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The Latest: Erdogan says Kurds must be driven from Manbij

FOX News - 2019-02-14 17:43
The Latest on developments related to Syria (all times local): 3 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the territorial integrity of Syria can only be preserved if Kurdish militia forces are driven out of the northern city of Manbij and regions ...

Erdogan blasts Bolton's 'unacceptable' comments on Syrian Kurdish militia - The Peninsula Qatar

Thepeninsulaqatar - 2019-02-08 17:01

Turkey says work on roadmap for Syria's Manbij has accelerated

Reuters - 2019-02-07 01:52
Work to implement an agreement between Turkey and the United States over the Syrian town of Manbij has recently accelerated, Turkey's foreign minister said on Wednesday, adding that militants from Kurdish YPG militia still remained inside the town. ...

Erdogan Rebukes Bolton Over Kurdish Militia Comments

Radiofarda - 2019-02-05 22:20

Post-ISIS, Americans join Kurdish fighters in Syria and promote “anarchist” ideology

FOX News - 2019-02-05 02:02
When ISIS overran swaths of Syria’s autonomous Kurdish region of Rojava in 2014, scores of Westerners and some self-proclaimed freedom fighters flocked to the region to volunteer with the local Kurdish militia. ...

Kurdish Militia Blocks Aid Convoy to Syria's Hajin on US Orders - Russian MoD - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2019-02-03 11:27

2nd LD-Writethru: Big explosion near commander house of Kurdish-led militia in northern Syria - China.org.cn

China - 2019-02-02 22:00

Urgent: Big explosion rocks near commander house of Kurdish-led militia in northern Syria - China.org.cn

China - 2019-02-02 14:08

Big explosion rocks near commander house of Kurdish-led militia in northern Syria - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-02-01 23:51

Big explosion near commander house of Kurdish-led militia in northern Syria - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-02-01 23:51

Sen. Marsha Blackburn partners with Democrat to urge Trump to protect Kurdish troops in Syria

Tennessean - 2019-01-31 20:07
Blackburn is urging the president to develop a strategy to protect Kurdish militia in Syria. ...

Turkey claims McMaster agreed to stop arming Kurdish militia in Syria | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-01-31 06:26

Erdogan blasts Bolton's 'unacceptable' comments on Syrian Kurdish militia, World News - AsiaOne

Asiaone - 2019-01-30 12:31

Turkey steps up assault on Kurdish militia in Syria | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World NewsWorld — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News

Guardian - 2019-01-30 08:55

Turkey shells Syrian Kurdish YPG positions in Tel Rifaat for third consecutive day: Anadolu

E-Kurd - 2019-01-26 13:32
ISTANBUL,— Turkish forces shelled Syrian Kurdish YPG militia positions in Syrian Kurdistan, the northern Syrian region, of Tel Rifaat for a third consecutive day, Turkish state media reported on Friday. Tel Rifaat is located some 20 km east of the Kurdis ...

Erdogan rebukes US security adviser over Kurdish militia comments - bdnews24.com

Bdnews24 - 2019-01-26 11:43

Turkish president slams U.S. national security advisor's 'unacceptable' comments on Syrian Kurdish militia | The Japan Times

Japantimes - 2019-01-26 01:03

ISIS will be defeated in a month, says Syrian Kurdish militia leader US-backed forces are fighting for the last pockets of ISIS-held territory along the Syrian border with Iraq. January 25, 2019

The National AE - 2019-01-25 19:45

Turkey shells positions of Syrian Kurdish militia in Tal Rifaat - Anadolu Agency | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-01-25 15:57

Kurdish YPG expects negotiations with Syrian government soon

E-Kurd - 2019-01-25 12:34
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— The head of the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia believes talks with the government over the future of Syrian Kurdistan, the northeast Kurdish region of Syrian, will begin in days after a “positive” reaction from Damascus. Any deal ...

