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HAARETZ: These Kurdish Women Fought on the Frontlines Against ISIS. Now They’re the No. 1 Target in Syria

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-18 01:05
Female fighters symbolized the feminist revolution in the Kurdish enclave of Rojava. But since the Turkish invasion in October, they’re increasingly vulnerable to sexual violence on the frontline In the early days of the Turkish offensive in Syria last mo ...

Turkish forces commit war crimes in Syria offensive - fresh evidence | Amnesty International UK

Amnesty - 2019-11-16 12:10

Two journalists for MA and Jin News imprisoned

ANF - 2019-11-16 08:47
The Turkish regime’s political genocide operations have been intensified in line with Turkey’s military offensive seeking to invade North and East Syria. Journalists are among the targets. ...

Rudaw: 28 children left without their parents following Turkish offensive in NE Syria

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-15 20:55
VIDEO:utm_medium=KwikShare&utm_campaign=KwikMotion HASAKA, Syria —As a result of the Turkish invasion, 28 children have been left without their parents since the beginning of the aggressive attack on October 9. Most of their parents were killed by Turkish ...

French Prime Minister says resurgence of Islamic State is inevitable due to Turkish offensive

RFI - 2019-11-14 16:22

‘SA Must Downgrade Turkish Embassy Over Kurdish Offensive’ - The Daily Vox

Thedailyvox - 2019-11-13 01:40

12 people including 2 journalists detained in İzmir

ANF - 2019-11-12 11:22
The Turkish regime’s political genocide operations have been intensified in line with Turkey’s military offensive seeking to invade North and East Syria. ...

SDF announces the names of 15 fighters who fell in battle

ANF - 2019-11-12 09:08
In the Resistance of Honor against Turkish military offensive aiming to invade North and East Syria, SDF fighters are mounting a historic resistance and inflicting heavy blows on the Turkish army and mercenaries. ...

Turkish offensive leads to soaring tensions between Germany’s Turks, Kurds | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-11-12 07:33

News Brief: Turkish Offensive, U.S. Troops Leaving Syria, Trump Adviser Fiona Hill | New England Public Radio

NEPR - 2019-11-11 17:57

100,000 flee as Turkish offensive pushes into Syria | News | DW | 11.10.2019

DW - 2019-11-11 17:29

People of Til Rifat and Afrin protest Turkish invasion in Shehba

ANF - 2019-11-10 22:00
People of northeastern Syria continue their protests against the Turkish genocidal offensive seeking to invade the region together with ISIS and al-Nusra mercenaries which Turkey has banded together under the name of ‘Syrian National Army’. ...

National security adviser "very concerned" about possible war crimes in Syria during Turkish offensive - CBS News

Cbsnews - 2019-11-10 20:07

Turkish and Russian presidents discuss northeast Syria

Reuters - 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. ...

Erdogan says Turkey to stay in Syria until other states pull out

Al Jazeera - 2019-11-08 23:40
Turkish president also says offensive will continue until all Kurdish forces leave the region. ...

Trump praises Turkey, vows aid to Syrian Kurds as Turkish offensive looms | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-11-07 14:01

James Jeffrey, U.S. Syria envoy, heads to Turkey amid clashes in Kurdish 'safe zones'

Washington Times - 2019-11-07 06:18
The State Department's special representative to Syria James Jeffrey will travel to Turkey this week to participate in meetings with senior government officials and members of the Syrian opposition as the Turkish-led military offensive in northeast Syria ...

SDF Resumes Anti-IS Operations

BAS News - 2019-11-06 23:49
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced on Wednesday that it had resumed operations against the Islamic State (IS). The US-backed Kurdish fighters had halted their fight against the jihadist group due to the Turkish offensive aga ...

