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Erdoğan ‘went nuts’ after U.S. Senator described Syria incursion as invasion - NYT | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-11-15 11:57
Turkey Captures Senior IS Leader in SyriaBAS News - 2019-11-13 17:59
ERBIL - Turkey has captured a senior member of the Islamic State (IS) during Ankara's incursion into Syria, Turkish Defence Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Wednesday. Soylu made the comments while speaking at a security training symposium, in which, he c ...
Amid Tensions Over Syria Incursion, Turkish President Erdogan Meets U.S. President Trump at the White HouseForeignpolicy - 2019-11-13 12:45
Turkey's Syria operation reveals cracks among Erdogan's political foesReuters - 2019-11-13 10:25
Turkey's military incursion in Syria has given President Tayyip Erdogan a bump in opinion polls and exposed potential cracks in an informal political alliance that claimed surprise victories over his ruling party in local elections this year. ...
Italy Delivers Humanitarian Aid to Syrian KurdistanBAS News - 2019-11-12 17:09
ERBIL - Italy delivered on Tuesday tons of humanitarian aid to the Syrian Kurdistan where civilians have been affected by the recent Turkish incursion into the region, Consul General in Erbil Serena Muroni said in a statement. The Italian envoy explained ...
Turkey reports 1st death in Syria incursion, claims 277 Kurdish fighters killed | The Times of IsraelTimesofisrael - 2019-11-11 21:04
Anatomy of the Turkish Incursion – The Cairo Review of Global AffairsThecairoreview - 2019-11-11 17:42
Bipartisan House OKs bill hitting Turkey for Syria incursion - StarTribune.comStartribune - 2019-11-11 10:41
Bipartisan House OKs bill hitting Turkey for Syria incursion - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -WBOC - 2019-11-09 19:43
Macron takes swipe at halting NATO reaction to Turkey's Syria incursion - ReutersReuters - 2019-11-07 15:47
Israel aiding Syrian Kurds after Turkish incursion, could help counter Iran: Deputy FMAlmasdarnews - 2019-11-07 13:25
Turkey not 'willing to stop' incursion into Syria, Pentagon officials say - Los Angeles TimesLatimes - 2019-11-07 12:59
US believes reports Turkey misused US-supplied weapons in Syria incursion are 'credible' - CNNPoliticsCNN - 2019-11-07 01:03
Kremlin Confident Turkey Will Soon Halt Syria Incursion | Voice of America - EnglishVoanews - 2019-11-05 00:46
Scenes of turmoil: Kurds protest Turkey's incursion into Syria, lament U.S. withdrawal - Los Angeles TimesLatimes - 2019-11-02 23:04
Joint Turkish and Russian patrols begin in Syrian regionSeattle 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 ...
Canada condemns Turkish military incursion in northern Syria as destabilizing | Weyburn ReviewWeyburnreview - 2019-11-01 09:52
House nears OK of bill punishing Turkey for Syria incursion after Trump-ordered U.S. retreat | The Japan TimesJapantimes - 2019-10-31 22:30
The Context, Causes and Consequences of Turkey's Incursion into Northern SyriaChicagomaroon - 2019-10-31 02:13
Thousands of Syrian Kurds Flee to Iraq to Escape Turkish Incursion | Voice of America - EnglishVoanews - 2019-10-30 17:55
Kurds use Syria incursion to chip away at ErdoganAl Monitor - 2019-10-30 08:51
Bipartisan House OKs bill hitting Turkey for Syria incursionMilitarytimes - 2019-10-30 02:49
Bipartisan House OKs bill hitting Turkey for Syria incursion - StamfordAdvocateStamfordadvocate - 2019-10-29 22:59
House nears OK of bill punishing Turkey for Syria incursion - SFGateSfgate - 2019-10-29 22:45
House nears OK of bill punishing Turkey for Syria incursionBaynews9 - 2019-10-29 22:11
Syrian and Turkish armies exchange fire - first time since Erdogan began incursion against the Kurds | Daily Mail OnlineDailymail - 2019-10-29 13:42
Turkish opposition’s complicity on clear display over Syria incursion | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-10-29 07:50
Canada condemns Turkish military incursion in northern Syria as destabilizing - KamloopsMatters.comKamloopsmatters - 2019-10-28 21:09
The Times view on a horribly injured Kurdish boy and Turkey’s incursion into Syria: Pity of War | Comment | The TimesThetimes - 2019-10-26 01:22
Pentagon: U.S. will prevent Turkey incursion into Syria - U.S. News - Haaretz.comHaaretz - 2019-10-25 23:00
Canada condemns Turkish military incursion in northern Syria as destabilizing | battlefordsNOW | North Battleford, Saskatchewan | News, Sports, Weather, Obituaries, ClassifiedsBattlefordsnow - 2019-10-25 20:39
More Russian military police arrive in Syria under peace deal with TurkeyReuters - 2019-10-25 15:23
Around 300 more Russian military police have arrived in Syria, the Russian defense ministry said on Friday, under an accord between Ankara and Moscow which halted Turkey's military incursion into northeast Syria. ...
