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HPG: Two Turkish soldiers killed in Heftanin, South KurdistanANF - 2019-12-06 13:29
The Turkish army has been trying since August to occupy the guerrilla zone Heftanin in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. In the offensive launched by the HPG to counter this operation, 2 more soldiers have been killed. ...
A 'safe zone' in Syria was a lie - Macleans.caMacleans - 2019-12-04 02:27
HPG: 7 Turkish soldiers killed in Heftanin, South KurdistanANF - 2019-12-03 13:46
The Turkish army has been trying since August to occupy the guerrilla zone Heftanin in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. In the offensive launched by the HPG to counter this operation, 7 soldiers have been killed. ...
Ethnic cleansing already taking place in Turkey’s Syrian safe zone - Independent | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-12-03 02:10
HPG: 16 Turkish soldiers killed in HeftaninANF - 2019-12-02 16:31
The Turkish army has been trying since August to occupy the guerrilla zone Heftanin in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. The HPG launched an offensive to counter this operation. In this context, 16 soldiers have been killed. ...
HPG: Five Turkish soldiers killed in HeftaninANF - 2019-12-01 15:26
The Turkish army has been trying since August to occupy the guerrilla zone Heftanin in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. The HPG launched an offensive to counter this operation. In this context, five soldiers have been killed. ...
Rocket Attack Targets Green Zone in BaghdadBAS News - 2019-11-29 22:48
ERBIL - A Katyusha rocket landed on Friday in the perimeters of the fortified Green Zone in Baghdad where the government's offices and foreign diplomatic buildings are located. The Iraqi military explained in a statement that the rocket attack on Friday ...
Rojava Solidarity Committee established in CorsicaANF - 2019-11-29 19:36
A Rojava Solidarity Committee has been established in Corsica. During a meeting with the President of the Corsican Assembly, the committee mentioned its three basic demands, including a no-fly zone over Rojava. ...
‘When they come, they will kill you’: Ethnic cleansing is already a reality in Turkey’s Syrian safe zone | The IndependentIndependent - 2019-11-29 17:59
HRW says Turkey’s north Syria ‘safe zone’ not safe | Arab NewsArabnews - 2019-11-29 17:53
Turkey's Erdogan says Kurdish YPG have not left Syria 'safe zone' - ReutersReuters - 2019-11-29 10:24
“Türkiye’de devranın dönmesinden endişeli misiniz?”Nûpel - 2019-11-28 16:43
“Türkiye’de devranın dönmesinden endişeli misiniz? Belki siz de yargılanırsınız. Gülenci bir gazetede çalışıyordunuz, Zaman’da” İbrahim Kalın, DW’nin Conflict Zone programında soruları yanıtladı Programın tamamı bu akşam YouTube kanalımızda Cumhurbaşkanlı ...
Syrie: la "zone de sécurité" turque dans le nord dangereuse pour les civilsInstitut Kurde / Paris - 2019-11-28 00:05
North Syria ‘safe zone’ not safe, says HRW - GulfTodayGulftoday - 2019-11-27 21:22
Turkey's 'safe zone' in northern Syria unsafe for civilians, says report | World news | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2019-11-27 18:52
HRW says civilians abused, executed in Turkey north Syria ‘safe zone’E-Kurd - 2019-11-27 16:11
NEW YORK,— Human Rights Watch on Wednesday denounced abuses including executions and home confiscations in a Turkish-controlled swathe of Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), northern Syria, where Ankara says it wants to resettle Syrian refugees. Turkey last month ...
Washington Kurdish Institute: Kurdistan’s Weekly Brief November 26, 2019Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-27 03:54
Syria Turkish-backed jihadists continued their encroachment into northeastern Syria with the support of Turkish airpower last week. On Sunday, the jihadists launched a large incursion into Ain Issa, which is southeast of Kobani and outside the “safe zone” ...
Syrie: une voiture piégée fait 17 morts dans une zone sous contrôle turcLapresse - 2019-11-27 03:02
Syrie: 17 morts dans l'explosion d'une voiture piégée dans une zone sous contrôle turc (ministère)Institut Kurde / Paris - 2019-11-27 00:04
Turkey-Syria offensive: Erdogan vows to press on with 'safe zone' plan - BBC NewsBBC - 2019-11-24 18:42
Russia Agrees to Help Turkey Expand Buffer Zone in Syria - WSJWSJ - 2019-11-22 01:52
Syrie: la Turquie annonce des premiers retours vers sa "zone de sécurité"Institut Kurde / Paris - 2019-11-22 00:15
Last Armenian couple in Turkish “Safe Zone” were forced to convert to IslamJustice for Kurds - 2019-11-21 01:29
An Armenian Christian couple in Jarablus town in the Turkish so called “Safe Zone” were forced to convert to Islam while they lived there. The Violations Documentation Center in Northern Syria (VDC-NSY) reported today the story of this last Armenian coupl ...