Erdogan White House visit: Trump to welcome Turkish president to Washington just weeks after Syria offensive - CBS News

Cbsnews - 2019-11-06 23:31

Syria: Turkish military offensive risks a humanitarian catastrophe | Amnesty International

Amnesty - 2019-11-06 21:38

Peoples rise up for Rojava on World Resistance Day - LIVE

ANF - 2019-11-02 20:05
Tens of thousands are pouring into the streets to highlight their solidarity with the people of Rojava and northern Syria who are resisting the Turkish state's genocidal offensive seeking to invade their lands. ...

UN open to Turkish plan for northern Syria as 300,000 Kurds forced out

Jerusalem 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. ...

Peoples rise up for Rojava on World Resistance Day

ANF - 2019-11-02 18:04
Tens of thousands are pouring into the streets to highlight their solidarity with the people of Rojava and northern Syria who are resisting the Turkish state's genocidal offensive seeking to invade their lands. ...

U.S. Allies Alarmed On First Day Of Turkish Offensive In Kurdish-Controlled Syria | WFSU

WFSU - 2019-11-02 13:31

Guterres in Turkey: UN to study ‘new settlement areas’ plan for Syrian refugees

United Nations - 2019-11-02 06:18
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday presented UN Secretary-General António Guterres with a plan for resettling hundreds-of-thousands of Syrian refugees, in the wake of the country’s offensive into northeastern Syria last month to remove Kurdi ...

Rojava, Lost? Turkish Offensive Threatens to Destroy a Radical Democratic Experiment

E-Kurd - 2019-11-01 15:12
Bryan Bowman | The Globe Post Amid the destruction and deluge of the war in Syria, a remarkable experiment in grassroots democracy has taken root across a large swath of the country’s Northeast. This experiment is now under grave threat of being destroye ...

Doctor presents report on use of chemical weapons in Rojava

ANF - 2019-11-01 14:44
Doctor Abbas Mansouran who has examined injured people in Rojava comes to the conclusion that white phosphorus and other unknown chemical weapons have been used by the Turkish army in its offensive seeking to invade the region. ...

AI:Turkey arrests hundreds critics of military offensive in Syria

ANF - 2019-11-01 13:33
“The Turkish authorities must stop gagging opinions they don’t like and end the ongoing crackdown. All charges and prosecutions of those targeted for peaceful expression of their opposition to Turkey’s military operations should be immediately dropped.” ...

Joint Turkish and Russian patrols begin in Syrian region

Seattle 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 ...

Arab League to hold emergency meeting over Turkish offensive into Syria - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-31 12:45

Turkey's Erdogan Signals Imminent Assault on Syrian-Kurdish Held City of Manbij, in Sixth Day of Turkish Offensive | Newsmax.com

Newsmax - 2019-10-31 06:18

Imran Khan's hypocrisy: Attacks India on Kashmir, backs Turkish offensive on Muslim Kurds in Syria - World News

Indiatoday - 2019-10-30 11:47

US House Passes Bill to Sanction Turkey over Syria Offensive

BAS News - 2019-10-30 11:39
ERBIL - The US House of Representatives has overwhelmingly passed a bill to impose sanctions on Turkey over Ankara's military campaign against the Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria. The bill, threatening to freeze the assets of senior Turkish official ...

U.S. Allies Alarmed On First Day Of Turkish Offensive In Kurdish-Controlled Syria | 90.5 WESA

WESA - 2019-10-29 22:59

Turkish government dismisses another pro-Kurdish mayor amid Syria offensive | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-10-29 22:38

Turkey-Syria offensive: US sanctions Turkish ministries - BBC News

BBC - 2019-10-29 13:42

Death toll rises as Turkish offensive in Syria enters 2nd day

Aninews - 2019-10-29 00:12

Germany Commends Kurdistan for Hosting Syrian Refugees

BAS News - 2019-10-28 15:06
ERBIL - Germany has commended the Kurdistan Region for hosting such a great number of Syrian refugees who have fled the Turkish offensive in Syria, reaffirming support to the region. The message was conveyed by a German delegation led by Ambassador to Ir ...

Turkish forces hit 181 targets in Syria offensive as Trump condemned for abandoning Kurds | Calgary Herald

Calgaryherald - 2019-10-28 09:29

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 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. ...

