Syria

Notes from the Border What Operation Olive Branch means for
Notes from the Border: What Operation Olive Branch means for the Border Towns of Turkey

A young Kilis resident we came across while walking said to us: “When they [terrorists] kill, they don’t care whether we...

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Turkey US reach 'understanding' to normalize ties
Turkey, US reach 'understanding' to normalize ties

Speaking alongside his visiting U.S. counterpart Rex Tillerson at a press conference in Ankara, Mevlut Cavusoglu said:...

Friday, February 16, 2018

Over 1 350 terrorists neutralized in Afrin operation
Over 1,350 terrorists neutralized in Afrin operation

On Monday 12 February, the Turkish Armed Forces announced that a total of 1,369 PKK/KCK/PYD-YPG and Daesh terrorists have...

Monday, February 12, 2018

Where does Iran and Russia stand in Afrin
Where does Iran and Russia stand in Afrin?

Iran’s red lines concerning intervention in Syria are the presence of the regime and the securing of the resistance line....

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Reign of Terror in Northern Syria Displacement Routine by the
Reign of Terror in Northern Syria: Displacement Routine by the PYD

The PYD, under U.S. military and diplomatic protection, has committed vast human rights violations ranging from arming...

Monday, February 5, 2018

PYD PKK kidnaps minority teens into battle
PYD/PKK kidnaps minority teens into battle

Isho Hanna and Elias Hanna, both aged 19, were on their way to university in Haskah when the Asayesh kidnapped them. Their...

Thursday, February 1, 2018

European Parliament member ignores PKK threat
European Parliament member ignores PKK threat

During an interview published on Saturday 27 January, Piri stated that “For us [the EU], the PKK and its variations are...

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Operation Olive Branch neutralizes 649 terrorists
Operation Olive Branch neutralizes 649 terrorists

With the Operation Olive Branch taking place, the Turkish Red Crescent has announced that it is preparing for the...

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

What will Turkey Face during the Afrin Operation
What will Turkey Face during the Afrin Operation?

In addition to the military difficulties to be embraced, Turkey has to ready itself for a propaganda war with the...

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Who will oppose Syria being free from terrorism
Who will oppose Syria being free from terrorism?

While Turkey has consistently called for the U.S. regime to stop funding the YPG, the Trump administration justified its...

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Operation Olive Branch Direct Intervention Indirect Message
Operation Olive Branch: Direct Intervention, Indirect Message

Operation Olive Branch must be assessed in two aspects: the role of the operation in Turkey's counter-terrorism policy and...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

What does Afrin mean for Turkey's War on Terror
What does Afrin mean for Turkey's War on Terror?

Turkey’s first goal is to minimize the PKK’s presence and capacity and force it to withdraw from the areas it controls in...

Monday, January 22, 2018

Everything about Operation Olive Branch
Everything about Operation Olive Branch

Land forces of the TSK and FSA will simultaneously penetrate the defense lines of the PKK/YPG on the southern and eastern...

Monday, January 22, 2018

Operation Olive Branch to create 30-kilometer-deep safe zone
Operation Olive Branch to create 30-kilometer-deep safe zone

Operation Olive Branch aims to create 30-kilometer-deep (approx. 19 miles) safe zone in northwestern Afrin region of...

Monday, January 22, 2018

Turkish main opposition backs the Operation Olive Branch
Turkish main opposition backs the Operation Olive Branch

Republican People's Party Deputy Chair Tezcan says his party hopes Turkish army achieves goal in Afrin.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Turkish fighter jets take off from Incirlik airbase towards Syria
Turkish fighter jets take off from Incirlik airbase towards Syria

While some Turkish fighter jets took off from the base, others remained on alert. Meanwhile, military cargo planes kept...

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Erdogan Operation Olive Branch to complete in a very short
Erdogan: Operation Olive Branch to complete in a very short time

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday afternoon said the ongoing Operation Olive Branch in Syria's Afrin will...

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Turkey s steps not against Syrian Kurds
Turkey’s steps not against Syrian Kurds

Kalin stated: “I want to underline once more that the steps Turkey takes towards protecting its own national security in...

Friday, January 19, 2018

The US insists on sponsoring terror in Afrin
The US insists on sponsoring terror in Afrin

While the Trump administration continues to provide military and financial assistance to the PKK/PYD in the name of...

Friday, January 19, 2018

US ought to reverse border force plan
US ought to reverse border force plan

In a written statement, Ahmet Berat Conkar criticized the decision made by the U.S. and claimed that unless reversed, the...

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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