US kills top Iranian commander Soleimani in air strike

By |januar 3rd, 2020|Bashar al-Assad, Donald Trump, Iran, Iraq, News, oil prices, Saudi Arabia, Syrian war|

The United States killed Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani, head of the elite Quds Force and architect of Iran’s spreading military influence in the Middle East, in an air strike on Friday (3 December) at Baghdad airport, the Pentagon and Iran...

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Turkey mulls sending allied Syrian fighters to Libya

By |december 31st, 2019|Bashar al-Assad, Fayez al-Sarraj, Greece, Khalifa Haftar, Kurds, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Syrian war, Turkey|

Turkey is considering sending allied Syrian fighters to Libya as part of its planned military support for the embattled government in Tripoli, four senior Turkish sources said on Monday (30 December), with one adding that Ankara was leaning toward the ...

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Trump leaves Turkey, Russia, Syria ‘to argue it out’

By |oktober 17th, 2019|Bashar al-Assad, Donald Trump, impeachment, Islamic State, Kurds, Mike Pence, Mike Pompeo, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, Syria war, Turkey|

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday (16 October)  he did not mind Russia helping Syria in a conflict with NATO ally Turkey and rejected criticism of his withdrawal of US troops from Syria that exposed Kurdish allies, calling it "strategically brilliant."

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Russia-backed Syrian army sweeps in to fill US-left vacuum

By |oktober 15th, 2019|Bashar al-Assad, Donald Trump, ethnic cleansing, Kurds, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, Syria, Syrian war, Turkey, US sanctions|

Russia-backed Syrian forces took rapid advantage of an abrupt US retreat from Syria on Monday (14 October), deploying deep inside Kurdish-held territory south of the Turkish frontier less than 24 hours after Washington announced a full withdrawal.

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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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Erdogan to meet Putin over Syrian army offensive

By |avgust 26th, 2019|Bashar al-Assad, Kurds, Mevlut Cavusoglu, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, Syrian war, Turkey, Vladimir Putin|

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan told Russia’s Vladimir Putin on Friday (23 August) that Syrian army attacks in northwest Syria are causing a humanitarian crisis and threaten Turkey’s national security, the Turkish presidency said.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Erdogan to meet Putin over Syrian army offensive

Syrian offensive puts Turkish troops and border plans in peril

By |avgust 23rd, 2019|Bashar al-Assad, humanitarian disaster, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, refugee crisis, Russia, S-400, Syrian war, terrorism, Turkey|

Syrian army advances in northwest Syria are putting Turkish troops in the firing line and threaten Ankara's hopes of preventing a new wave of refugees on its southern border.

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As EU-Arab summit approaches, more headaches than planned

By |februar 5th, 2019|Arab League, Arab world, Arab-Israeli conflict, Bashar al-Assad, immigration, Jamal Khashoggi, News, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria|

When plans for a summit between the European Union and the Arab League were first hatched last year, it was envisioned as the start of a new friendship across the Mediterranean. What a difference a few months makes. The EU...

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Allies stunned, Russia delighted from Trump’s decision to withdraw from Syria

By |december 20th, 2018|Bashar al-Assad, Donald Trump, Iran, Islamic State, Kurds, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, Sanctions, Syria war, Turkey, YPG|

US President Donald Trump overrode his top national security aides, blindsided US ground commanders, and stunned lawmakers and allies with his order for US troops to leave Syria, a decision that upends American policy in the Middle East.

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US accepts Assad staying in power but won’t give aid

By |december 18th, 2018|Barack Obama, Bashar al-Assad, Donald Trump, Mike Pompeo, News, Syrian war, United States|

The United States said Monday (17 December) it was no longer seeking to topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad but renewed warnings it would not fund reconstruction unless the regime is "fundamentally different."

Komentarji so izklopljeni za US accepts Assad staying in power but won’t give aid