Erdogan should be prosecuted over Syrian offensive: ex-U.N. investigator del Ponte

Reuters - 2019-10-26 14:30
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan should be investigated and indicted for war crimes over his country's military offensive in Syria, former prosecutor and U.N. investigator Carla del Ponte said in an interview published on Saturday. ...

Iraq Sees Surge In Syrian Refugees Amid Anti-Kurds Turkish Offensive: United Nations

NDTV - 2019-10-26 12:20

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Turkish Officials, Ministries in Response to Syrian Offensive | Jones Day - JDSupra

Jdsupra - 2019-10-26 06:40

SDF commander says Trump did not oppose deal with Damascus to fend off Turkish offensive | Vancouver Sun

Vancouversun - 2019-10-25 10:12

News Brief: Turkish Offensive, U.S. Troops Leaving Syria, Trump Adviser Fiona Hill | KRWG

KRWG - 2019-10-25 02:35

26 Civilians Killed In Turkish Offensive In North Syria: Report

NDTV - 2019-10-24 23:16

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Turkish Officials, Ministries in Response to Syrian Offensive - Lexology

Lexology - 2019-10-24 23:15

Turkey Syria offensive: Kurds accuse Turkish army of violating ceasefire - BBC News

BBC - 2019-10-24 18:14

Turkey's Erdogan signals imminent assault on Syrian-Kurdish held city of Manbij, in sixth day of Turkish offensive - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Sandiegouniontribune - 2019-10-24 18:12

Kurdish boy severely burned during Turkish offensive arrives in France for treatment

France24 - 2019-10-24 18:11

Turkey Syria offensive: Kurdish girl loses her leg to Turkish bomb - BBC News

BBC - 2019-10-24 17:47

Journalists from Kurdistan appeal to the world for Rojava

ANF - 2019-10-24 17:46
Kurdish journalists call for international action to stop the Turkish military offensive seeking to invade North and East Syria. ...

Turkey Syria offensive: Kurdish girl loses her leg to Turkish bomb - BBC News

BBC - 2019-10-24 17:27

Over 10,000 Syrian Kurds Fled to Kurdistan since Launch of Turkish Offensive

BAS News - 2019-10-24 17:19
ERBIL — Since the beginning of the Turkish military incursion into the Kurdish areas of northern Syria, up to 10,000 people have escaped their homes to seek refuge in Kurdistan Region, an official said. Turkey announced the beginning of its offensives ag ...

Trump lifts Turkey sanctions after reaching Syria agreement

The New Mail - 2019-10-24 17:08
President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced a “major breakthrough” in Syria, where a Turkish military offensive had been targeting Kurdish forces — and said the United States has lifted sanctions… The post Trump lifts Turkey sanctions after reaching Sy ...

MEP Ward calls for an immediate end to Turkish invasion of Rojava

ANF - 2019-10-23 16:47
We need an inclusive peace, said British European deputy Julie Ward on the Turkish military offensive seeking to invade North and East Syria. ...

Russia says U.S. ‘betrayed’ Syrian Kurds by withdrawing its forces from northern Syria

E-Kurd - 2019-10-23 16:19
MOSCOW,— The Kremlin on Wednesday accused Washington of betraying the Kurds by withdrawing its forces from Syrian Kurdistan, the Kurdish region in northern Syria and leaving allies alone in the face of a Turkish offensive. To international surprise, US P ...

British actress Peake urges support for the Kurdish people

ANF - 2019-10-23 15:37
Growing solidarity with the Kurdish people who are resisting Turkish military offensive seeking to invade North and East Syria. ...

News Brief: Turkish Offensive, U.S. Troops Leaving Syria, Trump Adviser Fiona Hill | BPR

BPR - 2019-10-23 14:53

U.S. Allies Alarmed On First Day Of Turkish Offensive In Kurdish-Controlled Syria | WPRL

WPRL - 2019-10-23 14:41

Thousands protest against Turkish invasion of Rojava in Brussels

ANF - 2019-10-23 14:34
Demonstrations continue all around the world in protest at the Turkish military offensive seeking to invade North and East Syria. ...