Rockets Target Green Zone in BaghdadBAS News - 2019-11-17 20:18
ERBIL - A couple of rockets targeted on Sunday night the fortified Green Zone in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, a source was quoted as saying. Speaking to Xinhua, a source from the ministry of interior, pointed out that the first rocket fell on the bank of T ...
Hiding in Plain Sight: Turkey’s ISIS Links, Al-Baghdadi’s Last Refuge and the Jihadist-Controlled “Safe” ZoneE-Kurd - 2019-11-17 14:13
Sheri Laizer | Exclusive to Ekurd.net “The Turkish-sponsored jihadists abducted me from my home – I am not a PYD member, just an olive grove farmer. They held and tortured me for three weeks, burning me, threatening to kill me, beating me till they broke ...
5 things you need to know now - Russia, Turkey agree to remove Kurds from northern Syria, create 'safe zone'Theweek - 2019-11-17 06:38
At the UN, Erdogan shouldn’t have been permitted to show his ethnic cleansing map, and call it a “safe zone”E-Kurd - 2019-11-15 20:50
Omar Sindi | Exclusive to Ekurd.net On September 24th, 2019, at the United Nations (UN) the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan proposed a safe zone in Rojava Kurdistan- East of the Euphrates River; the intention of this is not to establish a safe zon ...
The worrying precedent of Turkey’s “safe zone” | The InterpreterLowyinstitute - 2019-11-14 15:26
Erdogan says US failed to implement Syria ceasefire dealWarIsBoring - 2019-11-12 23:47
Istanbul (dpa) – The US has failed to fulfil an agreement last month to remove Syrian Kurdish militias from a border zone with Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday. Speaking in Ankara before flying to Washington where he plans to meet US ...
Five areas in Hakkari forbidden entrance and exitANF - 2019-11-12 20:34
The governorship of Hakkari has banned entrance and exit to 5 districts declared special security zone for 5 days. ...
Displaced Refugees Say Turkey's Proxy Army Is Abusing Civilians in Syria's "Safe Zone"Foreignpolicy - 2019-11-11 19:25
Turkey’s proxy army ‘looting, kidnapping and executing Kurds at random’ in north Syria ‘safe zone’ | The IndependentIndependent - 2019-11-11 15:57
15 areas banned to civilians in Silopi due to military operationANF - 2019-11-10 11:30
The Turkish state has prohibited access to civilians to 15 areas in the countryside of Silopi labeled "Temporary Private Security Zone". ...
15 areas banned to civilians in Silopi due to military actionANF - 2019-11-10 11:02
The Turkish state has prohibited access to civilians to 15 areas in the countryside of Silopi labeled "Temporary Private Security Zone". ...
PHOTOS: For Syrian Kurds, and aid workers – the ‘safe zone’ is not so safeYahoo - 2019-11-08 19:55
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 ...
Turkey is trying send Syrian refugees to their newly established “safe zone.” Some refugees are terrified. - VoxVOX - 2019-11-07 15:24
U.S. forces still conducting joint patrols with SDF in safe zone - Erdoğan | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-11-06 10:00
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. ...
Turkey says Kurdish fighters still remain in safe zone near Syrian borderMilitarytimes - 2019-11-06 01:18
Erdogan says Kurdish fighters have not left Syria 'safe zone' despite U.S, Russia deals - ReutersReuters - 2019-11-05 12:16
SDF: Turkey seeks to intimidate and displace the local populationANF - 2019-11-03 21:38
SDF Spokesman Kino Gabriel has strongly condemned the car bomb attacks that took place in the Turkish occupation zone in Northern Syria and blamed Turkey for them. ...
Rally at State House calls for no fly zone in northeastern Syria - The Boston GlobeBostonglobe - 2019-11-03 08:04
Kurdes : la Turquie menace d'une nouvelle intervention armée @KurdistanAuL'Important - 2019-11-01 19:23
La Turquie menace de mener une nouvelle opération armée contre la milice kurde des Unités de protection du peuple. Ankara déclare disposer d'informations selon lesquelles les YPG n'auraient pas achevé leur retrait de la zone des 30 kilomèt ...
Kurdistan syrien et irakien: «Envoyez-nous une force internationale pour nous sauver du génocide» @ladepechedumidiL'Important - 2019-11-01 19:23
Au cœur de la bande d'une trentaine de kilomètres imposée par Ankara comme «zone de sécurité», Dirbasiyê vit les conséquences de l'invasion turque. Son maire témoigne. ...
Heavy fighting persists near Turkish border in Syria safe zoneNBC News - 2019-11-01 10:55
"It's clear that Turkey has no intention of halting attacks," a spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces said Thursday. ...
