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Are There Alternatives to a Military Victory in Idlib?

International Crisis Group - 2019-09-23 18:27
Last weekend, the presidents of Turkey, Iran and Russia met in Ankara to discuss, among other things, the latest developments in Syria amid Turkish concerns over the consequences of a Syrian government offensive in the last rebel enclave, Idlib. ...

HPG: Three soldiers killed in the Battle of Heftanin

ANF - 2019-09-22 16:39
The Turkish army has been trying since August to occupy the guerrilla zone Heftanin in southern Kurdistan. The HPG launched an offensive to counter this operation. In this context, three soldiers have been killed. ...

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

Ahvalnews - 2019-09-21 22:23

Tension increased in the Gulf

ANF - 2019-09-20 09:30
Iran has warned U.S. President Donald Trump of the dangers of being dragged into a new war in the Middle East and said it is ready to response to any offensive action. ...

Saudi oil attacks: Who's using drones in the Middle East?

BBC - 2019-09-18 01:45
The offensive use of drones has grown significantly in recent years, nowhere more so than in the Middle East. ...

Emboldened by S-400s, Turkey threatens offensive in eastern Syria - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-09-17 01:52

Guerilla launches offensive in Heftanin: 8 soldiers killed

ANF - 2019-09-14 18:08
The Turkish army has been trying since August to occupy the guerrilla zone Heftanin in southern Kurdistan. The HPG launched an offensive to counter this operation. In this context, eight soldiers have been killed. ...

Gridlock: Libya suffers as Haftar's Tripoli offensive drags on | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-09-11 14:25

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

BBC - 2019-09-06 06:32

Turkey to launch offensive in Kurdish-controlled area in northern Syria: Erdogan

Yahoo - 2019-09-04 21:20

Airstrikes slow down Taliban offensive on Kunduz

Gulan Media - 2019-08-31 21:35

Offensive gegen Kurdenmiliz steht bevor - Wiener Zeitung Online

Wienerzeitung - 2019-08-30 07:54

Warplanes strike near Turkish military post in northwest Syria

Reuters - 2019-08-28 17:52
Air strikes hit rebel positions near a Turkish military post in northwest Syria on Wednesday, where the Russia-backed army has waged a fierce offensive against rebels, according to activists and a senior Turkish security source. ...

Afrin-Offensive in Nordsyrien: Ein türkischer Krieg aus amerikanischer Produktion - Qantara.de

Qantara - 2019-08-28 16:57

Heftige Kämpfe: Offensive auf letzte IS-Bastion in Ost-Syrien - Politik - Tagesspiegel

Tagesspiegel - 2019-08-28 16:57

Syria's Idlib offensive may turn tide against Turkey in Syria: analysts - Global Times

Globaltimes - 2019-08-28 02:33

Putin and Erdogan meet in Moscow as Idlib offensive tests ties

Gulan Media - 2019-08-27 19:35

Russia: Syrian offensive does not violate agreements with Turkey - RIA

Gulan Media - 2019-08-26 16:22

Erdogan tells Putin that Syrian offensive is causing humanitarian crisis - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-08-26 11:11

Jihadists preparing new offensive in Aleppo city: report

Almasdarnews - 2019-08-26 08:37

Syrian regime forces prepare to advance Idlib offensive - The National

Thenational - 2019-08-25 13:01

Erdogan: "Warten noch": Türkei verschiebt Offensive gegen Kurden in Nordsyrien

T Online - 2019-08-25 06:52

Erdogan tells Putin that Syrian army offensive causing humanitarian crisis

Yahoo - 2019-08-24 06:26

Erdogan Warns of Crisis as Syrian Offensive Strains Turkish-Russian Ties | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2019-08-24 06:26

Erdogan tells Putin that Syrian offensive is causing humanitarian crisis

Reuters - 2019-08-23 23:42
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russia's Vladimir Putin on Friday that Syrian army attacks in northwest Syria are causing a humanitarian crisis and threaten Turkey's national security, the Turkish presidency said. ...

Erdogan tells Putin Syrian offensive is causing humanitarian crisis

Reuters - 2019-08-23 14:23
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russia's Vladimir Putin on Friday that Syrian army attacks in northwest Syria are causing a humanitarian crisis and threaten Turkey's national security, the Turkish presidency said. ...

Spotlight: Syria's Idlib offensive may turn tide against Turkey in Syria: analysts - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-08-23 14:03

Syria offensive puts Turkish troops, border plans in peril | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2019-08-23 06:14

Syrian Offensive Puts Turkish Troops and Border Plans in Peril | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-08-23 01:00

Turkey Ousts Elected Officials in New Offensive Against Kurds | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

Algemeiner - 2019-08-21 01:52

Turkey says it will not move military observation post in Syria

Reuters - 2019-08-20 21:54
Turkey will not move the military observation post in northwest Syria that a Turkish convoy was trying to reach when it came under attack during an offensive by the Syrian army, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday. ...

