US Senate committee approves Turkey sanctions bill

By |december 12th, 2019|Donald Trump, Islamic State, Kurds, Nato, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, S-400, Syria war, Turkey, United States, US sanctions|

A US Senate committee backed legislation on Wednesday (11 December) to impose sanctions on Turkey after its offensive in Syria and purchase of a Russian S-400 missile system, the latest move in the chamber to push Republican President Donald Trump to t...

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Far-right terrorism has more than tripled over last four years, report warns

By |november 20th, 2019|Charlottesville, Chemnitz, Christchurch, far-right terrorism, Global Terrorism Index, Islamic State, News|

Although terrorism-related deaths saw a downward trend for the fourth consecutive year in 2018, widespread activity among right-wing terrorist groups has become a particular cause of concern, according to the Global Terrorism Index (GTI) of 2019 publis...

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Turkey says it will send most IS detainees to their home countries by year-end

By |november 20th, 2019|foreign fighters, Islamic State, Kurds, News, Syrian war, terrorism, Turkey, YPG|

Turkey will have repatriated most of its Islamic State detainees to their home countries by the end of the year, Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu said on Tuesday (19 November), a week after Turkish authorities began the repatriation programme.

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US urges Europe to take back Islamic State fighters

By |november 19th, 2019|foreign fighters, Islamic State, News, terrorism, United States|

The United States on Monday (18 November) stepped up its push for European countries to repatriate and put on trial their citizens who fought for the Islamic State, launching talks with officials in Brussels.

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Despite ‘wonderful’ meeting, Trump and Erdogan fail to resolve conflicts

By |november 14th, 2019|Donald Trump, F-35, Islamic State, Kurds, Nato, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, S-400, Syrian war, Turkey, YPG|

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday (13 November)  pushed Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan to walk away from the purchase of a Russian missile defence system, calling it a “very serious challenge” to bilateral ties, even though he described a meeting between the two leaders as “wonderful.”

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Turkey starts ‘sending home’ detained foreign fighters

By |november 12th, 2019|Daesh, Denmark, Florence Parly, foreign fighters, France, Germany, Horst Seehofer, Islamic State, Kurds, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Syrian war, terrorism, Turkey|

Turkey said on Monday (11 November) it had deported two captives from Islamic State, a German and an American, starting a programme to repatriate detainees that has caused friction with its NATO allies since it launched an offensive in northern Syria.

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Fresh victims in Iraq’s largest anti-government protests

By |november 5th, 2019|Iran, Iraq, Iraq war, Islamic State, News, Shiites, United States|

Iraqi security forces killed at least five people when they opened fire on protesters in Baghdad on Monday (4 November), a Reuters witness said, as thousands took part in the largest wave of anti-government protests for decades.

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Iran, Russia take aim at US military presence near Syrian oilfields

By |oktober 30th, 2019|Iran, Islamic State, Kurds, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, Syria war, Turkey, United States|

Iran and Russia on Tuesday (29 October) condemned US President Donald Trump’s decision to maintain a military presence near oil fields in northeastern Syria, with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov saying any exploitation of resources would be illegal. Trump’s suggestion...

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Trump hails death of ‘depraved’ Islamic State leader Baghdadi in US raid

By |oktober 28th, 2019|Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron, ISIS, Islamic State, Kurds, News, Russia, terrorism, Turkey|

Fugitive Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died “whimpering and crying” in a raid by US special forces in northwest Syria, President Donald Trump announced on Sunday (27 October), fulfilling what he called his top national security goal.

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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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