Turkey forcibly deported refugees to Syria, Human rights organisationsE-Kurd - 2019-10-25 13:31
ISTANBUL,— Human rights organisations on Friday accused Turkey of “forcibly” deporting refugees to war-torn Syria in the months leading up to its military incursion in the neighbouring country. Turkey launched its military offensive on October 9, 2019 to ...
Amnesty: Turkey forcibly deported Syrian refugees into war zoneANF - 2019-10-25 11:02
A new Amnesty International report has revealed that Turkey spent the months leading up to its military incursion into northeast Syria forcibly deporting refugees in advance of attempting to create a so-called 'safe zone' on the Syrian side of the border. ...
Turkey Halts Syrian Incursion, Hours After Deal With RussiaNew York Times - 2019-10-25 03:50
The Turkish military said it would advance no further into Syria, after reaching an agreement with Russia on forcing Kurdish fighters from the border region. ...
After Turkish Incursion, ISIS Wives Speak OutNew York Times - 2019-10-25 03:50
We traveled to the notorious Al Hol camp in northeastern Syria to speak with the wives of ISIS fighters. Some remained radicalized, while others said they regretted joining the militant group. ...
Canada condemns Turkish military incursion in northern Syria as destabilizing | Souris PlaindealerSourisplaindealer - 2019-10-25 02:35
Turkey rejects European Parliament's decision against Turkish incursion into Syria - Xinhua | English.news.cnXinhuanet - 2019-10-25 00:38
EU lawmakers demand sanctions against Turkey over Syria incursion – EURACTIV.comEuractiv - 2019-10-24 23:15
Over 10,000 Syrian Kurds Fled to Kurdistan since Launch of Turkish OffensiveBAS News - 2019-10-24 17:19
ERBIL — Since the beginning of the Turkish military incursion into the Kurdish areas of northern Syria, up to 10,000 people have escaped their homes to seek refuge in Kurdistan Region, an official said. Turkey announced the beginning of its offensives ag ...
MEPs call for sanctions against Turkey over incursion into SyriaANF - 2019-10-24 17:12
MEPs strongly condemned the unilateral Turkish military intervention in northeast Syria, urging Turkey to withdraw all of its forces from Syrian territory. ...
Authors of PEN condemn the Turkish incursionANF - 2019-10-24 17:12
Growing solidarity worldwide with the Kurdish people who are resisting Turkey’s genocidal campaign seeking to invade North and East Syria that is marked by grave war crimes. ...
En Syrie, les forces kurdes laissent la place aux patrouilles russes et syriennesFrance24 - 2019-10-24 16:10
Au lendemain de l'incursion russe en Syrie, les forces kurdes qui occupaient la frontière avec la Turquie ont abandonné leurs positions, laissant ainsi cette zone aux mains des armées russe et syrienne. ...
Canada condemns Turkish military incursion in northern Syria as destabilizing | Alaska Highway NewsAlaskahighwaynews - 2019-10-23 14:24
Iraq gives U.S. troops from Syria four weeks in the country before they must leaveWashington Post - 2019-10-23 14:16
Turkey said the apparent withdrawal of Kurdish forces from the buffer zone means the incursion can now end. ...
Canada condemns Turkish military incursion in northern Syria as destabilizing | Richmond NewsRichmond News - 2019-10-23 11:04
Pentagon Says U.S. Troop Position In Syria Came Under Fire From Turkish Incursion | KLCCKLCC - 2019-10-23 09:01
Pentagon Says U.S. Troop Position In Syria Came Under Fire From Turkish Incursion | Iowa Public RadioIowapublicradio - 2019-10-23 07:16
Pentagon Says U.S. Troop Position In Syria Came Under Fire From Turkish Incursion | KWBUKWBU - 2019-10-22 23:58
AHI calls for Turkey sanctions over Syria incursionKathimerini - 2019-10-22 22:11
invasion of Syria will not go unpunished,” it said. The operation against Kurdish-led forces in Syria ...
Demo against Turkish war crimes in front of OPCWANF - 2019-10-22 17:37
There is strong evidence that Turkey used chemical bombs in its incursion into northern Syria. ...
Turkey's incursion into Syria to be suspended to allow Kurds out following US talksYahoo - 2019-10-22 17:28
Joint declaration by five Parliaments against Turkish incursionANF - 2019-10-22 16:33
“The turmoil caused by the Turkish offensive may contribute to a resurgence of Islamic terrorism and undermines years of effort and investment to bring stability and peace in this part of the world.” ...
