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Turkey says could act in Syria unless US withdraws support for Kurdish force

Added: 18.01.2018 5:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

Turkey said on Wednesday (Jan 17) it would not hesitate to take action in Syria's Afrin district and other areas unless the United States withdrew support for a Kurdish-led force there, but Washington denied such plans and said "some people misspoke".

From: www.straitstimes.com

Turkey threatens to act in Syria district

Added: 18.01.2018 0:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

Turkey says it will not hesitate to take action in Syria's Afrin district and other areas unless the United States withdraws support for a Kurdish-led force there.

From: www.news.com.au

Turkey says could act in Syria unless U.S. withdraws support for Kurdish force

Added: 18.01.2018 0:34 | 0 views | 0 comments

Turkey said on Wednesday it would not hesitate to take action in Syria's Afrin district and other areas unless the United States withdrew support for a Kurdish-led force there, but Washington denied such plans and said "some people misspoke". Turkish President Erdogan has repeatedly warned of an imminent incursion in Afrin after Washington said it would help the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), led by the Kurdish YPG militia, set up a new 30,000-strong border force. The plan has infuriated Turkey, which considers the Syrian YPG as an extension of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militant group, which has fought an insurgency in...

Tillerson says US has no intention to build border force in Syria

Added: 17.01.2018 23:48 | 0 views | 0 comments

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday (Jan 17) denied that the United States had any intention to build a Syria-Turkey border force, saying the issue, which has incensed Ankara, had been "misportrayed".

From: www.straitstimes.com

Not just for Christmas: Study sheds new light on ancient human-turkey relationship

Added: 17.01.2018 10:41 | 0 views | 0 comments

For the first time, research has uncovered the origins of the earliest domestic turkeys in ancient Mexico. The study also suggests turkeys weren't only prized for their meat -- with demand for the birds soaring with the Mayans and Aztecs because of their cultural significance in rituals and sacrifices.

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Syrian Kurds appeal to UN as Turkey prepares to attack

Added: 17.01.2018 9:50 | 0 views | 0 comments

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's dominant Kurdish party on Wednesday called on the U.N. Security Council to act quickly to ensure the safety of Kurdish-controlled territories in the country's north, including an enclave that Turkey has threatened to attack. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he will launch a military offensive in the coming days against territories controlled by the dominant Syrian Kurdish militia in northwestern and eastern Syria, and in particular the enclave of Afrin, where an estimated 1 million people...

Cavusoglu: US-Turkey ties may get 'irreversibly harmed'

Added: 17.01.2018 5:07 | 1 views | 0 comments

Foreign Minister Cavusoglu warns US counterpart Tillerson over moves to form a 30,000-strong army in the north of Syria.

Tags: Turkey, Syria, Army
From: www.aljazeera.com

Two personalities Trump follows on Twitter apparently hacked

Added: 16.01.2018 19:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

On Tuesday, a pro-Turkey entity claimed control of the accounts of former Fox News personalities Greta Van Susteren and Eric Bolling

From: feeds.cbsnews.com

US military: No 'support' for Kurdish YPG in Afrin

Added: 16.01.2018 16:33 | 1 views | 0 comments

US-led coalition forces don't operate in Syria's Kurdish-controlled Afrin after Turkey vows attack, news report says.

Tags: Turkey, Syria
From: www.aljazeera.com

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