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Turkey says Russia promised to keep Kurdish militia away from border -BBC

Jerusalem Post - 2019-10-17 14:47
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Turkey says Russia promised to keep Kurdish militia away from border: BBC

Reuters - 2019-10-17 14:23
Russia has promised Ankara that the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, which Turkey's military is targeting, will not be in the Syrian territories across the border, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was quoted as saying on Thursday. ...

U.N. Security Council concerned by situation in northeast Syria, U.S. urges ceasefire

Reuters - 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 ...

Trump officials rush to Turkey as Moscow advances

Jerusalem Post - 2019-10-16 19:18
The administration is trying to contain the fallout from Erdogan's decision to send forces last week to attack Syrian Kurdish militia that were Washington's close allies. ...

U.N. Security Council concerned by situation in northeast Syria

Reuters - 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 ...

Kurdish militia call for no fly zone as international condemnation of Turkey grows - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

ABC - 2019-10-15 06:48

Turkish troops push deeper into northeast Syria in offensive against Kurdish militia | Watch News Videos Online

Globalnews - 2019-10-15 00:56

EU governments limit arms sales to Turkey but avoid embargo

Kathimerini - 2019-10-14 23:44
the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, a former US ally seen by Ankara as a terrorist group aligned with Kurdish insurgents in Turkey. That statement was seen as progress for the bloc, given early resistance ...

Turkish offensive ‘unjustified,’ Anastasiades says

Kathimerini - 2019-10-14 16:26
that Operation Peace Spring aimed to eliminate threats from the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia and the Islamic State ...

Turkey launches Syria offensive targeting Kurdish-led militia – Red Deer Advocate

Reddeeradvocate - 2019-10-14 16:06

Turkey hits Kurdish militia targets

Reuters - 2019-10-14 13:32

Erdogan says Turkey will not stop operation against Kurdish YPG militia - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus Mail - 2019-10-14 10:55

Kurdish-led authority: 785 IS-affiliated foreigners escaped Syria camp

Jerusalem Post - 2019-10-14 06:11
More than 130,000 people have been displaced from rural areas around the northeast Syrian border as a result of fighting between Turkish-led forces and Kurdish militia. ...

U.S. to pull last troops from Syria as Turkey advances against Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-10-14 00:13
WASHINGTON,— The United States is poised to withdraw some 1,000 troops from Syrian Kurdistan (northern Syria), its defense secretary said on Sunday, after learning that Turkey planned to extend its military incursion against Kurdish militia further south ...

Turkey bombards Syrian Kurdish militia, thousands flee as death toll mounts - Independent.ie

Independent - 2019-10-13 22:32

U.S. to pull last troops from north Syria as Turkey presses offensive against Kurds

Reuters - 2019-10-13 21:21
The United States is poised to withdraw some 1,000 troops from northern Syria, its defense secretary said on Sunday, after learning that Turkey planned to extend its military incursion against Kurdish militia further south than originally planned. ...

Why the Syria's Kurdish Militia Can't Do What Washington Wants

Yahoo - 2019-10-13 20:11

U.S. to pull remaining troops from north Syria as Turkey presses offensive against Kurds

Reuters - 2019-10-13 19:44
The United States is poised to withdraw some 1,000 troops from northern Syria, its defense secretary said on Sunday, after learning that Turkey planned to extend its military incursion against Kurdish militia further south than originally planned. ...

Turkey bombards Syrian Kurdish militia, thousands flee as death toll mounts - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-13 17:55

NYT: Turkish-backed militia fighters appear to shoot Kurdish prisoners - CNN Video

CNN - 2019-10-13 16:12

Turkish-led forces seize highway 30 km deep into Syria: ministry

Reuters - 2019-10-13 15:56
Turkish-led forces have seized control of Syria's M4 highway, some 30-35 km (19-22 miles) deep into Syrian territory, as part of its incursion against a Kurdish militia in northeast Syria, Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Sunday. ...