All Kurdish YPG have left Syria's Manbij - local militia - Egypt Today

Egypttoday - 2019-01-24 03:11

Spotlight: Analysts divided on possible U.S. reaction to Turkish operation against Syrian Kurdish militia - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-01-23 14:34

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

Yahoo - 2019-01-21 15:53

Trump meets Turkey's Erdogan after the US vowed to arm his enemies, the YPG Kurdish militia

PRI - 2019-01-21 12:08

Kurdish militia kills seven Turkish soldiers in Syria; Turkey carries out air strikes in retaliation - Firstpost

Firstpost - 2019-01-21 03:11

move syrian kurdish militia Archives | STL.News

- 2019-01-20 03:08

Kurdish YPG militia stuck between Turkey and the US

France24 - 2019-01-19 12:45

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan furious at US envoy John Bolton for ‘unacceptable’ comment that Syrian Kurdish militia must be kept safe | South China Morning Post

SCMP - 2019-01-19 06:23

Kurdish-dominated militia accuses Turkey of delaying Jarablus li

Rûdaw - 2019-01-18 11:09

Turkey attacks Kurdish militia, Iraqi militants | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-01-18 00:33

Turkey vows to continue fight against Kurdish militia after Trump threat - Times of India

Indiatimes - 2019-01-17 14:37

U.S.-backed Kurdish-led SDF says it will help set up north Syria safe zone

E-Kurd - 2019-01-17 14:02
BEIRUT,— The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said on Wednesday it was ready to help create a safe zone suggested by U.S. President Donald Trump in its region across north and east Syria. The U.S.-backed SDF, led by the Kurdish YPG militia, said such ...

Turkey shells US-backed Kurdish militia positions in Syria: state media

Yahoo - 2019-01-17 07:15

At 12 She Joined the Kurdish Militia—Seven Years Later She’s Had Enough - WSJ

WSJ - 2019-01-16 23:34

How US withdrawal from Syria would leave Kurdish militia vulnerable - CNN Video

CNN - 2019-01-16 21:57

Trump threatens Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks Syrian Kurd militia

PRI - 2019-01-16 17:07
US President Donald Trump threatened Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks a US-allied Kurdish militia in Syria. ...

Turkey's Erdogan rebukes U.S. over Kurdish militia in Syrian city: paper

Yahoo - 2019-01-15 23:46

Turkish Leader Warns U.S. On Arming Kurdish Militia

Rferl - 2019-01-15 14:11

Syrian Kurdish YPG Militia to Pull Military Advisers Out of Manbij

Voanews - 2019-01-15 14:11

Trump told Recep Tayyip Erdogan US will no longer provide arms to Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, says Turkish foreign minister | The Independent

Independent - 2019-01-15 14:06

Turkey warns France against supporting Kurdish militia - Asia Times

Atimes - 2019-01-15 12:44

Kurdish militia to exit Syria's Manbij under US-Turkey deal | Boston.com

Boston - 2019-01-15 08:11

Syria Kurdish militia invites government to seize Manbij | KIRO-TV

Kiro7 - 2019-01-15 08:01

Turkish tanks roll into Syria to fight Kurdish militia | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-01-14 22:34

Syria Kurdish militia invites government to seize Manbij

Pahomepage - 2019-01-14 20:03

Trump threatens Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks Syrian Kurd militia

Reuters - 2019-01-14 18:30
U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks a U.S.-allied Kurdish militia in Syria, drawing a sharp rebuke from Ankara on Monday and reviving fears of another downturn in ties between the NATO allies. ...

Turkey Vows To Continue Fight Against Kurdish Militia After Trump Threat - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2019-01-14 16:59

Turkey may launch new offensive against US-backed Kurdish militia in Syria | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-01-14 13:56

Pro-Syrian government militia move into Kurdish-controlled Afrin despite Turkish warnings | News | DW | 20.02.2018

DW - 2019-01-14 10:28

Erdogan to Kurdish militia: You can't rely on U.S. support to defeat Turkey - Middle East News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-01-13 18:58

Turkey to wage campaign against Syrian Kurdish militia ‘when time is right’ – minister — RT Newsline

RT - 2019-01-13 15:39

Turkey vows operation against Kurdish militia, when time is right | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-01-13 08:21

Turkey vows to take on US-backed Kurdish militia in Syria

Yahoo - 2019-01-12 15:28

Erdogan rebukes John Bolton over Kurdish militia comments

Jerusalem Post - 2019-01-12 00:23
Bolton had said that Turkey must coordinate military action with the United States and that no US withdrawal would take place until Turkey guaranteed the Kurdish fighters would be safe. ...

