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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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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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 reconsiders Syria withdrawal, strongly warns Turkey against military adventures

By |oktober 8th, 2019|Astana process, Donald Trump, Islamic State, Kurds, News, Syria, Syrian war, terrorism, Turkey, YPG|

US President Donald Trump warned Turkey Monday (6 October) against going too far in Syria, one day after giving Ankara a green light to invade its southern neighbor, sparking panic among Washington's Kurdish allies.

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Trump says US ‘locked and loaded’ for potential response to Saudi oil attack

By |september 16th, 2019|António Guterres, Donald Trump, Iran, Mike Pompeo, News, Saudi Arabia, terrorism, United Nations, war by proxy, Yemen|

US President Donald Trump said on Sunday (15 September) that the United States was "locked and loaded" for a potential response to the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, after a senior official in his administration said Iran was to blame.

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EU launches new counter-terrorism database

By |september 6th, 2019|counter-terrorism register, eurojust, judicial cooperation, News, terrorism|

Eurojust, the EU’s agency on judicial co-operation, launched a Counter-Terrorism Register on Thursday (5 September), designed to streamline the exchange of information between EU member states for potential terrorist offences.

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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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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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