Civilian death toll mounts as Syrian offensive widens | News | WSAU

WSAU - 2019-08-18 08:11

Civilian death toll mounts as Syrian offensive widens | News | NewsTalk 610 AM & 103.9 FM KDAL

Kdal610 - 2019-08-17 17:25

15th August 1984 - more than a military offensive

ANF - 2019-08-15 19:37
“The dynamic and well-organized liberation struggle under the leadership of the PKK is now present and alive in all parts of the world. Wherever there are Kurds, there is also the spirit of the PKK.” ...

Experte erklärt, was dahinter steckt - Rocker-Krieg im Saarland? Geheimbericht legte Fehde zwischen Kurden und Türken offen

Focus - 2019-08-14 06:17
In der Türkei und in Syrien hat sich Konflikt zwischen Türken und Kurden in den letzten Monaten dramatisch verschärft. Der türkische Präsident Recep Tayyip Erdogan hatte jüngst mit einer weiteren Offensive in Nordsyrien gedroht. Von FOCUS-Online-Autor Chr ...

Einmarsch in Syrien: Türkei bereitet Offensive gegen Kurden vor - Politik - Tagesspiegel

Tagesspiegel - 2019-08-13 15:17

L’accord américano-turc sur une zone tampon va-t-il permettre d’éviter une offensive contre les Kurdes ? - Caroline HAYEK - L'Orient-Le Jour

Lorientlejour - 2019-08-12 11:11

Erdogan spricht über „historischen Sieg” der Türkei noch in diesem Monat

Sputnik - 2019-08-11 02:01
Die Türkei wird im August nach Einschätzung des Präsidenten Recep Tayyip Erdogan einen neuen „historischen Sieg” erzielen. Dies versicherte er am Samstag vor dem Hintergrund der zuletzt angekündigten Offensive gegen Kurden in Nordsyrien. ...

France - Monde | Ankara menace les Kurdes d’une offensive, les États-Unis grondent

Vosgesmatin - 2019-08-10 00:20

La Turquie s'apprête à lancer une offensive contre une milice kurde syrienne

Jambonburst - 2019-08-08 13:13

Erdogan menace de lancer une nouvelle offensive dans le nord de la Syrie

Institut Kurde / Paris - 2019-08-08 00:02

Camp holding IS suspects under threat if Turkey begins Syria offensive: Kurdish official | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-08-07 18:34

Pentagon warnt vor Wiedererstarken des IS in Nordost-Syrien

Deutsche Wirtschafts-Nachrichten - 2019-08-07 18:31
Das Pentagon meint, der IS würde im Nordosten Syriens Kämpfer rekrutieren. Die Warnung kommt kurz vor Beginn einer Offensive der Türkei im Nordosten Syriens, welche die Kurden-Miliz YPG verhindern will. ...

Ankara envisage une offensive dans le nord de la Syrie contre les Kurdes, mais Washington s'y oppose

Oumma - 2019-08-07 14:48

Turkish opposition calls for ‘peaceful approach’ in northern Syria

Rûdaw - 2019-08-07 12:51
Erdogan has threatened to launch a new offensive against Kurdish forces ...

US would act against any Turkish military offensive against Kurds in Syria - Egypt Today

Egypttoday - 2019-08-07 12:13

Libération: Cinq ans après l’EI, les Yazidis fêtent l’été mais n’oublient pas les tueries

Justice for Kurds - 2019-08-07 11:18
A Lalish, sanctuaire des Yazidis dans le nord de l’Irak, des centaines de personnes célèbrent la fête de l’été, assombrie cette année encore par le souvenir de l’offensive meurtrière du groupe Etat islamique (EI), il y a tout juste cinq ans. Au milieu de ...

France - Monde | Ankara menace les Kurdes d’une offensive, les États-Unis grondent

Republicain Lorrain - 2019-08-07 10:47

US warn Turkey against military offensive in Northern Syria | CRYPTO COIN DISCOVERY

Ccdiscovery - 2019-08-07 10:16

Erdogan droht mit „sehr baldiger“ Offensive gegen Kurdenmiliz

Die Welt - 2019-08-07 06:24
Der türkische Präsident Erdogan will offenbar die Kurdenmiliz in Nordsyrien angreifen und dafür seine Truppen vorrücken lassen. US-Verteidigungsminister Mark Esper droht bereits mit Gegenmaßnahmen. ...

