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Trump, Erdogan in White House meeting to discuss Kurds, Turkey closeness to RussiaWashington Times - 2019-11-13 11:02
President Trump intends to confront Turkey's president bluntly Wednesday about Ankara's increasing coziness with Russia, and he will reject Turkish demands for the U.S. to stop cooperating with Kurdish forces in Syria, senior administration officials sai ...
Syria, Russia and sanctions on agenda during Erdoğan's 'critical' US visit | World news | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2019-11-13 09:33
DOJ Inspector General's Report Into FBI Russia Probe Close to Public Release: ReportThedailybeast - 2019-11-13 02:28
Enough “resets” with Russia, pleaseAEI - 2019-11-13 00:07
President Emmanuel Macron took a lot of flak for his interview in The Economist last week. In particular, his comments over NATO supposedly being “brain-dead” were widely seen as irresponsible. Even if he had a substantive point, the argument went, it is ...
Russia Analytical Report, Nov. 4-12, 2019 | Russia MattersRussiamatters - 2019-11-12 23:08
Erdogan Threatens to Clear Syria Border Area of Kurdish Fighters If Russia Fails to Act | Asharq AL-awsatAawsat - 2019-11-12 21:31
Trump-Erdogan Rapport Tested by Tensions Over Syria, Russia - WSJWSJ - 2019-11-12 20:41
US Wants to Create 'Quasi-state' in Syria: RussiaBAS News - 2019-11-12 20:16
ERBIL - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov revealed on Tuesday that the US wants to create a 'quasi-state' in Syria, accusing it of attempting to separate the Middle Eastern country from its oil. Lavrov made the remarks at the second Paris Peace Foru ...
Russia in the Middle East: Jack of All Trades, Master of None - Carnegie Endowment for International PeaceCarnegieendowment - 2019-11-12 01:47
How Russia might respond to UN court ruling - news politics | UNIANUnian - 2019-11-11 19:07
Turkey sends ISIS fighters home; US to keep 500+ troops in Syria; Russia’s ‘autonomous’ strike UAVs; F-35, F-22 to try swapping data; And a bit more. - Defense OneDefenseone - 2019-11-11 18:47
Trump's Syrian Oil Deployment 'Tantamount to Robbery,' Russia SaysNewsweek - 2019-11-11 17:44
Russia’s FM pays tribute to victims of Armenian Genocide (photos) - aysor.am - Hot news from ArmeniaAysor - 2019-11-11 12:29
Russia professor admits murder after woman's arms found in bagBBC - 2019-11-11 00:03
Napoleon expert Oleg Sokolov is pulled from a river as he apparently tried to dispose of body parts. ...
Five Syrian Soldiers Killed, Several Others Injured in Turkish BombardmentsBAS News - 2019-11-10 10:13
ERBIL — At least six Syrian troops were killed and 14 others were injured in separate artillery bombardments by the Turkish army in northern Syria, media reports said. Despite a ceasefire brokered by Russia and another one brokered by the US, the Turkish ...
Turkish and Russian presidents discuss northeast SyriaReuters - 2019-11-09 23:01
President Tayyip Erdogan and Russia's Vladimir Putin discussed Turkey's military offensive in Syria in a phone call on Saturday, Turkey's presidency said. ...
Laundering the sources: How a report in China led Israeli media to report a David Sling interceptor was in Russia: SourcesSeth Frantzman - 2019-11-09 19:04
On November 6, 2019 Ynet reported that “Russia has in its possession an advanced Israeli interceptor missile belonging to the David’s Sling defense system, designed to intercept planes, drones and […] ...
Esad: Avrupa sığınmacılardan değil cihatçı teröristlerden korkmalıNûpel - 2019-11-09 14:42
Suriye Devlet Başkanı Esad, Avrupa ülkelerinin Türkiye’nin ittifak yaptığı cihatçı teröristler yerine Türkiye’nin Avrupa’ya göndermeyi düşündüğü sığınmacılardan korkmasının ‘ikiyüzlülük’ olduğunu söyledi. Suriye Devlet Başkanı Beşar Esad, Rusya’nın Russia ...
I curdi si consegnano alla Russia: svanisce così il sogno dell’indipendenzaMoney - 2019-11-09 03:29
Pompeo attacks Russia and China in Berlin speechBBC - 2019-11-09 01:17
The US secretary of state says Nato risks becoming obsolete if it fails to defend Western values. ...