Turkish Offensive in Syria Undermines Anti-IS Fight: US Envoy

BAS News - 2019-10-23 00:44
ERBIL - The recent Turkish offensive against the Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria has undermined the fight against the Islamic State (IS), US President Donald Trump's special envoy for the Syrian conflict argued on Tuesday. Turkey began a military ca ...

Erdogan and Putin hold press conference following talks

Al Jazeera - 2019-10-22 21:16
Turkish president threatens to resume military offensive against Kurdish Syrian forces. ...

4 factories burned down in protest at Turkish invasion of Rojava

ANF - 2019-10-22 20:09
Protests against the Turkish military offensive seeking to invade North and East Syria continue increasingly. ...

Three more co-mayors of the HDP jailed

ANF - 2019-10-22 19:31
The Turkish regime’s political genocide operations against the Kurdish people and their elected representatives have increased remarkably in parallel with the Turkish military offensive seeking to invade North and East Syria. ...

Turkish Airlines counter blocked in Helsinki

ANF - 2019-10-22 19:04
Worldwide protests against Turkish military offensive seeking to invade North and East Syria continue increasingly. ...

U.S. military says not abandoning Kurds, condemns Turkish offensive - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-22 17:19

Joint declaration by five Parliaments against Turkish incursion

ANF - 2019-10-22 16:33
“The turmoil caused by the Turkish offensive may contribute to a resurgence of Islamic terrorism and undermines years of effort and investment to bring stability and peace in this part of the world.” ...

Erdogan Threatens to Resume Offensive in Syria

BAS News - 2019-10-22 13:38
ERBIL — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday threatened to resume his country’s offensive against the Kurds in northern Syria if the US promises are not met within the timeline they have agreed upon. "We will have the opportunity to discuss ...

Turkish Ambassador defends offensive against Kurds – Channel 4 News

Channel4 - 2019-10-22 08:49

Kurds Withdraw Amid Turkish Offensive In Syria | Here & Now

WBUR - 2019-10-21 19:50

Syrians throw potatoes at withdrawing American troops

Washington Times - 2019-10-21 15:40
Residents of a heavily Kurdish city in northeast Syria threw potatoes at withdrawing American troops on Monday, underscoring the deep anger over President Trump's decision to pull most U.S. forces from the region amid a Turkish military offensive. While ...

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 ...

PICTURE: Amazighs in Morocco Condemn Turkish Offensive against Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 2019-10-21 13:19
ERBIL — Amazigh activists gathered in Rabat outside the Turkish embassy to condemn Turkish army’s military assault against Kurds in northern Syria. According to pictures shared with BasNews, Kurdish diaspora in Morocco also joined the gathering to voice ...

U.S. troops cross into Iraq as part of withdrawal from Syria

Reuters - 2019-10-21 11:35
U.S. troops crossed into Iraq early on Monday, part of a withdrawal from northeast Syria ordered by President Donald Trump that opened the way for Turkish troops to launch an offensive against Kurdish fighters in the area. ...

Turkish Offensive against Kurds Violates International Laws: German FM

BAS News - 2019-10-21 11:31
ERBIL — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Turkey’s offensive against the Kurds in northern Syria violates the international laws. Describing the Turkish offensive as an “invasion”, Maas said Berlin sees the Turkish move as “illegitimate” that could ...

Turkish offensive should pressure feds to act on repatriation of Canadian citizens in Kurdish-controlled ISIS detention camps, says expert - The Hill Times

Hilltimes - 2019-10-21 09:46

Hospitals struggle under weight of Turkish offensive in northeast Syria

Rûdaw - 2019-10-21 02:26

Turkish offensive violates international law: German FM

France24 - 2019-10-20 23:22

NATO Establishes 'Working Group' to Evaluate Turkish Offensive in Syria

BAS News - 2019-10-20 22:30
ERBIL - NATO has established a 'working group' in order to evaluate the Turkish incursion into Syria, a German newspaper reported on Sunday. Germany's Welt am Sonntag said in a report that the ambassadors of 29 NATO member nations held a meeting, which l ...