Erdogan says Turkish-led forces to advance 30-35 km into Syrian territory

Reuters - 2019-10-13 15:23
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that Turkey's military and its Syrian rebel allies will advance 30-35 km (19-22 miles) into Syrian territory in their offensive against Kurdish militia and they have already seized control of the town of Ras al Ain. ...

Kurdish politician and 10 others killed by 'Turkish-backed militia' in Syria, SDF claims

CNN - 2019-10-13 13:01
US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces say a prominent politician, her driver, members of Kurdish security forces and several civilians were killed by Turkish-backed militants in Syria on Saturday, after videos circulating online appeared to show the killings ...

Kurdish politician and 10 others killed by 'Turkish-backed militia' in Syria, SDF claims - CNN

CNN - 2019-10-13 12:30

Germany bans exports of arms to Turkey

Reuters - 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. ...

Spotlight: Turkish operation against Kurdish militia not much probable: analysts - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-10-12 19:12

Furious with Turkey, EU threatens sanctions, arms embargo

Kathimerini - 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 ...

Turkey Opens Ground Assault on Syria’s Kurdish Militia, Deaths Reported

Theepochtimes - 2019-10-12 09:27

U.S. troops in Syria came under fire from Turkish positions -Pentagon

Reuters - 2019-10-12 03:43
U.S. troops in northern Syria came under artillery fire from Turkish positions on Friday but none were wounded, the Pentagon said, an incident that highlights the risks to U.S. troops as Turkey wages an offensive against U.S.-allied Kurdish militia. ...

Erdogan says Turkey will not stop operation against Kurdish YPG militia

Jerusalem Post - 2019-10-12 02:05
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Erdogan says Turkey will not stop operation against Kurdish YPG militia

Ynet - 2019-10-12 01:26

Need to de-escalate situation in Syria before "irreparable" damage

Jerusalem Post - 2019-10-11 21:43
Turkey stepped up its air and artillery strikes on Kurdish militia in northeast Syria on Friday. ...

Turkey intensifies Syria campaign as Islamic State strikes Kurds

Reuters - 2019-10-11 20:29
Turkey intensified its air and artillery strikes in northeast Syria on Friday, escalating an offensive against Kurdish militia that has drawn warnings of humanitarian catastrophe and turned some Republican lawmakers against U.S. President Donald Trump. ...

Timeline: Turkey’s military operations in Iraq and Syria

Reuters - 2019-10-11 18:46
Turkey's armed forces have conducted several large-scale military operations over the decades in northern Iraq and northern Syria against the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Syrian Kurdish YPG militia and Islamic State. ...

Turkey intensifies Syria campaign; Washington warns of 'serious consequences'

Reuters - 2019-10-11 18:46
Turkey intensified its air and artillery strikes on Kurdish militia in northeast Syria on Friday, escalating an offensive that has drawn warnings of humanitarian catastrophe and turned Republican lawmakers against U.S. President Donald Trump. ...

'Border on fire' as Turkey intensifies Syria campaign

Reuters - 2019-10-11 13:37
Turkey stepped up its air and artillery strikes on Kurdish militia in northeast Syria on Friday, escalating an offensive that has drawn warnings of humanitarian catastrophe and turned Republican lawmakers against U.S. President Donald Trump. ...

Selon le New York Times. Les USA partagent des infos sur les cibles kurdes avec la Turquie @yashar

L'Important - 2019-10-11 12:54
President Trump condemned the attack on the Kurdish-led militia, which began days after he had greenlighted it. ...

Turkish Forces Escalate Campaign in Syria Against Kurdish-Led Militia

New York Times - 2019-10-11 01:32
Turkish forces kill at least 23 Kurdish fighters and seize 11 towns. The Kurdish-led militia punches back but quits anti-ISIS operations. ...

Thousands flee, hundreds reported dead in Turkish attack on U.S.-allied Kurds in Syria

Reuters - 2019-10-11 00:50
Turkey pounded Kurdish militia in northeast Syria for a second day on Thursday, forcing tens of thousands of people to flee and killing dozens, in a cross-border assault on U.S. allies that has turned the Washington establishment against President Donald ...

