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Iran-Iraq Southern Borders Closed as Protests Continue on Both Sides

BAS News - 2019-11-16 19:54
ERBIL — Iraq reportedly closed two border crossings in south of the country at the request of neighboring Iran to block travelers from both countries. The closure of the border crossings comes amid violent anti-government protests in both Iraq and Iran. ...

Border Security Doesn't Make Europe Safer. It Breeds Instability.

Foreignpolicy - 2019-11-16 13:03

Border Porter Killed by Direct Shooting of Iranian Border Guards

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-16 02:02
A Kurdish border porter –known as Kolbar- lost his life at the border area of Hange Jal in Baneh when the Iranian Border Guards opened fire at a group of Kolbars in the morning… The post Border Porter Killed by Direct Shooting of Iranian Border Guards ap ...

Iranian Forces Kill Kurdish Tradesmen

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-16 02:02
The Iranian checkpoints forces in Bengin Khan of Piranshahr opened fire at a group of Kurdish border porters –known as Kolbar- and tradesmen crossing the border at the border highlands where one… The post Iranian Forces Kill Kurdish Tradesmen appeared fi ...

Turkey to deport IS suspect stuck at Greek border to US

Kathimerini - 2019-11-16 01:37
Syria to drive away Syrian Kurdish fighters it considers to be terrorists from a border area. Three ...

Turkey will clear Syria border area of Kurdish fighters if Russia fails to act: Erdogan

Yahoo - 2019-11-15 22:28

Damascus Expects Turkey To Pull Back After Kurds Withdraw Forces From Border - Assad - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2019-11-15 20:24

Turkish forces say they've captured key Syrian border town

KCRG - 2019-11-15 19:46

Turkey deports American IS suspect stuck at Greek border

Kathimerini - 2019-11-15 06:39
to drive away Syrian Kurdish fighters it considers to be terrorists from a border area. Turkey's ...

Syria Sends Reinforcements to Turkish Border

BAS News - 2019-11-14 21:10
ERBIL - Syrian regime has reportedly begun sending reinforcements to the areas near the Turkish border, state media said on Thursday. According to a report by the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), the regime troops were deploying between the towns of Jawad ...

Kurdish Porter Shot Dead by Iranian Border Guards

BAS News - 2019-11-14 15:04
ERBIL — Iranian border guards on Thursday killed a Kurdish porter (commonly known as Kolbar) in the border areas between Iranian Kurdistan and the Kurdistan Region. Kamaran Bayanak, 24, was shot dead after the Iranian forces opened fire at a group of por ...

Turkish Forces Launch Military Attack Against Kurds At Syrian Border | NPR

KCRW - 2019-11-14 07:25

Iranian Forces Open Fire Kurdish Border Porters, Three Wounded

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-14 02:02
The Iranian checkpoints forces in Kurdistan opened fire at the Kurdish Kurdish border porters –known as Kolbar- of which three of the Kolbars were wounded, local sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network… The post Iranian Forces Open Fire Kurdish B ...

Trump threatens to drop Isis fighters 'right at UK border' and leave Britain to 'have fun capturing them again' | The Independent

Independent - 2019-11-13 20:08

American Isis suspect stuck on border 'not our problem', says Erdoğan | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-11-13 08:49

Turkish forces say they've captured key Syrian border town

WCJB - 2019-11-13 03:15

South Korean river turns red after being polluted with pigs' blood

BBC - 2019-11-13 01:25
Some 47,000 pigs were killed near the inter-Korea border to stop the spread of African swine fever. ...

Erdogan says US failed to implement Syria ceasefire deal

WarIsBoring - 2019-11-12 23:47
Istanbul (dpa) – The US has failed to fulfil an agreement last month to remove Syrian Kurdish militias from a border zone with Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday. Speaking in Ankara before flying to Washington where he plans to meet US ...

Inside the Turkish border towns where refugees are pawns in Turkish president Erdogan's 'ethnic cleansing'

Telegraph - 2019-11-12 22:51

Erdogan Threatens to Clear Syria Border Area of Kurdish Fighters If Russia Fails to Act | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-11-12 21:31

Syrian media, Kurdish news agency report at least one explosion in a northern Syrian town near border with Turkey - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Sandiegouniontribune - 2019-11-12 03:30

Two Border Porters Wounded in Sardasht Border Area

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-12 02:01
A group of Kurdish border porters –known as Kolbar- and tradesmen were shot dead near the Kani Zard village of Sardasht on 9 November, local media reported. According to the reports, two Kolbars… The post Two Border Porters Wounded in Sardasht Border Are ...

Hundreds Protest Construction of Trump’s Border Wall in Sonoran Desert | Democracy Now!