Civil disobedience actions in Europe against Turkish invasion

ANF - 2019-10-20 21:36
Protests against Turkish military offensive seeking to invade North and East Syria continue. ...

Turkish offensive proves Syria’s Kurds cannot trust anyone but themselves - AFP blog | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-10-20 18:25

Call for an international inspection of weapons used by Turkey

ANF - 2019-10-20 13:02
More reports are coming through of the Turkish state’s use of prohibited weapons in its military offensive seeking to invade North and East Syria. ...

Kurds, German supporters rally in resistance to Turkish offensive in Syria | News | DW | 19.10.2019

DW - 2019-10-20 09:38

Trump uncertain over Turkish offensive feat in North Syria, boasts US role in detaining 2 ISIS men

Aninews - 2019-10-20 03:57

Erdogan Announces Launch of Turkish Offensive Into Syria | National Review

Nationalreview - 2019-10-20 01:36

St. Pauli and SV Werder Bremen fans for Rojava

ANF - 2019-10-19 22:38
Solidarity with Rojava continues to grow against the Turkish military offensive seeking to invade North and East Syria. ...

Turkish offensive kills 70, displaces 300,000 in Syria | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-10-19 20:52

Turkey to Resume Syria Offensive if Ceasefire Not Implemented: Minister

BAS News - 2019-10-19 18:14
ERBIL - Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar warned on Saturday that Ankara is ready to resume its offensive against the Kurdish forces in Syria if the recent ceasefire is not implemented. Earlier on Thursday, after nearly a five-hour meeting between Tur ...

President Trump says Kurds are ‘happy’ despite Turkish offensive

NBC News - 2019-10-19 16:02
Despite a cease-fire brokered by President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Kurds say they are facing “ethnic cleaning” and 250,000 people have already been forced from their homes. NBC’s Richard Engel reports for Weekend TODAY ...

SDF balance sheet of battle in northern Syria for the 11th day

ANF - 2019-10-19 13:48
The Turkish military offensive seeking to invade North and East Syria was launched on October 9 and continues despite the ceasefire between the U.S. and Turkey announced on Thursday. ...

EU leaders seek tough unified message against Turkey's Syria offensive

Kathimerini - 2019-10-19 11:27
to Turkish territory," Conte told reporters, referring to the offensive against Kurdish-controlled ...

Turkey’s Erdogan: U.S. must keep its promises in Syria

NBC News - 2019-10-19 10:34
President Erdogan insisted the Turkish offensive would resume if any Kurdish fighters remained in place. He also said he would not forget the undiplomatic tone of President Trump’s controversial letter. ...

Fleeing Turkish Offensive, More Than 2,300 Syrians Cross into Iraq - News18

News18 - 2019-10-19 07:00

SDF commander - Trump did not oppose deal with Damascus to fend off Turkish offensive - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-19 01:06

Exclusive: Surprise Syria truce hinged on Turkey's deadline demand-top official

Reuters - 2019-10-18 23:19
The surprise deal to suspend Turkey's military offensive against Kurdish-led forces in Syria hinged on President Tayyip Erdogan's demand that Washington agree a time limit on any ceasefire, a senior Turkish official said on Friday. ...

Over 250 Kurds gather in Brussels to call on EU to take action against Turkish offensive in Syria

Brusselstimes - 2019-10-18 19:55

U.S. Allies Alarmed On First Day Of Turkish Offensive In Kurdish-Controlled Syria | WCAI

Capeandislands - 2019-10-18 17:53

MSD’s Ehmed warns of resurgence of ISIS Caliphate in Syria

ANF - 2019-10-18 16:43
MSD Co-president Ilham Ehmed warned of resurgence of ISIS in Syria amid ongoing Turkish military offensive seeking to invade North and East Syria. ...
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