Turkish forces bombarded Syrian Kurdish YPG militia positions east of Euphrates: Anadolu

Yahoo - 2019-01-11 06:24

Turkey says military operation in Syria not dependent on U.S. pull-out

Reuters - 2019-01-10 11:16
A military operation against the Kurdish YPG militia, which Turkey has pledged to carry out in northern Syria, is not dependent on a U.S. pull-out from the region, Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday. ...

Kurdish militia says 16-year-old American among captured ISIS fighters | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-01-10 00:19

Turkish forces bombarded Syrian Kurdish YPG militia positions east of Euphrates - Anadolu - Channel NewsAsia

Channelnewsasia - 2019-01-09 23:26

Comments on Syrian Kurdish militia: Erdogan slams Bolton | World | thenews.com.pk | Karachi

Thenews - 2019-01-09 18:20

Kurdish militia capture foreign jihadists and US teen in Syria | Daily Mail Online

Dailymail - 2019-01-09 16:01

Breaking up hard to do, Turkey says of US and Kurd 'terrorists'

Al Jazeera - 2019-01-09 14:30
Foreign Minister Cavusoglu chides US about relationship with Kurdish YPG militia after backtrack on troop pullout. ...

New Turkey-Saudi crisis brewing over Syrian Kurdish militia - U.S. think tank | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-01-09 10:22

Last of Kurdish militia leave Syria's Manbij to defuse Turkey tensions | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-01-08 19:45

Erdogan rebukes U.S. security adviser over Kurdish militia comments

Gulan Media - 2019-01-08 18:22

Erdogan: US' Bolton 'seriously mistaken' on Syrian Kurd fighters

Al Jazeera - 2019-01-08 16:28
Turkish leader blasts US adviser Bolton over security demands for Kurdish militia in Syria in turn for US withdrawal. ...

Irish citizen, 45, named as 'ISIS fighter' captured by Kurdish militia group in Syria | The Irish Post

Irishpost - 2019-01-08 14:45

Islamic State says suicide bomber hits Kurdish-led recruitment center in Syria's Raqqa

Reuters - 2019-01-07 20:59
Islamic State said one of its suicide bombers killed several people when he blew himself up on Monday in a public building in the Syrian city of Raqqa, which is under the control of a U.S. backed, Kurdish-led militia. ...

Turkish forces bombard Kurdish YPG militia positions in northern Syria

Irishtimes - 2019-01-06 13:29

Turkish forces bombarded Syrian Kurdish YPG militia positions east of Euphrates: Anadolu | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-01-05 15:36

Turkey bombs Kurdish militia east of Euphrates

Gulfnews - 2019-01-04 22:53

Syria Kurdish militia invites government to seize Manbij

Spectrumnews1 - 2018-12-31 20:23

Kurdish YPG Militia to Disarm After Peace Returns to Syria – Spokesman - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2018-12-31 09:37

Kurdish militia denies reports of Syrian regime troops inside Man

Alaraby - 2018-12-30 19:35

Turkish forces bombard Syrian Kurdish YPG militia positions east of Euphrates, state news agency reports | South China Morning Post

SCMP - 2018-12-29 03:15

Syrian army deploys to Manbij area after Kurdish calls to deter Turkey

Reuters - 2018-12-29 00:34
The Syrian army deployed forces near Manbij in northern Syria on Friday, a war monitor and a U.S. official said, after the Kurdish YPG militia urged Damascus to protect the town, where U.S. forces operate, from the threat of a Turkish offensive. ...

Syrian army says it has entered Manbij after appeal from Kurdish militia - CNN

CNN - 2018-12-28 16:51

Turkish defense ministry says YPG has no authority to invite others to Manbij

Reuters - 2018-12-28 14:18
Turkey's defense ministry said on Friday the Kurdish YPG militia has no authority to invite other elements into the northern Syrian town of Manbij, and warned all parties to refrain from destabilizing the region. ...