Democracynow - 2019-11-12 01:15

A series of car bombs target Syrian city on the Turkish border

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-11 22:56

Explosions hit Syrian town of Ras al-Ayn on Turkish border – video | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-11-11 21:33

Turkish forces kill 2 Kurdish fighters, seize Syrian border town of Ras al-Ain

Aninews - 2019-11-11 10:13

Car Bomb Kills Eight People in Tel Abyad

BAS News - 2019-11-10 21:43
ERBIL - At least eight people were killed on Sunday as a result of a car bomb in the border city of Tel Abyad (Gire Sipi) in north of Syria. Turkey's National Defense Ministry said in a statement that the bomb explosion, carried out via a vehicle-borne i ...

Syria: heavy clashes between regime troops and Turkish-backed forces Turkey invaded north-east Syria last month to push out Syrian Kurdish fighters near the border November 9, 2019

The National AE - 2019-11-09 17:26

Turkey Announces Start of Military Operation against Syrian Kurds, Explosion Heard in Border Town - News18

News18 - 2019-11-09 14:50

Two Kurdish Porters Injured by Iranian Border Guards

BAS News - 2019-11-09 10:37
ERBIL — Two young Kurdish porters were injured by Iranian border guards on Saturday in the border areas between Iranian Kurdistan and the Kurdistan Region. A medical source from Kurdistan Region’s Qaladize said the men were taken to a hospital in the cit ...

Over a dozen killed in car bomb attack near Turkey-Syria border | News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-11-08 20:18

Syrian army, Turkish forces clash near border - state media - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-11-08 18:49

Russian, Turkish armored vehicles pelted with rocks, shoes as joint patrol enters Kurdish area of northern Syria

Washington Post - 2019-11-08 18:22
Patrol mounted a week after a deal was struck between Russia and Turkey that moved Syrian government forces into border regions held by Kurdish groups. ...

Drug Legalization And Hugs For Terrorists Won't Solve The Border Crisis

Thefederalist - 2019-11-08 15:20

Civilians On Both Sides Of Turkey-Syria Border Relieved By Ceasefire | Here & Now

WBUR - 2019-11-08 09:54

Kurdish Border Porter Lost Leg in Mine Blast

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-08 02:00
A Kurdish border porter -known as Kolbar- was injured in a mine explosion at the Shushami border crossing in Paveh district on 5 November, local sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network… The post Kurdish Border Porter Lost Leg in Mine Blast appear ...

Erdogan says U.S. not fulfilling pledge to remove Kurds from Syria border area - Turkey - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-11-07 22:31

Nearly Half of Border Villages Evacuated Due to PKK-Turkey Conflict

BAS News - 2019-11-07 19:35
ERBIL - As a result of the prolonged armed confrontations between the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and Turkey in the Kurdistan Region border areas, 40% of the villages in the area have already been evacuated, an official said on Thursday. Head of local ...

Turkey will clear Syria border area of Kurdish fighters if Russia fails to act: Erdogan | One America News Network

OANN - 2019-11-07 09:33

Trump confirms meeting with Erdogan on November 13

TASS - 2019-11-07 09:32
The two leaders had a phone conversation to discuss Turkish border with Syria, eradication of terrorism, ending of hostilities with the Kurds, and many other topics ...

Five Border Porters, Tradesmen Killed by Iranian Forces in October

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-07 02:02
A Kurdish border porter –known as Kolbar- from Sardasht, who had been injured by the Iranian border guards on 12 October lost his life after a month of hospitalisation in Orumiyeh, a… The post Five Border Porters, Tradesmen Killed by Iranian Forces in Oc ...

Turkey says Kurdish fighters still remain near Syrian border | WTOP

WTOP - 2019-11-07 01:58

Turkey says Kurdish fighters still remain near Syrian border - SFGate

Sfgate - 2019-11-06 20:07

Turkey says Kurdish fighters still remain near Syrian border - Middle East - Stripes

Stripes - 2019-11-06 18:18

Kurdistan Border Areas Bombarded by Turkish Jets Again

BAS News - 2019-11-06 14:06
ERBIL — Turkish warplanes once again on Wednesday attacked multiple locations on the border between Kurdistan Region and Turkey. BasNews has learned that the Wednesday airstrikes were mainly in the surrounding areas of the villages of Bosale, Sharansha, ...

Turkey says Kurdish fighters still remain in safe zone near Syrian border

Militarytimes - 2019-11-06 01:18

Turkey Takes Fight Against Kurdish Fighters to Iraq As It Struggles in Syria

Newsweek - 2019-11-05 21:01
The Turkish Defense Ministry announced that up to seven Kurdish PKK fighters were killed in back-to-back strikes in northern Iraq as deadly clashes continued across the border in Syria. ...

