Thursday, 14 November , 2019

Kurds

Great Maneuvers around Syria, Turkey and the Kurds

Russia, Turkey and Iran sign memorandum on de-escalation zones in Syria Russia, Turkey and Iran have signed a memorandum on setting up de-escalation zones in...

If Debka is right, they are planning dismemberment of Turkey and...

  Several US engineering teams are working round the clock to build a big new air base in northern Syria after completing the expansion of...

Fissures among Turkey’s Kurds

Kurdish politics in Turkey and elsewhere is a notoriously complicated acronym soup of allied and competing groups. “The Kurds of Turkey: National, Religious and...

Theresa May est à Ankara pour « régler » la question...

par Dimitris Konstantakopoulos La premier ministre britannique Theresa May s’est précipitée à Ankara pour discuter de Chypre, du Moyen-Orient et de l’admission de la Turquie...

Theresa May in Ankara to obtain Cyprus (the EU enlargement policy...

 by Dimitris Konstantakopoulos The British Prime Minister Theresa May is rushing to Ankara to discuss Cyprus, the Middle East and Turkey’s accession to the EU....

US-backed Iraqi Offensive fails in Mosul

54,000 Iraqi troops and 5,000 US servicemen supported by 90 warplanes and 150 heavy artillery pieces - were invested in the Mosul campaign when it was launched in October. They proved unable to beat 9,000 jihadists. Aware of the crisis on the Mosul front, the Pentagon has drawn up plans for sending out US reinforcements in the hope of turning the tide of the stalled battle.

Will Turkey Present Trump with a Fait Accompli in Syria?

Just days after the U.S. presidential election, newspapers allied with the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) published stories alleging that elements of the U.S. government would conspire to prevent Donald Trump from governing. Trump, the consensus in the pro-government media held, was a better choice for Turkey: As a billionaire who is outside of the Washington mainstream, he is above influence from members of the Gulen Movement, some of whom gave money to Hillary Clinton’s super-PAC.

Turkish police detain 2 leaders & 12 MPs of pro-Kurdish HDP...

Two co-leaders of the People’s Democratic Party (HDP) and at least 12 of its MPs have been arrested as police raided homes in Ankara and Kurdish-majority areas in eastern Turkey. The arrests are linked to “terrorist propaganda” cases, Reuters said.

FM: Turkey May Invade Iraq If Threatened

Cavusoglu insisted that invading Iraq is Turkey’s “most natural right.” Turkey presently has about 500 troops in Iraq, which they’ve had for around a year. The Iraqi government has repeatedly demanded Turkey withdraw, but Turkish officials have insisted they will stay and participate in the war against ISIS.

Syria – The Kurdish Factor

As a result of this, with the building of the Rojava Revolution, all equilibrium was gone. And that has given a basis for the start of a new war in the Middle East. Kurdish forces have taken their place as active actors in this war. Against the Kurds are all the capitalist international forces. The global powers are in a great amount of fear and they are struggling to prolong