Turkey Sanctions: U.S. Set to Impose U.S. Set to Impose In Response to Syria Incursion | National ReviewNationalreview - 2019-10-22 13:59
Turkey’s Border Towns Pay Deadly Price for Erdogan’s Syria IncursionNew York Times - 2019-10-22 01:09
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s campaign against the Kurdish militia in Syria has led to at least 20 deaths at home and has reopened old wounds in southeast Turkey’s traumatized population. ...
Pompeo, Graham back Trump's approach to Turkey's Syrian incursion - Middle East - StripesStripes - 2019-10-20 23:44
NATO Establishes 'Working Group' to Evaluate Turkish Offensive in SyriaBAS News - 2019-10-20 22:30
ERBIL - NATO has established a 'working group' in order to evaluate the Turkish incursion into Syria, a German newspaper reported on Sunday. Germany's Welt am Sonntag said in a report that the ambassadors of 29 NATO member nations held a meeting, which l ...
US Moving Families of IS Militants Out of al-Hawl Camp in NE SyriaBAS News - 2019-10-20 21:00
ERBIL - The US forces are evacuating the families of the Islamic State (IS) from the Syrian camp of al-Hawl amid the Turkish incursion into Syria, a report said on Sunday. Sputnik cited Ikhbariya broadcaster as saying that the US helicopters were circlin ...
Nancy Pelosi visits Jordan to discuss Turkish Syria incursion | US news | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2019-10-20 15:11
Turkey has legitimate security concerns, but must keep military incursion into Syria limited - Atlantic CouncilAtlanticcouncil - 2019-10-20 03:53
Thousands protest for Rojava in Freiburg and StuttgartANF - 2019-10-19 23:18
In Freiburg and Stuttgart thousands of people protested against Turkish incursion into northern Syria. Demonstrators called upon the German government, the European Union and United Nations to take immediate action. ...
Canada condemns Turkish military incursion in northern Syria as destabilizing | Kamsack TimesKamsacktimes - 2019-10-19 16:52
AP PHOTOS: 10 days on the Turkish border with SyriaWashington Times - 2019-10-19 14:24
CEYLANPINAR, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's 10-day incursion into Syria, aiming to rid the border area of Kurdish fighters, caused deaths and destruction on both sides and sent tens of thousands of civilians fleeing their homes. As Turkish and Turkish-backed Syr ...
AP PHOTOS: 10 days on the Turkish border with SyriaSeattle Times - 2019-10-19 13:51
CEYLANPINAR, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s 10-day incursion into Syria, aiming to rid the border area of Kurdish fighters, caused deaths and destruction on both sides and sent tens of thousands of civilians fleeing their homes. As Turkish and Turkish-backed Syr ...
Syrian Refugees Escaping to Kurdistan Region Exceeds 3,000BAS News - 2019-10-19 12:44
ERBIL — The flow of refugees escaping the ongoing violence in the Kurdish areas of north east Syria to the Kurdistan Region continues, surpassing 3,000 individuals in 10 days. Following Turkey’s launch of a military incursion into Syrian Kurdistan, hundr ...
Canada condemns Turkish military incursion in northern Syria as destabilizing | Saskatoon StarPhoenixThestarphoenix - 2019-10-18 23:15
Turkey "Cannot Forgot" Trump's Letter: ErdoganBAS News - 2019-10-18 22:05
ERBIL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan revealed on Friday that Ankara "cannot forget" his US counterpart Donald Trump's letter about the Turkish incursion into Syria, warning of doing "what's necessary when the time comes." In his letter to Erdog ...
Footage proves Turkish use of chemical weapons in northern SyriaANF - 2019-10-18 20:05
The Turkish state is reported to have used prohibited weapons in its incursion to invade northern Syria. ...
UN: 166,000 people displaced amid Turkish incursion into N. SyriaANF - 2019-10-18 19:35
The UN currently estimates some 166,000 people have been forced to flee their homes over the past seven days. ...
19th Congress of the KNK kicks off in the NetherlandsANF - 2019-10-18 18:42
Turkish incursion into northern Syria is the main agenda of the KNK congress. ...
U.N. Investigates Possible Chemical Weapons Use by Turkish Forces in SyriaNational Review - 2019-10-18 17:03
The Kurds have accused Turkey of using white phosphorous during their recent incursion into northeastern Syria. ...