The worrying precedent of Turkey’s “safe zone” | The InterpreterLowyinterpreter - 2019-11-01 00:05
Russia informs Turkey that Kurdish fighters have left Turkish border zone in Syria | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2019-10-31 23:12
Rocket Attack near US Embassy Kills Iraqi SoldierBAS News - 2019-10-31 09:43
ERBIL - A rocket attack near the US embassy in Baghdad has resulted in the Killing of one Iraqi soldier, said the Defense Ministry in a statement. The ministry's Security Media Cell said that Katyusha rockets were seen flying over the Green Zone, where t ...
President Erdoğan: We will Expand Our Safe Zone If Needs Be - englishBianet - 2019-10-30 14:24
Trump's False Claim about Syrian 'Safe Zone' - FactCheck.orgFactcheck - 2019-10-30 13:02
Turkey will form Syria "safe zone" whether Kurdish forces withdrew or not - Erdogan aideYahoo - 2019-10-30 06:48
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 ...
Syrie : Les Kurdes ont « totalement » quitté la frontière turque mais des combats se poursuivent dans la zone20minutes - 2019-10-29 23:56
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 ...
Turkey rejects German security zone plan as 'unrealistic' | News | Al JazeeraAljazeera - 2019-10-29 22:06
Effets personnels, épouses et zone de guerre: la traque de BaghdadiInstitut kurde - Paris - 2019-10-29 20:15
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. ...
Turkey attacking Kurds outside Syria safe zone - report | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-10-28 17:40
Syrian Regime Welcomes SDF Withdrawal from Turkish BorderBAS News - 2019-10-27 20:02
ERBIL — The Syrian Foreign Ministry on Sunday welcomed the withdrawal of the Kurdish forces from the border areas between Syria and Turkey as part of a previous deal to create a so-called ‘Safe Zone’ north of the country. “"The Syrian Arab Republic welco ...
Syrie : l'armée turque dit avoir été attaquée par des Kurdes dans la zone de sécurité - L'Orient-Le JourLorientlejour - 2019-10-27 15:59
Syrie: l'armée turque dit avoir été attaquée par des Kurdes dans la zone de sécuritéInstitut kurde - Paris - 2019-10-27 10:54
Turkey Illegally Deported Syrians Into War Ahead of Anticipated 'Safe Zone' – Amnesty International USAAmnestyusa - 2019-10-27 09:13
Amnesty: Turkey forced Syrian refugees back into war zone | News | DW | 25.10.2019DW - 2019-10-27 09:13
Amnesty says Turkey deporting Syrians to planned 'safe zone' region - ReutersReuters - 2019-10-27 09:13
Turkey rejects German defense minister′s Syria ′security zone′ proposal | News | DW | 26.10.2019DW - 2019-10-27 07:24
Turkey ,quot;forcibly deported Syrian refugees into the war zone,,quot; says the human rights group: worldnews - Asume TechAsumetech - 2019-10-27 02:16
Erdogan threatens Europe with refugee flood again over Syria ‘safe zone’Kathimerini - 2019-10-27 02:39
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reiterated threats on Saturday to “open the gates” to Europe to millions of refugees if European countries did not support his plans to clear Kurdish YPG... not support his plans to clear Kurdish YPG soldiers from a ...
«S'il n'y a pas d'accord (avec la Russie), nous nettoierons les terroristes nous-mêmes», menace ErdoganLe Figaro - 2019-10-26 21:24
Le président turc menace de «chasser les terroristes» de la frontière syro-turque si les milices kurdes syriennes ne se retirent pas de cette zone dans les délais prévus par l'accord conclu entre Ankara et Moscou conclu le 23 octobre. ...
Turkey’s Erdogan threatens to send millions of refugees to Europe unless it backs Syria ‘safe zone’ | The IndependentIndependent - 2019-10-26 20:44
Turkey uses the ceasefire to expand the invasion zoneANF - 2019-10-26 19:36
Using the ceasefire to expand their invasion zone, Turkish forcer and mercenaries have launched an aggression on the southern countryside of Serekaniye. ...
Proposed refugee resettlement into Syrian “safe zone” carries significant risks - Syrian Arab Republic | ReliefWebReliefweb - 2019-10-26 18:41
Syrian Army Reaches Border Area, Deploys Around Turkish Zone | Voice of America - EnglishVoanews - 2019-10-26 17:42
» Les Kurdes favorables au plan allemand d’une zone sous « contrôle international »Timesofisrael - 2019-10-26 15:18
Amnesty says Turkey deporting Syrians to planned 'safe zone' regionReuters - 2019-10-26 14:30
Turkey is forcibly sending Syrian refugees to an area of Syria near the border where it aims to set up a "safe zone" even though the conflict there has not ended, Amnesty International said in a report published on Friday. ...