Russia and Turkey in Syria: Kurds hurl rocks at a Turkish and Russian convoy traveling through northern Syria - CBS NewsCbsnews - 2019-11-09 00:50
Russia Offers to Help As Syria Kurd Leader Names Conditions for Officially Joining Government ForcesNewsweek - 2019-11-09 00:09
Russia reinforces Kurdish controlled areas in Syria – Middle East MonitorMiddleeastmonitor - 2019-11-08 22:41
Russian, Turkish armored vehicles pelted with rocks, shoes as joint patrol enters Kurdish area of northern SyriaWashington Post - 2019-11-08 18:22
Patrol mounted a week after a deal was struck between Russia and Turkey that moved Syrian government forces into border regions held by Kurdish groups. ...
WATCH Russia and Turkey head out to patrol Kurdish areas in northern Syria — RT World NewsRT - 2019-11-08 13:57
On the ground with U.S. military convoy protecting oil fields in northern SyriaCBS News - 2019-11-08 11:56
Turkey's president is accusing the U.S. of not living up to its commitment to move Kurdish forces out of northern Syria, as President Trump promised. U.S. troops are still in that region where the recent arrival of Syrian troops, backed by Russia, is maki ...
Erdogan accuses U.S., Russia of not clearing Kurds from Syrian safe zoneThe New Mail - 2019-11-08 07:18
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Russia and the United States of not fully driving Kurdish fighters from northern Syria while also announcing the capture of slain terrorist leader Abu Bakr… The post Erdogan accuses U.S., Russia of not clearing Kurd ...
Pentagon says Syria oil revenue going to Kurdish fighters Russia calls US mission to stop Syria’s oil falling under ISIS control ‘international banditry’ November 8, 2019The National AE - 2019-11-08 06:43
Erdogan says U.S. not fulfilling Syria promises, ahead of Trump talksReuters - 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. ...
Kurdish commander: Trump approved deal with Russia, Damascus - ABC 36 NewsWTVQ - 2019-11-07 18:01
Turkey will clear Syria border area of Kurdish fighters if Russia fails to act: Erdogan | One America News NetworkOANN - 2019-11-07 09:33
Turkey, Russia hold 2nd joint north Syria patrol, near KobaniJerusalem Post - 2019-11-06 08:51
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that the YPG had not withdrawn from that planned "safe zone," despite Turkey's agreements with both Russia and the United States. ...
America’s strategic interest in New STARTAEI - 2019-11-06 00:02
New START is a crucial stopgap to prevent Russia from pulling ahead in the arms race. The post America’s strategic interest in New START appeared first on American Enterprise Institute - AEI. ...
Siria, pattugliamento Turchia-RussiaAnsa - 2019-11-05 22:49
A est dell'Eufrate per accertare il ritiro delle milizie curde ...
Turkey, Russia launch joint patrols in northern Syria | Jordan TimesJordantimes - 2019-11-05 19:12
Turkish-Russian patrol stoned in KobanêANF - 2019-11-05 15:17
A Turkish-Russian patrol has been stoned in Kobanê. The patrol is the result of an agreement between Turkey and Russia. ...
Erdogan says Kurdish fighters have not left Syria 'safe zone' despite U.S, Russia deals - ReutersReuters - 2019-11-05 12:16
Turkey, Russia begin joint patrols in northern SyriaRTE - 2019-11-05 10:52
Turkey, Russia start joint patrols in Syria | MEOMiddle East Online - 2019-11-05 06:14
Gorbachev: Russian-West tension is a huge dangerANF - 2019-11-04 19:41
Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gobachev, said that the current tensions between Russia and the West are "a huge danger" due to the presence of nuclear weapons. ...
Irak'tan AB ülkelerinin 'IŞİD tutuklularını Bağdat'ta yargılayın' teklifine retBAS News - 2019-11-03 08:30
BasNews - Avrupa Birliği (AB) ülkelerinin Rojava Kürdistanı’nda HSD’nin elinde tutuklu bulunan 13 bin IŞİD’linin Irak’a nakledilmesini önerdiği, Bağdat yönetiminin ise bunu reddettiği bildirildi. Russia Today’in Iraklı siyasi bir kaynağa dayandırdığı hab ...
Turkish attacks continue during ‘ceasefire’ in Northern SyriaGreen Left Weekly - 2019-11-03 06:27
Turkey's war on Rojava Susan Price Issue 1243 Rojava Syrian Democratic Forces YPG/YPJ November 1, 2019 Despite the agreement reached between Russia and Turkey on October 22 in the Russian city of Sochi, which established a 150-hour ceasefire in Northern ...