Erdogan says operation aims to send Syrians back to their homes

Reuters - 2019-10-10 16:03
Turkey's military incursion against a Kurdish militia in northeast Syria is aimed at restoring the region's demographic structure and sending Syrians back to their own homes, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday. ...

Turkey investigates Kurdish leaders, detains 21 for criticism of Syria offensive

Reuters - 2019-10-10 16:03
Turkish authorities on Thursday started investigations into leaders of the pro-Kurdish opposition and detained 21 people for criticizing the military offensive against a Kurdish militia in northeast Syria, state-owned Anadolu news agency said. ...

Netanyahu condemns 'Turkish invasion of Kurdish areas' in Syria

Reuters - 2019-10-10 14:52
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday condemned Turkey's military incursion against a Kurdish militia in northeast Syria and cautioned about the possibility of ethnic cleansing. ...

Turkey says 109 militants killed in advance into northeast Syria

Reuters - 2019-10-10 14:52
Turkish forces have killed more than 100 militants in an assault on Kurdish militia in northeast Syria, Turkey's president said on Thursday, as heavy shelling and air strikes against targets in the region continued. ...

Turkey says its forces seized targets in Syrian Kurdistan offensive: ministry

E-Kurd - 2019-10-10 13:29
ISTANBUL,— Turkey said its forces seized designated targets on the second day of an offensive against a Kurdish militia in Syrian Kurdistan, northern Syrian, after a withdrawal by U.S. forces opened up a dangerous new phase in the region’s eight-year-old ...

Why Is Turkey Fighting the Kurds in Syria?

New York Times - 2019-10-10 06:52
On Wednesday, Turkey announced that it was beginning an assault on a Kurdish-led militia in northeastern Syria. How did the two American allies get here? ...

Turkey Launches Offensive Against U.S.-Backed Syrian Militia

New York Times - 2019-10-10 06:52
President Trump condemned the attack on the Kurdish-led militia, which began days after he had greenlighted it. ...

Canada condemns Turkey's military action against Kurdish forces

Reuters - 2019-10-10 00:15
Canada condemned Turkey's assault on Kurdish militia in northeast Syria on Wednesday, saying it risked undermining both the stability of a fragile region and efforts to contain the Islamic State. ...

Kurdish militia trained Antifa fighters in Northern Syria | One America News Network

OANN - 2019-10-09 22:50

Civilians flee Syrian border towns as Turkish warplanes, artillery begin offensive

Reuters - 2019-10-09 22:24
Turkey attacked Kurdish militia positions in northeast Syria on Wednesday, pounding them with air strikes and artillery barrages in a cross-border military operation just days after U.S. troops pulled back from the area. ...

U.S. expects Turkey to take over Islamic State fighters if Kurdish militia forced to withdraw - official - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-09 21:16

Turkish military operation underway in Syria, Kurdish fighters seek cover as U.S. support is now where to be found

WarIsBoring - 2019-10-09 20:13
By Nabih Bulos Los Angeles Times Turkey launched its incursion into areas of northern Syria on Wednesday to excise a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia, Turkish officials said on Wednesday. The move frustrates calls by U.S. lawmakers to prevent what many believe ...

Civilians flee Syrian border towns as Turkish warplanes, artillery kick off offensive

Reuters - 2019-10-09 18:31
Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday just days after U.S. troops pulled back from the area, with warplanes and artillery striking militia positions in several towns in the border region. ...

Turkey launches push into Syria, people flee as air raids, artillery hit border town

Reuters - 2019-10-09 17:16
Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday just days after U.S. troops pulled back from the area, with air strikes and artillery hitting YPG militia positions around the border town of Ras al Ain. ...

Turkish howitzers hit Kurdish militia bases: security source - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-09 16:29

Kurds in Syria Brace for War as Turkey Says Incursion Is Imminent

New York Times - 2019-10-09 15:06
Turkey vowed to move ahead with plans to invade northeastern Syria, which a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia said would cause a “humanitarian catastrophe.” ...