What is happening on the Greece-Turkey border? - InfoMigrants

Infomigrants - 2019-11-05 20:56

Syrian army begins deployment near Qamishli on Turkish border

TASS - 2019-11-05 19:27
On October 13, SANA reported that Damascus had struck a deal with Kurds and sent troops to the north of Syria to oppose the Turkish army ...

Syrian army deploy along Turkish border after deal with Kurdish-led forces

France24 - 2019-11-05 17:28

Syrian soldiers stationed in Tirbespiyê and Girkê Legê

ANF - 2019-11-05 16:54
Syrian army troops have been stationed in border villages between Tirbespiyê and Girkê Legê in northern Syria. ...

CPJ Insider, November: Face-to-face with Pakistani border control and a northern Syria crisis - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-11-05 15:54

Explosion in Syrian town on Turkish border kills 10 - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus Mail - 2019-11-05 11:48

Explosion in Syrian town on Turkish border kills 10 -media, observatory | National Post

Nationalpost - 2019-11-05 08:52

Aid volunteer killed on the Syria-Turkey border

PRI - 2019-11-05 06:27

Turkey says Kurdish YPG has not fully withdrawn from Syrian border - The Organization for World Peace

Theowp - 2019-11-05 00:23

Rojava veto from Volkswagen trade unions

ANF - 2019-11-04 08:11
Volkswagen AG’s powerful labor unions vowed to block the manufacturer’s plan to build a 1.3 billion-euro ($1.4 billion) factory in Turkey until violence triggered by the country’s cross-border offensive in northern Syria has stopped. ...

Turkey refutes reports of strikes on US-led coalition forces in Syria - statement

TASS - 2019-11-04 02:01
Meanwhile, the Kurdish news agency Firat reported earlier on Sunday that Turkish artillery conducted strikes against the border settlements of Rashidiyah and al-Kasimiyah ...

Tal Abyad car bomb: At least 13 killed in Syrian border town

BBC - 2019-11-03 02:26
At least 13 people died in Syrian's Tal Abyad, recently taken by pro-Turkish forces, Turkey has said. ...

Turkey’s military will attack Kurdish forces left along Syrian border: official - National | Globalnews.ca

Globalnews - 2019-11-02 22:33

Turkey, Russia begin joint patrols in northeast Syria

Jerusalem Post - 2019-11-02 20:02
Turkey and allied Syrian rebels launched a cross-border offensive on Oct. 9 against the Kurdish YPG militia, seizing control of 120 km (75 miles) of land along the frontier. ...

Car Bomb Hits Tel Abyad in Northern Syria, Kills 13

BAS News - 2019-11-02 18:53
ERBIL — A bomb blast on Saturday rocked the city of Tel Abyad (Gire Sipi) in north of Syria where at least 13 people were killed. The blast was carried out via a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED). The Syrian border town is currently under ...

Kurdish Porter Succumbs to Injuries After Being Shot by Iranian Forces

BAS News - 2019-11-02 11:09
ERBIL - A Kurdish porter has succumbed to his injuries a few weeks after he was shot by the Iranian border guards, a monitor revealed on Saturday. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights said in a report that the Kurdish porter was targeted by the Iranian f ...

Turkey, Russia hold first joint patrol in northeast Syria

Reuters - 2019-11-02 00:38
Turkish and Russian troops in armored vehicles held their first joint ground patrols in northeast Syria on Friday under a deal between the two countries that forced a Kurdish militia away from territory near Turkey's border. ...

Russia says Kurds completed withdrawal from Turkey-Syria border - Syria - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-11-01 20:02

Turkey will attack Kurdish fighters who remain near border – Red Deer Advocate

Reddeeradvocate - 2019-11-01 18:11

Syrian army, Turkish forces clash near border: state media | One America News Network

OANN - 2019-11-01 16:25

People from border villages of Dirbêsiyê: Only SDF can protect us

ANF - 2019-11-01 14:03
ANF correspondent Axîn Tolhildan spoke with the people in the border villages of Dirbêsiyê. The people demand a border protection by the SDF. ...

Joint Turkish and Russian patrols begin in Syrian region

Seattle Times - 2019-11-01 11:39
SEVIMLI, Turkey (AP) — Turkey and Russia launched joint patrols Friday in northeastern Syria, under a deal that halted a Turkish offensive against Syrian Kurdish fighters who were forced to withdraw from the border area following Ankara’s incursion. The ...

Heavy fighting persists near Turkish border in Syria safe zone

NBC News - 2019-11-01 10:55
"It's clear that Turkey has no intention of halting attacks," a spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces said Thursday. ...

Nigeria's border crisis fuelled by rice

BBC - 2019-11-01 02:02
Nigeria has closed its borders bringing checkpoints to a standstill and affecting West African trade. ...