France - Monde | Ankara menace les Kurdes d’une offensive, les États-Unis grondent

Estrepublicain - 2019-08-07 06:14

En Syrie, la Turquie menace d’une offensive contre les Kurdes

Lefigaro - 2019-08-07 03:01

Syrie: Ankara menace d'une offensive contre les Kurdes, Washington gronde

Institut Kurde / Paris - 2019-08-07 00:03

Menace d'offensive turque en Syrie: quels enjeux pour quels protagonistes?

Institut Kurde / Paris - 2019-08-07 00:03

Syrie: Ankara menace d'une offensive contre les Kurdes, Washington gronde - L'Express

Lexpress - 2019-08-06 20:55

Une offensive turque contre les Kurdes syriens serait «inacceptable»

Lefigaro - 2019-08-06 18:07

Ankara menace de lancer "bientôt" son opération contre les YPG en Syrie

France24 - 2019-08-06 17:58
La Turquie a annoncé, mardi, le lancement imminent d'une offensive dans le nord de la Syrie, pour en déloger une milice kurde qu'elle considère comme terroriste. Washington a annoncé qu'elle s'opposera à cette opération. ...

Tensions Spike as Turkey Threatens Syria Offensive – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2019-08-06 15:48

Syria: Turkey announces new offensive against Kurds - Politics - ANSAMed.it

Ansamed - 2019-08-06 15:48

Syrian troops resume offensive on rebel stronghold in Idlib

Oklahoman - 2019-08-06 14:45

Une offensive turque contre les Kurdes syriens serait "inacceptable" (Esper) | LNC.nc | Les Nouvelles Calédoniennes, le Journal de Nouvelle Calédonie

LNC - 2019-08-06 14:37

Syrie: Ankara menace d'une offensive contre les Kurdes, Washington gronde - Le Point

Lepoint - 2019-08-06 14:37

"Hunting ISIS - Jagd auf den IS": Neue HISTORY-Reportage-Serie zeigt den Kampf Freiwilliger gegen den Islamischen Staat - Exklusive TV-Premiere im deutschsprachigen Raum

Presseportal - 2019-08-06 12:49
HISTORY: - Die Doku-Serie begleitet unabhängige Kämpfer, die sich freiwillig, unbezahlt und ohne Zustimmung der US-Regierung dem Kampf gegen den IS angeschlossen haben, vom Herbst 2015 bis zur Mossul-Offensive 2016/2017. - "Hunting ISIS - Jagd auf den IS" ...

Ankara-backed Syrian Arab fighters say ready to back Turkish operation against Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-08-06 12:08
AMMAN,— Syrian rebel commanders said on Monday they are ready to join Turkish troops in an offensive to seize back largely Arab-populated towns and villages in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria held by Kurdish-led-forces. Turkish President Tay ...

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 ...

Nach Drohung des türkischen Präsidenten - Kurden rüsten sich für Erdogan-Invasion: „Unser Gebiet wird zerstört werden“

Focus - 2019-08-06 09:03
Der türkische Präsident Recep Tayyip Erdogan hat erneut eine Offensive im von Kurden beherrschten Gebiet in Nordsyrien angekündigt. Erdogan zählte am Sonntag vor Anhängern im westtürkischen Bursa vergangene Militäreinsätze der Türkei in Syrien auf. ...

Erdogan menace de lancer une nouvelle offensive au Nord de la Syrie

Le Monde - 2019-08-06 06:18
Ankara réclame de longue date l’instauration d’une zone de sécurité au-delà de sa frontière, des territoires contrôlés par les Kurdes, soutenus par les Etats-Unis. ...

Erdogan kündigt weitere Offensive in Syrien an

Handelsblatt - 2019-08-06 06:11

Pour les Kurdes syriens, le risque d'une offensive turque est réel (responsable à l'AFP)

Institut Kurde / Paris - 2019-08-06 00:01

Erdogan: Turkey Readying Offensive in Kurdish Area in Northern Syria | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2019-08-05 23:28

Kurdish Leader: Turkish Offensive Will Help Re-Emergence of IS in Syria | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2019-08-05 23:18

Syrian troops resume offensive on rebel stronghold in Idlib

Expressnews - 2019-08-05 23:06

US urges Turkey to halt announced offensive into Syria that threatens US allies and ISIS jails - ABC News

GO - 2019-08-05 22:37

Syrian Kurds fear Turkish offensive as Ankara talks over safe zone continue

Rûdaw - 2019-08-05 22:13
"We call upon the international community to do their duty to stop the Turkish threats ...