Turkish-Syrian border can 'explode' at any moment, says militia commander

NBC News - 2019-10-09 14:21
“We are and we have to be prepared for the worst,” said the spokesman for the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, as pictures appear to show Turkish forces amassing on the border. ...

Russia Urges Dialogue Between Damascus and Kurdish Militia to Solve Issues on Syria-Turkey Border - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2019-10-09 09:17

Kurdish Militia in Syria Likely to Join with Assad, Putin

Jerusalem Post - 2019-10-08 06:27
US plans to depart as Ankara is seen preparing to clear border area of ‘terrorist’ forces ...

U.S. expects Turkey to take over IS fighters if Kurdish militia forced to withdraw

Jerusalem Post - 2019-10-08 03:08
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U.S. expects Turkey to take over IS fighters if Kurdish militia forced to withdraw: official

Reuters - 2019-10-07 20:17
The United States expects Turkey to take responsibility of captive Islamic State fighters, a senior State Department official said on Monday, if Ankara's planned incursion into northeast Syria seizes areas where the detained militants are held. ...

US troops begin withdrawal from Turkey’s border in Syria

New York Post - 2019-10-07 14:49
US troops on Monday began pulling out of positions along the border in northeast Syria ahead of an expected invasion by Turkey, according to US-allied Kurdish forces. The Kurdish militia in Syria said a Turkish attack could reverse gains made against Isla ...

Turkey says will provide services to areas taken from YPG milita in northeast Syria

Reuters - 2019-10-07 14:30
Turkey will provide services to the areas it takes from the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia in northeast Syria, President Tayyip Erdogan's communications director said on Monday, as Ankara gears for a military incursion in the region. ...

TURKISH PRESIDENCY SAYS ERDOGAN, IN PHONE CALL WITH TRUMP, EMPHASISED NECESSITY OF SYRIA 'SAFE ZONE' TO ELIMINATE THREATS FROM KURDISH YPG MILITIA AND FOR THE RETURN OF REFUGEES TO SYRIA

Yahoo - 2019-10-06 23:11

Turkey’s Erdogan renews Syria ‘air and ground’ operation threat

E-Kurd - 2019-10-06 13:40
ANKARA,— Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday renewed Turkey’s threat to launch an “air and ground” operation in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) against a Kurdish militia. The president previously said that Turkey’s patience was wearing thin afte ...

Turkey bluffing over Syria offensive targeting Kurdish militia - experts | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-10-04 08:38

Turkey plans to return 1 million Syrians, warns of new migrant wave in Europe

Kathimerini - 2019-10-04 08:08
northeast regions controlled by the U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, which Ankara considers..., senior Syrian Kurdish official Badran Jia Kurd said it is necessary to re-settle refugees in their home ...

U.S. forces patrol Turkish border with Syrian Kurdish militia | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-10-03 21:16

Why the Syria's Kurdish Militia Can't Do What Washington Wants | The National Interest

Nationalinterest - 2019-10-03 09:51

Turkey Sees U.S. Deal as Start of Wider Purge of Kurdish Militia - Bloomberg

Bloomberg - 2019-08-30 20:35

Turkey's Erdogan: No tolerance for US stalling on Syria safe zone

Al Jazeera - 2019-08-29 08:39
Washington and Ankara remain at odds over issue of Kurdish YPG militia, which is part of a US-backed force against ISIL. ...

Syrian Kurdish YPG to withdraw from strip along Turkish border

Reuters - 2019-08-28 06:06
The Kurdish YPG militia will pull forces and heavy weapons from a strip along Syria's border with Turkey under U.S.-Turkish deals, an official in the YPG-led alliance said on Tuesday. ...