Will Turkey be Able to Establish a ‘Safe Zone’ in Syria? | Institute for Defence Studies and AnalysesIDSA - 2019-10-26 08:02
Turkey ‘forcibly deporting Syrian refugees to war zone’, say human rights group | The IndependentIndependent - 2019-10-26 06:40
Amnesty says Turkey deporting Syrians to planned "safe zone" regionYahoo - 2019-10-25 22:44
Donald Trump endorses ethnic cleansing of Kurds saying they are leaving 'Safe Zone' for other areas | Daily Mail OnlineDailymail - 2019-10-25 19:34
EU lawmakers reject Turkey's 'safe zone' in Syria, eye sanctions stepsKathimerini - 2019-10-25 15:12
with Russia on steps to remove Kurdish YPG forces 30 km from the border and jointly patrol 10 km... rights abuses in the offensive into the Kurdish-controlled region of north Syria. It also calls ...
Amnesty says Turkey deporting Syrians to planned 'safe zone' region | News | The Mighty 790 KFGOKFGO - 2019-10-25 12:24
Amnesty: Turkey forcibly deported Syrian refugees into war zoneANF - 2019-10-25 11:02
A new Amnesty International report has revealed that Turkey spent the months leading up to its military incursion into northeast Syria forcibly deporting refugees in advance of attempting to create a so-called 'safe zone' on the Syrian side of the border. ...
Kurzii sunt favorabili planului german de creare a unei zone sub control internațional în nordul SirieiG4media - 2019-10-25 06:27
Turkey, Russia agree on Syrian Kurdish YPG withdrawal, joint patrolsJerusalem Post - 2019-10-25 06:08
Six days later, Russian and Turkish forces will jointly start to patrol a narrower, 10 km strip of land in the "safe zone" that Ankara has long sought in northeast Syria. ...
Syrie: les Kurdes favorables au plan allemand d'une zone "sous contrôle international" (commandant)Institut kurde - Paris - 2019-10-25 01:45
Syrie: les Kurdes favorables au plan allemand d'une zone "sous contrôle international"Institut kurde - Paris - 2019-10-25 01:45
Syrie: les Kurdes favorables au plan allemand d'une zone sous "contrôle international"Institut kurde - Paris - 2019-10-25 01:45
Turkey: Syrians illegally deported into war ahead of anticipated ‘safe zone’ | Amnesty InternationalAmnesty - 2019-10-25 01:40
A Statement from Kurdistan Region PresidencyKRG-Spain - 2019-10-25 00:01
The US-led coalition forces have played a major role in protecting and assisting the people of the Kurdistan Region, starting from establishing no-fly zone in 1991, toppling the Ba’ath regime in 2003, to defeating ISIS terror group in the past few years. ...
SDF Welcomes Germany's Plan for 'Int. Safe Zone' in SyriaBAS News - 2019-10-24 19:33
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has welcomed a plan by Germany to establish an 'international safe zone' in Syria in hopes of defusing the tensions in the Middle Eastern country. German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer e ...
Offensive turque contre les Kurdes : les Kurdes favorables au plan allemand d’une zone « sous contrôle international »20minutes - 2019-10-24 18:34
Syrie : les Kurdes "acceptent" l'idée allemande d'une zone "sous contrôle international" - L'ExpressLexpress - 2019-10-24 18:28
Syrie: les Kurdes favorables au plan allemand d'une zone "sous contrôle international" | LNC.nc | Les Nouvelles Calédoniennes, le Journal de Nouvelle CalédonieLNC - 2019-10-24 18:05
Syrie: les Kurdes favorables au plan allemand d'une zone «sous contrôle international»Lefigaro - 2019-10-24 17:59
Russia: Syrian Kurds to be ‘crushed’ by Turkish militaryWarIsBoring - 2019-10-24 16:36
Moscow – Russia threatened on Wednesday that any Kurdish militants remaining in a zone in north-east Syria to be controlled by Russian and Turkish military forces would be “crushed.” The warning followed a deal struck the previous day between Russian Pres ...
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. ...
En Syrie, les forces kurdes laissent la place aux patrouilles russes et syriennesFrance24 - 2019-10-24 16:10
Au lendemain de l'incursion russe en Syrie, les forces kurdes qui occupaient la frontière avec la Turquie ont abandonné leurs positions, laissant ainsi cette zone aux mains des armées russe et syrienne. ...
EU lawmakers reject Turkey's "safe zone" in Syria,...Trust - 2019-10-23 17:30
L'armée russe entre dans la ville syrienne de KobanéFrance24 - 2019-10-23 17:20
Dans le cadre d’un accord passé avec Ankara, des hommes de la police militaire russe sont entrés dans la ville de Kobané, en Syrie. Ils doivent appuyer le retrait des forces kurdes de la zone. ...