Erdogan’s attack on Syrian Kurds is a bid to flex his muscles Turkish offensive is intended to deflect attention from crises at home August 5, 2019

The National AE - 2019-08-05 19:24

Turkey to launch offensive in Kurdish-controlled area in northern Syria: Erdogan - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-08-05 18:08

Erdogan announces again military offensive in Northern Syria | CRYPTO COIN DISCOVERY

Ccdiscovery - 2019-08-05 17:48

Syrian troops resume offensive on rebel stronghold in Idlib - HoustonChronicle.com

Houstonchronicle - 2019-08-05 17:04

R. Erdogan: bientôt une grande offensive en Syrie contre les Kurdes? - JForum

Jforum - 2019-08-05 08:02

Turkey to launch third offensive to remove Kurdish soldiers from border, says Erdogan | Calgary Herald

Calgaryherald - 2019-08-05 07:27

Türkei: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan kündigt Offensive in Nordsyrien an

Die Zeit - 2019-08-05 01:14
Der türkische Präsident will eine Pufferzone im Norden Syriens durchsetzen. Das Gebiet wird von Kurdenmilizen kontrolliert, die in der Türkei als Terroristen gelten. ...

Turkey to launch third offensive to remove Kurdish soldiers from border, says Erdogan | Ottawa Citizen

Ottawacitizen - 2019-08-05 00:54

Turkey to launch offensive in Kurdish-controlled area of northern Syria, Erdogan says It would mark the third Turkish incursion of Syria in as many years August 4, 2019

The National AE - 2019-08-04 23:47

Turkey to launch offensive in Kurdish-controlled area in Syria | Turkey News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-08-04 23:23

Turkey to launch offensive in Kurdish-controlled area in northern Syria - Erdogan - SWI swissinfo.ch

Swissinfo - 2019-08-04 21:45

Turkey to launch offensive in Kurdish-controlled area in northern Syria: Erdogan | News | WSAU

WSAU - 2019-08-04 20:29

Turkey to launch offensive in Kurdish-controlled area in northern Syria - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-08-04 20:27

Erdogan kündigt erneut Militäroffensive in Nordsyrien an

Stern - 2019-08-04 17:59
Istanbul - Der türkische Präsident Recep Tayyip Erdogan hat erneut eine Offensive im von Kurden beherrschten Gebiet in Nordsyrien angekündigt. Erdogan zählte vor Anhängern im westtürkischen Bursa vergangene Militäreinsätze der Türkei in Syrien auf und sag ...

White House chief of staff says 'everything Donald Trump says is offensive' [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-07-30 00:42

Türkei: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan kündigt Offensive in Syrien an

Die Zeit - 2019-07-26 18:26
Der türkische Präsident will die kurdische YPG-Miliz aus Nordsyrien vertreiben. Zuvor waren Gespräche mit den USA über die Einrichtung einer Pufferzone gescheitert. ...

Krieg in Syrien: Kurden-Offensive gegen letzte IS-Bastion | tagesschau.de

Tagesschau - 2019-07-26 12:22

Turkish military chiefs discuss possible offensive in Syria - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-07-26 01:17

Turkish military chiefs discuss possible offensive in Syria

Reuters - 2019-07-25 18:00
Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar met military officials on Thursday to discuss a possible offensive east of the Euphrates river in Syria as Ankara ramped up warnings of a cross-border operation. ...

US concerned Turkish offensive could derail mission in Syria - report

Rûdaw - 2019-07-14 02:30
"Coordination and consultation between the US and Turkey is the only approach ...

Rights Group Says Russia-Backed Offensive In Northern Syria Has Killed 544 Civilians

Rferl - 2019-07-08 14:05

Weg frei für türkische Offensive in Syrien « DiePresse.com

Diepresse - 2019-06-24 00:29

Russia, Turkey broker full Idlib ceasefire, but shelling continues

Rûdaw - 2019-06-13 21:17
The past few days of the offensive have been particularly bloody ...

Libya’s Haftar a Dominant Player

E-Kurd - 2019-06-13 09:51
Manish Rai | Ekurd.net General Khalifa Haftar’s ongoing offensive against the capital Tripoli based Government of National Accord (GNA) is not going very well even after couple of months of intense fighting. Haftar’s forces have however failed to breach ...

Turkey’s PKK offensive: New tactics, same strategy

Rûdaw - 2019-06-11 11:25
Will Operation Claw be a game changer, or business as usual? ...

Piranshahr Environmentalists Association: Killing the horse of tradesmen is a clear offensive to the creatures and took their life

Kurdpa - 2019-06-07 22:39
Kurdpa Agency: The Piranshahr Environmentalists Association criticized the government officials for killing the horses of the tradesmen. ...
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