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FSA and Turkish Army units headed toward Jarablus in 2016 (archives)
By Fahwad Al-Khadoumi On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Turkey steps up training of Free Syrian Army in bid to crack down on Kurds and Balkanize Syria

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : Turkey has further stepped up its training and support of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) in a bid to crack down on Kurds in Syria and to further carve out a Turkish sphere of interest in More...

Incirlic_Turkey_May 2017_German Air force in Turkey
By nsnbc On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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Merkel considers moving German planes from Turkey to Jordan

nsnbc : After Turkey’s AKP government denied German parliamentarians access to the Incirlik Airbase in Turkey to inspect planes and troops there, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Berlin will explore More...

“We don’t find that right, we won’t accept this. … The rules cannot be changed while a match is being played. But the YSK has changed the rules right after the polls were closed.”
By nsnbc On Thursday, May 4th, 2017
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Turkey’s Election Board to file criminal charges against CHP leader over comments on referendum

nsnbc : Turkey’s Supreme Election Board (YSK), in a surprise move, decided to file criminal complaints against Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu, over the opposition party leader’s More...

Image courtesy YPG
By nsnbc On Monday, May 1st, 2017
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Turkey plus “rebels” continue attacks on Syrian Kurds: YPG

nsnbc : As threatened by Turkey’s President R. Tayyip Erdogan, Turkish military forces and allied “rebels” continued attacking the People’s Protection Units (YPG) in northern Syria. Some More...

A happy couple according to AKP interpretation of Turkish values - child marriages on the rise again.
By Christof Lehmann On Monday, May 1st, 2017
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Using emergency laws, Turkey’s AKP government banned TV dating shows and services

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Turkey’s Islamist AKP government banned television dating shows and dating services by decree under emergency laws. The decree was published in Turkey’s Official Gazette on More...

S-400 battery, here deployed in Syria to protect Russian military assets.
By nsnbc On Sunday, April 30th, 2017
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Turkey considers buying Russian S-400 air defense systems: Cavusoglu

nsnbc : Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, on Friday, reportedly told the Turkish daily Milliyet that Ankara is negotiating about the delivery of S-400 long-range air-defense systems. S-400 battery, More...

PUK_Adil Murad_APF video screenshot 2017
By nsnbc On Sunday, April 30th, 2017
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PUK official Adel Murad blasts KDP and Barzani over cooperation with Turkey, corruption and failure in fighting ISIS

nsnbc : Adel Murad, leading official from northern Iraq’s Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) blasted Turkey for its attacks in Kurdish regions of Syria and the Kurdistan Democratic Party’s (KDP) collaboration More...

US troops_Syria_Apr 2017
By nsnbc On Sunday, April 30th, 2017
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U.S. deploys troops along Turkish – Syrian border as buffer between Kurds and Turkey

nsnbc : The United States is deploying armored vehicles and a small number of troops along the Syrian – Turkish border after recent airstrikes killed about 20 Syrian – Kurdish fighters of the People’s More...

Rojava_Syria_Apr 28_2017_Turkey attacks YPG
By nsnbc On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Ankara’s War Against Syrian – Kurdish YPG Backfires: PKK Declares War Against Turkey

nsnbc : Turkey, this week, escalated airstrikes as well as ground offensives against the Syrian – Kurdish YPG and the Turkish offensive continues and continues to claim victims. However, Turkey’s strategy More...

Angela Merkel_Germany_Berlin_Apr 2017
By nsnbc On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Merkel tries to balance Criticism of Turkey with joint EU – Turkish Interests

nsnbc : German Chancellor Angela Merkel, addressing German legislators, attempted to strike a balanced tone by criticizing irregularities in Turkey’s recent constitutional referendum while noting that it is More...