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Al-Ahram Weekly
Can Iraq survive after taking Mosul back from IS?fears an independent Kurdistan in northern Iraq would encourage its own vast au
Can Iraq survive after taking Mosul back from IS?
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
fears an independent Kurdistan in northern Iraq would encourage its own vast autonomy-seeking Kurdish minority and Kurds in Syria to pursue a similar separatist course. It also fears increasing Iran’s power in its backyard if Iraqi... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Can Iraq survive?fears an independent Kurdistan in northern Iraq would encourage its own vast au
Can Iraq survive?
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
fears an independent Kurdistan in northern Iraq would encourage its own vast autonomy-seeking Kurdish minority and Kurds in Syria to pursue a similar separatist course. It also fears increasing Iran’s power in its backyard if Iraqi... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
US, Europe have been pushed to the fringes in Syriahave effectively surrendered to the regime after enduring years of siege. Turk
US, Europe have been pushed to the fringes in Syria
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 17 days ago
have effectively surrendered to the regime after enduring years of siege. Turkey has also shifted, terrified that the Kurds in Syria will achieve a degree of political independence. As the talks in London progressed, the Turkish Deputy Prime... Read more
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Irish Examiner
US and Russia close to Syria deal but Obama warns 'grave differences' remaindemands for the US to hand over Mr Gulen have coincided with growing clashes be
US and Russia close to Syria deal but Obama warns 'grave differences' remain
Irish Examiner / Posted 21 days ago
demands for the US to hand over Mr Gulen have coincided with growing clashes between Turkish forces and US-backed Kurds in Syria. The Pentagon has backed the incursions, but said they should only be aimed at IS fighters. Turkey has used... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
US, Russia close on Syria deal, but Obama says not there yetdemands for the U.S. to hand over Gulen have coincided with growing clashes bet
US, Russia close on Syria deal, but Obama says not there yet
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 22 days ago
demands for the U.S. to hand over Gulen have coincided with growing clashes between Turkish forces and U.S.-backed Kurds in Syria. The Pentagon has backed the incursions, but said they should only be aimed at IS fighters. Turkey has used... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
More Turkish tanks roll into Syriathe de facto capital of the extremist group's self-styled caliphate. Yildirim
More Turkish tanks roll into Syria
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
the de facto capital of the extremist group's self-styled caliphate. Yildirim said criticisms of Turkey's clashes with Kurds in Syria "are without foundation." U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria are "PKK terrorists disguised as a different... Read more
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The Washington Times
US, Russia close on Syria deal, but Obama says not there yetdemands for the U.S. to hand over Gulen have coincided with growing clashes bet
US, Russia close on Syria deal, but Obama says not there yet
The Washington Times / Posted 22 days ago
demands for the U.S. to hand over Gulen have coincided with growing clashes between Turkish forces and U.S.-backed Kurds in Syria. The Pentagon has backed the incursions, but said they should only be aimed at IS fighters. Turkey has used... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
US, Russia close on Syria deal, but Obama says not there yetdemands for the U.S. to hand over Gulen have coincided with growing clashes bet
US, Russia close on Syria deal, but Obama says not there yet
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 22 days ago
demands for the U.S. to hand over Gulen have coincided with growing clashes between Turkish forces and U.S.-backed Kurds in Syria. The Pentagon has backed the incursions, but said they should only be aimed at IS fighters. Turkey has used... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Turkey’s Coup: Winners & Losers. Categoryinvasion and sharply warned the Kurds to withdraw from the west bank of the Eup
Turkey’s Coup: Winners & Losers. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 23 days ago
invasion and sharply warned the Kurds to withdraw from the west bank of the Euphrates or lose Washington’s support. The Kurds in Syria are now directly threatened by Turkey, were attacked in Hasaka Province by the Syrian government, and have... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
How Turkey was forced into line on Syriathrough bombing Syrian rebel groups supported by Turkey as well as supplying we
How Turkey was forced into line on Syria
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 23 days ago
