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

Outlookindia - 2020-05-24 23:18

Turkey sends more tanks to Syria, warns Kurdish militia

Yahoo - 2020-05-15 02:50

In letter to Trump, Turkey’s Erdogan urges better US understanding

Kathimerini - 2020-04-29 20:53
US support for a Kurdish militia there, and the US conviction of a Turkish bank executive. Earlier ...

Bomb blast kills 40 people in Syrian town of Afrin, Turkey says

Reuters - 2020-04-29 06:02
At least 40 civilians were killed, including 11 children, when a bomb detonated in the northern Syrian town of Afrin on Tuesday, the Turkish Defence Ministry said, blaming the attack on the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia. ...

Syria war: Dozens killed in truck bomb attack at Afrin market

BBC - 2020-04-29 01:25
Turkey blames the attack in the opposition-controlled city of Afrin on a Kurdish militia group. ...

Erdogan Hits Back After Trump Praises Kurdish Militia Leader - Bloomberg

Bloomberg - 2020-04-21 11:36

Three and a half years of torture by Turkish-backed militias

ANF - 2020-04-11 17:09
For three and a half years, A.H. from Azaz was severely tortured by the militia "Jabhat al-Shamiya" in prisons in the Turkish occupation zone in northern Syria. He also witnessed torture of Kurdish prisoners by imprisoned ISIS jihadists. ...

Turkey becoming ‘more of a challenge to US,’ Biden Center director tells Kathimerini

Kathimerini - 2020-04-10 18:23
with the YPG [Kurdish militia] in Syria which has displaced the US, all be it with President Trump’s ...

Kurds quell ISIS prison riot and round up runaways in north-east Syria The escape of 12 inmates follows a riot in the prison, which is run by Kurdish militia March 30, 2020

The National AE - 2020-03-30 23:51

Suspected ISIS prisoners escape north-east Syria jail The escape of 12 inmates follows a riot in the prison, which is run by Kurdish militia March 30, 2020

The National AE - 2020-03-30 14:31

Turkey says Kurdish YPG militia kill three despite ceasefire deal – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2020-03-29 12:38

16 Kurdish Soldiers Killed in Libya by Haftar's Militia - Checkersaga

Checkersaga - 2020-02-25 11:18

16 Kurdish Soldiers Killed in Libya by Haftar's Militia | Al Bawaba

Albawaba - 2020-02-24 15:02

Car bomb near Syria-Turkey border kills two, wounds five

Jerusalem Post - 2020-02-18 20:31
The Turkish Defense Ministry has blamed the Kurdish YPG militia for the attack.; ...

Turkish-backed Syrian militia remove Kurdish people, culture in north Syria: Eyewitness

Kurdistan24 - 2020-01-15 09:31

Report: Syria Kurdish politician executed by Turkey-backed militia – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2020-01-14 14:38

Turkey launches Syria military offensive against Kurdish militia - News world

9news - 2019-12-30 10:51

Syria offensive: Turkey warns US over Kurdish militia group - BBC News

BBC - 2019-12-27 12:56

Turkey to send troops to Libya at Tripoli's request, Erdogan says

Kathimerini - 2019-12-27 02:49
an incursion into northeastern Syria against a Kurdish militia. Turkey has already sent military ...

Ankara says will retaliate against any sanctions ahead of US vote

Kathimerini - 2019-12-12 07:42
Kurdish YPG militia, which Cavusoglu called the “financing of terrorism” on Wednesday. He added ...

Turkey 'to resettle 1 million Syrians' into formerly Kurdish-held area Turkey launched an offensive against the Kurdish YPG militia in October December 10, 2019

The National AE - 2019-12-10 07:26

Turkish-backed militia torches house of Syrian Kurdish artist

Kurdistan24 - 2019-12-07 21:47

Defense chief to Turkey: U.S. would not support labeling Kurdish YPG as terrorists

E-Kurd - 2019-12-03 13:32
LONDON,— U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper urged Turkey on Monday to stop holding up support for a NATO defense plan for the Baltics and Poland, as Ankara presses the alliance to support its fight against U.S.-backed Kurdish YPG militia in Syrian Kurdist ...

Exclusive: U.S. defense chief calls on Turkey to stop holding up NATO readiness plan

Reuters - 2019-12-03 06:27
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper urged Turkey on Monday to stop holding up support for a NATO defense plan for the Baltics and Poland, as Ankara presses the alliance to support its fight against U.S.-backed Kurdish YPG militia in Syria. ...

Turkey said to hold up NATO military plans over Syria dispute

Kathimerini - 2019-11-27 09:22
Ankara more political support for its fight against Kurdish YPG militia in northern Syria, four... until the alliance offers Ankara more political support for its fight against Kurdish YPG militia... against the YPG militia, which it regards as terrorists ...

