US to withdraw 5,000 troops from Afghanistan, close 5 bases

By |september 3rd, 2019|Afghanistan, Al Qaeda, Ashraf Ghani, Donald Trump, Islamic State, Nato, News, Talibans, terrorism, United States, Zalmay Khalizad|

The United States would withdraw almost 5,000 troops from Afghanistan and close five bases within 135 days under a draft peace accord agreed with the Taliban, the chief US negotiator, Zalmay Khalilzad, said on Monday (2 September).

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Russia says US strikes in Syria’s Idlib put ceasefire at risk

By |september 2nd, 2019|Al Qaeda, Bashar al-Assad, Jihadists, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, Syrian war, terrorism, Turkey, United States|

Russia's military said the United States had mounted air strikes in Syria's Idlib without forewarning Moscow or Ankara, endangering a ceasefire there, Russian news agencies reported on Sunday (1 September).

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Putin, Erdogan agree steps to tackle militants in Syria’s Idlib

By |avgust 28th, 2019|Al Qaeda, defence procurement, F-35, Kurds, Nato, News, refugee crisis, Russia, S-400, Syrian war, Turkey|

President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday (27 August) that Russia and Turkey had agreed steps to tackle militants in northwest Syria and “normalize” the situation there after a Syrian army offensive encircled rebel fighters and a Turkish military post.

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Erdogan, Trump consider creating security zone in Syria

By |januar 15th, 2019|Al Qaeda, Donald Trump, Islamic State, John Bolton, Kurds, Mevlut Cavusoglu, Mike Pompeo, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Syria war, Turkey, YPG|

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and US counterpart Donald Trump mooted Monday  (14 January) the creation of a "security zone" in northern Syria as tensions rose over the fate of Kurdish fighters in the war-torn country.

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Lithuania says will not appeal European court ruling over CIA torture jail

By |avgust 23rd, 2018|Al Qaeda, anti-terrorism, CIA, European Court of Human Rights, human rights, Lithuania, Nato, News, Poland, rendition, Romania, Torture, transatlantic relations|

Lithuania on Wednesday (22 August) said it would not appeal a European court ruling that the Baltic state had been complicit in a clandestine CIA programme by holding terror suspects at a secret detention site on its territory.

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Violence flares up as Malians vote in key election

By |julij 30th, 2018|Al Qaeda, Jihadists, Mali, News, Sahel, United Nations|

Malians voted Sunday (29 July) in a crucial presidential election as attacks disrupted polling in areas already beset by deadly ethnic and jihadist violence.

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Turkish ambassador: EU should cooperate in bringing Syrian refugees to Afrin

By |april 20th, 2018|Afrin, Al Qaeda, Cyprus, Daesh, ethnic cleansing, EU-Turkey, EU-Turkey summit, European Parliament, Gas, Gulenists, ISIS, Kurds, Nato, News, Northern Cyprus, Olive Branch, Syrian war, terrorism, UDSA, Varna summit|

At the Varna summit, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan told his interlocutors that the EU should cooperate in Syria in terms of helping Syrian refugees to go back to their homes, Turkish ambassador to the EU Faruk Kaymakcı told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.

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Africa, Europe hope to rally support for Sahel anti-terror force

By |december 13th, 2017|Al Qaeda, Angela Merkel, Burkina Faso, Chad, Emmanuel Macron, Islamists, Italy, Mali, Mauritania, News, Niger, Operation Barkhane, Paolo Gentiloni, Sahel, terrorism|

French President Emmanuel Macron hosts Germany's Angela Merkel and five African presidents today (13 December), hoping to bolster the fledging G5 Sahel force fighting jihadists in an area the size of Europe.

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Researchers: Saudi-led coalition is responsible for Yemen’s health crisis

By |avgust 23rd, 2017|Al Qaeda, cholera, failed state, humanitarian disaster, News, Saudi Arabia, terrorism, Yemen|

Severe food and medical shortages caused by two years of devastating war are having a major impact on everyday life in Yemen, where thousands of children starve to death, researchers have warned, pointing out the responsibility of Saudi Arabia.

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Hague Court holds Islamist liable for €2.7 million damages after Timbuktu destruction

By |avgust 17th, 2017|Al Qaeda, cultural heritage, Hague court, ICTY, Islamists, Mali, News, terrorism|

Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled on Thursday (17 August) that a former Islamist rebel who was jailed for wrecking holy sites in Timbuktu was liable for €2.7 million in damages.

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