our Problem”: TrumpBAS News - 2019-10-16 19:38
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the ongoing Turkish military assault on the north east Syria is not Washington’s problem. “If Turkey goes into Syria it is between Turkey and Syria. It’s not our problem,” he said during a meeting ...
U.N. Security Council concerned by situation in northeast SyriaReuters - 2019-10-16 19:15
The U.N. Security Council said on Wednesday it was concerned by the risks of a deterioration in the humanitarian situation in northeast Syria and the escape of Islamic State fighters, but made no reference to a Turkish assault on Syrian Kurdish militia in ...
Trump downplays Turkey's assault in Syria, says sanctions better than fightingReuters - 2019-10-16 18:16
President Donald Trump on Wednesday played down the crisis in Syria touched off by Turkey's incursion against U.S.-allied Kurdish forces, saying the conflict was between Turkey and Syria and that it was "fine" for Russia to help Damascus. ...
Several teens face gang assault charges after 16-year-old's stabbing death on Long Island: Police [Video]Yahoo - 2019-10-16 17:31
Turkey presses Syrian assault as thousands flee the fightingKBTX - 2019-10-16 14:35
Turkish assault on Syrian Kurds weakens Iraq’s divided KurdsE-Kurd - 2019-10-16 14:26
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A Turkish border offensive against Kurdish forces in Syrian Kurdistan will further weaken Iraq’s divided Kurds next door and embolden regional rivals who have one thing in common – they want no Kurdish state. The a ...
Trump national security adviser jets to Turkey in bid to halt assault - ReutersReuters - 2019-10-16 14:12
Turkey detains four Kurdish mayors in dawn raidsJerusalem Post - 2019-10-16 02:53
The HDP said 151 of its members, including district officials, had been detained over the past week since Turkey and its Syrian rebel allies launched the assault. ...
Russian forces move to fill vacuum left by U.S. troops in Northern SyriaNBC News - 2019-10-16 02:26
Russia announced today its military units are patrolling areas in Northern Syria, a major sign that Moscow is moving to fill the void left by the withdrawal of U.S. troops as Turkey continues its assault on Kurds in the region. ...
Israel needs to learn lesson from Turkish assault on KurdsAl Monitor - 2019-10-16 01:08
As war map shifts once more, fleeing Syrians face tough choicesReuters - 2019-10-16 00:14
Driven from his hometown in northeast Syria as bombs rained down in a Turkish assault, a Kurdish father worried for his toddler son, who was ill, and accused America of betraying the Kurds in the region. ...
Syria regime steps in to halt Turkish assault on KurdsBangkokpost - 2019-10-15 23:18
Turkish assault in Syria weakens Iraq Kurds, strengthens regional powersReuters - 2019-10-15 20:09
A Turkish border offensive against Syrian Kurdish forces will further weaken Iraq's divided Kurds next door and embolden regional rivals who have one thing in common - they want no Kurdish state. ...
Turkey ramps up Syria assault on Kurdish forces, US troops come under fireFrance24 - 2019-10-15 20:03
Trump ready to 'swiftly destroy' Turkey's economyNew Zealand Herald - 2019-10-15 19:24
Targeting Turkey's economy, President Donald Trump has announced sanctions aimed at restraining the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria ? an assault Turkey began after Mr Trump ... ...
Turkish assault in Syria weakens Iraq Kurds, strengthens regional powers - ReutersReuters - 2019-10-15 17:16
Turkey Steps Up Assault on Syria Kurds Defying Sanctions ThreatsCourthousenews - 2019-10-15 16:02
Could Trump's Syria withdrawal be the end of his presidency?CBS News - 2019-10-15 15:21
CBS News senior foreign affairs correspondent and "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan joins "CBS This Morning" from Washington to discuss Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria and the country's assault on U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters. ...
The Latest: Syrian army enters Manbij, Turks prepare assaultWashington Post - 2019-10-15 12:13
The Latest: Syrian state media says government forces have entered the center of the once Kurdish-held northern town of Manbij and raised the national flag ...
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Turkey steps up assault on Syria Kurds defying sanctions threatsFrance24 - 2019-10-15 09:20
Trump to impose new sanctions on Turkey after Syria assaultCBS News - 2019-10-15 08:25
President Trump says he will impose new sanctions on Turkey for its assault on Kurds in northern Syria. New York Times congressional correspondent Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Associated Press White House reporter Jill Colvin joined CBSN's "Red and Blue" to di ...