Trump claims Turkish incursion into Syria 'has nothing to do with us' - CNNPoliticsCNN - 2019-10-18 11:59
Aid Agencies Struggle to Respond to Humanitarian Crisis in Northern Syria Amid Turkish IncursionForeignpolicy - 2019-10-18 10:33
Opinion: For Syrians, Turkey’s incursion evokes the dark ghosts of the Ottoman Empire - The Globe and MailTheglobeandmail - 2019-10-18 07:55
Kurdish Political Prisoners Warn about ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ in North, East SyriaKurdistan Human Rights - 2019-10-18 02:01
Kurdish political inmates detained in the prisons of Orumiyeh, Khoy, Tabriz, and Kashmar published a statement and warned about “ethnic cleansing” in northern Syria in condemnation of the Turkish military’s incursion into… The post Kurdish Political Pris ...
Iran Arrests Several People Protesting Turkish Army Incursion Into SyriaKurdistan Human Rights - 2019-10-18 02:01
Several civilians have been summoned and detained by the Iranian security and law enforcement for participating in rallies took place spontaneously and peacefully in several Iranian cities against the Turkish Army’s invasion… The post Iran Arrests Severa ...
Syria incursion to be suspended to allow Kurds out - Turkey and US agree | World News | Sky NewsSKY - 2019-10-17 21:14
Turkey's Syria incursion: Can Ankara force NATO to provide assistance? | EuronewsEuronews - 2019-10-17 20:36
Trump says 'great news out of Turkey' after Pence talks on SyriaReuters - 2019-10-17 20:13
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Thursday there was "great news out of Turkey" after a U.S. delegation held talks in Ankara over Turkey's military incursion into northeast Syria. ...
Erdogan defies international outcry over Syria incursionAl Monitor - 2019-10-17 17:56
Kurdish humanitarian groups left to fend for themselves as Northern Syria goes from refuge to frontlineCNN - 2019-10-17 17:36
As foreign aid workers leave northeast Syria, poorly-equipped Kurdish aid groups are grappling with the mass displacement caused by a Turkish incursion. ...
Turkey’s incursion into Syria is making the EU and Kurds rethink their friends – EURACTIV.comEuractiv - 2019-10-17 16:57
Assad: We will confront Turkey’s criminal aggressionANF - 2019-10-17 16:49
The Syrian President defined Turkish incursion into northern Syria as "a blatant invasion". ...
Atrocities in Turkish incursion may point to war crimes - Business Insider DeutschlandBusinessinsider - 2019-10-17 16:46
Syrian Kurds welcome KRG aid to civilians fleeing Turkish military incursionKurdistan24 - 2019-10-17 15:38
Canada suspends new weapons sales to Turkey amid incursion in Syria - The Globe and MailTheglobeandmail - 2019-10-17 14:13
Trump warned Turkey’s Erdogan in letter: ‘Don’t be a fool!’E-Kurd - 2019-10-17 13:12
WASHINGTON,— U.S. President Donald Trump warned Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in a letter about Turkey’s incursion into Syria, “Don’t be a tough guy” and “Don’t be a fool!” The October 9, 2019 letter was released by the White House on Wednesday as Tru ...
Syrian Kurdish group asks Russia to broker a dialogue with Damascus in light of Turkey's planned incursion - Connecticut PostCtpost - 2019-10-17 12:59
Kremlin says worried by humanitarian fallout from Turkey's Syria incursionReuters - 2019-10-17 12:19
The Kremlin said on Thursday it was concerned by the humanitarian situation in northern Syria following Turkey's decision to launch a military operation there. ...
Hundreds of Yazidis Displaced Amid Turkey's Incursion in Northeast Syria | Voice of America - EnglishVoanews - 2019-10-17 08:33
Trump: Turkish incursion into Syria 'has nothing to do with us' - KMIZAbc17news - 2019-10-17 07:48
Famed Kurdish mathematician laments international silence on Turkey’s incursion in SyriaKurdistan24 - 2019-10-17 07:31
Trump: I Did Not Green-Light Turkish Incursion Into Syria | Voice of America - EnglishVoanews - 2019-10-17 06:38
Trump Lashes Out on Syria as Republicans Rebuke Him in House VoteNew York Times - 2019-10-17 03:24
President Trump again defends his decision to withdraw American troops, an order that many, including Republicans, have interpreted as acquiescing to Turkey’s incursion against a United States ally. ...
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. ...
Atrocities in Turkish incursion may point to war crimes - InsiderInsider - 2019-10-17 00:09
Aid Campaign for RojavaANF - 2019-10-16 21:04
Heyva Sor UK has started a campaign to support the people of North and East Syria who are subjected to violent attacks by the Turkish army and allied jihadists whose incursion to invade the region continues on day 8. ...
'If they see a Kurd, they’ll kill them': Syrian Kurds flee to Iraqi Kurdistan Thousands are displaced from north-east Syria after Turkey's incursion and the Syrian regime's deal with Kurdish groups October 16, 2019The National AE - 2019-10-16 19:21
Turkish army uses prohibited arms in northern SyriaANF - 2019-10-16 18:25
The Turkish state launched an incursion into northern Syria to invade the region on October 9. ...