Erdogan says he told Trump Turkey will not give up Russian S-400s

Kathimerini - 2019-11-20 03:15
were further strained last month when Turkey launched an incursion against the Kurdish YPG militia ...

Turkey says it will repatriate most IS detainees by year-end

Kathimerini - 2019-11-20 03:15
against the Kurdish YPG militia last month, and has hundreds more jihadist suspects in detention. Speaking... to Kurdish insurgents on its own soil, has dismissed the concerns, saying the militia had vacated some ...

Turkey says Kurdish YPG militia kill three despite ceasefire deal - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-11-19 20:33

Turkey says Kurdish YPG militia kill three despite ceasefire deal

Reuters - 2019-11-19 19:44
Turkey's defense ministry said on Tuesday Kurdish YPG militia had killed three people and wounded eight in a missile attack on a school in the Tel Abyad region of northern Syria which they were meant to have withdrawn from under a ceasefire agreement. ...

Turkey says Kurdish militia attack kills 10 people in Syrian town of Al-Bab - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-11-16 13:42

Kurdish politician, 10 others killed by 'Turkish-backed militia', SDF claims - KOAM

Koamnewsnow - 2019-11-16 02:06

Erdogan: US wrong to push Turkey to drop Russian defenses

Kathimerini - 2019-11-15 06:39
of the Kurdish militia. Erdogan said Trump looked “moved” while watching the footage. The US Congress has... into Syria to drive out the Kurdish militia, Washington’s main partner in the fight against Islamic ...

Behind Trump-Erdogan ‘bromance,’ a White House meeting to repair US-Turkey ties

Kathimerini - 2019-11-13 23:44
America’s Kurdish allies and upended the US presence there. Months earlier, the United States... deepened following Ankara’s offensive into Syria to drive out the Kurdish militia, Washington’s main... for the Kurdish YPG militia. But a senior US administr ...

As US-Turkey meeting begins, Trump praises relation with Erdogan

Kathimerini - 2019-11-13 23:44
a Kurdish militia, Washington's main partner in the fight against Islamic State. "We've been friends... America's Kurdish allies and upended the US presence there. Earlier this year, the United States ...

Turkey starts repatriating Islamic State detainees

Kathimerini - 2019-11-12 02:57
of the assault against Kurdish militia who have been holding thousands of the group's fighters and tens.... Turkey launched its offensive into northeastern Syria against the Kurdish YPG militia last month ...

Erdogan says U.S. not fulfilling Syria promises, ahead of Trump talks

Reuters - 2019-11-07 21:30
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused the United States and Russia on Thursday of failing to fulfill their part of a deal for Kurdish militia to leave a Syrian region bordering Turkey, and said he would raise this with President Donald Trump next week. ...

Erdogan reiterates threat to ‘open doors’ to Europe for refugees

Kathimerini - 2019-11-07 18:30
of the Kurdish YPG militia. Ankara has repeatedly urged the EU to help Turkey in hosting more than 3.5 ...

Erdogan says he'll raise lack of Kurdish militia's withdrawal in meeting with Trump | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-11-07 15:45

Turkey blames Kurdish militia after deadly bombing in Syrian town | News | WSAU

WSAU - 2019-11-06 06:43

Turkey blames Kurdish militia after deadly bombing in Syrian town | News | WKZO

WKZO - 2019-11-05 17:03

Turkey blames Kurdish militia after deadly bombing in Syrian town

Thehimalayantimes - 2019-11-05 11:58

Turkey blames Kurdish militia after deadly bombing in Syrian town

Jerusalem Post - 2019-11-03 16:40
The explosion comes after two weeks of relative calm in northeastern Syria. ...

Kurdish force makes appeal after female fighter captured alive by Turkey-backed militia

Rûdaw - 2019-11-03 06:28

Turkey blames Kurdish militia after deadly bombing in Syrian town The blast in Tel Abyad came after a period of relative calm in the country’s north-east November 2, 2019

The National AE - 2019-11-03 06:16

Turkey blames Kurdish militia after deadly bombing in Syrian town | News | The Mighty 790 KFGO

KFGO - 2019-11-02 23:19

Turkey blames Kurdish militia after deadly bombing in Syrian town - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-11-02 23:19

Turkey blames Kurdish militia after deadly bombing in Syrian town | Toronto Sun

Torontosun - 2019-11-02 20:33

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. ...

Trump says ceasefire in northeastern Syria holding well

Reuters - 2019-11-02 00:38
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the ceasefire in northeastern Syria where Turkey has sent in troops to clear the area of Syrian Kurdish militia forces has held very nicely. ...

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. ...