Erdogan threatens to ′clear out′ Kurds at Syria border | News | DW | 26.10.2019

DW - 2019-11-01 01:34

Syria Kurds pulling out from 'entire length of Turkey border' | SBS News

SBS - 2019-11-01 01:34

Syrian army, Turkish forces clash near border: state media

Todayonline - 2019-11-01 01:05

Turkey says Kurdish YPG has not fully withdrawn from Syria border area - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-11-01 00:20

Russia informs Turkey that Kurdish fighters have left Turkish border zone in Syria | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-10-31 23:12

Syrian and Turkish forces involved in deadly border clash as Kurds withdraw | SBS News

SBS - 2019-10-31 23:12

Russia says Syrian Kurds complete withdrawal from Turkish border

Militarytimes - 2019-10-31 21:32

Syrian, Turkish forces clash near border town: report | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-10-31 21:28

Turkish Airstrike Injures Two People near Kurdistan Region’s Zakho

BAS News - 2019-10-31 21:07
ERBIL — Turkish warplanes on Thursday once again bombarded the border areas of Duhok province near Zakho district of Kurdistan Region, injuring at least two people, a local official confirmed to BasNews. Turkey has been targeting Kurdistan Region’s borde ...

US military conducts Syria border patrol as troops, tanks arrive

Al Jazeera - 2019-10-31 14:44
The American patrol was accompanied by Kurdish SDF forces, the main US ally in the years-long battle against ISIL. ...

Turkey wants Syrian forces to leave border areas, Erdogan aide says - Los Angeles Times

Latimes - 2019-10-31 14:09

US Forces Enter Kurdish Town on Turkey-Syria Border

BAS News - 2019-10-31 11:56
ERBIL - A US military convoy entered a Kurdish town on Turkey-Syria border on Thursday, while President Donald Trump has already announced the withdrawal of the US troops from Syria. The US forces reportedly entered the Syrian Kurdish town of Tirbaspi ne ...

Syrian army, Turkish forces clash near border as Ankara threatens more force

France24 - 2019-10-31 08:47

Kurdish forces in northern Syria withdrawn from areas along Turkey's border: Russia - GNS News

Gnsnews - 2019-10-31 06:56

Turkey warns it will attack Kurdish fighters who remain near border | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-10-31 06:18

Turkey is prepared for possible Syria border operation, Erdogan says - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-31 03:55

‘Sınırların Ötesinde’ belgeselinin galası yapıldı

Nûpel - 2019-10-30 22:47
Yönetmenliğini Eylem Şen’in yaptığı “Sınırların Ötesinde” adlı belgeselin galası İzmir’de yapıldı. Mültecilerle dayanışma öykülerine yer verilen “Sınırların Ötesinde” (Solidarity Beyond the Longest Border) adlı belgeselin galası İzmir Kültürpark’ta buluna ...

Kurdish militia says it has pulled out from Syria border town

Yahoo - 2019-10-30 19:25

Syrian army, Turkish forces clash near border: state media - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-30 18:49

Russia tells Turkey Kurdish fighters have left NE Syrian border area: Erdogan - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-30 18:24

President Erdogan: Turkey will relaunch Syria operation if Kurds don't withdraw Kurdish forces have not left Syria's border with Turkey as promised, the president said October 30, 2019

The National AE - 2019-10-30 18:11

Turkey may launch operation in Syria if Kurdish forces fail to leave border area — Erdogan

TASS - 2019-10-30 15:08
Turkey and Russia will begin joint patrolling in Syria on Friday, according to the Turkish president ...

Turkey says YPG withdrawal not complete; joint Russian patrols start Friday

Reuters - 2019-10-30 12:28
Kurdish YPG militia had not completed its withdrawal to at least 30 km away from the Turkish border in northeast Syria, Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday despite assurances from Russia that they had left. ...

Kurdish Leader to Asharq Al-Awsat: Priority is to Protect Border from Turkey | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-10-30 10:15

Mexican Woman Dies in Border Patrol Custody | Democracy Now!

Democracynow - 2019-10-30 06:48

Turkey's relationship with NATO tested over Syria operation | Turkey-Syria border | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-10-30 06:37

Russia Says Syrian Kurds Completed Pullout From Turkish Border

Rferl - 2019-10-30 02:56

SDF withdraws from northern Syria border zone ahead of schedule, Russia says

The Defense Post - 2019-10-30 02:28
Russia's defense minister said that Kurdish forces in northern Syria had withdrawn from areas along Turkey's border ahead of schedule The post SDF withdraws from northern Syria border zone ahead of schedule, Russia says appeared first on The Defense Post ...

Kurdish Border Porter Wounded in Shooting of Baneh Border Guards

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-10-30 02:00
Direct shooting of border guards of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Zali border area of Baneh wounded a Kurdish border porter (known as Kolbar), local sources told the Kurdistan Human… The post Kurdish Border Porter Wounded in Shooting of Baneh Borde ...
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