Syrian forces seize most of Aleppo province, on eve of Turkey-Russia talks

By |februar 17th, 2020|Bashar al-Assad, Donald Trump, Mevlut Cavusoglu, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, Syrian war, Turkey|

Syrian government forces made significant advances on Sunday (16 February) in the country’s northwestern Aleppo province, seizing most of the rebel-held region, state media said, a day before a new round of talks between Turkey and Russia on the escalation in the area.

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Turkey hits back after Syrian shells kill Turkish troops

By |februar 4th, 2020|Bashar al-Assad, Kurds, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, Syrian war, Turkey|

Turkey said on Monday (2 February) its military hit dozens of Syrian government targets after eight Turkish military personnel were killed by shelling in Idlib in northwest Syria, where fighting threatens to test ties between Ankara and Moscow.

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Will Brexit see European division at the UN Security Council?

By |januar 27th, 2020|Boris Johnson, Brexit, China, Donald Trump, France, Iran nuclear deal, News, Russia, Syrian war, United Kingdom, United Nations Security Council, United States|

In a recent UN Security Council vote on extending cross-border aid to Syria, Britain aligned with the United States and abstained in a rare split with its European partners that could herald others to come after Brexit.

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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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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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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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Germany decries Iran’s move to speed up nuclear work, urges return to accord

By |november 5th, 2019|Germany, Heiko Maas, Hungary, Iran nuclear deal, Nato, News, Peter Szijjarto, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Syrian war, Viktor Orbán|

Iran's announcement that it has developed advanced machines to speed up uranium enrichment jeopardises a 2015 accord with world powers, Germany's foreign minister said on Monday (4 November), urging Tehran to return to the pact.

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US House recognises Armenian genocide, backs Turkey sanctions

By |oktober 30th, 2019|Armenian genocide, Kurds, News, Syrian war, Turkey, war crimes|

The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday (29 October) to recognise the mass killings of Armenians a century ago as a genocide, a symbolic but historic vote instantly denounced by Turkey.

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