Ankara sees deal with U.S. as step toward wider purge of Kurdish militia – Bloomberg | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-26 07:08

Turkey sees US deal on Syria safe zone as start of wider purge of Kurdish militia - The National

Thenational - 2019-08-25 09:45

Turkey redirects Syrian rebels to fight Kurdish militia - analysis | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-12 09:54

Erdogan threatens to attack Syrian Kurdish militia 'very soon'

France24 - 2019-08-07 16:37

Erdogan threatens assault on Kurdish militia in Syria 'very soon'

Telegraph - 2019-08-06 18:49

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 calls on U.S. to end its support for Syrian Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-08-06 12:08
ISTANBUL,— Turkey called on the United States to end its support for a Kurdish militia in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria as the two countries held talks on Monday aimed at preventing a fresh Turkish invasion. “The US should positively answer ...

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 ...

Erdogan says Turkey will 'turn elsewhere' if US will not sell F-35s

Kathimerini - 2019-07-27 11:51
infuriated with US support for the Kurdish YPG militia in Syria, a main US ally in the region ...

WATCH: American YPG volunteer describes joining up with the Kurdish militia | NEWSREP

Thenewsrep - 2019-07-22 14:11

Erdogan Vows To 'Remove' Kurdish Militia, IS From Syria After U.S. Withdrawal

Rferl - 2019-07-22 11:16

Turkey soldier killed in clashes with Syrian Kurdish militia

Thedefensepost - 2019-06-26 14:56

Erdogan slams Bolton's 'unacceptable' comments on Syrian Kurdish militia

Gulf Times - 2019-06-01 06:35

Erdogan denounces Bolton's 'unacceptable' comments on Syrian Kurdish militia | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-05-28 06:06

Kurdish PJAK rebels ‘won’t sit idly by’ if U.S. goes to war with Iran: chief

E-Kurd - 2019-05-23 13:55
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Free Life Party (PJAK) fighters will not “sit idly by” if the U.S. goes to war with Iran, and could form a democratic front against the regime in Tehran, militia chief Zilan Vejin said in comments publish ...

Spotlight: PKK jailed leader's call reinforces claims of Turkey's talks with Syrian Kurdish militia - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-05-18 15:01

In Syria's Idlib, Turkey aims to curb Kurdish militia and refugee flow - analyst | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-15 19:44

Syrian Foreign Ministry Slams Kurdish Militia For Brutal Crackdown - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2019-05-13 21:50

Arabs in Syria's Deir al-Zor protest against ruling Kurdish militia: Residents - CNA

Channelnewsasia - 2019-05-12 13:51

Turkey-backed Syrian rebels launch attack into Kurdish-held area

Reuters - 2019-05-05 08:05
Turkey-backed Syrian rebels launched an offensive into territory held by the Kurdish YPG militia north of the Syrian city of Aleppo on Saturday, seizing some territory before heavy shelling forced them to retreat. ...

Turkey and Russia on collision course over Kurdish militia in Syria - analyst | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-04 20:18

Arabs in Syria’s Deir al-Zor protest against ruling Kurdish militia: residents

E-Kurd - 2019-04-29 15:54
AMMAN,— Arabs in Syria’s Deir al-Zor have stepped up protests against the U.S.-allied Kurdish militia that controls the oil-rich province after seizing it from Islamic State, residents, protesters and tribal chiefs said on Sunday. Starting five days ago, ...

Arabs in Syria's Deir al-Zor protest against ruling Kurdish militia

Jerusalem Post - 2019-04-29 06:20
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Arabs in Syria’s Deir Ezzor protest against ruling Kurdish militia -residents | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-04-29 02:37

Arabs in Syria's Deir al-Zor protest against ruling Kurdish militia: residents - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-04-28 22:46

UK, European holidaymakers warned against Turkey travel as government blames Kurdish militia for unrest | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-04-28 22:07

Syrian Kurdish militia will talk if Turkey leaves Afrin - commander | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-09 07:48

Turkey's Erdogan to discuss possible operation in Syria with Putin

Kathimerini - 2019-04-08 17:51
, Russia's RIA news agency reported. Erdogan has vowed to crush US-backed Kurdish fighters east..., Washington's main Muslim ally within NATO, considers Syria's YPG Kurdish militia an enemy and has already ...
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