through bombing Syrian rebel groups supported by Turkey as well as supplying weapons to the PKK and also supporting the Kurds in Syria. Turkey felt isolated. It was under Russian pressure, largely without US support, and witnessing a gradual... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Euphrates Shieldtargeting of Syrian Kurds. Moreover, Washington is very alarmed by the fightin
Euphrates Shield
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 23 days ago
targeting of Syrian Kurds. Moreover, Washington is very alarmed by the fighting between its two allies — the Turks and the Kurds in Syria. In a strongly worded statement issued on Monday, 29 August, the US Department of Defense stated that it found... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Turkey's Coup: Winners and Losersinvasion and sharply warned the Kurds to withdraw from the west bank of the Eup
Turkey's Coup: Winners and Losers
Op-Ed News / Posted 23 days ago
invasion and sharply warned the Kurds to withdraw from the west bank of the Euphrates or lose Washington's support. The Kurds in Syria are now directly threatened by Turkey, were attacked in Hasaka Province by the Syrian government, and have... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Talented Mr. Erdoğan: Erdoğan's Gamefool. With the invasion of Turkish forces into Syria and the concomitant seemi
The Talented Mr. Erdoğan: Erdoğan's Game
Op-Ed News / Posted 26 days ago
fool. With the invasion of Turkish forces into Syria and the concomitant seeming about-face of the US posture towards the Kurds in Syria, the once general consensus on "wtf is going on in Syria?" has fallen into a state of conflicting versions of... Read more
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dna
The Syrian mazeceasefire do not seem to be bright. The Turkish incursion is of a very limited
The Syrian maze
dna / Posted 27 days ago
ceasefire do not seem to be bright. The Turkish incursion is of a very limited nature. It is meant to serve a warning to Kurds in Syria and Iraq that they cannot join forces with the Turkish Kurds against Ankara. This limited and limiting... Read more
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The Hill
Pentagon calls on Turks, Kurds to stand downthe Euphrates River, which he said U.S. officials “understand" has "largely occ
Pentagon calls on Turks, Kurds to stand down
The Hill / Posted 27 days ago
the Euphrates River, which he said U.S. officials “understand" has "largely occurred.” The clashes between Turkey and the Kurds in Syria only help ISIS, he added. “Uncoordinated operations and maneuvers only provide room for ISIL to find... Read more
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BBC News
Syria war: US warns over Turkish-Kurdish violenceit will try to prevent Turkey coming into conflict with its allies in the regio
Syria war: US warns over Turkish-Kurdish violence
BBC News / Posted 28 days ago
it will try to prevent Turkey coming into conflict with its allies in the region. A possible Turkish campaign against the Kurds in Syria could also risk igniting further clashes with the Kurdistan Worker's Party (PKK) militants inside Turkey. The... Read more
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BBC News
Syria war: Turkey kills 25 people in latest round of air strikesit will try to prevent Turkey coming into conflict with its allies in the regio
Syria war: Turkey kills 25 people in latest round of air strikes
BBC News / Posted 29 days ago
it will try to prevent Turkey coming into conflict with its allies in the region. A possible Turkish campaign against the Kurds in Syria could also risk igniting further clashes with the Kurdistan Worker's Party (PKK) militants inside Turkey. The... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Marriage of conveniencewhich it can break NATO’s stranglehold. Turkey is coming under US pressure and
Marriage of convenience
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted a month ago
which it can break NATO’s stranglehold. Turkey is coming under US pressure and fears Washington’s support for separatist Kurds in Syria. We are not seeing a strategic alliance but cards being played by each state to improve its position with the... Read more
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DEBKAfile
Syrian Kurds clash with Turkish forcesalong the 900km Syrian-Turkish border. A stream of information and misinformat
Syrian Kurds clash with Turkish forces
DEBKAfile / Posted a month ago
along the 900km Syrian-Turkish border. A stream of information and misinformation is meanwhile muddying the waters as the Kurds in Syria and Iraq absorb the shock of the American turn against them. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Ankara said... Read more
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Orange County Register
Turkey sends more tanks to Syria, insists on Kurdish retreatto Kurdish groups waging an insurgency in southeastern Turkey. Kozak said an o
Turkey sends more tanks to Syria, insists on Kurdish retreat
Orange County Register / Posted a month ago