Turkey and Russia start Syrian patrols - Taipei TimesTaipeitimes - 2019-11-02 23:19
Turkey, Russia begin joint patrols in northeast SyriaJerusalem 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. ...
UN open to Turkish plan for northern Syria as 300,000 Kurds forced outJerusalem Post - 2019-11-02 20:02
It now appears that NATO, the UN, Russia and other world powers will work to prevent the return of people who fled Turkey’s offensive and to settle others in their place. ...
Turkey, Russia launch joint patrols in northern Syria - Saudi GazetteSaudigazette - 2019-11-02 17:34
Civilians killed as Assad, Russia set sights on Idlib | MEOMiddle East Online - 2019-11-02 17:07
Russia and Turkey to act to stabilise Syria’s Idlib province – Middle East MonitorMiddleeastmonitor - 2019-11-02 15:16
Russia’s Lavrov says Kurdish issue is much broader than Syria crisis | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-11-02 11:32
Turkey, Russia hold first joint patrol in northeast SyriaReuters - 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. ...
U.S.-Led Coalition Blocks Russia in Syria While Allowing Turkey to Terrorize the Kurds | The National InterestNationalinterest - 2019-11-01 23:27
Russia says Kurds completed withdrawal from Turkey-Syria border - Syria - Haaretz.comHaaretz - 2019-11-01 20:02
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 ...
Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula: A majestic land of volcanoes and bear-trodden wilderness | The IndependentIndependent - 2019-11-01 03:14
Turkey says to start joint patrols with Russia after deadline for Kurdish pullout - Xinhua | English.news.cnXinhuanet - 2019-11-01 01:34
Russia informs Turkey that Kurdish fighters have left Turkish border zone in Syria | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2019-10-31 23:12
Russia says Syrian Kurds complete withdrawal from Turkish borderMilitarytimes - 2019-10-31 21:32
Kurdish leader's rising profile with US, Russia angers TurkeyAl Monitor - 2019-10-31 21:32
Syria Calls for U.S. Allies to Join Its Military As Violence Threatens Russia and Turkey's DealNewsweek - 2019-10-31 21:32
Russia to mediate deal between Syrian Kurds and DamascusAl Monitor - 2019-10-31 20:41
Kurds a pawn in Russia's larger geopolitical aims - News-DecoderNews Decoder - 2019-10-31 12:47
Washington threatens to fight Syria and Russia for oil - World Socialist Web SiteWSWS - 2019-10-31 12:21
Kurdish forces in northern Syria withdrawn from areas along Turkey's border: Russia - GNS NewsGnsnews - 2019-10-31 06:56
Pro-Turkey Islamist Groups, Syrian Army Clash near Ras al-AinBAS News - 2019-10-30 20:37
ERBIL — New military confrontations erupted again on Wednesday between the Pro-Turkey Islamist groups and Syrian regime’s army in north of Syria, media reports confirmed. The confrontations come after two ceasefire deals brokered by the US and Russia, an ...
In Syria, Russia Is the Only WinnerForeignpolicy - 2019-10-30 18:45
Russia tells Turkey Kurdish fighters have left NE Syrian border area: Erdogan - ReutersReuters - 2019-10-30 18:24
Russia says Kurdish withdrawal in northeast Syria complete - TASS - ReutersReuters - 2019-10-30 18:24
Guerra Siria-Turchia, i curdi accusano Russia e UsaTPI - 2019-10-30 17:24
Turkey may launch operation in Syria if Kurdish forces fail to leave border area — ErdoganTASS - 2019-10-30 15:08
Turkey and Russia will begin joint patrolling in Syria on Friday, according to the Turkish president ...
Middle East News: Russia furious at Trump’s plan to tap Syrian oil | World | News | Express.co.ukExpress - 2019-10-30 14:03
Turkey says YPG withdrawal not complete; joint Russian patrols start FridayReuters - 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. ...
Joint patrol by Russia and local forces not joined by TurkeyANF - 2019-10-30 12:22
North and East Syrian Internal Security Forces and Russian military police have conducted patrol between Qamishlo-Amude-Dirbesiye. Turkey didn’t join the patrol. ...
Russia-backed Syria constitution talks begin in Geneva | World news | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2019-10-30 10:33
Russia informs Turkey about withdrawal of Kurdish units from Syria's northTASS - 2019-10-30 03:07
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that Turkey trusts Russia on the issue of withdrawal of Kurdish units from Syria's north but Ankara is ready to counter them if necessary ...