Syrian army deploys to Manbij after Kurdish calls to deter Turkey

Reuters - 2018-12-28 14:18
The Syrian army said it had deployed forces to Manbij in northwest Syria on Friday, after the Kurdish YPG militia urged Damascus to protect the town from the threat of Turkish attacks. ...

Syrian army 'retakes' city after appeal from Kurdish militia

Clickorlando - 2018-12-28 14:07

Syria Kurdish militia invites government to seize Manbij

Myarklamiss - 2018-12-28 13:42

Syrian army declares entering Manbij city, following withdrawal of Kurdish militia - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2018-12-28 11:43

Syria Kurdish militia invites government to seize Manbij

NY1 - 2018-12-28 10:45

Turkey says reports of Kurdish militia withdrawal from Manbij 'exaggerated' - Turkey - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2018-12-24 18:21

News Analysis: Turkey delays offensive against Syrian Kurdish militia due to uncertainties amid U.S. pullout - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2018-12-23 14:48

Turkey sends reinforcements to frontline with Kurdish militia in northern Syria - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2018-12-23 14:02

US to stop arming anti-IS Syrian Kurdish YPG militia - Turkey - BBC News

BBC - 2018-12-21 06:22

US Withdrawal From Syria to Be Major Blow to Kurdish Militia - Syrian Envoy - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2018-12-20 17:01

US military withdrawal from Syria to be major blow to Kurdish militia - Syrian ambassador

Uniindia - 2018-12-20 14:50

All Kurdish YPG have left Syria's Manbij: local militia | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-12-20 03:38

US, Turkey agree on withdrawal of Kurdish militia from Syrian city | TheHill

Thehill - 2018-12-20 02:13

U.S. decision to withdraw from Syria shocks U.S.-backed Kurdish-led militia: watchdog - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2018-12-19 23:26

Turkey’s Erdogan vows to ‘remove’ Syrian Kurdish militia east of Euphrates

E-Kurd - 2018-12-18 00:51
ANKARA,— Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday vowed Turkey would remove a Kurdish militia viewed as terrorists by Ankara from Syrian Kurdistan (northern Syria) if the US failed to ensure fighters leave the east of the Euphrates. The threat co ...

Turkey vows to take on US-backed Kurdish militia in Syria

WSFA - 2018-12-16 07:44

Iraq summons Turkish ambassador over airstrikes

Washington Times - 2018-12-15 06:06
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's Foreign Ministry says it has summoned Turkey's ambassador to protest Turkish airstrikes on Kurdish militia positions in northern Iraq. The ministry said in a statement Friday that it had rebuked Turkey over two air raids on Iraq's S ...

Turkey’s Erdogan vows to ‘bring peace’ to east of Syria’s Euphrates River

E-Kurd - 2018-12-14 18:15
ISTANBUL,— Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said Turkey was determined to bring peace to areas east of the Euphrates controlled by a Kurdish militia after he warned this week of a new operation in Syria. “We are determined to bring peace ...

Iraq summons Turkish ambassador over airstrikes

Seattle Times - 2018-12-14 17:50
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s Foreign Ministry says it has summoned Turkey’s ambassador to protest Turkish airstrikes on Kurdish militia positions in northern Iraq. The ministry said in a statement Friday that it had rebuked Turkey over two air raids on Iraq’s S ...

Syrian Kurds say fight against Islamic State threatened by Turkey

E-Kurd - 2018-12-14 11:17
BEIRUT,— The main Syrian Kurdish-led militia warned on Thursday that threats by Turkey’s president to launch a new military operation against U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria will negatively impact their fight against the Islamic State group. Nuri M ...

Turkish soldier killed in clashes with Kurdish militia in Syria's Afrin

France24 - 2018-12-14 01:07

Syrian Kurdish force: Turkey attack would impact war on IS

FOX News - 2018-12-13 18:02
The main Syrian Kurdish-led militia warned on Thursday that threats by Turkey's president to launch a new military operation against U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria will negatively impact their fight against the Islamic State group. ...

Turkey vows to take on US-backed Kurdish militia in Syria - ABC News

GO - 2018-12-13 18:02

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