Kurdish militia says it has pulled out from Syria border town

Yahoo - 2019-10-30 19:25

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. ...

Erdogan: Russia has told Turkey that Kurdish fighters have withdrawn from north Syria

Reuters - 2019-10-29 18:43
Russian officials have conveyed to Turkish authorities that the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia has withdrawn from a strip of land on the Syrian-Turkish border within a 150-hour deadline set by Ankara and Moscow, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday. ...

Defense minister says Turkey, US to overcome F-35 problem

Kathimerini - 2019-10-29 06:05
sanctioned some Turkish ministries and ministers over the attacks on the Kurdish YPG militia, which were ...

One Turkish soldier killed, five wounded in northeast Syria - ministry

Reuters - 2019-10-27 10:51
One Turkish military personnel was killed and five were wounded in Syria's Ras Al-Ayn region after a rocket and mortar attack by Kurdish YPG militia, Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Sunday. ...

Erdogan hits back after Trump praises Kurdish militia leader - Europe - Stripes

Stripes - 2019-10-27 08:56

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

E-Kurd - 2019-10-26 21:51
ANKARA,— Turkey will clear northeast Syria of Kurdish YPG militia if Russia does not fulfill its obligations under an accord that helped end a Turkish offensive in Syrian Kurdistan, the Kurdish region in northern Syria, President Tayyip Erdogan said on S ...

Turkey will remove Kurdish YPG from Syrian border area if Russia won't

Reuters - 2019-10-26 18:17
Turkey will clear the Kurdish YPG militia from its border area with northeast Syria if Russia does not fulfill its obligations under a bilateral accord clinched this week, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday. ...

Turkey says won't tolerate any rights violations in northeast Syria

Reuters - 2019-10-26 18:17
Turkey will not tolerate any human rights violations in northeast Syria, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday, as a ceasefire holds in a border area where Ankara sent in troops this month targeting Kurdish YPG militia. ...

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

Reuters - 2019-10-26 18:17
Turkey will clear northeast Syria of Kurdish YPG militia if Russia does not fulfill its obligations under an accord that helped end a Turkish offensive in the region, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday. ...

Kurdish female militia says its fighter captured by Turkey-backed Syrian fighters | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-10-26 14:22

Erdogan hits back after Trump praises Kurdish militia leader

WarIsBoring - 2019-10-26 02:42
ANKARA, Turkey — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged Donald Trump to “hand over” the leader of a Kurdish militia who’s been invited to the U.S. by senators, calling the commander and his fighters terrorists. Hours after Trump said in a tweet that he had ...

Turkish president Erdogan demands Trump ‘hand over’ Kurdish militia leader

Nypost - 2019-10-25 18:44

Erdogan Hits Back After Trump Praises Kurdish Militia Leader

Bloombergquint - 2019-10-25 13:16

Russian military police reinforcements arrive in Syria

Jerusalem Post - 2019-10-25 11:19
The deal reached by Presidents Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin requires that Russian military police and Syrian border guards remove all Kurdish YPG militia from within 30 km of the Turkish border. ...

U.S. forces preparing to protect Syrian oil fields

NBC News - 2019-10-25 06:04
The operation, if approved, would be conducted along with the mostly Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces militia, a U.S. official says. ...

Man found guilty of terrorism after training with left-wing Kurdish militia against Islamic State | Morning Star

Morningstaronline - 2019-10-25 01:43

Defence minister says Turkey, US to overcome F-35 problem

Kathimerini - 2019-10-25 01:20
sanctioned some Turkish ministries and ministers over the attacks on the Kurdish YPG militia, which were ...

Five Turkish military personnel wounded in Syria after Kurdish militia attack: ministry - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-24 17:42

Russia warns Kurdish militia it must pull back or face Turkish army - Newspaper - DAWN.COM

DAWN - 2019-10-24 17:23

Erdogan says Turkey will crush Kurdish militants remaining in Syria 'safe zone'

Reuters - 2019-10-24 16:24
Turkey will use its right to crush Kurdish militia fighters if they have not withdrawn from a "safe zone" in northern Syria as per a truce agreement with the United States, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday. ...

Russia urges Kurdish fighters to withdraw from Syria's border

Al Jazeera - 2019-10-23 15:11
Kremlin spokesman warns YPG militia to evacuate northeast Syria quickly or get 'steamrolled' by the Turkish military. ...

Turkey, Russia strike deal to remove Syrian Kurdish YPG, launch joint patrols

Reuters - 2019-10-23 01:32
Turkey and Russia agreed on Tuesday to remove the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia to beyond 30 km (19 miles) from the Turkish border, after which their troops will jointly patrol a narrower strip of land in a "safe zone" Ankara has long sought in northern Syri ...