Trump imposes sanctions on Turkey, threatens its economySeattle Times - 2019-10-15 07:49
WASHINGTON (AP) — Targeting Turkey’s economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions aimed at restraining the Turks’ assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria — an assault Turkey began after Trump announced he was moving U.S. troops out ...
Trump imposes sanctions on Turkey, threatens its economyWashington Times - 2019-10-15 06:53
WASHINGTON (AP) - Targeting Turkey's economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions aimed at restraining the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria - an assault Turkey began after Trump announced he was moving U.S. troops out ...
Trump orders Turkey sanctions; US scrambles for Syria exitSeattle Times - 2019-10-15 03:19
WASHINGTON (AP) — Targeting Turkey’s economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions Monday aimed at restraining the Turks’ assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria — an assault Turkey began after Trump announced he was moving U.S. tro ...
Scrambling after U.S. pullout, Europeans fear security peril from Turkish assault on KurdsSeattle Times - 2019-10-15 03:19
BRUSSELS – European leaders said Monday that they were facing a direct security threat as a result of Turkey’s assault on Kurdish positions in Syria, as France scrambled to protect its troops inside the country, Belgium warned that it could face terroris ...
Turkey steps up assault on Syria Kurds defying sanctions threatsYahoo - 2019-10-15 02:37
Syria regime steps in to halt Turkish assault on Kurds - Taipei TimesTaipeitimes - 2019-10-15 00:33
Kurds Turn to Bashar al-Assad for Protection as U.S. Abandons Former Allies to Turkish Assault | Democracy Now!Democracynow - 2019-10-15 00:24
Turkey presses Syrian assault as thousands flee the fightingWFXG - 2019-10-14 23:48
Amid Turkish push, displaced Arab Syrians eye return to homelandAl Jazeera - 2019-10-14 20:02
Ankara's cross-border assault on Kurdish fighters raises hopes of return home for Arab Syrians displaced in Turkey. ...
EU ‘has no magic powers’ to stop Turkey offensive against Syrian KurdsE-Kurd - 2019-10-14 17:27
LUXEMBOURG,— EU foreign ministers on Monday voiced concern and condemnation at Turkey’s assault on Kurdish forces in Syrian Kurdistan (northern Syria), but warned their options for coordinated action across the bloc were limited. Several European countri ...
Turkey's Erdogan signals imminent assault on Syrian-Kurdish held city of Manbij, in sixth day of Turkish offensive - ABC 36 NewsWTVQ - 2019-10-14 17:13
Syrian regime steps in to halt Turkish assault on KurdsE-Kurd - 2019-10-14 16:01
Tel Tamr, Syrian Kurdistan,— The Syrian regime sent troops towards the Turkish border on Monday to contain Ankara’s deadly offensive against the Kurds, stepping in for US forces due to begin a controversial withdrawal. Outgunned and without US protection ...
US to step aside for Turkish assault on Kurds in SyriaFox19 - 2019-10-14 15:33
Syria regime steps in to halt Turkish assault on KurdsYahoo - 2019-10-14 14:14
Turkey pounds Syrian border towns on 3rd day of assault on Kurds, sparks exodus | The Times of IsraelTimesofisrael - 2019-10-14 14:07
US denies giving green-light for Turkish assault on Kurds | NewshubNewshub - 2019-10-14 13:44
Syria government steps in to halt Turkish assault on Kurds - CNAChannelnewsasia - 2019-10-14 13:44
10/13: CBS Evening NewsCBS News - 2019-10-14 13:29
Turkey steps up its assault on U.S. backed Kurdish fighters. Elizabeth Warren is gaining support as Joe Biden is losing ground. ...
Europeans warn of security peril from Turkey’s assault on Kurds in SyriaWashington Post - 2019-10-14 12:12
France was scrambling to protect its troops amid frustration with Washington’s abrupt pullout. ...
Turkey’s Erdogan signals imminent assault on Syrian-Kurdish held city of Manbij, in sixth day of Turkish offensiveWashington Post - 2019-10-14 10:47
Turkey’s Erdogan signals imminent assault on Syrian-Kurdish held city of Manbij, in sixth day of Turkish offensive ...
Turkey's Assault on Kurds Spurs International ProtestsCourthousenews - 2019-10-14 09:26
Turkey presses Syrian assault as thousands flee the fightingWIBW - 2019-10-14 08:43
Trump orders troops out of northern Syria; Islamic State families flee camps and Kurds strike deal with SyriaLos Angeles Times - 2019-10-14 06:06
Defense Secretary Mark Esper says President Trump has ordered U.S. troops to leave northern Syria and stay out of Turkey's assault on the Kurds. ...