to Kurdish groups waging an insurgency in southeastern Turkey. Kozak said an open confrontation between Turkey and the Kurds in Syria would undo much of the progress made working with the Kurdish forces against Islamic State in northern Syria.... Read more
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Boston Globe
Turkey sends more tanks to Syria, insists on Kurdish retreatto Kurdish groups waging an insurgency in southeastern Turkey. Kozak said an o
Turkey sends more tanks to Syria, insists on Kurdish retreat
Boston Globe / Posted a month ago
to Kurdish groups waging an insurgency in southeastern Turkey. Kozak said an open confrontation between Turkey and the Kurds in Syria would undo much of the progress made working with the Kurdish forces against the Islamic State in northern... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Turkey sends more tanks to Syria, insists on Kurdish retreatto Kurdish groups waging an insurgency in southeastern Turkey. Kozak said an o
Turkey sends more tanks to Syria, insists on Kurdish retreat
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted a month ago
to Kurdish groups waging an insurgency in southeastern Turkey. Kozak said an open confrontation between Turkey and the Kurds in Syria would undo much of the progress made working with the Kurdish forces against IS in northern Syria. If there... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Turkey sends more tanks to Syria, insists on Kurdish retreatto Kurdish groups waging an insurgency in southeastern Turkey. Kozak said an o
Turkey sends more tanks to Syria, insists on Kurdish retreat
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted a month ago
to Kurdish groups waging an insurgency in southeastern Turkey. Kozak said an open confrontation between Turkey and the Kurds in Syria would undo much of the progress made working with the Kurdish forces against IS in northern Syria. If there... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Turkey sends more tanks to Syria, insists on Kurdish retreatto Kurdish groups waging an insurgency in southeastern Turkey. Kozak said an o
Turkey sends more tanks to Syria, insists on Kurdish retreat
WBOC Salisbury / Posted a month ago
to Kurdish groups waging an insurgency in southeastern Turkey. Kozak said an open confrontation between Turkey and the Kurds in Syria would undo much of the progress made working with the Kurdish forces against IS in northern Syria. If there... Read more
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Boston Herald
Turkey sends more tanks to Syria, insists on Kurdish retreatto Kurdish groups waging an insurgency in southeastern Turkey. Kozak said an o
Turkey sends more tanks to Syria, insists on Kurdish retreat
Boston Herald / Posted a month ago
to Kurdish groups waging an insurgency in southeastern Turkey. Kozak said an open confrontation between Turkey and the Kurds in Syria would undo much of the progress made working with the Kurdish forces against IS in northern Syria. If there... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Turkey sends more tanks to Syria, insists on Kurdish retreatto Kurdish groups waging an insurgency in southeastern Turkey. Kozak said an o
Turkey sends more tanks to Syria, insists on Kurdish retreat
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted a month ago
to Kurdish groups waging an insurgency in southeastern Turkey. Kozak said an open confrontation between Turkey and the Kurds in Syria would undo much of the progress made working with the Kurdish forces against IS in northern Syria. If there... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Turkey sends more tanks to Syria, insists on Kurdish retreatto Kurdish groups waging an insurgency in southeastern Turkey. Kozak said an o
Turkey sends more tanks to Syria, insists on Kurdish retreat
Hawaii News Now / Posted a month ago
to Kurdish groups waging an insurgency in southeastern Turkey. Kozak said an open confrontation between Turkey and the Kurds in Syria would undo much of the progress made working with the Kurdish forces against IS in northern Syria. If there... Read more
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BBC News
Turkey warns Syrian Kurds to withdraw east of Euphrateswas a major diplomatic victory for Turkey, which has long felt that the America
Turkey warns Syrian Kurds to withdraw east of Euphrates
BBC News / Posted 1 months ago
was a major diplomatic victory for Turkey, which has long felt that the Americans have prioritised collaboration with the Kurds in Syria over supporting their Nato ally.Image caption Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces fighters captured the... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Smoke and chaosdo things that place [anti-IS coalition forces] at risk,” said Jeff Davis, a Pe
Smoke and chaos
Namibia Economist / Posted 1 months ago
do things that place [anti-IS coalition forces] at risk,” said Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman. America’s support for the Kurds in Syria has strained its relationship with Turkey. Unfounded Turkish suspicions that America was involved in a coup... Read more
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