Turkey, Russia agree on Syrian Kurdish YPG withdrawal, joint patrols: Erdogan

Reuters - 2019-10-22 19:57
Turkey and Russia have agreed that the Kurdish YPG militia in Syria will withdraw to beyond 30 km (19 miles) from the Turkish border and will also leave the towns of Tel Rifaat and Manbij, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday. ...

Russia says Syrian Kurdish YPG to withdraw from Syrian border

Reuters - 2019-10-22 19:57
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that Moscow and Ankara had agreed that the Kurdish YPG militia would pull back 30 km (19 miles) from the Syrian border in a deal he heralded as one that would end the bloodshed in the region. ...

Turkey’s Border Towns Pay Deadly Price for Erdogan’s Syria Incursion

New 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. ...

ISIS Reaps Gains of U.S. Pullout From Syria

New York Times - 2019-10-22 01:09
The troop withdrawal ends American operations against the terrorist group conducted jointly with a Kurdish-led militia. ...

Silent protest? Withdrawing US soldier seen wearing previously banned Kurdish militia patch

Militarytimes - 2019-10-21 21:37

Turkish offensive in Syrian Kurdistan violates international law: German FM

E-Kurd - 2019-10-21 14:53
BERLIN,— Turkey’s offensive in Syrian Kurdistan, the Kurdish region in northeastern Syria, falls foul of international law, Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Sunday. “We don’t believe that an attack on Kurdish units or Kurdish militia is legitim ...

Kurdish militia says it has pulled out from Syria border town

Jerusalem Post - 2019-10-20 20:26
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Turkey and Russia to discuss removal of Kurdish militia from Syrian towns | World | News | SaltWire

Saltwire - 2019-10-20 16:54

Turkey and Russia to discuss removal of Kurdish militia from Syrian towns

Reuters - 2019-10-20 12:38
Turkey and Russia will discuss the removal of the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia from the northern Syrian towns of Manbij and Kobani during talks in Sochi next week, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Sunday. ...

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

Yahoo - 2019-10-20 12:06

Turkey, Russia to discuss removal of Kurdish militia from Syria's Manbij, Kobani - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-20 12:01

Turkey says Kurdish militia kills one soldier in northeast Syria despite ceasefire

Yahoo - 2019-10-20 11:52

Turkey: Kurdish Militia Kills Soldier in Syria Despite Ceasefire | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2019-10-20 11:22

Turkey, Russia to discuss removal of Kurdish militia from Syria's Manbij, Kobani

Reuters - 2019-10-20 10:58
Turkey and Russia will discuss the removal of the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia from the northern Syrian towns of Manbij and Kobani during talks in Sochi next week, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Sunday. ...

Turkey says Kurdish militia kills soldier in northeast Syria despite ceasefire

Reuters - 2019-10-20 10:58
One Turkish soldier was killed and another was wounded on Sunday after an attack by the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia in northeast Syria's Tel Abyad, the defense ministry said, despite a deal to pause military operations as militants withdraw from the area. ...

Turkey says Kurdish militia kills one soldier in northeast Syria despite ceasefire

Reuters - 2019-10-20 08:53
One Turkish soldier was killed and another was wounded on Sunday after an attack by the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia in northeast Syria's Tel Abyad, the defense ministry said, despite a deal to pause military operations as militants withdraw from the area. ...

U.S. monitoring Kurdish-Turkey ceasefire with drones, not soldiers

WarIsBoring - 2019-10-20 03:05
Corey Dickstein Stars and Stripes American troops will not physically monitor the temporary ceasefire in northeastern Syria between NATO ally Turkey and the Kurdish-dominated militia that the United States has backed in recent years to fight the Islamic S ...

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

Reuters - 2019-10-20 01:32

ISIS expands Syria attacks as Kurds reel from invasion

Seattle Times - 2019-10-18 06:44
The Islamic State is racing to capitalize on the deteriorating security situation in northern Syria, stepping up attacks on prisons as well as on the now-weakened Kurdish militia that served as the vanguard in the U.S.-led war against the group’s self-pr ...

U.S. says struck ceasefire deal knowing Kurdish YPG could not hold territory

Reuters - 2019-10-18 00:12
The United States struck a ceasefire agreement with Turkey on Thursday that will halt the fighting in exchange for a retreat by Kurdish YPG militia from a "safe zone" area in part because the U.S. believed the Kurds would not be able to hold that area mil ...

U.S., Turkey agree Ankara to primarily control Syria 'safe zone'

Reuters - 2019-10-17 20:49
Turkey's military will primarily enforce a "safe zone" in northern Syria, according to a joint U.S.-Turkish statement after high-level talks in Ankara at which the sides agreed a temporary ceasefire in a campaign against a Kurdish militia. ...

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

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