Turkish Assault In Northern Syria Prompts Concerns Of A New Humanitarian Crisis | KERA NewsKeranews - 2019-10-14 02:04
Turkey and proxies advance deep into Syrian KurdistanE-Kurd - 2019-10-14 01:32
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Turkish forces and their proxies pushed deep into the Kurdish region in northern Syria on Sunday, moving closer to completing their assault’s initial phase, while Washington announced it was pulling out 1,000 troops from the ...
Anwar Gargash condemns Turkey's Syria assault that 'will certainly result in a humanitarian crisis' - The NationalThenational - 2019-10-13 23:32
Heavy fighting as Syria Kurds hold off Turkish assaultBangkokpost - 2019-10-13 23:08
Turkey presses Syrian assault as thousands flee the fightingNbc11news - 2019-10-13 22:36
US pulls troops out of northeast Syria as Turkey assault intensifiesIrishtimes - 2019-10-13 21:09
Turkey Syria offensive: Heavy fighting on second day of assault | RNZ NewsRNZ - 2019-10-13 20:11
Trump orders US troops out of northern Syria as Turkish assault continues | World news | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2019-10-13 18:23
Heavy fighting as Syria Kurds hold off Turkish assaultYahoo - 2019-10-13 17:54
Turkey Opens Ground Assault on Syria's Kurds; US Republicans Turn on Trump | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.comAlgemeiner - 2019-10-13 16:32
Kurds on the Run as Turkish Assault Enters Second Day | TrendingPjmedia - 2019-10-13 16:15
Turkey opens ground assault on Syria’s Kurds; US Republicans turn on Trump - Post CourierPostcourier - 2019-10-13 16:07
Thousands flee fighting as Turkey presses Syria assault | Las Vegas Review-JournalReviewjournal - 2019-10-13 16:02
Thousands of Kurds flee Turkish assault as death toll mounts | Mena – Gulf NewsGulfnews - 2019-10-13 15:57
Turkey Opens Ground Assault on Syria's Kurds; U.S. Republicans Turn on TrumpIJR - 2019-10-13 15:30
David Blaine under investigation for sexual assault - CNNCNN - 2019-10-13 15:14
Humanitarian crisis looms as Turkey presses Syrian assault, forcing tens of thousands to flee | The Japan TimesJapantimes - 2019-10-13 14:57
U.S. warns Turkey of 'consequences' over Syria assault as U.N. Security Council meets - ReutersReuters - 2019-10-13 14:43
Turkey pounds north Syrian Kurds in second day of assault as thousands of civilians flee the region - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)ABC - 2019-10-13 14:07
EU countries halt arms exports to Turkey over assault on Syrian KurdsE-Kurd - 2019-10-13 11:17
PARIS,— France and Germany on Saturday suspended arms exports to Turkey over its offensive into Syria against Kurdish fighters in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), as protesters denounced Ankara at rallies in several European cities. Turkish soldiers on Wednesd ...
Thousands in Europe march against Turkey’s offensive in Syrian KurdistanE-Kurd - 2019-10-13 09:51
PARIS,— Thousands of people, some shouting “Erdogan terrorist”, took to the streets of Paris and other European cities on Saturday in protest at the Turkish assault on Kurds in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava). Protesters marching under the Kurdish green, red a ...
Turkey denies targeting US outpost in Syria assault - Taipei TimesTaipeitimes - 2019-10-13 08:41
Marianas Variety - Turkey opens ground assault on Syria’s Kurds; US Republicans turn on TrumpMvariety - 2019-10-12 23:44
Kurds rally in thousands in Europe against Turkish assault on Syria Protests have been held in Paris and Athens with further demonstrations planned in London October 13, 2019The National AE - 2019-10-12 23:14
Betrayal on the border: Kurds fear future as Turkish assault intensifies | World news | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2019-10-12 21:51
Germany bans exports of arms to TurkeyReuters - 2019-10-12 20:33
Germany has banned arms exports to Turkey over its assault against Kurdish YPG militia in Syria, a foreign ministry spokeswoman said on Saturday. ...
Furious with Turkey, EU threatens sanctions, arms embargoKathimerini - 2019-10-12 18:39
has stepped up its air and artillery strikes on Kurdish militia in northeast Syria, escalating... says the aim of its assault in Syria is to defeat the Kurdish YPG militia, which it sees as linked to militant Kurdish separatists in Turkey. It says it want ...