Russia Says Syrian Kurds Completed Pullout From Turkish BorderRferl - 2019-10-30 02:56
SDF withdraws from northern Syria border zone ahead of schedule, Russia saysThe Defense Post - 2019-10-30 02:28
Russia's defense minister said that Kurdish forces in northern Syria had withdrawn from areas along Turkey's border ahead of schedule The post SDF withdraws from northern Syria border zone ahead of schedule, Russia says appeared first on The Defense Post ...
Russia Says Syria Kurd Forces Have Officially Left Border with Turkey As U.S. Troops Guard OilNewsweek - 2019-10-29 23:35
Russia says Kurds are gone as Syrian and Turkish armies engage in deadly border clash in area they vacated | The Japan TimesJapantimes - 2019-10-29 23:23
Turkey to establish safe zone in Syria in cooperation with RussiaTASS - 2019-10-29 22:35
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu reported earlier in the day that Kurdish units had withdrawn from the safe zone in northeastern Syria ahead of schedule ...
Russia says Kurds Complete Withdrawal From Turkish Border | Voice of America - EnglishVoanews - 2019-10-29 19:59
Kurdish Fighters Withdraw From Syrian Border Area as Cease-Fire Ends, Russia Says - WSJWSJ - 2019-10-29 19:59
Kurd fighters complete pullout from Turkey-Syria border: RussiaAl Jazeera - 2019-10-29 18:49
Moscow says YPG forces withdraw from so-called 'safe zone' but Ankara says they'll verify the pullout by Kurdish forces. ...
Erdogan: Russia has told Turkey that Kurdish fighters have withdrawn from north SyriaReuters - 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. ...
Russia says Kurdish fighters have left Syrian border area as deadline expiresReuters - 2019-10-29 18:43
Syrian Kurdish fighters completed their withdrawal from a strip of land on the Syrian-Turkish border ahead of a Tuesday evening deadline agreed between Moscow and Ankara, Russia's defense minister said. ...
Turkey-Russia patrols will verify Syria Kurdish forces' withdrawal | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STARDailystar - 2019-10-29 17:52
Russia says Kurdish withdrawal in northeast Syria complete: TASS - ReutersReuters - 2019-10-29 16:32
Russia fills power vacuum in Middle East | Daily NewsDailynews - 2019-10-29 11:38
Erdogan: "I Don't Accept" Being Told Turkey Can't Have Nuclear Weapons, US and Russia Have Them | Video | RealClearPoliticsRealclearpolitics - 2019-10-29 07:42
Meghan McCain blasts President Trump for thanking Russia before US troops in aftermath of ISIS raid | Salon.comSalon - 2019-10-29 02:09
National Security Adviser: ‘Russia is not an ally of the United States’Yahoo - 2019-10-29 01:38
U.N. envoy to meet Turkey, Iran and Russia foreign ministers in GenevaYahoo - 2019-10-29 01:01
U.N. Syria envoy to meet Turkey, Iran and Russia foreign ministers as ceasefire due to expire | News | The Mighty 790 KFGOKFGO - 2019-10-29 01:01
U.N. Syria envoy to meet Turkey, Iran and Russia foreign ministers as ceasefire due to expire | News | WKZOWKZO - 2019-10-28 21:06
How Iran sees the Russia-Turkey deal on northeastern SyriaAl Monitor - 2019-10-28 21:06
Turkey says Kurdish YPG has not fully withdrawn from Syria border areaReuters - 2019-10-28 19:10
Kurdish YPG forces have not fully withdrawn from a strip of northeastern Syria under a Russia-brokered accord that is about to expire, Turkey's foreign minister said on Monday, as Ankara prepared to discuss its next steps with Moscow. ...
U.N. Syria envoy to meet Turkey, Iran and Russia foreign ministers as ceasefire due to expire | National PostNationalpost - 2019-10-28 18:33
U.N. Syria envoy to meet Turkey, Iran and Russia foreign ministers as ceasefire due to expire - ReutersReuters - 2019-10-28 17:42
Russia suggests ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi might still be alive | Daily Mail OnlineDailymail - 2019-10-28 11:15
SDF begins withdrawal from Syria-Turkey borderAl Jazeera - 2019-10-28 00:47
Kurdish-led SDF begins withdrawal from region in accordance with deal brokered by Russia and Turkey. ...